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Kansas State University Software Engineer in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role: The Software Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, design, and/or development of software applications that are critical to the safe operation of the Biosecurity Research Institute. The employee will design, create, debug and manage changes to software applications and accompanying databases. The employee will also advise faculty on research data collection methodologies. This position, by federal regulation, requires US citizenship. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. Why Join Us: The Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) at Pat Roberts Hall on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus is a unique biocontainment research and education facility that has helped Kansas State University become a national leader in biodefense research. * The BRI is the home of comprehensive infectious disease research to address threats to plant, animal, and human health, including food-borne pathogens. * The BRI is unique in its capacity to perform multidisciplinary research on multiple pathogens and host species within a single facility. * The BRI is committed to training the next generation of scientists who will study recurring and emerging infectious diseases. BSL-3, ABSL-3, and BSL3-Ag spaces offer a diverse range of research and educational opportunities. * The BRI offers highly trained staff and unparalleled research support. The BRI played a critical role in the selection of Manhattan as the site for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility. Research, education, and training at the BRI are closely aligned with NBAF needs and priorities. Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits 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 an associate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related degree program * Requires one to three years of relevant experience Preferred Qualifications: * Knowledge and experience with RESTful services, MVC framework, SQL databases, and DevOps methodologies * Experience with contemporary design patterns, including MVVM; iterative software and engineering processes such as Agile; version control tooling and documentation; development and debugging tools * Master's degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems or closely related fields requiring a high degree of software design and programming expertise Other Requirements: * This position, by federal regulation, requires US citizenship * Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment * Export Controls Compliance Review * Federal Select Agent Program - Security Risk Assessment * Ability to obtain/maintain a U.S. Gov’t Security Clearance * Valid Driver's license upon employment * Ability to receive a favorable background check from KSU and pass Select Agent Background Check upon employment How to Apply: Please submit the following documents: 1. Online application 2. Resume 3. Cover letter Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by April 11, 2021. Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $49,500 - $64,310 Annually 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. Department: 3670050040 Biosecurity Research Institute Job no: 510374 Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term) Location: Manhattan, Kansas Categories: Computer Science / Information Technology Pay Grade: 10A Advertised: Mar 15, 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled