Full Stack Applications Developer

12 February 2020


Full Stack Applications Developer
Houston, TX


Our client is one of the world's largest independent oil and gas traders and last year we completed our 50th consecutive year of profitability. Focused on the sale, purchase and transport of physical energy commodities on a global basis we are headquartered in Geneva, with operations offices in Houston, London, Moscow, Rotterdam and Singapore and almost 40 offices worldwide in total. The firm's success is based on a commitment to long term customer and supplier relationships, a global intelligence gathering capability and the depth, breadth and experience of our professionals to take full advantage of market opportunities.

Our People

It isn't ships or terminals or cargoes that create our success: it's the caliber of our people. Being a global business, they come from all over the world and represent a vibrant mix of different nationalities, educational backgrounds and life experiences. In fact, today, people from around 60 different countries work for our client, all around the world. They continue to build our reputation as a leading player in the energy markets through their creativity, commitment, professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit. My client is now looking for the next member to join our MIS (Management Information Systems) team in Houston.

Position Core Responsibilities
  • Work with team to develop strategic set of analytics applications
  • Participate in full development life cycle from definition to design to delivery
  • Work directly with end users to drive our requirements and delivery value add features
  • Meet aggressive deadlines with focus on quality and performance
  • Collaboration with global team including participation in daily scrum meetings, peer reviews and design sessions
  • Deliver testable and maintainable code for globally distributed systems

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 years' experience working with C# and related .NET technologies within global enterprise solutions
  • 2 years' experience in front end development with React
  • Awareness of continuous integration and delivery concepts/technologies
  • Experience with RDBMS and SQL (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
  • Ability to interact with stakeholders to progress design and satisfy requests
  • Experience working in an agile scrum development model
  • Understanding of commodities trading concepts including market data is desired
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Personal Characteristics

  • Team player
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Able to work in a high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities
  • Proactive and customer focused "make it work" mentality
  • Highly responsive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Resourceful and able to think creatively and adapt.


Petroplan is the trusted global recruitment solutions partner for clients and professionals in the oil, gas and energy sector. Our mission is to explore with you, seeking optimum talent solutions for our clients and the very best opportunities for our candidates.

Bringing over 40 years' experience, providing experts and professionals into roles across the energy sector from Engineering, Exploration and Production, O&M projects to Corporate & Commercial. Specialist industry & technical knowledge makes our team true experts.

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