Senior Consultant (Developer)


Our Company

Praecipio Consulting is a business process and IT consulting firm specializing in the Atlassian product suite. We help the best software organizations and software businesses build better software. As Atlassian Solution Partners, we pride ourselves in serving our clients ranging from small startups to Fortune 20 and Global Fortune 10 companies with best-in-class ITSM, Business Process and SDLC solutions. We're a growing, fast-paced consulting firm and offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with a fun, positive learning environment.


Job Description

As a Senior Consultant (Developer), you will report to the Principal of Technical Delivery, working on the development and deployment of solutions utilizing the Atlassian product suite:

  • Design, develop, and modify product add-ons and plug-ins based on functional and system requirements
  • Lead in client requirements gathering, process analysis, deployment and user acceptance testing
  • Recommend solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development vs. purchased alternatives

  • Provide documented guidance and recommendations in timely fashion
  • Communicate openly with Solutions and Technical Architects on progress and status, escalating issues and blockers in a timely manner to prevent or mitigate fall out
  • Integrate applications by designing database architecture, custom middleware, interactions with 3rd-party APIs and server scripting

  • Support end users by writing documentation

  • Clear technical and other blockers for team members
  • Work independently on medium to larger projects and assignments, often taking the leadership and project management role
  • Some travel necessary to assist remote clients; most work completed remotely


  • Qualified applicants must be located in Austin, TX.
  • University degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or equivalent
  • Five to seven years experience with software development in one or more programming languages (Java, Python, C#, Node.js) 
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, CSS, HTML and experience with an MVC framework is a plus
  • A strong understanding of relational and NoSQL databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, MongoDB, CouchDB, DynamoDB)
  • Experience with software version control systems such as Git, Subversion, and/or Mecurial
  • Work experience as a member of an Agile development team
  • Strong knowledge of Test case development and test management
  • Clear breadth and knowledge across various technologies with a clear depth in a handful of areas
  • Working knowledge of ITSM best practices such as ITIL for service activities related to release management and testing activities
  • Linux OS Administration experience is required

Other Competencies

  • Ethics and Values – Adheres to a set of core values and beliefs during good times and bad, acts in line with those values. Practice what you preach. 
  • Integrity and Trust – Is widely trusted and is viewed as direct and truthful.
  • Problem Solving – Solves difficult problems logically and with effective solutions.
  • Self-Development – Is personally committed and actively works to continuously improve himself/herself.
  • Humor – Has a positive and constructive sense of humor, is appropriately funny and can use humor to ease tension.
  • Discretion - Has the ability to respect sensitive information.
  • Intellectual Drive – Bright and intelligent, deals with concepts and complexity with ease.
  • Composure – Remains cool under pressure, does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough.
  • Drive for Results – Can be counted on to exceed goals and steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Fast Learner – Learns skills quickly with facing new problems, a relentless and versatile learner, open to change, and analyzes both success and failure for clue to improvement. 
  • Decision Quality – Makes good decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
  • Perseverance – Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish.
  • Creative – Finds solutions and new and unique ideas, easily makes connections and tends to be seen as value-adding in brainstorming sessions.
  • Proactive – Thinks ahead and prevents potential issues and problems.

E-mail us your resume & cover letter (MS Word or Acrobat, please) and show us what you can do!

Praecipio Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.