Senior Application Developer - .NET/SQL - 313

Posted 2 years ago in Information Technology

Lionce is currently recruiting for a Senior Application Developer for a great opportunity with one of our partners in New Kensington, PA. This is a full time position with a competitive pay rate based on previous work history and experience. For this particular role, our client is only considering either US Citizens or Permanent Residents (either EAD or Green Card).

This individual will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of new application initiatives, and will be expected to code, test, debug and troubleshoot. Works closely with IT Business Analysts and other developers. Also, leads the design architecture review of development projects and plays a key role in the release of new applications and maintenance of existing applications. The ideal candidate will have experience leading multiple development efforts at varying stages of the development lifecycle. Scope of work is both complex and diverse. Evaluates business criterion, situational data, and influencing factors then translates into conceptual models, deliverables, and targeted outcomes. May develop or use procedures, best practices and independent judgment to determine appropriate action. Provides work effort estimates, task assignments, work leadership, and mentoring.


Drives and oversees full development lifecycle for new and existing applications and systems-requirements, designs, coding, and implementation

Develops new applications and system enhancements.

Maintains existing applications by troubleshooting bugs, implementing fixes, developing enhancements

Provides technical support through direct end-user interaction

Extensive report and SQL query writing

Builds tables and stored procedures in SQL (MS SQL 2000, 2005, & 2008)

Documents existing and new systems.

Source code control, release control, release coordination, time tracking and adherence to standards for multiple applications & systems. Promotes active use of development standards and test environment.

Assists with the deployment of new applications and systems

Reviews implementations by defining test plans and methods, and performing unit, system, and integration testing.

Collaborates with IT Management and peers to propose system solutions and estimate resource requirements.

Communicates effectively and promotes information sharing between teams and departments. Knows when to communicate project issues and how to measure project progress.

Other duties as assigned.


Experience with and thorough knowledge of developing client/server and n-tier applications using MS SQL platform or other relational database management systems.

Demonstrated ability to analyze, define, research, and resolve problems for both immediate fixes and longer-term root cause.

Initiative and ability to recommend alternative approaches to enhance system performance.

Ability to handle multiple tasks, and to prioritize tasks, in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to work well with other application development team members.

Attention to detail and ability to focus on task-at-hand.

Initiative and ability to anticipate potential problems, excellent analytical abilities

Demonstrated coaching skills, assisting in the development of other programmers

Ability to interact and communicate with diverse user community and IT Management

Maintain active awareness of IT industry including new developments, emerging trends, development tools and best practices.

.NET Framework 3.5 preferred, .NET 4.0 a plus

Visual Studio 2008 preferred, VS2010 a plus

Team Foundation Services

ASP.NET, VB.NET and/or C#; knowledge of VBScript; JavaScript, VB 6.0 preferred.

MS SQL 2000, 2005 and/or 2008.

Object Oriented principles and programming preferred.

Web Services, SOA preferred; experience with Microsoft WCF preferred.

Microsoft WPF and/or Silverlight preferred.

Reporting tools, Crystal Reports and/or SQL Reporting Services preferred

Design patterns preferred.

Enterprise Resource Planning; Great Plains preferred.


EDI, BizTalk preferred.


4-year degree in information systems, computer science or related field; Masters degree preferred.

6+ years experience in application development or programming on enterprise systems.

Experience with order entry and production scheduling systems in a wholesale and light manufacturing environment preferred.

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