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Careers

Please send us your resume if you would like to join our team – we are growing fast and we continue to be on the lookout for the best talent in the industry. Looking forward to exploring a partnership with you…

Database Engineer (Full-time, Contract)

SmoothApps – DALLAS, TX

This is a 6 month contract. If the candidate is a good fit for the organization, the client may choose to convert to a full-time position after 6 months.

Click here to read the job description and apply


HIRED

Scrum Master (Contract to Hire)

SmoothApps – Rockville, MD

This is a contract to hire position. If the candidate is a good fit for the organization, the position will be converted to a full-time position after 6 months.

The person filling this role should have prior experience as a Scrum Master on teams that are new to Agile and Scrum. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please spread the word.


HIRED

Scrum Master (Contract to Hire)

SmoothApps – DALLAS, TX

This is a contract to hire position. If the candidate is a good fit for the organization, the position will be converted to a full-time position after 6 months.

The person filling this role should have prior experience as a Scrum Master on teams that are new to Agile and Scrum. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please spread the word.


Application Developer (Full-time, Contract)

SmoothApps – DALLAS, TX

This is a 6 month contract. If the candidate is a good fit for the organization, the client may choose to convert to a full-time position after 6 months.

When applying, please include a cover letter that answers the following questions.
  1. Are you willing to relocate to Dallas, TX?
  2. What is your expected hourly rate?
  3. Why you are looking for a new opportunity?
  4. If offered a position by SmoothApps, would you now or in the future require our assistance (whether monetary, through sponsorship, or otherwise) to obtain employment-based nonimmigrant status, such as H-1B, that would authorize your lawful employment with SmoothApps?
Job Description:

The Application Developer (C#, .Net, SQL) is responsible for the creation of world-class websites and .Net services. The role requires individuals to turn a business vision into a physical reality and an aptitude for working and coordinating with other teams involved in projects. This includes physical implementation of all aspects of the application architecture: high performance design, coding, caching, security, encryption, session state management, error logging, scalability, etc. This role also requires experience in high volume systems and/or e-business design and the ability to architect solutions based on different design algorithms to a set of highly complex problems. Experience in web development and services in C#, .Net, and SQL are essential for this position.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement all aspects of an application design including but not limited to: high performance design, coding, caching mechanisms, security, encryption, state management, error logging, scalability, code reviews, environment configuration, proper testing procedures, naming standards and all other aspects of good application design and development, etc.
  • Architect and develop solutions based on different design algorithms to a set of highly complex problems.
  • Perform unit and system level testing on their application and all affected systems.
  • Work at the lowest levels and taking the product through the entire lifecycle of analysis, design, coding, testing and support.
  • Deliver the required functionality in an agreed upon timely manner.
  • Undertake complete projects or stepping-in to an ongoing project and become an immediate contributor.
  • Analyze requirements and deliver realistic estimates for the implementation of related functionality.
  • Develop and maintain Windows services that send millions of email messages and push notifications across the globe daily.
  • Design stored procedures to target specific groups of users for automated batch email and push campaigns.
  • Help to support overseas development team with Razor-based email template development.
  • Work closely with site and multiple mobile teams to ensure proper integration with front-facing website and mobile clients.
  • Ability to troubleshoot production performance issues.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • BS or BA Degree, or equivalent development experience.
  • 5+ years technical business experience.
  • 3+ years experience with implementation of large enterprise or e-business systems.
  • Windows Server 2003 & 2008.
  • Visual Studio.
  • C#.
  • SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012 and up.
  • Deep expertise in C#/.Net/MVC/WebAPI technologies.
  • IIS 6.0 and up.
  • Proven track record of designing effective, scalable, distributed, high performance software and/or e-business systems.
  • Significant object-oriented and relational design experience.
  • Experience with long running services a big plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience writing unit tests and mocks.
Location:

Position is located in Dallas, TX. Local candidates only.

Required experience:
  • Technical business experience: 5 years
Required education:
  • Bachelor’s

Database Engineer (Full-time, Contract)

SmoothApps – DALLAS, TX

This is a 6 month contract. If the candidate is a good fit for the organization, the client may choose to convert to a full-time position after 6 months.

When applying, please include a cover letter that answers the following questions.
  1. Are you willing to relocate to Dallas, TX?
  2. What is your expected hourly rate?
  3. Why are you looking for a new opportunity?
  4. If offered a position by SmoothApps, would you now or in the future require our assistance (whether monetary, through sponsorship, or otherwise) to obtain employment-based nonimmigrant status, such as H-1B, that would authorize your lawful employment with SmoothApps?
Job Description:

We’re looking for a talented Database Engineer that thrives in a dynamic and fast paced development environment. In addition to strong technical skills in SQL Server (SQL Server, T-SQL, SSMS, SSIS, Profiler), the candidate should have planning and estimation skills and adaptable to an environment and processes supporting short development cycles.

Responsibilities:
  • Design, analyze code, optimize, and maintain all databases, tables, stored procedures, indexes, triggers, data extraction, transformation, and validation as well as other processes as required.
  • Work closely with application developers (ASP.NET) to define requirements for advanced database designs.
  • Supply advice and guidance on database good practices. Provide input on systems architecture as required.
  • Follow all security practices and identify areas and processes where performance and security can be improved. Make and justify recommendations for improvement.
  • Continuously tune and optimize SQL Server databases.
  • Act as resource for the Production Support Team to handle data-related and database issues and problems.
  • Move large amounts of data across databases.
  • Maintain the existing ETL for CRM campaigns management as well as develop new ETL integrations. The end goal is to reduce the time spent transforming raw data into useful information.
  • Gather data for reporting mission-critical information to be used in influencing the direction of the business.
  • Architect, design, and develop an infrastructure to implement and support an integrated CRM system.
  • Documentation and knowledge transfer.
  • Occasional on-call status as needed.
Requisites:
  • 5 to 7 years of proven experience in all phases of SQL Server.
  • Complex database development, optimization, relational database design, database application development, and data reporting tools.
  • Expert level of T-SQL skills, SSMS, SSIS, Profiler and other optimization and 3rd party tools.
  • Experience with systems that maintain 24/7 availability.
  • Excellent knowledge and hands-on experience in database architecture & design, development, and optimization.
  • Skilled at interpreting business requirements and developing solutions that meet those requirements.
  • Proficient with ETL tools and processes.
  • Experience extracting data from relational databases for analysis.
  • Query optimization and working knowledge of transaction isolation levels.
  • Experience with code repositories and group collaboration applications.
  • Self-directed and adept at multitasking and working with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to meet tight project schedules.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is a plus.
Location:

Position is located in Dallas, TX. Local candidates only.

Required experience:
  • Experience in all phases of SQL Server: 5 years