JOB SEEKERS

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

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Title Location Job ID
Windows System Administrator Kansas City, KS 8188

Advantage Tech is searching for a Windows System Administrator to manage a short-term contract with potential extensions, for their client based out of Kansas City, KS.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Windows system administrator who has patched with Symantec Altiris product in the last 24 months.  
  • Key skill patching windows servers & automation
  • With patching being done, some work will be done after hours/weekends
HelpDesk Olathe, Kansas 8187

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

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

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

 
Requirements:
 

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

 

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

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

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Information SysAdmin/Security Analyst Kansas City, MO 8186

Advantage Tech is looking for an Information SysAdmin/Security Analyst for our Kansas City, MO Client.  

Skills Required:

Infor SysAdmin/Security Analyst

 

Required knowledge or experience:

Lawson V10 LSFS3 environment administration.

LSA Security in a Version 10 environment.

Landmark Security  (User Provisioning, Role based permissions, LPL)

Landmark Administration particularly Async Queue setup and management.

 

Nice to have:

Ming.le experience or training

Experience or training on a Multi Tenant andor Single Tenant Cloudsuite environment.

ION (If you have knowledge of ION you would be familiar with BOD’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 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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Sr. Network Engineer Kansas City, MO 8183

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Network Engineer to join their clients Infrastructure Team, based out of Kansas City, MO

The position of Senior Engineer, Network Engineering, has the responsibility for providing supervision and management of the network administration support staff as well as support of the technical architecture, design, implementation and continuity of the organization’s production network infrastructure.

Network infrastructure for this organization includes, but not limited to, LAN, WAN, WLAN, Wireless Bridging, VoIP (IP Telephony), QoS, Firewall, Telephony Systems and Telecommunications. The person in this position will work closely with members of the IT staff to ensure very high levels of network availability, security and efficiency. The person in this position will serve as the lead technical resource for network production operations support and relevant systems projects. 

The Sr. Network Engineer, will be responsible for bringing advanced knowledge and a new perspective to the design, implementation and maintenance of the overall network infrastructure of the company. 

LEAD RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide leadership and guidance to junior members of the team. 
• Assist with the definition of training and development plans for junior members of IT Operations Team. 
• Assist with conducting annual reviews for junior members of the team. 
• Designing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining the overall network infrastructure 
• Collaborate with Facility Security Officer or designated IT Security Analyst in researching security threats 
• Serve as highest point of escalation to incidents in the network infrastructure. 
• Performance monitoring, alert monitoring, event correlation and suppression, ticket notification and escalation 
• Participate in the organization’s change management process. 
• Act as technical resource to network initiatives for group members and other organizational entities. 

TECHNICAL DUTIES
• Develop and maintain network documentation that includes process, procedures and relevant physical and logical network diagrams. 
• Configure and deploy company LANs, WANs, WLANs, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, purpose-built appliances and other hardware to required specifications. 
• Monitor and report on network systems performance, help identify network trends, and troubleshoot problem areas as needed. 
• Collaborate with Infrastructure team members and others as necessary to assess near and long-term network capacity needs. 
• Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records. 
• Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry. 
• Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation that may include technical specifications information. 
• Develop process improvements and standard operating procedures 

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 
• 10+ years’ experience serving in a Network Engineering capacity required. 
• Current certification as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) required. 
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience managing a network infrastructure comprised of Cisco technologies that includes router, switch, firewall, access security and other. 
• 7 years’ Experience in Data Center and Enterprise LAN/WAN Environments 
• Advanced knowledge in BGP and EIGRP 
• Advanced knowledge in VMware NSX 
• Advanced knowledge in Meraki Wireless Environments 
• Advanced knowledge in Checkpoint Firewall Technology 
• Be able to own and be accountable for network project designs and configurations. 
• Experience with the IT Process Change Management. 
• Ability to develop action plans with work estimates as part of IT projects. 
• Have worked with a high-availability systems environment. 
• Ability to solve critical production issues when required. 
• Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices. 
• Strong, hands-on technical knowledge with networking technologies. 
• Knowledge of MPLS, QoS, WAN Traffic Optimization and Prioritization. 
• Knowledge of and experience with SIP or H.323 VoIP Protocols. 
• Ability to develop network, voice and data systems in multi-facility, multi-city corporate environments using public switched circuits and/or private line facilities. 
• Knowledge of communications protocols and integration of new systems with existing systems. 
• Knowledge of transport media such as twisted pair, broadband, baseband, coaxial, microwave and fiber optic systems. 
• Working technical knowledge of relevant and current network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards. 
• Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits. 
• Ability to apply the principles of analytical and critical thinking skills and other professional practices to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact. 
• Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws. 
• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. 
• Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment. 
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. 
• Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. 
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities. 
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. 

PREFERRED 
• Bachelors or Associate degree in a technology related field with 15 years of hands-on experience in the field. 
• Current certification as Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) would be nice to have
• Prior management or team lead experience. 

KEY ATTRIBUTES 
• Excellent communicator. 
• Ability to investigate and resolve complex problems 
• Enjoys working in a fast paced environment

 

Systems Engineer 2nd Shift Kansas City, MO 8179

Advantage Tech is looking for a VMware Systems Engineer for our Kansas CIty, MO client.  

This position is a systems engineer for a Windows/Virtual platforms and will routinely work with vendors, project managers, system administrators, database administrators, application developers and end users in order to maintain and improve the performance of our servers, databases and applications. Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems. Experience building, patching and maintaining (Windows/Virtual) servers. Experience of SRM and VMWare based technologies. 
– Utilize industry standard technologies to insure the integrity of recoverability of servers; backups, patch installations, performance monitoring, etc. 
– Work with project and application development teams to implement new business initiatives as they relate to cloud services 
– Work with application teams to troubleshoot complex problems that impact customer ability to perform required business functions

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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SOA Innovation Manager Kansas City, MO 8178

Advantage Tech is looking for a SOA Innovation Manager for out Kansas City, MO Client. 

What You'll Do

This is an entry level management position within MIS area. Will communicate effectively with associates, peers & primary customers (business units or other MIS teams). Will have the ability to manage & maintain emotions & respond to difficult & challenging situations without emotional reactions. Other responsibilities may include: focusing on associate management & development; introduction to a competency-based management program; coaching, listening & providing timely feedback to your associates; interviewing candidates & participating with hiring decisions; understanding & having the ability to execute towards a technology strategy; having the ability to set challenging yet attainable goals for associates; requesting, managing & monitoring work efforts; understanding current processes & promoting adherence; recognizing ambiguity; ensuring compliance with all software licensing agreements; having budgetary awareness & understands lights-on, non-discretionary & discretionary work; actively managing load & resource planning; having the ability to manage projects & work efforts to a Service Delivery LifeCycle process (SDLC); having the ability to understand risk & impact to the business. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

The SOA Innovation Manager will manage and oversee the solutions, technologies and activities required to complete the backlog projects within the Innovation area of the Enterprise Integration Team. This individual will manage the Innovation area resources and contractors to ensure that the projects are staffed appropriately. The SOA Innovation Manager will work with Project Managers and Scrum Leaders to ensure project deliverables are identified and scheduled appropriately within the sprint schedule of the Enterprise Integration area.

We are looking specifically for the following for this individual:
– Application development management experience is required.
– Knowledge of SOA and API concepts is expected.
– Agile environment experience is helpful.

Who You Are

-2 or 4-year Degree in MIS, Computer Science or related field
-3 years technical work experience

Preferred Requirements

-1 year management experience, supervisory or team lead experience

In this Role, You will Need

-Knowledge of system development methodology
-Knowledge of fundamental principles of functional and unit testing
-Knowledge of web-services architecture and implementation
-Knowledge of relational database technologies
-Knowledge of continuous Integration tools
-Demonstrated experience using Source Control tools and processes

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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JAVA Developer Kansas City, MO 8177

High Level Technical Skills/Experience Required:

  *   Java web application development
  *   JSF web development (Prime faces preferable)
  *   Spring Batch development
  *   SQL/JPA development
  *   IntelliJ development
  *   Maven build tool
  *   Experience working on a scrum team
Nice to have:

  *   jBoss experience
  *   Oracle experience
  *   Jenkins experience
  *   JavaScript experience

Field Technician – Woodlands TX Woodlands, TX 8176

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Requirements:

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

Preferred:

  • Associates degree in computer science, MIS or a related field preferred.
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Experience installing and troubleshooting computer software and hardware preferred
  • Ability to troubleshoot personal computer and peripherals preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred
  • Knowledge of trouble ticketing systems preferred
  • Spanish or French speaking is a plus
Networking/Desktop Coordinator Kansas City, MO 8175

Advantage Tech has a need for a person with experience in Networking & Desktop support for their client based out of Kansas City, MO.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES           

 

Desktop, Device, and Software Services

  • Respond to all staff-generated tickets within tier-specific response times (48 hours all, 1 hour urgent, scheduled set ups at requested time)
  • Manage all school-owned devices including cell-phones, desk phones, staff and student computers, classroom iPads, and hardware accessories
  • Maintain connectivity and wireless access for staff
  • Set up equipment needed for events and maintain instructional technology such as projectors, document cameras, and classroom-related needs

 

Manage Systems Environment

  • Manage email, active directory, shared drive, and on-site server environments
  • Lead project to move school to cloud-based server environment
  • Maintain regular backup of critical information

 

Inventory Management

  • Manage year-long inventory planning and needs for all software and hardware
  • Maintain an accurate database of all school technology
  • Solicit competitive bids in accordance with school and state policy, and maintain records
  • Coordinate warranty repairs and services vendors to maintain inventory
  • Ensure fiscal stewardship of inventory by writing and maintaining strong procedures for staff check out and use of school technology

 

General

  • Perform all other tasks as assigned
  • Must be able to:

Walk, sit or stand for periods of 2 hours up to 12 hours per day; frequently move equipment/devices weighing up to 50 lbs. across campus including outdoors from building to building; ascend stairs; stoop, kneel, crawl to position equipment/devices

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • A minimum of 3+ years of relevant operational experience is required
  • High comfort level with children and youth is required
  • Prior experience working in schools, urban communities, non-profit, military, private sector, and/or a fast paced entrepreneurial environment is preferred
  • Demonstrated project/program management experience is necessary. Must possess experience successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and collaborating with external vendors to develop and implement systems and processes to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of a growing organization is essential
  • Effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines; organized; manage multiple assignments; follow assignments through to completion; respond quickly to requests for information and assistance
  • High organizational and analytical ability
  • Results-driven with experience driving operational excellence
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office; Power School, Outlook, Word, and Excel are necessary
  • Given the longer school day at Kauffman School, this position requires extended work days and hours

 

Drafter Belton, MO 8171

Advantage Tech is searching for a Drafter that can work for their client out of Belton, MO.

Responsibilities:

  • Candidates should have 1-2 years of experience using AutoCAD & Solidworks
  • The right candidate will be very detail-oriented & self-motivated. Expert communication skills are a plus, while being able to meet set deadlines.
  • You will be responsible for coordinating the layout on the contract drawings, resolving any issues between our production team, the engineer, and the general contractor in a timely manner as to meet all production deadlines.
Front-End Developer Overland Park, KS 8167

Advantage Tech is searching for a qualified Front-End Developer to join the team of one of their clients based out Overland Park, KS.

The Front End Developer is responsible for building and implementing functional and efficient programs.  This position works in an Agile development environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.

  • Verify and deploy programs and systems.

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software.

  • Recommend and execute improvements.

  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.

 

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science preferred.

  • Minimum of two (2) years working as a Front End Developer required.

 

Required Skills:

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • Javascript

  • React / Redux preferred or other javascript framework (Angular, Ember)

  • Jest or other unit testing framework

  • Bootstrap

  • Experience calling Restful API’s

  • Experience working with Sketch mock-ups

 

Other Competencies:

  • Demonstrates ownership of projects by taking initiative, being accountable, and meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Able to approach work with an eye for details, while understanding the big picture.

  • The ability to think creatively with a focus on providing something of value.

  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment, with a diverse group and across functional areas.

  • Demonstrates the ability for clear and effective verbal and written communications; demonstrates active listening skills.

Control System Support Technician Lee's Summit, MO 8165

Advantage Tech is looking for qualified Control System Support Technician to join their client's System Support team in Lee's Summit, MO.

The candidate will work with a team of top-notch control technicians and system engineers. The position is in the call/support center, responding to customer support questions on the client's Tridium Niagara products.

  1. This position requires that you interact with customers in a variety of manners, including telephone and electronic mail.
  2. The primary function of this position is researching customer issues in order to solve or apply control system solutions to HVAC systems on the client's products and services.
  3. Strong communication skills, troubleshooting techniques and application of solutions are required.
  4. Lastly, the candidate will use their skills to interface with the client’s development team to test and report on new products and technologies. Training will be provided.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Education level shall include at minimum post-secondary vocational or technical education.

 

Key Competencies:

  • respect for users, team members, and leaders
  • self-discipline
  • ability to effectively prioritize tasks
  • demonstrated ability to troubleshoot according to a process
  • a detailed-oriented working style
  • ability and willingness to communicate
  • ability to foster a collaborative work environment
  • ability to learn from experience and from informal/formal instruction
  • ability to think logically and creatively
  • ability to apply knowledge to new situations
  • demonstrated independent interest in technology
  • able to communicate articulately and concisely verbally and in writing
  • detective-like troubleshooting skills

 

Preferred Skills: (not required)

  • Understanding of HVAC Systems and Building Automation Systems
  • Understanding of BACnet, LON, or Modbus protocols used in Building Automation Systems
  • Knowledge of control bus function and characteristics
  • Understanding or use of Niagara products
  • Direct Digital Controls (DDC) knowledge
  • PLCs or Controls Interfacing
  • can create and cultivate a positive and relaxing work environment
Java Developer Overland Park, KS 8164

Advantage Tech is searching for a Java Developer to work for their client based out of Overland Park, KS

 

The Java Developer is responsible for building and implementing functional and efficient programs.  

Essential Functions:

  • Produce clean, efficient code based on specifications.

  • Verify and deploy programs and systems.

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and upgrade software.

  • Recommend and execute improvements.

  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.

 

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years working as a Java Developer required.

  • Retail Inventory Management or Point of Sale experience a plus.

 

Required Skills:

  • Java

  • RESTful JSON APIs (both Server and Client)

  • Spring Framework

  • Hibernate

  • Maven and/or Ant

  • MySQL/MariaDB

  • Git

 

Desired Skills:

  • IntelliJ IDEA or similar

  • GitLab or similar

  • JIRA or similar

  • Jenkins or similar

  • Java Swing

  • Unit Testing

 

Other Competencies:

  • Demonstrates ownership of projects by taking initiative, being accountable, and meeting deadlines.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Able to approach work with an eye for details, while understanding the big picture.

  • The ability to think creatively with a focus on providing something of value.

  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment, with a diverse group and across functional areas.

  • Demonstrates the ability for clear and effective verbal and written communications; demonstrates active listening skills.

QA Analyst Omaha, NE 8163

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

Product Summary:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

  1. Bachelor's degree required
  2. 5+ years of QA and testing experience within an enterprise-wide environment
  3. Strong background in software testing practices
  4. Experience writing automated tests for a web based product
  5. Clear communication – must be comfortable and willing to openly discuss work items within a cross functional team
  6. Cross Functional Skill Development – Quality assurance will be the candidate's main expertise, but they must be proactive about leaning the skills and methods used across the various roles of the team. Ability to contribute to the work when their primary skill is not necessary to advance the highest priority work items
  7. Knowledge of Quality Assurance and testing best and emerging practices
  8. Knowledge of Quality Assurance and testing best
  9. Other duties as assigned
Desk Side Support Tech Kansas City, MO 8162

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop Support person.

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

  • Set up new computer systems and perform routine maintenance
  • Provide technical assistance and resolution as necessary
  • Serve as direct point of contact for customers seeking technical assistance in person
  • Ensure accurate inventory of devices, and their assignment to users, through detailed documentation in ticketing system
  • Assist customers with installation of new software packages, based on licensing requirements
  • Coordinate with IT Service Owners for the resolution of complex issues
  • Provide accurate information on IT products or services and their availability
  • Follow-up and update customer on request status
  • Identify and document resolution steps, for reoccurring issues, in knowledgebase
  • Identify and request updates for out-of-date knowledgebase documents
  • Participate in Problem and Change management processes as necessary
  • All other duties as assigned.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Omaha, NE 8160

Role Summary:

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

Role Responsibilities:

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

Must Have:

  • Azure Governance including Policies, Management Groups, resource tagging strategies
  • Identity Management: Azure AD and experience implementing RBAC and SSO in Azure
  • Cost management and reporting including experience setting up show-back and cost forecasting
  • Azure App Service Environments, App Service Plans
  • Azure networking (Vnets, Express Routes)
  • Serverless compute including Functions and Logic Apps
  •  Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS) CI/CD experience. 
  • ARM templates, powershell, Azure CLI
  • Azure monitoring, creating dashboards for various stakeholders, enabling the right level of observability into cloud applications
  • Ideal:
  •  Experience with Terraform or Ansible
  • Experience creating true Infrastructure as Code CD pipelines that automate production deployments
  •  Experience with Canary, Blue/Green deployment techniques
  •  Experience with event-driven architectures
  •  Azure Data Lake/Databricks experience
  •  ML/Cognitive services
  •  Service Fabric
  •  Azure API gateway/manager, Event Grid
  • Disaster recovery architecture
Dev Ops Engineer Kansas City, MO 8157

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

Job description

As DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for working within an Agile framework while implementing automated continuous delivery solutions.  You will collaboration between development, IT Operations, and Quality Assurance to ensure smooth deployments to the various testing and production environments. You will help identify and implement automation across multiple applications.

Essential Job Functions

  • Identify, recommend, and implement best practice for implementation of software build and deployment to support a Kanban system of “flow based” throughput
  • Manage test automation using Selenium coded in C# and monitor results
  • Work with Quality Assurance to ensure test cases are kept up to date with software releases
  • Maintain Octopus deploy processes to ensure proper application deployment and configuration in multiple environments
  • Automate and maintain the software build process to support continuous integration for development through production
  • Work with IT Operations staff to upgrade and build out new environments that conform to software requirements
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement continuous integration/continuous delivery into cloud based solutions
  • Work with DBA staff to streamline deployment of database schemas
  • Automate and manage software monitoring strategies
  • Monitor site stability and performance and troubleshoot site issues
  • Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production
  • Provide support to development teams that use the automated deployment infrastructure
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Experience in the following areas is required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or similar field of study required.
  • Experience in 24×7 production operations, preferably supporting a highly available environment
  • 3+ years experience scripting in PowerShell, release automation, application administration, application configuration, and debugging
  • Familiarity and experience using Configuration Management tools like Powershell DSC, Puppet, Chef, etc.
  • Knowledge of automated post-deployment testing tools
  • Knowledge of IIS or similar web server technology
  • Knowledge of SQL Server deployment using SSDT
  • Knowledge of Octopus Deploy or Azure DevOps Pipelines (TFS Build, VSTS)
  • Ability to operate in an agile and dynamic environment
  • Basic understanding of networking and load balancing
  • Basic understanding of virtual machine technology
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory
  • Knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure environments (e.g., AWS, Azure)
  • Familiarity and experience using Containerization tools like Vagrant or Docker

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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Electrical Engineer Blue Springs, MO 8154

Advantage Tech is searching for an Electrical Engineer to manage a project over a 6+ month contract, for their client based out of Blue Springs, MO

Job Summary:

Provides system and components design, investigation, experimentation, analysis, documentation and reporting.  Requires frequent interpretation of requirements and discussion of problems with various individuals or groups.  Work could possibly result in new or improved systems, products, devices, components, and processes.  Performs all aspects of engineering projects from planning through implementation.  Works with some assistance from more experienced co-workers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Designs test equipment and writes test procedures to appropriately verify that all production electronic assemblies meet client specifications.
  2. Develops firmware/software for embedded control systems using C coding, analog and digital circuitry and micro-controller based control systems.
  3. Develops computer-based models to mathematically simulate conditions with hardware component and statistical situations in the development of new products, design modifications and product components.
  4. Designs and documents electrical hardware required for product development projects.
  5. With assistance from other electrical engineers, analyzes research data and proposed product specifications to determine feasibility of product proposal for manufacturability.
  6. Manages and creates internal documentation for project implementation and maintenance.
  7. Analyzes costs and selects components to meet specialized goals that relate to proposed hardware solutions.
  8. Confers with research engineers, sales, quality and manufacturing to clarify problems, analyze design problems and recommend solutions and procedures.
  9. Prepares product or system layout including detailed drawings and schematics.
  10. Maintains and modifies current products to meet customer needs.
  11. Coordinates activities with appropriate approval agencies to ensure compliance of new products with industry standards.
  12. Coordinates completion of all documentation required to produce new products including creation of assembly drawings, creation of bills of materials and routing in the client business system and any other documentation required.
  13. Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  14. Evaluates engineering test results for possible application to development of systems or other uses.
  15. Confers with research and other engineering, quality, manufacturing and sales personnel and prepares design modifications as required.
  16. Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering design tasks.
  17. Visits job sites to inspect installation and to monitor, review, or correct the performance of products.
  18. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational seminars and workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.
  19. Studies ASME, ANSI, MIL, AISI, IFI, NACE, API, AWS and NFPA standards.  Applies these standards as appropriate to new designs.
  20. Maintains the confidentiality of all information processed.

Job Qualifications:

Required:  Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.  Two years post-degree experience. Background in electronic assembly manufacturing and the design of printed circuit board layouts.

Preferred:  Master’s degree in a related technical field.  Knowledge of computer aided electrical design tools.

Senior Software Developer Overland Park, KS 8153

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Software Developer for our Overland Park Client.  They have an exciting product and a great platform that they have developed.

The Senior Developer position is a key contributor within the organization and has the opportunity to directly enable our business vision.  Our Client desires Associates who want to be part of something bigger than themselves, who possess a positive attitude and who are tenacious about overcoming obstacles encountered.

 

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

This role is an important contributor in the realization of our ambitious business objectives to build out a robust cloud-based services platform that makes it easy to integrate carriers, brokers, and third parties that will allow us to deliver a seamless buying experience. 

DUTIES: 

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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant combination of experience and education
  • 5+ years .Net (C# specifically) programming experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire to learn new technologies and strive to constantly improve personal skills
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture, building and integrating RESTful web services using Web API
  • Skills in modern software design while adhering to best coding practices across the full software development life cycle
  • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot (debug) software and hardware issues 
  • ADO.NET and/or Entity Relational Modeling including SQL Server database design and implementation experience, Transact SQL (T-SQL), Views, Object-Relational Mapping tools, and Stored Procedures
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Visual Studio .NET 2015+, .NET Framework 4.5+
    • Web Application Development 
      • ASP.NET/MVC
      • Javascript UI frameworks (preferably ReactJS or AngularJS)
  • Experience with GIT, TFS, or other version control solutions
  • Ability to create and modify unit tests relevant to solution being developed
  • Recognize security needs for applications and apply security best practices
  • Highly Desirable:
  • Experience developing in a cloud-based environment (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Knowledge of Scrum or other Agile methodologies
  • Ability to analyze web application performance and recommend improvements

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our 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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Manager of Emerging Fraud Technologies Kansas City, MO 8149

Advantage Tech is seeking a Manager of Emerging Fraud Technologies for our Kansas City, MO Client.  This is a dire hire position with an established company within a large IT department. 

This is a mid-level management position within MIS area that will communicate effectively with associates, peers & primary customers (business units or other MIS teams), present technology topics to the broader MIS team or the business. 

-Manages and maintains emotions & responds to difficult & challenging situations without emotional reactions. 
-Focus on associate management & development and use previous experience with competency-based management program. 
-Provide coaching – listening & providing timely feedback to associates. 
-Interview candidates & make hiring decisions. 
-Provides input, understanding & can execute towards a technology strategy. 
-Set challenging yet attainable goals for associates, and performance management; requesting, managing & monitoring work efforts, ability to understand quality versus quantity. 
-Understands current processes, promotes adherence, and provides recommendations for process improvements. 
-Recognizes ambiguity and follows-up to clarify expectations. 
-Ensures compliance with all software licensing agreements. 
-Participates in the budget process and maintains a budgetary awareness. 
-Understands lights-on, non-discretionary & discretionary work; actively manages load & resource planning. 
-Manage projects & work efforts to a Service Delivery LifeCycle process (SDLC). 
-Understands risk & impact to the business, recommend risk mitigation strategies and options for the business to consider. 
-Other duties as assigned.

Additional Preferred Requirements 
– Eight years technical work experience 
– Five years Fraud Management and prevention across payment, online, digital or financial services industries 

Additional Minimum Knowledge & Skills 
– Proven analytical ability with experience using a data-driven approach to problem solving, experience in metrics focused management 
– Ability to think strategically and apply both quantitative methods and business insights to drive results 
– Ability to build strong relationships in a cross-functional environment 
– Demonstrated knowledge of scalable fraud systems 
– Demonstrated knowledge of data modeling 
– Demonstrated knowledge of large scale data platforms 
– Comprehensive understanding of fraud solution design principles 
– Experience with data models and big data technology

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 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.

Sr .Net Engineer Omaha, NE 8144

Are you a senior level Software Engineer who excels at custom .NET development?  Do other developers look up to you as a lead and a mentor?  Do you thrive in a complex, dynamic team environment?  

Responsibilities
System & 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

Leadership
• Role model to clients Values; Make us better, make someone’s job easier, and deliver measurable value
• Mentors more junior developers
• May lead projects as needed

Qualifications
• 5+ years of Software Development experience including .NET 
• Experience working as a Senior Software Engineer 
• Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering preferred
• 3+ years of experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
• 3+ years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
• SharePoint development preferred
• Front-end technology preferred: SignalR, Angular4, Kendo UI, React, and Xamarin
• Back-end technologies preferred: LogicApps, Azure WebJobs, Azure Functions, Azure API Management, ASP.NET Web API, ODataV4, Data Lake, HDFS, WebHDFS, AzureSql, CosmosDB
• HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
• Web Services
• 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

 

Data Architect Omaha, NE 8142

Are you a forward-thinker? An innovator? As a Data Architect, you will be the technical liaison for our Product Managers, vetting ideas and projects before they hit the ground, and helping us decide which technical solutions to implement. This is your opportunity to work with our Districts and Job Sites to identify problems and provide technical solutions. We are looking for someone who comes from a large company with a history of success architecting technology solutions. 

Responsibilities 
• Help client continue its growth into the being a data-driven company by identifying data solutions that can solve business problems we have today. 
• Work with leadership to ensure the data solution's goals support the business needs and initiatives. 
• Accountable for technical integrity, fit-for-purpose, and alignment with data architecture strategy. 
• Develop data lineage and conceptual and logical data models in support of product, reporting and data quality efforts  
• Develop and promote enterprise data architecture best practices and standards. 

• Collaborate with EDW team to design data solutions. 

• Collaborate with Data Governance team to ensure data policies are implemented across the enterprise. 
• Work closely with architecture, product and reporting teams and business during inception, ideation, user-centered design, and solution design phases of application lifecycle. 
• Collaborate with database administrators to handoff logical models for physical modelling / DDL generation. 
•  Proactively identify opportunities to enable business results with data solutions. 
• Refine and enhance the data technology solutions strategy and roadmap. 
• Influence the organization to achieve results 
• Document and communicate complex concepts effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders. 

Qualifications 
• Previous Experience in Data Architecture roles 
• Previous experience with data modeling and data lineage. 
• Experience selecting technology solutions that meet requirements are cost-conscious and align with technology goals and roadmap. 
• Strong communicator with the ability to translate technical terms and concepts into graphics and business terms. 
• Experience working with all levels of an organization. 
• Proven ability to develop great relationships with co-workers, credibility with leadership, and rapport for getting things done with stakeholders. 
• Familiarity with an architecture methodology or framework 
• Agile development experience 
• Ability to deal with ambiguity and lead teams through to more defined and actionable terms 
• Presents an open mind when working with stakeholders and business 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Construction or Engineering experience a plus 
• Familiarity with SQL Server, Azure SQL Server, ER/Studio, Collibra a plus 
• Understanding of SAP or other ERP systems a plus 

.Net Developer Milwaukee, WI 8140

Advantage Tech is looking for multiple .Net Developers in the Milwaukee, WI area.  

App Developer II/Core Systems

Responsibilities:

Designing, developing and maintaining custom applications and some websites for internal/external clients

Creating clean and easily maintainable code and documentation.

Participating in the full Software Development Life cycle (SDLC)

Ability to handle multiple work steams simultaneously. Automation experience will be highly beneficial.

 

Development skills:

C#.NET/VB.NET/ASP.NET/ASP.NET MVC, Web API, ADO.NET

JavaScript/HTML/CSS

Team Foundation Server

 

Database Knowledge:

Oracle

SQL Server

MS ACCESS

 

Knowledge of:

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Stack

Oracle Stack

Webservices

 

Reporting Experience:

Unit Testing experience

Automated Testing

Splunk logging and information retrieval

Zena (or similar scheduler)

 

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

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

#advantagetech

Sr. Software Engineer Kansas City, KS 8139

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Software Engineer to join their client based out of Kansas City.

 

Job Description:

As a member of the Web Services and Portal team, create technology solutions to meet business needs. Lead the planning, development, and maintenance of a robust and scalable API Layer for the client and their partners. Work with internal and external partners to create and enforce the client’s API standards.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own and drive the development of and deliver features within the API Layer
  • Direct architecture for security, performance, scale, analytics, and optimization
  • Encourage modern engineering practice with an emphasis on code quality, supportability, scalability and performance
  • Develop platform components for next generation APIs to expand and improve employee and customer experiences with mobile technologies and applications
  • Develop integrations to external services and software
  • Produce technical specifications based on functional requirements
  • Author and/or perform unit tests according to test plans prior to development release
  • Maintain and repair existing properties
  • Perform within a team environment; collaborate with Cloud, Network, DevOps and Application architects to ensure the best solution is being provided within the business requirements provided
  • Assist in updating application development policies to ensure that all future applications meet the latest technical requirements
  • Mentor less experienced developers
  • Stay current on the latest technology and contribute to the technical direction of the Cooperative while keeping a customer-centric approach
  • Work within an Agile environment to manage new project work items and tickets
  • 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.

 

Requirements:

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or 7+ years of related work experience
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field preferred
  • Extensive experience designing and implementing APIs; strong experience developing
    against and working with external APIs
  • Experience with the following:
  • Preferred experience with SAP, Salesforce and Okta
  • Working knowledge of the dairy industry preferred
  • Certification and/or License – Certain certifications may be required during employment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong proficiency with Object Oriented Programming in C#
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Azure Environment
  • Proficiency with Azure API Manager
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent comprehension of API Management concepts and experience using API Management solutions
  • Strong proficiency with Azure DevOps
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups including co-workers, managers, and customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork experience
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
Application Support Analyst Overland Park, KS 8138

Advantage Tech is searching for an Application Support Analyst to join their client's service team in Overland Park, KS

Job Responsibilities:

  • Your primary responsibility will be providing application and technical support to the client's customers across the entire product range.
  • You’ll be expected to liaise with customer personnel and internal development teams to troubleshoot software, or system configuration problems, and identify and provide solutions.
  • You understand the importance of effectively documenting customer issues and updating call tracking software in a timely manner.
  • You’ll be required to participate as part of the global emergency support rota for escalated customer issues, which includes an on-call provision to cover some early, late, weekend and holiday support requirements.
  • In addition to support responsibilities, you will also have the opportunity to assist with the implementation and configuration process for new customer application instances after installation by the System Admin Team.

Core Skills:

  • You’ll need to have 3-4 Years of previous experience in similar support engineer or analyst role at an enterprise software vendor, or with an end user of enterprise software.
  • You’ll possess strong technical troubleshooting/analytic skills. 
  • You’ll have a good understanding of browser, plugin and computer settings that can affect web applications.
  • You’ll have strong knowledge/experience with web applications.
  • You’ll need a good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android & iOS.
  • You possess exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal, and will be able to communicate effectively and professionally at all business levels.
  • You particularly enjoy working in a team environment.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience supporting or delivering legal online services such as extranets and deal rooms.
  • Knowledge of different web browser behaviors and known issues.
  • Experience using Zendesk, Jira or similar helpdesk ticketing systems.
  • Ability to prepare and run SQL queries.
  • Working knowledge of iManage, WorkSite, HTML, Javascript, or Apache Velocity.
  • Knowledge of the software development cycle and experience of working alongside development teams.
Quality Analyst Kansas City, MO 8137

Advantage Tech is looking for a BA/QA for our Kansas City, MO Client.  

Position Summary

The Business/Quality Analyst is responsible for requirements gathering as well as the creation and execution of end to end test plans. Works with developers and business owners to ensure that requirements are captured, documented and tested during all phases of a project as well as devising and executing regression tests required during integration tests and post live break fixes / updates to functionality.

 

Responsibilities

  • Become intimately familiar with legacy applications currently in use at the Company
  • Create and document Test Plans / Test Cases, and execute scenarios using written and implied requirements (can learn on the job) 
  • Document defects using Client's Enterprise Work Management tool (Workfront).
  • Review business and functional requirements to compile a full understanding of deliverables within a project.
  • Continuously maintain and update test plans as products evolve both during the initial development phases and post implementation add-on / break fix scenarios.
  • Ensure that deliverables meet all functional and design specs and report any non-compliance to management.
  • Continuous review of project requirements to ensure that new or modified software conforms to enterprise standards and suggest modifications to conform to said standards as needed.
  • Interact with Customers performing triage of break fix tickets to identify appropriate development resource(s) after duplicating errors in test environments and providing this information to development organization.

Qualifications

  • Experience as a Business Analysis 
  • Experience with QA within a software development organization a plus
  • Strong analytical skills are a must.
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server scripts and stored procedures and triggers.
  • Ability to learn to create and execute test plans given minimal written instructions.
  • Ability to liaise with Development, business owners, and internal customers.

 

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

 

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

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

#advantagetech

Citrix System Engineer Kansas City, MO 8134

Advantage Tech is searching for a System Engineer who is specifically qualified to work with Citrix at their client based out of Kansas City, MO

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Installs, configures, and troubleshoots Citrix components and associated hardware.
  • Perform Microsoft Windows system patching and firmware updates for Citrix components and associated hardware.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Support and administration of Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, as it relates to Citrix
  • Provides end user support, installation, training, and configuration for Citrix.
  • Provide emergency off-hours support as defined in rotation schedule with other IT System Engineers.
  • Assist in the identification of emerging technologies that may be appropriate for the client, provide technical knowledge, skills, and support to development team.
  • Support the goals of the Information Technology.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Technology related (AA, BS, BA) degree or at least 3 years of experience
  • Advanced proficiency in the current Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp environment.
  • Proven written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, demonstrated willingness to work within a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Must have the ability to work, negotiate, and present well with staff at all levels in the company.

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent communicator.
  • Ability to investigate and resolve complex problems
  • Enjoys working in a fast paced environment
OPS Support Engineer Kansas City, MO 8133

Advantage Tech is searching for a Support Engineer to work for their client based out of Kansas City, MO.

The Operations Support Engineer is responsible for providing support for workstation hardware and software as well as peripherals. Additionally, the position provides support for OPTAMUM, EAP Expert and other internally developed and externally purchased software and hardware. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Answers, evaluates, and prioritizes incoming telephone, voice mail, e-mail, and in-person requests for assistance from users experiencing problems with hardware, software, networking, and other computer-related technologies. 
  • Interviews user to collect information about problem and leads user through diagnostic procedures to determine source of error. 
  • Customer service focus in all aspects of daily duties 
  • Handles problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution and follow-up for routine user problems. 
  • Logs and tracks calls using problem management database, maintains history records, problem documentation, as well as software and hardware inventories. 
  • Installs hardware, software, and peripheral equipment. 
  • Testing of software products in development 
  • Prepares standard statistical reports, such as help desk incident reports. 
  • Consults with programmers to explain software errors, recommend changes to programs, and assists in the identification of emerging technologies and products. 
  • Calls software and hardware vendors to request service regarding defective products. 
  • Tests software and hardware to evaluate ease of use and whether product will aid user in performing work. 
  • Writes software and hardware evaluations and recommendations for management review. 
  • Develops, writes and revises user training manuals and procedures. 
  • Support the goals of the Information Systems Division and participate as a member of the Information Systems team. 
  • Assures compliance with New Directions policies and procedures; take appropriate action to correct any obvious unsafe conditions. 
  • Adheres to New Directions Behavioral Health Mission Statement, Core Values, Code of Business Conduct, and Compliance Program. 
  • Complies with all Federal and applicable State laws and New Directions Behavioral Health Policies regarding, privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information, and other designated information. 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

  • High School Diploma with 4 or more years of experience supporting enterprise level hardware and software 
  • Proven written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, demonstrated willingness to work within a collaborative, team-oriented environment 
  • CompTIA: A+, Net+, Sec+ (If not currently certified, employee is required to attain all certifications within one year of hiring) 

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in the Technology field 
  • Experience with ServiceNow 
  • Bomgar Remote Control 
  • Support of Citrix VDI and XenApp environment 
  • SCCM Administration/MDT 

KEY ATTRIBUTES 

  • Adaptable to quickly changing situations 
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, proportions, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple issues received in a short time span
Software Engineer Overland Park, KS 8129

 Advantage Tech is seeking multiple Software Developers for our Overland Park client.  

PROJECT Details:

50% of project 

Working on some new features — C# and WebAPI 

50% of project 

Working on existing code base – ASP.NET WebForms, VB.NET, and WCF Services

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of current programming experience – this person needs to be a true mid to senior developer. 
  • Experience with C#/Web API 
  • Experience with ASP.NET Web forms 
  • VB.NET
  • WCF Services 

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

BA/QA Overland Park, KS 8128

Advantage Tech is seeking a BA/QA for our Overland Park Client.  They are looking for a candidate that has strong Business Logic experience.  Our client has produced there own products for their clients.  This person will also have to have great communication and skills to work with their customers.

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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Django Developer Kansas City, MO 8119

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

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

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

Required:

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

Preferred:

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

Bonus:

  • Experience with Marionette.js
  • Experience with Webpack
  • Experience with Mocha, Chai and Sinon.JS
  • Experience with Javascript Task Runners (Grunt, Gulp, etc)
  • Experience with Javascript Test Runners and Tools (Karma, Jasmine, etc)
  • Experience with nginx
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with RabbitMQ
  • Experience with Jenkins
  • Experience with Ansible (or similar)
  • Experience with Amazon AWS
  • Experience with server administration
iOS/Software Developer Overland Park, KS 8110

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

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

Essential Functions:

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

 

Education & Experience:

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

 

Other Competencies:

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

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

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

DevOps Improvements

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

Consumer Platform Operation

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

Consumer Platform Support

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

Team Management

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

Project/Hotfix Deployment

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

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

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

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

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE:

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

Possess or has made progress toward receiving Web technology certification.

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

 

Netsuite Developer Kansas City, MO 8105

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

 

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

Primary Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements:

  • NetSuite JavaScript (SuiteScript) Programming experience.
  • Familiarity with data collection principals.
  • Familiarity with NetSuite software particularly with material movement, fixed assets, sales/distribution and manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with programming in the NetSuite methodology – creating applications that adhere to NetSuite standards.
  • Working knowledge of ERP scripting, workflows, csv imports, user provisioning, defining roles, and other ERP administrative functions.
  • Problem-solving, multi-tasking, and project management capabilities.
  • Exceptional communication, critical thinking, and root cause analysis skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with technical, non-technical, support, and business staff at all levels.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or the equivalent in experience.
Cloud Big Data Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 8088

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

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

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

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

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

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

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

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

OR

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

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

 

marginal (non-essential) functions

  • Knowledge of SCCM for patching, software distribution, etc

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 5 years’ experience with Active Directory
  • 5 years’ experience Administrating a Windows desktop environment with a focus on scaled deployments
  • 4 years’ experience with Azure Active Directory
  • 4 years’ experience with Windows 2012 – 2016 operation systems
  • 3 years’ experience with SharePoint Administration and Development
  • 3 years’ experience with Azure AD, Azure AD Domain Services, Azure AD Connect, MFA
  • 2 years’ experience with Exchange Online, Skype for Business Hybrid and Teams
  • Experience with Azure Conditional Access
  • Strong PowerShell skills required
  • Office 365 or any other MCSA/MCSE is a plus
Net IQ NAM/IDM Engineer Kansas City, MO 8071

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

 

 

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

Job Minimum Requirements

 

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

Job Preferred Requirements

 

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

– Certified Java Developer
 

Job Minimum Knowledge and Skills

 

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

 

Job Preferred Knowledge and Skills

 

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

– SSO implementation knowledge, SAML 2.0
– Agile Development understanding

– NetIQ Access Manager 4.4 or above

 

 

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

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

Embedded Systems Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8023

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

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 

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

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

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

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

Education and Experience:

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

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

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

What does this role do?

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

Who do you have a working relationship with?

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

What skills are needed for this role?

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

Education and Experience needed:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Information System Analysis required
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of experience of ASP.NET Web API, Entity Framework, C#, Restful Services, Web Services, and SQL Server in an application development role required
  • Experience with AngularJS, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML preferred
  • Experience in financial services or asset management industry preferred
Net IQ NAM/IDM Engineer Kansas City, MO 7993

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

 

 

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

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

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

Data Engineer – ETL Omaha, NE 7990

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

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

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

III. CUSTOMER FOCUS & IMPACT:

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

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

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

IV. CONDITIONS OF WORK AND QUANTIFIABLE DATA:

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

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

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

Quantifiable Data:  Indeterminate.

 

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

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

VI. SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Rank/%                                                        JOB DUTY                                                                                            

1/20% DATA ANALYSIS

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

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

2/40% ETL DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING

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

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

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

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

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

4/5% DATA DESIGN

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

STANDARDS: ETL processes comply with standards and architecture.

5/10% TEAM RELATIONSHIPS 

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

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

 

                           

IT Security Kansas City, MO 7974

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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AutoCad Designer Peculiar, MO 7957

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

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in the industrial fabrication area
  • AutoCad 2018 experience

 

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Software Support Specialist Omaha, NE 7956

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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

SCCM Engineer Kansas City, MO 7948

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

Primary Responsibilities:

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

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

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

 

Required Qualifications:

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

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

JOB DISCRIPTION

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

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Education and Experience

A 4 year degree in engineering or a related field, or commensurate experience in electronic design is required.

 

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

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

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Systems Analyst/Developer Kansas City, KS 7813

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

MINIMAL EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

 

PERSONAL SKILLS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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DevOps Engineer Kansas City, MO 7679

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

Job Summary:

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

 

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

 

Essential Functions:

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

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

Competencies:

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

 

Work Environment:

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

 

Requirements:

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

 

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Network Security Analyst Kansas City, KS 7596

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

Position Summary:

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

Position Requirements:

Education:

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

Experience:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Principal Accountabilities:

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

 

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

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

Security Engineer Omaha, NE 7421

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

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

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

 

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participate in other projects and initiatives as directed. 

 

DIRECT REPORTS

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

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

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

 

 

 

 

 

Java Developer Omaha, NE 7409

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

Responsibilities

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

Ideal Qualifications

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

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

Senior Network Engineer Omaha, NE 7400

JOB SUMMARY: 

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

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

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

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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

Product Summary:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

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

Web Programmer

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7377

Web Developer

Product Summary:

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

 

Job Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

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

User Interface Designer

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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

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

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

 

REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

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

  

What We Want

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

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

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

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Technical Recruiter Overland Park, KS 6464

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

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

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

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

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

CORE BEHAVIORS:
– Positivity
– Teamwork
– Dependability
– Productivity

 

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

Job Type: Full-time

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Contractor Benefits

Employee Referral Program