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Software Architect-SIS

Company: Nelnet
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Nelnet Business Services (NBS), a division of Nelnet, Inc., provides payment technology, education services, and learning management solutions to education and faith-based organizations, serving more than 1,300 higher education institutions, 11,500 K-12 schools, 3,500 churches, and millions of individual students, families, and supporters across the globe. Our culture of service enables us to form long-lasting and trusted partnerships, while our focus on creativity and innovative solutions empowers our customer communities to thrive.
As a Nelnet company, the perks at NBS go beyond our benefits package. You're part of a community, invested in you as an individual and united by our mission to create opportunities for people where they live, learn and work.
Who we are:
We're FACTS Student Information System (SIS), and just like our parent company, Nelnet, we are dedicated to diversification and growth. We are people driven. As opportunities arise to diversify and apply our customer service and software expertise, we look to develop our associates to grow right alongside the company.
Things move fast here so we're agile and innovative in how we work, consistently looking at how we can improve. We're only as good as our people - that's where you come in.
What you'll do:
As a Software Architect at FACTS SIS, you are instrumental in helping to lead our product development teams. You'll serve as a technical expert and provide direct day-to-day guidance and leadership to our talented and motivated development teams. You will design and oversee solutions to critical business needs across multiple systems. Collaboration is important to us; you'll work with other Software Architects to define and ensure best practices and recommended technologies are appropriately used across all development teams
As a Software Architect a typical day might include:

  • Leading and/or participating in solution design to satisfy a wide range of business needs

  • Acting as a consultant with internal and external clients to understand business needs and identify potential solutions

  • Provide technical direction, training, and mentoring to technical team members

  • Develop and champion best practices and standards in the areas of technology and security

  • Provide general oversight to ensure adherence to methodologies, practices, and standards

  • Keeps abreast of advancements and changes in technology, and develops an understanding of how new technologies can be leveraged to provide business solutions

  • Participating in discussions/design of where our systems are today, where we want to take them tomorrow, and how we can best get there.

    Salary Range for this role - $130,000-$145,000
    You Have:

    • Minimum 5 years total experience delivering enterprise class web applications, with experience in the following (or similar) technologies - C#, .NET, Angular, SQL, Kubernetes, Terraform

    • Experience building services which run on Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

    • Experience with performance analysis and optimization of web services and software

    • Advanced understanding of object-oriented design and SOLID development principles

    • Strong knowledge of relational and non-relational databases (table design, complex query creation, best practices)

    • Understanding of best practices and methods to continuously integrate and deploy applications, architect micro-service solutions, and develop APIs for internal and external use

    • Strong desire to learn, push the envelope, and share knowledge with others

    • Experience mentoring others and/or leading a significant change within a team

    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

    • Ability to communicate with clients, colleagues, and management to explain complex issues clearly and concisely.

      We Have:

      • Opportunities to work with current and cutting-edge technologies.

      • An open, dynamic, fast-paced work environment -- are you looking for a work environment with a startup vibe but the safety of an enterprise? This is the place for you!

      • A culture of innovation -- you'll be surrounded by people who think outside the box and are constantly looking for ways to improve, just like you do.

      • An agile team with dedicated people - we care about you and work hard for each other.

      • A diversified group of people varying in age and ethnicities

      • Awesome benefits through Nelnet including leadership training, Benefits and Wellness compensation opportunities, 401k, dental and health insurance, generous paid time off, and more!

        Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK ( .
        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 Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or .
        Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.
        You may know Nelnet as the nation's largest student loan servicer - but we do more than that. A lot more. We're also a professional services company, consumer loan originator and servicer, payment processor, renewable energy innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that's just a shortlist). For over 40 years, we've been serving our customers, associates, and communities to make dreams possible.
        EEO Info ( - EEO Letter ( - EPPA Info ( - FMLA Info (

Keywords: Nelnet, Bellevue , Software Architect-SIS, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Nebraska

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