Job Openings

We are seeking to add to our staff with the following positions

Senior Software Engineer: .NET Developer
We’re looking for a strong engineer with experience delivering quality code that delights customer expectations as part of a close-knit team. You will design and create the user experiences for our bidder and auctioneer interfaces, and develop code to functionally implement the precise algorithms that define our proprietary auction designs. You will work closely with our other staff to understand customer requirements and economic principles in order to create an application that is straightforward to use while delivering on highly advanced features. Candidates with experience in business to business or financial applications are especially desired.

Our application is built in .NET, using c# with a SQL Server back-end and extensive use of stored procedures and 3rd party components. Out interfaces are CSS-based, and we use Visual Studio, SourceSafe and related development tools.

    Qualification

  • Experience implementing commerical-grade applications with high quality and under deadline
  • Strong understanding of .NET, including LINQ and ado.net
  • Familiarity with SQL and SQL-Server
  • AJAX/Javascript client-side code.
  • Outstanding team player and communication skills
  • CS or related degree
  • Some background in economics, such as 2-3 college courses, and interest in learning more
    Nice to have:

  • Server & Database operations experience
  • SQL/DBA knowledge
  • Knowledge of linear programming
  • Deep background in economics

Software QA Engineer

We need to build up essentially from scratch a world-class QA function. We need to exercise these complex systems as software and as economic computation engines. Test scenarios will include unit tests for all functionality, regression test suites that can be run as an integral part of the release process, and economic scenario tests to verify the correctness of algorithms (in partnership with in-house economists). In addition the QA function will be responsible for load-testing the
operational infrastructure and monitoring its ongoing availabilty. Finally QA will be responsible for data operations configuration management, which will be especially complex as we establish key customer accounts that may have unique requirements for features or hosting.

Experience with web systems unit test development and black-box automated test design. High level of skills with a major QA tool (eg.
testComplete) required. Skills in load-testing and high-availability systems desired. We need someone who really likes to stress and break systems.

    Qualification

  • Experience as QA lead in dynamic team environments
  • Development of automated unit and regression tests of web-based applications
  • Outstanding team player and communication skills
  • Windows Server & SQL Server operations experience
  • Configuration management experience with SourceSafe
  • CS or related degree
  • Some background in economics, such as 2-3 college courses, and interest in learning more
    Nice to have:

  • SQL Server DBA skills
  • Experience with AWS (Amazon web services)
  • Knowledge of linear programming
  • Deep background in economics

SQL Server Database engineer

Skilled in SQL Server development, including schema design, optimization and tuning, stored procedures, and reports generation. Basic DBA
skills are also required. Experience in transactional financial systems highly desired.

    Qualification

  • Experience doing database development in dynamic team environments
  • Outstanding team player and communication skills
  • Data-driver reports with Crytal reports or equivalent
  • CS or related degree
  • Some background in economics, such as 2-3 college courses, and interest in learning more
    Nice to have:

  • SQL Server operations experience
  • Experience as SQL Server DBA
  • Experience with AWS (Amazon web services)
  • Experience in transactional financial systems
  • Deep background in economics

 

To apply send your resume and a brief cover letter to steve@auctionomics.com