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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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.Net Developer - Valorem Counsulting

August 6, 2014

General Description

Innovation, Aptitude and a distinct desire to learn are needed for this career opportunity.  We are seeking individuals with at least 2+ years of Microsoft development experience that are interested in a challenging and rewarding career in consulting. As a Valorem Consulting consultant you will have the opportunity to work with the latest Microsoft technologies and solutions in a dynamic work environment with some of the top talent in the industry. 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Development experience within the .NET Framework (C# or VB.NET, ASP.NET) and SQL Server 2008/2012
  • Full lifecycle development experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related experience
  • Experience developing scalable applications
  • Able to work efficiently in teams and/or as an individual
  • Experience and ability to interact with clients
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Minimal travel may be required
  • IntereAgile development
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0+, 4.0+
  • HTML with exposure to HTML
  • XML
  • XSL
  • JavaScript
  • JavaScript libraries (jQuery, Knockout, Dojo or similar)
  • Interested in learning SharePoint technology 

Preferred Skills

  • MCSD Certification
  • Firm understanding of the Microsoft Solutions Framework
  • Experience with WPF & WCF
  • Working experience with SQL Server, SharePoint Server or Azure

Previous consulting experience

 

If interested email your resume to Craig Strohl at cstrohl@valoremconsulting.com.  Additionally if any applicant has questions or would like an update after they have submitted their resume he would be happy to answer them.

Business Intelligence Architect - Valorem Counsulting

August 6, 2014

Desired Skills and Experience

Skills:

  • Ability to define business and functional requirements
  • Ability to effectively translate functional requirements to technical architecture
  • Ability to lead a development team
  • Experience effectively working with business stakeholders
  • Microsoft BI certifications above SQL Server 2008 (nice to have)

Required Skills:

  • Practical understanding and implementation of the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (and forward) + BI stack (SQL, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS)
  • Practical application and understanding of relational modeling
  • Practical application and understanding of dimensional modeling
  • T-SQL ( 5+ years)
  • SSIS (5 + years)
  • SSRS (5 + years)
  • SSAS (3 + years)
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure including servers, SAN configurations and basic networking.

Additional Skills Desired:

  • SharePoint architecture (topology)
  • Power BI (on desktop and Office 365)
  • MDX and DAX
  • Tabular Models (Analysis Services 2012)
  • HD Insights (Hadoop)

 

If interested email your resume to Craig Strohl at cstrohl@valoremconsulting.com.  Additionally if any applicant has questions or would like an update after they have submitted their resume that I would be happy to answer them.

Business Intelligence Developer - Valorem Counsulting

August 6, 2014

Reports to: Business Intelligence Team Lead  

General Description

We are seeking individuals with at least 3+ years of Microsoft development experience that are interested in a challenging and rewarding career in consulting. As a Valorem Consulting consultant you will have the opportunity to work with the latest Microsoft technologies and solutions in a dynamic work environment with some of the top talent in the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Being a project team member on Microsoft solutions/projects
  • Creating functional design specifications, implementation, and testing
  • Working closely with customers to understand and manage expectations
  • Working within the guidelines of Valorem’s project and process management practices

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent work experience
  • Solid experience as a SQL Server 2005/2008 BI developer
  • Understanding of data quality practices and implementations with respect to data warehousing
  • Understanding of data management concepts such as master data management, process and business metadata and data profiling
  • Development experience in team environment with mid to high-end projects from inception through delivery with competency in most of the following areas
  • Logical and physical database design experience
  • SQL Server 2005/2008
  • RDBMS database development
  • ETL implementation using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • BI presentation delivery utilizing SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) or other BI tools including Excel/PowerPivot and thinking strategically from client's perspective to deploy correct solutions

If interested email your resume to Craig Strohl at cstrohl@valoremconsulting.com.  Additionally if any applicant has questions or would like an update after they have submitted their resume that he would be happy to answer them.

August 6, 2014

General Description

Our Kansas City cloud services team needs a Cloud Solutions Consultant for projects in the Kansas City and surrounding areas.  You will be working onsite and remotely performing Office 365 migrations from Exchange, SharePoint, Google Apps, Lotus Notes and other collaboration systems.  Other projects types may be considered as your skills and availability allow.

Responsibilities

You will be assisting our cloud architects and project managers in implementing solutions using the Valorem Project Delivery Experience, a Microsoft best practices-based methodology for delivering high-quality repeatable cloud-service project results to customers.

Projects are anticipated to be 80%+ in the Kansas City area.  Periodically, projects may require travel throughout the Midwest.  Generally, projects outside the area include a one-week kick-off onsite with the remainder of the project conducted remotely.  You must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.  Some evening and weekend work may be required during customer conversions.

You must exercise excellent spoken and written English and will be required to log your time daily.  Applicants must reside within the Kansas City Metro area and will be working out of our Midtown offices when not onsite at a customer.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the equivalent work experience
  • Microsoft Exchange (2003, 2007, 2010) administration
  • Windows Server (2003, 2008, 2008 R2) administration
  • Windows desktop (XP, Vista, 7) administration
  • Microsoft Office (2003, 2007, 2010) – especially Outlook (PST management & setup)
  • TCP/IP and basic LAN / WAN networking
  • Experience configuring mobile devices (phones and tablets) from multiple manufacturers
  • Documenting configurations via Microsoft Visio and Word
  • Working in fast-paced, challenging consulting roles
  • Interest in playing with the very latest emerging technologies
  • Being a team player and looking for additional opportunities within existing customers
  • Knowing when to ask for and how to obtain assistance
  • A dedication to customer service and a quality work ethic

Additional Desired Experience

  • PowerShell and scripting a big plus
  • Microsoft Lync and Communicator
  • Other e-mail systems (Google Apps, Lotus Notes, etc.)
  • SharePoint (2003, 2007, 2010) end-user and administration, not developer
  • E-mail and SharePoint migration experience a big plus
  • SQL Server (infrastructure management, not DBA)
  • Working with remote access technologies (RDP, LogMeIn, etc.)
  • E-mail hygiene products like Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE), Postini, & AppRiver
  • Antivirus and endpoint security products

If interested email your resume to Craig Strohl at cstrohl@valoremconsulting.com.  Additionally if any applicant has questions or would like an update after they have submitted their resume that he would be happy to answer them.

Developer - Valorem Counsulting

August 6, 2014

General Description

We are seeking individuals with at least 3+ years of Microsoft development experience that are interested in a challenging and rewarding career in consulting. As a Valorem Consulting consultant you will have the opportunity to work with the latest Microsoft technologies and solutions in a dynamic work environment with some of the top talent in the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Being a project team member on Microsoft solutions/projects
  • Creating functional design specifications, implementation, and testing
  • Working closely with customers to understand and manage expectations
  • Working within the guidelines of Valorem’s project and process management practices

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the equivalent work experience
  • Full lifecycle development experience
  • Experience developing scalable applications
  • Able to work efficiently in teams and/or as an individual
  • Experience and ability to interact with clients
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Minimal travel may be required
  • Interested in learning SharePoint technology
  • MCSD Certification
  • Firm understanding of the Microsoft Solutions Framework
  • Experience with WPF & Silverlight
  • Working experience with SQL Server, SharePoint Server or Azure
  • Good software testing skills
  • Previous consulting experience

If interested email your resume to Craig Strohl at cstrohl@valoremconsulting.com.  Additionally if any applicant has questions or would like an update after they have submitted their resume that he would be happy to answer them.

Educational Technologist / IT Application Analyst - University of Kansas, Edwards Campus

August 29, 2014

Position Overview

 

This position is responsible for researching, developing and delivering workshops, documentation, and desk side coaching in support of educational technology applications and other academic related services offered by the KU Information Technology (IT) Department, including but not limited to Blackboard, Lecture Capture, video conferencing, and other teaching and learning technological applications. In consultation with the end-users, the IT Application Analyst recommends improvements and modifications in procedures for optimal operation of instructional support at the Edwards Campus. This position also provides classroom and application support to administrative staff and faculty for classroom equipment, best practices in the use of technology, and internet-based class materials. The IT Application Analyst will provide support for all AV and computer technology utilized by BEST and non-BEST programs in classrooms, labs, offices and meeting areas throughout the Edwards Campus. The successful candidate will have effective interpersonal and time management skills, strong leadership and listening skills, effective oral and written communication skills, ability to provide effective feedback in a professional manner, and have a positive attitude. 

 

For a complete list of requirements and to apply, click here (1527BR – IT Applications Analyst)

 

Application close date 9/12/201

Steve Werninger

Educational Technologist | KU Edwards Campus

(913) 897-8443 | EdwardsCampus.KU.edu

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

August 29, 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/.

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.

Junior Developer - Valorem Counsulting

August 6, 2014

General Description

We are seeking individuals with Microsoft development or educational experience that are interested in a challenging and rewarding career in consulting. As a Valorem Consulting consultant you will have the opportunity to work with the latest Microsoft technologies and solutions in a dynamic work environment with some of the top talent in the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Being a project team member on Microsoft solutions/projects
  • Creating functional design specifications, implementation, and testing
  • Working closely with customers to understand and manage expectations
  • Working within the guidelines of Valorem’s project and process management practices

Requirements

  • Practical experience developing software using C# 
  • Practical experience developing web applications using ASP.Net
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented analysis and design.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or related field

If interested email your resume to Craig Strohl at cstrohl@valoremconsulting.com.  Additionally if any applicant has questions or would like an update after they have submitted their resume that he would be happy to answer them.

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

SharePoint Developer - Valorem Counsulting

August 6, 2014

General Description

As a SharePoint Developer you will be part of a team of talented developers building internet, intranet, and extranet solutions using SharePoint for Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 Clients. You will also be involved in designing, developing, and deploying custom web parts, web templates, workflows, and other solutions using SharePoint Foundation, working with and extending SharePoint services such as search services and FAST. As part of the SharePoint practice, you will be focused on developing unique and innovative SharePoint solutions that solve real-world problems.

You will participate in every phase of the development life cycle including analysis, architecture, design, coding, testing, and implementation. You will be working on a client's premises, as well as Valorem’s office, interacting firsthand with users. You will also experience a tremendous variety in the industries, companies, applications and technologies in which they work

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 3 or more years of development and design experience with the .NET platform is required.
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft products including: Visual Studio .NET, C#, ASP.NET, Web Services.
  • Experience with Windows Workflow Foundation, WCF, JQuery, and PowerShell is strongly desired.
  • 3 or more years of database design and development experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or above a plus
  • 3 or more years of SharePoint experience. Ideal candidates would have experience in administering and developing SharePoint solutions. SharePoint 2010 experience is required.
  • Strong ability to work in a customer interfacing environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and software is necessary.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication and documentation skills.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering or relevant experience

If interested email your resume to Craig Strohl at cstrohl@valoremconsulting.com.  Additionally if any applicant has questions or would like an update after they have submitted their resume that he would be happy to answer them.

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

Web/Database Developer - College of Veterinary Medicine

August 7, 2014

The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications for a term, unclassified, position as a Web/Database Developer. This position is primarily responsible for coordinating with the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the development and implementation of online and mobile applications including spatially enabled applications, as well as developing methods and tools to share/harvest information from the world-wide-web and participating diagnostic laboratories. Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Web Development or other related area. A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of experience in web and/or mobile application development can be substituted for a Master’s Degree. Five years of experience in web and/or mobile application development can also be substituted for a Master’s Degree. Applicants must have a minimum of 1 year of experience in programming/design and troubleshooting using HTML/XHTML, CSS, SQL, and PHP, ASP or JSP. Demonstrated working knowledge of network protocols (TCP, SSH, SFTP) as well as the ability to communicate effectively is also required. 

For full position advertisement see http://www.vet.k-state.edu/employment/. Screening of applicants begins on August 24, 2014 and will continue until the position has been filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current resume, and contact information for three professional references to Jaci Begnoche, jbegnoche@vet.k-state.edu. KSU is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check is 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/