Senior Software Engineer

Echo Global Logistics   •  

Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 273 days ago

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Senior Software Engineer

at Echo Global LogisticsChicago, IL

Position Purpose

As a Senior Front-End Software Engineer on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will contribute toengineering of large scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market.

Our team has recently been ranked the third largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we are continuing to see increased growth in virtually all of our technical teams. We have recently completed the technology integration with Command Transportation and look forward to continued success with you as part of our team!

Essential Position Functions 


  • See technology as a passion, not something you just do between 9-5
  • Possess the ability to create new solutions; we operate on a web based platform and constantly facing unchartered waters
  • Possess strong fundamentals across several technologies and a willingness to wear several hats when called upon
  • Are proactive; you fix things before they break and bring new ideas to the table
  • Possess ability and willingness to mentor more junior teammates
  • Possess ability to communicate with other technologists, management, and business stakeholders


  • Work as part of a cross functional team in an Agile environment
  • Contribute to technical design including conceptual design, service contracts and overall application architecture
  • Provide mentorship to teammates and promote continued learning
  • Communicate openly and often with teammates and remain open to new ideas
  • Work closely with product owner to refine user stories
  • Work collaboratively with QA professionals to encourage defect prevention over detection
  • Manage software risk, balance priorities and go above and beyond the call of duty
  • Product high quality code while selectively addressing technical debt
  • Conduct root cause analysis on issues and defects to ensure they are addressed in the best way
  • Be proactive

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years developing commercial-grade business applications demonstrating the following:
    • Expertise with object-oriented design, preferably in .NET
    • Strong understanding of SOA, RESTful web services
    • Experience scaling and optimizing applications for performance across all application layers
    • Strong understanding of data modeling concepts
    • Proficiency designing efficient algorithms
  • Nice to have experience
    • Domain-driven design concepts
    • The CQRS design pattern
    • Event-driven architecture
    • Elasticsearch
    • Expertise with Microsoft SQL Server or similar RDBMS
    • Continuous integration and build and test automation tools
    • .NET Core
    • Front-end frameworks, including Angular

What's in it for you?

  • Help career growth by joining industry leader and continuing to advance Echo web basedtechnologies
  • Working with an organization with defined market goals, products, customers, revenue, and development teams
  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices
  • Ability to introduce your own views and takes on the products
  • Work in the full software delivery life-cycle
  • Ability to constantly enhance and improve applications