Employment

Kansas State University is committed to the growth and excellence of the Computer Science 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 21, more than 100 graduate students, and 500 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 3000+ nodes. The department building has a wireless network and state-of-the-art media-equipped classrooms. The department hosts several laboratories for security, embedded systems, software analysis, cyber-physical systems, 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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Android Devoloper - Xpanxion

December 8, 2016

Xpanxion currently has an opening for an experienced Android developer in our Manhattan, KS office. In this role you will be a part of a collaborative and efficient team, responsible for delivering top notch mobile development. Successful applicants will have solid experience developing and delivering functional applications.

Required Technical Skills:
• Android development experience
• Java, Objective-C,
• Mobile IDEs: XCode, Android Studio, or Eclipse
• Android NDK or working knowledge
• RESTful interfaces and cloud architectures
• Experience writing unit tests

Responsibilities
• Collaborate with developers, quality assurance analysts, and other stakeholders on software projects
• Design and develop automated testing scripts for applications using automation tools
• Implement and maintain automated testing scripts
• Execute test scripts while tracking results
• Create defect status reports and validate bug fixes

Additional Information:
• Positions are full-time employees of Xpanxion, not contractors
• Employees have the support of an excellent training program
• Multiple other positions available at multiple different experience and education levels
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Position located in Ames, Iowa; Kearney, Nebraska; Manhattan, Kansas; Lincoln, Nebraska, or Fort. Collins, Colorado.

Participate in all of our employee benefit programs:
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• 401k
• Bonus Program
• Paid Holidays and PTO

October 17, 2016

Your Opportunity:

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for and we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties:

•This is a full-time, temporary position based out of our Overland Park, KS office
•Provide GIS/Application Developer duties to Federal Client in Kansas City
•Develop requirements for location-based field data collection and inspection reporting application
•Build workflow and engineering application with modularity of functionality enabling adoption for other field-based inspection applications
•Responsible for specific objectives and the achievement of significant results
•Independent judgement is exercised in selecting and interpreting information, handling deviations from standard methods and practices
•Resolves difficulties and makes routine decisions
•Participates and contributes to a productive, innovative and collaborative work environment

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

•Possess knowledge of a wide array of GIS software platforms including open source options
•Prefer Programming experience using, but not limited to, JavaScript, TypeScript, Visual Studio, Cordova, Electron, PouchDB, Oracle, Leaflet, Aurelia, and related technologies.
•4-yr Degree Required; Graduate Degree Preferred
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
•Completion of a drug screen is required

Data Reporting Specialist (Information Technology Consultant) - Kansas State University - Global Campus

October 19, 2016

This position is key to reporting and analytics operations for Kansas State University Global Campus. This position works with each K-State Global Campus unit as well as on-campus liaisons to coordinate data collection, analysis and reporting to create standardized and ad hoc reports. As K-State Global Campus becomes increasingly sophisticated utilizing data in the decision-making process, the person in this position provides a robust response to internal customers with accurate, timely and consistent service to internal teams.

This position is supervised by the Director of Information Systems.

Reporting – 50%

Develop, refine and maintain reporting documentation and document storage and naming conventions.
Maintain the K-State Global Campus reporting calendar for monthly, term and annual reports as well as all accompanying documentation.
Support Summer School and Evening College initiatives by providing requested data and reports.
In conjunction with campus offices, develop queries for internal use by units to increase efficiency.
Conduct all enrollment and admissions reporting for K-State Global Campus.
Develop ad hoc reports in a variety of areas such as class data, program data, transfer students, 2+2 agreements, Olathe online activities, Kansas City area reporting, other geographic requests and other areas as needed.
Further develop and refine the K-State Global Campus reporting Wiki.
Develop, launch and maintain a K-State Global Campus dashboard in Power BI.
Maintain the retention database and all data gathering and collection processes associated with the database.
Support graduate recruitment activities by running admitted not enrolled reports and others as needed.
Support retention activities through running re-enrollment and other reports before and during the term.
Refine RFP grant funding program reporting to support the development of new programs and program financial tracking.
Work with the Academic and Professional Programs unit to provide consolidated reporting for their teams and departments.
Data Collection – 40%

Serve as the primary point of contact and liaison with Planning and Analysis, the Registrar’s office, ISO/data warehouse and on-campus reporting teams to ensure K-State Global Campus’ needs are being represented and we are current on technology advances.
Reconcile K-State Global Campus reports, numbers and metrics to University-wide data. Research, trouble shoot and account for any variances.
Assist with data collection for annual surveys.
Serve as a collection point for surveys such as Military Friendly data requests and U.S. News and World Report.
Support recruitment activities by working with Market Research and Marketing and Communication Services to coordinate enrollment funnel metrics and to further develop and enhance the Program Benchmark tool.
Help develop and maintain strategic enrollment and other applicable metrics that will further the mission of K-State Global Campus.
Global Campus and University Responsibilities – 10%

Participate on project teams as assigned to complete annual goals determined by K-State Global Campus Leadership.
Take part in K-State Global Campus’ annual professional development process.
Professionally represent K-State Global Campus on internal and university-wide committees as assigned.
Required qualifications:

B.S. degree or equivalent experience in computer, data analytics or related field
Experience with MS Excel, reporting and analysis and strong attention to detail
Experience with pivot tables, pivot graphs, as well as data validation and verification of report accuracy
The ability to work independently and to prioritize and meet deadlines
The ability to accurately source data, run queries and request appropriate filters and query/report parameters
The ability to analyze and determine root causes when there are areas of concern in enrollment or retention reports and provide feedback when needed
Strong interpersonal and team work skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent customer service skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and work within timelines to meet deadlines
Ability to work in diverse and changing environments
Preferred qualifications:

Master’s degree
Experience working in higher education
Knowledge and understanding of distance education
MS Access, MS Office Suite, database and wiki knowledge
Process improvement experience
Working knowledge of SAS or SPSS tools for data analysis
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft or similar data management software and ability to use query functions to extract data
Experience developing dashboards in Power BI
Experience working with and reporting from a data warehouse
A background and experience in statistical analysis and predictive analytics
Appointment Conditions: Term 12-month appointment

Salary: $40,000-45,000 annual

To apply, provide:

Cover letter addressing your qualifications and skills related to the position
Resume or curriculum vita listing education and employment history
Three professional references including name, address, phone number (cell number if appropriate) and email address
Submit your application and required materials via the Kansas State University K-State Jobs applicant portal.

http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497718/information-technology-co...

Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be received by October 24, 2016.

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

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Marci Ritter
Assistant to the Dean
Global Campus
Kansas State University
1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
785-532-3111
785-532-5637 (fax)
mritter@k-state.edu

Database Administrator I - Bartlett & West

October 31, 2016

Bartlett & West is a civil engineering and technology firm with 13 offices in 10 states. We are looking for a Database Administrator I to work in Topeka, KS or Overland Park, KS.

Overview:
POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will be responsible for administering databases and maintaining existing databases including backups, version control, login management, and performance. The role will also require the development of integration routines and data access components to allow developers and analysts to interact with databases in support of client solutions. Position will work in coordination/collaboration with experienced Database Administrators.

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
•Administer SQL Server databases in a 4-tier hosting environment.
•Prepare logical and physical database models driven by customer input to deliver high-quality spatial and non-spatial solutions.
•Administer and maintain internal production and development databases including backups, version control, login management, and performance.
•Develop integration routines and data access components to allow developers and analysts to interact with databases in support of client solutions.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge:
•Familiarity with relational database management systems and ability to interpret data models
•Basic understanding of web application development
•Familiarity with ESRI’s suite of GIS applications with particular emphasis on ArcSDE and geodatabase management
•Understanding of spatial technologies
•Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
•Exposure to other database systems, including, but not limited to Oracle, IBM DB2, PostgreSQL, and NoSQL
•Familiarity with ESRI’s Linear Referencing Systems, Workflow Manger, ArcGIS Server, Archiving, Model Builder, and other GIS Services
•Familiarity with Visual Studio Team Foundation Studio andRedGate’s SQL Compare and SQL Data Compare
•Familiarity with designing/building/modifying Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) processes

Skills:
•Familiarity with using database management tools and techniques
•Must be able to manage multiple projects and prioritize work items within each project
•Strong writing skills and grasp of the English language, with the ability to document complex and technical concepts to a technical and non-technical audience
•Proficiency in MS Office Suite
•Experience with other programming languages such as Visual C#, Visual C++,Javascript etc
•Strong organizational and time management skills
•Evolving creative thinking skills to propose solutions to business challenges

Abilities:
•Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
•Ability to clearly convey abstract or complex database solutions to clients and other staff
•Must be flexible with the ability to quickly learn new technologies, platforms, and concepts and apply them to client solutions with particular emphasis on Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
•Ability to implement a database design
•Ability to collaborate and work with a diverse team spread over multiple office locations
•Ability to communicate system functions and requirements with technical and non-technical teammates and clients
•Ability to adapt to changing requirements as well as working independently, investigating problems, finding and documenting solutions
•Customer focused (internal and external)
•Ability to break down high level tasks into components
•Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
•Possess unquestionable integrity, ethics, and the values appropriate to the company's culutre; and actively models those values internally and externally
•Results focused with strong attention to detail and accuracy
•Accountability in work performance
•Team oriented with ability to get along with others

Education:

Bachelor's Degree required with a focus in Management of Information Systems, Computer Science, or GIS areas preferred.

Experience:

0-3 years’ experience working with GIS.  Experience using ESRI or Bentley software products.  Experience with MS Office Suite required. Must have familiarity with database systems, designing/building/modifying Extract, Transform and Load processes. Experience with programming languages strongly preferred. 

Travel Expectations:

Must be able to travel in-state and out-of-state on occasion, which usually would consist of visiting other office locations, attending seminars or business meetings.  Minimum travel is 10-25% of the time depending on projects.  

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a listing of all functions and responsibilities that are required of this position. Employee owners are expected to take on additional responsibilities as requested.

Bartlett & West is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with disability.

GE Aviation Co-Op - GE Aviation

October 27, 2016

GE Aviation is searching for computer science students to fill our co-op positions during the 2017 spring semester, January – June. Our student engineers do the same challenging development that our full-time software engineers do, developing tools that help us deliver flight management systems to our customers.

We are located at the Kansas Farm Bureau building in Manhattan, Kansas. Our student engineers work closely with each other and with our full-time staff in Manhattan and collaborate with our colleagues across North America.

If you are interested in speaking with us about these opportunities, please email us at udc@ge.com. Please include your resume in your email.

Instructor - Kansas State University, Department of Computer Science

December 8, 2016

Instructor Position
Department of Computer Science
Kansas State University

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at Kansas State University is seeking applications for a permanent full-time Instructor position within the department beginning Fall 2017.  The person in this position will be required to teach courses in computer science, which may include computer programming, data structures, and software engineering. Duties will also include participation in student engagement activities such as advising, KSU Open House, and student team competitions.  Women and members of under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. The position requires a Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. Relevant industrial experience, teaching experience, or a PhD degree is preferred.

Kansas State University is committed to the growth and excellence of computer science. The department offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees, has a faculty of 21, and over 80 graduate and 630 undergraduate students. The department is housed in Engineering Hall, a new state-of-the-art building that offers modern facilities supporting research, teaching, high-performance networking, and supercomputing. The department has classrooms dedicated to multimedia and collaborative study.

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.

Please apply through K-State Jobs http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/, job number 500181 or use this direct link to apply: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/500181/instructor-computer-science.  Applicants should submit a single PDF file that includes the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) resume, (3) teaching interests, and (4) contact information for three references. Review of applications will commence March 1st, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Programmer - USDA

December 8, 2016

Wanted: Part-Time Engineering Aid for programming tasks.

~8-12 hours/wk @ ~ $12/hr (now and through Spring 2017 semester)

Needing someone for a variety of programming tasks including Window user interfaces (Visual C++), software coding for USB sensor interface, programs for processing large data sets, and other miscellaneous task relating to computer functions and research activities.

The USDA-ARS is an equal opportunity employer. (Dec2016)

Dan Brabec, Research Engineer, US Department of Agriculture / Agriculture Research Service

1515 College Ave, Manhattan, KS (located ~ 1 mile west of campus and near Claflin ave.)

Phone: 785-776-2731

Email: Daniel.Brabec@ARS.USDA.GOV

December 14, 2016

HME, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full time Sharepoint application developer / programming position in our Topeka office. This position’s duties will include the following:
 Client based front-end programming in an integrated Sharepoint online environment for inter-departmental communication (JavaScript/JQuery, HTML, CSS)
 Developing web services (REST) APIs to automate the integration of 3rd party SQL databases to SharePoint (OData, C#, SQL)
 Creating and maintaining new Sharepoint functionality / lists / libraries and associated workflows as needed
 Assisting in maintaining and updating an Oracle P6 scheduling system.
 Must be able to multi-task and have great oral and written communication skills
 Drug free workplace
This position offers good starting wages comparable to experience, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement and growth with a great company.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants can apply online at www.hmeinc.net, apply in person from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday, or mailed and emailed resumes are also welcomed.

Contact Information
Address: 2828 NW Button Road, Topeka, KS 66618 Phone: 785-235-1524 Website: www.hmeinc.net

Software Internship - Xpanxion

January 12, 2017

Xpanxion offers our employees challenging, interesting, and meaningful work in a variety of technical roles and aptitudes. You will receive guidance and exceptional support in developing your career with Xpanxion’s deeply technical and talented team. From Software Development, Design, and Testing, to Business Intelligence and Data Analytics; Xpanxion has a career path built specifically for you.

We are currently looking to add SDET interns. In our paid internship program, candidates are paired with senior employees to assist on real projects that have global impact with Fortune 500 companies. Gain some awesome experiences, have fun, get your career rolling, and earn some money on the side!

http://xpanxion.applytojob.com/apply/zyFsui/Software-Internship

Kori Kamm | HR Intern | Manhattan KS
Office: 308-233-3153 | Mobile: 785-209-0626
Email: kkamm@xpanxion.com

Student Java Application Developer - The Office of Mediated Education (OME)

December 5, 2016

The Office of Mediated Education is hiring part-time student developers. Students will work with a team developing JAVA web applications, participating in the complete life cycle, from initial requirements, design, and development to maintenance and customer support. Exact duties and responsibilities of the position will vary based on the successful applicant's skills and aptitude. Our students complete an onboarding program and receive mentoring from full-time developers to get up to speed with our development practices and exposure to our applications. Hours and Location: You set your schedule but working hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Friday at the K-State Foundation Center on Anderson Ave. Starting wages are $9.00/hr, but could be greater based on experience. Required Qualifications: Current Undergraduate in Technology-related field (MIS, CIS, etc.) Students must have problem solving skills and development experience or course work in programming. Candidates must be motivated, capable of learning new skills quickly, self-directed, able to work at least 15 hours a week and willing to devote at least a year to the position, including summers. Preferred qualifications: Experience with Java application development. Experience with Ajax, JavaScript, and standards-based web design. Applicants with one or more years employment potential. Ability to work 30 hours per week over the summer if not taking classes.

Student Software Support/Tester - The Office of Mediated Education (OME)

December 5, 2016

OME is hiring part-time student software testers. Students will conduct system testing with sample/live data with the help of full-time testers. Student must have problem-solving skills and enjoy finding bugs/issues in software. The student will also provide second tier support to applications such as K-State Online and eProfile. Wage/Salary: starts at $9.00/hour QUALIFICATIONS: Current Undergraduate in Technology-related field (MIS, CIS, etc.) Candidates must be motivated, capable of learning new skills quickly, self-directed, able to work at least 15 hours a week and willing to devote at least a year to the position, including summers.

Web/Database Developer - Kansas State University - Manhattan Campus, Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation (OEIE)

November 1, 2016

The Office of Educational Innovation and Evaluation (OEIE) in Manhattan, KS is seeking a skilled web/database developer to join our team. This position will collaborate with other developers, evaluators, and support staff to enhance our Program Evaluation And Reporting System (PEARS). PEARS is a modern web application used by SNAP-Ed and Extension programs across the country to track and report activities and impact.

This position will primarily work to enhance the reporting and data analysis capabilities of PEARS. Successful applicants should be team players with experience building web applications in a JavaScript and Python environment.

Responsibilities
•Work with a team of developers to support and enhance our nationally used Program Evaluation And Reporting System (PEARS) web application
•Design and code web-based reporting tools for PEARS using Python / Django and modern front-end libraries and frameworks
•Build, test, and deploy new user-friendly and responsive reporting interfaces
•Write code using best practices and current software design patterns
•Fix bugs and work with the development team to plan, build, and test new features
•Work within and help improve development team processes such as issue tracking and sprint planning

Required Minimum Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field or equivalent work experience
•2-3 years of professional web or applications development experience
•Deep understanding of relational databases with ability to write complex and efficient SQL
•Experience turning complex data sets into user-friendly reports and visualizations
•Strong working knowledge of Python, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
•Experience writing clean, testable code with an understanding of SOLID development principles
•Experience with version control systems such as Git
•Excellent communicator with strong written communication skills and the ability to communicate well with both technical and non-technical audiences
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-driven environment

Preferred Qualifications
•Programming experience using Django, JQuery, and React frameworks
•Demonstrated proficiency in statistical analysis
•Experience working with data visualization tools and libraries such as D3, Highcharts, and ArcGIS
•Experience creating well-designed infographics and other visualizations of complex data sets
•Experience with “agile” software development methodologies
•Experience with a variety of back-end SQL database systems
•Experience with project management systems

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience.

Benefits
•Competitive salary
•Latest generation Apple equipment
•Professional development opportunities
•Great team environment
•K-State unclassified staff benefits (http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/docs/BenefitsSummary-Uncl.pdf).

Appointment Conditions

Term 12-month appointment contingent upon continued availability of funding and the need for these services.

To Apply

Please apply from the official position link here: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497810/webdatabase-developer

Application Screening

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continues until position is filled.

Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required.

Online job page:
http://oeie.ksu.edu/about-us/employment/webdeveloper.html

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/