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Senior Software Architect (C# and .NET)

  • United States
$125,000 - $160,000 per year

Job description

** This is an opportunity to join our team of top-notch software engineers working closely together on interesting projects for our clients. This position is fully remote (indefinitely). **

Emergent Software is looking for a senior software architect with experience leading, architecting, and implementing custom software projects in the Microsoft stack that solve complex business problems. A qualified candidate is a software architect with advanced knowledge of C#, .NET, JavaScript frameworks, database design, and Azure infrastructure for web applications. This 100% remote position is for self-starters with excellent communication skills, work ethic, and the ability to participate in all aspects of the agile software development life cycle. 

Highlights & Benefits of working at Emergent Software

  • Work closely with other talented software engineers. Our vetting process means you can count on your team members to know what they are talking about.
  • Work from home or work remotely from anywhere you want
  • Flexible work schedule meaning you can work regular hours or whenever you work best
  • Work-life balance is essential and highly valued at Emergent Software. If you choose to work more than 40 hours, you’ll be compensated for the extra work!
  • Work on interesting projects solving complex business problems with custom software.
  • 100 hours per year to focus on your professional development. We invest in your growth!
  • Profit sharing bonus means as we’re successful, you’re successful
  • Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, FSA, disability, life insurance, and paid parental leave

Typical Tech Stack

  • C# and .NET (latest versions)
  • Blazor or React (JS or TypeScript)
  • Azure SQL
  • Azure PaaS (App Services, Blob Storage, Service Bus, etc.)
  • Azure DevOps for CI/CD
  • Umbraco, Sitecore, or Contentful (when CMS is required)

Primary Duties

  • Solve our client’s needs pragmatically by helping them envision how custom software can solve their complex business problems.
  • Meet directly with clients to craft technology solutions, gather requirements, and estimate effort required to deliver the solutions.
  • Lead development projects including technical requirements gathering, data modeling, technology selection, and infrastructure design.
  • Architect new applications with industry best practices.
  • Provide technical guidance on various projects throughout the software development life cycle.
  • Collaborate with other team members on agile development teams.
  • Provide feedback to other team members on architecture, software design, and best practices.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively to meet our clients’ delivery expectations.
  • Mentor teammates to share your knowledge and build a stronger team.
  • Other related duties as assigned by your manager.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft stack web development (C#, .NET, SQL Server, Azure, JavaScript, Blazor, HTML, CSS)
  • Advanced knowledge of architectural patterns for writing scalable and maintainable software and of security best practices for software development
  • Proven success leading projects to successful completion
  • Exceptional technical communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical issues to a technical or non-technical audience
  • Comfortable speaking to clients, eliciting detailed requirements and guiding them towards technical solutions
  • Able to estimate tasks effectively and accurately, and mentor others in requirement gathering
  • Ability to gather and write strong requirements based on client’s business objectives
  • Works with sales to evaluate potential solutions, dive into complex integrations, and build proofs of concepts
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with Azure
  • Competence in all five areas of the full stack with advanced experience in database design, back-end development and JavaScript frameworks:
    1. Backend development (data access, services, MVC, APIs)
    2. Frontend development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
    3. JavaScript frameworks (React, Vue.js, Angular)
    4. Database design and development (data modeling, optimization, T-SQL)
    5. Infrastructure (DevOps, CI/CD, source control, Azure)

Nice to Have Experience

  • Consulting either independently or with a firm
  • .NET content management systems (e.g. Sitecore, Umbraco, Contentful)
  • Cross-platform mobile app development (e.g. Xamarin, React Native)
  • Other programming languages & technologies (e.g. Node.JS, PostgreSQL, Ruby, PHP)

Our Vetting Process

At Emergent Software, we work hard to find the best software engineers capable of developing high quality software for our clients. If you think you’re one of those, please understand that the effort put into this by people like yourself helps us be successful in surrounding you with other top-notch engineers. Here are the steps of our vetting process for this position:

  1. Application (5 minutes)
  2. Online Assessment & Short Algorithm Challenge (50-70 minutes)
  3. Initial Phone Interview (30-45 minutes)
  4. At-Home Coding Challenge (3-4 hours)
  5. Technical Interview (60-90 minutes)
  6. Job Offer!

Benefits Package Details

  • Medical Insurance: up to 80% of your monthly medical premium (HSA options available)
  • HSA Contribution: up to $144/month
  • Dental & Vision Insurance: up to 50% of your monthly dental and vision premium costs
  • 401(k) plan: company match up to 4% of salary
  • Profit sharing bonus: up to 15% of salary paid quarterly
  • Extra compensation: get paid extra for work over 40 hours/week
  • Employee referral & customer referral bonuses
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA) for Dependent Care & Healthcare Costs
  • Dependent Care FSA Contribution: $90/month
  • Short Term Disability: $500/week for 12 weeks
  • Long Term Disability: up to $6,000/month
  • Group term life and AD&D insurance: $50k
  • PTO, standard holidays, 2 floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave: 2 weeks
  • Staff development program: 100 hours/year plus training costs

About Emergent Software

Emergent Software is a fast-growing software development, cloud consulting, and data engineering company serving clients across the country. We are regularly adding to our team of talented software engineers, cloud architects, data engineers, UX designers, technical product owners and more who can help us deliver high quality services for our clients.

We are a remote-first company

Since our inception, we've embraced a remote-friendly culture, promoting work flexibility beyond the norm. When the pandemic struck in 2020, our transition to fully remote work was seamless—just a matter of cleaning out the fridge. Recognizing an opportunity, we adopted a remote-first approach and began hiring talent from anywhere. We continue to offer our signature Minnesota-nice, Midwest-friendly attitude, ensuring everyone feels valued, whether or not they're familiar with the skyway system.

Your career grows with us

Working with talented engineers on interesting projects creates an engaging environment for software development enthusiasts. By working directly with our experienced team, participating in our staff development program, and solving complex problems across a variety of projects, you’ll find numerous opportunities for long-term career growth.

At Emergent Software, your ideas will be heard, you will grow exponentially as a master of your craft, and you will enjoy working other dedicated team members to deliver software solutions for our clients.

Check out what others say

Visit our Glassdoor page to discover how employees enjoy our remote working structure, flexible hours, profit sharing program, and more!


Job requirements

In this role, you will lead, architect, and implement custom software projects in the Microsoft stack to solve complex business problems. See the job description for requirements.

  • United States
$125,000 - $160,000 per year