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Applications Developer I

Apply now Department: 3670010040 Agronomy
Job no: 509880
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Agriculture, Computer Science / Information Technology, Agronomy
Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

The selected candidate will work independently to manage existing databases and web servers that disseminate critical Kansas Mesonet/Office of the State Climatologist weather data. They will focus on maintaining, developing and designing additional tools utilizing this data. Selected candidate will also consult with team/user groups to increase applications of the data, implement research, quality control/assure data and support metadata. Receptiveness to feedback improving products and thorough documentation of code is vital to the position. The candidate must be able to work in a multi-cultural setting and have a strong commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace. Selected candidate must also flourish in a team environment.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience. This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in computer science or related field is required. Degree/minor or training in atmospheric science, agriculture, or other applied science is also applicable.
  • Candidates should have strong communications skills and be able to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Candidate will be working with existing code and web sites and will be expected to work in a group that would include research and outreach faculty, data managers and hardware technicians as well as be expected to manage undergraduate programmers.
  • Must be able to speak, write, and understand English.
  • Sitting for extensive periods of time.
  • Equipment consists of web and database servers, hardware. Must be able to operate a keyboard. Graphic and interface design skills, accessible design, SVG, NCL, JavaScript Toolkits, AJAX, JSON.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information of three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by November 16, 2020.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$45,000 - $66,530 annually. Salary commensurate with experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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