Software Engineer III (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Blucora has a bold aspiration: we are committed to giving all people the tools needed to lead healthy financial lives - tools often reserved for the wealthy.

We now turn to the next leg, developing the technological tools that make our vision of financial health for all a reality. Atypical for the financial services industry, we take a contemporary approach to strategy and product development that is founded in user insights, rapid testing, and a singular focus on driving end-user value.

Since charting new territory daily is part of everyone's job at Blucora, we've attracted team members who thrive on the challenge, encourage each other, and are passionately committed to the goal. If you agree that problem-solving is a team sport, and feel energized by a good debate, deep-dive research, or a fun night out with colleagues, we might be the right firm for you!

Position Summary

Avantax Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Blucora and sister company to Avantax Planning Partners and TaxAct is seeking a Software Engineer III that will be responsible for developing key features and capabilities to delight our customers and grow our market share. The selected incumbent must also enjoy working with C# and have experience with the .NET stack to build financial applications. Overall, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to join our software engineering team and work on the next generation of our software applications focused on financial professionals. Since charting new territory daily is part of everyone's job at Avantax, we've attracted team members who thrive on the challenge, encourage each other, and are passionately committed to the goal. If you agree that problem-solving is a team sport, and feel energized by a good debate, deep-dive research, or a fun night out with colleagues, we might be the right place for you!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Major responsibilities of the Software Engineer III position are listed below. To perform the job successfully, the individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Develops new software applications and performs upgrades and/or fixes to existing operating software applications.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers to develop and test software applications.
  • Respond to technical requests regarding the assigned application.
  • Remain up to date with the latest software and computer technology.
  • Works as a member of a software engineering scrum team.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent in education and business experience.
  • Experience with C# is a must.
  • Experience with Microsoft development stack and development lifecycle tooling (C#, ASP.Net Core, .Net Core, MVC/Web API/WCF, SQL Server, Django, Visual Studio, TFS, Git) is a must.
  • Experience with JavaScript, Vue.js, Typescript, HTML, and CSS.
  • SQL experience (SQL and SSIS)
  • no-SQL (preferably MongoDB) experience
  • Experience with AWS is good to have.
  • Experience writing Unit tests.
  • Experience with CI/CD automation pipeline tools and best practices.
  • Experience in Agile development methodologies preferred.
  • Minimum of 6+ years' software application development experience.
  • US citizen or Green Card holders only.


Physical Demand & Work Effort
  • Keying/typing, standing, walking.
  • Sitting for an extended period.
  • Constant mental and/or visual attention; the work is either repetitive or diversified requiring constant alertness in an office environment.
  • The job is typically performed under comfortable working conditions; any disagreeable elements are generally absent during the normal performance of the job.
  • Compliance with company attendance standards.


Comprehensive Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k) with company match.

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At Blucora, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, Blucora welcomes and celebrates diversity and inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At Blucora, you can expect a supportive, open, and inclusive atmosphere and a team that values your contributions.

Blucora, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Avantax Wealth Management, Avantax Planning Partners (formerly HK Financial Services), and TaxAct are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and any other status protected under federal or state law. Blucora considers information gathered in the hiring process, including information on this application, confidential, and only shares it on a need-to-know basis or as required by law.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] or by calling 972-870-6000 to speak with a member of the HR Talent Acquisition team.
More Information on Avantax Wealth Management
Avantax Wealth Management operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX. Avantax Wealth Management was founded in 2022. It has 501 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 35 open jobs at Avantax Wealth Management, click here.
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