Full Stack Engineer
Location: Hybrid (Chicago, IL)
Contact: Alex @awilliams@forbestc.com




  • Work closely with other developers to design and develop functional, performing and complete features, systems and APIs
  • Constantly looks for better ways of solving technical problems and designing the solution by not being afraid of challenging the status quo
  • Identify appropriate technical solutions that provide business value while mitigating technical debt
  • Participate in R&D and POC’s before active development for any key features where solutions need to be created.
  • Enable the development organization by creating working examples
  • Liaise with the Wealth Lead Architecture Groups
  • Solve problems collaboratively
  • Work with other developers on the team, specifically with code reviews and pair programming
  • Decipher existing software systems and platforms and hook in applications to applicable data sources
  • Write both unit and integration tests and develop automation tools for daily tasks

Required Skills:


  • 4+ years development experience using Java, Springboot, SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Strong understanding of enterprise architecture and development patterns and best practices
  • 3+ years of experience designing and building cloud-native applications, microservices preferably using Azure or AWS
  • Strong experience deploying and hosting applications in containers and Kubernetes
  • Experience in Single Page Applications using React/Redux
  • Strong Experience in Software Delivery following Agile practices and Azure DevOps
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry, Wealth Management preferred
  • Strong understanding of REST APIs and how to use them in practice.
  • Strong Experience with continuous integration and collaboration tools like Azure DevOps, JIRA, Bitbucket, GitHub and Confluence.
  • Strong Experience with unit testing and test automation tools and frameworks like JUnit, Jasmine, Jest etc.
  • Experience with PaaS such a Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AKS a plus


Alex Williams
Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting



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