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Software Developer I - US Equestrian (Lexington · KY)

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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
**Please attach a resume in PDF format. Preference will be given to applicants who provide an updated resume.**
*Hybrid remote/in office option available *
(Eligible after satisfactory completion of training period)

This position supports the Federation’s mission and vision by demonstrating a commitment to exemplary member service, as well as a collaborative spirit, equality, fairness, respect, and accountability.
 Under the general direction of the Director of Software Development, the Software Developer Level I is directly responsible for the maintenance and creation of software and to make the tasks of adding, updating, deleting, and displaying information easy and user friendly. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Communicate on a consistent basis with direct supervisor all aspects of projects assigned.
  • Design scalable architecture to meet goals and builds projects to specification and timescale.
  • Develop data analysis capabilities .
  • Establish developer-client relationships.
  • Manage portions of projects assigned.
  • Document all work carried out.
  • Perform software updates.
  • Assist staff with computing issues when other members of the department are unavailable.
  • Code software systems.
  • Daily testing, documenting and training.
  • Attend daily scrum meetings.
  • Review Database Changes and compare to standards.
  • Attend staff meetings. 
  • Continuous education on new software and technology. 
  • Monitor department activities in absence of supervisor.

Required, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • Provide exemplary customer service to staff and members, with an emphasis on being helpful and finding resolutions that comply with the Federation’s strategic plan and information technology policies.
  • Analytical or problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to maintain performance under pressure.
  • Ability to set priorities and maintain effectiveness at varying tasks.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to be involved with every aspect of the programming lifecycle.
  • Typing ability 20 wpm.
  • Agile Development methodology knowledge a plus.
  • Windows OS, VB.NET, C#, MVC, SQL Server, and Microsoft Office knowledge required.
  • Working hours from 8:30am to 5pm with overtime as needed.
  • Extended hours of availability, including some nights and weekends, periodic travel is required (10%).
Education and Experience: 
  • High School diploma or equivalent strongly preferred.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field is strongly preferred.
  • Experience may substitute for education.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds. (Anything over 25 pounds requires a two person lift)
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage applications from black, indigenous, and people of color, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you learn about the position?

  2. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship?

  3. Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Please note that answering yes to this question does not necessarily exclude you from employment.

  4. If you answered yes to the above question, please explain.

  5. If you do not live within commuting distance of Lexington, KY, are you willing to relocate at your own expense?

  6. Please list any family, friends or relationships with anyone associated with US Equestrian.

  7. Are you currently a USEF member? If so, please list your member #.

  8. What is your salary range? Please put exact numbers, answers of N/A or negotiable may not be considered.

  9. If selected, what would be your date of availability?

  10. Do you have proof of vaccination from COVID-19 or able to receive this before hire if you were offered the position? (This is a requirement of employment)

  11. This position is based in Lexington, KY, are you able to work onsite in Lexington, KY?