C++ Software Engineer

Engineering Deerfield, Illinois


C++ Software Engineer – Application Development


Vail Systems Company Profile


The human voice is capable of conveying nuances and meaning that just can’t be expressed through clicks and text messages. And for that reason, voice interactions have always had a special power to shape our perceptions and experiences. At Vail, we believe in the unique power of voice interactions to create more expressive, more intimate, and more efficient interpersonal interactions. Our experts work with Fortune 500 companies to help them serve their customers more efficiently and effectively through the use of various voice technologies. From basic network services, to state-of-the-art IP telephony, to cutting edge real-time analytics, Vail technology makes millions of voice interactions better every day.


What you can expect to be doing:


As a C++ Software Engineer, you will be developing next generation Interactive Voice Response application solutions using the latest frameworks and tools. As a member of the Engineering team, you will design, develop, and deploy application solutions for the company’s expanding list of clients using advanced call processing, speech and network technologies. We are adding a Software Engineer to our team and we’d like to know if you think you fit the bill. You will if you:


                      Thrive in a collaborative environment

                      Are able to pick up new concepts quickly

                      Can keep an open mind to new ideas

                      Have excellent interpersonal communication skills

                      Don’t mind using those skills to share your best ideas

                      Have an ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

                      Aren’t afraid of ambiguity and can problem-solve with little direction

                      Have a positive, can-do attitude, and

                      Really want to learn new things


To be considered for this position you must have:


                      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience

                      Experience with C/C++

                      A strong understanding of Object-Oriented software development techniques

                      Proven track record of developing high quality software

                      Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

                      Ability to communicate with developers, executive managers, external customers and other stakeholders

                      Effective time-management, organization and prioritization skills

                      Strong sense of responsibility, accountability and passion about quality of work

                      Strong desire to learn and take ownership

                      Familiarity with UNIX/Linux/OSX


Additional qualifications include:


                      Experience with Jenkins or other build server

                      Experience with Agile development practices

                      Experience with SQL Server or other databases

                      Scripting experience in Shell (bash, zsh, etc.) as well as in Python or Perl

                      Knowledge of best practices and IT operations for carrier-grade, highly-available services.