Jr. C# / .NET Software Developer

Location: Baton Rouge or Lake Charles, LA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

About Velocity Squared

Do you want to join an established and successful 10+ year-old team that operates like a startup?  We are a small team with very few boundaries on our roles and almost zero “policies” but we work with large clients who have some very large, complex, and challenging projects.  At Velocity Squared, we use innovative processes and the latest technologies to build web based solutions that solve challenges for our customers, while always making our developers’ needs a priority.  We have offices in Baton Rouge and Lake Charles, Louisiana. 

What You Should Expect

We strive to hire responsible problem solvers, and we work hard to develop mutual trust and respect with each and every employee.  The following are a few examples of the many benefits provided to our team.

  • A casual, comfortable work environment
  • No limits on vacation or sick leave
  • Paid health insurance and life insurance
  • Employer-matched Simple IRA
  • Generous work from home policy
  • Company leaders who are also developers
  • Fast, hand-selected computer with (at least) two LCDs, a high-end SSD, and the latest generation processor, loaded with the right tools for the job

Our Expectations of You

  • Take specifications from other team members and create quality C#, HTML, etc. code to implement the feature
  • Be interested and engaged, curious about the business use for the software
  • Be empathetic with the end user and put yourself in their shoes when building the solution
  • Have the ability to solve problems independently
  • Take responsibility for your work and for successful outcomes

Technical Requirements

  • Degree from a four year college or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years experience with Microsoft C# / .NET / SQL Server
  • 1+ years experience building Web Solutions with technologies like ASP.NET, Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, or equivalent
  • Permanent legal right to work in the United States

Personality Traits

  • Can do attitude and a willingness to take responsibility
  • Eager to learn and always curious about how things work
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to respectfully disagree with colleagues and discuss issues on their merits

Nice to Have

  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other technical field of study
  • Experience with Entity Framework or Web Services
  • Experience with Git / GitHub and/or Mercurial
  • Javascript Framework programming experience with VueJS,  React,  Angular, or similar
  • Experience with other programming languages (PHP, Ruby, etc.)
  • Experience with Cloud solutions like AWS or Azure

This is a paid, full-time, entry-level position in either Baton Rouge or Lake Charles, Louisiana with competitive compensation and great benefits.  We'd love to have you join our team. 

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