• Senior Application Developer

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology (IT)
  • Overview

    HKS is a team of more than 1,400 architects, interior designers, urban designers, scientists, artists, anthropologists and other professionals working together across industries and across the globe to create places that delight, heal and stimulate peak performance. We have nurtured a culture of extraordinary people with curious and creative minds who are passionate about delivering elegant solutions that solve our clients’ challenges. Our research teams dig deep to discover processes and ideas that improve outcomes--then they share them freely for everyone’s benefit. In all we do, we are mindful of the fragility of all life and of the planet.


    The Dallas office is seeking a talented Senior Application Developer who is responsible for working with the development and data team to design and maintain HKS business applications using the latest technologies. The ideal candidate for this position is one that has experience developing beautiful and functional user interfaces, along with the ability to communicate effectively and engage with a positive attitude. Individuals who prioritize lifelong learning do well on our team.


    • Work with Application Development team to design, develop, test, document, maintain and enhance custom-developed applications, and support third-party applications
    • Perform design and code reviews and monitor system performance to help maintain code quality, performance and application responsiveness
    • Design and implement a consistent user interface look and feel across all internally-developed applications
    • Translate requirements and use cases into technical designs and functional code
    • Coordinate with team members to integrate the latest technologies into HKS systems
    • Operate within a cross-functional team leveraging agile software development practices
    • Share ownership of application codebase with Application Development team
    • Be willing to perform a wide variety of development-related tasks
    • Maintain a high level of customer service through good communication and interact effectively with all levels of management, technical and non-technical users
    • Use problem solving and troubleshooting skills
    • Act as a mentor to other developers
    • Bring a positive, results-oriented attitude to a team


    • NET MVC experience
    • Advanced knowledge of CSS
    • Strong Javascript skills
    • User interface design experience using common frameworks
    • Intermediate back-end development skills
    • Working knowledge of SQL Server and application database design/construction
    • Experience working with cloud apps in the Azure stack
    • Expertise in full software development lifecycle including functional and technical specification, development, documentation, QA processes, source control, maintenance and deployment
    • Experience with Financial and HR ERP systems
    • Ability to convey ideas and understand requirements given by the business
    • Open mindset and willingness to embrace cutting-edge changes in technology
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited program and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience
    • At least 8 years of development experience
    • At least 2 years of development work focused on front-end design
    • Prior experience in an agile environment is highly desired




    HKS is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Veteran



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