JOB SEEKERS

Advantage Tech is a leader in technical and professional staffing. We are primarily focused on the Kansas City and Omaha metro areas, but we also recruit nationwide for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent positions. Browse our current job openings below and click for more details – THEN APPLY!

Always feel free to give us a call at 913-888-5050 .

Title Location Job ID
Business & Application Engineer Omaha, NE 9636

Advantage Tech is working closely with an amazing client in the Omaha area looking to add to their growing team! This new addition will be responsible for learning and owning the programming of the clients in house ERP software. This is an amazing opportunity for a mid level programmer to get in and join a really fun team! 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Learn the in house system in and out; code, data architecture, user interface, operating system environment, and the business processes it supports. 
  • Build and manage interfaces to other systems
  • Migration of legacy data to SQL server 
  • Migration of functions between systems 
  • Lead integration projects 
  • communicate system needs and data with business users and IT users 
  • Develop documentation for systems and processes 
  • Must be a team player! 
Quality Control Administrative Assistant Lawrence, KS 9635

Quality Control Administrative Assistant

Great client based out of Lawrence, KS is looking for 100% Remote consultants to work as Quality Control Administrative Assistant assisting group with editing and proofreading of documents. This 3 month contract will pay $20.00/hour and is a great opportunity for recent college graduates looking to gain valuable experience.

Job Description:

  • Quality Control – using the proofreader program located on the department’s server to sort through a random selection of reports and compare them to the original data file. 
  • Track their progress in a Google Sheet to ensure department is aware of progress and any issues found in a timely fashion. 
  • Use the excel to record their findings during the QC process for specific QC criteria and email the results back to their outlined QC coordinator on a regular basis as assignments are complete.
  • Required to learn proprietary content management software to search for and open test content to check against tests loaded in a test delivery engine.
  • Communicate progress updates, absence requests, additional details on issues found, questions, etc. via email or Skype.

 

Required skills:  

  • Attention to detail for quality control work. 
  • Able to follow and adhere to outlined procedures. 
  • Familiarity with Excel, Outlook, Word, and comfortable learning new software related to the job.
  • Reliable and responsible for timely reporting.
  • Great communication skills and comfortable asking questions to ensure the task is being completed correctly.
  • Familiarity with online communication tools including skype, zoom, and or Microsoft teams.
.NET Developer Kansas City, MO 9634

Advantage Tech is searching for a .NET Developer to join their client's team in Kansas City, Mo.

This .NET developer will join a growing Web team. The ideal candidate has proven experience creating applications from scratch, configure existing systems, and provide user support.

In this role, you should be able to write functional code with a sharp eye for spotting defects. You should be a team player and an excellent communicator. If you are also passionate about the .NET framework and software design/architecture, we’d like to meet you.

Your goal will be to work with internal teams to design, develop and maintain software.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Depending on the project, this may include the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain CMS-driven solutions
  • Develop and maintain cross-platform responsive web sites
  • Participate in requirements analysis
  • Write clean, scalable code using .NET programming languages
  • Implement front-end layout and behavior with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Test and deploy applications, and systems
  • Revise, update, refactor, and debug code
  • Improve existing software
  • Serve as an expert on applications and provide technical support

RELATED SKILLS & ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strong communication skills and an ability to demonstrate thought leadership
  • Solution-oriented and able to take into account both quality standards, as well as the real-world constraints of a project
  • A solid understanding of web and mobile development principles and best practices
  • Ability to complete scheduled work within budgeted hours and the timeline for a project

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates should have excellent communication skills and hands-on experience working on component-based applications in a distributed environment. Qualified candidates should possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field
  • Proven experience with ASP.NET, .Net Core, C#, MVC/Razor, SQL Server, IIS, JavaScript, HTML/XHTML, CSS/CSS3
  • Experience using the industry-standard ORM database tools for Microsoft and building RESTful Web services in .NET/.NET Core
  • Experience with Entity Framework and the .NET Web API 
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and debug using Visual Studio and C#
  • Familiarity with REST Services and SOA
  • Understanding of source control systems, including TFS and Git
  • Any Microsoft Certifications are preferred
  • Experience with .NET CMS platforms preferred but not required (Umbraco, Sitecore, etc.)
  • Experience in database design/maintenance and SQL
  • Experience working at an agency or consulting firm preferred
Sales Specialist Kansas City, MO 9633

Job Description:

Advantage Tech is hiring Sales Specialists for a brand-new team with one of KC’s top growing companies!  We are seeking driven and motivated self-starters.

The Sales Specialist position is a challenging role that provides a unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals of our product offerings. This position will be responsible for contacting our senior clients to see if they are interested in learning more about our senior health care offerings. This position is a fast paced role and would be great for someone who thrives in a fast paced environment.

The essential duties for this role include, but are not limited to: 

  • Connect with and screen consumers interested in learning about and or purchasing Medicare Supplement/Advantage Insurance
  • Execute the transfer of potential clients to a licensed insurance agent 
  • Articulate the benefits of comparison shopping for Medicare Insurance
  • Navigate multiple systems while conducting consumer calls
  • Meet and exceed specific, attainable goals
  • Attend and contribute to meetings and training sessions regularly
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of previous pre-sales or customer experience 
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong, articulate communication skills over the phone
  • High level of professionalism and self-motivation
  • Adaptable to new technology 
  • Comfortable working in a pre-sales environment
Field Technician Springfield, IL 9631

Advantage Tech is searching for a Field Technician to join a client's team based out of Bentondorf, IA.

 

POSITION Description:

To provide installation and maintenance support for the client’s network. This position is responsible for the installation/provisioning, maintenance, and monitoring of network equipment and services. This includes, but is not limited to Cisco SONET Nodes, ADTRAN 2800/2820 Multiplexers, Cisco and Alcatel Lucent Routers, Switches and NIDs, Performance Technologies STPs, MetaSwitch switching platform, and ADVA DWDM systems.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Receive, monitor, analyze, and resolve network problems in a timely manner with minimal oversight.
  • Coordinate and perform new customer installations for wholesale, enterprise, and colocation customers. This could include structured wiring, NID installation and the addition of pluggable cards and jumpers at the Bluebird Network locations.
  • Provide proper documentation of BBN’s network (Site Audits, and Inventory Databases).
  • Provide installation, test and acceptance for nodes and collocations into BBN’s network.
  • Support emergency restoration for aerial and/or buried fiber optic cable in BBN’s network.
  • Provide emergency restoration support for BBN’s network equipment.
  • Maintain BBN colocation facilities and report any observations of damage or violation.
  • Provide 24×7 network coverage, to include trouble tickets and alarm monitoring at a Tier 1 level.
  • Adhere to the rotational on-call schedule to monitor, support, and dispatch as required.
  • Coordinate software upgrades to any and all network elements on an as-required schedule.

 

DIMENSIONS:

 This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance, monitoring, and site documentation for the Bluebird Network Optical/DWDM, IP/MPLS and SS7 network.

Essential:     

  • 3 to 5 years in Telecommunications environment or equivalent Technical Training
  • Private line and broadband installation and maintenance
  • DWDM installation and maintenance
  • IP/MPLS fundamentals
  • Test equipment proficiency (OTDR, OSA, DS1/3, and Ethernet)
  • Willing to work days, evenings, night shifts, overtime, call-ins, weekends, and/or holidays as required; hours to be worked are determined by job requirements
  • Valid state driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Self-motivated and the ability to make sound decisions with minimal supervision
  • Strong PC skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

 

Desired:                     

  • College or Technical degree or equivalent
  • Cisco or Alcatel Lucent IP Certifications
  • VOIP Switching and maintenance
  • Fiber optics splicing and maintenance
  • SS7/STP support
  • Multi-task and maintain composure in a demanding work environment
  • Telecommunications equipment installation
Reimbursement Specialist Overland Park, KS 9630

Advantage Tech is seeking Reimbursement Specialist to join a great organization in Overland Park, KS. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission – Vision – Values through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
  • Reviews daily lockbox receipts and matches check copies to batch tickets from bank to ensure all items have been received. 
  • Prepares check copies and backup for scanning by inserting separator pages and counting total number of pages to be scanned.
  • Keys payments at detail level into Accounts Receivable system by identifying correct patient and dates of service.  Any unidentified payments are applied to the branch or FSU unapplied accounts for additional research.
  • Analyzes each explanation of benefits to determine entry required to record denials, credit balances, partial payments, balance bills and paid in full to assist collectors in resolving outstanding balances.
  • Researches any cash application problem and takes appropriate corrective action before posting.
  • Balances cash daily in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Daily enters adjustments, correspondence, refunds, cash movements, demand denials and denials into Accounts Receivable system from imaging workbaskets.  Returns to originator any items needing further clarification before entering into the system.
  • Interacts with supervisor and co-workers in assuring data is accurate and submitted in accordance with processing deadlines.
  • Strong and accurate data entry skills

Qualifications:  

  • Strong administrative skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction well
Contact Center Representative Leawood, KS 9627

Advantage Tech has an opportunity with a great client in Leawood for top performing Customer Service Candidates. These positions will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will pay $17.00/hour. Client has long history of providing great service to their members and is looking for new team members that desire to make a difference.

Job Description

The Contact Center Representative is the frontline contact with our members/customers. Our team goal is to ensure member/customer requests are handled professionally and timely while inspiring member loyalty. The Contact Center Representative is responsible for handling member/customer contacts through our various channels (Phone, Chat, Email). This role requires the ability to handle a high volume of contacts efficiently and accurately while maintaining service level agreements. A successful representative can quickly adapt to the current business need. The representative will engage in meaningful conversations by building rapport and further convey/demonstrate member value. We are seeking employees who are self-motivated, utilize effective troubleshooting/probing techniques, and have experience with fluctuating work volumes/deadlines.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide superior level of customer service to internal and external contacts.
  • Responsible for meeting service level goals.
  • Responsible for team/individual metric goals.
  • Utilize effective troubleshooting techniques and problem-solving skills.
  • Identify and handle member/customer contacts and inquiries completely, accurately, and timely regardless of channel (in and outbound phone, e-mail, mail, fax, etc.) in a fast-paced environment.
  • Resolve member/customer complaints and problems to the satisfaction of the member/customer, including any questions/issues requiring follow-up and exercises independent judgment within set guidelines.
  • Enter member/customer data and other relevant information into Association Management System or other data repository as required.  Exceptional data entry skills are highly desired.
  • Educate the member/customer about the client’s products and services, maximizing the opportunity to inform them about the client’s Programs, Products, Projects and Services.
  • Maintain confidentiality of members/customers and data.
  • Participate and effectively communicate in individual and team meetings.
  • Adhere to assigned work schedule.
  • Must be adaptable to an ever-changing environment.
  • Work overtime as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in high volume call center environment preferred.
  • Exceptional attendance required.
  • Have experience with “one contact resolution” skills.
  • Salesforce experience/Association Management System experience preferred.
  • Customer Service/communication skills.
  • Multitasking skills required.
  • Positive, professional and customer-oriented attitude.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and communicate information clearly.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Accept coaching and direction.
  • Patient, adaptable, team player.
  • Proficient with computers, including excellent typing speed.
  • Able to handle a repetitive and varied workload.
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word is helpful.
App Dev Supervisor Topeka, KS 9626

Advantage Tech is looking for Technical Support Technician for a client of ours in Topeka, KS. 

Brief Description of Job Duties:  

This position is supervisory work in information systems analysis and application development. Work involves understanding, reviewing and evaluating the work of subordinates, implementing policies regarding budget, staffing levels, and quality standards. Ensures work standards are maintained. Defines and plans applications to meet project objectives. Performs as a first line supervisor responsible for the performance of subordinate employees and provides status reports on the activities of the assigned unit.

This position is responsible for providing strategic direction, supervision and management for the developers assigned to the team.  This position is responsible for supervising the work of developers in information systems analysis and application development. It involves supervising staff, work planning and participating in the analysis, design, development, testing, debugging, documentation, maintenance of, and enhancements to the company's computer application systems, using software development life cycle and industry best practices.

These applications on are on multiple platforms, such as mainframe (CA Gen, COBOL), Java, .Net (Visual Basic, C#) and commercially off the shelf (COTS) packages.

Provide leadership, direction and guidance to associates in his/her area as needed.

Prepare reviews and evaluate work of subordinates and prepare HR performance reports.

Confer with and advise staff in administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities and methods.

Complete timesheets, update work plans and attend staff meetings.

Work with Director and enterprise architect to ensure that all development is in alignment with the strategic direction of the company.

 

General Duties:

  • Communicate the Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles of the company
  • Identify personal strengths and developmental needs to increase job performance and long-term career growth for themselves and their direct reports.
  • Continually analyze work processes, seek new approaches and make recommendations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the agency.
  • Work in a harmonious and cooperative fashion with other staff to provide efficient and effective customer service.
  • Use free time as available to assist other staff in the completion of work assignments.
  • Contributes to a positive work environment through a positive, helpful, courteous demeanor towards staff, clients, and the general public.
  • Adheres to appropriate standards of conduct regarding the use of leave and reports to work on time.

 

Specific Duties:

  • Provide management, strategic direction, and oversight for the assigned development team members.
  • Directs and coordinates the work of the team and activities with other work units to integrate assigned information technology functions and programs. 
  • Work with company/department Directors and enterprise architect to ensure that all development services and projects are in alignment with the strategic direction of of the overall organization.
  • Analysis of current and proposed development tools for replacement or purchase recommendation supplying clear and specific justifications to meet the strategic direction of the organization and business areas.
  • Provide direction and guidance to associates in his/her area as needed and set out by policy from Human Resources Performance Management Process. 
  • Prepare reviews and evaluate work of subordinates and prepare HR performance reports. 
  • Confer with and advise staff in administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities and methods. 
  • Complete timesheets, update work plans, schedule and attend staff meetings.

 

Skills required:

  • Knowledge and experience in application development and application development methodology through complete life cycles.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the information technology needs of: IT technicians and development staff; business users; and, software vendor and management staff. – Strongly preferred
  • Good organization and workload management skills.  – Strongly preferred
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in order to establish and maintain good rapport with agency staff for effective and timely problem identification, resolution and work efforts. Strongly preferred
  • Experience working on small to medium projects or work efforts (1-6 months of effort). – optional
  • Capability to work independently and effectively in complex environments

 

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

  • Microsoft Work, Excel and PowerPoint
  • .Net (Visual Basic, C#), Java or other modern development languages
  • SQL Database
  • Windows Server OS, functions/commands
  • SQL Management Studio
  • SQL (language)
  • Visual Studio

 

Experience required:

  • Minimum three to five years’ work experience at an advanced level in programming, system/program analysis, systems/database design and experience leading medium to large work efforts and staff.  Work experience in an Information Technology data processing environment. 

 

Education required:

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

              OR

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

 

Special requirements/Certifications

  • Must maintain security clearance throughout employment.

 

Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 9625

Advantage Tech is searching for a Software Engineer to join their client's team in Kansas City, Mo.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop greenfield Cloud native applications in the Financial Accounting domain using Azure, C#, .NET tech-stack
  • Monitor and provide periodic status updates on each project
  • Monitor and develop team members to ensure consistent, effective and efficient processes, as well as comprehensive test plans and reliable test results
  • Effectively utilize Agile methodology to plan and lead team through sprints to ensure quality delivery
  • Identify product design features to support scalability, usability and better performance
  • Design, develop and maintain complex software components
  • Maintain and improve current knowledge on the latest technologies relevant to the role regarding algorithms, language, design methodology, third-party development tools, application platforms, hardware compatibility and operating systems
  • Establish best practices in coding and development within the team and ensure consistency of the use of best practices within the team
  • Design and develop reusable code components
  • Positively and proactively leads and influences the team
  • Create, maintain and execute unit test and alpha test plans
  • Support other managers in product and technology management

Standard Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.
  • Demonstrated effective time management, planning and organization skills with the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast-paced matrix-managed environment.
  • 3-5 years of application development experience
  • 3-5 years Minimum related work experience

Experience Requirements:

  • .NET
  • C#
  • Azure
  • SQL

Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated effectiveness in presenting complex information to multiple organizational levels, with strong facilitation and presentation skills.

Demonstrated leadership abilities, decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to develop creative solutions to assigned projects.

Senior Developer Overland Park, KS 9622

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Developer for our Overland Park, KS Client.  

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

This role is an important contributor in the realization of our ambitious business objectives to build out a robust cloud-based insurance services platform. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated, results-driven, flexible, detail-oriented, and collaborative.  Our fast-paced environment has a supportive culture that values autonomy, initiative, and personal accountability.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

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

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant combination of experience and education
  • Demonstrates leadership abilities: success leading projects, assisting in work prioritization and delegating tasks, encouraging collaboration amongst the team, and communicating effectively
  • Ensure development guidelines, best practices (coding and security), and SOLID principles are adhered to by all members of the development team
  • Mentor other developers and associates when the opportunity arises
  • Understand team dynamics, and leverage other department resources (e.g., BA, QA, etc.) for delivering functional, bug-free applications
  • Proven experience as a Technical Architect, understanding strategic IT solutions, and spearheading the use of new technology where practical
  • Experience deploying applications into Docker containers, or at minimum understands container architecture and how to use it effectively
  • 6+ years .Net (C# specifically) programming experience, with expert understanding of Object-oriented programming principles
  • Extensive experience with Service Oriented Architecture, including Microservices and RESTful WEB API services
  • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot (debug) software and hardware issues
  • SQL Server database design and implementation experience, Transact SQL (T-SQL), Views, Object-Relational Mapping tools (e.g., Entity Framework), and Stored Procedures
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Azure
    • Visual Studio .NET 2019, .NET Framework 4.7+
    • Web Application Development
      • ASP.NET/MVC
      • Javascript UI frameworks (preferably ReactJS or AngularJS)
  • Experience with GIT, TFS, or other version control solutions
  • Proven ability to create and modify unit tests relevant to solution being developed

Highly Desirable

  • Experience developing in a cloud-based environment (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Knowledge of Scrum or other Agile methodologies

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.

#advantagetech

Controller Olathe, KS 9621

Advantage Tech is seeking a Controller/Senior Accountant for their Lenexa based client.  This role is responsible for building strong client relationships, anticipating clients’ needs, and adjusting to different business environments.

This person will be responsible for analyzing and evaluating financial data for
producing relevant and reliable information and proactively managing client
systems and procedures for improved accuracy and efficiency.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Provide valuable information and analysis on Client’s day-to-day transactional activities in addition to cashflow and long-range planning
  • Personalize updates for improved Client relationships
  • Review financials and work with financial assistant for completion — follow up
    with overall evaluation of financials
  • Provide client with analysis and feedback on the company’s financial
    performance
  • Give suggestions for improvement, ideas for increasing profits
  • Ensure procedures are implemented and followed for most efficient
    workflow — Look for systems or process changes to reduce time spent
  • Act as a true advisor to clients. Become a part of their team.
  • Schedule regular in-person meetings with Clients (at least twice
    annually) to analyze, evaluate and plan
  • Develop and mentor team members for growth

Qualifications: 

  • Technical Accounting Skills (GAAP, Analytical Review, Critical Thinking)
  • Technical Software Skills (Excel, Office, Adobe, QuickBooks, General IT)
  • Efficient and Effective Communication Skills (Writing, Email, Phone)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Coachable/Accepting of Feedback
  • Relational
  • Strong client facing communication and ability to collaborate with external partners. 
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related area of focus
  • CPA Preferred 
Desktop Support II Kansas City, KS 9620

Advantage Tech is searching for a Desktop Support representative to join their client's team in Kansas City, KS.

Job Summary:

The Desktop Support II provides technical assistance to system users. Troubleshoot and resolve computer software and hardware issues. Answer system users' inquires concerning the use of computer hardware and software.

 

Position Requirements:

 

Experience Requirements:

  • Five (5) years of experience implementing and supporting IT systems.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in customer technical support highly preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge to troubleshoot technical problems with the following: workstations, laptops, local and network printers, handheld devices, smart phones, tablets, MFDS and Microsoft Office Products. 
  • Ability to work independently and  in a team environment.
  • Ability to be organized.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Professional and pleasant telephone manner.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to explain technical issues to technical and nontechnical employees and customers.
  • Proficient knowledge in Windows Operating Systems including Windows 7 and 10
  • Possess knowledge of Window Server and Linux OS, along with any combination of certifications in A+, MCDST, and HDI is preferred.  

 

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, monitors and maintains complex IT and technical equipment. *

2. Provides reports, follows defined methodology for maintenance, installation, service or repair of hardware and equipment. *

3. Determines and recommends appropriateness of moderate equipment changes or modifications.  *

4.  Documents system users’ problems and resolutions for future reference.  *

5.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Associates Degree in Computer Information Technology or other related subjects, or any combination of certifications in A+, MCDST, and HDI is preferred.

* Denotes Essential Functions

Customer Service Representative Overland Park, KS 9619

Advantage Tech is looking for a Customer Service Representative to join their Overland Park based client.

This position requires an individual with a customer centric mentality. Team members are responsible for interacting with customers to provide and process information in response to inquiries, concerns, and miscellaneous requests.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities for Customer Support Representative I

  • Establish a working relationship with our customers by communicating via mail, telephone, or personally with customer or company employee by performing the following duties.
  • Serve as a primary contact to clients, merchants and customers providing timely, accurate and comprehensive responses and resolution to common questions and issues regarding supported programs, systems, processes and procedures.
  • Illustrate initiative; proactively contact customers and merchants to address issues (eg:  rejections, disputes, authorizations, technical needs, potential account issues, etc.).
  • Dedicated to actively engage in building rapport with internal and external parties to provide an excellent customer experience resulting in increased program usage.
  • May be asked to perform administrative tasks.
  • Route escalated requests and unresolved issues to the appropriate team members (e.g.: tier 2 or 3 or Leadership).
  • De-escalate challenging customers, clients or merchants and provide exceptional customer support.
  • Record customer interaction details, comments, and complaints within the CRM system.
  • Required to meet or exceed department metrics, program Service Level Agreements and department Service Level Standards.
  • Actively participate in learning sessions.
  • Provide insight and feedback for client quarterly business reviews and collaborate with team and leadership to create action plans from feedback received from client to improve program satisfaction.
  • Provide feedback and collaborate with other team members to improve training and documentation for processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrate professionalism:  Maintain accountability, promote respect, stay work-focused, be punctual, demonstrate positive attitude.
  • Contribute to a culture of excellence by adhering to expectations for metrics and SLAs, participating in ongoing learning sessions and collaborating regularly with the team.
  • Participate in skip level meetings with Leadership to provide team, personal and program feedback; system program and role recommendations for improvements; requests for resources/tools for role, program, and system; effectively communicate needs from Leadership.
  • Accept the need for change and adapt positively to internal and external changes.
  • Provide feedback and assistance for processes and procedures for new program implementations.

Daily Tasks

  • All expectations consistently demonstrated in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner.
  • Answer external and internal inquires via phone, email, etc (including, but not limited to:  basic data entry, reimbursement reconciliation, dispute resolution, transaction processing issues, process and procedure questions.
  • Prepare billings to be sent.
  • Complete account and user updates.
  • Send confirmation/approval communications.
  • Complete account onboarding steps.
  • Create and distribute applicable new launch announcements and welcome packets/letters/cards.
  • Request assistance by internal departments to address applicable program issues impacting clients, merchants and customers.

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Meet the criteria as outlined above and/or have related customer support experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two years of customer support experience with heavy inbound call volume.
  • Work schedule flexibility.
  • Ability to skillfully manage challenging customer situations.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Coachable with ability to improve performance based on feedback.
  • Proficient with Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong ability to work in a team and independent environment.
  • Ability to consistently meet expectations in an ever-changing environment.
  • Effective problem identification skills solution oriented.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
Loan Default Counselor Grandview, MO 9618

Advantage Tech is looking for a Loan Default Counselor to join their Kansas City, MO based team. 

This position is primarily responsible for the collection and loss mitigation of mortgage loan accounts. Inbound and outbound calls to delinquent borrowers to determine reasons for delinquency.  Counsel borrowers on importance of keeping loan current.  Counsel borrowers on loss mitigation options.  Review financial information submitted by borrowers.  Provide recommendations or alternatives to prevent further or future delinquency.  Establish repayment plans with borrowers and follow-up to ensure agreed upon arrangements are adhered to.  Recommend files for foreclosure to management when other loss mitigation options have failed.  Compliance with all federal, state, agency and internal collection regulations and guidelines.  Correspondence with attorneys.

What you offer us 
•    2-5 years mortgage collection experience or similar financial collections experience required. 
•    2+ years of college preferred, but not required. 
•    Must be professional and courteous with internal and external customers.
•    Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. 
•    Must have strong negotiation skills. 
•    Must have strong propensity for detail, accuracy and confidentiality. 
•    Must be able to complete complex directives. 
•    Must be able to manage time efficiently and prioritize tasks. 
•    Must be proficient in math. 
•    Must be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook. 

Position Hours: Monday- Friday, 40 hours, occasional evening or Saturday morning required.
 

Application Administrator Olathe, Kansas 9617

Advantage Tech is looking for an Application Administrator for our Olathe, KS Client. 

Job Description

General Responsibilities:
Research and resolve Production issues including making code changes and working with application and hardware vendor technical support when needed. May consult with users and participate in application testing. Provide maintenance support for the application suite. 

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • With assistance from senior staff or management, resolve routine production issues
  • Escalation point for Help Desk
  • Open and/or close work orders as needed.
  • With assistance from senior staff or management, document procedures for resolving issues
  • With assistance from senior staff or management, monitor and/or run key off-hours processes
  • Maintain system security (user accounts, responsibilities, passwords, etc.)
  • Have a high level of computer security awareness.
  • With assistance from senior staff or management, document the Production processing schedule
  • With assistance from senior staff or management, monitor and troubleshoot Oracle Workflow
  • With assistance from senior staff or management, perform testing as needed
  • Perform routine application maintenance as tasked
  • With assistance from senior staff or management, perform routine portal administration tasks
  • Maintains a moderate and increasing level of proficiency in software and other technologies supported by the IT Department
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years’ related experience
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • Possess skills in three or more of the following:
    • Microsoft ASP.NET
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft T-SQL
    • Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server
    • Microsoft Windows Forms
    • Microsoft VB.NET
    • Oracle Developer Suite (Forms and Reports)
    • Oracle E-Business Suite
    • Oracle PL/SQL
    • Functional knowledge of one or more Oracle E-Business Suite modules
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our consultants and clients. 

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

#advantagetech

 

Telecom Engineer Liberty, MO 9616

Advantage Tech is searching for a Jr.-Mid Level Telecom Engineer to join their client's team remotely.

Job Summary:

The Telecom Engineer will be responsible for administering and supporting the client's call center systems and IPPC systems for the client's locations, including hundreds of remote sites and two call centers.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in network and telecommunications engineering concepts and have experience applying these concepts. 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides support of Call Center systems (In Contact Call Center-Nice to Have) and IPCC systems.
  • Responsible for assisting with helpdesk tickets, moves/ adds and changes and resolving issues through trouble shooting.
  • Provides support for systems maintenance and remote site support including turning up and removing telecom services as needed.
  • Involved in rerouting calls among locations and call center scripting changes.
  • Coordinates with vendor as needed for daily monitoring as well as break/fix and upgrades.
  • Involved with service improvements projects.
  • Limited to no travel is required.
  • Required to be on call for second level support.      

Experience:

  • 2-4 years of experience with telecommunications and networking technology required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Hands on VOIP experience required.
  • Working experience with Windows 2000/2003, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Active Directory, TCP/ IP networking, and Cisco equipment preferred.
  • Candidates should possess relevant industry certifications.
  • Relevant Cisco certifications preferred which may include CCNA, CCVP or CCIE Voice.
Network Engineer Omaha, NE 9614

Ready to work for a company where you can have some impact on the direction of technology?  This company is needing you to help update their old technology!  Be part of a small but mighty team!

The Network Engineer ensures the availability, stability and integrity of LAN, WAN, VLAN, and WLAN networks.  Under general direction, the Network Engineer is responsible for the design, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of the network infrastructure.

Job Duties:

  1. Plan, design and install complex network solutions to support the company’s needs.
  2. Design networks using various supplier products.
  3. Install and monitor network software, hardware and related patches.
  4. Create and maintain network documentation as it relates to network topology, equipment, operational support and configuration.  Documentation to include drawings created in Visio.
  5. Manage and monitor the wired and wireless networks at the corporate office, and other locations as assigned.  Monitor network connectivity to ensure that all users and production equipment have the required network connections.
  6. Monitor network performance and make configuration changes to routers, switches, etc., as necessary to ensure that maximum network performance is maintained.
  7. Manage all aspects of network security (Firewalls, ISE, Antivirus, etc.).
  8. Provide 2nd and 3rd tier troubleshooting and problem solving for network issues.
  9. Perform enhancements to existing products.
  10. Keep abreast of latest technologies. 
  11. On-call responsibilities are as needed.
  12. Mentor and coach less experienced colleagues.

Skills: 

  1. Advanced knowledge of LAN/WAN networking, routing, switching, workstations, operating systems, and application data flows.
  2. Demonstrated proficiency with Cisco equipment such as routers, switches, ASA firewalls, firepower and ISE Server. 
  3. Advanced knowledge of wireless technologies with the ability to configure, manage and troubleshoot devices manufactured by Cisco.
  4. Familiarity with virtualization:  VMware.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education/Certs:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  2. 7+ years IT network experience (managing and troubleshooting enterprise networks).
  3. CCNP certifications.
  4. Other certification preferred: CCIE  

#advantagetech 

 

Customer Success Manager Omaha, NE 9613

Advantage Tech is looking for a high integrity, personable, detail oriented Customer Success Manager to join our clients team! 

*Open to Remote* 

Our client is looking for a Customer Success Manager to work with their customers in ensuring they are getting the most out of their product! This team member will work closely with customers and developers to implement our client's software and identify any needs the customer might have. We are looking for highly motivated, professional, and accountable candidates for this great opportunity with a quickly growing company! 

Essential Duties:

  • Creating and maintaining relationships with customers and users by providing support, being responsive, and helping the customer in attaining their goals! 
  • Deliver new product developments by working closely with other teams 
  • Implement prototypes for potential customers 

Qualifications: 

  • Accountable person, high level of integrity, and detail-focused. 
  • Customer engagement and communication skills 
  • Familiar with public clouds such as Azure, AWS, or Google cloud. 

#AdvantageTech 

 

Software Engineer Liberty, MO 9610

Advantage Tech is searching for a Software Engineer to join their client's team in Liberty, Mo.

 

Summary:

Looking for an experienced software engineer interested in growing with a logistics focused tech company in the small business world. We specialize in scoping, developing, and supporting cloud-based software designed for the supply chain industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a small team to develop new software and/or support existing software
  • Use Team Foundation Server to track changes made to code between users and work items
  • Communicate via email or phone with coworkers and clients on projects
  • Document processes and code changes for version releases

Experience required:

  • Visual Studio 2013+
  • C#/VB .NET
  • HTML/Javascript/CSS
  • SQL
  • 2+ years job experience
  • Self-starter

Experience requested:

  • MVC
  • Web API
  • Angular
  • Crystal Reports
  • Team Foundation Server

Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Computer Science or certificate from a Centriq-like program
Production Manager Overland Park, KS 9609

Position overview

The Production Manager is responsible for the overall performance of the Mobility Repair Department. (All Mobility Technical Supervisors report directly to the Production Manager) This includes managing/overseeing a profitable and efficient operation while accomplishing company objectives through achieving production KPIs, prioritization, inventory control, staffing, security, and quality control. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage performance of technical staff in relation to production expectations
  • Achievement of KPIs related to production and quality of repairs
  • Ensure department activities are performed in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Make recommendations as to the hiring, termination, advancement, promotion or any other change of status for department employees (including department supervisors) 
  • Team with Human Resources to recruit, select, hire and train new employees
  • Ensure supervisors assume responsibility and utilize existing controls to maintain accurate technician inventory levels
  • Train, supervise, and delegate work assignments to department supervisors
  • Monitors workflow & adjusts employee schedules accordingly to meet company objectives. (Schedules mandatory workdays for employees when additional support is needed)  
  • Partner with Human Resources in addressing team member issues/problems/concerns
  • Provide coaching/counseling in concert with Human Resources
  • Complete performance evaluations of department supervisors
  • Oversee department planning and policy making. Recommend and implement actions/changes needed to increase efficiencies within the department
  • Monitor the status and prioritization of work orders
  • Perform quality inspections for all completed processes as well as random quality inspections on completed processes of subordinates for purposes of evaluating technician and supervisor performance
  • Ensure supervisors review Quality Control reports to determine and address areas of concern   
  • Complete and review Rework documentation and address with subordinates as necessary 
  • Perform additional projects and/or assist on daily departmental responsibilities as needed 
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Degree in electronics and/or management preferred. In lieu of degree, must have commensurate experience in Production Management or Technical Management
  • Must have demonstrated experience and success in Production Management and KPI achievement
  • Must be able to think strategically & establish direction
  • Effective staff management and communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to balance and coordinate workload for multiple teams
  • Possess good organizational, decision-making, and logical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and interpret parts diagrams and technical manuals
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to learn new applications and programs
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds to a height of 5 feet 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Sr Continuity & Security Assurance Analyst Lee's Summit, MO 9608

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Continuity and Security Assurance Analyst for our Lee's Summit Client.

Contributes to the Cybersecurity and Information Protection (CIP) department’s mission to effectively manage security threats and risks that could potentially impact Company’s goals and objectives. The CIP Senior Continuity and Security Assurance Analyst is responsible for actively planning and executing risk, security and control assessment activities in support of the organization’s security objectives which include protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the organization’s information assets in compliance with organizational policies, procedures, standards, laws, and regulations.

SKILLS

Responsible for designing, developing and executing risk-based security and control assessments to support security and risk management objectives. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting  management with scoping IT security assessment initiatives, developing security assessment work programs and protocols and generating security assessment reports.

Responsible for assisting CIP Security Engineers, CIP Security Analysts and Risk Analysts with security and risk management remediation activities.

Responsible for the evaluation and analysis of user access across the enterprise in support of User Access Control Review program. This includes performing periodic review of user permissions, group membership and evaluating user access for potential segregation of duties (SoD) conflicts at the application, database, operating system and network layers.

Responsible for periodically assessing baseline compliance with internally documented baseline security configuration documentation. This would include, but is not limited to, assessing security configuration settings using internal baseline configuration documentation, assessing security configuration settings using external security baseline guides and best practices,

Responsible for performing risk, security and control testing and analysis as part of  project management life-cycle (PMLC) and system development and acquisition life-cycle (SDLC) programs. This includes but is not limited to assessing security risks and controls at each stage of the PMLC and SDLC, assessing business requirements to ensure risk, security and controls are appropriately accounted for and completing security and risk management artifacts as outlined by PMLC and SDLC policy.

Assists Security, Risk, Compliance and Legal teams with security incidents, investigations and e-discovery requests including the collection of evidence, analysis, and resolution efforts.

Participates in internal and external audit support activities.  Performs activities to resolve open audit issues. 

Assists with the identification and classification of information assets.

Assists with developing and implementing cybersecurity and information security policies and procedures.

Creates and maintains security assurance documentation in support of team assessment and analysis responsibilities.

Develop and executes security awareness and training program.

Assist with ensuring the availability of information systems and information assets in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and standards

Assist the manager with maintaining Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) program, framework, policies, procedures and controls.

Executes Vendor Risk Assessment program including review of maturity assessments, SOC and/or HITRUST reports.

Establishes monitoring of cyber and information security posture to identify potential risks and areas of improvement for vendors.

Must have prior experience executing security assessments, risk assessments, compliance assessments, control assessments and IT audits initiatives.

Must be customer service focused, organized, detail oriented, analytical, able to multitask and have effective verbal and written communication skills to interface with management and employees.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline.

Requires five plus years of experience in Information Technology, Information Security, IT Assurance, IT Governance, Risk Management and/or Business Continuity Management. 

Requires one or more of the following governance, risk, assurance or security certifications: CISSP, HCISPP, CRMA, CGEIT, CRISC, CISM, CISA, CBCP, GIAC or related governance, security, risk management or business continuity/disaster recovery certifications. 

Additional years of qualifying experience may be considered in lieu of formal education and certification requirements.

Requires working knowledge of the following governance, risk, security and control frameworks; COSO, COBIT, ITIL, ISO 31000, ISO 27002, ISO 22301, NIST CSF, NIST 800-53 and SANS CSC.

Requires working experience with enterprise-class GRC systems (e.g., Archer, MetricStream, LockPath, etc.).

Requires thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Excellent oral and written communication skills required, including the ability to explain risk issues and technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport with business leaders, build consensus and foster collaboration across multiple divisions, business units and teams.

Requires effective presentation skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills required. Track record of building and fostering collaborative internal and external business relationships required.

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.

#advantagetech

Desktop Engineer Kansas City, KS 9607

Advantage Tech is searching for a Desktop Engineer to join their client's team in Kansas City, KS.

General Purpose:

Is responsible for application packagingdeployment, security patching and overall management of Windows & MacOS workstations. Work with the Desktop Architect to manage the endpoint profile the enterprise from design to deployment. Function as a resource for software deployments and patch maintenance

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • IntuneSCCM
    • Maintain base image for workstations using OSD & Autopilot
    • Test and deploy secure base images for enterprise use
    • Ensure workstation compliance is satisfactory to business standard
    • Experience with monthly security patching using SCCM or Windows Update for Business
    • Experience with Conditional Access for Windows 10 workstations
    • Experience with Windows Hello for business implementations and support

 

  • MacOS Management
    • Experience managing MacOS workstations in an enterprise environment
    • Experience using Apple Business ManagerDEP for Zero touch provisioning
    • Experience with Kinobi or packaging of 3rd party applications
    • Experience troubleshooting MacOS workstations

 

  • Administration
    • Manage ticket load for Deployment Architecture team
    • Serve as escalation point for break-fix deskside incidents
    • Create technical documents for implementations and break-fix solutions
    • Create reports as requested using SSMS, PowerShell or Power BI

 

  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • 2 years of experience in an enterprise environment
  • Experience packaging/deploying applications and updates
  • Experience with Adobe, Oracle, Microsoft, VPN, SAP and other client applications
  • Extensive scripting experience in PowerShell, Python or similar language
  • Certification and/or License –
    • May be required to obtain and maintain other certifications and/or licenses in the future
    • Current industry certifications preferred
    • Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate
    • JAMF Certification: 200-400

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong scripting abilities in PowerShell, Python or similar language
  • MST/Transforms file creation
  • Knowledge of software update/upgrade package development
  • Strong skill in desktop troubleshooting and repair
  • Azure & Intune Experience
  • Office 365 Click-to-Run ODT/implementation
  • Apple troubleshooting, networking, configuration, integration with ABM/DEP
  • Skilled in critical thinking, analysis, mathematical calculations, and technical evaluations
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to apply technology solutions to business problems
  • Able to work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work in collaboration effectively and foster good teamwork
  • Able to present ideas using language that is relatable to business and end-users
  • Able to consider impact of actions and decisions on employees, coworkers, and customers
  • Able to think strategically and creatively
  • Able to multi-task and problem solve
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Able to promote a team environment
  • Able to handle challenging or conflict situations with tact and professionalism
  • Able to present to diverse audiences from front line team members to senior management
  • Able to perform task and duties without constant supervision
  • Able to read, write, and speak English

 

Travel:

15%-25% (1-2 times per quarter)

System Administrator Kansas City, KS 9606

Advantage Tech is searching for a System Administrator to join their client's team in Kansas City, KS.

General Purpose:

Provide system administration support functions for all Office 365 services. This includes planning, analysis, troubleshooting, integration, installation, configuration, operations, and maintenance of operating system on servers. Maintain a highly reliable system through proper configuration and regular system monitoring. Schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Apply in-depth knowledge of system administration functions to perform and/or lead assignments or projects. Solve problems of a complex nature and/or diverse scope. Work independently and receive minimal guidance on work assignments.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the operational health of the SharePoint online environment including security, availability, performance, interoperability and reliability
  • Maintain and sustain existing client SharePoint sites and sub sites, lists, libraries, and content (including pages, workflows, and items) as well as additional complementary functionality for SharePoint sub sites, lists, libraries, and content
  • Manage basic SharePoint online functions including the creation of site collections, applications, permissions and end user training
  • Manage and monitor all Office 365 services including updates and patching
  • Administer and support an enterprise-level Microsoft Exchange infrastructure
  • Work with security team to develop policies and processes for cloud app security and handling O365 account alerts, DLP policies, and multifactor authentication
  • Plan and implement O365 security, availability and usage
  • Provide end-user support for O365 capabilities and collaboration tools (OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, Teams)
  • Manage Exchange Online including delegation rights, distribution lists, content searches, and eDiscovery
  • Troubleshoot mail flow issues as needed including quarantine, spam filters, and message traces
  • Troubleshoot various Office 365 issues including connectivity and mobility
  • Conduct routine monitoring and analysis to include Audit Log Reports evaluation, system and storage utilization reports, site and system usage, growth reports, and manage site collection quota settings
  • Manage user and admin roles including security and compliance roles
  • Maintain a good understanding of upcoming changes to the platforms to assist with organizational change management
  • Maintain a highly reliable system through proper configuration and regular system monitoring
  • Manage and monitor Azure AD Connect
  • Monitor and communicate to stakeholders the performance of the services
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Document changes to the systems using change management best practices
  • Ensure service delivery meets the business requirements (based on defined SLAs)
  • Assist with the creation of policies around the proper use of Office 365 services and support
  • Collaborate with other IT staff, including Level 1 Service Desk and Desktop Services, to ensure cross training and facilitate effective issue resolution
  • Champion the adoption of Office 365 services as appropriate for our business
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or comparable degree preferred
  • 5+ years of administering O365, Exchange, Azure Active Directory and SharePoint environment
  • 2+ years of Office 365 (over 1000 users) administration experience
  • 2+ years of Microsoft Windows Server administration experience
  • 2+ years Powershell scripting experience
  • Experience with the following:
    • managing Azure AD Connect
    • Azure AD user management both for Office 365, ADFS, and third-party services
    • using O365 Discovery Toolset
    • managing O365 licensing
    • using Proofpoint to configure and manage email security
    • managing Microsoft Azure services preferred
  • Certification and/or License – Office 365 MCSA or like Microsoft certifications preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and its interaction with Active Directory
  • Deep knowledge of SharePoint Online
  • Working knowledge of Office 365 Teams/Groups/Video/Delve/Power BI/OneDrive
  • Advanced skills managing Office 365 using PowerShell
  • Extensive understanding of Office desktop applications, support and deployment
  • Able to support of Office 365 mobile applications
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

Travel:

5%-15% (1-3 times per year)

Payroll Analyst Overland Park, KS 9605

The Payroll Analyst is responsible for tasks associated with processing multiple payrolls for both hourly and salaried employees on a weekly and bi-weekly schedule. This position will have many responsibilities associated with producing and analyzing reports and metrics.

Responsibilities:

  • Process multi state payrolls with varying pay cycles, ensuring compliance
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Balance and validate payroll transaction data
  • Ensures adherence to compliance/timekeeping policies
  • Prepare various reports using processed payroll data, e.g. payroll journal entry, payroll funding and other ad hoc reports
  • Build and maintain report dashboards for key KPI metrics
  • Assist in GL updates and reporting
  • Create and administer reporting and data analysis regularly
  • Assists with ensuring minimum wage rates are updated regularly consistent with state requirements
  • Ensure all new tax jurisdictions are set up appropriately
  • Maintain and manage garnishment and levy compliance
  • Conduct sophisticated project-related analysis. Interpret findings, develop recommendations, and craft communications in support of projects.
  • Assist with ad hoc payroll, employee record maintenance, and/or system setup duties related to acquisitions and new build locations
  • Works on special projects and other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Multistate payroll processing is preferred
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to be flexible and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential material and display a high degree of professionalism
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to resolve issues with a sense of urgency
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on Payroll experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
System Administrator Overland Park, KS 9604

Advantage Tech is assisting an important Health Care Tech company find a System Admin for their team. 

Summary 

  • Deploy and support firewalls, switches and access points.
  • Deploy and support servers, desktops, laptops, printers and phones.
  • Supporting the office network environment from beginning to end 
  • Support of Servers (Email, ADDNSDHCP, Backups, SQL Server Database) 
  • Network Security and File System Data protection
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software related issues 
  • Supporting 3rd party apps 
  • Create documentation and logs for all tasks executed.
  • Management of Cloud Technologies (Azure)

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Computer Science, Information Services, Data Processing, or a related field
  • or 4 years of combined experience in Information Technology
  • or a related field
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience (System Administration 2-4 years) 
Software Quality Assurance Analyst Kansas City, MO 9603

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking an experienced Software Quality Assurance professional to develop, support and deliver testing strategies and solutions for large-scale applications. This role requires gathering and analyzing data including the review of systems requirements to write test plans and scripts, track and facilitate defect resolution, and apply analytical problem solving skills by collaborating with business and technical staff throughout the testing process. 

Key Activities:

  • Analyzes, designs, tests, and delivers technology solutions for business areas and implements comprehensive software quality assurance strategies.
  • Establishes and fosters collaborative relationships with customers, service providers, and technical deliver partners.
  • Develops test scenarios/user acceptance criteria by understanding business drivers to perform an analysis and review of requirement specifications and/or user stories.
  • Develops, reviews, and executes test plans, test scripts, and test data to ensure application products and services meet business needs, quality standards, and end user/non-functional requirements (i.e., environments and user interfaces).
  • Documents, tracks, and resolves software defects or issues in collaboration with the product delivery team.
  • Ensures quality is built into the software solution throughout the software development lifecycle by performing peer reviews and leveraging relevant quality assurance processes and technologies.
  • Develops and communicates software quality measures that report the reliability, compliance/accessibility, performance, and security of the software products and services developed.
  • Works closely with delivery partners to understand and align software quality assurance services with product delivery approach and schedule.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Typically requires at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience.
  • Intermediate understanding of subject.
  • Performs most work independently with general supervision and direction.
  • May consult with management or senior staff in decision making.  
Data Integration Analyst Lee's Summit, MO 9602

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Integration Analyst for our Kansas City Client.  This is a contract position for 6 months.  The Data Integration Analyst will be working with the Business side and Middleware IT side to integrate vendor systems.  

Project Objective:  Identify, and document the data requirements for implementing a new product for our client.

1.  Understand what data is required in the new solution.

2.  Company may have the data in existing systems today, identify which systems house data.

3.  Document the current state of data, and create the mapping to where the data will need to reside in the new solution.

4.  Identify Migration Requirements, and working with team on the approach.

5.  Identify, write, and execute testing to verify the solution migrates data successfully.

6.  Working with Product Owner to verify system works as designed for new process.

Tools/Skills:

1.  JAMA for Business Requirements and Approval.

2.  ADO DevOps for User story/Tasks and test planning

3.  Integration capabilities such as SaaS APIs, SSIS, TSQL, SQL Server.

Vendors that are being integrated

1.  Zychus

2.  Workday

3.  Archer

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

#advantagetech

DBA Lee's Summit, MO 9601
 

Advantage Tech has an opening for a DBA position for our Lee’s Summit Client.  They have wonderful benefits in a growing industry.

Designs, develops and supports database implementations to meet business needs. Concentrates on providing solutions and support for availability and integrity of data. Plans and coordinates activities and processes used in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).  Proven problem-solving skills and knowledge of RDBMS best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.   Works closely with Infrastructure Services management team and Application Development staff to ensure database operational continuity/availability, integrity, recovery, and security. Develops and maintains policies and procedures for ensuring secure access to production system information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Member of the Enterprise Data Management team that plans, administers, implements, and manages database repositories.
  • Monitors databases for optimal performance and acts to mitigate blocking and performance tuning issues.
  • Provides guidance to Application Development staff for query, stored procedures, functions and database design.
  • Administers and maintains data reporting systems including designing/provisioning security access.
  • Designs, implements, and maintains production batch and scheduling systems in support of Extract Transform Load (ETL) processing.
  • Implement, maintain database backup and recovery: encryption, compression, off-site, long-term retention schedules.
  • Design, implement, and maintain data structures that support high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Design, implement, and maintain phased environment control (non-production environment isolation) and migration processes; utilizes change control and configuration management processes.
  • Performs business analysis and gathers requirements to support delivery of cost-effective recommendations for project implementations, future enhancements and alternative solutions.
  • Creates and maintains policies and procedures, implementation plans, and recovery documentation. Communicates status and findings to management.
  • Identify and evaluate industry trends for future enhancements.  Conducts research on emerging data management products, features, languages, and standards in support of procurement, development, security, and ongoing operational database management efforts.
  • Evaluates existing applications and systems. Recommends improvements or modifications utilizing current technologies and techniques.
  • Conducts server builds, which includes virtual machine sizing, SQL install and configuration, to support SQL upgrades of any/all SQL Server features (e.g., core data engine, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, MDS/DQS).  Cutover planning and documentation.
  • Collection of metrics to enable trending of database environment key performance indicators over time.  Capacity planning.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems. 
  • Requires three to five years of work experience in database administration or systems development, including mastery of relational database systems (Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc), Structured Query Language, Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes and tools, stored procedures and functions, logical database design, query and index tuning, data warehouse structures, reporting systems, and data modeling.
  • Additional years of qualifying work experience or relevant technical certification may be considered in lieu of education.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft’s relational databases such as MS SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and Azure Managed InstanceSkilled in the use of SQL-based query languages; exposure to PowerShell and/or other scripting tools and techniques. 
  • Experienced user of source control management tools (TFS).
  • Solid experience and understanding of ESB/ETL tools such as Dell Boomi or SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience observing change management and code promotion through non-production environments.
  • Must have experience with server operating systems (Microsoft Windows and/or Linux/UNIX), server hardware and data storage (SAN, RAID, etc), physical database design, network topologies, relational database security design concepts, and system monitoring.
  • Requires effective verbal and written communication skills to recommend technical processes, explain technical procedures, and negotiate resolution of work issues.
  • Proven ability to work independently to coordinate and solve moderately complex technical data management issues.
  • Must be knowledgeable about technology solutions that are available for use within the enterprise data/information management disciplines.  Specifically, must specialize in the internal working of database management systems, including but not limited to content of pages/extents, b-tree and columnstore indexes, statistics, optimizer, query plans, plan/buffer cache, partitioning, log growth, and file/filegroups.
  • Work with moderate supervision of their technical lead

 

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.

#advantagetech

Client Support Tech Lawrence, KS 9600

Advantage Tech is looking for a Client Support Technician for a client of ours in Lawrence, KS. This position will be a six month contract to hire. 

70% – Responsible for directly responding to client support request via phone calls, chat, and emails. The customer support technicians will respond to customer requests throughout the testing process including testing students, obtaining and understanding reports provided by the testing system, and setting up and troubleshooting client testing environment.

30% – Review new software releases and provided feedback to development and quality assurance.  Verify release using multiple platforms, log any defects found, and answer questions from developers and QA as needed. 

Required:

  1. High school diploma/GED and one year of relevant experience.

Preferred:

  1. Experience providing technical support via phone, email and chat.
  2. Working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Excel, Word and Outlook
  3. Basic working knowledge different operating systems such as Windows, MacOS, iOS/iPadOS, and ChromeOS
  4. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  5. Software testing experience
  6. Experience with educational assessment systems
  7. Basic SQL knowledge
  8. Experience working with CSV files
Project Coordinator Kansas City, MO 9598

Advantage Tech is seeking a Project Coordinator for a local KC organization. 

The Project Coordinator will coordinate and track projects, schedules, and report progress directly with the Chief Growth Officer. This individual has a passion for project management and is an expert communicator who drives results while simultaneously promotes collegial collaboration. The Project Coordinator will exemplify a high degree of organizational skills to help drive the institution’s prioritized projects. This position requires the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Account Managers and Project Manager to develop concrete and detailed plans with the appropriate timeline to ensure continued progression, ownership, and prioritization of projects
  • Articulates project objectives openly and frequently
  • Aligns duties and responsibilities of specific team members
  • Identify project goals through open collaboration with necessary stakeholders and team members
  • Reviews project plans with leadership before initiating project launch • Manages project progression to ensure projects stay on track and in scope to meet the projected deadline
  • Holds project stakeholders accountable for all deliverables
  • Facilitates frequent and ongoing communication with project partners to ensure project progression and the achievement of critical milestones and deliverables

Requirements:

  • BA is strongly preferred, but not required
  • Project Management Certification preferred
  • Two years of previous project management experience required
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Experience working with remote teams is preferred
Account Manager Kansas City, MO 9596

Advantage Tech is seeking an Account Manager for a great Kansas City local digital marketing firm.  We are looking for someone with the following experience and skills: 

  • Team-oriented individual with a strong attention to detail and ensures exceptional client communication
  • Work with our full-service Email Clients to define the strategy and then implement by composing emails, adding links, sending, monitoring and analyzing results for specific clients
  • Have extensive experience working on client projects involving either SalesForce or Microsoft Dynamics and CRM strategy
  • Has been a part of web development projects in WordPress, Drupal, Magento and/or another custom CMS
  • Knowledgeable in paid search, email and SEO strategy and tactics
  • Intelligently interpret client needs while offering strategic input to the client (s) and internal teams alike
  • Organized efforts of creative services, SEO, PPC, strategy and web development production to effectively execute and track campaigns and/or projects
  • Oversee day-to-day operations with internal resources
  • Ability to follow processes as well as introduce and prove new processes as needed
  • Set realistic expectations with the client(s) and teammates
  • Utilize internal project management system (Mavenlink) to keep projects, time and budgets updated and available to report on each week
  • Work with internal subject matter experts to define strategy and estimates
  • Approach difficult situations gracefully with a problem-solving attitude while maintaining a reputable agency image at all times
  • Lead project implementation by crafting project budgets and timelines, leading Q/A documentation to ensure client deliverables are being met and providing high quality, data-driven results
  • Oversee the tracking of actual effort spent on projects, and monitor progress of all resources and budget
  • Acts in a stewardship capacity for the Company, works as a functional member of the team, has ability to self-direct and self-regulate work-day;
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years in digital marketing account services, project management and agency environment (or related experience)
  • Understanding of standard project management methodologies, and how to effectively apply them in each environment
  • Extensive knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the digital marketing industry, and demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of office and facilities coordination;
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively and professionally, and provide exceptional service, both internally and externally at all times
  • Strong organizations skills required; able to successfully juggle multiple projects and to prioritize tasks in high stress situations
  • Should have an understanding of social strategy, email strategy, website design and development production
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, presentation, organizational and problem-solving skills.
Logistics Coordinator (Overnight) Kansas City, MO 9595

Advantage Tech is seeking a Logistics Coordinator to join a great company in KC and support their overnight operations.  

This position is responsible for effectively communicating with customers, coordinating specific transportation routes and assisting with resolving Driver issues while maintaining compliance with applicable state, federal and DOT regulations. This is an overnight flex scheduled position from 6pm – 6am, four days per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Competently provide exceptional customer service via phone, e-mail and on-site interactions and provide guidance to drivers.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with customers by responding to & filtering inquiries and complaints concerning receipts, invoices, shipments, inventory counts, etc., in a courteous and efficient manner either by phone or email.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of customers managed in specified region.
  • Accurately monitor on time deliveries to ensure customer satisfaction, and proactive communication of potential delays.
  • Proactively communicate to customers and drivers:
    • Confirmation of order receipt and acceptance
    • Changes in confirmed schedule
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the petroleum industry and the categories that we do business.
  • Maintain annual Driver approved terminals in system and ensure they're available to work.
  • Ensure Drivers and equipment are being efficiently utilized with minimum delay time and cost effectiveness.
  • Administer and support safety to ensure a safe work place and to be in compliance with DOT regulations and multi-state laws.
  • Work with billing to ensure service work completed is invoiced timely and accurately to customers.
  • Responsible for ensuring Drivers are meeting committed delivery times and ensuring quality service.
  • Document and maintain all customer facility requirements.
  • Document and maintain all process standard work for customer service, order processing and scheduling.
  • Pro-actively review driver schedules' to ensure optimized capacity.
  • Abide by Company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Ensure Manager of Logistics is first point of escalation in resolving issues.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor’s in Business, Economics, Communications or related field
  • Experience in Oil and Gas Industry or trucking company preferred
  • Must be able to work in fast paced, high energy and open environment
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be detail oriented and a self-starter
  • Must be available on a rotating basis to ensure 24/7 coverage, to include company holidays
  • Should have good PC skills to include all MS Office products
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors
Software Engineer Topeka, KS Map 9591

Advantage Tech is assisting a client in finding a Software Engineer to join their team.

Role:

This individual, at an advanced level of proficiency, applies technical and team leadership skills in working with development staff to develop, maintain, and support the the client's software application systems and related tools. The position will identify, make recommendations and implement process improvements and will provide guidance and mentoring to other team members in development methods and best practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Plays a leadership role in the analysis, design, development, documentation, implementation and maintenance support of applications for all areas of the Bank through the project life-cycle and across single or multiple systems.
  • Investigates and trains other staff on identification of program errors, definition of problems, debugging, unit testing and implementation of changes.
  • Provides training, assistance, and guidance for maintenance support of existing Bank applications and related package products as directed.
  • Actively participates in process improvement initiatives.  At times, may be responsible to lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Report on task progress.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Expectations:

  1. Independently or with minimal direction, work closely with clients to resolve complex production problems on assigned Bank applications across multiple hardware platforms, software packages, and programming languages.
  2. Proficient in primary development language and Integrated Development Environment at the Bank.
  3. Possess the ability to develop complex systems and algorithms.
  4. Display the ability to perform moderate to advanced SQL querying.
  5. Display the ability to write applications utilizing relational databases with little to no assistance.
  6. Write/Troubleshoot/Invoke/Use stored procedures.
  7. Modify existing applications resulting in solutions to existing issues or enhancements to meet future needs of the business.
  8. Possess a thorough understanding of how applications and security are configured.
  9. Display the ability to setup, troubleshoot and utilize test environments.
  10. Display proficiency with regard to merging code to source control, packaging deployments, and coordinating installations.
  11. Assist other developers as needed.
  12. Proficient in the design of database models.
  13. Continuously expand skill set by learning new languages and techniques.  Share knowledge and experience with other members of the IT staff.
  14. Willingness to adapt to changing business and technical environments.
  15. Report task progress on a regular basis in an agreed upon acceptable format.
  16. Flexibility and ability to balance multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines.
  17. Accessible via cell phone during core bank hours, as well as after-hours, as needed, to provide support for normal business operations.
  18. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, ability to problem solve, memory for details, ability to prioritize, and ability to maintain concentrated mental and visual attention for sustained periods.
  19. Demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I) by taking actions that are consistent with the client's D&I program. Provides reporting to the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI), as needed, as well as partners with OMWI to implement effective policies and procedures that incorporate D&I into business activities.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: Advanced level of competency with at least seven years of similar or related experience.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or its equivalent. Graduate degree or professional certification is preferred.

Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.  Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or can be of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others.  Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.

 

Other Skills:

  1. Minimum of two years of advanced software development experience.
  2. Advanced understanding of some combination of database design, programming concepts, and web development is required.
  3. Ability to think orderly, logically and analytically and strong problem solving skills.
  4. Resourcefulness and creativity when researching new products and techniques.
  5. Must be able to work and travel independently and use general office equipment.
  6. Must be goal-oriented and have a strong sense of team solidarity.
  7. Functional understanding of the technologies utilized by the client.
  8. Experience with Agile development methods is a plus.
  9. Experience with business process workflows, specifically K2 (SharePoint), is preferred.

 

Pricing Analyst Tacoma, WA 9590

Summary: 

Advantage Tech client is seeking to fill a Pricing Analyst position [Contract] working remotely. The ideal candidate will have solid communication and interpersonal skills, with an academic background in business administration, experience using Microsoft Office tools and strong attention to detail.  In this temporary position, the analyst will be working with the Pricing and Billing departments to execute daily pricing tasks to ensure timely pricing for customers and to ensure accurate invoicing.

Responsibilities:

  • Review customer invoicing transactions for pricing accuracy.
  • Coordinate and communicate with key stakeholders and departments to ensure proper workflow is executed.
  • Complete time sensitive invoicing processes to ensure department commitments.
  • Research and review complex billing transactions
  • Work closely with Finance department to facilitate daily billing.
  • Data entry new pricing into CRM and Billing systems.

Requirements:

  • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, well organized, and comfortable managing complex tasks.
  • Ability to work effectively in a virtual environment

Highly Desirable

  • Prior work history in the fuel distribution business or similar
  • Knowledge of PDI DM2 and/or Sage CRM
  • Experience in an accounting and/or pricing role.
  • College degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance
  • Demonstrable experience working with large datasets and using databases
Data Developer Indianapolis, IN 9588

Advantage Tech is searching for a Data Developer to join their client's team in Indianapolis, IN.

The Data Developer will report to the Senior Data Manager in Indianapolis and will assist with development projects in Indianapolis.

Essential Functions:

  • Design and develop programming systems making specific determinations about system performance
  • Responding promptly and professionally to bug reports
  • Analyze, design, and coordinate the development of data systems to form a basis for the solution of information processing problems
  • Analyze system specifications and translate system requirements to task specifications for junior programmers
  • Responsible for analysis of current programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problem programs, and designing solutions to problematic programming
  • Responsible for developing new programs and proofing the program to develop needed changes to assure production of a quality product
  • Responsible for development of new programs, analyzes current programs and processes, and making recommendations which yield a more cost effective product
  • Writes, edits, and debugs new computer programs for assigned projects, including necessary records and desired output
  • Tests new programs to ensure that logic and syntax are correct, and that program results are accurate; assists lower-level programmers with programming assignments
  • Document code consistently throughout the development process by listing a description of the program, special instructions, and any changes made in database tables on procedural, modular and database level
  • Responsible for reading, understanding, and utilizing all part and assembly prints, forms, spreadsheets, bills of material, specification sheets, and technical references
  • Responsible for utilizing tools and equipment involved in performance of essential functions of programming including measuring instruments
  • Search, summarize and keep the team abreast of strategic information from all sources
  • Strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff
  • Provide feedback to analysis/training staff about performance considerations / usability issues concerning software specifications and implementation
  • Review, to the extent possible, changes in code and the environment that will affect system performance
  • Provide recommendations to management concerning issues of programmer productivity and software development management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years of Data Development Business Analysis experience required; 5 years preferred
  • Must have advanced knowledge of SQL Server development (T-SQL, SSIS, and SSRS)
  • Experience with Powershell Scripting desired, but not required
  • Experience with Atlassian Products (BitBucket, Confluence, Jira) desired, but not required
  • Experience in gathering requirements
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting demands
  • Must be able to work independently on projects and within a remote team environment
  • Execute assigned projects within established deadlines
  • Maintain effective relationships with business stakeholders and team members
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and assertive
  • Must have ability to travel on occasion based on business needs
SharePoint Developer Topeka, KS 9582

Advantage Tech is looking for a SharePoint Developer.  In this position your primary responsibility will be the creation and maintenance of the client's SharePoint Online environment. The client's SharePoint Online environment is critical to service all departments of the company allowing those departments to access and manage documentation and coordinate sharing of information within teams.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability
  • Managing all technical aspects of the app
  • Work closely with other developers and customers to ensure an effective, functional and intuitive implementation
  • Defect identification and mitigation is also required
  • Gathers requirements and guides end users to a mutually beneficial solution for the business users.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Experience developing SharePoint Online solutions
  • Maintains up-to-date awareness of industry developments and best practices in SharePoint technologies
  • Experience of applications development in Microsoft SharePoint Online (SharePoint 2013 experience a plus), including site creation, access control, Theme designs and O365 integration
  • SharePoint workflow experience with 3rd party tools.
  • SharePoint Webpart development experience including React, jQuery, SP Services, CSS3 and HTML5.
DevOps Engineer Lenexa, KS 9576

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

Looking for a DevOps Engineer with a passion for process automation. In this role, you will be responsible for bridging the gap between development and operations by assisting in the installation and configuration of software in a test lab as well as the automation and management of this lab environment. You will also assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) pipelines.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Installation and configuration of software in simulated production environment in a test lab.
  • Automate provisioning of infrastructure, including installation and configuration of third-party components, to ensure efficient delivery of stable dev, test, and staging environments.
  • Implement, monitor, and maintain CI/CD pipelines to deploy solutions into dev, test, and staging environments
  • DevOps practices and tools, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
  • Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle utilizing Agile Scrum methodology in the creation of new software products.
  • Collaborate with business analysts, product managers, and other development engineers in the design and evolution of software solutions that support financial transactions in higher education.
  • Adhere to the highest standards to ensure the security and reliability of our applications
  • PCI DSS-compliant development and code review
  • Ability to interact with key customers during development, provide Tier III level support in problem resolution, and receive product feedback from customers at our bi-annual user conference

 

Qualifications:

Required Skills:

  • Strong experience with installation and configuration of software
  • Familiarity with Java application servers like Tomcat or Wildfly
  • 1 year of experience with devops / automation experience
  • Conceptual understanding of devops topics like CI/CD and infrastructure as code
  • Experience with SVN or Git, build tools like Jenkins or TeamCity, collaboration tools like Jira, Rally, Confluence, and Crucible
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Chef or Puppet
  • Proficient with a scripting languages such as JavaScript, HTML, SQL
  • A passion for learning new technologies
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Docker and container orchestration platforms like ECS or Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud, including container orchestration offerings, infrastructure automation tools, and logging/monitoring tools
  • Design, implementation, and deployment of cloud-native application on a PaaS
  • Proficient  with Java, JavaScript, JSP, JSF, HTML, XML, REST, SQL
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming
  • Understanding of PCI compliance and security best practices
  • Payment industry/financial transaction experience
  • Confluence, JIRA, SVN, Git, FishEye, Crucible, Maven, Jenkins, JUnit, Balsamiq, and Microsoft Office
  • Agile methodology

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.

#advantagetech

Revenue Specialist Overland Park, KS 9573

Advantage Tech is seeking Revenue Specialist to join a great organization based in Overland Park.  This role is a 6 Month Project.

Under general supervision, performs revenue/accounting functions. Assist in preparation of monthly revenue and accounts receivable reports. Ensure eligibility is verified regularly and accurately maintained and followed up accordingly to prevent lost revenue. Position requires to support the Sites with system data entry and audit admission documents, change of level of care, and discharge. Position requires to reimburse the Facility invoicing in timely fashion.

Essential Functions:

  • Tracks, reviews and sends out daily Facility invoices for reimbursement payments to A/P.
  • Tracks and reviews reports for trend analysis.
  • Assist and audit with weekly and monthly reports.
  • Assist with monthly closings.
  • Communicates discrepancies or problems to other departments. Researches and resolves accounting inquiries.
  • Generate the Sites weekly/monthly revenue.
  • Track, submit, and follow up on prior/retro authorize with Insurance Payors.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Responsibilities:

  • Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission – Vision – Values through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
  • Ensure accuracy patient/client billing data, nursing home rates, level of care, per diem, and fee for service charges, verify discharge and admission data.
  • Coordinates, reviews, and analyzes documentation and data entry supporting Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payer requirements to ensure accurate and timely billing.
  • Confirms or ensures the accuracy of the data entry in Horizon verses the admission consent forms information.
  • Maintains authorize function to ensure that all necessary information is secured for timely accurate payment. This includes eligibility, insurance verification, authorizations, certification and recertification, state required documentation for Medicaid and Room and Board payment.
  • Maintains the bill hold report and continually reviews the prior month bill hold to resolve outstanding items on the report that prevent billing.
  • Responsible to resolve all per diem and recurring charge batches in Enter Services.
  • Responsible to follow up on the expectation reports bi-weekly.
  • Responsible to re-verify all active patients’ insurance eligibility and PSOC/Spenddown monthly.
  • Ensures all internal controls and related policies/procedures are implemented and followed in accordance to the accounts receivable requirements.
  • Ensures all payer requirements are met accordingly, including pre-cert requirements, notification requirements, and level of care change required documents.
  • Assists and responds timely to all Centralized locations and AR Support Team requests.
  • Alerts appropriate team members at the Site regarding late or missing documents required for billing.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with Sites, Nursing Home Facilities, and AR Teams.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of patient/client and agency information at all times.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date information for all vendor and nursing facility contracts. Keeps information in an orderly manner readily accessible for review. Presents status as requested Assures for compliance with local, state and federal laws, Medicare regulations, and established company policies and procedures.
  • Regular attendance is to be maintained.
  • Adheres to a code of conduct conducive with the Company’s policy is expected.
  • Meets or exceeds delivery of Company Service Standards in a consistent fashion.

 

CADD Assistant Kansas City, MO 9572

Advantage Tech is searching for a CADD Assistant to join their client's team in Kansas City. Mo.

 

The CADD Assistant will work directly with the CADD manager to help with CADD software support and maintenance.

CADD Assistant – 3 years of experience with Autodesk products, Inventor, AutoCAD, and Vault

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to CADD Manager in conjunction with the Engineering Manager
  • Responsible for basic CAD software install and configuration with direction from the CADD Manager
  • Responsible for supporting engineering CAD issues with the Autodesk products, Inventor, AutoCAD, and Vault.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Autodesk Inventor Content Center and standard part libraries with direction from the CADD manager.
  • Responsible for monthly CAD training meetings with CADD Manager direction.
  • Maintains training documentation and trains new users with direction from the CADD Manager
  • Creates drawing template files for engineering with direction from the CADD Manger
  • Responsible for maintaining job folder structure in Vault as well as job archiving.
  • Responsible for effective communication with CADD Manager and Engineering Manager to ensure proper CAD training and integration.
  • Will assist with mechanical design and detailing when not involved with CAD tasks.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Mechanical Design, or 3-5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3 years of experience with Autodesk products, Inventor, AutoCAD, and Vault
  • Have proficient skills with Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with Siemens Teamcenter, Tekla, Autodesk Navisworks and ReCap a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to quickly identify solutions to simple CAD problems
  • Ability to be flexible with new and challenging software and problems
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to take direction and willingness to drive change and challenge / improve existing processes.
Clinical Software Implementation Consultant Overland Park, Kansas 9567

Advantage Tech is searching for a Clinical Software Implementation Consultant to join their client's team in Overland Park, KS

The Clinical Software Implementation Consultant is responsible for coordination and execution of project activities during implementation and training of software. Acts as the clinical expert to ensure project success, satisfaction of contractual obligations, and transition of customers into a post-implementation customer support program during the professional services engagement.

Key Activities:

  • Work directly with project managers, project teams and customer personnel coordinating implementation tasks through the life cycle of the project.
  • Conduct customer meetings to ensure the implementation tasks of phases are executed properly.
  • Deliver super-user training to maximize the use of their system.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of worked time and other customer deliverables according to established standards and procedures to ensure proper billing and revenue recognition.
  • Lead requirements gathering sessions, including business process review and configuration of the client's software.

Baseline Competencies:

  • Possesses effective communication skills: oral, written, listening.
  • Work well with customers, promote a positive image of the company, strive to solve issues raised by the customers.
  • Accountable to a team, work to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members, respectful.
  • Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve product/services.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently with high customer satisfaction.
  • Displays ability to define a problem, develops workable and realistic alternatives, and selects appropriate alternative to resolve problem. Decisions made are generally correct, and the time taken to make such decisions is reasonable.
  • Strong self-motivation and the ability to work effectively with limited guidance when necessary.

Job Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of clinical software and software benefits.
  • Displays ability to effectively plan, organize and implement applicable tasks or projects in relation to established goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of and ability to create, implement, evaluate and enhance internal control processes.
  • Manage compliancy with the Client's HIPAA Privacy and Security Practices and all required regulatory processes.

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ experience implementing clinical software solutions.
  • Able to transfer knowledge in workplace or classroom or instructional settings.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills in Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Able to travel up to 25%, additional travel may be required depending on customer needs.

 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Clinical license such as RN, RPh, etc.
  • Experience implementing clinical software in one of the following facility types: long term acute care hospital, inpatient rehab facility, behavioral health facility, or skilled nursing facility.
Sr Systems Engineer Kansas City, KS 9561

Seeking a Sr Systems Engineer for our Kansas City, Kansas client.

The ideal candidate will have advanced technical support of Windows and/or Linux based server systems, virtualization technology, shared storage, email and unified communications, security access controls, data networking, backup/DR, etc.

The SE also requires personal and administrative skills, such as initiative, time management, prioritization, multi-tasking, project assessment, scoping, estimation, time allocation/tracking, documentation, communication, and testing and solution deployment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s server-based systems and environment as a whole
  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s collaborative technology, including email and unified communication systems
  • Provides intermediate technical support for each client’s virtualization and shared storage environments
  • Provides intermediate technical support for each client’s data network, including configuration, performance and security
  • Works with the Data Services team to monitor and respond to events to ensure client system uptime and stability
  • Ensures change control and other processes and procedures are followed and that configuration documentation is completed when systems are deployed or modified
  • Responsible for engaging and managing vendor escalations, as required

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Advanced knowledge of virtualization concepts and functional working skills with various virtualization technologies (create/modify virtual machines, create storage groups, snapshot, clone/export, etc.)
  • Advanced experience in Cloud server administration
  • Advanced knowledge of collaborative technologies, such as O365 and Microsoft Exchange
  • Advanced knowledge of network concepts and functional working skills with various network technologies (create vLAN, create static route, diagnose routing problems, configure ports, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows and Active Directory
  • Advanced knowledge of authentication and directory services (Active Directory), etc.
  • Advanced knowledge with Windows system management tools, philosophies and methods
  • Advanced understanding of Windows automation (scripting, imaging, installation, management)
  • Advanced knowledge of antivirus/malware and patch management technologies
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP networking (DNS, DHCP, RAS, VPN)
  • Intermediate knowledge of shared storage concepts and functional working skills with various shared storage technologies (provisioning LUNs, expanding volumes, configuring RAID, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Windows and network security best practices and strategies
  • Analytical and process-oriented approach to issues and assigned tasks
  • Advanced level diagnostic method and skills in a variety of environments
Systems Engineer Kansas City, KS 9559

Seeking a Systems Engineer to provide high level of customer service by providing end user support to clients in a timely manner. 

The ideal candidate will have advanced technical support of Windows and/or Linux based server systems, virtualization technology, shared storage, email and unified communications, security access controls, data networking, backup/DR, etc.

The SE also requires personal and administrative skills, such as initiative, time management, prioritization, multi-tasking, project assessment, scoping, estimation, time allocation/tracking, documentation, communication, and testing and solution deployment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s server-based systems and environment as a whole
  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s collaborative technology, including email and unified communication systems
  • Provides intermediate technical support for each client’s virtualization and shared storage environments
  • Provides intermediate technical support for each client’s data network, including configuration, performance and security
  • Works with the Data Services team to monitor and respond to events to ensure client system uptime and stability
  • Ensures change control and other processes and procedures are followed and that configuration documentation is completed when systems are deployed or modified
  • Responsible for engaging and managing vendor escalations, as required

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows and Active Directory
  • Knowledge of authentication and directory services (Active Directory), etc.
  • Knowledge with Windows system management tools, philosophies and method
  • Understanding of Windows automation (scripting, imaging, installation, management)
  • Knowledge of antivirus/malware and patch management technologies
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking (DNS, DHCP, RAS, VPN)
  • Knowledge of collaborative technologies, such as Microsoft Exchange
  • Intermediate understanding of virtualization concepts and functional working skills with various virtualization technologies (create/modify virtual machines, create storage groups, snapshot, clone/export, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of shared storage concepts and functional working skills with various shared storage technologies (provisioning LUNs, expanding volumes, configuring RAID, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of network concepts and functional working skills with various network technologies (create vLAN, create static route, diagnose routing problems, configure ports, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Windows and network security best practices and strategies
Internal Auditor Topeka, KS Map 9557

Advantage Tech is looking for an Internal Auditor to join a well established partner in the Topeka, KS area. 

This position performs individual internal audit projects and Sarbanes-Oxley testing as part of the total internal audit plan. This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, developing and performing internal audit procedures (including continuous monitoring), and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed includes coverage of functional and operating units, focusing on compliance, financial and operational processes. Audit procedures assigned are of moderate complexity and require the exercise of professional judgment. This position assists with process improvement initiatives, follows up on the status of outstanding issues, assists the external auditors, and works on special projects as assigned by internal audit management.  This position works with all areas of the organization and all levels of management.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops internal audit scope for assigned projects, including completing risk assessments to determine the focus of the audit and the testing procedures to be completed.
  • Analyzes and documents the audit area by reviewing existing documentation or developing documentation, such as detailed narratives and flowcharts, applicable policies and procedures, business unit risk assessments, etc.
  • Tests controls to ensure reliability and transparency of financial reporting, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and compliance with applicable rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively participates in process improvement initiatives.
  • Communicates internal audit results to management and the Audit committee of the board of directors through meetings and internal audit reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.                                                                                                                           

Expectations:

  • Complete assigned audits procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley testing in a timely manner.
  • Understand and document key internal controls, including the ability to discern strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop a working knowledge of all areas of the Bank and the ability to develop a clear understanding of the Bank's key functional processes and resources.
  • Maintain professional and courteous relationships with auditees and others.
  • Communicate effectively in writing (emails, memos and audit reports) and in verbal communications (meetings with auditees and others).
  • Work cooperatively with all members of the Internal Audit department.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the need for constant process improvement and be willing to identify, offer suggestions for improvement, and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Protect business records created or used in business processes to ensure availability, confidentiality, integrity; and the retention and destruction of such as specified by relevant policies.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, ability to problem solve, memory for details, ability to prioritize, and ability to maintain concentrated mental and visual attention for sustained periods.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I) by taking actions that are consistent with Bank’s D&I program. Provides reporting to the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI), as needed, as well as partners with OMWI to implement effective policies and procedures that incorporate D&I into business activities.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Four to six years of similar or related experience.
  • Degree in accounting or finance (or equivalent work experience) is required. CPA or CIA professional certification is preferred.
  • A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.
  • Work involves extensive personal contact with others and is usually of a personal or sensitive nature.
  • Work may involve motivating or influencing others.

Other Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and practical experience of internal control system processes and risk management methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Ability to operate all types of general office equipment.
  • Ability to work and travel independently.
Systems Admin Omaha, NE 9554

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can be cross trained in many functions of the business and IT?  This organization is adding to their team due to growth.  Work for an awesome mentor, boss and team!

 

Knowledge:

  1. Intermediate experience with administration and deployment for all Windows operating systems.  Windows 2008 through 2016:  Active Directory, Group Policies, DNS. CIFS, DFS, Security.
  2. Solid understanding of Active Directory management and structure.
  3. Strong knowledge of Cisco Phone Systems
  4. Experience with Cisco Call Manager and Unity Connection 
  5. Advanced troubleshooting knowledge with Windows and vSphere.
  6. Backup:  Working knowledge of SMVI, DPM, and familiarity with Veeam.
  7. Network:  Knowledge of basic routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting network issues.
  8. Applications:  Knowledge of Exchange 2010, Symantec, IIS, SQL, SCCM, Solarwinds (monitoring)
  9. Hardware:  Working knowledge of Dell Rack mounted servers (R640, R740).
  10. Preferred to have some experience with virtualization (ex: VMware) 
  11. Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  12. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues in individual and group settings.
Sr IT Infrastructure Engineer Lenexa, KS 9553

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr IT Infrastructure Engineer for our Lenexa, KS Client. 

Individuals within the IT Infrastructure Engineer role are responsible for the operations of secure and highly available computing platforms, servers, and networks. They, install, maintain, upgrade, and continuously improve Company’s 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. 

 

IT Infrastructure Engineers deploy the release of new technologies as well as design, 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:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the 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 high to medium complexity (complexity defined by size, technology used, and system feeds and interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity, and accessibility.
  • Participates in short and long-term project efforts with stakeholders and IT groups.
  • Senior level role in a team to implement, maintain, administer, support, and monitor both on premise and cloud-based datacenter solutions, including identity, compute, storage, network, and security.
  • Senior level role in a team to implement, maintain, administer, support, and monitor virtualization solutions.
  • Creates and maintains accurate datacenter diagrams and documentation used for design, planning, training, and troubleshooting. 
  • Works in a team to maintain security standards, identify security issues, consult on and implement new security solutions.
  • Works in a team to maintain and support networks for business applications and SCADA environments.  Creates and maintains accurate network diagrams for documentation, design, and planning.  Technologies include:  Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), and Storage Area Networks (SAN).
  • Designs and performs audits, health monitoring, and other recovery processes in accordance with the company’s disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
  • Works in a team to manage and support networking equipment, software, appliances operating systems, and associated products from various 3rd party vendors.
  • Works in a team environment to monitor, support, and maintain integration of voice, data, security and telecommunication systems.
  • Works in a team for capacity planning and performance monitoring and tuning in the LAN/WAN/SAN environment.
  • Manages, secures, and supports Windows server operating systems and associated products from various third-party vendors including backup, patch management, systems management, and other software and appliances.
  • Monitors and tests system performance; prepares and delivers system performance statistics and reports.
  • Provides technical guidance in relation to Virtualization, Servers, Networks, IP Telephony, Systems Management, and other technologies in support of business requirements.
  • Creates technology designs and solutions in response to business needs that enable the company to maximize our IT investments and ensure the most cost-effective approach is followed.
  • Administers Internet and Intranet usage and computer peripherals status, security, and performance.
  • Works in a team with the planning and administration of server and network redundancy, backup, and disaster recovery, and helps establish and meet Divisional up-time goals.
  • Ensures compliance with Company’s standards and procedures for network usage and security.
  • Oversees issues related to voice and security communication.
  • Develops scripted solutions and automation.
  • Participates in cyber security planning and incident response.

Other Duties:

  • Provides technical and backup support for other IT staff members.
  • Participates in on-call duties 24/7, and planned or un-planned weekend/evening work.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

These key core competencies are expected to be demonstrated by each employee:

 

  • 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.

Position Competencies:

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 Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering Technology, Network Communications Management or equivalent professional experience.
  • 8 years’ experience in virtualization technologies.
  • 5 years’ experience in the design, implementation, and technical operation of VMware solutions including a multi-node server cluster managed by vCenter.
  • 3 years’ experience in the technical operation of vSAN and SAN.
  • Some experience with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and other Azure datacenter services, Microsoft Windows Server and related services, and LAN/WAN protocols and Cisco switch, router and firewall configuration and administration.
  • Knowledge of PC applications management systems and communications to include VPN applications.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Well organized, creative, and detail oriented.
  • Assertive, flexible, and demonstrate initiative and sound judgment.
  • Able to interface well with IT departmental and user department personnel.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, and be a good listener.  Must be able to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • 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:

  • SCADA / Industrial Control System environment knowledge
  • VMware certification(s)
  • Working knowledge of VMware NSX-T, HCX
  • Proficient in one or more of the following scripting languages: Bash, Perl, Python, PowerShell
  • 2+ years of experience with design, implementation and support of cloud services on Microsoft Azure, including some of the advanced services and features
  • Microsoft Systems Certification
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF) experience
  • Next Generation Firewall experience

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.

#advantagetech

Mobile Developer Lenexa, KS 9545

Advantage Tech is looking for a Mobile Developer for our Lenexa, KS Client.  In this role you will be responsible for full lifecycle development of native mobile applications using Objective-C and Swift for iOS as well as Java and Kotlin for Android devices.

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing exceptional user experience for multiple form factors

  • Interface with and support a variety of mobile point-of-sale devices, user applications and administrative interfaces 

  • Design applications for reliability, security, and performance

  • Develop an approach for automated unit tests and functional tests to validate mobile functionality

  • Develop new applications and features as well as provide Tier III level support in problem resolution

  • Contribute to an Agile team environment that embraces best practices, continuous improvement and professionalism

  • Collaborate with business analysts, product managers, and other software engineers in the design and implementation of software products

  • Limited on-call work hours; work-life balance is a priority 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong native iOS or native Android development experience

  • Proficient with Objective-C / Swift or Java / Kotlin

  • Experience with Object Oriented programming

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript 

  • Experience with web services and RESTful APIs, JSON, and XML

  • Proficient in troubleshooting coding errors and performance issues

  • A passion for learning new technologies

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • S/BA degree completed or in the works (Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Business/CIS or related) or relevant experience in lieu of a degree may be considered 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with build practices and tools, continuous integration and continuous delivery

  • Experience working with higher education institutions

  • Understanding of compliance, payment industry and financial transactions

  • Experience with Atlassian tools for Agile development

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.

#advantagetech

Net Developer Prairie Village, KS 9542

Advantage Tech is looking for a Net Developer for our Overland Park, Client. 

We are looking for people with the following preferred skills and knowledge:

.Net Framework

Javascript and/or JQuery

MVC

SQL – able to write queries and statements

API Experience

Object Oriented Design

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.

#advantagetech

Okta Consultant Topeka, KS 9538

Advantage Tech is looking for an Okta expert.  The client we are assisting is looking for someone with experience designing, deploying, and monitoring integrated Okta solutions. This individual should have a high level of Okta experience and knowledge. The client has an upcoming endeavor to integrate an external partner via SSO to existing Okta accounts that they manage. That engagement is the first of what could become several integrations in the near future. The individual should have explicit experience integrating external IDPs for SSO. Strong preference to Okta certified individuals.  

Procurement Performance and Risk Management Analyst Lee's Summit, MO 9531

This position is responsible for vendor service delivery governance, overseeing the performance of contracted vendors across the enterprise, and risk management in support of the organization’s strategic Sourcing/Procurement & Risk Management Programs.

Duties include analyzing vendor performance to assess compliance-to-contract, identifying contract performance deficiencies or areas of performance improvement and corresponding actions such as remediation plans, tracking contracted service levels and remedies. In addition, this position monitors & evaluates vendor risk at each of the 4 stages of the procurement lifecycle: pre-engagement, contracting, post-engagement, and contract termination.

  • Serves as the point of contact for vendor performance & Risk Management framework to ensure oversight of its vendors. This includes performing risks assessments, monitoring risks presented by vendors, completing reviews of critical vendors, providing guidance on improvements, reporting on vendor performance to contract along with performing appropriate and timely follow-up of outstanding due diligence items.    
  • Addresses reported risk events, potential risk areas, and ensure these are appropriately mitigated, and the mitigation and/or remediation plans are adequate and stored in the appropriate repository
  • Performs annual risk assessment and control assurance activity for existing vendor relationships as per policy. Provides guidance to business (vendor) relationship managers on risks and controls gaps and document results according to Supplier Oversight Policy and Procedures.
  • During the initial onboarding and ongoing basis, facilitate vendor assurance tasks such as conflicts, financial viability (based on input from VM staff), operational stability, IT security and data privacy, and disaster recovery and business continuity capabilities. Identify areas of risk and deficiencies for correction and collaborate and follow through with business partners and vendors for resolution.
  • Conduct and / or participate in account reviews with external vendors to ensure business relationships are fostered and maintained.
  • In consultation with business partners and VMO team, develop annual objectives for selected vendors with the goals of reducing costs, improving performance, and/or driving efficiencies.
  • Review vendor assignment or work suspension / termination protocols developed by business partners, providing input to improve or strengthen the protocols. As requested, participate with business partners in the development of such protocols.
  • Conduct SLA reviews and ensure that liquidated damages have been correctly calculated.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field, OR 4 years relevant experience OR a combination of college education and experience equivalent to 4 years
  • 6-9 years’ experience managing vendor performance OR a master’s degree and 5 years of vendor contract management experience. Relevant work experience considered in lieu of education.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of vendor management principles and practices
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution capabilities
  • Excellent oral, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure, to work on multiple projects and to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Project and Visio
  • Strong sense of urgency, personal responsibility, accountability; self-motivated, efficient, effective
Sr. Security Developer Austin, TX 9529

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Security Developer to join their client's team based out of Austin, TX.

They are looking to expand their team with a candidate that's  passionate about privacy, a great software architect/engineer (ideally with C experience), and a team worker

Responsibilities/Skills:

  • Experience developing desktop applications.
  • Cryptography knowledge
  • C Development experience
  • Cross-platform development: Windows, macOS, and Linux.
  • Experience using object-oriented compiled languages, e.g. golang, C++, C#, Rust.
Digital Web and Mobile Tech Lead Lee's Summit, MO 9525

Advantage Tech is looking for a Digital Web and Mobile Tech Lead for our Kansas City, MO Client.

Technical Lead – Digital Solution Development

 

The Technical Team Lead is responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex software solutions development within a full stack web and mobile application development environment. They will serve as a mentor to the technical staff, provide the voice of Engineering and Design to other business functions, and provide recommendations to the manager concerning critical technical decisions that can make or break a project.  The lead creates a technical vision and keeps every part of the system running smoothly. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Aid in planning and timelines for web and mobile application solution development.

·       Provide insights to business teams to ensure technology is aligned to business goals and objectives.

·       Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical people.

·       Fully understand the application suite supported by the team including underlying technologies.

·       Lead the development team in the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of applications.

·       Provide feedback and suggestions for process and application suite improvement and act as a technical mentor and adviser.

·       Work closely with other technical leaders and prioritize resource needs while simultaneously directing and motivating staff.

·       Ensure that all the developers are adhering to the best practices of software quality standards agreed by the organization so that work is done to the highest possible quality.

·       Develop a model of consistent velocity for the team and demonstrate the ability to deliver on estimates.

·       Bring business context to the development team to ensure alignment with business goals and outcomes.

·       Ability to break a task down to the lowest possible complexity for team members.

·       Accountable for the technical delivery of the entire Project.

·       Carefully analyzes the project and rectifies errors found in the development and implementation processes.

·       Lead the process of analysis to fulfil the requirement of system, end-to-end.

·       Develops the detailed design structure after understanding the requirements and the conceptual design and architectural standards.

·       Reports progress for all the weekly tasks in the form of accurate and detailed reports.

·       Works on identifying project risks and plans mitigation with the Product Owner/Scrum Master at project level.

·       Continually work to improve the application development capabilities and development practices.

·       Provided feedback to manager on individual skills and performance. 

·       Inspire team members.

·       Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to the changing and varied work settings.

·       Works with the Manager and Product Owners to set targets and expectations for the team.

·       Takes accountability for solution quality from solution definition through implementation.

·       Works to ensure team assignments where people are assigned with tasks aligned to their skills and team need.

·       Constantly motivate and encourage team to give their best, especially during the time when they are pressured with aggressive targets.

·       Mentor the staff on their team, provide feedback on their work frequently, and encourage and promote best technology practices.

·       On call and support responsibilities for web and mobile related products.

·       Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving issues for web related defects.   

 

REQUIREMENTS

·       Requires a bachelor’s degree in a Computer Information Services or a related field.

·       Requires 6+ years’ experience in project analysis, application development and application programming.

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

·       Requires knowledge of Microsoft Software (MS Visual Studio and MS Server Products), MS Office Products, SQL server products, VB Scripting, or related scripting languages.

·       Requires effective communication and presentation skills and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary development teams.

·       Knowledge of best practices regarding web application security and defensive development.

·       Experience working with front-end and back-end technologies in a web development environment: 

o   HTLM/CSS/SASS

o   Bootstrap

o   Javascript

o   Modern client-side frameworks (Angular, React)

o   Knockout

o   C#

o   .NET Core

o   MVC

o   REST Based Services

o   Database Design and Development

 

Preferred

·       Previous leadership experience

·       Knowledge of Sitecore content management Platform

·       Understanding of content management integration in a web and mobile environment:

o   Traditional

o   Headless

o   Decoupled

·       Knowledge of Identity Server

·       Knowledge of Microsoft DevOps CI/CD

·       Cloud experience Azure/AWS

·       Xamarin and Mobile Development (iOS, Android)

·       Knowledge of Stackify for performance monitoring and issue remediation

·       Knowledge of Agile Scrum

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.

#advantagetech

Enterprise Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 9518

Advantage Tech is seeking an Enterprise Solutions Architect to join one of our clients in the KC area. This is a direct hire role.

Job Summary:

Are you a hands-on architect interested in shaping the architecture and technology direction at the enterprise level? Join our team that is leading our organization on a transformational journey via a cloud native approach.

Key Activities:

•    Establishes and inspires a shared vision of technology strategies and roadmaps for specific business line domains and product portfolios that enables a portfolio to support current and future business capabilities. 
•    Translates business strategy into tactical plans, maps technology to application solutions, and ensures that the overall goals and vision of the customer are met. Provides thought leadership.
•    Creates high-level designs and inspires a shared technical and architectural vision with portfolio delivery teams. 
•    Develops and delivers IT architecture (integrated process, applications, data and technology) solutions to business problems in alignment with the enterprise architecture direction and standards. Performs technical, hands-on architecture development, modification of specifications, and planning. Builds proof of concepts, writes code, and supports sprint teams (e.g., picks up stories, etc.). 
•    Creates enterprise patterns, reference architectures, and standards and drive usage within the portfolios and with Solution Architects. 
•    Collaborates with Solution Architects on business drivers and enterprise strategy to determine the appropriate technical options to meet needs and effectively drive appropriate design tradeoffs and cost/benefit. 
•    Establishes and fosters 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. 
•    Maintains a high level of technical aptitude through research, experimentation, and solution implementations.

Qualifications:

 Action oriented, big picture view technical leader with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience focused on software architecture, design and implementation of scalable cloud-based solutions and microservices architectures.
• Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (e.g. EC2, ECS, S3, RDS, Aurora, Lambda, API Gateway, etc.) including AWS Well-Architected Framework
• Experience with the development of cloud migration strategies including business case development, application assessments and the design of cloud operating models.
• Well-versed in DevSecOps philosophies including deep knowledge of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices and automation methodologies.
• Champions transformational concepts and ability to explain 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.
• United States citizenship is required for this position

Must have a Bachelor's degree in a STEM related field.

Sr Data Engineer Omaha, NE 9513

Are you a skilled Data Engineer looking for your next opportunity in a well established company here in Omaha? If so, Advantage Tech has the role for you! 

 

Seeking a Sr Data Engineer to assist our client in designing, building, implementing, and optimizing data pipelines that transfer data from their on prem platforms to AWS/Snowflake. 

Qualifications: 

  • 8+ years of experience
  • Experience in mentoring 
  •  Knowledge of DataStage (or comparable ETL tool)
  • Strong SQL programming skills in a DB2 environment
  •  Knowledge of UNIX scripting, JAVA, COBOL or Python
Compliance Analyst Topeka, KS Map 9495

Advantage Tech is looking for a Compliance Analyst to join their Topeka based partner company.  Assist the director of compliance and the compliance program manager in administering compliance program. Works collaboratively with business units to develop, implement, and test policies, procedures, processes and practices to support compliance program, ensuring effective compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and internal controls.   

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with various departments of to develop, implement and rationalize policies and procedures to address applicable laws, rules, regulations and internal controls.
  • Implement and maintain a framework to identify, monitor, manage and report company wide compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and internal controls.  Proactively monitor the legal and regulatory environment to ensure timely identification and resolution of compliance issues.  Recommend and implement changes as needed.
  • Perform high quality, thoroughly documented, compliance reviews of policies, procedures, and practices related to compliance.  Drafts reports to communicate compliance issues and recommendations for distribution to management.  Maintains a system to track and follow-up on issues identified during compliance reviews.
  • Develop test plans and perform testing to ensure that processes are in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. Report testing results to appropriate personnel and Management.
  • Provide guidance to senior management regarding legal and regulatory policies, practices and initiatives.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on compliance related issues. Identify trends and analyze reports of significant compliance related issues and develop effective policies and procedures, if determined to be necessary, in consultation with senior management. 
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations.  Report known or suspected violation of applicable laws, rules, regulations and internal controls to appropriate levels of management. Responsible for developing, implementing, assessing and improving internal controls.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by director of compliance and compliance program manager.

Expectations:

  • Apply knowledge of regulatory obligations and compliance expectations to assist in evaluating compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and internal controls.
  • Remain current on all applicable laws, regulatory requirements and policies impacting system.
  • Assist in the development and administration of compliance program.
  • Assist in managing compliance-related governance matters.
  • Handle all compliance matters with limited supervision and provide prompt professional support management, the director of compliance and compliance program manager.
  • Independently manage workload and exercise independent judgment to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Provide timely and competent research and advice.
  • Communicate clearly and persuasively, both verbally and written.
  • Work cooperatively with others, inside and outside the organization.
  • Protect business records created or used in business processes to ensure availability, confidentiality, integrity; and the retention and destruction of such as specified by relevant policies.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, ability to solve problems, memory for details, ability to prioritize, and ability to maintain concentrated mental and visual attention for sustained periods.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I) by taking actions that are consistent with F D&I program. Provides reporting to the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI), as needed, as well as partners with OMWI to implement effective policies and procedures that incorporate D&I into business activities.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Three to five years of similar or related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others, and is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others.

 

Other Skills:

  • Prior experience with compliance testing and implementing and maintaining policies, practices and procedures to support a company-wide compliance function is highly preferred.
  • Must receive a mutually agreed upon compliance certification within two years of employment and maintain the certification.
  • Sound knowledge of compliance related best practices.  Experience and/or understanding of the regulatory process is preferable.
  • High degree of initiative and independence.
  • Results oriented and capability to work in a fast-paced changing environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and complete tasks according to project deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical skills; ability to appropriately assess and address ad-hoc compliance issues in a timely manner.
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal skills to communicate with all levels of staff.
  • Proficient use of computer programs and databases, including MS Word, Outlook, SharePoint/Moss and Internet Explorer, and various databases.
  • Ability to motivate and persuade others through both written and oral communications.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to operate all types of office equipment including computer, copy machine, scanner and telephone.
  • Ability to work hours needed to meet the demands of the job.
Data Protection Analyst Kansas City, MO 9476

Advantage Tech has an awesome client that has an exciting opening for a Data Protection Analyst. 

Overview:

As part of the Enterprise Cybersecurity Team, this role is responsible for assisting with operating the Data Protection program, ensuring effective data protection activities across various systems, applications and third parties that directly support the client's business. The Analyst assists with the implementation and ongoing support of this program enterprise-wide ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed/delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. The Data Protection Analyst works closely with Legal, HR, and other Cybersecurity associates and is part of a strategic and comprehensive Cybersecurity Team that is accountable for ensuring implementation in accordance with regulatory expectations, risk appetite, organizational risk practices and evolving business practices.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with operations of the enterprise wide Data Protection and Data Loss Prevention programs with a focus on safeguarding protected and sensitive data. Work closely with the Cybersecurity Incident Response and Architecture Teams to drive modifications to organization behavior policies and standards, procedures, metrics, processes, and related tools.
  • Work with Cybersecurity Governance, risk management, and compliance Team on the data asset risk framework which prioritizes data loss prevention policy implementation to best reduce client's security risk posture and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and customer/consumer expectations.
  • Work as part of a team tasked with data protection operations including data loss prevention, data access governance and data discovery. This program will provide monitoring and responding to potential data loss events, as well as tuning detection and prevention policies.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with business partners, including IT teams, in order to propose and formulate solutions to meet the business needs and to drive efficiency and business value.
  • Drive a Data Protection and "treating data as an asset" culture to safeguard organizational data throughout the organization. Helping to champion the education and training of stakeholders and end users about client's Security and Data policies. Collaborate with stakeholders and partner teams on the planning, implementation, and roll-out of associated programs and solutions.
  • Assist with operations of all the Data Protection Program plan elements that provide actionable results for client's Managed File Transfers; Data Leakage and Loss Prevention; and Media Handling programs.
  • Participate in cybersecurity risk assessments and risk mitigation strategies.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 2+ years experience Data Protections with specific experience with a large-scale Data Protection or Data Loss Prevention
  • CISSP Preferred

 

 

Software Engineer Omaha, NE 9474

Advantage Tech's Omaha branch is looking for a Software Engineer to join an awesome team with one of our clients here in town! Our client is working on some really awesome projects that are perfect for an organized, driven candidate who enjoys critical thinking problem solving. 

Reach out if you are interested! 

Qualifications:

  • 6 years of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT 
  • Extensive knowledge of Web Application Frameworks 
  • Java Enterprise Applications experience 
  • Knowledge of a front end development technology 
  • Agile software development principles 

#AdvantageTech

Sr Software Engineer Omaha, NE 9472

Advantage Tech's Omaha branch is looking for a Senior Java Engineer to join an awesome team with one of our clients here in town! Our client is working on some really awesome projects that are perfect for an organized, driven candidate who enjoys critical thinking problem solving. 

Reach out if you are interested! 

Qualifications:

  • 6 years of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT 
  • Extensive knowledge of Web Application Frameworks 
  • Java Enterprise Applications experience 
  • Knowledge of a front end development technology 
  • Agile software development principles 

#AdvantageTech

Product Manager Lee's Summit, MO 9468

Advantage Tech is looking for a Product Manager for our Kansas City, MO Client.
 

The position will oversee and facilitate the development of an overarching digital strategy roadmap(s), including emphasis on visioning, implementing, and supporting Company’s strategic goals with a focus on and our omni-channel experience and customer-centric data capabilities. The position requires strong technical acumen and understanding of evolving digital and healthcare trends and innovations to identify and evaluate potential solutions and approaches.

Successful candidate must have the ability to understand, develop, and align technology and business strategies and goals into an overarching digital enablement strategy. The Product Manager – Digital Enablement Analysis will communicate to technology and business leaders in order to help define and support an integrated set of enterprise digital capabilities. This role requires a passion for solving problems, defining opportunities and associated roadmaps and the ability to influence and inspire confidence in partners to identify innovative digital solutions.

Reporting to the Vice President, Digital Enablement the Product Manager – Digital Enablement Analysis is responsible for defining, overseeing identification of and strategic integration of digital technology solutions with the goal of driving topline growth while improving the digital experience and operational efficiency.

 

  • Works in close partnership with business and technology leaders to develop a set of strategies and roadmaps to define and drive the adoption of Company’s digital solutions to enable members and associate centric capabilities.
  • Supports the design and execution of an enterprise wide digital architecture, and drive the use of emerging and advanced technology, research and experimentation.
  • Leads process, analysis and documentation of requirements as discovered into actionable strategy and integrate into enterprise and divisional planning roadmaps(s).
  • Along with cross-functional partners, champions and coordinates the digital enablement roadmap and associated initiative across the enterprise to ensure success in implementation and adoption. 
  • Provides enterprise-wide oversight and direction for the digital enablement roadmap(s)
  • Responsible the for the development and reporting of an enterprise level and divisional level set of digital enablement OKRs and/or KPIs.
  • Acts as a sounding board, provide “voice-of” representation for relevant business and IT partners to help the organization adopt and deliver on the digital enablement roadmap(s).
  • Facilitate opportunities with internal and external partners to define digital consumer experience, technology and capability requirements to continually transform the brand digitally.
  • Serve as advisor for leadership on opportunities for improvements in enterprise productivity and facilitates ongoing management of the digital enablement strategy, planning and execution.
  • Synchronizes business needs with technological solutions while accounting for full productivity impact and balancing ROI for enterprise growth and operational goals.
  • Accountable for all activities from project definition through implementation for projects or implementations that are supported through Company’s Digital Enablement Center of Excellence (DECOE).
  • Works closely with cross-functional partners, (i.e., Infrastructure, Customer Care, and Human Resources) in defining prioritization of digital solutions and engagements. 
  • Provides guidance and expertise in support of procurement evaluations and/or vendor negotiations.
  • Serves as thought leader that drives technical inspiration for enterprise digital enablement and engagement with Company’s members and associates. 
  • Maintains awareness of potential and implemented enterprise technologies associated with solutions under construction.
  • Finds ways for non-technical people to understand technical concepts through effective communication.
  • May serve as a mentor for cross-functional staff and provide feedback on their work and encourages and promotes best practices.

Skills

  • Proven track record of team and client success, reflecting on ability to manage large and complex projects, lead and teach associates, and partner with stakeholders to achieve common goals. 
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, superior business and communication skills, and the ability to simplify complex topics for our internal and external customers.
  • Skilled in fostering strong relationships both internally and externally, comfortable engaging with a variety of SMEs and reporting levels. Must demonstrate learning agility and passion for helping define future organizational capabilities.
  • Comprehensive understanding of digital ecosystems and how multiple channels work together in a member’s journey. Must demonstrate awareness and ongoing learning in the latest digital and healthcare trends.
  • Strives to become a trusted advisor and integrated partner across the enterprise by collaboratively creating strategic recommendations, understanding issues, and driving digital enable process models.
  • Demonstrated experience working with process methodologies such as Six Sigma, LEAN Sigma, Agile.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading large organization through transformational change 
  • Strong problem solving and creative solutioning capabilities. 
  • Ability to engage cross-functional teams establishing prioritization and alignment. 
  • Effective working in a virtual/WFH model. 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, or the equivalent through a combination of education and work experience
  • 8+ years (or more) of relevant experience with an emphasis in digital experience and planning arena. 
  • Requires 5+ years of progressive experience with demonstrable skill to communicate effectively.
  • Prior experience in healthcare, insurance services or other regulated industry a plus.
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging executives and other stakeholders to support important business decisions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills to successfully collaborate with team members across multiple divisions.
  • Requires the ability to multi-task effectively, responding to changing business priorities and deadlines.
  • Requires effective communication and presentation skills and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Requires a self-starter personality.
  • Requires flexibility and willingness to work with a wide range of personalities on a variety of projects while prioritizing effectively.

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.

#advantagetech

Database Developer Shawnee Mission, KS 9467

Advantage Tech's Overland Park client is looking for a Database Devloper to join their team.

Job Summary:  Perform database development, data modeling as well as troubleshooting and optimization for web based applications. We are looking for candidates who has a passion for databases, managing data warehouses, building BI universes, performance tuning and reporting. 

Scope of the Role:

·         Develop database architectural strategies and perform development including data modeling, design and implementation to address business or industry requirements

·         Data Analysis, Universe development, BI Analytics, ETL experience, Report Development and Optimization are required in this role

·         Data archival and data purging

 Education and Experience Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science or applicable technical area of study/experience

·         5-7 years of experience in a Software Engineer role

·         Strong work experience with DB2 or Oracle  

·         Strong skillset in database design and data modeling (OLTP & OLAP)

·         Experience in building DW systems and develop ETL and implement data warehousing strategy that handle high volume data

·         Experience writing and debugging complex stored procedures and advanced SQL queries

·         Optimize poorly performing SQL queries and performance tuning/optimization of DW and BI systems

·         Experience with handling high volume transactions, concurrency and Bulk Data processing and transaction management

·         Building BI Universes and advanced reporting skills using BI tools like Tableau, SAP Business Objects like WEBI, Lumira Designer, etc.

·         Operating Systems: Windows & Linux

Security Engineer Olathe, KS 9466

Advantage Tech is looking to hire an Infrastructure Security Engineer for a client of ours in the Olathe/Lenexa area.

Title: Infrastructure Security Engineer

Location: Kansas City Metro

Reporting Structure: Reports to the Manager of Systems and Network

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a standardize automated patch management process for all data centers.
  • Assist the Incident Responses team with SIEM engineering.
  • Provide backup support to the Incident Responses team.
  • Analyze and design innovative technologies/services to address complex security issues.
  • Conduct risk assessments for legacy and new production instances.
  • Participate in design reviews of new infrastructure to ensure adherence with ISO 27001 and SOC 2.
  • Participate in the deployment and administration of anti-virus solutions to all corporate servers and endpoints.
  • Install, monitor and administrate e-Mail gateway.
  • Identify and remediate electronic security risks.

 

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent training/certification.
  • 3+ years of working experience as an Infrastructure Security Engineer or Systems Engineer.
  • 2+ years of working experience with Rapid 7.
  • 2+ years of working experience with Proofpoint and Barracuda E-Mail gateway.
  • 2+ years of working experience with CrowdStrike and Symantec anti-virus solutions.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the integration of AWS with fundamental Information Security methodologies for both architectural review and implementation.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows and Linux environments.
  • Proven history of drafting and promoting security policy with all levels of business stakeholders.
  • Experience and detailed technical knowledge of security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • An in depth understanding of Microsoft operating systems, including all versions of Windows server from 2008, Windows 10.
  • Detailed knowledge of core server technologies and domain configuration and management, including DNS, DHCP, AD and GPO.
  • Experience in Domain Trusts, Active Directory Federation.
  • Good understanding of SAN architecture and implementation.
  • Experience in managing remote infrastructure across multiple time zones.
  • Detailed understanding of Hyper-V, VMWare and SAN technologies.
  • Excellent knowledge of Office 365 security/migration/integration.
  • Expertise in SQL, SCCM, Ivanti.
  • Good understanding of PowerShell / VB Scripting.
  • Expertise in intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering.
  • Knowledgeable with disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods.
  • Detailed knowledge of industry standards and best practice.
  • The job may require occasional travel to remote sites located globally.
  • Some activities may require evening or weekend work to be undertaken in support of the IT network.
  • Must be willing to participate in a federal security vetting process

 

Project Manager Topeka, KS 9462

Advantage Tech is looking for a Project Manager for a client of ours in Topeka, KS. The position will offer some telework but would like someone that is open to coming into the office a few days a week when the pandemic subsides. This position will be a 6 month contract with the possibility to extend/convert to full time.

Required Technical Skills:

  • 2+ years PM experience or Project Coordination experience
  • familiarity with Agile 
  • Project Management 
  • Meeting Facilitation, Communication, Critical Thinking, Conflict Resolution, and Time Management
  • Bachelor Degree

Additional Skills Needed:

  • MS Project, MS Office Suite, Client facing skills
  • PMI Cert Preferred

Brief Description of Job Duties: 

Work with Project Management team on projects including Software Development, definition, and implementation of IT processes, and other technology related projects.

Lead UX Designer Omaha, NE 9453

Advantage Tech is on the search for an organized and confident Lead UX Designer to join our clients amazing team! 

RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:

  1. An awesome portfolio showing your best work – we are looking for someone who can deliver the best! 
  2. Ability to deliver ideas to the team, present and defend recommendations, and collect input
  3. Design user experience flow, wireframes, and prototypes to help illustrate design concepts across all platforms 
  4. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and management
  5. Passion for driving intuitive consumer-friendly web applications and products
  6. Ability to work quickly and efficiently with high attention to detail
  7. Ample practical experience with current web technologies
  8. Demonstrated fluency in the design of responsive web experiences
  9. Proficiency in Sketch, Figma, InVision or other design tools
  10. 5+ Years of Design experience working on high-level strategic initiatives

 

API Manager Lee's Summit, MO 9448

Advantage Tech is looking for an API and Integrations Manager for our Kansas City, MO Client.

       
 
The Manager, API & Integration Platforms, reports to the Director, Middleware. The role has the responsibility to lead a newly formed team focused on developing & supporting a platform with defined engineering principles and practices to enable the delivery of APIs and Data Integration Services across the Company and with our Trading Partners.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as API Design and Development expert on projects executed for growing healthcare and health insurance lines of business and related partner integrations. 
  • Assist in development of  Middleware and API business and technical committees and professional organizations to promote and expand  middleware capabilities, experience and solutions providing thought leadership. 
  • Lead transitions of current systems and processes to next-generation environments, platforms and/or cross-functional business systems. 
  • Lead and assist with preparation of enterprise integration solution documentation including but not limited to; development of functional and technical specifications, technical approach, testing specifications and implementing technical solutions into an execution environment. This includes  influencing other department management on issues where guidelines or general understanding of company positioning already exists (e.g., negotiating with vendors, standard contact with outside professionals or dealing with regulatory agencies on routine matters). 
  • Leading middleware team members, including goal setting, performance evaluation, and career development. 
  • Provide direct management of issue resolution or lead analysis and troubleshooting efforts to resolve hardware, software and/or processing problems. 
  • Coordinate with network engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of current transformation and delivery systems to meet business demands. 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Information Technology or closely related field is preferred; Additional work experience may be substituted for degree. 
  • Additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of education. 
  • Five to seven years of relevant experience in IT and business/industry or healthcare product development and delivery in the digital space.  
  • Requires two – four years of managerial experience along with diverse roles and increasing responsibilities across IT, with demonstrable skill to communicate effectively with delivery teams. 
  • Strong ability to design, develop, test and implement Enterprise Integration Project solutions. 
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging executives and other stakeholders to support important business decisions. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Requires highly effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Experiencing with a variety of project execution methodologies including but not limed to Waterfall and Agile. 
  • Requires flexibility and willingness to work with a wide range of personalities on a variety of projects while prioritizing effectively. 
  • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. 

 

Preferred

  • Experience with medium to large middleware technology projects using industry leading middleware and API technologies such as MuleSoft, Dell Boomi, Apigee, Azure, etc.. 
  • Knowledge of EDI standard formats (ANSI X12, EDIFACT, etc.), EDI translators and FHIR / HL7 standards. 
  • Specific knowledge of SQL, ESB solutions, data transformation and data accessibility/delivery platform(s)
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining EDI systems and ETL standards and processes.
  • Working technical knowledge of coding in middle tier platforms with experience in structured and unstructured data. 

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.

#advantagetech

SalesForce Developer/Architect Kansas City, MO 9441

Advantage Tech has an awesome client with a need for a SalesForce Developer/Architect.

Overview:

To provide an understanding of technical and application architectures within Salesforce.  This position requires the candidate to demonstrate their understanding of different application architectures through their ability to define and implement medium scale integration efforts. They will also need to have extensive experience within the Salesforce platform.  This position will also be responsible for the setting technology standards, policy and procedures related to security, access and application integrity guidelines within the scope of their assigned projects.

Responsibilities:

  • CPHQ preferred
  • Medical Administration:
    • Design, create, and maintain highly normalized data sets to ensure future agility
    • Create reports and dashboards utilizing normalized data sets based on needs dictated by the business using Business Objects, Strata, Excel, and other reporting tools
    • Create and maintain processes that assure data is accurate and is accessible to the correct business partners and in a timely manner.
    • Work with Medical Administration leadership to ensure business needs are being met
  • Programming: CCL, MS SQL, OracleSQL, ASPX.NET, VB.NET, JavaScript, XML, N-Tier Systems and Network infrastructures.

 

Qualifications:

  • SalesForce Development experience 
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • HS diploma or equivalent 5-7 years experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
PHP Developer Marceline, MO 9439

Advantage Tech is looking for a Web Developer for our client in Marceline Missouri.  We are looking for a full stack developer that will be working with PHP, Laravel Framework and Vue js.  This person will interact with several different varieties of databases including Oracle, MySQL, and MSSQL.  The position is responsible for developing and maintaining back office web applications.  We are not focusing on someone with strong design skills but if you have them that would be a bonus. 

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.

#advantagetech

SAP Business Anaylst Kansas City, MO 9426

Advantage Tech is seeking a highly motivated, proactive, team-oriented, and customer-obsessed colleagues to join our client as an SAP Specialist. The SAP Specialist positions will be located in Kansas City, MO.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Analyze business requirements and work closely with users on development, configuration, and implementation of SAP applications, including customization, to fit business needs
  • Collaborate and consult with international colleagues and external service providers to deliver highly dependable, secure, and integrated solutions to the business
  • Work closely with business users and global IT on integration of non-SAP applications with ERP system
  • Translate business requirements into functional and technical scope and specifications
  • Identify opportunities and deliver system improvements and operational efficiencies to meet technical and business demands
  • Serve as a key member on a global SAP team providing qualified support and consultancy services for MULTIVAC Group worldwide; and participate in global SAP roll-outs and other global projects

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Business, or related field or related work experience
  • General technical and functional understanding and preferably 1-3 years of experience in SAP MM / PP modules
  • Understanding of ERP Logistics configurations and general knowledge of internal Supply Chain process
  • Understanding of technical programming (C++, Graphics Interactive Programming (GRIP), and customization in SAP
  • Understanding of business process flows and experience modifying them
  • Understanding of business systems architectures, standards, and procedures
  • Openness to new technologies and business concepts (S/4HANA, C/4 Suite, Ariba, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to further develop and diversify skillset
  • SAP customizing or programming skills (ABAP/ABAP OO/FIORI) preferred
  • SAP EWM w/ASRS integrationg experience preferred.

 

Desktop Support Specialist Omaha, NE 9409

Advantage Tech is looking for an organized, team-oriented person to join an awesome team with our client as a Desktop Support Specialist! 

Job Duties: 

  • Manage and maintain Office365 Hosted Exchange and Office Application stack
  • Manage employee desktop/laptop patching and anti-virus
  • Manage and maintain office printers and multifunction devices
  • Assist with the management and maintenance of the corporate Active Director
  • Create and maintain desktop/laptop configuration documentation

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of system administration, network design, and VMware experience

 

DevOps Engineer Omaha, NE 9398

 

 

 

Advantage Tech is looking for an organized, team-oriented person to join an awesome team with our client as a DevOps Engineer! 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Design, build and maintain a stable, secure, and efficient cloud-based (Kubernetes) service architecture. Includes production and development environments, cloud-based data stores, deployment pipelines, and monitoring
  2. Monitor, troubleshoot, maintain, and continuously improve building, packaging, and deployment processes
  3. Utilize a consistent DevOps approach to improve all phases of the process and ensure end-to-end quality across functions
  4. Implement automated infrastructure capabilities like backups, security tools, monitoring.
Mortgage Disclosure Specialist Kansas City, MO 9372

Advantage Tech is seeking a Mortgage Discloser Specialist to join a great organization based in KC, MO.

The Disclosure Specialist will review for completeness and prepare disclosures accordingly. This process involves verifying the accuracy of loan related fees, reviewing loan terms and ensuring that all applicable disclosures are properly prepared and provided to the borrower(s) within a specified timeframe. If re-disclosure is necessary, the Disclosure Specialist will validate the reason, review for accuracy and approve changes to fees resulting only from a valid change in circumstance as defined by RESPA.

  • Review all applicable loan documentation for completeness related to the preparation of Initial Disclosures.
  • Prepare Initial Disclosures for specific loan type/program.
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for accuracy and timely delivery of all disclosures (initial and changed circumstance).
  • Validate fees disclosed on GFE/Fees Worksheet.
  • Acts as liaison between the processing team and Mortgage Loan Originators as required.

Required Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task prioritizes, and meets deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast paced environment

Preferred Experience:

  • Proficient using Calyx, Encompass, or similar LOS

 

Mortgage Closing Assistant Kansas City, MO 9371

Advantage Tech is looking for a Closing Assistant to join their partner organization based in Kansas City, MO. 

This position is responsible for residential mortgage loan closing document preparation and coordination with National Title Companies or escrow agents to closing the Bank's loan with the customer. This position is also responsible for the funding, balancing, and booking of the loan and delivery to the investor.

  • Prepare initial input and validation of all loan fees on Closing Disclosure for Loan Closer review
  • Work closely with title companies to ensure closings are smooth and easy.
  • Initiate wires to the title companies for disbursement of the loans.
  • Run UCD for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Loans
  • Ensure title companies adhere to closing policies and procedures by reviewing documents after closing and providing funding authorization
  • To assist other department and fellow team members with their workloads to ensure a smooth production flow for loan applications, closings and deliveries.
  • Regular attendance required, working at the work site during regular business hours and/or assigned hours
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are indicative of the skills, knowledge and ability required for success in this position:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred
  • 2+ years mortgage lending experience or equivalent coursework preferred
  • Possess the ability to use mortgage loan systems and software necessary to perform the duties.
  • Must possess the interpersonal skills to communicate with customers, vendors and fellow employees in a courteous and professional manner always
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • Must work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must show strong initiative
  • Possess good organizational skills
  • Possess a substantial knowledge of guidelines, procedures and regulatory requirements for all types of loans offered by the Bank
  • Possess the ability to use mortgage loan systems and software necessary to perform the duties
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills

 

Mortgage Loan Processor Kansas City, MO 9370

Advantage Tech is seeking a seasoned Loan Processor that has good experience processing residential mortgage loans for a great organization based in Kansas City, MO.   

This person will be responsible for adherence to product, investor and agency guidelines, following applicable laws and regulations, as well as company standards, and will act as a liaison between loan officers, customers and various departments throughout the company.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Process loan applications within designated time frames and update the loan origination system (LOS) daily to ensure accuracy of reporting and loan status.
  • Gather necessary documents to process loans and perform an initial review to determine likelihood of approval by analyzing credit, capacity and collateral to investor guidelines.
  • Be proactive in contacting the necessary parties to obtain all needed information to ensure commitment and closing dates are met.
  • Review residential loan documentation regarding borrower employment, assets and liabilities to verify completeness, accuracy, and compliance.
  • Request appraisals, title commitments, payoffs, inspections, mortgage insurance and other items through the appropriate vendors.
  • Submit, review and/or analyze automated underwriting findings and documentation provided by borrowers.
  • Accountable for delivering a complete file to underwriting and closing by ensuring all conditions are cleared in a timely manner.
  • Assist Post Closing with investor conditions/stipulations to ensure timely loan purchase.
  • Assist fellow team members, Loan Officers, Underwriters and Closers to ensure a smooth production flow of loans to our investors.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance required, working at the work site during regular business hours and/or assigned hours

Minimum Qualifications:

The requirements below are indicative of the skills, knowledge and ability for success in this position.

  • Must work well in a fast paced environment and be able to adapt to change.
  • Show initiative, multi-task and possess good organizational skills.
  • Possess interpersonal skills to communicate with customers, vendors, and fellow employees in a professional manner at all times.
  • Knowledge of guidelines and procedures for FHA, VA and Conventional loan products.
  • Experience with the loan originations system, Encompass, is a plus.
  • A minimum of a high school education and five years' experience as a mortgage loan processor.

This position may require S.A.F.E. registration. All employees who will be engaged in residential mortgage originations must register with the federal registry system and maintain a status in good standing under the SAFE act requirements.

Sr Support Engineer Omaha, NE 9359

Advantage Tech is looking for an organized, team-oriented person to join an awesome team with our client as a Support Engineer! 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  •  Serve as the first point of contact for troubleshooting experience, analyzing customer problems, and asking the appropriate questions to support a resolution
  •  Perform troubleshooting through diagnostic techniques 
  • Execute and validate test plans and results for applications
  • Continually evaluate and identify opportunities to drive process improvements that positively impact  applications and customer experience

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Business Process Automation
  • Experience with JIRA issue tracking
  • Experience Enterprise and Web Application Servers
  • Database technologies 
  • Linux and Windows Operating systems
  • 3-5 years of experience 
Software Developer Kansas City, MO 9346

The Software Developer Expert will design, develop, and test solutions that result in compelling, innovative, and easy to use products. The Senior Software Developer works closely and collaboratively with the team and business to deliver and maintain innovative new features that will improve user experience and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our product and solutions.  The Senior Software Developer will be responsible for a variety of duties related to the development and delivery of software solutions to meet client needs.  Key responsibilities include advanced code design, testing, debugging, customer support, and leading and mentoring team members.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute and collaborate as a cohesive member of a cross-functional and self-organizing software development team
  • Architect, design, develop, test, and deploy new software and web applications that are high performance and comply with operational standards, and meet client’s needs
  • Recommend and develop software update process for existing applications and assists in the roll-out of software releases
  • Consistently write high-performance, reliable and maintainable code
  • Partner with the business to gather requirements, design, build, and maintain applications that support the organization’s goals 
  • Ensure design and execution of high-quality solutions and products which consistently exceed client expectation
  • Building and maintaining requirements as features and fixes
  • Ensure that development projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues
  • Promote and ensure adherence to system development lifecycle standards and uses best practices and methodologies 
  • Strong commitment to completeness and accuracy of work; has high work standards and holds self-accountable for meeting the performance expectations of customers and clients, and performing at the highest level 
  • Helps the team to identify, build, configure, and maintain software development tools to support business needs
  • Mentor and support members of the development team and lead development efforts
  • Leads team learning group sessions in order to generalize competency and increase innovation
  • Explores new technologies, tools, and techniques and works with the team and with leadership to continue to evolve the business/technology ecosystem
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job function or as assigned

Skills and Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 – 6 years of experience working with advanced web design and development technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • Exceptional technical skills and up to date knowledge of web-based application development using technologies and standards like Java Script, HTML, CSS, and NodeJS
  • Advanced skills and knowledge of relational and document-based databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) 
  • Advanced up-to-date PHP knowledge 
  • Advanced knowledge of platform technologies, Linux and Apache
  • Advanced skills and knowledge developing high availability cloud applications, scalability, SaaS applications
  • Advanced knowledge of solid object-oriented analysis and design
  • Version control experience with Git
  • Proficient ability to recommend and apply full lifecycle software development methodologies, tools, supporting deliverables and best practices including design, development, configuration management/build, test, and release to production
  • Expert ability to comprehend complex programming and data structures
Proposal Writer North Kansas City, MO 9328

Job Description: 

Advantage Tech is seeking a detail-oriented proposal coordinator for our partner organization based in North Kansas City, MO.

This position will assist and support the Business Development Executive Team in the areas of proposal development and general administrative functions. Successful candidates must be able to work well on a team or independently while planning, developing, writing and editing technical and non-technical information for internal and external audiences. The proposal coordinator must be able to maintain strong communication and have exceptional organization skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Seek and track proposal/bid opportunities using fbo.gov, GovWin, Seaport-e, GSA, and other related RFP online tools.
  • Determine proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, study requests for proposals, and participate in strategy meetings.
  • Develop proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation.
  • Write, revise, and edit drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials in a clear concise manner maintaining continuity of style and content.
  • Perform technical writing and editing content in the areas of business, logistics support, supply, and maintenance per DoD directives and SOPs.
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature.
  • Meet proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for each step and procedure in the proposal process.
  • Organize and maintain electronic and paper copy bid files.
  • Provide administrative support as necessary to the Executive Team, Program Managers, Administration, and Business Development departments.
  • Attend site visits and industry days as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or similar specialty.
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant experience.
  • Technical writing experience.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communicative skills to effectively present complex information to target audiences via both oral and written communication.
  • Spoken and written fluency in English.
  • Obtain/maintain favorable security investigation.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Proficiency in data mining, searches, and website management.
  • 10-20% travel.

Preferred:

  • APMP certification and/or grant writing a plus.
  • Experience in government contract bidding and proposal development preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge/experience in preparing and coordinating submittals and proposal development in terms of deliverables, schedules and resources to meet schedules preferred.
Technical Recruiter / Sales Trainee Overland Park, KS 6464

Advantage Tech is looking to add an entry-level Technical Recruiter / Sales Trainee to our team. We are looking for that special individual with a strong sense of urgency and understanding of what it takes to be successful. 

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. This includes sourcing candidates through referrals, job boards, associations, direct recruiting and other creative methods to locate top IT talent. The candidate will also be responsible for 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 based on our client's needs
– 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:

– Internal drive and incredible work ethic to achieve above and beyond company goals
– Excellent organizational skills
– Ability to work in a team environment while achieving personal production goals
– High degree of people interface

CORE BEHAVIORS:

–  Excellent work ethic
–  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 23 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

#advantagetech

Contractor Benefits

Employee Referral Program