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Software Engineer Consultant/Expert 51494 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/22/2019

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Job ID: 51494

Software Engineer Position Description:

  • Our company’s  Manufacturing IT is looking for software engineers with strong programming skills and experience with using Javascript, Java, .NET, and C to build applications on the new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Platform. 
  • The ideal candidate will have solid understanding of the object oriented programming paradigm, strong understanding of web development technologies (HTML 5, JavaScript, REST APIs, etc.) and embrace Lean Agile and Extreme Programming practices. 
  • Software engineers will work in small, cross-functional teams and will collaborate directly and continuously with product managers, designers, and business partners to release early and often.

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Equivalent.
  • 3+ years of extensive front end development experience and frameworks including JavaScript MVC Frameworks, AngularJS.
  • 3+ years of Java web development experience.
  • 1+ years of Restful web service (APIs) development experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in securing Restful APIs using Industry standard protocols.
  • Experience with relational databases and NoSQL.
  • 2+ years of experience in User-Centered Design, including wireframing, usability principles, screen layout design and user testing.
  • 1+ years of experience designing full-service consumer and business applications.
  • Experience with designing mobile interfaces and good understanding of major mobile OS visual or UX paradigms.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work as a global team member, as well as independently, in a changing environment managing multiple priorities. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with implementation teams, business customers, and end users. 
  • Ability to deliver work within deadlines.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with PTC Thingworx, PTC Kepware, OSI PI .
  • Experience in one or more of the following domains : IoT / embedded / M2M /Manufacturing (i.e. home automation, business automation, industrial controls, health, asset tracking, smart utilities, etc.).
  • Experience with embedded or real-time operating systems, and/or driver/kernel development.
  • Experience with LUA or other scripting languages (e.g. Python)
  • Strong background in visual design.
  • 2+ years of cloud platform development and deployment experience (AWS, Azure, Cloud Foundry etc..).
  • 2 years of Spring Framework development experience e.g Spring Boot, Spring Framework, Spring MVC, Spring Data.
  • Experience in paired designing and agile/lean methodologies.
  • Command of modern front-end technologies and frameworks (grid systems, responsive design).
  • Experience with a global team and mentoring junior engineers.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Software Craftsmanship

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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