Are you passionate about writing code that solves some of the largest problems facing the US Federal Government? Do you value deploying applications into production with real world impact? Want to work on projects using the latest (including pre-release) Microsoft technologies? Are you a technical leader who loves helping junior developers hone their craft?
We are actively seeking a Consultant with a passion for .NET application development. The successful candidate will work with our customers to empower organizations to innovate and gain competitive advantage through leveraging the .NET development platform framework. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proficiency with or quickly learn advanced .NET architecture, design, coding, and debugging. This candidate’s ability to impact system architectures, investigate system-wide technical problems, and develop new features is key to the role. Additionally, the role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to develop a solution by mapping a customer’s business problems to an end-to-end technology solution. The role requires a technically strong Consultant who is resourceful, confident under pressure and has demonstrated skill in Application Development. Each consulting engagement is customized to serve the client’s unique needs.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in engagements by demonstrating knowledge of:
5+ years of experience delivering in Agile environments
10+ years of C# (or other 3GL/object-oriented language) development experience
Strong understanding and experience with.NET as well as ASP.NET MVC
Strong understanding and experience with cross platform development including UWP and Xamarin
Strong experience with the C# programming language and object-oriented programming.
Experience with Visual Basic.NET or other .NET programming languages is helpful.
SQL Server (queries, stored procedures, indexes, etc).
Deep experience with Oracle or DB2 and a passion for learning is ok.
Broad understanding and experience with Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft technologies.
Experience developing Microsoft Office based solutions.
Experience developing database applications using SQL Server and Entity Framework.
Experience developing interoperable solutions with Unix/Linux and/or Java using SOAP/REST web services, COM/Java interop technologies, and/or TCP/IP sockets is desirable.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Strong understanding of Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server or experience using Git with Visual Studio.
Solid understanding of interoperability issues and the strengths and weaknesses of platforms and products
Proven experience delivering complex application development projects
Strong experience delivering projects using an Agile approach. Scrum experience preferred.
Proficiency with using Visual Studio and other relevant debuggers to diagnose and correct performance issues.
Ability to engage in executive and senior-level technology discussions.
Strong understanding of unit and integration testing.
Ability to work as part of a team and having a growth mindset is a must.
The position will require travel to customer’s sites.
The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD clearance at the level sought by our customers when required for the role. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
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