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Senior Programmer

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About Digital Intent

Digital Intent was named #620 of America's 5000 fastest growing companies by Inc Magazine in 2015.

We partner with companies as a “startup team in a box” - working to build the right product for the right people and going to market and acquiring customers cost-effectively. We use a mix of capabilities to rapidly build and grow digital businesses, including: strategy, marketing, product management, UI/UX design, software engineering and much more. 

Digital Intent’s sister company, Founder Equity, operates and invests in early stage technology companies. 

Job Description

As a Senior Programmer, you will be working on Digital Intent’s production development team, building and testing web and native mobile applications utilizing JavaScript (React), HTML5, CSS, PHP, Swift, and Java.

You will help design software implementations and manage junior programmers, working with UI/UX designers to build a variety of types of applications. You may also assist platform engineers in building out and managing deployments.


Your daily work will include:

  • Write specifications for implementation details.
  • Review code and manage git workflow.
  • Write automated unit, integration, and end-to-end tests.
  • Perform all other assigned tasks in support of development team.
  • Be on-call after hours for support on a rotating basis (as needed).


You should:

  • Enjoy writing clean, documented code. “But it works” is not always good enough!
  • Be open to learning and using whatever technologies are needed. We are pragmatic--as opposed to philosophical--about our tools.
  • Be detailed oriented.
  • Be able to adhere to established, repeatable programming patterns.
  • Be able to help manage programming teams.


Relevant skills include:

  • JavaScript frameworks like React
  • iOS (Swift) and Android (Java)
  • PHP 7
  • SQL
  • Git
  • AWS, or other cloud platforms



  • Minimum of 4 years of programming experience.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Working knowledge of at least one relevant programming language in addition to JS/HTML/CSS.
  • Demonstrate accountability and ability to complete projects.
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