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Junior Software System Engineer
Job Code:18-1424-CPRJ-EGV700
Location:Elk Grove Village, IL - 700 Busse Rd
Job Category:Operations
Employment Type:Full Time
Job Description
This hourly (non- exempt) entry-level position is in a division of Central Operations that works closely with various projects to design, develop, test, document and assist in implementation of new and existing applications and solutions.


Analyze issues with specific projects or applications and identify solutions. 

Responsible for resolving less complicated issues relying on the established software systems. 

Troubleshoot and fix minor problems regarding current procedures or systems.

Research best practices and support the development of the solutions and recommendations for the current business operations.  

Assist in implementing solutions and perform ongoing activities to maintain and enhance overall system functionality.

Test software and ensure that completed work correctly meets requirements, and is in accordance with agreed designs

Perform other duties as assigned by management. 


Bachelor’s degree and/or technical certification preferred. 

Minimum 1 year of work experience related to software development or equivalent course work experience required. 

Previous banking industry experience is a plus. 

Strong verbal and written communication skills and good customer service skills with internal customers required. 

Must be able to communicate technical requirements and solutions to both technical and nontechnical users. 

Must be very detail-oriented and analytical in nature, with strong problem solving and decision making skills.

Ability to quickly learn new concepts and software is necessary.

Must have the ability to multitask and manage time effectively.
Strong technical skills including understanding of software development principles.

VBA scripting experience, entry level programming experience, or computer programming coursework is a plus. 

Must have an understanding of various computer applications, including but not limited to: word processing and spreadsheets. 

Microsoft SharePoint and CRM experience is a plus. 

Proficiency in SQL is desired.

A strong desire to learn new technologies and work in a team environment.

Some travel between Elk Grove and various branches is required.

Typical work schedule is  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Weekend or evening hours may occasionally be required depending upon business need.

First American Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

First American Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas.