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Software Engineer

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About Wellspring:

Wellspring is the leading provider of software tools to manage R&D and technology commercialization. Our suite of web-­based software manages the transformation of scientific discoveries into real world products. We work with clients to accelerate the pace of innovation at premier research universities, R&D groups at Fortune 500 companies, and leading medical institutions. Wellspring also operates Flintbox®, the largest online marketplace for inventions emerging from research labs around the world.

Wellspring offers a dynamic work environment located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. We are a rapidly growing software firm with significant opportunities for career advancement.

Position Summary:

As a Software Engineer at Wellspring, you will collaborate closely with business development, product development, and client services teams to develop creative solutions to real­-world customer demands. We are looking for energetic and motivated individuals ready to join our top­notch development team and take on the exciting challenges an enterprise SaaS platform provides.

Responsibilities:

●  Work with business teams to analyze plans and problems, discover requirements, and develop solutions

●  Design and build libraries, plugins, tools, scripts, and tests using efficient, extensible, maintainable,sustainable engineering practices

●  Study, reimagine, revise, and refactor our continually evolving codebase, framework, and architecture

●  Integrate closely with QA and Ops teams to deliver high quality software and systems in our progressive-development environment, including participation in agile planning, code review, automated testing, and continuous integration.

Requirements:

Desire and ability to learn and thrive in complex problem domains and to build technologies to meet their needs

●  Web programming experience in a dynamic scripting language like PHP, Ruby, or Python

●  Experience working with relational databases like MySQL or PostgreSQL

●  Proven ability to work well in a team­-oriented, collaborative environment

●  Exceptional ability to analyze and solve, predict and prevent problems.

Preferred:

● Deep understanding of object­-oriented and relational database design

●  Knowledge of enterprise software patterns and domain­-driven design principles

● Familiarity with modern frameworks, tools, and best practices in use of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL

● Experience working in LAMP stack systems and proficiency with Linux command line operations

●  Strong interest in DevOps and Continuous Delivery

●  Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, or information systems

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