Mid-level Developer

Nexant in Elmhurst, IL

  • Industry: Scientific Research - Environmental Science
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $80,936.67 - 138,230.00 / Year*
position filled


Position is located in Hinsdale, IL preference will be given to local candidates. Nexant is currently seeking an experienced developer to support, develop, and design custom software tools used to manage projects in the area of energy e?ciency. Additionally, the candidate will collaborate with a team of other developers as well as project managers to deliver a wide range of software tools to change how utilities deliver energy efficiency programs to their customers. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge and experience with PHP including modern frameworks such as Laravel or Symfony
  • Knowledge and experience with modern front-end JS frameworks such as React or Vue
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development process of existing multiple custom applications designed to aid in energy efficiency programs, as well as in the development process of new applications by using best practices and innovative technology
  • Collaboratively analyze complex business problems by communicating with process stakeholders. Document and communicate ?ndings through written documents and models, and then implementation of the findings with existing or new technology
  • Provide ongoing support and enhancements to existing software application by serving as a technical contact for internal questions and customer requests which can include:
  • Diagnosing problems
  • Researching solutions
  • Implementation solutions through development with thorough testing and documentation
  • Provide ongoing proactive monitoring to enhance the performance of applications
  • Assist team members with coding, testing and implementation of features and problems. Be able to interact in a constructive manner with team members to provide the best possible solutions to business problems
  • Maintain quality control of all deliverable products, demonstrating technical excellence, objectivity, and clarity while maintaining project schedules. Create and maintain internal technical documentation and manuals
  • Additional duties as needed.
  • About Nexant

    Every day, Nexant employees partner with customers to reimagine the world we live in and create a more sustainable energy future.

    Nexant is a premier provider of technology enabled solutions to the Utility and Energy Industry focused on the next generation intelligent grid, distributed energy resources, and the digital customer experience. Operating from 20 offices around the world, the company's team of industry professionals has completed more than 5,000 engagements in over 70 countries. Nexant's clients include over 200 utility and software services customers. We work with over 300 chemical and petroleum majors, financial institutions, and Fortune 500 companies. Find out more at www.nexant.com.

    Nexant supports clients through the following business units:

    Utility Software and Services: We deliver software-enabled strategy, consulting, and implementation services. Software has developed and commercialized a number of industry-leading software platforms and applications including iEnergy, Grid360, and iHedge. Utility Services works with clients to drive customer energy savings; ensure cost-effective program design, implementation, management, and evaluation; and promote customer engagement.

    Energy & Chemicals Advisory: We offer consulting services, subscriptions, and training. E&CA provides strategic planning, project development, competitor analysis, and market and price forecasting.

    Government Services: We assist developing countries with energy sector policies, infrastructure, financing, and access to affordable electricity. We have worked in countries such as Kenya, Myanmar, India, Ethiopia, and many others.

    Diversity & Sustainability at Nexant

    At Nexant, diversity, equality, and inclusion matter. We have made a firm commitment to address diversity in every aspect of our business operations. We recognize that to be successful, it is vital to celebrate our differences, provide fair opportunity, and learn from one another.

    The management of energy, water and other vital resources is in a pivotal moment in history. We believe we have an opportunity to empower sustainable activities as a business and as individuals.This belief is infused in our relationships with employees, clients, our supply chain, and the environment. We are proud of our sustainability achievements as a company and how our business aligns with the goal of a resourceful, responsible, and sustainable world. Nexant has been recording, reporting, and offsetting our North American office carbon emissions with The Climate Registry since 2008. Nexant is a member of EUISSCA, an alliance of US electric utilities and their suppliers that was formed to promote a robust and sustainable electric utility industry supply chain.

    Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related degree or equivalent education/experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in all application development concepts including analysis, design, programming, and testing
  • 3+ years of work experience with web-based programming languages, preferably PHP and JavaScript, with experience on modern frameworks such as Laravel / Symfony, React / Vue also desired
  • 2+ years of experience with RDMS
  • Proven knowledge of most current security best practices
  • Familiarity with tools and processes such as Git and Agile development
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Benefits

    Salary and Benefits (U.S.)

    Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.

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