Senior Software Developer
Chicago, IL 60606
Senior Software Developer
This is a developer position primarily focusing on development of the firm’ s data warehouse including integrating its data sources and powering reporting services.
− Design, develop, test and implement applications in either Agile or Waterfall methodologies
- Create data interfaces to integrate proprietary and 3 rd party systems to eliminate manual processes
− Become well-versed in the business use of these systems and become expert with the application logic and financial calculations to quickly and confidently extend the functionality of the systems to meet aggressive business objectives
− Build solutions that leverage our existing investment in a Microsoft-based technology environment following best practices that will allow applications to scale and be easily maintained
− Configure and enhance our core vendor systems using the supported SDK for each vendor
− Participate in problem analysis with business users and assist in determining software solutions and enhancements
− Triage support issues and provide maintenance break / fix support for applications
− Anticipate potential problems or opportunities and recommend new solutions that are best suited for Golub Capital’ s application infrastructure
− Develop and execute comprehensive unit and integration test plans Candidate Requirements
Qualifications & Experience:
− Bachelor’ s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field is required with 5- 8 years of related technical experience preferably in Financial Services
− Experience developing and supporting Data Warehouse systems in Financial Services domain preferred
− Must have working knowledge and prior experience with all phases of the SDLC in a team- oriented, structured yet agile, model
− Very strong development skills in relevant technologies
− Strong written and verbal communication skills
− Must be comfortable working in a team environment, multi-tasking across one or more initiatives; a self-starter and willing to learn new technologies
− Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; have an inquisitive nature
− Must have a passion for delivering excellent service
− Relational Databases (MSSQL Server preferred)
− SQL Server Integration Services
− SQL Server Analysis Services − C#/.NET
− Microsoft Azure
− Web Development (ReactJS preferred)
Critical Competencies for Success: Our Gold Standards define key behaviors and competencies across 4 dimensions: Leadership, Achieving Results, Personal Effectiveness and Thinking Critically. These behaviors and competencies drive our ability to win together.
− Leadership: Role models in this area consistently focus on the right goals and priorities and continually develop themselves and others. Always team players, they influence and engage with others to contribute to a great culture.
− Achieving Results: Role models in this area are high achievers who develop careful plans and execute consistently and effectively. They hold themselves and others accountable for delivering high quality results.
− Thinking Critically: Role models in this area understand our business, rely on analytical reasoning to define and solve problems and make decisions effectively. They are forward thinking, anticipating issues and addressing them in advance.
− Personal Effectiveness: Role models in this area build strong relationships and communicate effectively. They are driven to exceed expectations and adaptable to changing circumstances. The department- specific competencies define the knowledge, skills and abilities that are needed to successfully perform the functional or technical work of this role.
− Technical Support: Triages, troubleshoots and resolves technical support issues. Escalates issues as needed.
− Software Development Principles: Utilizes software development, secure programming principles and a knowledge of programming languages to develop, configure and / or integrate new software and applications.
− Business Needs Assessment: Identifies business needs across departments within the Firm to understand the challenges, goals and problems that the business needs to solve and identifies appropriate technical solutions.
− Data Management and Information Security: Manipulates, restructures and / or queries data for various purposes, including reconciling issues in the database, designing database structures and / or generating reports. Adheres to governance principles and maintains data integrity and security.
− Risk Management: Identifies, forecasts and articulates ways to pursue and manage informed risks in ambiguous, complex or uncertain situations based on sound value propositions and an analysis of potential rewards and costs.
− Testing: Evaluates the functionality of an application, system or solution to ensure that requirements have been met and defects have been identified. Applies an understanding of end user requirements and usage in the end-to-end system to produce a quality product.
− Industry Knowledge: Demonstrates an understanding of the Firm' s position in the industry, including its complex structure and competitive advantage in the marketplace. Monitors industry trends and changes and recognizes their relevancy and implications.
− Technical Communication and Documentation: Documents and communicates technical processes and procedures in area of specialty to stakeholders. Adapts the level of detail and specificity based on the needs of the intended audience.
− Vendor Management: Manages and coordinates with external vendors. Researches and identifies new vendors as needed and monitors performance.
− Relationship Management: Builds and maintains effective partnerships with internal clients and end users by advising on their needs and options, advocating for their business within the Technology Solutions department and managing expectations appropriately.
− Project / Program Management: Manages Technology Solutions project elements considering conflicting priorities, interdependencies, business objectives, communications and available resources.
− Innovative Mindset: Leverages an agile and creative mindset to drive innovative value creation, continuous process improvement and proactive learning through new technology, processes and people.