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Req ID:  4453

Joliet, IL, US, 60432

.NET Application Developer

FT/PT:  Full-Time

First Midwest, with assets over $18 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. 


The .NET Developer is responsible for the design, architecture, coding and implementation of technology solutions to support key business stakeholders. Be ready to dive into new and emerging technologies to set the path for the organization. Work closely with the team and vendors to ensure the solutions you design are cutting edge, meet the business acceptance criteria and fit within the organization’s current IT infrastructure.  This role will work on a wide variety of projects including custom software and chatbot development, system upgrades/migrations, and much more.

  • 3 years of experience developing solutions with VB.Net or C#  is required.
  • Experience developing Chatbots that are accessed through 0365 channels is required.  This should include developing basic chatbots that deliver responses based on question and answer mappings, as well as more advanced bots capable of interfacing with other systems, applications and data sources.
  • Experience implementing and/or designing solutions that leverage cloud resources is required
  • Cloud certification with Azure, AWS and UI Path Certification is a plus.
  • Experience translating design mockups, prototypes and user stories into working applications
  • Excellent planning, interpersonal, influencing, and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Skills documenting work including: Business Requirements, solution/technical designs, workflow and dataflow diagrams are required
  • Experience in the Banking industry for IT Development and Infrastructure utilizing cloud solutions, Agile, DevOps, testing automation and API platforms is a plus.
  • Performance testing, data design, or security is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, unit testing, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Effective organization, decision-making, detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment, with many different initiatives running in parallel.



  Gather requirements, design solutions, develop applications and delivery solutions that meet business needs.

  • Support and maintain applications within the production environment.  Working with end users and others within IT to troubleshoot and find the root cause of issues.
  • Use the banks development standards, patterns and best practices for reuse and acceleration
  • Work with key stakeholders to understand business needs, define business requirements and translate them to technical requirements; then create designs that meet those needs and requirements
  • Coordinate with other areas of IT to ensure designs are in line with the capabilities of our infrastructure and network. 
  • Resolve complex technical and design issues with team to produce innovative technical solutions
  • Collaborate with Project Managers and developers to solve complex problems

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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