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

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Title Location Job ID
Oracle Developer Overland Park, KS 9131

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

 

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

 

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

 

Basic Qualifications

 

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

 

Ability to:

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

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

 

ServiceNow Administrator Lee's Summit, MO 9128

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

 

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

 

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

 

Responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 Requirements

 • ServiceNow Administrator Certification, – Advanced Administrator Certification Preferred

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

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

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

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

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

• ITIL Foundations Certification

  

Skills

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

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

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

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

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

• Problem solving and critical thinking mindset

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

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

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Programmer Analyst Kansas City, MO 9127

Description

 

With direct supervision, this position assists in developing, maintaining and documenting the detailed logic of part of a complex application program/business function, modifying existing routines or modifying purchased application software.

  • Assists in the design and encoding of applications.
  • Assists in the testing and debugging of applications prior to implementation.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of application documentation.
  • Assists in monitoring applications to ensure maximum performance.
  • Assists in maintaining and enhancing applications to address newly discovered problems or new requirements.
  • Assists in backup and recovery procedures and processes.
  • Follows policies and procedures to ensure corporate data security.

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • Familiar with standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to application development.
  • Acquainted with application systems/business functions.
  • Communicates effectively with other technical staff.
  • Establishes cooperative relationships with members of the technical team.
  • Establishes cooperative relationships with end-users.
  • Manages time effectively while assuring attention to details.
  • Finishes tasks accurately, completely and on time.
  • Education/Experience Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field or 2 years of application programming experience
Business Analyst Burlington, KS 9126

Description

 

Analyze and document business needs and requirements. Serve as a subject matter expert of business and application knowledge in the design, testing, and implementation of new applications and enhancements to existing applications. Support project scope definition and requirements in conjunction with business functional users and IT analysts to ensure alignment with IT strategy. Provide end user support of new technologies and enhancements.

  • Provide day-to-day production system support to end users of multiple business units
  • Investigate initial reports of production application outage or instability, address to appropriate technical team for resolution
  • Maintain moderate application configuration in applications related to multiple business units; mentor other Business Analysts in additional duties
  • Identify and recommend new processes to increase efficiency and improve functionality
  • Create business function overview training and provide to IT analysts
  • Consult with business/functional users and IT technical analysts to implement new systems or system modifications, including but not limited to:
  • Define, translate and simplify business requirements
  • Identify and document business rules and impacted processes or systems
  • Create and document functional specifications
  • Assist in developing test plans with multiple business units
  • Create and coordinate testing execution and review results
  • Develop implementation plans and project support documentation
  • Support training end users of multiple business units

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • Expertise in standard concepts, best practices and company procedures related to multiple business functions
  • Knowledge of the complexity and interdependency of technology applications used in multiple business functions
  • Understand and recognize when business practices of interrelated systems can be improved through technology
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill, problem solving and decision making
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office; Outlook, Word and Excel including basic formulas and editing to track and report project status and other data
  • Establish and maintain effective cooperative relationships with both end users and IT analysts
  • Guide teams on small to medium projects completing on time and on budget
  • Quickly adapt to multiple demands and rapidly changing priorities using sound planning and time management skills
  • Exercise sound judgment when making decisions Education/Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years business analyst experience OR  6 years of business analyst experience
IT Support Omaha, NE 9123

Are you looking for a fun job where you get to work hard and play hard every day?  This growing company is adding to it's service team to support it's remote call center.  

  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems with software and hardware in a service desk and desk side support environment.
  • Installs new hardware and software products as required and provides end-user training after installation.
  • Moves and reconfigure equipment, assists in tracking PC inventory and serves as a resource for user training. Completes other duties and projects as required.
  • Demonstrates a consistent positive attitude to support a productive work environment cooperates communicates and works well with coworkers. Treats all employees and customers respectfully.

Required Experience:  

  • 4-year college degree in IT preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware and software including Windows 7, 8, 10; MS office products, MAC OSX.
  • Rotational on-call schedule

Immediate interview and start!  Let's talk!  #advantagetech 

Software Architect – .Net Omaha, NE 9122

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

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

Qualifications

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

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

 

Salesforce Administrator Kansas City, MO 9121

Advantage Tech is looking for a Salesforce Administrator for our Kansas City, MO client.

Assist with support of the nCino org we are installing for the forgiveness portion of the SBA PPP loan program.  This may include gathering user stories, declarative development in the nCino org, customer support, report building, and data migration.  

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Technical: Salesforce/ nCino admin

  • User management
  • Data management
  • Reporting
  • Custom fields
  • Workflows
  • Process builders
  • Dashboards
  • User story creation, process mapping

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

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

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Site Reliability Engineer Kansas City, MO 9120

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

 

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

 

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

 

RPA Developer Kansas City, MO 9119

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

Responsible for development of automation solutions.  Must be proficient in all phases of RPA solution development life cycle plus hands-on design, develop, test and support of RPA solutions.  Other responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Assess automation opportunity from a technical perspective and perform due diligence to arrive at an optimal solution.
  • Design, develop, and test solutions to automate processes, activities, and tasks.
  • Provide technical support and direction on design considerations, including performance, security, scalability, availability, maintainability, and auditability.
  • Coordinate and participate in structured code/process peer reviews and walkthroughts to ensure consistency and continuity across the RPA enterprise.
  • Define and communicate enterprise bot development and deployment standards that will be a part of a rapid and repeatable delivery channel.
  • Manage/approve automation solutions (bots) and their migration into the production environment.
  • Scheduling bots using Orchestrator.

 

Required skills:

  • 2-5 years of experience in RPA using UiPath
  • Excellent written skills with ability to produce and concise documentation. 
  • This individual will have high exposure to senior leadership within the business lines.  Strong communication skills are expected with the ability to present technical details to non-technical audience.

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

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

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Dev Ops Engineer Omaha, NE 9116

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

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

Qualifications:  

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

Immediate interviews and ready to hire!  #advantagetech 

Service Deliver Lead – Denver Denver, CO 9112

This position is located in Denver, Colorado.  This client needs a strong candidate that brings leadership qualities to lead a regional support team.  

The ideal candidate will work effectively within a global support organization that is highly collaborative and innovative.  This team is responsible for level 1 and level 2 helpdesk support along with regional engineering support of servers, telecom, and network technologies.  

Job Requirements:

  • The expected length of relevant experience beyond formal education is eight or more years. The main responsibilities of the position include
  • Network, telephone, and data communications
  • Computer hardware, servers, back-up devices, peripherals and operations software
    Microsoft-based office product suite
  • Local area network
  • Electrical supplies and battery backups
  • Air conditioning and fire suppression infrastructure
  • Server room and telco room security and access control
  • Disaster Recovery equipment and processes
  • Remote workstation and workstation application configuration and deployment.
  • Occasional after hours support for cut overs and critical system support
  • Consistently and effectively provide Level 2-3 desktop support for client employees and field personnel
  • Proactively keep Workstation inventory accurate to ensure timely replacements
  • Effectively manage Workstation images and keep within the current image/build process to ensure consistency across the environment
  • Proactively maintain and ensure that the Conference room hardware is in working order while keeping to the standard across all conference rooms
  • Work closely with 3rd party printer vendors while also having worked with the features and functionality of all in one enterprise printers
  • Excellent documentation, project management and organization skills; demonstrated ability to support, finish and close tickets and projects
  • Effective communication skills; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; exhibits a customer-centric approach and able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical oriented audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to actively identify and independently solve problems; escalating more complex issues to manager when necessary
  • Demonstrated success with supporting and managing external vendors
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn new tools, skills and technology and applies new knowledge and skills to the advancement of the role and department
  • Well-developed knowledge Workstation hardware and peripherals, Workstation Image process using SCCM and MDT, antivirus software, Service Now ticketing systems, Active Directory (AD) user administration, as well as printer support

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Java Engineer Omaha, NE 9111

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

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

Job Qualifications:  

Requires experience in Object-Oriented development and design.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Senior Java Engineer Omaha, NE 9110

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

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

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

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HRIS Software Engineer Overland Park, KS 9109

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:                                  

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

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

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

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

·         JD Edwards development experience is a plus.

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

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

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

Business Analyst Addison, TX 9108

Advantage Tech is searching for an IT Business Analyst for their client in Dallas, TX

JOB SUMMARY

The Business Analyst Contractor position on the Digital Business Solutions team in the Information Technology department will support the client's web analytics systems. This person will be responsible for supporting analytics needs for Digital Web and Mobile Native App Analytics using Google Analytics 360 and Google Tag Manager (GTM) as well as Einstein Analytics on the Salesforce.com Clouds.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Google Analytics/Google Tag Manager (GTM)
Responsibilities will include developing, managing, maintaining, and supporting the web analytics infrastructure, data collection, web site tracking tactics, tools, technical integration, platform administration and reporting. Business Analyst will provide analytics solutions and manage the implementation of marketing tags in Google Tag Manager (GTM) using scripted language (HTML/Javascript).  Manage and groom backlog and plan sprints. Analyst will be responsible for creating and maintaining technical specification documents and test cases. Administers global standardization and supports the implementation of client web site analytics and Web Data Layer, troubleshoot data validation and sees issues to resolution.

Key Google 360 Projects include:

•       Support the transition of our web analytics systems from Adobe Analytics to Google Analytics 360
•       Responsible for configuration of GA360 to meet reporting needs (filter management, maintaining segments, etc.)
•       Partner with technology teams to recommend and implement changes in GA settings to improve data collection and monitoring data quality using Tag Management tools
•       Partner with Salesforce.com Cloud teams to recommend and implement changes to the data layer to improve data collection from the website
•       Assist analysts in generating deeper insights using GA360 features (e.g. multi-channel attribution, Big Query, advanced analysis, etc.) and setting up reports and dashboards using visualization tools like DataStudio and Tableau.
•       Lead integration of disparate data sources into GA360 to form a cohesive picture around the performance of marketing programs
•       Assist in supporting all aspects of our web analytics implementation including UTM standardization, tag implementation documentation, tool configuration, and user administration.
•       Own the technical design and development of the Google Analytics 360 SDK in mobile applications.

Einstein Analytics

Responsibilities include the working with Analytics and Salesforce.com Cloud teams to develop, manage, maintain, and support Einstein Analytics technical integrations, dashboards, data and manage platform administration.  Incumbent will work with business users and technical team members regarding the best way to build reports and dashboards. The analyst will become the "dashboard guru" and act as a go to person for all dashboarding questions and Einstein Analytics capabilities. The analyst will maintain in-depth knowledge of the tool and all the new features as they become available. Answers ad-hoc analytic questions and trains users to self-serve with standard reports.

Key Einstein Analytics Projects include:

•       Assist with data integration between Google Analytics 360 and various Salesforce Clouds (Commerce, Community, Marketing and Analytics Clouds) as well as business intelligence tools such as Tableau and the Salesforce Analytics Cloud platform (Einstein Analytics, Einstein Discovery, and the Einstein Platform).
•       Work with Product Management and Salesforce.com Cloud teams to identify opportunities for leveraging and setting up Einstein Analytics capabilities within individual Clouds.
•       Review business requirements and translate into technical reporting and dashboard specifications to create reports, dashboards, data sets, support Wave apps, data recipes and data flow by pulling data from different systems.
•       Maintain dashboards to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and scalability and underlying datasets and provide insights to various teams.
•       Working knowledge with data modeling and analysis to conduct ad-hoc analysis on large sets of data using various tools like Salesforce Einstein Analytics, R, Python etc. and provide results/findings/insights to the business owners or management team.
•       Hands-on configuration of all new and existing Salesforce.com features including user management, security, custom objects, page layouts, validations, workflows, flows, process builders, Einstein Analytics, and other 3rd party applications.
•       Must have Hands on Deployment experience & Lightning development experience
•       Experience with CRM data and reporting needs

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems/Information Technology and 7 years of experience in business analysis and analytics OR Master of Science in Information Systems/Information Technology with 5 years of experience in business analysis and analytics . 
Google experience to include 4+ years of web analytics experience (agency or in-house) preferably within an enterprise consumer-facing web site environment working with a variety of stakeholders (e.g. marketing, UX, content, testing and optimization, IT) translating business requirements into technical requirements and specifications; HTML, Javascript, Flash and AJAX; SQL queries against large-scale relational databases; Agile/Scrum project management methodology; Microsoft TFS 2012 or 2013, incident and release management tools (Service Now); testing tools (Microsoft Test Manager, automation testing tools like Tosca and Tag Monitoring tools).  Experience to include 3 years in: Google Analytics 360; Google Tag Manager, Google Optimize; Firebase, Charles Proxy, and Fiddler; Report Builder, Tableau, or Cognos. Requires certification in Google Analytics.

Key Google Skills:

•       Significant experience implementing web analytics tools using Google Tag Manager
•       Experience administering and working with GA360 in an enterprise or multi-domain environment
•       Expert-level knowledge of capabilities of GA360 and GTM
•       Deep understanding of the underlying data structures and their implications in GA360
•       Strong knowledge of current best practices and standards in web analytics implementation to provide direction to web site developers on tagging and tracking parameter methods
•       Experience working with Javascript in a tag management and web analytics context is required
•       Experience working with granular clickstream data is a plus
•       Experience working with mobile web technologies including JavaScript, HTML, AJAX, CSS, JSON, etc.

Einstein Analytics Experience to include a 3 years of experience in developing data flows, datasets, and dashboards using Analytics Studio (Einstein Wave Analytics) in Salesforce. Previous experience using Salesforce Einstein Analytics or Einstein Discovery a plus. Proven technical background in BI tools & analytics at a large and/or global organization. Salesforce Einstein Analytics experience is strongly preferred, but will consider other candidates with strong technical (data analytics and reporting) with CRM experience.

•       Experience with programming languages and scripting tools like Python, C++, R, JavaSript, JSON etc. 
•       Experience with databases and writing SQL (Oracle, MySQL, SAQL etc ). 
•       Design UX background (Prefer experience in XMD UI visualization). 
•       Experience in connecting with multiple data connectors. 
•       Experience in working with other data visualization tools such as Tableau. 
•       Advanced Excel skills

Desired Certifications:  Einstein Analytics and Discovery Consultant, Salesforce Administrator, Platform App Builder , Developer and Admin certification or other equivalent qualification.

Competencies:

•       Passion for data, reporting, and visualization and new technologies and tools
•       Must be a self-starter and able to research to develop solutions
•       A team-player with a positive attitude and flexible working style
•       Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of management
•       Ability to ask the right questions to understand the business problem and identify the measurement or business objective

Information Security Analyst Kansas City, MO 9107

Advantage Tech is seeking a candidate who would interact with various stakeholders, IS staff, and Business Partners including other subject matter experts and executives to analyze, elicit, document and drive analytic requirements with a focus on the implementation of cybersecurity and related metrics for the Information Security program and the portfolio of managed work.  Partner with these various audiences within the client to help determine and drive our analytics vision and solutions. Solutions include determining appropriate new technologies such as AI/ML, tableau, and other relevant technology solutions that move the IS program strategy and its analytics program forward. Proactively help to shape and define overall program scope and drive consensus building while operationalizing expected program deliverables including KPI’s, metrics, new technologies, data analytics, into meaningful and measurable outcomes.

 

Key Activities:

– Develops and implements analytics solutions for Information security that improve the way we are able to measure, monitors, and continuously improve our security program posture.

– Ensures that our analytics program and associated metrics work continuously improves, remains viable, sustainable, and measurable over time.

– The person in this role should be seen as credible and will assume the role of subject matter expert regarding data analysis, analytics, and metrics generation and reporting for IS.

– Creates and implements metrics and analytics which includes program, project, and financial information relevant to measuring performance.

– Able to envision the IS strategy “big picture” through the lens of our IS statement of work. Proactively seeks to be creative in formulating solutions to complex problems, and looks for opportunities to extrapolate relevant metrics via the activities of the IS organization.

– Finds opportunities to integrate new technologies and processes within the metrics and analytics space and challenges old thinking, looks for opportunities to actualize concepts that contribute to better IS metrics reporting and analytics capabilities.

– Able to implement new processes and procedures that contribute to the Information Security posture.

– Provides mentorship, guidance, and training to less experienced staff performing various support activities on behalf of Information Security.

 

– Travel is expected to be minimal (<5%).

 

 Qualifications:

Associates degree specializing in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field with an emphasis in Information Security, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required.

Three to five years of broad information security experience with an emphasis on data analytics, management of key process indicators, metrics collection and analysis, current and relevant technologies in the creation of dashboards, charts, graphs, and other metrics reporting tools

Senior/Lead Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 9105

Senior/Lead Software Engineer

Responsibilities:
•    Lead development resources in completion of design, code, and unit test.
•    Design, develop, configure, deploy, monitor and maintain person management platform. 
•    Demonstrated experience with good troubleshooting and debugging practices.
•    Investigate, evaluate, recommend and implement improvements to the existing platforms and participate with driving strategic directions.
•    Do installation, configuration, administration, deployment, troubleshooting, server tuning and clustering
•    Document, research, identify and attempt to solve all technical and application related problems
•    Creates and maintains documentation on internal architecture of the system. Leads architectural changes in the system.
•    Identifies product design features to support scalability, usability and better performance.
•    Assists and drives technical design and code reviews for all new enhancements and maintenance work delivered by the development team.
•    Understands complex business and functional requirements and produces technical specifications and product requirements.
•    Establishes best practices in coding and development within the team. Ensures consistency of the use of best practices within the team. Designs and develops reusable code components. Positively and proactively leads and influences the team.
•    Provides advice and guidance to associate, senior and software engineer roles in the effective use of coding principles and best practices. Develops reusable code components.
•    Creates, maintains and executes unit test and alpha test plans
•    Maintains development environment and creates build.
•    Maintains and improves current knowledge on the latest technologies relevant to the role regarding algorithms, language, design methodology, third-party development tools, application platforms, hardware compatibility and operating systems.

Required skills/experience/education:
•    Required minimum of 7+ years of professional experience in C#, 
•    Required minimum of 3+ years of professional experience in SQL server
•    Required minimum of 3+ years of professional experience with building/deploying to cloud platform.
•    Participate in transition to DevOps model: implement, maintain, and improve Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery processes, tools, and environments where appropriate.
•    Demonstrated effective time management, planning and organization skills with the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast-paced matrix-managed environment.
•    Experience using software applications such as Visio, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
•    Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Strong presentation and facilitation skills necessary to communicate and persuade a wide range of audiences.
•    Demonstrated leadership abilities, decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to develop creative solutions to assigned projects.

Preferred (nice to have) skills/experience education:
•    C# Focus in REST APIs
•    Azure cloud experience preferred
 

Sr Developer Omaha, NE 9101

Are you the type of developer who likes to work on a long list of projects?  This client has a white board of projects of old technology that is waiting for you to rearchitect the programs. Work directly with the business to solve their problems and rearchitect a new solution.  The old technology is written in VB6 and some access databases.  Rewrite in .Net and C#.  Work with a very cool team and have fun while you work!

Tech:  C#, .Net, VB6, SQL 

Network/System Administrator Kansas City, MO 9098

Advantage tech is searching for a Network/System Administrator to work for their client based out of Kansas City, MO.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure and maintain organization’s LAN
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within the networking field. (DNS, DHCP)
  • Perform and ensure daily backups
  • Design and support Microsoft Windows Servers and Active Directory
  • Management of Office 365
  • Support AVAYA PBX System, Firewall, VPN, Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Helpdesk and remote support
  • Support of web-based Videoconferencing and related A/V
  • Demonstrate strong trouble-shooting skills
  • Exhibit effective time management, conflict management and communication skills

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an associate’s degree in Computer Science or IT
  • 2-3 years of job related experience
  • Microsoft certifications are preferred

 

Key Competencies:

  • A willingness to work with and learn from your peers and supervisors
  • Strong self-starter who is comfortable working both independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively with a high volume of workload and meet deadlines
  • Communication skills – clear, concise writing and verbal skills
  • Organization skills; attention to detail and accuracy; flexibility; strong analytical skills
  • Excel at working autonomously and juggling multiple priorities
  • Integrity and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong customer service orientation and professional appearance
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels in the firm and a variety of personalities in a professional manner
R-Python Integrator Kansas City, MO 9096

Advantage Tech is looking for a R-Python Integrator for four Kansas City, MO Client.  

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Technical: Linux OS, Artifactory, Active Directory, Kerberos, Exchange Services for email, encryption, security protocols (proxy, certificates, etc), VMWare, Puppet, PowerShell, Shell Scripting, installing and configuring for R/Python database standard drivers and using SQLAlchemy for Teradata, SQL Server and Hive, GIT, Jupyter Notebooks, and ESP

 

Deliverable / Statement of Work:

The solution also needs to address but not limited to the following;

· Configure VM Guest utilizing Puppet

· Install R

· Install Python

· Integrate R/Python for single sign-on and service accounts including Kerberos

· Integrate R/Python with Artifactory for package refreshes

· Configure R/Python for email connectivity

· Configure R/Python for external data sources working with firewall security

· Generating and deploying certificates

· Encryption and obfuscation tools and utilities

· Install and configure database drivers for Teradata, SQL Server and Hive using SQLAlchemy to use with R/Python

· GIT integration via TFS from R/Python server

· Remediate vulnerabilities identified by security scans

· Validate successful package delivery via Artifactory for R/Python

· Documentation for ongoing support and turn over to full time employee

 

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

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

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Technical Analyst Kansas City, MO 9092

Advantage Tech is looking for a Technical Analyst for our Kansas City, MO client.

Position Summary

The Technical Analyst will become a SME on multiple platforms used by the IT group.  Will also be responsible for creation and execution of complex end to end test plans. Works with developers and business owners to ensure that requirements are captured, documented and tested during all phases of a project as well as devising and executing regression tests required during integration tests and post live break fixes / updates to functionality.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead and / or participate in requirements and analysis sessions with internal clients to determine requirements.
  • Elicit and translate technical aspects of business and admin tool requirements into Business Requirements.
  • Create transition plans when responsibilities shift from external (Contractors) to internal resources (Employees).
  • Create and maintain information sites such as SharePoint to coherently and instantly share pertinent information.
  • Become intimately familiar with legacy applications currently in use for. 
  • Create and document Test Plans / Test Cases, and execute scenarios using written and implied requirements.
  • Review business and functional requirements to compile a full understanding of deliverables within a project.
  • Continuously maintain and update test plans as products evolve both during the initial development phases and post implementation add-on / break fix scenarios.
  • Continuous review of project requirements to ensure that new or modified software conforms to enterprise standards and suggest modifications to conform to said standards as needed.
  • Interact with Customers performing triage of break fix items to identify appropriate development resource(s) after duplicating errors in test environments and providing this information to development organization.

Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience in substantially similar position.
  • 5+ years of Technical Analyst experience within a software development organization.
  • Strong analytical skills are a must.
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server scripts and stored procedures and triggers.
  • Ability to create and execute test plans given minimal written instructions.
  • Ability to liaise with Development, business owners and internal customers.

 

  • Best if experienced with:
    • Insurance Industry experience.
    • Knowledge of Intelledox Infinity software products
    • BizTalk, Thunderhead, ImageNow (SmartComm)
    • EDI processing.
    • Payment Card Industry data security standards (PCI DSS).
    • Personal Health Information security standards (PHI).
    • Insurance industry IT support and security.
    • Laws, policies, procedures, or governance relevant to cybersecurity.

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

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

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Field Technician – Houston TX Houston, TX 9082

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Requirements:

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

Preferred:

  • Associates degree in computer science, MIS or a related field preferred.
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Experience installing and troubleshooting computer software and hardware preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot personal computer and peripherals preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred
  • Knowledge of trouble ticketing systems preferred
  • Spanish or French speaking is a plus
IS Technical Specialist Kansas City, MO 9061

Advantage Tech is seeking a IS Technical Specialist to work with one of our awesome clients in the Kansas City area. 

Job Summary:

Provides tier-two technical and testing support for customers across all electronic access platforms.  Promptly identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves intermediate to complex end-user computer software, hardware, and networking issues.

Key Activities:

Provides tier-two technical support to customer service representatives in the Customer Contact Center (CCC) and tier-one support for the client’s largest customers.

Technical support includes network connectivity and/or other issues related to browser configuration, software, firewalls,middleware installation and configuration (primarily Connect: Direct and MQ), VPN/router installation and configuration, etc.

Researches complex customer inquiries using a variety of tools and resources.

Participates in and supports moderately complex System-level projects, such as implementation/upgrades of end-user hardware and software.

Utilizes on-site lab to emulate customer environment for product troubleshooting purposes.

Utilizes on-site lab to test new products and service offerings, including cloud based services.

Provides testing support to the largest customers during evenings and on Saturdays, as needed.

Creates, updates, and maintains procedures/documentation.

Represents the Customer Contact Center on high severity System-level outage calls.

Provides rotational, after hours (on-call) support, as needed.

Create and maintain cloud documentation for lab and product designs related to cloud-based services.

May develop or facilitate training classes.

Qualifications:

High school Diploma, and/or basic vocational skills training. Associates degree from a two-year college or technical school preferred.

One year minimum of directly related work experience, including use of advanced networking skills.

Strong working knowledge of multiple hardware/software platforms and applications.- Strong initiative, analytical skills, and customer service skills.

Ability to quickly grasp in depth understanding of procedures and automated systems.

Interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Ability to multi-task and communicate technical concepts to end-users.

Position requires working weeknights (e.g., until 7:30 PM CT), working some Saturdays, and occasional after hours (on call)support.

Preferred Qualifications:

Networking certification(s), Active Directory certification(s), Server Operating System Administration certification(s), or completion of classes toward related certifications preferred.

Additional certifications may include: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician(CCENT), Comp TIA Network+, Amazon Web Services/Google Cloud/Microsoft Azure, etc.

 

 

Salesforce Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9057

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

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

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

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Self-motivated and the ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain composure in a demanding work environment.
  • Strong PC skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems intersecting technology and departmental responsibilities
  • Understanding of process documentation and development
  • Proficiency in workflow creation and optimization 
Senior IT Auditor Kansas City, MO 9056

Job Summary:

Advantage Tech is seeking candidates to provides internal audit coverage of the IT functions of and awesome client in the Kansas City area through liaison assignments and audits in order to provide management with an independent, objective assurance designed to identify control weaknesses and recommend improvement opportunities for Bank operations.  Assists the Bank in meeting its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.    

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Lead all types of audit attentions, special reviews, and project coverage. 
  • Assist or lead audits, , special reviews, and/or project coverage by performing the following tasks:  assess risks associated with business area; establish audit scope and objectives; develop audit programs and assign resources; manage timelines; provide direction to audit assists through workpaper review and written and verbal feedback; maintain ongoing communications with the audit team, audit management, and client management; determine and communicate audit issues and recommendations to client management; determine if internal controls and processes are effective, and develop the overall audit opinion; and, prepare written audit reports. 
  • Prepare accurate, well-written work papers and audit observations for auditor-in-charge and/or audit management that are in compliance with Division policies and procedures and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
  • Other key activities include: complete assigned work on audit attentions and other projects within established time; utilize automated audit tools to complete assigned audit work; conduct special projects important to the Audit Division or the District in meeting established goals and objectives; and, perform other duties as assigned.      

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or directly related work experience. 
  • At least four years of IT internal audit or relevant IT business experience; 6 plus years experience preferred. 
  • Certification is preferred (required for Senior IT Auditor III) in one or more of the following: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Project Management Professional (PMP). 
  • Occasional travel may be required. 
  • Additional screenings may be required based on level of access.

 

Lead Information Security Compliance Analyst Kansas City, MO 9052

Lead Information Security Compliance Analyst

What you'll do…

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

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –

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

What you'll bring to the team…

Minimum Qualifications

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

 Education:

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

 

Required Skills

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

It would be even better if you also had…

Plus Skills

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

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

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

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Bookkeeper Liberty, MO 9046

Advantage Tech seeks a Bookkeeper for a North Kansas City company. 

Job Description:

This position exists for the purpose of completing and recording daily business transactions and maintaining accurate financial records of the company.

Professional Requirements

  • Uncompromisable commitment to diligently safeguard confidential company, employee, and customer information.
  • Solid understanding of general accounting concepts and workflows including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Ledger.
  • Proficient at understanding and applying math as it relates to accounting.
  • Experience using business accounting software (Event 1 Software uses Intuit Quick Books Pro)
  • Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office applications and use of the Internet.

Personal Requirements

  • Task focused, driven to track and follow through on tasks and adhere to deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Self-organized and able to effectively apply organization when and where needed.
  • Able to work with and interact with a variety of personalities across various departments in the company.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid work ethic and commitment to maintaining a dependable schedule.

Specific Tasks & Duties

  • Accounts Receivable & Order Processing
    • Process sales orders received daily from OEM partners, resellers, and customers by completing invoicing in the accounting system and then carrying out tasks related to order fulfillment.
    • Preparation of monthly invoices to customers for annual renewal of service plans.
    • Preparation of invoices related to service work and projects for customers.
    • Application of payments received from OEM partners, resellers, and customers, including the completion of related fulfillment steps.
    • Periodic follow-up on outstanding receivables.
  • Accounts Payable
    • Entry and tracking of vendor and subcontractor bills for payment.
    • Payment of vendor and subcontractor bills based on payment terms and approval process.
    • Enter and reconcile company credit card transactions and follow-up with card holders on any missing receipts.
  • Payroll
    • Entry of semi-monthly payroll data for processing by 3rd party payroll service provider.
    • Payment (or transfer of funds) related to payroll.
  • Taxes
    • Payment of quarterly estimated taxes based on amounts provided by company tax preparer.
    • Interaction with company tax preparer to provide information necessary for preparation of corporate tax returns.
  • Banking
    • Monthly reconciliation of company bank accounts.
    • Periodic transfer of funds between company accounts as needed.
  • Reporting
    • Produce and provide periodic reports to management.
Enterprise Architect Kansas City, MO 9042

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

Job Summary:

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

 

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

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

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

  • Work collaboratively with teams across the organization.

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

QA Tester Lenexa, KS 9041

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

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

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

HELPFUL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

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

 

 

 

 

Full Stack Developer Lenexa, KS 9040

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

Essential skills included:

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

Ideal candidates will have:  

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

Technologies

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

 

Full Stack Developer Kansas City, MO 9039

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

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

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

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

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

These are the main things you’ll be doing:

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

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

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

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

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

  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components

  • Collaborate regularly with fellow team members

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

  • Keep the team informed of timelines and development status

Here are things we expect from you:

  • Commitment to  Core Values

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

  • Experience in PHP (Laravel preferred)

  • Strong AWS experience

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

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

  • Experience in developing web application (Angular 8)

  • Experience in Laravel Vapor

  • Experience developing and supporting API integrations

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

  • Unit & Integration testing (PHPUnit or equivalent)

  • MySQL profiling & query optimization

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

Workday Tech Lead Lee's Summit, MO 9038

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

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

Principal Accountabilities:

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

Internal and External Relationships:

Internal:

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

External: System vendors – related to integrations with Workday

Education/Experience/Knowledge:

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

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

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

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IT Support Specialist Kansas City, MO 9031

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

Primary Responsibilities

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

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

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

• Direct unresolved issues to the next level of support personnel

• Provide accurate information on IT products or services

• Record events and problems and their resolution in logs

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

• A+ certified or equivalent knowledge/education.

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

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

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

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

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

Desktop Support Liberty, MO 9023

 

 

Advantage Tech is looking for an Helpdesk / Desktop Support Technician.  This position is with a client of ours located north of Kansas City.

Job Summary: Under moderate supervision, this position is responsible for providing high-quality hardware and software support to Field and Corporate personnel for desktops, laptops and mobile devices. The job involves troubleshooting and resolution of hardware/software error messages, answering questions on how processes work and resolving handheld issues, etc. All cases must be logged into the workflow system for future resolution or follow-up. 

Essential Functions:

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

·        Log all calls into Remedyforce ticketing system for future reference

·        Assist in the development of our Knowledgebase

Experience:

  • Excellent customer service & organizational skills. 
  • Must possess top-notch interpersonal and communication abilities
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • A high level of work performance and professionalism in dress and attitude
  • Strong organizational and customer relations skills
  • Windows Server, MS Office, Mobile Devices, must have experience supporting these systems
  • 2 year degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field is preferred
Helpdesk/Desktop Tech Shawnee Mission, KS 9022

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop Support Technician.

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

Scope of the Role:

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

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

Attributes Desired:

  • Customer service skills
  • Technical experience

Preferred Skills:

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

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

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 

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

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

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

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

Education and Experience:

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

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

 

Description:

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

 

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

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform JD Edwards Enterprise 1 Warehouse Management configuration based on defined business processes.
  • Ability to gather business requirements and transform them into JD Edwards processes that can be implemented and supported.
  • Coordinate or active participation with Shared Applications team members or business users in the analysis, design, development, documentation, performance testing, and implementation of technical business solutions.
  • Work with the business to translate the business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Ability to define, gather, and load the master data needed to support applications delivered.
  • Follow client Development, Governance and Project Management standards.
  • The requirements herin are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

Education and Experience:

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to demonstrate written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively communicate with business users, stakeholders, technical teams, and various levels of management
  • Able to listen and communicate in a clear and concise manner, along with the ability to recognize the audience and tailor communications accordingly
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, including the ability to prioritize
  • Able to organize time and resources effectively to achieve goals (i.e., organizational skills)
  • Able to demonstrate leadership qualities as a self-starter, set direction, and complete assignments
  • Able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels
  • Able to demonstrate strong customer service orientation
  • Must be flexible with work schedules and available to work overtime on evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice
  • Strong work ethic with ability and willingness to do 'what it takes'
  • Able to work on-call
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Lead Security Engineer – Red Team Kansas City, MO 9000

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

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

Systems Admin Omaha, NE 8999

Want to work for one of the best bosses in Omaha?  This is your opportunity to land your Information Technology Dream Job! The Systems and Network Administrator position is at a solid mid-sized family owned business that has been in operation for over 50 years. In this position you will have the chance to make a difference every day you walk in the door. Some of the functions and devices you will work with or be trained on to support include

  • Networks and firewall equipment including Cisco, Fortinet, HP, MPLS, Wireless and more.
  • VOIP Phone systems, PRI Circuits, etc
  • Server environments, Windows Server 2012-2016, VMware virtualization
  • SAN Storage Dell, EMC, ISCSi, etc
  • End user computing Windows 7, Windows 10, office 2016, and many other applications.
  • Exchange, SQL, IIS,DHCP,DNS and more
  • SSL /TLS / Digital Certificates
  • High emphasis on Cyber Security

Job Requirements:

  • 2 or 4 year degree in a computer related field
  • A winning attitude
  • The ability to work Monday through Friday 8 to 5 plus on call as needed
  • The ability to pass a security background check and drug test.
  • The desire to spend the extra effort to help others be successful

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Project Manager Topeka, KS 8986

Position will be responsible for coordination and management of the modernization effort for the Management Information System.  While the initial contract engagement will focus on initiation and planning, including a detailed feasibility study, the successful candidate must also possess the project management skills required to manage the entire life cycle of a project, i.e., initiation, planning, development, monitoring, and implementation. The modernized will include: comprehensive case management tools; fiscal components; document creation and storage; security; accessibility; and, real-time data reporting.

Skills required:

  • Strong project management background
  • Demonstrates professionalism when dealing with challenging people and situations
  • Ability to create and maintain the project work plans in MS Project
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to quickly learn new business and technical processes
  • Proven ability to self-direct
  • Proven ability and desire to solve problems and present implementable solutions
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively
  • Presentation skills both in delivering presentations and in creating presentations using Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel, etc. 
  • Ability to facilitate groups in coming to a consensus.
  • Strong ability to create accurate estimates for the work to be completed utilizing staff
  • Ability to build and maintain team cohesiveness between contractors and State staff
  • Demonstrative skill in project management methodology

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

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Project
  • SharePoint

Experience required:

  • Degree and four years’ experience with IT related project management or five years’ experience with IT related project management. Additional experience in IT project management may be substituted for the required education.

Education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred.  Must possess a IT Project Management Methodology certification or a traditional IT Project Management Methodology, such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

 

Business Analyst Topeka, KS 8985

Brief Description of Job Duties: 

This position will provide professional level analysis, research, Business/IT coordination, facilitation, requirement development, and process documentation for the modernization of the Management Information System. This position is the key IT contact with the business.

Skills required:

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to quickly learn new business and technical processes
  • Proven ability and desire to solve problems and present implementable solutions
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively
  • Ability to facilitate groups in coming to a consensus
  • Ability to work independently with general guidelines and considerable latitude for work completion
  • Be a self-starter and work independently through establishing and accomplishing business need-based goals
  • Demonstrate professionalism when dealing with challenging people and situations
  • Ability to create and maintain the work plans
  • Presentation skills both in delivering presentations and in creating presentations using Microsoft Office products 
  • Ability to build and maintain team cohesiveness between business and IT staff
  • Familiarity with project management methodology

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

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Project
  • SharePoint

Experience required:

  • Six years of experience in business analysis for IT system development.  Education may be substituted for 2 years of experience.

Education required:

  • Preference will be given for degrees in Business Administration or Computer Science.
Software Engineer – .Net and React Kansas City, MO 8975

Software Engineer:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Software Engineer
Kansas City, MO, US

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

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

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

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

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

BI Developer Kansas City, MO 8964

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

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

  • Power BI
  • ASP.NET Webforms with VB.NET Codebehind (MVC a plus)
  • VB.NET including Winforms development (WPF a plus)
  • Microsoft SQL Server database design and development
  • Javascript, HTML, and CSS experience (including additional libraries)
  • SSRS development experience
  • Microsoft Office tools, Outlook, Excel, Access development experience
  • Basic skills with C# a plus
  • PowerShell basic experience, proficiency a plus
  • SharePoint development experience a plus
Access Developer Topeka, KS 8930

Advantage Tech is looking for an Application Developer.

What they will be doing: Convert enterprise applications with a front-end written in Microsoft Access, to a web based application.

Experience required:  Knowledge of Microsoft Access 2016, SQL Server v2016/2019, Web Development, IIS 6 and above.  Experience with web application development in .NET, Microsoft Access and SQL server.

QA Tester Omaha, NE 8918

Are you looking for a great culture where everyone supports each other and you have growth opportunity?  This client is adding to their QA team and looking for a mentor to help the QA team.  

General Position Summary
Responsible for developing, maintaining, and executing test cases, and software / web testing. Participates in all phases of the SDLC, from business requirements review, design (development), to final system testing and release testing. Ensures software is tested thoroughly before it is migrated to Production. Able to execute automated scripts and possibly troubleshoot when those scripts fail. Supports the objectives and goals of the testing organization by identifying opportunities for process improvement across the Business Lines.

Essential Job Functions
·        Foundation-level knowledge in test automation and script/code creation; able to execute test automation scripts and analyze the results.
·        Serves as the testing subject matter expert on their team, following and teaching the test processes prescribed by the test organization, producing metrics on test progress, and tracking bug status.
·        Trains, mentors and educates other staff in the effective and appropriate use of testing, and test data.
·        Collaborates across business divisions to determine best practices and process improvements in testing, test data management, software change management and related technical tools; coordinate and drive the related implementation efforts.
·        Perform functional, functional integration, regression, as well as other forms of test activities according to best practice prescribed by the community of practice.
·        Creates test artifacts in Jira and Confluence, and understands the various issue type and template functionalities.

 Minimum Qualifications
·        Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, related field or equivalent work experience.
·        Proven success utilizing testing methodologies and software engineering tools and methods in testing client / server / service software throughout the software development cycle.
·        Dedicated to improvement and innovation regarding the effectiveness and efficiency of testing and quality management.
·        Ability to learn fast, be self-driven and to work across teams and disciplines.
·        Strong leadership skills.
·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
·        Ability to engage well with others and be passionate about providing an exemplary customer experience.

Desired Qualifications
·        Familiar with automated testing tools and their purpose.
·        Software and/or process development experience.
·        Previous experience working in the Insurance Industry.
·        Experience performing on an Agile team.

Call to talk further!  #advantagetech 
 

.NET Developer Topeka, KS 8904

Advantage Tech is looking for a .NET Developer.

This position exists to interpret and analyze system requirements, so that detailed specification can be prepared from which application programs will be written.  Identify technical solutions alternatives and implement solutions within budge costs and schedules.

Interviews end-users and observes operational procedures.  Also analyzes functional specifications for a system or program and translates into detail system specifications, program specifications, and design.  Work includes coding, testing and debugging application programs using detailed business instructions as to work methods and technology as established

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful completion of 24 hours in computer science coursework or certification and three years experience coding, testing, and debugging application programs or four years experience coding, testing, and debugging application programs.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. 

Required Skills:

1 year .NET Core 
2 years C# 7 
Understands the differences in .NET Core / .NET Standard / .NET Framework 
Have worked with multiple authentication models coming in from different device sources 
Experience in session management and how it is different based on how a user using the application (mobile, tablet, browser, etc.) 
C# Experience developing RESTful API's. 
Focus on back end development. (e.g. Database communication , APIs, web services, DB communication) 
SQL Server experience 

Quality Analyst Kansas City, MO 8895

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

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

 

Essential Functions:

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

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years of related work experience required
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and approaches
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automation testing and automation testing tools like selenium, cucumber or others
  • Experience with C#, .Net, T-SQL,TFS, and Jira
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Desired Healthcare Experience
  • Solid and adequate written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and report status
Software Architect Omaha, NE 8859

Are you looking to join one of the "best places in Omaha"?  This company is adding a software architect to their growing team.  

  • Collaborate: Partner with analysts, developers and other architects to create high-level functional and technical designs that will guide the development teams
  • Innovate: Create and design databases, views, stored procedures, SQL statements and user-defined functions of varying complexity with a "best practices" approach to keys, indices and relationships in the latest version of SQL Server
  • Optimize: Design features with a broader scale in mind, allowing for more reuse of components of and connectors across Windows environment
  • Analyze: Constantly research, evaluate, and prototype new technologies and products for possible inclusion in products, tools and methodologies and assist in the definition and implementation of new methods, tools or processes
  • Create: Design intuitive, logical and dynamic user interfaces using HTML, HTML5, DHTML, JavaScript, JSON and AJAX
  • Develop: Create efficient, scalable, reusable, tiered components of using the latest versions of ASP.NET, .NET core, MVC, and WCF
  • Deliver: Create technical design documentation that fully defines all application code and the underlying methodology for the design decisions made

Join this super cool environment and be part of a strong technology team!  #advantagetech 

C++ Developer Shawnee Mission, KS 8854

Job Summary: Advantage Tech is seeking a C++ Developer with excellent work ethic who are prepared to develop and maintain software solutions for modern pharmacy workflows and information exchange.

 

Scope of the Role:

•Develops moderate to complex software in C++ with MFC encompassing: services and service layer, service integration to UI and data, UI components, and interaction between application layer and database layer

•Analyzes legacy code to understand dependencies and make modifications without introducing unintended side effects

•Utilizes software engineering tools such as configuration management systems, build processes, debuggers, emulators, and simulators in the software development process

•Collaborates and adds value through participation in peer code reviews, and providing comments and suggestions 

•Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques 

•Performs technical root cause analysis and proposes multiple options for solutions to given problems 

•Estimates level of effort, evaluates new options of similar technology, and offers suggestions to improve processes

•Works and functions effectively as a member of a team or small group – in particular, participation in Agile-based teams for development of client-server applications including design, programming, testing, implementation, and maintenance

Education and Experience Requirements:

•B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent work experience)

•Experience with Windows Desktop Applications using C++

•Experience creating graphical user interfaces (GUI) 

•Experience with Windows Services and Windows Security

•Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and higher

•Experience with SQL Server 2008 R2 and higher

Attributes Desired:

•Good verbal and written communication skills with Agile team members including scrum masters and product owners

Preferred Skills:

•Must be able to read manuals, technical whitepapers, requirements documents, etc., and deliver development solutions that meet quality assurance standards

•Familiarity with object oriented principles and able to understand systems using proven architecture patterns/practices

Transmission Planning Engineer Kansas City, MO 8852

Advantage Tech is looking for a Transmission Planning Engineer.

The position will be required to:
Perform steady-state, transient stability, and short circuit analysis to comply with NERC reliability standards, including, but not limited to, TPL-001, FAC-002, EOP-005, and CIP-014.
•Perform analysis to determine transmission impacts of potential generator additions or retirements and identify potential transmission solutions to minimize those impacts.
•Assist in implementation of new facility rating methodology.
•Knowledge of electric transmission systems and transmission system planning processes.
•Experience with power system planning and operations; voltage analysis; NERC, FERC, and Southwest Power Pool requirements, policies and procedures; production costing; risk assessment techniques; TPL compliance; generator interconnection; and harmonics analysis.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university (ABET) and at least 3 years of electric utility experience. Basic computer skills (MS Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel, internet) Strong computer skills using industry software such as PSS/E and PromodStrong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills. Ability to work as part of a team and collaboratively with other groups as well as customers. Must possess a valid driver's license Must have high regard for working safely and take responsibility for ensuring others work safely as well.

Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 8849

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
  • 10+ years of progressive Software Architect/Engineering experience. A technical leader with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in cloud-native application architecture (e.g microservices, containers, API patterns, automated continuous integration and delivery, etc.), with Agile, and product focused delivery.
  • Works collaboratively with teams across the organization.
  • Proficient in multiple languages, preferred experience in JAVA and some Microsoft.Net.
Front End Developer Omaha, NE 8842

Are you looking for a new home where you can be a part of some cool stuff?  Company is building out a new team and need your expertise!

System and product design:

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

Solution Execution:

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

Requirements

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of Software Development Experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • 3+ years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
  • Experience with the following front end technology preferred:
  •  SignalR, Angular4, Kendo UI, React, and Xamarin
  • Experience with the following back-end technologies
  • LogicApps, Azure WebJobs, Azure Funtions, Azure API Management, ASP.NET Web API, ODataV4, Data Lake, HDFS, WebHDFS, AzureSql, CosmosDB
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
  • Experience with Web Services
  • Experience with database design and programming preferred.
  • Hosting application using the Azure ecosystem
  • Experience with Design patterns, SOA design & web service development
  • Strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and best practices for .NET development.
  • Experience with UX and User Centric Design (UCD)
  • Must be able to work in a complex, dynamic team environment with minimal supervision and possess good organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Some travel may be required.
Full Stack Developer Omaha, NE 8790

Are you ready to be part of a digital transformation in a rapidly growing organization?  Be part of this fun and exciting culture and the tip of the iceberg with IT growth and projects!  Seeking a .Net developer to join a rapidly growing team….

Essential Functions:

  • Contribute as a productive member of an agile team
  • Build front-end interfaces for users across the business
  • Build back-end integrations with 3rd parties
  • Contribute to design of overall data architecture
  • Contribute to design of overall web architecture
  • Rapidly troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Work with users to identify and scope opportunities

Competencies:

  • Ability to work closely with non-technical team members to drive a solution
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated capability to achieve results under pressure in a fast-paced client driven environment
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS/MS degree in computer science or related subject
  • Expert in C# and .NET framework
  • Strong with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Strong in developing solutions from scratch with and without frameworks
  • Strong with one or more databases (SQL Server, MySQL, Mongo, etc.)

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in application development and testing
  • Experience with .NET Core
  • Familiar with web security best practices
  • Familiar with IIS

Please reach out for an immediate interview!  #advantagetech 

DevOps Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8744

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

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

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

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

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

In addition, we are looking for someone who can:

  • Be comfortable working in a small fast paced company environment
  • Demonstrate experience with M2M or other connected things technologies preferred
  • Exhibit a passion for imagination, creativity and innovation
  • Gather customer requirements and formalize those requirements into specification documentation
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Deliver objectives within set timeline(s)
  • Be a self-starter and take and utilize direction
  • Document code and develop best practices
  • Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills
  • Analyze Problems, and propose creative solutions
  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability applications
  • Implement security and data protection
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Understand front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3      
  • Demonstrate understanding of asynchronous programming.
  • Infrequent travel may be required 

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or commensurate experience.

Sr. Application Developer Kansas City, MO 8725

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

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Preferred technical competencies:

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

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

Job Description

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

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

 Candidates must have MuleSoft Certifications:

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

 

 

Qualifications

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

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

Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Skills & Knowledge: (when applicable)

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

Competencies:

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

Minimum Education and Experience:

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

Job Summary:

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

Key Activities:

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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field (e.g.,Computer/Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science(CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering(EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and/or work experience.
  • Typically requires four to six years of relevant and progressive information technology experience directly related to the design and development of software solutions.
  • Familiarity with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies.
  • Moderate project management skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. When communicating, articulates and explains comprehensive technical information clearly and concisely to target audience. Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts.
  • Strong planning and organization skills.• Strong initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including the ability to think logically and analytically.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively build relationships;promote, and work well in, a collaborative team environment; and influence others.  

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

Java Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8583

Job Summary:

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

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

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

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

  • Communicates status and progress on assignments.

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

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

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

Qualifications:

 

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

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

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

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

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

  • Experience in Application Security, JMS, Scheduling.

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

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

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

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

  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills. 

  • Proficient problem solving and business acumen.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field (e.g., Computer/Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science (CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering (EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience.

Cloud Engineer Kansas City, MO 8561

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

Job Summary:

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

Key Activities:

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

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

  • Advanced skill at implementing complex systems and software components, in compliance with industry and System standards, which meet customer needs and expectations with respect to key project/product performance measures, quality, schedule, and cost.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Provide on call production support for a critical application.

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

  • 1+ year experience designing and implementing automation capabilities.

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

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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology  field (e.g. Computer/Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science(CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering(EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and/or work experience. 

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

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies. 

  • Moderate project management skills.  

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

  • Excellent planning and organization skill. 

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

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

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

  • Experience with Java and Spring Framework.

  • United States citizenship is required for this position.

Agile Coach Kansas City, MO 8559

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

 

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Additional Activities:

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

 

 

Qualifications:

 

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

Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience coaching, leading, guiding full scale agile transformations as an external coach.
  • 5+ years of software lead development experience.
  • 10+ years of work experience in IT in the use of Project and Program Management methodologies and tools.
  • Ambitious and flexible with well-honed team skills and strong personal drive, effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Expert in Scrum and Kanban Agile Frameworks, and demonstrated experience with SAFe.
  • Proven expertise in software architecture and familiarity with design patterns.
  • Experience in Agile testing practices.
  • Experience with Pair Programming preferred.
  • Experience with JIRA and various software/agile tools.
  • Experience driving change through a large distributed organization.
  • Experience with “scrum of scrums” situations involving large, distributed teams and applications.
  • Experience managing large development programs.
  • Dynamic, effective communicator at all levels, in both structured and non-hierarchical, informal structures.
Lead Software Engineer – .Net Omaha, NE 8145

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

Advantage Tech is proud to recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm and proud to have recently opened another branch in Omaha, , Nebraska.  We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our consultants and clients. 

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

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Java Developer Omaha, NE 7409

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

Responsibilities

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

Ideal Qualifications

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7378

Web Programmer

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7377

Web Developer

Product Summary:

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

 

Job Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or related technical field required or on pace to complete your degree by Summer 2018, relevant work experience will be considered
  2. 1-2 years of experience developing web and/or mobile applications with JavaScript, CSS, CSS3, HTML4, HTML5, Ajax, JQuery and other broadly used web development technologies
  3. Experience with Responsive Web Design
  4. Experience with JQuery and JQuery mobile
  5. Experience consuming JSON APIs in client-side frameworks and knowledge of cross browser issues
  6. Desire to build awesome user friendly web and mobile applications
  7. Ability to take feedback in stride with the end goal of building the best, easiest to use product, for our end users
  8. Working knowledge of Agile Process
  9. Experience with one or more server-side stacks
  10. Experience developing hybrid mobile applications, specifically with Cordova, not required, but desired
  11. Experience working with NativeScript and Angular, not required, but highly desired
  12. Clear communication – must be comfortable and willing to openly discuss work items within a cross functional team
Technical Recruiter Overland Park, KS 6464

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

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

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

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

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

CORE BEHAVIORS:
– Positivity
– Teamwork
– Dependability
– Productivity

 

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

Job Type: Full-time

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