• IT Full Stack Software Engineer - PaymentSpring Team

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/19/2018 9:55 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    PaymentSpring is creating revolutionary payment processing technology. We’re a team of people that are passionate about payments and technology, solving tough problems, and creating outstanding products for our customers. As a member of the Solutions Group, you’ll be at the forefront of that effort.

    The Solutions Group creates web-based software products that are used by businesses to accept payments online, offers an API designed for software developers, and continually seeks to create the latest payment processing technologies.

    The Solutions Group is looking for software engineers with a wide range of full stack skills that love a challenge, and have big ambitions. You’ll have the resources you need, be surrounded by payments and technology experts, and have a direct impact as we change an industry.

    If you join our team, you’ll get the best of all worlds; you will create amazing technology in a fast-paced and agile startup environment, you’ll deploy the features and products you create to a large (and rapidly growing) customer base, and you’ll be backed by an extraordinary company, Nelnet.



    An ideal team member will be a full stack engineer that has solid experience with many of these

    technologies, however select specialization in just a few will also be considered with great


    1. Ruby
    2. Ruby Frameworks (Rails, Sinatra, etc.)
    3. HTML 5 / CSS 3
    4. JavaScript (both native and popular libraries such as jQuery)
    5. Relational Databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
    6. DevOps with AWS (including deployment and infrastructure as code tools)


    Bonus Technical Skills

    The following are not required to be an excellent fit, but we have special interest in the following


    1. Experience creating and deploying software in a PCI compliant environment
    2. Experience creating software in a low latency, high uptime environment
    3. Experience with service oriented architecture (SOA), API driven software development, and automated testing



    New graduate? We still want to talk if you have a strong academic background in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline.



    1. 1-3+ years of software engineering experience
    2. Experience solving complex problems, creating algorithms, and working through challenging requirements
    3. Experience creating software in an agile, iterative environment
    4. Experience with source control (Git, branching, merging, etc.)


    Of course, were interested in more than just your technical skills. We want to make sure that were a great fit for each other. Here are some of the characteristics that are must haves for our team.

    1. Motivated and hardworking. This one means a lot to our team, and should mean a lot to you, too.
    2. Excited about working in a fastpaced, startup environment. Sometimes we all have to wear a few different hats.
    3. Detail oriented. We like to go fast, but we still think it through.
    4. Handle stress well. You wont find any jerks on our team.
    5. Care a lot about creating an exceptional user experience. Even if you dont work on client side code.
    6. Driven to create something big. You have lofty ambitions and want to be part of a team that changes an industry.

    EEO Statement

    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 Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.

    Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.


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