Entry Level Software Developer, June 2021 [Cleveland or Akron, OH]

    • Job Tracking ID: 512536-758115
    • Job Location: Cleveland, OH, OH
      Akron, OH
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 03, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

At Cohen & Company, our purpose is to engage, teach, inspire and improve lives through the power of knowledge and trust. We value great people, teamwork, a competitive spirit and courage, and the ability to adapt and remain optimistic.

Fueled by our purpose and principles, Cohen & Company offers comprehensive accounting, tax and consulting services to clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide. We serve a broad range of clients, from dynamic, privately held companies and their owners; to larger Fortune 1000 multinational and institutional enterprises; to high-net-worth individuals, trusts and foundations. We also have deep expertise in the investment industry serving public and private funds, investment advisors and fund service providers. Recognized as the 5th fastest growing accounting firm in the country, Cohen & Company is rooted in technical excellence and is driven every day to listen, engage and deliver sustainable value since our founding in 1977. Today, the firm has more than 650 associates throughout Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Member PCAOB.

We are excited for the future and our continued growth! Our Technology Services team is again seeking talented individuals in the role of Software Developer. This position will reside in our Ohio locations: Cleveland or Akron. There will be some travel to other office locations or for training (< 5%). This is a perfect opportunity for someone who is graduating in May of 2021! We’re looking for someone who can start with us in the June of 2021 timeframe!

The Software Developer will be a member of the Development Services team building tools to support the firm and our clients. Using an agile framework, the ideal candidate will work closely with teammates within Technology Services as well as other team members from across the company to refine existing products and bring new products and services to market. This covers all areas of the software development lifecycle including requirement analysis, design, implementation (coding), integration, testing, deployment, and maintenance.

The Software Developer position is ideal for a candidate new in their software development career. We are looking for candidates that are eager to learn and who have a desire to be part of a team. We are a collaborative team that is excited to help the right candidate grow their skills as we build software and solutions that assist our firm and our clients.


  • Accountable for all parts of the software development lifecycle for their projects
  • Design, develop, document, and implement web and mobile applications
  • Document, maintain, support, and extend existing web applications
  • Research and recommend technical solutions to fit business needs
  • Actively participate in team activities and knowledge sharing, including scrum ceremonies
  • Actively participate in definition and refinement of team processes and activities
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with all members of the team (PO, BA, QA, Developer)
  • Collaborate with other Technology Services team members and key business stakeholders to achieve business objectives

Experience and Skills:

Core Competencies

  • Web Development Technologies
    • Experience with one or more of the following technologies or similar
      • Vue.js or similar JavaScript framework (Angular/React)
      • Node.js
      • Typescript
      • C#/.Net

  • RDBMS development experience
    • SQL
  • Experience with Other Tools/Technologies a plus
    • REST API’s
    • VS Code
    • Visual Studio or similar (Eclipse/IntelliJ)
    • Git
    • Azure DevOps or similar (Jira/Rally)
    • Python

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • GPA: 3.2 or higher
  • 0-2 years of development experience
  • Start Date: June of 2021


  • Keen sense of creative thinking, attention to detail and problem solving
  • Eager to learn and driven to increase their skills in all aspects of software development
  • Self-motivated with the ability to complete tasks within projects in a timely manner
  • Strong analytical ability, true problem solver
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks within projects and see them through to completion
  • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to communicate well across the organization by:
      • Communicating work progress and issues within an agile team
      • Communicating pros and cons of technical solutions within the development team
      • Can articulate business needs and translate them into technology solutions

Learn more about Cohen & Company at www.cohencpa.com and www.cohencpa.jobs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of thought and background to build an inclusive and energized culture and better meet the needs of our clients.

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