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Req ID:  3915
Location: 

Joliet, IL, US, 60432

Application Development Specialist

FT/PT:  Full-Time

First Midwest, with assets over $16 billion, is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of commercial, retail banking, and wealth management services through some 120+ offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana, Central and Western Illinois, and Eastern Iowa. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

An Applications Developmer responsible for custom Application development and support for First Midwest Bank and it’s subsidiaries.

This position is officed at our downtown Joliet location.  We are flexible on 1-2 days per week with work from home once a new employee is established.

First Midwest Bank continually looks for highly motivated and talented individuals. Our people are critical to the Bank's strategy and success. In return we offer competitive salaries, a bonus plan, outstanding benefits like 401K plus 6% company contribution, generous vacation plan, certification and continuing education support, and opportunities for career growth.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Business or area of functional responsibility preferred, or equivalent relevant application experience.
  • Full stack developer with knowledge of front end as well as backend development.
  • 3+ years of programming experience in any Object Oriented Programming.
  • 3+ years of experience with developing API and micro services.
  • 2+ years of experience with tools like Angular, JavaScript, jQuery, React, or Node.js.
  • 2+ years of experience with any relational database (DB2, Oracle, SQL server, NO SQL etc)
  • Experience, training, and background in tools like MS VB.Net, web development, client server architecture, ARGO toolset, MS SQL server, Lotus Notes and host communications development preferred.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development (TDD), and/or Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) is a plus
  • Experience with large-scale distributed applications.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies to iterate quickly on product changes, developing user stories and working through backlog.
  • Ability to adapt to constant changes. Sense of innovation, creativity, organization, autonomy and quick adaptation to various technologies.

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DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Participate in the development and accomplishment of application projects, as well as in other business activities across the organization.
  • Provide updates to projects as needed for status meetings.
  • Follow control procedures to keep projects on track and regularly report on performance.
  • Ensure effective project coordination and communication within the Application Technology Group and key business units.
  • Demonstrates competency in creating new and modifying existing systems as well as completing pre- and post- documentation.
  • Acquire and apply new skills. Seek out knowledgeable employees with application issues.
  • Apply communication, technical and business knowledge to achieve and solve business challenges and achieve corporate goals.
  • Develop technological approaches across a range of platforms and environments including: platform, intranet, internet and specialized systems as needed.
  • Adhere to and/or develop processes that ensure application and system stability and performance.
  • Coordinate with team members and stakeholders to ensure that applications satisfy users' needs and are completed within agreed upon time parameters. Complete projects on time and with a high degree of quality.
  • Employ strong organizational skills that include the ability to work in a project team environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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Nearest Major Market: Joliet
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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