• Web Application Developer

    Location : Name Skokie, IL
  • Overview

    The 411

    We think globally, act locally. As a Managed Services Provider Synoptek provides world-class strategic IT leadership and hyper-efficient IT operational support, enabling our global client-base to grow and transform their businesses. We are excited to have experienced continuous growth and in keeping with that momentum are seeking to add a Developer II to our talented team. Synoptek is a company with a heart and soul dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of our employees and continued business success of the customers we support. Want to see what we’re made of? Want to see what we’re made of? Head to Synoptek.com.


    A Day in the Life

    As a Web Developer you will be one of the pillars connecting the floor and ceiling, holding the structure in place. You will be on the front lines of new development projects, working alongside newer developers, whom you must guide, and the dev lead, whom you must support. You will work directly with the client providing guidance and assistance in day-to-day matters related to the products you build/support for them. Your involvement will vary depending on where you are needed most


    The Basics

    • Total Years of Technical Experience: 4+
    • Position Specific Experience: 2+
    • Mentorship/Leads by Example Experience: 1+
    • Project/ Client Engagement/ Customer Facing Experience: 1+


    Technical Aptitude

    • Effectively delivers development projects, adheres scope, schedule and budget with the objective of delivering  quality work products with minimal oversight from management
    • Ability think through various technology solutions options as it relates to complex business problems and provide recommendations to team lead and/or client.
    • Firm grasp of leading application and integration architecture frameworks
    • Effectively participate in client discovery meetings, and be able to clearly articulate scope, approach and level of effort for the proposal
    • Proficiency of troubleshooting and debugging application and integration issues
    • Coach and mentor junior development team members
    • Interact with clients, other members of the team and project managers in a positive manner to deliver on-time and above standard applications for our clients.
    • Proficient with C#, SQL, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, and CSS 
    • Proficient in developing in a core development language (.net, pup..etc.)
    • Take ownership of specific aspects  of the software development process.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of development frameworks/concepts/languages such as JQuery, MVC, AJAX, JSON, Http Handlers, TFS and VSTS
    • Ability to work with Entity Framework or other ORM.
    • Experience with database development
    • Sound knowledge of Agile and Test Drive Development



    Human Aptitude

    • Verbal Communication: Intermediate
    • Written Communication: Intermediate
    • Customer Service: Intermediate
    • Presentation Communication: Intermediate
    • Analytical/Problem Solving: Advanced
    • Mentoring: Intermediate
    • Influence/Persuasion/Forward Thinking: Intermediate
    • Executive Level Presence: Intermediate


    Education & Certifications

    • Bachelor's degree is required


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