Senior Software Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $110.00 - $150.00
Hourly: $80.00 - $100.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 2/23/2018
Job ID: 02564381
Job Description
The Senior Software Engineer is a unique opportunity for a skilled and career-minded software engineer with experience in the latest Microsoft technologies to support our proprietary in-house and vendor-licensed applications. The position will support our Securitization Services and Syndicated Loan Administration operations platform. This is a highly versatile role encompassing a number of responsibilities including programming new features, requirements gathering supporting production issues, becoming an expert on both in-house and vendor-based applications and frequent client-facing both with internal users and external clients. Communications skills are emphasized in this role.
The position offers a high degree of autonomy and ownership of responsibilities in a high-performing, team-oriented, collaborative technology culture focused on developing solutions for our fast growing business. We value highly intelligent self-starters that can operate with confidence and little direction. Solid organizational skills are essential in this role.
Experience, Education and Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience; financial technology preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable engaging business uses and clients and ability to lead meetings
  • Strong academic background and excellent critical thinking skills
  • Defining product requirements and creating high-level architectural specifications
  • Experience leading system and software design and development
  • Highly analytical and strong problem solving skills
  • Experienced designing and developing efficient, complex modules or programs
  • Experienced coordinating systems analysis, systems development and implementation activities to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Bilingual fluency in speaking and reading Mandarin Chinese and English is a plus
Direct experience, knowledge or familiarity with the following is preferred:
  • C#; ASP.NET/MVC, HTML, Ajax, JQuery, JSON, JavaScript, XML/XSLT, CSS, NET 3.5/4.0/4.5
  • WPF/MVVM, Windows Forms or similar interface design tools
  • Entity Framework
  • SQL Server (Complicated Joins, Stored Procedures, Triggers and Functions)