Principal .NET Consultant (WPF)

Houston, TX

Opportunity Details

Full TimeApplication Development

Houston, TX


Improving is a complete IT services firm, offering training, consulting, recruiting and project services. Our innovative solutions and processes have helped hundreds of clients across the globe realize their tactical and strategic business objectives. As a result, our 300 employees have accumulated extensive technology and management experience in several industries, including financial services, energy, travel, retail, government and several others.  

Our culture and guiding principles encourage both inspiration and motivation to achieve amazing things. We constantly strive to live out our values of Excellence, Dedication, and Involvement through our foundation of Trust.  


Value Proposition: Working with a team of experienced passionate developers on a project that is looking for technical excellence and thought leadership. These technologies are both established, as well as cutting edge.  This community is open to driven individuals who desire to take on more than their job description. Get involved with many other facets of the ecosystem. For example, if you have an interest in niche roles (ex. deployment pipeline, automated testing, reporting metrics) - we will leave it up to you to get involved, help out or simply own it and run with it. 


Description: Looking for a strong WPF/C# Principal Consultant with 4-10 years of experience. They will be building frameworks/templates in C#/WPF. The researchers will take those frameworks and use them to build applications in Matlab and Python. Contract will be for 1 year with the likelihood of extending much longer. This person will report to the technical lead.


Developer for Upstream Research software projects. Closely engaged with the customer, the candidate in this role will participate in all aspects of application development:

  • Requirements gathering
  • Development
  • Testing
  • Deployment
  • Ongoing support


Work in an Agile environment (review progress, assign work, share knowledge, adjust team member's workload, discuss issues, anticipate problems and plan for upcoming work activities). Participate in planning and prioritization of the team’s work activities to meet goals and timelines.


Work with Product Owners and other developers on requirements for new development and upgrade requests to the team's software portfolio. Identify issues, communicate in a timely manner to supervisor and partner organizations, and work to progress general interest solutions.


Soft Skills:

Adaptability to time pressures and changing priorities

Strong communication skills – written and verbal

Coordination and teamwork

Initiative and self-monitoring

Interacting with others

Sensitivity to security and confidentiality

Customer focus


Mandatory Technical Skills:

Proficient in C#

Proficient in WPF

Proficient in Unit Testing


Optional Technical Skills:

Basic in C++

Basic in Python

Basic in Matlab

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