Senior Software Engineer

Cappex - Chicago, IL

Full-timeEstimated: $95,000 - $130,000 a year
EducationSkills
Cappex's mission is to help millions of high school students each year realize their dreams of discovering and getting into the right college for them. We get excited about converting a confusing, high-stress time in a student's life and turning it into a simple, organized, pursuit for the perfect fit. Cappex is growing and needs innovators like you to support our mission. Join our team today and help connect students to their dreams.

Senior Software Engineer

As a Software Engineer, you'll be joining our superb engineering team to work on exciting projects that feed into our bi-weekly release cycle. Software Engineers are an essential part of Cappex and use modern tools such as React, Redux, Java 11, JPA, and service architectures to build high-quality systems. Cappex also promotes a culture of learning so you can look forward to growing your skills and career as a full-stack engineer. If you're passionate about technology and innovation then join our team.

Requirements and responsibilities:
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience
1+ years of web development experience or 3+ years for a Senior role
Real-world experience with React or Java and we'll provide training/mentoring if needed
Strong problem-solving skills, commitment to quality, and attention to detail
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Research, design, and develop innovative features for Cappex.com
Build efficient and reusable systems
Collaborate with our Product and Design team

Beneficial experience:
React or a similar modern JavaScript framework Angular, Vue, etc.
Familiarity with UI test frameworks such as Jasmine, JEST, Mocha, etc.
Familiarity with Java and related technologies such as Spring, Lombok, JPA, etc.
Experience with relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, or equivalent
Ability to architect and lead full-stack implementations
Experience breaking down implementation tasks, mentoring team members, and assigning duties
Proficient in building responsive cross-browser UI's
Knowledge of usability and modern web standards

To Apply:
All applications will be kept confidential. We appreciate all interest, but will only contact those applicants with whom we wish to proceed further.

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