Application Engineer – (Azure & .NET)

at Nigel Frank International US
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Date Posted February 11, 2020
Category All
Job Type Contractor


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related years of experience.
  • 10+ years experience in software or applications engineering and/or technical operations.
  • Work and/or academic experience building applications employing the following:
  • .NET

    • Extensive background in the .NET Framework, with recent emphasis on .NET Core
    • Experience architecting .NET and .NET Core web and web service solutions
    • Real-world experience writing ASP.NET Core Web API REST services
    • Emphasis on code quality and neatness
  • Azure

    • Experience working with Azure PaaS and SaaS offerings
    • Virtualization and orchestration platforms Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Docker
    • Managed SQL, Cosmos DB, Application Insights, Redis, Blob Storage
    • Azure DevOps
    • Security best practices
  • Common

    • Relational database with emphasis on SQL Server 2018+
    • JSON, XML
    • Common web protocols such as HTTP(S), REST, etc.
    • Object relational mapping tools
    • Internet and hardware technologies such as load balancers, firewalls, clustering, encryption devices or accelerators.
    • Detailed knowledge of operating systems or components such as transaction processing, asynchronous implementation and load balancing is a plus.
    • Heterogeneous operating environments emphasizing Windows and Linux.
    • Experience with design tools, design patterns and familiarity with application of UML and class diagram representations
  • Works effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Works well in team scenarios and possesses characteristics representative of a self-starter and motivator
  • Creative and effective problem solving skills
  • Ability to work on/manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication skills
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