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Title:  Software Engineer

Job ID:  1459

Chicago, IL, US

Category:  Information Technology

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 


Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) is seeking a Software Engineer to assist in a modernization effort of our proprietary document management system. You will assist in the creation of RESTful microservices which replace current functionality in our systems. Come be part of an innovative and growing team that cares about you, your personal growth and development.  This role is available at our Chicago office.


● Take ownership of complex distributed systems problems and provide solutions
● Design object oriented software using best practice software engineering including separation of concerns, high cohesion, low coupling, abstraction, encapsulation and information hiding, interfaces, and dependency injection
● Implement object oriented software using defensive programming and exception handling, design patterns and object oriented programming (OOP) principles like SOLID
● Test software with traceability back to requirements using autonomous test frameworks and Continuous Integration
● Follow agile software development processes and practices
● Help specify and clarify non-functional software requirements to determine design and implementation feasibility within time and cost constraints
● Estimate and be accountable to software deliverable timelines 


● At least 1 year of professional software engineering experience, applying Object Oriented Programming (OOP) principles
● Experience in C# / .NET, git, and unit testing - you have written unit tests
● Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

Preferred Experience & Skills

● Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Math, or Computer/Electrical Engineering
● Experience building software in the cloud (Azure)
● API-first design experience building ReSTful APIs
● At least 1 year experience using unit test frameworks
● Relational database experience (Oracle, MS-SQL)

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to

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