Senior Application Developer

CubeSmart

Malvern, PA Hybrid May 24
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This is a hybrid role with three days remote and two days working in our Malvern, PA office.

CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE) is a publicly-held, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on the ownership, operation, acquisition and development of self-storage facilities in the United States.  

 The company’s mission is to simplify the organizational and logistical challenges created by the many life events and business needs of its customers- through innovative solutions, unparalleled service, and genuine care. CubeSmart is intentional about culture.  You can experience it everywhere from the mission statement of “genuine care” to the “It’s what’s inside that counts” tag-line to calling each other “teammates” rather than employees.  This spirit fosters a fun and collaborative environment that is filled with over 2,600 teammates across 1,010 self-storage facilities in 35 states, including the District of Columbia, providing unparalleled service to our 480,000 customers.  

 It’s no surprise that this unique atmosphere and relentless focus on culture has resulted in our rapid growth and being recognized among the top in our industry.  Today, with an average rental transaction of over $1,500 and total annual revenue on our platform of over $720M, CubeSmart has an equity market capitalization of approximately $5.2 billion and an enterprise value of approximately $6.9 billion.  CubeSmart has participated on two successive finalist teams for the prestigious Franz Edelman Award for Operations Research, and was a member of the winning team in 2017.  

The company’s strategy is focused across three key areas: generate internal growth by maximizing the customer value proposition with an unparalleled customer service experience and the application of innovative customer capture techniques; maintain financial strength through a conservative capital structure balancing maximum flexibility with the lowest cost of capital; and focus on external growth by acting as a consolidator and continuing to grow the property portfolio.  CubeSmart’s portfolio consists of both owned and managed stores. In the last five years, the company has been aggressive in its third-party management strategy and its acquisitions strategy adding 364 managed stores and 119 owned facilities.  These, and future acquisitions, will offer CubeSmart economies of scale by spreading its management expertise and operating efficiency across a larger base and maximizing the cash flow from these facilities by managing rents and occupancy levels, controlling operating expenses, and expanding and improving the facilities.  

Responsibilities

The Senior Application Developer will serve as a senior technical subject matter expert in the areas of software application development responsible for the building and enhancement of CubeSmart core business applications.  The role will also serve as a technical expert on .Net development and will perform enhancements, bug fixes, and all technical development on a multitude of custom-developed applications.  This individual will also perform all technical duties as assigned by the team lead or program manager, including but not limited to, all code development, presentation of work in code reviews, adhering to all source code and change control processes and participate in code deployment activities.   

  •  Collaborate with Product Manager – Enterprise Systems to carry out the technical development plans required to implement system changes and enable the capabilities outlined in the business requirements.
  • Assist in the technical design and development of enterprise applications.
  • Insure all code written is robust, secure, efficient, and meets the requirements as outlined.
  • Insure that all coding activities are in alignment with the technical framework and enterprise technology plan as outline by the established architecture.
  • Participate in code reviews and unit testing of all completed development items for quality, performance, and successful delivery of the desired capabilities.
  • Responsible for adhering to the prescribed software development methodology as directed by the Product Manager – Enterprise Systems.
  • Participate in code deployments of all assigned work through each step in the software development life cycle.
  • Utilization of IT development management system to insure all work is tracked in accordance with software development methodologies.
  • Assists with application performance testing, tuning and bug fixes.
  • Identification of new/emerging technologies, their impact or potential benefit to CubeSmart and assessing/presenting the impact to the technology leadership team.

Qualification

  • 7-10 years’ experience of software development/engineering, with experience developing enterprise-scale web/cloud-based software products.
  • Proven experience with multiple software development methodologies including Agile, DevOps, and Rapid Application Development and the ability to determine the appropriate model to fit the project and business environment.
  • Proven experience developing enterprise-scale applications.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively convey complex information.
  • Strong business process knowledge and application of technology solutions to fulfill and exceed business requirements.
  • Proven technical project management skills, preferably in a software product development environment.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively convey complex information. 
  • Experience with the development and deployment of cloud-hosted applications and managing applications across hybrid cloud environments.
  • Experience with mobile application development technologies and methodologies.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure application services, Azure cloud storage and Microsoft .Net Core (C#, VB.net).
  • Expertise in Web UX frameworks, AJAX, Java Script.
  • Experience with Windows Communication Foundation, and Microsoft Azure infrastructure.
  • Experience with multiple Java frameworks including React, Hipster and Ruby on Rails, REST services, Postgres, and graphQL services is a plus.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401K
  • 401k with company contribution
PTO/Flexibility
  • Commitment to Work/Life Harmony
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
Other
  • Community Service Programs
  • Hybrid Work Options
Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • FSA
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Onsite Gym
Professional Development
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Perks & Discounts
  • On Site Gym/Fitness
Parental Benefits
  • Parental Leave
CubeSmart is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded self-storage companies. Our mission is to simplify the organizational and logistical challenges created by the many life events and business needs of our customers — through innovative solutions, unparalleled service and genuine care. At CubeSmart, we believe in the power of our team to create meaningful customer experiences. That's why we're bringing our software development in-house, giving you the opportunity to work on projects that truly matter. You'll have the chance to collaborate with other experienced professionals, learn new skills and make a real impact on the business. We’re building a technology platform to lead the industry through unique wholly owned and supported systems. Our team of innovative engineers work to scale our systems beyond the basics and transform our platforms for the next generation. We’re revolutionizing standard point of sale systems into a best-in-class customer management platform and creating excellence in application development, web development and software engineering to lead the competition. How does CubeSmart provide innovative solutions to our customers? At CubeSmart, we are redefining the customer experience and meeting the changing needs of our customers through innovative solutions.

● Leveraging Digital Platforms — replicate the in-person experience across all customer touch points. ● Omni-Channel Experience — a fully integrated experience where customers can seamlessly transition between various channels and platforms. ● Customer Preference — provide optionality to meet the customer in the way they wish to interact. ● Award Winning Customer Service — continue to provide industry-leading service both in-store and across all of our digital platforms.

Read about our innovations like our CubeSmart Mobile App, SmartRental online rental experience, SmartView Management Reporting App and more. We are proud to have won awards like Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces 3 times in a row and our CEO, Chris Marr, recognized as the 2022 CEO of the Year by the HR Department of the Year and HR Excellence awards! Originally established in 2004, CubeSmart has driven innovation and has seen continuous growth year over year. We serve our customers who need us in ways they don’t expect. We make CubeSmart an extension of our customers’ homes by creating a consistent, stress-free and seamless omnichannel experience. Our goal is to deliver simple solutions, tailored to every customer’s needs. At CubeSmart, we are focused on minimizing the impact we make on the environment. Self-storage remains an exceptionally low-impact business as it consumes less energy and water while emitting fewer greenhouse gases than other real estate property types.