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Junior Developer

| Austin
Junior Developer – Austin, TX
What we're looking for in a nutshell:
Amherst Technology Group is currently seeking a Junior Software Engineer to join our internal team to work on a variety of core projects in real estate, financial services and fixed income.
Who we are:
  • An industry leading real estate and advisory firm with a 20 year proven track record of providing our clients with the analytics and intelligence to make smarter investment decisions through our proprietary platform.
  • Our technology and analytics has allowed us to focus in enhancing our product while also embracing emerging technologies and developing new products for our clients.
  • A fun, energetic and collaborative environment where there is no limit in upward career growth and professional development.
Who you are:
  • An engineer with high energy, passion and hungry ambitious attitude with a thirst to learn and apply that knowledge on any and all projects assigned
  • Quantitative and analytical thinker that is intellectually curious about technology and how systems work
  • An outspoken, entrepreneurial and collaborative team player who enjoys problem solving
  • You enjoy researching emerging technologies and willing to explore new languages
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment with agility to change directions quickly
What you will accomplish at Amherst:
  • Gain valuable experience as a software engineer while learning from industry experts
  • Being exposed to an industry leading data-driven analytics platform while working on emerging technologies
  • Become an engineer for change while developing new and exciting products
  • Challenge yourself personally and professionally
Required experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer / Electrical Engineering, MIS, Math, Physics, or other related field
  • Demonstrated 1-2 years of technical experience with scalable enterprise web applications using C#, .NET, WCF/WPF, SOAP or REST and API’s
  • Experience with JavaScript, Jquery or other modern UI languages
  • Demonstrated SQL knowledge and experience (SQL Server 2008/2012)
Bonus Skills:
  • Previous experience in mortgage industry, real estate or financial services
  • Experience with large datasets, data modeling or data transformation
  • Desire to learn and work on Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform.
What we offer:
Amherst is a privately held corporation located in West Austin with beautiful views of Lake Austin and the loop 360 bridge in a modern workspace with open floor plans.
  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
  • Flexible PTO, 8 paid holidays
  • Employer paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
  • Professional career development and reimbursement
  • On-premise fitness center, locker rooms
  • Daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks/drinks
  • Relaxed casual environment and weekly/quarterly office events!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases


5001 Plaza on the Lake, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

Amherst is always participating in exciting events. From Dell Match Play to SXSW, Amherst engages in a variety of local events. We also host smaller events for employees such as summer BBQ's and happy hours. Nothing tops our holiday party, a true family celebration!


Director of Talent

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm most excited about our Budget Revision Project! We were tasked with the challenge of moving a tedious process into a more user and mobile friendly system. This will allow the field teams to submit budget revisions from MSR Properties and have one system to manage the majority of their work. This excitement is why I love being a part of the team


Business Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

“At Amherst, I am able to work collaboratively with peers who have had years of experience similar to mine. The technology is current and evolving as the company grows. Therefore, my skills stay current and always improve.”


Senior Systems Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

My team is expected to create new IP (Intellectual Property) through innovation in software, hardware, workflow process and data. Our goal is to build franchise value/shareholder value, solve difficult problems through creative solutions, and improve over-all efficiency that in turn makes life easier for all of Amherst


Chief Technology Innovation Officer

What are some things you learned at the company?

Within my first year, I have acquired solid enterprise-level knowledge in developing .NET applications by using Angular 4+, ASP.NET MVC, WPF, Entity Framework, and advanced SQL. We’re transitioning into ‘React’ apps that I'm excited about as it will add to my tech skills. I like that we have autonomy regarding the tech decisions in development


Software Engineer

What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

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