.Net Application Developer - ASRC Federal/ USDA NRCS

USDA NRCS is the “natural resources conservation service” and was started after the dustbowl of the 1930’s to prevent a repeat of the conditions which lead to the drought and famine. Since then, the group has continuously expanded in scope and budget. ASRC Federal is one the 13 original Alaskan Native corporations formed by congress in 1971 and is owned by 13,000 Iñupiat shareholders. Both NRCS and ASRC Federal are great places to work with interesting stories. Members of our team have been on-site here for 18+ years. You can learn more about both at: www.asrcfederal.com and https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/

 

This enterprise environment consists of 10 – 12 Scrum Teams, with 150 – 200 technical staff. It’s an iterative scaled Agile/Scrum environment made up of Scrum Masters, Agile Release Train Engineers, DevOps, Automation Testers, Build/Release & Integration Engineers, DBAs, QA Testers, Requirements Engineers, Tech Writers, etc.

 

Position: .Net Application Developer

Location: Fort Collins, CO

Citizenship: US Citizen OR Green Card

Contact: Charlene.jones@asrcfederal.com

 

Summary: 

The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of and experienced with web and desktop application software design and development environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and structure for creating and maintaining software infrastructure
  • Develop, test and deploy code (primarily using MS visual Studio in .NET and C# environment) with an emphasis on both front-end methodologies and server-side programing
  • Design and develop web services components for cross-application solutions
  • Interact with system designers and provide feedback on design modules
  • Perform testing on developed code (initial and regression)
  • Coordinate and prioritize application modifications and bug fixes
  • Participate and contribute to a team approach to software development and problem solving using Agile/Scrum practices
  • Work well as part of a development team including across System and Business Analyst teams as well as other development teams

Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a development lead or significant development team member
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to generate high quality code
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture and web application/services development
  • Microsoft .NET, C# and ASP.NET software development experience
  • Experience with web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD and REST
  • Experience with ORMs (NHibernate/Entity Framework)
  • Experience with object-oriented JavaScript programming
  • Experience with cross-browser DHTML and HTML5 web design
  • Frontend web developer experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery)
  • AJAX, DHTML/XHTML, JavaScript development experience
  • Development experience with GIS software tools
  • Experience with SQL, RDBMS (preferably SQL Server), and database principles
  • Experience with source code management tools (Subversion preferred)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable in Agile Development Methodology, especially Scrum
  • Object Oriented design and implementation experience
  • Knowledge of configuration management practices
  • Successful candidate is subject to a background investigation by the government and must be able to meet the requirements to hold a position of public trust.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Codebeamer — Web-based team collaboration and project management tool
  • Experience designing for virtual configurations
  • Experience in full software development life cycle development (requirements gathering through development and test to maintenance)
  • Experience designing for virtual configurations
  • Knowledge/experience working with access control systems

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, I.T., or similar degree
  • 10+years of overall I.T. experience
  • 7+years hands-on experience writing, debugging, testing, and documenting Web Applications
  • Candidates without a college degree must at least 10 years of relevant development experience

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

Please forward your resume and contact information to: Charlene.jones@asrcfederal.com

Email: Please forward your resume and contact information to: Charlene.jones@asrcfederal.com