Scott Jonker began his role as Web Applications Developer at the Nebraska Statewide Workforce & Educational Reporting System (NSWERS) in November 2023.
In his role, Jonker works closely with the Assistant Director of IT Applications Development to support the goals and objectives of NSWERS through the planning, development, and management of web applications. This includes ensuring effective and secure application operations, support and maintenance of legacy applications, development of new technical solutions, and successful application integration with NSWERS partner organizations.
Jonker has over six years of development experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota.
What author, researcher, or scientist is most influential to you in your work at NSWERS?
It’s a bit early to answer that, but some works by Brandon Sanderson influence my decisions.
What gets you up in the morning?
What hobby did you pick up or master during the pandemic?
I started to learn how to play the guitar.
How many different states/countries have you lived in? Which ones?
Five. New York (very briefly), Texas, Minnesota (briefly), South Dakota, and Nebraska.
What is a fun or interesting fact about your hometown?
There is a specific building that seems to curse whatever business moves into it.