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Software Developer2020-11-18T19:11:20-05:00<p><strong><em>Do you want to implement future-focused solutions for our clients’ most complex problems?</em></strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">ThoughtWorks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.</span></p> <p><strong><em>&nbsp;</em></strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our developers have been contributing code to major organizations and open source projects for over 25 years. They’ve also been writing books, speaking at conferences and helping push software development forward, changing companies and even industries along the way. We passionately believe that software quality is driven by open communication, review and collaboration. That’s why we’re such vehement supporters of open source and have made significant contributions to open source tools for testing, continuous delivery (GoCD), continuous integration (CruiseControl), machine learning and healthcare.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong><em>&nbsp;</em></strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">As consultants, we </span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/hub/consultant-life"><span style="font-weight: 400;">work with our clients</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to ensure we’re evolving their technology and empowering adaptive mindsets to meet their business goals. You could influence the digital strategy of a retail giant, build a bold new mobile application for a bank or redesign platforms using event sourcing and intelligent data pipelines. You will use the latest Lean and Agile thinking, create pragmatic solutions to solve mission-critical problems and challenge yourself every day.</span></p> <p><strong><em>&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><strong>You’ll spend time on the following:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will champion best practices like writing clean and reusable code using practices like TDD, SOLID principles, OO design, and pair programming</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will partner with other technologists from cross-functional teams advocating devops culture</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will work in collaborative, product-focused teams to build innovative customer experiences</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Take ownership and accountability beyond individual deliverables, always pushing the envelope in order to deliver awesome results for our clients</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Learn, digest and subsequently apply the latest technology thinking from our</span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/radar"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> tech radar</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to solve client problems</span></li> </ul> <p><strong><em>&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><strong>Here’s what we’re looking for:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have 2+ years* of experience using two or more development languages (Java, JavaScript, Ruby, C#, etc.) with experience in Object-Oriented programming</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You can write clean, high-quality code in a variety of languages and are also able to spot (and improve) bad code</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’re resilient in ambiguous situations and can approach challenges from multiple perspectives</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have experience with </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Agile, Lean and/or Continuous Delivery approaches such as Continuous Integration, <strong>TDD</strong>, Infrastructure as Code, etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bonus points if you have knowledge of cloud technology such as </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">AWS, Docker or Kubernetes</span></li> </ul> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">For candidates with less than 2 years of experience, </span></em><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/graduates"><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">please visit the Graduates page on our career site.</span></em></a></p> <p><strong><em>A few important things to know:</em></strong></p> <p><strong>While we’ve traditionally been a traveling consultancy, travel is not required for this role at the moment. We anticipate the need for travel to our client locations in the future when it’s deemed safe.</strong></p> <p><strong>Candidates must possess work authorization that does not require H-1B visa sponsorship by ThoughtWorks or dependent EAD.</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with</span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/access?utm_source=apply-jobs&amp;utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">AccessThoughtWorks</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, our learning community (click "</span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">contact me about recruitment opportunities"</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to hear about jobs in the future).</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">It is the policy of ThoughtWorks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and ThoughtWorks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran status, family status, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity. &nbsp;This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. ThoughtWorks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</span></em></p>ThoughtworksChicago, IllinoisUSA