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Applications Developer

Organization Overview:
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is an economic development agency of the federal government and 13 state governments focusing on 420 counties across the Appalachian Region. ARC’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia to help the Region achieve socioeconomic parity with the nation. www.arc.gov

Responsibilities:
ARC seeks an Applications Developer (C#, .NET) to maintain, analyze, design, develop, test, document, and implement functional enhancements in ARC’s custom grants management database, ARCnet. This position is involved in all aspects of application development from requirements analysis and design to testing and roll out. The developer will work directly with users to capture, analyze, and respond to system requirements ensuing adherence to quality code and application security requirements. Working collaboratively with a cross-functional IT team, this role will lead the testing and implementation process while documenting code changes. Ultimately, the developer will ensure ARCnet meets the business needs of all users. This position reports to the Director, Information Technology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Technology: expert C# and .NET; SCM tool; ASP.NET; SQL and SSIS; LINQ or ADO.NET; web apps (ie jQuery)
  • Proficient experience working in an Agile environment
  • Expert experience in database design, development, testing, and implementation
  • ARC core competencies: accountability, adaptability, collaboration, communication, and critical analysis
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment; bring an energetic, innovative approach to your work
  • Successful completion (prior to hire) and maintenance of background security review
  • Ability to travel (10%)

Why ARC?
The ARC team works collaboratively with our states and development districts to strengthen the future of our communities through investments in areas such as health, entrepreneurship, coal-impacted regions, and infrastructure.  ARC offers a collaborative work environment, convenient location near Dupont Circle, and a competitive benefits package which includes health insurance, retirement, paid time off, commuting subsidy, professional development, etc. This is not a federal position; however, if a federal employee is selected for this position and transfers without a break in service of more than three calendar days, he or she may be able to continue his or her retirement and life/health insurance benefits.

Equal Employment Policy
ARC is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for positions will be based solely on merit. ARC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other factor prohibited by law. ARC will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Allison Thiriez at 202.884.7712 or at athiriez@arc.gov.

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