SOFTWARE DEVELOPER I in Irving, TX at Cottonwood Financial

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to our Solutions Development Manager, the Software Developer I (a.k.a. Solutions Developer I) position will work closely with other developers on a team to develop, test and maintain various software solutions, using predominantly the .NET technology stack (MVC, WPF, WCF, Entity Framework and so forth). The majority of the software that will be worked on will be pertaining to Point of Sale, Collections, and Accounting applications, along with other third party integrations. Solutions Developers work actively in web development, UI customization, business functionality changes, web-services integration and backend development, and will allow for personal growth in Microsoft related technologies.  This position is based at our Administrative Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performance tuning of existing internal and external software applications

  • Automation and setup of backend processes

  • Support the Solutions Development Manager and other developers throughout the software development lifecycle

  • Assist in the development of unit tests and integration tests

  • Strong communication skills are a must

  • Ability and eagerness to learn new methodologies, patterns and technologies

  • Utilize skills to troubleshoot, and/or solve problems creatively



COMPENSATION

  • Annual salary of $64,400



BENEFITS

  • Medical, dental, and vision

  • Voluntary life/ AD&D

  • Short-term & long-term disability

  • 401K with company match

  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time

  • Paid maternity, paternity, extended medical leave, and jury duty

  • Corporate discount program on personal cell phone accounts with select providers

  • Business casual work environment


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field 
  • Experience with C#, .Net, C++, Java, or SQL
  • Must be an enthusiastic developer
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Able to understand and explain procedures in writing or verbally
  • Resourceful person with good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Local (Dallas/Fort Worth area) candidates only – no relocation
  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and not require sponsorship in the future

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in programming with SQL (T-SQL) 
  • Experience in programming using C# .Net
  • Experience working with SiteCore and MVC
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • .Net Certification
  • SQL Server 2008R2, 2016
  • Visual Studio 2013/2015/2017
  • Experience with TFS

ABOUT COTTONWOOD
Founded in 1996, Cottonwood Financial is one of the largest privately held retail consumer finance companies in the United States.  We have zero debt, have been profitable every year since inception, and our growth is funded entirely through internally generated capital.  Headquartered in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas, we have company-owned locations, under our Cash Store brand, across the country.  Through this national brick-and-mortar footprint, we provide best-in-class customer service and offer an innovative mix of financial products and services to our customers.

We have been named multiple times to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, as well as to the Dallas 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas.