JOB SEEKERS

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

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Title Location Job ID
HR Operations Specialist Kansas City, KS 9454

Experience Required:

High school diploma

Minimum 2 years experience working in Human Resources, Payroll or Finance

Strong understanding of the customer, ability to solve problems and communicate clearly in a positive manner.

Intermediate to advanced computer skills.

Demonstrate ability to handle highly confidential information.

Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task, and maintain a very high level of accuracy while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

Experience Preferred:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field.

Working knowledge of HR systems, including Workday and Kronos

License Preferred: PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

Lead UX Designer Omaha, NE 9453

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

RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:

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

 

Director Broadcast Engineering Omaha, NE 9452

Advantage Tech is looking for a Director of Broadcast Engineering to join one of our amazing clients in their latest startup for an unbiased online streaming news network! 

The Successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day supervision of studio and remote operations.  The candidate should possess a functional understanding of IP networks, audio and video broadcast systems, video encoding and decoding, as well as having knowledge of integrated multimedia control systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, repair, install, and expand broadcast, and streaming-related systems
  • Primary support of daily operations for the stations products. QC, analyze, and troubleshoot feeds
  • Work closely with management teams to develop and refine system processes with remote and local teams 
  • Provide operational support of video transmission systems, including IP and ASI encoding, decoding, and other broadcast transmission related hardware
  • Proactively monitor, analyze, and rectify technical faults in a variety of broadcast and broadcast related IP systems
  • Occasionally provide on-site assistance with remote teams for installation, decommission, and general upkeep of equipment

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in the Broadcast industry, or related work experience
  • Working knowledge of video backhaul and distribution methodology.
  • Competence with Mac and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Functional Knowledge of ASI and IP Video Transport concepts.
  • Experience with Evertz, Ross, Sencore, Grass Valley, Elemental, ClearCom or equivalent Broadcast hardware manufacturers.
.NET Developer Leawood, Kansas 9451

Advantage Tech has an excellent opportunity or a .NET Developer to work in a flexible, results focused environment.  ?

Highlights:

  • .NET Core (middleware)- ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript, and SQL
  • MVC and/or Entity Framework
  • Provide applications development, support and administration in an Agile environment.
  • Create new software applications and web services in support of the business, along with maintaining and improving existing applications.
  • Will work with internal stakeholders while designing, building, and implementing new applications, web pages and web sites; integrating sites with back end applications; and performing day-to-day administration of the organization’s web portfolio to improve efficiency of business operations.

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

Controller Columbia, MO 9450

The Controller will report to and partner with the Chief Financial Officer to help set the accounting policy and direction while also being an active participant in, and driver of, the organization’s overall accounting administration and budgeting. The Controller maintains and controls the general ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and a thorough review of financial records. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities. This position will manage the day-to-day operations and responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and billing. The Controller will have contact with all levels of staff which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal, as well as substantial tact and discretion. Confidentiality is critical in this role.

Key Responsibilities 

?      General responsibility for the accounting procedures of the company

?      Obtains and maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure

?      Ensures the timely and accurate coverage of all monthly payments, bills and receivables

?      Helps department to meet accounting financial objectives by assisting with the preparation of forecasting requirements, annual budgets, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions

?      Prepares financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information as needed for statements and budgets

?      Ensures an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

?      Prepares policies and procedures as it relates to their job duties

?      Protects confidential data

?      Work with management to improve overall operations by analyzing complex data and make recommendations for efficiencies and process improvements

?      Maintains financial security by establishing internal controls and audits, to protect against inadvertent errors or willful misappropriation, and which enforce the budgetary decisions of management

?      Assists other departments as needed, by applying financial observations and recommendations to operational issues, ensuring departmental understanding of their budgetary discretion, and providing timely information to assist compliance with organizational budgetary restraints.

?      Responds to inquiries from the CFO and other company managers regarding financial results and special reporting requests

?      Supports Board of Management requests channeled through the CFO

?      Participates in special projects, as needed

?      Oversees and administers all activities associated with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other disbursements

?      Oversees the timely preparation of tax documents and the timely execution of tax payments for the company

?      Ensures timely submission to Members and employees of requisite documents pertaining to taxes

?      Design and implement automated solutions and create processes and procedures that work within the client’s culture

?      Other duties, as assigned

Skills, Attributes & Qualifications

?      Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

?      Thorough knowledge of general accounting plus the application of general accounting theory

?      Ownership of tasks, from initiation to final delivery, taking the initiative to resolve issues and barriers to completion, exceeding expectations for delivery, maintaining high quality of output

?      Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines

?      Maintains a strong sense of urgency and drive for results

?      Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex accounting issues

?      A genuine passion for excellence and high performance

?      Must be proficient in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and QuickBooks, or equivalent software programs

?      Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

?      Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

?      Extremely detail oriented

Interactive Engineer (Front End Developer) Overland Park, KS 9449

Advantage Tech has an opening for a Software Engineer with an Overland Park based client.

Is development more than a job, but a lifestyle for you? Do you have an eye for design? A passion for UI development? Do you like to build accessible, responsive websites? Do you enjoy working with and learning cutting edge technology?

Required Skills:

Experience writing JavaScript within a framework such as React or Angular, and without a framework

Experience with CSS preprocessors such as PostCSS, Sass or Less

Experience with version control (Git)

Understand how to write Semantic HTML

Bonus Skills:

Experience with: Typescript, PHP, CMS’s such as wordpress, Gatsby, GraphQL, API’s and Rest API’s

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API Manager Lee's Summit, MO 9448

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

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

 

Key Responsibilities

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

 

Qualifications

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

 

Preferred

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

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

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

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PHP Developer Olathe, KS 9447

Advantage Tech is hiring a PHP Developer for a client of ours in Olathe KS.

PHP Developer

Primary Duties Include: 

  • Work under the direction of the project producer and CMO to build custom PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL based web applications frequently with API integrations with external systems.
  • Bring an open mind to each assignment looking for ways to improve and extend existing techniques and processes.
  • Advocate for the best possible deliverables.
  • Perform root-cause analysis, identify areas of opportunity, propose ideas, develop, and implement remediation plans to close gaps.
  • Provides support for proprietary software programs. 
  • Occasional travel required.

Role Requirements:

  • 5 years related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science or related field preferred)
  • 2-3 years of web development experience with custom PHP development and/or experience writing code to customize Laravel, Drupal, WordPress, etc.
  • Proficiency with PHP (object oriented, preferred), JavaScript (Vue.js, preferred) and MySQL
  • Time management, personal organization, and written/verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work well with others in an open office team environment
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record

 

Preferred:

Backend frameworks: Symfony or Laravel, microframeworks (Silex, Lumen, Slim), unit testing (PHP Unit, Codeception)

Front-end experience: CSS, HTML, SCSS/SASS, Bootstrap, and responsive design 

JavaScript frameworks: VueJS, jQuery, Backbone, Node.js; working knowledge of AMD and CommonJS a plus

Current toolsets: Build workflows (Gulp.js), package managers (composer, Bower), ORM/DBAL, source control (Git) and deployment (TravisCI) 

 

BI Developer Kansas City, MO 9442

Advantage Tech is looking for a Mid Level BI Developer for our Kansas City, MO Client.

Looking for a BI developer who has experience creating reports and dashboards using Microsoft PowerBI who can help improve upon existing operational reporting metrics.  We have numerous dashboards created using inefficient processes which require manual touchpoints when data needs to be updated.  Looking for someone who can streamline the current approach, while also improving on the manner in which reports are distributed to clients.  Role based security may need to be integrated.  Several datasets needs to be consolidated, manual data entry points needs to be improved upon, and redundancies need to be eliminated.

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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SalesForce Developer/Architect Kansas City, MO 9441

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

Overview:

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

Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • SalesForce Development experience 
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • HS diploma or equivalent 5-7 years experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
DevOps Engineer Kansas City, MO 9440

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr DevOps Engineer. The Sr DevOps Engineer is part of the DevOps team tasked with systems administration and operations tasks in a cloud-based infrastructure. This position's primary objective is to ensure that software and firmware are delivered to clients, customers, and stakeholders correctly and on-time by providing reliable systems management and security. The client developing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) that enhances their applications and systems while providing a reliable and self-healing infrastructure. 

Minimum Qualifications:
• 4 yrs. Experience as a DevOps/SRE/Systems Engineer in a DevOps role, improving efficiency, adding automation, and creating/supporting Continuous Integration (CI), Testing (CT), and Deployment (CD) pipeline and tools.
• 3 yrs. Demonstrated success in managing and improving AWS infrastructure in an Agile environment. (Azure or GCP also a plus)
• 3 yrs. Experience with Linux System administration at an enterprise level, with knowledge of installation, performance tuning, security, and shell scripting.
• 2 yrs. MongoDB management/tuning experience and fluency in MDB query language.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Implementing a DevOps practice and toolset
• CI/CD tools (Git, Maven, AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
• Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence) for CI/CD and documentation
• Creation and management of Cloud Infrastructure in AWS, but also Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
• Container environments using Kubernetes and/or Docker in production
• Serverless framework
• Infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools like Terraform (or similar)
• Management of iOS and Android mobile app builds and deployments
• git (Knowing the GitFlow branching method is a plus)
• Load testing frameworks like Gatling or Locust
• Implementing AWS best practices for Security, Architecture, and Cost optimization.
• Expert scripting capabilities (e.g., Python, Java, Ruby, etc.)
• Experience implementing enhanced open-source monitoring tools like Grafana (or similar) to monitor environments, generate and analyze metrics, and develop standard reports and dashboards.
• Excellent communication skills with customers, teams, and leadership.
• AWS Professional or Advanced Certification and experience with advanced AWS tools are preferred.

PHP Developer Marceline, MO 9439

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

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

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

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HelpDesk Olathe, Kansas 9437

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

#advantagetech

Security Engineer – Red Team Kansas City, MO 9435

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

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

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

 

Application Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9433

Advantage Tech is looking for an Application Developer for our Kansas City, MO client.

The Applications Developer assist in designing, developing, and implementing and supports development solutions to meet business needs. Works closely with the Team Lead and Senior Developer to develop solutions. Works closely with Information Services technical staff and the business staff to assist in the development of system solutions and plan training requirements for implementation.

 

SKILLS

•Consults with users and technical staff, determines needs, and designs development solutions. Assist in suggesting alternative approaches to fulfill user needs. Utilizes development methodology in assuring all enhancements are properly tested. Analyzes and monitors the resources required.

•Analyzes and implements technology development solutions to meet business needs. May use tools such as the following: MS Visual Studio/ SQL/ SSIS / MS Office/ JavaScript/ HTML/ XML.

•Analyzes business processes, workflow, database requirements, and existing business application functionality to develop project programming estimates and development specifications.

•Responds to requests for data or for data analysis including reporting, normalization, field mapping, and duplicate record detection which may require using query languages such as SQL.

•Develops and maintains documentation of programs, user guides, policies and procedures. Assists with employee training on newly developed applications.

•Documents production application providing required information for other staff members which may include Computer Operations and Network Services staffs.

•Communicates project progress and status to Manager and the Development team members.

•Evaluates existing applications and systems. Recommends improvements or modifications utilizing current technologies and techniques.

•Follows team standards and processes during the development life-cycle. I.e. Code reviews, deployments, testing and code standards.

Requirements

•Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.

•Requires four to six years of experience in technology development which may include using .NET, SQL Server and MS office products.

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

•Requires effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to document analysis and design of procedures.

•Prefer two or more years of Web API, WCF or RESTful design using C#.

•Prefer experience is SSIS package development and design.

•Prefer experience in the SDLC process and documentation.

 

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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Reporting Developer/Admin Lee's Summit, MO 9432

Advantage Tech is looking for a Reporting Developer/Admin for our Kansas City, MO Client.

We have an opening for a Sr. Enterprise Software Admin – Facets FinanceWe invite you to review your inventory for qualified individuals to interview with us.

Advantage Tech is looking for an experienced Senior IT Administrator to join our Accounting team.  This position is responsible for providing technical financial support to the Finance and Accounting departments. Responsible for ensuring the system set-up meets business requirements and will troubleshoot issues associated with the core on-line claims administration system, along with other Accounting and Finance applications, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system as necessary to identify, resolve and analyze issues.  Will provide input into the alignment of business processes/procedures to improve efficiencies specifically for finance, accounting and other areas which contribute to overall financial management and reporting.  Serves as the liaison with appropriate business areas and IT departments along with vendors.  Supports identification and remediation of configuration and system setup issues. Assists with gathering business requirements, documenting business processes, seeking opportunities for optimization, advising on design options, assisting in documenting detailed and technical specifications, when required, and troubleshooting issues and offering viable solutions.  Responsible for representing the Finance Division on any projects or initiatives which involve the Accounting and Finance operations and processes within the claims administration system and other systems as needed.  Will be dependent upon the depth of impact the new initiative will have on the financial and accounting areas. 

 

Responsibilities

·       Supports the monitoring and trouble-shooting of any issues associated with the reconciliation of bank accounts.  This includes the monitoring of appropriate files received and working with the vendor and internal operations to receive and process the correct files for the reconciliation process. 

·       Assists the business in evaluating priorities, advising business partners on options, and evaluates risks versus benefits of various solutions.  Identify and communicate risks to producing various deliverables and solutions on time.

·       Ensures the financial operational and reporting needs are supported by the configuration of the core systems.  Identifies methods to manage information and procedures with greater efficiency and reliability.  Designs and develops reports as necessary to meet business needs.

·       Identifies risk and/or issues and escalates them appropriately.  Works with appropriate IT and Operations teams to promptly correct the issue and/or suggest alternative courses of action.

·       Performs or coordinates testing as needed; documents test results and provides review and sign off of IT-QA testing as applicable.  In addition, tests system upgrades to ensure they will function as designed and also test/analyze system enhancements to determine how these enhancements could benefit the business.

·       Performs data analysis using SQL and other database query tools, analysis may include loading data in tables and writing SQL queries to analyze the data.  Also works with DBAs as appropriate for resolving data issues and processes as identified.

·       Assists the business in identifying, assessing and documenting business requirements and processes along with determining the most efficient approach to implementing new processes. 

·       Participates in strategizing systems solutions; provides formal training and ongoing technical guidance in the use of reporting and querying tools and in the general use of systems.

·       Coordinates with staff to ensure the timeliness, accuracy, and efficiency of system implementation and use; analyzes financial system needs and identifies methods to manage information and processes with greater efficiency and reliability.

·       Responsible for the documentation of detailed functional specifications including future modifications; works with the business determine the most efficient and accurate approach for entry and reporting of financial information.

·       Responsible for understanding legal requirements, governmental and regulatory requirements, accounting standards, budgeting and funding issues and the impact changes in these areas will have on Accounting and Financial systems reporting.

·       Performs analysis and verification of annual 1099 process for claims payments.

·       Ensures skill sets are current with technology changes and responsible for keeping up to date on development software upgrades such as SQL, SSIS, SSRS, etc.

·       Serves as User Acceptance Tester representing Accounting and Finance area for all system upgrades.  The primary focus of this role would be related to the impact to the claims processing system.

REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience

·       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Services, Accounting Information Systems or other related field. 

·       Requires eight years of relevant work in the health payer industry with thorough understanding of general business practices and health plan operations, including experience working with Health Plan Information Systems, such as an on-line claims processing system with in-depth knowledge of the financial configuration and Accounting and Billing configuration. Includes five years of experience in project and/or business analysis and documenting business requirements and working with technical teams to implement custom solutions.

·       Requires configuration expertise of the Accounting, Finance and Premium Billing modules within the claims system applications, knowledge of the configuration setup of the financial modules within the (ERP) system,  the ability to support reconciliations and provide query capabilities of core systems to determine reasons for reconciliation issues, investigate and implement systematic processes to eliminate manual data entry, provide query capabilities to support reporting, verification and analysis; perform premium billing verification, etc. 

·       Must be proficient using SQL, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio and MS PowerPoint.

·       Solid analytical skills with ability to compile data from many sources and formulate plans and recommendations.

·       Must have excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner.  Must be able to work both independently as well as a team participant

·       Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders; interpret and explain complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

·       Thorough understanding of relational database concepts to expedite correction of data issues, development of new processes and report development.

·       Experience writing complex SQL queries to identify and correct data issues; retrieve data for miscellaneous financial requests; assist in developing technical development requirements.

·       Excellent data manipulation, communication, analytical and statistical skills are required.  Must have the ability to communicate clearly with all levels of an organization.

·       Experience developing and improving premium billing and accounts receivable business processes, policies and procedures.

·       Working knowledge of enrollment processing including manual processing, ANSI 834 processing, and the processing of non-standard electronic interfaces.

·       Must have experience writing business and technical design documents for interfaces, extracts, and other custom development.

·       Experience with report development, particularly using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).

·       Experience triaging test issues.

 

Preferred Qualifications

·       Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)

·       Experience with Facets claim processing system Experience with both the frontend user interface and underlying database tables and relationships

·       Strong organizational and time-management skills, proven ability to prioritize and deliver results on time

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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Mechanical Assembly Technician Overland Park, KS 9429

Description:

Overland Park company is currently seeking qualified mechanical assembly technicians to join our enthusiastic repair team. Client is an industry leading organization that repairs circuit boards and subassemblies for office equipment devices. Copy machine fixing assembly refurbishing and testing are done at our facility in Kansas City, KS and the position is not field service work.

Requirements:

Candidates should have good mechanical aptitude, problem solving skills, trouble shooting skills, good attention to details and a strong work ethic. Automotive or machinery repair work or training translates well for most applicants.

 

Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time.

Revenue Specialist Overland Park, KS 9428

I. JOB SUMMARY

Apply accurate charges to all freight bills in a timely manner. Utilize knowledge of tariffs and freight classifications to verify pricing applications.

 

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –

Classify freight, verify pricing application, assess accessorial charges, and ensure proper division of revenue on interlines shipments.

Process bill change requests in accordance with guidelines.

Provide support for priority requests.

Develop an understanding of the interpretation and application of various tariffs and various publications to determine the correct method of applying freight charges.

Review audit corrections and resolve discrepancies.

Identify system errors and review work procedures for improvement.

 

III. REQUIREMENTS –

Ability to assess situation and make good decisions quickly.

Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Experience in computer applications; type 35 words per minute.

High School graduate or equivalent.

 

IV. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS –

Knowledge of National Master Freight Classification and tariff publications.

College coursework in business, transportation, or computer sciences.

PC experience.

SAP Business Anaylst Kansas City, MO 9426

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

Roles and Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

 

Master Electrician – Medium Voltage Kansas City, MO 9424

Job Summary:

Seeking a Master Electrician with project management experience to work in an owner occupied facility. Candidate must be highly self-motivated and flexible in job assignments. Must be familiar with 13,200v primary distribution systems and 480v through 120v low voltage systems. Familiarity with medium voltage switchgear is required.

 

Key Activities: 

Project Management/Coordination:

  • Coordinates and provides leadership for all phases of various facilities-related projects performed by coworkers and outside contractors. These may include, but not to be limited to, construction projects involving building structure maintenance, electrical projects, pipefitting-related projects, or installation of new equipment and mechanical systems.  

Preventative Maintenance & Repairs:

  • Perform routine, emergency, preventive maintenance and operational assignments relating to operation and/or maintenance of medium voltage distribution systems.
  • Performs highly complex repair and maintenance of various systems and related equipment independently.
  • Experience with medium voltage switchgear (13,200 volt) and double ended substations (480v) maintenance and service preferred.
  • Experience with emergency power supply systems (13,200v three phase generators) and associated switchgear.
  • Experience with automatic transfer switches (480v), uninterrupted power supply (UPS), static transfer switches (STS).
  • Inspect/monitor/troubleshoot building systems. Includes in-depth knowledge of specialized testing and diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot electrical related issues in a commercial or industrial setting.

Customer Service/Work Requests:

  • Communicates with customer, project manager or facilities support staff, as appropriate, regarding status of project or work requests. Works collaboratively with other trades and design/project management team.

Training/Guidance:

  • Provides guidance and training to other technicians and ensures minimal disruptions to daily operations during the facilities-related projects.
  • Provides guidance to technical staff in other trades on safe electrical work practices.

Contract Development & Management:

  • Provides input for developing RFPs where significant technical expertise in several areas is necessary.

Budget: 

  • Collaborates with lead to develop project budgets and estimates.
  • Some overtime is required when performing or overseeing the performance of preventive and predictive maintenance on electrical distribution equipment and in projects performed for internal customers.

Will primarily work day shift, but may be called upon to work second or third shift, as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of six years industry experience with a Master Electrician level – Kansas City Missouri license preferred with experience in commercial and/or industrial electrical work.
  • Strong knowledge of NFPA 70E, electrical safety requirements, including arc flash personal safety requirements.
  • Experience leading project teams, supervising contract work, and developing written work instructions. Experience with project estimating preferred.
  • Good computer skills – proficient with Microsoft Office suite, internet application, email. Proficient at operating all computer equipment associated with assigned equipment or systems. 
  • Possess good writing and critical thinking skills.
  • Must be able to originate instruction documents that can be used by other technicians to perform preventive maintenance or verify electrical system operation.
  • Proficiency with floor plans and line drawings.
  • Understanding of manufacturer's equipment manuals and operational instructions.
  • Ability to multitask and use time efficiently to meet project deadlines.
  • Team member with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable working on ladders and lifts.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. 

Certain eligibility requirements apply.

 

Administrative and Facilities Assistant Overland Park, KS 9423

Advantage Tech is looking for an administrative and facilities assistant to support their Overland Park based client. 

This person will be supporting several buildings and provide support as it pertains to daily operations including:  mailroom responsibilities, building walks and inspections to report into facilities manager and issues, break room replenishments, and other miscellaneous tasks as needed. 

Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for daily walk-throughs to ensure the facility is clean, operational, and there are no physical issues with the grounds.
  • Responsible for breakroom upkeep – Stocking with supplies and establishing usage rates
  • Provides daily support for all mail room operations. 
    • FedEx and USPS – will be trained on how to operate a site-specific mail system efficiently daily.
  • Communicates back to Facilities Manager to report issues with functionality, cleanliness, or other concerns with company buildings. 
  • Communicates via phone and email to coordinate and update remote internal employees and support administrative needs as requested. 
  • Uses Microsoft Office to navigate systems and communication channels 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional communication — written and verbal
  • Efficient with Microsoft Office — Word, Outlook, Excel 
  • Strong customer service and people facing skills 
  • Ability to adapt and multi-task  
Collateral Underwriter Grandview, MO 9422

Advantage Tech is looking for a Collateral Underwriter to join their Kansas City based client.  This position is 100% remote and is a direct hire opportunity. 

Summary Description

The Collateral Underwriter (CU) will be responsible for examining 8-10 appraisals per day for accuracy and completeness.  Experience level consists of 5+ years of experience in the appraisal profession and/or 2+ years of underwriting appraisal reviews for Conventional, FHA, USDA, and VA loan products. Collateral Underwriter will review appraisals to ensure compliance with Portfolio, Agency, Secondary Market, and Investor guidelines. CU is expected to

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting underwriting review of residential appraisal reports to support lending decisions
  • Responsible for determining if the appraisal report meets regulatory guidelines and adheres to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice USPAP)
  • Working knowledge of Conventional, USDA, VA, and FHA appraisal requirements
  • Evaluates appraisals to determine if value is supported
  • Notify appraiser of any necessary revisions or updates to the appraisal required for banks representation and warranty of the collateral
  • Thorough understanding and strong working knowledge of the collateral review process
  • Ensures compliance with bank and delegated investor guidelines
  • Assists Loan Consultants, Processors and Closers in meeting deadlines, structuring loans, and answering general collateral related inquiries
  • Provides written denials/suspensions/approvals to Loan Consultants and Processors on their collateral submissions
  • Maintain strong knowledge of mortgage underwriting guidelines and industry standards for appraisal requirements.
  • Satisfy all suspense items relating to underwriting errors
  • Serves as back up to other Team Members
  • Operate in compliance with all Bank Policies and Procedures
  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as required
  • Other duties as assigned by management

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 in business, or related field or 2+ years of experience residential underwriting
  • appraisals for credit and collateral  
  • Underwriting DE and or SAR Licensing preferred, but not required. Licenses must be in good standing with FHA/VA.
  • Preferred experience as a state license appraiser with 5+ years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the appraisal profession

Skills:

  • Expertise with spreadsheets and word processing applications and ability to use email, internet and other applications needed to perform the duties of the position
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of algebra
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical financial applications.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret financial institution regulations and a variety of business instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Knowledge:

Computer literate – experience using word processing , spreadsheets, and data management software

Licenses:

VA SAR, HUD DE, and / or Appraisal license preferred

Underwriting Manager Grandview, MO 9421

Advantage Tech is looking for a Collateral Underwriting Manger to join their Kansas City Based client.  This role requires involvement providing guidance to collateral underwriters, collateral underwriting assistants, loan officers and processors to assist with all appraisal transactions. A positive and friendly attitude is an important attribute to be successful in the role of Collateral Underwriting Manager.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lead a staff of Collateral Underwriters (CU’s) responsible for the review and decisioning of appraisal reports for all loan types.
  • Lead a staff of Collateral Underwriting Assistants (CUA’s) and monitor workflows and turn times.
  • Develop procedures to ensure collateral underwriting consistency among the team and perform periodic reviews of the CU’s decisions.
  • Maintain current knowledge of FNMA, FHLMC, FHA & VA and delegated investor guidelines and private mortgage insurance requirements.
  • Stay current to report FEMA Disaster Declarations and guidelines.
  • Conduct second level reviews for all loans with recommendations of suspend or decline.
  • Perform monthly reviews of individual accountability, monitor team’s KPI’s and provide Sr Management with monthly reporting results. 
  • Partner closely with the origination staff on appraisal/property related scenarios and to resolve escalated issues. Address questions and assist with problem solutions, as necessary.
  • Assist QA and internal staff as needed with repurchase requests or non-saleable loan notifications.  Ascertain the defect and assist in rectifying the issue to rebut the repurchase request or facilitate the sale of the loan.
  • Partner with Credit Underwriting Manager to keep the department updated with current agency and investor changes to underwriting guidelines, and pertinent industry information as it relates to a credit underwriting.
  • Identify training and continuing education opportunities for staff to further develop the staff’s knowledge and skill set.  Partner with Jr UW Trainer/Supervisor and training department to articulate business needs.
  • Conduct monthly meetings with CU & CUA team.
  • Assist with departmental preparations for regulatory exams and other duties as assigned by senior management.

Required

  • Must have extensive experience in underwriting conventional, FHA and VA loans
  • Bachelor's degree in business management required or a minimum of 8 years relevant experience in underwriting conventional, FHA and VA loans in lieu of degree.
  • Must have a minimum 2 years management experience.
  • Must have DE & VA SAR/LAPP Approval

Skills

  • Expertise with spreadsheets and word processing applications and ability to use email, internet and other applications needed to perform the duties of the position
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Provide excellent service to both internal and external customers
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of algebra. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical financial applications. Using calculators to do amortization schedules and other financial functions.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret financial institution regulations and a variety of business instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Knowledge:
  • Computer literate – experience using word processing, spreadsheets, and data management software
Customer Service Representative Prairie Village, KS 9419

Advantage Tech is looking for several Customer Service Computer Savvy candidates for our Lenexa, KS location.  It is a great business that you will have job security due to the market that they are in.  

We are looking for people that have these skills:

  • Detailed oriented
  • Driven
  • Self-starter
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem solver
  • Computer knowledge
  • Able to work in past paced environment
  • Adaptable
  • Handle stress well

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. Software Developer Indianapolis, IN 9418

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

Essential Functions:

  • Design and develop programming systems making specific determinations about system performance
  • Proven experience supporting and maintaining production software in a proactive manner
  • Proven experience working inside a team environment with critical deadlines
  • Proven experience working with Business team members to develop document application workflows.
  • Analyze, design, and coordinate the development of software systems to form a basis for the solution of information processing problems
  • Analyze system specifications and translate system requirements to task specifications for junior programmers
  • Responsible for analysis of current programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problem programs, and designing solutions to problematic programming
  • Responding promptly and professionally to bug reports
  • Responsible for developing new programs and proofing the program to develop needed changes to assure production of a quality product
  • Responsible for development of new programs, analysis of current programs and processes, and making recommendations which yield a more cost effective product
  • Writes, edits, and debugs new computer programs for assigned projects, including necessary records and desired output
  • Tests new programs to ensure that logic and syntax are correct, and that program results are accurate; assists lower-level programmers with programming assignments
  • Search, summarize and keep the team abreast of strategic information from all sources
  • Strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff
  • Provide feedback to analysis/training staff about performance considerations / usability issues concerning software specifications and implementation
  • Review, to the extent possible, changes in code and the environment that will affect system performance
  • Provide recommendations to management concerning issues of application productivity and software development management
  • Participates in structured walk-throughs and other activities to review systems

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or relevant field required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Software Developer required
  • Proficient with .NET programming (Visual Studio, C#, .NET Core, .NET Framework 4.0 and later), database development (SQL Server, T-SQL, Entity Framework, database migrations), web development (ASP.NET MVC preferred, Javascript / JQuery, HTML, CSS)
  • Experience architecting web applications is preferred
  • Experience with a Javascript framework (especially Vue.js), RESTful web services in .NET (WCF, Web API), git, and the Atlassian suite of tools preferred
  • Experience with a reporting framework (especially SSRS) and Docker a strong plus
  • Ability to provide development hour estimates used to drive project delivery timelines
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of computer technology; of programming languages; database technologies, and of coding processes and security measures
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new programming languages and development frameworks
  • Ability to review and translate specifications to write programs to produce desired results
  • Ability to develop and use appropriate testing protocols to perform development unit testing (xUnit, NUnit)
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting demands
  • Self-motivated and assertive
  • Must be able to work independently on projects and within a team environment
  • Execute assigned projects within established deadlines
  • Maintain effective relationships with business stakeholders and team members
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing with all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
Front End Developer Overland Park, KS 9416

Advantage Tech is looking for 2 Front End Developer's for our Overland Park, KS Client. 

Here are the job requirements/responsibilities:

 

Job Requirements – This position requires experience with HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JavaScript api’s, and Angular. Experience with Java and PHP is a plus.

 

Job Responsibilities – This position will work as part of a development/BA team and be responsible for taking a leading role in the UI portion of development of web applications.

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

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Sr Data Analyst Kansas City, MO 9415

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Data Analyst for a client of ours in KCMO with a very flexible work environment. The client offers competitive compensation and a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, PTO, and a 401k with a company match.  They pride themselves on offering their employees a comfortable work/life balance, continuing education, and training opportunities.  After business-hours or weekend work is almost never needed, and they offer a flexible work schedule built around a standard 40-hour work week with core office hours of 9am-3pm.  

Data Analyst

Advantage Tech is looking for a  Data Analyst who can help a client of ours use and interpret data to generate insights to drive business decisions.  The Data Analyst will be a part of the Data and Analytics team, and as a part of the larger Application Development organization, will be working with business stakeholders, Data Engineers, Software Developers, and Project Managers to deliver data and analytics products.

The Data Analyst will work closely with managers and senior managers to translate business objectives into analytics requirements.  Analysts' will use the centralized data repository to come up with the analysis and recommendations, and to communicate the insights and actions to the business via data visualization, presentation or report.  An experienced resource must also be able to clean and pull the data if the data is not available in centralized repository.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science. Statistics and mathematics background is strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in data analysis.
  • 3+ years of data visualization experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in Python.
  • 5+ years of experience in TSQL, SSIS and SSRS
  • Experience in developing predictive and prescriptive models.
  • Experience in data visualization software like Tableau.
  • Ability to work with wide array of data sources.
  • Background in finance, banking, or mortgage origination preferred.
  • Ability to effectively interact with senior management and individuals in all areas of the bank.
Bilingual Customer Service Representative Overland Park, KS 9414

Advantage Tech is looking for a Bilingual Customer Service Representative to join a great team based in Overland Park, Kansas.  This position will initially be 100% remote. Team members are responsible for interacting with customers to provide and process information in response to inquiries, concerns, and miscellaneous requests.

English and Spanish fluency is required

Responsibilities: 

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

Daily Tasks

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

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Meet the criteria as outlined above and/or have related customer support experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two years of customer support experience with heavy inbound call volume.
  • Work schedule flexibility.
  • Ability to skillfully manage challenging customer situations.
  • Excellent listening skills.
  • Coachable with ability to improve performance based on feedback.
  • Proficient with Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong ability to work in a team and independent environment.
  • Ability to consistently meet expectations in an ever-changing environment.
  • Effective problem identification skills solution oriented.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Multiple languages a plus.
Desktop Support Specialist Omaha, NE 9409

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

Job Duties: 

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

Experience:

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

 

IT Support Analyst I Lowell, AR 9407

Position Description:

Ideal candidate will need to show self-reliance and ability to problem solve a diverse range of systems and software.  Strong interpersonal skills will be necessary both oral and written.  Position will demand that the candidate be able to troubleshoot problems both from a local and a remote position.  Workplace is a professional environment which supports multiple national and international sites and will require the IT Support Analyst 1 troubleshoot many diverse problems in a professional and courteous manner. Candidate must be a team player.

Position Responsibilities:

–              Contacting customers to find out the nature of the problem.

–              Receive and provide tier-1 support for incoming communications (calls, emails, voicemail, and web service request or incident records).

–              Monitor service desk request and incident tickets and ensure that incident tickets are addressed.

–              Assist users in the area(s) of password reset, desktop application support (Microsoft Office products, and Adobe), Windows operating system troubleshooting, and basic print and scanner support.

–              Mobile device support for iPhone and Android

Skills Desired:

–              Expert knowledge of Windows OS, including Windows 10.

–              Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Office365.

–              Experience with standard networking practices such as DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP

–              Experience with Windows Server, SCCM, Powershell is a plus.

–              Experience with imaging disks, preferably with Microsoft standard .WIM procedures.

–              Strong enterprise ticketing experience, Preferably Fresh Service

–              Excellent customer- service skills including the ability to escalate tickets and delegate as needed.

Educational Requirements:

–              High School education or GED equivalent

–              2 years work experience in corporate IT support

–              A+/Network+ certification preferred not required

–              MCSE/MCSA/MCITP/MCP certifications preferred not required

Salesforce Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9404

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

  • The SalesForce Developer designs, develops, implements and supports SalesForce and associated applications to meet business needs and subsidiaries. Designs and develops framework, forms and content within the SalesForce ecosystem. Provides technical leadership to Associate Developers and/or Administrators in addressing solutions. Works closely with the business units, administrators and other technical staff to develop system solutions and plans for implementation.

     

    SKILLS

    • Experience with the Salesforce platform, including solutions like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud
    • Experience with custom application development in the Salesforce Platform using all available components
    • Works closely with SalesForce Administrators to solve complex challenges.
    • Consults with users and technical staff to determine needs and designs technology based solutions for more complex problems. Suggests alternate approaches to meet user needs.
    • Engineers/designs, documents and solves complex solutions with oversight from the Architect and the Architecture Review Board
    • Communicates project progress and status to team and/or project leadership.
    • Analyzes and implements application development solutions to meet the business needs.
    • Responsible for troubleshooting, debugging applications and creating unit tests.
    • Develops and maintains documentation of programs, user guides, policies and procedures. May assist with employee training on newly developed applications and technology.
    • Conducts tasks and assignments as directed while looking for efficiencies.
    • Must maintain knowledge of current and upcoming technologies
    • May mentor junior developers, conducts code reviews and acts as a resource to others to resolve problems.
    • Evaluates existing applications and systems. Recommends improvements or modifications utilizing current technologies and techniques.
    • Participates in sessions, presentations and meetings.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Requires

    • Requires four – six years of experience in SalesForce development
    • SalesForce Developer certifications highly preferred
    • Requires working knowledge of network operating systems.
    • Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgement.
    • Requires experience managing third party resources.
    • Requires understanding of end-user needs and requirements.
    • Requires effective communication and presentation skills.
    • Must have ability to effectively maintain focus and productivity while working on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and guidance

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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Manager of Technical Support Bellevue, NE 9401

Advantage Tech is working with one of greater Omaha's best kept secrets, and they are looking to add a Technical Support Manager to their team! Our client is fun, family oriented, and modernized in their work and leadership approach. So if you are looking to lead a team of quirky and talented individuals, this is the role for you! 

 

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of technical support experience 
  • 2+ years of experience in a manager or supervisor role
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills 
  • Customer service oriented 
  • Organized in a fast paced environment 
Access Management Omaha, NE 9399

Are you an identity management guru and want to work in a really cool company?  Come work a 6-12 month contract and reap benefits along with PTO while being a part of a team!  

Provides all access company wide to insure  all personnel will be able to perform their daily job functions. The technician will be a technical resource responsible for providing secure and timely access. This position will also contribute towards the creation of some technical IAM documentation, and provide oversight of new and existing policies, standards and practices, ensuring the underlying policies and procedures are supported

Expectations:

  • Ability to work off-hours when required

·         Must be highly motivated, self-starting and self-directed with the ability to multi-task, work independently and as a part of multiple teams

·         Must have the ability to write technical information in a clear and concise manner and to be able to convey information appropriately for a variety of audiences

·         Must be able to provide guidance and feedback to help an employee or groups of employees strengthen their knowledge, skills and abilities to accomplish a task or solve a problem

·         Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

·         Natural curiosity and a desire to continually learn and improve

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DevOps Engineer Omaha, NE 9398

 

 

 

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Design, build and maintain a stable, secure, and efficient cloud-based (Kubernetes) service architecture. Includes production and development environments, cloud-based data stores, deployment pipelines, and monitoring
  2. Monitor, troubleshoot, maintain, and continuously improve building, packaging, and deployment processes
  3. Utilize a consistent DevOps approach to improve all phases of the process and ensure end-to-end quality across functions
  4. Implement automated infrastructure capabilities like backups, security tools, monitoring.
SQL DBA Lee's Summit, MO 9397

Advantage Tech is looking for a SQL DBA for our Kansas City, MO Client,

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

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

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Data Analyst/HRIS Data Analyst Overland Park, KS 9396

Our Overland Park client has a newly created Data Analyst position. This candidate will be an essential member of the Human Resources team, as well as a key player in identifying business opportunities for improvement. This role will support both Home Office, as well as the Field Leadership Team and will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting trends, developing and managing reports, as well as provide HRIS and Payroll support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and generate workforce reports. Including but not limited to, talent management and acquisition, employee retention, payroll, benefits, performance and compliance reporting.
  • Use multiple data sources to provide actionable reporting and analytics.
  • Use dashboard technologies to display and promote HR/people metrics.
  • Analyze large amounts of data and draw conclusions.
  • Support HR applications and systems, including third-party systems.
  • Partner with HR and Operations to review current business processes and needs and recommend and implement new and improved processes to reduce redundancies and manual work. Automate functions where possible.
  • Respond to Operation’s HR system and payroll inquiries. Identify root cause and final resolution. Second line of support on HR systems.
  • Run pre-payroll audit reports and solve discrepancies. Support multi-state weekly and bi-weekly payroll processing.
  • Maintain confidentiality of data. Ensure systems are compliant with data protection laws. Maintain integrity of all data.
  • Develop procedures, guidelines, and documentation for HR systems.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop solutions and make reliable decisions. Ability to discern cause and effect.
  • Advanced reporting tools such as Power BI, Python, Microsoft Excel. Experience with APIs.
  • Focus on making continuous improvement.
  • A strong desire to learn, consistently taking the initiative to broaden skill set.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills. Highly collaborative. Can easily communicate complex ideas. Effectively communicate with all levels of organization.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business, Finance, or related field required.
DevOps Engineer Lenexa, KS 9394

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

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

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

Required Skills:

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

Desired Skills:

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

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

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

#advantagetech

IT Accounting Specialist Mooresville, NC 9392

Advantage Tech is looking for an IT Accounting Specialist/IT Auditor for a client of ours in Mooresiville, NC. This will be a remote work position (WFH) as long as the pandemic is still forcing the client to WFH. Once they start staffing the corporate office back they will want the worker to be able to go into the Mooresville, NC office a few days. 

General Duties & Responsibilities
• Adheres to Organization’s Policy and Procedures 
• Acts as a role model within and outside the Agency 
• Performs duties as workload necessitates 
• Works with other IT Accounting Specialists as required
• Maintains a positive and respectful attitude 
• Communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues and keeps management advised of potential problems in all areas
• Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload 
• Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position 
• Meets department productivity standards 
• Ensures compliance with rules and regulations
• Participates on committees, and special projects, and seeks additional responsibilities
• Accomplishes all tasks as appropriate
• Recommends new approaches to effect on-going continual improvements to policies, procedures, and documentation
• Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations
• Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars
• Performs other related duties as required and assigned
• Consistently promotes the company’s core values
• Completes required annual training

This contract position will aide in completing site audits across HH/CC to inventory, inspect and validate services needed (e.g. voice and network connections, maintenance agreements etc.) currently in-use and those required by each location.

 

Job Specifications
Specialized Knowledge/Skills: 
• Ability to work with confidential information
• Candidate must be able to work independently and in a team environment
• Must possess strong written, oral and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate with outside vendors and internal staff
• Detail and deadline-oriented with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Flexible and responsive to changing business needs
• Ability to learn & navigate vendor support websites
• Familiarity with 3rd Part Telecom Expense Management (TEMS) portals is a plus

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: 
• Fast-paced cubical office environment with an option to work remotely from home.
• Some stress may occur
• Must be able to work some nights/weekends
• Travel will be limited to 10%
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, and to speak and hear.  

 

Training/Equipment:

  • Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 (particularly Excel)
  • Microsoft Exchange, Outlook & TEAMS

 

Education/Experience: 
• 4 year Accounting Degree
• Familiarity with Information Technology field is a plus
• Project Management Certification or Skills are a plus

 

License:

Drivers License and state min insurance coverage required 

 

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)
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.

Call us today to further discuss all the cool things about this job!  #advantagetech 

JR. Mortgage Underwriter Kansas City, MO 9376

Advantage Tech has a great opportunity to a qualified individual that would like to begin learning and advancing as a Mortgage Loan Underwriter.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reviewing/analyzing loan file conditions submitted to ensure file meets loan program requirements.
  • Review of documents such as credit, income, debt, and assets.
  • Responsible to determine whether the documentation satisfies the specific conditions.
  • Condition files for missing/supporting documentation
  • Communication with underwriter regarding items that require further review
  • Work with contract underwriting approvals to ensure the system matches the contract underwriting approval prior to closing.
  • Responsible for analyzing risk loans and underwriting for compliance with investor and/or state/federal guidelines.
  • Responsible for meeting department productivity and quality standards and comply with company's policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • The position will cross-train to learn how to analyze and underwrite various types of loans such as conventional, FHA, VA, etc.

Skills:

  • 5+ years as a mortgage processor or mortgage closer
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Mortgage Lending terminology and Agency and Investor guidelines.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining friendly disposition.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, agencies and investors.
  • Ability to interpret financial institution regulations and a variety of business instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
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.

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
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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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 
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
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.

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. 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.

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

 

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
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.

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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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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