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Software Engineer Denver, CO 9389

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Engineer that can work 100% remote. They really need a team player that is willing to work with several different programming languages. Great opportunity for a fairly new team but for an established growing company. They have brought their development in house from offshore and are doing some pretty awesome things.

The Role

Our client is in search of a mid or senior-level full stack, Software Engineer who will play a key role in the development and maintenance of commercial software product(s) in building reliable, testable, scalable and high-performing enterprise class products for our customers. The successful candidate must be able to create full stack components and features that are directly accessible through multiple channels including web, mobile or API. You will also work with production support teams to triage priority issues.

You will work with all software product development disciplines (including engineering, architecture, product, quality assurance and systems) to develop and maintain solutions that meet the needs of the business, utilizing industry standard best practices and modern software engineering techniques. Some key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design, code, test and debug new product enhancements for commercial software product(s).
  • Drive maintainable and reusable solutions that are both secure and adhering to acceptable performance benchmarks.
  • Conduct code reviews for peers and/or junior team members.
  • Embrace, implement and evangelize test automation (and automation in general) as part of the fabric of the team.
  • Participate in the evaluation of emerging technology and tools.

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of software engineering experience.
  • 4+ years of Ruby/Rails, Python, Java and/or Golang programming experience.
  • Experience with modern UI development including SPA, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, plus Angular or React.
  • Experience programming against SQL, NoSQL, in-memory and distributed SQL (e.g. PostgreSQL, Redis, CockroachDB)
  • Experience with message-brokering middleware such as RabbitMQ and ZeroMQ (0MQ)
  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of software design principles such as SOLID and DI.
  • RESTful Architecture experience.
  • Experience with Software as a Service (SaaS), multi-tenancy application development.
  • Embraces the concepts of Agile Scrum software development and its related collaboration and issue tracking tools (e.g. Freshworks, JIRA, Rally).
  • Experience working in a Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CICD) model including Github and CI pipeline automation tools.
  • Experience working for a SaaS commercial software product company requiring software product usage and high availability in a 24/7/365 model.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness for continual learning. e.g. we mostly use Ruby today; we may move to other languages in the future.
  • Must be willing to remediate code written by others.
  • Team player attitude with a focus on the success of the team is a MUST.
  • Must be able to work in a structured development environment and follow coding standards and design patterns.
  • Proactively collaborates with other teams/team members across time zones with the upmost professionalism, tact and resolve.

Preferred but not Required Additional Skills:

  • Cloud experience with AWS, GCP
  • Containerization experience with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Telecom experience including: SIP, VoIP technologies (Asterisk, Freeswitch, Kamailio)
Network/Systems Engineer Kansas City, KS 9387

Advantage Tech is looking for a Network/Systems Engineer for our Kansas City Client.

SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER – TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

The primary responsibility of the Network Engineer is to provide Windows, Macintosh, and all network support, as a member of the Technology Services (TS) Infrastructure Team. The emphasis of the Senior Network Engineer role is in implementation for all these systems, with a focus on cybersecurity. This work is primarily focused in the Kansas City office, but also includes some limited support of the Offices located in the developing nations where their program is operating. This position will provide support in ensuring the network is secure, available, and stable. This position may also provide guidance and direction for applications systems regarding how they fit into network systems and or what network environment is needed to support the applications. This person will be responsible for implementing information technology (IT) solutions to address complex business issues. This person will be able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in all aspects of technology-related processes and solutions. The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of servers, networking, and information security. Must be a team player and be able solve problems effectively working alone or with fellow team members. Possesses an aptitude for mentoring of Helpdesk staff and Network Analysts. 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) from a four-year college or university in a computer technology related field; eight + years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in Windows network topology, Windows server OS, network security, backup/restore technologies, and troubleshooting/helpdesk
  • Proficient in cybersecurity, advanced threat protection, and the overall data security landscape
  • Proficient in implementing and maintaining a Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) tool – specific experience with LogRhythm and Arctic Wolf are a major plus
  • Proficient understanding of PCI compliance and GDPR compliance, as well as any other emerging regulatory IT security measures
  • Must have a proven record of network maintenance/support and experience in trouble shooting a wide variety of systems problems
  • Proficient experience with Active Directory with an emphasis in the security, group policy, DNS, and DHCP components
  • Knowledge of wireless networks including best business practices and security for users
  • Ability to troubleshoot network and email problems
  • Ability to automate monitoring of systems using scripts or reporting tools
  • Service-oriented attitude and willingness to improve skills at all levels
  • Good communication skills – both oral and written
  • Must have ability to complete assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to work non-standard hours when situations require, including working in an after-hours on-call rotation

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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Sr Software Engineer bridgewater, NJ 9384

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Software Developer.

This position will require knowledge of building new business services using one of the industry standing ESB development tools. The person needs to have hands on knowledge in SOA and BPM principals with a heavy knowledge in Java J2E development. The person needs to have experience working in a process-oriented agile matrixed environment. The primary responsibility of this position is to create and build new business services to be consumed across the enterprise. The successful candidate should have SOA and Java application development experience and the ability to create new business and technical services for the enterprise.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Platform: MuleSoft Anypoint, ESB, BPM, SQL Server, Oracle, Visual Studio 

As the integration and middleware developer, you will lead development of creating middleware services to connect to public facing portals through back-end legacy systems. This will include working in an On-Shore/Off-Shore development model.

  • Integration, SOA & API Technologies
  • SOA Service enabling
  • Enterprise API creation
  • ESB based Integration and solution development.
  • Design and implement the development of multiple interface services to connect both internal and external systems

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business or Finance or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 + years’ demonstrated industry work experience or an equivalent combination of related training and experience.
  • 1-4 + years’ experience with using industry standard ESB development tools, such MuleSoft, TIBCO, etc.
  • 1-4 + years’ hands on development experience of SOA services and/or Java J2E development.
  • Experience acting in a lead role on software development projects, mentoring team members and working with multi-site locations preferred.
  • Awareness of advanced technical concepts (examples: design patterns, SOA, SDLC).
  • Knowledge of project management concepts and agile methodologies.
  • Experience working in agile delivery teams in complex technology environments is preferred.
  • Ability to network effectively across organizations and collaborate on proposed technology solutions with technology and business SMEs.
  • Exposure to continuous integration and automation practices to support improved delivery to production.
  • Strong foundation of software development processes and procedures.
  • Planning and Guidance subject matter expertise is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management & facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a cross-functional, global team.
  • Industry knowledge of Insurance and/or Financial Services preferred.

 

Experience Required

1-4 years: of SOA services and/or Java J2E development

1-4 years: ESB development tools

Java Engineer Omaha, NE 9380

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!  

 

Job Qualifications:  

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  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years of experience in coding, testing, debugging and supporting Java and web applications.
  • Experience in building web applications using Angular Framework.
  • Knowledge of GIT Source Control, Windows, and Linux
  • Experience with Java RESTful services.
  • Familiarity with open-source Java frameworks, especially Spring.
  • Experience with Eclipse, Maven/Gradle & JUnit.
  • Experience with JPA/Hibernate.
  • Experience with software design, implementation, and deployment.
  • Knowledge of SQL and familiarity with any one of the databases such as MySql, DB2, Oracle, MSSQL, etc. 
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum software development methodologies.

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EDI Developer Overland Park, KS 9379

The EDI Developer is responsible for converting data from specifications and problem statements to computer code to solve business or technology problems. The Developer works in a team environment to support programs in production and systems development.

 

  • This position requires experience with Sterling Integrator (SI) and the EDI X12 standards
  • Ability to use the tools available within the SI environment to map data from multiple formats to standard EDI X12 format
  • Mapping from EDI X12 format to multiple data formats such as XML and HTML.
  • experience in Business Process Modeling within the SI environment
  • Experience integrating with JAVA application environments is a plus
  • Experience developing in COBOL is a plus
  • Must have good communication, customer service skills and be comfortable communicating with external customers
  • Knowledge of standard SDLC processes and experience working in an agile environment preferred.
HelpDesk Olathe, Kansas 9378

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

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

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

 
Requirements:
 

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

 

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

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

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Senior Mortgage Underwriter Kansas City, MO 9376

Advantage tech is looking for a Senior Mortgage Underwriter to join their well established partner organization based in KC,MO.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Analyze and underwrite all mortgage, home equity, and home equity line of credit applications
  • Review property appraisals to ensure adherence to Bank’s Appraisal policy
  • Analyze credit reports on borrowers
  • Examine title reports for clear title
  • Evaluate applicants income, credit, and collateral and recommend loan approvals, declines or counter offers
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of Federal Regulations and Guidelines, HFS lending policies
  • Ability to understand and meet bank’s Credit Management policies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and related lending software

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and some level of higher education attained.
  • Five years’ experience as FHA DE Underwriter & VA SAR
  • Five years’ experience working with FHLMC/FNMA/FHA/VA programs and guidelines, as well as other conventional investors and mortgage insurers.
  • Versed in AUS with a thorough knowledge of loan underwriting and processing functions.
  • Experience with consumer laws and regulations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to make business decisions outside of standard underwriting guidelines.
  • This position may require S.A.F.E. registration. All employees who will be engaged in residential mortgage originations must register with the federal registry system and maintain a status in good standing under the SAFE act requirements. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field.
  • Experience with establishing and maintaining underwriting controls.
  • Knowledge of the loan application, processing, documentation, and loan selling processes. 
Senior Developer Overland Park, KS 9375

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

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

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

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

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

Highly Desirable

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

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

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

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Revenue Specialist Overland Park, KS 9373

Advantage Tech is looking for a Revenue Specialist to join their Overland Park based client.  This is a contract to support the billing process and work through some backlog.

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

Essential Functions:

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

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Responsibilities:

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

Skills 

  • Skilled in the use of computers and the Microsoft Office and excel applications.
  • SAP and/or HealthCare System knowledge is a plus.
  • Demonstrates organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates good customer skills with good customer support.
  • Works under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to follow process procedures.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
Mortgage Disclosure Specialist Kansas City, MO 9372

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

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

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

Required Skills:

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

Preferred Experience:

  • Proficient using Calyx, Encompass, or similar LOS

 

Mortgage Closing Assistant Kansas City, MO 9371

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

 

Mortgage Loan Processor Kansas City, MO 9370

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

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

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

Java Developer Lawrence, KS 9369

Advantage Tech is looking for few Java Developers for a client of ours in Lawrence, KS. This position will be a six month contract to hire. 

Job Duties:

  • Analyze, design, develop, maintain and test web applications.
  • Evaluate requirements, work closely with clients to develop a solid software design, and then develop the technical specifications documenting the required change/enhancement.
  • From the documentation, develop code and unit test all code prior to turning over to QA.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of intangible variance factors.
  • Use working knowledge of related disciplines to provide solutions to a range of problems, and ensure solutions and/or changes are implemented.
  • Participate in design and code reviews of teammate changes.
  • Provide feedback on their approach in a timely fashion.
  • Makes recommendations on technical problems and methods.
  • Provide technical leadership/mentoring to junior developers as they work to complete their assignments.

Qualifications

  1. Experience with Java or other object-oriented programming language.
  2. Experience developing and maintaining secure, high-performance/high volume web applications.
  3. Front end experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  4. Experience with Front end frameworks such as React, Vue or Angular.
  5. Experience working with relational database systems such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, or Oracle.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience with Java open source frameworks such as Struts, Spring, JSF, or ICE Faces.
  2. Experience writing and maintaining RESTful services.
  3. Experience with serverless computing
  4. Experience writing database SQL, Functions, Procedures and DDL.
Escrow Closer Lenexa, KS , KS 9366

Advantage Tech is seeking an experienced individual to join their partner organization based in the Kansas City Area.  The Escrow Closer will be responsible for the real estate closing transaction for insuring title insurance.  This team is looking for someone with sound leadership qualities, strong ability to collaborate and work with other team members, and the ability to partner closely with managers and internal business partners.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire real estate closing process.
  • Collaborate with title department to resolve title issues.
  • Prepare all closing documents necessary to ensure title insurance is issued at closing.
  • Oversee the issuance of checks, bills and statements, receipts, and any other documents needed to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct closing with customer, realtor, lenders, and attorneys.
  • Assist customers and clients with closing related questions.
  • Correct all taxes due, HOA dues, and any delinquencies and/or principal and interest.
  • Ensure all payoffs have been collected, mailed, delivered or wired according to instructions.
  • Prior to recording, verify all legal documents for correct acknowledgements, legal, and lien information.
  • Manage and develop client relationships to ensure future real estate closing transactions.
  • Market new business and make calls on current and prospective clients.

Desired Skill and Experience

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the escrow/title industry field
  • Good client relations and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to read and interpret documents
  • Detail-oriented and professional; able to handle confidential information
  • Strong communication, both verbal and written
  • Ability to deal with multiple types of roles such as real estate sellers, buyers, agents and brokers
Software Engineer II Blue Springs, MO 9365

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Engineer II for their client based out of Blue Springs, Mo.

The Software Engineer II develops designs for products with a team.  Depending on the project, they may be asked to lead the team. They will utilize design skills to perform tasks independently while consulting with more experienced members for challenging situations.  

As a member of the group with valuable experience, it is expected that they will occasionally be called on by other members and departments for assistance in their field of expertise.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and develop software utilizing Visual Basic, C# and other languages for products including PC based and embedded systems applications.
  • Follow existing design practices including version control, unit testing and design modeling.
  • Perform experiments to determine necessary engineering parameters.  Discuss, analyze, summarize and publish test results with appropriate personnel.  Use test data and report to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.  Evaluate test results for possible application to development of other uses.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.  Perform product, component and system design.
  • Coordinate activities with appropriate approval agencies to ensure compliance of products with industry standards.
  • Confer with other engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
  • Develop new methods and techniques for products requested by marketing.
  • Solve difficult problems or issues during product development with assistance from other personnel.
  • Interact with customers to understand product application and to provide solutions to their requirements and product problems.
  • Assist or recommend procedures for the operation of new or existing processes with product development.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical, computer or software engineering or computer science
  • Five years of post-degree experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, background in writing applications that work with embedded electronic products.

 

IT Governance Analyst Lee's Summit, MO 9363

Advantage Tech is looking for a  IT Governance Analyst for our Kansas City, MO Client for a remote position.

Contributes to the Technology Governance and Process department’s vision, mission and purpose, to effectively govern technology processes, maximizing efficiency and automation while reducing waste and managing risk. Assists in building a highly effective information technology culture by contributing to the development, implementation and administration of a strategic, comprehensive and holistic IT governance framework, including IT policies and standards, implementing and monitoring key performance indicators, and utilizing lean IT concepts to maximize value. Assists the Manager, Information Technology Governance and Process with implementing and administering the IT Governance program, supporting division efforts to define, measure, analyze, and continuously improve technology processes in support of overarching mission, goals, and objectives.

 

SKILLS

• Promote a process centric, lean technology culture.

• Participate in the development and adoption of the IT governance framework across the IT organization.

• Contribute to the identification, documentation, development and improvement of IT process re-design and automation utilizing Lean Six Sigma.
• Support IT initiatives to ensure alignment with IT strategic objectives, business goals, and internal or external compliance requirements.

• Conduct IT governance assessments to recommend solutions for improved linkages between corporate strategy, IT strategy, and execution.

• Implement and manage the IT governance monitoring and reporting program, focusing on automation and simplification, while partnering with internal teams to contribute to organizational performance management programs.

• Partner with Enterprise Business Process Improvement (EBPI) to conduct maturity assessments against IT process activities to highlight areas of improvement or concerns.

• Create process documentation, workflows, knowledge articles, and self-service guidance for IT Governance processes.

• Develop procedures and training materials to ensure adequate knowledge of IT governance practices and processes.

• Lead the initial review process for new and existing IT policies, standards, procedures, and specifications, working with subject matter experts and Compliance to support implementation in line with organizational policy management standards.

• Assess compliance to IT policy, standards, processes and procedures to monitor, report, analyze, and remediate IT risk and compliance related obligations.

• Manage finding reporting cycles to senior IT Management.

• Evaluate  IT governance program against globally established security, audit, governance, and control frameworks such as COSO, COBIT, NIST, ISO 17799 and ITIL®.

• Contribute to the integration of organizational process and asset information into the GRC solution for analysis and IT governance, risk, and compliance reporting.

• Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Risk Management, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline.
• Requires one or more of the following certifications: CIA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CGEIT, CBPP, GIAC, Six Sigma or related certifications. Additional certifications focused on governance, risk management, compliance, audit, assurance, and information technology may be considered.

• Requires 5-10 years of governance, risk management, audit, compliance, and/or information security experience.

• Additional years of professional experience may be considered in lieu of formal certification and education requirements.
• Must have a fundamental understanding of governance, risk, compliance and security frameworks (e.g., COBIT, NIST 800-53, NIST CSF, ITIL, etc).

• RSA Archer GRC solution experience preferred.
• Ability to work collaboratively with team members across multiple divisions and departments.
• Must have thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with and make presentations to senior management.

 

 

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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Infrastructure Automation Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9362

Advantage Tech is looking for an Infrastructure Scripting Engineer for our Kansas City, MO Client.  

Designs, develops, implements and supports IT automation solutions. Role provides technical leadership in analyzing system solutions independently or within a project team. Applies a broad knowledge of scripting, object oriented programming, and SQL programming skills while working on resilient data center orchestration and automation projects that will include robust logging, error handling, and automated unit testing. Must have a natural eagerness to learn new systems, languages, and APIs. Proven problem-solving skills and knowledge of development best practices are critical to successful performance in this role.

 

SKILLS

·       Uses scripting and object oriented languages to automate IT-centric tasks, processes, and workflows

·       Design and implement software solutions that integrate heterogenous systems

·       Sample projects include but are not limited to automated server builds using infrastructure as code; automated onboarding and offboarding routines; integration of change and deployment management using ServiceNow and DevOps; registration of physical devices and software licenses into asset management utility; fully automating windows patching and validation; dynamic allocation of Docker or Kubernetes containers.

·       Build ServiceNow workflow designer solutions to facilitate end-to-end automation activated by a service request

·       Consults with end-users to determine needs/opportunity and designs application development based solutions. Suggests alternative approaches to meet user requirements.

·       Analyzes systems, processes, workflows, user requirements, and existing infrastructure on way toward delivering automated solutions; develops project scope and manages backlog.

·       Develops and maintains technical design documentation, user guides, policies and procedures. Ensures training of individuals for newly developed applications.

·       Communicates project progress and status to the Manager Infrastructure Operations or with other members in the IT Team.

·       Performs extensive system discovery and unit testing to ensure deployment of quality solutions early in the software development lifecycle.

 

Requires

·       Requires six to nine years of experience in application development that includes proficiency with Microsoft Software (Visual Studio, .NET, PowerShell, SQL Server), MS Office Products and source management tool (TFS/DevOps) or three years’ experience in a comparable development environment.

·       Proven proficiency using PowerShell, C#.NET, Python, JavaScript (for ServiceNow development) and/or other scripting tools and techniques

·       Exposure to data center orchestration and configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or SaltStack and enterprise schedulers such as Control-M a plus

·       Working knowledge of relational databases such as MS SQL Server or Azure SQL Database including but not limited to designing tables, indexes, stored procedures, functions, views.

·       Experience observing change management and code promotion through non-production environments.

·       Experience interacting with APIs and in designing systems that use XML/XSLT and/or JSON

·       Ability to develop orchestration routines and infrastructure as code using modern tools and adapt to new ones as they become available.

·       Proven ability to work independently to coordinate and solve highly complex technical issues.

·       Ability to effectively communicate with customers to clarify requirements.

·       Strong technical grasp of subject area and ability to mentor others

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

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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Sr Network Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 9361

Advantage Tech is looking for a Palo Alto expert for our Kansas City Client.  

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

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

 

SKILLS

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

• Requires four-eight years of experience implementing, configuration, and administration of networking environments in large managed environment which will require expert level experience in supporting and maintaining Palo Alto Firewalls and Cisco (CCNP preferred)
• Identifies potential problems with delivery of operational services and develops solutions.
• Provides on-call infrastructure support during non-business hours.
• Communicate with departmental personnel to ensure effective deployment of technologies.
• Serve as technical resource for departmental and company-wide IT solutions.
• Provides some third-tier support for Service Desk and Tier-2 support for System Administrators.
• Participates in meetings to explain technical solutions and the feasibility of company operations to meet department needs for software and hardware. Works with Engineers and Leadership in finding cost-effective solutions to new and existing software and hardware needs.
• Maintains knowledge of associated company management software, architectures, telecommunication products and services. Provides monitoring and reporting of technology operations for more complex systems.
• Supports and collaborates with team members, software vendors, and other technical staff on project efforts to achieve implementation plans and timelines.
• Monitors system stability and capacity in relation to licensed limits and assists in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for future infrastructure needs.
• Understands quality improvement process. Creates new processes and documentation. Stays focused on key issues and efficient in time use. Produces the desired outcome with a minimum of effort. Able to estimate schedules.
• Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or qualified technology certifications in network, systems, or other related certifications.
• Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
• Effective verbal and written communications skills to consult with management, business partners and vendors; and project management skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively in small, interactive teams of technical and non-technical associates, and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with varying priorities to successful completion.

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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Sr Support Engineer Omaha, NE 9359

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

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

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

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Business Process Automation
  • Experience with JIRA issue tracking
  • Experience Enterprise and Web Application Servers
  • Database technologies 
  • Linux and Windows Operating systems
  • 3-5 years of experience 
Systems Engineer Omaha, NE 9358

Advantage Tech is working with an awesome client who is doing some truly remarkable work, and looking to add a System Engineer to be apart of the team. If you are a jack of all trades, and looking to join a company who is making a big difference in the healthcare industry, this is the opportunity for you! 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of assigned tasks to comply with the scope, risks, timeline, and costs throughout project lifecycle.
  • Create and update necessary system and task documents 
  • Create custom configuration in client systems
  • Create custom reports using SQL.
  • Perform analysis of system hardware, database, and configuration to ensure product integrity and performance.
  • Test application and system configuration to report and correct issues observed.
  • Verify requirements and specifications for reports and system configuration.
  • Accurately forecast task deliverables, level of effort, and timelines.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, related field or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in system engineering or programming. implementing, configuring, automating, and monitoring
  • Must be proficient in writing custom SQL queries
  • Experience using reporting tools

 

Sr. SOC Consultant, Cyber Risk Advisory Leawood, KS 9357

We are seeking a (Remote) Senior SOC Consultant to support our Risk Consulting practice. The Senior Consultant is responsible for planning and executing information technology audits, client risk assessments and GRC Advisory engagements for our rapidly expanding client portfolio. As such, the Senior Consultant is charged with assisting in various facets of the core business including, but not limited to, documentation assistance, project management, participation in sales meetings, proposal writing, audit procedures and other consulting engagements.

The right candidate will check most of these boxes:

    • Focused experience leading SOC audits (SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, SOC for Cybersecurity) external audits, walkthroughs and controls testing for SOC engagements
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in accounting, IT or a related field
    • 3+ years of relevant experience in IT security, attestation/advisory or IT auditing
    • Familiar with audit documentation requirements for public accounting firms that issue SOC reports
    • Experience training audit staff on the completion of a SOC engagement is a plus
    • Working knowledge and technical experience with Windows OS, Linux, AWS, GCP, Azure, and SQL Server is a bonus
    • Familiarity with tools, such as GSuite, JIRA, Confluence, Slack
    • CPA/CISA Certification preferred
Loan Servicing Manager – Customer Service Grandview, MO 9356

Advantage Tech is looking for a Loan Servicing Manager to join their Kansas City based client. 

The Loan Servicing Manager position will support the Customer Service team to ensure all customers receive the highest quality of communication, Information, and service in a timely manner.  This leadership role works in-conjunction with and under supervision of the VP of Loan Servicing to establish team goals and to manage the day-to-day activities of team personnel in meeting these goals.  Specific activities will include ensuring adequate call center coverage, planning workflow, delegating tasks/responsibilities, monitoring individual and team performance, monitoring quality, and assuring a high level of productivity and customer service as well as ensuring department operational activities are carried out in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directly supervise employees in the Customer Service department.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Routinely review staff performance of key metrics and work with staff daily to improve performance.
  • Conduct quality reviews of staff daily and provide feedback.
  • Ensure escalated customer issues are addressed promptly and handled properly. Assists staff supervisors with escalation questions regarding processes, systems, or compliance requirements.
  • Responsible for performance appraisals; development of staff; and reward/coach/counsel employees.
  • Interview, recommend and hire potential candidates.
  • Plan assign and direct daily workloads including special projects.
  • Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values.
  • Provides training and guidance to team personnel to assure quality operations and timeliness in the handling of all functions. 
  • Maintains commitment to service excellence to internal/external customers. 
  • Develops strong working relationships and partnerships enterprise wide. 
  • Ensures on an annual basis that all procedures assigned by team are reviewed and updated. 
  • Display a thorough understanding of the procedures, systems, and regulations of Residential Loan Servicing.
  • Well versed in the day-to-day responsibilities and processes across all functional areas of Loan Servicing.  
  • Significant latitude in making decisions within the department in the absence of VP of Loan Servicing.  
  • Must excel at motivating team members through positive involvement and effective communication.
  • Professionally and effectively handles escalation issues with other departments within the bank. 
  • Manages special duties and projects as assigned. 

The Ideal Candidate Will Have the Following

  • Self-management and ability to distribute workloads
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Training Skills
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Word
  • Must be a team player with strong attention to detail and able to work independently
  • Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, mathematical skills and sound judgment
  • Financial Services and, if possible, mortgage industry experience preferred
  • Strong business acumen and ability to interface with executive management
  • Minimum 5-7 years mortgage loan servicing experience or similar financial/banking experience.
  • Minimum 2-4 years supervisory/management experience required.  
  • Well versed in FHLMC, FNMA, HUD, and VA servicing guidelines; as well as all loan servicing related regulatory matters, including RESPA, TILA and Fair Credit Reporting Act, state licensing and servicing regulations and other servicing regulations.  
  • Ability to develop and present information in varied mediums.
  • Sound judgment, analytical and decision-making abilities.

 

Disaster Recovery Analyst Kansas City, MO 9355

Advantage Tech is helping a very important client of ours find a Disaster Recovery Analyst for their organization. 

The Disaster Recovery Analyst assists to drive visibility on the planning and implementation of disaster recovery capabilities and processes throughout the organization. This role requires working with the application development and operational teams and other stakeholders to create operational and test plans, manage/coordinate the Disaster Recovery (DR) operational activities, and work closely with the Business Continuity (BC) team to mitigate effects on the organization to conduct business in the event of a disaster.

The Disaster Recovery Analyst reports to the BC/DR Manager and will be responsible for the following activities and functions:

• Work with Business Continuity Planning team to understand Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) for critical business functions and related technology

• Partner with Information Systems (IS) Technology and Application teams to develop a DR Plan and related runbooks

• Work with IS departments and vendors to determine recoverability options meeting  business requirements

• Maintain the Disaster Recovery Plan which includes:

   o Coordinate with the application and operational teams on the creation and maintenance of DR plans

   o Review all existing plans to ensure they are complete, current, and all process steps are validated with the correct technical resources

   o Evaluate current processes and procedures for inefficiencies and make improvement recommendations

   o Testing of methodologies and plans

• Coordinate with the IS applications and technical staff to ensure that disaster recovery solutions are adequate, in place, and maintained

• Define critical and time-sensitive functions and work to increase the firm's capabilities to perform these functions from multiple sites

• Work to identify, test, and implement new technology or practices that would increase the efficiency of IS to recover systems in the event of a disaster

• Recommend recovery strategies and options and assist with the implementation of recovery solutions

• Regularly report Disaster Recovery activities to management

• Maintain current knowledge of industry practices as well as key vendors

• Facilitate meetings, involving individual contributors, as well as Leadership without support and instruction from others

• Build trust and commitment in order to achieve results

• Identify the applications and recoverable units

• Perform identification and recommendation of innovative actions to close the gaps (gap analysis report) to comply with company standards and policies

• Work with project managers to assure that all disaster recovery standards and appropriate availability architecture have been addressed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
    • 5+ years of experience, knowledge, skill, and ability to establish and maintain a company-wide disaster recovery program and serve as the subject matter expert
  • Knowledge of IS infrastructure operations and familiarity with disaster recovery operations
  • Should be self-directed and able to work independently
  • Ability to collaborate with other IS staff at all levels of responsibility
  • Ability to communicate technology into business terms with customers at all levels
  • Strong verbal/written communications
  • ServiceNow experience a plus
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) or Certificate of the Business Continuity Institute (CBCI) preferred
  • Disaster Recovery Certified Specialist (DRCS) preferred
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred 
Commercial Quality Control Specialist Grandview, MO 9353

Summary Description

Responsible for the ongoing QC review of commercial loans originated and processed within the company. The primary purpose of the QC review is to ensure that executed work is completed in accordance with the established controls and executed loan documents.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Conducts the daily, ongoing quality control function, including post-closing review activities (commercial and construction) originated within the Bank
  • Performs monthly loan and draw audits, resolves issues, communicates findings to team
  • Reports all findings to department manager and recommends additional training for the team
  • Reviews, manages, and facilitates remediation (as required) for all loan documents
  • Reviews UCC activities for collateral perfection verification
  • Performs HMDA/CRA/Reg B reviews, scrubs, and reporting
  • Performs File Maintenance audits
  • Ensures that all QC functions are performed within their set standards
  • Knowledge of loan policy and procedures
  • Satisfactorily complete all required Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering/OFAC compliance training
  • Comply with all regulations which apply within the scope of this position
  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership and cross-department communication and coordination
  • Responsible for communications with auditors and researching findings
  • Performs system testing as needed
  • Provides backup to others on the team as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Standards

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in similar or related experience, including time spent in preparatory positions.
  • Working knowledge of HMDA, CRA, Reg B, and BSA/AML-Beneficial Owner.
  • Previous experience reviewing/auditing loan documents and reviewing title work.
  • Experience with draw processing/review a plus.

Skills:

  • Integrity, discretion, and respect for confidential information
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced, diverse and growth -oriented environment.
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal Skills that invoke a team approach and cooperative attitude
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Strong propensity for detail, accuracy, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to understand complex bookkeeping concepts.
  • Ability to manage time with multiple/changing priorities.
  • Intermediate or higher aptitude for mathematics.
  • Ability to compose effective and professional correspondence.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of general loan servicing functions.
  • General understanding of commercial loan terms and documents.
  • Computer literate; experience using all Microsoft Office applications.

Working Conditions:

  • No unique or hazardous working conditions.
  • Extensive periods of sitting and keyboard/computer work.
  • Communicates with individuals in person and over the phone.
  • Intermittent periods of standing and walking.
Commercial Loan Servicing Specialist Grandview, MO 9352

Advantage Tech is looking for a Commercial Loan Servicing Specialist II for their partner organization based in the Kansas City Area. 

Summary Description

This position is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to internal and external customers, providing backup to the loan team when needed, and participation in special projects as assigned.  

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Responsible for completeness and accuracy of draw packages prior to approvals and funding.
  • Process and communicate changes in draw programs for borrowers to team.
  • Prepare payoff letters, collateral releases and send boxes to offsite storage.  
  • Accurately and efficiently process loan payoffs, post principal reductions and interest payments.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly ledger of Advised Guidance Line of Credits.
  • Prepares wires for monthly redirected rents.
  • Works with customers and other bank personnel to ensure resolution of inquiries or issues.
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of CLOSE and other Bank Systems.
  • Meeting department quality, productivity, and timeliness measures. Follow policies / procedures.
  • Utilize external and internal resources, as well as problem solving skills to resolve issues as efficiently as possible.
  • Keep written procedures for position up to date by providing feedback to manager on changes.
  • Effectively cross-train at least one other associate to fill in during absences. (as needed)
  • Assist with special projects designated by Supervisor/Manager or Department Manager.
  • Provides backup to Commercial Loan Servicing Specialist 1 (as needed)
  • Closing Functions: To Assist Closing Team (as needed)
    • Input new construction budgets into draw processing system.
    • Complete/stack/label loan files and pre-board loans to core system.
    • Pull Searches: OFAC, Certificate of Good Standing, Flood, etc.
    • Request and track delivery of trailing documents.
    • Scan original loan documents and upload to document repository.
    • Provide as backup for loan closing team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Standards

Education/Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent, 2+ years of college preferred
  • 1-5 years of experience in loan administration or similar financial/banking experience preferred

Skills

  • Effective business communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Good time management and organizational skills – must be detail-oriented and thorough
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good interpersonal communication skills; Ability to effectively interact with individuals in all areas of the bank
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Basic mathematical skills

Knowledge

  • General knowledge of real estate/construction industry and all facets of lending 
  • General PC skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Title Processor Lenexa, KS 9347

Advantage Tech is looking for a Title Processor to join their Customer Relations team.  This person will be responsible for processing escrow files, and interacting with clients by performing the following activities.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Orders all necessary information for upcoming closings, and interacts with client base
  • Maintains accuracy of files throughout the closing process
  • Responds in a timely, professional and courteous manner to any phone inquiries from clients

Desired Skill and Experience

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • One year of working experience in the real estate industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with local client base; realtors, lenders
Sr. Software Developer Kansas City, MO 9346

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

 Key Responsibilities

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

Skills and Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 – 6 years of experience working with advanced web design and development technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • Exceptional technical skills and up to date knowledge of web-based application development using technologies and standards like Java Script, HTML, CSS, and NodeJS
  • Advanced skills and knowledge of relational and document-based databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) 
  • Advanced up-to-date PHP knowledge 
  • Advanced knowledge of platform technologies, Linux and Apache
  • Advanced skills and knowledge developing high availability cloud applications, scalability, SaaS applications
  • Advanced knowledge of solid object-oriented analysis and design
  • Version control experience with Git
  • Proficient ability to recommend and apply full lifecycle software development methodologies, tools, supporting deliverables and best practices including design, development, configuration management/build, test, and release to production
  • Expert ability to comprehend complex programming and data structures
HR Representative Lee's Summit, MO 9345

Advantage Tech is looking for an HR Representative to support a great organization in the KC area for a temporary assignment that will support several teams within their HR Department. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner within HR and with other work groups and vendors to accomplish tasks
  • Enter, prepare, extract, and audit reports from Workday and other HR systems
  • Provide back-up coverage to other HR Reps
  • Assists with various research projects and/or special projects

Support Talent Acquisition team to include, but not limited to:

  • Responds to applicant and hiring manager inquiries
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews working with multiple calendars – Must have expert Outlook scheduling experience
  • Coordinates efficient recruitment and onboarding process for employees, contingent workers and temporaries
  • Support New Hire onboarding – submit, track and follow-up on ServiceNow tickets, reach out to new hires to complete tasks prior to Day 1
  • Coordinates employee background check process
  • Ensures compliance in I-9 documentation, processing, and recordkeeping
  • Responsible for ensuring job requisitions are closed in accordance with provided guidelines, reach out to Hiring Managers via email to gather missing documents.

Support Total Rewards team to include, but not limited to:

  • Validates documentation and coordinates tuition reimbursement
  • Compiles various reports and filings
  • Processes Leave of Absence paperwork
  • Coordinates Unemployment Claim paperwork
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires two years of college (60 hours). Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Requires two years of human resources or relevant administrative work experience.
    • Specific HR experience is not required, but would be a plus.  We’re open to anyone with EXCELLENT administrative/project mgmt. skills
  • Requires ability to work discreetly and maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Requires strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint. – SUPER CRITICAL!
  • Requires effective organizational, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills, answer phones and email inquiries.
  • Must be self-motivated and ability to take direction from multiple individuals
  • Requires high attention to detail, accuracy, and prioritization skills.
  • Requires excellent teamwork skills and a positive attitude as a brand ambassador for HR and GEHA.
  • Prefer prior experience working with HR or Recruiting systems.  Experience with Workday a big plus!
  • Prior experience working with SharePoint a big plus!
  • Prior experience working with virtual meeting tools such as WebEx, Microsoft Teams, or Zoom

 

Financial Analyst Lee's Summit, MO 9343

Advantage Tech is looking for a Financial Analyst to join one of their partner organizations in the Kansas City, MO area.

Job Description:

Provide accurate and data-based information on company’s effectiveness and stability. They will research and analyze financial information to help the company make well-informed decisions, write reports, and monitor financial movements.

Key Duties:

  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement, forecasts etc.) taking into account financial standing.
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance.
  • Support the annual budgeting process in conjunction with the Manager, FP&A.
  • Analyze project performance against expense and benefit expectations each month.
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status.
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis.
  • Conduct business studies on past, future, and comparative performance.
  • Partner with management to understand financial reporting needs.
  •  Identify trends based on sound analysis.
  • Develop reports and analyze nonfinancial data. 
  • Incorporate financial data into this analysis when appropriate.
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with budgets and prior periods.
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data.
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business and three years of experience in accounting or finance with a focus on analysis, or, other bachelor’s degree and six years of experience in accounting or finance with a focus on analysis
  • Requires knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Requires ability to work with large sets of data and business intelligence reporting tools
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office products with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Requires effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Requires strong analytical skills and some understanding of accounting principles
  • Requires organizational skills and must have the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information

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 lll Omaha, NE 9341

 

Advantage Tech is looking for an experienced Mid to Senior level Web Developer to join our clients team! Our client has one of the most fun and relationship driven cultures! 

*Remote Opportunity*

Job Description: 

As a Web Developer on this team you will evaluate, analyze, develop, test, implement and maintain software systems. You will also play a leading role in managing projects for assigned tasks.

Job Duties: A Day in the Life

  • Meet with users and other analysts to problem solve and define needs
  • Produce action plans, including identification of tasks, resources needed and time frames
  • Write program(s) for tasks assigned that meet requirements based on specifications and department standards
  • Assess programs as needed and modify until they run as specified
  • Follow-up on the status of the tasks assigned and update to production when approved
  • Organize implementation with the Programmer, Team Leader and/or User Representative assigned to the task
  • Be the primary contact for business leaders and users for task management, application, projects and design
Payroll Specialist Overland Park, KS 9338

Advantage Tech is looking for a Payroll Specialist to join our Overland Park Based client.  This person will provide accurate and timely input of hours.

Duties to include: auditing timekeeping records for compliance; maintain time and attendance records and provide excellent customer service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs all activities necessary to process multiple payroll cycles weekly
  • Accurately and timely maintains related records for audit and controls
  • Familiar with various union contracts regarding payroll
  • Work closely with Payroll Specialist to assist with various payroll duties
  • Follow all procedures and controls set up by department to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Perform special projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years payroll experience
  • High School Diploma
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Able to work in a fast paced payroll environment
  • Effective communication and customer service skills
  • Display organizational skills and an ability to work in a high-productivity environment with regular and inflexible deadlines
  • Display critical logic, reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work long hours when necessary

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with mainframe systems, Kronos and some PeopleSoft
  • Team player
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, shift, adapt and prioritize
  • Experience with heavy volume across multiple states
Project Manager – Software Sugar Creek, MO 9337

Advantage Tech is recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to join their client's team in the Kansas City area.

Required experience:

  • 2-3 years of Project Management experience 
  • 2+ years experience with Microsoft Visual Studio & SQL in a software implementation setting
  • Experience interacting with clients to ensure their needs are met and they get the correct software system created for them

Desired experience:

  • Strong SQL skills
  • Data experience
  • Great with numbers

Job description:

  • Be able to understand and manage projects that entail software Design, Code and Test systems solutions based on client specifications 
  • Review and interpret business production data in order to properly design the right software system for the client.
  • Maintain system documentation (both within the code and within technical design documents) to enable ease of analysis for future development 
  • Participates in the planning, design, development, and implementation of information solutions to address business opportunities 
  • Have a general understanding of web-based applications using Microsoft Development technologies and SQL Server. 
  • Analyze System issues and design, code and test system solutions which will resolve the issue
  • Analyze requirements and determine how it will affect new or existing systems
  • Understanding of software development life cycle. 
  • Create a positive and professional business relationship.
Project Manager Overland Park, KS 9336

Advantage Tech is looking for a Project Manager for their client in Overland Park. This is an 18 month contract for hire position.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for planning, executing, and finalizing business and IT projects. The expectation is that these projects will be delivered within quality, time and budget constraints and that any associated risks will be appropriately managed. Identifies resources and coordinating the efforts of cross-functional team members as well as third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan. Serve as an internal business consultant and liaison with the business unit. Gather and define business requirements which can be translated into functional specifications for custom development, new products and/or enhancements to current business processes and applications. Will most commonly utilize the Agile Scrum method to manage projects and serve as Agile Scrum Master within that process. Expertise in general project management and Agile Scrum practices is required and significant familiarity with modern application systems is also expected.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.Provide project management leadership for strategic initiatives as assigned, including the development of project plans and coordination of project team activities.
2.Contribute to and review the project proposal or plan to determine timeframe, funding limitations, staffing requirements and procedures for accomplishing project goals.
3.Translate business requirements into detailed project plans.
4.Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
5.Create reports and presentations to management to provide updates, achieve consensus, and obtain key decisions.
6.Provide analysis support during the planning phase of the project so that project costs and ROI are clearly understood.
7.Create project budgets and consult with the business unit to prepare cost/benefit models.
8.Prepare project planning documents including schedule, procurement plans, charters, and scope statements.
9.Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
10.Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, manage issues and devise mitigation and contingency plans.
11.Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
12.Manage appropriately selected projects using the Agile Scrum methodology.
13.Serve as Scrum Master in projects managed using Agile Scrum and leverage project performance improvement activities aligned with that process.
14.May manage relationships with external suppliers at a tactical level.

System Engineer Kansas City, MO 9331

SYSTEM ENGINEER – 3 Month Contract Role

  • Server upgrade project – We have approximately 175 servers that can no longer have security updates applied and present a security risk to the rest of the network.
  • These servers include Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, and a handful of virtual desktops running Windows XP and Windows 7 that need to be either upgraded, removed, or completely isolated to prevent a malware infection.
  • We are looking for someone with good Windows Server experience to complete this project.
  • Also helpful would be VMware infrastructure and possibly Cisco networking and firewall experience.
  • Customer service skills would be good also as these resources will need to work directly with resource owners to develop a solution for each server. 
Proposal Writer North Kansas City, MO 9328

Job Description: 

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

Preferred:

  • APMP certification and/or grant writing a plus.
  • Experience in government contract bidding and proposal development preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge/experience in preparing and coordinating submittals and proposal development in terms of deliverables, schedules and resources to meet schedules preferred.
Sr Sourcing Partner Lee's Summit, MO 9326

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Sourcing Partner for our Kansas City, MO client.

 

Job Posting Requirements

Location – KC remote until further notice

The Vendor Management Office develops and manages relationships with our internal customers and functional partners as well vendor partners. We deliver value to the organization by ensuring compliance with Federal Contract Acquisition processes and policy by advising and leading the sourcing, procurement and vendor management processes on behalf of our business customers. The Senior Sourcing Partner is responsible for managing the more complex and/or highly visible VMO led procurement engagements and vendor relationships. They provide guidance and training for partner staff and collaborate with divisional senior leadership to identify opportunities for new, or re-evaluation of existing, vendor partners.

  • Qualifies identified potential vendors for the information gathering or bidding engagements.
  • Collaborates with the stakeholders to develop solution requirements.
  • Creates all necessary bidding documentation inclusive of solicitation communications, Request for Information / Bid / Proposal documents, scoring and evaluation files, solution selection and final executive summaries.
  • Coordinates and ensures timely responses of reviews and approvals from all internal parties (business owners, stakeholders and functional partners).
  • Lead all standard meetings throughout the solution selection process and maintain strict timelines from requirements development up to solution implementation.
  • Leads as a subject matter expert in the contract review and negotiation processes.
  • Assists in the development and ensures compliance of workflows, policies and procedures.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert of all the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) procurement and contracting requirements inclusive of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) and Federal Employee Health Benefits Acquisition Regulations (FEHBARS) compliance standards in order to determine the application of rules, regulations and federal policies.
  • Leads supply base management strategies, goals and initiatives.
  • Perform and report to leadership supply base monitoring tasks.
  • Onboarding, management and development of new suppliers.
  • Drives improvement of existing supplier performance.
  • Leads other miscellaneous highly visible projects and tasks as assigned.
  • Continuously refine knowledge, skills and abilities in the sourcing, procurement and vendor management space to deposit education and insights back to the team.

REQUIREMENTS: Education and experience

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field of study, additional qualifying experience may be considered in lieu of formal education
  • Requires 6+ years of direct experience in leading procurement process and contract management
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple high priority tasks
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products specifically: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Must have demonstrated skills in leadership and meeting management
  • Must have demonstrated ability to engage and collaborate across multiple internal stakeholder groups

PREFERRED:

  • Experience in a Business Analyst role
  • Experience in a Project Management role
  • Experience in Governmental contracting

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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Sr. Telecom Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 9322
Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr. Telecom Engineer.  This position is with a client of ours that is based in the Kansas City area.
 
This person also needs to have experience with CISCO voice, and CISCO products: CUCM and UCCX.  This person must have a good understanding of Call Routing and Dial Plan experience.  This person will be on call, rotating shifts with other team members.
 

Knowledgeable in Cisco Voice 1.   

2.    Test, Program, and implement telephony changes.

3.    Work Tier 3 level tickets from Telephony Team to provide a high level of support for corporate customer base.

4.    Perform scheduled Cisco Voice maintenance.

5.    Provide project status to the team lead.

6.    Create and maintain system and application documentation.

 

Advantage Tech is an industry leader in IT staffing and was named a Top Area Information Outsourcing Firm by the Kansas City Business Journal.  In business for over 20 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 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 us at www.advantagetech.net to learn more about our culture, benefits and career opportunities.

Sr. System Administrator Overland Park, KS 9302

Advantage Tech has an Overland Park client looking for a Sr. Network Technology Consultant.  The is a direct hire position.

Some of the tasks and duties of this position are:

  • Design, implement, maintain, and upgrade networks, business technology, and security.
  • Troubleshoot and optimize software, computers, networks, and communication circuits
  • While keeping the client's interest in mind, seek new opportunities with our clients.
  • Maintain and improve technology skills and certifications.
  • The ability to identify root cause and work toward a resolution rather than a temporary fix to reported issues.
  • Work with our Sales Group and prospects to ensure any sales proposal is sound and meets the prospect's needs for now and for the future.

Your skills/certification should include:

  • Cloud experience is essential with Office 365, Azure AD, and Active Directory
  • Experience with Azure or AWS Services
  • MSP experience is a plus
  • Microsoft professional certification are a strong plus
  • Expertise in setting up security including firewalls and VPNs
  • Experience with virtualization of servers and desktops
  • Current VMWare certifications are a strong plus
  • Experience with NAS and SAN systems
  • Knowledge of VoIP phone systems and phone circuits is a plus
  • Communications, written and verbal
  • Project management and documentation
  • Experience working with security control and control frameworks (HIPAA, HITRUST, SOX 2 Type 2, NIST, PCI, etc.)
Mortgage Loan Closer Leawood, KS 9301

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce timely, accurate and thorough closing documents
  • Review executed documents returned from closing agents for accuracy per investor guidelines
  • Prepare necessary paperwork to enable the funds to be wired to close loans.
  • Additionally, responsible for delivering quality customer service to closing agents, investors and internal departments.
  • Ability to problem solve during closing process with management, branches, investors, closing agents and settlement agents
  • Assist in problem resolution of errors identified by Post Closing/investors
  • Provide quality customer service to branch offices, closing agents and departments

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of Closing/Funding experience.
  • Computer proficiency and the ability to effectively utilize Doc Magic
  • Communication an ability to effectively communicate with management, branch offices, closing agents and co-workers
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Customer Service the ability to provide and maintain effective and positive communication with branch offices, closing agents, warehouse banks, underwriters, Compliance, Post Closing, investors and all co-workers
  • Problem Solving an ability to effectively analyze and resolve problems at a functional level with branch offices, Closing agents, Underwriting, compliance, Post Closing and all co-workers
  • Other duties as assigned
Software Developer Overland Park, KS 9298

Advantage Tech is seeking an experienced and ambitious Software Developer who has the initiative to be a contributing member of a small development team in Overland Park. 

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
  • Java (Oracle ADF Framework) or equivalent
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Oracle SQL, PL/SQL a plus
  • Oracle Forms and Oracle BI Publisher are a plus
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong logic and analytical skills
  • Solid math skills and understanding of numeric data
  • Excellent English communication, written and oral

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.

Benefit package includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • FSA
  • PTO
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Casual dress code

 

Application Developer Kansas City, MO 9296

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

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Architect, analyze, design, test, implement, troubleshoot and maintain new and existing financial application, utilizing .Net framework.
  • Maintain balance and system coherency between Finance and Accounting applications and existing IT infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with Financial and Pricing Analysts to develop report using Cognos and SSRS.
  • Deliver data integration by integrating data shared across legacy, new development, and purchased package environments specialized for legal industry.
  • Study data sources by analyzing and identifying the relationship among data objects.
  • Develop and modify SQL functions and stored procedures to extract, transform, and load data

Preferred technical competencies:

  • Experience in information systems development which includes systems analysis and design, programming and documentation
  • Experience in developing applications using C# .NET and VB .NET
  • Experience with SharePoint and SharePoint Online development
  • Experience in developing applications with front end technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with SQL Server including database design and reporting
  • Should have knowledge in system development using Object Oriented Principles
  • K2 BlackPearl experience a plus
  • UI Design experience a plus
Lead Application Developer Kansas City, MO 9295

As Lead Application Developer in the incubator squad you'll be part of a highly motivated tech team that is responsible for building high-quality public cloud applications, by applying agile architecture principles.

 Your responsibilities include:

  • You work closely with the Product Manager, UX designer and architects to understand the problems, formulate solution proposals and evaluate the implementation effort.
  • Together with the squad you use design thinking techniques to empathize with our customers on their journey and find innovative solutions to solve their problems
  • You implement secure, compliant and cloud native solutions, building apps that amaze customers by its simplicity.
  • You focus on developing API-centric apps, know the digital ecosystem and integrate your solution with ease with external services.
  • Under the lead and guidance of Technical Architect, you evaluate various upcoming technologies, prototyping and eventually helping draw conclusion on their applicability to our landscape.
  • Develop components that enables quality, re-usability, scalability, availability and maintainability in accordance with the overall Business Strategy and IT standards.
  • Follow design guidelines for application development.
  • Perform peer code reviews.
  • Present and communicate ideas and design to various stakeholder for review and brainstorming.
  • You embrace the DevSecOps culture, automate everything and enable continuous delivery of secure and high quality software, delivering valuable features at a very fast pace!

Background and Required Skills

  • You have a minimum of 7 years of experience in agile software engineering
  • You're a full stack developer with a deep understanding of modern, cloud native architectures and software patterns and experienced on MS Azure's cloud offering
  • Very strong in Java and Spring (Spring Boot 2 is plus)
  • Strong in Restful service development
  • Strong understanding of reusable object oriented software design patterns.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Well-experienced in Agile SCRUM methodologies
  • Experience working in Java Script technology like Angular or React etc.
  • Experience working in JPA/Hibernate or other ORM technology
  • Experience working in Sql or Pl/Sql
  • Experience working in Maven or Gradle
  • Experience working in continuous integration tools like Azure Dev Ops
  • Experienced in working with a diverse multi-locational team of internal and external professionals
  • Experience working in a Cloud environment such as Cloud Foundry, Azure, or AWS is a big plus
  • Exposure to latest design methodology such as DDD (Domain Driven Design) and hands on working experience with distributed computing system using event sourcing, asynchronous messaging as communication channel is a big plus.
  •  
  • You implement secure, compliant and cloud native solutions, building apps that amaze customers by its simplicity.
  • You focus on developing API-centric apps, know the digital ecosystem and integrate your solution with ease with external services.
  • Under the lead and guidance of Technical Architect, you evaluate various upcoming technologies, prototyping and eventually helping draw conclusion on their applicability to our landscape.
  • Develop components that enables quality, re-usability, scalability, availability and maintainability in accordance with the overall Business Strategy and IT standards.
  • Follow design guidelines for application development.
  • Perform peer code reviews.
  • Present and communicate ideas and design to various stakeholder for review and brainstorming.
  • You embrace the DevSecOps culture, automate everything and enable continuous delivery of secure and high quality software, delivering valuable features at a very fast pace!
Service Desk Technician Kansas City, MO 9292

Desk Side Support Technician provide immediate technical support and assistance to our employees and customers, with a strong emphasis on customer support, teamwork, and sense of urgency. 

 

  • Set up new computer systems and perform routine maintenance
  • Provide technical assistance and resolution as necessary
  • Serve as direct point of contact for customers seeking technical assistance in person
  • Ensure accurate inventory of devices, and their assignment to users, through detailed documentation in ticketing system
  • Assist customers with installation of new software packages, based on licensing requirements
  • Provide backup assistance to Regional Office locations with occasional travel to those locations f
  • Coordinate with IT Service Owners for the resolution of complex issues
  • Provide accurate information on IT products or services and their availability
  • Follow-up and update customer on request status
  • Identify and document resolution steps, for reoccurring issues, in knowledgebase
  • Identify and request updates for out-of-date knowledgebase documents
  • Participate in Problem and Change management processes as necessary
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Technical school or technical courses in computer repair a plus and may partially substitute for experience. Minimum of one year related experience. Basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems.  Analytical and well organized.  Good communication skills. Must be accurate. A+ certification preferred

Product Owner Omaha, NE 9289

 

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Work closely with a cross-functional agile development team to create outstanding results for customers
  2. Develop a deep understanding of customers and their needs and effectively communicate them to the team
  3. Maintain and prioritize product backlog, develop the scope of backlog items
  4. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders on projects and backlog
  5. Work with UI and UX designers to create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
  6. Participate in product demos
  7. Coordinate dependencies with other teams and departments
  8. Launch new features by educating customer support, working with marketing, and driving adoption

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Familiar with UI and UX design techniques and best practices
  2. Knowledge of Agile methodologies
  3. Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment
  4. High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Normal office environment with the use of computers and telephone systems; no unusual physical demands

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. 2+ years’ experience as a product owner
  2. 5+ years’ experience in agile software development
  3. Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, accounting, MIS, other related fields or equivalent work experience
  4. Experience with the following a plus: Supply chain management, building materials, enterprise resource management systems (ERP), B2B applications
System Administrator Overland Park, KS 9285

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

Job Description:

This IT Consulting firm in the Greater Kansas City area is looking for a Field Systems Administrator.

This position would involve servicing servers, workstations, backups, internet connections, and all IT products at numerous customers facilities, and quite often work with larger scale projects. These projects include server and workstation installs, network reconfigurations, and major software upgrades.

The breadth of a typical server install is often from the building of a server, the load of OS and software, and the implementation on-site. This implementation could be a migration from one environment to another or an addition into an existing environment. Many of the server operating systems they work with are primarily Windows based; Microsoft Certification not required.

The client base varies widely from a peer to peer network to clients with multiple servers and an on-site IT staff that utilize the client for large projects and to supplement every day IT issues. The exposure to a wide range of technologies and services that are used in a broad customer base keeps the company and its employees on the cutting edge.

This position will also contribute to client requests for hardware changes and reconfigurations. These include Cisco routers and firewalls, Sonicwall devices, FortiGate routers, etc. This can be from unpacking the devices and configuring them for the client environment including VPN's (Pt to Pt and client) to reconfiguring on-site devices to accommodate an ISP change, etc.

Specific job skills/experience preferred:

  • Active Directory configuration and troubleshooting * Client/Server anti-virus solutions * Ability to construct and configure hardware components for server and workstation builds * Other server backup & disaster recovery appliance solutions * Installation / troubleshooting routers * VPN and firewall configurations * Troubleshoot and resolve server hardware issues * Troubleshoot client-side issues such as SMTP, virus and spyware/malware * Ability to install various 3rd party products in a server environment * Server migration and conversions * Phone skills for occasional support of remote issues * MS Exchange 2010/2007 and higher including Spam prevention * Installation/troubleshooting IIS 5.0 and higher * Symantec-specific software products

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years working experience in IT and be highly skilled with multiple client server environments.

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

Ability to travel up to 40 miles from home, lift minimum of 50 pounds and perform duties within a variety of work environments. Candidate must pass a security background check.

Node.js Developer Addison, TX 9282

Advantage Tech is looking for a Node.js Developer for their client based out of Addison, TX.

Description/Job Details:

  1. Looking for full stack back-end or full-stack Node.js developer…NOT an Architect
  2. Experience with Heroku and familiarity with the Salesforce ecosystem.
  3. Experience in Lightning Web Component is a plus.
  4. Want someone they can consider for T-P after 6 months have approval for FTE opening.
  5. Will be remote until we go back into the office to work but need someone local so they can come in first day and also be avail to meet in office if needed during this time.

Job Requirements:

• 6+ years' experience in IT , 2+ years of experience in Heroku, 2+ years in NodeJS
• Experience in NodeJS is must, have experience building application using node for Heroku platform
• JavaScript, ES6, Salesforce, Lightning Web Component and Database like PostgreSQL experience is required
• Experience with:
• Heroku Connect, Salesforce Connect
• Hosting Apps in Heroku
• Using Heroku Add-Ons or Heroku Elements for adding functionality to existing applications
• Integrating external systems with Heroku like Salesforce, AWS, etc.
• Deploy, run and manage applications written in open languages and frameworks such as Node.js, Python, Scala or Go.
• Deploying a code with a single command using developer tools like git, GitHub, and Docker
• Clear, professional communications (listening, oral and written communications)
• Strong relationship building and collaboration skills
• Demonstrated track record as a team player
• Well organized, detail oriented with ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while managing multiple concurrent tasks

Responsibilities:

• Design & develop solutions primarily on the Heroku platform as a Service (PaaS) using Node JS
• Build, Improve and optimize the performance and architecture of very complex software systems built on the Heroku platform
• Create programming for the Heroku platform using Node.js
• Work on data modeling on salesforce platform, and design LWC controls on Salesforce.
• Lead development initiatives and provides feedback to administrators on the team
• Business requirements gathering, designing and implementing solution using Heroku and integrating other applications
• Work with support team on the timely resolution of support requests
• Keep skillset current and relevant regarding Heroku, new cloud technologies and Salesforce innovations
• Bring new solutions and ideas for business process improvements
• Create enterprise level API and advanced design skills required (Non Salesforce experience a plus)
• Collaborate with Solution Architect, Data Architect and Infrastructure designers to create a high-level conceptual solution architecture and design
• Define and implement best practices, and recommends for the Heroku solutions
• Conduct design/code reviews during major project milestones.

Desktop/Hardware Tech (contract) -Denver Denver, CO 9266

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop/Hardware Support Tech for a great client. This position is a 3 month contract in Denver, Colorado.

Responsibilities:
•    Monitor the ServiceNow ticketing system for technical support requests, incidents and projects in assigned office.
•    Assign, manage and complete tickets in ServiceNow in a timely manner, within established SLAs and/or to customer’s satisfaction.
•    Create ServiceNow tickets for work performed that was not customer submitted.
•    Document all work detail performed in a clear and concise manner within the appropriate ticket fields within ServiceNow.
•    Create and maintain technical documentation related to various support activities and projects.
•    Assist with hardware life cycle management including coordinating imaging, deploying, tracking, maintenance and decommissioning.

•    Provide clear, relevant, consistent and proactive communication with all stakeholders. 
•    Prioritize and organize work to meet requirements, goals and deadlines.
•    Establish and maintain a professional relationship with customers and team members.
•    Provide a high level of customer service at all times. 

Qualifications: 
•    Must have excellent attention to detail.

•    Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace.
•    Must have good organizational skills.
•    Must be able to lift and move heavy objects (40+ lbs).
•    Must possess a high level of accountability for work performed or decisions made in relation to tickets, projects or other tasks.
•    Must provide high levels of customer service at all times.
•    Work well individually and with teams.
•    Capable of using attentive and active listening skills to gather requirements and assess situations.

Advantage Tech is an industry leader in IT staffing and was named a Top Area Information Outsourcing Firm in 2012 by the Kansas City Business Journal.  In business for over 15 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 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.

Desktop/Hardware Tech (contract) -Houston Houston, TX 9265

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop/Hardware Support Tech for a great client. This position is a 3 month contract in Houston, Texas.

Responsibilities:
•    Monitor the ServiceNow ticketing system for technical support requests, incidents and projects in assigned office.
•    Assign, manage and complete tickets in ServiceNow in a timely manner, within established SLAs and/or to customer’s satisfaction.
•    Create ServiceNow tickets for work performed that was not customer submitted.
•    Document all work detail performed in a clear and concise manner within the appropriate ticket fields within ServiceNow.
•    Create and maintain technical documentation related to various support activities and projects.
•    Assist with hardware life cycle management including coordinating imaging, deploying, tracking, maintenance and decommissioning.

•    Provide clear, relevant, consistent and proactive communication with all stakeholders. 
•    Prioritize and organize work to meet requirements, goals and deadlines.
•    Establish and maintain a professional relationship with customers and team members.
•    Provide a high level of customer service at all times. 

Qualifications: 
•    Must have excellent attention to detail.

•    Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace.
•    Must have good organizational skills.
•    Must be able to lift and move heavy objects (40+ lbs).
•    Must possess a high level of accountability for work performed or decisions made in relation to tickets, projects or other tasks.
•    Must provide high levels of customer service at all times.
•    Work well individually and with teams.
•    Capable of using attentive and active listening skills to gather requirements and assess situations.

Advantage Tech is an industry leader in IT staffing and was named a Top Area Information Outsourcing Firm in 2012 by the Kansas City Business Journal.  In business for over 15 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 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.

Network Engineer III Kansas City, MO 9261

Description

Provides and applies technical strategies in the design, configuration and maintenance of LAN, WAN and wireless networks to ensure the stability, integrity and operational effectiveness and efficiency of network services. In addition, the Network Engineer will participate with the design, purchase, installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required. This position is expected to work independently with minimal guidance and assistance with the technology supported.

  • Participates in the design and configuration of internal and/or external networks as required for assigned projects, assuring that requirements are met.
  • Translates business/customer requirements into network or process designs.
  • Supports network technology and configuration activities to ensure integration and alignment with other IT technology, systems, applications, and environment.
  • Assist in development, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery.
  • Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
  • Identifies innovative approaches to accomplish departmental goals, while maintaining alignment and compliance with business goals, corporate IT standards, strategy and Service Level Agreements.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services.
  • Coordinates network technology and configuration activities to ensure integration and alignment with other IT technology, systems, applications, and environment.
  • Provides technical support and guidance (Level 3) in troubleshooting network performance issues. Researches problems that cannot be resolved by routine procedures. Creates troubleshooting procedures, designing resolution scripts, workflows or flowcharts. Ensures timely resolution of problems
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Participate in managing all network security solutions.

 

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

• Knowledge and ability to perform advanced administration on multiple company standard network technologies or similar platforms; such as Cisco enterprise LAN/WAN gear, F5 load balancing, Aruba wireless networking, and Checkpoint/Palo Alto security platforms.

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

• Understands and considers and applies standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to LAN, WAN and wireless networks.

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

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

• Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with other departments.

• Effective project team member, at times assuming leadership roles for projects as required.

• Monitors emerging trends and evolving technologies, evaluating and understanding the implications for inclusion in department strategy.

• Takes the initiative to search for and identify alternative and/or innovative solutions to architecture problems.
• Uses planning skills to manage and complete projects on time and on budget.

• Quickly adapts to the demands inherent in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
 

Education/Experience
• CCNP or similar certification highly desired and CCIE certification desired.

• Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field and 4 years network engineering experience.

OR

• 9 years network engineering experience.

Service Technician – Houston TX Houston, TX 9259

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
Sr. Network Security Engineer/Analyst Kansas City, KS 9255

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

Position Summary:

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

Position Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field is required. In lieu of the above, a combination of a successfully completed associate degree program, completed OEM accredited certifications or minimum five (5) years’ experience in a Network Security related fields will be considered towards fulfillment of the requirements
  • Security certification such as SANS GIAC, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, CCNA, or SSCP is preferred.

Experience:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

 

Principal Accountabilities:

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

 

* Denotes essential function

 

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

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

Mid Level Developer Overland Park, KS 9250

Advantage Tech is looking for a Mid Level Software Developer for our Overland Park, KS Client.

This position is a key contributor within the organization and has the opportunity to directly enable our business vision to build out a robust cloud-based services platform that makes it easy to integrate carriers, brokers, and third parties enable a seamless buying experience.

Our Client desires Associates who want to be part of something bigger than themselves, who possess a positive attitude and who are tenacious about overcoming obstacles encountered. We seek an associate whose mind and skills are strong, and someone with a commitment to continuous learning and experimentation to keep them that way.  This role also requires the ability to communicate and collaborate clearly with internal resources as well as third party contributors from outside the company.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

  • Collaborate with various functional teams and must be able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical associates
  • Support the technical design process by participating in the analysis of technical application requirements, ensuring product/project requirements are satisfied
  • Code and test of program modules, assisting in design when required
  • Write clean, scalable code using .NET and Javascript programming languages
  • Document software for the purpose of maintainability, revising processes and procedures as needed
  • Adhere to coding best-practices and software design principles, while maintaining corporate data integrity, reliability, and security
  • Research, propose, and develop new features to increase product performance
  • Learn user functions, business processes, and organizational roles as required
  • Maintain awareness of new technologies and their role and/or potential within the corporate Information Technology infrastructure
  • Establish and maintain relationships and interfaces with clients, consultants, and other third-party vendors

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant combination of experience and education
  • 4+ years .NET (C#) programming experience – includes strong understanding of object-oriented programming principles
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong desire to learn new technologies and strive to constantly improve personal skills
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture, including building and integrating RESTful web services using Web API
  • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot (debug) software and hardware issues
  • ADO.NET and/or Entity Relational Modeling including SQL Server database design and implementation experience, Transact SQL (T-SQL), Views, Object-Relational Mapping tools, and Stored Procedures
  • Experience with the following tools and technologies:
    • Visual Studio .NET 2015+, .NET Framework 4.5+
    • Web Application Development
      • ASP.NET/MVC
      • Javascript UI frameworks (preferably ReactJS or AngularJS)
  • Experience with GIT, TFS, or other version control solutions
  • Ability to create and modify unit tests relevant to solution being developed
  • Recognize security needs for applications and apply security best practices

Highly Desirable

  • Experience developing in a cloud-based environment (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Knowledge of Scrum or other Agile methodologies
  • Ability to analyze web application performance and recommend improvements

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

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

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Build and Release Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 9234

 

 

Advantage Tech is looking for a Build and Release Engineer for our Lee's Summit client.  

The Engineer’s role is to ensure the stable operations of the technology operational architectures. This includes monitoring, configuring, installing, administering, planning, developing, maintaining, and supporting the availability of Azure DevOPs. This role is responsible for monitoring the internal service request ticket system and resolving or escalating request from the service desk as appropriate. Engineer is a Self-starter, able to work with minimal direction from management. Understands need for lateral thinking and displays willingness to adapt to new ways of doing business.

 

·       Provide Azure DevOps support for daily operations; monitors and reviews systems for availability, error conditions, adequate space allocation, backup integrity, and performance to ensure system stability. Provides on-call support during non-business hours.

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

·       Monitors Azure DevOPs, provides usage and performance statistics, and reports as directed by Leadership. Recommends and implements appropriate actions to determine and resolve operational front end, architecture and integrational issues.

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

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

 

REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience

 

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

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

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

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

  • Requires experience in building Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipelines for applications and cloud and experience of source code control.
  • Requires effective organizational skills and the ability to manage frequent interruptions and multiple priorities.
  • Requires the ability to relate well with coworkers and vendor representatives in order to enlist cooperation and provide guidance.
  • Must have prior build and release experience.  Build automation, pipeline and scripting preferred.
  • Knowledge and use of Azure DevOps.  Previous administration of Azure DevOps preferred.

 

Preferred Certifications:

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate or Microsoft Azure Developer Associate
  • Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert

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

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

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Enterprise Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 9212

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

Job Summary:

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

 Key Activities:

Responsibilities Enterprise Solution:

  • Proactively analyze technology industry and market trends to determine opportunities and impacts.
  • Develop and continually evolve technology strategy and then influence the movement of the organization forward by creating artifacts and performing presentations.
  • Perform POCs to test new technology or pattern recommendations and then mentor development teams for implementation.
  • Create enterprise patterns and reference architectures.
  • Analyze Cloud offerings to design and prototype reliable, secure, high-performing environments with integrated services.
  • Recommend opportunities to optimize technology portfolio.
  • Architect and design technical architecture and roadmaps for specific business line domains and product portfolios.
  • Cultivate relationships with customers to understand their businesses and build systems that meet their needs.
  • Thorough knowledge of business domain to connect business process and capabilities to technical implementation.
  • Provide thought leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams.

Qualifications:

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

APEX/Oracle Developer Topeka, KS 9168

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

Skills required:

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

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

 

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

APEX, TOAD, Oracle

 

Experience required:

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

 

Education required:

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

              OR

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

 

 

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

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

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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. 
Technical Recruiter / Sales Trainee Overland Park, KS 6464

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

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

PURPOSE:

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

RESPONSIBILITES:

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

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

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

CORE BEHAVIORS:

–  Excellent work ethic
–  Positivity
–  Teamwork
–  Dependability
–  Productivity

 

Advantage Tech is an industry leader in IT staffing and is annually recognized as a top IT recruiting firm by the Kansas City Business Journal. In business for over 23 years, we have been passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients. Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set time frame. We go even further. Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

Job Type: Full-time

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