Ascend Technologies – Senior Software Engineer – Chicago, IL

November 22, 2022

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Job title: Senior Software Engineer

Company: Ascend Technologies


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Senior Software Engineer (Fully Remote)

Ascend Technologies is a rapidly growing Managed Service Provider based in Chicago. We help clients make IT investments with confidence and support their team with a dedicated, trusted staff committed to excellence. Our team (of over 300) are growing together because we focus on success for our clients, and each other.

Ascend has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer. This Senior Software Engineer’s primary responsibility is to develop, modify, or update applications in support of business objectives and ongoing operations. This role participates in a DevOps Environment, monitoring and managing a production cloud-based application, prioritizing tickets and enhancements, and involvement in client facing office hours and queue reviews. Participate in or review all the steps in the software development life cycle to create and modify the software. This role will require having a well-rounded technical background, as well as great personal skills, and an ability to relay technical information to a non-technical audience. Daily tasks will include Monitoring of a live production environment utilized by a fortune 100 company, prioritizing tasks include bugs, enhancements to the product, as well as various non-technical requests for the client. Communicating the status of items to the stakeholders. Leading deployments and releases to the production environment for new projects by our project team. Creating documentation for processes.

If you are inspired by the opportunity to work with the latest technology and innovations and want to work on a team that that does the right even when it is hard, we encourage you to apply today! We are open to remote candidates for this position!

Your day-to-day:

  • Complete application coding assignments that meet provided technical specifications and end-user requirements
  • Participate in finding solutions in the design process that generates application functional and technical specifications
  • Document application design specifications and implementation procedures to improve application quality and reuse of code
  • Assist in the creation of unit, function and performance test scripts to improve application quality and ensure fulfillment of requirement
  • Plan and execute testing and implementation of major systems
  • Collaborate effectively with clients and coworkers to increase efficiency and engagement

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of .NET development experience: ASP.NET, .NET Core, Entity Framework, C#, Web API/RESTful services, Microservices architecture, SQL Server
  • Frontend experience: JavaScript, Angular (or similar MVVM JavaScript framework), HTML/CSS
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience in application coding and in creating computer applications and/or databases
  • Experience in enhancing highly scalable applications; troubleshooting and resolving issues
  • Experience with software development life cycle and implementation methodologies
  • Cloud experience: Azure App/Amazon AWS services and/or Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes, Docker

Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical (Aetna), dental and vision coverage
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Company paid life & disability insurance
  • Flexible time off policy
  • 401k with 4% employer match
  • $50 per month cell phone reimbursement
  • Voluntary life insurance
  • Voluntary accident and illness coverage

This is a full-time position with competitive salary. Salary is evaluated from experience, demonstrated skills and accomplishments, and overall alignment to the needs of the organization.

Ascend Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. We believe prosperity is driven by the diversity of our employees. We celebrate authenticity and provide a safe and inclusive environment for all.

The information you submit will be reviewed promptly! If it is determined you could be successful in this role, we will contact you for an interview. Thank you so much for your time.

Sincerely,

Ascend Technologies Recruiting Team

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Location: Chicago, IL

Job date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 04:58:54 GMT



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