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VB.NET Programmer

Action Labor West Palm Beach Full-Time
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SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the general IT function as well as the maintenance and enhancement of in-house software applications and related application service requirements. Must be able to design, code, test, debug, and document software programs utilizing VB.NET, Microsoft SQL Server and Visual FoxPro.


  • Provide technical user support for existing applications

  • Perform daily and weekly Network/SQL administrative duties such as daily backup’s and adding users

  • Utilize analytical skills for the interpretation of business functions and for researching and resolving system problems

  • Must be able to interview end users and create detailed program specifications for new programs or program enhancements

  • Maintain, develop, test, catalog and debug programs for in-house software applications according to program specifications

  • Prepare flowcharts, processing logic diagrams, and other documentation for approved programming assignments and changes

  • Have project leadership responsibility for small size projects including the preparation of detailed specifications from which software programs will be written

  • Continuously strive to improve branch office support; will identify opportunities and recommend solutions for improving services efficiency and effectiveness; will participate in initiatives to address service issues

  • Monitor and report to management on the status of project efforts, anticipating and/or identifying issues that inhibit the accomplishment of project goals and recommending or implementing corrective actions

  • Ability to create d-Hoc queries and reporting as needed.

  • Install and configure workstations.

  • Complete training as directed by management to develop additional technical and interpersonal skills as required

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required


  • Preferred skills include: Visual FoxPro, VS.Net , MS SQL Server, Power BI and MS Great Plains.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate with management, branch locations, outside consultants and vendors

  • Ability to handle multi task projects

  • Ability to analyze a wide range of software and hardware issues and problems and creative enough to solve them




  • A Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent experience.

  • VB.NET – three (3) to five (5) years experience

    • Intermediate level of experience in VB.NET and at least three (3) years experience in developing VB.NET applications

    • Object Oriented Programming (OOP) – Understand inheritance, encapsulation, abstraction, polymorphism and overloading

    • Windows Applications (EXEs) – Understands how to create, debug and deploy Windows applications

    • Use of Visual Source Safe for team development

  • SQL Server – three (3) to five (5) years experience

    • Knowledge of SQL necessary for table joins, index optimization and SQL query optimization

    • Aggregate functions – Understands and knows how to properly use aggregate functions in SQL

    • Create and maintain database maintenance plans

    • Must also be knowledgeable in establishing and monitoring data backup and recovery procedures

Recommended skills

Visual Fox Pro
Sql (Programming Language)
Microsoft Sql Servers
Microsoft Windows
Visual Basic .Net (Programming Language)
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