Jul 08, 2022

Senior Developer Requisition Number: SENIO001724 Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
  • Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Information Technology Other

Job Description



Sprague is passionate about delivering the diverse products and programs that warm, power and move the world. We keep homes warm through Northeastern winters and hospitals cool through summer. We help small businesses focus on serving their communities, and our renewable fuels keep our country’s infrastructure running. From importing wind energy components to deploying leading-edge solar technology to help power terminal facilities, we are committed to continually evolving to meet our customers’ changing energy needs.

The Senior Developer helps make all that happen, by working closely with IT Business Analysts to design, code, test and implement information systems that support Sprague’s business operations and its customers. This position is open to fully remote work.

 We want to hear from you!

Do you like to solve problems and consider yourself forward thinking? If you are looking for a place to challenge yourself, then Sprague is your place. Sprague employees are dedicated and driven. We work best as a team, knowing that collaboration leads to innovation and the best customer experience. We are looking for hardworking colleagues to join us and help us stay at the forefront of the energy industry, which is where we’ve been for the last 150 years. 

 Functional responsibilities include:

  • Technical design
  • Integration testing
  • Database design in consultation with DBA
  • Coding
  • Technical documentation
  • Support for problem identification and bug fixing
  • Unit testing Conversion
  • Work as a member of a team composed of users, analysts, developers, project managers and infrastructure personnel to design cost-effective technology solutions in support of functional business requirements
  • Test and deploy new releases into production, develop integration and interface routines, server/client configuration and report writing
  • Assist management and the user community in the evaluation of proposed vendor software packages


Qualified candidates for this role will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline and a minimum of 5 years of general development experience, or an equivalent combination of education, experience or training that provides the required skills and abilities
  • Excellent documentation and project planning experience
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize workload, perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment and relate to customers/outside contacts and fellow employees
  • Understanding of the software lifecycle
  • Research and resolve issues independently / strong problem solving skills, high quality
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of SQL Server and Windows operating systems

Specific Developer Skills:

  • C# / .NET skills – requires a minimum of 4 years’ experience in developing customer facing (B2B), scalable, secure web applications (J2EE, ASP or similar technologies)
  • Minimum 3 years using recent releases of Microsoft .NET technology (ASP.NET, XML Web Services, WebAPI, .NET Core, C#)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with SQL triggers and stored procedure development (MS SQL Server preferred)
  • Knowledge of OOP, XML, SOAP, UDDI/ WSDL, JSON, MVC, Entity Framework, HTML5 & HTTP industry standards required
  • MS Certification or similar experience preferred
  • Some exposure to JavaScript frameworks, preferably AngularJS and/or Angular 2+ is a plus


Who we are:

Sprague takes a collaborative, customer-centric approach to providing best-in-class energy products and related services throughout the Northeast. As a publicly-traded company (NYSE:SRLP) founded in 1870, we pride ourselves on offering customers the expert solutions and high-quality service that help their businesses thrive in any market landscape. Sprague values innovation, safety, integrity and people. We know that our people are what set us apart from our competition, and we work hard to make sure each employee across our 20+ locations knows how important they are to our community.

 What we offer:

We recently surveyed our employees to ask them their favorite part of the job. They answered, "The people I work with."

 In addition to great coworkers, you’ll enjoy perks like medical benefits and retirement contributions that start on your first day. Sprague also provides tuition reimbursement for any employee that would like to further their education.  Do you like to get involved where you work?  Is giving back important to you? It’s important to us, too! Sprague donates back to the communities in which we live and work every year, and provides opportunities for employees to support the charity of the week. In addition, Sprague offers paid volunteer time to allow employees to support charities which are meaningful to them. Sprague has a range of committees to support varying initiatives (Sustainability, Charitable, Scholarship, FunForce, Innovation, etc.). Sprague is a place that cares about its employees, its community, and about creating a place where people want to come to work every day.


Plus, we have some great benefits!

  • 401(k) Traditional and Roth plans with employer match of 60% of the first 6% of the employee’s contribution
  • Defined Contribution Plan with an automatic 5% contribution from Sprague
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Choice of high deductible and PPO Health Plans to fit your individual needs
  • Wellness Program

Sprague is an EEO/AA employer.  We strongly encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

As a federal contractor, we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations. Click here for OFCCP compliance information


IT Project Management, Software-Web Development



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