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Senior Application Developer (2018-6347)

Camas, WA, United States
Information Technology


Job Description


Fisher Investments is a privately-held investment management firm that manages portfolios for high-net-worth private clients and some of the world's preeminent institutions.  Ken Fisher was recognized in 2010 as one of 30 most influential industry figures in last 30 years.* We are one of the largest independent investment advisers with tens of billions of dollars under management for over 100 large institutions and 25,000 private clients. We understand the importance of our duty to clients and the impact we can make on people’s financial lives.


Our IT Department is now seeking a highly talented Senior Application Developer to join our team to help provide internally-developed and third-party software solutions to meet business needs.  This individual will manage technical aspects of assigned projects, including planning and resolving issues.  The Senior Application Developer will also work independently to convert business requirements to Technical Design Specifications, and design/develop code for enterprise-wide and other projects.  This position can be located in either our San Mateo, CA office (near San Francisco, CA) or Camas, WA office (near Portland, OR). 



  • Responsible for managing technical development of software from inception through user acceptance, including projects which affect multiple departments and/or pose high risk situations.  Designs steps and modules, defines timelines, identifies and resolves issues.  May assign work and provide oversight to others.  May serve as technical lead and make decisions regarding technical direction.
  • Presents options and manages client expectations.
  • Utilizes design skills to define Technical Design Specifications for complex and high impact projects.
  • Creates logic flow charts and process diagrams.
  • Creates and/or modifies code to meet specifications.  Tests and debugs work.
  • Supports production software operations during normal business and off-hours.
  • Contributes to team discussions.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves client issues.  May be responsible for client support to an entire business unit.
  • Researches external software solutions. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, computer science, math, or other science field required
  • 5-7 yrs experience in developing software programs; or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Previous experience serving as a team and/or technical lead in software applications development projects preferred
  • Solid understanding of Enterprise applications development
  • Good analytical capabilities
  • Solid knowledge of applicable software development language(s)
  • Ability to perform as a team member
  • Good communication skills in working with co-workers and internal clients
  • Ability to plan work of self & others and resolve technical and other problems
  • Good design skills
  • Ability to perform off-hours production support


  • Open and supportive team-based environment
  • Opportunity to learn about wealth management and other areas of the company

Thank you for your interest in our firm. We look forward to hearing from you! 


*Thirty for Thirty, Investment Advisor, 5/1/2010.





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