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Penn Foster Application Developer (C# .Net) in Boston, Massachusetts

Position Summary:

Through the power of education, Penn Foster helps tens of thousands of students each year gain the knowledge, skills, and the confidence to help them on their paths toward career and life success!

Join our team and help change a life, or make a dream come true.

We are seeking a C# .Net application developer to join our team building high quality websites and web applications to enhance our customer?s journey and enable our team members to better reach prospective students. Our team is a close-knit community working together to deliver top-notch solutions and empower each other. We are passionate about our work and strive to bring the highest quality to our solutions. You are responsible for utilizing web standards and best practices in your work. You will work with cross-functional teams to define requirements and transform them into new and exciting features and designs. You will collaborate to maintain and build infrastructure across solutions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable C# .NET code

  • Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies into design

  • Ability to interpret complex requests & implement based on specific timelines

  • Help maintain and improve code quality, organization and automation

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to build technical specifications and convert them to client-facing applications

  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle

  • Follow software development best practices (continuous integration, refactoring, and code standards)

  • Knowledge of GitHub/Git version control and code reviews

  • Demonstrated technical and analytical skills, including the ability to understand and convey complex technical information in simple terms

  • Willingness to work in a co-located environment

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • Solid foundational knowledge of C# .Net, and associated technologies

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

-Knowledge of relational databases and SQL a plus


  • Bachelor's degree or related work experience

  • 3-5 years developing C# .Net applications

  • Experience with Javascript, HTML5, and CSS

  • Experience developing client-facing applications, CMS integrations

  • Experience developing and working with restful APIs

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines (TeamCity, Octopus), automated builds, deployments and continuous integration

  • Solid understanding of MVC design

  • Experience with agile development workflows and JIRA

  • Experience with full lifecycle of product development, validation and deployment

  • Experience with AWS and/or Azure cloud platforms a plus

  • Experience with Sitecore and the Heliz framework a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity:

At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Us:

At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals. Backed by Bain Capital Double Impact and together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that?s prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.