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Senior Applications Developer Opening, San Antonio, TX

Location: San Antonio, TX

Post Date: 03/13/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for planning, processing and performing all assigned work in an efficient manner
  2. Develops new solutions and applications with a focus on utilizing Azure Government PAAS offerings and .NET Core
  3. Ensures appropriate implementation of technology both within the production and the development environments
  4. Mentors less experienced developers to accomplish application development tasks using design patterns, development best practices, and DevOps
  5. Responsible for translating requirements into application features, and engaging customers and business analysts for more information and clarification as appropriate
  6. Works with solution or application architects to ensure system and technical architectures are aligned with business and application standards
  7. Works with solution or application architects to analyze and document technical impacts and dependencies in support of application development and integration processes
  8. Analyzes complex problems, and develops appropriate solutions
  9. Designs, builds, and maintains applications by creating effective and reliable code with emphasis on performance and reusability
  10. Performs necessary testing to ensure that application logic and functionality executes as expected and provides accurate results
  11. Creates assigned application documentation which may include code, workflow, architecture, environment, database, installation, and troubleshooting diagrams or guides
  12. Reviews and repairs legacy application code
  13. Responds promptly and professionally to service requests and bug reports
  14. Performs root cause analysis of reported application issues and provides long term solutions
  15. Assists with research
  16. Reports to the Application Development Manager
  17. Performs other related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely IT-related major, and six (6) to eight (8) years’ of Application Development and Integration experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience with 4 or more of the following is required: ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript/JQuery, HTML5/CSS3, RESTful Services, Microsoft Active Directory, OAuth, XML, JSON
  3. Strong knowledge and experience in .NET development using the C# programming language; strong knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle and Software Design patterns; strong knowledge of database design (normalization, referential integrity, indexes), development (T-SQL scripting, stored procedures, functions, and optimization), and security using Microsoft SQL Server; basic knowledge of infrastructure technology (networking, servers, storage, etc.); working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  4. Experience with Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) architectures (Integration Brokers, XML, API, Services);  experience with enterprise architecture integration technologies; experience with agile software development methodologies; experience with XML, SOAP, REST and/or Web Services; experience working with infrastructure technology (networking, servers, storage, etc.)
  5. Expertise skill in software, hardware, data structures, and communications technology across multiple platforms; strong skill of subject matter expertise in integration, interfaces, applications and architectures; skill in providing good estimates, and realistic implementation schedules for tasks, projects and initiatives
  6. Strong skill in graphical, written and verbal communication
  7. Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas in a clear and concise manner across functional and technical departments, both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, stakeholders, employees, Elected/Appointed Officials, outside organizations and agencies, vendors and the general public
  8. Must clear and maintain a favorable background investigation and clearance 
  9. Must clear a pre-employment physical and a pre-employment drug screen test 
  10. After-hours work may be required occasionally during outages, after-hours deployments and maintenance windows
  11. Will be on-call 24/7 for 1 week every 3 weeks or according to on-call rotation
  12. May be required to work more than 40 hours during the work week
  13. This position may need to satisfy the requirement of completing and passing an assessment during the employment process

  Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  2. Experience with Microsoft Azure Government Development (App Service, App Service Environment, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Graph API, Azure SQL DB, Azure Cosmos DB)
  3. Experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps
  4. Knowledge of Entity Framework and LINQ
  5. Knowledge of VB .NET for support of legacy applications

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