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:
Database design in consultation with DBA
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
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
Sprague is an EEO/AA employer. We strongly encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Sprague is one of the largest independent suppliers of energy and materials handling services in the Northeast with products including home heating oil, diesel fuels, residual fuels, gasoline and natural gas. Over the years, Sprague has aggressively expanded its offerings to meet the ever-changing energy and logistics markets. Coupled with its strong physical assets, Sprague provides differentiated products and services including value-added customer support and online tools that are unmatched