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Software Developer Lead

Software Developer Lead

Job Description

Too long of a commute? Wanting to work in a dynamic software development environment?  We have a great opportunity for those of you who want to go against traffic or live south of Houston.  Our software development client is looking for experienced Software Developer Leads to work with their dynamic team.

Working for this company you will enjoy the perks of a strong team that truly know how to code and are considered amongst the top developers in their field. This position is critical if you are looking to be intellectually stimulated and truly enjoy the work that you do. The team gets along very well, they have excellent leadership with a true vision for success. The environment is business casual with beautiful offices where the snacks are plentiful and accommodations are made for a very social environment.  Software Developers are often collaborating over ping pong or having discussions at their coffee bar. If this is something that you are interested in, we want to hear from you.

Position Focus:

The Software Developer Lead will be a critical team member on a project to design, develop and deliver measurement software products for the gas and petroleum industry.  The Software Developer - Lead will provide guidance in the conversion from a legacy application to a three tier architecture.  This position will be key in establishing design decisions for technology, structure, implementation details and configuration.

  • The Software Developer Lead requires strong interpersonal skills, interacting regularly with Senior Management and various team members.
  • The Software Developer Lead will collaborate with other developers to determine optimal solution architecture, efficiency, maintainability, and scalability.
  • Designs, tunes and develops packages, procedures and functions to perform database activities on behalf of mid-tier applications.
  • Design and develop GUI, Middle Tier, and back end objects to convert legacy C++ application to robust WinForms or WPF application.
  • Development environment includes Microsoft .Net framework 2.0, 3.5 and 4.x, Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft Enterprise Libraries, Team Foundation Server, and Toad.
  • Troubleshoots, debugs and optimizes code to ensure performance and security requirements.
  • Prepares and maintains documents, flow charts and diagrams as needed to describe the program’s intended functionality, the data flow, the logic used and any significant considerations made.
  • Software Developer Lead will generate test cases that verify that all requirements have been fulfilled, ensure software quality standards are achieved, and validate business goals are accomplished.
  • Database connectivity to Oracle 11g in a Windows environment. Future migration to Oracle 12c.
  • Software cycles through Development, Test, Stage, and Production environments.
  • Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management. 

    Job Requirements

    Skills needed to be successful in this position:

    • Candidates MUST have experience working closely with front end developers and be able to understand the implications of back end design on front end design.
    • Software Developer Leads MUST be skilled in C# WinForms and/or WPF Development.
    • Experience with applications needing connectivity to Oracle in both native and ODBC environments.
    • Proven experience designing and implementing robust GUIs
    • Knowledge of Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 and 4.x, Visual Studio 2010/2013, and Microsoft Enterprise Libraries.
    • Working knowledge of C++ and C#.Net.
    • Strong background in dealing with XML data type. Familiarity with Oracle SQL Extensions for XML data extraction and parsing as well as with SQL/XML functions for conversion of tabular data into XML format.
    • Advanced knowledge of and experience with Oracle PL/SQL and database architecture.
    • Proficiency with Visual studio, Team Foundation Server and standard Microsoft development environment.
    • Software Developer Lead must have thorough understanding of structured design methodology, prototyping, and client server/object oriented technologies and programming techniques.
    • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team setting with close communication with others.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and articulate details and impacts of complex proposed software solutions.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders including senior leadership.
    • Software cycles through Development, Test, Stage, and Production environments.
    • Experience with.NET development and knowledge of .Net architecture, ASP.Net, VB.Net, C#.Net and are a major plus.

    About Extreme Technologies:

    Extreme Technologies, Inc. (ETI) began our success in the Houston market in 1998.  Since then we have evolved to working with companies on a global basis, micro-focusing on the Oil and Gas industry for both Functional and Information Technology jobs that are industry specific. We rely heavily on research based search that is centered on the finding and deploying the top 20% of talent in the Oil and Gas industry with tremendous success.  We look for those candidates that stand out amongst their peers.  We are looking for you.

    At Extreme Technologies we have a passion to see you placed in a rewarding position that values your long term career path. The service we provide is how we are defined in this market and we ensure every experience to be the best.  Our success is with small emerging companies to mid-market players to the Fortune 100 both on the owner operator and professional services side of the business.  Join the team that is at the forefront of technology and people for the oil and gas industry.

    At ETI we work with you on a contract / consulting basis, contract – hire and direct hire. Your confidentiality is guarded with us.  If you are interested in learning about projects or opportunities that are right for you, contact us today for offshore, onshore, pipeline, alternative energy and information technology jobs that elevate you in your career. You can reach us at the ETI Website or call us today at 281.293.7800 X304.  Submit your resume to us at:  We look forward to serving you.

    Job Snapshot

    Other Pay DOE
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Information Technology, Other
    Education Not Specified
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Relocation No
    Industry Computer Software, Oil Refining - Petroleum - Drilling
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID soft_dev_lead
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