.NET Application Developer

  • YMCA
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Apr 09, 2018
Full time Information Technology Installation-Maint-Repair Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The .NET Application Developer provides maintenance and development for existing suite of .NET web applications as well as develops new software. The position will be involved in all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). This position will constantly improve our technology platform to better serve organizational needs.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related fieldor equivalent experience is required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in developing, implementing, and maintaining solutions using the Microsoft technology stack, including ASP.NET using C#, Entity Framework, LINQ to SQL, and WCF. Experience with MVC.NET is preferred
  • Experience in creating technical documentation is preferred
  • Experience with Visual Studio 2015 or newer and Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) for source control and project management is required
  • Advanced knowledge of Web based technologies – HTML, HTTP, RESTful services, CSS, XML, JavaScript, and JQuery is required
  • Advanced knowledge of good coding practices and standards, including object-oriented design, code refactoring, service oriented architecture and test driven development is required
  • Advanced knowledge of relational databases, specifically MS SQL Server, including experience in data modeling and creating T-SQL queries and stored procedures is required
  • Ability to recognize issues in existing software and put together improvement plans is required
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team is required
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment is required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with and talk to end users are required
  • Commitment to the YMCA character development values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility is required
Essential Functions
  • Maintains and develops existing software by fixing issues as well as improving it with new functionality
  • Participates in application technical support, which involves investigating, tracking,and solving support requests and communicating with internal customers
  • Implements new features by gathering/understanding requirements, performing design, coding, unit testing, documentation, and assisting in quality assurance testing
  • Ensures application requirements and efficiencies match the organizational needs
  • Follows established SDLC processes, such as code standards, documentation, status meetings, etc., as well as establishes new processes to streamline operations
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of database schemas and relational concepts related to application support
  • Learns new techniques and keeps up-to-date of changes in the software development industry
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Manager, IT Operations
Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies
  • Values. Demonstrates in word and action the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.
  • Inclusion.Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence.
  • Relationships. Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y's work.
  • Communication.Listens and expresses self effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience.
  • Quality Results. Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences.
  • Change Capacity. Leads self and others through change by navigating ambiguity appropriately and adapting well to new situations, obstacles, and opportunities.
  • Emotional Maturity. Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills.
  • Self-Development. Is dedicated to the improvement of own capabilities and demonstrates this through the continual expansion of knowledge and skills.