Software Developer

THIS IS AN ONSITE POSITION IN WARRENVILLE, ILLINOIS Summary Seeking out the best software developers! If you are looking for your next career advancement in software development American Guardian Warranty Services has a new and exciting opportunity for you. Are you interested in building out the next generation of mobile applications and web-based platforms? Check out our open developer positions. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and contribute, working with our agile development team, building and working on enterprise grade software systems on top of the Microsoft .NET development stack. The ideal candidates will be able to: Lead, develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs Analyze user needs in order to design, develop and customize software solutions for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency Lead, analyze and design databases within an application area including testing, leading or coordinating database development as part of a team Required Education and Experience We will teach you new and exciting skills while you contribute to the overall success of development operations. If you're ready for the next step in the advancement of your careeCr apply now. High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) 2 or more years of related experience and/or training that would enable performance of the full scope of the position Working knowledge of fundamental operations of relevant software Excellent computer and troubleshooting skills Solid understanding of object-oriented programming concepts Solid understanding of relational database design and querying concepts Familiarity with version control concepts Preferred Education and Experience Experience building and deploying mobile applications both IOS and Android Exposure developing mobile applications Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related discipline Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery Exposure to web development using HTML5, CSS, and Bootstrap Strong background in developing cross-browser web interfaces Intermediate MS Excel skills Experience with Visual Studio development software Exposure to Microsoft .NET development using C# Exposure to web development using HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap and JavaScript Exposure to SQL Server or Relational databases Knowledge of client/server application development Knowledge of agile development methodologies Knowledge of unit testing theory Proficiency with MS Office products (Outlook, Word) Position Type/Expected Hours of Work Full-time position Standard days are Monday through Friday Standard shift is 40 hours per week within the operational time frame of 6:30am 6:00pm plus a 60-minute lunch period Schedule flexibility will be allowed if pre-planned and approved Must be willing and have the ability to work additional hours and/or alternate shifts as requested About American Guardian Warranty Services, Inc. American Guardian Warranty Services Inc. believes in doing the right thing for our customers, for our business, and for our employees. We do this by treating people the way we want to be treated. Fair, honest, and with respect. Team Values Leadership - Do what's right, even if it's tough Collaboration - Leverage collective genius to be an effective team member Transparency - Be real Accountability - Own up to mistakes or team's mistakes. Don't throw team members under the bus Passion - Show commitment in heart and mind Work Ethic - Work hard and don't wait to be asked to do something Progress - Keep learning Quality - Ensure what we do, we do well To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position Competencies Problem solving the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully Interpersonal Skills the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things Oral communication the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings Written Communication the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information Planning/organizing the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans Quality control the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality Adaptability the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events Dependability the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance Safety and security the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly Essential Functions Working with an agile team to develop, test, and maintain web applications built on Microsoft technologies Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, and estimates Preparing reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards Participating in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code Package and support deployment of releases Developing, refining, and tuning integrations between applications Analyzing and resolving technical and application problems Adhering to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism Stay current with system information, changes and updates Build, strengthen and maintain positive business relationships by establishing rapport with customers (agents, dealers and internal personnel) Address issues and ensure effective and long-term problem resolution Provide timely feedback to the company regarding service failures or concerns Maintain ongoing two-way communication promoting professionalism, teamwork, positive employee morale, and outstanding customer service Return phone messages and emails within one business day Complete all other duties as required and/or necessary as requested by management Benefits:A comprehensive and competitive benefit program is designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families. Benefits eligibility depends on employment classification, location, and other variables. Benefits offered include: Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Basic Life and AD&D Insurance for Employee Additional Life and AD&D Insurance for Employee, Spouse and Children Long Term Disability Employee Assistance Program 401(k) Savings Plan with Match Paid Holidays Paid Vacation Paid Sick Days Tuition Reimbursement An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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