Software Developer II - SMS Assist

Software Developer II - SMS Assist

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SMS Assist Summary

At SMS Assist, we’re not just in the business of fixing properties—we’re fixing an entire industry. Typically, facilities maintenance is tough work—both in the nature of the job (plumbing, HVAC, snow removal) and the lack of clarity throughout the experience. We decided a better way wasn’t only possible, but essential. Through our award-winning technology platform, built and powered by SMSers, we connect local contractors to our customers and help manage an experience that surpasses expectations.

Recognized on Forbes’ Cloud 100 list, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, Chicago Crain’s Top Tech Employers, and more, SMS Assist manages more than 186,000 properties where people live and work. Our customers’ livelihoods are in our hands—think a restaurant manager whose only fryer goes down on a busy Friday night or a family in Florida without power after a hurricane. We work across the industries that make up your community, including retail, food service, banking, residential, and more, and we help them find the right provider in our network (we call them Affiliates) in more than 45 trades.

We’re innovators, disruptors, and out-of-the-box thinkers. We set each other up for success in the office and for the perfect spike on the volleyball court during an intramural game. We’re community volunteers, karaoke partners, and lifelong friends. We’re passionate about the people we serve, and we give our all because we care. We want to make every property better, and we want your help to make it happen.

Job Summary

The Software Developer supports the Product and Technology Department by managing day to day activities within the organization's software development function. The Software Developer reports to senior team members and is part of an agile development team building and working on enterprise grade software. Software Developer is involved in all areas of development from design to development to testing.


• Responsible for designing, building, testing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting applications or systems software.
• Establish functional requirements and reviews solutions to ensure organizational needs are met.
• Select and oversee the implementation of one or more software development methodologies.
• Develop short- and long-term product roadmaps to ensure continuous improvement of software.
• Assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, and estimates.
• Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
• Foster a positive team environment
• Ensure confidentiality of internal and external data
• Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned


  • Professional Skills
    • Verbal Communication – Proficient
    • Written Communication – Proficient
    • Teamwork – Proficient
    • Relationships – Proficient
    • Negotiation – Proficient
    • Learning Agility – Proficient
    • Problem Solving – Proficient
    • Process Orientation – Proficient
    • Prioritization – Proficient
    Role Specific Skills

    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
    • Solid understanding of relational database design and querying concepts
    • Familiarity with version control concepts
    • Exposure to Microsoft .NET development using C#, or JAVA or other major languages
    • Exposure to web development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
    • Knowledge of client/server application development preferred
    • Knowledge of agile development methodologies preferred
    • Knowledge of unit testing theory preferred
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or with equivalent professional experience
    • 2-5 years of experience in relevant field- Fluent in English and Mandarin preferred
    Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities, and schedule may change at any time with or without notice.
    SMS Assist is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.
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