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IT Student Specialist (Data Architecture)

Posting Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Louisville, KY, US, 40299

Farm Credit Mid-America is a financial services cooperative serving financial needs of farmers and rural residents across Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee for over a century. Our purpose is to secure the future of rural communities and agriculture - one home, one farm and one business at a time. We are passionate about serving the needs of our rural communities and creating positive customer experiences.

Farm Credit Mid-America is a great place to work! We have been named as a Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the past 10 years. At Farm Credit Mid-America we put our customers and team members at the heart of all we do.  


SCHEDULE:  Full Time 


About Our Opportunity

In conjunction with progression of collegiate educations, the Business Technology Student Specialist role is designed to facilitate the growth and cultivation of the candidate by pairing academic knowledge with real time experience.  Our student specialist will proactively gain the knowledge, skills, ability and experience within various functions of the Business Technology field. This position is generally an 18-month assignment, and may be shorter or longer based on business needs. 

The available Information Technology Student Specialist domains:
-    Application Development
-    Database Systems
-    Infrastructure
-    Security
-    Service Desk

The Business Technology Student Specialist will be placed on a predefined team and will be mentored on the processes within the BT department to:

•    Assess businesses needs
•    Determine how best to meet those needs
•    Obtain the technical solution needed for successful implementation 
•    Evaluate effectiveness of overall solution in solving the business need

How You Will Spend Your Time

•    Performs day to day implementation & support of the organizations systems. Supports maximum uptime for all systems and applications. 
•    Keep relevant technical skills, as defined by department assigned, up to date in order to provide the most efficient support to end users, and recommend the use of current technologies to the team.
•    Actively participates on assigned team projects fulfilling task assignments, meeting deadlines, and proactively seeking attainment of team goals.
•    Represents and communicates the mission and values of Farm Credit Mid-America and complies with its conduct policy, security policy and confidentiality expectations.
•    Performs other responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Education & Experience

This is an entry level position for the Business Technology Student Specialist. The primary responsibility is to become a potential fully functional Business Transformation department candidate through training and on the job experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in computer science, business or related field or equivalent work-related or education-related technology experience.

Mental & Physical Requirements

•    Engage in telephone and face-to-face conversation to serve customers and give and receive information from customers, staff, vendors, outside consultants and the public.
•    Use a computer and similar office technology and tools. This involves reading the screen and keying/typing information.
•    Speak and make presentations to individuals or groups on technical subjects related to job.
•    Travel via auto or commercial transportation to carry out essential responsibilities of the job.
•    Successfully interact with and represent the organization to customers, staff, officers, board members, vendors, and/or the public at all levels.
•    Provide sound technical advice to customers and other staff in the subject field(s) related to this position.
•    Understand and explain various subject matter and consulting concepts, programs, terminology, and methods.
•    Reason, judge, compare, calculate, evaluate, decide, and critique such information as written material, numerical data, responses to customer needs, and/or other related work activities.

Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Association's policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change duties of the position at any time.

Farm Credit Mid-America provides a competitive total rewards package to our team members. This includes an award winning 401(k) Plan. Our Health and Financial wellness benefits provide safety, security and peace of mind for you and your family. Here is only a highlight of what we provide our team members:


  • Medical Insurance - Two consumer-driven health plans available paired with a tax-advantaged Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Dental - Our dental plan offers option of basic or comprehensive coverage. 
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Two Savings Plans to plan for eligible healthcare expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Mental Health providers for you and your family.
  • Income Protection - Short and Long-term Disability Insurance coverage.
  • Retirement Savings - Team members have 401(k) savings options with an employer match.
  • Paid Time Off - Vacation, sick, and holidays.


Farm Credit Mid-America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville