Thielsch Engineering

Associate Software Engineer

Job Locations US-RI-Cranston
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


As an Associate Software Engineer, you will design, develop, and implement technical solutions and also support and/or install software applications and components. You will work from written specifications and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job and maintain documentation of the application processes.


Job Functions

  • Build and maintain applications using Microsoft platforms (.NET, IIS, SQL Server, Azure PaaS) and languages (VB.NET, C#, PowerShell)
  • Provide support to Enterprise cloud applications, in-house developed applications, and legacy COTS products including, Acumatica ERP, ACT, Promium, Sybase Advantage Database, etc.
  • Create and maintain scripts (PowerShell, VBscript, SQL, GPO, batch, etc.) used to support system operations and administration (scheduled tasks, batch automation, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain DevOps procedures, scripts, and automation while implementing Site Reliability Engineering practices in fault tolerance and concurrent maintainability
  • Create and direct software system testing procedures, documentation and programming to ensure all software is properly developed and regularly tested for quality assurance
  • Confer with other experts, including systems analysts, programmers and engineers to gather information on project feasibility, limitations, capabilities, requirements and interfaces
  • Engage with COTS software product companies to configure, maintain, support, coordinate periodic updates and upgrade of applications to achieve business requirements
  • Make regular modifications to existing software for error correction, adaptation to new hardware, cloud solutions, partner systems, network environments, virtualization platforms and to improve overall function and performance
  • Create reports, data extracts, and data marts using SQL queries, SSIS and other ETL tools
  • Evaluate new code for reliable architecture, stability, reusability, performance, automation, security and metrics
  • Collaborate with specialized teams from across the organization to develop and design solutions for technical business problems that increase staff productivity and help them achieve their financial goals
  • Mentor other team members, including programmers, engineers and technicians, to ensure quality work, reliability, overall performance and adherence to company standards
  • Occasionally provide other general IT and technology support as demands dictate


  • Three years or more of development using C# .NET, and/or VB.NET required
  • Experience using MS SQL Server, IIS, CSS, REST APIs, HTML, and JavaScript required
  • Experience using source code repositories such as CVS, SVN, or Git preferred
  • Experience with PowerShell preferred
  • Experience with data ETL (and SSIS specifically) preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure preferred
  • Experience with Azure AD and “single sign-on” concepts preferred
  • Exposure to DevOps preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar preferred

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays & Paid Time Off
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement and more!

The RISE Group is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. 

The RISE Group is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.  


The RISE Group is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.


Our Culture


At The RISE Group, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.


From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace with a culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.


We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


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