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Software Developer

About Us

The Washington Service is a well-established financial research/data provider that has been in business for over 35 years. We pride ourselves on our relaxed, collaborative corporate culture, and our excellent work-life balance. We are located in a bright, open office space in downtown Bethesda, within walking distance of the Bethesda Metro station.

Our firm is looking to hire a smart and competent C# Software Developer to fill an immediate opening. Our ideal candidate loves to work with computers and enjoys working closely with others, ranging from fellow developers to end users. The Software Developer will become a highly valued member of our team and will immediately be contributing in a meaningful and substantive way.

Position Description

The primary duty of the position is development and maintenance of internal and external business applications and APIs. Back-end code is typically C# with an MS SQL Server database.  Front-end technologies include Windows Forms, ASP.Net, MVC, Razor/Blazor, and future SPAs using JS frameworks.  Our code runs in both our local data center and in the Amazon Cloud. We are constantly exploring new technologies and techniques to solve problems.

The work will involve the full lifecycle of application development from start to finish. This position offers a unique opportunity to learn all aspects of IT, including hardware, telecom, LAN/WAN networking, email/XMPP messaging, and other IT functions.

Covid-19 Note:

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all interviews and assessments for this position will be conducted remotely. Our office is working on a hybrid schedule, with some days remote work from home and some days in the office. Some in-person training may be required, which will be conducted with appropriate safeguards.  We expect this position will transition to a full-time, on-site role in Bethesda, MD in the future.


- Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree with sufficient experience

- 2 years’ experience developing business applications

- Experience with C# and .NET including ASP.Net, MVC, Razor and Web APIs

Desired Qualifications

- Academic background in Computer Science or related field

- Self-motivated and able to work independently and with team members

- Good written and verbal communication skills

- Some knowledge of financial markets 

- Experience with CSLA.NET, SQL, OAuth, and JS frameworks paired with APIs a plus


Competitive salary with the opportunity for performance bonuses. Benefits package includes: sick leave, vacation, paid company holidays, and SIMPLE-IRA plan.

Candidates must possess immediate right to work in the USA without need for visa transfer or sponsorship. We are not offering relocation assistance. 

The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Interested candidates should apply by sending a copy of their resume and a brief cover letter to

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