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Donnelley Financial Solutions
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Donnelley Financial Solutions
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Software Development Engineer
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Chicago, IL, US

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Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. Were here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, were there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 


We are innovators, developers, data scientists, regulatory specialists, advisors, thinkers and doers. Become part of a team that believes in providing the right solutions, foresight and advice to the worlds leading clients in moments that matter. If you are looking for a culture dedicated to meaningful work that helps clients and partners achieve their goals, and shape our communities, join DFIN.
Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to evolve our proprietary document management system into a modern, scalable solution. You will be responsible for writing new RESTful microservices which replace current components in our ecosystem. If you are committed to delivering reliable, maintainable, performant and scalable software, this is the role for you. Come be part of an innovative and growing team that cares about you, your personal growth and development. This role is available at our Chicago office.


Take shared ownership of complex problems and provide solutions with minimal direction.
Analyze requirements to determine design feasibility within time and cost constraints.
Share accountability with software development timelines.
Design object oriented software using best-practice standards
Implement object oriented software using defensive programming and exception handling, design patterns and object oriented programming (OOP) principles like SOLID.
Test software with traceability back to requirements using autonomous frameworks
Create and support Continuous Delivery workflows
Follow and improve agile software development process and practice.
Identify and reduce technical debt.
Set an example of software engineering best practices that junior engineers can follow
Support legacy VB components until they are superseded by modernization efforts
Move business logic out of stored procedures into APIs
Contribution to meet delivery deadlines
Object orientation analysis & design (OOAD) is part of your daily working agile methodology, including the application of design patterns and OOP principles such as SOLID; you create class, component, sequence, system, and deployment diagrams.
Adherence to best-practice software engineering including separation of concerns, high cohesion, low coupling, modularization, encapsulation and information hiding, interfaces & dependency injection; you can think abstractly and transform your thinking into practical implementation.
Performance monitoring and scalability is part of your architecture and design work, not an afterthought in implementation.


At least 7 years of software engineering experience
Minimum 5 years experience with C#/.NET
Experience with Visual Basic & Oracle PL/SQL
At least 2 years experience in Test Driven Development & modern automated test frameworks
Experience in Continuous Integration & Delivery workflows
API-first design: building scalable RESTful APIs

Preferred Experience & Skills
2 years experience in front-end web engineering
RESTful API design and publishing via IDLs like Swagger
Relational database experience (Oracle, MS-SQL)
Knowledge or experience with cloud platforms (Azure)
Understanding or experience with Docker & Kubernetes
Proficient with git & git flow branching models
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Math, or Computer/Electrical Engineering.
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, experience working with geographically distributed teams
Proven success delivering solutions for diverse problems

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

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