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Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Remote
100 Employees
175K-190K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
100 Employees
175K-190K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Big Data • Healthtech • Software • Analytics • Pharmaceutical
Principal Software Engineer responsible for architecting and designing complex software systems, leading and mentoring engineering teams, and driving technological advancements. Requires a minimum of 12 years of relevant software development experience and proven leadership skills.
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+34 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
12,700 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
12,700 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Enterprise Web • Fintech • Financial Services
The Principal Software Engineer will architect, design, and build solutions for business-critical initiatives in the Fiduciary Solutions team. They will lead software modernization initiatives, mentor development teams, and make technical decisions at the application level. The role requires significant experience in Angular development, test-driven development, cloud-native applications, and JavaScript frameworks.
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+53 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
950 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
950 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Artificial Intelligence • Cloud • Information Technology • Legal Tech • Productivity • Software
Seeking a passionate Principal Software Engineer with extensive experience in building scalable cloud backends. Responsibilities include architecture, development, and deployment of large-scale products using cutting-edge technologies. Must have leadership skills and expertise in Java and REST API development. Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science required.
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Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
7,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
7,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Cloud • Insurance • Professional Services • Analytics • Cybersecurity
Individual contributor providing highest level of leadership in systems analysis, system design, application development, focusing on designing or developing business applications and alternative solutions. Acts as principal designer for major high-risk systems and subsystems, providing technical consultation, mentoring staff, and leading high-risk projects. Liaises between clients, vendors, and applications area to resolve issues. Researches and evaluates solutions, assists in technology selection, and contributes to overall strategic direction of applications portfolio.
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+31 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
7,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
7,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Cloud • Insurance • Professional Services • Analytics • Cybersecurity
Individual contributor providing highest level of leadership in systems analysis, system design, application development and/or integration expertise on the most complex systems applications to support business needs.
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19 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
250 Employees
195K-215K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
250 Employees
195K-215K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Information Technology • Security • Cybersecurity
Principal Software Engineer at Huntress, responsible for leading a feature delivery team in the design, development, and release of software features for the Huntress SIEM Platform. Collaborate with senior leaders to understand customer needs and drive design. Mentor junior engineers and promote collaboration within the team.
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401-K Matching
Company Equity
Continuing Education Stipend
+30 More
6 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
20,000 Employees
145K-166K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
20,000 Employees
145K-166K Annually
5-7 Years of Experience
Artificial Intelligence • Hardware • Information Technology • Security • Software • Cybersecurity • Big Data Analytics
Plan, develop, and coordinate activities related to software development, testing, and coding for software systems at Motorola Solutions. Responsible for designing, coding, and testing software solutions within quality, time, and cost constraints. Provide engineering management with accurate effort estimates for projected work. Remote work permitted within the U.S.
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+41 More
11 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
4,500 Employees
182K-291K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
4,500 Employees
182K-291K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Cloud • Fintech • Software
Principal Software Engineer role at a tech company specializing in restaurant management solutions and developing an Embedded Finance product line. Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Embedded Finance solution, building new products, and guiding design and development. Requires extensive experience in production software development, Java programming, and platform thinking.
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+55 More
14 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
150 Employees
120K-185K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
150 Employees
120K-185K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Enterprise Web • Professional Services • Software • Consulting • Web3
Lead technologist role at 8th Light, a remote-first software consultancy, responsible for immediate contributions to projects, leading architecture and software design discussions, generating solutions to challenges, and mentoring colleagues.
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21 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
Hybrid
1,900 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
1,900 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Fintech • Information Technology • Legal Tech • Software • Financial Services • Data Privacy
Looking for a Principal Software Engineer to design and build scalable data-driven software applications. Responsibilities include participating in Agile software development, writing clear and well-tested code, optimizing code for performance and security, collaborating with product owners, and advocating for quality and scalability. Qualifications require experience in various technologies and a BS in Computer Science or STEM.
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Yesterday
Chicago, IL
4,000 Employees
150K-300K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
4,000 Employees
150K-300K Annually
1-3 Years of Experience
Fintech • Information Technology • Software • Financial Services • Big Data Analytics
Software Engineers at Citadel are responsible for building systems that power every aspect of their investment process. They work closely with investors and quantitative researchers to drive critical commercial outcomes.
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+44 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
250,000 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
250,000 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Financial Services
Be an integral part of an agile team that's constantly pushing the envelope to enhance, build, and deliver top-notch technology products. As a Senior Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase, drive significant business impact through deep technical expertise and problem-solving methodologies. Responsible for developing secure and high-quality production code, providing technical guidance, and influencing product design decisions.
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+19 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
988 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
988 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Big Data • Cloud • Fintech • Information Technology • Financial Services
Work as an Associate Principal in Software Engineering focusing on blockchain-based Securities Lending system at the Options Clearing Corporation. Collaborate on complex projects, think ahead for improvements, and lead in digital transformation within the capital markets industry.
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401-K Matching
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+37 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
4,196 Employees
1-3 Years of Experience
4,196 Employees
1-3 Years of Experience
Fintech • Payments • Financial Services
Lead complex technical projects and provide technical guidance to other engineers. Improve platform robustness and scalability. Collaborate with teams to complete projects.
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401-K Matching
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+47 More
3 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
3,300 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
3,300 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
Information Technology • Security • Cybersecurity
Help build the next generation of CI/CD for Cloudflare's Developer Platform, Scale and improve the Pages API, Collaborate with engineers across Cloudflare, Own your work from early discussions, Leverage your creativity and developer prowess to seek out new ways to improve the platform
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Child Care Benefits
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+45 More
5 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
250,000 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
250,000 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Financial Services
Software Engineer III role at JPMorgan Chase within the Consumer & Community Banking, ATM Channel Product team. Responsible for designing and delivering market-leading technology products in a secure and scalable way. Executes software solutions, development, troubleshooting, and contributes to software engineering communities.
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401-K Matching
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+19 More
6 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
Hybrid
1,400 Employees
1-3 Years of Experience
1,400 Employees
1-3 Years of Experience
eCommerce • Food • Information Technology • Mobile
Contribute to agile development life cycle, design and develop software solutions for service transformation, work in an agile environment, and ensure high quality deliverables using best practices.
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401-K Matching
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+36 More
6 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
250,000 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
250,000 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Financial Services
Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase responsible for executing creative software solutions, developing secure code, leading evaluation sessions, driving new technology adoption, and promoting diversity within the team.
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401-K Matching
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+19 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
250,000 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
250,000 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Financial Services
Lead Software Engineer at JPMorgan Chase responsible for developing secure high-quality production code, troubleshooting technical issues, evaluating architectural designs, promoting new technologies, and fostering a culture of diversity and respect.
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401-K
401-K Matching
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+19 More
8 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
1,400 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
1,400 Employees
3-5 Years of Experience
Fintech
Lead Software Engineer role at Beyond Finance involving guiding technology and product decisions, designing and building internal APIs, facilitating technical discussions, writing tests, and working with devops team.
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401-K
401-K Matching
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+29 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
1,900 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
1,900 Employees
5-7 Years of Experience
Fintech • Financial Services
Design, develop, and test proprietary trading software. Build real-time trade management and risk analysis algorithms. Support trading desk's research and analysis workflows. Work with traders, developers, and researchers to develop infrastructure, tools, visualizations, and trading strategies.
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401-K
401-K Matching
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+62 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
55,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
55,000 Employees
7+ Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Payments • Software • Financial Services
As a Sr. Distinguished Engineer at Capital One, you will promote a culture of engineering excellence, strike a balance between expertise and inclusivity, communicate with stakeholders, and lead in talent development. The role involves driving adoption of modern technologies, influencing enterprise stakeholders, and mentoring talent to shape the future of banking in the cloud.
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401-K
401-K Matching
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+51 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Hybrid
2,247 Employees
130K-175K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
2,247 Employees
130K-175K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Big Data • Healthtech • Machine Learning • Analytics • Biotech
Passionate software engineer with experience in technical analysis, design, and iterative software development. Familiar with distributed and event-based architecture. Skilled in troubleshooting, documentation, and cross-team collaboration. Strong communication and mentoring skills. Bonus points for experience with Docker, AWS, GCP, biotech, genomics, and precision medicine.
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+48 More
3 Days Ago
Chicago, IL
Remote
55,000 Employees
233K-389K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
55,000 Employees
233K-389K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Payments • Software • Financial Services
Seeking an experienced Sr. Distinguished Engineer to work on developing generic platform services to support applications powered by Generative AI at Capital One. Responsibilities include developing SDKs and APIs, managing datasets, and coordinating with operations and research teams.
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+51 More
Yesterday
Chicago, IL
Remote
55,000 Employees
233K-389K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
55,000 Employees
233K-389K Annually
7+ Years of Experience
Fintech • Machine Learning • Payments • Software • Financial Services
Seeking a Distinguished Engineer passionate about building & leading enterprise B2B SaaS solutions. Responsible for accelerating adoption of engineering practices, collaborating on tough business issues, mentoring technical expertise, and promoting engineering excellence. Must have deep technical expertise, strong soft skills, and understanding of design patterns and architectural styles.
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