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IT Technical Lead - Software Development (Enterprise)

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  • IT Technical Lead - Software Development (Enterprise)

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln | US-NE-Omaha | US-CO-Highlands Ranch | US-WI-Madison | US-Remote
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/27/2018 2:09 PM)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology


The Technical Lead of Software Development serves as the technical expert for a development team.  In doing so, this position mentors developers at all levels, and models good development techniques while serving as the primary technical contact for the team. 


  1. Provides technical leadership on a cross-functional development team.
  2. Mentor developers and promote good design patterns and writing, clean maintainable code.
  3. Design solutions and collaborate with developers, UX designers, testers, analysts to build a quality product.
  4. Breaks development projects into tasks and helps coordinate work between multiple developers.
  5. Research ways to improve and enhance code, processes, and teams.



Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, a related field, or relevant work experience.



  1. 5+ years of experience in software development.
  2. Experience in designing and leading development on web based systems.
  3. Experience in working in a collaborative, team-based development environment.



  1. Strong knowledge of the full software development lifecycle.
  2. Strong web development skills using C#, ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL Server.
  3. Deep understanding of web technologies and distributed systems.
  4. Ability to research and learn new technologies and practices, and incorporate them into an existing software system.
  5. Proficiency in designing software solutions to meet business needs.
  6. Understanding of software design patterns and architectural strategies.
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

EEO Statement

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 Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.


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Job Details

Date Posted December 28, 2018
Date Closes January 27, 2019
Requisition 2018-7399
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00