Mycroft AI – Summer Interns

MyCroft Summer Intern

Based in Lawrence, Kan., Mycroft AI ran the most successful Kickstarter in Kansas history, was the first Kansas company to enter Techstars and is currently completing the 500 Startups program in San Francisco.  We are building the world’s first open vocal computing platform – Think of Mycroft as the open source community’s answer to Siri or Alexa.  We are building an AI for everyone.

According to Mattermark data, Mycroft is the fastest growing company in the 500 Startups cohort.  We are killing it in San Francisco.

We are looking for six (6) smart, energetic and capable students to intern with us this summer in Kansas City.  Are you a student?  Are you smart? You should apply to come work for us.

We are looking for help with:

  • Software development (Python, Java, Machine Learning)
  • Distributed computing support (Cloud infrastructure management)
  • Reporting and business analysis (You can’t change what you can’t measure)
  • Social media marketing (Folks can’t buy what they don’t know about)
  • Design (UX, UI and Industrial) Business support (Back office)
  • Enterprise sales (Lead generation, research)

Pay?  Yes please.  These are paid internships.  For students from out of town we will also provide housing.

Internships start when school is over and end when you go back to school.

Expecting hand holding, make work or video learning tutorials on how to have a work ethic?   Nope.  If you work for us you’ll be accountable for real tasks, you’ll be expected to deliver on time and you’ll stress out about metrics, adoption and messaging along with the rest of us.  Show up on time, ready to work, and expect to stay late.  If you can’t handle that don’t apply.

Want to do real work with a great team in a fast paced startup with roots in Kansas City and operations in sunny San Francisco?  Yep – that’s us.  Apply today. Website: https://mycroft.ai/. Resumes can be sent direct to: founders@mycroft.ai.

 

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) – Development Intern

Development Intern

National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Hours per Week: 20

Wage/​Salary: $15 per hour

Job Description:

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer science. Good technical abilities are required. The candidate must have the ability to work independently. This individual must have good written and oral communications skills, as well. They also must be a team player who can work with other developers, Business Analysts and Quality Assurance team members.

This intern must be able to work 20 hours per week. The pay for this position is $15 per hour.

Qualifications:

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Development Intern on the Filing Solutions team. The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

• Java development skills

• Knowledge of SQL

• Knowledge of CSS

• Knowledge of Javascript

Application Instructions:

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

For consideration, please apply online at: http://careers.naic.org

Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) – Product Specialist Intern

Product Specialist Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Product Specialist Intern.

The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Answering customer inquiries and resolving issues via phone and email;
  • Assisting in testing and business analysis tasks;
  • Data entry;
  • Packing and shipping publications;
  • User registration for online tutorials;
  • Writing documentation;
  • Creating and maintaining WIKI documentation

You are the right candidate if you have the following skills and abilities:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Affinity for technology
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong initiative and work ethic
  • Experience with MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Detail oriented and proactive
  • Proven excellent time management and organizational skills

The intern must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $13 per hour. Interns may work up to 975 hours during this internship.

 

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://careers.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Sprint Wireless in Overland Park – Network Operations Technicians

Sprint Wireless in Overland Park

Network Operations Technicians will be responsible for monitoring, correlating, troubleshooting and resolving network alarms and performance deviations for Sprint’s nationwide wireless network.  This network consists of multiple technologies such as CDMA, EVDO and LTE across multiple frequency bands and equipment vendors.

Contracted 6+ Months with permanent hire possible with outstanding work performance. Training will be provided upon being hired for all NOC related activities, no prior experience required (technical background is preferred).

Daily tasks:

–    Run testing procedures using various tools

–    Perform Check In/Check Out process

–    Perform daily fault and performance analysis using a variety of monitoring tools to discover network impairments

–    Ability to review network logs to discern state changes of network equipment

–    Creation and routing of network tickets to appropriate designated fix agents

–    Perform routine ticket management and escalations to drive problems to final resolution

–    Use combination of various tools to correlate multiple faults and/or system presented data into singular network impairments

–    Communicate openly and effectively with multiple teams

–    Manage fix bridges on large scale and/or high severity issues that involve multiple teams/participants including Executive level communication

Required:

–    Attention to detail is essential

–    Excellent in written and verbal communication skills

–    Proficient in using Microsoft office application such as Outlook, Excel, Word

–    Ability to work independently and in a team environment

–    Ability to work under pressure related to scale of business impact

–    Ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally

–    Ability to span departments to assist in resolving network event outages

–    Experience analyzing wireless networks, related equipment and/or performance

–    Ability to multi-task, meet objectives and solve issues in stressful situations with high speed of completion and high degree of accuracy

–    Ability to quickly learn new tools and systems

–    Willingness to work on any assigned shift; multiple different types of shifts available

 

To Apply:

Joseph Menard

Email:    joseph.menard@nextgengr.com

Phone: 216-713-9688

 

Advisors Excel – Print Team Intern for Summer

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Kevin Johnston

 Job Overview

This position will assist the print team with revision and edits to client print pieces. This individual will also learn the different requirements from the multiple print venders we use and how they need files created and saved to send to print.

Responsibilities

  • Update, revise and edit current client print pieces
  • Create new client pieces when tasked
  • Update and edit corporate print designs and prepare for printing
  • Assist other designers on projects with multiple pieces
  • Contribute creatively in meetings, to develop new designs and layouts
  • Research and stay current with design trends
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management

Skills and Experience Needed

  • High School diploma
  • Preferred active student studies graphic design at a college level
  • Strong eye for design, layout, font & color
  • Ability to use and learn Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Detail oriented approach when revising and editing pieces
  • Strong organizational, time management and problem solving skills and the ability to work accurately and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. Read computer screens and mail, email, talk on the phone.
  3. Unpack and move supplies up to 25 lbs.
  4. Work occasional evenings and weekends and attend events required.

Work Environment

  • Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an office setting; and,
  • Interaction with staff and customers.

The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned; but rather to give the employee a general sense of responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

To Apply:

Advisors Excel

2950 SW McClure Rd.

Topeka, KS 66614

Ph. 866-363-9595

http://www.advisorsexcel.com

 

Advisors Excel – Digital Intern for Summer

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Digital Art Director 

Job Overview

This position will assist the digital team with the editing and development of various web projects for Advisors Excel and its clients. This individual is responsible for maintaining client websites, as well as performing various duties associated with ongoing web projects and programs.

Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain live client websites
  • Make revisions on new client websites that are in production
  • Update and edit corporate email designs to prepare for sending.
  • Collect statistics regarding website success and performance
  • Contribute creatively in meetings, to develop new concepts and approaches
  • Research and stay current with market trends in web development and design.
  • Propose new ideas to promote the company and its clients through web and digital media
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management

Skills and Experience Needed

  • High School Diploma
  • Strong eye for design
  • Ability to use Photoshop and other Adobe Creative products
  • Interest in web design and development
  • Detail oriented approach when completing website revisions and requests
  • Strong organizational, time management and problem solving skills and the ability to work accurately and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a team
  • Ability to coordinate project activities with diverse groups and individuals

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
  1. Sit for extended periods of time.
  2. Read computer screens and mail, email, talk on the phone.
  3. Unpack and move supplies up to 25 lbs
  4. Work occasional evenings and weekends and attend events required.

Work Environment

    • Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an office setting; and,
    • Interaction with staff and customers.ork occasional evenings and weekends and attend events required. 

      The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned; but rather to give the employee a general sense of responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

To Apply:

Advisors Excel

2950 SW McClure Rd.

Topeka, KS 66614

Ph. 866-363-9595

http://www.advisorsexcel.com

 

KUMC – Hiring several positions to support new Health Education Building

We’re growing our information technology, instructional technology, and information security staff at KUMC. Some positions are entry-level (e.g., Classroom Support Specialist, eLearning Support Specialist, and Network Service Technician I), while other positions require advanced IT backgrounds. Several of these new positions will support our new Health Education Building, opening this summer. See http://www.kumc.edu/construction/health-education-building.html.

 To apply and view position descriptions, go to https://jobs.kumc.edu/:

·         Classroom Support Specialist

·         eLearning Support Specialist (will be posted soon)

·         Identity Management Engineer

·         Information Security Analyst

·         Information Security Network Engineer

·         Media Production Specialist

·         Network Engineer

·         Network Service Technician I

·         Senior Web Developer (will be posted soon)

·         Simulation Technician

·         Systems Integration Engineer

 The University of Kansas Medical Center serves Kansas through excellence in education, research, patient care and community engagement:

·        strives to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs.

·        actively seeks to advance the health sciences through world-class research programs.

·        has a long-standing reputation for compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment.

·        works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. KU Medical Center also supports similar initiatives that improve the health of our region and our world.

 

 

Heritage Computer Consulting Services, Inc. – Software Developer

Title of job: Experienced Software Developer

Full-time, Hourly position

 Company Name and Location:

Heritage Computer Consulting & Services Inc.

10104 W 105th St Overland Park, KS 66212

 Full Time: 40-44 hours per week {Hours M-F 7:30am – 4:30pm}

 Qualifications Needed:

  • Self-Starter
  • Professional/Positive Attitude
  • Prompt/Reliable Attendance
  • Organization Skills/Ability to Prioritize
  • Attention to Detail
  • Willingness to learn new things
  • Flexibility
    • Juggle multiple projects
    • Some travel may be required
    • Some overtime may be necessary

Skills and Experience should include:

  • Visual Studio (Visual Basic, C#)
  • Microsoft Access
  • SQL Server
  • Mongo
  • Web design (PHP, ASP.net)

 Duties:

Project Design

  • Develop user stories and tasks with teams
  • Utilize best practices for developing client applications
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology is a plus

Database Design

  • Guide schema design and data management for projects

Mentor junior developers

  • Provide guidance and resources for development teams

Customer Service

  • Interface with clients
  • Determine specifications of projects
  • Provide technical assistance on custom applications
  • Provide client phone support as needed

How to Apply: 

 Contact: Lacey Rickert, Project Manager for more information

  913-529-4227    lrickert@hccsinc.com   www.hccsinc.com

 Salary: Competitive salary based on experience. Please contact.

Company website:    www.hccsinc.com

Main Street Marketing – Web Developer

Main Street Marketing is in need of a STRONG developer who can handle multiple projects either building them from scratch using the Laravel framework or WordPress and must be able to handle support of websites in Laravel or WordPress.

Must know PHP, CSS, HTML and Javascript.

  • Will need to know the basics of OOP in PHP.
  • Experience in Laravel Framework, 4.2-5.3.
  • Experience in WordPress development and WordPress plugin development. Genesis Framework experience a plus.
  • Must know how to work with multiple APIs.
  • Must know WordPress custom post types.

You will be given a  .jpg image of a website design and will need to know how to build it out using WordPress.

Office located in Lee’s Summit. Your in-office attendance and stipend will depend on your role with our team, whether contractor, part-time or full-time.

Mike Burgess

Main Street Marketing

(816) 875-5781

@MikeMainStreet

 

United States Department of Agriculture – IT Intern MA-0990

MARKET ADMINISTRATOR

Central Federal Order No. 32

10801 Renner Boulevard

Lenexa, KS 66219

Phone (913) 495-9300 fax (913) 888-9207

Email market.administrator@fmmacentral.com

Home Page www.fmmacentral.com

MAILING ADDRESS:

P. O. Box 14650

Shawnee Mission, KS 66285-4650

 

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Marketing Service

Dairy Program

Federal Milk Market Administrator

Position: IT Intern MA-0990

Job Announcement Number: 16-04

Salary Range: MA-03 to MA-10 or $8 to $12 per hour depending on experience.

Opening Period: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016. The opening may be extended if no qualified candidates apply during the opening period.

Position Information: Full-Time Not-To-Exceed 1 Year from Appointment Date

Duty Location: Lenexa, Kansas.

Relocation Expenses: No Relocation Expenses Will Be Considered

 Area of Consideration

All interested persons. You do not need to be a current or former federal employee. This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this position.

Job Summary, Qualifications, & Requirements

Our office is seeking an IT Intern who will be tasked with the following assignment. The successful candidate will be able to assist in migrating an existing database from SQL Server to an IBM iSeries database. Our IT platform relies on extensive COBOL & DB2 programming. Consideration would be given to a candidate with those programming abilities. Additionally, the Intern will be expected to work with IT staff members in creating and developing relational database tools and functionality to query data on the iSeries.

Intern candidates must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited technical school, college, or university in a curriculum relating to the above qualifications and requirements.

Benefits

Limited federal benefits may be available. This position is eligible for telework. However, many of the job duties associated with this position will require extensive collaboration with existing IT staff and prolonged telework may not be possible. This internship may be structured to work within parameters of college class schedules or specified internship timeframes. Pay will be based on intermittent hours worked. A Not-To-Exceed Appointment may be terminated by either party at any time during the one-year term.

The successful applicant has the potential to be converted into a full-time position without having to re-apply for the position.

How to Apply

Please read carefully – You must meet all qualification and application requirements as they relate to these duties and expectations by the closing date of the announcement. Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016.

Applicants must include a detailed and comprehensive resume which fully identifies your qualifications and illustrates how your skills might be used to address the significant duties of the position. Please share how your specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities address the Job Summary, Qualifications, and Requirements outlined above. You will be rated on the information provided. Applications which do not address these qualifications will not be considered.

You may address questions concerning the position, terms, etc., the contact listed below.

Applicants must submit all of the requested information by mail, fax, or e-mail to:

Barry Crudup, Addressee Only

Milk Market Administrator Office

P.O. Box 14650

Shawnee Mission, KS 66285

 Direct Phone: 913-495-9336

Confidential Fax: 913-495-9309

Email: Barry.Crudup@fmmacentral.com

 Additional Information

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination write to USDA,

Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were separated under honorable conditions may be eligible for veterans’ preference. For service beginning after October 15, 1976, the veteran must have served the required length of time and have a Campaign Badge, Expeditionary Medal, a service-connected disability, or have served in the Gulf War between August 2, 1990, and January 2, 1992. The Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) gives veterans access to job vacancies that might otherwise be closed to them. This allows eligible veterans to compete for vacancies advertised under the agency’s promotion procedures when the agency is seeking applications from outside of its own workforce. To claim veterans’ preference, veterans need to provide a copy of their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof. Veterans with service connected disability and others claiming 10 point preference will need to submit Form SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans’ Preference.

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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