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Software Engineer III- Accuity- Evanston

IT/Technical & Product Development
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Software Engineer III- Evanston


Be part of a vibrant, fast paced financial services company where you will support the global financial community with innovative payments and compliance solutions developed by Accuity.  Accuity is a long established company with products that have been around for over 100 years.  We are part of the RELX Group, a global public Fortune 500 company listed in New York, London and the Netherlands.


Accuity is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to play a key role in designing and developing our API and Web solutions.  As a senior member of the team this individual should be experienced in software design, development, testing, deployment, instrumentation, support and the latest tooling available in the DevOps & Agile space.  The Senior Software Engineer will be a critical part in not only developing our solutions but also ensuring our technology platform remains modern and responsive to the changing technology ecosystem.


Experience and Education


  • 3+ years of Software Engineering experience in a Java environment

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, automated testing, and DevOps

  • Experience with designing, building and deploying scalable, highly available systems

  • Front-end experience with JavaScript frameworks

  • Experience with Linux and cloud hosting

  • Experience working with polyglot data architectures (document-based NoSQL and RDBMS)

  • Experience in mentoring junior developers preferable


    Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as internal champion in code quality, reuse, and extensibility and Java subject matter expert

  • Work closely with architecture & other development team members to understand complex product requirements and translate them into software designs

  • Contribute to User Story writing and reviews to ensure software design tasks are accurately captured

  • Research and recommend for implementation any emerging techniques or technologies that might improve the quality and efficiency of our products

  • Train entry-level software engineers as directed by department management, ensuring they are knowledgeable in critical aspects of their roles

     Technical Skills

  • Development experience using Java, J2EE and RESTful Web Services

  • Strong understanding of SOA and API concepts, including security

  • Experience with XML technologies (XSD, XSL, DTD)

  • Experience working with Relational and NoSQL databases

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Knowledge of test-driven development

  • Knowledge of CI & CD tooling such as Jenkins, Puppet and Terraform

  • Strong knowledge in industry best practices in development

  • Familiarity with JavaScript Frameworks such as Angular or React

  • Familiarity with Amazon cloud-based services and the Linux operating system

The Company


Accuity sits within the RBI portfolio and is currently our leading brand with 750 staff and $240m revenue. Accuity is a fast-growing, technology-lead, and highly innovative business with a passion for innovation and hiring the best talent available.


RBI is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact jobs@rbi.co.uk .
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RBI General Benefits Package


  • 401k match of 5%

  • 18 Days Holiday

  • Paid Charity Days - 2 days per year

  • Benefits start the upon hire date

  • Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries



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