Manager of Emerging Fraud Technologies

Advantage Tech is seeking a Manager of Emerging Fraud Technologies for our Kansas City, MO Client.  This is a dire hire position with an established company within a large IT department. 

This is a mid-level management position within MIS area that will communicate effectively with associates, peers & primary customers (business units or other MIS teams), present technology topics to the broader MIS team or the business. 

-Manages and maintains emotions & responds to difficult & challenging situations without emotional reactions. 
-Focus on associate management & development and use previous experience with competency-based management program. 
-Provide coaching – listening & providing timely feedback to associates. 
-Interview candidates & make hiring decisions. 
-Provides input, understanding & can execute towards a technology strategy. 
-Set challenging yet attainable goals for associates, and performance management; requesting, managing & monitoring work efforts, ability to understand quality versus quantity. 
-Understands current processes, promotes adherence, and provides recommendations for process improvements. 
-Recognizes ambiguity and follows-up to clarify expectations. 
-Ensures compliance with all software licensing agreements. 
-Participates in the budget process and maintains a budgetary awareness. 
-Understands lights-on, non-discretionary & discretionary work; actively manages load & resource planning. 
-Manage projects & work efforts to a Service Delivery LifeCycle process (SDLC). 
-Understands risk & impact to the business, recommend risk mitigation strategies and options for the business to consider. 
-Other duties as assigned.

Additional Preferred Requirements 
– Eight years technical work experience 
– Five years Fraud Management and prevention across payment, online, digital or financial services industries 

Additional Minimum Knowledge & Skills 
– Proven analytical ability with experience using a data-driven approach to problem solving, experience in metrics focused management 
– Ability to think strategically and apply both quantitative methods and business insights to drive results 
– Ability to build strong relationships in a cross-functional environment 
– Demonstrated knowledge of scalable fraud systems 
– Demonstrated knowledge of data modeling 
– Demonstrated knowledge of large scale data platforms 
– Comprehensive understanding of fraud solution design principles 
– Experience with data models and big data technology

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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