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IT Software Engineer - iSeries

Nelnet Highlands Ranch, CO

Job Description

  • IT Software Engineer - iSeries

    Job Locations US-CO-Highlands Ranch | US-NE-Lincoln | US-ID-Boise
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/18/2018 3:25 PM)
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    Information Technology


Responsible for developing enterprise wide cross-functional software solutions, working closely with IT Software Architects and IT Business Analysts technical teams.


This position requires work in support of the Company's contract with the United States Department of Education (œED).  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.


  1. Participate in solution design to satisfy a wide range of business needs.
  2. Analysis and translation of business requirements into technical design documents for development and provides estimates for enhancements.
  3. Designs, codes, unit tests, debugs, documents, and maintains iSeries programs and processes.
  4. Performs technical analysis and research.
  5. Supports Quality Assurance and client testing.
  6. Provides on-call support for production.
  7. Serves as system expert through sharing of detailed knowledge of some functional areas of the systems.
  8. Adhere to Best Practices and Standards in the areas of technology and security.
  9. Keep abreast of advancements and changes in technology and develop an understanding of how new technologies can be leveraged to provide business solutions. 



Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and/or commensurate experience.



Minimum 3 years of experience in software development and support. Good working knowledge of iSeries (AS/400) application development and associated processes. Strong knowledge of RPG and/or COBOL, SYNON (CA 2E), CL programming and Sequel.



  1. Strong relational database knowledge.
  2. Understanding of best practices and methods to integrate applications within the organization and with external partners.
  3. Strong knowledge of the full software development lifecycle.
  4. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Ability to quickly learn new technologies and business functions.
  6. Strong analytical skills to determine effective approaches to business solutions.
  7. Ability to obtain a security clearance.

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 21, 2019
Date Closes March 23, 2019
Requisition 2018-6577
Located In Highlands ranch, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00