Software Developer, Focused on Assurance & Tax Services [Akron, OH]

    • Job Tracking ID: 512536-775467
    • Job Location: Akron, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 04, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 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.

Named one of the fastest growing accounting firms in the country, Cohen & Company offers assurance, tax and advisory services to clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide. The firm serves a broad range of clients, from privately held companies and their owners; to public and private funds, advisors and fund service providers within the investment industry; to Fortune 1000 multinational enterprises. Cohen & Company was founded in 1977; has more than 650 associates in Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin; and has an international presence in the Cayman Islands and Ireland. Learn more at

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, Focused on Assurance and Tax Services. This position will reside in our Ohio locations: Cleveland or Akron. There will be some travel to other office locations or for training (< 5%).

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.


  • Accountable for all parts of the software development lifecycle for their projects
  • Design, develop, document, and implement web 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
    • Vue.js or similar JavaScript framework (Angular/React)
    • Node.js
    • Express.js
    • Nest.js, a plus
    • Typescript
    • REST API’s
    • Understanding of Micro-service architecture, a plus
  • RDBMS development experience
    • SQL
    • MySql
  • Some exposure to the following technologies would be preferred.
    • C#
    • ASP.NET
    • .NET
  • Experience with Other Tools/Technologies a plus
    • VS Code
    • Visual Studio or similar (Eclipse/IntelliJ)
    • Git
    • Azure DevOps or similar (Jira/Rally)
    • Python
    • Salesforce

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience


  • Keen sense of creative thinking, attention to detail and problem solving
  • Self-directed learner, with the ability to pick up new technologies on their own
  • Self-motivated with the ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Strong analytical ability, true problem solver
  • A solid understanding of professional service firms is a plus
  • Ability to take ownership of 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 and

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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