.Net DeveloperSample Job Descriptions, Salaries, and Interview Questions

.Net developers are software engineers and coders who build software using the .net technology. These developers are responsible for the implementation and design of different software. Skills needed as a .net developer include strong code writing skills, knowledge of programming languages including C#, C++, F#, VB.NET, and more. They work to make applications better, faster, and more secure. Coding from scratch is essential, and these individuals must need to be able to write functional code while looking for any existing defects. They will work for a number of different businesses, but all of them will be Windows-based web applications, so familiarity with this is a need.

Sample job description #1

.Net Developer responsibilities:

  • Debugging and maintaining written code
  • Working in a project team alongside other developers
  • Reporting on project statuses and developments
  • Design, write, and maintain coding

.Net Developer requirements:

  • Around 5+ years of developer experience in .Net MVC Applications, Web Api’s, JavaScript/Typescript, IIS, windows services, .net core, and the .Net Framework.
  • Around 5+ years’ experience in T-SQL or PL-SQL
  • Experience with Azure development a plus, including but not limited Functions, Service bus, and App services.
  • Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Development experience in a myriad of windows applications including WinForms,
    Windows services, .net Api’s, MVC web applications, WPF applications, and more.

Sample job description #2

Responsibilities:

  • Write and execute test cases/scripts; providing daily updates using ALM, JIRA and other tools
  • Modify data by maintenance or executing transactions to create a scenario that fulfill testing requirements
  • Strong understanding of common software failures and faults and best practices
  • Regularly set up and host regular conference meetings between relevant developer and project management teams to keep projects on track and within budget
  • Develop final project write-ups and documentation (technical & user)

Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to think quickly, adapt as situations changec and make the best possible decisions with the information at-hand
  • Be a great time player and work well with a group
  • Natural leadership traits and an ability to complete work on schedule with accuracy and efficiency
  • Strong time management skills, able to juggle numerous tasks simultaneously to meet project deadlines
  • Ideal candidates will have some familiarity with QA fundamentals and automated testing processes (ALM, JIRA, QTP, Agile, etc.) preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Sample job description #3

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical application support for client-server, web, and cloud-based applications.
  • Diagnose and resolve technical issues in highly interconnected and integrated enterprise applications.
  • Work directly with technical and non-technical customers.
  • Develop, test, and deploy enhancements to existing systems while working with key customers, other team members, and management.
  • Gather software application requirements through interactions with business users
  • Collaborate with business analyst team members to identify gaps and dependencies in requirements across applications and departments.
  • Manage and communicate requirements throughout the software development lifecycle, including requirements prioritization, requirements changes, and conflict resolution.
  • Support the organization during UA Testing to ensure solutions meet the business requirements and help determine the most appropriate actions to address problems identified through project testing or other assessment efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar degree or 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 2+ years of experience working on a support or development team
  • Development experience with C#.Net with SQL Server or Oracle is a must
  • Experience with Python is preferred
  • Experience with Transact-SQL or PL/SQL is a must
  • Experience with ServiceNOW (SNOW)
  • Must have experience in analyzing, developing, testing, and deploying software solutions
  • Strong communication (written and oral), documentation skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast, paced environment and perform duties without direct supervision.
  • Possess the ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks to ensure project deadlines are met
  • Proficiency with the entire Microsoft Office Suite

Average salary and compensation

The average salary for a .Net developer is $107,600 per year in the United States, with a potential for cash bonuses per year. Salary will vary based on level of experience, complexity of job, industry, company size, education, and geographic location. 

LocationSalary LowSalary High
Phoenix, Arizona$107,000$144,750
Los Angeles, California$120,700$163,300
Denver, Colorado$100,600$136,100
Washington, DC$122,550$165,800
Miami, Florida$100,150$135,500
Orlando, Florida$92,350$125,000
Tampa, Florida$93,300$126,200
Atlanta, Georgia$97,850$132,400
Chicago, Illinois$112,500$152,200
Boston, Massachusetts$121,650$164,500
Minneapolis-St.Paul, Minnesota$96,950$131,150
New York City, New York$128,050$173,250
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania$104,250$141,000
Dallas, Texas$101,500$137,350
Houston, Texas$100,600$136,100
Seattle, Washington$117,050$158,400
National Average$91,450$123,750

Sample interview questions

  • What is a namespace and how is it used?
  • What’s a constructor?
  • Where is the GAC location?
  • Why are C# strings immutable?
  • How would you prevent a class from being inherited?
  • What’s a singleton?
  • Can you explain boxing?
  • What’s the difference between public, static, and void?
  • Can you explain serialization?
  • What would be the difference between constants and read-only?
  • Can you explain and provide an example of an interface class?
  • What is method overloading?
  • Would you be able to override a private virtual method?
  • Can you explain the difference between System.String and System.Text.StringBuilder classes?
  • Can you explain what circular references are?
  • Can you explain what an object pool is, within the context of .NET?
  • Why wouldn’t you be able to specify the accessibility modifier for methods inside the interface?

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