Senior Software Developer

Information Technology Durham, North Carolina



Senior Software Developer

Job Purpose:

Contributing to the development and continuous modernization of our core logistics operations management system, Marken Maestro.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be deeply committed to continuous improvement, refactoring, TDD and pair programming to achieve technical excellence and understand how this supports long-term customer value.
  • Understand how to work and lead in agile teams, with incremental and iterative development as key to deal with uncertainty and maintain flow.
  • Work directly with end-users, business analysts and quality assurance, playing an active role in planning and user story development.
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to software development team peers.
  • Collaborate with colleagues (including vendor teams) on improving skills and practices.
  • Develop user stories to meet user needs.
  • Contribute to planning meetings, working with BA and QA as necessary to question, refine and size user stories to enable them for development.
  • Understand the importance of code refactoring (and when and how to apply it) to maintain system quality.
  • Limited travel for regular team meet-ups

Qualifications and skills:

  • 10+ years’ experience in C#.NET (Framework 4.x or Core/Standard), ideally in more than one company.
  • 10+ years’ experience in related industry – Logistics would be ideal but platform-heavy businesses such as Retail/Banking/Insurance are also relevant.
  • Agile mindset & XP development practices: Refactoring, Pair programming, TDD, BDD, CI/CD, Evolutionary System Architecture
  • Experience in designing and building software systems using object-oriented and event-driven approaches in a domain-driven design paradigm.
  • Experience with enterprise-level ASP.NET MVC5 sites hosted on IIS.
  • Strong use of git.
  • Experience and comfort with how to effectively use ORM.
    • Fluent NHibernate would be best, but Entity Framework would also apply.
  • Strong experience and comfort with use of LINQ.
  • An innovator, looking and promoting your ideas for ways to improve both technology and process.
  • Work well in a self-managing team, building agreement and helping everyone to perform well together.
  • Flexible attitude and able to embrace rapid change.
  • A team player with high standards, including collaboration with vendor teams.
  • Good communicator able to work well with users and senior management in one’s business.
  • Ability to remain calm and focused and prioritize competing demands.

Strongly Advantageous:

  • Blazor WebAssembly
  • MassTransit
  • Use of Specflow for BDD
  • Experience in continuously modernizing a system while maintaining true 24/7/365 system availability (Clinical Trials do not stop for weekends or even holiday seasons!)
  • Experience in using Azure Microsoft Cloud offering.
  • Experience of use of Azure DevOps for managing development, deployment, etc.
    • In particular, setting up and maintaining development and deployment pipelines from Azure Devops into Azure Cloud.
  • Experience in using FRP (Functional Reactive Programming)
    • In particular, use of Rx
Nice to have:
  • SQL Server (in particular 2016 and later)
  • RabbitMQ
  • Javascript & JQuery
  • Experience of building mobile apps Xamarin or MAUI
  • Experience of using Telerik UI components

Marken is a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS and is a critical part of UPS Healthcare. Marken offers a state-of-the-art GMP-compliant depot network and logistic hubs for clinical drug product storage and distribution worldwide, and supports cell and gene therapy logistics services from clinical to commercial, while maintaining the leading position for Direct-to-Patient and Home Healthcare services, biological sample shipments and biological kit production.

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