.NET Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Chicago, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
    • Chicago
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  • Our Team:

    Technology drives our business. Our team is made up of talented software engineers, infrastructure engineers, leaders and UX professionals. We care about technology as a craft and a differentiator. We bring our global products to market with a mix of software, cloud, data centers, infrastructure, design and grit. 

    Our Product Groups:

    Individual Investor – building products like Morningstar.com and mobile apps for individuals like yourself

    Institutional Investor – developing some of our flagship products like Morningstar Direct for institutional investors and our Advisor products for financial advisors

    Workplace – this is where we build and provide our hosted digital advice platform for Retirement plans, 401K’s, etc. (what some call robo-advisors)

    Data – this is the heart of Morningstar where all data is sourced, collected, transformed, calculated and distributed across the world

    The Role:

    At Morningstar, helping investors is what brings us together and drives our work. We are looking for software engineers who are pro’s with .NET to join our team, grow with us, introduce us to new ideas and develop products that empower our users. Morningstar is a technology agnostic company, and as an engineer focused on .NET you may be working across .NET, .NET Core, AWS, SQL Server, LINQ, WebAPI and integrating with various systems and standing up new products. Every day, you’ll work with team members across disciplines developing products for investors. You’ll interact daily with our product managers to understand our domain and create technical solutions that push us forward. We want to work with other engineers who bring knowledge and excitement about our opportunities. These positions are based in our Chicago office.


    • Build well designed, well engineered, stable, scalable products across a variety of markets
    • Good working experience in OO analysis & design using common design patterns
    • Follow software design best practices such as continuous integration, test-driven development, and regular deployments.
    • Solve investors’ problems with technology, understanding market chaos at work and crafting technically appropriate interactive experiences to communicate effectively with individual investors.
    • Be passionate about quality, process, programming, and investing in general, seeing opportunities for improvement, seizing them, and then sharing your findings with others.
    • Familiarity or desire to become an AWS certified developer
    • Take ownership of the success of the team with a "gets things done" attitude; the ability to understand and leverage new technologies, potentially wearing many hats including business analyst, DBA, QA, and project manager.
    • Help to shape product vision.


    • A bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field in software development with 3-5 years of experience.
    • Three plus years of experience developing commercial quality web applications.
    • Working knowledge of the Microsoft stack and integrating with other technologies.
    • Experience with full stack development.
    • Be organized and able to remain productive even when you have multiple deliverables.
    • Adept with MS SQL Server and/or other databases.
    • An understanding of how to protect web applications from common security vulnerabilities.
    • Knowledge of object-oriented design, domain modeling, and building highly scalable and available systems.
    • Be organized and able to remain productive even when you have multiple deliverables.

    Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.


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