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Apex Systems, Inc. Software Engineer, API (senior level) in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Job Description:nJOB PURPOSE: Come join a world class organization and play a key role in its digital transformation. We are looking for talented and motivated software engineers to build a world class platform to host a wide range of applications. Sr. Software Engineer contributes to design, development and deployment of our state-of-the-art digital platform.nPosition's Contributions to Work Group:nJOB DUTIES: 1. Competent to perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision 2. Works directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls 3. Works independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems. 4. Drives application development focused around delivering business value 5. Mentor and assist software engineers, providing technical assistance and direction as needed 6. Maintains high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits 7. Proactively reaches out for help when stuck on an issue after doing reasonable independent research 8. Maintain a sense of urgency when working on tasks and actively followup on any dependencies or blockersnEducation Requirement:n• Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or Electrical engineering or related field is requirednCritical Technical Skills:n--------• Five years or more of experience in designing and developing software applications in Java or Scala. --------• Proven experience in many of the following, o Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale. o Developing software applications using relational and Nosql databases. o Application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc. o Deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure Devops etc. o Deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure. o Working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum) --------• Strong understanding and/or experience in many of the following, o Batch or stream processing systems such as Apache Spark, Flink, Akka, Storm o Message brokers such as Kafka, Rabbitmq, AWS SQS, AWS SNS, Apache ActiveMQ, Kinesis. o Experience designing well-defined Restful APIs o Experience writing API proxies on platforms such as Apigee Edge, AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway o Hands one experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible o Test driven development and behavior driven development. o Hands on experience with testing tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and their integration into CI/CD pipelines. o Datastores such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, MySQL, Oracle. o Debugging and maintaining software in Linux or Unix platforms.nSoft Skills Required:n• Must demonstrate solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms. • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment • Demonstrated leadership on small to medium-scale projects impacting strategic prioritiesnEEO EmployernApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal h stories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.nVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.