• IT Software Engineer - .NET

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln | US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/24/2018 1:44 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Responsible for developing enterprise wide cross-functional software solutions, working closely with IT Software Architects and IT Business Analysts technical teams.


    1. Participate in solution design to satisfy a wide range of business needs.
    2. Analysis and translation of business requirements into technical requirements for development, and creation of design documents and technical specifications.
    3. Adhere to Best Practices and Standards in the areas of technology and security.
    4. Provide post implementation support including, but not limited to, monitoring application performance and debugging existing code.
    5. Keep abreast of advancements and changes in technology and develop an understanding of how new technologies can be leveraged provide business solutions.
    6. After hours on call rotation

    Additional Job Responsibilities for a Developer serving in a Technical Team Lead Role

    The Technical Lead of Software Development serves as the technical expert for a development team.  In doing so, this position mentors developers at all levels, models good development techniques, demonstrates an Agile mindset, and serves as the primary technical contact for the team. 

    1. Technical resource as well as development team member. Holds shared responsibility to deliver team story commitments on a cross-functional team
    2. Mentor developers and promote good design patterns and writing, clean maintainable code.
    3. Champions and models Agile principles.
    4. Design solutions and collaborate with development team to build a quality product.
    5. Breaks development projects into tasks and helps coordinate work between multiple developers.
    6. Research ways to improve and enhance code, processes, and teams.
    7. Ensures team has a plan/structure to validate changes if there is an impact to the product.
    8. Stays informed of technology solutions not currently used, explores opportunities to leverage those solutions
    9. Participate in audit meetings (internal and customer facing)
    10. Takes a lead role to educate the team on standards, best practices, such as OWASP, SANS Top 10 Critical Controls



    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, a related field or relevant work experience



    Minimum 3 years of experience in software development with strong skills in at least three key competency.

    Technical Lead Role

    • Minimum of 5 years experience in software development
    • Experience in designing and leading development on web based systems using an Agile approach
    • Experience working in a collaborative, team-based development environment



    1. Strong relational database knowledge.
    2. Understanding of best practices and methods to integrate applications within the organization and with external partners.
    3. Strong knowledge of the full software development lifecycle; with exposure to agile or iterative approaches to delivery preferred.
    4. Working knowledge of the network and/or server infrastructure required to host an application on the platforms in areas of expertise.
    5. Strong verbal and written communication skill.
    6. Ability to quickly learn new technologies and business functions.
    7. Strong analytical skills to determine effective approaches to business solutions.
    8. Ability to perform effectively in a team-oriented environment.
    9. Ability to obtain a security clearance.
    10. Knowledge in the area of NIST and/or SOC compliance strongly desired.
    11. Microsoft .net frameworks (3.5 & $.0)
    12. net, C#,
    13. Microsoft IIS
    14. Windows/Web Services
    15. Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2016
    16. Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)

    Technical Lead Role

           In addition to the above competencies

    1. Strong knowledge of the full software development lifecycle and the Agile framework.
    2. Strong web development skills using, C#, ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL Server.
    3. Deep understanding of web technologies, distributed systems, Cloud Computing Platforms & software development on same.
    4. Ability to research, learn new technologies and practices, and incorporate them into an existing or new software product/solution.
    5. Proficiency in designing & coding software solutions to meet business needs.
    6. Understanding of software design patterns and architectural strategies.
    7. Excellent verbal, written communication, critical thinking skills.
    8. Knowledge of organizational technology changes and responsible for communicating changes to team or working with the System owner to do so. 
    9. Ability to effectively communicate to Product and System owners as well as stakeholders.
    10. Understands and is an advocate for regulatory and corporate controls for security and compliance. Participate in design/review of control processes to support regulations. 
    11. Working knowledge of the network and server infrastructure required to host an application on the platforms used to deliver software products

    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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