Consultant, Services & Support in Columbia, MD

CategoryServices & Consulting
LocationColumbia, MD
DivisionServices & Support
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

Location: Fort Meade, MD
RPM#: 300644

OVERVIEW: Microsoft Services is proud to have the opportunity to serve our government and offer an opportunity for you to do the same. The security of our nation and preservation of our nation's interest are critical to the safety and prosperity of the United States. The Microsoft Services team has provided and continues to provide a vital role in supporting the successful and accelerated achievement of our customers' objectives through Microsoft products. Microsoft has seen an explosive growth in the adoption of our .NET platform and is looking for developers capable of supporting this extremely important mission. The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are actively seeking a Consultant with a passion for .NET application development. The successful candidate will work with our customers to empower organizations to innovate and gain competitive advantage through leveraging the .NET development platform framework. We have been successful at demonstrating the superiority of .NET over JAVA and need skilled developers capable of furthering our growth in this space.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proficiency with or quickly learn advanced .NET architecture, design, coding, and debugging. This candidate's ability to impact system architectures, investigate system-wide technical problems, and develop new features is key to the role. Additionally, the role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to develop a solution by mapping a customer's business problems to an end-to-end technology solution.

Each consulting engagement is customized to serve the client's unique needs. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in engagements by demonstrating knowledge of:

o Strong understanding and experience with the .NET 2.0 and 3.0 framework.
o Strong experience with the C# programming language and object-oriented programming. Experience with Visual Basic.NET or other .NET programming languages is helpful.
o Broad understanding and experience with Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft technologies.
o Experience developing Microsoft Office based solutions.
o Experience developing database applications using SQL Server. Experience with Oracle or DB2 is helpful.
o Experience developing interoperable solutions with Unix/Linux and/or Java using web services, COM/Java interop technologies, and/or TCP/IP sockets is desirable.
o Advanced debugging skills. Ability to debug system-wide technical problems in unfamiliar areas.
o Ability to diagnose and correct performance problems.
o Excellent oral and written communications skills.
o Strong understanding of Team Foundation Server or other source control mechanisms

The role requires a technically strong Consultant who is resourceful, confident under pressure and has demonstrated skill in Application Development.

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and have an active US Government Top Secret Security Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with polygraph.

The position will require travel to customer's sites. The selected candidate must be able to start within 30 days of offer acceptance.

RPM#: 300644

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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