Directions Research, Inc.
  • Other
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Directions Research is seeking candidates to join our growing Business Intelligence Group as an Application Architect.  In this position, you will lead the definition of standards and process to be used across development projects and be responsible for both guiding and developing client and internal applications.  Relocation to our Cincinnati Headquarters is optional but not required.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Define project specifications from external and internal client requests
  • Lead projects through the software development life cycle
  • Create solutions that answer business needs and are scalable for future requests
  • Develop a framework for best practices and standards with respect to design and documentation

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • 5-7 years of software development experience, with 3-5 years in increasing leadership responsibilities
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the software development life cycle including planning, design, implementation and maintenance
  • Experience with Agile development
  • Git project management experience
  • Strong understanding of database design, SQL and NoSQL
  • Experience working in a cloud environment AWS preferred
  • Experience working with web API integrations
  • Object-oriented programming experience (JavaScript, PHP, Python)
  • Designing and developing for mobile platforms
  • Experience developing web service-oriented applications and MVC architecture
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Confluence
  • Familiarity with Salesforce and APEX
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple projects
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or related field

About Us:

We offer an innovative and entrepreneurial environment where you can take the next step in your career.  We are driven by a passion for rich insights, consultative client partnerships and actionable results. We offer the latest techniques and sophisticated analysis while providing visually compelling deliverables that crystalize insights and convey business implications.

Directions is a privately-held firm, owned and operated by our senior staff. We offer a highly competitive compensation package including bonus potential, medical/dental/life/disability insurance, 401(k) match, paid vacation and holiday benefit. The work environment at Directions is an important part of who we are. We foster a unique culture that gives our employees the freedom to create, grow and succeed.  Our employees are surrounded by some of the best talent in the industry. 

Our company is independently recognized as one of the top business decision insight firms in the nation.  The firm combines a highly experienced staff with a unique mix of innovative and proven approaches to answer pressing business issues.  We were recognized in the list of "Top Workplaces" in 2017.

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