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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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Application Developer - Kansas State University - Office of Mediated Education

February 10, 2017

Campus: Manhattan

Job Summary: The employee in this position will assist K-State faculty and staff in the adoption and use of information technology. All duties require knowledge, skills and abilities in application development in a networked environment.

How to Apply:
Screening of applicants begins immediately.

Applicants must submit
1) a cover letter reflecting how skills meet the requirements of the position
2) resume
3) the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references

See http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/500585/application-developer-sys... for a complete position description and to apply. Questions may be directed to Viki Horan at vhoran@k-state.edu.

Biodefense Internship Program - Orion Integrated Biosciences Inc.

January 25, 2017

Biodefense Internship Program

Orion Integrated Biosciences Inc. is a Biodefense Company advancing new analytical, and visualization tools for the detection, characterization and mitigation of infectious diseases and the interpretation and contextualization of Big Data for Biodefense.

Our activities focus in strengthening national security by supporting the Department of Homeland Security through DHS Centers of Excellence (e.g., the DHS Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases, CEEZAD), the US Department of Defense and the US Department of Agriculture.

Part of the mission of Orion Integrated Biosciences Inc. is the establishment of a Biodefense Internship Program for junior computer scientists and software engineers to strengthen the next generation workforce in the areas of bioscience and national security.

Eligibility Requirements

  • US citizens.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • Be formally admitted or have an application in process as a full-time student (graduate or undergraduate).
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.

Preferred Technical Experience

  • Java, JavaScript based frameworks including D3, WebGL, CSS, HTML 5 and Qt
  • Proficiency with C/C++, Python, code integration, performance benchmarking, and optimization of scientific models.
  • Experience with the development of WebApps to create, run, and display Big Data analytics and simulation results.
  • Experience with programming support on remote and local High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, Hadoop, MongoDB and/or NonSQL
  • Proficiency with GPU programming.
  • Capable of integrating and testing of secure operating system environments.
  • Proficient in the development of mobile applications.

willy.valdivia@orionbio.com

Orion Integrated Biosciences Inc.
2005 Research Park Circle Manhattan, KS 66502

Computer Assistant - Student - Kansas State University Foundation

March 16, 2017

Position Summary:
The Computer Assistant works with the guidance of the Information Technology and Infrastructure Services department to install, troubleshoot and repair computer hardware and answer questions from staff (in person, phone, email) about software, hardware, networks, computer usage, IS and KSU Foundation (KSUF) policies, printing, internet and operating systems. This is a temporary part time, non-exempt, student position.

Core Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Provide support and troubleshooting for the KSUF staff according to service standards on hardware issues (computers, scanners, monitors, printers, etc.)
2. Provide support and troubleshooting for the KSUF staff according to service standards on software issues.
3. Utilize help desk software to create work orders, monitor and record resolutions to hardware/software problems.
4. Maintain procedure manual for the Information Technology and Infrastructure Services department.
5. Coordinate set up of equipment with KSUF staff to ensure a smooth transition with minimal down time.
6. Assist with routine maintenance of Information Systems Technology hardware assets.
7. Maintain computer equipment and peripheral locations on floor plans.
8. Develop training materials/handouts for procedure changes or upgrades.

Requirements:       
High school diploma or equivalent and currently enrolled in coursework at Kansas State University.
Requires at least an intermediate level of understanding of Windows 7, XP, and 8.
Must be able to work under time constraints.
Must have strong organizational skills.
Confidentiality important.
A valid motor vehicle operator’s license and acceptable driving record required.

Travel:
No travel required.

Physical Demands:
Work is primarily sedentary. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. May require occasional physical exertion such as long periods of sitting or standing; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities.

Desired Skills & Experience:
Computer hardware and experience with computer operating systems required.
Must have ability to convey complex and technical information into simple terms.
Must have excellent oral and written communication along with problem solving skills a must.
Under minimal supervision, must have the ability to perform assignments in a responsible manner.

Fill out the online application on the Kansas State University Foundation's website here: http://kansasstateuniversityfoundation.applytojob.com/apply/cxOi4CVYlF/C...

Information Technology Consultant - Information Technology Assistance Center (iTAC)

January 19, 2017

Campus: Manhattan

Job Summary: The individual in this position works as part of a team in the Operations Center (OC) to monitor the availability and performance of applications, environment, processes, servers, services and systems. This position is responsible for first and second tier problem determination, incident/problem recording, problem escalation, and root cause analysis.

Instructions: Screening begins immediately.
Applicants must submit a cover letter reflecting how skills meet the requirements of the position; a resume; and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

See http://careers.k-state.edu/ cw/en-us/job/500417/information-technology-consultant for a complete position description and to apply. Questions may be directed to Viki Horan at vhoran@k-state.edu.

IT Financial Examiner Specialist - Topeka Field Office or Lenexa Field Office

January 17, 2017

Contact Jaenne Kelly for more information about being a IT Financial Examiner Specialist.

Jeanne Kelly
Operations Manager
Office of the State Bank Commissioner
700 SW Jackson, Suite 300
Topeka, Kansas 66603-3796
785-296-1728

IT Support Tech - Collegian Media Group

March 16, 2017

Required Experience
• Should be familiar with MacOS and networking. Programming experience, Apple Server, web page design and LAN knowledge and command line administration is helpful but not required.
• Must be reliable, work well with others as well as alone, and exhibit a willingness to learn.

Desired Experience
• PHP, HTML5, CSS3, MySQL, Unix, Nginx, Apache
• Knowledge and experience with WordPress

Job Responsibilities
• Attend weekly staff meetings led by either the IT Support Director or the IT Support Manager.
• Assist with installations, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs for about 100 computers using the company network, including hardware and software.
• Maintain written and electronic records of work you accomplish.
• Order equipment/software when needed and approved by IT Support Director.
• Must have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions and work well under pressure of daily deadlines.
• Must be enrolled in at least six credit hours in both fall and spring semesters.
• The position is part-time and paid on an hourly basis with potential for frequent growth. Starting wage commensurate with experience. Work schedule is flexible as you set your schedule based on your availability. Offices located on campus in Kedzie Hall.
• Each IT staff member is given a MacBook Pro Retina laptop to use while employed.
• Must be dependable and on time for scheduled hours once set.
• Ability to be on call for emergency maintenance or troubleshooting.

Apply at: collegianmedia.com/apply
by March 31

PHP Web application developer - Freelance - Journalism Education Association

February 24, 2017

We are seeking a contract/freelance PHP/Javascript developer to complete one or more projects to update/upgrade a web-based application that was built with a very old version of the CakePHP application framework. The first project is estimated at 20-30 hours, but that is subject to be adjusted on further assessment.

This position is an independent contractor position, which lasts the duration of a given individual assignment or project to complete. If the contractor's performance is satisfactory, and more work is available, subsequent contracts may be offered.

The contractor is required to provide their own computers, software, and workspace necessary to fulfill the contract. See below for specific requirements.

The contractor will be required to attend occasional meetings as required, so we prefer someone who lives within driving distance of the Manhattan area.

Project deliverables are to be pushed to our Git repository.

Skills and experience required

The following experience and skills are required to do this job:

Fluent with PHP
Experience with the CakePHP application framework, including older versions of it
Experience with Javascript
Fluent HTML
Fluent CSS
Familiar/comfortable with revision control workflows with Git (or similar revision control)

The web application to be worked on is based on a very old, unsupported version of the PHP application framework CakePHP, and is more or less inundated with deprecated code. Extensive knowledge and experience working with different versions of this framework will be very beneficial in the completion of this job in a timely manner.

Our projects are maintained under distributed revision control with Git. Familiarity with Git and working with a remote Git repository will be beneficial. (Information about our own particular procedures for working with Git is included in our programming manual.)

Other helpful skills

Web page design
UI design

Required equipment and software

Suitable local web hosting test environment, running a standard LAMP stack, on which web applications can be run and tested. This environment must not be accessible to the public.
Programming IDE configured for PHP and Javascript debugging. CakePHP support is beneficial, but not required.
To work with a Git repository, Git must be installed on the computer the coding and testing environment is running on.

Compensation

To be negotiated based on skills and experience, and the estimated time to do the project.

If Interested

Please reply to this listing, including information about your relevant skills and experience. If you meet our requirements, we will send information about the project at hand, on which to base a bid.

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 Developer - Kansas State University - Division of Student Life

March 2, 2017

Job Description:
The Division of Student Life’s Technology & Information Services team is looking for a talented student to work as a part-time Developer. Prefer undergraduate student with a graduation date of May 2018 or beyond and must be able to work over the summer.

We are looking for someone who will enjoy a challenging, fast paced environment with a passion for software and web development. The team is expanding for a new initiative and we want to add a student developer to our group to not only help us achieve our goals but to also provide a student with hands on experience that can prepare them for their dream job. If you’re looking for an opportunity to jump-start your career or further your current work experience, this is the time to do it!

As a student developer, you have an opportunity to help current and future students as well as faculty/staff of the University. You will get exposure to a variety of key project phases and tasks which includes developing new features and capabilities, gathering requirements and writing specifications, coding, testing, and deploying in staging and production environments.

Qualifications:
- Programming and database knowledge (i.e. PHP, AngularJS, MySQL, CodeIgnitor)
- Ability to work as a team player with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with quality results
- Must have a desire to learn and ability to recommend technology related solutions
- Posses high integrity, be responsible, dependable, and organized
- Good communication skills with the goal to provide the best service possible
- Ability to manage changing priorities

Job Work Schedule:
Afternoon, Morning

CES Job Posting: https://www.myinterfase.com/kstate/Job/Detail/ZnVQTFJaTUFhWDVGRnRJMUppOU...

To apply, email an application letter and resume to VPSLTIS@ksu.edu.

Please also include at least three references, your earliest start date, and your work availability between 8 am and 5 pm for the Spring 2017 semester.

Student Graphic Designer - KSU-Computer Science

March 1, 2017

The Computer Science (CS) department is seeking applications for a Student Graphic Designer. Responsibilities are to assist the faculty and staff in the department to develop dynamic, and appealing promotional materials. Specific responsibilities include using various computer programs to design and create posters, flyers, brochures and other marketing materials for departmental projects. This position will also be responsible managing and updating the department’s digital signs and media on a timely manner and assisting with front office tasks when needed.

KSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The successful hire must be a current KSU Student with high-level knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. This person must be self-starter and be able to complete projects for faculty and staff with minimal direct supervision. Knowledge of Web design is a plus.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 samples of your work using your CES account or email directly to jabroc01@ksu.edu. Applications are due by April 10, 2017.

Student Office Assistant - KSU-Computer Science

March 1, 2017

Hours per Week: 10-15
Wage/Salary: $8
Job Description:
Computing and Information Sciences is looking for a self-motivated, professional individual for our front office. Office duties include: answering phones, greeting and assisting students and faculty, assisting with the processing of graduate applications, filing, copying, mail distribution, campus errands, events and other tasks as needed. Must have the ability to work with a diverse group of students and faculty.

KSU is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

-Availability to work during winter and summer breaks.

-Looking to hire for Fall 2017 semester but would like start date to be April 1st for training purposes.

Qualifications:
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access is required.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
- Ability to multi-task, take initiative, and work independently.
- Flexible availability (office hours are 8am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm)
- Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours during the Fall and Spring semesters to qualify for Student worker position

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and your course schedule for Fall 2017 to csoffice@ksu.edu. We will begin reviewing applications on April 10th.

Student Programmer - The Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine - Global Campus

January 20, 2017

The Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine is seeking a student worker with programming knowledge (including HTML/CSS/JavaScript) to develop interactive instructional media, web applications and teaching examples for a variety of courses that will be offered through Global Campus. Tasks will include creating animated videos, simulations and Graphical User Interfaces to enhance students’ learning experience. Compensation will be on an hourly basis.

If interested, please send a letter of interest and short CV to Dr Ronette Gehring at rgehring@ksu.edu.

February 23, 2017

JNT is launching our 2nd year of Empower, Our Summer internship program. Empower gives students an opportunity to work with real clients in the Manhattan/Wamego area while learning about our custom CMS, build a website using our CMS, they will have access to our full-time developers with any questions, and an opportunity to create a custom app. We are currently accepting resumes from all Computer Science majors. JNT Company would love if you could help get the word out to current students for our Summer position. We are always looking for Developers and seeking bright young students to bring on for our part-time internship. Our web page for the program is: http://www.jntcompany.com/empower

Callie Pfeffer-Hahn
Client Services & Marketing Intern
Callie@jntcompany.com
(571)748-8633

Systems Engineer - Kansas State University - Enterprise Server Technologies

February 10, 2017

Campus: Manhattan

Job Summary: This position will serve as a member of one or more System Engineering teams responsible for engineering and third level support of Windows Systems, Unix Systems, Virtualization, and Data Center Operations. Two to five years’ relevant experience required.

How to Apply:
Screening of applicants begins immediately.

Applicants must submit
1) a cover letter reflecting how skills meet the require¬ments of the position
2) resume
3) the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references

See http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/500584/systems-engineer for a complete position description and to apply. Questions may be directed to Viki Horan at vhoran@k-state.edu.

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/