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Sr. Developer, Application Dev & Design

| Chicago

Dynamics of the Role:As a member of Data Acquisition Application Development team, the developer will participate in the design and development of complex applications that manage and maintain data.  The role is also responsible for helping to define, implement and enforce standards and best practices.  Developer knowledge in Java, Web Technologies and Big Data Technologies will be leveraged in development of new capabilities and enhancements to the existing features in the applications.  The data cleansing and maintenance applications are mission critical and require a high degree of quality in our development process.

The Team’s Focus:

Data Acquisition Application Development team supports TransUnion’s global business and consumer systems by improving the efficiency of business operations, applications and operating systems. Flexibility and openness are valued in our entrepreneurial, business-casual environment. We appreciate quick-learning IT professionals with inner drive, a strong work ethic and the desire to grow.

How you’ll contribute: 

·    Analysis/Design: Partner with internal business resources and technical teams to analyze requirements to deliver solutions to complex issues.  Produce detailed analysis and design documents to meet the requirements.

  • Programming: Development of - code, unit test, debug, maintain, and modify software programs utilizing the standard tools set forth by TransUnion.  Participate in code walkthroughs. Maintenance of code to ensure consistency, quality, best practices and performance of applications. 

 

  • Testing: Creation and execution of unit and integration tests.  Participate and support the Quality Assurance testing efforts.

 

  • Technical Support: Resolve production application issues with immediate short-term/permanent solutions.

 

  • Communication: Provide project status to peers and management, articulate issues, develop and maintain clear and succinct documentation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional technology teams.
  • Ensure framework is implemented consistently across global implementation.
  • Accountability for quality of code and application development.

What skills seeking: 

  • Bachelor degree in computer science or a related discipline preferred.
  • At least 6 years of software development OR comparable technical work experience.
  • Strong communication skills that create effective cross team collaboration and quality documentation.  Comfortable interacting with senior management across different teams.
  • Strong analytical abilities.
  • Ability to think outside the box and apply unconventional solutions to conventional problems. 
  • Competent skills in Unix/Linux, Shell Scripting.
  • Experience with designing & developing applications using Java/Java EE platforms & Spring Framework.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge with Web Technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS and JQuery.
  • Familiarity with markup languages like XML & JSON and Relational Databases/SQL.
  • Experience with big-data technologies like Ab Initio, Apache Hadoop, MapR

·   Experience navigating and building on the MapR platform

·   Proficiency with MapReduce, HDFS

·   Experience with building stream-processing systems

·   Experience with messaging systems such as Kafka

·   Experience with large data sets utilizing Hadoop, Spark, and Drill

·   Cluster Coordination services through Zookeeper

 Familiarity with NOSQL databases a plus

CI/CD, Jenkins, automation experience a plus.

 

What we offer:

We aim high — and are reaching for new heights every day. This is a terrific time to join our team as we build on our commitment to integrity, service, reliability and innovation. These values stand behind the decisions we make every day, as well as our relationships at work and with the customers we serve. We believe in the power to achieve and are taking it in bold new directions.

Who we are:

A global leader in credit information and information management services, TransUnion gives businesses, consumers and the global community the power to achieve their goals. Businesses count on us to better manage risk and customer relationships. Consumers are able to better manage credit to achieve their financial goals. And in communities around the world we help build strong economies and give people the power to achieve their dreams.

Exceptional opportunities are coming as we build on this strong foundation. Our ambitious growth strategy includes substantial new investment worldwide, a wide range of new solutions to help our customers succeed like never before, and new ideas for expanding our reach in every part of our dynamic and fast-moving industry. We’re on an exciting journey and you can be a part of it.

 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SQL, SAS, R, Hadoop, TableauLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • TumblrCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • IntercomCRM
    • Microsoft DynamicsCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Campaign MonitorEmail
    • MailChimpEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • Oracle EloquaLead Gen

Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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