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Technical Project Lead

Aurora, IL
Number Of Openings
Job Created On
June 1, 2018

K-Rise Systems is actively seeking a talented and experienced technical project lead to oversee a wide variety of implementation projects of our various products – from requirement gathering through final implementation. The Technical Lead will participate in all aspects of the project implementation lifecycle, using K-Rise Systems’ proprietary development framework, EASYProcess. Elements include requirement gathering, estimating, technical design, development, documentation, testing, debugging, deployment and support of the solutions implemented for our clients. They will oversee the successful technical implementation and deployment for assigned projects. They will coach the development team to industry development standards and be the SME (subject matter expert) point of contact for technical questions for the assigned client. In addition, they will keep abreast of EASYProcess platform’s R&D, new features, trends, etc.

Job Responsibilities

  • Become adept with EASYProcess, K-Rise Systems proprietary development platform.
  • Work with project manager to develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals
    and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.
  • Hands on technical management of projects utilizing EASYProcess and other tools to ensure success as defined by standards of scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Be proactive and hands on working with customer technical staff to ensure smooth installations, implementations and during moves to production within their enterprise scale environments.
  • Monitor project progress continuously and report on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables, taking action where needed.
  • Communicate proactively and take regular meetings with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems and create solutions with troubleshooting and debugging as necessary.
  • Review proposed modifications on project plans, including meeting with interested parties to approve and implement beneficial
  • Occasional travel to customer sites for requirement gathering or final go-live, however 95% of development performed at K-Rise Systems’ offices in Aurora, IL.

Job Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive leadership experience and strong team building abilities
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and technical skills    
  • Expert level skills in Java, C#, C++ or any object oriented language.  
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JQuery, Javascript, Web Forms, MVC, Web Services, and Service Oriented Architecture preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge within some business verticals i.e. E-commerce, procurement, AP, AR, HR etc.
  • Wide experience with API integration across various platforms. Some ERP Experience required, i.e. SAP, JD Edwards, EBS, NetSuite etc.
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience in the IT field, including full stack development and technical project management.
  • Working knowledge of Cloud Technology. K-Rise implements their solutions within a growing number of providers including AWS, Azure and Rackspace.


  • Two weeks Vacation, Holidays, Sick days
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long term and short term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with employer match, plus yearly 3% employer contribution – Safe Harbor

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Computer Programmer

Job Code
Aurora, IL
Number Of Openings
Job Created On
May 15, 2018

K-Rise Systems is seeking talented programmers. While there is no specific programming language skills requested for this position, K-Rise does require computer programming majors (or minors) who have done application coding in at least one language, extensive understanding of database structure and to be creative individuals that would find job satisfaction building useful applications for customers and staff.

The position involves learning our proprietary software, EASYProcess, and developing projects for our customers and internal purposes. Over time you will be responsible for:

  • Taking requirements for the project and understanding the scope of what the customer is asking.
  • Creating the database schema for the project, taking into account the need for the project/portal to be organic, that is, a database design that can grow with the application as the customer’s needs change
  • Taking full responsibility to understand the Client’s application and all its related code and being able to pass this knowledge on to other K-Rise staff or to the Client IT Staff.
  • Testing our software updates and modules on various platforms and browsers.
  • Continue your learning of the various Microsoft operating systems and database versions
  • Be creative in the ongoing creation of testing criteria as K-Rise Systems creates new technologies
  • Learning to be the technical representative for web demos given by sales staff.
  • Have a growing role in anticipating what a business prospect might be looking for based on limited information available.
  • Take initiative in possible new features to design that will impress the new potential customer.
  • Research data sources, applications or webservices that are part of the prospect’s systems and develop the necessary connectivity/interaction with these sources.

Hours for the position generally run normal business hours but at times for various international clients there may be needs outside the standard M/F 9/5 time frame.

There will be a 90 day probationary period at the end of which both employer and employee will consider the on-going relationship.

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K-Rise Systems, Inc. was founded in 2003, and is headquartered west of Chicago in Aurora, Illinois. Its customer base reaches around the world to Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Australia.


  • 75 Executive Drive, Suite 431
    Aurora, IL 60504
  • Main Line: 630-898-2923
  • Fax: 630-898-8523