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IT Technical Lead - FACTS SIS

Company: Nelnet
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Nelnet Business Services (NBS), a division of Nelnet, Inc., provides payment technology, education services, and learning management solutions to education and faith-based organizations, serving more than 1,300 higher education institutions, 11,500 K-12 schools, 3,500 churches, and millions of individual students, families, and supporters across the globe. Our culture of service enables us to form long-lasting and trusted partnerships, while our focus on creativity and innovative solutions empowers our customer communities to thrive.As a Nelnet company, the perks at NBS go beyond our benefits package. You're part of a community, invested in you as an individual and united by our mission to create opportunities for people where they live, learn and work.**Who we are:**We're FACTS Student Information System (SIS), and just like our parent company, Nelnet, we are dedicated to diversification and growth. We are people driven. As opportunities arise to diversify and apply our customer service and software expertise, we look to develop our associates to grow right alongside the company.Things move fast here so we're agile and innovative in how we work, consistently looking at how we can improve. We're only as good as our people - that's where you come in.**What you'll do:**As a Technical Lead at FACTS SIS, you are instrumental in helping to lead our product development teams. You'll serve as a technical expert and provide direct day-to-day guidance and leadership to our talented and motivated development teams. This includes defining quality, efficiency, and development best practices. In addition to having a strong technical aptitude, leadership and communication skills are important in your role.Salary Range: $120,000-$130,000**As an IT Technical Lead, a typical day might include:**+ Mentoring developers at all levels, helping to set and model desired development techniques+ Responsibility for product or initiative delivery, which includes quality, efficiency and timeliness of work being done+ Effectively communicating initiatives/product statuses, working with Product Owner and Team to address stakeholder issues/concerns+ Assisting Agile teams in implementing designs for large-scale software projects+ Participating in discussions/design of where our systems are today, where we want to take them tomorrow, and how we can best get there.**You Have:**+ Minimum 5 years total experience delivering enterprise class web applications, with extensive experience in the following technologies - C#, Angular, Angular Material, SQL, .NET, Microsoft Azure Service Fabric or Azure Kubernetes Service, Terraform+ Experience building single page applications using Angular+ Experience developing microservices using C# on the backend+ Advanced understanding of object-oriented design and SOLID development principles+ Practical experience building, testing and consuming RESTful APIs+ Strong database knowledge (table design, complex query creation, best practices)+ Experience building, maintaining and/or evolving development processes and environments (DevOps, CI/CD, Kubernetes, Build Tools, Deployment Tools ---etc.)+ Experience building, maintaining and/or evolving development, test and production environments in a cloud environment+ A strong fundamental understanding of testing (including stubbing, functional, unit, and e2e)+ Advanced understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, asset loading, caching, REST)+ Experience using CI/CD tools and systems such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Bitbucket, GitLab, GitHub, etc.+ Experience architecting and implementing complex solutions from infrastructure level to application level.+ Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others+ Experience mentoring others and/or leading a significant change within a team+ Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills+ Ability to communicate with clients, colleagues, and management to explain complex issues clearly and concisely.**We Have:**+ Opportunities to work with current and cutting-edge technologies.+ An open, dynamic, fast-paced work environment -- are you looking for a work environment with a startup vibe but the safety of an enterprise? This is the place for you!+ A culture of innovation -- you'll be surrounded by people who think outside the box and are constantly looking for ways to improve, just like you do.+ An agile team with dedicated people - we care about you and work hard for each other.+ A diversified group of people varying in age and ethnicities+ Awesome benefits through Nelnet including leadership training, Benefits and Wellness compensation opportunities, 401k, dental and health insurance, generous paid time off, and more!Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK ( .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 Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or .Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.You may know Nelnet as the nation's largest student loan servicer - but we do more than that. _A lot more._ We're also a professional services company, consumer loan originator and servicer, payment processor, renewable energy innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that's just a shortlist). For over 40 years, we've been serving our customers, associates, and communities to make dreams possible.EEO Info ( - EEO Letter ( - EPPA Info ( - FMLA Info (

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