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Kansas State University is committed to the growth and excellence of the CIS department. The department offers a stimulating environment for research and teaching, and has several ongoing collaborative projects involving researchers in different areas of computer science as well as other engineering and science departments. The department has a faculty of nineteen, more than 100 graduate students, and 300 undergraduate students and offers BS, MS, MSE, and PhD degrees. Computing facilities include a large network of servers, workstations and PCs with more than 300 machines and a Beowulf cluster with 100+ processors. The department building has a wireless network and state-of-the-art media-equipped classrooms. The department hosts several laboratories for embedded systems, software analysis, robotics, computational engineering and science, and data-mining.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.


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Assistant Professor - San Jose State University

January 16, 2015

San José State University

San José, California

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY

Subject to Budgetary Approval

Digital Forensics

Job Opening ID (JOID): 23108

Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track)

 

Qualifications:

Required—

 A Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice or closely related field, with extensive education and/or research experience in forensics.

 

 An active research agenda in computer, cyber, or digital forensics or related fields.

 

 Demonstrated promise for teaching excellence, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a commitment to student success.

 Ability to teach the interrelationships of forensic science, law, justice, human rights, criminal justice, and criminology.

 

 A critical perspective on the uses of technology by governments and others in power.

 

 Interest in developing and expanding the Forensic Science Program, and its relationships with other programs at SJSU, including the SJSU Cybersecurity & Big Data Initiative.

 

 Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

 

 

Preferred—

 Significant digital forensics work experience, teaching experience, and industry certifications (e.g., CFCE, CCE, GCFA, DFCP, EnCE, ACE, CEH, SSCP, CISSP)

 

 Ability to contribute more broadly to the Forensic Science and Justice Studies curricula, such as teaching courses in forensic biometrics, criminalistics, forensic science, statistics, rights in the digital age, cybersecurity, and cybercrime

 

 

Responsibilities:

 Develop courses for, and teach in, both undergraduate and graduate curricula in Forensic Science and Justice Studies as well as in the areas of specialization.

 

 Aid in the development and expansion of the Forensic Science Program.

 

 Maintain effective teaching.

 

 Develop and maintain an active research and publishing agenda.

 

 Advise students, collaborate with other faculty, and perform professional service to the university, community, and academic profession.

 

 Address the needs of a student population of great diversity—in age, religion, nationality, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, and academic preparation—through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

 

 

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Starting Date: August 18, 2015

 

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

 

 

Justice Studies is high profile department at San José State University, located in the center of San José and the heart of Silicon Valley. The Department of Justice Studies has the distinction of being the first degree-granting program in criminal justice in the United States. The department now prepares students to be competent justice professionals in a technologically complex and culturally diverse society. We also offer a specialized BS degree with a concentration in biological or chemical forensic science. The Master’s degree prepares students for more advanced graduate study, and for managerial and research positions in justice oriented organizations. The department currently has 11 full time faculty members, 16 lecturers, and over 750 majors. Our alumni are among the most prominent professionals in law, policing, nonprofit services, and related professions.

For more information about the Department, please go to: http://www.sjsu.edu/justicestudies/

The SJSU campus is located in downtown San José, the tenth largest city in the US, located at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay. San José is known as the capital of Silicon Valley. Headquarters for many of the most prominent high technology firms are minutes away. San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

 

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)

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Application Procedures: For full consideration upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by December 15, 2014 at apply.interfolio.com/27532

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence

March 3, 2015

 Attached is the dispcription and how to apply

If this matches you and what you’re looking for, please apply online at www.spsci.com  

CIS Teaching Assistant for CIS 115 - Computing & Information Sciences

December 15, 2014

The CIS department is currently hiring a teaching assistant for CIS 115 for Spring 2015. The primary duties for this position will be attending the class lectures, assisting students with in-class work, grading weekly assignments, and attending weekly meetings to discuss the class and upcoming lecture materials. Other duties as needed may include assisting the instructor with lecture preparations and holding help sessions for students in the class. This position will require anywhere from 10 - 15 hours weekly, depending on availability and the amount of work to be done. Pay will be $10 per hour.
 
Recommended qualifications include completion of CIS 115 with at least a 'B' grade (A is preferred) as well as good interpersonal and communication skills (both written and spoken). Students in older CIS curricula that do not require CIS 115 may also apply if they have completed at least CIS 200. Any applicant with good communication and programming skills will be considered, regardless of major.
 
Juniors and Seniors seeking credit for CIS 115 to complete the new degree requirements after changing curricula are also encouraged to apply. Special provisions can be made to provide those students tuition-free credit for CIS 115 toward their CIS degree in exchange for working as a TA for a semester. Email Russ Feldhausen (russfeld@ksu.edu) for details.
 
Applicants must be able to attend the following section of CIS 115:
* TU 9:30 - 10:45 AM

To apply, please email Russ Feldhausen (russfeld@ksu.edu) and submit the following information:
* Resume
* The number of hours each week you will be available to work
* Any other relevant experience (communication skills, programming interests, etc.)
 

Computer Support Specialist Instructor - Hutchinson Community College

January 29, 2015

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential -
1.   Beginning with the Spring 2015 semester, effectively teach computer courses such as server operating systems, virtualization and software applications.  Assignments may include evening courses and teaching via alternative delivery systems, such as online or hybrid courses.
2.   Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, administrators, and faculty.
3.   Assess student learning and application of course objectives and competencies.
4.   Design, develop, and maintain course curriculum, materials, assessments, and evaluations according to HCC and state standards, and in response to industry needs and trends.
5.   Work collaboratively on Computer Support Specialist (CSS) and Computer Science (CS) program activities, planning and development.
6.   Recruit students and market for computer classes and the CSS and CS programs.
7.   Participate in program advisory committees with area businesses.
8.   Maintain records and files as requested by the department.
9.   Serve actively in department activities and on campus committees.
10. Arrive on time and successfully complete the responsibilities of the position.
Secondary - 
11. Advise prospective and current students in proper curricula.
12. Pursue professional development opportunities, as needed.
13. Support and participate in student clubs and organizations.
14. Perform other responsibilities as assigned  by the department chairperson and the vice president of academic affairs, and as specified in the local Master Agreement.
QUALIFICATIONS:
1.   Work experience in Computer Support, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field preferred.  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field preferred.
2.   Evidence of effective teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.
3.   Experience with the PC platform required.
4.   Knowledge and experience with server operating systems, virtualization and Microsoft Office required. Knowledge and experience with cyber security preferred.
5.   Knowledge and experience with other hardware, networking or third party certifications (such as Comp TIA A+/NET+, Cisco CCNA/CCNP, or CNSS 4011) preferred.
6.   Ability and willingness to teach via alternative delivery systems including online and/or other distance education modes.
7.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, administrators, and faculty.
8.   Ability and willingness to stay current with industry standards and technology,
9.   Excellent organizational skills.
10. Physical requirements include excellent communication skills.
SALARY and STATUS:
The salary is commensurate with qualifications as determined by the 2014-15 Master Agreement Initial Hiring Schedule. This full-time faculty position is 9-months annual, due process eligible, benefit eligible and exempt.

APPLICATION:
Include:     HCC Administrative/Instructional Application Form
                 Transcripts
                 Three letters of reference
Start date: 2015 Fall Semester
Submit application to:
HUMAN RESOURCES, STUDENT UNION
HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1300 NORTH PLUM
HUTCHINSON, KS  67501
620-665-3497
mantoothb@hutchcc.edu
HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
To view the HCC Non-Discrimination Notice, please visit, 
www.hutchcc.edu
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HCC reserves the right to revise or change job responsibilities as the need occurs.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract for employment; rather, it is a clarification of the responsibilities of the position.

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January 6, 2015

The Concord Consortium, an educational nonprofit located in Concord, MA, and Emeryville, CA, is seeking talented software developers to create innovative science, engineering and math activities. As a software developer you will build the components of these activities and improve the systems for authoring, launching and reporting on the activities.
In addition you will:

  • practice TDD or BDD
  • write open source code
  • work on week long iterations with a project leader and other developers
  • learn a project’s science, engineering, or math subject matter well enough to work effectively with the project leader
  • rotate between several projects, switching roughly once a month
  • suggest new technology ideas to project leaders
  • contribute to open source projects and create and maintain your own open source projects

To accomplish this you need:

  • experience with a web scripting language such as JavaScript, Ruby or Python
  • courage and confidence to work in an agile environment
  • undergraduate degree in CS, mathematics, natural sciences or equivalent experience
  • to have completed a software project with a team of developers
  • ability to work independently when necessary
  • good verbal and written communication skills

You will be even more successful if you have experience with or interest in:

  • JavaScript and Ruby on Rails or a similar framework
  • automated testing
  • Git
  • Linux
  • science, math or related fields
  • Mac OSX and Windows
  • user interface development
  • passion for deeply beautiful design
  • cloud-based deployment
  • working on an agile team
  • JQuery, SproutCore, Java

The Concord Consortium offers a rich variety of benefits, including up to four weeks vacation, medical and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, a generous TIAA-CREF retirement plan, life and short- and long-term disability insurance. Our Concord, MA location is just outside historic downtown Concord, next to the commuter rail stop. Our Emeryville, CA location is in the heart of Emeryville, reachable from the BART station via the Emery Go Round shuttle. Our work environment is casual and stimulating. Join us to be part of a creative community of geeks and science, math and engineering fanatics. We have frequent BYOB (Bring Your Own Bagged lunch) for technical demos, sometimes including invited guests from local and distant nonprofits, tech groups and more. Themed potluck lunches occur several times per year (our taco bar for Cinco de Mayo is delish!). We’re a creative, intelligent, happy bunch —check out our profiles.

If you are authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer, and you have the required qualifications please email your resume to software-developer-job@concord.org
The Concord Consortium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Graduate Student Database Developer - K-State Global Campus

January 15, 2015

Graduate Student Database Developer
K-State Global Campus
 
 
Position Description
The K-State Global Campus is seeking a graduate student with experience creating database applications using Microsoft Access. Successful candidate will have the ability to define, document and validate business and technical requirements. The person in this position will be tasked with creating database programs with simple user interfaces for various purposes and training full-time staff on the use and maintenance of the database. This position is located in College Court Building.
 
Requirements
Experience creating functional database programs from design to implementation
Experience with Microsoft Access including knowledge of VBA, SQL programming languages and OBDC connections
Strong, professional oral and written communication skills
 
Pay
$15.00/hour
 
Hours
Approximately 20 hours per week

How to Apply
Send your resume and cover letter to:
Student Database Developer Search
Attn: Marci Ritter
K-State Global Campus
1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS  66502
mritter@k-state.edu
 
Please send application materials by Friday, January 15, 2015.
 

Integration Developer - Kansas State University

December 18, 2014

In collaboration with the department of Talent Acquisition in Human Capital Services, Information Technology Services is piloting a process to help assess the effectiveness of screening applicant materials immediately upon their receipt.  Please submit your materials as soon as possible to ensure that full consideration is given to your application.
The Kansas State University Office of Mediated Education (OME), Manhattan Kansas, is seeking applications for an Integration Developer within the Office of Mediated Education (OME).  The person in this position will be responsible for coordinating, designing, and developing integrations for university enterprise information systems for the Office of Mediated Education (OME).  The specialist works collaboratively with business/process owners and other IT staff to develop and implement integration strategies to improve the management of university enterprise data.  The specialist is a member of a team coordinating the development of enterprise integration competencies based on the WebMethods platform.  OME serves the campus as a central information technology unit under the direction of the Vice Provost for Academic Services and Technology and provides services to support the University’s mission in the areas of teaching and learning, research, and technology transfer.
 
Responsibilities:
 
·         Coordinates and designs system and integration architectures for security, scalability, efficiency, reuse and performance
·         Designs APIs for system interfaces and develops prototypes
·         Develops and maintains code to facilitate integrations and web applications and develops and maintains reusable web services
·         Provides support and maintenance for integration packages and code
·         Keeps skills current with integration trends and best practices
 
Mandatory Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or closely related field 
·         Experience with WebMethods integration platform
·         Experience with HTML
·         Experience with version controls systems
·         Strong working knowledge of web services
·         Strong working knowledge of Object Oriented theory and design practices
·         Strong working knowledge of relational database theory, designing database models, and building optimal queries
·         Strong written and oral communication skills
    
Preferred Qualifications:
·         Experience with administration and configuration of the webMethods integration platform in a highly available environment
·         J2EE Experience including; servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), and Java Messaging Services (JMS)
·         Experience with JBoss or an equivalent application server
·         Familiarity with the Oracle Database Management System
·         Familiarity with the Unix Environment
·         JavaScript and CGI scripting experience
·         Working knowledge of XML from both a data and parsing standpoint
·         Experience with XSL or XSLT Style Sheets
·         Familiarity with the JSR168 Portlet API specification, WSRP, and SSO
 
Salary Range: Commensurate with skills and experience

Applicants must submit: 
1.       Cover letter reflecting how skills meet the requirements of the position

  1. Resume
  2. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references

 
Submit application materials electronically to itsemployment@k-state.edu
Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until position is filled.
 
Questions may be directed to Viki Horan at vhoran@kstate.edu
 
For a full listing of benefits please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hr/current-employees/benefits/summary.html.
 
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 
 
Background check required of successful applicant.

February 10, 2015

The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Information Technology program is currently seeking student interns in the fields of software development and database administration. This is an excellent opportunity for students to engage in professional development and gain real world experience with an organization that is committed to serving the citizens of Kansas.

Who We Are:

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is the nation's first state department of agriculture. The agency is devoted to the total support of agriculture in Kansas. The department works for the entire Kansas agriculture sector, including farmers, ranchers, food establishments and agribusinesses. The department is dedicated to providing support and assistance to make Kansas businesses successful and encouraging more farms, ranches and other agriculture business to expand in or relocate to Kansas.

What We Do:

The Kansas Department of Agriculture fulfills its statutory responsibility of regulating business functions in accordance with state law. The department works to ensure businesses know what laws affect them and how they can ensure they are in compliance with those laws. In this process, the department aims to minimize excessive rules and regulation.

The Position

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is currently seeking to fill the position of IT Intern within the Information Technology program. This position will work with the agency staff to preform data analysis in order to provide different business units with accurate information to make data drives decisions.

Collaborate with other developers and KDA staff on new and existing applications. This includes planning, design, coding, testing, debugging, and documenting new application screens, reports, batch processing, interfaces, and data extracts.

This position will report to the CIO and will be encouraged to provide new and fresh ideas in the area of Computer Science.

Requirements:

1. Applicants must be currently enrolled at least half-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.

2. Applicants must be enrolled in an associate, baccalaureate, graduate, or post-graduate degree program with coursework related to information technology.

3. Applicants will be required to work from the KDA’s Headquarters located in Manhattan, KS.

4. Applicants will need to be available to work between 15 and 20 hours per week during KDA’s hours of operation. (Monday thru Friday; 8AM to 5PM.)

Recommended Skills:

It is suggested but not required that applicants poses a working knowledge of:

 Microsoft .NET Framework (C#.NET or VB.NET)

 Microsoft SQL Server

 Microsoft Reporting Services

 Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 R2

 VMWare

Candidates with experience in Oracle Database, Oracle Reports, or Oracle Forms are particular sought after.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position please email Lindsay Pinnington, Assistant HR Director, Human Resources, Lindsay.Pinnington@KDA.KS.GOV or (785) 564-6712. Applicants will need to submit a cover letter, resume, and a class schedule.

Sincerely,

Travis Rail

Chief Information Officer

Kansas Department of Agriculture

Manager of Business Intelligence - Kansas State University

December 18, 2014

Position Vacancy Announcement
Manager of Business Intelligence, Position No. W0036166
 
 
Come join us at one of the best kept secrets in the nation, Kansas State University! 
 
Whether you’re into college sports, fine arts, boating and fishing, or hiking on the Konza Prairie, K-State and the surrounding area offer a wide variety of experiences that are sure to pique your interest.  
 
The Wildcats will have you bleeding purple!  We consistently stay near the top of the Big 12 in Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Equestrian, Rowing, and a number of other sports,  providing you with the opportunity to watch some of the best athletes in the world  ‘up close and personal’! 
 
The Little Apple, as Manhattan is fondly called, provides annual events like ‘Arts in the Park’ or ‘Country Stampede’.  It prides itself on major attractions like the McCain Auditorium & Nichols Theatre, the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, the Manhattan Arts Center, the Strecker-Nelson Art Gallery, the Willam T. Kemper Art Gallery, and the Flint Hills Discovery Center, as well as the Columbian Theatre Museum & Art Center and the Oz Museum in nearby Wamego.  If fine dining is something you enjoy, Manhattan won’t disappoint.  A wide variety of cuisines offered in both formal and relaxed settings will satisfy the most discriminating tastes.   And, if you simply can’t live without your favorite coffee house, we more than have you covered!
 
The culture of the Midwest, mingled with the diverse populations of nearby Ft. Riley and the university staff and students, provides a family-friendly atmosphere that can’t be beat.  We’re friendly, honest, and fun-loving.  We bleed purple, and would very much like to welcome you to our little oasis in the scenic Flint Hills if you are the successful candidate for this position.
 
The Information Systems Office at Kansas State University is seeking applicants for a Manager of Business Intelligence.  This position leads efforts to design and write reports, compile data, write data scripts, develop various programs in SQL and other databases to meet demands for data and information to assist in reporting and managing the university. It also supports the reporting system and works with different areas of the business to provide information. This role will become a subject matter expert for developing business intelligence and reporting in support of university business strategy.
 
Responsibilities
 
Management:
·         Manage data warehouse, business intelligence and data analysis efforts at K-State.
·         Work with departments interested in research, student and financial data to define and implement systems to meet their reporting needs.
·         Confer with primary user and department personnel to determine detailed requirements and report status
·         Assist in establishing budget and staffing levels, and make hiring recommendations
·         Meet periodically with Information Systems Office directors and managers, customer department directors and managers, and key university administrators to report status, review priorities, assess overall performance, and discuss new or unusual developments occurring with work assignments or assigned personnel
 
 
Supervision:
·         Supervise and evaluate assigned staff in the performance of systems analysis, design, and programming assignments
·         Participate in the development of the more critical or complex modules
·         Assist in situations where added effort is required to meet established work schedules
·         Review all work products to assure reasonable compliance with departmental standards of documentation and quality, and established procedures
 
Technical Leadership:
·         Serve as the technical lead and point of contact for technical questions and issues  around K-State’s BI and data analysis needs
·         Provide expert technical advice and consulting to users of the system, other K-State technical staff, and third party vendors 
·         Regularly facilitate and participate in project team meetings 
·         Assist in the development of project plans 
·         Communicate timely and accurate progress updates to supervisor, users, and project team members
·         Identify and delegate appropriate tasks to lower level technical staff and monitor results 
·         Review all work products to ensure reasonable compliance with departmental standards of documentation and quality, and established procedures
·         Aid supervisor in establishing team goals, and provide feedback on individual and team performance 
·         Assist in situations where added effort is required to meet established work schedules 
·         Develop technical training materials and assist in training other technical staff on vendor applications, programming languages, developer tools, and technical environment
 
Analysis/Design:
·         Analyze functional requirements and present system concepts for alternative technical solutions 
·         Estimate the respective costs and benefits of each alternative 
·         Coach and review analysis work performed by assigned personnel 
·         Recommend solutions and obtain approval of appropriate user and department personnel
 
Programming Operation Support:
·         Develop and test existing programs
·         Write new programs, queries,  reports, and dashboards
·         Develop and test data conversion and interface programs 
·         Research and resolve application problems 
·         Communicate and coordinate with other K-State technical staff and third party vendors regarding technical issues, bug fixes, system upgrades, and enhancements
·         Set up and automate daily operational processes
·         Assist in developing end-user testing scenarios 
·         Adhere to application development policies and procedures
·         Document technical solutions, program changes, operating procedures, and technical reference materials
 
Technical:
·         Develop and maintain a high level of technical proficiency through training, publications, and conferences 
·         Provide technical direction, training, and consultation to assigned staff
·         Advise management in the development or modification of technical or operational standards and procedures
 
Mandatory Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree
·         Minimum seven years’ experience in progressively responsible positions in a major information systems organization
·         Minimum four years’ experience in data analysis, data presentation, and work with data warehouse tools such as SQL Server, OBIEE, SAS or Tableau
·         Minimum two years’ experience managing and supervising technical staff, or as a technical lead responsible for delegating tasks and overseeing the work of others
·         Experience working in a group setting and interacting professionally to accomplish complex interdependent technical objectives
·         Ability to work independently with little supervision
·         Ability to motivate team members, create a positive work environment, and resolve conflicts
·         Ability to create and define a vision for Business Intelligence reporting and build strong camps-wide support for that vision
·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills
 
Preferred Qualifications   

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or Systems Engineering or other appropriately related technical field
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in systems analysis and computer programming for large scale BI systems
  • Knowledge of business functions in a major research university
  • Experience implementing and managing vendor products and homegrown systems

 
Salary Range:  $85,000 - $105,000

 

Applicants must submit:

  1. Cover letter reflecting how skills meet the requirements of the position
  2. Resume
  3. Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references

 
Submit application materials to itsemployment@k-state.edu
 
Screening of applications begins January 6, 2015, and will continue until position is filled.
 
Questions may be directed to Viki Horan at vhoran@kstate.edu
 
For a full listing of benefits please visit http://www.ksu.edu/hr/benefits/unclass.pdf.
 
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 
 
Background check required of successful applicant.

March 4, 2015

Professional software services firm who specializes in enterprise level custom software development, testing, and business intelligence. Seeking to add mid and senior level Java Developers, .NET Developers and, SDETS (Software Development Engineer in Test).

If interested, please visit: http://www.xpanxion.com/jobs_US.html

Modeling & Analytics Team - JPMorgan Chase & Co.

December 11, 2014

 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of

$2.4 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial 

services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, 

asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan 

Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most 

prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. 

Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at  www.jpmorganchase.com.

 

About Chase

Chase is one of the largest U.S. providers of banking, credit cards, lending, wealth management and 

investment services, serving more than 50 million customers. We serve individual consumers, small 

businesses and mid-size companies. All Chase employees are focused on providing the best possible 

service to our customers every day. We believe that the success of our business is linked directly 

to the talent and commitment of our people. With that in mind, hard work and accomplishments are 

recognized and rewarded here.

 

Chase Modeling & Analytics Team

The Chase Modeling and Analytics group is a highly select team of Statisticians, Econometricians, 

Scientists, and Engineers, combining the best academic credentials and technical capabilities with 

an applied problem solving mindset.  The team’s work spans the various lines of business within the 

CCB, including Mortgage Banking, Consumer & Business Banking, Auto Finance, Card Services, and 

Capital. The orientation and type of problems addressed provide an ideal environment for a modeler 

to grow professionally and make significant contributions at the same time.

 

In addition to top-tier modeling capabilities, the desired candidate would be a critical thinker 

with a highly confident, analytically passionate, and outgoing disposition. He or she would thrive 

in a high pressure and high expectation environment, where each project assigned to him or her 

would likely have millions of dollars of impact to the business. The employee would understand the 

cost benefit relationship between solution sophistication and practicality and strive to produce 

the fastest yet most accurate and rigorous results. He or she would be comfortable and capable of 

working with senior bank executives, effectively communicating analytical, technical concepts.

 

The projects outlined below offer a glimpse into the types of initiatives within Chase that our PhD 

hires work on:

 

▪ Core Modeling – Work on projects that develop sophisticated models to meet internal and 

regulatory needs, performing data extraction, sampling, and statistical analysis, documenting the 

modeling process and model results to business leaders,

existing models in order to support important business functions.

existing models in order to support important business functions.

 

▪ Model Analytics – Work on projects that will expose you to risk, modeling, pricing,

financial reporting, analytics and forecasting as you seek to identify drivers of change, in order 

to understand and communicate the impact of a range of scenarios on the business. Manage the 

full-cycle of analysis; staring with identifying the opportunities and issues, collecting data, 

programming SAS, analyzing the data and making recommendations specific to policy changes

 

▪ Data Analytics – Work on projects that involve gathering, manipulating, and analyzing data to 

support risk/reward business decisions, assess and forecast profit and loss, recommend business 

strategies, or facilitate Risk Management

 

▪ Digital Analytics – Develop models, algorithms & platforms for product recommendations, & content 

personalization that will enhance the customer experience across the entire spectrum of digital 

commerce, payment and banking.

 

▪ New Customer Analytics – Work on projects that drive new customer engagement by building models 

to predict service calls, recommend services or product cross- sell/up-sell opportunities. Embed 

the analytics in systems used daily by the business. Example projects include the customer 

experience journey analysis where every customer touch-point is mapped, across channels and 

products.

 

▪ Quant Developer & Programming – Work on projects that analyze and validate business and 

functional requirements involving advanced modeling and mathematical concepts. Design, Test & 

implement high-performance software and document results

 

 

What we’re looking for

We are looking for that rare breed of analytics professional who possesses:

 

▪ Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Econometrics, Information Sciences, Engineering, Physics or a 

related quantitative field is preferred.

▪ Experience performing statistical analysis, data mining techniques, knowledge of SAS and SQL, and 

working with relational databases including Oracle/Teradata preferred.

▪ Knowledge of quantitative business analysis and statistical modeling techniques, including linear 

regression, logistic regression, decision trees, clustering, recommender systems, text mining, NLP 

or computational linguistics, Support Vector Machines, KNN (K nearest neighbors), random forests 

and time series preferred.

▪ Exceptional unstructured problem solving skills

▪ Strong communications skills and comfort presenting in front of senior management 

 

Please direct all questions and resumes to: jpmc.phd.hiring@jpmchase.com

Fill out an application here: http://tinyurl.com/JPMCPhDHiring

 

Network Specialist - Kansas State University Department of Mathematics

February 23, 2015

Network Specialist

The Kansas State University Department of Mathematics is hiring a full-time Network Specialist to manage the department’s computer network. Bachelors degree in computer science or related field OR combination of education, training and directly related computing experience may be substituted. Minimum 2 years of experience installing and maintaining system control programs and proprietary software products in a multi-programming computer facility. Must be able to move computer equipment throughout the building or to other facilities for repair. Preferred qualifications include a four year degree in computer science or related discipline, extensive knowledge of the Linux/Unix operating system, Apache web server, network and PC software. Salary in the low-60s. 

For more information, contact Professor Andy Bennett at (785) 532-0559, or at bennett@math.ksu.edu, or go to www.math.ksu.edu/main/jobs/. Please submit applications via email to math@math.ksu.edu. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees and encourages applications from women and minorities. A background check is required.

Pollution Prevention Intern Program - Kansas State University Pollution Prevention Institute

December 5, 2014

The Kansas State University Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI), 133 Ward Hall, is accepting student on-line applications for its Pollution Prevention (P2) Intern Program for the Summer of 2015.  Students enrolled in engineering or science programs at an accredited college or university in Kansas and who have at least a “junior” standing by the start of their internship summer, can apply for an intern position.  Applications for the program will be accepted through January 31, 2015, or until filled.  These paid internships provide students with real-world experience. Interested applicants should read the details below and are encouraged to attend the January intersession, Industrial Environmental Sustainability Practices, offered for both credit or non-credit.
Highlights of the program include: 

    • $15/hour during the 11-week summer program 
    • Pollution prevention training, with practical exercises and hands-on training 
    • Opportunity to work with industry on real-world pollution prevention and engineering projects 
    • Case study presentations to representatives of numerous agencies and departments, all of which are prospective employers 

Must be interested in any of the following areas:  water conservation, chemical processing, manufacturing processes, water treatment, solid waste, biological waste treatment, energy, HVAC, compressors, and energy and environmental auditing. 
Additionally, PPI will again be presenting an intersession course – Industrial Environmental Sustainability Practices – for January 2015.  This intersession course is offered for credit or no-credit.  Qualified applicants planning to apply for thePollution Prevention (P2) Intern summer positions, or industry professionals on energy or green teams, are encouraged to participate.  The class provides valuable training for the type of project work conducted by P2 interns, and can give the applicant an advantage with regard to specific environmental experience. Students who attend the intersession course AND apply for the P2 intern program will be given preference for the intern program. 
Please feel free to forward this information to others who may be interested in this internship opportunity. Please contact me at any time if you have any questions.  I am also available to speak to student groups or classes, if you wish.

For more information or to submit an online application, go to http://www.sbeap.org/intern-program or call the P2 Intern Program Coordinator at 800-578-8898, or 785-532-4998.

January 16, 2015

14021 - Senior Software Engineer
Location: Lenexa, KS 
Position Summary:
Help drive software architectures decisions to run on advanced synthetic test instruments used by our customers around the world.  Work with a small, forward thinking, highly proficient team on our software platform architecture and make a difference in our test instrument usability. 
Position Requirements:

  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of software engineering and team lead experience
  • Proficient in object oriented design
  • Experience working in a real-time embedded environment (RTOS)
  • Strong understanding of modern software embedded architectures
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team or alone
  • Able to effectively lead a small group of engineers

Preferred:

  • Experience working with general communications instrumentation and wireless test communications
  • Comfortable developing within a multiple site group environment
  • UML experience

Aeroflex Incorporated positions require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All accepted applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. “Green Card Holder”) Political Asylee, or Refugee. 
All positions are subject to a satisfactory pre-offer background check and a satisfactory post-offer drug screen. 

Aeroflex Incorporated provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are Veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company applications system.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email careers@aeroflex.com or contact Human Resources:
  
Aeroflex, Wichita 
Av-Comm Business Unit

10200 West York Street
Wichita, KS   67215-8935   [USA]
Phone: (316) 522-4981
Toll Free: 1-800-835-2352

Aeroflex Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

January 16, 2015

14021 - Senior Software Engineer
Location: Lenexa, KS 
Position Summary:
Help drive software architectures decisions to run on advanced synthetic test instruments used by our customers around the world.  Work with a small, forward thinking, highly proficient team on our software platform architecture and make a difference in our test instrument usability. 
Position Requirements:

  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of software engineering and team lead experience
  • Proficient in object oriented design
  • Experience working in a real-time embedded environment (RTOS)
  • Strong understanding of modern software embedded architectures
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team or alone
  • Able to effectively lead a small group of engineers

Preferred:

  • Experience working with general communications instrumentation and wireless test communications
  • Comfortable developing within a multiple site group environment
  • UML experience

Aeroflex Incorporated positions require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All accepted applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. “Green Card Holder”) Political Asylee, or Refugee. 
All positions are subject to a satisfactory pre-offer background check and a satisfactory post-offer drug screen. 

Aeroflex Incorporated provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are Veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company applications system.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email careers@aeroflex.com or contact Human Resources:
  
Aeroflex, Wichita 
Av-Comm Business Unit

10200 West York Street
Wichita, KS   67215-8935   [USA]
Phone: (316) 522-4981
Toll Free: 1-800-835-2352

Aeroflex Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

December 18, 2014

14026 - Senior Software Engineer
Location: Lenexa, KS 
Position Summary:
Design and implement hardware and software solutions for automated avionics test stations. Work with a small team or alone to implement testing requirements from avionics radio OEM’s 
Position Requirements: 

  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE, or equivalent
  • 2 to 10 years of software and electrical engineering experience
  • Proficient in C programming language
  • An understanding of common test equipment including RF generators, RF analyzers and communication busses such as ARINC 429
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team or alone 

Preferred: 

  • Experience working with LabWindows/CVI programming environment
  • Experience with AutoCAD/Mentor for schematic design
  • ARINC 608 interface knowledge 

Aeroflex Incorporated positions require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All accepted applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined by ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. “Green Card Holder”) Political Asylee, or Refugee. 
All positions are subject to a satisfactory pre-offer background check and a satisfactory post-offer drug screen. 

Aeroflex Incorporated provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are Veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company applications system.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email careers@aeroflex.com or contact Human Resources:  

Aeroflex, Wichita 
Av-Comm Business Unit

10200 West York Street
Wichita, KS   67215-8935   [USA]
Phone: (316) 522-4981
Toll Free: 1-800-835-2352

Aeroflex Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

January 13, 2015

Senior Web Developer (Manhattan, KS or remote)

About Us

We are creating a web application to make project reporting easier and more robust. Our current clients are government grant recipients; we enable them to track their work and participants, and to report back to their funding organizations.

We are passionate about eliminating the stress and complexity inherent in data collection, to save taxpayer money and everyone’s sanity with an easy-to-use project impact reporting platform. Collecting data to report the successes, failures, and overall impacts of a project is a tedious and time-consuming process. Piestar automates much of this process and facilitates team collaboration. We officially founded Piestar, Inc. in June, 2014 and have a growing number of clients and success stories.

About this Position

As a small but growing startup looking for our first employees, we are looking for passionate and motivated individuals to come alongside and grow with us. Our primary need is a full-stack web developer but we are also looking for individuals skilled in specific aspects of the web application development process.

Requirements
•Insatiable desire to build cool things and help others
•Highly skilled web developer
•Analytical thinker with ability to navigate complex problems.
•Team player with a desire to both teach and learn from others.
•Humble attitude and a thick skin. We routinely critique code but never attack individuals.

Bonus Points

Superhero skills in any of the following will earn you kudos. And likely a job offer.
•PHP / Laravel
•JavaScript
•Linux / server / cloud administration and building a scaleable infrastructure (AWS, automated deploys, etc.)
•Database design guru
•UX design
•Software architecture
•People / Project Management Methodologies (Agile, waterfall, etc)
•Quality Assurance, unit testing, TDD/BDD/DDD, etc.

Our Current Technology Stack
•PHP using the Laravel framework
•MySQL/PostgresQL
•JQuery / Less
•PHPUnit / Composer
•Git / Vagrant / Linux / Linode
•Currently using new MacBooks Pro’s, but we’re OS-agnostic. New toys do come with the job, though

To Apply

Please send the following to jobs@piestar.com:
•Resume
•Brief email highlighting your skills and why you’d like to join our team.
•Links to cool projects you’ve done (even non-web related), with a brief description of your role in their creation.

Piestar, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Software Developer - AGIS Inc.

December 9, 2014

AGIS, an established and growing company producing mobile apps and communication systems, is looking to add two developers. One developer is for Java with demonstrated experience on Android using Eclipse IDE and second developer is for C#/C++ with demonstrated experience on Win32 using Visual Studio. Both positions are for full time, permanent positions to expand product offerings.

AGIS produces situational awareness and command and control systems solving real world problems. Developer focus will be in either infrastructure or GUI/GIS. Infrastructure role includes background working with multi-threading, networking, hardware/software interfacing, and performance profiling. GUI role includes knowledge of GIS systems, GPS, standard mapping and imagery formats. Flexible in working at home and in the office.

Successful individuals will have strong problem solving skills, be self-motivated, able to work without constant supervision, and able to understand and debug a product consisting of several processes interacting in real-time on multiple computers. Technical degree required.

No relocation offered. No visa sponsorship available. No agencies. US citizenship required.
AGIS offers a wide variety of benefits (401K, medical, dental, life insurance) with full-time positions.
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Send a cover letter and resume with 3 references to Sandel Blackwell (sblackwell@agisinc.com)

Software developer/engineer - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

February 6, 2015

Technology Solutions Delivery: Job Family Descriptions

Application Development
 

The Application Development teams provide architecture, software development, application support, and business technology consulting services to the Federal Reserve System and government agencies. As a complement to the services listed, this area offers particular expertise in data management, data analytics and reporting, application integration, payments system development, HR technology solutions, business process management, and user experience design. The Application Development teams provide opportunities forlong-term career progression through a multitude of technology areas and rotational opportunities across a diverse set of business lines.
 

Business Intelligence

The Business Intelligence teams help business lines within the Federal Reserve System and with outside government agencies extract meaningful and actionable information from their data. The process employs combined skills of data analysts, data modelers, data architects, ETL developers and Business Intelligence report developers. The prospect of building skills in multiple areas is common and encouraged within the team to build overall team strength and foster career advancement.

Database Administration

The Database Administration team has responsibility for ensuring all business data is managed and maintained in an easily accessible, yet secure fashion. Database Administrators (DBAs) work with developers, system administrators, application administrators and project managers to support new applications as well as provide production support for current applications. Responsibilities also include coordinating maintenance activities, assisting troubleshooting efforts and implementing data contingency plans. The Database Administration team offers a rewarding and challenging opportunity in the management and support of Federal Reserve System databases.
 

Development Operations

The Development Operations team conducts centralized functions in support of application development teams and processes. The team is responsible for source code management, application deployments, management of development tools, application security scanning and many compliance reporting processes. The Development Operations team fosters communication, collaboration and innovation through oversight of a broad IT process spectrum and core systems used by software development teams.

Middleware Services

The Application Deployment and Middleware Services team coordinates integration of software applications on Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City networks and web servers. Responsibilities also include coordination of application integration activities between user teams and other IT groups, assisting other technical support teams in resolving problems and ensuring applications are installed correctly. Service to an assortment of customers facilitates exposure to various business lines and provides broad application experience.
 
Software Quality Assurance

 

The Software Quality Assurance (SQA) team provides software testing services to internal Federal Reserve Bank business lines, as well as external customers, such as the U.S. Treasury. Services performed by SQA analysts include: development integration testing, quality assurance testing, user acceptance testing, performance testing, load testing and automated testing using a variety of software tools and technologies. Core values of the SQA team include industry experience and professional development investment.
 

User Experience and Web Solutions

The User Experience and Web Solutions teams bring great end-user experiences to enterprise applications. Designers, usability analysts and front-end developers work with a wide range of staff to develop web-based and mobile user interfaces. The teams advocate for user-friendly design and develop widely used websites and web applications across the Federal Reserve System. Personal growth is encouraged for all team members, with an emphasis placed on career progression, diverse portfolio experiences, and the delivery of high quality products to a broad customer base.

February 19:  Bank President Esther George will be hosting a live stream event titled “The Economy. The Fed. Lead & Serve.”  The event gives students an opportunity to connect directly with Esther George and hear her views on current economic issues that are important to students and about why the Bank is a great place to start a career and serve the public.  The attached document provides registration details.
February 25:  We will have representatives on-campus to participate in the Business and Hospitality Career Fair.  Stop by and visit our booth!

https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/10jcampus/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

https://www.kansascityfed.org/careers/#main

Please note that our resume submission date is February 25.  

 
Carolyn Thornton
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64198
Email: carolyn.thornton@kc.frb.org
O: 816.881.2254
F: 816.881.2196
http://www.kansascityfed.org/

Software Development Intern - Henderson Engineers

February 3, 2015

INTERN - SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Henderson Engineers is seeking Software Development Interns for the Summer of 2015 in their metro Kansas City area headquarters office. Interns work fulltime during the summer in Kansas City, and must be available to continue working part-time (10 hours +/- per week) during school semesters either in our headquarters office, or in our Manhattan, Kansas office in Aggieville. Internships typically lead to fulltime opportunities upon graduation! Students should have completed at least 2 years of coursework within the CIS curriculum.

Here’s what we’re looking for: Software development Interns to work directly with senior and junior developers to write new and maintain existing internal web-based software to support HEI’s staff. Perform development work both in small teams, and independently with minimal supervision. Execute the technical design, development and testing of new features and updates to existing software.
 
Requirements:
At least 2 years of development experience (classroom experience or job related). Strong understanding of Object Oriented design principals and programming methodologies is a must. Experience with .NET and C# and Visual Studio is required. Understanding of relational database design and methodologies is a must.
Experience with ASP.NET and other web based technologies (such as HTML, javascript, web services, css) is preferred. Experience with version control software such as Subversion, CVS, GIT is a plus.

Henderson Engineers is a national leader in engineering design and consulting with 500+ employees in 10 offices. We are consistently voted a Top 10 Best Place to Work in Kansas City! Explore our website to learn more about our culture, our projects and our people.

 
Founded in 1970, Henderson Engineers, Inc. offers mechanical, electrical and plumbing design services on a regional and national basis. Headquartered in Lenexa, KS, HEI is licensed in all 50 states with branch offices in Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Tampa, Las Vegas, New York City, Bentonville, AR and Manhattan, KS. With more than 500 employees, over 100 licensed engineers, and over 100 LEED accredited professionals, HEI is able to offer the quality and efficiency expected from our clients.

HEI designs systems for various facilities including retail, restaurant, healthcare, educational, corporate, governmental, hospitality, religious and industrial. Check out the "Portfolio" on our website to see a virtual tour of our past and present projects.
2006, 2009 - 2014 Finalist “Best Places to Work" – Kansas City Business Journal
2009, 2010 “Champion of Business” – Kansas City Business Journal
Named a “Fastest Growing Company” in Kansas City for 15 Consecutive Years – Ingram’s Magazine

 
Henderson Engineers, Inc. is an EEO – M/F/V/D employer and participates in the E-Verify program

Interested students may submit their resumes via our website at www.hei-eng.com/careers. Look for open positions in Kansas City and choose the Software Developer Intern position. Please contact Bā Stein atba.stein@hei-eng.com for more information.

Student Programmer - Kansas State University

January 28, 2015

Job Opening for Student Programmer
There is a job opening for a skilled programmer through the Industrial Engineering Department (IMSE) at Kansas State University.  This is for a guaranteed 100 hours of work paying $15 per hour (future work depends on the quality of the current work).  The position will work directly with other research engineers/developers in programming a .NET application using the Microsoft Kinect to capture and record movement.  Candidates must demonstrate experience and a strong skill in C# or VB.net working within the Visual Studio programming environment.  Preference is given with combined knowledge of SQL Server.  The position will be supported with other resources and other programming support for both the Kinect and SQL Server.  
                                                                 
Work begins immediately and the work schedule supports a flexible 15 hours a week.  Students with a minimum of 1 year of experienced programming and/or programming course work should only apply.  This is available for undergraduate or graduate students with the required programming skills.
 

Title ALL correspondence with:  Programming Job Position
Send ALL correspondence and questions to Eric Carley:  ECarley@KSU.edu
 

January 13, 2015

Student Web Developer (Manhattan KS)

About Us

We are creating a web application to make project reporting easier and more robust. Our current clients are government grant recipients; we enable them to track their work and participants, and to report back to their funding organizations.

We are passionate about eliminating the stress and complexity inherent in data collection, to save taxpayer money and everyone’s sanity with an easy-to-use project impact reporting platform. Collecting data to report the successes, failures, and overall impacts of a project is a tedious and time-consuming process. Piestar automates much of this process and facilitates team collaboration. We officially founded Piestar, Inc. in June, 2014 and have a growing number of clients and success stories.

About this Position

This is a web development position for a student who is already passionate about programming and would like to gain real world experience in a fast-paced environment using the latest technologies and practices.

Requirements
•Insatiable desire to build cool things and help others
•Experience programming useful and/or fun things beyond the classroom environment (bonus points for Github)
•Analytical thinker with ability to navigate complex problems.
•Team player with a desire to both teach and learn from others.
•Humble attitude and a thick skin. We routinely critique code but never attack individuals.

Bonus Points

Superhero skills in any of the following will earn you kudos. And likely a job offer.
•PHP / Laravel
•JavaScript
•UX design
•Quality Assurance, unit testing, attention to detail

Our Current Technology Stack
•PHP using the Laravel framework
•MySQL/PostgresQL
•JQuery / Less
•PHPUnit / Composer
•Git / Vagrant / Linux / Linode
•Currently using new MacBooks Pro’s, but we’re OS-agnostic.

To Apply

Please send the following to jobs@piestar.com:
•Resume
•Brief email highlighting your skills and why you’d like to join our team.
•Links to cool projects you’ve done (even non-web related), with a brief description of your role in their creation.

Piestar, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

Systems Engineer- Two Positions - Kansas State University

December 18, 2014

Kansas State University Enterprise Server Technologies, Manhattan Kansas, is seeking applications for two Systems Engineers.  These positions will serve as members of the System Engineering teams responsible for engineering and third level support for Unix Systems or Security Technologies.
Responsibilities:
1.  The specific responsibilities for each position include

  • Unix Systems Engineering Position:

-       Unix Programming (ruby, python, perl, shell scripting)
-       Configuration of multi-user, multi-host, multi-OS, server environments
-       Installation and Maintenance of:
· Configuration Management tools (esp. Chef)
· Unix OSs: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS
· Host-based firewall management (iptables, ipf)
· Enterprise services (nfs, ntp, dns, smtp, cifs, ldap)
· Converged infrastructure technologies
 

  • Security Engineering Position:

-       Assist in security architecture to include deployment of:
· IDS/IPS systems
· Firewalls
· Network Access control
-       Security incident and event management
-       Incident response
-       Security assessment of new technologies
-       Regulatory compliance of information systems based on privacy and security-related legislation and regulations such as HIPAA, FERPA, ECPA, CALEA, PCI DSS, and DMCA relevant in higher education
-       Vulnerability assessment
 
2.  Participate in professional training in furtherance of certification in line with team duties and responsibilities
 
3.  Such other duties as may be required
 
Mandatory Qualifications:
·         A minimum of two years’ combined education and/or experience as required in the Unix Systems or Security matrices
·         Two to five years’ experience in either Unix Systems or Security
·         Demonstrated capability to conduct duties outlined above
·         Ability to track and apportion time across multiple projects and troubleshooting tickets
·         Strong interpersonal skills
·         Strong analytical skills
·         Effective communicator (orally and in writing) with non-technical and technical audiences
·         Willingness to certify through examination or other means that requisite knowledge, skills, and experience are possessed in order to maintain or progress in responsibility and salary
    
Preferred Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or other field relevant to information technology
·         Certifications in relevant engineering domains
·         Experience working with IT systems deployed in higher education
·         Understanding and experience with ITIL processes
·         Experience troubleshooting complex IT issues in interconnected systems
 
Salary Range: Commensurate with skills and experience

Applicants must submit: 
1.       Cover letter reflecting how skills meet the requirements of the position

  1. Resume
  2. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references

 
Submit application materials electronically to itsemployment@k-state.edu
Screening of applications begins January 6, 2015, and will continue until positions are filled.
 
Questions may be directed to Viki Horan at vhoran@k-state.edu
 
For a full listing of benefits please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hr/current-employees/benefits/summary.html.
 
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 
 
Background check required of successful applicant.
 

October 6, 2014

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive six-week fellowship that prepares postdocs and PhDs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for fellows and supported by sponsorships from dozens of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier summer and fall sessions, we will be holding a winter postdoc fellowship.

Locations: There will be both an in-person (in NYC) and online section of the fellowship.

Dates: Both sections will be from 01/05/15 to 02/13/15

Who should apply: Anyone within one year of graduating from a PhD program or who has already obtained a PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from internaitonal students welcome. There is a common application for both the online and in-person sections. Everyone else (including non-PhDs) is enouraged to sign-up for a future session.

For additional information, checkout our websiteblogVenture Beat article, or Harvard Business Review piece.

 

Thunderhead Full-Time Software Developer - Thunderhead Engineering

February 19, 2015

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
We are seeking a full time Software Developer interested in Java and C++ application development. As part of our team, you will see your work on our fire and evacuation modeling products used by engineers and architects solving essential safety problems. 
 
At Thunderhead Engineering, developers take on multiple roles related to every aspect of product development. In addition to coding core features, developers directly support users, write scripts for build and test automation, write documentation, and create web sites. Developers also travel to conferences and connect with customers in the fields we serve.
 
REQUIREMENTS
- BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Experience with Java and C++
- Desire to learn new skills
- Strong oral and written communication ability
 
DESIRED EXPERIENCE
- Simulation programming
- Scripting and automation
- 3D graphics programming
- Computational geometry
- Full stack web development
 
ABOUT US
Thunderhead Engineering is a small software company in Manhattan, Kansas that develops application software used around the world to simulate fires, emergency evacuation, and flow in porous media. Founded in 1998, we continue strong, steady growth in our software markets.

TO APPLY
To apply, send a cover letter and resume by email to jobs@thunderheadeng.com. In the cover letter please describe your experience and why you would be a good fit for this position

Web Developer - Lifeboat Creative

February 24, 2015

POSITION: Web Developer Full-Time HOURS:  8A-5P / Monday - Friday POSTED: February 2015

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•  Take creative designs and turn them into dynamic, responsive web sites and applications.
•  Check cross browser and platform compatibility (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iOs, Android, Windows and Mac)
• Maintain existing websites by debugging issues, applying fixes, and making changes as needed.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
•  Strong Web Front-End Development (HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JavaScript, jQuery)
•  Strong Web Back-End Development (PHP 5+, XML, MySQL)
•  Strong object-oriented programming skills
•  Strong relational database skills
•  Experience using MVC frameworks such as Laravel or CodeIgnitor
•  Experience with RESTful Web services.
•  Familiarity with GIT for version control
•  Basic knowledge of GNU/Linux and Apache web server
•  Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
•  Able to take initiative to research and learn emerging technologies
• Strong communication and time management skills, and the ability to balance high quality work standards against time constraints.
•  CMS Experience such as ExpressionEngine or WordPress
•  Productive in a team environment
 

CONTACT: Colt Cox / Lead Web Developer / 316-303-9460 / colt@lifeboatcreative.com

Web Developer/Programmer - Lowen Corporation

December 8, 2014

Web Developer/Programmer
We are searching for an outstanding Web Developer/Programmer to be a part of our web development team.  Our web developers work closely with marketing, designers and other team members to create innovative web and graphics applications.  Programming, UI design and database administration are all elements of this position.
 
Responsibilities

  • Understand SEO and build search engine optimized web pages/websites
  • Understand and apply web development/programming best practices
  • Understand UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Understand Twitter Bootstrap and other current web technologies
  • Convert raw images and layouts from a graphic designer into CSS/HTML
  • Identify appropriate architecture and technical solutions
  • Communicate to the manager with efficiency and accuracy any progress and/or delays.
  • Engage in outside-the-box thinking.
  • Alert colleagues to emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into operations and activities.

 
 
Required Skills

  • BS in computer science or a related field, or significant equivalent experience
  • 3 years minimum experience with HTML/XHTML and CSS
  • 2 years minimum web programming experience, including PHP, ASP and/or ASP.Net
  • 2 years minimum JavaScript, jQuery experience
  • 1 year minimum experience working with relational databases and a good working knowledge of SQL
  • Programming experience, especially C# and VB a plus
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good time management skills

Mandie Lyons
Web/Graphics Programming Supervisor
Lowen Corporation
P: 620-665-2827
F: 620-663-1429
E: mandiel@lowen.com
W: www.lowen.com

ITS Employment Opportunities

Information Technology Services at Kansas State University also has student and full-time positions available periodically. You can check out their employment opportunities here at: http://www.k-state.edu/its/employment/