Principal Software Engineer, Team Lead (VB.NET/WinForms) at Unanet (Remote)

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Our growing Product Team is looking for a Principal Software Engineer, Team Lead to strengthen our Windows desktop application and refactor some of our current generation tech stack. We're looking for a dynamic engineer who is no stranger to building well-designed, performant applications that support complex business rules and user flows. You will start by learning our existing offerings and become familiar with our codebase. As you improve in your understanding of our business logic, you will contribute by adding features to our desktop application as well as our new integration platform.
What You'll Do
  • Understand and transform requirements into business-savvy features
  • Optimize code to ensure performance and security
  • Determine optimal solutions for architecture, maintainability, and scalability in collaboration with our Tech Lead
  • Review test strategy with QA for releases
  • Lead developers across two (2) scrum teams working on various initiatives for our Windows desktop application
  • Manage code quality and ensure appropriate unit test coverage
  • Perform code reviews to ensure code adheres to quality standards
  • Full lifecycle application development, including feature research and building proof of concepts to confirm approach
  • Collaborate with Product Management to create valuable, attainable roadmap objectives
  • Collaborate with our Tech Lead to create solution designs, following architectural guidance

Your First 90 Days
In your First 30 Days, you will engage in our immersive onboarding experience to understand our culture, product, and tech stack. You will partner with our Tech Lead, QA and other leads to better understand our product offering as well as the browser-based product offering. Working with our Lead, you will implement a technical roadmap that takes scalability, testing and performance into account and present a gap analysis of what can be done even better. You will take on development items to get your hands in our current tech stack (75-90% of your time).
In your First 60 Days, along with user stories and product features, you will help work on a backlog of technical infrastructure work. You will assist in driving an efficient SDLC process and support your Scrum Team (Product, QA, fellow Engineers).
By Day 90, you will play an integral role in delivering on our roadmap deliverables. You will help instill the discipline of effectively monitoring and creating work items from production issues. You will advance our tech stack by continuing to implement our technical roadmap and future deliveries.
Who You Are
  • 5+ years' experience with VB.NET, C# and WinForms
  • 2+ years' experience with Microsoft SQL Server, including stored procedures, indexes, triggers, and functions
  • Experience designing solutions with modern architecture patterns (e.g., Microservices, SOA, APIs, Web Services)
  • Proponent of exercising sound coding practices, such as unit testing, object-oriented design and programming
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related

Your Differentiators
  • Working knowledge of WPF, Entity Framework, C++, XML, LINQ, SQL Database, MSBuild, PowerShell, InstallShield
  • Prior experience with Single Sign-On (SSO) protocols, including OpenID
  • Prior experience working with APIs
  • Experience with secure coding practices, including familiarity with OWASP top ten

Team Lead vs. Tech Lead
Team Lead: Leads the Scrum Team (who does what and when) along with our Product Manager. Efficiently manages Scrum activities with the support of our Scrum Master and contributes to production-deliverables (code) at least 50% of the time.
Tech Lead: Leads the tech stack and, along with our Team Lead, coordinates when technical items get done and put into production. Contributes to production-deliverables (code) at least 70% of the time.
Our Values
  • We are a Team. Employees, customers, and partners working together.
  • We are Customer-Focused. Customers are the heart of everything we do.
  • We are Driven. Seeking exceptional outcomes.
  • We Own our Success. Every employee has a stake in our company.
  • We do the right thing and have fun in the process.

The salary range for this opportunity is $145,000 - $160,000 per year. You will be eligible for discretionary bonus compensation, subject to plans that may be in effect from time to time. You will further be eligible to participate in Unanet's employee benefits plans and programs. For more details on Unanet's benefits offerings, please visit
Unanet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for positions without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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