Junior Software Developer

IT · Gainesville, Florida
Department IT
Employment Type Full Time 30 + Hours
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Full-time, entry-level IT Junior Software Developer position available in Gainesville, FL


Description

Be part of a fast-paced team within the IT department that develops, documents, tests, and maintains a wide array of software including web, mobile, and desktop customer -facing applications, along with internal server, desktop, and web systems to support our exam-prep products. 


Responsibilities

Our projects vary widely in scope and technology, but essentially you will be doing these types of tasks on a day-to-day basis:


  • Maintain and improve the functionality of existing software and products.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation
  • Work on defined features from senior software developers
  • Provide rapid iteration/support/fixes for customer-facing issues
  • Complete frontend and backend development tasks with minimal oversight


Skills and Proficiencies

  • Proficiency with general software development principles
  • Understanding of common software design patterns
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work  closely with team members
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail


Preferred Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization or degree  and experience equivalent
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with PHP, JavaScript
  • Experience with version control systems / Git workflow


Growth Opportunities

  • We work with our team to provide challenges and learning opportunities across various technologies
  • We provide a collaborative development environment with easy access to  other experienced developers
  • Management has an open door policy and regularly schedules  opportunities for one on one feedback
  • Exposure to software development frameworks such as Symfony or Vue.
  • Exposure to RESTful APIs
  • Exposure to SOLID engineering principles


Benefits

  • Possible hybrid work schedules
  • We accommodate those just starting their software development career with a built-in company philosophy of continual improvement of the abilities of both our customers and employees. We support seasoned pros by allowing freedom, responsibility, and ownership of your projects.
  • We offer a goal-oriented and friendly work environment. Our focus is on getting projects done, yet we follow, train, and enforce professional software development habits
  • We are very flexible with our work hours and accommodate a wide range of work schedules.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Pay, and Overtime pay
  • Retirement/Profit Sharing
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Team-spirited, creative, exciting and friendly work environment that inspires self growth
  • Free coffee, tea, sodas, and snacks
  • Free postage
  • Company events
  • We support developers by promoting on the job training and collaboration with more experienced team members for mentorship opportunities.
  • We work with our team to provide challenges and learning opportunities across various technologies
  • We provide a collaborative development environment with easy access to other experienced developers
  • Management has an open door policy and regularly schedules opportunities for one on one feedback


Background

Gleim Publications is a 46-year old, Gainesville, Florida-based company that provides quality, easy-to-use self-study exam prep materials for accountants and pilots in the United States and throughout the world. Our mission is to maximize knowledge transfer while minimizing our customers' time, frustration, and expenses. Ultimately, we help people help themselves succeed in their careers.


Join our exciting, fast-paced development team in a growth-oriented, creative, and energetic environment. Our IT department develops vital products for our customers and provides top-notch technical support, in addition to developing and maintaining in-house hardware, software, and networking systems. We are dedicated to providing our customers the most up-to-date solutions for all their learning, continuing education, and test preparation needs. 


Gleim is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a respectful and caring work environment that is inclusive to a diverse work force for all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Successful candidates will demonstrate and support the same commitment as well. 


References requested. Background checks and a drug test will be conducted upon your acceptance of an offer of employment. Gleim is a drug-and smoke- free workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Location
    Gainesville, Florida
  • Department
    IT
  • Employment Type
    Full Time 30 + Hours
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level