Responsibilities and Duties:
Location Herndon, VA

Contract to hire
Identifies, designs, creates and maintains software applications supporting all business functions of the client
Interacts with business and/or user community to gather and analyze requirements
Provides web-based application design and development based on industry standards
Mentors staff to understand the data model and operational process flow
Leads the development of computer applications to support operations providing superior technical expertise and direction
Communicates with other units within client to understand and support ever-changing business processes
Works with outside vendors to integrate external and internal business processes
Follows proper processes and documentation requirements for all inputs and assumptions
Performs unit testing for software components, programs, applications, and database interfaces


Minimum 5 years experience in programming and development skills, with at least three years direct experience with ASP.Net, C# (.Net Framework), JavaScript, XML, ASP, and HTML. (XSLT preferred)
Minimum 2 years extensive hands-on experience with Oracle SQL and PL/SQL OR MS SQL Server which includes stored procedures, functions, triggers, and views creation.
Knowledge of Java a plus.
Strong application design, database modeling, and project management skills
Knowledge of the SDLC process and the ability to manage/promote it
BS in Engineering, Finance, Math, Statistics, Economics, Physics, Computer Science or other quantitative discipline
Proven ability to quickly grasp and implement complex business processes and technical solutions while managing to a schedule
Ability to be creative while performing in a fast-paced, deadline oriented work environment
Proven ability to be a process oriented yet innovative, self-starting and hands-on technology professional
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team-member with all levels of staff within an organization.
Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Visual Studio / Eclipse or other IDE experience a plus, Linux experience preferred
An understanding of physical energy business or energy commodities, preferred
An understanding of regional energy markets, preferred
Ability to work with open source technologies, preferred. Knowledge in _______ is a plus.

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