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Senior Software Developer

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Date: Jan 27, 2017

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Who are we looking for?


We’re searching for a full-stack developer to join the Resort Application Development team. Our team is responsible for the development of 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, and also work with HTML/CSS/JavaScript (AngularJS).  We are developing a custom point of sale application with a RESTful WebAPI service layer to replace a legacy VB6 application.


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
  • Really like Will Ferrell movies and can quote them on demand
  • Take ownership of solution designs and architectural decisions
  • Have fun solving complex problems that require learning something new


We have a relaxed work environment, with a close-knit, energetic team.  We have mid-week team events both in the mountains and in town.  We enjoy spending time together outside of work, doing things like hiking, sampling craft beers, and climbing fourteeners.



  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5 years minimum application development experience in C#
  • 2 years minimum development experience using Web API or similar technology
  • 2 years minimum experience working with a relational database at the enterprise level (SQL Server)
  • Experience working with user interfaces in the Windows stack (Visual Studio, C#, .NET, WPF, UWP) and Web stack (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS)
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills


Any experience with the following is a plus:

  • RESTful API’s
  • Using Git for source control
  • The Atlassian product suite: Jira, Confluence, Bamboo and Bitbucket
  • VB6 or another legacy code base
  • Enterprise software on an International scale
  • Point of Sale / Transaction processing experience
  • Ski resort or hospitality field


Job Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate on the creation of business and functional requirements and lead the development of technical requirements for projects and enhancements
  • Ensure solutions are architected in a forward looking manner aligned with our multi-year roadmap
  • Ensure all configuration and development changes follow the appropriate SDLC, 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 RPOS application 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 RPOS Application Ecosystem and ensure all compliance obligations are met throughout the software development life cycle

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
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 131827

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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