Software Engineer in Test, User Applications

| West Suburbs
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CPI is a leading technology solutions provider to state, federal, and international criminal justice institutions, delivering critical information for first responders and many who support them. We pride ourselves on the quality, in-house development, and industry expertise that has allowed us to serve this industry for over 30 years. The need to grow our talented engineering teams continues as CPI’s solutions are trusted by more customers and we look forward to finding out more about you and if your skills and background are a good fit.

In this role, you will join a team focused on the development and maintenance of various Client/Server, Mobile and Web Applications supporting our clients in the Law Enforcement community.  The successful candidate will be a self-directed problem-solver with GUI development and testing experience, software development knowledge through a full product life cycle.

Years experience (6+ years)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in various phases of software development life cycle
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
  • Collaborate with developers and product owners
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Setting up the infrastructure to run tests (CI/CD, running test in parallel)
  • Design and develop tools to assist manual and exploratory testing
  • Analyze and diagnose application errors and performance issues
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly, and track bugs
  • Develop and maintain procedures and documentation
  • Clearly communicate status to management
  • Knowledge sharing with team members (teaching others good QA practices)

Qualities of Successful Candidates

  • Efficiently manage time and priorities
  • Proficient operating outside of the job description
  • Demonstrate creativity and out-of-the-box thinking to provide solutions
  • Able to complete complicated & elaborate work tasks that may seem difficult to analyze
  • Ability to easily come up to speed with new frameworks and technology

Required Skills

  • Strong testing skills (module, integration, system testing, etc)
  • Experience writing automated test cases
  • Knowledge and experience of development and testing of front-end applications (Client/Server, Web, Mobile)
  • Knowledge and experience in Java, Angular, JSON, XML, and XSLT technology
  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Familiar with Unix, Linux, Windows Server
  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with version control software (i.e. GIT)
  • Willingness to travel throughout the United States as required
  • College degree in a related field of study

Additional skills a plus

  • Knowledge of JDBC, SQL, PL/SQL, T/SQL
  • Experience with mobile app development and testing for Android and IOS Platforms a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in HTML5, JS, jQuery, CSS3, XHTML, AJAX, Tomcat and Java Servlets
  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks (Node.js a plus)

 Background Check

CPI has contracts with State, Federal, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. As a result of this activity, CPI personnel come into contact with what is classified as sensitive data, including Criminal History Records so each candidate must pass a background check.

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Location

We are located in a brand new facility with easy access to Interstate 55 & Highway 53 surrounded by tons of great lunch, coffee, & Happy Hour spots.

An Insider's view of CPI, the OpenFox Company

What’s the vibe like in the office?

A happy environment with a great culture where I am continuously challenged as the company grows, yet I still enjoy a healthy work-life balance. It is easy working for amazing leaders who care deeply about the company and the employees. That trickles down throughout the company to create a great team culture.

Kim

Corporate Controller

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Working with multiple states means working with 2 technology platforms (Oracle & SQL Server) and of late the Standardization across these 2 platforms is what makes the job challenging and interesting.

Madan

Sr. Software Engineer

What are some things you learned at the company?

I have a greater understanding of law enforcement and the work that goes on behind the scenes to keep officers and civilians safe.

Nic

Project Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

All directors and the executive team have an open door policy. Anyone can bring ideas, issues, suggestions or just talk to company management. Everyone at CPI has a shared calendar and can be invited to join meetings regardless of position or who scheduled them. When meetings cannot be face-to-face, we utilize google hangouts.

Marc

National Sales Manager

What are some social events your company does?

We do a lot of optional events on and offsite. We do just about anything on-site from BBQs to bubble hockey & bags tournaments. Offsite, we have happy hours, holiday parties, and some really fun recreational events during our "user's conference" like bowling, bocce, & Top Golf.

Neill

Sr. Sales Engineer

What are CPI, the OpenFox Company Perks + Benefits

CPI, the OpenFox Company Benefits Overview

CPI has an immense number of perks. A few of them are generous paid time off, competitive 401K plans, profit sharing, expense accounts, and a complete benefits package including great health, dental, and vision plans in which the company pays the premiums 100%.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Wellness Committee Quarterly Lunch Committee
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
CPI employees can contribute up to $3500 for individual and $7000 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
CPI covers $100% of dental premiums
Vision Benefits
CPI covers $100% of vision premiums with $120 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
CPI pays 100% of the premiums for both employee & family and offers a PPO & HSA option.
Life Insurance
CPI provides full-time employees with a Life benefit equal to $25,000, and pays the full cost of this benefit. You can purchase coverage for yourself up to 5x your salary and up to $250,000 for spouse
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
CPI's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employees are eligible to start to defer in the plan on the first day of the Quarter after 2 Months of Service. Employees may rollover a prior employer’s qualified 401(k) plan or a qualified IRA
401(K) Matching
CPI will provide a Safe Harbor Non-Elective Contribution equal to 3% of your pay
Company Equity
CPI offers stock options through its employee profit sharing program, including vesting over a 5 year period.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
CPI provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
CPI employees may work from home 1 day per week & work remotely on occasion if necessary.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 5 days per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games, Arcade machine with thousands of titles, and Bubble Hockey!
Some Meals Provided
Employees get a free quarterly lunch
Happy Hours
Parking
Free on-site parking.
Fitness Subsidies
CPI reimburses employees in a step counting program.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
CPI offers employees professional development opportunities.
Lunch and learns
CPI hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
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