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Our team works hard everyday to help develop your skills and advance your career. Advantage Tech is a leader in technical and professional staffing. We are focused on Kansas City and Omaha, but we also recruit nationwide for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent positions. Browse through our current job openings below and click for more details – THEN APPLY!

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Title Location Job ID
Sr. Java Engineer Omaha, NE 8305

Are you looking for an opportunity to be impactful and be involved in a meaningful project.  This is a full time, direct hire opportunity where you can be a part of huge change!

Job Summary:

Key Activities:

  • Contributor in enterprise technology solutions for the organization’s most strategic and complex application delivery projects, utilizing broad industry awareness and expertise.
  • Active participant through all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including post-implementation support and maintenance.
  • Skilled at implementing complex systems and software components from technical designs and specifications, in compliance with Industry and System standards, which meet customer needs and expectations with respect to key project/product performance measures; quality, schedule, and cost.
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and create technical designs and specifications for independent implementation.
  • Skilled at creating estimates and work breakdown structures on assigned development tasks.
  • Collaboratively works with leads to incorporate development activities into master delivery schedule.
  • Proficient at consulting with customers and business partners on defined assignments.
  • Proficient at communicating status and progress on assignments.
  • Recognizes issues and risks and begins to raise them to senior staff.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field (e.g., Computer/Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science (CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering (EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
  • Typically requires four to six years of relevant and progressive information technology experience directly related to architecture, design, and development of software solutions, ranging in complexity from department-class to enterprise class.
  • Foundational knowledge Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Payment Card device technology (e.g. POS, Hypercom/Equinox, Ingenico, Verifone, screen layout, receipt layout, EFT message queue, etc…).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Web Application Frameworks (e.g. JSF, Spring MVC, Grails, etc…).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with modern ORM technology (e.g. Hibernate, JPA, etc…).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with modern DBMS technology (e.g. Oracle, etc…).- Demonstrated proficiency with Java Enterprise Applications (e.g. JEE, Spring, etc…).
  • Experience with using SpringBoot and Angular 5.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with front end development technologies such as Angular, React, or Vue. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Agile software development principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies (e.g. Web Services, MQ Series, Groovy/Grails, etc…)
  • Experience with WebLogic and SpringBoot frameworks.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with C++, C#, shell scripting, and low level C development experience in a virtual embedded Linux environment using QT (VirtualBox, VMWare).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), directory services, and Hardware Security Modules (HSM).
  • Strong knowledge with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and nontechnical contacts including executive audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively build relationships, promote a collaborative and team environment, and influence others.
  • Military experience a plus.
Desktop Technician Kansas City, MO 8303

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop Technician for our Kansas City, Mo Client.

Desktop technician responsible for properties project moves and relocations. 
-Demonstrates working knowledge of LAN (Ethernet, TCP/IP) and WAN (DS-3, TCP/IP) design 
-Demonstrates working knowledge of hardware components of Networked PCs, and printer troubleshooting 
-Demonstrates thorough understanding of current Microsoft OS and Office applications, e-mail systems, Calendars, browsers, and remote access, VPN configuration, client anti-virus protection, hard drive encryption and wireless networking 
-Demonstrates ability to work with group policies, administrative rights and patch management 
-Demonstrates working knowledge of centralized management tools like LANDesk, SMS or System Center 
-Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills 
-Demonstrates ability to exercise routine discretion and judgment

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Cloud Systems Developer Lee's Summit, MO 8302

Advantage Tech is searching for a Cloud Systems Developer to work for their client based out of Lee's Summit, Mo.

The successful candidate will be a team-oriented software developer who is willing to learn new environments and new skills.

We are interested in candidates who can manage these responsibilities:

  • C# and asp.net using mono
  • Python
  • Writing and interacting with Web Services (REST, SOAP, JSON, etc.)
  • Database connectivity and administration with MongoDB or Cassandra
  • Go language
  • ETL using any ETL tool
  • Code versioning tools, such as Git
  • js and associated frameworks

 

In addition:

  • Gather customer requirements and formalize those requirements into specification documentation
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Deliver objectives within set timeline(s)
  • Be a self-starter and take and utilize direction
  • Document code and develop best practices
  • Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills
  • Analyze Problems, and propose creative solutions
  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability applications
  • Implement security and data protection
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Understand front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3
  • Demonstrate understanding of asynchronous programming.
  • Infrequent travel may be required

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or commensurate experience.

Experience:

  • SOAP: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Python: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cassandra: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Go: 1 year (Preferred)
  • C#: 1 year (Preferred)

 

Lead Service Desk Omaha, NE 8301

Growing company seeking a leader to join their Service Desk in a leadership capacity.  This individual will be responsible for a team of up to 20 service desk professionals and helping them with their day to day responsibilities as well as coaching/mentoring.  

Job Overview:  These teams are responsible for front line support of all technical related incidents and requests of the business.  They are responsible for supervising the daily work load of the team, providing feedback to leadership and working on various projects and initiatives.  They are responsible for cultivating strong teams, developing their direct reports and guiding them to reach their career goals.

Guidelines

  • Build Strong Teams by Acting Like an Owner
  • Create “Raving Fans” by improving the Customer Experience
  • Gather feedback from customers, using positive feedback to build a stronger team and using negative feedback as a learning tool for the team
  • Identify distractions and remove quickly, escalating when needed
  • Assist with recruiting and hiring of new team members
  • Ensure staff is properly trained and developed
  • Perform development and performance reviews with staff
  • Conduct critical conversations with direct reports
  • Guide direct reports to complete daily tasks
  • Track and report metrics that show efficiency and value as directed
  • On a regular basis, gather information on new issues and collaborate with other  team members to reach a resolution
  • Assist in the development of remediation plans to define work-arounds while Root Cause is being identified
  • Create opportunities for team members to gain a more thorough perspective of our customers
  • Identify and mitigate risks, escalating to Leadership in a timely manner
  • Provide technical direction to the team
  • Assist in establishing standard operating procedures, policies and practices

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management or Information Technology preferred or equivalent combination of education or experience
  • Six (6) or more years of experience in Information Technology or project management
  • Six (6) or more years of experience leading and managing teams
Java Developer Kansas City, MO 8298

Advantage Tech is looking for a Java Developer for our Kansas City, MO client.  

Candidate Highlights:

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Technical:  JAVA, Spring, Hibernate, Camel, WebServices (SOAP & REST), Tomcat, IVY and/or Mavin, Jenkins, SVN

 

Deliverable / Statement of Work:           

The consultant will engage with Company staff and assist with various tasks in supporting Invoice & Payment Hub objectives.  Such as, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Specialty Payments
  2. Vendor Onboarding Enhancements
  3. Integration with vended software
  4. Utility Portal Enhancements

The will be working with the Invoice & Payment Hub SME, and Development Services Management as far as direction and assignments of specific tasks.

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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HelpDesk Olathe, Kansas 8297

Advantage Tech is looking for a Help Desk Support for our client in the Lenexa, KS area.

General Responsibilities:
Provides proactive, high level of customer service to employees on a variety of technical and support issues including or involving the following but not limited to: personal computer systems, operating systems, LAN/WAN, printers and application software. Responds to employee queries, runs diagnostic programs, installs hardware and software, isolates problems and determines/implements solution.
 
Essential Role and Responsibilities:
 

  • Respond proactively to telephone calls and emails sent to the Help Desk system as the first level of assistance.
  • Open and/or close work orders (via Help Desk software) on each call received.
  • Escalate problems and requests as necessary to ensure positive resolution.
  • Conduct research on relatively simple issues and escalates issues that cannot be resolved in fifteen minutes to either a more senior Help Desk level or level two support.
  • Create, modify and/or delete user accounts per Company policy and update appropriate documentation (e.g. account termination spreadsheet).
  • Guide end users through troubleshooting procedures to restore technical service
  • Re-image workstations and laptops (using current image software) when required.
  • Accurately document user issues and troubleshooting steps, test results and resolution information within incidents and service requests
  • Maintain an increasing level of proficiency in hardware, software, networking and other technologies supported by the IT Dept.
  • Participate in company technology projects as needed.
  • Maintain an accurate, timely record of hours spent on Work Orders and projects in time and accounting systems.
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.

 
Requirements:
 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Up to one year help desk related experience.
  • Associate’s degree in Information Systems or related field preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft operating systems at the level used in the corporation as well as desktop and laptop hardware.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products at the level used in the corporation.
  • Experience with Microsoft Lync phone system
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange
  • Knowledge of Client PC connectivity, e.g., Ethernet, TCP/IP, LAN/WAN and VPN
  • Knowledge and understanding of Active Directory at the level used in the corporation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of mobile devices, e.g., iOS, Android phones and tablets.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

 

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Lead CIP Compliance Analyst Kansas City, KS 8296

Advantage Tech is searching for a Lead Compliance Analyst to work for their client based out of the Kansas City-Metro area.

POSITION PURPOSE:

  • Responsible for supporting the NERC Compliance Officer in developing, monitoring and implementing appropriate policies, procedures and programs to facilitate and maintain the Utilities ongoing NERC Compliance Program in response to NERC Reliability Standards and to manage enterprise risk resulting from cyber and physical attacks that could compromise reliability of the Bulk Electric System from unauthorized access to BES Cyber Systems and BES Cyber Assets as well as affording protection measures for sensitive and confidential information.
  • The position requires occasional travel within the, Kansas City metropolitan area and out-of-town meetings or conferences.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field and a minimum of three (3) years of recent experience in cyber security or an Associate’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field and a minimum of five (5) years of recent experience in cyber security is required.
  • Information security certification in SSSP, SANS, GIAC (Gold or Platinum certification), CEH, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CISSP or other applicable certification is desirable.
  • Recent experience in cyber security is required, including previous experience with Compliance Control Frameworks, including but not limited to: NERC CIP, SOX, NIST or other applicable areas.
  • A documented history responding to data requests, evaluating compliance evidence and developing compliance reports in support of periodic compliance audits is required.
  • Two (2) years of Information Technology (IT) system auditing and testing is preferred. 
  • Experience across a broad range of areas of software, hardware, networking, security and integration technologies is required.
  • A working knowledge of NERC Reliability Standards and regional operational and planning criteria is preferred. An understanding of regulatory oversight processes administered by NERC and FERC or other similar regulatory entities is preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills are required. Ability to work with and analyze data-intensive and detailed information, and to draw meaningful conclusions from that information. Computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Effective communication skills (face-to-face, telephone, written, email and presentation skills) and the ability to build, develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships is required.  Strong project management and analytical skills and the ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with minimal direction and supervision are required.  Strong technical writing skills are desirable.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

*1.        Provide technical and compliance guidance to the functional groups regarding interpretation of the CIP Reliability Standard requirements and provide direction on how the functional work groups can assure compliance with the requirements.

*2.        Define best practices for methods, processes and procedures for securing systems identified as BES Cyber Systems and BES Cyber Assets.  Facilitate a proactive CIP compliance evidence review and quality assurance process for all applicable functional work groups.

*3.        Monitor CIP compliance through scheduled and unscheduled internal data requests, spot checks and other applicable activities to confirm compliance, identify areas of improvement, detect areas of concern with respect to documentation, testing, maintenance and operations and develop processes or procedures to return to and maintain the prescribed level of compliance.

*4.        Oversee the identification and documentation of the BES Cyber Systems that support the Bulk Electric System.

*5.        Develop or acquire compliance training resources to provide Subject Matter Experts (SME) with the appropriate level of Cyber Security Awareness, NERC CIP Standards training and effective Cyber Security training reinforcements, including but not limited to posters, desktop aids, calendars and other appropriate materials.

*6.        Lead the assessment and evaluation process for all potential and actual Cyber Security Incidents, including the evaluation of the effectiveness of policies, processes and procedures to provide the appropriate response(s), related to BES Cyber Systems.

*7.        Provide assistance to the NERC Compliance Manager with CIP compliance audit preparation and audit performance.

 8.        Perform the essential functions of the CIP Senior Manager, as identified in the NERC Reliability Standard CIP-003 Cyber Security – Security Management Controls, as directed by the NERC Compliance Manager, subject to the approval of designation by the General Manager.  [Optional]

*9.        Assist the O&P Compliance Engineer in compliance activities as needed.

*10.      Perform other related duties as assigned by the NERC Compliance Officer.

 

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Sr Applications Systems Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8295

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Application Systems Engineer for our Kansas City Metro Client. 

 

The Senior Engineer’s role is to be accountable for Technology, Infrastructure, & Operations projects that impact company security and operational efficiency. This includes maintaining applications, systems, network, and/or telecommunications infrastructure to provide operational integrity and meet best practice guidelines for operational availability. Assists all teams with development and communication of strategic planning, project planning and plans for ongoing development of technological solutions. Provides some third-tier support for Service Desk and Tier-2 support for System Administrators. 

Senior Engineer is able to initiate projects and provide direction to management on technical matters. Identifies what needs to be done and acts before being asked to or required by the situation.

 

SKILLS

• Manages and coordinates deployment, development, and expansion of the technology operations environment.

• Identifies potential problems with delivery of operational services and develops solutions.

• Provides on-call infrastructure support during non-business hours.

• Communicate with departmental personnel to ensure effective deployment of technologies.

• Serve as technical resource for departmental and company-wide IT solutions.

• Provides some third-tier support for Service Desk and Tier-2 support for System Administrators.

• Participates in meetings to explain technical solutions and the feasibility of company operations to meet department needs for software and hardware. Works with Engineers and Leadership in finding cost-effective solutions to new and existing software and hardware needs.

• Maintains knowledge of associated company management software, architectures, telecommunication products and services. Provides monitoring and reporting of technology operations for more complex systems.

• Supports and collaborates with team members, software vendors, and other technical staff on project efforts to achieve implementation plans and timelines.
• Monitors system stability and capacity in relation to licensed limits and assists in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for future infrastructure and telecommunications needs.

• Understands quality improvement process. Creates new processes and documentation. Stays focused on key issues and efficient in time use. Produces the desired outcome with a minimum of effort. Able to estimate schedules.

• Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or qualified technology certifications in network, systems, or other related certifications.

• Requires four-eight years of experience implementing systems and networking environments in large managed environment which may include virtualization, Citrix, Microsoft, telecommunications, call center environments, voice services and gateways, knowledge of storage area networking (SAN), servers with varying operating systems and an understanding of the security, integrity and the safety of company operational efficiencies plus other related products.

• Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.

• Requires knowledge of current Microsoft operating environments, effective verbal and written communications skills to consult with management, business partners and vendors; and project management skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively in small, interactive teams of technical and non-technical associates, and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with varying priorities to successful completion

·       Preferred Experience supporting Azure Cloud computing technologies.

·       Preferred Experience supporting Office 365 Cloud technologies.

·       Preferred Experience supporting Java J2EE application environments.

·       Preferred Experience with design and implementation of Software Asset Management Systems.

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Splunk Platform Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8294

Advantage Tech is looking for a Splunk Platform Engineer for our Kansas City Metro Client.  

The Engineer’s role is to ensure the stable operations of the technology operational architectures. This includes monitoring, configuring, installing, administering, planning, developing, maintaining, and supporting the availability of the technology operations (may include systems, network, and telecommunications). This role is responsible for monitoring the internal service request ticket system and resolving or escalating request from the service desk as appropriate. 

Engineer is a Self-starter, able to work with minimal direction from management. Understands need for lateral thinking and displays willingness to adapt to new ways of doing business.

 

SKILLS

• Provide enterprise applications, systems, network, and/or telecommunications support for daily operations; monitors and reviews systems for availability, error conditions, adequate space allocation, backup integrity, and performance to ensure system stability. Provides on-call infrastructure support during non-business hours.

• Participates in meetings to explain technical solutions and the feasibility of company operations to meet department needs for software and hardware. Works with Engineer peers and Leadership in finding cost-effective solutions to new and existing software and hardware needs.

• Monitors company Infrastructure with associated software or hardware, provides performance statistics, and reports as directed by Leadership. Recommends and implements appropriate actions to determine and resolve operational architecture issues, which may include systems, network, and telecommunications.

• Maintains knowledge of associated company management software, architectures, telecommunication products and services. Provides monitoring and reporting of technology operations as directed.

• Self-starting, able to work with minimal direction from management. Understands need for lateral thinking; Displays willingness to adapt to new ways of doing business.

• Improves existing team processes. Creates effective documentation used by others. Attention to detail. Digs in and makes progress on work. Stays focused and isn't distracted by irrelevant things.

• Requires a Bachelor's degree (120 credit hours) in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Telecommunications, or qualified technology certifications in network, systems, or other related certifications.

• Requires three years of experience in a systems and/or networking environment including VMware (virtualization), Citrix, Microsoft Windows servers, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange email, backup and restore hardware and software, telecommunications and VOIP telephony supporting (or working in) call center environments, including voice services and gateways, installing and configuring desktops, servers, wireless networking, and an understanding of the security, integrity, and safety of company operational efficiencies plus other related products.

• Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.

• Requires effective verbal and written communication skills to consult with management, business partners, users and vendors.

• Requires effective organizational skills and the ability to manage frequent interruptions and multiple priorities.

• Requires the ability to relate well with coworkers and vendor representatives in order to enlist cooperation and provide guidance.

 

Core responsibility is to help advance the monitoring and data analytics capabilities of Company IT

·       Leverage previous experience, share best practice and create solutions to push user adoption and maximize the value of Splunk

·       Assist internal users of Splunk in designing and maintaining production-quality dashboards

·       Collaborate across the organization to bring Splunk access to product and technical teams to get the right solution delivered and drive future innovation gathered from customer input

·       Support Splunk on Unix, Linux and Windows-based platforms

·       Troubleshoot Splunk server and agent problems and issues

·       Create and enhance Splunk user documentation for the organization to include technical diagrams, workflows, and SOPs

 

Preferred Skills

·       1 year of Splunk experience, particularly SPL language

·       2+ years of experience with data analysis, logging solutions, system and network monitoring, and technical consulting

·       Proficient in one or more of the following scripting languages: Bash, Perl, Python, PowerShell

·       Proficiency in writing Regular Expressions to extract data in Splunk via search-time and index-time extraction

·       Self-motivated and self-educating, able to function independently as needed.

·       Well organized with a healthy sense of urgency, able to set; communicate; and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities

·       Experience in Data Analytics and visualizations, particularly log analysis.

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Sr Network Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8293

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Network Engineer/Palo Alto Firewall Expert for our Kansas City Metro Client.

The Senior Engineer’s role is to be accountable for Technology, Infrastructure, & Operations projects that impact company security and operational efficiency. This includes maintaining applications, systems, network, and/or telecommunications infrastructure to provide operational integrity and meet best practice guidelines for operational availability. Assists all teams with development and communication of strategic planning, project planning and plans for ongoing development of technological solutions. Provides some third-tier support for Service Desk and Tier-2 support for System Administrators. 

Senior Engineer is able to initiate projects and provide direction to management on technical matters. Identifies what needs to be done and acts before being asked to or required by the situation.

 

SKILLS

• Manages and coordinates deployment, development, and expansion of the technology operations environment.
• Identifies potential problems with delivery of operational services and develops solutions.
• Provides on-call infrastructure support during non-business hours.
• Communicate with departmental personnel to ensure effective deployment of technologies.
• Serve as technical resource for departmental and company-wide IT solutions.
• Provides some third-tier support for Service Desk and Tier-2 support for System Administrators.
• Participates in meetings to explain technical solutions and the feasibility of company operations to meet department needs for software and hardware. Works with Engineers and Leadership in finding cost-effective solutions to new and existing software and hardware needs.
• Maintains knowledge of associated company management software, architectures, telecommunication products and services. Provides monitoring and reporting of technology operations for more complex systems.
• Supports and collaborates with team members, software vendors, and other technical staff on project efforts to achieve implementation plans and timelines.
• Monitors system stability and capacity in relation to licensed limits and assists in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for future infrastructure and telecommunications needs.
• Understands quality improvement process. Creates new processes and documentation. Stays focused on key issues and efficient in time use. Produces the desired outcome with a minimum of effort. Able to estimate schedules.

• Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or qualified technology certifications in network, systems, or other related certifications.
• Requires four-eight years of experience implementing systems and networking environments in large managed environment which may include virtualization, Citrix, Microsoft, telecommunications, call center environments, voice services and gateways, knowledge of storage area networking (SAN), servers with varying operating systems and an understanding of the security, integrity and the safety of company operational efficiencies plus other related products.
• Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
• Requires knowledge of current Microsoft operating environments, effective verbal and written communications skills to consult with management, business partners and vendors; and project management skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively in small, interactive teams of technical and non-technical associates, and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with varying priorities to successful completion.

•Palo Alto Firewall experience required

•Cisco and Big IP experience preferred

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Director of Implementation Omaha, NE 8290

Do you have prior experience with an ERP and leading an implementation team?  This company is growing and is seeking a Director to manage a large team of account managers or implementation managers.  

The Director of Software Implementation is responsible for leading a team of talented people focused on educating clients and employee owners about the company's products and solutions. The Director oversees the establishment and execution of department goals, best-in-class processes, excellent customer service and ongoing professional development of the team members. This leader also closely collaborates with other department directors/managers and the executive team to execute the company’s overall strategy and goals. 

Key Responsibilities: 
• Responsible for the successful onboarding and implementation of all new clients, training of existing clients and internal employees on products and solutions. 
• Oversees the development and delivery of all learning content, including, but not limited to, online help documentation, computer based training and training guides. 
• Responsible for applying expert knowledge of the implementation process, providing strategic direction and solving complex problems to assist clients and employees. 
• Allocate resources based upon project demand, proactively leading the identification of design and implementation of process improvements. 
• Develop relationships across the organization in order to work collaboratively and effectively with other departments. 
• Establish clearly defined goals, objectives, responsibilities, competencies and development plans for each member on the team. 
• Provide hands-on coaching for team members across the department to ensure top-notch customer service. 
• Cultivate open communication with customers and business partners to identify opportunities to improve processes and methodologies. Drive continuous improvement of the implementation process and tools. 
• Provide leadership to multiple implementations/customer projects and facilitate cross functional teams to develop and implement solutions to address customer requirements 
• Create and manage the annual revenue and expense budget for the department in order to achieve established goals. 
• Actively plan for continuous growth of the company by building a department structure that can scale as the company expands. 
• Conduct performance evaluations and provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback. 
• Monitor and regularly communicate department success with meaningful metrics and key performance indicators. 

Qualifications Required: 
• Bachelors' degree and 10+ years business experience with 5+ years managing technical services teams and recruiting talent (support, deployment, consulting, etc.) for a software firm. 
• Proven experience implementing enterprise software for external clients 
• Excellent coaching and mentoring skills with a servant leadership focus 
• Service oriented and customer centric experience running software implementations 
• Experience with analysis and project life cycle methodologies as well as a solid understanding of the implementation project life cycle 
• Proven record of navigating, escalating and leading efforts on complex customer requests or projects 
• Experience in creating performance metrics to meet goals and make data driven decisions 
• Strong collaborative, negotiating, influencing, leadership and decision-making skills 
• Consultative and dynamic personality 
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills 

Sr. Systems Analyst – Product Group Omaha, NE 8289

Great organization adding to their Product team!  Do you have experience with 0365 products Power Apps, Flow, Project Online, SharePoint?  This is a full time or contract to hire opportunity!

The Project Delivery Solutions Analyst is responsible for both product planning and technical execution throughout the product lifecycle. They will solve business problems by interpreting project delivery needs, understanding requirements, investigating potential solutions, and ensuring the successful launch of new products and features. The ideal candidate will be able to take the lead in the execution tasks that help the organization provide best in class solutions to support our technology group project teams’ needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding the capabilities and limitations of Microsoft Project, Azure DevOps (formerly Visual Studio Team Services), PowerApps, SharePoint, Aha!, and other supporting solutions in Project Center.
  • Leverage ancillary O365 solutions to simplify and optimize project delivery administrative processes
  • Facilitate the needs assessments, requirement gathering, and execution of changes in Project Center to align the technology
  • Configure systems to support business and leadership requirements
  • Define and document best practices and training materials for all Project Center supported processes (i.e.: Resource Management, Forecasting, Setting Milestones)
  • Work collaboratively with Scrum Masters and leaders to ensure transparency regarding how project data is captured, measured and exposed in reporting
  • Manage work commitments in an agile environment dedicated to delivering solutions in an iterative manner based on their impact and priority
  • Identify and address critical issues that could impact the fit and quality of solutions and escalate as needed 
  • Coordinate with Project Center users to test and evaluate new or updated applications and features
  • Effectively communicate the pending changes in Project Center to all impacted users and stakeholders
  • Maintain relevant knowledge and skills through self-study and participation in educational opportunities
  • Understand Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and how Project Center solutions support these frameworks

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Business Analyst or Solutions Analyst in a technology setting
  • Support or administrative experience with SharePoint, Microsoft Project and Azure DevOps (formerly Visual Studio Team Services) required
  • Understanding of and experience with the software development life cycle
  • Able to clearly communicate progress and risks to supervisor and all levels of leadership
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with and all levels of leadership
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) or Office365 Certification is a plus
Technical Business Analyst Lenexa, KS 8280

Advantage Tech Candidate is looking for a Technical Business Analyst for our Olathe, KS Client.  
 

Summary:

We are seeking a Sr. Solutions Analyst / Technical Business Analyst to join the Product Development team in a newly created position. Product Development is responsible for the creation and evolution of our uCommerce software. Our products include electronic payment, billing solutions, and commerce solutions based on today's latest technologies.

Job Details:

Our Technical Business Analyst / Senior Solutions Analyst will be expected to perform a wide variety of duties, including but not limited to:

  • Identification of areas for improvement to processes, systems, and business practices
  • Understanding market needs and translating them to specific software functionality
  • Facilitating communication and management of both large and small scale projects across multiple departments
  • Research, analyze, and present pros/cons for solution alternatives
  • Maintaining the quality and stability of our products
  • Manage multiple projects at various stages

 

Required Experience/Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in a technical analyst role with specific experience writing documentation for both technical and non-technical audiences in an Agile development environment
  • Strong understanding of the development of web based software applications
  • Ability to work across groups to form consensus including Marketing, Product Management and Development to define product features, documenting requirements, performing workflow analysis (use cases, diagramming, etc.), and translation into technical requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple channels, verbal and non-verbal
  • Willingness to learn and adopt new technologies, methodologies, and philosophies continuously
  • Experience utilizing a variety of tools in order to produce documentation and communicate requirements effectively
  • Willingness and ability to work individually and in a group
  • Ability to create progress with little or no specified direction on how to approach and execute a project
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Database Developer Kansas City, MO 8278

Advantage Tech is looking for a Database Developer for our Kansas City, Mo Client.  The database developer will be a key member of the database team supporting the BPApplied to Sagitta migration.  Development duties include designing, implementing, and supporting Microsoft SQL suite of products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Design new data structures and integrations based on summary business requirements; Skilled at defining and executing self-directed work.
  • Develop/design ETL strategies for integrating data from multiple sources into transactional, financial and analytics systems.
  • Understand and adhere to best practice development standards.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment (agile-based projects)
  • Understand and complete necessary documentation for the application/infrastructure change control process.

 

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively collaborate with relevant parties and perform well within a team oriented environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Provide exceptional customer service and adhere to the Lockton philosophies.
  • Support IT/Business Systems vision, missions, goals and strategies.
  • Make decisions in compliance with established corporate and department standards.
  • Learns user functions, business processes, and organizational roles as required.

 

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience with the SQL Server 2012/2014/2016 product suite, including SQL and SSIS.
  • Mature Understanding of relational database modeling.
  • Excellent integration design skills, including developing core tables, mapping/transform techniques and gap analysis review and resolution.
  • Ability to migrate data based on general business rules.

 

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Business Analyst Kansas City, MO 8276

Advantage Tech is looking for 2 Business Analyst's for our Kansas City, MO Client. 

Required Skills:

Great communication with Business Units within a company
Agile/ Kanban 
User Stories 
Mock Ups 
Process Flows 

Process Mapping

Diagrams

Preferred:

Worked at a Financial Company

They use Lean Kit for documentation but this isn't a must have. It is a simple tool to learn. 

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Angular Front End Developer Overland Park, KS 8274

Advantage Tech is looking for an Angular Front End Developer for our Overland Park Client.  

Angular Front End Developer

Two openings, looking for developers with 3+ years of experience of front end web development, must have recent experience developing Angular 2+ SPA applications. Angular JS is not sufficient. Experience using the Ionic Framework is a plus.

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Systems Developer Lee's Summit, MO 8273

Advantage Tech is searching for a Systems Developer to join their client's team in Lee's Summit, MO.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Systems Developer is the primary individual responsible for the creation and modification of software developed in-house and used within the client's organization. 

This includes:

  1. Development of custom software applications as well as integration of these custom applications with commercially available applications. 
  2. Functional responsibility also includes database administration for multiple databases across multiple applications. 
  3. Database administration encompasses modification of tables and data as well as data migration and real time synchronization between systems. 
  4. Development aspects include gathering the business requirements, design of the solution architecture, and programming the necessary software. 
  5. This individual will be responsible for development of both the back-end database and front-end web interface. 
  6. The Systems Developer will also engage and coordinate additional software development support by third-parties as required.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with end-users to identify software development requirements;
  • Perform database design and development for custom software;
  • Lead user web interface development for custom software;
  • Document database and software design;
  • Integrate databases between custom software and commercially available software;
  • Perform complex database queries upon request;
  • Identify design requirements for portions of software developed by third-parties;
  • Coordinate development activities by third-party developers;
  • Other tasks as may be needed from time to time

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent;
  • Minimum five years software development experience;
  • Experience developing software applications from start to finish;
  • Experience in telecommunications industry a plus

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficient with SQL including experience with database design, stored procedures, and complex queries (MS SQL Server experience preferred);
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies for user interface development (HTML, CSS, ASP, JavaScript, JQuery, node.js, etc.);
  • Able to translate business requirements into software design requirements;
  • Able to establish and meet milestone objectives for complex projects;
  • Strong oral and written communications;
  • Strong aptitude to learn new programming languages / techniques;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software
QA Tester Overland Park, KS 8272

Advantage Tech is Looking for a QA Tester for our Overland Park Client.  

QA Testers

Two openings, looking for manual testers with at least 2 years of experience testing web applications, API testing experiences is a major plus. Jira experience preferred. 

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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.Net Core Web API Developers Overland Park, KS 8271

Advantage Tech is looking for .Net Developer's for our Overland Park Client.  

 

.Net Core Web API Developer

Two openings, looking for developers with 5+ years of experience developing in C#, must have recent experience in API development and a solid understanding of RESTful principals. Experience in .Net core is a major plus.

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

#advantagetech

 

Field Technician – Louisiana Cameron, LA 8270

Are you looking to get into a high visibility project where you have a lot of growth opportunity?   This fortune 500 organization is seeking a self starter, who can respond quickly to end user requests and technical issues.  This candidate needs to be professional in demeanor and ability to work with a variety of level of users.  

The Field Technicians are the escalation point of contact for all technical issues that cannot be resolved remotely. They serve as members of a team by providing on-site technical support for those items escalated by the Service Desk.  Field Technicians are under the supervision of a Field Services Lead Associate or similar manager function. 

The Field Technicians are also responsible for providing a consolidated point of contact for employees with technical support needs.  Field Technicians are responsible for responding to service desk tickets in a timely manner, researching and resolving escalated technical support issues.  Technical support issues may include: resetting passwords, unlocking accounts, installing software, and executing scripted troubleshooting processes.  Field Technicians are to document all trouble tickets with clear, concise explanations in a timely and accurate manner, and prioritize tickets based on their level of urgency.

Responsibilities

  • Provide a consolidated point of contact for providing escalated technical support to employees
  • Respond to all assigned tickets in a timely manner
  • Research and resolve escalated trouble tickets
  • Immediately notify appropriate individuals of any issues that could potentially impact production activities and follow escalation to keep impact minimal
  • Document all trouble tickets with clear, concise explanations in a timely and accurate manner ensuring adherence to department policies and procedures
  • On-site and remote client support of various enterprise and desktop applications
  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with customers, team members and department contacts
  • Cooperate with team members to provide the best customer experience possible
  • Provide quality customer service that exceeds customer expectations
  • Assist Service Desk when needed or when assigned by taking customer calls or chats.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Prior technical support experience
  • Able to work an 8 hour day shift
  • Able to lift up to 40lbs on a regular basis

Preferred:

  • Associates degree in computer science, MIS or a related field preferred.
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Experience installing and troubleshooting computer software and hardware preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot personal computer and peripherals preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred
  • Knowledge of trouble ticketing systems preferred
  • Spanish or French speaking is a plus
API Developer – Software Engineer Omaha, NE 8266

Are you looking for a fun place to work with non micro management?  This organization has grown by 50% year over year and continue to add to their growing staff.  They have fun activities with great team building time!

The Software Engineer – API Developer is responsible for the maintenance and development of new software in a client/server environment, for the operations staff. This position will utilize the system development life cycle to ensure delivery of concise, well tested, well thought out, and usable projects completed in a timely manner.

What does this role do?

  • Designs, develops, tests and deploys applications by writing new code and improving existing code ensuring applications work properly
  • Creates and maintains database objects (SQL queries and stored procedures) in support of application development
  • Provides support for design, development and implementation of application development projects
  • Troubleshoots and debugs system inefficiencies
  • Assists in maintaining databases accuracy and stability
  • Identifies and troubleshoots issues with various sites or programming code and fix any resulting problems
  • Secures applications against hacking vulnerabilities
  • Maintains a high level of technical knowledge in all applicable programming languages and database formats

Who do you have a working relationship with?

  • Regular contact with end users, business stakeholders and technology team members to actively soliciting feedback, comments and criticism to define and analyze requirements for enhancements and new product development
  • Regular contact with development team regarding design sessions and code reviews
  • Regular contact with internal/external clients regarding gathering information pertaining to request and ensuring solution provided meets needs

What skills are needed for this role?

  • Knowledge of PC architecture and operations, operating systems, networking database management and development, as well as high level of programming knowledge
  • Knowledge of the various stages of the software development life cycle, definition of solution architecture, detailed design, solution development, testing and deployment
  • Knowledge and solid understanding of object oriented analysis, design and programming
  • Knowledge of Salesforce preferred

Education and Experience needed:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information System Analysis required
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of experience of ASP.NET Web API, Entity Framework, C#, Restful Services, Web Services, and SQL Server in an application development role required
  • Experience with AngularJS, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML preferred
  • Experience in financial services or asset management industry preferred
UI Web Developer Omaha, NE 8265

The UI developer is responsible for the maintenance and development of new software in a client/server environment.   This position will utilize the system development life cycle to ensure delivery of concise, well tested, well thought out, and usable projects completed in a timely manner.

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

  • Web development using AngularJS and Bootstrap.
  • Good working knowledge of http restful services.
  • Good knowledge of using http service security practices such as OAuth2.0, SAML, JWT.
  • Designs, develops, tests and deploys applications by writing new code and improving existing code ensuring applications work properly
  • Creates and maintains database objects (SQL queries and stored procedures) in support of application development
  • Provides support for design, development and implementation of application development projects
  • Troubleshoots and debugs system inefficiencies

PROBLEM RESOLUTION

  • Identifies and troubleshoots issues with various sites or programming code and fix any resulting problems
  • Secures applications against hacking vulnerabilities

BEST PRACTICES

  • Maintains a high level of technical knowledge in all applicable programming languages.

Knowledge and Skills needed:

  • Knowledge of PC architecture and operations, operating systems, networking database management and development, as well as high level of programming knowledge
  • Knowledge of the various stages of the software development life cycle, definition of solution architecture, detailed design, solution development, testing and deployment
  • Knowledge and solid understanding of object oriented analysis, design and programming
  • Knowledge of Salesforce preferred

Education and Experience needed:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information System Analysis required
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience of AngularJS, Restful Services, MVC, SQL Server, Bootstrap, CSS.
  • Experience in financial services or asset management industry preferred
Sr QA Tester Omaha, NE 8264

Looking for a new Quality Assurance position in a fun, contemporary company with a laid back environment?  This west O company looking to add a Sr. Quality Assurance member to their team.  

Job Description

Responsible for creating an end-to-end test plan; executing the plan and managing all activities in the plan to ensure that all the objectives are met and that the solution works as expected.

Job Tasks: 

·         Develops and executes formal test plans.

·         Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status.

·         Use functional specification, workflow diagrams, target to source spreadsheets and data flow diagrams to develop testing documents.

·         Planning of tests, including the definition and management of suitable test data.

Minimum Education/Certifications: 

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline (or equivalent work experience).

Minimum Experience: 

·         Experience with developing and executing quality assurance test scripts, test plans and checklists.

Software Developer Olathe, Kansas 8263

Advantage Tech is looking for a software developer for our Olathe KS Client.  If you are someone that loves learning new technologies and wants to have a broad range of knowledge then this is a great opportunity for you.

 

General Responsibilities:
Our Client's  IT department has been successfully developing applications to support our business using various technologies like Python, C#, VB .NET, SQL, Oracle, Angular, etc. We are now venturing into API development that will support all the other applications and are looking for an experienced developer who could bring in the expertise to design and build APIs. 
The position is responsible for designing a new API framework and embellish it with reusable libraries that make sense in the context. Research new technologies and provide solutions for various aspects like telemetry, adoption etc.
The individual must follow security standards and must have a strong technical foundation as well as a full understanding of common coding standards, configuration management, and full life cycle systems development. The individual must able to work effectively with other developers and non-technical staff from other business units. The Individual should be a fast learner of new technologies, be a creative thinker, share skills and information with the team and also mentor junior level developers. 

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Program and test enhancements to Company developed and supported applications.
  • Perform routine maintenance to TCompany developed and supported applications.
  • Conduct analysis of current applications to help provide solutions for necessary enhancements and maintenance.
  • Create and/or update documentation that benefits end-users (e.g. how-to manuals) and/or other IT personnel (e.g. program documentation and IT processes).
  • Design and develop applications that utilize  Software Development Life Process (SDLC).
  • Serve as a technical resource for other programmers.
  • Develop new applications.
  • Conduct research of new technologies.
  • Conduct research to answer technical questions that arise.
  • Develop specifications for project work if necessary.
  • Develop project estimates.
  • Recommend solutions.
  • Utilize appropriate project management techniques to ensure that projects are performed within budget and on time.
  • Respond quickly to application errors.
  • Maintain a high and increasing level of proficiency in software and other technologies supported by the IT Dept.
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Maintain quality standards on all projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years’ experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years’ experience.
  • At least six years’ experience developing Microsoft or Oracle applications.
  • Possess skills in three or more of the following:
    • Python
    • ?Microsoft ASP.NET
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft T-SQL
    • Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server
    • Windows Presentation Foundation
    • Microsoft VB.NET
    • C#
    • Oracle Developer Suite (Forms and Reports)
    • Oracle E-Business Suite
    • Oracle PL/SQL
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Java Developer Omaha, NE 8262

 

Are you looking to move to an organization that will do career pathing and work with long term goals and strategy?  This organization is adding a Java Developer to their team.  New technology, collaborative team, flexible hours and great leadership?  

This company is specifically looking for a self starter, a problem solver, and a Java developer with Angular 4 or higher.  

Job Description

Reviews, analyzes and modifies programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing to support the organization's Java software applications. Performs coding changes or develops new processes based on technical specifications. Develops detailed design specifications and unit test plans for all code created or modified. Develops technical documentation. Resolves technical issues through debugging and troubleshooting. Mentors junior developers providing technical assistance, code reviews, and test reviews.

Demonstrated experience in specific Java software development and experience in developing J2EE applications with: J2SDK 1.5+, EJB2.0+ or JSP Struts. Experience also required in Java 1.7, EJB, JMS, Servlets, JDBC, SQL, and troubleshooting techniques. Knowledge of the following: object oriented design, service oriented architecture, entity relationship diagrams, UML, testing frameworks, spring, restful services, and web services. 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, Business Administration, or a related field.
Quality Analyst (Lead) Kansas City, MO 8258

Advantage Tech is searching for a QA Analyst to work for their client in Kansas City, Mo.

Position Description:

The Quality Assurance Analyst (QAA) contributes to the development of and executes the testing methodology.  The QAA will design and execute test plans based on the documentation provided by the development team and appropriate standard quality checklists maintained by the QA team.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working with the technical team to understand the nature of the system and project being tested.
  • Analyzing and identifying system defects through functional, regression and performance testing.
  • Communicating subjective and objective quality and user experience concerns.
  • Maintaining relevant testing environments (operating system, browser, browser plug-ins, scripts, etc.).
  • Creating and maintaining test documentation and testing plans.
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with internal departments and clients.
  • Being rigorous and thorough in the evaluation of quality.
  • Ability to learn new tools and technology to support test execution.
  • Ability to change direction quickly based on project or business needs.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in quality testing – – Project Lead experience 
  • Proven detail oriented and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience with traditional web front-end technologies, such as HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.
  • Experience with defect tracking tools, such as JIRA.
  • Experience with web application load and performance testing and techniques.
  • Preferred, but not required:
  • Basic Unix shell knowledge – able to find, view, monitor log files.
  • Experience with building automated test plans and procedures.
  • Experience with SQL – able to connect to, understand schema and query databases.
  • Experience working in an Agency or Marketing department.
Desktop Support Analyst Kansas City, MO 8257

Advantage Tech Candidate is looking for a Desktop Support Analyst for our Kansas City, MO client.  

Desktop Support  Analyst

Along with critical thinking skills and customer service skills the ideal candidate will have their A+ certification (Microsoft MCP or higher preferred). Must possess the following skills and be able to perform the following duties:

 

  • Imaging of laptops
    • Install OS
    • Install software
    • Patch / Firmware Update
    • Experience with Lenovo Thinkpad and Microsoft Surface devices is a plus
  • Troubleshoot break/fix
    • Windows 10 OS
    • Laptops
    • Peripherals
    • Printers  

 

  • Laptop upgrade
    • Memory upgrade
    • Hard Drive upgrade
  • Network
    • Wifi troubleshooting
    • LAN troubleshooting
    • Cisco Meraki / AP
  • Office 2016 / Skype For Business / Teams
    • Install and upgrade
    • Outlook troubleshooting
    • One Note troubleshooting
    • One Drive troubleshooting
    • Teams troubleshooting
    • Skype for Business troubleshooting
  • Conference Rooms
    • Skype / Teams Room System
    • Polycom Trio 8800
    • Surface Hubs

 

Additional experience and skills that would be good to have:

  • PowerShell
  • System Center Config Manager and/or Intune
  • Active Directory Forest Management
  • Hyper-V
  • Network management (WAN and LAN)

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

#advantagetech

Lead Software Developer Kansas City, MO 8256

LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER – KANSAS CITY, MO, US

What You’ll Do: 
As a Software Development Team Lead, you will work in a collaborative environment to provide technical knowledge and direction to your team members as you proceed through the software development lifecycle. The Team Lead helps other developers do their best work through example, encouragement, and coaching. This also involves maintaining a role in the development, readiness, and deployment of our client’s applications.

Here’s a closer look at your primary responsibilities:

  • Working with the Manager of Software Development to design and implement web services and database code to support our client’s Cloud Inventory Management product.
  • Leading a team of 5-8 developers by providing constructive feedback and demonstrating technical skill.
  • Designing software components and writing source code.
  • Conducting technical analysis and research for new projects.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

You Have: 

  • 7+ years of experience with full cycle software development.
  • Strong knowledge of C#, SQL (MySQL, MS SQL Server or PostgreSQL), and JSON.
  • Effective troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of initiative, accountability, and team orientation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field is preferred.
Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8255

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Engineer for our Kansas City, MO client.  

Position Summary

Full Stack Application developer is responsible for building and maintaining customer facing web apps. In addition, they will develop new functionality on existing and new applications.

Expectations

  • Create new web service / web application features as well as debug and improve the existing libraries and frameworks that support web services / web applications.
  • Translate requirements into a programming language, develop system design and programming specifications on assigned projects, and implement design standards using a structured methodology
  • Deliver and maintain web-based secure, robust and service oriented architectures.
  • Deliver high-quality systems that meet/exceed customer expectations using the full software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and planning.

Competencies

  • Three years + experience developing web applications with .NET Frameworks
  • Strong C#, ASP.NET, MVC and SQL Server, HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills
  • Unit testing and/or test-driven development
  • Experience designing and working with n-tier architectures (UI, Business Logic Layer, Data Access Layer) along with some experience with service-oriented architectures (SOA)
  • Experience with JQuery, Angular or similar frontend technologies

Requisites

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work-related experience. Microsoft certifications are a plus
  • Experience implementing scalable, extensible and maintainable web solutions
  • Facilitate, collect and present estimates at both high and detailed levels
  • Ability to conceptualize technology solutions utilizing existing capabilities to support a long-term solution
  • Creates and maintains conceptual architecture documentation, workflow
  • Conducts detailed design, documentation, and overall code review
  • Provides recommendations, guidance, leadership for process development and improvement
  • Sets standards for code-commenting and evaluates practice adherence
  • Works closely with marketing and product development to ensure solution follows requirements and goals for look and feel as well as functionality
  • Preferred experience to include:  DevOps / Agile / SDLC methodologies experience, responsive front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS) and MS SQL Server including SSIS, T-SQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

#advantagetech

Senior Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8254

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Kansas City, MO client.  

Position Summary

Full Stack Application developer is responsible for building and maintaining customer facing web apps. In addition, they will develop new functionality on existing and new applications.

Expectations

  • Create new web service / web application features as well as debug and improve the existing libraries and frameworks that support web services / web applications.
  • Translate requirements into a programming language, develop system design and programming specifications on assigned projects, and implement design standards using a structured methodology
  • Deliver and maintain web-based secure, robust and service oriented architectures.
  • Deliver high-quality systems that meet/exceed customer expectations using the full software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and planning.

Competencies

  • five years + experience developing web applications with .NET Frameworks
  • Strong C#, ASP.NET, MVC and SQL Server, HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills
  • Unit testing and/or test-driven development
  • Experience designing and working with n-tier architectures (UI, Business Logic Layer, Data Access Layer) along with some experience with service-oriented architectures (SOA)
  • Experience with JQuery, Angular or similar frontend technologies

Requisites

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work-related experience. Microsoft certifications are a plus
  • Experience implementing scalable, extensible and maintainable web solutions
  • Facilitate, collect and present estimates at both high and detailed levels
  • Ability to conceptualize technology solutions utilizing existing capabilities to support a long-term solution
  • Creates and maintains conceptual architecture documentation, workflow
  • Conducts detailed design, documentation, and overall code review
  • Provides recommendations, guidance, leadership for process development and improvement
  • Sets standards for code-commenting and evaluates practice adherence
  • Works closely with marketing and product development to ensure solution follows requirements and goals for look and feel as well as functionality
  • Preferred experience to include:  DevOps / Agile / SDLC methodologies experience, responsive front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS) and MS SQL Server including SSIS, T-SQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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BI Developer Kansas City, KS 8252
Advantage Tech is looking for a BI Developer.

Required: Ability to demonstrate superior oral and written communication, organization and time-management skills. One year experience as BI or software developer or data analyst and experience with a BI Tool. Three years’ experience with a variety of data formats to access, import, extract, transform, and transfer or load data. Oracle and/or SQL Server and advanced SQL querying skills. Proficient working knowledge of Excel, Access, and Visio.

Preferred: Associate Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems Technical knowledge of Data Warehousing methodologies. Experience in hospital or Healthcare environment

Business Analyst Kansas City, MO 8251

SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST  – DYNAMICS 365 F&O / AX – KANSAS CITY, MO

 

 What You'll Do:          

This Senior Business Analyst position at our client works within our team to deliver ScanWorkX and our Digital Supply Chain Platform to clients around the world.  He/she will be tasked with analyzing customer requirements and business processes, determining fit/gap with standard software, designing and documenting changes required, and delivering the working solution. Additional responsibilities will include installing and configuring solution components such as applications and programs to work with a client’s ERP solution and with the client’s network and will engage in activities that ensure that the client can productively utilize the solution delivered including training, testing, issue resolution, documentation, and go live preparation.

 

Here's a closer look at some of your primary responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the team in development of business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes. 
  • Installs, configures, and tests applications in a client’s environment that meet the specified requirements.
  • Installs client’s software on data collection devices and configure those devices for a client’s environment.
  • Provides training to the client in the use of data collection devices and in the use of applications implemented for the client.
  • Assists clients with testing of the installed solution and issue resolution.
  • Provides field experience feed-back and input into implementation standards.  Participate in development of client’s practices white papers and training materials. 
  • Build rapport with client project team, client employees and consultants.
  • Manage time and projects effectively.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
  • Average of 50% domestic and international travel.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience working in ERP consulting role, ideally with an implementing partner or data collection ISV
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 or D365 for Finance and Operations, particularly in warehousing, production, and supply chain.
  • A deep understanding of the Advanced Warehouse (WHS) module is required.  Exceptions may be made for experienced Dynamics trade and logistics analysts who have not yet had the opportunity to implement WHS, but learning the module would be a condition of continued employment.
  • Comfortable with basic technical tasks.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills: written and verbal. Ability to communicate technical aspects to non-technical shareholders.
  • Comfortable working with all levels of organizations:  clerical to senior management.
  • High level of initiative and accountability for deliverables and deadlines.
  • Logical thinking skills and methodical approach to work.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or related field.

 

Full Stack Web Developer Lenexa, KS 8246

Full Stack Web Developer:

The Full Stack Web Application Developer is the technical lead responsible for the back-end software design and development  as well as assisting with front-end development. Candidate will work with project managers and other developers Throughout the Development process. The purpose of this position is to build applications using modern HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks and tools.  Candidate will provide applications design, development, programming and support of web based software applications.

Selected candidate will:

  • Be a member of a team of professionals configuring/developing web-based applications.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Develop software solutions by studying requirements analysis and information needs; conferring with stakeholders studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; perform software design using software development fundamentals and processes, debug, test, and deploy software solutions.
  • Development of web applications including both front-end and back-end capabilities
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Develop strategies, approaches, and plans to support system implementation activities
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Track and report development progress of the project against key milestones.
  • Stay aware of emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of new software applications

 

Qualifications:

Educational Level:BS or equivalent experience -Computer Science, Engineering Technology or Technical Related Degree or experience

# Of Years’ Experience:  5+ years of experience in Web Application Development

Required SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience as a Web Application Developer in the analysis, design, hands-on development and delivery of web-based applications
  • Experience developing RESTful API (C# ASP.Net Web API)
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Experience implementing web application sessioning, authentication and application security
  • Experienced using front-end JavaScript frameworks and technologies like Angular, React and Knockout.
  • Experience working closely with a variety of teams including product management, Business Analysts, UI and UX designers, and developers.
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

 

Preferred SKILLS:

  • Familiar with source control and build automation tools (such as Git, TFS)
  • Agile development experience
  • Familiar with test frameworks for Unit testing
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server
  • Ability to write Stored Procedures, write complex SQL queries, and ability to analyze the SQLdata
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and/or SQL Server Integration

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Business Analyst – SAP Kansas City, KS 8238

Advantage Tech is searching for a fantastic Business Analyst to work for their client based out of Kansas City.

Reporting to the SAP Center of Excellence Manager, the SAP Order to Cash (OTC) Analyst will participate in a cross-functional, team environment in the SAP Center of Excellence responsible for support of the client's core sales and distribution business applications

The Business Analyst will partner both locally and remotely with their team, users, and implementation partners to plan, conduct, and direct analysis of business problems to be solved within a SAP environment and work with the technical team to translate business requirements into technical design specifications.

The position requires knowledge of all aspects of sales and distribution and the integration points with other SAP related modules. The individual must maintain system integrity by following proper testing and documentation procedures using tools-based testing and transport systems using client approved implementation and change control methodology, including: unit, integration, and regression testing of configuration and programming changes.

 

The business analyst will use client approved implementation methodology to ensure all design aspects are resolved by the assigned completion date, provide appropriate documentation to meet support requirements and coordinate development requests, acting as a single interface to the integration partner. This person will manage projects and relationships with internal/external customers, work with business process teams in a consulting role and serve as a primary point of contact to the IT organization.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the client’s order to cash processes across the organization covering sales orders, contracts, pricing, billing, credit, shipping and delivery processing, system integration with customers and 3PLs along with end user support and training as required.
  • Work closely with stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand, gather and document business requirements and transform them into SAP business solutions that can be implemented and supported.
  • Identify and resolve systems issues by working with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define systems goals and operational requirements.
  • Communicate clearly system changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally or through written documentation – to management, peers, staff, and other employees so that issues and solutions are understood.
  • Development of procedures and models of current processes.
  • Lead sessions in prototyping new procedures and systems
  • Collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Business or related equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in design and configuration in SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) and Logistics Execution (LE) with strong knowledge of integration points between Materials Management, Logistics and Finance
  • In-depth knowledge of EDI, IDocs, Workflow and ability to troubleshoot and analyze issues
  • Experience working with SAP output and forms (printing or sending via EDI, email, fax) for sales orders, deliveries, shipments and billing documents (i.e. Order Confirmation, BOL, Certificate of Analysis, Invoice)
  • Full life-cycle SAP SD implementation experience from system design to post go live support
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Experience in an SAP production support environment preferred
  • SAP ABAP coding experience or ability to read and understand custom ABAP code preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-starter with the ability to accomplish tasks without direct supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively communicate with business users, stakeholders, technical teams, and various levels of management
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including the ability to prioritize
  • Able to organize time and resources effectively to achieve goals (i.e., organizational skills)
  • Able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels
  • Able to demonstrate strong customer service orientation
  • Must be flexible with work schedules and available to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice
  • Strong work ethic with ability and willingness to do ‘what it takes’
  • On-call availability
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

 

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Mid Level Software Developer Overland Park, KS 8237

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Developer for our Overland Park Client.  They have an exciting product and a great platform that they have developed.

This position requires someone whose mind and skills are strong, and someone with a commitment to continuous learning and experimentation to keep them that way.  This role also requires the ability to communicate and collaborate clearly with internal departments as well as with consultants and third party contributors from outside the company.

This role is an important contributor in the realization of our ambitious business objectives to build out a robust cloud-based services platform that makes it easy to integrate carriers, brokers, and third parties that will allow us to deliver a seamless buying experience. 

DUTIES: 

  • Collaborates as part of a high functioning team, including the ability to collaborate with members of non-technical teams
  • Support the technical design process by participating in the analysis of technical application requirements, ensuring product/project requirements are satisfied in the process
  • Coding and testing of program modules, assisting in design when required
  • Maintaining, tuning, and repairing applications 
  • Documents software for the purpose of maintainability, making revisions to processes and procedures as needed
  • Follows coding best-practices and maintains corporate data integrity, reliability, and security
  • Researches, proposes, and develops new features to increase speed and product performance
  • Learns user functions, business processes, and organizational roles as required
  • Maintains awareness of new technologies and their role and/or potential within the corporate Information Technology infrastructure
  • Establishes and maintains relationships and interfaces with clients, consultants, and other third-party vendors

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant combination of experience and education
  • 5+ years .Net (C# specifically) programming experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to learn new technologies and strive to constantly improve personal skills
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture, building and integrating RESTful web services using Web API
  • Skills in modern software design while adhering to best coding practices across the full software development life cycle
  • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot (debug) software and hardware issues 
  • ADO.NET and/or Entity Relational Modeling including SQL Server database design and implementation experience, Transact SQL (T-SQL), Views, Object-Relational Mapping tools, and Stored Procedures
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Visual Studio .NET 2015+, .NET Framework 4.5+
    • Web Application Development 
      • ASP.NET/MVC
      • Javascript UI frameworks (preferably ReactJS or AngularJS)
  • Experience with GIT, TFS, or other version control solutions
  • Ability to create and modify unit tests relevant to solution being developed
  • Recognize security needs for applications and apply security best practices
  • Highly Desirable:
  • Experience developing in a cloud-based environment (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Knowledge of Scrum or other Agile methodologies
  • Ability to analyze web application performance and recommend improvements

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Payroll Sr. Systems Analyst Omaha, NE 8230

Are you a problem solver who  likes to question the question and solve the problem?  This client is adding a member to their finance and payroll team.  

  • Solicits requirements by identifying a desired future state that addresses a business problem
  • Articulates requirements to the lowest level of detail that will provide the biggest impact in advancing business objectives and project success
  • Configure SAP Payroll and Time systems to support Business requirements, where applicable
  • Provide accurate effort estimates for business analyst tasks, assisting others where needed
  • Assess solution options and prioritize competing business demands
  • Manage relationships with business partners to drive satisfaction with IT
  • Consult on product lifecycle management
  • Create Product process and integration maps
  • Recognize and participate in the management of the Product(s) lifecycle from strategic planning through support and decommissioning
  • Contribute to the recommendation and implementation of Product best practices and toolsets to increase quality results and service bandwidth
  • Contributes to Business Case and ROI efforts
  • Work collaboratively with other Business and IT Product and Support Teams to ensure communications, transparently integrated processes and seamless support delivery
  • Identify and address critical issues that could impact the fit and quality of solutions and escalate as needed
  • Participate in product-related project plans, resources and deliverables to defined timelines and scope
  • Assist in advising and guiding colleagues on any aspect of the Product, including training for other IT product or support teams, and business partners where appropriate

Required Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • 5+ years of experience in business analysis discipline, Payroll and Time
  • SAP Payroll and Time experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a technology related field preferred
  • Involvement with multiple product and project life cycle implementations.
  • Possess an understanding of information management project and quality control best practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to present information both to technical and non-technical customers/stakeholders, in appropriate media and form
  • Ability to maintain a clear focus on achieving results that meet professional and quality standards, within agreed timescales
  • Demonstrate initiative with commitment and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines while still maintaining high quality standards
  • Knowledge of Visio, SharePoint and Microsoft Suite or similar products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP HCM
  • Experience working with unions and international payroll
  • Experience in implementation of enterprise products that satisfy construction related business needs
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (Agile, waterfall)
  • Possess an understanding of information technology project management best practices
  • Experience with software integration with 3rd party solutions
Field Technician Omaha, NE 8228

Are you looking for a reputable organization to join where the job opportunities are endless?  Well established and successful company seeking to add to their tech support team.  They are seeking an ambitious, self starter with a minimum of 1 year of tech support experience.  Responsibilities include:

  • Provide a consolidated point of contact for providing escalated technical support 
  • Respond to all assigned tickets in a timely manner
  • Communicate with Managers to coordinate all  technical needs
  • Research and resolve escalated trouble tickets
  • Immediately notify appropriate individuals of any issues that could potentially impact production activities and follow escalation to keep impact minimal
  • Document all trouble tickets with clear, concise explanations in a timely and accurate manner ensuring adherence to department policies and procedures
  • On-site and Remote client support of various enterprise and desktop applications
  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with customers, team members and department contacts
  • Cooperate with team members to provide the best customer experience possible
  • Provide quality customer service that exceeds customer expectations
  • Assist Service Desk when needed or when assigned by taking customer calls or chats.
  • Escalate to Lead Associate any situation outside the employee's control that could adversely impact the services being provided
  • Other duties as assigned

Reach out to learn more about this great opportunity!

 

Software Development Test Engineer Omaha, NE 8226

Are you looking for a new opportunity to be creative and problem solve while helping a successful company move to automated testing?  Client is seeking a strong communicator who can work with the business to develop solutions from high level requirements and create a strong relationship with the team.  

Description:

  • Designs, develops and executes automation scripts using tools like Selenium (Java), SOAPUI, LoadRunner and other tools as needed.
  • Analyzes results of automated test executions and provides analytical input into reliability of product.
  • Develops a test framework to increase efficiencies in automation scripting and execution; including coding standards, test-data handling methods, object repositories, and information on how to access external resources.
  • Maintains technical documentation for the automation frameworks.
  • Reports defects in a detailed manner to the project team.
  • Participates in design reviews, status and project team meetings.

 Qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated experience using test frameworks such as: Cucumber, JUnit, or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing code in Java and JavaScript.
  • Automation experience at the API and UI level.
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodologies, processes and tools.
  • Able to write SQL statements.
  • Ability to develop and execute functional automation tests.
  • Ability to develop and execute load/performance/stress tests.
  • Ability to develop and execute integration tests and automated regression tests.
  • Experience setting up and/or maintaining test automation frameworks.
  • Engages well with others and are passionate about providing an exemplary customer experience.
Lead Java Omaha, NE 8223

Are you a leader looking for an opportunity to grow and mentor a team while working through a digital transformation?  We have a client looking for a senior contractor who can come in and mentor developers as this company aligns with new technology.  This role would do code reviews, coaching, mentoring, small enhancement requests and also code as part of the team.  

This role would also interactive with the leaders in the business and in other aspects of the IT organization.  

This is a year long contract with opportunity for expansion or potential full time.  

 

Sr IT Risk Management Analyst Lenexa, KS 8219

Advantage Tech is seeking a Senior IT Risk Management Analyst for our Atlanta Client.

Job Description

The Senior IT Risk Management Analyst will assist the Director of IT Risk Management to ensure the global information security risk management process is implemented for world-wide information assets and systematically assures that risks have been identified and appropriately addressed. This role will be responsible for the following Global Payments world-wide functions: 1. IT Security Control Framework, 2. Technology Risk Assessments, 3. Risk Acceptance/Exception, 4. Security Governance Reviews and 5. Risk/Issue Tracking and Reporting. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

 

Job Details:

Responsibilities

·         Conduct and/or coordinate IT security risk assessments for technology and security frameworks.

·         Execute projects to close gaps.

·         Facilitate multiple stakeholders to agree on appropriate solutions and verify that security risks are mitigated appropriately. Verify that required security controls are baked into new products.

·         Perform deep dives on IT security-related processes and systems.

·         Identify system limitations that could lead to regulatory risks in new products and services, and provide guidance for resolution and risk mitigation.

·         Stay abreast of innovative business and technology trends in IT security, risk, and controls and advise leadership on technology initiatives.

·         Partner with key stakeholders to define and implement new IT security requirements within supporting systems.

 

Basic Qualifications

·         Undergraduate degree required.

·         6+ years of progressive experience in IT information security and/or audit.

·         Excellent management and communication skills (verbal and written).

·         Ability to collaborate with business partners in setting business goals and objectives.

·         Knowledge of IT risk assessment methodologies and frameworks, IT policies and standards.

·         Ability to manage and analyze data.

 

Preferred Qualifications

·         CISSP/CISA/CISM/CRISC or other relevant professional designation.

 

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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JavaScript Developer Overland Park, KS 8214

Advantage Tech is seeking a JavaScript Developer for our Overland Park, Client.  

We have an immediate opening for a JavaScript Developer.  This position will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining user interfaces for SAAS applications.  The position reports to the Software Development Manager.

Relevant job functions:

  • Writing JavaScript Single Page applications/components and REST web service endpoints in Node
  • Cross-browser front end development and certification
  • Develop new and effective interactive design solutions on time and in scope
  • Research and recommend appropriate interactive technologies
  • Develop reusable code libraries
  • Develop browser compatibility code

Experience and Abilities:

  • Strong HTML and JavaScript programming skills, preferably with experience in developing single page applications using React or a similar framework
  • Experience with REST programming with NodeJS is preferred
  • Strong email communication, listening and writing skills, with specific attention to detail and follow-up required
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task required
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness and ability to excel in a fast-paced environment required
  • BS or equivalent experience in Computer Science or other technical field
  • Minimum of three years of experience in software engineering; including analysis, design, and development of complex applications
  • Demonstrated experience delivering web-based applications
  • Understanding of interaction design and user-centered design methods and practices
  • Professional experience collaborating with design and development teams
  • Experience working with an agile development methodology is a plus
  • Familiarity with AWS is a plus

 

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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IT Utility Operations Senior Systems Analyst Kansas City, KS 8210

Advantage Tech is searching for a qualified Sr. Systems Analyst-Electric Utility for their client based out of Kansas City.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The position is responsible for professional work in analyzing, planning, and developing complex electric and water utility operational applications and system solutions.

  • The incumbent must be highly skilled with technical experience in the assimilation and specialized processing of utility operational systems and processes.
  • Work involves analysis and development of utility operational computer applications and systems.
  • Incumbent will focus on delivering projects that satisfy business requirements at an agreed upon cost and schedule.
  • Identifies appropriate resources needed and direct activities of the project deliverables and communicate with the appropriate team leads or managers.
  • Coordinate the activities of the team by becoming familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member.
  • The incumbent’s role is to work with little direct supervision. 

 

MINIMAL EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, or related field.  Ten (10) years demonstrated work experience in the Electric Utility industry.

  • Incumbent must possess working knowledge of the Operational Technology (OT) systems of an electric and water utility.
  • Must possess working knowledge of AMI smart metering systems and applications such as Honeywell Elster automated metering systems and Siemens Meter Data Management (MDM) system.
  • Must possess working knowledge of asset and work management systems and applications such as Maximo v7.6, Cascade, and TMW Fleet Maintenance.
  • Must possess working knowledge of outage management systems and applications such as Milsoft Outage Management System (OMS) and Interactive Voice Response (IVR).
  • Must possess working knowledge of GIS mapping systems and applications such as ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCad Map 3D.
  • Must possess working knowledge of mobile dispatch solutions
  • Must possess working knowledge of utility plant accounting systems
  • Possessing working knowledge of utility electric power generation operations and services is a plus.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

*1.        Manage a variety of initiatives and projects from inception to completion including onboarding implementations, new technology installations, and significant upgrade initiatives to current and future technology environments.

*2.        Plan, schedule and track project timelines, milestones, deliverables, and success criteria using appropriate tools throughout the project life cycle.

*3.        Direct project development activities from requirements gathering to fruition including project dependencies, critical path, scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives.

*4.        Create and maintain project management documentation to include project management plans (charters), project organization, project risks, project requirements, requirements traceability matrix, dependency matrix, functional specifications and technical specifications.

*5.        Produce or review documentation detailing project plan performance, individual deliverables, team member roles and responsibilities, project budget, proposed change orders, and contingencies.

*6.        Develop communications plan documents which include project test plan, quality assurance plan, training plan, data conversion, migration and integration plan, implementation and deployment plan, issues logs and lessons learned.

*7.        Maintain a big picture perspective. Serve as a mentor to project sponsors and project team members to educate and assist them with implementing business change management, identifying risks, issues, and impediments. 

*8.        Manage customer expectations and achieve organizational goals. Work to facilitate a stress free work environment by assisting teams and organization with building a culture of cooperation, respect, simplicity, transparency, and agility.

*9.        Lead project status meetings to ensure good communication within the project team as well as ensure that meeting minutes and status updates are appropriately published to the team, stakeholders and interested parties

*Denotes essential function

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and excel at meeting deadlines
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, analytical, and possess customer service focus skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office and SharePoint
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills.
Systems Analyst/CIS Developer (Cayenta) Kansas City, KS 8208

Advantage Tech is searching for a qualified Systems Analyst/CIS Developer for their client based out of Kansas City.

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

The position is responsible for professional work in developing and supporting a Cayenta v7.9 Customer Information System (CIS) and applications and system processes supporting an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for the Utilities Smart Metering System.

  • The incumbent must be highly skilled with IT development experience in support of such systems. 

  • The incumbent will focus on developing solutions that satisfy business requirements at an agreed upon cost and schedule.

  • Must be able to share knowledge of and provide training on the functionality of the Cayenta CIS software to help insure the most efficient and effective use of the application. 

  • The incumbent must be able to provide application development and analyst support to the Utilities Smart Metering AMI.

  • The incumbent will be expected to work self-motivated with minimal supervision. 

 

MINIMAL EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.  Five (5) years demonstrated work experience.

  • Must possess knowledge of use and capabilities of business applications and operational systems and peripheral equipment.
  • Must be a Customer Information System (CIS) Application Subject Matter Expert for the Cayenta Utility Management System (UMS) application.
  • Must be experienced in programming and in applying knowledge of programming languages.
    • Strong SQL development skills
    • Java, VB, Access development skills
    • Actuate, Cognos report development skills
  • Knowledge or Experience in the Utility Industry a plus.
  • Knowledge of AMI Smart Grid/Smart Metering Systems a plus
    • Honeywell/Elster Metering Systems
    • Siemens Meter Data Management (MDM) (eMeter Energy IP, Activity Gateway)
  • Experience working with Service Bus integrations.
    • Software AG WebMethods Enterprise Service Bus

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and excel at meeting deadlines
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, analytical, and possess customer service focus skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office and SharePoint
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1.     Provide expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical projects and systems.

2.     Define the nature and objective of the system or system improvements to be developed. *

3.     Resolve highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. *

4.     Prepare program specifications for assigned projects. *

5.     Lead the formulation and review of plans outlining steps required to develop programs to meet staff and user requirements.

6.     Executing, Coding, assembling, de-bugging and documenting programs. *

7.     Monitor the performance of applications and process after implementation to insure optimum execution of solutions.

*Denotes essential function

 

Cloud Architect Shawnee Mission, KS 8207

Advantage Tech is looking for an Enterprise Cloud Engineer.

Job Description:

Work with the latest Azure Cloud technologies as they are released and implemented to constantly improve the existing environment. Work with various technical groups from Enterprise Operations, Enterprise Security and Application Development groups. Provide best practices of designing, configuring, and maintaining Cloud environment. Document and conduct knowledge transfer to internal staff.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years extended working knowledge in Azure Cloud offerings, Cloud services, Azure cloud storage, Azure AD and Express routes.
  • Hands on experience in networking and migration and implementation of on premises servers to Azure.
  • Enterprise-level experience with teams involved in architecture of highly scalable, secure, distributed applications, aligned with company standards, process, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Experience in extending Active Directory Domain Services to Azure
  • Experience in designing and configuring Express Route
  • Experience in Compute and Storage area in multi-platform environment such as Linux and Windows.
  • Be willing to work with and learn the latest Azure Cloud technologies as they are released and implemented.
  • Ability to work well with a team in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language

Bonus Skills:

  • SharePoint Development/Design
  • MS-SQL knowledge
  • Previous development experience
  • Pharmacy background or knowledge is a plus

 

Appl. Sys. Arch. – Oracle Overland Park, KS 8195

Position Title:  Application System Architect – Oracle

Definition of System Architect

The application system architect role is vital to the successful definition, design, delivery, and support of any IT software project. An application system architect analyzes and recommends the right combination of IT components to achieve a specific business, department, team, or functional goal.

The application system architect objectively analyze desired processes and outcomes. Based on that analysis they provide guidance on the right combination of existing IT resources and new solutions to achieve those goals.

A application system architect works with others to come up with the best ideas and solutions.

The application system architect works at several different levels in IT, from high-level business strategy to low-level project consulting.

•  At the highest level, application system architects help to define and decide the right IT strategy and approach that will best support long-term business plans and goals.

•  At the medium level, application system architects advise on the best tools, hardware, software, and other IT elements to achieve mid-term departmental and functional objectives.

•  At the lowest level, application system architects consult with and advise project teams on the specific software, hardware, and other elements needed to deliver defined IT project outcomes.

An application system architect’s role can be split into five areas:

1.Understand the desired business or departmental strategy and outcome.

2.  Break down those outcomes into defined parts including products, processes and functions.

3.  Decide on the right architecture to achieve what they have defined.

4.  Understand software, hardware and user interactions, integrations, and interfaces.  Advise project teams on implementing their recommended solutions.

 Responsibilities and Knowledge

Many of the responsibilities require knowledge in the following areas.
•   Business analysis
•   Project management
•   Business processes and products of Allied National

•  Database design and related such as entity relationship diagramming and relational database normalization

•   Program and programming language design as well as program language code formatting conventions; Best practices.

•Relational database performance.

The person in this position will spend a lot of time working with software developers to guide them in producing the best solutions and high quality results.  This person has a vision of what a high quality system looks like, is a mentor to staff and promotes discipline with the software developers concerning all aspects of the development processes. Otherwise, this person will perform the following functions.

· Produce written business analysis

· Determine the database design

·  Assist developers in program design

Quality review and development advise: 

Program logic, Program formatting

Screen design

Report design

o   Documentation

o   Program testing techniques

Mentoring:

o  Instilling discipline such as describing how a program will be designed before writing code.

o Use of programming language commands.

o  Code design – how best to go about solving a problem.

o  Error handling practices.

o Separation of presentation layer from business logic layer from database.

Crystal Report Writer Overland Park, Kansas 8193

Advantage Tech is looking for a Crystal Report Writer for our Overland Park Client.  

Objective: The primary responsibility of the Crystal Report Writer is to develop, maintain and troubleshoot Crystal Reports for our client base.  Crystal Report Writer will also be communicating with the client base to assess and assist with their Reporting needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, modify and maintain Crystal Reports.
  • Troubleshoot problems within reports.
  • Gather requirements from clients for requested reports.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent time management, resource organization and priority establishment skills, and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior collaborative skills, applied successfully within team as well as with other areas
  • Speak or write with ease, clarity, and impact, using a communication style appropriate to the subject and the audience; must be fluent in English
  • Crystal reporting
  • SQL querying
  • Database and table structure knowledge

 

Qualifications:

  • Have HEART. To work here, you must be:
    • Humble – self-aware and respectful
    • Effective – measurably move the needle & immeasurably add value
    • Adaptable – innately curious and constantly changing
    • Remarkable – stand out in some way
    • Transparent – openly and honestly sharing knowledge
  • 2+ years of Crystal Reporting experience

2+ years of database knowledge

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

#advantagetech

Sr Mobile Developer Lee's Summit, MO 8191

 

Advantage Tech is looking for a Xamarin Developer for our Kansas City, MO Client.

Designs, develops, implements and supports technical solutions to meet the business needs. Works on most complex solutions. In reference to the Microsoft Solution Framework, may serve as Project Manager and/or Project Lead on a technical development team. Provides technical leadership in addressing complex systems solutions. Plans and coordinates processes used in data management including reporting, normalization, field mapping, duplicate record detection, and regression analysis. Works closely with the business staff and technical staff to analyze business problems, develop system solutions, and plan training requirements for application implementation. Provides input related to the technical performance evaluation for the Development staff

 

SKILLS

  • Consults with users and Information Services departments, determines needs, and designs highly complex technology based solutions. Suggests alternative approaches to meet user requirements.
  • Develops and implements business solutions. Evaluates business processes, workflow, database requirements, user requirements, and existing business application functionality; develops project scopes, feasibility studies, and system requirements. May fill the roles of Product, Program or Project Lead on a development team. Acts as technical mentor for the Development and Business Analyst teams.
  • Develops and maintains documentation of programs, user guides, policies and procedures. Ensures training of individuals for newly developed technology tools.

  • Supports other teams such as  Computer Operations in implementing and documenting production.

  • Communicates project progress and status to the Manager and other development team members. Provides input related to the technical performance evaluation for the Development staff.

  • Evaluates existing applications and systems. Recommends improvements or modifications utilizing current technologies and techniques.
  • Evaluates employee performance and deliverables when managing a development team project.
  • May determines training needs, mentor and recommend selection, termination, promotion, and reassignment of subordinates to their manager. 
  • Must maintain knowledge of current and upcoming technologies keeping an eye on external competitive trends and best practices.
  • Required to create business solutions using knowledge and application of multiple technologies and applications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requires

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Information Services or a related field.
  • Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.

  • Requires 6+ years’ experience in project analysis, application development and/or application programming.
  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Software (MS Visual Studio and MS Server Products), MS Office Products, SQL server products.
  • Requires expert knowledge of Xamarin, C#, .NET, .Net Core, Javascript, MVC/Razor, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular, NodeJs, Object Oriented Development, Unit testing frameworks, REST Services, Typescript, GIT.
  • Requires knowledge of XCode and Andriod platforms and Development environments (IDE).
  • Requires knowledge of deploying mobile applications to the Google Playstore and Apple Store.
  • Requires effective communication and presentation skills and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary development teams.
  • Ability to move into projects and immediately apply knowledge and add value.
  • Has the ability to explain theories and reasoning behind decision making while seeing the big picture and risks
  • Experience leading a team of more junior employees providing guidance and expertise to help them learn

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

#advantagetech

Windows System Administrator Kansas City, KS 8188

Advantage Tech is searching for a Windows System Administrator to manage a short-term contract with potential extensions, for their client based out of Kansas City, KS.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Windows system administrator who has patched with Symantec Altiris product in the last 24 months.  
  • Key skill patching windows servers & automation
  • With patching being done, some work will be done after hours/weekends
Automated Testing Engineer Omaha, NE 8184

Are you looking to join a high functioning automated testing team?  Work for a progressive company in Omaha and join their amazing culture!

Job Summary: 

The candidate will participate in code review meetings with other Automation Test Engineers, and will also be responsible for executing the automated tests & analyze results. The candidate will document issues, test results, and communicate findings to the team. The candidate will use the tools & procedures as defined in the Standard Operating Procedures document & adapt to the coding guidelines defined for the Test Practice. The candidate will create/assist in creating test plans & strategies in the context of the work assigned to the Project Team.  Manual testing may be expected depending on the project needs. The candidate ensure proper test data setup, authors manual test cases, and executes Regression testing within the accepted timelines. Coordinates all test activities in a team environment to drive towards a successful project delivery and meet agreed upon milestones.

Job Skills: 

  • Ability to develop automated tests, using programming/scripting languages. Not just record & playback.
  • Good understanding of Object Oriented Programing concepts.
  • Prior experience with a programming language (Java/c#) or functional Test Automation tools like HP UFT/Selenium/Appium.
  • Experience developing automated test scripts within the bounds of a test automation framework.
  • Experience in writing MS Excel macros using VBA.
  • Experience using SQL for data validation & verification.
  • Experience with Performance/Load testing is a plus.
  • Experience with mobile testing using functional tools is a plus.
  • Must have the ability to author manual test cases from requirements/acceptance criteria.
  • Must have the knowledge of various testing techniques in order to execute the test plans within the agreed timelines.
  • Must have the ability to comprehend technical requirements & architectures in order to generate test cases with optimum test coverage.
  • Experience logging defects, and tracking them to closure by following the Defect lifecycle.
  • Ability to communicate the status of testing, and must be able to generate testing metrics, as needed.
  • Experience working on an Agile scrum team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Driven self-starter and the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Estimating work effort and determine delivery schedules.

Join a fun, community focused organization today!

 

Sr. Network Engineer Kansas City, MO 8183

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Network Engineer to join their clients Infrastructure Team, based out of Kansas City, MO

The position of Senior Engineer, Network Engineering, has the responsibility for providing supervision and management of the network administration support staff as well as support of the technical architecture, design, implementation and continuity of the organization’s production network infrastructure.

Network infrastructure for this organization includes, but not limited to, LAN, WAN, WLAN, Wireless Bridging, VoIP (IP Telephony), QoS, Firewall, Telephony Systems and Telecommunications. The person in this position will work closely with members of the IT staff to ensure very high levels of network availability, security and efficiency. The person in this position will serve as the lead technical resource for network production operations support and relevant systems projects. 

The Sr. Network Engineer, will be responsible for bringing advanced knowledge and a new perspective to the design, implementation and maintenance of the overall network infrastructure of the company. 

LEAD RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide leadership and guidance to junior members of the team. 
• Assist with the definition of training and development plans for junior members of IT Operations Team. 
• Assist with conducting annual reviews for junior members of the team. 
• Designing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining the overall network infrastructure 
• Collaborate with Facility Security Officer or designated IT Security Analyst in researching security threats 
• Serve as highest point of escalation to incidents in the network infrastructure. 
• Performance monitoring, alert monitoring, event correlation and suppression, ticket notification and escalation 
• Participate in the organization’s change management process. 
• Act as technical resource to network initiatives for group members and other organizational entities. 

TECHNICAL DUTIES
• Develop and maintain network documentation that includes process, procedures and relevant physical and logical network diagrams. 
• Configure and deploy company LANs, WANs, WLANs, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, purpose-built appliances and other hardware to required specifications. 
• Monitor and report on network systems performance, help identify network trends, and troubleshoot problem areas as needed. 
• Collaborate with Infrastructure team members and others as necessary to assess near and long-term network capacity needs. 
• Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records. 
• Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry. 
• Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation that may include technical specifications information. 
• Develop process improvements and standard operating procedures 

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
• 10+ years’ experience serving in a Network Engineering capacity required. 
• Current certification as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) required. 
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience managing a network infrastructure comprised of Cisco technologies that includes router, switch, firewall, access security and other. 
• 7 years’ Experience in Data Center and Enterprise LAN/WAN Environments 
• Advanced knowledge in BGP and EIGRP 
• Advanced knowledge in VMware NSX 
• Advanced knowledge in Meraki Wireless Environments 
• Advanced knowledge in Checkpoint Firewall Technology 
• Be able to own and be accountable for network project designs and configurations. 
• Experience with the IT Process Change Management. 
• Ability to develop action plans with work estimates as part of IT projects. 
• Have worked with a high-availability systems environment. 
• Ability to solve critical production issues when required. 
• Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices. 
• Strong, hands-on technical knowledge with networking technologies. 
• Knowledge of MPLS, QoS, WAN Traffic Optimization and Prioritization. 
• Knowledge of and experience with SIP or H.323 VoIP Protocols. 
• Ability to develop network, voice and data systems in multi-facility, multi-city corporate environments using public switched circuits and/or private line facilities. 
• Knowledge of communications protocols and integration of new systems with existing systems. 
• Knowledge of transport media such as twisted pair, broadband, baseband, coaxial, microwave and fiber optic systems. 
• Working technical knowledge of relevant and current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards. 
• Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits. 
• Ability to apply the principles of analytical and critical thinking skills and other professional practices to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact. 
• Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws. 
• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. 
• Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment. 
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. 
• Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. 
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. 
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. 

PREFERRED 
• Bachelors or Associate degree in a technology related field with 15 years of hands-on experience in the field. 
• Current certification as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) would be nice to have
• Prior management or team lead experience. 

KEY ATTRIBUTES 
• Excellent communicator. 
• Ability to investigate and resolve complex problems 
• Enjoys working in a fast paced environment

 

Field Technician – Woodlands TX Woodlands, TX 8176

Are you looking for a great opportunity with a Fortune 500 company who is willing to train?  This client is looking for level 1 service desk support and is willing to train on the more extensive technical skills.  They are seeking a self motivated individual who can ask the right questions and learn.  

The Field Technicians are the escalation point of contact for all technical issues that cannot be resolved remotely. They serve as members of a team by providing on-site technical support for those items escalated by the Service Desk.  Field Technicians are under the supervision of a Field Services Lead Associate or similar manager function. 

The Field Technicians are also responsible for providing a consolidated point of contact for employees with technical support needs.  Field Technicians are responsible for responding to service desk tickets in a timely manner, researching and resolving escalated technical support issues.  Technical support issues may include: resetting passwords, unlocking accounts, installing software, and executing scripted troubleshooting processes.  Field Technicians are to document all trouble tickets with clear, concise explanations in a timely and accurate manner, and prioritize tickets based on their level of urgency.

Responsibilities

  • Provide a consolidated point of contact for providing escalated technical support to employees
  • Respond to all assigned tickets in a timely manner
  • Research and resolve escalated trouble tickets
  • Immediately notify appropriate individuals of any issues that could potentially impact production activities and follow escalation to keep impact minimal
  • Document all trouble tickets with clear, concise explanations in a timely and accurate manner ensuring adherence to department policies and procedures
  • On-site and remote client support of various enterprise and desktop applications
  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with customers, team members and department contacts
  • Cooperate with team members to provide the best customer experience possible
  • Provide quality customer service that exceeds customer expectations
  • Assist Service Desk when needed or when assigned by taking customer calls or chats.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Prior technical support experience
  • Able to work an 8 hour day shift
  • Able to lift up to 40lbs on a regular basis

Preferred:

  • Associates degree in computer science, MIS or a related field preferred.
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Experience installing and troubleshooting computer software and hardware preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot personal computer and peripherals preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred
  • Knowledge of trouble ticketing systems preferred
  • Spanish or French speaking is a plus
Networking/Desktop Coordinator Kansas City, MO 8175

Advantage Tech has a need for a person with experience in Networking & Desktop support for their client based out of Kansas City, MO.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES           

 

Desktop, Device, and Software Services

  • Respond to all staff-generated tickets within tier-specific response times (48 hours all, 1 hour urgent, scheduled set ups at requested time)
  • Manage all school-owned devices including cell-phones, desk phones, staff and student computers, classroom iPads, and hardware accessories
  • Maintain connectivity and wireless access for staff
  • Set up equipment needed for events and maintain instructional technology such as projectors, document cameras, and classroom-related needs

 

Manage Systems Environment

  • Manage email, active directory, shared drive, and on-site server environments
  • Lead project to move school to cloud-based server environment
  • Maintain regular backup of critical information

 

Inventory Management

  • Manage year-long inventory planning and needs for all software and hardware
  • Maintain an accurate database of all school technology
  • Solicit competitive bids in accordance with school and state policy, and maintain records
  • Coordinate warranty repairs and services vendors to maintain inventory
  • Ensure fiscal stewardship of inventory by writing and maintaining strong procedures for staff check out and use of school technology

 

General

  • Perform all other tasks as assigned
  • Must be able to:

Walk, sit or stand for periods of 2 hours up to 12 hours per day; frequently move equipment/devices weighing up to 50 lbs. across campus including outdoors from building to building; ascend stairs; stoop, kneel, crawl to position equipment/devices

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • A minimum of 3+ years of relevant operational experience is required
  • High comfort level with children and youth is required
  • Prior experience working in schools, urban communities, non-profit, military, private sector, and/or a fast paced entrepreneurial environment is preferred
  • Demonstrated project/program management experience is necessary. Must possess experience successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and collaborating with external vendors to develop and implement systems and processes to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of a growing organization is essential
  • Effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines; organized; manage multiple assignments; follow assignments through to completion; respond quickly to requests for information and assistance
  • High organizational and analytical ability
  • Results-driven with experience driving operational excellence
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office; Power School, Outlook, Word, and Excel are necessary
  • Given the longer school day at Kauffman School, this position requires extended work days and hours

 

Front-End Developer Overland Park, KS 8167

Advantage Tech is searching for a qualified Front-End Developer to join the team of one of their clients based out Overland Park, KS.

The Front End Developer is responsible for building and implementing functional and efficient programs.  This position works in an Agile development environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.

  • Verify and deploy programs and systems.

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software.

  • Recommend and execute improvements.

  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.

 

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science preferred.

  • Minimum of two (2) years working as a Front End Developer required.

 

Required Skills:

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • Javascript

  • React / Redux preferred or other javascript framework (Angular, Ember)

  • Jest or other unit testing framework

  • Bootstrap

  • Experience calling Restful API’s

  • Experience working with Sketch mock-ups

 

Other Competencies:

  • Demonstrates ownership of projects by taking initiative, being accountable, and meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Able to approach work with an eye for details, while understanding the big picture.

  • The ability to think creatively with a focus on providing something of value.

  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment, with a diverse group and across functional areas.

  • Demonstrates the ability for clear and effective verbal and written communications; demonstrates active listening skills.

Sr. Java Developer Overland Park, KS 8164

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Java Developer to work for their client based out of Overland Park, KS

 

The Sr. Java Developer is responsible for building and implementing functional and efficient programs.  

Essential Functions:

  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.

  • Verify and deploy programs and systems.

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software.

  • Recommend and execute improvements.

  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.

 

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of five (5) years working as a Java Developer required.

  • Experience with Agile development process.

  • Experience with JIRA is a plus.

  • Experience as a Team Lead a plus.  

  • Retail Inventory Management or Point of Sale experience a plus.

 

Required Skills:

  • Java

  • RESTful JSON APIs (both Server and Client)

  • Spring Framework

  • Hibernate

  • Maven and/or Ant

  • MySQL/MariaDB

  • Git

 

Desired Skills:

  • IntelliJ IDEA or similar

  • GitLab or similar

  • JIRA or similar

  • Jenkins or similar

  • Java Swing

  • Unit Testing

 

Other Competencies:

  • Demonstrates ownership of projects by taking initiative, being accountable, and meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Able to approach work with an eye for details, while understanding the big picture.

  • The ability to think creatively with a focus on providing something of value.

  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment, with a diverse group and across functional areas.

  • Demonstrates the ability for clear and effective verbal and written communications; demonstrates active listening skills.

QA Analyst Omaha, NE 8163

We are looking for an Analyst – QA to join our web application development team.  As a key member of our Omaha team, the Analyst – QA will work on a cross functional Agile Development team.  Quality Assurance will be the primary focus of the Analyst – QA, but they must be proactive about leaning the skills and methods used across the various roles of the team to maximize their effectiveness in our Agile environment.

Product Summary:

Our firm has several products geared towards the building material industry. This role will work with the web application team building ancillary applications that extend to users beyond the core users of our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, Agility.  Today this includes two main products, Building Results CRM and Fleet Management.  This is a growing division of ours and presents a unique opportunity get in near the ground floor and help accelerate our momentum in the market.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. The analyst will operate as part of a cross functional Agile team. The day to day activities will be identified and prioritized by the product owner for that team.
  2. The team will meet daily to decide the highest priority work items and complete working, tested and production quality software before moving on to additional work.
  3. Analysts will be part of the team process of working with the product owner to estimate and break down the highest priority work item into smaller stories that can be completed within one iteration.
  4. Team members are expected to leverage their primary skill area, but be open to learning and helping with other skill domains with the focus on getting the team's work complete.
  5. Collaborate with team to decompose features into small pieces of working software that can be completed in a single iteration.
  6. Analyze acceptance criteria to create test cases for unit test, integration test, and acceptance tests.
  7. Research, recommend and implement a tool for creating automated test suites.
  8. Lead group in exploratory group testing.
  9. Work with external load, performance, and regression testing teams to provide required input to execute respective tests.
  10. Provide oral and written status to project lead and management.

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

  1. Bachelor's degree required
  2. 5+ years of QA and testing experience within an enterprise-wide environment
  3. Strong background in software testing practices
  4. Experience writing automated tests for a web based product
  5. Clear communication – must be comfortable and willing to openly discuss work items within a cross functional team
  6. Cross Functional Skill Development – Quality assurance will be the candidate's main expertise, but they must be proactive about leaning the skills and methods used across the various roles of the team. Ability to contribute to the work when their primary skill is not necessary to advance the highest priority work items
  7. Knowledge of Quality Assurance and testing best and emerging practices
  8. Knowledge of Quality Assurance and testing best
  9. Other duties as assigned
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Omaha, NE 8160

Role Summary:

The Cloud Platform Developer/Architect plays a pivotal role in the clients ongoing digital transformation. They are responsible for envisioning, creating and continually improving the cloud platform foundations that our teams build upon. Cloud Platform Developers/Architects work closely with development and operations teams to create and evolve the cutting-edge tools that leverage PaaS features of the cloud, manage the deployment of cloud-native apps and the continuous delivery pipelines that support them.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Ability to design and implement cloud platform environments (PaaS) in Azure such as App Service Environments v2, Azure Websites, and Azure Functions to solve current challenges, as well as creating future opportunities.
  • Release Management and automated deployment to Azure cloud services.
  • Help establish and maintain the vision and roadmap for cloud platform.
  • Provide forward-thinking technology leadership in developing innovative solutions with a strong emphasis on continual improvement in automating our infrastructure and software release processes.
  • Provide governance for our Azure IaaS and PaaS environments.
  • Stay current with cloud technology and trends and optimize our cloud infrastructure 
  • Help design disaster recovery and/or comprehensive redundancy for PaaS applications
  • Work with other Architects and Data Center Operations on the design of new application architecture opportunities ensuring automation and DevOps is a top priority in the release and deployment cycle
  • Facilitate proper integration between custom built in-house applications and purchased software.
  • Mentor junior technology team members in best practices, technical options, and expediting technical solutions.
  • Ability to lead, influence and motivate the organization to achieve results
  • Document and communicate complex concepts effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders.

Must Have:

  • Azure Governance including Policies, Management Groups, resource tagging strategies
  • Identity Management: Azure AD and experience implementing RBAC and SSO in Azure
  • Cost management and reporting including experience setting up show-back and cost forecasting
  • Azure App Service Environments, App Service Plans
  • Azure networking (Vnets, Express Routes)
  • Serverless compute including Functions and Logic Apps
  •  Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) CI/CD experience. 
  • ARM templates, powershell, Azure CLI
  • Azure monitoring, creating dashboards for various stakeholders, enabling the right level of observability into cloud applications
  • Ideal:
  •  Experience with Terraform or Ansible
  • Experience creating true Infrastructure as Code CD pipelines that automate production deployments
  •  Experience with Canary, Blue/Green deployment techniques
  •  Experience with event-driven architectures
  •  Azure Data Lake/Databricks experience
  •  ML/Cognitive services
  •  Service Fabric
  •  Azure API gateway/manager, Event Grid
  • Disaster recovery architecture
Senior Software Developer Overland Park, KS 8153

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Software Developer for our Overland Park Client.  They have an exciting product and a great platform that they have developed.

The Senior Developer position is a key contributor within the organization and has the opportunity to directly enable our business vision.  Our Client desires Associates who want to be part of something bigger than themselves, who possess a positive attitude and who are tenacious about overcoming obstacles encountered.

 

This position requires someone whose mind and skills are strong, and someone with a commitment to continuous learning and experimentation to keep them that way.  This role also requires the ability to communicate and collaborate clearly with internal departments as well as with consultants and third party contributors from outside the company.

This role is an important contributor in the realization of our ambitious business objectives to build out a robust cloud-based services platform that makes it easy to integrate carriers, brokers, and third parties that will allow us to deliver a seamless buying experience. 

DUTIES: 

  • Collaborates as part of a high functioning team, including the ability to collaborate with members of non-technical teams
  • Support the technical design process by participating in the analysis of technical application requirements, ensuring product/project requirements are satisfied in the process
  • Coding and testing of program modules, assisting in design when required
  • Maintaining, tuning, and repairing applications 
  • Documents software for the purpose of maintainability, making revisions to processes and procedures as needed
  • Follows coding best-practices and maintains corporate data integrity, reliability, and security
  • Researches, proposes, and develops new features to increase speed and product performance
  • Learns user functions, business processes, and organizational roles as required
  • Maintains awareness of new technologies and their role and/or potential within the corporate Information Technology infrastructure
  • Establishes and maintains relationships and interfaces with clients, consultants, and other third-party vendors

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant combination of experience and education
  • 5+ years .Net (C# specifically) programming experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to learn new technologies and strive to constantly improve personal skills
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture, building and integrating RESTful web services using Web API
  • Skills in modern software design while adhering to best coding practices across the full software development life cycle
  • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot (debug) software and hardware issues 
  • ADO.NET and/or Entity Relational Modeling including SQL Server database design and implementation experience, Transact SQL (T-SQL), Views, Object-Relational Mapping tools, and Stored Procedures
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Visual Studio .NET 2015+, .NET Framework 4.5+
    • Web Application Development 
      • ASP.NET/MVC
      • Javascript UI frameworks (preferably ReactJS or AngularJS)
  • Experience with GIT, TFS, or other version control solutions
  • Ability to create and modify unit tests relevant to solution being developed
  • Recognize security needs for applications and apply security best practices
  • Highly Desirable:
  • Experience developing in a cloud-based environment (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Knowledge of Scrum or other Agile methodologies
  • Ability to analyze web application performance and recommend improvements

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Lead Software Engineer – .Net Omaha, NE 8145

Are you looking to lead a new team with cutting edge technology and revolutionary solutions?  

Responsibilities:

System and product design:
• Considers the customer’s perspective and experiences when designing systems.
• Leads and participates in the architectural design of features early in the development cycle, influencing it to drive quality and adherence to the specification.
• Responsible for producing quality designs that ensure solutions meet performance, scalability, flexibility and extensibility.
• Leads the Team in establishing program specifications and develops coding logic flowcharts in compliance with secure coding standards.

Solution Execution:
• Work with Product Owners to translate roadmap features into manageable components/tasks, estimate timings and resources, suggest solutions and identify possible risks.
• Build quality directly into the engineering processes and solutions by championing automated testing and test driven development.
• Writes and coaches the team on writing clean well thought out design and code with an emphasis on quality, simplicity, and maintainability.
• Works within established procedures and tools to develop, test, code review, implement, and maintain application software while focusing on best practice application security throughout the code life-cycle.
• Communicates effectively and partners well with other disciplines of the project team to deliver high quality solutions from vision to deployment and long term product stability.

Leadership:
• Primary technical point of contact and communicator with stakeholders such as the sponsor, product manager/owner, scrum master, project teams, and upper management.
• Responsible for managing the delivery of committed work for the team.
• Role model to clients Values; Make us better, make someone’s job easier, and deliver measureable value.
• Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and be able to apply these to a variety of projects as applicable.
• Mentors more junior developers

Qualifications:
•  Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• 3+ Years of Lead/Senior Software Engineering experience
• 7+ Years of experience building software using OOP practices
• 3+ years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
• Experience with the following front-end technology preferred: SignalR, Angular4, Kendo UI, React, and Xamarin
• Experience with the following back-end technologies: LogicApps, Azure WebJobs, Azure Funtions, Azure API Management, ASP.NET Web API, ODataV4, Data Lake, HDFS, WebHDFS, AzureSql, CosmosDB
• Experience with the IDesign software architecture framework a plus
• Experience with database design and programming
• Experience with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
• Experience with Web Services
• Hosting application using the Azure ecosystem
• Experience with Design patterns, SOA design & web service development
• Strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and best practices for .NET development.
• Experience with UX and User Centric Design (UCD)
• Must be able to work in a complex, dynamic team environment with minimal supervision and possess good organizational skills.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Excellent communication and documentation skills.
• Some travel may be required.

Sr .Net Engineer Omaha, NE 8144

Are you a senior level Software Engineer who excels at custom .NET development?  Do other developers look up to you as a lead and a mentor?  Do you thrive in a complex, dynamic team environment?  

Responsibilities
System & Product Design
• Considers the customer’s perspective and experiences when designing systems.
• Performs product design tasks of a moderate to high complexity which require research and analysis.
• Performs system design and specification development, program logic, application security, testing, debugging, and documentation with full awareness of cost/benefit, risk and performance.
• Works independently and with supervisory review on moderate to highly complex programming tasks.
• Provides analysis of problems and recommends solutions. 
• Prepares program specifications and develops coding logic flowcharts in compliance with secure coding standards.

Solution Execution
• Participates in client interactions, along with the Lead Software Engineer and Architecture Teams, to develop system solutions to business problems.
• Writes clean, well thought out design and code with an emphasis on quality, simplicity, and maintainability.
• Works within established procedures and tools to develop, test, code review, implement and maintain application software while focusing on best practice application security throughout the code life-cycle.
• Communicates effectively and partners well with other disciplines of the project team to deliver high-quality solutions from vision to deployment and long-term product stability

Leadership
• Role model to clients Values; Make us better, make someone’s job easier, and deliver measurable value
• Mentors more junior developers
• May lead projects as needed

Qualifications
• 5+ years of Software Development experience including .NET 
• Experience working as a Senior Software Engineer 
• Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering preferred
• 3+ years of experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
• 3+ years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
• SharePoint development preferred
• Front-end technology preferred: SignalR, Angular4, Kendo UI, React, and Xamarin
• Back-end technologies preferred: LogicApps, Azure WebJobs, Azure Functions, Azure API Management, ASP.NET Web API, ODataV4, Data Lake, HDFS, WebHDFS, AzureSql, CosmosDB
• HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
• Web Services
• Database design and programming preferred
• Hosting application using the Azure ecosystem
• Experience with Design patterns, SOA design & web service development
• Strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and best practices for .NET development
• Experience with UX and User Centric Design (UCD)
• Must be able to work in a complex, dynamic team environment with minimal supervision and possess good organizational skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication and documentation skills
• Some travel may be required

 

Data Architect Omaha, NE 8142

Are you a forward-thinker? An innovator? As a Data Architect, you will be the technical liaison for our Product Managers, vetting ideas and projects before they hit the ground, and helping us decide which technical solutions to implement. This is your opportunity to work with our Districts and Job Sites to identify problems and provide technical solutions. We are looking for someone who comes from a large company with a history of success architecting technology solutions. 

Responsibilities 
• Help client continue its growth into the being a data-driven company by identifying data solutions that can solve business problems we have today. 
• Work with leadership to ensure the data solution's goals support the business needs and initiatives. 
• Accountable for technical integrity, fit-for-purpose, and alignment with data architecture strategy. 
• Develop data lineage and conceptual and logical data models in support of product, reporting and data quality efforts  
• Develop and promote enterprise data architecture best practices and standards. 

• Collaborate with EDW team to design data solutions. 

• Collaborate with Data Governance team to ensure data policies are implemented across the enterprise. 
• Work closely with architecture, product and reporting teams and business during inception, ideation, user-centered design, and solution design phases of application lifecycle. 
• Collaborate with database administrators to handoff logical models for physical modelling / DDL generation. 
•  Proactively identify opportunities to enable business results with data solutions. 
• Refine and enhance the data technology solutions strategy and roadmap. 
• Influence the organization to achieve results 
• Document and communicate complex concepts effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders. 

Qualifications 
• Previous Experience in Data Architecture roles 
• Previous experience with data modeling and data lineage. 
• Experience selecting technology solutions that meet requirements are cost-conscious and align with technology goals and roadmap. 
• Strong communicator with the ability to translate technical terms and concepts into graphics and business terms. 
• Experience working with all levels of an organization. 
• Proven ability to develop great relationships with co-workers, credibility with leadership, and rapport for getting things done with stakeholders. 
• Familiarity with an architecture methodology or framework 
• Agile development experience 
• Ability to deal with ambiguity and lead teams through to more defined and actionable terms 
• Presents an open mind when working with stakeholders and business 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Construction or Engineering experience a plus 
• Familiarity with SQL Server, Azure SQL Server, ER/Studio, Collibra a plus 
• Understanding of SAP or other ERP systems a plus 

Sr. Software Engineer Kansas City, KS 8139

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Software Engineer to join their client based out of Kansas City.

 

Job Description:

As a member of the Web Services and Portal team, create technology solutions to meet business needs. Lead the planning, development, and maintenance of a robust and scalable API Layer for the client and their partners. Work with internal and external partners to create and enforce the client’s API standards.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own and drive the development of and deliver features within the API Layer
  • Direct architecture for security, performance, scale, analytics, and optimization
  • Encourage modern engineering practice with an emphasis on code quality, supportability, scalability and performance
  • Develop platform components for next generation APIs to expand and improve employee and customer experiences with mobile technologies and applications
  • Develop integrations to external services and software
  • Produce technical specifications based on functional requirements
  • Author and/or perform unit tests according to test plans prior to development release
  • Maintain and repair existing properties
  • Perform within a team environment; collaborate with Cloud, Network, DevOps and Application architects to ensure the best solution is being provided within the business requirements provided
  • Assist in updating application development policies to ensure that all future applications meet the latest technical requirements
  • Mentor less experienced developers
  • Stay current on the latest technology and contribute to the technical direction of the Cooperative while keeping a customer-centric approach
  • Work within an Agile environment to manage new project work items and tickets
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Requirements:

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or 7+ years of related work experience
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field preferred
  • Extensive experience designing and implementing APIs; strong experience developing
    against and working with external APIs
  • Experience with the following:
  • Preferred experience with SAP, Salesforce and Okta
  • Working knowledge of the dairy industry preferred
  • Certification and/or License – Certain certifications may be required during employment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong proficiency with Object Oriented Programming in C#
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Azure Environment
  • Proficiency with Azure API Manager
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent comprehension of API Management concepts and experience using API Management solutions
  • Strong proficiency with Azure DevOps
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups including co-workers, managers, and customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork experience
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
Application Support Analyst New York, NY 8138

Advantage Tech is searching for an Application Support Analyst to join their client's service team in New York, NY

Job Responsibilities:

  • Your primary responsibility will be providing application and technical support to the client's customers across the entire product range.
  • You’ll be expected to liaise with customer personnel and internal development teams to troubleshoot software, or system configuration problems, and identify and provide solutions.
  • You understand the importance of effectively documenting customer issues and updating call tracking software in a timely manner.
  • You’ll be required to participate as part of the global emergency support rota for escalated customer issues, which includes an on-call provision to cover some early, late, weekend and holiday support requirements.
  • In addition to support responsibilities, you will also have the opportunity to assist with the implementation and configuration process for new customer application instances after installation by the System Admin Team.

Core Skills:

  • You’ll need to have 3-4 Years of previous experience in similar support engineer or analyst role at an enterprise software vendor, or with an end user of enterprise software.
  • You’ll possess strong technical troubleshooting/analytic skills. 
  • You’ll have a good understanding of browser, plugin and computer settings that can affect web applications.
  • You’ll have strong knowledge/experience with web applications.
  • You’ll need a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android & iOS.
  • You possess exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal, and will be able to communicate effectively and professionally at all business levels.
  • You particularly enjoy working in a team environment.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience supporting or delivering legal online services such as extranets and deal rooms.
  • Knowledge of different web browser behaviors and known issues.
  • Experience using Zendesk, Jira or similar helpdesk ticketing systems.
  • Ability to prepare and run SQL queries.
  • Working knowledge of iManage, WorkSite, HTML, Javascript, or Apache Velocity.
  • Knowledge of the software development cycle and experience of working alongside development teams.
Field Technician – TX Houston, TX 8130

Are you looking for a great opportunity with a Fortune 500 company who is willing to train?  This client is looking for level 1 service desk support and is willing to train on the more extensive technical skills.  They are seeking a self motivated individual who can ask the right questions and learn.  

The Field Technicians are the escalation point of contact for all technical issues that cannot be resolved remotely. They serve as members of a team by providing on-site technical support for those items escalated by the Service Desk.  Field Technicians are under the supervision of a Field Services Lead Associate or similar manager function. 

The Field Technicians are also responsible for providing a consolidated point of contact for employees with technical support needs.  Field Technicians are responsible for responding to service desk tickets in a timely manner, researching and resolving escalated technical support issues.  Technical support issues may include: resetting passwords, unlocking accounts, installing software, and executing scripted troubleshooting processes.  Field Technicians are to document all trouble tickets with clear, concise explanations in a timely and accurate manner, and prioritize tickets based on their level of urgency.

Responsibilities

  • Provide a consolidated point of contact for providing escalated technical support to employees
  • Respond to all assigned tickets in a timely manner
  • Research and resolve escalated trouble tickets
  • Immediately notify appropriate individuals of any issues that could potentially impact production activities and follow escalation to keep impact minimal
  • Document all trouble tickets with clear, concise explanations in a timely and accurate manner ensuring adherence to department policies and procedures
  • On-site and remote client support of various enterprise and desktop applications
  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with customers, team members and department contacts
  • Cooperate with team members to provide the best customer experience possible
  • Provide quality customer service that exceeds customer expectations
  • Assist Service Desk when needed or when assigned by taking customer calls or chats.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Prior technical support experience
  • Able to work an 8 hour day shift
  • Able to lift up to 40lbs on a regular basis

Preferred:

  • Associates degree in computer science, MIS or a related field preferred.
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Experience installing and troubleshooting computer software and hardware preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot personal computer and peripherals preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred
  • Knowledge of trouble ticketing systems preferred
  • Spanish or French speaking is a plus
Django Developer Kansas City, MO 8119

Advantage Tech is searching for a Django Developer to work with their client based out of Downtown Kansas City, MO

We’re looking for somebody who has industry experience, a passion for web technologies and an interest in furthering their career.

We are looking for somebody that can check off the majority of these skills listed below:

Required:

  • Experience with Django (2+ years)
  • Experience with JavaScript (2+ years)
  • Experience with HTML (2+ years)
  • Experience with Postgres
  • Experience writing unit tests
  • Experience using GitHub, including documentation and pull requests
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred:

  • Experience with Backbone.js
  • Experience with Sass (or similar)
  • Familiarity with Linux (desktop and server)
  • Knowledge of ES6

Bonus:

  • Experience with Marionette.js
  • Experience with Webpack
  • Experience with Mocha, Chai and Sinon.JS
  • Experience with Javascript Task Runners (Grunt, Gulp, etc)
  • Experience with Javascript Test Runners and Tools (Karma, Jasmine, etc)
  • Experience with nginx
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with RabbitMQ
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Experience with Ansible (or similar)
  • Experience with Amazon AWS
  • Experience with server administration
.Net Developer Omaha, NE 8111

Are you looking for a unique culture with great growth opportunities?  

The.NET Developer provides technical expertise and is responsible for the analysis, design and development of web and mobile applications ensuring the security, integrity, and availability of web and mobile applications.  This role works closely with all internal departments to define requirements and provide web and mobile based business solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze technical requirements and design new components, web pages and controls to meet functional, performance, and availability requirements
  • Design ASP.NET Core and control layouts, using XHTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery/Ajax/JSON that work and perform well in target browsers
  • Design and develop using Object Oriented design principles and software design patterns to attain high reusability and maintainability
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the corporate architecture and frameworks
  • Maintain and contribute to corporate platform as necessary
  • Develop database SQL scripts, stored procedures that meet corporate database standards to implement requirements
  • Facilitate discussions among other .NET and database developers to exchange new ideas and improvements
  • Apply industry best practices in application security to ensure security, consistency, and sustainability for business system applications

Required Skills:

  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain healthy team practices such as automated unit testing, code reviews, and coding standards
  • Working knowledge of TFS
  • Proficient knowledge of MVC5, ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework 6 or Core, Responsive Web Design (All these requirements are must)
  • Used ‘SOLID’ principles
  • Up to date with latest technologies
  • Possesses Enterprise development experience
  • Proficient knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and design patterns
  • Proficient knowledge of C#, .NET platform, ASP.NET Ajax, JSON, JavaScript and/or jQuery, HTML/DOM/CSS /Bootstrap framework
  • Experience working on Web API
  • Knowledge of ADO.NET, SQL, TSQL and stored procedure development
  • Experienced in OWASP secure programming techniques
  • Knowledge of application vulnerability scanning
  • Knowledge of application penetration testing best practices
  • Experience with SSO is a plus
  • Experience with Telerik UI controls is a plus
  • Experience with multifactor authentication is a plus
  • Experience with continuous integration is a plus
  • Experience with High Availably is a plus
Cloud Big Data Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 8088

Advantage Tech is searching for a Cloud Big Data Solutions Architect for their client out of Kansas City, Mo.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Experience working and implementing AWS Data Lakes
  • Experience working with the AWS ecosystem, to include; Redshift, RDS, EMR, Kinesis, S3, EC2, Lambda, Python, Informatica
  • Experience implementing complex IT systems and tuning in various databases, including; Oracle, mysql, postgres, SQL, NoSQL (DynamoDB, HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Experience implementing Redshift in a Professional Environment
  • Experience implementing multiple data warehousing technologies such as Teradata and Vertica
  • Extensive hands on experience working with complex Data Warehouses
  • Exposure to NoSQL-based, SQL-like technologies such as Hive, Pig, HDFS and Impala
  • Experience working with Business Intelligence tools such as; PowerBI, Tableau, Cognos
  • Experience with Informatica
  • Experience creating AWS Redshift databases and integrate with external applications

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

  • Experience working with Azure ecosystem, to include; Azure Data Factory, .Net, Azure Datalake Store Azure HDINSIGHT, SQL Server

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 5 years’ experience in technology consulting, enterprise and solutions architecture and architectural frameworks
  • 5+ years’ experience on ETL and Reporting tools and technologies
  • 3 years’ experience on AWS redshift implementation
  • 3 years’ experience in Amazon EMR and related big data technology stack
  • 2 years’ experience in Tableau reporting tools
  • AWS Certifications and/or Cloud MCSA/MCSA Certifications are a plus

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Innovation skills and vision
  • Business communication, leadership and project management skills
  • Business architectural, analysis and planning skills
  • Ability to investigate and resolve complex problems
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced environment
Cloud Solutions Engineer Kansas City, MO 8087

Advantage Tech is searching for a Cloud Solutions Engineer for their client out of Kansas City, Mo.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • AWS IAM setup in order to delegate responsibilities to authorized personnel with RBAC, and, if required, create custom policies and attach to users of different profiles (administrators, developers, invoicing and billing teams)
  • AWS VPCs, subnets, Route Tables
  • AWS EC2 instances and with Autoscaling configuration and containerization
  • AWS EMR setups with automation
  • Setting up Kerberos principals on Cloudera Hadoop Clusters and testing HDFS, Hive, Pig, and MapReduce access for users
  • Creating automation for log file management leveraging AWS S3
  • Diligently teaming with the infrastructure, network, database, application and business intelligence teams to guarantee high data quality and availability of services
  • VMC on AWS administration
  • Architecture, design and implement plan for deploying complex application workloads on MS Azure
  • Management of MS Azure Security & Identity services (i.e. Azure AD, Domain Services, Azure Security Center, Azure Governance)
  • Assessment and demonstration of new technologies; capacity planning; performance tuning

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

  • Extensive experience of next generation application & cloud platforms including but not limited to: Containers, Microsoft Azure

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Understanding of Hybrid Cloud solutions with both AWS and Azure
  • 5 years’ experience regarding MS Azure IaaS services (i.e. Compute, networking, databases, storage, backup and archive, DR, security, monitoring, etc.)

OR

  • 5 years’ experience regarding AWS IaaS services (i.e. compute, networking, databases, storage, backup and archive, DR, security, monitoring, etc.)
  • Experience with network topologies, load balancing and segmentation
  • 10 years’ overall industry experience. Experience in Healthcare preferred
  • 5 years’ experience with demonstrated Cloud Architecture projects and deployments
  • 7 years’ experience with Linux and VMware
  • AWS Certifications and/or Cloud MCSA/MCSA Certifications are a plus
AutoCad Designer Peculiar, MO 7957

Advantage Tech has an awesome client in need of two AutoCad designers. This is a full time opportunity with full time benefits.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in the industrial fabrication area
  • AutoCad 2018 experience

 

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DevOps Engineer Kansas City, MO 7679

Advantage Tech is searching for an experienced DevOps Engineer, to join their client based out of Kansas City, MO.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join the client's Cyderes team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for automating everything, identifying opportunities for optimization/stability, and exploring new ideas to better our services and products. The candidate should have experience working efficiently on small teams, being flexible in filling roles, and a strong understanding of cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP).

 

The primary purpose will be to assist in the creation of the Cyderes platform, ensure the highest level of quality and stability, and integrate with developers to get functionality out as fast and stable as possible. Additionaly, the candidate will be responsible for the evangelizing emerging DevOps capabilities and tools both internally and externally.

 

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions which includes:

  • Identify opportunities of improvement with the Cyderes platform
  • Troubleshoot and remediate any system/automation issues
  • Maintain and support a production FaaS/Containerized environment
  • Assist in development and maintenance of the Cyderes platform
  • Collaborate with development to improve CI/CD
  • Understand differences and strengths of each cloud based provider
  • Create scripts/code to assist in the devolpment of the Cyderes platform
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies:

  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Technical Capacity
  • Consulting Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Communication Capacity

 

Work Environment:

  • This position can be remote. The ability to work on-site in Kansas City frequently is a strong plus to facilitate collaboration.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience supporting and/or creating a production environment
  • Experience working with other developers/engineers
  • At least 3 years working in the development/devops field
  • Cloud based environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Configuration management technologies (Terraform/Vagrant/Puppet/Chef/Ansible)
  • Containerization (Docker/RKT/Kubernetes)
  • Virtualization hypervisors (VMWare, Microsoft Hyper-V, XenServer)
  • Git and CI/CD tools (Spinnaker, Jenkins, GitHub, etc)
  • Orchestration platforms such as Demisto/Phantom Cyber
  • SOC based processes/technologies
  • Strong Networking Skills

 

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Security Engineer Omaha, NE 7421

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

The IT Security Engineer (ITSE) is responsible for ensuring IT security for the enterprise.  The ITSE works with the IT Security Director to develop an overall IT security posture for the client. This posture includes an IT security roadmap, standards, policies, procedures, and various technologies. The ITSE identifies risks, reports issues, enforces processes, proposes remediation steps, and implements various technical solutions. The ITSE is responsible for working with the IT security team and other IT staff to ensure the information security posture of the client. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Support the planning, development and application of information security policies, procedures and standards.
  • Collaborate in reaching and maintaining compliance with various IT and regulatory standards.
  • Identify, recommend and implement measures to remediate risks using standard best practices.
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures to protect IT systems, networks and information.
  • Assist end-users and IT staff in providing solutions and training that meet business needs and align with the corporate Information Security posture.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on authentication, end points, network architecture and systems for IT security. 
  • Review current permissions and access levels on systems and file shares ensuring compliance with corporate identity management policies.
  • Review and validate current patching strategies.
  • Ensure standards are established and implemented to appropriately harden corporate IT systems. 
  • Work as part of a team to develop risk assessments of corporate infrastructure and applications.
  • Monitor IT systems and networks for intrusions or breaches and follow corporate incident response strategies in case of any suspected events.
  • Work with the IT Security Director to compose Incident Reports for incidents as needed.
  • Work with the IT Security Director and other key stake holders to regularly update corporate incident response strategies.
  • Work with the IT Security Director to develop and regularly report relevant metrics used to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the IT security program.
  • Coordinate and lead IT technical personnel in implementation of the security solutions.
  • Collaborates with IT personnel to research and develop security solutions for the enterprise. 
  • Stay current on all developments in the IT security space, maintain applicable credentials, and educate fellow IT staff on new or developing threats and technologies. 
  • Other duties within and outside of IT security will be assigned as necessary. 

 

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participate in other projects and initiatives as directed. 

 

DIRECT REPORTS

  • None.  This position is a collaborative member of the IT department. 

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Experience working and ensuring PCI compliance at an enterprise level with a distributed geographic footprint of more than 20 locations
  • Experience with various Security frameworks such as ISO 27001, CoBIT, NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Hands on Incident Response planning and reporting.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods.
  • Experience with computer forensic tools, technologies and methods. 
  • Hands-on disaster recovery and business continuity planning, implementation, testing and documentation experience. 
  • Hands-on proficiency with security systems, including firewalls, IDS, IPS, AV, AM, DPI, SSL DPI, content filtering, etc.
  • Experience with scripting and automating processes, assessments and reporting. 
  • Hands-on proficiency with security testing and monitoring software such as: Tenable Nessus, Metasploit, InsightVM, Splunk, AlienVault, TripWire, etc. 
  • Experience with a logging management tool such as Splunk or Kiwi.
  • Experience with Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) systems (e.g. AlienVault, LogRhythm, etc.)  
  • Experience in evaluating and working with 3rd party and outsourced technology solutions providers for services such as logging, SIEM, remotely managed intrusion detection, etc. (e.g. SecureWorks, Solutionary, Sword & Shield, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques and protocols. Familiarity with web-related technologies (applications, web services, SOAs) and related protocols. 
  • Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate security issues to peers and management. 

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience. 
  • 6+ years’ experience in enterprise systems and networking. 
  • At least 3 years’ proven progressive IT security experience, including IT security engineering in a geographically distributed enterprise.  

 

 

 

 

 

Java Developer Omaha, NE 7409

Our excellent Omaha client is searching for highly innovative, enthusiastic and results-driven Engineers to develop for the company's next-generation software applications.  Work with our collaborative team of individuals where your ideas count.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing back end applications
  • Install and configure software applications
  • Analyze all available information to choose the appropriate solution to a problem
  • Creative thinking to solve known problems in a new way or to design and develop new ideas into innovative applications
  • Use version control software to check out source code, to check in new modules and to track modifications to existing source code
  • Use issue management software to manage and track development efforts
  • Attend daily agile scrum team standup meetings
  • Participate in high-level design discussions
  • Write application code and unit test code
  • Troubleshoot application error conditions
  • Peer review code modifications
  • Analyze user requirements
  • Develop and modify application software in an Agile scrum environment
  • Document software features/modifications
  •  Keep up to date with technology and apply new knowledge

Ideal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or proven work experience in related field
  • Solid Java programming language experience
  • Solid Spring and Hibernate experience
  • JMS experience a plus
  • Intellij or Eclipse IDE experience a plus
  • GIT version control experience a plus
  • JIRA issue management experience is preferred
  • Relational database experience is preferred
  • Apache camel a plus
  • Strong complex problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and manage time effectively
  • Proven written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in the financial industry a plus

Company offers a competitive salary, flexible hours, full benefit package and much more!

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7378

Web Programmer

GENERAL SUMMARY:
As a key member of the our team, the Front End Developer will work as an architect, designer and developer on our application development platform in a fast paced, Agile environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Building beautiful and intuitive user interfaces for new and existing single-page web applications (SPAs) using using modern web libraries and design patterns (ES2015, React)
  2. Writing clean, modular, and testable JavaScript code
  3. Building robust and efficient web application programming interfaces (APIs) using various frameworks and tools
  4. Translating requirements into stable, working, high performance web applications
  5. Working with distributed teams including offshore and nearshore to implement industry best practices and standards

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. A passion for utilizing best practices in front-end (UI) architecture, including performance, accessibility and reusability
  2. Extensive knowledge of Object Oriented design patterns and JavaScript patterns such as those used in AngularJS and React
  3. Extensive experience with Responsive Web design
  4. Experience writing and debugging dynamic client-side applications using client-side UI libraries and frameworks like React, Angular.js, Mustache, Ember.js, or similar
  5. Highly proficient in design/development of standalone and web applications using several front technologies including: HTML4/HTML5, CSS3, Ajax, Web Socket, jQuery, DOM on various platforms (UNIX, Linux, and Windows)
  6. Experience with server-side programming paradigms, constructs, and idioms
  7. Experience consuming JSON APIs in client-side frameworks and knowledge of cross browser issues
  8. Mobile Web Development for Android, Windows Mobile, iPad and iPhones
  9. Advance Skills in working with version control tools such as GIT/Gerrit, SVN
  10. Experience writing unit tests
  11. Knowledge of software development methodologies and practices, especially Agile/iterative development processes
  12. Ability to code using scalable framework for future enhancements and sprints
  13. Ability to review requirements and articulate/propose alternate solutions to application architecture
  14. Other duties as assigned

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Normal office environment with use of computers and telephone systems; no unusual physical demands.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
BS or MS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, relevant work experience will be
considered.

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7377

Web Developer

Product Summary:

This role will work with the web application team building ancillary applications that extend to users beyond the core users of our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, Agility.  Today this includes two main products, Building Results CRM and Fleet Management.  This is a growing division of our firm and presents a unique opportunity get in near the ground floor and help accelerate our momentum in the market.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Design, code and test features and other application components to meet the needs of the business
  2. Ensure the web application works well across various devices from desktops to mobile
  3. Assist with the UX design of our web applications
  4. Writing clean, modular and testable JavaScript code
  5. Translate requirements into stable, working, high performing web applications
  6. The web programmer will operate as part of a cross functional Agile team. The day to day activities will be identified and prioritized by the product owner for that team.
  7. The team will meet daily to decide the highest priority work items and complete working, tested and production quality software before moving on to additional work.
  8. Web programmers will be part of the team process of working with the product owner to estimate and break down the highest priority work item into smaller stories that can be completed within one iteration.
  9. Team members are expected to leverage their primary skill area, but be open to learning and helping with other skill domains with the focus on getting the team's work complete.
  10. Collaborate with team to decompose features into small pieces of working software that can be completed in a single iteration.
  11. Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or related technical field required or on pace to complete your degree by Summer 2018, relevant work experience will be considered
  2. 1-2 years of experience developing web and/or mobile applications with JavaScript, CSS, CSS3, HTML4, HTML5, Ajax, JQuery and other broadly used web development technologies
  3. Experience with Responsive Web Design
  4. Experience with JQuery and JQuery mobile
  5. Experience consuming JSON APIs in client-side frameworks and knowledge of cross browser issues
  6. Desire to build awesome user friendly web and mobile applications
  7. Ability to take feedback in stride with the end goal of building the best, easiest to use product, for our end users
  8. Working knowledge of Agile Process
  9. Experience with one or more server-side stacks
  10. Experience developing hybrid mobile applications, specifically with Cordova, not required, but desired
  11. Experience working with NativeScript and Angular, not required, but highly desired
  12. Clear communication – must be comfortable and willing to openly discuss work items within a cross functional team
User Interface Designer Omaha, NE 7376

User Interface Designer

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The ideal candidate is an all-around designer with both interaction and visual design skills to produce web applications. He/She will thrive in a fast-paced work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. 

This individual should have a passion for empathizing with the needs and behaviors of people, the business, and how to solve for them through design. 

The UI UX Designer will work as a user experience architect and user interface designer on our web application development platform in a fast paced, Agile environment.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Your portfolio needs to be better than our current work. We're looking for the best
  • Ability to bring create ideas to the team, present and defend recommendations, collect input, and deliver excellence
  • Strong eye for typography, color, and composition
  • Design user experience flow, wireframes and prototypes to help illustrate design concepts across all platforms (website, tablet and mobile)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management; remain poised, professional and diplomatic under pressure
  • Passion for driving beautiful, intuitive consumer-friendly web applications and products
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently with high attention to detail
  • Desire and discipline to create and police visual brand continuity
  • Ample practical experience with current web technologies (HTML and CSS)
  • Demonstrated fluency in the design of responsive web experiences
  • Strong layout skill to organize and structure content elements in web page
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision or other design tools
  • BA in Design, or similar background with 2+ Years of Design experience
Web Developer Lenexa, KS 6769

Advantage Tech is currently looking for a software engineer’s for our Lenexa KS Client.    Working in our client’s industry is exciting, “real-time” fast, always changing, and on the leading edge of technology. They only hire the best and brightest. If you consider yourself in the top ranks in your field of expertise then this would be an ideal place to put your talent to use.  Kansas City offers everything that a big city can provide without the big city hassle. 

Our Client produces tools to run some of the world’s largest in their industry.  They build websites that handle millions of requests per day, presenting high-quality market data to our members and the investing public.  They operate at the tip of the spear, maintaining the primary interface for command and control.  They are aggressive, yet agile.  They care about user experience, about code quality, testing and automation.

  

What We Want

  • Experience developing and deploying high-performance, data-driven websites
  • Experience with MVC web frameworks (Django preferred)
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with Python or experience in another language with a strong desire to learn Python
  • Familiarity with modern web standards, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience with Linux or UNIX-like systems
  • Experience with Apache, PostgreSQL, or ExtJS is a plus
  • Experience with Python unit testing and full-stack web testing is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field preferred

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.

Please visit advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities

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Technical Recruiter Overland Park, KS 6464

Advantage Tech is looking to add Technical Recruiters to our staff. A great environment and culture can be expected when joining our team. We are looking for that special individual that understands what it takes to be successful in our industry and is looking for a great company to call “home” for the long-term.

Advantage Tech compensates our Recruiters with a competitive base salary, a lucrative commission plan, a monthly bonus plan and a benefits package that includes a health care plan, dental, 401k with match, PTO and paid holidays. We recognize top performers with an elevated level of bonus opportunities as well as an annual incentive trip. We are a highly collaborative team that enjoys working together, encourages high performance and celebrates our successes.

PURPOSE:
The Recruiter role handles the full cycle recruiting of our IT candidates. Includes sourcing candidates through referrals, job boards, associations, direct recruiting and other creative methods to locate top IT talent. Includes the thorough interviewing of each candidate to determine the fit to Advantage Tech’s hiring needs. Interaction with the team is essential.

RESPONSIBILITES:
– Locate, attract and select IT candidates
– Creatively source candidates on a daily basis
– Profile and interview candidates on the phone and in person to determine fit to current and future hiring needs
– Submit qualified candidates for openings
– Candidate care throughout the placement and post placement process to encourage referrals
– Thoroughly and accurately documenting candidates in applicant tracking system

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
– High degree of people interface
– Excellent organizational skills
– Ability to work in a team environment while achieving personal production goals
– Internal drive and work ethic to achieve above and beyond company goals
– Previous recruiting or outside sales experience is ideal, but not required

CORE BEHAVIORS:
– Positivity
– Teamwork
– Dependability
– Productivity

 

Advantage Tech is an industry leader in IT staffing and is annually recognized as a top IT recruiting firm by the Kansas City Business Journal. In business for over 18 years, we have been 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 time frame. We go even further. Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

Job Type: Full-time

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Contractor Benefits

Employee Referral Program