Software Architect

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Posted On: 5/10/2017
Job Code: 5502_Software Archit
Job Description
About Team:
• You will be part of an awesome full-stack team that is Our team has adopted a DevOps model and our engineers are involved in every aspect of the application lifecycle, including test automation, DevOps onto AWS along with operational support for already deployed production features.
• We release software to production multiple times a week and measure how our applications perform so we can keep improving our features and our underlying platform.
• This is a unique opportunity to join the largest online travel agency in the world, and help shape the future of the top lodging initiatives within the client’s Worldwide Engineering Organization.
• Design and implement scalable and reliable web applications and services.
• Work closely with other talented developers, both local and abroad remote, who are building and maintaining client’s systems.
• Prototype creative solutions quickly by developing Minimum Viable Products (MVP) and work with others in crafting and implementing the technical vision.
• Participate in code reviews to assess overall code quality, and flexibility and the application of good object-orientated programming techniques.
• Drive continuous improvement in our software and development process within an agile development team.
• Write automated unit, system and acceptance tests as appropriate to support our continuous integration pipelines.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Technical Skills:
• A bias for action.
• 10+ years overall development experience with demonstrated growth in producing high performance, scalable web applications.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present & tailor complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
• Strong technical proficiency in Javascript/HTML/CSS, Java, Spring MVC, JSON/XML, web/micro-services and object-oriented design.
• Experience in writing automated unit-tests using Selenium is preferred.
• Experience deploying applications/features using Jenkins, Docker and Chef Recipes along with CFT to AWS would make you a strong candidate for this position.
• Familiarity with Backbone.js, React.js, Angular.js or similar Javascript frameworks.
• Clean and elegant technical designs are part of your DNA and you have the ability to instill the same drive in others.
• Critical thinking: there are always options; you will be adept at identifying them, evaluating options and concisely communicate them to your peers.
• Experience in agile/Scrum software development practices and a track record of learning from your actions to make positive adjustments.
• Experience developing and supporting e-commerce systems and conducting A/B testing scenarios is a plus.
• BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

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Gaurav Pancholi