Senior Software Engineer
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 are 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 will 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
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
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.
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!
Pay range for this position $110,000-$130,000
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.
Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.