Title: Middleware Engineer
Location: Oakbrook IL (Hybrid, 3 days on site)
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Hire Type: Direct Hire
The Middleware Engineer in this role will play a crucial part in the development and maintenance of the development platforms. The Engineer will collaborate with a cross-functional team, including developers, Engineering, Product Ownership, Marketing, Quality Assurance, Operations, and Customer Service. The primary responsibilities include understanding and translating product requirements into technical specifications, ensuring development aligns with product owner expectations, and maintaining a high-quality code base.
8 years of relevant experience
Proficient in creating technical documentation.
Deep understanding of Agile methodologies and Scrum
Experience with the Microsoft technology stack, including .NET, C#, Azure, SQL, Visual Studio
Familiarity with GIT, NoSQL databases, and messaging systems
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough understanding of software development and design principles
Proficiency in cloud-based development
Leadership capabilities with the ability to work collaboratively and provide clear direction to diverse development teams across various geographies.
Familiarity with CI/CD tools, frameworks, and deployment processes
Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and diagnostic skills
Ability to estimate work, support project plan creation, and report progress to functional management at a platform level.
Up to 10% travel domestically and internationally
Act as the primary point of contact and scrum team representative for interactions with product owners and various functional teams
Participate in technical assessment, scoping, and management of code changes based on new business requirements, product enhancements, and change requests
Analyze requirements and collaborate with architects and senior engineers to design large-scale and complex software
Employ Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum, for middleware development
Lead and contribute to technical discussions in design reviews, pull requests, and other technical meetings
Ensure adherence to coding standards and best practices for creating reusable code
Maintain in-depth knowledge of key software application features, frameworks, and components in middleware
Provide mentoring and coaching to junior and senior engineers to enhance the middleware development team's capabilities
Collaborate with other domain experts, including infrastructure, database, and front end, during feature and platform development
Lead offshore teams in designing and developing features while addressing technical debt
Stay abreast of modern technologies and innovations to enhance the commercial success of the connectivity solution
Adhere to security requirements set by the Information Security team and the established ISO 27001 Security Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities Document
Ensure compliance with health and safety guidelines across teams
Safeguard CGI’s reputation by maintaining confidentiality of information
Stay updated on professional and technical knowledge through educational workshops, publications, networking, and participation in professional societies
Contribute to the team effort by achieving related results and participating in projects as needed
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.