Software Developer

Wirestorm Innovations

April 10, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

“Wirestorm is a certified Microsoft Partner specialized in delivering intelligent software solutions. We offer a holistic approach to software development to ensure our solutions address real-world problems while reflecting your users and core business.”

Driven from around the globe, Wirestorm brings together a diverse team that’s motivated to solve any challenge thrown their way. With an inherent understanding of user experience and behavior, our team works to build solutions that keep you staying sharp and capturing attention in the market.

With a strong background in software development and the need to help our clients succeed, we build solutions that drive results and move you forward. As far as we’re concerned, there is no one size that fits all. You’re unique and we’ll provide you with a unique solution.

Job Summary: 

***The Short story***
We ( are looking for amazing talent. Our client needs to fill a key development position to complete a dream team. You will work with an existing team of both Wirestorm and client employees. This is a long term placement position at a client site (see details below).

Does the following describe you?

  • You dream in one or more of the following: (Microsoft Stack) C#, ASP.NET, SQL (and other non-MS) PHP, LUA, Python.
  • You have valid, serious real world experience.
  • You want to work in a professional environment and build great software.
  • You are able to drive yourself to get things done without being told “how” to do the work.
  • You can count from 100 to 0 without making a mistake.
  • You can work on-site in Victoria BC.

If the above does not describe you, please do not apply to this post. If the above describes you, please check out the long story below to make sure you get a warm fuzzy feeling about the position.

***The Long story***

Responsibilities & Key Tasks

  • Design, develop and debug business and data components of our software platforms and solutions
  • Research technical solutions to problems, including analysis of alternative solutions
  • Evaluate and select third-party components and new technologies for rapid development
  • Work closely with software testers to develop effective and relevant test plans
  • Provide technical documentation for peers, stakeholders, and external audiences
  • Develop a solid understanding of our customers’ related business needs
  • High level of communication with the rest of the team and other stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Qualifications

  • You are passionate about Software Development
  • Minimum of four years experience in a software development environment
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design and programming
  • Experience in some or all of these technologies: C#, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, C++, COM, XML/XSLT
  • Experience/familiarity in non-Microsoft scripting technologies such as PHP, LUA, Python
  • Solid practical knowledge of the Microsoft Windows OS family: Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, 2012, VISTA, etc
  • Working knowledge of SQL with ability to write complex queries
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, multi-task and handle pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to take personal ownership of an issue and get the job done
  • Ability to clearly communicate an issue to the teams affected
  • Top notch interpersonal skills: you are team-oriented, positive, collaborative, have excellent communication skills, and work well with others

Desirable Qualifications

  • Understanding of electrical terminology and concepts
  • Relevant experience working with SQL Server™, including operation, performance tuning, and troubleshooting
  • Solid understanding of energy management domain
  • Experience enterprise software platforms that interface with external devices (in our case power meters
  • Experience using virtual machines in a development and test environment
  • Inquisitive nature; a strong desire to understand the finer details of how things work
How To Apply: 

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