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IS Technical Specialist Kansas City, MO 9066

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

Job Summary:

Under minimal supervision, provides defect management support for the Retail Payments Technology Services (RPTS) systems. This position will be responsible for reviewing, researching and updating defects that are generated during the testing of new applications that are moving through the various environments (development, QA, customer testing, and production).  This position will be responsible for understanding the changes and objectives of the changes and ensuring any defects opened against the code base are handled in a timely and thorough manner.

 

Key Activities:

  • Reads and thoroughly understands the technical and business requirements to gain thorough knowledge of the application changes and objectives.

  • Manages issues and defect tickets assigned for research and continuously monitor through to full resolution.
    o Reviews assigned defects to ensure they are thoroughly/clearly documented
    o Updates and assigns defects to the appropriate resolution group in a thorough, consistent and timely manner

  • Independently researches and identifies resolution options for highly complex defects and/or collaborates with other technical support staff to identify and resolve defects

  • Communicates both verbally and in writing with various RPTS technical solution/resolution providers within the RPTS organization. 

  • Applies technical knowledge to troubleshoot moderate to complex defects. Facilitates problem escalation according to established protocols.

  • Negotiates commitments with solution/resolution providers via the Atlassian JIRA defect management tool, as well as in defect management meetings for assigned defects.

  • Documents root cause analyses in accordance with the defined defect management structure for assigned defects.

  • Provides input into the defect management approval and deployment process while interfacing with testing and implementation teams to manage the resolution of defects into appropriate environments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and/or work related experience. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred.

  • At least three years of demonstrated strong technical proficiency using distributed and mainframe software/middleware/hardware platforms required. (AIX/UNIX/LINUX operating systems, MQ, Web Sphere, Windows, and/or basic to intermediate database concepts.)

  • Ability to quickly understand new technical concepts and processes.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • High initiative and a self-starter mentality.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

  • Strong work ethic and reliability.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Strong analytical background. 

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to work within a team oriented environment within and across multiple teams.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 years of defect management experience in a business systems applications and/or information technology environment.
  • Experience with defect management tools, i.e., BMC Remedy, Atlassian JIRA or other equivalent defect management ticketing tool experience.
  • Experience with managing virtual communication between peers and management team; e-mail, instant messaging, and conference calls.

  • Basic understanding of IT concepts (ITIL Foundations), in particular software development and the software development lifecycle.

  • ACH, Check, or Financial Services background and/or experience with a Financial Services processing platform.

Solutions Architect Lee's Summit, MO 9065

Advantage Tech is looking for a Solutions Architect for our Lee's Summit Client.

Reporting to the Manager of Enterprise Business Solutions, the Solutions Architect works closely with the business and technical teams to implement new solutions within the systems that support our core claims processing, workflow and documentation activities. As a technical expert, the Solutions Architect is a cross-functional collaborator who seeks to understand business needs, strategic goals and industry best practices. Candidates should have prior experience in a healthcare insurance environment including deep technical knowledge of claims processing activities.

 

The Solutions Architect will:

Lead efforts to conduct evaluations of technology standards, tools, products, and solutions, make rational design decisions from business and technical perspectives and communicate recommendations. Define guidelines and recommendations based on leading industry practices tailored to GEHA’s needs and infrastructure. Maintain responsibility for defining the technical strategy of a system, working closely with all stakeholders to vet technology decisions that support product capabilities now and for the future, and guide it successfully through its execution.

 

SKILLS

• Maintain in-depth knowledge of strategic business plans.

• Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction and assistance to systems analysts, developers, IT engineers and other system engineers.

• Document and develop in-depth knowledge of existing architecture/infrastructure and technology portfolio.

• Develop, document, communicate and enforce technology standard policies.

• Conduct research on emerging technologies within and adjacent to the current application suite that will increase cost effectiveness & productivity (business & IT) and support infrastructure flexibility.

• Evaluates existing applications and systems. Recommends improvements or modifications.

• Acts as technical mentor for members of the IT team, providing input and feedback to others. Review Business Requirements Documentation, Technical Design Documentation and participate in peer review cycles with technical & non-technical counterparts.

• Assign tasks to the appropriate technical resource within the team; follow up on assigned tasks to ensure adherence to proposal internal and delivery milestones.

 

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or Systems Engineering is preferred.
  • Requires 7+ years of successful experience in Information Systems including at least 3+ years function in a claims processing technology subject matter expert role.
  • Prior experience with Facets Claims Processing system required; expert level experience preferred.
  • Requires highly effective technical communication skills to effectively collaborate with senior technical/business staff of other teams and business customers.
  • Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the other departments to resolve complex architectural issues with innovative solutions.
  • Experience with conducting proof-of-concept, developing prototyping, and building reference models.
  • Ability to display a demonstrated track record in building and setting architecture strategies
  • Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment.
  • Skilled communicator able to convey complex concepts in terms understood by a variety of audiences.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Maintains a positive and enthusiastic team attitude.
  • Comfortable working in a matrixed environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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

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

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Web Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9064

Advantage Tech is looking for a Web Developer for our Lee's Summit Client.

 

The Developer designs, develops, implements and supports applications to meet business needs. Designs and develops framework, forms and content. Provides technical leadership to Associate Developers in addressing solutions. Works closely with the Tech Lead and the business staff to develop system solutions and plan training requirements for implementation.

 

SKILLS

•Consults with users and technical staff, determines needs and designs technology based solutions for more complex problems. Suggest 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 the Tech Lead while having fewer assigned projects than a senior developer

•Analyzes and implements application development solutions to meet the business needs. May use tools such as the following:  .Net framework, C#, MS Visual Studio, SQL Server, Java, Javascript.

•Responsible for troubleshooting, debugging applications and creating unit tests.

•Develops and maintains documentation of programs, user guides, policies and procedures. Assists 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

•Mentors associate 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.

•Requires high level guidance from Senior Developer.

•Other duties as assigned.

 

Requires

•Requires four – six years of experience in technology development which may include using .NET technologies (C#), Java or SQL development (SQL Server ).

•Works under minimal supervision with some latitude for independent judgement.

•Requires understanding of end-user needs and requirements.

•Requires knowledge of relational database design.

•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

•Understanding of Cloud based solutions hosted in Azure, Amazon or AWS

•Experience in Object Orient programming and SOLID principles

•Experience in CI/CD and DevOps practices

•Experience working in an Agile Scrum team

•Knowledge in client-side libraries like Angular, ReAct

•Knowledge of Secure coding practices

•Experience in working with an Identity Management Provider is a plus

•Experience in REST based API's

 

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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IS Technical Specialist Kansas City, MO 9061

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

Job Summary:

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

Key Activities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Creates, updates, and maintains procedures/documentation.

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

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

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

May develop or facilitate training classes.

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

 

 

Database Developer Kansas City, MO 9058

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

Position Summary

Responsible for working with the data team and business owners on designing reporting and data integration processes using SQL, MS SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). Data sources will be internal, external and third party.  Documents data information, system flow information, and business decisions.

Expectations

  • Attends system development meetings to gain information about new systems requirements.  Records the results, and identifies additional data requirements as needed.
  • Documents decisions made concerning data, data requirements and data integration (business rules), using the company’s appropriate tools.
  • Can be responsible for generating logical database designs or reviews and approves database designs from data  staff.
  • Enforces uniform adherence to established standards and procedures for the department.  Reviews documentation submitted by programmers to ensure conformity to standards.
  • Ensure that each data flow has robust audit, data validation, error handling, monitoring and reporting steps to ensure accuracy and completeness of loaded data at all times
  • Provide accurate effort estimates to the Team Lead and/or Project Manager and project teams as appropriate
  • Deliver testing support including the design and execution and documentation of test scripts

Competencies

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Good understanding of SQL databases as well as database modeling techniques
  • Proven experience of MS SQL, SSIS, SSRS, and to have been responsible for the development and design of SSIS ETL packages
  • Strong understanding of stored procedures and CTE’s
  • The ability to work accurately and diligently under pressure, on multiple projects within your project timeframes
  • Previous experience of documenting and following specifications and challenging business logic where appropriate
  • Understanding of IT Security and data protection

Requisites

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3-4 years experience in SQL development in SQL Server 2014 and above
  • 2-3 years experience in data integration development with the use of SSIS in SQL Server 2014 and above
  • 1-2 years experience creating SSRS reports in SQL Server 2014 and above
  • General knowledge of SCRUM methodology
  • Good understanding of business requirements gathering and documentation
  • Great understanding of databases and data processing

 

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

Salesforce Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9057

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

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

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

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

Job Summary:

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

 

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

 

Sr. Network Security Engineer Kansas City, KS 9054

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr. Network Security Engineer to secure company information by designing, implementing, and enforcing security controls, safeguards, policies and procedures.

Maintain and Monitor the following Applications, Servers, & Devices:

  • CheckPoint Firewalls, Watchguard Firewalls, Websense – Web Filter & Monitoring
  • F5 BigIP  – Local Traffic Manager, Application Security Manager, and Access Policy Manager
  • TrendMicro – Anti-Virus and ScanMail TNT Software ELM (Event Log Manager) Monitors failed logins and critical security events
  • RSA Authentication Manager (SecurId) – 2 factor authentication
  • Imprivata OneSign – Single Sign-On
  • Secure Computing SecureMail (IronMail) Spam filter
  • Tipping Point IPS – Intrusion Prevention System FTP server

General Support:

  • Security monitoring, vulnerability analysis, and assisting with security incident response and follow-up
  • Design and implement network control mechanisms
  • Monitor logs/reports from servers, firewalls, intrusion detection, network traffic, Email, Internet usage, access administration, for unusual or suspicious activity/violations, interprets activity, recommends plans for resolution
  • Troubleshoot LAN/WAN networks to isolate exiting problems as well as identify potential threat vectors to promote proactive network security. 
  • Manage Active Directory, DNS, & Group Policy
  • Harden applications, workstations, & severs including linux, VMWare, & Citrix
  • Setup remote laptops with Updates, Anti-Virus, & VPN client
  • Patch Security Servers monthly – Windows & Linux
  • Scan workstations & servers for patch compliance
  • Application testing & recommendation
  • Manage certificates
  • Provide user support & training that relates to security and/or security operations
  • Duplicate hard drives
  • Build security systems and labs
  • Examine spam, instruct users how to properly submit, and create rules to block or reduce
  • Investigate computers for user, web, or virus activity
  • Helpdesk tickets: Creation, updates, & completion
  • Approve remote access, website access, applications, external media (& device) request
  • Vulnerability Assessment of desktops, servers, virtual machines, Citrix, & network infrastructure including wireless testing: Enumeration, Scan for vulnerabilities, test vulnerabilities, recommend solutions, with tools such as Backtrack, nmap, nessus, enum, microsoft resource toolkit, sysinternal pstools, robocopy, srvcheck, metasploit, cain & able, kismet, aircrack-ng, airodump, aireplay, lc5, lcp, jtr.
  • Create & run custom security scripts & batch files to automate and shorten day to day operations  
  • Remediation of previous Vulnerability Assessments
  • View vendor & product webinars & research current OS & application vulnerabilities, viruses, and hacking attempts and how to protect against
  • Develop and enforce Network Security policies and procedures

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

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

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Lead Information Security Compliance Analyst Kansas City, MO 9052

Lead Information Security Compliance Analyst

What you'll do…

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

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –

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

What you'll bring to the team…

Minimum Qualifications

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

 Education:

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

 

Required Skills

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

It would be even better if you also had…

Plus Skills

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

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

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

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Big Data Engineer Overland Park, KS 9051

Advantage Tech is seeking an experienced Data Engineer. The Data Engineer’s primary responsibility is to write and implement code to build infrastructure, tools, frameworks, apps, and services to deliver and support data and analytics solutions. The Data Engineer partners with the Business Intelligence team and participates in the full software development life cycle including requirements, technical design, development, testing, and deployment of high-quality data integration, business analytics, and enterprise reporting solutions.  
 
The successful candidate will be expected to work on one or more projects simultaneously that will include a variety of data lake development and administration, data source ingestion, data processing (ELT/ETL), data modeling (machine learning), data warehouse design/development, as well as data integrations. The Data Engineer designs, develops, and maintains the entire Enterprise Data Platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and administer the Data Lake & Data Warehouse 
  • Develop and code solutions to ingest, clean, transform, enrich, and model data 
  • Build and implement data pipelines and ELT/ETL processes 
  • Create data collection jobs to ingest and merge new data with existing structures 
  • Construct distributed computing code to process data at scale 
  • Develop data models to best serve data to meet business needs 
  • Create and implement data integration and data modeling standards 
  • Construct and manage monitoring and security controls across the environment 
  • Monitor data pipelines and manage performance of data ingestion and processing 
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve pipeline and code errors 
  • Analyze business requirements, logical data models, and system functions to best create and utilize data architecture to enable business analytics 

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in programming and big data or distributed system engineering 
  • Strong experience and passion for data management 
  • Experience managing data lake and data warehouse environments 
  • Proven ability to construct distributed data processing to ingest and process data at scale 
  • Must have strong working technical experience with SQL and relational databases 
  • Experience building ELT/ETL in multiple tools/platforms and languages 
  • Knowledge of a data lake ecosystem, such as Hadoop, Spark, MPP databases 
  • Analytical thinking and structured approach to problem solving 
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast paced and ever-changing environment 
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple assignments 
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Analytics, Computer Science/Engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • AWS Data Lake Technologies (S3, EMR/EC2, Athena, Glue, etc.)
  • MPP Databases such as Snowflake or AWS Redshift
  • Knowledge and experience with Data Warehouse modeling methodologies
  • Apache Spark, Scala, or Java programming experience
  • Apache Airflow or Python programming experience
  • Ability to write and tune Apache Spark jobs for data ingestion and processing
  • Experience creating APIs and data services
  • Hands on experience with AWS or Azure cloud data analytics services
  • Knowledge of Revenue Cycle process and claims datasets 
IT Operations Manager Lenexa, KS 9049

Advantage Tech is looking for an IT Manager for our Lenexa, KS client.  

IT Operations Manager

 

Job Description Summary

Advantage Tech is seeking an IT Operations Manager to support our growing 24/7/365 Datacenter operation. This position manages a diverse spectrum of activities related to our Software-as-a-Service as well as our employee-facing IT operations.

Successful candidates will have a proven track record of success in managing IT teams as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. A strong technical background is a must. Candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in CS/CE/IT and 10+ years of experience in IT including 5+ years in a leadership role.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of IT projects from planning to execution to close
  • Oversee all Service Desk activity to maximize efficiency and ensure SLAs are met
  • Supervise team duties and tasks to ensure alignment with organizational priorities
  • Work with the teams to research, design, and implement technical solutions
  • Contribute to solution development for a wide range of technical projects
  • Track important metrics and regularly report on key performance indicators
  • Work closely with other leaders to ensure cross-departmental objectives are met

What you will need to be successful:

  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a fast-paced and highly-collaborative environment with multiple competing and shifting priorities
  • A passion for technology and proven success in a high-technology operation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and be flexible while managing multiple projects.
  • Must have a strong technical acumen and the ability to personally contribute to the development and delivery of technical solutions.
  • Must be a skilled troubleshooter, able to research and solve complex technical problems without guidance
  • Familiarity with key technologies is a plus: VMWare/Windows/Linux/MSSQL/Apache/Tomcat/IIS/Java/Python/Ansible
  • experience with Software-as-a-Service IT operations is a plus
  • PMP certification or equivalent experience is a plus
  • Master’s degree is a plus
  • Experience with Agile software methodology is a plus
  • Experience with DevOps and Infrastructure-as-Code is a plus
  • Information Security experience/credentials are a plus
  • Software development background is a plus

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

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

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Network Administrator Lenexa, KS 9048

Advantage Tech is looking for a Network Administrator for our Lenexa, KS Client.

Associate Network Administrator

 

Job Description Summary

Advantage Tech is seeking an Associate Network Administrator for our Client's team, to support our growing technology business. Successful candidates will have a passion for technology, demonstrated success in providing workstation and server support for a technology-enabled business.

Experience with Windows/Linux/Mac workstations/servers and network hardware required. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 1+ years of full-time experience in IT.

 

Responsibilities include:

·        Providing technical support to internal users

·        Reviewing system data and responding to incidents

·        Performing routine maintenance and upgrades on systems/software

 

What you will need to be successful:

·        A passion for technology

·        Must be self-directed

·        Must have excellent troubleshooting skills

·        Experience with Windows/Mac/Linux servers and workstations

·        Information Security experience/credentials are a plus

·     

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

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

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   Programming background is a plus

System Administrator Lenexa, KS 9047

Advantage Tech is looking for a System Admin for our Lenexa, KS Client. 

Network Administrator

 

Job Description Summary

Advantage Tech is seeking a System Administrator for our Client's team, to support our growing 24/7/365 Datacenter operation. Successful candidates will have a passion for technology, demonstrated success in managing large-scale IT environments, and excellent communication skills. Experience administering server operating systems, shell scripting, J2SE/J2EE applications, database management systems, SQL, high availability technologies, and network hardware required. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in CS/CE and 3+ years of experience in IT. Programming background is a plus.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day administration of the Datacenter network, servers, and platform software
  • Development and support of automation routines
  • Acting as an escalation point for Datacenter-related customer issues
  • Providing technical support to internal users
  • Reviewing system data and responding to incidents
  • Performing routine maintenance and upgrades on systems/software

What you will need to be successful:

  • A passion for technology
  • Must be self-directed
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Windows servers
  • Experience with Java (JVM) administration/troubleshooting
  • Experience with shell scripting (Windows shell/PowerShell/bash) for automation
  • Experience with Python for automation
  • Experience with Cisco firewalls
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with Active Directory
  • Tomcat/Wildfly experience is a plus
  • Apache Web Server experience is a plus
  • Information Security experience/credentials are a plus
  • Programming background is a plus

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

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

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Bookkeeper Liberty, MO 9046

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

Job Description:

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

Professional Requirements

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

Personal Requirements

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

Specific Tasks & Duties

  • Accounts Receivable & Order Processing
    • Process sales orders received daily from OEM partners, resellers, and customers by completing invoicing in the accounting system and then carrying out tasks related to order fulfillment.
    • Preparation of monthly invoices to customers for annual renewal of service plans.
    • Preparation of invoices related to service work and projects for customers.
    • Application of payments received from OEM partners, resellers, and customers, including the completion of related fulfillment steps.
    • Periodic follow-up on outstanding receivables.
  • Accounts Payable
    • Entry and tracking of vendor and subcontractor bills for payment.
    • Payment of vendor and subcontractor bills based on payment terms and approval process.
    • Enter and reconcile company credit card transactions and follow-up with card holders on any missing receipts.
  • Payroll
    • Entry of semi-monthly payroll data for processing by 3rd party payroll service provider.
    • Payment (or transfer of funds) related to payroll.
  • Taxes
    • Payment of quarterly estimated taxes based on amounts provided by company tax preparer.
    • Interaction with company tax preparer to provide information necessary for preparation of corporate tax returns.
  • Banking
    • Monthly reconciliation of company bank accounts.
    • Periodic transfer of funds between company accounts as needed.
  • Reporting
    • Produce and provide periodic reports to management.
Enteprise Architect Omaha, NE 9045

Are you ready to be part of a cool project that makes you feel good every day and a contributor to our community and country?  Be part of the leadership and strategy of cloud adoption! 

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

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

  • Work collaboratively with teams across the organization.

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

United States citizenship is required for this position.

 

 

Enterprise Architect Kansas City, MO 9042

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

Job Summary:

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

 

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

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

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

  • Work collaboratively with teams across the organization.

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

QA Tester Lenexa, KS 9041

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

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

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

HELPFUL SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE

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

 

 

 

 

Full Stack Developer Lenexa, KS 9040

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

Essential skills included:

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

Ideal candidates will have:  

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

Technologies

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

 

Full Stack Developer Kansas City, MO 9039

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

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

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

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

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

These are the main things you’ll be doing:

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

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

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

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

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

  • Document the development process, architecture, and standard components

  • Collaborate regularly with fellow team members

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

  • Keep the team informed of timelines and development status

Here are things we expect from you:

  • Commitment to  Core Values

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

  • Experience in PHP (Laravel preferred)

  • Strong AWS experience

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

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

  • Experience in developing web application (Angular 8)

  • Experience in Laravel Vapor

  • Experience developing and supporting API integrations

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

  • Unit & Integration testing (PHPUnit or equivalent)

  • MySQL profiling & query optimization

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

Workday Tech Lead Lee's Summit, MO 9038

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

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

Principal Accountabilities:

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

Internal and External Relationships:

Internal:

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

External: System vendors – related to integrations with Workday

Education/Experience/Knowledge:

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

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

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

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DataStage Contractor Kansas City, MO 9037

Advantage Tech is looking for a DataStage Contractor for our Kansas City, MO client. 

DataStage Contractor requirements: 

  • Advanced T-SQL/SQL, Advanced experience in DataStage Salesforce Connectors, SOQL, Workbench
  • Working in Agile/Sprint team performing Data Mapping and Data Migration of Data
  • Data needs to be migrated from Salesforce Classic to MSSQL and then loaded in to Salesforce Lightening
  • Perform Migration using DataStage Parallel environment, Complex logic in SQL Views and utilizing Salesforce Connectors

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

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

#advantagetech

Full Stack Developer Kansas City, MO 9032

Advantage Tech is seeking a  successful candidate that will work directly with the Applications Development Manager to develop & design interactive websites by providing functional coding and quality solutions for the Construction Group Platform.

Primary Responsibilities

• Administers the development of interactive websites and applications.

• Designs, codes, tests, and implements quality solutions for web applications that enhance the client experience.

• Uses advanced software development knowledge to identify opportunities for improvement and new features in software systems.

• Maintains and improves current websites and applications.

• Responsible for working with graphic designers and converting designs to visual elements.

• Uses data structures, algorithms, and system designs accurately.

• Performs special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field plus a minimum of five years of experience supporting similar primary responsibilities.

• Advanced experience using jQuery, C#, AngularJS, Angular, C#, HTML, and CSS.

• Ability to operate with minimal supervision.

• Development experience for web, mobile and desktop environments.

• Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, interpersonal.

• Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

• Experience using Infragistics UI controls, a plus.

• Experience using Entity Framework ORM, a plus.

• Experience designing and consuming API’s, a plus.

• Experience with Microsoft AD Authentication concepts, a plus.

• Experience with basic to intermediate T-SQL commands, a plus.

IT Support Specialist Kansas City, MO 9031

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

Primary Responsibilities

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

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

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

• Direct unresolved issues to the next level of support personnel

• Provide accurate information on IT products or services

• Record events and problems and their resolution in logs

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

• A+ certified or equivalent knowledge/education.

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

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

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

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

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

Desktop Support Liberty, MO 9023

Advantage Tech is looking for a PC Technician. 

Job Summary:

Under general supervision this position responds to, resolves and tracks daily technical problems. These problems may involve PCs, Laptops, PDA’s, printers, e-mail, voicemail, modems, desktop applications and web applications. The incumbent provides technical skill and customer service particularly with remote users via phone and emails. This position coordinates with other Information Technology personnel to troubleshoot and resolve problems.

 

Helpdesk/Desktop Tech Shawnee Mission, KS 9022

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop Support Technician.

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

Scope of the Role:

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

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

Attributes Desired:

  • Customer service skills
  • Technical experience

Preferred Skills:

  • HDI or Microsoft certifications a plus
Security Analyst Lenexa, KS 9021

Advantage Tech is looking for an Security Analyst in the Lenexa, KS area.  This is a hands-on information security professional to join our Information Security group. The incumbent will perform web app vulnerability assessments, perform manual and automated tests, and document their results including a risk assessment. In addition, the Information Security Analyst will perform reviews as it relates to a wide variety of areas including, network security, review of SIEM, FIM, IDS/IPS, and other security logs for anomalous behavior, and incident response. The Information Security Analyst may participate in security control review, design, and threat modeling activities.

Job Details:

General responsibilities:

  • Web app vulnerability assessment
  • Network vulnerability assessment
  • Administering and reviewing security systems such as SIEM, FIM, IDS/IPS, Anti-malware
  • Security incident response
  • Network and application security control review and design
  • Auditing device configurations (e.g. servers, firewalls, VPN)
  •  

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in security administration
  • Prior experience managing a web application firewall (WAF)
  • Experience with static code analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, or related field
  • Prior experience working in a SaaS environment, preferred
  • Scripting knowledge such as Python and/or PowerShell, preferred
  • CISSP, CEH, CISA or other security certifications, preferred

 

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

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

#advantagetech

Information Security Analyst Kansas City, MO 9017
Full Stack Developer Overland Park, KS 9014

Seeking an experienced Full Stack/ Front End Web Developer who can jump in and build great solutions for our users. We’re looking for someone who has experience with the following technology stack: SQL Server, C#, ASP.NET web API, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

This is an exciting opportunity with an up-and-coming player in the aviation space . . . let’s make a real impact and GROW together!

This is a full time position + benefits.

Benefits.

  • Join a small technology company with bold aspirations!
  • Full benefits package
  • Gadget Allowance
  • Flight Training Reimbursement
  • Fully stocked kitchen with drinks and snacks
  • Ample opportunity to implement your ideas and suggestions: help us draw the blueprint
  • Outdoor ping pong table. No seriously, it’s concrete.
  • Indoor foosball table. No skill required.

Some of what you’ll do.

  • Gain a solid understanding of our solutions and the value we provide our customers
  • Convert wireframes, specs, designs, into interactive web pages and API’s that our customers love
  • Write code that works consistently across the latest browsers
  • Work dependably and consistently to achieve deadlines and hit release dates

About you.

  • 3+ years full-time C# experience or 3+ years full-time experience using Angular or Angular.js, HTML, CSS, and TypeScript to build online applications
  • Experience with SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript to build online applications
  • Experience designing/creating APIs
  • Experience testing and optimizing application performance
  • Excellent communication skills and a passion for doing work with excellence
  • Awesomeness!

Nice to have.

  • Pilot or aviation experience
  • Portfolio of previous work
  • Experience building admin dashboards
  • Experience with Git source control

 

Embedded Systems Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 9011

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

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 

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

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

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

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

Education and Experience:

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

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

 

Description:

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

 

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

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

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

 

Education and Experience:

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

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

Systems Admin Omaha, NE 8999

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

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

Job Requirements:

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

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IT Developer Kansas City, MO 8995

Advantage Tech is looking for a Java Developer Developer for our Kansas City Client.  

Build Integrations with our Commercial Instance of Salesforce (Insight360) and various other systems utilizing Apache Camel  (2 resources needed)

Skills: 

  • Apache Camel
  • Apache FreeMarker
  • Java & XML
  • Spring (preferred) 
  • CTC ETL Spring Boot Application
  • Basic Understanding of Maven Dependency Management 
  • Basic Understanding of GIT 
  • Able to manage Jenkin build configurations
  • Familar with Puppet
  • SQL
  • SalesForce (API connectors and Object Model knowledge a plus) 

 

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

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

Web Content Engineer Kansas City, MO 8989

Job Summary:

 

This position is key to the End User Services delivering Web technologies. This role will maintain and administer the System standard Content Management System (CMS), providing technical support to internal clients. The role is responsible for supporting the control, integrity and availability of the enterprise content management system and associated web technologies. The level of work is considered advanced and staff must be able to work under general supervision.

 

Key Activities: 

 

  • Configures, maintains and administers the System standard Content Management System and associated web applications residing on web servers
  • Performs the ongoing day-to-day operation of the Content Management System and associated applications, including monitoring usage statistics and logs, and modifying configuration settings
  • Works with Senior level staff to install upgrades and patches on applications; follows change management processes and prepares system documentation
  • Monitors system for acceptable performance and user accessibility; ensures functionality of web links
  • Automates routine work tasks to streamline efficiency
  • Provides technical support to internal customers; troubleshoots problems and takes corrective action on a timely, effective basis
  • Participates in overall project management, time estimates, resource scheduling, and project related work efforts
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

 

  • Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and/or work related experience. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred.
  • Demonstrates experience with Web Content Management systems, (Sitecore and use of Azure DevOps), and exposure to: Windows 2012 and Windows 10, Active Directory, SQL database management, HTTP, FTP, XML, Outlook, SMS, NAS/SAN solutions, and Open-Source. At least three years of experience with relevant user support.
  • Experience in Sitecore 9 in Azure
  • Experience with PowerShell
  • Working knowledge of network architectures and protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, remote access and VPN 
  • Understanding of application development processes desirable
  • Experience in network analysis, design, implementation and maintenance desirable
  • Demonstrates independent thinking and decision-making abilities
  • Self-motivated with excellent teamwork skills

 

Project Manager Topeka, KS 8986

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

Skills required:

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

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

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Project
  • SharePoint

Experience required:

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

Education required:

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

 

Business Analyst Topeka, KS 8985

Brief Description of Job Duties: 

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

Skills required:

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

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

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Project
  • SharePoint

Experience required:

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

Education required:

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

Software Engineer:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Software Engineer
Kansas City, MO, US

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

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

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

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

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

Java Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8971

Key Activities:

  • Active participant through all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including post implementation support and maintenance

  • Analyzes, designs, codes and implements enterprise technology software solutions.?

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

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

  • Develops strong partnerships and relationships with team members, business customers and other key stakeholders?

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

  • Communicates status and progress on assignments. ?

  • Recognizes issues and risks and raises as appropriate.

Qualifications:

 

• Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies
• Demonstrated proficiency with;
   o Web Application Frameworks (e.g. Spring MVC).
   o Modern ORM technology (e.g. Hibernate).
   o Java Enterprise Applications (e.g. JEE, Spring, etc…).
   o Unit Testing, UML, Design Patterns, Object Oriented Design, MVC patterns.
• At the Software Engineer II level we require at least six years and at the Senior Software Engineer we require at least 8 years of relevant and progressive application development experience directly related to the design and development of software solutions; with some experience in enterprise-class solutions.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field (e.g. Computer/Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science (CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering (EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience.
• Preferred experience developing using Agile Software Development principles.
• Preferred experience automating DevOps responsibilities

 

United States citizenship is required for this position.

Senior Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8969

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Kansas City, MO Client. 

Position Summary

Full Stack Application developer is responsible for building and maintaining customer facing web apps. In addition, they will develop new functionality on existing and new applications.

Expectations

  • Create new web service / web application features as well as debug and improve the existing libraries and frameworks that support web services / web applications.
  • Translate requirements into a programming language, develop system design and programming specifications on assigned projects, and implement design standards using a structured methodology
  • Deliver and maintain web-based secure, robust and service oriented architectures.
  • Deliver high-quality systems that meet/exceed customer expectations using the full software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and planning.

Competencies

  • five years + experience developing web applications with .NET Frameworks
  • Strong C#, MVC, React.js and SQL Server, HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills
  • Unit testing and/or test-driven development
  • Experience with GIT methodology in Azure DevOps
  • Experience designing and working with n-tier architectures (UI, Business Logic Layer, Data Access Layer) along with some experience with service-oriented architectures (SOA) and micro service architecture
  • Experience working in an Azure environment (app services, B2C/B2B services, Logic Apps and Service Bus)

Requisites

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work-related experience. Microsoft certifications are a plus
  • Experience implementing scalable, extensible and maintainable web solutions
  • Facilitate, collect and present estimates at both high and detailed levels
  • Ability to conceptualize technology solutions utilizing existing capabilities to support a long-term solution
  • Creates and maintains conceptual architecture documentation, workflow
  • Conducts detailed design, documentation, and overall code review
  • Provides recommendations, guidance, leadership for process development and improvement
  • Sets standards for code-commenting and evaluates practice adherence
  • Works closely with marketing and product development to ensure solution follows requirements and goals for look and feel as well as functionality
  • Preferred experience to include:  DevOps / Agile / SDLC methodologies experience, responsive front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS) and MS SQL Server including SSIS, T-SQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning

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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Sharepoint Administrator Overland Park, KS 8966

Summary

This position will be responsible for the regular administration of key applications as well the business process for implementing change, including new requirements, upgrades and testing.  Successful candidates will have a foundation in administering/troubleshooting/supporting applications, creating/maintaining documentation, supporting users and understanding business processes. Business acumen in the areas of sales, customer service and manufacturing is also important.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports Intranet sites built on SharePoint online and other applications as assigned
  • Manages application system security, system patching and upgrades
  • Deploys custom developed and third-party SharePoint solution packages
  • Configures SharePoint or other application services and settings
  • Documents SharePoint or other applications configuration and architecture
  • Manages site quotas and file size limits
  • Reviews and monitoring usage reports
  • Manages content databases and creating new ones as required
  • Administers and maintains sites and sub-sites
  • Manages security for sites and sub-sites
  • Manages the site layout structure and content
  • Provides SharePoint support to end users
  • O365 Administration

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

Education, Certifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related area is required
  • TS, ITP, MCSE or other MS certifications are preferred
  • 2-4 years’ experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proven analytical skills with information systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of information security and application systems administration
  • MS SQL Databases/Administration

Computer Skills

  • SharePoint Online
  • SharePoint Services/Portal Server
  • Installing and configuring Deployment Server
  • Apply planner ESU
  • Execute special instructions
  • Installing and configuring Enterprise Server
  • Installing and configuring Web Server
  • Create and run installation plan
  • Post installation, log analysis and surface testing
  • Windows Server
  • Perform application release upgrade
  • Perform tools release upgrade
    • Normal upgrade
    • Multi foundation upgrade
  • Upgrading different environments
  • Surface testing of upgraded instance
  • Promotion and testing of objects
  • Microsoft Networking and Support
    • ITIL experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Security Management
    • Setup security for different roles i.e. test and production roles
    • Configuring different types of securities such as application, action, row, column, etc.
    • Promoting security changes from test to production
    • Synchronizing test and production roles
    • Identify security conflicts and resolve them
    • Implementing SOD based on the provided requirement
BI Developer Kansas City, MO 8964

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

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

  • Power BI
  • ASP.NET Webforms with VB.NET Codebehind (MVC a plus)
  • VB.NET including Winforms development (WPF a plus)
  • Microsoft SQL Server database design and development
  • Javascript, HTML, and CSS experience (including additional libraries)
  • SSRS development experience
  • Microsoft Office tools, Outlook, Excel, Access development experience
  • Basic skills with C# a plus
  • PowerShell basic experience, proficiency a plus
  • SharePoint development experience a plus
Cloud Engineer Kansas City, MO 8961

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

 

  • Qualifications:
  •  
  • 6+ years of hands-on, professional software development experience in building highly scalable online services frameworks.
  • 2-3+ years hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code products using the following technologies on a Cloud platform: GitLab, Python ,Apache, Spark, Docker.
  • 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.

United States citizenship is required for this position.

 

BI Developer Overland Park, KS 8933

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Advantage Tech is seeking a BI Developer for a Client with a dynamic team in Overland Park, Kansas. The BI Developer’s primarily responsible involves designing and creating Tabular Cubes and SQL Server Reporting Services reports. The BI Developer understands complex business logic and builds code for multi-lingual, multinational applications. This role will interface with other developers and architects on a global basis and ensures that designs and quality are met. This role will also be responsible for taking projects from the requirements phase and see them through deployment. Creativity, drive, initiative and customer service are imperative to success. As a member of the IT team, you will be responsible for on-going process improvements, developing a collaborative environment and building relationships with the business.

 

Fundamental duties

  • Design, develop and maintain Tabular models based on Operational Data Store and/or Enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Troubleshoot performance issues with large tabular models.
  • Design and develop SSRS reports
  • Create and deliver data products that follow best practice standards and templates
  • ERD and meta data documentation of data services including Tabular models and SSRS Reports
  • Works with users and/or business analysts to define BI requirements
  • Develops proofs of concept to validate ideas or technologies
  • Works with corporate IT to help manage and maintain the BI tools environment
  • Respond and resolve data discrepancies and data issues related to Tabular models and SSRS Reports
  • Software Used: Visual Studios, SSRS, SSAS, SSMS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in IT related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years as a BI developer designing and building reports
  • 2+ years as a Tabular Model Developer
  • Proven experience with the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack
  • Experience with data architecture, including Enterprise Data Warehouse and Operational Data Store
  • Experience translating business requirements into SSRS reports, Tabular Models and SQL views and Stored Procedures
  • Experience tuning queries to optimize for large datasets
  • Proven experience working with complex SQL Queries and multi-domain Enterprise Operational Data Store
  • Experience translating business requirements into reports, dashboard/scorecards, self-service options, and BI query objects

 

Preferred Experience Requirements

  • Knowledge of ERP application data
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain data
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing and B2B business processes
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Strong problem-solving and a strong customer service orientation
  • Can manage multiple competing tasks at the same time

 

Access Developer Topeka, KS 8930

Advantage Tech is looking for an Application Developer.

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

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

Director of Dev and Operations Bellevue, NE 8927

Are you looking for an opportunity to be in a super cool environment and build a new team to move into the cloud?  This is the place for you!

This person will be responsible for:

  • Mentor and motivate a diverse team of talented software developers, software architects, product managers, QA testers, and DevOps engineers. You are a people person first who can see the numbers, not a numbers person first who can tolerate people.
  • Manage processes for day-to-day decisions of project teams, including bug priorities, work assignments, backlog prioritization, and work sequencing.
  • Institute best practices for software development project management, improving upon existing processes and building new ones where necessary.
  • Conduct interviews and hire to fill open positions within the team.
  • Communicate openly and transparently with stakeholders and other senior management to report on project milestones and needs.
  • Implement operational and strategic policies with clear directives and measurable SMART goals.
  • Provide guidance within Agile and Scrum methodologies to drive project management forward and to help your team — and the company — achieve key goals.
  • Ensure the development, QA, and DevOps teams following defined processes throughout the product lifecycle to achieve delivery dates on time and with quality.
  • Embody and live by the company core values: Put People First; Customers are People; Quirky, Fun and Friendly; Always Evolving.

Qualifications:  

  • Proven management skills and the ability to lead, motivate, and develop a team of professionals capable of achieving aggressive business goals and objectives.
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience with project scheduling, estimation and associated PM tools.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of contacts at all levels of the organization and be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities and direction.
  • Experience in system-level software design and development.
  • Working knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience with the languages and the tools used throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to provide a calming influence under pressure with a team-focused presence.

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QA Tester Omaha, NE 8918

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

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

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

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

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

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.NET Developer Topeka, KS 8904

Advantage Tech is looking for a .NET Developer.

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Required Skills:

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

Software Developer Kansas City, MO 8902

Job Summary:

 
This individual will be part of Business Intelligence, Analytics, & Data Integration team responsible for advancing business capabilities in the area of information management.  The primary responsibility of this role is to provide Business Objects (BO) development and support, with some potential to engage in Tableau development and support.  Projects will range in duration and complexity, and will require direct consultation with multiple customers, data engineers, and system administrators.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Work with business lines to develop, enhance and maintain BO universes and reports in accordance with requirements. 
  • Participate in and potentially coordinate testing activities related to upgrades, migrations, and business resumption testing. 
  • Create statements of work and level of effort estimates for new projects. 
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously of varying size and complexity. 
  • Troubleshoot report failures and production issues, escalating to system administrators when appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • At least two years experience with SAP Business Objects preferred (version 4.x). 
  • Knowledgeable of data modeling principles and how those are applied in BO universe development. 
  • Moderate skill with query languages such as SQL required. 
  • Some experience with Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop preferred. 
  • Strong multi-tasking, customer service, and communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to end-users via formal presentations and informal coaching/consultation. 
  • Strong organization and time management skills required.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in a related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or closely comparable degree or an equivalent combination of related education and/or work experience.  
  • May require some weekend or evening hours. 

 

Sr. Application Administrator (Cloud) Kansas City, KS 8901

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Application Administrator for their client in Kansas City, KS.

 

General Purpose:

Drive the development, maintenance, and implementation of software applications. Administer support on a defined set of technical initiatives proposed for implementation. This includes planning, analysis, troubleshooting, integration, installation, configuration, operations, maintenance, and integrity of application software. Regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues. Work independently with guidance only in the most complex situations. Resolve highly complex issues in creative and effective ways and perform analysis of situation or data that requires evaluation of variable factors. Recommend best practices. Lead functional teams and/or projects.

 

This role prompts operational effectiveness and growth of a best-in-class, leading-edge organization and ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with credibility and confidence when interacting with customers, coworkers, and stakeholders. Present application status and proposed solutions in a logical manner with a focus on benefits and based on relevant data. Adjust communications to fit the audience and message. Share information freely and openly, within ITS and with other stakeholder groups
  • Oversee application status and drive configuration, installation, maintenance, upgrades, and general support. Ensure the alignment of all activities to existing policies, processes, and procedures. Create and maintain thorough documentation to track configuration settings. Assist with user and group access to applications 
  • Ensure application uptime meets or exceeds defined SLAs. Leverage relationships with coworkers and across departments to resolve issues affecting customers. Identify priorities and present solutions, keeping the customer in mind
  • Perform application upgrades and patching, including planning and scheduling, testing, and coordination
  • Learn and adapt quickly to new situations, changing priorities, and disruptive technologies. Create opportunities to develop continuous improvement efforts. Maintain currency with latest industry knowledge and take initiative to experiment with new ideas and technologies
  • Continually develop new skills, knowledge, and abilities to maintain currency on developments with supported applications and architecture. Consistently align department activities with industry best practices.
  • Analyze problems by performing root cause analysis exercises. Identify and recommend solutions for problem resolution and prevention. Engage vendor support to leverage product expertise. Critically evaluate the benefits of implementing a temporary workaround versus a permanent solution
  • Support the vision for Cloud Applications. Work closely with team members and management to implement and support effective solutions for cloud applications. Maintain currency with technology, standards, and best practices. Support process improvement efforts within the team and across ITS
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a technical major, such as computer science with 5+ years’ system administration or transferable technical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with various virtualization technologies and multi-tenant, private, and hybrid cloud environments
  • Experience with Windows scripting and automation tools such as Power Shell, Powershell Workflow, System Center Orchestrator, or Azure Automation
  • Knowledge of the following technologies: Windows OS, Active Directory, File and Print services, VMWare, Networking, Azure
  • Work with migration from on-premises to cloud services such as Azure or AWS
  • Experience in design, architecture, and implementation of SaaS applications
  • Experience with web-based, multi-layered enterprise applications
  • Experience with customer issue tracking and ticketing systems
  • Experience assigning and configuring user permissions; experience managing an active directory
  • Experience managing application credentials
  • Experience managing and contributing to the development of best practice policies and procedures
  • Certification and/or License – N/A

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodology
  • Strong ability to provide both detailed information as well as high-level summaries to key stakeholders
  • Able to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in work products
  • Able to prioritize work and manage time effectively
  • Able to comply with pertinent policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements
  • Able to effectively interact with vendor management, particularly for issue escalation and troubleshooting
  • Able to work in a project-based environment with strong planning and execution skills
  • Able to understand and work with large, complex IT systems
  • Able to develop positive working relationships and a strong rapport with team members and stakeholders
  • Able to learn changing technologies and determine appropriate application within the infrastructure
  • Able to adapt and manage to change effectively
  • Able to multi-task and problem solve
  • Able to react calmly and effectively in stressful situations
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
Software Engineer DataStage Kansas City, MO 8898

Advantage Tech is seeking candidates for a software engineer opening. This position will be responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, implementing and supporting enterprise solutions for large payment system.

 

Key Activities:

  • Participates in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including post implementation support and maintenance
  • Analyzes, designs, codes and implements enterprise technology software solutions
  •  Analyzes business requirements and creates technical designs and specifications for independent implementation or for less experienced team members.
  • Creates estimates and work breakdown structures on assigned development tasks.
  • Works collaboratively with leads to incorporate development activities into master delivery schedule.
  • Develops strong partnerships and relationships with team members, business customers and other key stakeholders
  • Consults effectively with customers and business partners on defined assignments.
  • Effectively communicates status and progress on assignments.
  • Recognizes issues and risks in a timely fashion and effectively contributes to mitigating activities. 

Qualifications:

 

  • At least six years of relevant and progressive application development experience directly related to the design and development of software solutions; to include four or more years of IBM InfoSphere DataStage development.-   
  • Demonstrated proficiency with IBM InfoSphere DataStage parallel extender development tool. – 
  • Experience with SQL; prefer experience with DB2
  • Experience with Linux and shell script
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies –         
  • Foundational knowledge of industry standards and best practices surrounding all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC).          
  • Demonstrated proficiency with agile software development principles-     
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field (e.g. Computer / Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science (CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering (EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and work experience.-        
  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills.  –   
  • Explains technical information in terms easily understood by target audiences. –         
  • Expert Problem Solving and Business Acumen.-  
  • Prefer experience with IBM InfoSphere DataStage on MVS, TSO and MVS JCL

 

United States citizenship is required for this position.

 

Data System Analyst Overland Park, KS 8897

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Systems Analyst for our Overland Park, KS Client. The developer position is a key contributor within the organization and has the opportunity to directly enable our business vision.  

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.

 

We are looking for a Data Analyst who will facilitate the implementation of our data access strategy, our reporting and business intelligence initiatives to deliver timely relevant information to stakeholders throughout the organization and partner network. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated, results-driven, flexible, detail-oriented, collaborative and adaptable. This position will work with subject matter experts, technical team peers, key stakeholders at all levels, and clients to deliver business value through the applied analysis of business data.  This individual will operate within a culture of Autonomy and Purpose, with a high degree of accountability and is responsible for delivering thorough, high quality, completed work on time with high visibility throughout the organization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for data consolidation, analysis, database tuning and business reporting.
  • Develops and maintains reports for stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Determines best practices and develops actionable insights and recommendations for the current business operations or issues.
  • Collaborates with various function teams such as marketing, research, underwriting, operations and IT to identify analytical requirements and achieve business results.
  • Provides support to research teams or management by collecting and analyzing data and reporting results based on the needs of end users.
  • May handle special ad-hoc analytical projects as needed.
  • May assist in implementing or developing systems to capture business operation data.
  • Uses commercial tools or develops custom solutions to generate metrics to present actionable recommendations.
  • Contributes to the design of relational databases for data storage or processing. May assist in the creation of database architecture, and data repositories and warehouses.
  • Ensures data accuracy. Troubleshoots and improves performance of data applications
  • Maintains data integrity and data processing efficiency by working to eliminate redundancy and applying best practice data stewardship techniques.
  • May recommend data reporting or access tools and train end-users in their use.
  • Stays informed of the ways the organization uses its data.
  • Continuously learning and staying abreast of technology advances, specifically cloud data technologies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant combination of experience and education
  • 4+ year experience in as Data Analysis position and demonstrated critical thinking aptitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an iterative (agile), fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced Excel proficiency to include Pivot Tables
  • Introductory SQL competency, basic Queries
  • Proficient in linking Excel to external data sources
  • Business Intelligence and Reporting tools (PowerBI) or other Data Visualization Tools
  • SSIS, MS Reporting Services
  • SQL skills to include T-SQL-specific DDL and DML and SSIS
  • Familiar with an agile work environment

 

Highly Desirable

  • Experience working with a cloud-based environment such as Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with data warehouse, mart, lake or other high volume OLAP topologies
  • Experience with advanced Azure data analysis tools including but not limited to Data Pipeline, Machine Learning, Data Lake and Data Factories

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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Quality Analyst Kansas City, MO 8895

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

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

 

Essential Functions:

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

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years of related work experience required
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and approaches
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automation testing and automation testing tools like selenium, cucumber or others
  • Experience with C#, .Net, T-SQL,TFS, and Jira
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Desired Healthcare Experience
  • Solid and adequate written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and report status
Network Engineer Omaha, NE 8886

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

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

Job Duties:

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

Skills: 

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

Education/Certs:

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

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Sr. Application Developer Kansas City, KS 8874

Advantage Tech is searching for an Application Developer for their client based out of Kansas City, KS.

Job Summary:

We are seeking to hire an Oracle PL/SQL Application Developer who can support and enhance existing applications by performing research and complex programming tasks with little or no assistance. This person needs to have the ability to communicate and work cooperatively with all levels of IT management, staff and business units. Having a desire to lead projects and enhancements of limited scope is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Must have experience with the software development life cycle process.
  • Must be experienced with creating a design and respective specification to develop a PL/SQL application.
  • Must operate independently and assist others with development tasks which include design, coding, testing, debugging, writing documentation, and installation into the production environment in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Must be skilled in researching existing PL/SQL code to understand the functions, troubleshoot issues, and deliver an enhancement or problem resolution.
  • Must collaborate with other IT teams to integrate the application with other platforms.
  • Must work with the business and other IT staff to clearly articulate a solution.
  • Must be flexible and willing to accept change in priorities as necessary.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the application from the perspectives of both the application and the business client.

Primary Skills & Experience:

  • 4-year degree and/or work experience. A Combination of both is preferred.
  • 5+ years of Oracle PL/SQL software development experience.
  • Proven strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively.
  • Good Analysis, problem-solving skills with an attention to details.

Bonus Skills & Experience:

  • Oracle Demantra software development experience.
  • Oracle Business Modeler tool experience.
  • Knowledge of the AIX, UNIX or Linux environments.
  • Knowledge of retail or wholesale operations.
Software Architect Omaha, NE 8859

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

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

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

C++ Developer Shawnee Mission, KS 8854

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

 

Scope of the Role:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

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

•Experience with Windows Desktop Applications using C++

•Experience creating graphical user interfaces (GUI) 

•Experience with Windows Services and Windows Security

•Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and higher

•Experience with SQL Server 2008 R2 and higher

Attributes Desired:

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

Preferred Skills:

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

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

Transmission Planning Engineer Kansas City, MO 8852

Advantage Tech is looking for a Transmission Planning Engineer.

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

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

Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 8849

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

 

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

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

System and product design:

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

Solution Execution:

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

Requirements

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

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

Essential Functions:

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

Competencies:

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

Required Education and Experience:

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

Preferred Education and Experience:

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

Please reach out for an immediate interview!  #advantagetech 

DevOps Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8744

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

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

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

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

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

In addition, we are looking for someone who can:

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

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or commensurate experience.

Sr. Application Developer Kansas City, MO 8725

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

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Preferred technical competencies:

  • 4-5 years of experience in developing applications using C# .NET and/or VB .NET
  • Experience with SQL Server (T-SQL)
  • Experience in developing applications with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, HTML and CSS
  • Adept in Object Oriented Design
  • Excellent analytical, design and troubleshooting skills and server side debugging skills.
  • Experience with SharePoint and SharePoint Online development a Plus.
DevOps Engineer Kansas City, MO 8717

Advantage Tech is looking for a Dev Ops Engineer for our Kansas City, MO client.

Reporting to our Director of Engineering Operations, you will be a trusted partner, working closely with our application developers and architects to build, automate, and support our application infrastructure and deployment processes.

 

As a key member of the Engineering team, your main focus will be on increasing the velocity of development and the delivery of applications while minimizing downtime.

 

If you have a passion for automation, enjoy and thrive in an agile, fast-moving, ever-changing startup environment, welcome and take on technical challenges of all shapes and sizes, have excellent interpersonal skill and sense of humor and enjoy rolling up your sleeves and jumping in, then read on!

 

This role is based in our Kansas City, MO office. Local candidates only please.

 

Key Accountabilities:

    • Maintaining and improving existing infrastructure
    • Enforcing best practices for security and reliability
    • Troubleshooting and resolving infrastructure issues
    • Automating recurring tasks
    • Maintaining and improving existing build and deployment processes
    • Collaborating with development teams
    • Performing IT tasks as needed in our KC office

Desired skills and experience:

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    Personal Attributes

    • Advanced knowledge of Azure including: SQL Server, AI, Cognitive Services, Migration Services, Load Balancer, Blob Storage, Table Service, Web Apps, Function Apps, Cosmos DB, Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks
    • Knowledge of AWS and AWSCLI including: Kinesis, CloudWatch, Lambda, IAM, EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB/ALB, SNS, SQS, S3, Elasticache, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, CloudFormation, Container Service, Redshift
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of CI/CD processes and tools
    • 3-8 years’ non-trivial, production-level experience in a DevOps, software development, or infrastructure engineering role
    • Docker and related orchestration technologies
    • Deploying .NET and node.js applications and websites
    • Bamboo or similar
    • Octopus Deploy or similar
    • Bitbucket or similar
    • Scripting languages such as Python, Bash, PowerShell
    • Experience with monitoring tools like Splunk and relevant capacity planning
    • Experience with SQL Server, SignalR
    • Highly organized with superb attention to detail
    • Superior project management and organizational skills
    • Proven ability to work in an ever-changing environment, ability to connect the dots and make decisions on your own feet
    • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
    • Exercise sound judgment and work successfully with all employee levels, regardless of background and perspectives
    • Be comfortable working in a distributed, semi-virtual environment
    • Be capable of creating and executing on technical direction and tasks for yourself and others
    • Be able to take minimal direction from others and provide maximal output for yourself (and others)

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

Architect Overland Park, KS 8715

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

Job Description

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

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

 Candidates must have MuleSoft Certifications:

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

 

 

Qualifications

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

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

Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Skills & Knowledge: (when applicable)

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

Competencies:

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

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 2 yr. Associates or 4 yr. BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems degree or equivalent experience required.
Sr. Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8660

Advantage Tech has an opening for a Sr. Software Engineer to work for their client based out of Kansas City, Mo.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement technical designs of varying complexity and purpose using or extending framework libraries where appropriate
  • Deliver solutions within budget and on schedule, maintaining calm under deadline pressure
  • Use organizational standards, patterns and best practices to deliver solutions, as well as helping to shape them
  • Partner with internal project leadership to understand business drivers and technology milestones to finalize appropriate technical design and deliver these goals
  • Establish strong relationships and maintain trust with team members, service providers, vendors and management
  • Authoritative source for relevant Microsoft platforms, familiarity with open source frameworks and technologies
  • Ability to work in collaborative environment as well as achieve milestones independently
  • Build solutions that are scalable, maintainable and modular
  • Maintain technical documentation and appropriate code comments throughout project life cycle

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least seven years of progressive software engineering experience within a formal development environment and strong familiarity with Waterfall and Agile SDLC
  • At least 5 years with Microsoft.Net development
  • At least 3 years with basic SQL Server Management Studio and T-SQL development
  • At least 3 years using JavaScript frameworks for UI development and Responsive Design
  • Experience with entity models and ORM frameworks
  • Experience building multi-tier applications leveraging APIs and SOA frameworks
  • Effective time management & oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with leveraging cloud services through Azure or AWS
  • Experience implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Android/iOS mobile development
  • Experience with a variety of software development patterns including SOLID principles and Dependency Injection
  • Experience managing GIT repositories
Sr Software Developer-SQA Test Automation Kansas City, MO 8599

Job Summary:

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

Key Activities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

Java Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8583

Job Summary:

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

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

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

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

  • Communicates status and progress on assignments.

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

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

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

Qualifications:

 

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

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

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

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

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

  • Experience in Application Security, JMS, Scheduling.

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

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

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

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

  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills. 

  • Proficient problem solving and business acumen.

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

Cloud Engineer Kansas City, MO 8561

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

Job Summary:

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

Key Activities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Provide on call production support for a critical application.

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

  • 1+ year experience designing and implementing automation capabilities.

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

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

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

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

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies. 

  • Moderate project management skills.  

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

  • Excellent planning and organization skill. 

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

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

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

  • Experience with Java and Spring Framework.

  • United States citizenship is required for this position.

Agile Coach Kansas City, MO 8559

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

 

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Additional Activities:

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

 

 

Qualifications:

 

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

Preferred Skills:

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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AutoCad Designer Peculiar, MO 7957

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

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in the industrial fabrication area
  • AutoCad 2018 experience

 

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Java Developer Omaha, NE 7409

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

Responsibilities

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

Ideal Qualifications

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7378

Web Programmer

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7377

Web Developer

Product Summary:

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

 

Job Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

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

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

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

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

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

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

CORE BEHAVIORS:
– Positivity
– Teamwork
– Dependability
– Productivity

 

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

Job Type: Full-time

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Contractor Benefits

Employee Referral Program