.NET.NET Developer Job Description Template

.NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft. It is powerful, flexible, and can be adapted to a broad range of uses. Every .NET developer should be at least proficient either in using VB.NET or C#, or even better, both languages. The great .NET developer should be capable of handling many aspects of the application, including but not limited to performance, scalability, security, and testing. A fully knowledgeable .NET developer can use .NET to build a highly distributed web application, a sophisticated desktop application, or even a modern mobile application. Additional knowledge about Mono is a plus, as the combination of .NET and Mono allows for an even a wider range of platforms to be targeted.

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.NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft. It is powerful, flexible, and can be adapted to a broad range of uses. Every .NET developer should be at least proficient either in using VB.NET or C#, or even better, both languages. The great .NET developer should be capable of handling many aspects of the application, including but not limited to performance, scalability, security, and testing. A fully knowledgeable .NET developer can use .NET to build a highly distributed web application, a sophisticated desktop application, or even a modern mobile application. Additional knowledge about Mono is a plus, as the combination of .NET and Mono allows for an even a wider range of platforms to be targeted.

Writing a good job description or advertisement for a .NET developer requires an emphasis to be placed on the specific language (e.g., VB.NET or C#) necessary for the project. When you are looking for an advanced .NET developer to fill a specific niche, posting a generic .NET developer description in your job ad will bring numerous applications from people who are unfamiliar with the specific aspects of .NET that are relevant to your project.

This sample .NET developer job description can be used to help you write the perfect job ad, and assure that you easily find and hire the person that matches your specific criteria.

.NET Developer - Job Description and Ad Template

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Company Introduction

{{Write a short and catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company culture, perks, and benefits. Mention office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else you think makes your company interesting.}}

Job Description

We are seeking a .NET developer responsible for building .NET applications using {{Insert specific .NET languages and technologies here that are relevant to your project; indicate whether the focus is on front-end, back-end, or both}}. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these layers of our applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
  • Integrate data storage solutions {{may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}}
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • {{Add other responsibilities here that are relevant}}

Skills

  • Strong knowledge of .NET web framework {{you may specify particular versions based on your requirements}}
  • Proficient in {{C# and/or VB.NET}}, with a good knowledge of their ecosystems
  • Familiarity with the Mono framework {{if needed}}
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Skill for writing reusable libraries
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
  • Knowledge of concurrency patterns
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server {{if deemed necessary for the project needs}}
  • Experience with popular web application frameworks
  • Familiarity with Windows Presentation Framework {{if needed}}
  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable application
  • Experience creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Basic understanding of Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Experience implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}
  • {{Make sure to mention any frameworks, libraries, or any other technology relevant to your project}}
  • {{List education level or certification you require}}
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