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  • Senior Quality Development Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
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  • The "Internet of Things" (IoT) is expected to grow to $19 trillion over the next 10 years as 50 billion devices are brought online. Aeris is at the forefront of this industry, building networks and applications to enable Fortune 500 clients like Chrysler, Honda and Bosch fundamentally improve their businesses. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Chicago, London and Delhi as well as other markets, we rank among the top ten cellular providers for the IoT globally. We power critical projects across energy, transportation, retail, healthcare and more.


    Our company is in an enviable spot. We’re profitable, and both our bottom line and our global reach are growing rapidly. We’re playing in an exploding market where technology evolves daily and acquisitions / consolidations happen left and right. We’ve got a stellar, strategic management team who find joy in working together and are executing effectively across the board.


     A few things to know about us:

    • We do things differently. As a pioneer in an industry poised to reshape every sector of the global economy, we can’t settle for another companies tried and tested template. Innovation is the key to our success and it’s reflected in everything we do: from product design to corporate wellness.
    • Customer first. Everything we do is focused on making our customers successful.
    • We are owners. Strong leaders enable and empower their teams to figure out how to solve problems. You will be no exception, and will have the ownership, accountability and autonomy needed to be truly creative.
    • Integrity is essential. We believe in doing things well – and doing them right. Integrity is a core value here: you’ll see it embodied in our staff, our management approach and growing social impact work (we have a VP devoted to it).
    • We walk the walk on diversity. We’re a brilliant and eclectic mix of ethnicities, religions, industry experiences, sexual orientations, generations and more – and that’s by design. We see diverse perspectives as a core competitive advantage.

    We are in search of a Mid-Level Software Engineer with a strong understanding of Software product development, telecom domain knowledge and a passion for Quality Assurance and test automation.  In this role, you'll be working in a small, fast-paced development team.  You will be collaborating with other developers, quality assurance specialists and Product Management.  You must have a solid understanding of core Java and UI concepts as you work the complete stack: including front end, backend, web services, and database layers.  



    • You will develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle
    • You will be developing documentation, design specification and architecture diagrams
    • Make operational improvements by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures
    • Provide information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues
    • You will also develop both manual and various test automation software and applications to test different components and environments like micro service components, public and private cloud environments, server environments, etc.
    • You will take ownership of technical issues and collaborate with offshore development groups to resolve more advanced issues when necessary



    • You have your B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or an equivalent degree and you bring 8-10 years of software industry development experience in Client Server application architecture
    • You have expert knowledge of core Java (jdk 1.5/1.6) and related tools
    • You can design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
    • You have strong knowledge of Quality Assurance methodologies, tools and processes
    • You understand the concepts and fundamentals of Java and computer science including multi-threading and memory management and web services
    • Working experience in Selenium, SQL and scripting
    • You have strong analytical skills and have a demonstrated ability to solve tough problems, leveraging data, instinct, creativity and grit
    • You have a "hacker-like" mentality and love to challenge software programs and applications to ensure it is unbreakable
    • You enjoy working within an agile environment and learning new technical skills
    • You are an effective and collaborative team member with excellent verbal and written communication


    Things that will set you apart:

    • You understand distributed systems and related concepts
    • You have some relational database experience


    Aeris walks the walk on diversity. We’re a brilliant mix of varying ethnicities, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages and professional/personal/military experiences – and that’s by design. Diverse perspectives are essential to our culture, innovative process and competitive edge. Aeris is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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