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Agile XP Developer
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Job Description

Seeking an Agile XP Developer

Selling Point: Agile, XP, Back End. Prefer full stack product development, program test-driven paired programming. Must be a Senior or Lead to mentor others.

Well known company in Chicago, IL seeking an Agile XP Developer If you like a culture where you will stretch your limits and give you exposure to cutting edge technologies, you're in luck.

Don't be coy and wait three days to call us. We want to hear from you now! Email your resume to me: (see below)

What our client wants you to do aka responsibilities

Selling Point: Agile, XP, Back End. Prefer full stack product development, program test-driven paired programming. Must be a Senior or Lead to mentor others.


We bring to market innovative services and solutions for Company by partnering with IT developers across the company leveraging the Agile XP methodology and the Pivotal Cloud Foundry technology platform. On most Company projects, the technical team is a mix of a Product Manager (representing the business needs), a Product Designer providing UX information architecture and design, as well as highly skilled and diversified Product Developers.

Company developers have some competencies in some of the aspects of software engineering, including testing/QA, Front End JavaScript and mobile development, Back End and SQL. Most developers are also skilled in DevOps, including systems administration-style work such as Scripting deploys and setting up continuous integration. Pairing developers with other experienced team members ensures training and knowledge transfer is happening as efficiently as possible without risking the quality of the development.

Who you are

You are entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action and leadership in ambiguous situations
You are passionate about technical topics such as computer languages and frameworks, mobility and Internet of Things.
You can translate complex user stories into a good technical code and deliver it effectively.
You're ready to judge your success by the success of your team and the happiness of your customers.

You also meet most (if not all) of the following requirements:

Utilizing Paired programming
Leveraging Test-Driven Development
Daily interactions and open communication channels with you and your Product Manager
Participation in Iteration Planning, Stand-up and Retrospective meetings
Demonstrate technical skills and aptitude needed to meet/exceed delivery velocity expectations as a full stack developer
Actively learn different technologies as needed for delivery of stories
Adhere to Company practices (for example, pair programming and test-driven development) and hold others accountable for the same
Deliver on all phases of development work from initial kick-off, technical setup, application development, and support
Embrace approach of making collaborative, fast, local decisions; then course correct as/if needed (test/learn/iterate)
Active participation in regular Company meetings (eg, site standup, product team standup, iteration planning meeting, retrospective, lunch & learns)
Actively work to transfer knowledge of Company practices and technical skills to other people (including delivery areas) to grow adoption
Provide meaningful/thoughtful feedback on others as requested
Receive constructive criticism and take necessary steps to improve where/when needed
If there is bench time, leverage it to work on any assigned projects and/or for self-study to advance technical skills
Developed code should promote principles of 12 factor apps, availability, scalability, maintainability and security
Maintain positive outlook in handling continuous change and bring a sense of urgency in driving positive change at Company (innovation, faster time to market, improved quality)
Embrace an organization model that is self-directed/self-managed as a team and as individuals
Satisfy all administrative-type requirements such as Prism timesheets, HR timesheets, performance management process, annual compliance, security training, etc.

Who the Company is

Our client is a large Fortune 500 Enterprise Company with a very talented group of people, where they maintain a friendly environment where people really want to work. Don't miss this opportunity to join an organization where your innovative thinking and technology skills can make an impact on the future of the way the company develops and delivers software in the future.

If this sounds great to you, come join us. Please email me your resume (see below)


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location