Entry Level Software Engineer

Credentials Solutions - Northfield, IL (30+ days ago)

We are a high growth internet service company that is looking to expand the software development team. We are looking for candidates interested in joining a core group of developers critical to the company's continued success. The company provides outsourced order processing services in the higher education space. This position involves development and maintenance of web-based applications and back end programs that execute on IBM i servers. The position reports to the Vice President of Application Development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating, testing, documenting and maintaining newly-developed code/programs
  • Working with other staff (e.g. senior programmers, client relationship managers and customer service staff to plan program code enhancements and changes
  • Occasional contact with clients on an as-needed basis to clarify the intent of new features or resolve technical problems
  • Providing assistance to and sharing skill sets with other programmers or projects as needed

Benefits: Full company-sponsored medical, dental and vision insurance. Competitive 401K Plan.

Required Credentials and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science
  • Java programming experience
  • Experience developing web-based applications using HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • SQL and relational databases
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to solve complex problems
  • Good verbal communications skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Helpful Experience and Skills:

  • Previous work in programming
  • IBM i Servers – RPG Programming language
  • PHP or other web programming language
  • HTML
  • jQuery & JavaScript
  • Bootstrap & CCS
  • Agile Software Development
  • Writing program specifications and module documentation

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States