Application Developer

We have a fulltime programmer position open for an Application Developer. Responsibilities include writing business solutions and web application solutions for our clients. We are looking for a results driven person to work in a team environment. This position involves participation in the complete life cycle of application development, including requirements gathering, design, development, and implementation.

Job Summary

Our ideal candidate is someone with strong programming skills. We need someone who can write original code and understands proper architectural structure. You must be able to learn existing frameworks and codebases and contribute effectively by adding new features, optimizing existing elements, and provide upgrades to meet new and evolving industry standards. Our customers are demanding what doesn’t exist and our imaginative team is committed to designing and developing custom websites.

Required Skills

This position requires extensive experience in:

  • .NET framework (3.5 or newer) — especially with .NET Web Services, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web Forms and LINQ
  • The C# language
  • SQL Server 2005 or newer
  • jQuery (or equivalent JavaScript framework)
  • HTML layout and design
  • Web services
  • Minimum 2 years experience

Preferred Skills

Ideals candidates have general knowledge of:

  • Responsive design and mobile UI
  • Git source control (or equivalent)
  • Kentico
  • Sitefinity
  • Sitecore
  • iOS development
  • Android development

Bonus Skills

We frequently have projects in a variety of other technologies. Outstanding applicants also have familiarity with:

  • WordPress
  • PHP (frameworks like Yii or Zend)
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Java
  • ColdFusion
  • Magento
  • MySQL
  • Varnish
  • Elasticsearch


Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life insurance
  • SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Casual dress code
  • Good work/life balance


Our office is in Golden Valley, close to downtown Minneapolis. Our facilities include a walking trail, indoor gym, and a covered patio with grill. We have convenient parking, including covered parking for winter days. A convenient food delivery service operates in our office park.
Only local candidates need apply.

Our Goal

We’re growing our team to better serve our awesome customers. We have a number of challenging projects lined up and we’re excited for the opportunity to add the right individuals and broaden our expertise. If you’re looking for a fast-paced environment with a variety of assignments and leadership aspirations, we want to talk to you! We’re looking for a candidate that’s customer-focused, enjoys challenges and has strong verbal and listening communication skills. If that’s you- we’d love to hear from you!

About Us

DKS Systems is a consulting firm in Golden Valley, MN. Our team designs and develops business-grade applications, websites and portals for many key businesses including: Wedding Shoppe, UnitedHealth Group, Manufacturer’s Alliance, Northwoods Baseball League, University of Minnesota and Kellogg’s. Visit our website for recent projects and more corporate information.

Core Values

We’re looking for someone who embodies the core values of our company:

Problem Solver

  • Curious
  • Can-Do Attitude
  • Always Learning
  • Willing to try new things

No Excuses

  • Ownership
  • Pride in our work
  • Drive, push it forward


  • Be a positive/supportive influence on the team
  • Help others on the team
  • Be an active participant of the team

Honesty & Integrity

  • Be honest and forthright in dealings with clients and coworkers
  • Always strive to do our best


  • Craftsmanship
  • Have a passion for the technology and the work
  • Create innovative solutions