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Village of Schaumburg, Solutions Engineer (Information Technology)

VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, IL 60193

http://www.schaumburg.com/

The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 78,723 residents located 11 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of Chicago. Not only is Schaumburg the twelfth-largest community in the State of Illinois, but it is also home to the second-largest concentration of retail, office, and commercial activity. Notable village distinctions include being rated as an excellent or good place to live by 95% of respondents in the National Community Survey; having multiple highly-awarded and accredited departments; and being recognized as a Better Business Town by The Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.

The village employs approximately 600 employees in 12 departments, including police, fire, engineering and public works, communications, community development, cultural services, economic development, finance, general government, human resources, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:

Solutions Engineer (Information Technology)

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.  This position will remain open until filled.

STARTING SALARY RANGE:  $86,847.00 – $96,618.29 annually dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is $86,847.00 – $125,929.00.

Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position leads and contributes to all aspects of the analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation of custom solutions, applications, and integrations. This role collaborates closely with the technical solutions and technical services teams to design, develop and implement high-performance scalable architectures & data models using .NET Core, ASP.NET, Azure, VB/C#, web services, JavaScript frameworks, SQL server, and more.  This role also communicates extensively with internal customers and members of project teams on status, options, and issues related to the technical aspects of systems under development. This position must maintain and support existing applications and solutions while performing enhancements and changes as needed. The position takes part in the influence and design of new feature sets, determines the best way to integrate with external partners, and provides technical support to internal teams and clients.

JOB DUTIES:

  1. Utilizes the application development framework, develops, assesses, and implements custom applications.  Designs and builds internal, external, and mobile applications, delivering solutions using Microsoft .Net framework, JavaScript frameworks, Web API, SQL server databases, and other full-stack technologies.  Work includes custom applications with Microsoft .Net, Web API, geographic information systems (GIS), e-commerce, mobile applications, various system integrations, and related security.
  2.  Maintains and ensures proper performance on existing programs and systems including system assessments and recommendations, data modeling, data analysis/automation, content management and publication, software deployment and configuration, testing and troubleshooting, system administration, application configuration, deployment, documentation, end-user support, and training.
  3. Develops SQL Server solutions and performs database administration-related tasks.
  4. Manages projects against a structured timeline and keeps regular communication between the various stakeholders.
  5. Creates custom reports using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Power BI, Crystal Reports, and other technologies.
  6. Works with team members and users to help define, document, and integrate new applications with existing systems.
  7. Develops application enhancements, and diagnosis issues by identifying and correcting software defects.
  8. Applies new standards and approaches to analyze, enhance, and correct development errors.
  9.  Keeps abreast of new development techniques, tools, and technologies.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

May act as representative in the absence of a supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
2.    A minimum of three years of experience developing applications using C#, .Net Framework, .Net Core, JavaScript Frameworks, and Microsoft SQL Server including SSIS and SSRS, and experience with business process, system, data analysis skills, and business application project implementation.
3.    Proficiency with current computer technology, job-specific software, and customer service systems.

BENEFITS:

The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package with coverage that begins on the first day of employment and includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.  The Village also provides paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, succession development, and more.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen (including cannabis).

THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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