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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Nelnet
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Nelnet is a student loan servicer that's grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that's just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.The Senior Software Engineer designs, creates, maintains, audits and improves software applications by performing coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process. This position designs solutions for complex projects and completes work with no supervision. The Senior Software Engineer also mentors less experienced engineers and makes recommendations for future development options. In addition, this position advocates for making improvements and working as a whole team to accomplish goals.**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 Senior Software Engineer at FACTS SIS, you will be a key component of the application development process. You'll work closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters and other team members to better understand their needs in order to create new products and product features that will enhance and evolve FACTS SIS solutions. You will also mentor less experienced engineers and give guidance on adherence to best practices and development/quality standards.**As a Senior Software Engineer, a typical day might include:**+ Lead a team in designing new products and features based on user requirements gathered from Product Owners+ Write code and automated tests for new features+ Provide guidance to other engineers on their current development tasks+ Review and provide feedback on pull requests+ Mentor less experienced engineers on increasing their knowledge and skills+ Stay current by updating personal and technical skills**You Have:**+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience+ Minimum of 3 years as a senior software development engineer and/or technical lead delivering enterprise class web applications, with extensive experience in the following technologies - C#, ASP.Net Core, .NET Core, Web API, JavaScript, TypeScript, SQL, JSON and REST+ 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 developing microservices using C# on the backend+ A fundamental understanding of testing (including stubbing, functional, unit, and e2e)+ Experience building single page applications using Angular or similar technologies is preferred+ Experience with other Microsoft Azure datastores such as Azure Storage, Cosmos DB and Redis Cache preferred.+ Experience with Microsoft Azure App Services, Service Bus, Application Insights and Service Fabric or Azure Kubernetes Service is preferred.+ Experience using CI/CD tools and systems such as Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Bitbucket, GitLab, GitHub, etc.+ Experience coaching/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.+ 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!For CO Residents: Salary is $120kOur benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD 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 (http://nelnetinc.com/careers/benefits/) .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 corporaterecruiting@nelnet.net .Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Keywords: Nelnet, Providence , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Providence, Rhode Island

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