Software Engineer


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Job Summary

Have you always wanted the excitement and opportunity of a startup without all of the risk?  Avalara MyLodgeTax is conquering the one of the biggest hurdles facing the vacation rental industry today – tax compliance - but we need your help to get there.  We’re looking for a collaborative, hard-working, energetic and self-motivated agile developer to help us take our established business to the next level, doing whatever it takes to get us there!  We are passionate about providing a high-quality experience for our customers and are looking for a new teammate to help build world-class software products.

As a small team, we need a developer that is well-versed in ASP .NET development, and is willing to work in other areas and platforms as needed.  We need a problem solver, more than just a coder, to help us leverage an existing code base while moving toward a future architecture that includes some of the latest technologies – AWS, Web API, MVC and Angular – to name a few.  If you like a fast-paced environment with the opportunity to help shape a product, its architecture, as well as development standards and processes, this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!


Job Duties

  • Be a key contributor in a small organization making a huge impact in a dynamic industry
  • Work smart and understand how your code impacts the goals of the business
  • Be introspective, always trying to improve yourself and the team around you
  • Participate on a DevOps / agile team – full lifecycle – including design, development, testing, planning, backlog grooming and support
  • Develop and maintain related application code – full stack development
  • Work with product owner to define and implement user stories
  • Develop unit tests to run in a continuous integration environment
  • Support production website, including troubleshooting & bug fixes
  • Communicate potential risks, delays, concerns and status to manager
  • Identify and implement best practices for coding as well as development processes
  • Most of all, be a team player!


Qualifications (absolute must haves walking in the door)

  • Outstanding problem solving skills
  • Top-notch communication skills with techies and non-techies alike
  • Proven ability to make things happen and meet commitments
  • Willingness to dive in and get to the bottom of a problem; egos need not apply
  • 2 years web development experience using .NET
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design & development and common design patterns
  • 1+ years working on agile development team
  • 2+ years with C# and .NET stack
  • 2+ years SQL Server 2008 R2 or later
  • 1+ years Entity Framework v4 or later


Preferred Qualifications (great to have but not absolutely necessary)

  • Experience working with DI / IoC / Unit testing patterns and tools
  • Cloud experience preferred – AWS, Azure or similar
  • NET MVC 3.0 or later
  • NET Web Forms
  • Javascript, HTML, CSS, jQuery, AJAX

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.

Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents.

A privately held company, Avalara’s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at

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