Senior Developer

Date:  Jul 21, 2024

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts Corporate
Shift Type:  Year Round


Our mission is to create the Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, create the Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We own and operate the most renowned destination resorts in the world as well as regional and local ski areas outside major cities, and connect them all through one unrivaled network. We are looking for ambitious leaders, innovators and creators to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).


Job Summary:

We’re searching for a senior full-stack developer to join the Resort Application Development Team. Our team is responsible for a suite of custom desktop applications, modern web and mobile apps, and internal APIs that provide ski resort management and point-of-sale functionality. We primarily use C# .NET WebApi, Angular and WPF. We have developed a custom point of sale application with a RESTful WebAPI service layer. We have a relaxed work environment, with a close-knit, upbeat team! We are located in our Broomfield, CO headquarters building, as well as at several of our mountain resorts, so the ability to work optimally with people across different locations is essential.


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $99,900 - $120,000 + annual bonus
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote


Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on the creation of business and functional requirements and lead the development of technical requirements for projects and improvements
  • Ensure solutions are architected in a forward looking manner aligned with our multi-year roadmap
  • Ensure all configuration and development changes follow the appropriate software development life cycle, adhering to all appropriate controls and provide technical support as needed
  • Provide technical direction, and mentoring for the developers on the team
  • Proactively improve development standards within Vail Resort’s technology ecosystem
  • Work closely with all partners to evolve our applications to support business objectives
  • Work alongside managers, developers, business analysts, business stakeholders, contract developers and partners on the development and support of projects and improvements
  • Provide technical operational support for the application ecosystem and ensure all compliance obligations are met throughout the software development process


Job Requirements:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience with Angular, or another similar modern Typescript-based technology
  • Exposure to Xamarin and/or Maui development
  • 5 years minimum application development experience in C#
  • 2 years using Web API or similar technology
  • 2 years development experience working within the Agile software development framework
  • 2 years working with a relational database at the enterprise level (SQL Server)
  • Strong HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills
  • Ability to write clean, testable code, covered by high value unit tests
  • Consistent record of crafting clean and simple user interfaces (Winforms, WPF, UWP, Web)
  • Good communication and leadership skills


Preferred Skills:

  • RESTful APIs
  • UX experience
  • Using Git for source control
  • Strong mobile/cross-platform development
  • The Atlassian product suite: Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, and Bitbucket
  • Enterprise software on an International scale
  • POS/Transaction/Credit Card processing experience


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $99,900 - $120,000 + annual bonus. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Vail Resorts offers a ‘Hybrid’ work environment where employees living within 50 miles of the Broomfield office work on-site Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and have flexibility to work off-site on Mondays and Fridays.  Employees living outside of a commutable distance can work remotely from British Columbia, Washington D.C., and the 16 U.S. states* in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


Please note that the ability to work in person or off-site, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work or off-site work at any time in its sole discretion. 


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  501358
Reference Date: 04/24/2024 
Job Code Function: Applications 
Job Type: Hybrid- Remote 

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