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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
APEX/Oracle Developer Topeka, KS 9168

Advantage Tech is looking for an APEX developer for a client of ours in Topeka, KS. 

Skills required:

•     Application Express for Oracle (APEX), PL/SQL, SQL, HTML, XML

  • Ability to work with users and business analysts to create technical specifications for new development and documentation for existing applications.

 

Knowledge and ability to utilize the current version of the following products:

APEX, TOAD, Oracle

 

Experience required:

  • Three years’ experience coding, testing, and debugging APEX applications.

 

Education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, and two years’ experience in information systems and analysis with APEX.

              OR

  • Three years’ experience in information systems and analysis with APEX.  Additional experience in the areas listed above may be substituted for the required education as determined relevant by the agency.

 

 

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 consultants and clients. 

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

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System Engineer III Topeka, KS 9165

Description

Provides and applies advanced technical strategies in administering, maintaining and implementing physical and virtual servers, operating systems, enterprise storage and supporting infrastructure. Analyze and resolve system hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required. Provides technical consultation for enterprise and application project teams. Identify and clarify strategy, address gaps, define and execute related policy/procedures.

o Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
o Provides technical design and provides consulting including identification and documentation of requirements and design; including server layout, connectivity, security, auditability, availability and recoverability.
o Collaborate on definition of infrastructure standards and contribute to the overall architecture roadmap
o Translates business/customer requirements into systems or process designs.
o Coordinates environment configuration activities to ensure integration and alignment with other IT technology, sprocesses, ystems, applications, and environments.
o Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
o Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and services.
o Colloborate as required in discussions with other IT departments, business units and vendors to identify needs, design technical solutions, develop implementation plans and participate in the implementation of new technology.
o Install and configure server hardware, operating systems, software, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
o Recommend and lead improvement when required to provide the highest level of availability and performance.
o Provides technical support and guidance in troubleshooting system performance issues. Researches problems that cannot be resolved by routine procedures. Creates troubleshooting procedures, designing resolution scripts, workflows or flowcharts. Ensures timely resolution of problems

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

• Knowledge and ability to perform advanced administration on mulitple company standard infrastructure technologies or similar platforms; such as Microsoft Windows Server, RedHat Linux, HP UX, VMWare, Citrix, HP 3Par SAN, EMC NAS, Cisco Networking.

• Understands and considers business goals, corporate IT standards, department strategy, service level agreements, EVA’s and budgetary implications.

• Understands and considers and applies standard concepts, best practices and procedures • related to servers and enterprise application environments.

• Knowledge of established configuration management, network architecture development and project methodologies.

• Effective project team member, at times assuming leadership roles for projects • Monitors emerging trends and evolving technologies, evaluating and understanding the implications for inclusion in department strategy.

• Identify alternative and/or innovative solutions to architecture problems.

Education/Experience

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or other related field and 4 years of systems administration experience OR 6 years of systems administration experience

Ideal Candidate

ETL skills – Skilled ETL Developer to design and fill a data warehousing environment for our company. The duties will include consulting with the data management team, reviewing the storage needs of the company, creating a refined data warehousing environment, extracting data from company servers, filling the new warehousing system, and testing the environment upon completion.

Data Modeler – Designs data architectures; translates data so that it can be read by various types of computer systems. Designs and builds databases that are used in relation with data architectures. Assists in the development of strategies for archive recovery, database implementation and data acquisition. Cleans and maintains databases by restructuring and deleting old data. Leads and sometimes directs the work of others; works with a team to accomplish common goals for the employer. Completes reports to provide to a team leader, manager or supervisor. Works with other IT groups and departments to assist in the coordination of future activities and plans that involve computing and data. Identifies and recognizes areas in which policy or procedure changes could assist in the future expansion of businesses.

Power BI skills – Demonstrable skills and creativity in the design and development of dashboards and custom reports in support of business intelligence communications. They will gather requirements, perform analysis, and translate business reporting requirements to technical specifications. They will also design, build, and deploy business intelligence reports and dashboards using visualization tools supplied by Power BI and other applications available in an Office 365 environment

Application Architect Kansas City, MO 9164

Description

This position is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, developing and implementing policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of business application systems. In addition, this position leads and is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of system applications to support and improve company systems and processes, particularly those involving multiple departments.

• Oversees application development activities to ensure integration and alignment with other IT technology, systems, applications and environment.
• Collaborates across divisions to identify and implement strategic solutions.
• Monitors business needs and translates needs into strategic, long-term application architecture solutions.
• Consults with end users to provide business solutions to business problems.
• Generates ideas for improving business processes, application systems and system integration.

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

• Understands and considers standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to application development.

• Expertise in multiple programming languages and system environments.

• Expertise in at least 4 major application systems/business functions.

• Understands and considers business goals, corporate IT standards, and department strategy and service level agreements.

• Completes EVA’s and provides input into departmental budgets.

• Communicates effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical.

• Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with other departments and vendors.

• Leads project teams effectively, promoting and supporting team work.

• Monitors emerging trends and evolving technologies, evaluating and understanding the business implications and incorporating them into departmental, divisional and/or corporate strategy.

• Takes the initiative to search for and identify alternative and/or innovative solutions to both business and technical problems.

• Uses planning skills to manage and complete large, complex projects on time and on budget.

 

Education/Experience:

Typically has one of the following:

• Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field and 6 years of applications programming experience.

OR

• Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field and 8 years of applications programming experience

AND

• Expertise in many application systems/business functions"

PHP Developer Kansas City, MO 9161

Advantage Tech is looking for a PHP Developer for our Kansas City, MO location. 

Specific expertise required in:

• PHP (expertise in common PHP frameworks like Yii or Laravel preferred)

• MySQL (SQL languages in general and other SQL-style databases, i.e. Postgres, SQLite)

• Code and database optimisation for speed and scalability

• REST API design and creation

• AWS services, specifically EC2 (Ubuntu instances), Lambda, and RDS

• Proficiency in GIT and CLI usage

Additional expertise preferred in:

• NodeJS (Express framework)

• Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and front-end (browser) Javascript

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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Software Development Manager Omaha, NE 9160

Are you looking to lead a team of highly talented software engineers in designing, building, and maintaining next generation products and services? Our client is looking for a strong leader who can prioritize, communicate, and deliver! 

Responsibilities

• Resource planning and allocation – Partners with Product group leaders to ensure work aligns with business and leadership priorities; manage project resourcing supply and demand.
• Role/Responsibility Definition – Establishes consistent expectations for direct reports. Ensure discipline resources both understand their roles / responsibilities and also how they will be measured.
• Resource development – Encourages and supports employee career growth and opportunities, including areas of training and job opportunities.
• Performance management – Articulates clear performance goals for direct reports and provides frequent performance measurement feedback. Leads and motivates direct reports to ensure consistent service and seamless execution throughout the organization. Conducts critical conversations as needed, holds team members accountable.
• Team planning / accounting – Responsible for overall management of team / service finances (actuals, forecast, budget, etc) and ensures value is received for costs incurred.
• Service management – Provides service level direction and communications, including a clear and compelling vision for the future and KPI’s/Metrics to measure success.
• Escalation management – Ensures all resource and domain-related issues / escalations are addressed with the appropriate sense of urgency.
• Process improvements / opportunities – Improves and influences changes in process and procedures within team based on fundamental knowledge of service area.
• Communications – Conduit for the dissemination of company and department related information to direct reports and how it will impact the team and/or business. Ensures appropriate and timely communication of work progress to all levels of the organization.

Qualifications

• Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology/Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a management or supervisor role.
• Minimum five (5) years of experience in application design and coding as a software engineer/architect.
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
• Strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and best practices for .NET development.
• Strong experience or understanding of current technologies and software construction methods.
• Excellent written and verbal technical communication with an ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

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Help Desk Analyst Liberty, MO 9158

Advantage Tech is lookng for an Helpdesk Analyst.  This position is with a client of ours located north of Kansas City.

Job Summary: Under moderate supervision, this position is responsible for providing high-quality hardware and software telephone support to Field and Corporate personnel for desktops, laptops and mobile devices. The job involves troubleshooting and resolution of hardware/software error messages, answering questions on how processes work and resolving handheld issues, etc. All cases must be logged into the workflow system for future resolution or follow-up. This position is a great entry into the company’s I/T department. Individual must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Essential Functions:

·        Level 1 Helpdesk supporting company’s Hardware/Software, and Mobile Devices

·        Log all calls into Remedyforce ticketing system for future reference

·        Assist in the development of our Knowledgebase

Experience:

  • Excellent customer service & organizational skills. 
  • Must possess top-notch interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • A high level of work performance and professionalism in dress and attitude
  • Strong organizational and customer relations skills
  • Windows Server, MS Office, Mobile Devices, must experience supporting these systems
  • 1-2 year degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field is 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 www.advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities.

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Security Specialist Omaha, NE 9157

Are you looking for a new opportunity to join a great company? Advantage Tech is looking for a talented individual to join our client’s team in expanding their Engineering and Platform Security function.  Applicants will investigate and remediate vulnerabilities for various technology endpoints, and work to secure critical and sensitive information on a daily basis.

Key Activities:

  • Resolves incoming vulnerability alerts through automated and manual patching.
  • Completes task reviews and resolves issues with endpoints.
  • Performs simple to moderate scripting tasks, including software packaging.
  • Responds to proactive and reactive client health indicators in real-time to improve environment health.
  • Performs triage and ticketing support for vulnerabilities.
  • Ensures network and endpoint security by providing assistance with, and configuration of, applications and agents.
  • Performs review of related controls to ensure proper safeguards are in place.
  • Partners with business areas to understand their business functions for consideration of patching impacts.
  • Performs activities related to assigned projects and services in order to maintain the security posture of client’s assets.
  • Reviews work processes to identify, design, and implement improvements in procedures for increased efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Recommends improved enhancements, and interprets and addresses requests and concerns.
  • Develops, maintains, and implements department standard operating policies and procedures.
  • Participates on workgroups and awareness activities.
  • Stays current on new and emerging technologies.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required.  Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school with specialization in an information technology field, or equivalent combination of experience, education and/or certification preferred.
  • Beginner knowledge of scripting and PowerShell required, intermediate preferred.
  • Typically requires two to four years of relevant information technology or security experience.
  • Oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to convey technical and security related issues to business audience.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skills to handle multiple priorities.
  • Able to work with a team as well as diverse workgroups on information security risk assessments, exceptions and remediation.
  • Able to implement new processes to improve security and compliance.
  • General project management skills.

 

Knowledge of the following:

  • Network and endpoint security, endpoint troubleshooting, IP networking concepts.
  • Common operating systems such as Windows, Linux/Unix, iOS, and Mac OS.
  • Vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management methodologies.
  • Industry and client security regulations.
Site Reliability Engineer Omaha, NE 9156

Responsible for building strategies and solutions to simplify the technology stack while achieving the goal of continuous delivery. This is accomplished by providing leadership, support, and guidance to IT teams to monitor, automate and develop the code delivery pipeline and production environment. 

Job Duties: A Day in the Life

  • Create: Build strategies that are focused on simplifying the operating environment while using use a wide range of open source technologies and automation tools
  • Unravel: Understand other operational aspects within our platform and automate execution using runbooks which are constantly tested using CI/CD environment
  • Automate: Ability to code and script automation across multiple platforms including Linux and Windows and automate testing to validate functions are working as intended
  • Deliver: Manage the deployment and upgrade process of the cloud platform and core services while taking ownership of system-level issues and drive for prompt resolution with support from other teams
  • Test: Ensure the stability of the cloud system health via proactive alerting, log monitoring, and system-wide health checks and testing
  • Communicate: Transparency in work efforts, system performance and health while collaborating with e.com and corporate to ensure standards and policies are being met
  • Support: Driving each team to be self-sufficient by providing tools and training and bringing different teams together to work towards common goals

Required

  • Bachelor's degree with area of specialization in Information Systems or related field
  • 8+ years as a Developer/Network Engineer/Testing Engineer
  • Broad understanding of tools and technologies: source control, continuous integration, infrastructure automation, deployment automation, container concepts, orchestration and cloud
  • Strong problem solving / analytical skills
  • Understanding of system and networking concepts and troubleshooting techniques
  • Knowledge of the software development processes and methodologies
  • Knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software, and Word Processing software
  • Available to provide on-call support 24 hours per day, 7 days a week as needed
  • Ability to work night, weekend and/or early morning hours based on business needs

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Security Specalist Kansas City, MO 9155

Advantage Tech is seeking a candidate to help an awesome client in the KC area expand its Engineering and Platform Security function. Applicants will investigate and remediate vulnerabilities for various technology endpoints, and work to secure critical and sensitive information on a daily basis.

Key Activities:

 

  • Resolves incoming vulnerability alerts through automated and manual patching.
  • Completes task reviews and resolves issues with endpoints.
  • Performs simple to moderate scripting tasks, including software packaging.
  • Responds to proactive and reactive client health indicators in real-time to improve environment health.
  • Performs triage and ticketing support for vulnerabilities.
  • Ensures network and endpoint security by providing assistance with, and configuration of, applications and agents.
  • Performs review of related controls to ensure proper safeguards are in place.
  • Partners with business areas to understand their business functions for consideration of patching impacts.
  • Performs activities related to assigned projects and services in order to maintain the security posture of client’s assets.
  • Reviews work processes to identify, design, and implement improvements in procedures for increased efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Recommends improved enhancements, and interprets and addresses requests and concerns.
  • Develops, maintains, and implements department standard operating policies and procedures.
  • Participates on workgroups and awareness activities.
  • Stays current on new and emerging technologies.

Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or GED required.  Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school with specialization in an information technology field, or equivalent combination of experience, education and/or certification preferred.
  • Beginner knowledge of scripting and PowerShell required, intermediate preferred.
  • Typically requires two to four years of relevant information technology or security experience.
  • Oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to convey technical and security related issues to business audience.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skills to handle multiple priorities.
  • Able to work with a team as well as diverse workgroups on information security risk assessments, exceptions and remediation.
  • Able to implement new processes to improve security and compliance.
  • General project management skills.

 

Knowledge of the following:

  • Network and endpoint security, endpoint troubleshooting, IP networking concepts.
  • Common operating systems such as Windows, Linux/Unix, iOS, and Mac OS.
  • Vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management methodologies.
  • Industry and client security regulations.

 

IT Infrastructure Engineer II Lenexa, KS 9154

Advantage Tech is looking for a Network Engineer for our Lenexa Client.  

Summary/Objective:

Individuals within the IT Infrastructure Engineer role are responsible for the operations of secure and highly available computing platforms, servers, and networks. They secure, install, maintain, upgrade, and continuously improve operating environment. They maintain the ongoing reliability, performance, and support of the infrastructure. This includes monitoring the operating environments; responding to incidents and problems; and planning for growth.  Individuals in this job family are also responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of the data centers, both on premise and in the cloud. 

 

Infrastructure Engineers deploy the release of new technologies as well as design, secure, install, configure, maintain and perform testing of PC/server operating systems, networks, and related utilities and hardware. Other responsibilities include troubleshooting problems as reported by users, supporting Web access and electronic messaging services and maintaining a secure systems environment. They also provide infrastructure solutions based on application needs and anticipated growth, install new servers, and maintain the infrastructure.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and works on multiple cross-functional base work initiatives and projects
  • Diagnoses and resolves complex security, hardware, software and connectivity problems.
  • Supports multiple systems or applications of medium to high complexity (complexity defined by size, technology used, and system feeds and interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring security, control, integrity, and accessibility.
  • Participates in short- and long-term project efforts with stakeholders and IT groups. 
  • Works in a team to maintain and support networks for business applications and SCADA environments; Security, Capacity Planning, Performance monitoring and tuning, Accurate network diagrams. 
  • Works in a team to maintain network security standards, identify security issues, and consult on and implement new security solutions.
  • Works in a team to perform network and security audits, network health monitoring, and other recovery processes, in accordance with the company’s disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
  • Works in a team to implement, secure, maintain, administer, support, and monitor both on premise and cloud-based datacenter solutions. 
  • Works in a team environment to secure, monitor, support, and maintain various communications platforms.
  • Manages, secures, and supports server operating systems and associated products from various third-party vendors including backup, patch management, systems management, and other software and appliances.
  • Designs and performs server and security audits, system backup procedures, and other recovery processes in accordance with disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
  • Monitors and tests system performance; prepares and delivers system performance statistics and reports.
  • Provides technical guidance in relation to Security, Data center design, Servers, Networks, Telephony, Systems management, and other technologies in support of business requirements.
  • Creates technology designs and solutions in response to business needs that enable to maximize our IT investments and ensure the most cost-effective approach is followed.
  • Develops scripted solutions and automation.
  • Participates in cyber security planning and incident response.

Core Competencies:

  • Communicates Effectively – Demonstrates ability to listen and express oneself effectively and shares information as appropriate for the position needed to perform the job effectively.
  • Conscientiousness – Expresses the motivation to perform one's job in a careful, thorough way that adheres to the standards of honesty and integrity.
  • Customer Focus – Demonstrates a concern for satisfying both internal and external customers and builds collaborative relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Interpersonal Savvy – Demonstrates the ability to effectively coordinate with others to achieve goals and solve problems by maintaining flexibility and open mindedness.
  • Problem Solving/Drive for Results – Demonstrates the ability to find solutions to complex problems and consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances.

In addition to organizational competencies, these key competencies are expected to be demonstrated by each employee in this position:

  • Teamwork – Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and encourages team unity through sharing, working together and putting team success first.
  • Security & Safety Focus – Adheres to all workplace safety and security policies, standards, and practices.
  • Creating a Positive Work Environment – Treat people with respect, encourages teamwork, and expresses confidence in people's ability to master their roles.
  • Creative & Innovative Thinking – Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges.
  • Development & Continual Learning – Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement.
  • Job Knowledge – Understands the purpose of the position and demonstrates knowledge by staying current with changes impacting their job.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering Technology, Network Communications Management or a related field plus five years of experience with the following:
    • Technical operation of LAN/WAN, both wired and wireless
    • Network related hardware and software, including security and administration tools
    • Datacenter solutions, including some combination of ESXi, VMware, Azure, and other PAAS, IAAS and SAAS solutions. 

In addition, some experience is required with managing datacenter, hyperconverged solutions and Storage Area Network (SAN) plus experience in Microsoft Windows Server and related services.

Note: An equivalent combination of education, professional certification, and experience may be considered.

  • Must have knowledge of PC applications management systems and communications to include VPN applications.
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of LAN/WAN protocols and Cisco switch, router and firewall configuration and administration.  Strong communications trouble shooting skills in a switched Cisco network.
  • Must have good customer service skills.
  • Must be detail oriented, creative and well organized, capable of developing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network operating systems.
  • Must be assertive, flexible, and demonstrate initiative and sound judgment.
  • Must interface well with IT departmental and user department personnel.
  • Possess good communication skills and the ability to effectively interface with employees at all levels and personnel and vendors.
  • Must have excellent decision-making skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for all user materials.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and continuously meet driving standards.
  • Must pass post offer medical exam, including background verification and drug screen (may not apply to current employees).

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

  • VMware certification(s)
  • Cisco certification(s)
  • Microsoft Server certification(s)
  • Microsoft Azure certification(s)
  • Knowledge of datacenter design and capacity planning, including cooling and power planning
  • Previous SCADA / Industrial Control System environment 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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Project Manager Lawrence, KS 9153

Advantage Tech is seeking a Project Manager for an awesome client in Lawrence. This Project Manager would be overseeing a large expansion to their distribution center. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of project scope of work, cost estimates, schedules, work plans, and resource requirements as part of the initiation and planning phases of the project life cycle.
  • Receive and coordinate compilation of request for proposals, reviews project proposal, establishes work plan and manages contractors to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.
  • Set project timelines and key milestone dates.
  • Perform project budgeting and related financial cash flow forecasting.
  • Assist in evaluating and obtaining approval of changes to project scopes, budgets, and/or schedules and completing all required documentation of changes.
  • Monitor project deliverables. 
  • Experience with the coordination of on-site activities involving many (sub)contractors vying for the same space and time windows.
  • Regularly update relevant stakeholders about the progress of projects, potential problems and/or other concerns.
  • Maintain required project documentation.
  • Serve as a liaison between business and technical aspects of projects.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, operations management, engineering, or a related field.
  • 6-8 years project management experience, including project budgeting and accounting, proposal review, and design/value engineering. 
  • Experience as a project team leader responsible for the completion of complex capital projects.
  • Project management software experience.
  • Strong business acumen in project planning and management.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills.
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple teams to resolve issues and/or complete projects; strong ownership of tasks/deadlines/projects. 
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated with the ability to perform effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Change agent – Not afraid to “rock the boat” in a constructive, positive manner; always searching for ways to improve even when business/financial results are positive.
  • Work ethic – Strong passion for work, as well as professional attitude and demeanor.
  • Well Organized – Adept at multi-tasking; can successfully work on multiple activities while remaining focused on priorities.
  • Ability to travel as necessary to other SBC facilities within Kansas (Wichita, Lenexa)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of Operations, including warehouse and distribution fundamentals.
  • Collaboration experience with consultants, engineers, contractors, and other third-party vendors.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion using effective project management, communication, and influence; strong ownership of tasks/deadlines/projects

 

Sr. Net Developer – Remote Omaha, NE 9151

Are you looking for a remote contract opportunity and looking for a complex project and architecture?  Our client is looking for a senior developer who can take a set of functionality and create complicated technical solutions.  Bring your high communicative and collaborative approach to this agile team!  Interviews immediately!

Responsibilities

System and 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.

Requirements

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of Software Development Experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • 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

 

Support Specialist Overland Park, KS 9146

 

Entry level position in transportation operations support. Provides courteous, efficient, and timely service to the business. Investigate and resolves driver events in software application that may require telephone calls, research and logical thinking. 

JOB DUTIES:
• Work in a team environment to knowledge share and follow standard processes.
• Work closely with field personnel to resolve driver events.
• Monitor and coordinate federal and regulatory compliance activities. 
• Ability to work in multiple software applications to identify resolution to driver events. 
• Able to work independently with little direction and multi-task and handle various events at once while being extremely productive and timely. 
• Work in a team environment and assist others as applicable.
• Diagnose and resolve problems and enter data into driver tracking system. 

REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma.
• Requires analysis, judgment and time sensitivity to operational business needs. 
• Knowledge and experience in PC and Mainframe applications.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.
• Requires reliable individual that can work in a fast-paced environment. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Prior customer service experience
• Freight or freight related industry experience

Infrastructure Engineer Lenexa, KS 9145

Advantage Tech is seeking an Infrastructure Engineer for a client in the Overland Park area.

Specific job skills/experience preferred:

  • Cisco switches
  • Deep knowledge of networing (VLANS, routing, ect.)
  • Working knowledge of WANS
  • VMWare
  • Active Directory configuration and troubleshooting
  •  Ability to construct and configure hardware components for server and workstation builds
  •  Other server backup & disaster recovery appliance solutions
  • Installation / troubleshooting routers
  •  VPN and firewall configurations
  •  Troubleshoot and resolve server hardware issues
  •  Troubleshoot client-side issues such as SMTP, virus and spyware/malware
  • Ability to install various 3rd party products in a server environment
  •  Server migration and conversions
  • Phone skills for occasional support of remote issues
  • MS Exchange 2010/2007 and higher including Spam prevention

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years working experience in IT and be a Jack of all trades.

Skills:
Knowledge: All Microsoft Server and Workstation Operating Systems, Microsoft Applications, Routers

Coordination Skills: needs to be able to make commitment and execute with internal and external resources to produce successful outcomes

Communication Skills: Working in person and virtually with teams of people

Payroll Analyst Overland Park, KS 9143

Payroll Analyst
1. Time and Labor Expert – Offers support and direction for training new employees and managers:
   a. Audits and maintains compliance
   b. Advises on rule set up and specific Oracle functions (holiday, PTO accruals, yearend     conversion, etc.)
   c. Leads team in testing new rules and procedures providing approval for install
   d. Initial analysis and recommendation of future releases for employee
   e. Maintains payroll flows in Oracle
   f. Maintains all work rules in Time and Labor for non-union employees
2. Salary Payroll – processes semi-monthly, provides analysis for proper payments and makes recommendations to HR and Benefit Department as needed.
3. Executive/Special Payrolls – provides analysis and reports various stock awards, spousal travel, miscellaneous earnings, processes retention agreements and executive contracts.
4. Union Payroll – processes early/late close payroll, provides analysis for proper payments. 
5. Severance Pay – tracks and maintains severance pay for company employees while partnering with HR to provide timely execution of payment and PTO. Determines timely payment based on state specific rules.
6. Processes relocations for YRC.
7. Deceased employee payments – supports terminals and family in completion of affidavit, taxing determination and payment.
8. Processes frozen vacation payments – for hourly population.
9. Processes off-cycle payrolls as needed to meet contractual and state requirements.
10. Processes Third Party sick payments in Oracle, and awards.
11. Additional duties:  
   a. Time and Labor payroll backup
   b. Tax back up 
   c. 401k backup

Advantage Tech is looking for a Payroll Analyst for our client in Overland Park.

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 consultants and clients.

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Senior IT Auditor Kansas City, MO 9141

Advantage Tech is seeking a Senior IT Auditor for one of our clients in the Kansas City area.

Key Activities:

Lead all types of audit attentions, special reviews, and project coverage of the IT functions of the company.  May also lead or assist on audit attentions of operational functions of the company.

Assist or lead audits, special reviews, and/or project coverage by performing the following tasks:  assess risks associated with business area; establish audit scope and objectives; develop audit programs and assign resources; manage timelines; provide direction to audit assists through workpaper review and written and verbal feedback; maintain ongoing communications with the audit team, audit management, and client management; determine and communicate audit issues and recommendations to client management; determine if internal controls and processes are effective, and develop the overall audit opinion; and, prepare written audit reports.

Prepare accurate, well-written work papers and audit observations for auditor-in-charge and/or audit management that are in compliance with Division policies and procedures and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

Other key activities include: complete assigned work on audit attentions and other projects within established time; utilize automated audit tools to complete assigned audit work; conduct special projects important to the Audit Division or the District in meeting established goals and objectives; and, perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or directly related work experience.
  • At least two years of IT internal audit or relevant IT business experience; four or more years experience preferred.
  • Certification is preferred (required for Senior IT Auditor III) in one or more of the following: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Additional screenings may be required based on level of access.   
Information Security Architect Kansas City, MO 9140

Advantage Tech is seeking candidates for an Information Security Architect for one of our clients in the Kansas City area.

 

Architects and designs technical security architectures and roadmaps of large system implementations of high complexity, involving multiple technologies, with varied scope. Designs and implements security practices in alignment with industry and organizational standards, patterns and best practices.  Develops architecture solutions that provide secure environments in support of achieving business strategies. This role requires working as part of an Information Security Architect team, sharing knowledge, skills and experience in securing and delivering security solutions in a large and complex environment which meets security and compliance requirements in-line with industry standards and benchmarks.  Senior Information Security Architects orchestrate the implementation of proposed security patterns and solutions within large sized projects, coordinating with appropriate IT service providers in the fulfillment of that architecture. Strategically plans the evolution of protective and detective threat mitigation and response capabilities to meet the ever evolving threat landscape. Partners with, establishes trust, and fosters strong relationships with a broad audience of customers, business areas, service providers, vendor partners, technical peers, senior managers and officers to create effective solutions. Ensures the delivery of effective solutions that perform as expected. Is respected as an authoritative source in multiple defined technical domains. Mentors less experienced information security staff in planning efforts. Provides consultation, and training to staff on security architecture, risk mitigation tactics, frameworks, patterns, secure software coding practices, and Internet/intranet technologies with an emphasis on cloud security technologies in a DevSecOps delivery environment. Accepts ownership for accomplishing new and different types of security challenges and requests.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • As part of a team or as an individual contributor, applies working knowledge and experience securing application environments throughout all phases of the SDLC. 

  • Able to conceptualize, develop, implement, and/or maintain a holistic view of various security control frameworks, such as NIST, FEDRAMP, AWS Well Architected Foundation, CIS and others as they relate to securing on-premises, hybrid and cloud application implementations.

  • Experience architecting secure environments supporting commercial software packages and custom developed applications in on-premises, hybrid and cloud environments.

  • Able to apply expertise in recommending remedial techniques and solutions with respect to application scan findings. 

  • Working knowledge of architecture tools to create enterprise level diagrams.

  • Working knowledge with a variety of programming languages and scripting tools

  •  Ensures that program and project level reporting information is accurate with respect to IS architecture activities.

  • Assumes the role of subject matter expert regarding IS Architecture services, security patterns, application of secure design practices, and project specific contributions and/or leadership.

  • Works with other IS Architects to create and implement appropriate metrics and reporting analytics includes regarding IS program effectiveness, project progress, and financial information relevant to measuring performance.

  • Travel is expected to be minimal (<10%).

Qualifications:

 

  • At least 10 years of progressive information technology experience directly as part of a team in an IT Architecture role with at least 5 of those years related directly focused on information security functions. 

  • Strong familiarity or hands-on experience with threat-modeling tools and techniques.

  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.

  • CISSP Certification is required, additional relevant architecture and security certifications are highly desirable.

  • Experience interfacing with project/program management, risk management, application development, and compliance related work functions.

  • Expert knowledge of information security, IT controls, and protection strategies is required.

  • Working knowledge in the application of risk management techniques in performance of job responsibilities.

  • Ability to understand highly complex environments, concepts, or problems from the business perspective to effectively guide the development of requirements and solutions.

  • Applies strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills to assimilate and integrate complex technology solutions.
    Top Skillset needed in order are:
    • Cloud (any)
    • Compliance framework (NIST, PCI, HIPPA, etc.)
    • Threat Modeling
    • DevSecOps
    • Learn new things quickly and apply knowledge (example).
    • Project initiation/completion example (to show motivation level).
    • Risk prioritization example (to show how they understand how to prioritize security issues).
    • Team participation example
    • Communication (organized, presentations, documentation, diagrams, etc.
    Additional skills that would be beneficial but not required include
     Programming languages and scripting tools –
    b. Architecture tools – Identification and use of an EA tool may be an uplift for the ISA service offerings. .
    c. Secure software coding – a future proficiency need, ISA’s become proficient in working more with the EA team and SSAP program in performing software code reviews so a development background is viewed as a plus.

Certain eligibility requirements apply.

C# Developer Topeka, KS 9139

Advantage Tech is looking for C# Developer. 

Brief Description of Job Duties:

This position is responsible for programming and modifying application software, identifying and documenting application requirements, and preparing system designs and detailed specifications from which application software is written. Functions include maintenance of websites and web applications; analysis, design, programming, and maintenance of applications; design, development and maintenance of data sources; troubleshooting and resolving application issues; and addressing data requests as assigned; and supporting data inquiries as assigned.

Skills required:

The individual filling this position should be highly proficient in application development using Microsoft technologies such as Visual Studio.Net, C#, VB.NET, and SQL Server.

 

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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Business System Analyst Overland Park, KS 9137

Advantage Tech is looking for a Business Systems Analyst for our Kansas City Client.  This is a high profile project a will be a key position within the company.  

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 consultants and clients. 

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

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PHP Developer Overland Park, KS 9135

Advantage Tech is looking for a PHP Developer for our Kansas City Client.  This is a great opportunity with a cutting edge company.  

The Software Engineer’s primary functions are to develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal or external use, perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition, the Software Engineer will participate in design meetings and interact with business stakeholders to refine, test, and debug programs to meet business needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop applications as designed by Software Architects and Senior Software Engineers.
  • Deliver application features on time as assigned by Scrum Master.
  • Code, debug, and unit test scalable APIs using WSO2 API manager and DSS definitions.
  • Code, debug, and unit test front end applications in a variety of technologies, languages and platforms, including .NET, LAMP stack, WSO2, ReactJS, and other SPA platforms.
  • Optimize and refactor code of new and existing applications for maximum performance and scalability.
  • Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements.
  • Integration of the frontend and backend aspects of the web application.
  • Coordinates system application transition from development teams to maintenance and production teams, and/or constructs and implements necessary controls to assure system/application traceability.
  • Proficient knowledge of one or more: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript, etc.
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms (such as mobile vs, desktop), and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, ability to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like Git, Mercurial or SVN
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing and implementing scalable and secure enterprise level software
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience
  • Experience developing Health care technology
  • Experience developing HIPPA compliant software solutions
  • Experience with scalable agile methods
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to establish and maintain professional working relationships and a professional image with customers, peers, clinicians, and vendors
  • Ability to have effective two-way communication with peers

Requirements:

– PHP

-SQL

Preferred:

– Experience within a medical company, EDI or HL7

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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Software Engineer Overland Park, KS 9134

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Engineer for our Overland Park, KS Client. 

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Software Engineer’s primary functions are to develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal or external use, perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition, the Software Engineer will participate in design meetings and interact with business stakeholders to refine, test, and debug programs to meet business needs.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Develop applications as designed by Software Architects and Senior Software Engineers.
  • Deliver application features on time as assigned by Scrum Master.
  • Code, debug, and unit test applications in a variety of technologies, languages and platforms, including .NET Core, ReactJS, CSS and other modern languages
  • Optimize and refactor code of new and existing applications for maximum performance and scalability.
  • Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements.
  • Integration of the frontend and backend aspects of the web application.
  • Coordinates system application transition from development teams to maintenance and production teams, and/or constructs and implements necessary controls to assure system/application traceability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Skills

  • Proficient knowledge of one or more: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET Core, JavaScript, etc.
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms (such as mobile vs, desktop), and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like Git, Mercurial or SVN

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing and implementing scalable and secure enterprise level software
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience
  • Experience with ReactJS, .Net Core and SQL
  • Experience building and deploying applications on AWS
  • Experience with automated build, testing and deployment processes and tooling

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience developing Health care technology
  • Experience developing HIPPA compliant software solutions

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with scalable agile methods
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to establish and maintain professional working relationships and a professional image with customers, peers, clinicians, and vendors
  • Ability to have effective two-way communication with peers

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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Data Architect Overland Park, KS 9133

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Architect for our Mission, KS client.  They are exploding with clients and if you are someone that wants to own you career this is the place for you. 

We are seeking a dynamic Data Architect to analyze, prepare, and process complex datasets into insights for our internal and external clients. This role will be responsible for defining, driving and evangelizing the vision and strategies necessary to create and mature Company’s Data Management & Analytics capabilities. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining and monitoring the use of standards and procedures.

The Data Architect role has responsibility for analyzing complex datasets, designing data models, and establishing architectures for use by:

  • Business Analysts who are defining and producing operational reporting
  • Data Scientists & Analysts who are creating transformative data products for our clients
  • Developers who are designing and building healthcare applications for our provider partners a strong candidate for this role is someone with curiosity and aptitude for business outcomes, with a deep understanding of data architecture, processes, tools, and platforms to enable those outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the database and data warehousing system vision and strategy of the organization; leads the development, implementation, communication, and promotion of strategic and tactical plans for all data related systems. Research and participates in beta testing of new systems and technologies to better evaluate their suitability to the environment
  • Evaluate proposed data system acquisitions and provides critical input to the decision-making process relative to compatibility, cost, resource requirements, operations, and maintenance; develop plans and recommendations to improve the performance and efficiency of assigned data systems
  • Integrate system components, subsystems, facilities, and services into the existing technical systems environment; assesses impact on other systems, and works with IT resources to ensure a positive impact; installs, configures, and verifies the operation of system components as needed for database solutions; improve integration and operation of systems relative to the overall environment; participates as team member in cross-system projects
  • Participates in the development of standards, design, and implementation of proactive processes to collect and report data and statistics on assigned systems; perform research and testing to verify impact and advisability of system installations; assist in development vendor support relationships
  • Engage in hands on development when needed to help database developers get solutions across the line on time and on budget
  • Task and assign daily work to database developers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related discipline, or 10+ years of equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of designing and implementing scalable and secure enterprise level data solutions
  • Experience in one or more Data Modeling and Business Intelligence tools
  • Experience with Data Visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience in Data Mining using R, SAS, or other analytics software
  • Knowledge of a data lake ecosystem, such Hadoop, Spark, MPP databases
  • Hands on experience with AWS cloud data analytics services
  • Health care experience 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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Oracle Developer Overland Park, KS 9131

We are seeking an experienced and ambitious Software Developer who has the initiative to be a contributing member of a small development team.  The successful candidate will work with internal business staff across multiple business functions to participate in the design and development of new application systems, support of existing systems and implementation of your own software solutions.  Work will include both development using SQL and PL/SQL plus developing user interfaces and reporting.

 

This position encompasses the full life cycle including analysis, design, development, testing, troubleshooting, documentation and implementation of the developed solution.  We will teach you our business and software development methodology depending on your skill level.  Job emphasis will vary depending upon your experience and learning.

 

This position is a great opportunity for someone with a strong interest in application software development and who is a self starter that works well in a team environment.  We develop our own systems using Oracle databases.  We don’t have hard separations between DBA, business analyst, designer, and software developer.  This will allow you more freedom to use and grow your skills.  You will also have the opportunity for you to grow in your career and work with a broad scope of application systems.

 

Basic Qualifications

 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Oracle SQL, PL/SQL
  • Oracle Forms and Oracle BI Publisher are a plus
  • Java (Oracle ADF Framework) or equivalent a plus
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong logic and analytical skills

 

Ability to:

  • Work with peers and other staff in the organization. 
  • Continue to advance your technical and business knowledge, developing new skills. 
  • Work with motivation to be results oriented and innovative.  Have a bias to action.
  • Perform excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Speak, read, comprehend and follow written and verbal English instructions.
  • Relay technical information and to translate technical language into user-friendly terminology.
  • Learn and understand business as it relates to your projects.
  • Provide professional and courteous service.
  • Adhere to department and company required standards.

Meet deadlines with varying workloads that sometimes requires off-hours work

 

ServiceNow Administrator Lee's Summit, MO 9128

Advantage Tech is looking for a Service Now Administrator for our Client in Missouri.

 

Seeking a ServiceNow professional to join the team and serve as the ServiceNow Administrator. The ServiceNow Administrator will be a key member on the ServiceNow Support team and is responsible for maintaining the ServiceNow platform on a daily basis. The role will support the ServiceNow platform across the enterprise and will be the key point of contact for all end user’s on the platform.

 

The ServiceNow System Administrator maintains the stability and usability of the ServiceNow platform by performing application maintenance, managing support for incidents related to ServiceNow applications, and contributing to ServiceNow software releases by delivering configuration tasks and features.

 

Responsibilities

 • Initial incident triage and resolution, Troubleshoot issues and outages and collaborate with the ServiceNow Developer on resolving complex issues.

• Manage functional day-to-day operations of the ServiceNow platform

• Representing the ServiceNow Product team on assigned projects, communicating and training end users of upcoming changes on the platform, and serve as the primary advocate for the platform.

• Collaborate with Internal teams to ensure that the ServiceNow configuration and processes support the business needs, and building customer requirements and design documentation for enhancements on the ServiceNow platform

• Configuration/Customization of the Service Now system – Form updates, workflow / automation efforts, reporting and dashboard management

• Build service requests from customer requirements including requests, request items and tasks using workflows

• ?Configure the ServiceNow platform in accordance with customer requirements and ITIL best practices within the following modules; (Service Catalog, Incident, Service Portal, Problem, Change, and Knowledge Base)

• Lead process improvement efforts to support multiple operating models and development frameworks. (including Waterfall, Agile, DevOPS)

• Create, update, publish reports and dashboards within the ServiceNow platform to visualize KPI metric's

• Create and maintain internal technical documentation, manuals, policies, and processes

• Assist with researching and recommending innovative and possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.

 

 Requirements

 • ServiceNow Administrator Certification, – Advanced Administrator Certification Preferred

• 2+  years of experience as a ServiceNow System Administrator  in a large organization,

• 2-4 years of experience in configuring or implementing ServiceNow modules [Incident, Problem, Change, Knowledge, Service Catalog, Service Portal, CMDB, Service Mapping, Service Catalog, Mobile App]

• 3+ JavaScript experience including usage of jQuery, Bootstrap and AngularJS frameworks; HTML experience.

• Relational database expertise in relation to an enterprise software system (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, etc.)

• Knowledge of system design and development used within Service Oriented architecture and web services integration (REST, SOAP, WSDL, JAXWS)

• ITIL Foundations Certification

  

Skills

 • Requires basic knowledge of common development language's; XML, HTML, Java Script.

• Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience

• Solid understanding of the application development lifecycle process, including requirement analysis, quality assurance, design, scheduling, implementation, issue tracking, version control

• Ability to think big, and challenge conventional wisdom regarding the ServiceNow platform,

• Ability to adapt quickly to learn new tool's, new technologies, and current industry standards

• Problem solving and critical thinking mindset

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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Software Architect – .Net Omaha, NE 9122

Are you ready for the next step in your career as a senior developer and ready for an architect title?  Or are you an architect who enjoys mentoring and growing your team?  This is the company for you!  You have an incredible opportunity to be a big fish in a little pond while you rebuild an ERP in the cloud in AWS.  

  • Own the overall architecture and technical design of our product
  • Create the architecture for our new cloud ERP offering
  • Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers
  • Assist developers with the creation of detailed software design specifications
  • Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design
  • Own and maintain the architectural documentation including diagrams and designs
  • Pay attention to system integrations to ensure sustainability and speed to deliver
  • Stay current with developments in the cloud space and overall software development space

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or relevant field
  • Minimum 10 years of software development experience
  • Minimum 5 years of software architecture experience
  • Minimum 4 years of AWS experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of competing cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, Google)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software design patterns including, SOA, microservices architecture and data modeling
  • Expert knowledge of .NET Core
  • Expert knowledge of Web Development including experience with React
  • Thorough knowledge of securing cloud applications
  • Experience developing and implementing coding standards
  • Ability to thrive as an independent thinker who can operate in ambiguity
  • Ability to take initiative and strictly adhere to deadlines
  • Ability to think strategically but also produce tangible software designs and technical specifications
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Visio or a similar diagraming software
  • Experience with SaaS is a plus

If you're ready for a new opportunity and a step in your career, let's talk!  #advantagetech

 

Site Reliability Engineer Kansas City, MO 9120

Advantage Tech is seeking a Cloud Site Reliability Engineer to provide support and development for a complex payment system for one of our clients.  This role is responsible for application reliability, availability and resilience through use of Automation, Continuous improvement,  chaos engineering and support of software solutions within a  Cloud environment. This position will require working with current subject matter experts to build knowledge of technologies and develop a solid understanding of the business application.  Qualified candidates will bring “classic ops” experience as well as solid programming expertise in complex and dynamic circumstances.

 

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Contributor in the analysis, design, and implementation of enterprise technology solutions for complex projects, utilizing broad industry awareness and expertise.
  • Proficient at contributing to alternative analysis, including assisting with researching  vendor solutions, development platforms, third-party frameworks, and best practices. 
  • Proficient skill at implementing complex systems and software components, 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.
  • Requires the ability to independently design, develop, and document solutions, while adhering to all applicable standards (e.g architectural, coding, security).                                                           
  • Proficient at analyzing business requirements and creating technical designs and specifications for independent implementation. Seeks guidance and mentoring from lead staff during the implementation phase, to ensure implementations meet design specifications and adhere to established standards. 
  • Proficient skill at creating estimates, work breakdown structures, and resource assignments on assigned development tasks. Collaboratively works with leads to incorporate development activities into master delivery schedule.                                                                                                                                              
  • Advanced skill at consulting with customers in a support role or when assisting more senior level staff in the formulation of technology strategies in collaboration with business partners.                          
  • Develops strong partnerships and relationships with business customers and key stakeholders.                           
  • Proficient at leading by example and routinely demonstrates high performance in the   areas of customer service, collaboration, team work, and reliability.                                 
  • Advanced skill at communicating status and progress on assignments. Raises issues and risks in a timely fashion and effectively contributes to mitigating activities.   
  • Provide on call production support for a critical application. 

Qualifications:

 

  • 4+ years of hands-on, professional software development experience in building scalable applications.
  • 2+ years hands-on experience using some the following  technologies on a Cloud platform :- Python, GitLab,Terraform,Cloudwatch, Grafana, Lambda and Elastic Search.  
  • Collaborate with partners to define and execute SRE vision. 
  • Designed effective monitoring solutions to help identify and escalate systemic issues.
  • Knowledge of prominent tools in this space for tool selection.
  • Experience with REST API’s and  webservice solutions is a distinct advantage.
  • 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/or work experience.
  • Established knowledge with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies.
  • Moderate project management skills.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills. Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.
  • Excellent initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including the ability to think logically and analytically.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively build relationships; promote, and work well in a collaborative team environment and influence others.
  • United States citizenship is required for this position. 

 

Dev Ops Engineer Omaha, NE 9116

Are you looking for a place to call home where you can work with a great team and have a great boss?  Work with developers and build up a dev ops team to build best practices for config management.  

Job:  Supports software and hardware design, building, testing deployment and operational support phases to ensure developers have appropriate workspaces and available artifacts.  Supports management commitment to ensure successful CM and Release activities are communicated and understood throughout the company.  Supports Change Management boards and works to ensure that environments facilitate product review, change, and defect tracking activities. 

Qualifications:  

  • Strong knowledge of distributed software requirements processes, documentation requirements, and development lifecycle.  Knowledge of industry best practices associated with Service Management, Release Management, and software development. 
  • Ability to utilize PC software packages, such as Windows, Microsoft Office, service management tools and databases, change and configuration management tools, and Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with Change Management and Configuration Management automation/tools is required.
  • Ability to effectively work with technical and management professionals.
  • Ability to support enterprise-wide and project specific change and Configuration Management policies and procedures.
  • Strong attention-to-detail with ability to recognize problems, document, identify possible causes, and determine corrective actions.
  • Ability to advocate the benefits associated with implementation of an enterprise-wide and project-level Change Management, Configuration Management, and Release Management processes.
  • Ability to work under stress and support critical activities as needed

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Java Engineer Omaha, NE 9111

One of Omaha's best kept secrets is hiring for a software developer.  Join a team that will give you autonomy to bring in new technology and grow your skill set!  

Under direction of MANAGER-DEVELOPMENT, designs, develops and tests components in accordance with the project's adopted standards for integration into larger subsystems. Designs part of the system, within the constraints of requirements, architecture, and development process for the project. Creates unit test cases to support testing.  Understands and adheres to the design model.  Writes program source code and implements components, services, and/or modules.   Performs unit testing of source code and works to resolve defects found while performing integration and regression tests.  Works closely with other software engineers and architects to ensure project objectives are met and frameworks are followed.

Job Qualifications:  

Requires experience in Object-Oriented development and design.

Must be capable of producing Use-Case Realization, Design Subsystem, Design Package, Design Class, Testability Class, and Analysis Class.

Requires Java experience with knowledge / expertise in the following: UML, XML, HTML, Java, JEE, JSP, JSF, EJB, Java Servlets, MVC and JPA frameworks (Hibernate).   Experience with Insurance Application Architecture (IAA) and IBM WebSphere family of products is preferred.

Requires experience with software design techniques, including object-oriented analysis and design techniques, design patterns, and the Unified Modeling Language. Understands and resolves the design model.

Experience with the Rational Unified Process (RUP) and Rational Software tools such as ClearQuest, ClearCase, and Rose is strongly preferred.  Experience with JUnit for unit testing is preferred.

Proficient in some or all of the following: Websphere Application Server, DB2 UDB, messaging systems such as Websphere MQ/Message Broker, development environments such as WSAD/WSADIE/RAD, and Eclipse

Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) is preferred.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with external and internal personnel.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Must be customer focused and excel in coordination of problem resolution.  Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and work with sense of urgency and accountability.

Flexibility to adapt to and work in a dynamic, changing and fast-paced environment.

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Senior Java Engineer Omaha, NE 9110

Are you looking to work for a non micro management company where you have autonomy to make decisions?  This is one of the best kept secrets in Omaha with very low turnover!  They are adding to their team and needing you to bring your talent to their cool team!  

Under direction of Manager, designs, develops, tests and maintains software in accordance with adopted standards for integration into larger subsystems. Performs technical design and writes automated unit test cases to support testing.  Understands and adheres to the design model.  Writes software to implement components, services, and/or modules.   Performs unit testing of source code and works to resolve defects found while performing integration and regression tests.  Works closely with other software engineers and architects to ensure project objectives are met and frameworks are followed.

  • Strong application development focus to develop business solutions in IBM WebSphere Application Server and other middleware platforms.   
  • Must be able to implement solutions in Java Enterprise Edition using the EJB 3.0 Standard, with strong knowledge in Java Transaction and Persistence API s, Java Naming and Directory Interface, and Java Server Faces (JSF). 
  • Strong design knowledge and skill set with exposing business assets as platform independent business services using Service Oriented Analysis and Design and OASIS Web Services standards.
  • Strong understanding of Structured Query Language and the relational database model with experience in one or more Database Management Systems, with knowledge of Object to Relational Mapping techniques
  • Knowledge and experience in asynchronous messaging using the Java Messaging Service, Message Driven Beans , MQ Series or other messaging middleware
  • Strong knowledge in technical analysis and design of technical solutions to business problems using  Object-Oriented Analysis and Design techniques, design patterns (GOF, JEE), and the Unified Modeling Language
  • Solid understanding of JEE declarative security, Java Authentication and Authorization Service,  and broader security concepts for securing web based applications such as network security, Secured Socket Layer certificates
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with external and internal personnel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer focused and excels in coordination of problem resolution 
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and work with sense of urgency and accountability
  • Flexibility to adapt to and work in a dynamic, changing and fast-paced environment

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HRIS Software Engineer Overland Park, KS 9109

Advantage Tech is seeking an HRIS Software Engineer to work with on of our clients in the Overland Park area, 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Design, Build and Support HR systems – Will act as the HR information systems technical lead/developer leveraging the latest versions and features of HCM cloud systems. Leads system integration projects that require calling application logic and extracting data from/to multiple systems in alignment with industry standards and best practices. Projects may range from implementing a completely new HR system to supporting mergers and acquisition from HR systems standpoint.

·         Support Vendor Inbound/Outbound Integration and Security – Responsible for the design, build and support of all HR system interfaces, including Oracle HCM, Taleo, Kronos, ADP, Fidelity, Ceridian, Solium, Benefit Focus, etc. for secure delivery of inbound and outbound data feeds. Works closely with other IT teams to implement a robust HR systems architecture.

·         Perform Upgrades, Maintenance, and Audit Compliance – Support all the HR system upgrades throughout the year. Works with internal/external audit teams and vendors to prepare and document the SOX compliance needs for all the HR systems.

·         Software and Hardware Evaluation Works closely with other IT teams to design new or modify existing processes and systems to meet the changing demands of the HR function.

·         Perform Testing and Quality Checks to ensure business and data quality requirements.

Recruiting and Onboarding – Builds and supports recruiting and onboarding systems working with the HR team, functional team, and other IT teams to align the talent acquisition needs. This includes supporting upgrades, process changes, reporting on recruiting data and working with agencies that need help with the recruiting platform.

Goals and Performance Management – Builds and support goals & performance management systems working with the Talent management team. Provide data and reporting needs to managers and executives for calibration.

Workforce Compensation – Support workforce compensation system changes working with the Total Rewards team.

Time Keeping Systems – Support the timekeeping system capabilities needed across global localizations.

Qualifications:                                  

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, Human Resources or related field

·         At least 3 years of experience with Oracle Cloud HCM with experience creating system integrations with Data Exchange Extracts. API integration experience is a plus.

·         At least 3 years of experience creating reports and documents with Oracle Business Intelligence and Excel.

·         Working knowledge of SQL queries for report creation is preferred.

·         JD Edwards development experience is a plus.

·         Experience leading global-organization wide HRIS/IT projects and change management activities with a high level of autonomy to identify and escalate issues with senior leaders

·         Strong communication and time management skills, and ability to lead work streams and collaborate at all levels

·         Demonstrated strong analytical skills and ability to analyze data to make recommendations

Salesforce Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9057

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

The Salesforce Developer will be responsible for Salesforce application development, maintenance and interaction between Salesforce and other client Operational Support Systems.  Customization of the client’s Salesforce instance will be required to adapt the platform to unique business needs and processes. 

Additionally, the position is responsible for the daily care and maintenance of the client’s Salesforce.com instance, including internal customer care, user administration, upgrades and routine maintenance. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operates as the primary application configuration expert and system administrator for Salesforce, including but not limited to the following activities:

  • Creates and updates custom-defined page layouts and record types.
  • Develops or modifies custom workflows. 
  • Develops interactive, data-driven solutions in Salesforce utilizing APEX Classes and Triggers, VisualForce Pages, Lightening Components, and SOQL.
  • Creates and maintains system interface diagrams, functional designs, and technical specifications.
  • Configures standard UI options for groups of users. 
  •  Maintains the Role Hierarchy and Territory Management Rules as the organization changes structure over time.
  • Creates or deletes custom-defined fields in the application.
  • Creates and maintains custom reports and dashboards in Salesforce.
  • Maintains security profiles and access rights for users within the application.
  • Configures shared, custom reports.
  • Escalates issues to Salesforce.com Technical Support as required.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years designing, developing and implementing custom applications/components
  • 3+ years developing custom data integrations between multiple systems or databases
  • 3+ years hands-on experience with Salesforce custom development is required
  • 1+ year working in lightning environment is required
  • Salesforce certifications desired
  • Proficiency in Apex, Visualforce, Web Services, SOQL, JavaScript and HTML
  • Experience with Salesforce.com API, REST API is preferred
  • Experience in analysis of business process, workflow and modeling.
  • Experience in analysis of computer applications that cross numerous operational and servicing disciplines.
  • Hands on knowledge with Salesforce lightning and lightning components.
  • Proficiency in Apex (or similar object-oriented language like Java), Visualforce, Web Services, and SOQL
  • Knowledge of JSON, JavaScript, JQuery, and HTML a plus
  •  Working knowledge of data structures and understanding of data migration
  •  Proven ability to learn technical concepts and translate them to the appropriate audience
  •  Working knowledge of Pardott or other email blast or Marketing Automation applications a plus

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Self-motivated and the ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain composure in a demanding work environment.
  • Strong PC skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems intersecting technology and departmental responsibilities
  • Understanding of process documentation and development
  • Proficiency in workflow creation and optimization 
Lead Information Security Compliance Analyst Kansas City, MO 9052

Lead Information Security Compliance Analyst

What you'll do…

JOB SUMMARY 
 
Advantage Tech is seeking a highly motivated Lead Information Security Compliance Analyst to join our client's Information Security Governance, Risk, & Compliance (GRC) Team. The position will serve as the primary point of contact for information security compliance efforts as well as audit preparation and response. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated people leader as well possess a passion for details and a thorough understanding of United States local, state, and federal regulations as they relate to information security in the tax/finance industry. 

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –

  • Partner with other members of GRC Team to serve as a highly professional representative to both internal and external customers.
  • Provide comprehensive risk assessments of business and technology sponsored projects and initiatives, including engagements with third parties.
  • Provide guidance regarding best practices for regulatory and legal compliance with SOX, PCI, CCPA, GDPR and others.
  • Use knowledge of information security standards and best practices to assist in the creation and maintenance of organization policies, standards, guidelines and processes.
  • Evaluate security controls for effectiveness and identify potential risks.
  • Establish and cultivate relationships by interacting with all levels of the organization to ensure activities are understood and completed appropriately.
  • Establish and cultivate relationships with both internal and external assessors
  • Establish and maintain documentation of assessments and controls.
  • Monitor and report meaningful metrics on compliance with information security policies, standards, guidelines, and processes.
  • Support, communicate, and reinforce the mission, values, philosophy, and culture of the organization.

What you'll bring to the team…

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong SOX 404 Audit experience.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information security discipline.
  • Minimum of seven (8) years of experience in information technology or business analysis, with at least three (3) years in the information security field.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of security controls as they relate to applicable regulations and frameworks (SOX, PCI, CCPA, GDPR, STIGS, ISO, NIST, etc.).
  • Demonstrated understanding of risk and compliance assessment methodologies.

 Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.

 

Required Skills

  • Excellent people leader skills, with demonstrated experience leading compliance SMEs.
  • Proven ability to take initiative, work independently, and effectively organize multiple work streams.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective partnerships with internal and external customers.
  • High level of verbal and written communications skills, including translating technical details to business terms.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think and adapt quickly.
  • Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities as the team evolves.

It would be even better if you also had…

Plus Skills

  • Experience working with or for a Big 4 accounting firm.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Experience performing information security reviews of third-party service providers.
  • PCI ISA Certification
  • Industry certifications such as CISA, CISSA, CISSP, CASP+, GSNA, PMP, GISP, GSTRT, GSLC, GLEG or similar.
  • Experience with ServiceNow GRC.  
  • Project/Program management knowledge and experience.
  • Experience with software development, programming or scripting languages, or security testing of applications.
  • Knowledge of network-based services, DevOps, client/server applications, mobile applications, enterprise systems and infrastructure, network architecture, or security infrastructure.

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

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System Administrator Lenexa, KS 9047

Advantage Tech is looking for a System Admin for our Lenexa, KS Client. 

System/Network Administrator

Job Description Summary

Advantage Tech is seeking a System Administrator for our Client's team, to support our growing 24/7/365 Datacenter operation. Successful candidates will have a passion for technology, demonstrated success in managing large-scale IT environments, and excellent communication skills. Experience administering server operating systems, shell scripting, J2SE/J2EE applications, database management systems, SQL, high availability technologies, and network hardware required. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in CS/CE and 3+ years of experience in IT. Programming background is a plus.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day administration of the Datacenter network, servers, and platform software
  • Development and support of automation routines
  • Acting as an escalation point for Datacenter-related customer issues
  • Providing technical support to internal users
  • Reviewing system data and responding to incidents
  • Performing routine maintenance and upgrades on systems/software

What you will need to be successful:

  • A passion for technology
  • Must be self-directed
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Windows servers
  • Experience with Java (JVM) administration/troubleshooting
  • Experience with shell scripting (Windows shell/PowerShell/bash) for automation
  • Experience with Python for automation
  • Experience with Cisco firewalls
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with Active Directory
  • Tomcat/Wildfly experience is a plus
  • Apache Web Server experience is a plus
  • Information Security experience/credentials are a plus
  • Programming background 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 consultants and clients. 

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

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Enterprise Architect Kansas City, MO 9042

Advantage Tech is seeking an experienced Enterprise Architect to work with a great client in the Kansas City area.

Job Summary:

Are you interested in shaping the architecture and technology direction at the enterprise level? As an Enterprise Architect, you will partner with various business portfolios and Solution Architects to create flexible and resilient architectures that enable customer’s value streams and accelerate the adoption of cloud services. In addition to shaping and executing strategy, you will also be hands-on in conducting proof of concepts. Join our team that is leading our organization on a transformational journey via a cloud native approach.  

 

Key Activities:

 

• Establish a technology strategy and roadmap for specific business line domains and product portfolios that enables a portfolio to support current and future business capabilities
• Partner with Solution Architects to propose the appropriate technical options to business stakeholders to meet their needs; effectively drives appropriate design tradeoffs and cost/benefit
• Create high level designs and inspires a shared technical and architectural vision with portfolio delivery teams
• Create enterprise patterns, reference architectures, and standards and drive usage within the portfolios and with Solution Architects
• Establish and foster strong relationships with customers, service providers, vendor partners, technical peers and technical and executive management with special attention to business stakeholders to ensure understanding of business drivers and strategy
• Develop and continually evolve technology strategy and influence the movement of the organization at the local and System level
• Maintain a high level of technical aptitude through research, experimentation and solution implementations
• Provide thought leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams.

Qualifications:

 

  • Action oriented, big picture view technical leader with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in cloud-native application architecture such as microservices, containers, API patterns, etc.

  • Champions transformational concepts and complex technical information to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Work collaboratively with teams across the organization.

  • 10+ years of progressive software architect/engineering experience and a degree from an accredited university.

QA Tester Lenexa, KS 9041

Advantage Tech is seeking a QA Analyst (Software Tester) who will work closely with Software Developers and the Application Development Manager to ensure that software is deployed with the highest quality possible.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Willingness to find answers, ask questions, and explore processes using all available resources
  • Understanding of Agile Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience in software testing / system testing / regression testing
  • Experience documenting testing processes and writing test plans to ensure
    business requirements are completed and delivered as planned
  • Experience in testing web and client-server applications
  • Experience with QA techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with multiple environments for testing and deploying changes.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps ticketing and queries
  • Familiarity with using a Wiki as a dynamic learning resource
  • Experience with delivering training information and presentations regarding tested applications to customers/stakeholders

HELPFUL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Experience with T-SQL querying and relational databases
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • Experience with Mobile phone testing

 

 

 

 

Full Stack Developer Lenexa, KS 9040

The Full-Stack Microsoft Software Developer loves to code and loves helping people.  The position consists of a wide variety of responsibilities including discovery, design, development, implementation and maintenance of custom software solutions. She/he may be responsible for analyzing business problems and needs, assisting in the development of software specifications, designing and developing new programs to automate business processes.  Development tasks will vary in scope from small projects with quick implementation timelines to complex projects that span months and may consist of many iterations.

Essential skills included:

  • Excellent C# skills and a track record of getting things done
  • Solid experience with ASP.NET, MVC, Web Forms / Apps, Web API (REST), SQL, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, debugging, etc. (migrating away from web forms)
  • At least 2-3 years of full-stack web development: UI front-end, backend, database
  • A great attitude and aptitude for learning and problem solving
  • Penchant for software development and coding design principles
  • Android / iOS development (Xamarin)

Ideal candidates will have:  

  • Experience developing n-tier suites of full-featured software applications
  • Experience using Microsoft tools and technologies:  .NET Framework, IIS, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps and Agile methodologies.
  • Ability to follow established standards and guidelines to deliver projects that are of high quality.

Technologies

  • ASP.NET 4.6.2 / .NET Core
  • Angular 2+
  • Xamarin
  • REST Web APIs
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 – 2017
  • JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML
  • Micro Services
  • Visual Studio 2019
  • Webforms and MVC
  • Azure DevOps 2019
  • Telerik / Progress
  • Syncfusion
  • Web Services
  • Windows Services
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3
  • ServiceNow
  • SalesForce
  • ServiceChannel
  • LLBLGen Pro
  • Red-Gate

 

Full Stack Developer Kansas City, MO 9039

Advantage Tech is partnering with a great crossroads client to help them as a growing startup with a mission to help people live their best life through simple sustainable success. Their core values are: Accountability, Empathy, Trust, and Empowerment. They are committed to helping millions stay accountable to their habits & goals and provide the technology to do so.

They have developed a mobile app (live in the iOS App Store) and web products (in private beta testing mode) for B2C and B2B businesses.

They are looking for someone who is passionate about leveraging technology to improve themselves and others in a scalable way. They envision the technology they build there will one day be able to serve not only individuals, but coaches, enterprises, and various non-profit institutions all over the world.

You will be expected to be an independent thinker in a fast-growing startup. You will need to take ownership of your tasks and will be challenged to think of the elegant solutions to technical problems they face. You will be a core part of their team, taking the lead in making sure the products they create are excellent, robust, and scalable. Compensation is competitive.

The ideal candidate is a proven professional who has specialized in developing applications using PHP (Laravel preferred) for 4+ years. Experience in developing web (Angular 8) and/or native mobile apps (Swift and/or Kotlin) is a great addition.

These are the main things you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and maintain a strong, scalable, and cutting-edge backend to our mobile app (currently live on the iOS App Store) and our web products (currently in private beta)

  • Build on new features to the existing applications and collaborate with the rest of the team

  • Maintain existing code and resolve bugs on the mobile app & web products

  • Lead and maintain the backend application development life cycle from beta, to delivery, and post launch support

  • Effectively communicate ongoing task progress, evaluations, ideas, timetable, and technical & process concerns

  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components

  • Collaborate regularly with fellow team members

  • Stay on top of new trends & best practices in development

  • Keep the team informed of timelines and development status

Here are things we expect from you:

  • Commitment to  Core Values

  • Independent thinking, a lot of self-initiative, and comfort in a small team

  • Experience in PHP (Laravel preferred)

  • Strong AWS experience

Here are things we would be delighted to see in addition:

  • Experience in developing native iOS & Android mobile apps, using Swift and Kotlin specifically

  • Experience in developing web application (Angular 8)

  • Experience in Laravel Vapor

  • Experience developing and supporting API integrations

  • Hands on experience with SQL schema design, REST API Design

  • Unit & Integration testing (PHPUnit or equivalent)

  • MySQL profiling & query optimization

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar relevant field experience

Workday Tech Lead Lee's Summit, MO 9038

Advantage Tech is looking for a Workday Tech Lead for our Lee's Summit, MO Client.

Reporting to the Vice President, Digital Enablement, this position will work to define technical solutions for our business teams utilizing the Workday platform, and provides technical guidance to systems analysts, developers and other team members. The primary responsibility is to be a technical partner with HR and Finance teams and lead the Workday Integration team with new and ongoing integration support. This person will work closely with the Workday Product Manager and the business community to understand and define business requirements not only for Workday, but for all systems that support HR, Finance and workforce management functions. They will then translate the business requirements into system requirements and design specifications. The technical lead will also play an active role in ensuring the identification and creation of all necessary design and technical documentation. This position will act in a technical leadership capacity on projects assigned to them and will be responsible for ensuring management is kept current on project status and milestone deliverables. This position will also assist in post implementation support and system enhancements as well as resolving complex performance tuning.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work closely with our Workday Product Manager to contribute to the ongoing design, configuration, deployment, and maintenance of the Workday modules including HCM, Payroll, Time Tracking, Absence Management, Benefits and others
  • Manage the process of changing existing Workday integrations and creating new ones based upon business need
  • Production support for existing Workday inbound and outbound integrations by providing break/fix analysis, regression testing, and data analysis for data integrity issues
  • Stay current with Workday new functionality delivered in the routine updates. Review with the business and help drive the deployment of new features
  • Provide leadership and participate in analyzing, designing, testing and bringing to production system integrations within the Workday realm including but not limited to, finance, recruiting, benefit providers, healthcare management and others
  • Translate business requirements into system requirements, design specifications and document new and/or existing application requirements. Ensure that new or existing systems meet business requirements and practices and that all application interface issues/concerns are understood, documented and addressed satisfactorily
  • Work with technical team to ensure optimal technical design for our environment and integration methods and tools
  • Work with technical team to ensure optimal technical design for our environment and integration methods and tools
  • Prepares estimates for complex projects to provide management with information needed to accurately forecast project delivery dates
  • Assist project team with unit testing. Develop system test plans and perform full system testing prior to implementation
  • For assigned projects, responsible for managing all aspects of the development lifecycle including but not limited to status updates, definition and tracking of project milestones, system design, and tracking of deliverables including resource allocation
  • Support a  Request for Proposal (RFP) process for software purchases, evaluating the results and providing recommendations to upper management and the business
  • Provide production support to existing HR, Finance and work force systems
  • Assist in the mentoring, training and development of team technical skills
  • Monitor and resolve performance tuning issues either via working directly with third party support or the case management process
  • Works with the Workday Product Manager and the business to understand business processes

Internal and External Relationships:

Internal:

  • Workday Business Stakeholders
  • Business Systems Manager (BSM) where applicable
  • Technical team
  • All levels of IT

External: System vendors – related to integrations with Workday

Education/Experience/Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 8-10 years of programming experience
  • 5 years of experience defining, designing, and implementing HR and Finance applications with Workday
  • Strong technical background covering a variety of platforms, databases, and coding languages
  • Strong technical Workday skills
  • Knowledge of Workday implementation tools (Enterprise interface builder (EIB), Workday Studio, Workday Report Writer, and DTS)
  • Experience with Web Services and APIs (WSDL, SOAP, REST and WS standards)
  • Have an understanding of Workday’s security model and best practices
  • Comfortable working with third party solutions on data mapping and integration implementation
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills for effective communication with team members and IT Leaders
  • Keen problem solving skills, ability to deal with complex situations and recommend a technical solution
  • Must be flexible and able to respond to rapid change to meet business needs
  • Ability, to learn new technology and stay abreast of current technical trends
  • Ability to translate business needs into creative technological solutions
  • Provides expert level IT technical lead services and direction for critical software, middleware, and/or hardware projects (e.g., applications, networks, communications, and client server technologies) on multiple platforms. Provides technical expertise in systems, technical infrastructure, tools, modeling, external interfaces, and other technical areas. Completes complex development, design, implementation, architecture design specification, and maintenance activities.
  • Ensures the viability of IT deliverables. Recommends development options, including design, build/buy, and vendor purchase. Approves the team's technical deliverables. Conducts testing, including functionality, technical limitations, and security.
  • Approves technical solutions proposed by team members. Elevates complex technical issues to IT experts, including architects and vendors. Resolves technical problems discovered by testers and internal clients. Responds to and resolves technical issues in a timely manner. Researches issues and performs root cause analysis.
  • Communicates with project manager and/or business stakeholders on a frequent basis. Identifies tasks and issues that may have an impact on service levels or schedules. Provides realistic task and cost estimates. May participate in screening resumes of team members, interviews, makes hiring and assignment recommendations, and writes reviews.
  • Maintains a current and working knowledge of IT development methodology, architecture design, and technical standards. Mentors IT staff and identifies training needs. As new standards are instituted, ensures their usage by team members.
  • Communicates with other technical leads, IT groups, and clients so they understand the project's technical implications, dependencies, and potential conflicts. Evaluates the impacts of change requests on own/shared technologies and effectively persuades and influences others on ideas.
  • Reviews and approves documentation and diagrams created by IT team members (e.g., system specifications). Writes documentation, including technical standards and processes.
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous quality improvement of technical standards, methodologies, and technologies.
  • Participates in design, code, and test inspections throughout product life cycle to identify issues. Participates as a technical consultant at other project meetings. Presents technical status and issues at milestone reviews.
  • For projects without a business analyst, performs this staff member's duties, including interviewing business liaisons to diagram process flows and to write functional requirements. In the absence of the project manager, performs this staff member's duties, including coordinating daily systems analysis and development activities.
  • Thoroughly understands and complies with IT policies and procedures, especially those for quality and productivity standards that enable the team to meet established client service levels. Thoroughly understands and complies with Information Security policies and procedures, and verifies deliverables meet Information Security requirements.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

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.

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

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IT Support Specialist Kansas City, MO 9031

Do you desire to build a career in the Information Technology field? We are offering an exciting opportunity as an IT Support Specialist with an awesome client in Kansas City.

Primary Responsibilities

• Serve as the first point of contact for customers seeking technical assistance over the phone or email

• Perform remote troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques, pertinent questions and remote support tools

• Determine the best solution based on the issue and details provided by customers • Walk the customer through the problem-solving process

• Direct unresolved issues to the next level of support personnel

• Provide accurate information on IT products or services

• Record events and problems and their resolution in logs

• Perform special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the organization.

 

Minimum Qualifications

• A+ certified or equivalent knowledge/education.

• Ability to research, diagnose and resolve hardware and software problems in an independent environment.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to present ideas clearly verbally and in writing

• Organizing, planning and problem solving and research skills with the ability to make effective and timely decisions.

• Experience with Team Viewer, Office 365 and remote troubleshooting, preferred

• Pursuing or Completed Associates Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, and/or related field.

Helpdesk/Desktop Tech Shawnee Mission, KS 9022

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop Support Technician.

Job Summary: Will oversee daily computer performance, provide technical support, and install new software for computer users. Daily duties will include fielding inquiries, running diagnostic tests to resolve issues, troubleshooting complex technical issues, and installing updates to existing software. Additionally, technicians are responsible for setting up new equipment, moving users, answering the help desk phone, performing minor repair work and documenting the work the complete via the help desk ticketing system. They will also share responsibility for conference rooms, printers, and inventory.

Scope of the Role:

  • Provides support via phone and desk-side to end users on a variety of issues
  • Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems
  • Responds to telephone calls, email, and personnel requests for technical support
  • Documents, tracks, and monitors the problem to ensure a timely resolution
  • Handles Imaging PCs and Laptops
  • Performs on-call rotation once every four weeks
  • Various other duties as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • A+ Certification
  • 2-5 Years’ Desktop Support
  • Demonstrated Support of Windows 7 and Windows 10
  • Some call center operations or customer service experience
  • Experience in printer/copier support
  • Experience with ticketing systems
  • Experience in process creation
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Attributes Desired:

  • Customer service skills
  • Technical experience

Preferred Skills:

  • HDI or Microsoft certifications a plus
Embedded Systems Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 9011

Advantage Tech is searching for an Embedded Systems Engineer that can work with their client based out of Lee's Summit, MO

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 

The successful candidate will be a member of the client's Research and Development Team. Typically, the candidate will be self-directed into various development projects and operate as a developer within small or medium size teams.

  1. They will not just be given tasks to complete, they will also be asked to brain storm and come up with new and revolutionary ideas, an outside the box thinker.
  2. They will be given the privilege to work with some of the top people in embedded systems development.
  3. They will be expected to aid and in some cases lead certification efforts; UL, FCC, CE, etc..
  4. They will learn how to read/design schematics and use circuit layout software to create circuit boards.
  5. The candidate will be asked to participate in many different facets of the product development pipeline, all the way from Idea – final product/quality control.

Development Skill Sets (shall include some or all of the following):

  • Software development using C
  • Assembly Language Programming
  • Linux expertise
  • Schematic Capture
  • Circuit Design/Layout
  • Circuit Simulation Software
  • Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Function Generator knowledge.
  • Understanding of multiple communication protocols, I2C, SPI, CANBUS, etc..
  • Verilog/VHDL
  • FPGA
  • RF Circuit Design
  • Mixed Signal Processing

Education and Experience:

  • Education level shall be a 4-year degree or 5 years of experience in electronic design.
JD Edwards Warehouse Management Analyst Kansas City, KS 9008

Advantage Tech is searching for a JDE Warehouse Management Analyst for their client based out of Kansas City.

 

Description:

The JD Edwards Analyst will participate in a cross-functional team environment leveraging their existing application and technical knowledge, as well as strong business communication skills. As a key member of the Shared Applications team, this position will be responsible for becoming the expert in implementing, maintaining, and enhancing the client's JD Edwards Enterprise 1 Warehouse Management application.

 

The candidate will recommend best practices to key business users to configure and enhance JD Edwards Enterprise 1 Warehouse Management to meet business requirements, using approved client project management and governance standards. This includes supporting our project teams, providing input on system design, integration testing, user training, and post go-live support. The candidate will also act as day-to-day JD Edwards Enterprise 1 production support, including coordination with team members and external consultants.

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform JD Edwards Enterprise 1 Warehouse Management configuration based on defined business processes.
  • Ability to gather business requirements and transform them into JD Edwards processes that can be implemented and supported.
  • Coordinate or active participation with Shared Applications team members or business users in the analysis, design, development, documentation, performance testing, and implementation of technical business solutions.
  • Work with the business to translate the business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Ability to define, gather, and load the master data needed to support applications delivered.
  • Follow client Development, Governance and Project Management standards.
  • The requirements herin 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 as required.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering or related equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years' experience implementing JD Edwards Warehouse Management module with strong knowledge of integration points with other modules.
  • 2+ years' experience in an JD Edwards production support environment preferred
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards e-Commerce, SAP, or Salesforce a plus

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to demonstrate written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively communicate with business users, stakeholders, technical teams, and various levels of management
  • Able to listen and communicate in a clear and concise manner, along with the ability to recognize the audience and tailor communications accordingly
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, including the ability to prioritize
  • Able to organize time and resources effectively to achieve goals (i.e., organizational skills)
  • Able to demonstrate leadership qualities as a self-starter, set direction, and complete assignments
  • 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'
  • Able to work on-call
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Lead Security Engineer – Red Team Kansas City, MO 9000

Lead Security Engineer – Red Team Lead
Day to day:
•    Plan, communicate, coordinate and perform penetration tests and security assessments at application, system and enterprise level.
•    Develop all Rules of Engagement, scoping documents and reports.
•    Performs regular TTP Testing following the Mitre ATT&CK Framework.
•    Perform manual penetration tests and validation of vulnerability scan results.
•    Develop automation/scripts for replicating TTPs.
•    Develop SOPs and architect all penetration testing and security assessment methodologies.
•    Devises plans and scenarios for various types of penetration tests.
•    Documents exploits and results in remediation and final report.
•    Perform information technology security research to remain current on emerging technology trends and develop exploits for disclosed and undisclosed vulnerabilities.
•    Contributes to developing and implementing tools for penetration testing and early warning of weaknesses or possible incidents building on methodologies as promulgated by NIST, ISO, etc. to ensure useful, measurable, and repeatable methods applied to quantifying risk.
•    Selects, installs, and configures security testing platforms and tools or develop tools and procedures for vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
•    Performs vulnerability assessments using automated tools (Metasploit, Nmap, Nessus, Burp Suite, etc.).
What you'll bring to the team…
Required

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
5 years of Information Security experience
 
Skills
Experience developing, executing, and maturing cyber security projects, programs, and process development
•    Experience performing penetration tests or Red Team activities
•    Experience with the following technologies:
•    Kali Linux
•    Metasploit
•    Nmap
•    Burp Suite
•    Powersploit
•    Programming or scripting knowledge
•    Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, writing, and communication skills
•    Ability to convey results to executive and non-technical stakeholders
It would be even better if you also had…
Desired Certifications
OSCP, GWAPT, GPEN, CISSP
 

Software Engineer – .Net and React Kansas City, MO 8975

Software Engineer:

As a key member of the Development team, the Software Engineer leverages extensive solutions-oriented implementation experience and comprehensive understanding of SaaS-based architecture to design and deliver the next generation of our service offerings. Software Engineers are responsible for the engineering of applications with initiatives to build highly scalable and reliable infrastructure.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:
• Designs and implements a new generation of high performance/high availability backend infrastructure primarily based on Microsoft’s .NET stack.
• Investigates and recommends alternative and complimentary database technologies to expand the functionality and performance of our solutions.
• Leads the design, development, and testing of features/functions delivered via platform components and/or services that are highly scalable, available and reliable.
• Maintains database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems.
• Quickly understands existing code and contributes in a way consistent with prior coding conventions.
• Works with product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high quality technologies on time.
• Provides expert application design guidance on solution system designs, redesigns for platform, performance and integration of new technical features and capabilities, etc.

Education & Training:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent work experience) required
• 2+ years of experience in designing and implementing highly scalable cloud-based solution architectures for SaaS solutions preferred

Knowledge & Experience:
• 2+ years' experience in designing and developing highly scalable cloud-based solution.
• 2+ years’ relevant experience that includes software development/solution engineering/technical consulting.
• Experience with modern web technologies: HTML5, JavaScript, CSS required
• Good understanding of Microsoft Stack required
• Programming languages: C#, JavaScript frameworks, required
• Good understanding of application architecture including REST required
• Good technical expertise with SQL, Data modeling preferred
• Experience with transitioning single-tenant applications to multi-tenant cloud applications preferred

Skills:
Oral Communication Skills Written Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills
Self-motivated Computer Literacy Internet Savvy
Collaborative Microsoft .NET Analytic
Problem Solving Database Proficiency
 

Software Engineer – C#/.Net Kansas City, MO 8974

Software Engineer
Kansas City, MO, US

As a key member of the Development team, the Software Engineer leverages extensive solutions-oriented implementation experience and comprehensive understanding of SaaS-based architecture to design and deliver the next generation of our service offerings. Software Engineers are responsible for the engineering of applications with initiatives to build highly scalable and reliable infrastructure.

Duties & Responsibilities Include:
•    Designs and implements a new generation of high performance/high availability backend infrastructure primarily based on Microsoft’s .NET stack.
•    Investigates and recommends alternative and complimentary database technologies to expand the functionality and performance of our solutions.
•    Leads the design, development, and testing of features/functions delivered via platform components and/or services that are highly scalable, available and reliable.
•    Maintains database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems.
•    Quickly understands existing code and contributes in a way consistent with prior coding conventions.
•    Works with product managers using agile methodologies to deliver high quality technologies on time.
•    Provides expert application design guidance on solution system designs, redesigns for platform, performance and integration of new technical features and capabilities, etc.

Education & Training:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent work experience) required
•    2+ years of experience in designing and implementing highly scalable cloud-based solution architectures for SaaS solutions preferred

Knowledge & Experience:
•    2+ years' experience in designing and developing highly scalable cloud-based solution.
•    2+ years’ relevant experience that includes software development/solution engineering/technical consulting.
•    Experience with modern web technologies: HTML5, JavaScript, CSS required
•    Good understanding of Microsoft Stack required
•    Programming languages: C#, JavaScript frameworks, required
•    Good understanding of application architecture including REST required
•    Good technical expertise with SQL, Data modeling preferred
•    Experience with transitioning single-tenant applications to multi-tenant cloud applications preferred

Skills:
Oral Communication Skills    Written Communication Skills    Interpersonal Skills
Self-motivated    Computer Literacy    Internet Savvy
Collaborative    Microsoft .NET    Analytic
Problem Solving    Database Proficiency

BI Developer Kansas City, MO 8964

Advantage Tech is searching for a BI Developer to join their client based out of Kansas City, Mo.

Candidates will need to be strong developers, and also be proficient in the following:

  • Power BI
  • ASP.NET Webforms with VB.NET Codebehind (MVC a plus)
  • VB.NET including Winforms development (WPF a plus)
  • Microsoft SQL Server database design and development
  • Javascript, HTML, and CSS experience (including additional libraries)
  • SSRS development experience
  • Microsoft Office tools, Outlook, Excel, Access development experience
  • Basic skills with C# a plus
  • PowerShell basic experience, proficiency a plus
  • SharePoint development experience a plus
Quality Analyst Kansas City, MO 8895

Advantage Tech is searching for a Quality Analyst to join their client for a 3-6 month contract opportunity.

The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for developing test plans, creating test cases, executing test cases, tracking defects, functional, web services, regression, automating test cases, documentation, and coordinating with other teams within the client and Vendors of the client.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Utilize our business process, plans, evaluate and manage the execution of assigned projects
  • Manage multiple large scale projects across many teams with in the client and the client's Vendors
  • Review requirements, User stories, specifications and technically design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed ,comprehensive and well-structured test plans , test case traceability matrix , test cases and test data set required to complete Quality Assurance work based on the business requirements
  • Execute test cases including data validation and regression analysis
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly and track defects
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Perform thorough functional testing ,web services testing and  regression testing
  • Experience with the complete software development life cycle and QA process in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Good experience working with the business and development teams to resolve any application issues found during execution
  • Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like test execution metrics, defect metrics
  • Design, develop and execute automation scripts using open source tools
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years of related work experience required
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and approaches
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automation testing and automation testing tools like selenium, cucumber or others
  • Experience with C#, .Net, T-SQL,TFS, and Jira
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Desired Healthcare Experience
  • Solid and adequate written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and report status
Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 8849

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a Sr. Solution Architect for our client in either it’s KC or Denver location. This position will be responsible for the Architecture and Design for nationally used Enterprise Systems in support of Supervision and Regulation. This role requires demonstrated technical skills in JAVA, hybrid, cloud native and service based architectures. Progression within the family is based on technical expertise, complexity of assignments and demonstrated leadership. Senior level candidates should demonstrate mastery in these areas and be capable of directing technical resources through the software development lifecycle; from concept, investigation, design and solution.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Translates business requirements into architecture and design deliverables like conceptual architecture and technical designs.
  • Leverages industry, organizational standards and patterns during the solution process. 
  • Serves as a JAVA subject matter expert and technical coach to the development team.
  • Creates and maintains architectures artifacts. 
  • Performs Proof of Concepts as needed.
  • Collaborates with the business, development team and other architects to provide complete solutions to meet business requirements. 
  • Establishes and fosters strong relationships with a broad audience of customers, service providers, vendor partners, technical peers and senior management. 
  • Remains current on emerging technologies and conducts independent research to support business needs and requirements.

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
  • 10+ years of progressive Software Architect/Engineering experience. A technical leader with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in cloud-native application architecture (e.g microservices, containers, API patterns, automated continuous integration and delivery, etc.), with Agile, and product focused delivery.
  • Works collaboratively with teams across the organization.
  • Proficient in multiple languages, preferred experience in JAVA and some Microsoft.Net.
DevOps Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8744

Advantage Tech is searching for a DevOps Engineer to work for their client based out of Lee's Summit, MO.

Our client creates cutting-edge software and hardware products, and we want you to be a part of our team. We are currently in search of an experienced Software Developer to create and maintain software systems. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage in a positive and creative work environment that offers excellent benefits and flexible schedules.

The successful candidate will be a team-oriented DEV-OPS Engineer with experience supporting applications and databases in a cloud environment. Must have cloud development knowledge with the ability to influence through solid collaboration skills. Must also have strong business acumen and possess the ability to provide analyses of options, business values, and risk assessments for cloud initiatives.

We are interested in candidates who can make an immediate impact in this environment:

  • AWS Cloud Networking and Infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages (Python, C#, Go)
  • Knowledge of containerized workloads (i.d., docker, kubernetes)
  • NoSQL (Cassandra, Mongo) maintenance, performance tuning, and monitoring
  • Working knowledge of Apache configuration and maintenance
  • Migrate, manage and architect applications in AWS cloud.
  • Drive best practices around Cloud tools and monitoring
  • Maintain document and diagram cloud solutions, capturing requirements to support the platform and systems

In addition, we are looking for someone who can:

  • Be comfortable working in a small fast paced company environment
  • Demonstrate experience with M2M or other connected things technologies preferred
  • Exhibit a passion for imagination, creativity and innovation
  • 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.

Sr. Application Developer Kansas City, MO 8725

Advantage Tech is seeking an Applications Developer for their client based out of Kansas City.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create superior software design using object oriented principles.
  • Architect, analyze, design, test, implement, troubleshoot and maintain new and existing software solutions across multiple platforms
  • Willingness and ability to adapt and learn new technologies.
  • Design end-user friendly, highly functional, intuitive user interfaces.
  • See projects / assignments through to completion while adhering to business timelines.
  • Provide 3rd level support.
  • Provide on-call support.
  • Participate as an active team member on projects in cooperation with the Project Management Office.
  • Ensure proper documentation is maintained on all projects.

Preferred technical competencies:

  • 4-5 years of experience in developing applications using C# .NET and/or VB .NET
  • Experience with SQL Server (T-SQL)
  • Experience in developing applications with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, HTML and CSS
  • Adept in Object Oriented Design
  • Excellent analytical, design and troubleshooting skills and server side debugging skills.
  • Experience with SharePoint and SharePoint Online development a Plus.
Architect Overland Park, KS 8715

Advantage Tech is seeking a MuleSoft Architect for a client in the Kansas City area. 

Job Description

The architect will be accountable for analyzing and designing Integration and Interoperability domain architecture to meet the information technology and business requirements.

The architect will establish integration technology standards, processes (ensure compliance) and operationalization of the integration solutions, assist in developing a secure, scalable governance and operating model which includes assessment of new applications and technologies to be integrated, protocols to support, and underlying infrastructure components to execute on.

 Candidates must have MuleSoft Certifications:

  • Integration Professional
  • Integration Architect
  • Understands and transform business requirements into scalable/manageable solution architecture and design specifications.
  • Partners with other functions across IT (PM, BA, EA, Security, Operations) to ensure collaboration, consistency and quality of solutions.
  • Acts as Technical Lead for MuleSoft Integration and Informatica ETL developers in the delivery of custom solutions or COTS configurations/customizations.
  • Create the high-level design of integration solutions and guide implementation teams on the choice of Mule components and patterns to use in the detailed design and implementation.
  • Select the deployment approach and configuration of Anypoint Platform with any of the available deployment options (MuleSoft-hosted or customer-hosted control plane and runtime plane).
  • Design Mule applications for any of the available deployment options of the Anypoint Platform runtime plane.
  • Apply standard development methods covering the full development lifecycle (project preparation, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and support) to ensure solution quality.
  • Advise technical teams on performance, scalability, reliability, monitoring and other operational concerns of integration solutions on Anypoint Platform.
  • Design reusable assets, components, standards, frameworks, and processes to support and facilitate API and integration projects.
  • Ensures self and development team adheres to documented design and development patterns and standards.
  • Supports the integration environment and solutions, including off-hours support of business-critical integration solutions.
  • Assists the Application Development Manager to ensure proper response and resolution to issues and errors.
  • Develops and maintains Enterprise Integration Solution Architecture including SOA and ETL concepts and capabilities.
  • Provides mentoring on advanced development concepts and technical capabilities to developers.
  • Defines standards to guide solution decisions in relation to integration for the enterprise.
  • Creates prototypes and authoring detailed interaction specifications.
  • Works closely with other Solution Architecture/Designers to ensure consistency and quality of solutions and knowledge sharing.
  • Provides Continuous improvement and exploration of industry standards and technology advances.
  • Gathers, understands and clarifies complex business requirements.
  • Exemplifies KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field.8 years architecture experience with demonstrated integration expertise in several business and technical verticals.
  • 8 years industry experience providing technical solutions development for enterprise software or hosted high-tech services using .NET, JEE and/or JSE framework and Informatica or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced integration experience with industry standard integration products, preferably MuleSoft, RabbitMQ and Informatica.
  • Advanced Experience with SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)/ESB (Enterprise Service Bus).
  • Intermediate knowledge of database platforms.
  • Intermediate Experience using the JAVA IDE.
  • Advanced knowledge of SDLC, code management concepts and platforms.
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one programming language such as .NET.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of enterprise architecture.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment.
  • Experience with secure coding standards and API security.
  • Strong understanding of network and data center architecture, as well as application development methodologies.
  • Strong strategic business acumen and understanding of organization strategy and ability to design IT systems to delivery that strategy.
  • Strong ability to develop solution architecture designs.
  • Strong ability to define multiple solution options to business problems.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • Strong ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
.NET Developer Kansas City, MO 8710

Advantage Tech is looking for a .NET Developer to work for their client based out of Kansas City, MO

Description:

To analyze, design, develop, implement, test and support, along with managing project for PC applications and web applications for all the various departments within the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes, designs, develops, tests, implements and supports systems and programs within allocated budgets.
  • Establishes good working relationships with user departments learning and understanding their business.
  • Develops system/program specifications while providing maintainability and efficiency in the use of computer resources. Adheres to published systems and programming standards and guidelines.
  • Investigates and analyzes existing situations, and proposes estimates for various phases of the project. Participate in informal feasibility studies as required for major projects.
  • Develops clear program specifications.
  • Investigates application maintenance problems and makes corrections as required to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Provides systems support as required both during and after normal working hours.
  • Continues to enhance technical skills through formal education, self study, or the application of new technologies to business solutions.
  • Communicates effectively with and updates senior IS personnel.
  • Manage various PC and web applications projects.

Skills & Knowledge: (when applicable)

  • 3-4 yrs. proven experience in building windows/web-based applications with involvement in multiple full life-cycle projects.
  • Hands-on experience with building .Net applications with Visual Studio 2005/2008, ASP.NET and VB.Net/C# .
  • Experience with JavaScript, XML, HTML, ASPX, JQuery, AJax and SQL.
  • Experience with relational databases, preferably AS400 or SQL Server.
  • Strong project management skill and analytical skill.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently on defined tasks.
  • Strong team player and committed to the success of the group.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Position applies technical aspects of application systems and programming and performs complex analytical tasks.
  • Bootstrap would a nice to have

Competencies:

  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments.
  • Conceptual Thinking: Understanding how elements, problems, and situations are related to each other and to the larger environment.
  • Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for actions.
  • Planning & Organization: Utilizing logical, systematic and orderly procedures to meet objectives.
  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on.
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making: Taking a well-ordered approach to solving problems and acting despite obstacles or resistance.
  • Continuous Learning: Taking initiative in learning and implementing new concepts, technologies and/or methods.
  • Technical/Functional Expertise: Demonstrating broad, in-depth, and up-to-date knowledge of pertinent technical, business and professional fields.
  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitment, producing timely work to required – or higher – standards, and pitching n to get the job done.
  • Confidentiality: Handle highly confidential information and maintain the highest degree of professionalism.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 2 yr. Associates or 4 yr. BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems degree or equivalent experience required.
Sr Software Developer-SQA Test Automation Kansas City, MO 8599

Job Summary:

Advantage Tech is seeking an experienced Software Quality Assurance professional to develop, support and deliver automated testing strategies and solutions for large-scale applications. This role requires collaborating with business and technical staff to gather and analyze data, requirements, and test cases to help create greater test efficiency and coverage through test automation.

Key Activities:

  • Develop and maintain test automation processes in alignment with the project and/or organization’s standards and tools.
  • Develop and maintain automation plans, frameworks, scripts and metrics for functional, regression and integration tests.
  • Provide framework and test case documentation and training.
  • Mature and evolve test architecture through the evaluation and adoption new automation tools, techniques and practices.  •  Perform manual and exploratory testing as needed.
  • Initiate Change Requests (CRs) as appropriate to capture defects and enhancements identified during the testing process, and track existing or potential issues along with a recommended course of action and/or options.
  • Participate in and facilitate daily meetings to communicate progress and barriers to completing application development and testing goals.
  • Collaborate with the development and configuration management teams for deployments into the test environments.
  • Establish and adhere to quality assurance guidelines and standards as defined by the project and/or organization requesting testing services.
  • Enter and report all daily activities using status tracking tools as required.
  • Prepare and analyze test results to aid in problem solving and facilitate decision-making

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/or work experience.
  • Typically requires four to six years of relevant and progressive information technology experience directly related to the design and development of software solutions.
  • Familiarity with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies.
  • Moderate project management skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. When communicating, articulates and explains comprehensive technical information clearly and concisely to target audience. Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts.
  • Strong planning and organization skills.• Strong initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including the ability to think logically and analytically.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively build relationships;promote, and work well in, a collaborative team environment; and influence others.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience with Selenium 2 (webdriver).
  • 4+ years experience programming in object-oriented language, Java would be preferred language.
  • Experience working with TestNG, Junit, NUnit.
  • Experience working with Excel and Apache POI.
  • Experience working with data-driven and keyword driven testing frameworks.
  • Preferred experience with Selenium Grid, Subversion, Maven, Integrated Development Environment tool like: Eclipse or Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Advanced experience in developing and executing SQL statements for testing and validation.
  • Practical experience reviewing and researching to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Proven application testing experience that includes testing of large, complex, enterprise-wide applications on a variety of platforms such as AWS Cloud, Client Server, Web and Mobile testing.
  • Proficient in understanding written requirements, including use cases, user stories and supplementary specifications.
  • Proficient in writing test plans and test cases.
  • Experience with a test management tool like: HP Quality Center / ALM or TestRail to conduct test planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Experience with integrating automation tests into a Continuous Integration (CI) tool like: Bamboo (preferred) or Jenkins.
  • Experience with issue/defect tracking and change management tools, such as JIRA, TestRail or HP Application Lifecycle Management a plus.
  • Proficient in gathering and preparing data and files for testing.
  • Experience with change management, release packaging and deployment concepts.
  • Experience working within different software development methodologies; preferably Agile.
  • Experience with cross-browser compatibility testing.

United States citizenship or lawful permanent resident alien status with at least three or more years of United States residency from the date of legal entry to the United States is required for this position.

 

 

This position has additional screening requirements due to the information accessed while preforming the job. These additional screenings would be initiated at the time of offer acceptance and can take up to a couple of months to be completed. You can begin work before the screening is completed; however, continued employment is contingent on acceptable screening results. The areas screened may include education/employment verification, criminal history, credit history, and reference checks.

 

 

Java Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8583

Job Summary:

 The position responsibilities are analysis, design, development, implementation and support of enterprise solutions in a JAVA environment.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Performs analysis, design, and implementation of enterprise technology solutions for the organization utilizing industry patterns and expertise.

  • Works collaboratively with Solution Architects in the design and implementation of technology solutions.

  • Participates in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using agile and iterative methodologies, including post-implementation support and maintenance.

  • Analyzes business requirements and creates technical designs and specifications for independent implementation or for less experienced team members.

  • Communicates status and progress on assignments.

  • Consults effectively with customers and business partners on defined assignments.

  • Creates estimates and work breakdown structures on assigned development tasks.

  • Raises issues and risks in a timely fashion and effectively contributes to mitigating activities.

Qualifications:

 

  • Six years of relevant, progressive information technology experience directly related to the design and development of software solutions using JAVA. 

  • Demonstrated skill in JAVA Enterprise (e.g. JEE, Spring Framework, etc.).

  • Well-versed in a breadth of design patterns and development methodologies.  (e.g Object Oriented Programming (OOP), MVC, detached UI patterns).

  • Demonstrated skill developing REST/SOAP based APIs/Microservices.

  • Demonstrated skill in persistence Layer/ORM. (e.g. JDBC, Hibernate, NoSQL etc.).

  • Experience in Application Security, JMS, Scheduling.

  • Demonstrated skill in web application frameworks. (i.e. Angular, Node, Grails, JQuery, etc.).

  • Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) and DevOps principles and tools. (e.g Jenkins, Git, Nexus, SonarIQ).

  • Experience with testing frameworks. (e.g. Junit, Selenium, Mockito, etc.).

  • Some exposure to Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Domain Driven Design (DDD) is a plus.

  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills. 

  • Proficient problem solving and business acumen.

  • 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.

Cloud Engineer Kansas City, MO 8561

Advantage Tech is looking for a Cloud Engineer to work with an awesome client in Kansas City, MO to provide support and development for a complex system. 

Job Summary:

This role is responsible for the design, development, testing and support of software solutions using a variety of programming languages within a Cloud environment. This position will require working with current subject matter experts to build knowledge of technologies and develop a solid understanding of the business application.  Qualified candidates will excel in providing operational technical support in complex and dynamic circumstances.

Key Activities:

  • Strong contributor in the analysis, design, and implementation of enterprise technology solutions for complex projects, utilizing broad industry awareness and expertise. 

  • Proficient at contributing to alternative analysis, including assisting with researching vendor solutions, development platforms, third-party frameworks, and best practices. 

  • Advanced skill at implementing complex systems and software components, 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.

  • Requires the ability to independently design, develop, and document solutions, while adhering to all applicable standards (e.g. architectural, coding, security). 

  • Proficient at analyzing business requirements and creating technical designs and specifications for independent implementation. Seeks guidance and mentoring from lead staff during the implementation phase, to ensure implementations meet design specifications and adhere to established standards.

  • Advanced skill at creating estimates, work breakdown structures, and resource assignments on assigned development tasks. Collaboratively works with leads to incorporate development activities into master delivery schedule.

  • Advanced skill at consulting with customers in a support role or when assisting more senior level staff in the formulation of technology strategies in collaboration with business partners.

  • Develops strong partnerships and relationships with business customers and key stakeholders. 

  • Proficient at leading by example and routinely demonstrates high performance in the areas of customer service, collaboration, team work, and reliability.

  • Advanced skill at communicating status and progress on assignments. Raises issues and risks in a timely fashion and effectively contributes to mitigating activities. 

  • Provide on call production support for a critical application.

  • Maintain awareness of emerging cloud-based industry trends and technologies which may create value for our customers.

  • Work on a Scrum team and can adhere to Agile practices for quick deliver of solutions.                                            

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of hands-on, professional software development experience in building highly scalable online services frameworks.

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code products using the following technologies on a Cloud platform :-Jenkins, Bamboo, GitLab, Terraform, Docker, and Python. 

  • 1+ year experience designing and implementing automation capabilities.

  • Create and maintain deployment piplelines by working with development teams. 

  • Experience with REST API’s and  webservice solutions is a distinct advantage. 

  • 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/or work experience. 

  • Established knowledge with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies. 

  • Moderate project management skills.  

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills. Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts. 

  • Excellent planning and organization skill. 

  • Excellent initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including the ability to think logically and analytically. 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively build relationships; promote, and work well in a collaborative team environment and influence others.

  • Experience with Java and Spring Framework.

  • United States citizenship is required for this position.

Agile Coach Kansas City, MO 8559

Advantage Tech has an awesome client with a 6 month contract need for an Agile Coach. This position is located in Kansas City, MO.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Agile Coach will be instrumental in providing mentoring for a program as it transitions from a traditional waterfall/incremental SDLC approach to agile practices that are tailored for the project team.  The Agile Coach is responsible for leading and driving the agile processes and adoption across the program while coaching and mentoring agile teams, Scrum Masters, organizational leaders, and key stakeholders. The Agile Coach is an expert in a variety of Agile implementations, coaching the organization to increased agility, velocity, predictability, innovation, and quality. The ideal candidate is highly skilled at and has a passion for facilitation, mentoring, training, and professional coaching all while maintaining situational awareness and enthusiasm, navigating conflict resolution, and exercising the voice of reason.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Develop Agile Adoption Strategy:  The Agile Coach is responsible for designing a strategy for the organizational adoption of Agile. This includes every stage of adoption, from the introduction of Agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement.
  • Educate Colleagues:  The Agile Coach must educate employees at all levels, including senior, and at times clients, on Agile principles, providing them with tools for implementing the process in their own work. They provide training sessions and teach valuable skills that lead toward the adoption of Agile methodologies. This includes providing Agile thought leadership.
  • Mentor Team: As a mentor, the Agile Coach is responsible for guiding teams into the Agile methodology, providing employees with feedback and answering questions. They provide hands-on support to all employees, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of Agile.
  • Implement Agile Methodology:  Develop Agile processes, including analysis of existing processes, elicitation of requirements from subject matter experts, and application of industry best practices and standards. This task entails implementing Agile process, principles and practices across all levels and departments in the organization. The Agile Coach must use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote a culture of innovation. In order to do this, the Agile Coach must also embody the Agile principles and lead by example.

Additional Activities:

  • Provide training for teams and individuals through informal communication channels and / or formal training sessions, from basic Scrum team workshops to SAFe release-train workshops to more specialized training on specific practices.
  • Coach Product teams, Scrum Masters, Project Managers and Development teams to velocity as they transform to agile from waterfall and other traditional development methodologies.
  • Coach and mentor Executive/C-level leaders on the organizational value to drive implementation success and overall adoption of Agile framework.
  • Motivate teams to adopt practices by showing problems with the status quo, explaining the benefits of new practices and principles, and understanding and overcoming perceived obstacles to adoption. Help teams form new work habits with hands-on coaching, collaborative partnership, and feedback.
  • Facilitate planning sessions at various levels.
  • Facilitate positive change by providing advice and input on technical direction, tools and processes to help demonstrate the value of agile based development.
  • Drive improvement through examples and practical, achievable in a non-academic delivery style that encourages the adoption of agile technical practices, improving execution, communication and concurrently building group skills and capabilities.
  • Promote appropriate metrics to demonstrate that good practices are taking hold.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in business, related computer technology, or equivalent combination of education and/or directly related work experience.
  • Minimum of six years of technology project management experience, including end-to-end software development life cycle project management experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification strongly preferred.
  • Strong skill in MS Project or comparable project management tool.
  • Possesses strong technical aptitude, including knowledge of software development methodologies and processes (e.g., agile, RUP, waterfall, scrum); computing environments; and tools such as JIRA and ClearCase.
  • Practical knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM), or alternative project performance measurement practices.
  • Knowledge of and proven skills with project management through the full System Development Life Cycle to include the business/conceptual and initiation phases as well as analysis and requirements gathering (business, use cases/stories, functional/non-functional, and technical).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate and explain complex technical concepts to non-technical individuals, and to determine and drive reporting and communication strategies. Uses persuasion and tact in advising on, and influencing, project objectives and direction, as well as project team. Skilled at negotiating commitments among various stakeholders and possesses excellent meeting and presentation skills, which includes handling difficult and/or sensitive conversations with key stakeholders. 

Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience coaching, leading, guiding full scale agile transformations as an external coach.
  • 5+ years of software lead development experience.
  • 10+ years of work experience in IT in the use of Project and Program Management methodologies and tools.
  • Ambitious and flexible with well-honed team skills and strong personal drive, effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Expert in Scrum and Kanban Agile Frameworks, and demonstrated experience with SAFe.
  • Proven expertise in software architecture and familiarity with design patterns.
  • Experience in Agile testing practices.
  • Experience with Pair Programming preferred.
  • Experience with JIRA and various software/agile tools.
  • Experience driving change through a large distributed organization.
  • Experience with “scrum of scrums” situations involving large, distributed teams and applications.
  • Experience managing large development programs.
  • Dynamic, effective communicator at all levels, in both structured and non-hierarchical, informal structures.
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
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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