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Software Developer- Tacoma, WA
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True Blue, Inc. | Tacoma, WA
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Job Description

Our Corporate Application Development Team is looking for an entry level Software Developer to join our growing application development team in Tacoma, WA which develops and maintains our business critical application that facilitates our ability to dispatch and pay our temporary workforce throughout the United States.

Self taught or formal education aside, as long as you can demonstrate your competence in C#, .NET 4+, Visual Studio 2010+ and the ability to learn, this position may be ideal for you. You will be mentored by a senior software developer and will also spend 50% of your time under the direction of our Performance Test Manager working with our Microsoft Test Manager Suite.

You will be joining a team of highly skilled software developers, and test engineers working in a Scrum, Agile software development environment. This position will report directly to the Director of Application Services.


Prepares system and programming documentation with the guidance of the Lead Software Developer or domain leader.

Under the direction of our Performance Test Manager, assist in creating automated test scripts using Microsoft Test Manager.

Understands and follows TBI design and development standards.

Works effectively in a team environment.

Demonstrates the ability to work with cross functional groups to achieve results.

Demonstrates appropriate communication skills and knows when to listen and when to talk.

Has a good understanding of SDLC and Scrum.

Is able to appropriately prioritize multiple tasks and take direction from our tech leads.


Programming Languages and Tools

Has patterns based development background with a good understanding of:


.NET 4.0 or higher

ASP.NET including Web API and MVC 3 or higher

Visual Studio 2010 or higher

HTML5 for web applications, experience with CSS framework such as Twitter Bootstrap preferred

JavaScript with jQuery

Kendo UI or similar JavaScript controls (such as jQueryUI)

MVVM pattern using Kendo, Knockout, Angular or similar library


Enterprise Library

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Web Services

nUnit or other unit testing platform


Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent self taught work experience.

3+ years of related development experience.

Uses professional concepts; applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues and understand the TrueBlue SDLC/Scrum implementation.

Resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways using the established SDLC/Scrum methodology.

Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives, as well as an understanding of the company culture.

Consults with and take direction from the Lead Software Developer when implementing strategic policies and selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Requires the ability to change the thinking of or gain acceptance from others in sensitive situations while preserving the relationship.

Requires moderate instruction on day-to-day work, and receives only general instructions on repeated assignments.

Able to learn quickly and will make the effort to learn outside of normal business hours on techniques and concepts that are unfamiliar.


TrueBlue, Inc. is the nation's leading provider of blue-collar staffing. In 2012, TBI connected approximately 350,000 people to work through the following companies: Labor Ready, Spartan Staffing, CLP Resources, PlaneTechs, and Centerline, and serviced in excess of 140,000 businesses in the retail, service, wholesale, manufacturing, transportation, aviation, and construction industries.

What we do at TrueBlue is simple, we put people to work and change lives.

TrueBlue employs 2800 professionals and provides competitive benefits packages including: Company-matching 401(k); Employee Stock Purchase Program; Tuition Reimbursement; College Savings Fund; and comprehensive Health and Welfare coverage including Medical/Dental/Vision.

Corporate values of integrity and respect, and our ability to exceed client expectations distinguish TrueBlue as an employer.

TrueBlue was named by Forbes (2012) as one of the country's "Most Trustworthy Companies".

Equal Opportunity Employer

About True Blue, Inc.

Conveniently based at True Blue Bay Resort and Marina on the southern shore of Grenada, Horizon Yacht Charters offers you a dedicated service before, during and after your charter. If you have time to take in the land-based attractions or would simply like to spend a few days ashore we are more than happy to help. If you are looking for World Class Sailing, then look no further and contact Horizon Yacht Charters today and we promise you won't be disappointed.