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Senior Solution Designer

Posted August 3, 2022

Bethesda, MD
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About This Job

With a career at HMSHost, you really benefit! We offer:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, flex or sick)
  • Holiday pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free parking and onsite fitness center
  • Wellbeing Support Program
  • Training and exciting career growth opportunities
  • Referral program – refer a friend and earn a bonus


The purpose of the Senior Solution Designer is oversight of the day-to-day analysis, design, development, and implementation of homegrown API platform and POS integration toward the benefit of the Digital/POS and stakeholder departments. This position typically reports to the Director of Field Systems.

Essential Functions

  • Builds Applications and API endpoints for customer homegrown POS platform and build POS integrations to support Business needs.
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, deploys, and leads a time-phased resolution plan when IT based issues arise
  • Works closely with key business stakeholders, Infrastructure, Network and Security to assess solution design and integration approach.
  • Optimizes and supports the POS and Digital group’s day-to-day tasks by building automated solutions that are scalable and supportable.
  • Develops custom solutions to complex IT problems in a very distributed environment
  • Works closely with the QAs in ensuring software quality, Project managers for initial deployment of the solutions and support team to transition support when the solution has been successfully deployed in the Field.
  • Coordinates and leads projects from start to completion with little to no guidance.
  • Implements new technologies in unique and innovating ways

Reporting relationship and other important information

  • The Senior Solution Designer position as described falls under the Fair Labor Standards act as an Exempt position
  • The position reports to the Director Field Systems
  • Requires travel up to 10% to support the requirements of the business

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment

  • Requires a BS degree in Computer Science or Information Science or related field
  • At least 10 years’ experience in programming in C#.
  • Ability to understand and apply object-oriented programming concepts.
  • Familiarity with design patterns.
  • Experience in core MVC, Web API and Azure functions.
  • Experience in SQL- DDL, DML, PL/SQL, understanding profiler and optimize queries.
  • Experience working with NoSQL- Cosmosdb.
  • Understanding and experience in managing azure resources- ASE, ASP, app services, APIM, application gateway preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Functional knowledge of a leading POS system desired, Oracle/Simphony experience nice to have.
  • Food & Beverage, Restaurant/Retail industries preferred.
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About this Employer


6905 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817

(240) 694-4100

Corporate Office

HMSHost Leading the Industry

HMSHost is recognized by the industry as the leader in travel dining with awards such as Restaurateur with the Highest Regard for Customer Service and Best Brand Restaurateur for Shake Shack by Airport Experience News. USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards gave first place honors to both of HMSHost’s Whisky River locations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Raleigh-Durham International Airport. ACI-NA, the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada, recognized HMSHost with the 2020 Inclusion Champion Award, for leadership and achievement in the ongoing inclusion of business and workforce diversity, outreach, and advocacy. The company also creates original award-winning events and campaigns including Airport Restaurant Month, Channel Your Inner Chef live culinary contest, 1,000 Acts of Kindness, and Eat Well. Travel Further.

About HMSHost

Global restaurateur HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. HMSHost operates locations all over North America, and is part of Autogrill Group, the world’s leading provider of food & beverage services for people on the move. Visit for more information.