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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
 

Business Manager - Computing and Information Sciences - Kansas State University

October 9, 2014

Computing and Information Sciences Department
Kansas State University
 
Title:  Business Manager (W0041621)
Details of Appointment:  Full-time, Regular, 12-month position
 
Overview of the Position:  The Department of Computing and Information Sciences (CIS) at Kansas State University is seeking applications for a full-time Business Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and administering broad office policies, procedures and methods to manage financial, human resource, marketing and development in a highly diverse department by interpreting federal, state, and university regulations, policies, and procedures. Duties will include providing administrative guidance to departmental faculty, unclassified, classified, and student employees on financial, human resource, payroll, sponsored research grant issues and concerns.  The position will also be responsible for working directly with the department head to manage and anticipate the budgetary needs of the department and consistently monitor budget allocations.  Responsibilities also include managing sponsored project administration and business/clerical staff.
 
Description of Job Responsibilities:
 
Financial – E – 45%
Work directly with and on behalf of the Department Head in overseeing the department’s financial operations and budget.   Manage day-to-day operations of the department, supervise the department’s business office personnel, and administer grant funds.  Approve requisitions for materials, supplies, and services.  Authorize departmental purchase orders, check requests, and interaccount bills.  Administer state accounts and over 30 restricted fee and sponsored research grant accounts by managing department schedule of charges and deposit of funds totaling approximately $6 million annually.  Active sponsored research award expenditures total approximately $2.9 million annually.  Develop budgets for proposals and advise faculty investigators on proposal preparation in compliance with KSU PreAward Services and sponsor guidelines.  Prepare current and pending support documents and sponsored project transmittal sheets for appropriate signatures.  Confer with faculty on funding changes required for grants due to insufficient funds, account number changes, sponsored project budget restrictions and grant closures using information from the KSU Financial Information Systems (FIS), the departmental accounting system, and the business office staff.  Verify and correct payroll expenditures on personnel activity reports for sponsored projects and report cost sharing using departmental accounting system.  Prepare financial accounting reports as required by sponsors.   Work directly with sponsor representatives to resolve grant related issues.  Oversee KSU Foundation accounts by advising faculty and business office staff.  Manage department business staff, teaching, organized research, GTA, and GRA salary accounts by projecting expenditures for the fiscal year, and reconciling with monthly FIS statements.  Manage the entry of funding and time and leave for all employees and verify biweekly payroll from HRIS reports.
 
Human Resources – E - 45%
Manage recruitment, appointments, personnel transactions, and payroll for approximately 120 unclassified, classified, graduate student and student employees.  Use KSU HRIS to manage all employee personnel transactions and to compile special reports for the Department Head and faculty.  Document records of adverse personnel situations and advise supervisors of appropriate corrective action.
 
Marketing – E - 5%
Responsible for coordinating and implementing marketing and visibility strategies to support the department’s mission, funding, and educational objectives.  Organize and direct the department’s marketing strategy aimed at prospective students, alumni, and the external community.  Coordinate marketing activities including events planning and public relations to convey the positive image and reputation of the department.  Supervises and assists in the development of a variety of publications (produced in hardcopy and/or presented on the web) related to department marketing, recruiting, and events management.  Maintain and improve key publications and supplemental website content to insure a cohesive and consistent message. 
 
Other Duties – E – 5%
Manage human resource and sponsored project record retention.  Research and analyze information for reports to Department Head, the College of Engineering, and faculty.  Complete special projects as requested by Department Head.  The position will also serve as a backup to the Program Coordinator to support undergraduate and graduate programs.
 
Qualifications:
 
The qualified individual must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or a related field and a minimum of three years experience in a related job. Strong computer application skills with intermediate experience using Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe required.  Strong written and oral communication skills required.  Master’s degree in Business or related field and relevant academic office, human resource, grant management, budget experience, and marketing/development experience preferred.

To Apply:
 
Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to Scott DeLoach, Recruitment Chair, Department of Computing and Information Sciences, 234 Nichols Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, or email recruiting@cis.ksu.edu. Review of applications will commence October 27, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
 
Kansas State University is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.   Kansas State University seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required

Director, Vehicle Research and Test Center - Department Of Transportation

October 3, 2014

SALARY RANGE:

$120,749.00 to $174,300.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to Friday, November 7, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

ES-0340-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Permanent - Career

 

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - East Liberty, OH View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified U.S. citizens.

Please Note: We will perform interim reviews of all applications received by midnight on October 9, 2014 and October 30, 2014.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency
Come on board with us and take a journey that will challenge your mind and develop your career. The quality of our lives, the shape of our communities and the productivity of our Nation's economy depend on our transportation systems. We recognize and value the importance of our workforce and the diversity of backgrounds and ideas that each employee brings. The U.S. Department of Transportation: Careers in Motion.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an exciting and progressive organization. We are seeking individuals who are committed to superior service and who can help us continue our work to reduce highway injuries and fatalities. Excellent benefits including 401k and family friendly leave policies. Visit our website at www.nhtsa.dot.gov

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
  • Provide all required documents by closing date

DUTIES:
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The Director, Vehicle Research and Test Center

Under the general supervision of the Associate Administrator for Vehicle Safety Research, serves as the Director, Vehicle Research and Test Center, with responsibility for directing the formulation and conduct of research, development, testing, and evaluation necessary to 1) establish a sound information base for developing safety standards for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment, 2) develop test technologies, procedures and equipment in support of motor vehicle safety research, standards enforcement, defect investigations and vehicle ratings, and 3) support investigations of possible noncompliance with safety standards and investigations of possible safety defects. Further, is responsible for directing other motor vehicle related research, development, testing, evaluation and demonstration for other activities of the Federal Government.

Provides executive leadership in programs, the characteristics of which are subject to change in scope, complexity, and importance commensurate with the growth and development of programs throughout the Administration, many of which are subject to Congressional surveillance, widespread public interest and have substantial national and international impact. Program progress is affected in many ways by changing automotive technologies, resource availability, priority shifts, and unexpected events requiring immediate attention.

Areas of activity include the following:

• Leads the analytical reviews of research, development and test findings and oversees their development into scientifically supported recommendations needed for operational and senior management decisions of major importance in the administration of programs throughout the Administration.

• Maintains liaison with professional organizations and safety groups in the scientific and academic communities to keep abreast of emerging technological changes and current state-of-the-art.

• Conducts high-level staff meetings and makes significant technical contributions for use in Administration planning, policy formulation, and rulemaking and enforcement activities.

• Directs a highly technical staff into productive channels, reviews and evaluates program progress and accomplishments in terms of objectives and assigned functional responsibilities, and initiates appropriate measures to insure the integrity of the Office programs.

• Leads a multidisciplinary staff and administers personnel management responsibilities for professional, technical, administrative and clerical support personnel.

• Furthers equal employment opportunity by demonstrated affirmative efforts in selections for employment, promotions, training and employee development, and employee recognition in concert with the Secretary's initiatives and general equal employment goals.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS(TQs): Below are descriptions of the technical qualifications that will be presented to you within the online application. You must clearly demonstrate in your responses how your experience supports each of the TQs.

    1. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and direct exploratory and investigative research and laboratory testing programs for improving and maintaining the safety of motor vehicles and equipment.
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of the safety technologies utilized to improve vehicle safety and the ability to direct the technical analyses of risks and benefits associated with those technologies and the development of unique and/or complicated laboratory test procedures related to them.
    3. Demonstrated ability to organize and manage a team of cross-disciplinary professionals and provide the leadership and collaboration skills necessary to assess program needs and with input from colleagues to determine and implement an appropriate solution.

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): Below are descriptions of the ECQs that that will be presented to you within the online application.

Please Note: Current career SES members, former career SES members with reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development graduates who have been certified by OPM do NOT need to address the ECQs.

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision 
ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management
ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating

FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation. Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website.

You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements.
 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:

  • Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
  • Complete a Public Financial Disclosure report, OGE-278. You will need to provide the information annually.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your resume and responses to the ECQs and TQs are an integral part of the process for determining your basic and specialized qualifications for the position. Responses to the qualification statements that are not supported by your resume and/or supporting documentation may eliminate you from highly or well-qualified status and/or result in non-referral. An SES rating and ranking panel will evaluate your application based on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Applicants determined to be highly qualified may undergo an interview and a reference check. If selected, your ECQs must be certified by an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board (QRB), unless you are a current SES executive or have successfully participated in an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program. You must receive certification before you can be appointed to the position. We recommend you preview the questions for this announcement before you start the application process. 
To preview questions please click here.

BENEFITS:
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You can review our benefits at:https://jobs.mgsapps.monster.com/dot/vacancy/preview!benefits.hms?orgId=2&jnum=70507

OTHER INFORMATION:

Veterans preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.

HOW TO APPLY:
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You must submit a complete online application package (including resume, vacancy questions and supporting documents) no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.

  • To begin, click the Apply Online button on the job announcement posting.
  • Follow the directions to register, submit all required documents and complete the assessment questionnaire.
  • You may review your saved application(s) at https://my.usajobs.gov.

If you are having difficulty applying online, please contact the DOT Automated Staffing Office during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET) at (202) 366-1298. You may also email us at Transjobs@dot.gov.
 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents must be provided by the closing date:

  • RESUME - showing relevant experience and education. Please do not include pictures in your application package.
  • COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRE - Responses to the Technical and Executive Core Qualifications are limited to 4,500 characters per question. Do NOT include your answers in the body of your USAJOBS resume, since they will be asked separately.
  • SF-50 - Current & former federal employees should submit an SF-50 which shows your current (or most recent grade.)
    • Current Career Senior Executives and individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility must submit a copy of an SF-50 which shows career SES status
  • CANDIDATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CERTIFICATE - individuals who have successfully completed an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved SES Candidate Development Program, submit a copy of your OPM certificate.

Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the announcement will result in your removal from consideration for this position.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Automated Staffing Office
Phone: 202-366-1298
Fax: 571-258-4052
Email: TRANSJOBS@dot.gov

Agency Information:
DOT, NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMIN
Submit Application and Documents Online
1200 New Jersey Ave SE / HAHR - 50
Washington, DC
20590
US
Fax: 571-258-4052

 

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If you have opted to receive account status updates via USAJobs, you will receive online confirmation that your application package has been received. All applicants will receive a notification email of the final outcome regarding the hiring decision.

Please Note: We will perform interim reviews of all applications received by midnight on October 9, 2014 and October 30, 2014. All applications must be completed and submitted electronically no later than midnight ET of the closing date. Final reviews will be performed after the announcement closing, and timely notice of the status of your application will be emailed to you. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging into your USAJOBS account and selectingApplication Status.

 

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.

October 8, 2014

KU IT has an opening for a PHP Programmer supporting IT Enterprise Web Development  Please share with anyone who be interested.  The position is open until Oct 22, 2014.
 
Position Overview:
The PHP Programmer in Enterprise Web Development is a web/mobile developer expected to work within a standards-based collaborative team environment to contribute code, provide technical support and development expertise to various development projects and applications.  This programmer will primarily support web and mobile applications for the university as a whole.  Different skill sets may be emphasized as dictated by current priorities requiring the incumbent to be adaptable and flexible.  The incumbent is also expected to take every opportunity to advance skill sets in areas that are critical to the organizations, especially web-based application development. Effective communication with peers, other campus service providers/data sources, and time management are essential aspects to this position.
 
Job Description:

  • 50% - Develops, maintains, and supports web sites and web applications independently or as a member of a small standards-based team while continuously seeking methods for automation, efficiency, and security conscious development.
  • 20% - Researches and develops solutions to problems or as specified by the functional needs of the project.
  • 10% - Collaborates with clients, other developers, and members of the university community to understand and contribute to project needs as well as maintain a broader view of the KU environment.
  • 10% - Ensures deliverables meet relevant standards and architecture in a team culture of code walk through.
  • 5% - Communicates frequently with the Unit Manager and provides status updates and knowledge clients and peers.
  • 5% - Other related duties as assigned.

Security Profile

  • This position shares in responsibility for information security by following all applicable security policies and procedures. 
  • This position is authorized to use elevated privilege accounts in the performance of job duties. 
  • This position is authorized to issue password resets in accordance with established procedure in the performance of job duties. 
  • This position is authorized to handle sensitive or confidential data in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree and three years relevant experience or equivalent. 
  • Two or more years demonstrated professional experience with web development using HTML and CSS, including URLs provided as samples of work 
  • Two or more years experience with PHP, Javascript or other web programming language

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability and interest in learning new technical skills 
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with technical teams, business partners, and management including excellent presentation and writing skills. 
  • Experience producing technical documentation. 
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills, with a record of being flexible, accurate, detail-oriented, reliable and self-motivated. 
  • Two or more years demonstrated web design experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar products.  
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of the following
    • Git or other version control system   
    • CMS systems (prefer Drupal) 
    • Application/web security 
    • Middleware technologies including application servers, directory servers(LDAP), and authentication/authorization 
    • Software architecture design, system analysis and associated methodologies 
    • XML/XSLT/JSON 
    • Development and maintenance of a database focused application (Prefer mySQL and/or Oracle) 
    • UNIX flavor web server (Prefer Linux)

 
Complete description and application instruction can be found at:
https://employment.ku.edu/staff/1964BR

Research Cyberinfrastructure Analyst - Oklahoma State University

October 13, 2014

Research Cyberinfrastructure Analyst
 
The OSU High Performance Computing Center is seeking an individual to deploy and maintain a cloud computing platform using open source tools. The skills most needed include Linux and Windows system administration, networking, security, scripting, application deployment, workflow development, user interface development, and data management. 

This position is central to deploying a cloud computing platform. Partial support for hardware and collaborating informatics personnel comes from the National Science Foundation, so participation in grant reporting, and interaction with large, inter-disciplinary research teams is a must. 

This person will also represent OSU on the statewide informatics team. 
 
Professional Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or any field involving significant computational component is required.  The ideal candidate must have at least three years of relevant experience.  OSU prefers a Master’s degree with five years relevant experience.
Anticipated start date: As soon as possible.

Complete application at OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, or apply on-line at https://jobs.okstate.edu/.  When applying, refer to job positing 11156.
 
To receive full consideration, applications must be received no later than October 31, 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

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.

 

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 Systems Engineer - Kansas State University of Mediated Education

October 10, 2014

The Kansas State University Office of Mediated Education (OME) in Manhattan, KS, is seeking applications for a Web Systems Engineer. This position provides services for the application and web development teams, including capacity planning, infrastructure design, and systems/software installation and maintenance.  The Web Systems Engineering team produces infrastructure to provide a reliable and stable environment for application development and deployment.
 
This position is eligible to promote to a Senior Web Systems Engineer.
 
Responsibilities
·         Administer servers including: Apache, JBoss/Tomcat, and others as needed
·         Maintain identical environments on development, alpha, beta, and production servers and ensure proper operation of these systems
·         Develop and maintain configuration management for infrastructure applications and configurations
·         Work with developers to troubleshoot problems on servers in all environments and assist with integration of new code into production systems
·         Develop and maintain tools for automation, monitoring, and capacity planning
·         Manage and maintain secure infrastructure
·         Research new products and technologies and recommend purchases
·         Manage server logs and produce reports for application development staff or clients as appropriate
 
Mandatory Qualifications
·         Associate degree in computer science or closely related field.  Two years’ relevant experience may be substituted for a degree.  (Does not replace additional experience required.)
·         2+ years’ experience in systems engineering and/or administration
·         Experience with dynamic/interpreted programming languages, such as Perl, Python, Ruby, or shell scripting
·         Experience with automated monitoring and management of complex systems
·         Familiarity with Linux/UNIX/POSIX systems tooling
·         Strong programming skills with emphasis on systems and automation programming
·         Strong troubleshooting/debugging skills in systems and programming environments
·         Good verbal and written communication skills
       
Preferred Qualifications
·         Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field
·         Experience maintaining enterprise level Java web application server
·         Experience with RDBMS, JBoss, Tomcat, Samba, Apache, LDAP
·         Understanding of network protocols with emphasis on those relating to web and application servers
·         Familiarity with common open source web service infrastructure
·         Experience with Kerberos, Active Directory, Shibboleth
·         Experience using Chef, or similar configuration management tools
·         Familiarity with principles of web systems capacity planning
·         Experience with virtual machine technology such as VMware, Amazon EC2, Virtualbox, Xen, or similar 

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

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 begins October 27, 2014, and will continue until position is 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/
 
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Background check required.  

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/