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Software Engineer - C# (Salt Lake City or Remote - US)



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
PDQ, founded in Salt Lake City, UT, makes device management simple, secure, and Pretty Damn Quick. IT teams use our products to reduce complexity, improve efficiency, and enhance control in their unique environments. We are backed by TA Associates and Berkshire Partners, top-tier global PE companies. SimpleMDM and SmartDeploy are powered by PDQ.
PDQ's Mission: We make device management simple, secure and pretty damn quick.
PDQ's Core Values: Honesty, Ownership, Collaboration and Improvement
As a Software Engineer, you will be crucial to developing and maintaining our core products, PDQ Deploy and PDQ Inventory. As a member of the engineering team, you will have various responsibilities, including implementing new functionality, eliminating bugs, maintaining our code, and growing as an engineer. You will be involved across the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through to building, testing, deploying, monitoring and supporting critical systems.

A look at the role:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software
  • Work across the entire technology stack, from code to infrastructure
  • Collaborate with team to deliver on project priorities within deadlines
  • Work with customers and team members on technical issues including software outages, security risks, maintenance, deployment, customer support tickets
  • Collaborate with UX designers to improve the fit-for-purpose of products
  • Learn other programming languages and frameworks as needed for project research
  • Identify, examine, demonstrate, and teach new technologies to the rest of the department
  • Conduct independent research or prototype efforts with little oversight
  • Work with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) tools as necessary for building current project work

We're looking for people with:

  • Passionate about delivering business value by applying your engineering skills
  • Possess strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively through written or verbal medium
  • Experienced with desktop software development in WPF and C#; MVVM and DevExpress a plus
  • Knowledge of Git and Git flow version control
  • Defensive security strategies
  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks
  • Ability to read code and ask questions to quickly understand an unfamiliar codebase
  • Ability to understand a problem space and make code changes safely

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related degree, or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of WPF and C#; MVVM and DevExpress a plus
  • Object-oriented programming design and knowledge
  • 4+ years of experience working on a variety of software development projects, personal or
  • professional
  • Agile/Kanban development experience
  • Experience and desire to upgrade legacy applications

Programming languages and frameworks you’ll be using:

  • WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation)
  • C#
  • NET Framework / .NET Core
  • SQL
  • PowerShell
  • DevExpress
  • ORMs (EF Core, NHibernate, or similar)

Additional tools used at PDQ:

  • Git version control
  • Postgres, SQLite and other database technologies
  • CI/CD technologies, such as Github Actions
  • Microsoft 365
  • Slack
  • Notion
Do you think you have what it takes but don’t necessarily meet all the requirements? Apply anyway - you could be exactly who we are looking for!
PDQ offers all of the great perks and benefits you'd expect from working at a very cool tech company, and even some you might not expect, including:
4-Day Work Week
Managers who champion professional development and are technically experienced (the best kind of experience)
100% Premium Coverage for medical, dental and vision for you and your dependents
100% Premium Coverage for Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life, and AD&D Insurance
Company Match of the first 6% of your employee deferrals after you’ve been employed with us for 90 days
Flexible Paid Time Off Policy that treats you like the adult that you are
Health Savings Account (HSA) and wellness incentives
Quarterly Company Values Award (team member nominated)
PDQ is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, state, or local law. If you would like to request reasonable accommodation for a medical condition or disability during any part of the application process, please contact
*Currently, PDQ team members and candidates who are eligible for fully remote positions can live in any of the following US states: AR, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, OK, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI.