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Junior Software Engineer

Department: Technology

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Allentown, PA

Our company is looking for a Junior Software Engineer to join our growing software engineering team. In this role, you collaborate with other developers and engineers to design computer applications and programs. Part of these responsibilities include writing and debugging code, so we are looking for applicants familiar with C, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and any of other common programming languages. You should also be comfortable learning .Net, AngularJS, MS SQL, and other common frameworks to develop software for various platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other developers and engineers to design, build, and maintain software applications
  • Build applications for various platforms using common frameworks, including Microsoft .Net technology
  • Write and debug code
  • Troubleshoot and fix software issues
  • Participate in the Agile (project management) process
  • Write and maintain documentation
  • Provide on-call support as necessary

 Skills:

  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field
  • Knowledge of one or more basic programming languages like Java, JavaScript, C, C++, Python etc. 
  • A passion for solving problems and providing workable solutions
  • Ability to quickly develop new skills, learn new tools, and integrate new techniques
  • Experience in using SQL, .Net and AngularJS frameworks a plus

Benefits:

  • 15 PTO days
  • 8 paid pre-determined holidays
  • Employee 401k Plan
  • Fully covered health benefits (100% company contribution), including major medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Technology focused, fast paced working environment
  • Professional team atmosphere with motivated, career-driven professionals as co-workers
  • Expansion and growth with one of the top health insurance marketing companies in the nation
  • An empowered culture where your ideas are important and your voice matters

 

This is normally an on-site position, located in Allentown, PA. In light of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we have made temporary arrangements for our staff to be able to work remotely. We will soon return to our offices, at which time, remote work will not be an option for this position.

 

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Employee benefits Benefits

Employee Health Insurance

Covered

Employee Supplemental

Insurance Covered

Company 401k

Matching

Company HSA

Contributions

15 PTO days

To Start

Four Company-Wide

Family Events

Individual Team-Building

Outings

Monthly Birthday

Potluck Lunches

About the team

The Software Engineering team is at the heart of the “technology” portion of the business. Our software engineers help in scaling the sales and marketing operations, which allows the company to grow while also keeping operational costs low to remain competitive in the industry. They develop and maintain the insurance sales technology created at Ideal Concepts, including SalesRadix and iWebQuotes.com.

Currently, the Software Engineering team dedicates hundreds of hours per week maintaining and updating said platforms. This includes planning both short and long-term engineering projects, maintaining all current internal tool, consulting with various Ideal Concepts teams to develop new features to improve our current technology, and working closely with federal and state exchanges to integrate our technology.

Life at Ideal Concepts

Working at Ideal Concepts is more than just a job; it is an opportunity to grow your career! Your voice will always be heard, and your accomplishments are recognized. Join our award-winning company to take your career and passion to the next level.

Life in the Lehigh Valley

Whether you’re interested in a lively downtown city lifestyle or quaint country living, the Lehigh Valley has something for you! The Valley is comprised of three historic and thriving cities: Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. In addition, an abundance of picturesque towns brings the population to about 850,000 people in the metro area.

Ideal Concepts is centrally located in recently revitalized downtown Allentown, an hour north of Philadelphia and 1.5 hours west of New York City.

  • Over 30 highly ranked private and public high schools
  • 13+ prestigious colleges and universities
  • Four nationally recognized hospital systems
  • 15 non-stop destinations out of Lehigh Valley International Airport
  • Home to hundreds of unique festivals, exciting restaurants and bars, concert venues, museums, historic sites, outdoor adventures, and two Philadelphia minor league sports teams

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