Software Engineer
Kingland Systems
Ames, IA

About $87,000 - $120,000 a year

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COMPANY SUMMARY

Founded in 1992, Kingland Systems is an innovative software platform-driven solutions provider. Our solutions provide the largest banks, public accounting firms, retailers and insurance companies in the world with the software tools and data to manage risk, comply with regulations, and improve their operations. Our clients support the very foundations of the global financial system, helping to ensure fairness, honesty, and transparency on a global stage that generates, monitors, and audits trillions of dollars of financial transactions — leading to a better and safer world.

Kingland is unique. While we are based in Iowa, our clients are not. We are an Iowa company with a significant global reach. We provide our employees with the opportunity to "live locally and work globally", combining the Iowa quality of life that we all love, with exciting opportunities to travel the world and work on large projects for large clients.

Kingland is growing. We’re looking for individuals who like to tackle big challenges, want to work on mission-critical solutions, as well as desire to make a difference in the world — and be rewarded for their efforts. Explore all the ways that quality of work meets quality of life at Kingland, and launch yourself on an exciting new adventure.

POSITION SUMMARY

Java. Spring. Angular. Python. PostgreSQL. AI tech. AWS. These are just a few of the technologies you'll use as a Kingland Software Engineer. Work with clients to better understand their complex and challenging problems. Design solutions using relational and columnar data stores, microservices and cloud architectures, text analytics, and more. Your work will help reinvent the way companies manage risk, compliance, and data.

If you're curious about how technology should work and enjoy solving problems, this is the right space for you. Use your creativity, share your point of view with clients and colleagues, and have enough grit to see the project to its end. It's like a puzzle. You know there are multiple ways to solve it. Every tool will be at your disposal. And you'll be able to test your ideas with experienced professionals in the organization.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Develop highly secure, performant and maintainable code based on software designs for Kingland Platform solutions
Leverage automated build and deploy processes to create and execute integration tests
Identify, fix and communicate defects throughout the software engineering process
Collaborate with teammates and clients, from requirements review and design to implementation, testing, deployment and triage
Grow into a role with responsibilities for creating innovative software designs and accompanying prototypes for Kingland Platform solution requirements, enabling further implementation

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree and requisite experience in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Computer Engineering is required

BENEFITS

Included in the Kingland Career Development Program – a guided program consisting of targeted learning opportunities and mentorship to assist you in career growth, personal development and opportunity for promotion and advancement at Kingland Systems.
Generous vacation and paid holidays
401(k) company match
8 hours of paid volunteer time annually
3 weeks paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child
Wellness reimbursement for gym memberships, equipment, and apparel
Access to free on-site fitness center in Clear Lake location
Company match of up to $1,000 annually for charitable donations
Free on-site covered parking
Access to company dining facility in Clear Lake location