MCIS Programmer

Minnesota Counties Information Systems
413 SE 7th Avenue, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone 218-326-0381

MCIS (pronounced em-sis) is an acronym for Minnesota Counties Information Systems, which is a governmental organization located in Grand Rapids, MN that provides development and support of software applications, and hosting/operational support for member counties.
MCIS is searching for a programmer who will be responsible and driven to:
 Work as part of a collaborative cross-functional team
 Contribute to technical design of applications based on business and functional requirements
 Assist with the definition of project deliverables
 Design, develop, and test program logic and processes.
 Troubleshoots and debugs existing code and systems to identify and resolve issues
 Adhere to software development standards and guidelines.
 Learn, explore, and utilize new technologies
 Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge and Skills:
 Well rounded analytical and collaborative skills.
 Knowledge of core programming concepts, such as but not limited to structured coding, database
design, technical documentation, change management, and so forth.
 Able to demonstrate skills in the following or similar technologies:
 Programming tools such as Java, Javascript, Node.js, PhP, C+, RPGILE/free, CSS, HTML, C+, VB, SQL
 Relational Databases, such as DB2 and SQL
 Soap-Rest Web Services
 Apache, Tomcat, Websphere
 Eclipse, Rational Developer
 Able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
 Excellent listening skills, self-starter, assertive and thorough
 Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
 Basic understanding of networking concepts
 Able to meet deadlines, deal effectively with variety of variables, and adapt to changing priorities
 PC Experience using MS Windows and Word, Databases, Spreadsheets, etc

Training and Experience
Requires a minimum of an A.A. degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Information Technology, and experience and/or education involved software application programming in a PC and/or server environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as those listed above.
Experience with the “IBM Power Systems running i” servers is desired.

 Positions full salary range, including longevity pay is $50,510 – $68,900
 Full-time employees enjoy a very robust benefits package, including:
 Generous company contribution towards cafeteria style benefits
 Benefits option of single/family medical, dental, life, and vision
 Employer and Employee contribution to retirement plan under MN-PERA
 Employee able to contribute into 457b deferred plan.
 Aggressive Paid Time Off policies including Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays and Sick Time
Other Considerations
 Applicants selected for appointment will be subject to a background investigation.
 Applicants must successfully complete a six month probationary period prior to being certified for
permanent employment.


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IT Helpdesk Internship – The Berg Group

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The Berg Group

IT Helpdesk Intern

Chaska, MN   55318

At the Berg Group, the IT Helpdesk Intern will act as an IT support to all our Berg teams for the summer. The Intern will work onsite at our Chaska, MN office.  This role will work directly with and learn from our experienced Network and Systems Administrator.  The IT Helpdesk Intern should be perusing a degree in Computer Sciences, IT, Management Information Systems or a similar filed as well as have a passion for learning. 

Primary Responsibilities/Duties

  • Develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of an IT Department
  • Act as the Tier 1 Support for our Field and Office teams via phone, email and in-person
  • Ensure that Tier 1 IT Helpdesk tickets are completed in a timely manner
  • Device Management; laptops, iPads, Mobile Devices
  • New Hire account and device set-up
  • Verification of backups

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years education from an accredited college, or university
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 & 2019
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Hyper-V, Veeam Backups, Azure, Office 365, iOS, macOS
  • Possess excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and provide leadership for project coordination
  • Acts with a sense of urgency to complete tasks in a timely manner

More information and to apply:

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Computing internship and career opportunities

Here is a sample of computing career opportunities for the month
Student Employment options – Good options for on-campus students, especially new students

Digikey Information Session on November 13th from 5-6 pm in T3410

  • Digikey has well-paid internships and also hires entry-level software developers and business analysts. Their main location in Thief River Falls, MN, but they also have a location in Bloomington, MN. Come hear about the company and enjoy some free pizza.
  • This should count as an activity for the CIS 4109 capstone course.

Duluth Fall/Spring Internships

Minnesota Summer Internships

Colorado Summer Internships – Our remote location of the month

Colorado Entry Level Jobs – Our remote location of the month 

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October sample of Internships and Entry-Level Jobs

Internships – Duluth Area

Internships – Minnesota 

Internships – Washington State (This email’s highlighted region)

Entry-level – Duluth Area

Entry-level – Minnesota  

Entry-level – Washington State (This email’s highlighted region)

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Head of the Lakes Job Fair — Computing Jobs Cheat Sheet

With the  Head of the Lakes Job Fair on Thursday, here are the employers there who are hiring CIS majors. If you go to the fair, do some quick research on the employers so you know who to talk to. If you can’t go to the job fair, you can apply for these jobs online.
Securian Financial

Digi-Key Electronics


Essentia Health

Federated Insurance

Pro-West & Associates, Inc

RBC Wealth Management


Boom Lab

Cirrus Aircraft

Duluth Area Family YMCA

Fasetto, Inc

Hormel Foods

Menard, Inc.

Post Consumer Brands

SPS Commerce



UnitedHealth Group

York Solutions

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Federated Insurance – Entry level and summer internships – Owatonna, MN

Head of the Lakes Job Fair


The 2020 recruiting season is upon us! Federated Insurance Companies, a nationally re-known commercial insurance company headquartered in Owatonna, MN, will be hiring 20+ System Developers and 2 System Developer Interns in 2020. To that end, I am reaching out to the UMD CS and MIS students to garner some interest in learning more about Federated and potentially applying for a position. Please read the information below, and if intrigued with this employment opportunity, please stop by the Federated booth at the Head of the Lakes Job Fair (in Kirby Ballroom) on Thursday, 10/03. I look forward to seeing you!

Who am I?

I am a 1992 graduate from UMD and 25+ year IT employee of Federated Insurance Companies. After spending about 10 years as a programmer, analyst and project manager, I took my current position as a Business Technology Manager responsible for a team of dedicated IT professionals. I also recruit at UMD and am part of a team looking to hire IT professionals into our January and June 2020 training and internship programs. If you are graduating in December or May or are currently a Junior interested in an internship and the position described below intrigues you, please stop and see me at the Federated booth at the Head of the Lakes job fair at UMD next week.

Who is Federated Insurance?

Federated is a career employer offering challenging work opportunities that allow you to grow as a professional and as a person for an entire career. Once again, Federated was ranked in the top 10 of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. Businesses are the backbone of our country’s economy; they are also our clients. The success of our business clients is our mission. We strive to protect people from preventive harm by helping them reduce risk. When a loss occurs, we are there to help our clients, their employees and their families to recover and restore. We collectively embrace our responsibility for the ongoing success of our clients. If you want a career that make a difference for family-owned businesses, communities, and society as a whole, we may be just the right fit for you!

What does a System Developer at Federated do?

We are seeking candidates who are problem solvers, enjoy analyzing issues, revel in technology, and are striving to be system experts. As an IT team member, we would rely on you to improve our operations through technology-based projects.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • ·             Writing routine programs using approved languages and tools to develop and enhance business applications
  • ·             Developing test cases, cycles, and scripts for specific tests
  • ·             Conducting unit, system, regression, and acceptance testing as well as non-functional tests such as performance and capacity.
  • ·             Utilizing basic problem solving techniques to gather information on requirements or diagnose system issues
  • ·             Responding to routine internal and external customer needs with appropriate urgency and in accordance with standards and service level agreements


Full-Time Position Qualifications:

  • ·             Four-year degree with a preferred major in information systems, computer-related field, mathematics, or business; or equivalent experience
  • ·             Strong Computer knowledge
  • ·             Excellent Microsoft Office skills including: Word, Excel and Outlook
  • ·             An unquestioned ability to retain confidential business and personnel information
  • ·             Must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future

To learn more about Federated please visit our Federated Insurance Website. And again, if you are at all interested in what Federated has to offer, please stop by at the job fair and introduce yourself. Thanks for your time, I hope to see you on the 3rd!











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Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Supercomputer Institute

Supercomputer Institute

A technical summer program offering hands-on experience building and operating state-of-the-art and next-generation compute clusters, high-speed networks, extreme-scale filesystems, containers, security, and more.

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Division.

This is a paid, 11-week technical summer program offering hands-on experience building and operating state-of-the-art and next-generation compute clusters, high-speed networks, extreme-scale filesystems, containers, security, etc. Interns will obtain a thorough introduction to the techniques and practices of HPC; no HPC experience is required.

Undergraduate and graduate students in all majors, as well as recent graduates, who have computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or related experience are eligible.

Los Alamos is a great place to spend a summer (or a career!). We consistently get very good feedback about the program, and it teaches unique but marketable skills that aren’t taught many places.

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Find that Summer internship now

Many companies fill their summer internships slots in September and October. This is a great time to be applying for summer internships. They are broken down by concentration with SW Development, Business Analyst, Data Analytics, and Health Informatics. Most of these are in Minnesota, though companies around the US are hiring for summer now–let me know if you are looking for an out-of-state internship 🙂Graduating in December and looking for a job–let me know and I can send you some job openings…

Software Developer

Business Analyst

Data Analytics

Health Informatics

Tom Gibbons

  Dr. Tom Gibbons 
Professor  | 218.391.1863 |  
CIS Internship Coordinator
1200 Kenwood Ave. Duluth, MN 55811 

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Programmer Analyst I – ALLETE

Programmer Analyst I

LocationDuluth, MN
Posting DestinationInternal / External – Non Union
Application Close Date8/16/2019

Apply Now

Who is ALLETE?
ALLETE is an innovative company with more than a century of experience engaged in transforming the energy landscape in the upper Midwest. Our businesses include:  Minnesota Power, the largest electric utility in northern Minnesota, Superior Water Light and Power, North Dakota-based BNI Energy and ALLETE Clean Energy. To find out more visit

What will I do?
If hired, you would join the Business Applications group in ALLETE’s Cyber Technology Services department.  Here you would work on a team of highly skilled technology professionals that assist the business to support and enhance our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite and related applications.  You would be responsible for the design and delivery of reports, interfaces, conversions, and enhancements (RICE). We are seeking a motivated self-starter with a passion for digging in to the details to figure out how something works while keeping an eye open to finding a better way of doing things.

What sort of candidate are you looking for?

The ideal candidate would be someone with:

  • An insatiable desire to learn
  • A aspiration to be an integral piece of a high performance team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to be flexible and handle multiple work projects and priorities
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve

To really grab our attention, tell us about your experiences with any of the following:

  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Procedural Language/SQL (PL/SQL)
  • Java, Python, C#, PHP or other programming languages/frameworks
  • Unix Shell Scripting
  • Code Control and Continuous Integration Development Cycle
  • Internships or other applicable work experience
  • Oracle Products and Services including:
  • Enterprise Business Suite (EBS)
  • Human Capital Management Cloud (HCM)
  • Database Modeling
  • Services Orientated Architecture (SOA)
  • Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

What’s required to apply?

Bachelor’s degree in an IT related area such as Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or another related field of study

No experience required

This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

External applicants must apply online via .

ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553.



ALLETE, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, contact our HR department at 218-723-7553.

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User Support Technician – Duluth Edison

User Support Technician (part time)JobID: 294 

  • Position Type:
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    District Wide

Job Title: User Support Technician (part time)
Department: Information Technology
Supervisor: Technology Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


The User Support Technician (UST) is responsible for supporting the implementation and development of the technology culture of the school community.  Additionally, the UST is a technical resource responsible for the technology infrastructure for each DECS school within the community and ensures that the technology is functioning and available for members of his/her school(s).   This is a .5 FTE position.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Assist in Implementing Technology Initiatives:  Assist in the implementation of DECS’s technology vision at all schools within the area/community.  Participate in Technology Committee meetings at each school to provide input into the strategic Technology Plan by providing technical input.  Assist in the migration and/or upgrades of new systems as needed. Follow DECS’s Technology policies and procedures in terms of network, hardware and software configurations and use.

Customer Service: Follow the school’s Service Level Agreement (SLA) to ensure that users receive quality service and technical support on a consistent basis.  Monitor the compliance to the SLA. Improve efficiencies and effectiveness through analysis and reporting of service tickets to Technology Manager.  Take actions to improve customer satisfaction among teachers, staff members, administrators, students and parents.

Reporting:  Document incident/service requests according to DECS’s standards. Follow the status of service communication plan that is implemented at the school by generating status reports daily and/or as system availability changes. Participate in technology team meetings, conference calls and discussion groups as necessary.  Communicate status of service requests and incidents with customers (e.g., teachers, students, administrators). Follow protocol for escalating problems, incidents, service requests and issues that have not been resolved. Document local procedures according to DECS’s standards

Technical Management: Responsible for Tier 1 software and hardware support.  Diagnoses and resolves problems using documented procedures and checklists in the performance of responsibilities.  Follow disaster recovery and business continuity practices, including server back-ups and process documentation set by DECS’s and Technology Manager.  Maintain server and network environment in terms of virus protection, proper computer naming conventions and proper use of Active Directory log-ins. Prepare school technologically for beginning and ending of each year, including set-up/take down and moving of equipment as necessary. Track and maintain inventory.  Conduct annual physical count with Technology Manager.

Professional Development (Application of technology to instruction and operations):  Assist teachers with technical needs to integrate technology resources into classroom, such as problem-solving technical obstacles, recommending DECS’s approved solutions, setting-up technology equipment for student use, etc.  Occasionally teach or co-teach professional development sessions that teach staff members’ technology skills. Develop a personal growth plan and monitor his/her own progress with the Technology Manager to continue the development of his/her own skills.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory duties.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Education and/or Experience

Two year technical degree or equivalent experience/certifications required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Experience working in a Windows client and server environment require

Experience in telecommunications, network security, WAN, LAN, multimedia or help desk is preferred

Some experience in a K-12 setting desirable regardless if it is technical capacity or not

Demonstrated knowledge of core learning principles through technical skills assessment 

Experience responding to customer inquiries in a customer service environmen

Key Behavioral Competencie

Follows relevant work procedures in line with defined internal and external standards given by the Tech Manager and/or DECS’

Demonstrates awareness of other teams and the role they play within the school(s)’ community and DECS’

Consistently delivers on agreed goals and tasks and can be relied upon to meet or exceed expectation

Identifies and communicates when a decision needs to be mad

Identifies all steps necessary to achieve results and consistently follows these step

Takes proactive action to develop/maintain relationships that are impacted by change and ensure that others are assisted in dealing with chang

Brings ideas for service delivery improvements to the attention of others and pursues these ideas through to resolution or completio

Sources and listens to all points of view and respects differing opinions when developing solution

Diligently adheres to policies set by Headquarters and local schoo

Speaks to all members of the school with friendliness, respect and in manner that is easily understood


Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Computer Skills

Computer and technology skills enabling the incumbent to successfully complete the duties of this position are required.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Relevant computer systems and/or security certifications is strongly desired but not required.


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 the essential functions 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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IT Analyst / Technician – Community Memorial Hospital – Cloquet, MN

IT Analyst/Technician, Cloquet

  • General Information
    • Job Title:
      IT Analyst/Technician
    • Location:
      • 512 SKYLINE BLVD
      • Cloquet, MN, 55720-1199
      • United States
    • Employee Type:
      RFT Exempt
    • Job Category:
      Management Information Systems
    • Minimum Experience:
      3 Years
  • Brief Description

    JOB SUMMARY:   Responsible for installation, modification, and repairs to computer hardware, software, and network systems. Provide day-to-day technical support and training to systems users, onsite.

  • Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree in PC Hardware, network management, or related field, or equivalent certification is required. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in related position.

  • Additional Information
    • FTE Range:
      1.0, Exempt
    • Shift:
      Mostly Days, other shifts as needed
    • Posting #:
    • Hours / 2 Weeks:
    • Contract? :
    • Benefit Eligible?:

Apply for Jo

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Solution Center Specialist – Stryker

Division: Medical Job Title: Solution Center Specialist  
Department/Function: Customer Services FLSA:Non Exempt


Position Summary

(1-2 Sentences describing overall responsibilities)

Serve as a customer service liaison, responsible for promoting and sustaining positive customer relations while providing technical troubleshooting and assistance navigating applications as designed to end users of Stryker proprietary software
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

(Detailed Description)

•Respond to inbound customer inquiries for technical support of Stryker data related products, including, but not limited to, HealthEMS, MobileTouch, HomeSolutions, HomeSolution MobileTOUCH and related extension.

•Demonstrate proficient knowledge of Stryker proprietary software, including, but not limited to, HealthEMS, MobileTouch, HomeSolutions, HS MobileTOUCH and related extension.

•Utilize published resources to troubleshoot standard problems and deliver resolution to customer.

•Independently solve navigational questions of varied scope and complexity.

•Independently troubleshoot complex, non-standard problems with no defined cause to resolution.

•Independently test customer reported problems to identify and reproduce application issues to be escalated for software fix.

•Collaborate cross-functionally to manage open tickets to resolution.

•Support and follow established processes and structures for change initiatives

•Gain subject matter expertise in one or more areas of Stryker proprietary software, including, but not limited to, HealthEMS, MobileTouch, HomeSolutions, HomeSolutions MobileTOUCH and related extension.

•Function as Tier 2 escalation point and/or Associate level mentor for proven areas of subject matter expertise.

•Operate under guidance of established protocol, policies and procedures.

•Provide technical support to other teams while they are engaging with customers.

•Assist software verification team with testing detail as requested.

•Perform other duties as assigned.


(Please indicate what is required & what is preferred)

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or

·         A combination of education and 5 years of relevant experience


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in technical or health related field.

•At least 1 year of technical troubleshooting or customer support experience.

•Advanced capabilities with online applications.

•Excellent organization, time management and customer services skills.

•Professional communications skills utilized in a team environment.

•Advanced capabilities with general office equipment and operating software.

•Demonstrated ability to work productively and positively with other team members.

•Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.


People Manager Yes    ☐

No     ☒



Job Location

(City, State and/or Country)

Percent of Travel <10%
Physical Requirements •    Fast-paced office environment, requiring significant (75%+) time using computer and telephone.

•   Overtime may be required.

More information at:

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Job Listings – May 1

Software Engineer/Developer – Points North – Duluth (The owner, John Foucault, is a CSS alumnus)
End User Platforms Analyst I – Essentia Health – Duluth
Clinical Applications Analyst I – Essentia  Health – Duluth
Applications Analyst I – Essentia  Health – Duluth
Entry Level Software Engineer – Revature – Duluth (and many nationwide locations for entry-level SW Developer, Systems Analysts, Database Developer: Job Openings – Revature)


Internship – Sales and Demand Creation – Software – Points North – Duluth (The owner, John Foucault, is a CSS alumnus)
Software Development Intern [Summer – – Mankato, MN
Digital Marketing Internship [Summer – – Mankato, MN
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Data Analytics Internship – College of St. Scholastica

Position Information

Position Information
Responsible Hiring Manager Bill Reichelt
Job Title Summer Data Analytics Assistant
Job Group Student
Purpose/Description Provide innovation and support for the College’s growing environment of analytic tools. The successful assistant will participate in all facets of the development process, from data gathering to coding and visualization.
Required Qualifications -Must be a current CSS student for the 2019-2020 academic year.
-Must be willing to work assigned hours during normal business hours.
-Knowledge of, or curiosity in, data modeling and visualization.
-Ability to work independently and also possess the aptitude to learn new software and technologies at a quick pace.
-Creative, accurate, and dependable
Preferred Qualifications -Completion of CIS 3107 Database Modeling
-Using Microsoft Excel
-Statistical tool usage such as R, SPSS, or SAS
-Experience in writing SQL
-Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau
Special Instructions to Applicants Hours per week: 20

Pay Rate: $10.47/hr

Job Start Date: May 10 or later

Department/Discipline Information Technology
Job Category No Response
Job start date Summer 2019
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement: The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to enriching education and promoting opportunity through a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and people of diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in a person who values the Catholic and Benedictine nature of the College of St. Scholastica.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please share any experiences you may have in data analytics.(Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV

Optional Documents

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Job Listing – April 12

Internship (paid):Business Intelligence Intern
Medica 3.9/5 rating   105 reviews  – Minnetonka, MN
What you will get to do: The business intelligence intern will report to the Informatics Analyst/Developer-Lead and support development of dashboards and…
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Writing API documentation that is published for internal developerconsumption. Did your things make you go “wow” today?…
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Supports projects under close supervision of senior data analysts or data scientists. No….
Business Technology Intern
Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Coop – Renville, MN
The purpose of the Business Technology Intern (BTI) is to assist the Business Analyst / ERP Manager in administration, configuration, maintenance, and business…


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Network and Security Analyst – Bayfield County, WI

Network and Security Analyst

This employer is looking for new graduates so don’t let the experience qualification throw you off.
This position provides IT support to ensure a secure network, server and workstation operations across the county system. The position is involved in network security, end user hardware and software setup, problem solving, help desk services and in-house training on various applications and hardware.

Examples of Duties
A. Coordinate design, configuration, implementation, maintenance, upgrade and support of County Networks.
B. Monitor LAN traffic, IPS/IDS, workstations/servers, and County remote sites for security / usage / compliance issues
C. Generate security and usage report issues.
D. Administer County-wide antivirus/antimalware systems and remediate security / usage issues.
E. Provides technical assistance to users in the identification and solution of workstation and/or network hardware and software problems.
F. Assists with ongoing computer production and maintenance.
G. Assists with network and server system design, construction and maintenance.
H. Works with vendors/contractors as assigned to meet project goals
I. Assists in assessment of and implementation of existing and new information technology.
J. Coordinate, teach, and assist in user / staff training
K. Participate in strategic/operational planning process.
L. Other duties as assigned.

A. Two-year associate degree in information technology and four-years related IT experience.
B. Four-year degree in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of one year related IT experience.
C. Certificates in Security+, SANS, Network+ and Microsoft Preferred.
D. Experience with network administration and server virtualization preferred.
E. Experience with social media sources/Application Program Interfaces (APIs) preferred.

Physical Requirements:
A. Ability to lift, carry, push up to 50 pounds.
B. Requires extended periods of sitting or standing.
C. Requires extended periods of viewing a computer monitor.
D. Requires extended periods of keyboard use.

Supplemental Information
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

A. Help coordinate the design, configuration implementation and support of County networks including LAN, WAN and CAN systems and individual workstations.
B. Support County and shared systems including MS Windows Server, VM Ware, Office 365, MS SQL databases, Active Directory domain controllers, time systems, public safety systems, financial systems, inventory, Enterprise SAN (storage area network) and others.
C. Coordinate installation of software, service packs and updates.
D. Oversee server operations to ensure optimal operation, provide project management for IT projects.
E. Working Knowledge of enterprise class antivirus/antimalware systems
F. Familiarity with multiple operating systems and ability to learn new hardware, operating systems, and applications as they become available and integrate those new technologies into the existing information infrastructure when appropriate.
G. Provide technical support, consultation and recommendation in a wide range of IT issues.
H. Working knowledge of webpages.
I. Ability to demonstrate familiarity with backup and disaster recovery techniques.
J. Ability to establish and maintain effective team relationships and provide excellent customer service in stressful conditions.
K. Knowledge of internal functions of data processing operations, systems, programs and administration.
L. Ability to detect and correct malfunctions of hardware and software.
Ability to reason and think logically and follow prescribed standards and procedures.
M. Ability to assess and make recommendations of standards and procedures to utilize resources effectively and efficiently.
N. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
O. Knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems and MS Office Suite.
K. Knowledge of server operating systems
L. Maintain inventory of County hardware and software assets including warranties, licenses, versions, and maintenance logs

Bayfield County
117 E. Fifth Street

Washburn, Wisconsin, 54891

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Intern and Career Listing – April 11

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Software Developer | OATI – Minneapolis
Project Assistant | OATI – Minneapolis
System IT  – Edwards/Lucky Seven  – Virginia, MN – Email:
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IT Implementation Specialist – Smiths Medical

Smiths Medical IT Implementation Specialist


Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected.

We’re proud that we’ve been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big.

Today we’re an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.

In Smiths Medical, one of the five divisions of Smiths Group, we touch the lives of millions of people every day. Our colleagues are focused on providing innovative, lifesaving solutions for patients around the world.

So whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There’s never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

  • Implementation Specialist is responsible for managing the technical aspects of an implementation of Smiths Medical Infusion software and hardware within a customer environment.
  • Responsible for leading Smiths Medical’s Infusion Management System implementations for onsite and remote activities.
  • Serve as the technical subject matter expertise during the sales process which may include editing the Statement of Work, contract negotiations and operational requirements.
  • Provide application software support of Smith Medical’s Infusion Management System to existing customers
  • Project Management – Lead customer implementation projects
  • Coordinates with sales leads, customer project resources, professional service team, application support team, and 3rd party resources on implementation activities.
  • Initiate and organize customer meetings, prepare documentation and communication and requires significant phone and meeting skills.
  • Perform installations of PharmGuard software, partner with the customer to ensure the customer’s environment is ready for the installation of software and pump hardware, setup and configure the wireless pumps, and provide troubleshooting.
  • Conduct system testing with customer resources to ensure the system operates as needed. Depending on the implementation project the testing may be inclusive of wireless pumps to the PharmGuard server or may expand to HL7 messages between the Health Information System and the PharmGuard system
  • Reviews issues and address concerns in all stages of implementation and post-implementation for Smiths Medical software and wireless pumps
  • Document the details of all customer interactions within Smiths Medical’s customer management system.
  • Application Software Support – Assist with application support
  • Provide subject matter expertise on data networking, wireless connectivity, cybersecurity, Smiths Medical software and other aspects of technology during customer meetings.
  • Assist the application support team in answering customer support calls when not working on an implementation activity


  • Scientific University Degree (BS degree) required
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Computer Science, or related field with post graduate education in Business (eg MBA an asset).
  • 3 to 5 years of technical experience conducting implementations of hospital software and establishing HL7 interfaces
  • Project management experience and organizational skills.
  • Skilled in documenting customer interactions in a customer relationship management system
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills. Word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and MS Project.
  • Efficient collaboration with a variety of people at different levels of an organization.
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Record systems link Epic, Cerner, MEDITECH, Allscripts and IHE Standards.
  • Proven technical analytical and problems solving skills.
  • Requires previous experience selling services and IT solutions to the Healthcare Industry.  Requires a track record of driving new client sales.
  • Understanding of network communication protocols (TCP/IP, FTP), network requirements (802.11, WPA/WPA2, PSK, EAP, LEAP, DHCP)
  • Database administration experience with Microsoft software (Windows Server, SQL, .NET, Hyper-V, VMWare).
  • Manage multiple priorities with effective verbal and written communication skills; preferably multi-lingual (French, & Spanish)
  • Participate actively and effectively on project teams and collaborate with team members.
  • Manage relationships with external and internal customers with ability to adapt to changing environments.
  • Ability to handle and work under stressful situation. Action-oriented, results-oriented, ‘take charge’ attitude.
  • Requires travel up to 50% including up to 10 nights per month.
  • Direction is given verbally as well as through written procedures.
  • Responsible for developing project plans and tracking progress.
  • Manages project progress and milestones to meet deadlines
  • This position has access to proprietary product information and marketing strategies.
  • This position significantly contributes to revenue generation through successful influencing of customers
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CSS IT Internships

Student Employment & Internship Opportunities with The College of St. Scholastica IT Department
Tuesday, 3/26 at 4:30pm in the Student Career Services Office
Come join us for an afternoon snack and learn about opportunities for paid work & internships in Information Technology here at CSS.
Every semester – including summer – the College hires 30+ students for a variety of different projects, programs, and systems.
Learn about jobs in:
– Help Desk Support
– Technical Services
– Cyber Security
– Web Development
– Data Analytics
– Virtual Reality
Flexible hours, fun environment, and a chance to apply what you’ve learned to real-world tasks and projects.
All opportunities include on-the-job training.  This is a chance to explore and see what might be a fit for you!
Tuesday, 3/26 at 4:30pm in the Student Career Services Office

Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Ben Adams, MSE
Chief Information Officer
College of St. Scholastica
Duluth, MN
218-723-5966 (o)
267-243-0832 (c)
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Internship Listing – March 22

Software Developer Intern – 2019
ImageTrend, Inc. – Lakeville, MN
Knowledge of ColdFusion, Java, Javascript/jQuery/HTML5/CSS, .NET/C#, ASP.NET.MVC, WPF/WCF, SQL Database technologies are beneficial….
Robotics Intern
Danfoss 3.7/5 rating   181 reviews  – Minneapolis, MN
Written and verbal communication with other developers, contractors, customers, and technical staff. Danfoss is looking for a Robotics Intern to join our team…
Data Analyst Intern
Energizer 3.9/5 rating   364 reviews  – Minneapolis, MN
The Data Analyst Intern position provides analytical support of the Global Auto Care division of Energizer….
Web Application Developer Intern
Be The Match 4/5 rating   70 reviews  – Minneapolis, MN
This position requires creating wireframes and webpages and interact with data from a Neural Network and Graph database and a relational database….
Business Intelligence Intern
Be The Match 4/5 rating   70 reviews  – Minneapolis, MN
The position requires SQL to query an Oracle database to then create Business Intelligence interfaces to give CIBMTR Clinical Research staff access to…
Ticket Operations & Business Intelligence Intern
Minnesota United FC 4/5 rating   4 reviews  – Golden Valley, MN
Assist with managing the sales database. The primary focus is assisting the Director of Business Intelligence and the Director of Ticket Operations with growing…
Information Security Intern
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union 3.5/5 rating   14 reviews  – Saint Paul, MN
The intern will also have an opportunity to work with our Information Security Risk Analyst to understand how a vendor security assessment is conducted, and…


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