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Software Engineer II

| Chicago


VelocityEHS Software Engineers create functionality that allow all customers (whether internal or external) to do their jobs with ease.  They do so by architecting a code base that allows for flexibility as well as maintaining existing structure to fulfill the customers' needs.  Building applications in many programming languages such as C#, VB.NET, JavaScript, and more that gives our software engineers room for growth and constant learning opportunities. 

The VelocityEHS work environment is dynamic and innovative.  We have a results-oriented culture that demands intelligence, teamwork and follow-through.  If you have these qualities and enjoy being around other techie, outgoing individuals then check out the details below and apply now.



General Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:

  • Development and support of all products including the VelocityEHS website and customer Intranet applications.
  • Development and support of internal applications to assist sales order management and customer support processes.
  • Participate in weekly project meetings and contribute to the establishing priorities, timelines, and requirements for said projects.
  • Assist the CFO in assuring ongoing compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act


Success will be measured against your abilities to perform against the following: 

  • Ability to create realistic time lines for projects and whether your deliverables are completed within time projections and consistent with the provided requirements. 
  • Ability to exhibit an understanding of the VelocityEHS customer needs, the VelocityEHS business needs and show the ability to balance the priorities of the two even when they conflict.
  • Degree to which you are flexible and willing to adjust priorities and projects if needs dictate. 
  • Ability to communicate issues or problems in a timely manner.
  • How you involve others in your decision making process where appropriate. Conversely your ability to make decisions on your own when the input of others is not needed or is redundant.
  • Ability to test your own code prior to hand-off to other departments.



Minimum Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 2+ years web development experience  
  • Advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually with specific direction
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business unit stakeholders of varying technical ability when required by project objectives
  • Attention to Detail, Strong teamwork skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be willing to occasionally work extended hours to meet deadlines and goals


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of C#.Net, ASP.NET MVC
  • Advanced knowledge of any JavaScript library, preferably React
  • Android/iOS development a plus



At VelocityEHS (formerly MSDSonline) we’re all about helping companies around the world promote a safer work environment for their employees. We develop innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions that enable our customers, environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals in a wide range of industries, to work faster and more cost-effectively in administering their overall safety compliance programs.

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago, VelocityEHS is much more than just a place to work. VelocityEHS has cultivated a unique environment where success is both a journey and an everyday occurrence. We work hard and play hard because we love what we do. We place a high value on teamwork, and at the same time, look for individuals who are self-motivated and willing to take risk to help the company advance.

VelocityEHS offers many benefits, including:  paid time off, health/dental insurance, 401(K) plan, casual dress, transit benefit program and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

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Our company is headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago, right on the river, with plenty of restaurants and shopping within walking distance.

What are VelocityEHS Perks + Benefits

VelocityEHS Benefits Overview

Here at VelocityEHS, we place a high value on teamwork and understands that a great culture and work environment help to generate innovative ideas. Our employees are self-motivated, hard-working, enthusiastic and enjoy a great work-life balance.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

-Roof top deck overlooking the river for summer lunches!
-Summer hours!
-Game room: Including XBox, PlayStation, Pool Table, Nascar Racing, Pin Ball, Ping Pong, Hoop Shot!
-Short & Long Term Disability.
-Pre-tax FSA!
-Great culture!

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