Software Engineer

| Chicago, IL, USA | Hybrid
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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.
CPI is seeking a Software Engineer with 3-4 years of experience designing, developing and maintaining Client/Server and Web Applications. The successful candidate will be a self-directed problem solver with GUI development experience and software development knowledge through a full product life cycle.
Specific technical skills that we are looking for in this role include:
• Proficient in developing Java-based front-end applications.
• Proficient in developing Web applications using web frameworks such as Angular and Spring.
• Experience with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and browser developer tools for debugging.
• Experience with HTML, XML, and JSON
• Knowledge of JDBC, SQL, PL/SQL, T/SQL
• Familiarity in Git or other version control systems to manage and collaborate on source code changes.
• Familiarity with different operating systems (i.e Windows, Linux, macOS)
• Knowledge of test automation frameworks such as Selenium, Cypress, JUnit, TestNG, or similar tools/frameworks depending on the application type (web, mobile, API) a plus.
• Understanding CI/CD pipelines and some experience with tools for automated builds, testing, and deployment a plus.
• Familiarity with test management tools such as JIRA, QMetry for test case management and defect tracking a plus.
• Knowledge of Docker for containerization and virtualization a plus
In addition to these technical skills, the way that we work and the approach that our co-workers take to the job is extremely important. We are looking for:
A desire to contribute to the overall success of the team - Teamwork
The ability to quickly learn skills and adapt to changing situations - Aptitude Confidence in technical skills - Experience
CPI is an equal opportunity employer. Any employee of CPI must be able to pass our clients' state and federal background requirements. CPI does not currently sponsor H1-B applications.

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Technology we use

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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 OpenFox

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Sr. Sales Engineer

What are CPI OpenFox Perks + Benefits

CPI OpenFox 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%.

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Flexible work schedule
CPI provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote work program
CPI has a set hybrid work policy.
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
CPI employees can contribute up to $3500 for individual and $7000 annually to their FSA.
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
CPI covers $100% of dental premiums
Vision insurance
CPI covers $100% of vision premiums with $120 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health insurance
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.
Financial & Retirement
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
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Employees receive 5 days per year of paid sick leave.
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Some meals provided
Employees get a free quarterly lunch
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Free on-site parking.
Fitness stipend
CPI reimburses employees in a step counting program.
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
CPI offers employees professional development opportunities.
Lunch and learns
CPI hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
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