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Senior Software Engineer - Front-End and Full Stack

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5+ Years
Required Education : BSCS or Equivalent
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Front-End Focused Full Stack Senior Software Engineer


Our Client, a dynamic early stage technology start-up, based in Chicago, is seeking a talented full stack Web Applications Developer to join our development team. Our Client is developing the most advanced digital logistics platform focused on end-to-end automation.



This position will be responsible for full stack development of both front end and back end components of the logistics platform. Key areas of development include: Advanced search, route optimization, dynamic rate management/publication, API development, rights management, user administration and UI implementation. In the role as Front-end Full Stack Software Engineer, you will be working directly with other development team members and product management to evaluate market requirements, translate them into detailed functional specifications, and implement the underlying software tasks as defined and agreed, in close cooperation with product marketing and sales.



Required Qualifications :



The successful candidate must have a strong technical background with a minimum of 5 years of software development experience. The ideal candidate should have directly participated in the development of production enterprise products using agile software practices with a heavily reusable, component-based, multi-tier service-oriented architecture. The qualified candidate shall have the ability to deliver high quality code on-time and within established software standards.




●      Expertise in Front-End frameworks using Angular, React or Vue

●      Experience migrating Frameworks

●      Knowledge leveraging Javascript runtime environments - Node.js, Express

●      JavaScript tools - such as webpack, GruntJS, GulpJS

●      HTML5/CSS3/SASS/Bootstrap/Pug

●      Advanced Python language skills using a Django framework

●      MySQL or PostgreSQL

●      Knowledge of multi-tier architectures and SOA

●      Web Services - REST, APIs and JSON

●      Experience with production environments, deployment and AWS a plus



Must be self-motivated and able to work in a focused, fast paced and collaborative environment. Have passion for the product you create and be willing to push the envelope in terms of function, fit, and usability. Ability to thrive in a dynamic startup environment. Possess solid problem solving skills - able to quickly assess problems and determine proper steps to resolution. Desire to be a key impact player - rolling-up the sleeves to do whatever it takes to deliver results at or above expectations. Strong communication skills and the ability to develop rapport and credibility across the organization, to promote new ideas effectively.


●      A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, or closely related technical field

●      Advanced degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related fields is a major plus.



●      Our Client provides a competitive compensation and benefits program to attract, retain and motivate a highly skilled and talented workforce. This position will include a competitive base salary, a variable bonus based on company performance, and stock equity ownership. 

●      You will get to participate in and help define the direction of an industry disrupting product that will be one of the first in the logistics space.


●      We promote a healthy work environment by creating a space where high-achievers have the ability to excel. We offer flex hours, an open and creative work environment, and a culture of strong teamwork and collaboration. 




Chicago, IL (Downtown Loop Location)





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