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Sr. Backend Developer (Azure)

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Date: Dec 7, 2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78201

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 17681
Functional Area:  Software Development; Information Technology
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Options:  Remote / Work from Home in the US
Work Hours:  Standard Business Hours

J.J. Keller Overview

Join our software development team to work with C#, .NET backend with Angular and/or React frontend and continually advance your tech skill set with emerging technologies. Here at J. J. Keller, we build technology that helps employers protect people and the businesses they run. With more than 7 million employers in this country, the need for our safety and compliance solutions is always growing.

 

At J. J. Keller, we’re building the J. J. Keller line of native cloud robust solutions (web/mobile/IoT) from the ground up. Our projects use the latest Microsoft tech stack, Microservices, CI/CD, Automated Testing, Cloud Architecture and Predictive Analytics/AI/ML.

 

We have openings in several teams based on growth. Depending on your skill set, you may be working on our flagship Encompass platform, working with the IoT hub and Azure functions, RESTful API's or our Video Protects video/AI technology platform. The 200+ developers on our team are here because they are passionate about technology, growing their skills and doing meaningful work. We strive to keep current with emerging technologies and to prevent our existing platforms from slipping into the dreaded “legacy applications” category. This means we’re continually evolving our technology footprint to provide a better, more intuitive user experience for our customers.

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to perform technical design and development of new features for assigned products or services, as well as to provide guidance and assistance for ongoing technical maintenance and support. This includes: analysis, project estimating, design, development/coding, testing and documentation. This position will also assist in long-range planning and recommendations regarding technical architecture.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs assigned programming tasks related to new development or maintenance on assigned websites or applications with minimal direction. 
  • Analyzes user needs and impact to other site areas to determine technical requirements of assigned tasks. 
  • Promotes strong quality practices by performing unit testing and providing appropriate level of support for user acceptance testing, as needed. 
  • Maintains accurate technical documentation for assigned programming projects. 
  • Acts as a support resource for the technical support staff to ensure that customer-reported issues are being addressed in an efficient and accurate manner. 
  • Performs lead developer role on large projects. 
  • Coordinates technical implementations and interfaces with Website and Database Administrators to maintain optimal server configuration, database accuracy/integrity and for coordination of staging and production moves. 
  • Serves as a mentor to other technical staff to enhance their productivity and contributions to the team. 
  • Participates in long-range planning and makes recommendations regarding technical architecture and department improvements. 
  • Communicates with third party vendors, end users, customers and internal product stakeholders on systems requirements, enhancements and recommendations to support business direction. 
  • Develops and maintains a solid understanding of the technology tools and trends and remains current in new technology developments and their potential impact on the department. 

Qualifications

Experience:

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in analysis, technical design, coding and testing of PC/Internet based applications.
  • 3+ years experience working with C# using .Net Framework 4.x or .Net Core, Visual Studio and SQL Server.
  • Strong working experience with RESTful API design and implementation.
  • Working experience with Azure is a strong plus (DevOps, Functions, Internet Of Things, ARM templates, repositories, and pipelines).
  • Strong knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Previous experience mentoring others on technical issues.

Education:

  • Associate's degree in a Computer Science or technology-related field.  Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • In lieu of degree, may consider a combination of education and related work experience.

Computer Skills:

  • Must be proficient in the use of a PC and MS Office Suite.
  • Object oriented programming experience.
  • Understanding of SQL Server development and database structures. 

Other Requirements:

  • Systems analysis and design skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate technical and non-technical issues with customers, vendors and product stakeholders at various levels. 

 

Benefits

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Annual Reviews / Merit Increases
  • Quarterly Bonus Program
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Annual Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) + 8 Paid Company Holidays + 1 Paid Floating Holiday
  • Computer Equipment Provided for Home Office

Other Information

At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 
 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

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J. J. Keller provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):  Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan, etc. The compensation range for this role is $105,000.00 to $125,000.00 which varies depending on factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s overall experience and geographic location. Note that J. J. Keller is not currently recruiting employees to work in California. J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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