Nelnet is a student loan servicer that's grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that's just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.
The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.
Responsible for developing enterprise wide cross-functional software solutions, working closely with IT Software Architects and other developers and teams.
Participate in solution design to satisfy a wide range of business needs.
Analysis and translation of business requirements into technical requirements for development, and creation of design documents and technical specifications.
Adhere to Best Practices and Standards in the areas of technology and security.
Provide post implementation support including, but not limited to, monitoring application performance and debugging existing code.
Keep abreast of advancements and changes in technology and develop an understanding of how new technologies can be leveraged provide business solutions.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or related field
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 years of experience in software development with strong skills in at least one key competency.
COMPETENCIES - SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:
Strong relational database knowledge.
REST Web Services / .NET Web API
Strong SQL, relational database knowledge, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and higher
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and higher
Microsoft .NET Framework (4.5 and higher)
Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Familiarity with service-oriented systems, MVC software architecture, and inversion of control/dependency injection techniques
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Understanding of best practices and methods to integrate applications within the organization and with external partners.
Working knowledge of the network and/or server infrastructure required to host an application on our platforms.
Ability to quickly learn new technologies and business functions.
Ability to obtain a security clearance.
Ability to perform effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Experience with Agile strongly desired.
Full stack knowledge and competency preferred, successful candidate will contribute on all tiers of enterprise applications.
Experience with the following tools/technologies is a plus: LINQ, Postman, NUnit, NuGet, MSMQ, Node.js, TypeScript, Git, IBM iSeries, Angular, Confluence, JIRA, Unity framework, native app development for mobile devices
Knowledge in the area of NIST compliance strongly desired.
Experience with AWS or other cloud based development also a plus
You're a problem solver, you think on your feet and welcome the opportunity to help your team deliver quality applications every time.
You can be flexible, you can work from a plan but when unexpected needs arise, you can switch gears and rise to a challenge.
You're a hard worker, willing to dig in and put your team mates first to ensure your combined success.
You're dedicated to helping foster a collaborative team approach to development solutions. You can be open to adopting a teammate's solution over your own and you can advocate for your own ideas too.
You welcome the chance to share the knowledge you have accumulated over your career with your team members, helping to elevate your team's abilities is a priority for you.
You love to research and concept the use of new technologies to drive efficiencies and improve our systems, while you recognize the need to balance technology advancement with our business needs.
You embrace an agile approach to development, providing iterative steps and options towards long term application delivery.
Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK.
Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Corporate Recruiting.
Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.