Careers:Software Trainer (1703)

AIS is currently seeking Software Trainers with solid Microsoft development and architecture experience using .NET technologies who are interested in providing comprehensive training and mentorship to Software Developers through Cloud Academy, an Azure training program! We're seeking technical professionals who are passionate about development and the opportunity to train and mentor their peers.

AIS ( is a highly regarded technical services firm specializing in custom application development and managed services. We invest in technology as early adopters so we can leverage new innovations to deliver transformative solutions for our customers while engaging with them to solve their problems. We are market leaders and have achieved significant deployments in our areas of focus with “Cloud Services“, “Agile Business Automation”, “Enterprise IT Services” and “DevOps”. But what really sets us apart? Simply put – our people.

Help Us Deliver Successful Projects!

  • Collaborate with other smart AIS employees and stakeholders using cutting edge technologies to solve challenging development solutions and implement best practices as a Software Trainer & Mentor.
  • Articulate architecture and design to Software Developers as well as upper management.
  • Discuss and explain pros and cons of current “common practices” in the software industry with alternatives including Object Oriented design, various Enterprise Design Patterns and various Cloud Design Patterns.
  • Utilize problem-solving and decision making skills to understand clients’ pain points and to self-troubleshoot as challenges arise.
  • Lead other members of the development team and work with project managers to deliver solutions that surpass client expectations while meeting deadlines and budgets in an agile/scrum environment with iterative development.
  • Develop design artifacts for .NET based solutions using object oriented analysis and design techniques and UML notations and tools to participate in overall solution architecture.
  • Lead with building POC's for clients and working with proposal teams.

Profile of Success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and 6+ years of experience with .NET technologies (Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Azure, C#, ASP.NET MVC, SQL Server, WCF, Web API, ADO.NET, LINQ, SOAP and REST) to train and mentor junior to senior level Software Developers.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills including public speaking experience as well as demonstrated experience training/mentoring Developers.
  • Experience with SOA, REST, ESB and general industry specific design principles and frameworks.
  • Background in .NET Common Language Runtime and .NET types, data structures, .NET Memory allocation and .NET JIT compiler.
  • In-depth understanding of event driven architecture, enterprise architecture principles and messaging based patterns.

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Previous exposure to technologies including Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and cloud such as Microsoft Azure and Office 365 and AWS.
  • Acquired Microsoft certifications, especially MCSD or MCPD.
  • Familiarity of C++, Java and/or Kotlin is a plus.
  • Desire to blog or present internally on technical topics.

Client Site Locations: DC Metro Area (Downtown DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia)

*Consultants’ assigned client sites are subject to change due to the consultative nature of our work. If you can be flexible with your commute tolerance, you will be afforded many opportunities. Flexibility is key, and something we value in our people.

About Us

As a services company, our people are what makes us who we are. We are technologists/consultants/problem solvers/builders – all of it wrapped up in one. Customers, partners, former and current employees alike, highlight the caliber of those working at AIS. We hire smart people, but lots of companies say that. Beyond being smart, we attract individuals that are inquisitive and self-motivated to learn new technologies and figure things out. We like to say the best way to learn about something is by building stuff.

Our culture is one of continuous self-improvement and this comes by way of knowledgeable colleagues, a focus on innovation and the right level of resources to learn and share. This extends to our clients, partners and local technical communities. We actively engage with these groups to contribute, foster advancement and build on our expertise. We determine, as a company, our future investments in technology so we can build and try new things.

Interested in applying?

If this sounds like an interesting environment, then we invite you to apply. At AIS, the Recruiting team is dedicated to optimizing your candidate experience. This is a great place to work for folks that are self-directed. We are entrepreneurial and are looking for consultants with the drive and perseverance to make something out of an opportunity.

What can AIS offer you?

Medical, vision, and dental health insurance; paid overtime; training; certification bonuses; state of the art development tools; 401k match; ESOP; tuition reimbursement; company events and a really fun holiday party are all a part of why you should come work here. One last thing, we have really great technical minds to learn from, and let’s face it, there’s always something new to learn.

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need.