Ponderosa Advisors

WPF / C# Developer

Ponderosa Advisors, LLC (PA) is a privately-held information analytics, econometrics and boutique advisory company founded by the former CEO of Bentek Energy, Porter Bennett. Ponderosa specializes in energy and agricultural commodities and the industries impacted by the trading of these commodities. Clients consist of large institutional investment firms, sovereign wealth funds, large energy companies and large agricultural companies.

Ponderosa has several significant software development efforts underway all of which are based on cutting edge SQL Server based databases and data warehouses. We are in need of world class application developers to help us build, manage and maintain the software applications that will be the company's main toolset for analyzing information.

Developer Job Summary

The WPF / C# Developer will be a critical role requiring a combination of both discipline and creativity. The developer will work on building new thick client-based platforms for analyzing energy related infrastructure and data in a geospatially-enabled environment. The role will make heavy use of SQL Server, and a working familiarity of SQL is required.

Developer Job Responsibilities:

  • Application lifecycle management, including requirements gathering, architecture, design, testing, and maintenance.
  • Working closely with analysts and data modellers to solve real-world analytical problems.

Developer Job Qualifications - The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • BS degree in computer science or related field
  • 5 years minimum experience as an application developer
  • 5 years minimum experience with the .NET framework
  • 3 years minimum experience with SQL Server
  • 2 years minimum experience using WPF or Silverlight to develop business applications
  • Expertise in data modeling and schema design
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and creative environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and creative environment
  • Clear demonstration of a passion and drive to be the best you can be

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