Dev Ops Specialist

Advantage Tech is currently looking for a DevOps Specialist for our Kansas City, MO Client.  This will be a second shift position with training during the first shift.  This client is a leader on the industry and an excellent company to work for.


– During transition to Client’s technology platform, continued focus on support of legacy systems (e.g. Command) while taking on responsibilities relating to the new platform

– Analyze and optimize trading platform

– Troubleshooting system issues

– On call rotation

– Investigating software bugs

– Audit Logs queue (automated procedural tracking system)

– Incident Management

– Capacity Planning

– Creating/improving reports related to Operations

– Monitoring development activities and their impact on Operations

– Service and support Historical Data Product requests

– Special projects: new environments, new business requirements


Job Requirements:


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Equivalent of Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Ability participate in weekend testing as required
  • Five+ years experience in a technical operations support role

– High level of proficiency in Python, SQL and UNIX shell scripting

– Ability to read and evaluate C++ (desired)

– Systems Administration and/or Network Administration experience (desired)

–  Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills (a must)

–  Vigorous desire to learn securities business and Bats technology

–  Required to obtain Series 57 license

–  Ability to work well in a dynamic team oriented environment

–  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframe; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.   Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

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