Software Engineer – Backend Focus

Who you are: 

A rock star web developer with knowledge and experience with C#, WCF, and MSSQL 

Who we are: 

GetSuitable Inc. focuses on assisting colleges and universities in enhancing their career services offerings through innovative technological and consulting services 

We focus on:

  • Defining social media and other online strategies for students
  • Matching hard skills as well as less intangible traits that companies are looking for in an employee
  • Finding the perfect atmosphere and company culture to match each student’s needs. 

GetSuitable is looking for a backend developer to create SaaS applications within a cross-functional team. The ideal candidate will be a rock star with WCF & SQL, but comfortable working with web UI features and code. You’ll actively help direct the product’s development by engaging with the team and help to create the software but, most importantly, create something to be proud of. You will work through the entire product lifecycle and will require a good understanding of industry best practices along with social media interfaces.


Responsibilities:

  • Work with the product owner, stakeholders, QA and other engineers to create effective back-end solutions
  • Participate in all aspects of product delivery, including planning, code reviews, and cross-platform / cross-browser testing
  • Work with the development team to create a robust, services based application to support business intelligence functions
  • Provide feedback and recommendations for improvements to features, functionality, architecture, design and performance
  • Gather functional & technical requirements from stakeholders and technical users in order to help plan releases and updates
  • Develop and evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, properly structured, performs optimally, and is consistent with industry best practices
  • Collaboratively participate in team meetings as necessary
  • Ensure that assignments are delivered on schedule and in accordance with quality standards
  • Implement test plans and/or unit tests
  • Help establish and develop the engineering standards for backend development, database access, documentation, and development methodology
  • Follow engineering best practices in a team environment to develop high quality products

Qualifications:

Along with your résumé, send us links to your Github projects, sites where your code is in use, or a link to your portfolio of killer web service. 

Must haves: 

  • 3+ years of experience in a back-end application development – does not have to be professional
  • Not afraid to dig in and become a solid contributor immediately
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively implement web service applications
  • Proven experience building clean, robust, and maintainable web services
  • Sustained experience releasing customer-facing product on time
  • Proficiency with C#, WCF, MSSQL and securing web services
  • Strong desire to understand the business problems that our technology is created to solve
  • Understand how the web works, and how people actually use the data-driven web applications we build  

Icing on the cake: 

  • You have experience with HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • You are certified with Security+ or similar
  • Experience designing services that interact with mobile web or touch interfaces

Application:

Please visit our “Jobs” page on Angel List here.