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Software Developer
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Nelnet | Highlands Ranch, CO
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Job Description


Peterson's combines the industry's deepest pool of higher-education research and data with tools and resources to empower students on their educational journeys.

The Peterson's Software Developer will work with a team of developers and quality assurance resources to design, build, deliver, and maintain high-quality consumer-applications. In this role you will develop software within existing technology environments, as well as evolve those environments to better serve business goals, user/customer needs, and product goals.

A successful candidate will be a hands-on developer with an established background in web application development. You should have strong technical ability, great communication skills, and a motivation to build amazing products and experiences for users.

ResponsibilitiesHelp build and maintain features and functionality for the Peterson's websites/products (built on .NET, Web Forms, MVC, C#, JS)Help design/architect and build products that leverage the Peterson's data sets via SQL and/or Oracle databases.Own and develop code for assigned stories, as well as peer/lead reviews.Help research and solve issues with stability, performance, and reported bugs.Write high-quality, high-performance, and maintainable/scalable code.Actively participate in product definition, technical architecture/specifications, iterative development, code review, testing, and operations.Stay informed and up-to-date with new developments and technologies in related fieldQualifications


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or commensurate experience.


3 + years' experience developing web-based applications


Experience in a range of web technologies, with hands-on experience developing applications and expertise in two (or more) programming languages and frameworksPassionate about learning new technologies and helping developers build applicationsPassion for creative technical problem solvingExperience learning about new technologies and sharing new concepts and skills with larger teamExperience with Visual Studios (VS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS)Excellent communication and interpersonal skillsEEO StatementNelnet 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

About Nelnet

Nelnet, Inc. is an education planning and financing company focused on providing products and services to students, families, schools, and financial institutions nationwide. The Company's customers consist of students and families, colleges and universities, private, parochial, and other K-12 institutions, and lenders, holders, and agencies in education finance. The Company offers a range of pre-college, in-college, and post-college products and services that help students and families plan and pay for their education and plan their careers. The Company has five segments: Student Loan and Guaranty Servicing, Tuition Payment Processing and Campus Commerce, Enrollment Services, Software and Technical Services, and Asset Generation and Management. (Source: 10-K)