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A Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania

For over 23 years, fivestar* has helped organizations navigate the complexity of implementing new technology. Our vision is for our clients and team members to reach their full potential through their relationship with fivestar*. We hire and work for amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds. Organizations with a diverse team outperform their competitors and it’s a way more interesting place to work.  

fivestar* has been twice recognized as a Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania. If this excites you as much as it does us, fivestar* could be the place for you! 

Current Job Openings at fivestar*

We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions. If you think you'd be a great fit for our team but a role isn't currently listed here, we'd still love to hear from you. Simply email your resume to greatpeople@fivestardev.com.

UX Designer

A UX Designer at fivestar* performs design research and helps develop best practices about UI/UX at fivestar*.

UX Designer at fivestar*

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Team: Design

UX Designers work with clients to understand UI/UX requests, requirements, goals and ideas. UX Designers define and develop personas and journey maps for user-experience development for solutions.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate user experience and human centered design skills and the ability to work closely with clients to understand their goals, challenges, and requirements. The ability to think through and logically outline solutions will be paramount. The candidate will possess strong writing skills and will be eager to contribute to the organizations evolving design practices.

If you are proficient in the following areas, please connect with us:

  • Perform design research and help develop best practices about UI/UX at fivestar*.
  • Work with clients to understand UI/UX requests, requirements, goals and ideas.
  • Define and develop personas and journey maps for user-experience development for solutions.
  • Work with clients to facilitate discovery sessions.
  • Develop materials to communicate UI/UX
  • Work with clients to develop interactive design and finalize design concepts that will be used throughout the product road map.
  • Develop style guides and assist in branding, etc. – in so far that it impacts design.
  • Communicate design and provide design/UX/UI documentation and direction to development team.
  • Work with clients to develop a concept and approach for UI/UX.
  • Have high level of understanding/experience in Human Centered Design.

With These Tools:

  • Figma
  • Axure
  • InDesign
  • Adobe XD
  • Asana
  • Microsoft Project
Interested? Send us your resume today: greatpeople@fivestardev.com

Senior Solutions Analyst

A Senior Solutions Analyst at fivestar* works closely with our clients to design elegant and innovative solutions to a wide range of business challenges.

Solutions Analyst at fivestar*

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Team: Design

A Solutions Analyst at fivestar* works closely with our clients to design elegant and innovative solutions to a wide range of business challenges. Our analysts play a leading role in business analysis, requirements gathering, and functional design. This role works closely with UI/UX designers and developers to deliver their solutions.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong communication and analytical skills and the ability to work closely with clients to understand their goals, challenges, and requirements. The ability to think through and logically outline solutions will be paramount. The candidate will possess strong writing skills and will be eager to contribute to the organizations evolving design practices.

If you are proficient in the following areas, please connect with us:

  • A high-level of proficiency in human-centered design practices and the ability to map out user experiences and interactions across the proposed functional solution
  • Experience in writing business requirements documentation and functional specifications
  • A background in performing data, trend, and requirements analysis
  • Strong experience in running requirements gathering sessions and design reviews with clients and key project stakeholders
  • A high-degree of comfort in working with cross-functional project teams, possibly across several projects at the same time
Interested? Send us your resume today: greatpeople@fivestardev.com

Software Developer

A Software Developer is responsible for working collaboratively in an Agile/Scrum environment with designers, project managers, analysts, engineers and other stakeholders.

Software Developer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Team: Development

fivestar* designs and develops custom software solutions that centralize workflows, optimize processes, and enable decision-making through real-time data and business intelligence. fivestar* builds a variety of custom web applications for corporate clients as well as non-profits. Many custom solutions are built using Angular (latest), ASP.NET Core MVC, Entity Framework and Azure SQL.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively in an Agile/Scrum environment with designers, project managers, analysts, engineers and other stakeholders.
  • Actively participate in sprint planning, effort estimation, technical design and task breakout.
  • Use cutting-edge technology to develop and deploy high-quality software solutions at a rapid pace.
  • Review code and provide thoughtful, constructive feedback.
  • Continuously learn about modern software technologies, tools and best practices, and make recommendations on when to use them.
  • Assist in establishing development coding standards, patterns and methodologies.
  • Learn new skills through professional development, with company provided time and funds.

Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a Software Developer with demonstrated success developing a variety of software systems, particularly web-based solutions.
  • 3+ years of experience in ASP.NET MVC using C# and either .NET Framework 4+, .NET Standard or .NET Core.
  • Experience working on a team through the complete software lifecycle, preferably in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • JavaScript ES6 using either Angular, NodeJS, React, or Ember.
  • Entity Framework, NHibernate or a similar ORM tool.
  • Experience building web services with XML and JSON.
  • SQL databases and understanding of entity-relationship design principles.
  • Azure DevOps, TFS or similar tools such as GitHub and Jira.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially with a distributed team.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Interested? Send us your resume today: greatpeople@fivestardev.com

Project Manager

A Project Manager is responsible for working with clients and team members to manage the research, analysis, design, and development of fivestar’s innovative technology projects.

Project Manager at fivestar*

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Team: Project Management

We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager to work with clients and team members to manage the research, analysis, design, and development of fivestar’s innovative technology projects. The PM maintains close communication pertaining to project objectives, deliverables, reviews, and regular updates to stakeholders. The PM also manages timelines, project budgets, and resource allocation through all phases of project delivery. The PM upholds a superior standard of quality and engagement in client communication and project deliverables.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with clients’ executives, technical staff, subject matter experts and future end-users to coordinate meetings, updates, change management, development, delivery, testing, training, and implementation.
  • Works as intermediary between customer team members to field questions, concerns, scope changes, and to provide regular updates.
  • Develops project plans and manages project team to the specifications set out in documentation.
  • Monitors project budget to ensure project stays within established financial parameters.
  • Develops schedule and manages project team to meet deadlines set forth in project plan.
  • Created and processes change orders to previously scoped and agreed upon work.
  • Holds kick off meetings, status meetings and lessons learned sessions with clients and team members.
  • Maintains relationship with client and identifies future potential projects.
  • Participates in creation of client proposals and estimates. Provides assistance in the RFP response and takes part in client meetings to discuss potential future projects.

Skills:

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience.
  • Strong analytical capabilities to address changes and any gaps in scope, financials, resources, or in project timelines.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating project plans, scope statements, resource maps, and project financials.
  • Demonstrated project leadership and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and MS VSTS.
  • A strong understanding of the SDLC, Agile, and a familiarity with Human Centered Design.
  • PM certification a plus(CAPM, PMP, Agile, etc.)
Interested? Send us your resume today: greatpeople@fivestardev.com

Why You'll Love Working at fivestar*

Our benefits and company perks reflect our core values⏤taking care of our people and their families so that everyone can keep learning, growing and thriving.

Fivestar perk: flexible office hours

FLEXIBLE HOURS
AND REMOTE OPTIONS

Fivestar perk: bike-friendly office location

BIKE-FRIENDLY LOCATION
ON RIVERWALK

fivestar* perks: family-themed social events

FAMILY-FRIENDLY
COMPANY EVENTS

fivestar* parks: free parking

FREE ON-STREET
PARKING

fivestar* 401k Match

401K MATCHING

fivestar* premium healthcare for employees

PREMIUM HEALTHCARE

fivestar* benefits: paid volunteer days

PAID VOLUNTEER DAYS

Fivestar company perk: lunch and learn

MONTHLY LUNCH
AND LEARNS

fivestar* perks: free monthly massages

MONTHLY CHAIR
MASSAGES

fivestar* perks: fresh fruit mondays

FRESH FRUIT
EVERY MONDAY

Fivestar perk: Friday breakfast

TEAM BREAKFAST EVERY FRIDAY MORNING

fivestar* perks: open office space

OPEN OFFICE SPACE ON THE NORTH SIDE

fivestar* perks: bagel wednesdays

BAGELS
ON WEDNESDAYS

fivestar perks: free unlimited coffee, tea, soda

UNLIMITED COFFEE, TEA,
SOFT DRINKS

Fivestar perk: on-site gym

WORK OUT ROOM ON-SITE
WITH SHOWERS

Show Us What You've Got

We're always on the lookout for people who align with our values, share our passion and want to have fun. If this sounds like a place you'd like to work, we'd love to hear from you!