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IT Software Engineer - Java

Nelnet Omaha, NE

Job Description

  • IT Software Engineer - Java

    Job Locations US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/6/2018 9:15 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology


Entry level IT Software Engineer (JAVA), responsible for maintaining enterprise wide software application. Work closely with Implementation, Operation and Support teams as needed to provide solutions for clients.


  1. Participate in solution implementation to satisfy a wide range of business needs.
  2. Analysis aand troubleshooting of software related problems.
  3. Adhere to Best Practices and Standards in the areas of technology and security.
  4. Provide post implementation support including, but not limited to, monitoring      application performance and debugging existing code.
  5. Keep abreast of advancements and changes in technology and develop an understanding of how new technologies can be leveraged provide business solutions.



Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science



1 - 2 years of experience in software development with strong skills in at least one key competency.



  1. Strong relational database knowledge.
  2. Understanding of best practices and methods to integrate applications within the organization and with external partners. 
  3. Understanding of the full software development lifecycle; with exposure to agile or iterative approaches to delivery preferred.
  4. Working knowledge of the network and/or server infrastructure required to host an application on the platforms in areas of expertise.
  5. Strong verbal and written communication skill.
  6. Ability to quickly learn new technologies and business functions.
  7. Strong analytical skills to determine effective approaches to business solutions.
  8. Ability to perform effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  9. Ability to obtain a security clearance.
  10. Languages and skills in the following JAVA, JSP, SQL.

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 February 8, 2019
Date Closes March 10, 2019
Requisition 2018-6819
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00