SpaceBound is looking for an entry level or jr. - .NET Developer will assist with maintenance, troubleshooting, and documenting the requirements of the in-house systems. This position requires a self-starting and adaptable individual who can organize and successfully manage a work queue that consists of such tasks as debugging, form design, database interfaces, and database connectivity, to name a few.  During the first interview, candidates will be tested on their personal knowledge of all position requirements.

Salary:  Negotiable and commensurate with experience and Midwest region cost of living scale

Training Bonuses:  Two - Upon completion of first six months and completion of first 12 months

Location:  LaGrange, OH - No rush-hour traffic from any location!

  • 20-35 Minutes from Cleveland, Westlake, North Ridgeville, Elyria, Avon, Medina, and Brunswick

  • 35-45 Minutes from Lakewood, Beachwood, Sandusky, Brecksville, and Strongsville

Company Profile:  Celebrating 30+ years with no layoffs!  SpaceBound is a global supplier of technology products and services within the B2C, B2B and GovEd sectors. Privately held, SpaceBound offers a cohesive environment that embraces cutting-edge technologies. Continued growth is a direct result of a performance-driven atmosphere that rewards initiative, creativity, and a commitment to excellence.  Average employee tenure: 8+ years! 
Work Tour:  Full-Time/Long-Term Salaried Position (M-F 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

Relocation Reimbursement: Negotiable

Responsibilities: Include, but are not limited to

  • Maintaining legacy Access system on an as needed basis while assisting in migration of legacy Access system to modern .NET application architecture.

  • Designing, modifying, improving and debugging software components including VBA code, forms, and reports

  • Creating and maintaining C# based console applications, utility libraries, web services, Windows Forms/XAML applications, ASP.Net MVC and Web Forms websites

  • Working with the Lead Developer to formulate the overall architecture of new projects

  • Identify and understand the requirements of the users with respect to the system that needs to be developed

  • Providing estimates

  • System testing during each stage of the development phase and identify bugs which could result in negative user experience and ensure good performance of the database system

  • Documenting changes and updates regarding the system so that everybody is acquainted with the changes and modifications to the system

  • Providing on-site support to end users after the system has been delivered

  • Making necessary modifications to the system based on user feedback, and improve the overall usability of the system by providing regular system updates

  • Actively working the ticketing system to manage ongoing work throughout all phases of development (support, troubleshooting, testing, and deployment)

  • Write necessary technical documentation and instructions and provide system training/support to new and existing users

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science, Application Programming, etc. or equivalent experience

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming concepts

  • Professional or academic experience with .NET (or Java) development

  • Solid understanding of SQL and relational database (RDBMS) concepts

  • Ability to read and write proficiently in English

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on team projects

  • Must have above average communication and writing skills

  • Must be self-motivated - working well independently is a must

  • Professional demeanor required

Non-Required Qualifications (added plus):

  • SQL Server experience a plus

  • 1-2 years’ experience developing Windows form-based applications using C# or Visual Basic

  • Microsoft Office-based development using VBA and/or VSTO

  • Microsoft Access development focusing on forms and queries

  • Experience with custom integrations using SOAP and REST web services, APIs/SDKs, and the serialization and de-serialization of XML and JSON

  • Familiarity utilizing Entity Framework, LINQ, and/or ADO.Net for data access

  • Microsoft SQL Server development using T-SQL queries, stored procedures, triggers, and views

  • Web development knowledge using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and ASP.NET MVC

  • Asynchronous/Multithreaded programming experience

Based upon performance and overall contribution to the success of the company, this position offers increased levels of responsibility. Candidates must possess above average communication skills and a professional corporate attitude. This is a .com, team-oriented, family friendly environment. People who value a true balance between work and personal/family life will appreciate the SpaceBound culture the most. This is a Servant Leadership led company. Room for advancement: For those with long-term advancement goals, over the next 36 months, SpaceBound will be launching three new service components allowing for many areas of advancement within IT.


  • VIP (Vacation, Illness, Personal) & Holiday Pay (beginning day-1)

  • Private  Medical Mutual Health Insurance Plan 80/20 or HSA - SpaceBound pays      25% of the self/employee only portion of the monthly Health Insurance Plan premium (available day-1)

  • Dental/Vision Plan - If enrolled in SpaceBound’s Health Insurance Plan, 100% of         the self/employee-only portion of the dental insurance cost, and 100% of the self/employee-only portion of the vision insurance cost will be covered by SpaceBound           (available day-1)

  • Secondary/Supplemental Insurances - Plans are available through Allstate, AFLAC, and Lincoln at employee's expense (available day-1)

  • 401K Plan available with an Employer Match (enrollment Jan & Jun)

  • Team Building Events (ongoing)

  • Employee Product Discounts (beginning day one)

  • Membership Plans – Costco/Sam’s Club

Environment: SpaceBound is a great company and community to raise a family. The Company offers a casual work environment in a new corporate headquarters built in 2007, where individuals are truly self-empowered and work as a cohesive team, ascribing to the values of servant leadership.

Other highlights include:

  • Herman Miller Ergonomic “Resolve System” workstations

  • Fresh coffee all day

  • Free spring water

  • Stress relief candy

  • Onsite exercise room with shower

  • Free parking

  • Basketball hoop

  • Weekly grill lunches in the summer

  • Potluck Fridays

Travel Requirements:  Minimal, strictly job-related conferences

3 Submission Requirements:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Negotiable salary range


*To be considered, all three requirements must be submitted.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  We take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. We take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment, and otherwise treat qualified individuals with disabilities without discrimination based upon their physical or mental disability in all employment practices.

AuthorBrett H.