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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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Application Developer - Office of Mediated

March 13, 2015

The Kansas State University Office of Mediated Education (OME), Manhattan Kansas, is seeking applications for an Application Deveoper within the Office of Mediated Education (OME).  The person in this position will build software applications for both academic and administrative computer systems for the Office of Mediated Education (OME).  The developer will work closely with the Application Development Manager and the Associate Director of OME in the development process.  OME serves the campus as a central information technology unit under the direction of the Chief Information Officer/Vice Provost for Information Technology Services, and provides services to support the University’s mission in the areas of teaching and learning, research, and technology transfer.
 
Responsibilities
 
General

  • Developing web-based applications using Java Enterprise Edition and technologies such as EJB/JPA, JMS, JSPs,JSF,and Struts 2. These web-based applications would run on an application server such as JBoss in a Unix-based environment and be backed by an Oracle database.
  • Providing technical support of web based applications developed by OME
  • Working with project team to ensure design specifications meet their needs
  • Developing good user documentation

 
Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or a related field.  Three years of equivalent work experience can be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Experience in Java programming including any part of Java EE
  • 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:

  • Java EE experience including:  Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java Persistence API (JPA), and Java Messaging Services (JMS).
  • Experience with JBoss or an equivalent application server
  • Experience with web frameworks such as Struts, Java Server Faces (JSF), or Tapestry
  • Familiarity with Oracle database
  • Familiarity with the Unix Environment
  • Experience with HTML/CSS

 
Salary Range: Commensurate with skills and experience
 
Applicants must submit: 

  1. Cover letter reflecting how skills meet the requirements of the position
  2. Resume
  3. 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 March 30, 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.k-state.edu/hr/current-employees/benefits/summary.html.

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  

Computer Programmer - Audio Junction Replacement Services Inc.

March 26, 2015

Full or Part time position(s) open for computer programmer with Linux programming abilities.

All with any hours available please apply. We are on a rapid growth spurt and are in need of programmers to work within the Linux environment.

Looking for at least one and possibly several people to help as soon as possible.

Pay will be reflective of abilities.

Please forward resumes to Darrell Hills (Owner)
Email: darrell@ajrs.com

Computer Programmer - Audio Junction Replacement Services Inc.

March 26, 2015

Full or Part time position(s) open for computer programmer with Linux programming abilities.

All with any hours available please apply. We are on a rapid growth spurt and are in need of programmers to work within the Linux environment.

Looking for at least one and possibly several people to help as soon as possible.

Pay will be reflective of abilities.

Please forward resumes to Darrell Hills (Owner)
Email: darrell@ajrs.com

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
Veteran/Disability
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.
 

HR Systems Coordinator - Kansas State University

March 17, 2015

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.
 
This position in the Information Systems Office at Kansas State University is a senior application developer.  It works closely with the HR Supervisor and functional subject matter experts to design, develop, and implement application changes and enhancements, provide production support, and design and develop systems interfaces and reports.  The position serves as a technical consultant, assigns tasks, and mentors less-experienced application developers.  It serves as a primary point of contact for technical questions or issues when the HR Supervisor is unavailable or out of the office.
 
The position is responsible for the HRIS System, which houses position, employee and payroll data and the position facilitates and coordinates changes in cooperation with the Division of Hunan Resources.  It also supports the University Budget Office and other offices as required.
 
 
Responsibilities
 
Technical Leadership
·         Serve as the technical lead and point of contact for technical questions and issues.
·         Provide expert technical advice and consulting to end users in multiple departments, to other technical staff, and to third party vendors.  
·         Regularly facilitate meetings with primary functional offices. 
·         Participate in project team meetings and 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 lesser experienced technical staff and monitor results. 
·         Review all work products to ensure reasonable compliance with departmental standards for documentation, quality, and established procedures. 
·         Develop and conduct training for other technical staff on vendor applications, programming languages, developer tools, and technical environment.
 
Analysis/Design
·         Meet with functional subject matter experts and user management to define requirements and determine appropriate system changes, configuration, and implementation strategies. 
·         Analyze modifications for routine software application maintenance bundles/patches/fixes, develop plans, coordinate testing, and apply maintenance packages. 
·         Analyze and design interfaces to other K-State and third party applications. 
·         Analyze and design specialized queries, reports, system add-ons, data migration strategies, and operational processes. 
·         Participate in planning production moves. 
·         Analyze the impact and develop strategies for applying system upgrades, fixes, and patches.  
·         Provide technical expertise regarding the implementation and daily operation of the system.
 
Programming
·         Develop and test existing programs, write new programs, queries, and reports.
·         Develop and test data conversion and interface programs as required. 
·         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 test scenarios. 
·         Adhere to application development policies and procedures. 
·         Document technical solutions, program changes, operating procedures, and provide appropriate technical reference materials. 
 
Operational Support
·         Serve as the point of contact for technical questions and issues related to system implementation and operation. 
·         Provide routine system performance monitoring. 
·         Maintain integration availability between systems.
·         Research and resolve production issues reported by functional offices and the university’s Incident Tracking System.  
·         Migrate development projects from test instances to production for less experienced developers.
·         Perform data fixes when necessary.
·         Communicate and coordinate technical tasks among technical and functional staff and third party vendors.
·         Work with technical staff to ensure proper system security, back-up, and recovery procedures.  Provide on-call support and proactive system maintenance.
 
Consulting/Training
·         Serve as a technical consultant and provide assistance to other technical staff, end users, and third party vendors. 
·         Develop technical training materials and assist in training other application developers on vendor applications, programming languages, developer tools, and technical environment.
·         Coordinate and conduct end-user training for functional staff with varying experience levels and in various departments to promote use of the system across campus.
 
Technical
·         Attend meetings, conferences, and training sessions to increase knowledge of vendor applications, developer tools, programming languages, and technical environment. 
·         Research best practices and learn complex new information technologies through personal research, hands-on experience, and formal and informal training.
·         Maintain currency in the profession.

Mandatory Qualifications
·         Bachelor's degree
·         Minimum five (5) years’ systems analysis and computer programming in a business applications environment
·         In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with relational database query tools/languages such as SQL and PL/SQL
·         Ability to learn complex new information technologies through a combination of significant personal research efforts, hands-on experience, and formal and informal training
·         Ability to work effectively in a group setting and interact professionally to accomplish complex interdependent technical objectives
·         Ability to work independently to complete assigned tasks
·         Ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities effectively
·         Have a track record of completing projects on time with high quality 
 
Preferred Qualifications   
·         Advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business or Public Administration, or other appropriately related technical field
·         In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience designing, coding, testing, and maintaining PeopleSoft application programs utilizing PeopleSoft PeopleTools and the SQR programming language
·        Experience deploying and maintaining enterprise administrative applications on a complex technical architecture, e.g, Unix operating system, Oracle relational database, with multiple application and web servers
·         Experience integrating a university’s student information system with other departmental applications or third party vendor software utilizing best practices
·         Experience with one or more of the following tools and technologies:
-       SQL, SQL Plus, PL/SQL
-       PeopleSoft PeopleTools
-       SQR Programming Language
-       HTML, XML
-       CGI Scripting, PERL
-       UNIX Shell Scripting
-       TOAD (Tool for Oracle Applications Developers)
-       Oracle RDBMS 11g or higher
-       J2EE
·         Team leader experience on a variety of application development projects
·         Working knowledge installing, configuring, and maintaining Windows based applications

  • Extensive knowledge of business processes of a major research university

 
Salary Range:  $58,000 - $65,000

  1. 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 March 30, 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.

IT Application Support Specialist - Office of Mediated Education-Kansas State University

March 13, 2015

The Kansas State University Office of Mediated Education (OME), Manhattan Kansas, is seeking applications for an IT Application Support Specialist within the Office of Mediated Education (OME).  The person in this position will work closely with the Database Administrators and Application Integration Specialists to maintain business critical systems for several specific departments and special business projects.  This position will report to the Associate Director of Application Infrastructure and Integration in OME. Initially this position will be tasked to projects for Global Campus and the Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities (KCCTO) and serve as liaison to those units for ITS.   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
 
General

  • Coordinate special projects for KCCTO and Global Campus to align with the technical and security standards and practices used across ITS.
  • Represent the business needs of these supported units at team sprint planning and review meetings

KCCTO

  • Investigate and recover historical databases and migrate long term data management system to a more usable and reliable enterprise RDBMS
  • Develop a backup and production storage plan for the data
  • Work with KCCTO leadership to design a way to manage their existing data including registration records and completion data for their clients
  • Develop a solution for managing and importing existing registrations into the K-State Online LMS
  • Select and manage an online registration system that ties into the LMS processes
  • Work with KCCTO leadership to analyze existing business processes and implement improvements as needed
  • Provide general software and hardware support for office staff in conjunction with iTAC

Global Campus

  • Design, modify and implement Access applications to support Global Campus business functions
  • Develop and maintain custom reports and Access queries as needed for Global campus
  • Build and deploy web-based forms for both internal and external customers
  • Maintain and support use of mailing and opt-out databases used by Global Campus
  • Maintain technical documentation for supported systems
  • Provide support to alumni records system 
  • Develop, maintain and support custom queries and scripts as necessary

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience developing and supporting Access database applications
  • Relational database design experience
  • Experience with business process analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups
  • Strong customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or associate degree + 2 years’ relevant experience) in related field of study
  • .NET development experience

 Salary Range: Commensurate with skills and experience
 
Applicants must submit: 

  1. Cover letter reflecting how skills meet the requirements of the position
  2. Resume
  3. 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 March 30, 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.k-state.edu/hr/current-employees/benefits/summary.html.

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

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

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.

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN - The J.R. Macdonald Laboratory, Department of Physics, Kansas State University

March 24, 2015

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN
J. R. MACDONALD LABORATORY
 
The J.R. Macdonald Laboratory, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, is seeking a research technician to provide technical support for the experimental physicists in the laboratory.  The Laboratory is a world class atomic, molecular, and optical physics research facility that houses state of the art ultrafast laser systems and ion sources. This position involves the construction and maintenance of all vacuum systems in the lab, the design and construction of experimental research apparatus, and overall management of the laboratory physical plant.  A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as three years of experience in a technical field. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in high vacuum systems (further training will be available) and thorough knowledge of machine tools.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of application along with a resume and three letters of reference to jrmsearch@phys.ksu.edu.   Screening of applications will begin April 1, and continue until the position is filled. 
Kansas State University is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.  Background check required.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application along with a resume and three letters of reference to jrmsearch@phys.ksu.edu.   Screening of applications will begin April 1, and continue until the position is filled. 

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/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
 

Student Technical Specialist - Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation- Kansas State University

March 23, 2015

Position Description:
The Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation (OEIE) is looking for a professional, teachable, and team-oriented undergraduate student to join our team.  We provide comprehensive and collaborative project development, strategic planning, and evaluation services for externally funded projects, K-State colleges and programs, state agencies, foundations, and other universities.
This position will be a part of our Technology team - helping to test, debug, and code a Django/Python web application, providing email and phone technical support for the system, and assisting with other technology related tasks for our office.
Required Qualifications:
·         Excellent verbal and written skills
·         Positive attitude and responsible work ethic
Preferred Qualifications:
·         Knowledge of Python language and/or Django framework
·         Experience in application testing
·         Experience in Technical Support
·         Understanding and experience with MySQL databases
·         Experience with code versioning system (such as git)
Flexible Work Schedule: 15-20 hours per week in 2 (or more) hour time blocks from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Schedule can be adjusted each semester. Summer work is optional and encouraged - can work 20-40 hours/week during the summer.

Application Instructions: Email, mail or fax your completed application (MS Word File or PDF File), resume, and introduction letter addressing your demonstrated skills to:
EMAIL: oeie@ksu.edu (SUBJECT: Student Technical Specialist Position)
MAIL: Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation
         ATTN: Student Technical Specialist Position
         College of Education, KSU
         2323 Anderson Avenue, Suite 220
         Manhattan, KS 66502
FAX: (785) 532-7185 ATTN: Student Technical Specialist Position

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

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.

 

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

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/