Application Developer - Des Moines

Help us reinvent the Real Estate Industry building next generation applications with complex workflows, advanced analytics, advanced OCR, machine learning, Blockchain, NLP and more. At Situs, you will have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in new ways and have fun doing it. 


The Senior Application Developer will define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain enterprise-level software applications in support of the achievement of business requirements for both internal and external customers. This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing technical objects within the application in support of the business function. A Senior Developer will typically act as the primary developer on one or more projects at any given time.  


  • Work with business analyst, project management team, and end-users to understand business requirements and proposed design
  • Develop code for all tiers of Applications based on specifications and business requirements
  • Identify, recommend, and implement solutions to complex problems
  • Complete testing and gather feedback to improve the quality and reduce operational risk of the developed Applications
  • Undertake post-release activities to develop lessons learned that can be incorporated in future builds and release cycles
  • Collaborate with database administrators to design, develop and update databases as they relate to software programs and applications
  • Work with support team to diagnoses and troubleshoot problems within existing applications
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders

Skills And Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in a role related to application &/or software development, or systems design
  • 3 + years of experience with a variety of server-side and client side programming languages; experience developing applications in Microsoft Visual Studio utilizing the Microsoft development stack (.NET, C# MVC, etc.) preferred
  • Ability to comprehend business needs and to translate said needs into technical specifications
  • Demonstrated ability to apply Project Management principles
  • Functional knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies
  • Hands-on experience within a Microsoft development environment, particularly utilizing .NET and SQL platforms
  • Strong customer service orientation with the ability to effective communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering

About Situs

Since 1985, Situs has been the premier, global provider of end-to-end commercial real estate and loan advisory services and integrated solutions, offering customized services to leading financial institutions, investors, owners, and developers. We offer a wide array of services, including enterprise and process improvement, capital markets and commercial real estate advisory, primary and special servicing, and creative staffing solutions.

Situs has been selected as Advisor of the Year at the Real Estate Finance and Investment Financing Awards 2015 and 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer (m/f/d/v).

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Job Location: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Date published: 18-Jan-2018
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