Job Opportunities

Cybersecurity, virtual reality, augmented reality, data visualization, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computer graphics are dynamic areas of computer science with exploding career opportunities. Please view some of the available jobs in Arkansas.

Pine Bluff Arsenal

IT Specialist – Applications Software

This position is open to the public.

Duties:

  • Conducts analyses of systems to determine nature of requirements, logical work, and information flows.
  • Translates technical specifications into programming specifications.
  • Consults with customers to identify and specify requirements of applications.
  • Provides input for the configuration and subsequent maintenance of systems.
  • Advises leadership and management on deliverables, operations of job completion schedule, job progress and problems which could delay completion.
  • Analyzes and defines data requirements and specifications.

Requirements:

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires IA Technical Level II certifications (Security+) be attained within 6 months of assignment to the position and maintained thereafter.
  • Incumbent may be required to pay annual recertification fees of IA Technical Level II certifications.
  • This position requires a valid state driver’s license at the time of hire.
  • This position requires a government driver’s license to be obtained within 30 days of employment and maintained for the duration of employment.
  • This position requires heavy lifting up to 40 lbs and requires successful completion of a preemployment physical examination.
  • TDY travel is occasionally required.

Salary:
$46,752 – $95,270 per year

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Arkansas Center for Data Sciences

The Arkansas Center for Data Sciences (ACDS) works with employers across the state to help them fill critical openings with the tech talent they need.

View open opportunities

UA Little Rock Jobs

UA Little Rock has several job openings.

To view a full list of UA Little Rock job openings, please visit Human Resources: Job Seekers

Past Opportunities/Archive

State of Arkansas

Computer Support Analyst

Position Number: 22089226
County: Pulaski
Posting End Date: 11/20/2023
Anticipated Starting Salary: $41,578.16

Preferred qualifications:

At least 2 years working in the computer support field with knowledge of desktop computers, laptops, tablets and other various peripherals.
A good working knowledge of configuring MS Windows Operating System.
Ability to analyze computer technical literature.
Good communication skills (both written and oral).
Basic knowledge of networking protocols.

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Salary Range: $41,578.00 – $60,288.00

Summary:
The Computer Support Analyst is responsible for a wide range of activities related to computer support such as the maintenance and utilization of microcomputer and mainframe systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions:
Resolves hardware or software problems in response to user questions and requests for assistance by diagnosing the source of malfunctions, recommending corrective actions, and/or consulting with appropriate staff or vendor. Configures and installs microcomputer hardware and software for users. Installs software updates and coordinates with developer or manufacturer to resolve problems and may analyze computer generated products to identify source of errors and work with system developers and users to resolve problems. Manages disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer system, with multiple terminals and printers transmitting data to host system, bringing system up, taking system down, and backing up system to preserve data. Researches new technology and methodology and evaluates new products to determine their usefulness to agency users. Recommends changes or updates in programming, documentation, and training to address system deficiencies and user needs. Trains other employees in system operation and maintains system instructional manuals and supplies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:
Knowledge of the limitations and use of mainframe and microcomputer hardware and software. Ability to analyze computer system problems or errors and devise corrective measures. Ability to write moderately complex applications to fulfill requirements or select appropriate off-the-shelf software and modify it to suit the agency or institution. Ability to read and interpret technical literature and evaluate product acceptability and/or quality. Ability to manage disk space for micro, mini, or personal computer systems to ensure effective utilization of data, space, and equipment. Ability to code, test, and debug computer programs and write program documentation.

Minimum Qualifications:
The formal education is equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field.

OR

Completion of technical training in computer science, data processing, or a related field acquired from a vocational, military, or industrial setting; plus, two years of experience in computer support operations. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

UA Little Rock MidSOUTH IT

Full Time Network and Systems Administrator
Department’s Website:
midsouth.ualr.edu

Summary of Job Duties:
The MidSOUTH IT Network and Systems Administrator reports directly to the Information and Technology (IT) Director while working with the Senior Network and System Administrator and the System and Network Administrator. The primary focus of this position will be installing, updating, and performing ongoing maintenance and scripting for ServiceNow or other Help Desk tools. The individual will assist in all aspects related to maintaining, troubleshooting, and planning the network infrastructure, server deployments and upgrades, and all MidSOUTH software applications. Will also help with virus protection, backups, troubleshooting, future planning, and maintenance of numerous software applications. All MidSOUTH positions are funded through grants or contracts and are renewable annually, contingent on funding. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Qualifications:
Required Education and or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field of study.

Preferred Education and or Experience:
Knowledge/experience with ServiceNow, PowerShell, Bitdefender, PDQ Deploy, PDQ Inventory, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), VMWare, and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT);
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with (4) years of on-the-job work experience.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge of and experience with Service Now, specifically creating and managing workflows;
Knowledge of and experience with Bit Defender;
Knowledge of and experience managing PowerShell;
Research ways in which information technology may improve workflow, operational duties, and information services;
Evaluate information technology products (hardware, software, etc.) usefulness and usability;
Work with staff to translate business requirements into information systems;
Participate in meetings and conferences of professional organizations;
Maintain MidSOUTH’s Active Directory, Group Policy, email, and telecommunication systems;
Implement solutions to resolve assigned help desk tickets; communicate solutions to other MidSOUTH IT staff and to the staff person making the help request;
Maintain, update, and troubleshoot business software and updates across MidSOUTH’s statewide network; maintain and oversee camera, recording equipment, and software to ensure MidSOUTH is able to provide training that meets our contract deliverables and requirements.

Development and Maintenance:
Responsible for working with the team members to consult in the development, maintenance, and administration of ServiceNow, including workflows, automation, and development of best practices;
Maintain contact with UA Little Rock computing services in regard to MidSOUTH’s domain and ensure the daily performance of applications and network systems;
Label and document data communication lines, hardware, and software configurations, at the direction of the IT Director or Senior Network and System Administrator;
In conjunction with the Senior Network and System Administrator, assist and/or ensure setup, maintenance, and troubleshooting of system-wide applications, including the Windows Servers, telecommunication, virus protection, and wireless systems.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of IT help desk practices;
Knowledge of general computing applications;
Knowledge/experience with Windows servers;
Knowledge of Aruba networking equipment;
Knowledge of virtual meeting software(zoom) and best practices;
Experience purchasing IT equipment, especially from Dell;
Experience supporting users of virtual meetings;
Proficient in virtualization technologies.;
Excellent writing, verbal, customer service, and organizational skills;
Troubleshooting/problem-solving skills;
Ability to assist with generating quotes, submitting purchase requisitions, tracking orders, receiving deliveries, and tracking assets;
Ability to work well both independently and as a part of a team;
Ability to work outside of normal working hours;
Ability to travel in the state and overnight.

Additional Information:
Please upload all required documents before hitting the “Submit” button.

Salary Information:
$45,000 – $48,000

Unify – an AI startup

At Unify, we’re on a mission to unify all Machine Learning (ML) frameworks, making ML code cleaner, more flexible, and fully reusable. All Unify functions can be executed using TensorFlow, PyTorch, MXNet, JAX and NumPy, without any change to the code!

We’ve just raised a round of venture funding. We’re looking for talented developers to join our ambitious mission, just as we’re taking off! Let’s unify AI!

We are in talks with developers from Google, Facebook, Nvidia, Hugging Face, and other top software companies who would like to use Unify in their popular open-source projects, to instantly support all frameworks. A few examples are: Ray, FastAI, PyG, Pyro, Kornia.

ML Engineer
We are looking for talented developers to join our team remotely for 3-12 months with flexible
start dates. You will help to extend Unify’s codebase as we expand into the PyTorch Ecosystem
and beyond! The monthly salary will be $2500-4000 depending on experience. We are hiring
worldwide, no visa required. During the role, your tasks would include:

Helping with Unify’s graph compiler and transpiler, enabling automatic code conversions
Working alongside our open-source partners, incorporating UnifyI into their popular repos
Implementing SOTA models in Unify, and adding these to Hugging Face’s transformers
Requirements for applicants:

Strong Python skills, with expertise in one of: PyTorch, TensorFlow, JAX
Strong skills in recursive programming. Check out the Unify Container class
A passion for Machine Learning research, and for our vision to unify the ML frameworks!

UrbanMediaGroup

UrbanMediaGroup, publisher of Central Arkansas Press (centralarkansaspress.com), a weekly online and print newspaper, seeks a programmer who can develop a dynamic, online advertising sales platform that will allow potential advertisers to purchase print or online display space automatically by selecting options based on ad size, price and date(s) of placement.

The form will calculate the cost of the advertisement, display the purchase price for approval and allow the ad to be paid for online. Providing an instructional guide to help with editing and maintaining the form would be helpful.

Smiley Technologies

Smiley Technologies is seeking a Business Analytics Product Lead in Little Rock, AR

The BA Product Lead will execute all product management responsibilities associated with Smiley’s BA Product. The BAPL works collaboratively with internal and external clients and internal stakeholders to build and maintain an industry-leading analytics platform.

Responsibilities:

Directing and executing multiple BA projects along with support from the broader Smiley team
Develop analytical solutions, engage clients, develop strategies, test & monitor frameworks and in totality oversee the deployment of these solutions
Actively seek out opportunities to innovate by using non-traditional data and new modeling techniques.
Collaborating with the internal teams to fully understand business requirements and desired business outcomes
Defining detailed analytics scope and methodology, and creating an analytics plan
Executing the analytics plan with appropriate data mining and analytics techniques
Providing thought leadership in both using data to solve business problems and in arriving at innovative solutions
Ensuring all project documentation is up to date and maintaining the highest levels of quality in deliverables
Ensuring project delivery within timelines and budget requirements
Contribute to the development of the team’s analytical skills and business knowledge
Work as an independent contributor mostly and as a team lead if needed by providing guidance to other team members when required
Enhancing existing analytic techniques by promoting new methodologies and best practices in the analytics field
Providing subject matter expertise and quality assurance of complex data-driven analytic projects
Requirements

Required Education and Experience:

College Degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum of 3+ years of working with clients using analytics products/service
Experience engaging clients regarding new products/services and servicing those solutions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Results oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with intellectual and analytical rigor
Good business acumen with an ability to solve business problems through data-driven quantitative methodologies.
Team-oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible style, with the ability to tailor data-driven results in various audience levels.
Detailed oriented, is expected to ensure the highest level of quality/rigor in reports & data analysis
Proven skills in translating analytics output to actionable recommendations, and delivery
Exhibit intellectual curiosity and strive to continually learn
Thorough knowledge of geospatial data analysis
Thorough knowledge of business analysis fundamentals
Ability to conduct analysis on large data sources using industry-standard tools. MS Excel, MS SQL, or other similar data aggregation solution
Experience with Tableau or other industry standard analytics platform
Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information to others – both orally and in writing

iCode, Little Rock

Position Overview:

This position possesses good knowledge in the field of Computer Science. They get to know each student, encouraging and influencing each one of them on an individual basis, while innovating, collaborating and creating technology. This position is responsible for creating a fun and learning experience for students to achieve and master the iCode curriculums, which is provided by iCode.

Apart from teaching, this position’s responsibility includes, managing the iCode curriculum related technical aspects, work with Center director in scheduling the classes and camps and other teaching related activities. Also, this position will be working with external schools and partners to teach their kids in their facility as well, as needed.

Please note that this position will need a Background Check and Drug Test before hiring.

Key Responsibilities:

Teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by iCode.
Manage an orderly classroom at all times.
Provide meaningful feedback about class material and student dynamics in the classroom in weekly status reports.
Assess, record and report on the development, progress, attainment and behavior of students.
Provide weekly communication and updates to parents on a weekly basis.
Treats students equally and fairly.
Present a professional manner at all times.
Maintain exceptional classroom standards.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience/Knowledge in any of the following: HTML, C++, JavaScript, Java, Alice and Python.
Experience/Knowledge in using GameMaker and Unity is desirable. Roblox, Minecraft gaming/coding and 3D Printing experience is a plus.
General knowledge of the Windows/Apple computers, devices and operating systems and Agile methodologies.
Positive attitude, outgoing and excellent people skills.
Dependable and flexible to work evenings and Saturdays as needed.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work with students ranging from K-12.
Strong problem–solving and analytical skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Willingness to learn based on subject need.

Snap-on Equipment

Snap-on Equipment in Conway, AR is seeking a Software Engineer with UI experience.
This is not a remote position.

Position Summary
Design and develop User Interface Software for Alignment and related products, used in automotive repair applications. This includes the conceptual development with product managers and customers to develop User Interface communication that simplifies and streamlines the work performed by professional service technicians. Work with other software developers downstream to develop new and improved product software.

Key tasks:
Develop specialized user interface software for microprocessor based embedded systems.
Development can be single or multiple person task and/or multi-location team projects.
Support existing UI Software on existing platforms.
Work within a team–oriented Agile development environment.
Write and perform unit and component testing as well as participate in integration testing.
Prepare and assist in the implementation of software automated testing.
Periodically visit customers in person or on phone to collect customer pain points and areas of improvement and development
Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or relevant technical field
Proficiency of JavaScript, HTML 5, jQuery, CSS.
Knowledge of C/C++, SQL, C#, Python.
Comfortable with Windows and Linux operating systems, programming and debugging.
Knowledge of hardware & firmware integration tasks.
Good understanding of complementary technical disciplines.
Good problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Customer focused.
Able to work with others with minimal supervision.
Must be aligned with the Company’s Belief’s, values, and vision.
Minimum of 1 year work experience preferred.

CytoAstra

Position: Software Engineer
Posted: May 1, 2023

About us
We are a professional, innovative, collaborative medical device company searching for a software engineer that will analyze and modify existing software as well as design, develop and test end-user applications for disease diagnostics.

Our ideal candidates are familiar with the software development life cycle from preliminary system analysis to tests and deployment. Other preferred skills include strategic problem solving, strong analytical skills, collaboration, adoptability, a willingness to learn, innovation, and communication.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Write, debug and maintain robust medical device software
Develop algorithms for photoacoustic signal detection
Prepare and maintain software documentation
Experience:

BS/MS/PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, or the equivalent in experience
Minimum one year research experience in a related field
Familiarity with data acquisition devices and signal processing
Familiarity with FDA regulations and IEC 62304 Medical device software standard
Excellent software development skills in MATLAB
Salary Range (Part-Time/Contract):

$77,000-99,000 (depending on research experience and publication list)

Sequretek

Sequretek, a global leader in cybersecurity, is hiring immediately at its new US Headquarters in Little Rock. The following positions are available:

1 Sales Manager– FTE

1 Inside sales representative and back office administrator – FTE

1 Security analyst / operations consultant – FTE

3 Apprentice positions (Development / Data Science / cybersecurity team) – stipend will be paid. May offer full time employment in 6 months if success criteria are met.

3 Interns – Data Science / SOC operations – stipend may be paid depending on the candidate. May offer employment based on college completion / other qualification criteria being met.

AR Administrative Office of the Courts

AOC Security Analyst

Job Type: Full Time

The Administrative Office of the Courts is now accepting applications for the position of Security Analyst. The AOC Security Analyst works with the Chief IT Security Officer and Chief IT Security
Architect to secure the AOC network and cloud environments. This position will monitor security devices, run vulnerability scans, respond to events and incidents, and assist in vulnerability management. The AOC Security Analyst is a member of the Operations Team and works closely with the System Administrators, Desktop Support, Database Administrators, and Network Engineers.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related field

Experience: 3 years of experience supporting complex security environment, to include hands-on investigation and log analysis. May substitute certifications and additional experience for the required education. Acceptable certifications: CompTIA Security +; ISC2 certs such as: CISSP, SSCP, CCSP; GIAC certs such as: GCIH, GCIA, GCDA, GSOC; EC-Council certs such as: CSA, CEH, CTIA, CPENT, APT, ECIH, CNDA. Experience with Amazon Web Services a plus.

This position is eligible for most state benefits including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance and retirement. This position is open until filled.
This organization participates in E-Verify.

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Pine Bluff Arsenal

Information Technology Specialist (CUSTSPT)

Note: Applicant MUST apply through USAJobs.

Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command
Hiring Organization: Directorate of Information Technology
Location(s): 1 vacancy – Pine Bluff Arsenal, Arkansas
Salary: $46,696.00 to $74,250.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-2210-7/9
Open Period: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 to Friday, December 15, 2023
Position Information: Permanent – Full-time
Who May Apply: Open to the public

Little Rock School District

Web Application Manager

Job Description:
The Web Applications Manager will provide quality and timely web application support to a diverse LRSD user community, providing skilled technical work of an advanced level involving the research, design, illustration, layout, lettering, and production of a variety of layout web forms using HTML and CSS, displaying an excellent understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS) and technology infrastructures using CSS, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Wed-Proxy and Security Audits.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

PAY02 (702) Grade 65 (11) $51,802- $90,002 – Twelve (12) month, 245-day contract plus benefits package. NOTE: Precise placement on the salary range will be determined based upon education and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college or university; five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in computer science, IT, Systems Engineering, or a related qualification preferred.
Highly proficient in ASP.NET, C#, SQL, Microsoft Visual Studio 2017, HTML, CSS, JQuery, JavaScript, Internet Information Service, and cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility.
Ability to troubleshoot web issues in a fast-paced environment. Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
Excellent content creation and writing skills, time management, and ability to multi-task and be a team player.
Desirable skills: Adobe Photoshop, Crystal Reports, or other report writers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position.

Plan, implement, manage, monitor, and upgrade web applications. Maintain/upgrade web forms, code-behind, and SQL as needed. Layout web forms using HTML and CSS.
Provide interactive client-side experience and data validation using JavaScript and JQuery.
Validate user logon, load page controls, and post form data using C#.
Create databases, tables, stored procedures, functions, and views as needed to support the web.
Support, train, and direct activities and solutions performed and provided by web programmers.
Gather all information and materials from the client(s) necessary to provide a solution.
Provide technical documentation and training to client(s) as needed.
Keep up-to-date with best practices and perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental Functions, Physical Requirements, and Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, go up and downstairs, operate foot and hand controls, use a telephone, and write. Occasionally the employee must lift and/or move up to twenty (20) or more pounds. This position requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, handling and working with educational materials and/or objects, and providing oral information. Must have the ability to work for the duration of the daily contracted time period, and to be physically present and at assigned work, with only infrequent unexcused absences, during the contract year. Additional technical skills, knowledge, and abilities may be recommended by the immediate supervisor and approved by the Human Resources Director.

Primary Location
INFORMATION SERVICES
Salary Range
$51,802.00 – $90,002.00 / Per Year
Shift Type
Full-Time

FTN Associates: Information Technology Support Specialist – Little Rock

Job Description

Supervisor
Director of Operations

Primary Purpose

Responsible for daily operational support of the organization’s technology solutions to ensure maximum uptime of resources and employee productivity. This position serves as the first point of contact for employees to report technology system related issues and is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving a wide range of challenges in a professional and timely manner. This position reports directly to the Director of Operations.

Requirements of Position

Fluency in technology industry language and an ability to communicate effectively with non-technical employees both verbally and written. Perform a customer service role in meeting the technology requirements of employees. Possess strong time management and organization skills with a well-developed sense of urgency and follow-through. Advanced user of productivity software, including Microsoft 360. Experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
Maintain a positive attitude, display high integrity, and be of strong moral character. When necessary, work after-hours, weekends, holidays, and on-call for routine and emergency maintenance.
Educational equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, computer information systems, or a related field. In lieu of bachelor’s degree, the educational equivalent to a diploma from an accredited high school plus a minimum of four years of advanced information technology solutions experience. Certifications including CompTIA A+, MCSA / MCSE, CISA, or related preferred. Advanced knowledge of Linux is a plus.
This is an on-site position at the corporate office in Little Rock, Arkansas and requires a minimum 40 hours of work weekly. Most work required for satellite offices can be done remotely, however, occasional on-site presence will be required as necessary. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, however, the company may modify job descriptions based on current needs. Related, similar, or other logical duties are performed as assigned. The company is an “at-will” employer.

Limits of Authority

Receives incidental supervision. Makes recommendations that may be reviewed by supervisor or designee. May exercise authority within limits. May seek guidance in resolving problems.

Physical Demands

Work will be performed in a standard office setting with occasional travel to satellite offices.
This position involves periods of sitting in front of a computer and working alongside end-users.
Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Availability to work after-hours, weekends, holidays and on-call as necessary. Ability to operate motor vehicles for company business.

iCode Little Rock

Position 1:

Technical Lead
Position Overview
The Technical Lead possesses excellent knowledge in the field of Computer Science. They get to know each student, encouraging and influencing each one of them on an individual basis, while innovating, collaborating and creating technology. The Technical Lead is responsible for creating a fun and learning experience for students to achieve and master the iCode belt system. They deliver each instructional session while evaluating the progress of each student in the program.

Qualifications
1. Experience in HTML, JavaScript, Alice and Python.
2. Experience using GameMaker and Unity is desirable.
3. Strong knowledge of the Apple computers, devices and operating systems.
4. General knowledge of Agile methodologies.
5. Positive attitude, outgoing and excellent people skills.
6. Dependable and flexible to work evenings and weekends.
7. Good written and verbal communication skills.
8. Ability to work with students ranging from K-12.
9. Strong problem–solving and analytical skills.
10. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
11. Being able to perform well under pressure.

Position 2:

Lab Mentor
Position Overview
The Lab Mentor’s main objective is to organize the labs and provide assistance to students while working on class projects or lab hours. This position is held by high school and college students that can guide and teach students developing programming projects. This position requires learning new programming languages and IT concepts on the spot and helping students to be successful coding.

Qualifications
1. Positive attitude, outgoing and excellent people skills.
2. Ability to organize the productive flow of a classroom.
3. Ability to work with students ranging from K-12.
4. Dependable and flexible to work evenings and weekends.
5. Good written and verbal communication skills.
6. Strong problem–solving and analytical skills.
7. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
8. Ability to establish priorities and meet strict deadlines.
9. Being able to perform well under pressure.
10. Strong knowledge of the Apple computers, devices and operating systems.
11. Experience using GameMaker and Unity is desirable.
12. Experience programming in Java and Python is a plus.
13. Knowledge of C++ is a plus.
14. Experience in HTML, CSS and JavaScript is a plus.

C Programming Facilitator – ACDS

The Arkansas Center for Data Sciences has partnered with an employer in Arkansas to offer a 6-week course on C Programming, Unix (Linux), and SQL with PostgreSQL. The ACDS is seeking a C programmer to facilitate the course, which will fun full-time for 6 weeks beginning October 3. The course consists of roughly a week of Unix, a week of SQL, and 4 weeks of C programming.
The students will be apprentices/full-time employees, with professional experience, but their experience with coding will be varied, from recent bootcamp graduates to those who haven’t coded in some time. The technical environment will be provided in a virtual image by the employer that can be implemented on the instructor’s workstation.

Computer Instructor

Qualifications:

Work authorization (Required)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Full Job Description

About iCode, Little Rock:
iCode is the leader in Onsite Computer Science Education, growing rapidly nationwide, focused on building strong Technical and Soft Skills in children with Comprehensive K-12 programs. We are excited to announce the opening of the first iCode Education Center in Arkansas in Little Rock and currently we are looking to hire multiple Computer Instructor positions. This is an excellent opportunity for graduates, college students and high school students to be a part of one of the fastest growing company in the computer education field, which will also enable them to enhance their technology skills.

Position Overview:

This position possesses excellent knowledge in the field of Computer Science. They get to know each student, encouraging and influencing each one of them on an individual basis, while innovating, collaborating and creating technology. The Technical Lead is responsible for creating a fun and learning experience for students to achieve and master the iCode belt programs. They deliver each instructional session while evaluating the progress of each student in the program.

Key Responsibilities:

Teach and educate students according to guidelines provided by iCode.
Manage an orderly classroom at all times.
Provide meaningful feedback about class material and student dynamics in the classroom in weekly status reports.
Assess, record and report on the development, progress, attainment and behavior of students.
Provide weekly communication and updates to parents on a weekly basis.
Treats students equally and fairly.
Present a professional manner at all times.
Maintain exceptional classroom standards.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in HTML, C++, JavaScript, Java, Alice and Python.
Experience using GameMaker and Unity is desirable. Roblox, Minecraft gaming / coding experience is a plus.
Strong knowledge of the Apple computers, devices and operating systems.
General knowledge of Agile methodologies.
Positive attitude, outgoing and excellent people skills.
Dependable and flexible to work evenings and Saturdays.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work with students ranging from K-12.
Strong problem–solving and analytical skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Being able to perform well under pressure.

Arkansas State University

Assistant/Associate/Professor 9 Mo

Position Summary:
The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hiring Initiative within the Center for No-Boundary Thinking (CNBT) is to intensify Arkansas State University’s (A-State) academic capacity and research in AI and machine learning by connecting all disciplines with multiple tenure-track/tenured, open-rank (assistant, associate, or full professor) faculty positions.

Arkansas State University is the catalyst for progress in our state, the Mississippi Delta, the Mid-South region, and beyond. Specifically, A-State serves three major economic sectors – healthcare, agriculture, and manufacturing. The successful candidate should contribute to these sectors of the economy by addressing today’s grand challenges. The National Science Foundation defines these grand challenges, such as protecting human health; understanding the food, energy, and water nexus; exploring the universe at all scales; the future of work at the human-technology frontier, as problems that will not be solved by one discipline and require the merging of ideas, approaches, and technologies from widely diverse fields of knowledge to stimulate innovation and discovery.

The Center for No-Boundary Thinking (CNBT) promotes the concept of No-Boundary Thinking, which is beyond interdisciplinary and convergence research. As the first No-Boundary Thinking center nationwide, the CNBT at A-State focuses on developing human infrastructure at the frontier of bioinformatics, advanced data science, and artificial intelligence. The vision of the CNBT is to take AI technology to the next level by addressing challenging research problems while transcending the boundaries of traditional disciplinary sciences. The faculty enhancement of the CNBT will emphasize A-State’s passion and dedication to strengthening the agriculture, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors through the integration of AI and machine learning.

The CNBT is home to the Arkansas AI-Campus, The Bioinformatics Lab at Arkansas State University, and the Joint Translational Research Lab, a combined effort of Arkansas State University and St. Bernards Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program. Incoming faculty will join one or more of the following CNBT divisions: Division of Algorithms and Computational Methodology, Division of Advanced Data Science and Learning, Division of Biological Systems, and the Division of Medical Sciences and Public Health

Selected applicants will join a diverse and vibrant academic community that values its researchers and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Duties & Responsibilities:
The faculty workload includes research, teaching, creative activity, service, and professional development in the best interest of the students and community at large
All faculty members are expected to assume student mentorship responsibility
Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
We welcome outstanding applicants with an understanding of the concept of No-Boundary Thinking and with research and teaching interests aligning with the goals and mission of the CNBT at the intersection of artificial intelligence/machine learning and advanced data science

Preferred faculty candidates will have a background in any area of computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, medical science, public health, social sciences, biology, operations management, or agriculture. A documented history of competitive, extramural funding is expected for consideration at higher ranks
General Days/Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance

Other:
Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

The start date is to be negotiated
All applicants should submit the following documentation:

  • An application cover letter briefly describing interests, qualifications, and anticipated contributions
  • Curriculum Vitae with a complete publication list
  • A statement of research goals and objectives (two pages maximum)
  • A statement of teaching philosophy (two pages maximum)
  • A diversity statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion (one page maximum)
  • Contact information for three professional references

Minimum Qualifications:
The faculty positions are specifically to support Artificial Intelligence within the Center for No-Boundary Thinking. Based on the faculty candidate’s background and expertise, teaching appointment and tenure home will be arranged in one academic department of any of the seven colleges or joint appointments between colleges at A-State, including the College of Agriculture, The Neil Griffin College of Business, College of Education & Behavioral Science, College of Engineering & Computer Science, College of Liberal Arts and Communication, College of Nursing & Health Professions, and/or the College of Sciences & Mathematics.

An earned Ph.D. in any area of computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, medical science, public health, social sciences, biology, operations management, agriculture, or related discipline is required.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability and commitment to work cooperatively with colleagues across disciplines.

Lakeside School District

Computer Science Teacher

Job Description

Classroom teacher and other duties assigned. Experience preferred.

Applicants must hold a current Arkansas teaching certificate. Preferred certification in the area of: AP Computer Science Principles Cyber Security. Any applicant who holds an out-of-state teaching certificate, must provide documentation showing they have started reciprocity procedures as required by the Arkansas Department of Education.

Salary ranges from a (minimum) $45,067 to a (maximum) $69,196 – based on the 2021/22 salary schedule for a 190 day contract. Salary is based on experience. A complete salary schedule can be found on our school website

Primary Location: High School
Salary Range: $45,067.00 – $69,196.00 / Per Year
Shift Type: Full-Time

Fidus Global

SR Software Engineer

Who we are

Fidus is a full-service software integration and engineering controls automation firm. We are striving to set the standard for an open architecture, easily configurable Warehouse Control Systems (WCS). We have built a middleware application (Pontem) that bridges communication between proprietary Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) software and control automation hardware used to move and route product in a warehouse type environment. See our website at www.fidusglobal.com for details.

Who we are looking for

Someone passionate about writing/creating simple, easy to use front-end software solutions; someone who loves learning and making things better; someone with proven technical aptitude and ability; someone who takes pride in their work; a team player who is respectful of others.

What you’ll be doing

Become part of seasoned team primarily responsible for developing and implementing a state-of-art GUI front-end to integrate with our Pontem software solution which provides the ability to configure and maintain a Material Handling Equipment (MHE) environment from scratch.
Utilizing VueJS, Vuex, & Vuetify
Utilizing third-party libraries like vis.js to develop special graphic capabilities
Utilizing Node.js/Express.js and some ORM like Prisma.io
Utilizing Git, Gitlab
Providing thought leadership to architect, build, and implement solutions

What you bring

5+ years of relevant professional experience, skills, and attitude as outlined above. Experience w/ React or Angular frameworks will substitute for vue.
Strong analytical and reasoning skills with an ability to visualize processes and outcomes
Proficiency in troubleshooting software issues and debugging code
Proficiency in skills outlined above
Excellent interpersonal skills and very good English
Positive attitude

Extra nice-to-haves

Experience with any of: Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Execution Systems, Warehouse Control Systems
Knowledge of PLC communication/integration
Proficiency with DevOps technologies/tools
Proficiency with Monitoring technologies/tools
Proficiency with test automation tools
Back-end Development utilizing c language
Dashboard & Analytics tools like: Splunk, PowerBI, or Tableau
Technical Administration (Server, Database, Networking, Middleware, Monitoring, etc.) experience
Management experience and/or leading projects
Bachelors or Master’s degree in related field

What we’ll bring

During your interview process, our team will fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities.

A few highlights:

Small family-oriented company
100% healthcare premiums covered
Flextime and virtual work options
Paid time off
Relocation assistance (if applicable)

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) – Digital Support Specialist

Summary of Job Duties:

The Digital Services Specialist reports to the Marketing and Communications Manager and is responsible for maintenance, support, and optimization of Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) websites and serves as the initial point of contact for ASBTDC information technology needs, assistance with acquisition, setup, and maintenance of computing equipment and peripherals. The Digital Services Specialist works within UA Little Rock’s administrative structure to ensure compliance with university policies and requires the applicant to work in a professional environment: dependability, diplomacy, flexibility, discretion, judgment, and confidentiality are a must. This is a full-time, grant-funded position and is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree;
2 or more years of experience managing and supporting web platforms;
2 or more years of experience providing basic IT support within a Windows 10 and Mac OS environment.

Preferred Education and Experience

Significant course work in web design and development, information technology, or related field;
Experience with commercial web hosting services, including WordPress, WHM, and cPanel;
Experience with Google tools, including Google Analytics, Search Console, and Tag Manager;
Experience with Workday;
Experience in VOIP.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Serves as primary administrator for ASBTDC websites and domains. Responsibilities include web design and development, SEO, site and content maintenance, and various updates to ensure sites align with ASBTDC goals and objectives.

Tracks and reports data analytics from ASBTDC web and social properties, distilling data into insightful and actionable recommendations to improve search engine optimization, time on site, web traffic, and other relevant engagement metrics;
Develops and maintains Internet and intranet portals, forms, and structures in accordance with the organization’s needs; collaborates closely with Marketing and Communications Manager and other invested leadership staff;
Encourages and facilitates consistent, creative, and unified web design across the organization;
Maintains and documents ownership of the organization’s internet domains;
Ensures compliance with policies, procedures, and ethical standards; software licenses; and applicable state and federal laws and regulations including data security, privacy, and intellectual property laws;
Maintains current knowledge of best practices and emerging developments in web design, web development, and technology;
Assists in the development and implementation of digital marketing strategies to optimize the online user experience and increase marketing effectiveness.

Provides IT support for ASBTDC in collaboration with UA Little Rock IT services
Identifies, investigates, and resolves users’ problems with computer software and hardware;
Consults with users to determine steps and procedures taken to identify and resolve the problem;
Applies knowledge of computer software, hardware, and procedures to solve problems;
Guides users through diagnostic and troubleshooting processes, which may include the use of diagnostic tools and software and/or following verbal instructions;
Collaborates with UA Little Rock IT Services and vendors to research and resolve problems;
Arranges service by software or hardware vendors to repair or replace equipment;
Maintains knowledge of technology innovations and trends.

Performs other duties as assigned
Earn 32 hours of professional development annually according to the professional development policies of the organization;
Coordinate and monitor policies, procedures, and records related to web and IT issues in coordination with the appropriate university departments;
Contribute to planning and implementation of ASBTDC’s strategic plan.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills;
Professional and pleasant manner;
Extensive knowledge of website management, analytics, design, and SEO best practices and standards;
Proficient with HTML/CSS; working knowledge of XML, SQL, JavaScript, and other programming languages;
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software;
Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn an array of computer hardware and software;
Ability to explain technical issues to technical and non-technical employees and facilitate the use of productivity and other software and software-as-a-service tools ;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn web content management systems, applications, and tools used by the organization;
Knowledge of website accessibility standards;
Knowledge of best practices around responsive design and the latest design trends in marketing websites;
Ability to work effectively as a collaborative team with diverse groups/audiences, including those in remote locations;
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects;
Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license and meets requirements for operating vehicles on official state business;
Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include nights and weekends;
Ability to travel in-state and out-of-state including overnight stays;
Must successfully pass University criminal and financial background check, pre-employment drug screening, and sex offender registry check;
Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to University System and ASBTDC Conflict of Interest standards.

Additional Information:

Please upload all required documents in the “Resume” attachment section of your application (before hitting the submit button), if you want to be considered for this position.

Salary Information:

$60,000

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Recruitment Contact Information:

Gwen Green, Marketing and Communications Manager, gagreen@ualr.edu
All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Motor Vehicle Reports Check, Sex Offender Registry. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:
Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting, Talking
Frequent Physical Activity:
Driving, Standing, Walking
Occasional Physical Activity: Kneeling, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission – GIS Analyst

Minimum Education and/or Experience:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, information technology or related field; plus two years of geographic information data collection and compilation experience.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE HUMAN RESOURCES CHIEF.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, GIS or related field, or equivalent experience is required. Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years of progressive, relevant GIS and information technology experience. Significant experience with ESRI enterprise geodatabases, especially SQL Server or PostgreSQL, and experience with feature class versioning, data model convergence, SQL spatial data type, and SQL spatial methods

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life. Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Knowledge of global positioning technology, graphics, and photo imaging software. Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems. Ability to read and interpret maps, charts, aerial photographs, and statistics.

Position Location:

City: Little Rock
Office: Little Rock Central Office
Division: G.I.S.

Job Summary:

The Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting geographic information utilizing geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Typical Functions:

Identifies, scales, and orients geodetic points, elevations, and other topographic features, applying standard mathematical formulas. Collects information about specific features of the Earth using aerial photography and other digital remote sensing techniques. Compiles data and utilizes databases required for map preparation, including aerial photographs, survey notes, records, reports, and original maps. Determines map content and layout, as well as production specifications, such as scale, size, projection, colors, and direct production to ensure that specifications are followed. Examines and analyzes data from ground surveys, reports, aerial photographs, and satellite images to prepare topographic maps, aerial-photograph mosaics, and related charts. Performs other duties as assigned.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Assisting with development and maintenance of spatial datasets. Collaborating with teams to advance integrating GIS technology into workflows throughout the agency and identify new methods for using GIS to improve business processes and productivity using ArcGIS Online Applications and desktop GIS platforms like QGIS, ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro. Researching and developing location based analyses, models and solutions to address business problems and answer questions.

(cont.) Assisting with the maintenance of AGFC’s spatial enterprise hardware and software systems components. This can involve the maintenance of hardware and software such as ArcGIS Server, as well as deploying and maintaining the agency’s spatial enterprise geodatabase (SQL Server and PostgreSQL) both on virtual machines as well as cloud services such as Amazon AWS. Perform a variety of GIS tasks related to automation and scheduled tasks using Python, R, and SQL. Providing occasional cartographic services to all AGFC divisions through production of visually compelling applications or maps for print, presentation, and web use. Occasional data engineering tasks such as data enrichment in support of agency marketing and customer analysis.

Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:

N/A

Special Job Dimensions:

This position may require occasional travel of up to 40%. The working title for this position will be GIS Analyst and will be supervised by the AGFC GIS Lead. The work associated with this position may be performed in a hybrid capacity: partial telework, partial work in our Little Rock Headquarters or regional office.

Other Specific Information:

All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.

UA Little Rock IT Services

SIS Programmer Analyst

Position Summary:  The role of an SIS Programmer Analyst is to plan, develop, support, and maintain applications that support UA Little Rock’s administrative and academic goals. This position is also responsible for gathering and analyzing data in support of business needs, proposed projects, enhanced functionality, and provisioning of user applications and systems necessary for business operations. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Enterprise Web Developer

Position Summary:  The Enterprise Web Developer is responsible for the development, testing, and maintenance of custom web applications; University website initiatives, and interfaces for university needs and services. This individual will apply proven communications, time management, and programming skills to collaborate with University departments concerning web application requirements; evaluate new technologies and web development tools; build customized user experiences that dynamically change based on user roles and needs, and evaluate the performance of user interfaces across the university web ecosystem. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

SAU Magnolia

Computer Science Instructor

Southern Arkansas University of Magnolia is hiring two computer science instructors for Spring 2022. Qualified applicants will have at least a Master’s in Computer Science.

UA Little Rock

GIS Technician

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applicants for a part-time, grant‐funded GIS Technician position
(avg 20 hrs./wk., for 24 wks. @$15/hr.) for the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in the River Market District of downtown Little Rock.

Applicants are expected to perform a variety of geospatial work in the development of spatial data with an emphasis on georeferencing scanned images and geocoding addresses. Applicants must have excellent communication skills. The ability to work independently and collegially across units and departments is essential. Some equipment, software, and training will be provided; remote work may be a possibility.

Required education and experience: High School diploma, with (2) years of education/training in GIS, CAD, computer science or related field. The successful applicant will be flexible and have the ability to work in a variety of educational settings; must have demonstrated interpersonal skills, sensitivity to and the ability to relate to others; should have the ability to work some hours outside of normal office hours, evenings, and weekends. Two (2) years work experience in an ArcGIS, Geodatabase and/or ESRI environment preferred.

The University of Arkansas Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.