Job Description :

Position: XP Engineer

Location: 2100 E Lake Cook Rd. Buffalo Grove, IL

Duration: 1 year contract + likely extensions (possibility of conversion if candidate is eligible)


Skills overview (both technical and soft)

  • Over all, Angular and Java are the main tools, and anyone considered must be strong with these. They would prefer people stronger with Angular than Java as most developers are stronger on the back end.
  • They do not need someone with a little bit of everything, or “jack of all trades” type of skill set, looking for heads down coders that can collaborate with others, take initiative and continue to learn and improve.
  • 7 + years of Java development experience
  • 5+ years of experience working with enterprise solution delivery in a large scale distributed software design environment, preferably in a J2EE development environment with strong leadership experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in an Agile based development environment, using Agile concepts such as Continuous Integration, TDD
  • 2 years of experience with front end development including AngularJS, Angular2, or Angular4 preferred
  • 2+ year with emerging cloud platform technologies such as: CloudFoundry, Openshift , AWS Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine, Heroku , or other PaaS technologies
  • Previous paired programming experience is preferred


 Day to Day:

There are 3 XP Labs all working on projects for different teams across the entire CVS enterprise. The biggest lab is in Buffalo Grove, IL with 2 smaller labs in Scottsdale, AZ and Irving, TX. Across all labs there are about 175 engineers working as a team in the respective labs, paired programming each day. This is an extremely collaborative environment focusing on teamwork and efficiency. When in the lab, each programmer is pairing with another, sitting across from each other throughout the entire day collaborating and sharing code. Due to COVID and remote working requirements, the team is currently utilizing WebEx to pair up and share screens for coding.

Client : CVS Health


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