Architect / Sr .NET Software Consultant

for Entrance Software in Houston, TX

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Skills:
.NET, ASP.NET, C#, SQL, T-SQL, Developer, Consultant, Project Management, Microsoft, SharePoint, Web User Interface Design, Architect 
Location:
Houston, TX
Area Code:
713 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
DOE 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
Long-term 
Posted:
3-19-2014 
Position ID:
214236 
Dice ID:
RTX15b112 

WHAT ENTRANCE DOES

Entrance software consultants solve real-world challenges for clients in energy and industry. We are not your software-out-of-the-box developers: in fact, our passion is thinking OUTSIDE the BOX. Our team takes the industry standard and finds new ways to make software faster, more efficient, and more elegant. Our engineers address changing industry needs as they occur, often in close collaboration with our clients. Meeting face to face with end-users, we can respond to needs much faster than off-the-shelf product teams. Accelerated teamwork and open communication is a huge part of our culture. Our experienced managers and team members practice dynamic agile delivery to create unique solutions for our clients.
 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create business information solutions by developing and maintaining .NET software applications through the full software development life cycle.
  • Define project objectives by analyzing user requirements and envisioning system features and functionality.
  • Integrate applications by assessing system capabilities and establishing connectivity between disparate systems.
  • Update job knowledge by researching new technologies and software products, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • Mentor junior team members in best practices.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4-8 years of software development work experience.  Consulting experience is a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a closely related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate ideas clearly and simply to clients
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to learn quickly
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills. 
  • Agile project management experience is a plus.
  • Software development fundamentals (including object-oriented design, multi-layer design, debugging, etc.)
  • Technical Skills:
    • C# 4.0+
    • ASP.NET 4.0+
    • T-SQL
    • Web user interface design
    • HTTP and HTML
    • XML
    • Microsoft Visual Studio
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
    • Microsoft Office SharePoint development experience is not required but is a plus
    • Silverlight/WPF development experience is not required but is a plus
       

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Generous benefits plan includes medical/dental/vision, short-term and long-term disability, critical illness plan, and life insurance through United Health Care and Guardian insurance provider.
    • Entrance contribution of up to $6,000 per year to offset employee premiums
      • Contribution above covers 100% of single employee insurance premium
      • For employees with families, Entrance offers a cafeteria-style plan that includes both low and high deductible insurance options
  • 401(k) with company match up to 4% of salary, plus discretionary annual profit-sharing.
  • 3 weeks paid time off per year in addition to 8 company holidays per year.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Company-paid training towards certification and professional development.
  • Great office location in the Heights area in Houston, TX.
  • Little to no travel.
  • Business casual plus jeans work environment.
  • Stocked kitchen (gourmet coffee, smoothie station, drinks, snacks and candy), catered breakfasts and lots of fun company events!

Open positions are full-time and direct hire roles. We are unable to offer H1 Visa sponsorship.  Local candidates preferred as we are unable to offer relocation at this time. No third parties please.

Jesse Carter
Entrance Software
2500 East TC Jester Blvd
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77008
Phone: (713) 357-4808