Careers

Unless otherwise specified, all positions are based at the Dakota Systems' Chicago office. To apply, e-mail your resume to: info@daksys.com

Lead Software Developer

Our rapidly growing software development company is currently in the process of reviewing applicants for a new software developer. We are seeking a full time employee to work from our office in downtown Chicago. Dakota developers are highly creative and self-motivated individuals. Our developers possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate highly technical, complicated information to multiple departments throughout our organization and to our clients. In addition, our developers demonstrate a continuing interest in refining their knowledge of new and emerging technologies.

Job Requirements

  • The successful candidate for this role should have strong logic and analytical skills and a desire to understand the next generation of web technology. Interested developers must have a strong background in application development and excellent knowledge of application programming environments such as the following: Java, XSLT, XSL-FO, X-Query, Perl, JQuery, Ext JS, Google API's, GWT, iText, Adobe CS4 API's, and XML.

  • Responsibilities include systems integration, XML application development, setting up and testing of models and hypotheses by working with the respective client, and analyzing usage patterns to derive insights into client behavior.

  • Qualified candidates should have a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related scientific field. Interest in and knowledge of the software development industry is a plus. Candidates also must be comfortable working with project managers to deliver a software project from beginning to end. The ability to debug various types of code and a strong desire to learn and apply new technologies is a MUST.

Senior Systems Analyst (Chicago, IL)

Seeking Senior Systems Analyst to plan, design, analyze develop, test, enhance, and install Content Management (CM) systems.

Job Requirements

  • Position requires Masters degree in Computer Science or closely related field. Will accept bachelors plus five years of progressively responsible experience in lieu of masters. Minimum six months experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and using SQL server, VB.Net, Eclipse, Luminis CMS and Joomla CMS. Travel required.

Technical Consultant

Dakota developers are highly creative and self-motivated individuals. Our developers possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate highly technical, complicated information to multiple departments throughout our organization and to our clients. In addition, our developers demonstrate a continuing interest in refining and increasing their knowledge of new and emerging technologies.

Job Requirements

  • The successful candidate for this role should have strong logic and analytical skills and a desire to understand customers. Interested developers must have a strong background in application development and excellent knowledge of application programming paradigms such as C++/C#, ASP/ASP.NET, JavaScript, XML/XSLT, and SQL programming. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of object-oriented design.

  • Responsibilities include systems integration, customized XML development, setting up and testing of models and hypotheses by working with the respective client, and analyzing usage patterns to derive insights into client behavior.

  • Qualified candidates should have a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related scientific field. Interest in and knowledge of the IT consulting industry is a plus.

Design Consultant

Responsible for creating user interfaces for Web sites and Internet applications, from concept development, image processing, co-branding and original art creation to the development of multi-media components of a Web site design.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate for this role should have strong logic and analytical skills and a desire to understand customers. Interested developers must have a strong background in application development and excellent knowledge of application programming paradigms such as C++/C#, ASP/ASP.NET, JavaScript, XML/XSLT, and AJAX. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of creating interactive websites and/or applications.

Other technical knowledge that is favored:

  • Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
  • Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
  • Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)

Responsibilities include systems integration, customized XML development, setting up and testing of models and hypotheses by working with the respective client, and analyzing usage patterns to derive insights into client behavior.

Qualified candidates should have a bachelor's degree in computer science or a related scientific field. Interest in and knowledge of the IT consulting industry is a plus.

Account Manager

Entrepreneurial sales professional responsible for expanding Dakota consulting services by identifying, qualifying and developing client opportunities.

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years technical sales experience.
  • Working knowledge of XML and content management and publishing technology.
  • Experienced writing proposals, developing leads and maintaining an account base.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to transfer knowledge and motivate personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate sales leads.
  • Strong team player.

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