Principal Consultant, Developer

Oakwood Systems Group Inc. Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 5 months ago


Oakwood is assembling a truly unique and top notch spectrum of talent to join our existing award winning problem solvers as we lead all industries in the digital transformation. Every company has become an IT company as digitalization has escaped no one. And the companies that are truly embracing the transformation are making it personal. According to a report by Gartner, by 2020, 75% of application purchases supporting digital businesses will be 'Build', not 'Buy'.

Oakwood emerges as a leader in this business of digital transformation because we are uniquely qualified. As a Top 50 Microsoft partner, we are fully versed across all the Microsoft platforms. We are mobile experts. We are CMS experts. We speak marketing, and we speak technology, then successfully blend the two worlds together. This convergence offers an exceptional value proposition.

A snapshot of an Oakwood Principal in action:

  • Leadership by example; consistently; for both team members and clients; this includes education and mentorship

  • Don't just set the bar Raise It

  • The Principals set the mood, the intensity, the work ethic, the expectations

  • Solution Crafter this needs to drive you; this is the big picture perspective

  • Confident Problem Solver Jump up out of your seat, put the marker to the white board and attack the challenge at hand with the client; BE the trusted adviser

  • Don't just Evangelize but APPLY the proof is in the pudding

  • Head on a swivel constantly aware of client needs and how Oakwood may best serve them

  • Constantly in the pursuit of knowledge and leading edge technology skills with the understanding that becoming more business critical every day is a non-negotiable

Principal Consultant for Application Development

Our Principal Consultants are team players that focus on client delivery and project management. Oakwood delivers software solutions on the Microsoft stack with technologies ranging from custom .Net software development using the latest frameworks to cutting edge web site design and development.

This role includes analyzing client processes, understanding client's business landscape, defining requirements, and then expertly delivering solutions and strategies. A Principal Consultant must be technically competent, capable of supervising and leading project teams, and able to manage complex projects.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working as a Consultant (not a contractor)

  • Human capital strategic planning, performance management, communication and change management

  • Responsible for the development of team members

  • Managing client relationships and expectations

  • Software Architecture/design

  • Team leadership/mentorship

  • Hands-on development

  • Delivery of technical presentations

  • Technical research/recommendations

  • 7+ years of experience as a senior .NET developer and Architect

  • .NET 3.5 or higher

  • C#, ASP.NET


  • Angular.js

  • Front-end web technologies such as JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5

  • Familiarity with LINQ, WCF

  • Azure experience

  • Application Lifecycle using TFS

Desirable, but not required:

  • Entity Framework

  • CMS experience preferably Kentico or Sitecore

  • A Microsoft Certification or two

  • Bachelors' Degree in an IT-related field

Show & Tell actually, during the interview process you will tell us then show us how you exemplify these traits. However, we will go first

  • Integrity You don't make it over 30 years in business by not doing the right thing.

  • Excellence We only hire the best so you get to work with really smart people every day Iron Sharpens Iron.

  • Knowledge Oakwood wants lifelong learners and to show our commitment not only will we help you learn new things, prepare for certifications and pay for the tests we even offer bonuses when you pass the tests!

  • Fun We laugh. A lot.

  • Community There is the community within our offices where we have built teams that care about each other as humans. And there is the community outside the office where we expect our people to be involved and we support each other in that it may be charitable, it may be technological, it may be recreational bottom line is that we show up.

Important Things to Know:

  • You move ahead at your speed in your chosen direction.

  • Your work matters.

  • Personal Growth is an expectation not an afterthought.

  • "Build it and they will come."

  • We have competitive salaries and full benefits package.

  • We reward hard work.

  • We favor autonomy over micro managers.

  • B.Y.O.D. Program

Oakwood encourages our team members: to collaborate; to pursue and gain continued certifications relevant to their career paths; and to gain exposure to cutting edge technologies which could mean bringing them in office, holding corporate learning events, attending or leading a relevant seminar, etc.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of Oakwood Systems Group, Inc. is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Oakwood hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Due to the nature of Oakwood's business model, with our apologies, Oakwood is unable to sponsor H1B Visas or work on a Corp-to-Corp arrangement.

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Principal Consultant, Developer

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