Software Developer

  • Silverchair
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • 06/22/2020
Full time I.T. & Communications

Job Description

Software Developer


Are you interested in building highly scalable, highly available on-demand applications? Do you have the passion to become an A Player in a great development organization?


Here is your opportunity to join the development team at Silverchair, the market leader in digital publishing for scientific, technical, and medical information.


What We Do


Silverchair is a product development partner for the scholarly and professional publishing industries. What that really means is we use and create advanced technologies to connect doctors, scientists, and researchers to the information they need to keep up with cutting-edge research, diagnose complex conditions, or survey the literature within thousands of topic areas. Silverchair facilitates this activity by developing incredibly dynamic online tools and applications.


How We Do It


Over the last 25 years, we have learned a lot from both failures and successes. We maintain a progressive mindset and aim to create the knowledge products of the future and we expect the same mindset from our carefully selected team of professionals be progressive, be excellent, and learn constantly.


What You Will Be Doing

  • Architect, design, and implement cutting-edge features for our flagship digital publishing products
  • Work with a self-organizing team that values team excellence and productivity
  • Display your passion for quality and writing clean and robust code that scales and performs well
  • Adopt, embrace, and promote agile practices with your peers
  • Work closely with Quality Engineers to develop test automation
  • Contribute to the analysis of functional requirements
  • Participate and promote architectural initiatives, balancing long-term velocity with short-term customer needs

What You Need to Bring

  • 0 to 3 (Associate), or 3 to 5+, years experience with Microsoft web technologies, including ASP.NET, C#, and MS SQL Server
  • 0 to 3 (Associate), or 3 to 5+, years experience writing and optimizing SQL code
  • Interface implementation (HTML/DHTML/CSS/AJAX)
  • Bachelors degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience building Software as a Service (SaaS) applications
  • Knowledge of web front-end and mobile technologies
  • Track record of being a top performer in current and past roles

It Would Be Great If You Had Experience In

  • Expert understanding of Object-Oriented design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Publishing domain knowledge