Application Developer – Lead Integration Engineer

Description

Job Type: Full-time/Permanent
Hire Date: Immediate
Role: Full stack application developer. Focusing on system integration/interfaces to 3rd party applications
Industry: Commercial and residential construction, Information technology, software development
Location: Houston, Texas

 

TopBuilder Solutions is a software and professional service company serving the residential and commercial construction industries. Founded in 2008, we provide cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and marketing software to home builders and commercial contractors. We are financially stable, fast paced, innovative, growing company serving hundreds of home builders, commercial builders and real estate agencies across the USA and Canada. We are based in Houston, Texas.

TopBuilder Solutions continues to innovate by developing new features and products for our industry leading CRM and marketing solution. We have two main products: TopBuilder Commercial and TopBuilder Residential. Both products provide functionality through a cloudbased web application (asp.net) and we are developing a mobile version of our products. Our software interfaces with many third-party accounting, ERP, lead generation and project management applications. We also interface with our customer websites to capture new 2 leads and information requests including request for quotes. We continue to add new and enhance existing interfaces to support our customers and strategic partners.

As a new member of our product development team, you report directly to our company founder and lead project engineer. You will be responsible for developing new features, new products while enhancing existing products. You will work independently and with other TopBuilder Solutions team members, customers and third-party software developers. You will have the opportunity to work from home and in the office. You will be expected to follow quality and coding standards, conduct yourself professionally always and meet scheduled deadlines.

We seek experienced full-stack software developers in a permanent, full-time position (we are not sponsoring H-1B visas at this time). You must be self-motivated and productive in an unsupervised environment. You will be asked to pass a coding test and complete a job application. You must meet all the qualifications specified below for consideration. If you do not meet all the qualifications, please do not submit your application.

Job Responsibilities

Your responsibility as the lead integration engineer will be to develop and enhance inbound and outbound application Interfaces and architectures. Due to the importance of our strategic partnerships with 3rd party software companies, this is a critical position for our company.

  1. All interfaces are on the .net software stack (vb.net, SQL, XML, JSON, Excel)
  2. You will be responsible for designing and enhancing interface architectures including reporting, monitoring and scheduling technologies
  3. You will develop new interfaces against 3rd party interface specifications.
  4. You will enhance existing interfaces
  5. You will manage the overall integration project plan, roadmap and timeline

 

Additional Responsibilities/Opportunities may include

  1. Developing and enhancing the web-based application (asp.net)
  2. Developing webforms (asp.net forms in an iFrame) for customer websites (contact us forms or landing pages)
  3. Developing and enhancing the mobile version of our software
  4. Developing or implementing WYSIWYG HTML Editor used by our customer to edit HTML emails
  5. Developing and enhancing our website
  6. Developing integration to Microsoft Outlook


Qualifications

Job Requirements

This position requires a professional with strong coding skills, deep interface development experience but is also able to interact with customers and other members of the TopBuilder Solutions team.

 

Technical Skills

Required Skills

  1. .net (vb.net)
  2. ASP.net (webforms)
  3. Asp.net Web API
  4. SQL Server (Transact SQL, Stored Procedure development)
  5. XML
  6. JSON
  7. JavaScript
  8. HTML5
  9. Team Foundation Services 
  10. Developing within a standard methodology or framework (including coding standards)

Nice to have skills

  1. SQL DBA experience
  2. DevExpress 3rd party development tools/webform controls
  3. JavaScript libraries
  4. C# 
  5. Bootstrap

 

Experience

  1. You must be an experienced .net developer with a minimum of 4 years on-the-job developer experience.
  2. You must have on-the-job experience developing interfaces using the Required Skills listed above.
  3. You must have formal education in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a similar degree.

Other Skills/Requirements

  1. Reside in Houston or the greater surrounding area is preferred.
  2. You must be a US citizen.
  3. Have excellent written and verbal skills
  4. Have excellent time management and organizational skills
  5. Be a self-starter, self-motivated and a self-driven person
  6. Have access to a home-based office quiet enough for meetings, conference calls and webinars. You will be allowed to work at home at least part of the time.
  7. Your interpersonal skills must include the ability to communicate clearly and patiently with clients and management.


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Send inquires to Dave Knowles davek@topbuildersolutions.com

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