Software Developer

  • Location Chicago, Illinois
  • Date Posted 27th September 2017
  • Category IT
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Requisition ID 320

Description

Mintel is looking for a talented entry-level Software Developer to join our established  IT team in Chicago.  This individual will be redeveloping marketing intelligence websites that are used by most of the largest CPG companies and financial services institutions in the US and Canada, as well as the data entry and quality assurance systems which power it.

What You Will Do:

  • Join a diverse, high-functioning Scrum team
  • Participate in planning activities with the Product Owner and other stakeholders
  • Develop features for our client-facing website and data entry software
  • Demo software to stakeholders and record their feedback
  • Participate in testing and other quality assurance activities
  • Manage the deployment of new features to beta and live environments
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Gain exposure to our full software stack, using primarily Open-Source software
  • Influence the direction of your team through continuous improvement activities
  • Collaborate with your team in an agile open workspace, or retreat to one of our quiet areas when you need to focus on individual tasks
  • Take part in intensive pairing activities to get you up to speed quickly with our technology stack

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • STEM degree or equivalent experience coupled with a proven ability to solve problems with code
  • 1-5 years of experience (academic or professional) of software development
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology platforms
  • Experience in web technologies, Python, and POSIX-based systems is beneficial but not required
  • Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment and participate fully in agile software development processes
  • Aptitude for identifying and solving problems, both technical and organizational
  • Desire to enhance your development capabilities with some of the skills of a sysadmin, tester and DBA

NOTE: Mintel does not offer sponsorship so at this time, we are only able to consider candidates who do not have limitations in their ability to work in the United states long-term. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets

 

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