Sr. Developer (New Jersey)

Come help us write great software.

Polaris is looking for software developers ready for a challenge. Ready to forge new solutions to influence healthcare. Ready to create future software releases at a rapidly growing organization. Ready to join an organization that values creativity and ingenuity without roadblocks. Ready to take pride in the work they do every day.

Polaris is opening a brand new, dedicated software development center, and we're looking for a group of top engineers to join our team.

About Our Development Team

We are a proud team of creative & collaborative thinkers whose reputation as innovators and industry experts is globally recognized. We are a highly motivated team of IT professionals who enjoy creating leading-edge business solutions for the life sciences healthcare law compliance business. The development team's role is to enhance the organization's competitive edge by overseeing the integration of today's ever-changing technology with the ever-changing healthcare laws and regulations.

Our development team is far reaching, and provides its members opportunities to work on a variety of projects and platforms with clients across the globe. We are not measured on daily targets, but on the strength of our solutions. We do not just hire coders; we expect our developers to have careers with us, to grow as individuals in the organization to become leaders and influencers while bringing their best to our software. We are looking to build a team that takes pride in the tools they create.

Job Description

Polaris' software development organization is tasked with designing and implementing cutting-edge solutions to improve and enhance our product software. Our software is surprisingly complex, constantly evolving, and offers new and exciting challenges while giving developers the ability to think and create. This is a position for a hardworking and creative software developer offering tremendous ability to make an impact.

General Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain Polaris' core software products, including base solutions, web services and interfaces with a focus on high quality, configurable, and easy to launch applications
  • Implement and deploy Polaris' core software products for clients, including unique customizations, configurations, and data requirements
  • Analyze existing solutions to provide recommendations on improvements
  • Drive development to ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget and with prestigious quality
  • Collaborate with team members to develop and maintain suitable coding standards
  • Attend personal training for at least one week per half year to improve skills
  • Contribute to project effort estimations
  • Review project requirements and provide feedback to project managers

Requirements

Requirements/Skills

The following skills are required of our team members:

  • 5+ years of experience in ASP.Net, C#, ADO.Net, Web Services, Remoting, Report writers, 3rd party controls and SQL server
  • At least 1+ year experience with MVC.
  • Hands-on experience with HTML5, JQuery and Entity Framework.
  • TFS Administration and custom report skills
  • Windows Workflow foundation experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Workflow, and WCF
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven technical writing abilities
  • Team-oriented thinking with demonstrated ability to produce high-quality work as part of a fast-paced, dynamic team
  • Proven ability to collaborate with and drive cross-functional and interdepartmental teams
  • Bachelor's degree. Preferably in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field

The following are preferred, but are not required:

  • SharePoint development experience
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies

Physical and Location Requirements:

  • Ability to work in the office on a regular basis (core hours are 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday in the New Jersey Office)
  • Upon conditional offer, candidate must be able to pass a drug test

Benefits

Compensation and benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus bonuses
  • Flexible work arrangement possible
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k plus match, etc.

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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