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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 Development Interns - American Century Investments

September 11, 2014

Tracking Code
173307-102
Job Description
Candidates who submit applications prior to September 30, 2014 will have first consideration.
 
Throughout your internship with American Century Investments, you’ll work alongside 180 IT professionals applying technology to solve challenging business scenarios.  You will become a member of an application development team, provided a dedicated mentor, and work with a manager who cares about you and your career goals.  Returning interns will have the opportunity to work in a different application area.  Over your summer(s) you will receive informal and formal feedback that will help advance your technology and business skills.  Our goal is to help you develop into a very competitive candidate for a career at American Century Investments!
 
Our Application Development and Integration teams align with all facets of the business.  We use a combination of purchased software (both cloud and hosted on premise) and internally developed applications to support Investment Management, Sales, Client Servicing, and Corporate Functions.
 
About Our Company: 
American Century Investments (ACI), a leading privately held investment management firm based at the Kansas City Country Club Plaza, is committed to delivering superior investment performance and building long-term client relationships since 1958.  We manage over $140 billion in assets serving investment professionals, institutions, corporations, and individual investors.   ACI offers a variety of actively managed investment disciplines through an array of products including mutual funds, institutional separate accounts, commingled trusts, and sub-advisory accounts.  A global company, ACI’s 1,200 associates serve clients from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Mountain View, CA, and Kansas City, MO.  More than 40 percent of ACI’s profits support research to help find cures for genetically-based diseases including cancer, diabetes, and dementia. For more information, visit www.americancentury.com.
 
What We Require:
•Effective analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills; attention to detail and accuracy
•Ability to work independently and as a part of a team; highly motivated self-starter with a strong desire to learn
•Uncompromising ethical standards and professionalism
•Currently a sophomore to graduate student working towards a degree in computer science, MIS, or equivalent
•At least one class completed in Java, .NET or an ETL tool
•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis
 
Benefits:
·     Exposure to experienced mentors; long-term employment potential post-graduation
·     Opportunities for community involvement
·     Corporate fitness center
·     401k eligible for intern contribution
·     Business casual dress
·     Housing assistance
 
Location:    Kansas City, MO
Job Duration:   May 26- July 31
Salary:   $20 / hour  
EEO
Job Location
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Position Type
Intern
 

Faculty Position - Kansas State University: Department of Computing and Information Sciences

September 23, 2014

The department of Computing and Information Sciences (CIS) at Kansas State University invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions beginning in Fall 2015 at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Applicants should have a background in cybersecurity or high-assurance software. In addition, applicants whose research interfaces with one or more of the following areas are highly encouraged to apply: bio-security, cyber-physical systems, mobile computing, cloud-based systems, big data, or human-computer interfaces.  Successful applicants will demonstrate commitment to both teaching and research. A doctorate degree in computer science or related disciplines is required; salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Kansas State University is committed to the growth and excellence of the department of Computing and Information Sciences. CIS 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 physics, psychology, anthropology, and other engineering and science departments. The department offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees, has a faculty of 19, and over 100 graduate and 400 undergraduate students. The department offers modern research and teaching facilities, including Beocat, a Beowulf cluster with over 2500 cores. The department has modern media-enabled classrooms and several laboratories for cybersecurity, high-assurance systems, software analysis, embedded systems, adaptive systems, computational engineering and science, and data-mining. In Fall 2015, CIS will move to a new state-of-the-art facility in the College of Engineering complex (http://www.engg.ksu.edu/phaseiv/). Kansas State is also home to the Biosecurity Research Institute and is the site of the new National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility. Details of the CIS Department can be found at the URL http://www.cis.ksu.edu/.

General information on working at Kansas State University can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/employment/.

Please send applications to Scott DeLoach, Recruitment Chair, Department  of  Computing  and Information Sciences, 234 Nichols Hall, Kansas State  University,  Manhattan,  KS  66506 (email: recruiting@cis.ksu.edu).  Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, copies of representative publications and contact information of at least three references. Review of applications will commence December 01, 2014 and continue until the positions are filled.

Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees. Kansas State University is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.​

Graduate Student Database Developer - K-State Global Campus

August 29, 2014

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, September 12, 2014.
 
 
 

Graduate Student- Reporting - K-State Global Campus

September 2, 2014

Position Description
The K-State Global Campus is seeking a graduate student with experience creating standardized and ad hoc reports using Microsoft Excel. Successful candidate will have the ability to develop from design to implementation, medium to advanced Excel reports and graphs. This includes pivot tables, pivot graphs, as well as data validation and verification of report accuracy. This person will also help develop, refine and maintain reporting documentation. This position is located in College Court Building.
 
Requirements
Experience with MS Excel, reporting and analysis.
Familiarity with analysis and reporting and strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently.
MS Access as well programming languages (Java, Javascript), database, html and wiki background would also be helpful.
 
Pay
$15.00/hour
 
Hours
Approximately 16-20 hours per week
 

How to Apply
Send your resume and cover letter to:
Student Search - Reporting
Attn: Marci Ritter
K-State Global Campus
1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS  66502
mritter@k-state.edu
 
Please send application materials by Friday, September 12, 2014.

Ruby Software Deveoper - Ruby Software Engineer

September 22, 2014

Red Nova Labs’ engineering department is a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We believe attitude and culture matter just as much as pure skill. Instead of formal conference room training, you will be pulling down repositories on day one. It's not easy to push code updates to hundreds of servers multiple times a day or provide fast and reliable service to millions of visitors, but we believe that our team can do anything.

About Us
·        Red Nova Labs provides scalable and modern cloud-based platforms that help self storage businesses grow.
·        We introduce our clients to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools and analytics to effectively manage and drive decisions.
·        We are disrupting and transforming the $30B+ self storage industry by focusing on building software with an exceptional user experience.

Responsibilities
·        You will be a key contributor to our cloud-based platforms and APIs.
·        You will work with teams on building our high-performance and high-availability system utilizing open-source technologies.
·        You will build applications that focus on great user experience.
·        You will write maintainable code with extensive tests and version control.

Requirements
·        You can code at all levels of a web application stack or you’re ready to learn it quickly.
·        You have experience with databases (MYSQL, Postgres, etc.).
·        You can translate technical requirements into elegant code solutions.
·        You have designed and built mission-critical services.
·        You write tools to automate your job.
·        You focus on continuous improvement and can describe the approaches you have taken.
·        You are hands on, passionate, persistent, creative, and humble. You get things done.

Bonus Points
·        Expertise in one or more of: HTTP, REST, databases, NOSQL databases, JavaScript, and service-oriented architectures.
·        Developing automated deployment scripts with Chef, Capistrano, or AWS OpsWorks.
·        Using Test Driven Development and experience writing accurate tests.

Perks
·        Competitive salary
·        Medical, dental, and vision coverage
·        401K matching
·        Catered lunches
·        Amazing cubicle-free office space, stocked snack area, full kitchen access, ping pong, foosball
·        Unlimited coffee, tea, soda, Red Bull, and Gatorade
·        Regular social events and happy hours
·        Awesome co-workers

How to apply
·        Use Resumator or email jobs@rednovalabs.com with your resume
·        A cover letter and your Github account are a plus
 Check out our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/RedNovaLabs) to see us in action.
 

Senior Software Developer - GTM Sportswear

August 22, 2014

GTM Sportswear is seeking an experienced Senior Software Develop to join our GTM Team! This position will be responsible for maintaining, supporting, and enhancing the existing infrastructure as well as leading development of new systems and applications.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
•Leads development and maintenance of ERP programs and solutions to support various business areas of GTM Sportswear.
•Leads development and maintenance of web applications including eCommerce web applications and its supporting systems.
•Leads development and maintenance of interfaces between the systems that allow GTM Sportswear staff to complete operations.
•Contributes in database development that supports ERP programs, web applications and interfaces.

Qualifications:
Education:
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Job Requirements:
•At least 6 years of experience in .NET application development.
•At least 1 year of experience as a Team Lead in a Team Development Environment
•Must possess superior skills in ASP.Net and Visual studio using either C# or VB.Net.
•Experience in developing and consuming web services, DLLs and APIs.
•Strong understanding of SQL, Object Oriented Development, and Microsoft SQL Server.
•Strong understanding of application architecture models such as MVC, MVVC, and N-Tiered architecture.
•Strong understanding of XML.
•Experience in all phases of the SDLC lifecycle to include design, architecture, development, and delivery.
•Work closely with other Software Engineers and Solution Delivery team to-implement best architecture approaches.
•Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task between projects and triage work requests – based upon priority and complexity.
•Experience in Scrum Agile projects a plus.

Business Initiative Requirements:
•Education – Lead in implementing technologies and techniques that will make you and your team more efficient, productive and competitive.
•GTM Software Systems – Lead in the understanding of software used to complete daily tasks in other business areas of the company.
•Task Management – Lead and assist in providing accurate estimates around the effort of an individual task and projects. Lead in providing options to your team managers so they can make better decisions about what the development team can deliver in the allotted time frame.
•Foundation and performance – Lead and assist in the development of code for scalability, robustness, and reusability. Lead and collaborate in developing code that performs at a high level.
•Usability – Lead in the collaboration and planning with those who will consume back end code: the front end developer and peers on the back end development team.

Equipment Used:
Standard office equipment, such as computers, fax machines, copiers, scanners, multi-line phones, and audio/visual equipment.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the individual must be able to sit, reach with hands and arms, as well as use hands and fingers for frequent data entry and computer use for long periods of time. The individual must also be able to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch as well as be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Specific demands also include the ability to see in color as well as to talk to and hear customers and staff. 

Jessica Thomas

Talent Acquisition Specialist 

520 McCall Rd.

Manhattan, KS 66502

800.336.4486 ext. 1221

Software Designer/Developer - Morning Stars LLC

September 25, 2014

JOB DESCRIPTION
 

Morning Stars LLC is seeking a full time, entry level website developer to work in the IT department. A successful candidate is expected to perform the assigned tasks with the highest level of professionalism and accountability as an integral part of our team. This role will be responsible for improving the user experience of the customer facing web portals. This role will also be involved in designing the next generation of web architecture. This position will require attention to detail and accuracy, must have a good strong background in programming.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 

● Software design and development

● Assisting in hardware design and testing

● Collaborating with the engineering group

● Working closely with lead developer with the improvement of the web portal and web

architecture

● Create testing plans and documentation

JOB REQUIREMENTS
 

● 2+ years of relevant industry experience

● Experienced programming in PHP, HTML, Javascript a must.

 

● Experience with the following databases: MySQL

● Web Server experience – Apache a must,

● Experience with front end design, CSS and document object model.

● Experience with API integration of system.

HOW TO APPLY
 

Send a cover letter and resume to edgar@liquorstoreq.com ATTN: Edgar Rada

Student Assistant - Kansas State University

September 12, 2014

Job Work Schedule: Use the control key to make multiple selections

Flexible
 

Hours per Week:

10
 

Wage/​Salary:

$15.00

Job Description:

Duties include conducting data analysis under the supervision of a bioinformatist, writing programs, and modifying existing programs to fit local needs.

Qualifications:

Extensive background in computer science is needed. Student with the programming skill in either Perl, Python, or R preferred.

Application Instructions:

Please send CV and reference contact information to Dr. Ming Chen (mchen@ksu.edu)

Evelyn Kennedy
123 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785/532-6154
ekennedy@ksu.edu

August 22, 2014

Bolt Data is seeking a part-time Student Developer/Administrator. The position requires 20+ hours per week in a support role that includes the administration and configuration of applications on the Salesforce platform. Work may sometimes be client facing and will evolve over time to also include application development on web and mobile platforms. 

 

 

Required Qualifications: 
 

  • Experience with Java or other object oriented language
  • Experience with HTML, CSS
  • Able to work at least 20+ hours a week and willing to devote at least a year to the position.
  • Eagerness to learn new skills
  • Self-motivated

Preferred qualifications:
 

  • Current Undergraduate in Technology-related field (MIS, CIS, etc.)
  • Applicants with two or more years employment potential. 

Hours and Location: 
 

About Bolt: 
 

Bolt Data Consulting Group is a software services firm located in Manhattan, Kansas, with clients across North America. We specialize in customizing, implementing, and integrating applications built on the force.com platform.

Applicants should mail resume to:

info@bolt-data.com

Undergraduate Research Programmers for KDD Lab - Kansas State University: Department of Computing and Information Sciences

September 5, 2014

The KDD Lab in Computing and Information Sciences (CIS) at K-State is seeking undergraduate research programmers, for research projects in the areas of artificial intelligence and high-performance computing:

 

     * Human-Computer Interaction (HCI): Graphics, Visualization, and User Interfaces

     * Text Analytics and Information Extraction

     * Natural Language Processing

     * Education Research

     * Big Data Analytics

 

Necessary Qualifications

 

     * Proficiency with Java, C/C++, or C#

     * CIS 200, or equivalent coursework and experience

     * Ability to work 10-15 hours per week during the regular academic year

 

Ideal Qualifications

 

     * One of CIS 300 (Data Structures and Algorithms), 301 (Logical Foundations of Programming), or equivalent coursework or background

     * Current/past: Math 510 (Discrete Mathematics) or Stat 510 (Introduction to Probability and Statistics)

     * Experience with any of the following is a plus:

        - An integrated development environment (IDE) such as Eclipse or Visual C++/C#

        - A GUI development environment

        - Databases, analytics, or visualization

     * Ideal candidates will be able to start immediately and remain with the group for at least one year

 

If interested, please send e-mail documenting:

     * Computer Science, other Science, Math, and Engineering courses taken

     * Names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of 3 references

     * Overall GPA

to: kdd-search@cis.ksu.edu 

Web Developer Internship - GTM Sportswear

September 30, 2014

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn new skills and gain experiences in a fast paced, growing company, using the lasts web development tools? If you are, GTM Sportswear is looking for you for this Fall semester Internship. The Web Developer Intern will be responsible for supporting and enhancing the existing infrastructure as well as developing new systems and applications.  The intern will get the opportunity to work on a variety of projects ranging from new development to maintenance and enhancement of current systems. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about other business functions by shadowing other departments and will work on a job specific training program within the Web Development department. The intern will work around 20 hours per week and would need to be able to work in between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This internship is to start immediately.

Essential Responsibilities

*Develops new web applications as identified by supervisor and management through packaged and customized applications.
*Maintains and enhances existing web applications.
*Performs complete testing of web applications, units and systems, engaging users as necessary.
*Designs and implements user-driven templates, databases and interfaces for ease of use.
*Develops database-driven Web interfaces for rapid, real-time information sharing.
*Presents information and responds to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.
*Completes position specific training plan, and engages in continuous development utilizing a developmental plan. 

*The ability to communicate and teach non-technical users.
*Respond proactively to training, technical support and customer service needs in line with provided guidelines.
*Possess 1-3 years’ experience in VB.net, ASP.net, and SQL.

Qualifications

Education:
*Undergraduate in computer science, MIS, or related coursework.

Job Requirements:
*Experience in .Net.
*Experience in JavaScript and jQuery API.
*Understanding of SQL, Object Oriented Development, Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
*Knowledge of XML a plus.
*Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.
*Ability to promptly answer support related emails, phone calls and other electronic communications.
*Self-motivated, detail oriented and organized.
*Proficient in Internet related applications such as E-mail clients, FTP clients and Web Browsers.
*Excellent communication, oral, written, interpersonal, organizational, a presentation skills.
*The ability to communicate and teach non-technical users.
*Respond proactively to training, technical support and customer service needs in line with provided guidelines.
*Possess 1-3 years’ experience in VB.net, ASP.net, and SQL.

How to Apply:  Visit our website at, http://gtmsportswear.com/careers.aspx

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/