American Institutes for Research

.NET Lead Software Engineer

US-DC | US-VA-Reston
Job ID
United States
Alternate locations
Washington, DC or Reston, VA
Information Technology/Software


The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry. We are currently seeking a .NET Lead Software Engineer to join our team in the Washington, DC or Reston, VA office.

Be part of something innovative and cutting edge. Join our team of more than a hundred software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do.

Some of our ground-breaking work includes:
• advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country)
• mobile support for the user interfaces
• learning management systems with social media features
• user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities
• innovative, machine-scorable items


• Lead and supervise development and deployment of software products
• Perform software requirements analysis through engagement with project managers, project directors, and clients
• Code development and maintenance
• Software design and engineering
• Provide leadership to software development teams and mentor junior staff
• Evaluation of existing software architecture, proposing new directions, developing change management plans, and leading change


• Bachelors and/or Masters degree in COMPUTER SCIENCE
• Lead Software Engineer will have 8+ years of development experience
• Proficient in the following: .NET, C#, ASP.NET, SQL, MVC, Javascript, XML
• Proficient in relational databases, multi-tiered software development, and web-based software development
• Solid understanding of object oriented (OO) analysis and design principles and demonstrated proficiency/expert knowledge in OO design
• Solid understanding of design patterns
• Proficient/expert knowledge in design of multi-tiered web-based systems
• Proficiency in development of highly efficient real-time distributed software systems
• Solid understanding of algorithms
• Training and experience in Artificial Intelligence preferred
• Experience with SQL Server 2008 and Transact-SQL preferred

*This posting is for several openings at a range of levels*




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