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Software Developer

Date:  Oct 13, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Job Summary:

We are searching for an enthusiastic and motivated mid-level developer to join the Resort Application Development Team. Our team is responsible for a suite of custom desktop applications, modern web apps, and internal APIs that provide ski resort management and point-of-sale functionality. We primarily use C# and the .NET Framework, Angular, and Microsoft SQL Server. We have developed a custom point of sale application in WPF that consumes a RESTful Web API 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.


You could be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy working as part of a small, highly-collaborative team
  • Are comfortable writing code for multiple languages and platforms
  • Have a passion for learning new technologies, understanding the business and improving processes
  • Have fun solving complex problems that require learning something new


Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on the creation of business and functional requirements and assist with the development of technical requirements for projects and enhancements
  • Follow the appropriate SDLC for configuration and development changes, adhering to all appropriate controls and provide technical support as needed
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve development standards within Vail Resort’s technology ecosystem
  • Work closely with all stakeholders to identify opportunities to evolve the team’s applications to support business objectives
  • Work closely with managers, developers, business analysts, business stakeholders, contract developers and consulting partners on the development and support of projects and enhancements
  • Provide technical operational support for the application ecosystem and ensure all compliance obligations are met throughout the software development life cycle


Job Requirements:


  • Education in Computer Science, or a B.S. or M.S. in a related field
  • Knowledge or experience developing applications in C#
  • Knowledge or experince developing experience using Web API or similar technology
  • Knowledge or experience working with a relational database at the enterprise level (SQL Server)
  • Solid HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills
  • Experience writing unit tests
  • Experience working with user interfaces
  • Excellent communication skills


  • RESTful APIs
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
  • Git for source control
  • The Atlassian product suite: Jira, Confluence, Bamboo and Bitbucket
  • Enterprise software on an International scale
  • Point of Sale/Transaction processing experience
  • Ski resort or hospitality field


The budgeted range starts at $67,000 - $90,000.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


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 361392

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