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IT Full-Stack Developer - Velocity

  • Nelnet
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

OverviewAs a Full-stack Developer at Nelnet, you will build the next generation platform in the lending industry. You will work closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters and other team members to better understand their needs in order to create new products that will impact the life of millions of customers.You will participate in the development of cloud native products using microservices architecture and other leading edge technologies and practices, with a focus on AWS technologies and serverless infrastructure.Do you have a hunger to learn new skills and be trailblazer in the consumer loan business? This team works to create a micro-services based servicing system within Nelnet. If you have great communication skills, are self-motivated, and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, then this is the position for you!This position requires work in support of the Companys contract with the United States Department of Education (ED). As such, the United States Government requires that any applicant for this position must complete United States Government security clearance. Effective June 1, 2018, ED has informed Nelnet that security clearance applications for foreign nationals are not being accepted or processed. In light of this direction from ED, Nelnet will be unable to hire applicants without United States citizenship for such positions.ResponsibilitiesPartner closely with product and design studio to craft great product experiences.Design, deliver, evolve and execute solutions through hands-on configuration, development, quality assurance, and prototyping.Create application and infrastructure code in an Agile software development using test-driven development methodologies.Participate in development life cycle activities like design, coding, testing and production release.Participate in the design, implementation and evolution of best of breed Development, Build and Deploy practices.Participate and promote architectural initiatives, balancing long-term vision with short-term customer needs.QualificationsEDUCATION:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.EXPERIENCE:Minimum 5 years total experience delivering enterprise class web applications, with at least 3 most recent years working with ES6/7 JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js and/or similar technologies.3 years current experience building single page applications with popular JS frameworks and libraries (React, Angular, Ember, Babel, Webpack, Underscore, etc.).Previous experience developing microservices in a cloud environmentPrevious experience building, maintaining and/or evolving a development processes and environments (SCM, CI/CD, Build Tools, Deployment Tools etc.)Previous experience building, maintaining and/or evolving development, test and production environments in a cloud environmentCOMPETENCIES SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:Solid fundamental understanding of testing (including stubbing, functional, unit, and e2e)Practical experience building and consuming RESTful APIsSolid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, asset loading, caching, REST)Experience using CI/CD tools and systems such as Jenkins, Bitbucket, GitLab, GitHub, etc.Experience with Material.io, Angular, HTML5, CSS3, SASS/LESS, Bootstrap, and cross-browser and device developmentSolid understanding of object-oriented design and programming concepts, core JavaScript concepts like scope/closures, the event loop and asynchronous callbacks, promises.Have a passion for quality and writing clean, solid, readable code that scales and performs well.Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others.Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, motivation, and passion.Strong database knowledge (table design, complex query creation, best practices)Experience architecting and implementing complex solutions from infrastructure level to application level.EEO StatementNelnet 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.Job Locations US-CO-Highlands Ranch | US-NE-Lincoln | US-WI-Madison | US-NE-SidneyPosted Date 4 days ago (10/29/2020 4:06 PM)Job ID 2020-11188# of Openings 1Category Information Technology
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