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Junior Software Engineer
Amherst Holdings LLC | Austin, Texas
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Junior Software Developer - Austin, TX

Let us introduce ourselves:

Founded in 1993, Amherst Holdings LLC is a privately owned financial services holdings company headquartered in Austin, TX. We provide a variety of products and services for institutional clients across the globe and pursue opportunities in the capital markets leveraging our deep expertise and proprietary market leading data analytics platform. We have developed cutting edge tools and methodologies that give us the competitive edge in our securities, loan origination, and asset management lines of business.

What we're looking for, in a nutshell:

The Junior Software Engineer will join our internal team and work with our technology team. This role will have a direct impact on our company growth and work within a highly collaborative team of engineers.

A little more about this role:

* Participate in all phases of development from definition and design through implementation, debugging, testing and deployment of features across multiple subsystems within large-scale enterprise applications.
* Provide production support on new and existing products utilizing the Amherst technology stack: C#/.NET, Angular 6, WebAPI, WPF, and SQL Server
* Work directly with developers, project leads and various business partners to understand and resolve issues.
* Respond to production issues by conducting root cause analysis and identifying the underlying issue.
* Participate in a highly talented, experienced and energetic team on a fast-paced, agile development schedule.

What you'll need to have:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer / Electrical Engineering, MIS, Math, Physics, or another related field

* Demonstrated 1+ years of technical experience with scalable enterprise applications using C#/.NET and any modern SPA JS Framework (Angular, React, Vue).

* Demonstrated 1-2 years of building service-oriented applications using C# and WepAPI

* Demonstrated SQL knowledge and experience (SQL Server 2012/2016)

* A good fundamental knowledge of OO principles, design patterns, C# and the .NET framework

Additional Skills and Experience (Preferred, but Not Required)

* Experience with WPF, Microsoft PRISM, or other XAML-based interface technologies

* Experience with TypeScript

* Experience with SignalR or Websockets

* Experience with Entity Framework or other ORMs

* Previous experience in mortgage industry, real estate or financial services

Perks of joining our team:

* Competitive salaries (We know you're worth it!)
* Discretionary annual bonus (We award great performance!)
* Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and Life insurance (Pick what works best for you!)
* Casual dress code (It's casual Friday every day!)
* Accrued sick/personal time, Flexible vacation days, Maternity/Paternity paid leave
* Continued professional development
* Catered lunch every Friday
* 11 paid holidays