Full-time Job Openings

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.NET Web Application Developer - FOSTER CARE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

August 25, 2016

Foster Care Technologies, LLC is a Lawrence, KS-based company that was formed in May of 2014. We improve the lives of children and families around the world by applying the latest advancements in technology and data science to the child welfare industry. ECAP (Every Child A Priority) is already helping foster care agencies match foster children with the best possible homes in networks across the country, which includes foster homes in Kansas, Oklahoma, Washington, Nebraska, Texas, and Maryland. ECAP has been studied and validated by researchers from the University of Kansas and we continue to work with KU researchers on projects that help improve the way our system delivers results for children, families, and the agencies that serve them.

• 40 hours/week, combination of on-site work in Lawrence, Kansas and off-site work
• Translate real-world needs into software-based solutions
• Take ownership, prioritize, problem-solve, and deliver
• Help build a great product and a great company that is fulfilling an important societal need

• 4-6 years of experience in software development
• Object-Oriented Programming skills; ASP.NET framework or VB.NET experience
• Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and RDBMS
• Restful web services implementation and maintenance
• Software testing (functional, integration, and non-functional) and software security
• Experience with Internet Information Services, web services, and IT security
• Client-side languages Javascript and JQuery


Paul Epp, Managing Director

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

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Department of Computer Science

April 8, 2016

The department of Computing and Information Sciences (CIS) at Kansas State University invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions in computer science at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Outstanding candidates will be considered for open endowed positions. The start dates are flexible, beginning as early as Fall 2016 or as late as Fall 2017. While the department is accepting applications in all areas of computer science, applicants with expertise in or intersecting our strength areas (security, high-assurance software, cyber-physical systems and data science) are preferred. Women and members of under-represented groups are highly encouraged to apply. 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. The 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 20, and over 90 graduate and 500 undergraduate students. The department recently moved into a new state-of-the-art facility in the College of Engineering complex (http://www.engg.ksu.edu/engineering-hall/) that offers modern facilities supporting research, teaching, high-performance networking, and supercomputing. The department has classrooms dedicated to multimedia and collaborative study, and several laboratories for cyber-security, high-assurance systems, software analysis, embedded systems, adaptive systems, computational engineering and science, and data mining. The College of Engineering is undergoing rapid expansion and will be hiring 35 additional faculty over the next five years. 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/.

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 493077 or use this direct link to apply: http://careers.k-state.edu/mob/cw/en-us/job/493077/cis-assistantassociat....
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statement, copies of or links to representative publications, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will commence June 1, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled.

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.


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
785-532-5637 (fax)

IT Support Specialist - Adams Land and Cattle Company

September 28, 2016

IT Senior Support Specialist: http://goo.gl/n0Oo25
IT Support Specialist: http://goo.gl/Xakv1K

About ALCC: Adams Land and Cattle Company (ALCC) is recognized as one of the premier beef feeding operations in the world and an innovative leader in agribusiness. ALCC is on the forefront of introducing technological advances to the beef industry through our management practices, computerized livestock management systems, and automation in feedlot equipment design. As one of the largest cattle Research and Development facilities in the world, ALCC is on the leading edge of cattle and crop production with a commitment to continuous improvement. The mission of our business is to produce beef that consistently exceeds consumer standards and expectations of quality, safety and value.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call or email.

Kara Perchal
Administrative Assistant
17002 Marcy Street
Omaha, NE 68118
Office: 402-315-1838
Fax: 402-715-5918
Email: kara.perchal@adamslandandcattle.com

September 6, 2016


Jr. Splunk Developer

Have you participated in 48-hour outage calls because someone else refused to follow business processes? Have you pulled your hair out because you can’t locate a simple piece of information in your organization’s knowledge base? Do you not have access to the systems and logs necessary to solve problems? Does your heart ache when you’re required to deploy minimal viable product when you know the best solution is cheaper, faster, simpler? Does this describe your experience working in IT Operations? Are you interested in designing solutions to solve these problems?

MindLift is a consulting company committed to enabling businesses to solve problems through business and operational transparency in complex enterprise environments. The Splunk developer is responsible for developing Splunk solutions, knowledge objects, dashboards, alerts, reports.

Ideal candidates will possess:

Intense interest in enterprise technology

Excellent analytical skills and a structured and rigorous approach to problem solving

Exemplary verbal and written communication skills

Broad knowledge and familiarity with the complexities, services, infrastructure components, applications, management tools, monitoring tools, data bases, middleware, processes, and data found in the typical complex enterprise environment

Comfortable and skilled utilizing, configuring and interfacing with enterprise monitoring systems

Proficient at installing, configuring, and managing Linux servers

Adept and utilizing Linux native commands and utilities: sed, awk, grep, syslog, rsyslog, tcpdump, vmstat, od, screen, rsync, top, others

Solid understanding and experience troubleshooting the common protocols found in complex enterprise environments: SSH, TCP, DNS, NTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SNMP, SSL, POP, IMAP, LDAP, SMTP, Telnet

Experience deploying servers in physical and virtual environments

Proficient with some combination of front-end and back-end development languages: Perl, Bash, Python, CSS, HTML, JavaScript

Desired qualifications:

Splunk administration and development

Depth in one or more of the following administrative areas: Windows, storage, VMware, networking, firewall, IDP, IDS, UTM, DNS, Active Directory, authorization and authentication systems, CMDB

Experience installing, managing, and configuring controls for systems governed by compliance standards: PCI, SOX, FISMA, NIST FedRAMP, HIPPA

Adept with build, deployment, and release management

IT Service Management frameworks and concepts
Proficiency in Visio or other visualization tool


Beth Jacobson
8400 West 110th Street Suite 220
Overland Park, KS 66210

Programmer I - Kansas State University - Hale University

August 5, 2016

Kansas State University Libraries invites nominations and applications for a Programmer. We are seeking an individual with a background in web application development using client side technologies, demonstrated proficiency in user interface design, and who has a demonstrated ability to learn and adopt new and relevant technologies. Bachelor’s degree required. Visit http://www.lib.k-state.edu/jobs to learn more. Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University encourages diversity among its employees. Background check required.

Department: 3670003040 Hale Library
Job no: 497156
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Library

More information on Human Capital Services (link below)

Scientist II Physics and Analysis - Spectra Tech Inc.

October 5, 2016

Spectra Tech, Inc. has been contracted by National Security Technologies (NSTEC) to recruit for the Scientist II position, located in Los Alamos, NM. NSTEC is the primary contractor at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) in Las Vegas, Nevada and has operations throughout the United States. The position below is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity with NSTec and would come with a full benefits and relocation package.

National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec) is a multi-disciplinary prime contractor to the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) providing Scientific, Engineering and Technical support to many current areas of research and development. To learn more please visit NSTec’s website http://nstec.com/Pages/index.aspx.

The candidate will lead software development in a dynamic environment at NSTec’s Los Alamos Office. The candidate should be skilled working with multiple languages, complex code bases, software design process, UI design, distributed computing and algorithm development. Must have the flexibility and motivation to learn new languages and be willing to independently research computer science technologies to find solutions to problems. Will participate in software design meetings and interact with the customer to develop software to meet their needs. The support will change from project to project and can include a wide range of topics such developing applications for data analysis, designing control systems for hardware platforms, parallelizing existing software to run on multiple CPUs and/or GPUs, developing UI software, and working with scientific simulation software to solve physics problems.

Will be required to develop software on both Windows and Linux and must be flexible in using either. Will be in charge of a Linux based cluster and be able to mentor others in the operation of the cluster. The successful candidate will be willing to support projects as they are needed and be self-motivated to learn skills and technologies outside their previous experience.

Minimum Requirements:
• U.S. Citizenship Required
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or STEM related field
• 2 years’ experience or more in a software development role
• Strong algorithm development, mathematics or physics background PREFERRED
• Demonstrated programming ability in: Configuration of Linux systems, parallel programming, software lifecycle process from design through maintenance, developing software requirements, scientific and mathematical programming, GPU programming in CUDA or OPEN ACCF
• Ability to mentor others
• Desired: experience in configuring, hardening, and maintaining Linux computer systems to meeting DOE system standards and policies in both classified and unclassified areas.

Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to communicate with coworkers, customers, and management/supervisor. Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures, execute assignments within required period. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Ability to read and understand work orders, technical manuals, software documentation, procedures, diagrams, and illustrations, blue prints, schematics, and other technical information. Must possess an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

Accept individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers. Comply with established regulations and procedures for environment, safety, health, and quality and perform duties in a way that will not cause personal danger, endanger other individuals, or violate environment, safety, health, and quality regulations. Promptly correct or report any hazard or potential hazard to supervision. Understand the principles associates with NSTec safety concepts. Participate in and embrace NStec environment, safety, health and quality initiatives. Performs related work assigned by supervisor.

Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.” Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security.”

Spectra Tech, Inc. and NSTEC are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

We are also a E-Verify employer

To apply please email Dedens@spectratechinc.com

August 11, 2016

Viega manufactures piping systems in McPherson, KS is searching for an entry level Software Engineer
Skills: C++, JAVA, Javascript, HTML, PHP
This is an immediate opening, and a great opportunity for a KSU graduate.
Feel free to forward this email or otherwise communicate to students and alums.

Jeff Glimpse
2211 Viega Ave
McPherson, KS 67460
C(316) 303-6621
O(620) 798-9044

Systems Engineer - Kansas State University - Manhattan Campus

September 28, 2016

Systems Engineer

Enterprise Server Technologies

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

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required.

Contact Information: See http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/497606/computer-information-spec for a complete position description and to apply. Questions may be directed to Viki Horan at vhoran@k-state.edu.