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Software Engineer

Chicago, IL
Salary Range : $140,000

Evive people are game-changers.

Evive was founded by two people who wanted to challenge the status quo...and did. More than 11 years later, that spirit still defines our culture. The work we do is redefining how people use their employee benefits, with SaaS-based services that help people to improve their lives and Fortune 1000 enterprises to optimize their benefits investments. We strive every day for the ideal of #benefitslove. Are you one of us?

We’re looking for a thorough Software Engineer. Is it you?

Detail-oriented and determined to succeed, you’re enthusiastic about software design and have the experience to back it up. An inherent problem-solver, you foresee potential issues and know how to build an infrastructure that will avoid them. You respond well to feedback and actively seek it out to make improvements.

Here’s what a Software Engineer does at Evive (for people who like bullet lists):

  • Work with product managers in an agile environment to understand the value and intent of features, and proactively provide guidance based on potential implementation approaches
  • Build large scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems and software   
  • Break down large, complex features and systems into smaller implementation slices, and use prototypes and iterations to de-risk unknowns
  • Conduct code reviews and provide useful, actionable feedback
  • Take ownership of the products from prototype through production deployment and operations
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment
  • Participate in educational opportunities: reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations
  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential


You bring a lot to the table.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field of study—or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Knowledge of OO design
  • API/microservice design experience preferred
  • Java and/or Python knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of React and React JS preferred
  • Experience working in a CI/CD model preferred
  • Experience working in AWS preferred
  • Web/App development experience: NodeJS, React Native, SWIFT, Android/iOS dev knowledge preferred


Evive takes care of its teammates. Here are our current benefits:

  • Laid-back office, casual attire—jeans and a t-shirt are always okay!
  • Weekly catered lunch + daily stocked kitchen with drinks, fresh fruit, and a variety of other snacks
  • Competitive salaries with annual bonus pay
  • Paid Time Off—both for vacation and volunteering
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Two work-from-home days every month
  • Employer-paid medical insurance + subsidized vision, dental, and short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary life and AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match
  • Student loan assistance program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit + convenient location (right off the CTA blue line and Union Station)
  • Treadmill desks: walk and work!
  • Company-sponsored book club
  • And we watch Jeopardy! every day


If you’re prepared to go big, go bold, and go beyond, you’re ready to go Evive.

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