Ascend Learning, Inc. Software Engineer in Leawood, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10350194 Ascend Learning; LLC is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for high-growth careers in a range of industries, including healthcare, fitness and wellness, and insurance and financial services. We provide outcomes-based solutions aimed at helping people enter, sustain and succeed in their chosen fields. Ascend employs more than 1,000 employees, with headquarters in Burlington, Mass., and offices in Kansas City metro, Phoenix metro, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Walnut Creek, California, Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York, and the U.K.We are searching for an entry level .NET Software Engineer in our Clinical Health Software Engineering organization. The Software Engineer will have responsibility for developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining software applications in a for-profit organization utilizing Microsoft technologies. This is a full-time position in our Leawood, KS office.Responsibilities:


+ Develop and support enhancements and new functionality for the ATI Nursing platform using cutting edge technology, including C# .Net 4.5, MVC, JQuery, Knockout JS, WCF, and SQL.


+ Work closely with Platform Analysts, Scrum Masters, QA Analysts, Product Owners, and other cross-functional resources to define and deliver business impacting projects.


+ Capable of working collaboratively with team members on different teams and in different locations.


+ Provide technical expertise and troubleshooting as-needed to support production issues.


+ Be willing to support deployments outside of work hours participate in an on-call rotation.


+ Actively participate in all relevant agile ceremonies for each project iteration.


Education and Experience:


+ Bachelor's degree in a computer related field and/or equivalent work experience.


+ 0-2 years relevant experience in software development for web-based applications.


+ Understanding of an Agile based development methodology or similar formal methodologies are required.


+ Knowledge through coursework of experience with the following programming languages: MS C#, JQuery, MVC, WCF, SQL, HTML5, CSS 3.0, and experience with a MVVM framework (e.g. Angular, Knockout) preferred.


Skills and Abilities:


+ Demonstrated organizational and teamwork skills, strong attention to detail, and a willingness to participate in collaborative development projects.


+ Excellent problem solving skills and an ability to translate a business scenario into a technical solution.


+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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