Software Engineer

Johnson Controls - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.9

Who we are:
ShopperTrak is on a mission: we are revolutionizing the brick and mortar retail world with innovative products that fuel their success. Our path forward includes active exploration of IoT, Computer Vision, Machine (Deep) Learning and other technologies. We believe this is a thrilling journey and providing clarity on our future and empowering people to do their best work is the key to our success. We are inspired by people who are passionate, curious and want to push the envelope on innovation. Around here, our motto is “build great stuff” that helps solve problems for our customers and great things will follow.

What you’ll do:
We are working on some challenging problems that require bright minds and grit to help us solve. We work in an agile environment and working with lots of cool toys. We have taken our analytics products ‘to the cloud’, and are entering into the arena of big data and the “internet of things”. It is an exciting journey that will allow you to:
Partner with product management to understand what types of products we need to build for our customers
Provide creative solutions to complex problems through analysis, beautiful design and behavior and test driven development
Collaborate with your team to produce high quality code using Feature Branch Workflow
Report progress, issues and status at daily and weekly stand-ups
Stay abreast of emerging technologies and new design approaches


What we look for:
Bachelor’s degree or higher - Computer Science or equivalent field
2+ years of software development experience using OO methodologies in designing software solutions for high availability systems
2+ years of one dynamic scripting language (Python, Perl, Unix shell)
Relevant experience in javascript, both on the client and on the server
Experience building solutions using MEAN stack
Agile software development methodology experience and test-driven development experience
Take pride in writing clean dependable code
Strong ability to analyze problems and formulate effective solutions
Sharp critical thinking skills, including systems and business analysis, problem analysis and resolution, and sound judgment/decision making ability
Proven ability to work in a rapid release product environment

Impress us with:
Strong understanding of system scalability and performance tuning
You have developed using Java/Groovy
Experience with SQL/NoSQL/Graph databases
Experience working with mobile technologies
Sysadmin / DevOps experience (puppet/chef/team city, Docker/Lambda, AWS ec2/S3)
Experience developing Internet of Things technology

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Job Engineering
Primary LocationUS-IL-Chicago
Organization Bldg Technologies & Solutions
Overtime Status-Exempt