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Title Location Job ID
Django Developer Kansas City, MO 8119

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

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

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

Required:

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

Preferred:

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

Bonus:

  • Experience with Marionette.js
  • Experience with Webpack
  • Experience with Mocha, Chai and Sinon.JS
  • Experience with Javascript Task Runners (Grunt, Gulp, etc)
  • Experience with Javascript Test Runners and Tools (Karma, Jasmine, etc)
  • Experience with nginx
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with RabbitMQ
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Experience with Ansible (or similar)
  • Experience with Amazon AWS
  • Experience with server administration
.Net Developer Kansas City, MO 8116

Advantage Tech is looking for a .Net Developer for our Kansas City, MO Client.   This position will be responsible for developing internal facing applications. This developer will work directly with multiple IT areas and the business partners to design, develop, implement, and support business solutions.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Technical Required:

•           Knowledge of C#, ASP, VB6, ASP.Net, IIS, Win Forms, MVC, Win Services, Web Services, JavaScript, and SSIS

•           Intermediate development experience with SQL (Select, Insert, Update, Delete, Stored Procedures, Query Optimization, SQL Tuning).

•           Basic understanding of relational database concepts and design processes

•           Individual must be self-motivated and proactive with excellent interpersonal skills

•           Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly & effectively with multiple technical & non-technical groups

•           Professional with bachelor’s degree or 5+ years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

           

Desired, but not required:

•           Experience with Agile methodologies

•           Experience with Performance Testing

•           Experience with automated testing tools and unit test

•           Experience developing or supporting software in the financial services industry

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

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

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SalesForce Administrator Kansas City, MO 8115

Advantage Tech is seeking a SalesForce Administrator for our Kansas City, MO Client.  

Job Expectations:

The primary emphasis of this position is to learn and anticipate the business needs, develop and maintain on-going configuration of Salesforce Org and provide best practices on managing Salesforce Org.

Create and Manage Changes to the System:
– Gather requirements from end users.
– Create and maintain fields, views, reports, dashboards and other Salesforce objects and functions.
– Create new reporting capabilities and work on ad hoc reporting requests as needed.
– Manage the change control process that impact / relate to Salesforce.
– Manage new releases of SFFSC and efficiently roll out new features.
– Proactively seek out and identify needed system changes.

Maintain System, Security and Integrity:
– Maintain security including sharing rules and security levels.
– Design, create and maintain user roles, profiles and hierarchies.
– Monitor application storage usage and archive data as needed.
– Manage and oversee user licenses.

Data Quality, Migration and Maintenance:
– Regularly perform database de-duping and cleanup procedures.
– Ensure data integrity by merging duplicate contacts, and accounts; removing unnecessary fields and data.

Report and Dashboard Creation and Maintenance:
– Develop and create customized reports and dashboards

Support:
– Keep application users informed about system functionality and enhancements;
– Provide application users with technical support; Logging and tracking identified system problems through resolution
– Compile, review and report on enhancement requests for Salesforce system. Work together with Wealth Salesforce Steering Committee to prioritize and implement enhancements, as necessary.
– Stay abreast of new Salesforce features and functionality and providing recommendations for process improvements
– Creating and maintaining documentation on processes, policies, application configuration and help related materials for users as database applications are developed
– Release management; manage the software testing process, which includes devising test plans, creating test cases, establishing protocols and appropriate testing environments and coordinating actual software testing;

Key Position Requirements:
– 2+ years Salesforce administration experience; Sales, Service and Marketing Cloud experience, Salesforce Financial Service Cloud experience, preferred.
– Salesforce.com Certified Administrator
– College degree or equivalent work/technical experience
– Understanding of relational databases and data integration tools
– Experience in financial services desired.
– Have supported users through a help desk, including talking to users to solve their needs
– Have written reports and dashboards to meet users’ needs
– Implementation and on-going management of API integrations
– Experience with setting up Lightning home pages to maximize users' use
– Must have data analysis experience and be comfortable with data validation, processing, and maintenance tasks
– Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, is required.
– Good interpersonal and client-handling skills with the ability to manage expectations and explain technical details.
– Demonstrated organizational and planning capabilities and ability to handle multiple tasks, projects, and priorities in a fast-paced environment.  

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

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

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Scrum Master Kansas City, MO 8114

Advantage Tech is seeking a Scrum Master for our Kansas CIty, MO Client.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

Demonstrated advanced knowledge for designing, planning, estimating, scoping, setting expectations, testing and implementing solutions while managing risk 

Proven ability to facilitate change management activities aimed at consistent adoption of agile best practices and continuous improvement across the organization 

Proven ability to lead a team to self-organization 

Strong ability to lead a team including but not limited to Application Architects, Business Analysts, QA Engineers, DevOps and Developers. Strong ability to collaborate with other UMB departments to establish and guide a cross-functional project team to achieve objectives with quality and on time. 

Basic understanding of fundamentals of software development processes and procedures 

Proven ability to understand the value of commitments to deliver made by a development team

 

 

 

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

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

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iOS/Software Developer Overland Park, KS 8110

Advantage Tech is searching for an iOS/Software Developer for their client based out of Overland Park, KS

The iOS/Software Developer is responsible for adding new features to our core
platform, maintaining it, and creating new versions of the app, customized for the specific requirements of other verticals.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for developing complex software in Swift with Reactive extensions consistently and in accordance with applicable software development methodology and release processes.
  • Utilize Apple software development tools such as Xcode and Instruments to develop, test, debug, and deploy quality software.
  • Utilize tools such as Git and JIRA in the software development process.
  • Familiarity with Agile process, Scrum, Kanban, stand ups, etc.
  • Collaborate and add value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions.
  • Provide reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques.
  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced software engineers.
  • Estimate level of effort, evaluate new options of similar technology, offer suggestions to improve processes.

 

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in related technical field required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as an iOS Developer, in a work environment, required.
  • Or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, startup environment is a plus.

 

Other Competencies:

  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge and utilization of engineering tools including the experience necessary to develop complex software in Swift and Objective C.
  • Demonstrates ownership of projects by taking initiative, being accountable, and meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to approach work with an eye for details, while understanding the big picture.
  • The ability to think creatively with a focus on providing something of value.
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment, with a diverse group and across functional areas.
  • Demonstrates the ability for clear and effective verbal and written communications; demonstrates active listening skills.
Application Administrator IV Leawood, KS 8107

Advantage Tech is seeking an Application Administrator for our Overland Park Client.  This is a great position with a growing team in a fun dynamic company.  

1. POSITION PURPOSE: State briefly, in one or two sentences, the primary purpose or focus of the
position. Indicate the principal function of the position (what the position is to accomplish for the
organization or department) and the major objective of the position (why the function is performed).
? This position is responsible for ongoing improvement to the continuous delivery/deployment pipeline
and configuration management for Client’s consumer applications and platform.
? This position is also a key contributing member for support and maintenance of Client Intranet and Extranet applications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

DevOps Improvements

Development of increasingly automated procedures and best-
practice implementation, including configuration as code, to
continually improve consistency and velocity of deployments,
environment builds, and issue resolution.

Consumer Platform Operation

Proactively monitored and managed platform systems that
ensure maximum availability, performance, and accuracy to
meet the needs of the business. Communication to all levels of the business regarding the impact and root cause analysis of platform outages.

Consumer Platform Support

Timely, informative, and helpful response to internal and
external customers concerns and issues encountered within the
digital consumer platform. Escalation of discovered issues to Development for resolution or other business units for prioritization.

Team Management

Management of contract and lower-level positions within the team ensuring alignment with business needs and objectives.

Project/Hotfix Deployment

Coordination with Project Management, Development, and Quality Assurance teams to prepare and execute continual deployments.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

KNOWLEDGE: Include knowledge of equipment, technology, software, theories, and professional
expertise essential to perform the job.
? Configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
? Continuous integration/delivery tools (Jenkins or Octopus)
? Automation/scripting in a DevOps like role (PowerShell, Ruby, YAML, etc.)
? Application and Infrastructure monitoring (New Relic), System logging (Splunk), API
testing (Postman and RunScope).
? Technical production support (2nd level) of end-user system issues
? Querying back-end databases using SQL languages (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL,
Oracle 10g/11g)
? iTunes, Apple App Store and Google Play deployments
? Microsoft Azure Cloud Services and deployments
? Architecture and functionality of Web content management systems
? Architecture and functionality of Web systems
? Administering and troubleshooting Windows Server and IIS and hosted applications
? Patch management

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Include talents the individual must possess, and capabilities acquired
through nature, education, training, and experience. Please exclude generic requirements such as “ability
to multi-task,” “ability to work with little supervision,” etc.
? Strong interpersonal skills. Must be influential but able work effectively in a project team
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Must be able to communicate complex
technical issues to all stakeholders, including those who do not have a technical background
? Analytical/Problem Solving: Intellectual capacity and ability to gather, sort and analyze
data and then develop logical conclusions; critical thinking skills; familiar with problem
solving tools/techniques and able to communicate options, conclusions, and
recommendations to both the business and the technology teams.
? Presentation, communication and diplomacy skills at all levels of the organization – C-level
officers down to individual contributors.
? Technical Leadership – Provide technical leadership, mentorship and guidance in all of the
above to others.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in business, journalism, or computer science or equivalent. Necessary to develop self-direction, writing ability, critical thinking, and foundation of software implementation fundamentals.

Possess or has made progress toward receiving Web technology certification.

? Minimum 5+ years experience.
? 5+ year’s management of technical/support personnel.
? 5+ years project management.
? 5+ years experience with managing CMS solutions
? Experience managing application implementation projects that have a budget of at least $500,000.

 

Netsuite Developer Kansas City, MO 8105

Advantage Tech is looking for a NetSuite Developer for their client based out of Kansas City, Mo.

 

As part of a Software Development team, this NetSuite Software Developer will be responsible for writing and maintaining the NetSuite interfaces.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work on the Application Development Team to design and develop NetSuite applications & RESTlets.  
  • Develop front end applications using React.js, Redux
  • Research how an application works and what an interface needs to do to support that functionality, writing and maintaining the interfaces, unit testing each interface, and documenting how each interface works.
  • Develop configurations, enhancements, and customizations of NetSuite as needed in order to meet evolving needs using NetSuite's JavaScript API and SuiteCloud platforms (SuiteScript, SuiteTalk, and SuiteFlow).
  • Certify DSI's solution against new versions of NetSuite.

 

Requirements:

  • NetSuite JavaScript (SuiteScript) Programming experience.
  • Familiarity with data collection principals.
  • Familiarity with NetSuite software particularly with material movement, fixed assets, sales/distribution and manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with programming in the NetSuite methodology – creating applications that adhere to NetSuite standards.
  • Working knowledge of ERP scripting, workflows, csv imports, user provisioning, defining roles, and other ERP administrative functions.
  • Problem-solving, multi-tasking, and project management capabilities.
  • Exceptional communication, critical thinking, and root cause analysis skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with technical, non-technical, support, and business staff at all levels.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or the equivalent in experience.
Database Developer Kansas City, MO 8102

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Perform SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) and SQL Server database development and support.
  • Develop ETL strategies for integrating data from multiple sources into transactional and data warehouse.
  • Understand and adhere to development standards.
  • Analyze and help maintain corporate data integrity, reliability, and security.
  • Participate in software quality assurance activities, including code reviews, and unit, system, integration, regression, and performance testing.
  • Understand and complete necessary documentation for the application/infrastructure change control process.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively communicate project issues with relevant parties and perform well within a team oriented environment.
  • Provide exceptional customer service and adhere to the Company's philosophies.
  • Support IT/Business Systems vision, missions, goals and strategies.
  • Make decisions in compliance with established corporate and department standards.
  • Learns user functions, business processes, and organizational roles as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge with current and emerging database technologies.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years of SQL Server 2012/2014/2016 database development.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server technologies, including SSIS.
  • Understanding of relational database modeling.
  • Excellent SQL Server skills, including developing tables, views, stored procedures, functions, and queries.
  • Ability to migrate data with complex rules.

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

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

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Project Manager Kansas City, MO 8101

Advantage Tech is looking for a Project Manager for our Kansas City, MO Client. This person manages activities associated with a system migration project that is highly complex and strategic in nature.  Performs the project management function in a hybrid environment, utilizing agile philosophies.  Responsible for developing and managing the project plan, status reporting, and risk management.  Will assist with developing a change management plan and manage execution.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Functions as project manager for large-scale project throughout the development cycle, including planning, design/development, testing and implementation phases.
  • Defines project objectives and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with management, project team and project stakeholders.
  • Creates, executes and maintains all components of project plans.
  • Plans and schedules project deliverables, goals, and milestones.
  • Manages resources and schedule for project/program implementation.
  • Creates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Identifies and directs project resources and manages conflicts within group.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Applies Company’s project methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Communicates relevant project information to project team, stakeholders and management.
  • Efficiently identifies and resolves project issues.
  • Provides strategic guidance and makes presentations to executive level management
  • May assist in the development of business requirements for multiple complex business functions, understands how those functions interact, and what the enterprise solution(s) could do to support those business needs.
  • Works technical team to ensure the technical/business design matches the project’s objectives, user requirements and system needs.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent education and/or experience. A MBA is a plus.
  • 5 years project management work experience required.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Experience in articulating and documenting project management documentation
  • Strong project management, time management, initiative and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience within the insurance and brokerage industry a plus.
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.

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

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

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Cloud Big Data Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 8088

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

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

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

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

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

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

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

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

OR

  • 5 years’ experience regarding AWS IaaS services (i.e. compute, networking, databases, storage, backup and archive, DR, security, monitoring, etc.)
  • Experience with network topologies, load balancing and segmentation
  • 10 years’ overall industry experience. Experience in Healthcare preferred
  • 5 years’ experience with demonstrated Cloud Architecture projects and deployments
  • 7 years’ experience with Linux and VMware
  • AWS Certifications and/or Cloud MCSA/MCSA Certifications are a plus
O365 Solutions Engineer Kansas City, MO 8085

Advantage Tech is searching for a O365 Solutions Engineer for their client out of Kansas City, Mo.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for deployment and administrator of the global O365 ecosystem, including; Hybrid Exchange, Teams, Azure AD, Azure Conditional Access, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, Yammer, PowerApps, etc
  • All SharePoint administration and development
  • Work closely with Information Security Team to address current threats in the O365 environment with experience Administrating O365 DLP, HIPAA and Compliance
  • Maintain Microsoft Identity Management (provisioning, de-provisioning and group management across a hybrid identity Azure AD environment)
  • Maintain Intune device management and mobile access management environment
  • Administrate Enterprise MFA solutions
  • Administrate MS Azure SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

  • Knowledge of SCCM for patching, software distribution, etc

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 5 years’ experience with Active Directory
  • 5 years’ experience Administrating a Windows desktop environment with a focus on scaled deployments
  • 4 years’ experience with Azure Active Directory
  • 4 years’ experience with Windows 2012 – 2016 operation systems
  • 3 years’ experience with SharePoint Administration and Development
  • 3 years’ experience with Azure AD, Azure AD Domain Services, Azure AD Connect, MFA
  • 2 years’ experience with Exchange Online, Skype for Business Hybrid and Teams
  • Experience with Azure Conditional Access
  • Strong PowerShell skills required
  • Office 365 or any other MCSA/MCSE is a plus
Executive Assistant Lee's Summit, MO, MO 8083

Advantage Tech is searching for an experienced Executive Assistant for their client based out of Lee's Summit, MO

Position Summary:

Your primary role is to provide the CEO with personalized administrative support, while also managing company projects from time-to-time.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary gatekeeper and liaison
  • Provide assistance to CEO with 75% business related and 25% personal tasks
  • Organize CEO’s ever-changing business and social calendar
  • Respond to email communications
  • Coordinate business and personal travel; book and manage itineraries
  • Plan office functions; parties, luncheons, team building events, etc.
  • Remind CEO of important tasks and deadlines
  • People person with the ability to interact effectively and efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Patient with an ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable to different experiences
  • Goal oriented with excellent time management skills
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Customer-focused mentality with a background in providing customer support
  • Detail oriented and able to organize daily tasks by priority with little supervision

Nice to have skills:

  • Proficient with all Microsoft Suite programs
  • Experience in event planning for large groups
  • Comfortable analyzing and utilizing data to create next steps

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree; bachelor’s degree preferable
  • 5-7 years of administrative experience required
  • 2+ years Executive/Personal Assistant experience required
  • Valid Driver’s License and dependable vehicle

Needed:

  • You communicate clearly. You write well and speak clearly.
  • You are patient and level-headed even in stressful situations.
  • You pay attention to the details. You aren’t satisfied unless you can be sure the job was done right
  • You like learning new things and can learn quickly. When things change, you know how to roll with the punches
  • You are forward thinking. You can follow processes but also crave to improve those processes
  • You are organized. You have a process to prioritize tasks.
  • You like to have fun! Work is important but having fun while getting it done is too!

 

Senior Software Developer Overland Park, KS 8082

Advantage Tech is seeking a Senior Software Engineer for our Overland Park Client.  They have been continuously growing there IT Development Department over the past 2 years. 

The Senior Software Engineer, API is responsible for the creation and maintenance of windows applications. This position will utilize their enhanced skills to help create design documentation and support unit testing.

 

This position is located at our office in Overland Park, KS  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct software development utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft .NET, SQL Server, as well as other Microsoft-oriented platforms, tools and technologies
  • Create RESTful APIs using .Net Core, and databases using MS SQL Server
  • Create design documentation, unit tests, and document requirements
  • Active participation in design and code reviews
  • Track and report defects and enhancements using the issue tracking system
  • Stay abreast of development methodologies, and advances in technology
  • Partner with other departments as needed to find solutions for customer concerns or complaints
  • Research and identify cause of reported defects and issues
  • Diagnose defects within the software and preform appropriate fixes
  • Perform and assist with quality assurance activities as needed
  • Participate in training and / or customer support activities
  • Assist with additional projects as needed
  • Provide mentoring and coaching for Team members

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or specialized technical certification
  • 5+ years’ experience developing in .Net
  • Experience in .Net Platform frameworks and technologies (i.e. .Net Core)
  • Experienced with database concepts and databases such as SQL Server
  • Experience using ORM tools such as Dapper, or Entity Framework
  • Experience creating windows applications with C# and the .NET framework
  • Experience with Windows Desktop Development using the .NET platform
  • Experience with SQL Server including database design and optimization
  • Understanding of standard object-oriented development and common design patterns
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

 

Competency Based Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience in enterprise-scale multi-tier, distributed architecture
  • Solid knowledge of high-scale, multi-tenant API development, including REST/JSON and Microservice patterns
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver working solutions on time
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Firm sense of accountability and ownership
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and forge strong interpersonal relationships within the department, with other departments, and with external audiences
  • Ability to assimilate new and existing technologies, and 3rd party products
  • Ability to be effective in a fast paced, dynamic environment and identify with customer needs
  • Ability to acquire and maintain knowledge of Company's protocols and personnel policies
  • Attention to detail is critical to the success of this position, with demonstrated competency in customer orientation and the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Broad understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of industry methodologies and tools
  • Understanding of application coding tools and Agile processes preferred
  • Excellent planning, communication, documentation, organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality

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

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

#advantagetech

Supply Planning Manager Kansas City, MO 8080

Advantage Tech is searching for a qualified Supply Planning Manager for a contract opportunity running around 6 months, for their client based out of Kansas City, KS

Manage the Supply Planning for the Sales and Operations Planning process with a focus on inventory management, rough cut capacity setting, and optimizing the supply distribution network. Drive cross functional coordination for fast alignment with operating plans and daily execution. With a focus on process excellence and continuous improvement, develop and monitor key performance indicators, analyze cost-to-serve performance data, and coordinate cross-functional work teams to increase effectiveness of business initiatives. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop master production schedules on a weekly basis that achieve targeted inventory and service levels while working within the production constraints. Monitor alerts to identify potential inventory problems through all planning horizons and coordinate efforts to resolve. Collaborate with Factory Schedulers on the tactical execution of the production plans
  • Create and maintain production planning models which include materials, resources, and capacity constraints. Collaborate with Factory Schedulers and factory management to ensure alignment of planning parameters with factory level constraints
  • Organize and facilitate the weekly/monthly supply plan hand-off meetings; act as process owner of this meeting to ensure the process is an integral part of the planning and control process
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of inventory policy and inventory projections. Ensure that inventory levels are maintained at sufficient levels to meet agreed upon customer service level objectives while minimizing associated working capital costs
  • Identify and monitor all supply risk. Work with team to ensure that risk is identified, communicated, and mitigated
  • Manage key aspects related to planning activities, acting as the main interface between manufacturing, logistics, operations and operational finance within the S&OP process
  • Oversee inventory replenishment strategies to drive improved customer service levels while minimizing inventory investment
  • Issue weekly/monthly reports as required in support of the Sales and Operations planning process
  • Contribute to the creation of new SKU set ups including master data and planning parameters. Collaborate with the manufacturing source to ensure full understanding of manufacturing process to execute to project expectation at launch
  • Identify and integrate business system processes within ERP system; support planning tools as required
  • Coordinate reporting, analytical, and measurement tools to ensure business objectives are being met. This will include highlighting root causes and developing corrective action plan alternatives
  • Participate in annual development of budgets, item discontinuation process, new item launches, and other projects as required
  • 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.

 

Key KPIs

  • Volume Fill Rate
  • Working Capital
  • Bad Goods Expense

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain, or Operations Management
  • 5-8 years of supply chain/planning experience (preferably in CPG industry)
  • Experience with SAP and Business Objects highly desired
  • Experience with planning tools highly desired (JDA, Logility, etc.)
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, including excellent Excel skills (pivot tables, macros, v-lookups, etc.)
  • Certification and/or License – APICS certification preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Able to work with accuracy with high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written skills, organizational and time-management abilities, effective inter-personal skills, and the ability to work with personnel at all organizational levels
  • Effective at building relationships and engaging teams to drive business results
  • Strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial mindset of ownership and commitment, broad business knowledge, and sound business judgement
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong work ethic with ability and willingness to do ‘what it takes’ to meet business objectives
  • Able to handle challenging or conflict situations with tact and professionalism

 

Travel:

  • 5%-15% (1-3 times)
Front End Engineer Overland Park, KS 8079

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Front End Web Engineer for our Overland Park Client.  They have had great growth within the Overland Park location over the past three years. 

The Senior Front End Web Engineer will be part of cross-functional team tasked with applications development and will adhere to company's architecture, data base design standards, user interface standards and coding standards and Agile methodology.  The Senior Front End Web Engineer develops, maintains and provides technical expertise in order to transfer and deliver knowledge to appropriate personnel for skill development. 

 

In addition, the Senior Front End Web Engineer must use their knowledge and understanding of software languages, data bases and interfaces across the company, involving any aspect of their portfolio of businesses and will analyze this information and prioritizing the requirements to gain understanding of the business needs and to provide recommended solutions.

 

This position is located at our office in Overland Park, KS  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop timely and innovative solutions, with optimal use of technology and human resources
  • Develop software solutions that our business and Clients can trust
  • Develop self-service and web based application solutions
  • Work with Business Analysts and Business Partners to ensure fulfillment of application needs
  • Work to select the most effective and resilient methodology
  • Work to develop effective applications based on Company’s business requirement
  • Follow standards for operational data
  • Ensure standards for application (language, documentation, performance, platform, code quality) are followed
  • Work with 3rd party Developers to ensure adherence to Company’s technology standards
  • Conduct reporting and integration testing
  • Assist with the creation of training material
  • Respond, address and resolve ServiceNow tickets in a detailed and professional manner
  • Actively listen and probe customers in a professional and timely manner to obtain further details and purpose of the issue reported.   Research and articulately communicate information
  • Remain current on ever changing systems information to ensure accuracy of work
  • Proactively seek and participate in ongoing training (formal and informal) in all aspects of the IT industry
  • Responsible for the analysis, architecture and specification of effective, efficient and innovative business technology reporting and analytics
  • Ensure all projects adheres to business and client needs    

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • 7+ Years’ Experience developing web based applications
  • 2+ Years’ Experience developing angular applications
  • Experience working with 3rd party development resources
  • Experience applying technology to solve problems
  • Windows platform experience preferred
  • Fluent in HTML5, CSS3, Angular 2+
  • Experience using CSS preprocessors such as SASS/SCSS/LESS
  • Experienced at building responsive/mobile ready web applications
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

 

Competency Based Qualifications:

  • An understanding of RESTfull APIs and the ability to integrate services with current UI workflow
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and OO Design
  • Agile and SDLC (software development life cycle) exposure and fluency preferred
  • An understanding of database technologies and platforms preferred
  • Broad understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of industry methodologies and tools
  • Understanding of application coding tools and Agile processes preferred
  • Ability to assimilate new and existing technologies, and 3rd party products
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and forge strong interpersonal relationships within the department, with other departments, and with external audiences
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to be effective in a fast paced, dynamic environment and identify with customer needs and circumstances
  • Ability to acquire and maintain knowledge of company's protocols and personnel policies
  • Attention to detail is critical to the success of this position, with demonstrated competency in customer orientation and the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Excellent planning, communication, documentation, organizational, analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality

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

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

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IBM Integration Bus Consultant Kansas City, MO 8072

Advantage Tech is in need of a contractor with the following technical skills:  IBM Integration Bus (formerly WMB (Websphere Message Broker)) and basic ESQL transformation syntax

 

Secondary skills that would be welcome are as follows:  Java, XML, SpringBoot, Apache Camel, Database Experience

 

Statement of Work:  The consultant will be tasked with working on Broker flows that were developed to hit legacy core mainframe applications & files.  These flows will need to be modified to utilize new web services that retrieve data from the new Java based core banking system that we are installing.  The secondary skills would allow us to potentially move a productive resource to where there is additional work beyond Broker flows.

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

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

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Net IQ NAM/IDM Engineer Kansas City, MO 8071

Advantage Tech is looking for an NetIQ NAM/IDM Engineer for our Kansas City, MO Client

 

 

For the assigned business unit, this positions primary responsibilities will be: 
– Implement, manage and maintain Access and Identity Management enterprise infrastructure supporting critical business systems 
– Develop Identity and Access Management strategies, architectures and implementation plans 
– Design, Develop, and Code Access Governance automated provisioning and de-provisioning of resources and roles based access control (RBAC) strategies 
– Contribute to streamlining user provisioning, authentication, and access governance with custom code (often in JAVA & XML) 
– Implement custom code: Business Workflows and Approvals using integrated system technologies working with Enterprise Infrastructure teams 
– Code and maintain multiple LDAP integration environments for directory management of Identities 
– Identify and investigate complex system malfunctions: correlate various logs files, events, etc. to determine root cause of issues quickly and accurately 
– Work with administrators from other groups, customers, third-party vendors and the Helpdesk during problem resolution 
– Develop and maintain operational documentation of complex workflows with step-by-step policies to ensure tasks are repeatable and accurate 
– Provides technical guidance and direction to less experienced staff 
– Liaison between Enterprise Infrastructure and various other groups including the Helpdesk 
– Other duties as assigned

Job Minimum Requirements

 

– Bachelor degree in Information Technology
– 5 years’ experience with a variety of access management and federation solutions such as NetIQ Access    Manager, Ping, SiteMinder, or Sailpoint
– 3 years’ experience Java development and programming in an enterprise environment
– Experience in many of the following: Linux (Unix) Administration; Windows Server Administration; Bash/Python Scripting; Directory Administration (Active Directory – AD, NetIQ eDirectory, or Open LDAP); Networking (DNS, TCP/IP,  network routing); Backup and Recovery methods, administering Linux systems and Windows Server, LDAP Directory administration, Bash/Python Scripting; Red Hat Linux 6/7 in a mission critical environment

Job Preferred Requirements

 

– Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
– Certified Redhat System Administrator RHCSA)

– Certified Java Developer
 

Job Minimum Knowledge and Skills

 

– Demonstrate advance knowledge in Unix/Linux operating system administration
– Demonstrate ability in configuring single sign-on authentication schemes across medium to enterprise level infrastructures
– Demonstrate advance knowledge with SAML2, LDAP, and SSO products
– Demonstrate advance knowledge on LDAP Directory Services like (Active Directory, NetIQ eDirectory, OpenLDAP Directory)
– Demonstrate advance knowledge with NetIQ IDM in an enterprise environment
– Demonstrate knowledge with overall IDM design or experience with equivalent technology such as Oracle Identity Management, Quest Identity, or SailPoint
– Demonstrate excellent communication skills (written & verbal) with the ability to interact with all business areas and skill levels regarding technical issues
– Demonstrate ability to develop project
– plans and manage accordingly
– Demonstrate ability to work effectively in team situations
– Demonstrate ability to solve complex Identity and Access Management solutions

 

Job Preferred Knowledge and Skills

 

– NetIQ Identity Governance/Access Review 2 or above
– NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 or above

– SSO implementation knowledge, SAML 2.0
– Agile Development understanding

– NetIQ Access Manager 4.4 or above

 

 

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

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

Development Manager Overland Park, KS 8068

Advantage Tech is searching for a talented Development Manager to work with their client based out of Overland Park, KS.

The Development Manager is responsible for all aspects of leading and managing a software development team. This position will drive agile development processes to ensure deadlines and product requirements are met.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership and vision to a software development team.
  • Manages and directs a software development team, including front and back end developers, quality assurance, and other development team positions. This involves hiring and on-boarding, setting expectations and goals for the department and individual employees, and evaluating employee performance and providing feedback.
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines, product quality, and ensuring that the end product meets the initial requirements.
  • Define and drive buy-in for the team’s technical direction, agile development processes, and culture.
  • In partnership with the Chief Technology Officer, determine product direction to drive innovation through identifying new opportunities and actionable development opportunities.
  • Report on the status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to leadership.

 

Education & Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
  2. Minimum three (3) years related work experience as a software engineer required, experience in .Net C# preferred.
  3. Minimum two (2) years work experience in a leadership role overseeing a software development team required.
  4. Experience in an Agile software development environment required (Scrum, Kanban, Lean).

 

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability in hiring, mentoring, and developing highly effective Software Engineers.
  • Detailed knowledge of software engineering practices and agile methodologies.
  • General knowledge of Retail Success technology stack: .Net, C#, API, SQL Server.
  • Demonstrates organizational and time management skills with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment, with a diverse group and across functional areas.
  • The ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively, with tact and diplomacy, verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organization; including communicating technical information to non-technical individuals. Demonstrates active listening skills.
  • Able to connect business strategy to team execution; and simplify complex or ambiguous ideas into digestible and concrete concepts and requirements.
  • Demonstrates strong business acumen, with sound judgement, objective decision-making ability, and critical and creative thinking in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Ability to present options to stakeholders and facilitate effective decision making in a group setting.
  • Approaches work proactively; empowers a team to anticipate upcoming efforts and challenges.
  • Approaches processes and tools with an eye for adding value and eliminating waste.

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Field Technician Omaha, NE 8055

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

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

Reach out to learn more about this great opportunity!

 

Systems Application Analyst – Top Secret Clearance Omaha, NE 8040

Omaha client seeking candidate with Top Secret clearance.  

Job Summary:

Fun and exciting opportunity seeking a Systems Application Analyst to provide application-specific subject matter expertise for a payment system.  This role will provide second-level application production and testing support.  This role also leverages in-depth technical and business knowledge to support and contribute to application enhancements during all phases of the development lifecycle.  Qualified candidates will excel in providing operational technical support in complex and dynamic circumstances.

Key Activities:

 • Responsible for assisting with projects and business process design/redesign through a working knowledge of tools and techniques.
• Provides input to technical staff, such as customer service specialists, business analysts, project managers, developers, and testers to resolve issues during all development lifecycle phases.
• Provides input to business analysts on the development and prioritization of functional and technical requirements for enhancements and future releases.
• Coordinates current and futuristic prototypes to assist in usability testing and planning user experience.
• Performs holistic troubleshooting for escalated application issues. Isolates diagnoses, and resolves application – related user issues.
• Partners and communicates effectively with all stakeholders on escalated application issues.
• Designs and builds moderately complex database queries for ad hoc requests and for recurring reporting needs, based on stakeholder specifications.
• Users in-depth understanding of data components and database structures to develop complex data queries and effectively respond to information needs and stakeholder specifications.
• Updates, maintains, and monitors the operation of complex automated systems and applications.
• Responds to system-generated application alarms and takes appropriate action to remediate.
• Updates, maintains, and monitors the operation of complex automated systems and applications.
• Proactively monitors live application event logs, interprets application events, and engages appropriate technical teams to identify and implement recommended course of remediation. Serves as communication liaison to key stakeholders.
• Effectively develops test scripts and performs comprehensive testing as part of user acceptance activities for application releases.
• Partners with SQA group on test script development and supports end-to-end testing as necessary.
• Identifies the root cause of test failures and partners with SQA to identify appropriate solutions, including the corrections/enhancements to automated testing scripts.
• Coordinates collection of testing results and provides guidance to technical teams on prioritized defect resolution.
• Provides support in working with technical staff to conduct business process re-design and perform gap analysis between current and future architectures, and proposes and implements solutions.
• Develops process flows and operational procedures.
• Leverages subject matter expertise to assist in development of tutorials and training materials that can be leveraged by external users and agencies, including development of online help modules.
• Works independently or under minimal supervision. On a limited basis, engage senior members of team for training, mentoring, and other assistance and is able to provide some training and mentoring to others.
• Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of SVC business line, including application and associated architecture.
• Independently performs day-to-day responsibilities, may contribute to projects of moderate-to-high complexity with limited management and/or lead oversight, and makes recommendations of limited-to-moderate complexity.
• Travel – Up to 15% once steady state operations are achieved; more significant travel of approximately 25% will be required during the initial transition period.

Qualifications:

• Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and/or work related experience. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred.
• Foundational knowledge of Windows platform, Oracle databases, client-server querying methodologies, and payments applications preferred.
• Typically requires three to nine years of exposure to and/or experience within the Software Development Life Cycle, including requirements analysis, design, construction, testing, and delivery, as well as post-production second-level application support.
• May require frequent weekend or evening hours and being on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Strong multi-tasking, analytical, and communication skills (written and oral), including the ability to explain technical concepts to end-users and non-technical staff.
• Demonstrated leadership skills preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to manage projects of varying size and scope effectively.

 

Embedded Systems Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8023

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

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 

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

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

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

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

Education and Experience:

  • Education level shall be a 4-year degree or 5 years of experience in electronic design.
API Developer – Software Engineer Omaha, NE 8016

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

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

What does this role do?

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

Who do you have a working relationship with?

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

What skills are needed for this role?

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

Education and Experience needed:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information System Analysis required
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of experience of ASP.NET Web API, Entity Framework, C#, Restful Services, Web Services, and SQL Server in an application development role required
  • Experience with AngularJS, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML preferred
  • Experience in financial services or asset management industry preferred
My SQL Database Administrator Omaha, NE 8015

The MySQL Database Administrator is responsible for the effective design, architecture, and operation of enterprise wide databases .  This position will leverage MySQL, related reporting and tuning tools.  This position is responsible for identifying innovative approaches to achieving top performance in a rapid application development environment while maintaining overall database reliability and integrity.                                                                                                                                                        

What does this role do?

SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

  • Assists with identifying performance bottlenecks (OS, Network, and Database), tuning of both SQL statements and RDBMS software; suggests optimal performance recommendations
  • Writes, debugs and unit tests stored procedures and triggers

DATABASE ADMINISTRATION

  • Creating databases, administrates security, resolves and troubleshoots database issues, oversees and performs upgrades, conversions and deployments, as needed
  • Monitors databases to optimize database performance, health, resource use, and physical implementations of databases; address a variety of database integration issues including migration between disparate databases, integration, maintenance/conversion, capacity planning issues, and new applications
  • Creates, rotates, and integrates related database backups based on business needs by having thorough knowledge of database software recovery mechanisms

PHYSICAL DATABASE STRUCTURES

  • Provides support to application developers in designing and implementing physical database structures
  • Reviews, develops, and designs data models using standard diagramming techniques, in conjunction with application development teams; creates logical data models and translates into physical database structures that integrate with existing or proposed database structures

TROUBLESHOOT/TECH SUPPORT

  • Responds to occasional requests from Production to resolve any database related customer issues
  • Troubleshoots, capacity plans and performs maintenance as needed
  • Provides technical support for middleware and administration tools

SECURITY

  • Implements and maintains database security, Replication, Clustering, Standby Server, Replication
  • Maintains user connectivity while providing security to protect company data

TECHNOLOGY/EDUCATION

  • Participates in selection of appropriate database software and hardware products
  • Transfers knowledge and educates team relating to any technical areas of expertise

 

What skills are needed?

  • Strong knowledge of MySQL/Aurora internals such as server configurations, storage engines, server deployment, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud services such as AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of database clustering, replication, as well as database modeling and design skills
  • Strong knowledge of data dictionary and database scripting, SQL development, unit testing, and systems administration on Microsoft
  • Strong knowledge of limitations of MySQL/Aurora and available workarounds
  • Familiarity with Bash and the terminal, Linux navigation
  • Ability to create and promote MySQL/Aurora slaves
  • Ability to work well with end users, software engineers, and managers
  • Ability to design and implement solutions to ensure database availability and recoverability
  • Ability to script solutions as well as a strong knowledge of Command-Line or GUI administration tools to manage change control and monitoring of systems
  • Proficient skills with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proven architecture skills in designing database environments for various business needs (e.g., high-availability, failover, replication, and disaster-recovery, virtual machine environment)

 

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field of study required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with installing, configuring, tuning and troubleshooting MySQL/Aurora in a high volume, high availability production environment required
  • Minimum of 2 years running MySQL/Aurora in a cloud based environment preferred
  • Previous experience with life-cycle administration support including database design, database development, testing, deployment, and maintenance required
  • Experience with Database Optimization and Performance Tuning required
  • Experience with architecture, set up and administration of MySQL/Aurora required
  • Experience with database troubleshooting and failure resolution required
Cloud Platform Developer/Cloud Platform Architect Omaha, NE 7997

Role Summary:

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

Role Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications and Technical/Professional Skills:

  • Leverage knowledge of the intricacies of Microsoft Cloud PaaS components like App Service Environments, App Service Plans, Serverless Computing, etc. and architect an infrastructure solution to ensure interoperability between these components
  • 5+ years of software development experience, preferably including .NET.  Experience in writing 12 -factor, cloud-native applications.
  • 2+ years of experience with release automation tools such as Visual Studio Team Services, Azure Devops, Azure Automation, and related tools and Azure Resource Manager Templates.
  • 3+ years’ experience designing, developing, implementing and operating cloud infrastructure environments of significant complexity in one of the three major cloud providers: Azure, AWS or GCP.
  • Understanding of Continuous Delivery and DevOps principles and techniques such as Blue/Green deployments, rolling deployments, etc. and experience implementing them in a cloud environment
  • Familiarity with Agile development principles
  • Previous experience aligning technology roadmaps with business goals and initiatives.
  • Proven ability to develop great relationships with co-workers, credibility with leadership, and rapport for getting things done with stakeholders.
  • Experience selecting technology solutions that meet requirements, are cost-conscious, and align with Kiewit's technology goals and roadmap.
  • Experience with multiple relational and NO SQL databases
  • Ability to set technical direction for a project or application
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

 

Training/Learning Opportunities

EDUCATION

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or MIS a plus
  • Microsoft Azure certifications a plus
Net IQ NAM/IDM Engineer Kansas City, MO 7993

Advantage Tech is looking for an NetIQ NAM/IDM Engineer for our Kansas City, MO Client

 

 

For the assigned business unit, this positions primary responsibilities will be: 
– Implement, manage and maintain Access and Identity Management enterprise infrastructure supporting critical business systems 
– Develop Identity and Access Management strategies, architectures and implementation plans 
– Design, Develop, and Code Access Governance automated provisioning and de-provisioning of resources and roles based access control (RBAC) strategies 
– Contribute to streamlining user provisioning, authentication, and access governance with custom code (often in JAVA & XML) 
– Implement custom code: Business Workflows and Approvals using integrated system technologies working with Enterprise Infrastructure teams 
– Code and maintain multiple LDAP integration environments for directory management of Identities 
– Identify and investigate complex system malfunctions: correlate various logs files, events, etc. to determine root cause of issues quickly and accurately 
– Work with administrators from other groups, customers, third-party vendors and the Helpdesk during problem resolution 
– Develop and maintain operational documentation of complex workflows with step-by-step policies to ensure tasks are repeatable and accurate 
– Provides technical guidance and direction to less experienced staff 
– Liaison between Enterprise Infrastructure and various other groups including the Helpdesk 
– Other duties as assigned

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

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

Database Engineer Overland Park, KS 7991

Advantage Tech is looking for a Database Engineer for growing Client in Overland Park.  We are looking for candidates that have a consultant approach to thinking of business and communicating with clients.  

Skill Set:

SQL Database Engineer

Strong Security knowledge. 

Nice to have knowledge:

SQL IDERA

SQL Sentry

Inforsec

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

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

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Data Engineer – ETL Omaha, NE 7990

This large insurance company is adding to their team.  This company has been notated as one of the best companies to work for and has very low turnover.  

I. SCOPE OF JOB:  Under the direction of the Sr Manager, System, implements designs, develops, tests, and maintains the ETL scripts and jobs that are required to extract, transform, clean, and move data and metadata so that it can be loaded into a data warehouse, data mart, or operational data store. 

II. PREPARATION REQUIRED:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent experience is required.  Post graduate degree or coursework a plus.  Minimum of 3 years IT experience to include at least 1 year experience required in data warehousing, relational database management systems, multi-dimensional database management systems.  

III. CUSTOMER FOCUS & IMPACT:

It is our goal to exceed our customer’s expectations for the products we market and the services we provide.  This must be accomplished for the Company to be successful.  Every employee must understand this goal and how their job assists the Company in its achievement.  Further, the accuracy and timeliness of the information produced will have a direct impact on critical corporate decisions on products we market and customers we market to.  For this position this means:

Focus:  To ensure accurate, timely and actionable information is produced by utilizing the appropriate data warehousing architecture and implementing appropriate data marts, as well as supporting other file transformation.

Standards:  Ensures data warehousing and operational functionality is consistent with the overall Corporate Data architecture.  

IV. CONDITIONS OF WORK AND QUANTIFIABLE DATA:

Physical Environment:  Standard office environment; approximate PC use over 90%.

Travel:  May travel out of town to attend seminars, workshops, etc. (1 to 2 times per year).

Work Schedule:  Standard work schedule (40.0 hours per week).  May be required to be on-call evenings and weekends on an assigned basis.  May need to work in excess of standard work schedule.

Quantifiable Data:  Indeterminate.

 

V. JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics):

  • Demonstrated knowledge of at least one ETL tool such as IBM InfoSphere DataStage (or comparable ETL tool) is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Data Warehousing data population techniques for target structures such as Star Schemas, Snowflake Schemas, highly normalized data models, and file structures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of source to target mappings.
  • Demonstrates relational database knowledge; possesses a broad understanding of the current and prospective data architecture, and database performance tuning.
    Experience with programming languages such as UNIX scripting, Java, or COBOL is desirable.
  • Demonstrates ETL staging environment development skills and strong SQL programming skills in a DB2 environment.
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills. Has ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with external and internal personnel.  Must be customer focused and excel in coordination of problem resolution.
  • Flexibility to work in a changing, fast-paced environment and work with a sense of urgency and accountability.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies is desirable.
  • Rotational On-Call support is expected.

VI. SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Rank/%                                                        JOB DUTY                                                                                            

1/20% DATA ANALYSIS

  • Maps source system data to data warehouse models or other file transformations (source to target mappings).
  • Works with business systems analysts and business team members to understand source systems data and data quality issues/performs data quality analysis.
  • Defines and captures metadata and rules associated with ETL processes.

STANDARDS: Data quality issues and risks are identified and mitigated early in the development cycle.

2/40% ETL DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING

  • Develops complex ETL processes.
  • Creates ETL processes that supports business functionality, performs well, and is easily supported.
  • Creates scripts when necessary.
  • Follows ETL standards, goals, and objectives.
  • Works with teammates to define and resolve complex data warehouse or file transformation project issues.
  • Adapts extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) processes to accommodate changes in source systems and new business user requirements
  • Completes work according to the iteration plan or release plan.
  • Participates in ETL Code Reviews, receives acceptance of code by peers at review.
  • Tests (unit level, integration level, system level, and user acceptance level) complex ETL processes.
  • Works with testing team in order to assist them with their testing processes.
  • Assists with testing upgrades; identifies errors or inconsistencies with vendors’ software applied to Company’s data environment. 

STANDARDS: ETL processes are developed according to project schedule with a high level of quality.

3/25% ETL CHANGE/CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION SUPPORT

  • Follows Change Management/Configuration Management processes for the deployment of code into test and production environments.
  • Works with teammates to define and resolve complex data warehouse or file transformation production issues. 
  • Troubleshoots data problems.  Identifies, coordinates and helps resolve the root cause of day to day data production issues.
  • Supports client areas in their analytical functions; corrects errors/resolves problems associated with data warehouse processes and other file transformations.
  • Provides rotational on-call support, responding quickly to production issues.

STANDARDS: ETL code is moved according to the standard process and all development audit points are delivered. Production systems are given the priority needed to keep them stable and issues are resolved quickly.

4/5% DATA DESIGN

  • Creates basic to moderate physical designs of ETL processes. For smaller projects, this may be the only design. For larger projects, this may be based on a higher level logical design.
  • Employs cost effective techniques in design of physical ETL processes to meet immediate and future business needs.
  • Participates in ETL process design / sizing estimates for mid-sized data warehousing projects or other file transformations
  • Designs data solutions to satisfy business information needs and receive design acceptance.

STANDARDS: ETL processes comply with standards and architecture.

5/10% TEAM RELATIONSHIPS 

  • Works collaboratively with the application development resources, all data team resources, systems analysts, and with client areas.
  • Develops relationships though a team environment by creating vertical and horizontal communication avenues to ensure cooperative efforts are established.

STANDARDS:  Team relationships are essential in a fast-paced, Agile environment. Verbal and written communication skills assist in these team relationships.

 

                           

IT Security Kansas City, MO 7974

Advantage Tech is seeking an IT Security person for our Client in Kansas City, MO.  This position is with a great established company with good benefits. 

The Information Security Analyst IV is responsible for adhering to Incident Response protocol, administering Information Security systems, assessing information risk, and identifying and remediating vulnerabilities for IT security across the enterprise.

The individual will be focused on securing the network perimeter and internal networks through as it relates to Cloud Access, Password Management, Identity and Access Management, intrusion detection system/intrusion prevention system (IDS/IPS), data loss prevention (DLP) and enterprise anti-virus solutions. The Information Security Analyst IV will be well versed in Incident Response protocol, event management, and Cloud Access and Security.

Primary Responsibilities including but not limited to:
• Incident Response and event management, including Incident remediation protocol, lessons learned, and process improvement/efficiency.
• Experience with and proficiency with Identity and Access Management.
• Proficiency with Cloud Access Security Broker solutions.
• Participation in the Internet Monitoring process in addition to Data Loss Prevention.
• Intrusion prevention, administration of Information Security IPS systems, phishing monitoring and anti-phishing practices.
• Internal customer service related to access requests, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.
• Promote awareness of applicable security standards, policy, and best practices across the Bank.

Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (with evening and weekend work required)

**This position requires regular, predictable and timely attendance at work to meet department workload demands.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security or related field desired.

The ideal candidate will possess:
• 3-5 years IT security or information security experience with ability to engage with internal customers and management.
• Experience with Network Architecture and Firewall Design.
• 2+ years experience conducting incident response remediation and process protocol.
• 2+ years experience in administering Cloud Access Security Broker Solutions.
• Experience with Password Management and Identity and Access Management.
• Experience with IPS/IDS, SIEM technologies, Internet Monitoring, and Data Loss Prevention.
• Experience working with threat intelligence and developing proactive best practices.
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or related certification.
• Project management skills or experience working within Information Security project implementations.
• Working knowledge of Linux and Windows Operating Systems, scripting, and Virtualization experience.
• Strong work ethic, problem solving skills, customer service orientation, and proven dependability and promptness.
• Good communication skills, well developed interpersonal skills, in addition to teamwork and collaboration attributes.
• Creative problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
• The ability to plan, organize, and deliver professional technical documents on time.
• Self motivation and capability to successfully complete projects and provide support with little supervision.
• Skills in creating documentation and procedures for a variety of technologies.

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

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

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AutoCad Designer Peculiar, MO 7957

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

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in the industrial fabrication area
  • AutoCad 2018 experience

 

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Software Support Specialist Omaha, NE 7956

Do you have a problem solving mind set and do you enjoy working with clients?  This Omaha family oriented company is seeking to add to their customer support team supporting their software.  This person ideally would understand accounting basics and be able to problem solve a situation, work with the IT team to resolve the issue and then respond to client.  If you are good at problem solving and building relationships then this the right opportunity for you!

The Software Support Specialist should possess or develop a foundation in the distribution industry, and ERP Software functionality. With a foundation in these areas, you will build your understanding of our products and our approach to providing support to our customers. The Software Support Specialist will also participate in customer and internal training. This individual will provide support for other teams / departments as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Learn the products in order to provide support to customers
  2. Manage customer issues through out the process
  3. Assist other personnel in researching, testing or reproducing errors
  4. Documents information and work performed in resolving cases 
  5. Participates in teams, work groups or value added areas like Line of Business teams
  6. Attend / assist with training for internal personnel or customers / prospects
  7. Ability to demonstrate functionality to customers
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Good analytical, logical, research and problem solving skills
  2. Good verbal and written communication skills
  3. Ability to positively interact with all levels of the company and with others outside the company
  4. Ability to maintain a high degree of tact, professionalism and confidentiality
  5. Report writing a plus
  6. Software support experience, preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

College degree in Supply Chain Management, MIS, Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, related majors or equivalent work experience

SCCM Engineer Kansas City, MO 7948

Advantage Tech is recruiting for an SCCM Engineer, to work for their client based out of Kansas City, MO

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the administration of endpoints through the application of configuration management and script-driven automation, utilizing Microsoft SCCM tools.
  • Act as a point of escalation for support issues that require desktop engineering expertise.
  • Assist with the development and enforcement of enterprise hardware and software standards through SCCM.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Manage and maintain a production SCCM environment, including Windows 10 deployment and updates, client application packaging and deployment across multiple physical sites
  2. Gather requirements from stakeholders to provide design and architectural recommendations
  3. Collaborate with other IT teams to optimize and automate workstation and software configuration
  4. Point of escalation for technical assistance to support teams, investigating and resolving systems-related matters
  5. Self-motivate and apply best practice problem-solving techniques to develop reliable solutions to a variety of problems independently, and provide root cause analysis and identification of corrective actions for given problems
  6. Prepare and maintain clear, accurate documentation for an audience of IT infrastructure engineers and support teams for a variety of critical functions

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in real-world SCCM administration, task sequence authoring, and application packaging
  • Exhibit a strong understanding of Active Directory, group policy, and networking concepts
  • Demonstrate the ability to leverage PowerShell in the fulfillment of assigned projects and day-to-day operations
  • Enterprise level experience with the deployment of Windows 10, and Office 2016
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of interdependencies between the aforementioned platforms and MBAM, Exchange, Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop, VMware, and support ticketing systems
Embedded Hardware Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 7885

Advantage Tech is searching to find an Embedded Hardware Engineer for their client in Lee's Summit, MO

JOB DISCRIPTION

This candidate will be a member of the Research and Development Team.  We are looking for a self-directed motivated individual to take on design and development of projects as an individual contributor, and as a member of small to medium size teams. This candidate must be abler to devise new and revolutionary ideas, an outside the box thinker.   They will be expected to aid and in some cases lead certification efforts; UL, FCC, CE, etc. The candidate will be asked to participate in many different facets of the product development pipeline, all the way from Ideation to final product and quality control.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design of electronic, electrical and electro-mechanical circuits and integrated systems, utilizing appropriate technologies.
  • Develops design, functional, and test specifications for electronic, electrical and electro-mechanical products to meet market specifications.
  • Develops testing criteria and test apparatus.
  • Evaluates operational systems and recommends design modifications to eliminate causes of malfunctions or changes in system requirements.
  • Participates in design review to increase design confidence level and reduce cycle time.
  • Applies quality techniques to the design/development and manufacturing process.
  • Prepare products for 1st production run including BOM, Part/vendor search, trouble shoot.
  • Develops low level drivers and firmware on Linux

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Education/Experience:

  • Experience doing PCB design and layout
  • Experience in Embedded systems and Microcontroller design
  • Experience with embedded communications protocols a plus (DMX512. CAN, UART, Ethernet, WI-FI, Bluetooth, BACnet, KNX, DALI)
  • Experience with UL, IEC and FCC standards a plus
  • Experience designing for PIC and ARM processors, particularly the Cortex-A8 architecture.
  • Experience designing & building electronic test fixtures
  • Experience with real time operating systems.

Education and Experience

A 4 year degree in engineering or a related field, or commensurate experience in electronic design is 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 clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframe; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.   Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

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

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Sharepoint Administrator Topeka, KS 7840

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sharepoint Administrator.  This position is with a client of ours that is based out of Topeka, Ks.

 

Brief Description of Job Duties:  

SharePoint (SP) Administration, farm planning/implementation, monitoring server health, SP disk space usage, performance, SP patches/cumulative updates, managing services, scheduled jobs and installation of 3rd party Web parts.  This includes the Internet, Intranet and Extranet SP farms and custom development applications.
 

Experience required:

  • 2 years work experience in Microsoft SharePoint administration.  Practical working knowledge of central administration, STSADM, PowerShell, search administration, solution deployment, service pack and cumulative update maintenance, user management, troubleshooting and issue resolution.
  • 1 – 2 years work experience involving Microsoft SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 farm implementations and migrations.
  • 1 – 2 years work experience maintaining web sites with advanced skills in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

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Systems Analyst/Developer Kansas City, KS 7813

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The position is responsible for professional work in analyzing, planning, and developing complex electric utility operational applications and system solutions.
  • The incumbent must be highly skilled with technical experience in the assimilation and specialized processing of utility operational systems and processes.
  • Work involves analysis and development of utility operational computer applications and systems.

MINIMAL EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Business, or related field plus five (5) years demonstrated work experience in the Electric Utility industry.

  • Incumbent must possess working knowledge of the operational systems of an electric utility.
  • Cayenta Utility Management System (UMS) and/or Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Systems is a must.
  • Siemens Meter Data Management (MDM) system
  • Can possess knowledge of asset and work management systems and applications such as Maximo, Cascade, and TMW Fleet Maintenance.
  • Can possess knowledge of outage management systems and applications such as Milsoft OMS and IVR.
  • Possessing knowledge of utility water operations and services is a plus.
  • 5+ years programming experience
  • Experience working with Customer Information Systems (CIS) or Customer Relation Management (CRM) tools
  • Strong SQL development skills
  • Java
  • Visual Basic (VB)
  • Strong Customer Service Skills

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and excel at meeting deadlines
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, analytical, and possess customer service focus skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office and SharePoint
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills.
Data Scientist St Louis, MO 7759

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Scientist for our St. Louis, MO Client. They have an immediate opening for a Business Intelligence Data Scientist. The candidate will partner with lines of business to apply programming, analytic & statistical modeling skills to help drive business strategies, tactics and results.

Primary duties include:
• Develops complex programming (SAS/SQL) code to extract data to help define, launch and evaluate business initiatives
• Analyzes data to identify opportunities, draw conclusions, make actionable recommendations and solve business issues
• Develop data models based on statistical, mathematical, and econometric theory to predict customer behavior patterns, this includes appropriate test and validation data sets
• Performs market analyses to identify opportunities, including combining market & customer data and mapping results for visual presentation

Requirements Include:
• Combines advanced business intelligence technical skills with business analysis skills to drive business results
• 2-4 years of business intelligence experience, including data analysis & data mining
• Creates predictive statistical models as required
• Advanced user of SAS statistical software or equivalent analytic tools
• Master’s degree in Data Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics or related quantitative field or work experience
• Strong knowledge of business. Excels at thinking strategically, working proactively with business partners, and understanding the drivers of business profitability. Experience in the financial services industry a plus.

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

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

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DevOps Engineer Kansas City, MO 7679

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

Job Summary:

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

 

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

 

Essential Functions:

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

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

Competencies:

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

 

Work Environment:

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

 

Requirements:

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

 

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Network Security Analyst Kansas City, KS 7596

Advantage Tech is recruiting for a Network Security Analyst to work for their client based out of Kansas City, KS.

Position Summary:

The Network Security Analyst is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining computer and information security systems for protecting the utility's local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, SCADA EMS networks, and other data communications networks.

Position Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field is required. In lieu of the above, a combination of a successfully completed associate degree program, completed OEM accredited certifications or minimum seven (7) years’ experience in a Network Security related fields will be considered towards fulfillment of the requirements
  • Security certification such as CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, CCNA, or SSCP is preferred.

Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years current experience working with enterprise information technology systems with an emphasis on security.
  • Experience of log monitoring and event correlation of firewalls, IPS, IDS and system event logs is most important. 
  • Previous experience with Web Filtering, Firewall & IDS/IPS monitoring.
  • Experience with SIEM technology

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the operations of firewalls, IDS/IPS, antivirus, web filtering, etc. and knowledge of Microsoft servers and workstation operating systems, common protocols and ports.
  • Ability to be well organized.
  • Ability to communicate orally and written.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Knowledge to troubleshoot technical problems with an emphasis on network security.    
  • Proficient knowledge of Windows Operating Systems, Active Directory, DNS, & Group Policy.
  • Knowledge of network technologies and protocols.
  • Knowledge of current threats and trends present in the Information Security and Technology field.
  • Knowledge of SIEM servers, reporting and configuration.
  • Knowledge of RSA authentication configuration and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of CyberArk password management system.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge of computer security concepts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Change Management process and the importance.
  • Knowledge of NERC CIP standards.
  • Knowledge of Checkpoint firewalls.
  • Knowledge of Windows OS and Linux/UNIX security.
  • Knowledge of network hardware devices and experience configuring Access Control Lists or other Firewall or Router configuration experience.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, network protocols, and packet analysis; Systems and knowledge of hacking techniques and counter attack methodologies; principles and techniques applied in securing operating systems and LAN/WAN networks.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Develop and implement network security standards, procedures, and processes for the SCADA EMS environment. *
  2. Ensure optimal system performance by designing and implementing system configuration (i.e. firewalls, servers, and other security tools, etc.). Responsibilities include debugging, configuring, tuning, or changing system parameters. *
  3. Work cross-functionally within company and with outside vendors to coordinate updates to technology to meet current and long-term business needs. *
  4. Develop and maintain baseline documentation for the Firewalls and other security related tools.*
  5. Support for all security tools included but not limited to firewalls, IPS, IDS, Multi-Factor Authentication, CyberArk Password management system, Anti-Virus, Content Filtering, SPAM filtering, etc.*
  6. Monitor logs/reports from firewalls, intrusion detection, and network traffic, access administration, for unusual or suspicious activity/violations, interprets activity, and recommends plans for resolution.*
  7. Monitor, build and maintain the SIEM server configuration, documentation and reporting for the NERC CIP standards.*
  8. Perform vulnerability scans and report findings to appropriate departments.
  9. Assist in the maintenance and configuration of network devices and hardening of the systems. *
  10. Provide security support/recommendations for the SCADA EMS system. *
  11. Develop security diagrams, reports, and policies for NERC CIP requirements pertaining to Network Security.*
  12. Develop and maintain audit evidence for NERC CIP requirements pertaining to Network Security.*
  13. Testify in NERC CIP audits as the subject matter expert for CIP standards pertaining to network security.*
  14. Research security vulnerabilities, issues, and new solutions. *
  15. Perform other similar duties as assigned.
  16. Participate in 24x7x365 on-call rotation and to perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the Supervisor of EMS Maintenance.*

 

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

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

UX Designer Omaha, NE 7522

The incumbent will conceptualize and communicate the visual navigational layout of user interfaces across multiple devices and provide systems analysis to ensure user needs are met. This position designs graphics, pages, forms, navigation schema, and conducts page-level, site-level, and product-level testing.

  • Combine research and design skills to understand the user needs to product concepts/solutions/designs that people want to use
  • Active throughout the entire requirements process; creates concepts based on stakeholder requirements and user feedback/surveys/focus groups
  • Generate product requirements; determine specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction; develop marketing strategies

Qualifications

.net

Java

User design

Going into the websites to make sure it is logical for the user

Maybe a former graphic designer

More experienced 5+ years

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent related experience
  • Six years of experience in the field or related area
  • Six years of developing websites and applications
Test Engineer Omaha, NE 7521

Test Engineer 

Our Test Engineer performs integration, system, regression and performance testing for web, client/server and mobile applications as well as validate functional testing performed by developers.  This position will serve as an embedded team member with selected software development teams and provide support and coordination services as required.  Our Test Engineer will provide ongoing deployment, outage coordination services, perform post-deployment verification services load and stress testing, exploratory testing as well as automating manual testing.

 

  • Develop and execute manual and automated test scripts and high level test plans in conformance with established standards and best practices
  • Identify, track, report and escalate defects to software development teams, ITS leadership team and/or business partners
  • Capture, analyze and report testing metrics and trends for both manual and automated test results and associated defects in timely fashion
  • Build working knowledge of testing tools, processes and standards by staying abreast of Test Engineering best practices and industry trends
  • Provide ongoing deployment and outage coordination services and pro-actively communicate with participants and provide appropriate status updates
  • Perform exploratory testing and provide both qualitative and quantitative assessments of the product(s)
  1. Strong and practical (hands on) experience in automation testing and test development 
  2. Java / Cucumber 
  3. API Automation testing
  4. Continuous integration / Jenkins. Experience in creating automation frameworks using Selenium. Worked on behavior driven development in Cucumber.
  5. Strong SQL skills
  6. Not interested in a lead, however, the person should be able to own the build processes and work closely with the developers and other testers to resolve issues
  7. Provide guidance on the appropriate testing direction and proactively seek further ways in which the application can be tested
  8. Be able to recommend how to improve our current set of cases.

Would like to see some sample test cases they have written before interviewing. We will want the person to also go through our technical evaluation.

No sponsorship

Automated tester – Not looking for QA's

Experienced test engineers.  Cucumber, Gherkin, CI/CD practical experience, Java skills need to be strong

API automation testing and strong SQL is definitely needed.  

Security Engineer Omaha, NE 7421

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

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

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

 

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participate in other projects and initiatives as directed. 

 

DIRECT REPORTS

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

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

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

 

 

 

 

 

Java Developer Omaha, NE 7409

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

Responsibilities

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

Ideal Qualifications

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

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

Java Developer Omaha, NE 7408

Advantage Tech is seeking a Mid-Level Java Developer for a great company based in Omaha, NE.

Responsibilities:

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

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in specific Java software development and experience in developing J2EE applications with: J2SDK 1.5+, EJB2.0+ or JSP Struts.
  • Experience also required in Java 1.7, EJB, JMS, Servlets, JDBC, SQL, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Knowledge of the following: object oriented design; service oriented architecture, entity relationship diagrams, UML, testing frameworks, spring, restful services, and web services.
  • Brokerage and Freight Management industry experience. 
Senior Network Engineer Omaha, NE 7400

JOB SUMMARY: 

A Senior Network Engineer is responsible for maintaining the design and integrity of data network, including customer-facing hosted and cloud environments. They will provide expert technical assistance to team members with high-level system and networking needs. This role will be responsible designing, implementing and testing complex infrastructure in support of our company’s needs.

As a member of the Service Team, a Senior Network Engineer will provide onsite and remote support to any of our sites that have critical response time requirements for their business technology systems.  You will work independently and as part of a team to answer service desk calls, urgently analyze technical issues, address Level 2 escalations, work with the project manager on team related projects, and troubleshoot over the phone/onsite/via remote access.

Finally, this role will successfully demonstrate the skills required to secure and manage network infrastructures to protect productivity, mitigate threats, and reduce costs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide technical services and support for the following areas:
    • Network level: WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, and security
    • Internal systems, cloud and network infrastructure.
    • access solution support: VPN, Terminal Services, and Citrix
    • Remote monitoring and management of system alerts and notifications
    • Microsoft related technologies: Windows Server, Exchange, SQL, SharePoint
    • Virtualization technologies: VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft
  • Participate in the administration and maintenance of the remote monitoring and management system: update agent scripts, respond to alerts, monitor dashboard, and periodic system review. 
  • Provide technical support for and troubleshoot VOIP SIP gateways and other VOIP issues.
  • Work with Sales Team to Engineer projects, identify new products and solutions, and research solutions for existing clients
  • Document maintenance for all computer systems and network infrastructure
  • Communication with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages
  • Be available for other engineers and coach them to resolution
  • Provide exemplary customer service to co-workers and internal customers of the department.
  • Ensure the physical and logical security of the company’s information systems by adhering to established policies and procedures and best practices in the industry.
  • Perform business needs assessment and define, evaluate and recommend new or changes to existing technology and equipment.
  • Ensure integrity of fail-over systems.
  • Maintain configuration documentation of devices and inventory of equipment.
  • Manage and support outside consultants and vendors in troubleshooting issues and implementing changes to the environment.  Ensure proper procedures are followed.
  • Stay abreast of technology developments and make recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Participate in network projects as both a project manager and a team member.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Collaboration and participation with other team members and company colleagues. 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Industry Certifications:  e.g. CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, WCNA, JNCIE-ENT, CCSA
  • Windows 2003/2008/2012 and Linux/UNIX experience required
  • Switching (Capacity Planning & VLAN’s)
  • Routing (OSPF, RIPv2, BGP)
  • WAN Technology (MPLS, VPLS, VPN)
  • Voice Technologies (POTS, VoIP, SIP Trunking)
  • Experience with: VPNs, VOIP, SIP Trunking, BGP, VLAN, Large Scale Wireless Deployments
  • Security solutions such as IDS/IPS, SIEM, Log management
  • Switching (Capacity Planning & VLAN’s)
  • Familiarity with: VPNs, VOIP, SIP Trunking, BGP, VLAN, Large Scale Wireless Deployments
  • F5, A10 and other load balancing solutions
  • Subnetting IPV4 networks and IP address management
  • Network design with VLANs and routing
  • Network protocols including TCP/IP, SSH, HTTPS, SCP
  • Deciphering packet captures using Cisco NAM or Wireshark
  • Troubleshooting Access Control Lists using Cisco IOS or NX-OS
  • Performing network management tasks using SolarWinds syslog and SNMP v3
  • Network Monitoring using WhatsUp Gold and other tools
  • Virtualizing a network with VLANs, VDCs, subnetting and VRF
  • Implementing Security Controls with solutions like TACACs, RADIUS, SSH, SCP

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Four year Bachelor of Science in a computer related field.
  • Five plus years experience in network administration.
  • Working knowledge of Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, PCs, and the Internet.
  • Experience with implementing and enforcing corporate security policies, including monitoring software.
QA Analyst Omaha, NE 7379

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

Product Summary:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

  1. Bachelor's degree required
  2. 5+ years of QA and testing experience within an enterprise-wide environment
  3. Strong background in software testing practices
  4. Experience writing automated tests for a web based product
  5. Clear communication – must be comfortable and willing to openly discuss work items within a cross functional team
  6. Cross Functional Skill Development – Quality assurance will be the candidate's main expertise, but they must be proactive about leaning the skills and methods used across the various roles of the team. Ability to contribute to the work when their primary skill is not necessary to advance the highest priority work items
  7. Knowledge of Quality Assurance and testing best and emerging practices
  8. Knowledge of Quality Assurance and testing best
  9. Other duties as assigned
Web Developer Omaha, NE 7378

Web Programmer

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7377

Web Developer

Product Summary:

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

 

Job Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

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

User Interface Designer

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

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

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

 

REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

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

  

What We Want

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

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

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

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Technical Recruiter Overland Park, KS 6464

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

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

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

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

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

CORE BEHAVIORS:
– Positivity
– Teamwork
– Dependability
– Productivity

 

Advantage Tech is an industry leader in IT staffing and is annually recognized as a top IT recruiting firm by the Kansas City Business Journal. In business for over 18 years, we have been passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients. Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set time frame. We go even further. Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

Job Type: Full-time

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Contractor Benefits

Employee Referral Program