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Sr. Software Engineer , 10142

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Software Engineer/Project Manager to join their client's team in Liberty, Mo.

Summary:

Looking for an experienced software engineer interested in growing with a logistics focused tech company in the small business world, while having the experience to manage projects from an infancy stage to completion. We specialize in scoping, developing, and supporting cloud-based software designed for the supply chain industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a small team to develop new software and/or support existing software
  • Use Team Foundation Server to track changes made to code between users and work items
  • Communicate via email or phone with coworkers and clients on projects
  • Document processes and code changes for version releases
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Work with the Product team to define the scope included in a release
  • Research and clarify details as the team develops the application
  • Be aware of customer commitments and communicate timelines internally to assist with managing those commitments
  • Work with the Agile team to prioritize the backlog
  • Prioritize support work as needed
  • Manage dependencies in and across sprints and releases
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up to date on industry standards and best practices
  • Have a constant focus on solving user problems in the best way possible
  • Strong knowledge of current industry trends and User Interface common practices
  • Ability to influence cross-functional team without formal authority

Experience required:

  • Visual Studio 2013+
  • C#/VB .NET
  • HTML/Javascript/CSS
  • SQL
  • 4+ years job experience
  • Self-starter

Experience requested:

  • MVC
  • Web API
  • Angular
  • Crystal Reports
  • Team Foundation Server
IT Customer Support Center Manager , 10139

Advantage Tech is searching for an IT Customer Support Center Manager to join their clients team in the Kansas City Metro area.

Job Summary:

This Senior level IT Customer Service Center Manager is responsible for ensuring an outstanding level of customer services by providing direct IT support to employee’s activities and by supervising the Customer Service Center management staff. They will be responsible to own the communication to the business during business disruptions, provide continuous improvement initiatives and measure stability in the production environment.

Additionally, this role will work to find ways to engage with the business and other IT teams in a proactive planning and support way, as well as, working with the technical support staff to be flexible and adaptable in meeting the ongoing needs of the company. 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Customer Service Center management staff by defining and establishing schedules, setting priorities, providing support/direction and dealing with administrative issues as needed.
  • Facilitate incident resolution and pursue the necessary follow up to issues that were related to incidents. Ensure proper resolution of any system issues in a timely manner.
  • Interact and communicate with end-users and providers to minimize impact when production applications issues disrupt the business processes.
  • Create a Customer Service Center roadmap that will provide direction for planning and initiatives with IT support services.
  • Ensure effective flow of communication among IT management, users, and providers, including proper escalation of system issues.
  • Manage the process of gathering metrics to benchmark the Customer Service Center workload/performance and identify trends in call center issues.  Measure customer service satisfaction and SLA achievement to identify improvement opportunities and celebrate successes
  • Ensure the proper follow-up and documentation in response to all incidents and changes reported. Maintain procedure documentation to provide effective troubleshooting
  • Promote excellent customer service, effective response times and provide expert insights into general support issues. Enforce quality of service guidelines for dealing with customers, completing services, and overall customers’ satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with 3rd level development teams and vendors to work through various application and system issues.
  • Identify repeated issues to progressively refine and improve system 
  • Escalate and track technical difficulties to 3rd party vendors when appropriate
  • Job is a full-time position M-F but will include weekend and night work when necessary.  Kansas City location is preferred.  
  • Provide on-call support outside of regular business hours as needed
  • Ownership of evolution of change management process to drive systems stability.
  • Build the capability and communicate the CSC as the one place to go to get IT service and support
  • Build self help knowledge base and establish ServiceNow as the the primary place to publish systems and process knowledge
  • Refine application portfolio definitions and ensure Tier 2-4 support owners and escalation is clear and efficient 
  • Generate customer service mindset and focus, as the primary IT face to the majority of our business partners 
  • Other duties as assigned by the department Vice President.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience managing a Customer Support Center with an emphasis in Information Technology support preferred.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, excels in collaborative team environments
    • Displays a positive attitude and teamwork oriented
    • Works independently with limited supervisions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to convey information accurately

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with supporting multi-site enterprise production environments
    • Knowledge of network infrastructure and security infrastructure
    • Knowledge of various platforms – AIX, Linux, AWS and Windows
    • Experience with or Knowledge of both virtual servers and workstations.
  • Experience providing support from a service and development perspectives
    • Uses good judgment in what and how to communicate with end-users
    • Demonstrate ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to effectively interact between users, technical staff, and management
  • Knowledge of software development/support methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with Service Now application.
Cyber Security Analyst/Engineer , 10138

Advantage Tech is searching for a Cyber Security Analyst/Engineer to join their client's team in the Kansas City Metro area.

Position Summary 

The Cyber Security Analyst/Engineer is responsible for ensuring business systems, application and data assets are protected by actively monitoring, maintaining, and improving security constraints. The Cyber Security Analyst / Engineer should be well versed in business technology systems and will work closely with peers to ensure proper security constraints and procedures are in place for all current and future systems and applications.

The Cyber Security / Engineer champions a security mindset to all of the infrastructure environments and recognizes the value of security standards, policy and procedures in the IT environment. This position supports new security capabilities while assisting in security audits and assessments identifying vulnerabilities, remediation strategies, and effective safeguards.

The Cyber Security Analyst also supports incident response activities, analysis, risk remediation, attack mitigation, and post-incident reporting. 

 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Define patching processes and measure patching compliance for multiple platforms that ensure a secure environment (data center, end user and solution components). 
  • Evaluates, coordinates vulnerabilities scanning and assesses the impact to the client’s environment. 
  • Performs and coordinates risk remediation on any threats to the client’s environment. 
  • Participating in internal and external audits as well as security assessments.  
  • Collaboratively drives the development of an incident response plan and establishes roles and communication channels to facilitate rapid containment and controlled communications. 
  • Establishes processes and metrics to measure the response and containment for security risk incidents 
  • Technical support for security incidents and investigations 
  • Champion of information security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures 
  • Monitors key security risk bulletins for threats to AWG and initiates action to obtain status and remediation plan for high-risk threats 
  • Proactive hunting for risks, vulnerabilities, threats, and attacks. 
  • A passion for leveraging the full value of existing security investments though regular review of vendor solution capability advancements and preparing recommendations/driving plans for adoption  
  • Research, evaluation of security tools, hardware, and software acquisition 
  • Provides technical expertise on security tools and how to implement solutions. 
  • Drive the implementation of security tools and investments 
  • Supports security awareness initiatives and enterprise-wide cyber security education 

 

Position Requirements: 

  • Excellent writing skills to draft concise, comprehensive policies and procedures with experience leading Incident Response processes 
  • A passion for identifying and helping teams close down security risks/gaps through patching, vulnerability/penetration scanning and remediation processes 
  • Ability to communicate compliance through metrics and measures 
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Linux, and Apple server/compute OS 
  • Experience implementing single sign-on integrations with multi factor authentication  
  • Working knowledge with various enterprise email and messaging platforms 
  • Experience with various enterprise malware detection and removal tools 
  • Ability to discuss confidential security incidents with all levels of management  
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities 

Position Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years working with network infrastructure, including routers, switches, and firewalls. 
  • 2+ years of cloud security management in Azure, AWS or GCP 
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technology related field 

 

Additional Qualifications / Bonus Experience:  

  • Security incident response automation  
  • Experience with Proofpoint email security administration and end user education, Cisco firewall administration and policy management best practices, or Duo multi factor authentication implementation 
  • Proficiency with three or more of the following technologies: UTM firewalls, Web content filtering; Web application firewalls (WAF), Enterprise/Cloud networking 
  • Working knowledge of virtualization platforms and application containerization 
  • Experience supporting or implementation SSL, IPS, DLP and SIEM 
Application Developer , 10137

Advantage Tech is searching for a Application Developer to join their clients team in the Kansas City Metro area.

Position Summary

We are looking for an Application Developer that can support and enhance existing applications by performing research and complex programming tasks with little or no assistance. This person needs to have the ability to communicate and work cooperatively with all levels of IT management, staff and business units. Have a willingness to lead projects/enhancements of limited scope is a plus.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Skilled in researching existing code to determine functionality to troubleshoot and resolve production issues as well as to design and spec enhancement of existing applications. Should be able to work with the business and other IT staff to clearly articulate the design and timeline of the modification.
  • Independently performs and sometimes assist others, with design, software coding, testing, debugging, documentation, and installation into the production environment in accordance with industry best practices and specific internal standards, procedures and methodologies.
  • The Application Developer needs to have experience in the full life cycle process including requirements gathering, customer/vendor contact, development, troubleshooting, and problem resolution. Demonstrate understanding of projects from the perspective of both the application and the business client. Be able to work in a team approach working across various groups. Being flexible and willing to accept change in priorities as necessary.
  • Work with other teams to collaborate on the design and modifications between applications. Understand various integration methods and code components to improve on problem resolution and enhancements to newer technologies and/or application software packages. Utilize various tool sets to help in support of applications.

Position Requirements:

  • 4 year degree and/or work experience. A Combination of both is preferred.
  • 5+ years of COBOL experience in both new development and support preferred.
  • Proven strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively.
  • 1-2 years of ?coding for DB2 and VSAM files structures.
  • Good Analysis, problem-solving skills with an attention to details.
  • Knowledge of AIX/UNIX environments is a plus.
  • Knowledge of wholesale or retail operations is a plus.
  • Other skills that are a plus – Oracle PL/SQL, JavaScript/Java coding
ServiceNow Developer , 10136

Advantage Tech is searching for a ServiceNow Developer to join their clients team in the Kansas City Metro area.

Position Summary:

Support the configuration and development of ServiceNow in a variety of areas including, but not limited to Service Portal, Change, Problem, Incident, Service Catalog, Knowledge, Release/SDLC, Configuration Management (CMDB), Project, Reporting, Resource Management, Test Management, and SLAs.

 

  • Identify, create, and execute test cases for ServiceNow and other software platforms including the creation of ServiceNow Automated Test Framework functionality.
  • Create estimations on effort required to produce ServiceNow functionality.
  • Work with the team to execute customization of applications and API's.
  • Participate and share knowledge, work in the context of a geographically dispersed, collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Perform feature development within sprints to support company standards.
  • Collaborate with team members to define, analyze, understand, and document business and technical requirements.
  • Design and develop / configure workflows, forms, scripts, and underlying logic using Agile methodologies.
  • Participate in and support ServiceNow version upgrades.
  • Offer technical solutions to address requirements, evaluate alternate solutions, and perform analysis to determine technical courses of action.
  • Lead (and organize) projects driving the design, creation, testing, and delivery of technical functionality.
  • Create technical architecture, design, and user guide documentation.
  • Work with end users, stakeholders, and management to define and create reports, dashboards, and data analysis products.
  • Lead, author, and contribute to IT related, technical processes reviews, postmortems, and continual process improvement.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, and five (5) years of IT and software development experience.
  • 5+ years of ServiceNow development/implementation/administrative experience including experience working with web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AngularJS, XML, SOAP).
  • ITIL v3 or v4 certification.
  • ServiceNow Certified Systems Administrator.
  • 5+ years of experience working with ITSM/ITOM/ITBM solutions (any or all) in an enterprise environment.
  • 3+ years of experience developing custom applications on the ServiceNow platform.
  • 2 + years of experience developing and supporting the ServiceNow Service Portal
  • Can produce level of estimates and basic deployment plans for ServiceNow functionality.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent collaboration skills and can effectively works in a team environment.
  • Understanding of IT service management and common service level agreement measurements.
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Can identify, understand, document, and create functionality aligning with customer requirements.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ServiceNow Certified Application Developer.
  • Experience with Automation with PowerShell Scripting.
  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux system administration.
  • Excellent understanding of the Agile software testing process and lifecycle, from smoke test to integration to production deployment.
  • Experience leading development and/or test teams.
  • Able to identify and learn new technologies quickly.
AIX Specialist , 10135

Advantage Tech is searching for an AIX Specialist to join their clients team in the Kansas City Metro area.

We are looking for a person that is skilled in performing research, problem solving, trouble-shooting, and resolution of issues in the AIX server areas and Storage.

They will perform assigned tasks with limited assistance from other experienced staff. The job will require working with different technical products. Ideal candidates will have 8-10 years of experience working in an AIX/IBM environment.

 

Position Responsibilities:

 

Drive Continuous Improvement in the AIX environment (50%)

  • Monitoring of server environments with open source tools and then the capabilities to provide improvements to the environment based on workload.
  • Installing patches, upgrades and other related software in a AIX environment
  • Improving the Disaster Recovery capabilities of the AIX environment between Data Centers
  • Self motivated with the ability to learn new technologies and execute new skills
  • Manage Live Partition Mobility (LPM) between multiple IBM PSeries servers.
  • Manage Disk Storage allocation among servers.

 

Supporting a Production Environment and Assisting Teams on Requirements (50%)

  • Troubleshooting technical server issues using logical problem solving techniques
  • Assist with resolution of incident tickets.
  • Assist project teams to understand compute and disk storage needs.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • AIX, SAN, Storage, Backups, ILMT
  • Storage-SAN: Brocade, (BNA), SAN/NAV, Infinidat, IBM V7k+, 5+ yrs, (Installations, Admin, Service, troubleshooting, migrations, upgrades)
  • Backup Software: 5+ years experience, Actifio preferred, Backup and restoring experience, incremental, (Installations, Admin, Service, troubleshooting, migrations, upgrades)
  • Ability to teach others on team, Virtualization experience, VIO, NIM, Performance Tuning, Monitoring, HMC enhanced+ Interface GUI, LPM, Scripting, Security.
  • Team Lead: Ability to teach others, Ability to keep work on track for team and to delegate work, Help to balance work loads, Monitor Technology usage, trends and versions
  • ILMT/BigFix: 3-5+ years experience of Administration and Monitoring of Software classifications, Cloud-pak, Fixlets and Tasks, PVU, VPC subcapacity is a plus

 

Position Requirements:

  • 4 year degree and/or work experience. A combination of both is preferred
  • Exposure to working with AIX Administration. 10 years experience is preferred.
  • Experience with AIX installs and configuration
  • Knowledge and experience with IBM pSeries hardware and firmware
  • Knowledge of server administration processes
  • Proven strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good analysis, problem-solving and solution skills
  • Ability to develop and drive improvements
  • Creation of small project plans and a structure to execute the plan until completion
  • Strong team player with the ability to be proactive
Application Developer , 10134

Advantage Tech is seeking an Application Developer in our Kansas City, MO office.

The Application Developer will be responsible for automating and optimizing the client’s data extraction, transformation, loading, reporting and visualization processes. The Developer is also responsible for maintaining, configuring, and growing the capabilities of the client’s proprietary event tracking .js tag, which allows them to track website session data for our clients.

This individual must be resourceful, analytical and prepared to adapt strategies based on customer demand and dynamic priorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and continuously expand data pipelines by performing extraction, transformation, and loading activities
  • Design, implement and continuously expand onsite event tracking capabilities
  • Gather requirements and business process knowledge in order to transform data in a way that’s geared towards the needs of internal and external clients
  • Assist in data visualization and reporting efforts as required by clients
  • Maintain and improve already existing processes and database schema
  • Ensure that the data architecture is scalable and maintainable
  • Work with the business in designing and delivering correct, high quality data
  • Investigate data to identify potential issues within ETL pipelines, notify end-users and propose adequate solutions
  • Prepare documentation for further reference

Candidate Details:

  • Quickly learn new tools by deconstructing how they work. Be able to create and expand capabilities of tools by re-configuring them to solve specific and novel use cases.
  • Observe and understand repeatable and standardized manual processes in order to automate the processes themselves or the validation thereof.
  • Employ strong interpersonal communication skills. Foster relationships with the client's team and maintain excellent relationships with partners.
  • Work closely with clients and internal teams to ensure data is captured, transformed, enhanced and presented as efficiently as possible. Ensure key project goals are met and escalate any issues that could impact the project.

Technical Skills:

  • Approximately 2-4 years of related industry experience
  • SQL knowledge (query performance tuning, index maintenance, etc.) as well as an understanding of database structure
  • Collaborative Filter Models
  • Node.js (server side) and JavaScript (client side) fluency
  • Knowledge of data modeling principles
  • Organizational skills: time management and planning
  • Working knowledge of AWS, GCP, and/or Google Cloud Platform and BiqQuery structure
  • High attention to detail
  • Passionate about complex data structures and problem solving
  • Ability to pick up new data tools and concepts quickly
Collaboration Specialist , 10133

Advantage Tech is looking for a Collaboration Specialist for our Kansas City, MO client.  This is a hybrid role.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

This position will lead in the execution and adoption of Company’s next generation collaboration technology program. The collaboration specialist will partner with different lines of business to understand our unique collaboration needs, offering consulting services to enhance existing in place toolsets and/or identify new tools if applicable, while pioneering the introduction and adoption of these tools as needed. This role will be responsible for a white gloved approached with our executive staff and admins, ensuring ease of use with our collaboration toolsets. In this role you will be involved in developing communication and detailed training plans / guides to support and champion adoption. Act as a subject matter expert and provide exceptional support of  collaboration tools including WebEx, Jabber, Microsoft O365 Teams, AppSpace, AV Endpoints and/or any future identifiable collaboration tools. Will work closely with management while developing programs and policies that advance an effective and secure use of collaboration tools across the footprint while monitoring & reporting on user adoption and efficiency gains. Identify, document, and communicate tool standards while governing tool integration policies to meet  internal security, compliance & legal standards to the user community. Appropriately report on the status of collaboration platforms with detailed analytics. Partner with lines of business owners to better leverage our tools, collect data and requirements to successfully implement new workflows, integrations, bots, connectors, and automation that will enhance the experience and efficiency of associates. Prioritize production issues to ensure resolution to meet operational SLAs.

Other duties include:

  • Responsible for the implementation of next generation collaboration tools
  • Create and continuously update user documentation and collaboration home pages
  • Drive adoption techniques so that all associates can become more collaborative and contribute at their highest possible levels, through the use of our technology.
  • Drive consultations with business partners to understand business practices and make recommendations for solutions that meet their needs.
  • Be the Collaboration SME on the latest innovations and applications of collaboration-based solutions, identify practical and impactful applications for usage.
  • Be the recognizable training resource to individuals and teams on collaboration technology as it relates to the business partner's needs
  • Responsible for Feature Reviews, Application Versioning Control, configuration. Communicate out new features and functionality, through change controls and user communication training.
  • Own the application governance policies for integrations into collaboration tools. Reviewing incoming requests, meeting corporate security & compliance requirements.
  • Manage of day to day channel support and ticket requests for user and/or platform related issues.
  • Be the point of contact for executive level support for collaboration tools.
  • Identify automation opportunities to enhance company experience.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills:

MINIMUM:

  • Fundamental understanding of collaboration tools and platforms and industry roadmaps
  • Significant understanding of chat-based messaging systems and proven experience introducing new workflows improving user experiences.
  • Advanced Knowledge with PC operating system
  • Strong analytical thinking and program management skills
  • Ability to cultivate and foster adoption of technology across all levels of associates
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • Attention to detail and quality of output
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively and with minimal oversight, effectively managing all communication channels and notifications
  • Ability to work outside of normal hours of operations in change control and on call scenarios.
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced and complex environment

PREFERRED:

  • Experience managing and implementing multiple UC&C collaboration tools (Microsoft / Cisco)
  • Understanding of Cisco and Polycom Collaboration based endpoints
  • Working knowledge of Cisco WebEx and/or Microsoft O365 Teams

Requirements:

MINIMUM:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Microsoft Teams Adm. or CCNA collaboration certification
  • 5 years’ experience supporting with full suite collaboration tools including: Voice, Video, Messaging, API development / integrations.

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
Web Developer , 10130

Advantage Tech is looking for a Front End Web Developer for our Lee’s Summit Client.  This can be a 100% remote position.

Skills:

  • Develop software interfaces comprised of components and features with a focus on usability
  • Work as part of an Agile team, following established standards
  • Provide industry insight on Front End Development best practices
  • Update existing and create new components to meet strict ADA compliance rules
  • Work closely with UX Designers on complying with ADA requirements
  • Work with Sr. Front End Developers to quickly prototype layouts and functionality concerns with Stakeholders
  • Architect and design client-side build systems/packages for future use cases
  • Document and maintain development guidelines for GEHA's Design System
  • Create necessary documents for application release cycles (Change Requests, Pull Requests)
  • May use the following tools/languages to accomplish tasks:

o MS VisualStudio / VisualStudio Code

o Javascript / Typescript

o Knockout JS

o Sitecore JSS (React, Vue or Angular)

o NPM, YARN

o HTML

o CSS/SCSS/Sass (BEM)

o Sitecore WCMS

o MS Office tools

o Azure DevOps

o Prototyping tools like "Adobe XD and Figma"

 

Review Business Requirements Documentation, Technical Design Documentation and participate in peer review cycles with technical & non-technical counterparts.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or Systems Engineering is preferred.
  • Requires four – six years of experience in Responsive Web Development, Bootstrap v4 as well as custom layouts and components
  • Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education
  • Requires working knowledge of network operating systems.
  • Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgement.
  • Requires experience managing third party resources.
  • Requires understanding of end-user needs and requirements.
  • Requires knowledge of relational database design.
  • Requires effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Must have ability to effectively maintain focus and productivity while working on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and guidance

 

Preferred:

  • Prefer having completed one or more current certifications related to software development. Prefer Microsoft Certified Developer certification or equivalent.
  • Prefer experience working with Sitecore JSS (React, Vue or Angular)

 

Senior React Developer , 10127

Advantage Tech is looking for Senior React Engineers for our Memphis, Tennessee client.  This can be a 100% remote position.  We are looking for a talented web developer to join our team in writing React apps on our React Development Team. You'll have the opportunity to work on one of our agile scrum teams to build and maintain web applications. Our portfolio spans retail, commercial, and international e-commerce areas, plus there are additional opportunities for internal employee applications. Candidates must have recent experience building JavaScript SPA web projects with React and Node.js.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement features that meet business requirements while maintaining a healthy, sustainable, and reliable codebase
  • Work with peer developers and leads using collaboration tools for requirements refinement, pair programming, code reviews, design reviews, and other developer activities
  • Contribute to overall group objectives like finding opportunities for cross-product code reuse, improving developer experience using automation, and improving operational stability
  • Own your own professional development by seeking out challenging work assignments
  • Support a collaborative, self-empowered, and distributed work culture

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Technology or related field required
  • In-Depth experience in React, JavaScript and TypeScript is must
  • Proficient with modern React using hooks, context and state management
  • Typically requires 8 to 15 years of experience as a full-time developer
  • Familiarity developing software using Agile processes and the Scrum framework
  • Experience using SCM tools like Git, GitLab, and GitHub
  • Advanced knowledge of unit testing and end-to-end testing best practices and continuous integration/Deployment processes (CI/CD)
  • Must be a team player with great interpersonal and communication skills; time-management skills are critical
  • A strong advocate of clean code
Sr Software Engineer , 10126

Advantage Tech is looking for Senior Software Engineers for our Memphis, Tennessee client.  This can be a 100% remote position. 

Responsibilities:

Participate in any and potentially all roles of the systems development life cycle. Roles may vary by project and assignment. This may include, but not limited to:

  • Develop, plan and/or maintain software applications and/or systems; debug, design, code, test, write specifications, roll-out software, and production support
  • Technical services; software, hardware and network architecture design and maintenance; security operations
  • Accurate work planning and execution; accurate project and time tracking
  • Responsible for the development of less experienced co workers; mentor and teach
  • Responsible for defining code specifications and how systems will be constructed
  • Conduct code reviews

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required
  • Minimum of 8 – 10 years of hands-on experience designing, architecting and delivering software solutions in Java
  • Solid knowledge of one of the major 3P eCommerce platforms – ATG/Endeca, SAP Hybris
  • Technical skills may include experience with one or more of: UNIX, Linux, Java, MS SQL, ATG, Endeca and Oracle database
  • Experience with all aspects of Java, Spring framework, Spring Boot, etc.
  • Advanced problem-solving, domain technical and analytical skills
  • Advanced expertise in at least one technical area. Subject matter expertise in more than one functional area
  • Teaching, coaching and mentoring
  • Advanced system estimation, planning and execution skills
  • Often provides technical supervision to others
  • Scope typically across more than one functional area or system; this is an advanced level position
Tech Support Tier II , 10122

Advantage Tech is looking for a Tech Support Level II for our Olathe, KS client.  This will eventually be a hybrid position. 

Job Description :

General Responsibilities:
Provide second level support of user workstations, including installing and troubleshooting software and hardware problems.  Handles problems that the Service Desk support team is unable to resolve.  Provide first level support of office network systems such as WAN optimization appliances, server, switches and unified communications solution.  Recommends system modifications to reduce user problems. Works on approved projects for the Infrastructure group.

 

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Research and resolve 2nd Level Support work orders for software, server hardware, end user computing and desktop based LAN systems with little or no supervision.
  • Configures and loads software for end user’s desktop and laptops.
  • Participates in the testing and evaluation of new desktop packages. Installs and rolls out new software packages, upgrades and desktop hardware with little supervision.
  • Maintains customer’s desktop software and hardware and supports a mobile workforce.
  • Open and/or close work orders utilizing Help Desk software on each call received.
  • Ensures adherence to desktop security procedures.
  • Assists with major projects such as acquisitions and new technology implementation
  • Assists end users with personal mobile devices (tablets, laptops, cell phones)
  • With guidance configures office network equipment and enterprise systems 
  • Maintain an accurate record of hours spent on Work Orders and projects.
  • 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.
  • 1-3 years’ experience as a Desktop and Network Analyst or Administrator experience with Windows Server environments, Windows Professional workstation environments, Active Directory environments and LAN/WAN networking environments.  ServiceNow experience a plus.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products, e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Windows Server operating systems
  • Experience in LAN/ WAN networking environments
  • Windows workstation operating systems.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history. 

Preferred Certification:

  • MCP certification
  • MCSA certification
  • MCSE certification
  • N+ certification
  • CCIE
  • A+ certification or any combination

 

HelpDesk , 10117

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.

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Service Desk Technician , 10116

Advantage Tech is looking for a Service Desk person for our Olathe, KS client.  You will be helping out with computer replacements. 

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.
Infrastructure Manager , 10115

Advantage Tech is looking for an Infrastructure Manager for our Kansas City, MO Client. This is mostly a remote position but will require from time to time to be in the office maybe up to 2 days a week.

The Senior Infrastructure Manager’s role is to plan, direct, and coordinate the activities to support the IT infrastructure at all Milbank locations. This includes the design, implementation, and support of all network, server, desktop, and storage computing needs. Additionally this position is responsible for budget management, project management of technology initiatives, disaster recovery, business continuity, and enterprise security.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a related field. Equivalent work experience of 10-15 years may be substituted for formal education requirement. Previous management experience required.

Responsibilities:

Strategy & Planning

  • Design and implement short- and long-term strategic plans to ensure infrastructure (network, server, storage) capacity meets existing and future requirements.
  • Draft an enterprise architectural plan for the overall logical and technical infrastructure for all sites, Corporate, Concordia, Gardner, El Dorado, and Reno, NV.
  • Develop and coordinate an infrastructure capacity plan.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of corporate and remote hardware and software products, upgrades, services, and standards across the organization’s network.
  • Partner with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to achieve best possible pricing and service level agreements.

Operational Management

  • Develop and coordinate implementation of policies, procedures, and associated training plans for Network, Server/Storage, and Help Desk requirements. Provide the team with guidance and direction regarding implementation methods and technical requirements; identify opportunities for process improvement; assist in the development of departmental standards and practices.
  • Develop and coordinate deployment of methodologies for testing infrastructure performance, to include performance statistics, reports, and dashboards.
  • Coordinate and ensure effective performance and operation of servers, including e-mail, print, backup, application, and database servers and their associated operating systems and software.
  • Coordinate and manage optimal operation of all network hardware, including routers, switches, hubs, UPSs, etc.
  • Coordinate and ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Ensure documentation for all systems and various services is kept accurate and up to date.
  • Work with Director of IT and stakeholders to define and implement business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Continually evaluate new technology platforms to support organizational strategies, cost effectiveness, and infrastructure flexibility. Initiate and participate in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing plans to support organizational strategies and efficiencies.
  • Manage the patching of network, server, and workstation operating systems. Include the test, roll out, and verification of all patch updates.
  • Establish best practices and policies for installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting end user workstation hardware, software, and peripheral devices.
  • Provide escalated support for both custom and purchased software and hardware.
  • Approve and administer user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  • Establish and track service level agreements with end users.
  • Manage budget and expenditures to meet financial requirements.

Personnel Management

  • Direct and manage the Help Desk, Server, and Network Engineer positions.
  • Conduct performance reviews and administer any corrective actions as required.
  • Maintain training/employee development plans for those who report to this position.
  • Provide senior guidance to junior members of the team.

Lean Enterprise

  • Adhere to and promote the HR Pledge.
  • Establish and utilize frameworks and systems, including tools such as visual management, problem solving, standard work, and kaizen.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment to achieve goals and deliverables, as well as work effectively as an individual with initiative.
  • Resolve difficult or complicated challenges using the problem-solving process.
  • Actively embrace our core principals using courage, humility and kaizen.

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Experience

  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware such as servers, routers, bridges, switches, hubs, network interface cards, etc.
  • In-depth experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide network concepts such as TCP/IP network protocols and standards, switching and routing, LANs, WANs, WLANs, VPNs, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with designing, configuring, and monitoring VMWare ESX server products in a multi-server, multi-site environment.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud technology.
  • Sharepoint experience a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of server and PC operating systems, including:
  • Microsoft Windows and Windows Server
  • Office 365 environment
  • Microsoft Active Directory (topology design, replication, and group policy design and configuration)
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • HP-UX and/or Linux experience a plus
  • Hands-on experience with configuring, installing, and monitoring storage area networking (SAN) hardware and software.
  • Basic administration skills with Microsoft SQL Server database server software a plus.
  • Experience installing network cabling and patching telephony systems.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Creativity—the individual can propose creative solutions to IT related tasks to add value to IT environment.
  • Communication—the individual can clearly express themselves and is polite and respectful to their supervisors, peers and co-workers. Able to present ideas in user-friendly language when necessary.
  • Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others. Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills.
  • Teamwork—the individual can work effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions. Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans. Has a good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives for incorporation into departmental planning and strategies
  • Confidentiality & Security—the individual will be exposed to confidential data and must use good judgment when handling secure data.
  • Commitment to continued learning—the individual must be willing to research, learn and apply new technologies to Milbank’s IT environment.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Scrum Master- Experienced to Sr. (3515) , 10109

Our KCMO is looking to add an Experienced to Senior Scrum Master to their team! This is a highly challenging role focused on collaborating with various business stakeholders and technical team members to identify desired business outcomes through collaboration, agility, and adaptability. This key role will be responsible for upholding agile practices and behaviors as the Scrum Master on projects and programs in partnership with other Scrum Masters, the Development Team, the Product Owner, and Project Leadership.

Key Activities:

  • Enacts Scrum principles and methodologies as the Scrum Master (SM) on projects and programs in partnership with other SMs, the Development Team, the Product Owner, and Project Leadership.
    • Ensures adherence to Agile/Scrum values, principles, and practices.
    • Identifies dependencies, manages conflicts, and drives success of individual sprints, as well as the overall project.
    • Ensures that the team is fully functional and productive by building and maintaining the product road map and release plan based on the priorities set by the Product Owner and input from the team.
    • Directs the work of project team members and guides team in prioritizing work based upon knowledge of customer requirements, project schedule, and various dependencies.
    • Addresses and escalates issues, impediments, and roadblocks and proposes solutions.
    • Communicates regularly with necessary stakeholders.
    • Facilitates and/or ensures Agile ceremonies are conducted and embraced in order to drive agile development; secures agile team working agreements.
  • Works with the Product Owner to ensure that goals, scope, and product domain are understood and practiced.
    • Ensures the team understands the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
    • Finds techniques for effective Product Backlog management by leading the team through long-term roadmap exercises, forecasting long-term project deliverables.
    • Ensures the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value. Leads and coaches the organization in Agile/Scrum.
    • Plans Scrum implementations within the organization.
    • Assists employees and stakeholders with implementing Agile/Scrum and empirical product development.
    • Leads change that increases the productivity of the team and ensures delivery of valuable products.
Payroll and Billing Specialist , 10107

The Payroll and Billing Specialist oversees all payroll, job budgets, and invoicing functions at the PTi Corporate office. This position works closely with other departments, such as A/P and A/R, Human Resources/Benefits, and Executive Management for the proper payroll and job costing management.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains all payroll records in accordance with state and federal directives
  • Remain current on new legislation and regulatory rulings that impact payroll and ensure compliance
  • Maintain payroll guidelines and procedure detail related to goals, initiatives, efficiency, and accuracy
  • Manage payroll process to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of multi-state and international payroll for all employees in accordance with established local, state, federal regulations
  • Manages electronic timekeeping system and compliance
  • Manages employee's PTO balances in accordance with Exempt, SCA and CBA policies and procedures
  • Updates and maintains payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
  • Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages
  • Prepare and manage internal and external audit processes and requests
  • Prepares payroll remittance to 3rd party insurance and benefit carriers
  • Determines payroll liabilities for employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation remittance payments
  • Manages child support and garnishments for all employees, as well as ensures that state limitations are met every payroll
  • Executes local, state, and federal payroll taxes and quarterly reconciliations as needed by the accounting department
  • Participate in related audits, such as 401k and benefits audits, full financial audits, and DCAA audits annually
  • Develop job budgets and establish jobs within the accounting system 2
  • Track project modifications and update charge codes when necessary
  • Contract invoicing preparation and submission through government payment system and regulations
  • Manage contract billing and reporting, review WIP and budgeting at least monthly
  • Maintains level of funds for each contract and prepares notices for customers
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests from employees and managers in the field
  • Manages payroll operations in accordance with PTi Accounting SOPs, federal labor laws, and DCAA guidance. Updates SOPs as needed
  • Protects personally identifiable information within the payroll department
  • Supports PTi’s QMS, Safety, Environmental, and Security Programs, and other Company certifications and initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications

  • Minimum of three (3) years of in-house payroll processing experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of billing/invoicing processing and management experience
  • Two (2) years of experience utilizing accounting software and/or systems
  • Experience using the MS Office suite of programs
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skill level
  • ComputerEase experience preferred

Skills:

  • Ability to analyze information using principles of Accounting, billing, and job set up
  • Extreme attention to Detail
  • Must demonstrate the ability to effectively read and write in English, and comprehend written instructions, perform common mathematical tasks, and communicate effectively. Certificate, License, Registration, etc.:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
Network Engineer , 10106

The Network Engineer II role is responsible for Intermediate proficiency on technologies which the Client’s Network environments use and run on, including a deeper understanding in certain areas, and performing their ongoing administration, configuration, maintenance/upgrades, and troubleshooting.
 

This position’s other significant responsibility is to support and work closely with the Network Engineer III and/or Network Architect on their projects, being responsible completing specific assigned project objectives under as-needed guidance from senior engineering positions.

The Network Engineer II role must volunteer ideas, share technical information with the team, actively mentor junior team members, and provide collaborative cross training. The role will also work closely with engineers on the Linux System Engineering, Windows System Engineering, and Telecom Engineering teams. These four teams together comprise the Client’s Enterprise Infrastructure and Operations Department, and are expected to work as a single collaborative unit at the department level.

In addition, the Network Engineer II position is expected to fulfill the responsibilities of the Network Engineer I role whenever needed.

The position is also expected to participate in strategic discussions, providing necessary information and feedback to senior engineers and leadership to aid in planning and decision making with regard to Network Engineering team and its responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Have intermediate proficiency on platforms, tools, technologies, and network connectivity integrations which the Client’s Network environments utilize. Must be able to effectively work on building, maintaining, evolving, and troubleshooting these specific items.
  • Support and work closely with the Network Engineer III and/or Network Architect on their projects, being responsible completing specific assigned project objectives.
  • Mentor junior team members, helping them complete their work as needed and providing collaborative cross training.
  • Work closely with engineers on the other teams which comprise the Enterprise Infrastructure and Operations department – Linux System Engineering, Windows System Engineering, and Telecom Engineering. At the department level, these four teams are a single, highly collaborative unit.
  • Participate in the department on-call rotation, along engineers from the other department teams.
  • Work with Manager to define own quarterly objectives and execute them successfully.
  • Monitor ITSM ticketing platform on a real-time/ongoing basis, and resolve incidents and support requests within defined SLAs.

Requirements:

  • Min. 2 years’ experience in a similar level IT support role.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Intermediate proficiency in using/implementing/configuring/managing/troubleshooting the following technologies:
    • Cisco Switching and Routing
    • Cisco AnyConnect
    • Cisco and Fortinet Network Firewalls
    • Network Infrastructure Management Tools
    • Network Infrastructure Authentication platforms – Microsoft Network Policy Server/Radius
    • Auditing Tools – Syslog, Sumo Logic
    • Virtual Environments – VMware ESXi
    • Cloud Environments – AWS, VMware Cloud on AWS
    • IPSEC VPN architecture and implementation
    • Infrastructure Monitoring
    • Windows Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS
    • All aspects of carrier internet circuits, including ordering and provisioning
  • Participate in weekly on-call rotation, on call 24 x 7 during own rotation
  • Associate Degree, other two-year program, or equivalent experience.
Business Analyst , 10105

The Business Analyst II works closely with key stakeholders to identify strategic outcomes, enhance processes and business practices, and translate business needs into actionable projects. The Business Analyst II participates as a member of a fast paced, agile-based team focused on transforming Yellow’s transportation solutions. The Business Analyst II is a lead contributor in all phases of the development lifecycle including story development, testing and implementation. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in all project lifecycle phases from business requirements gathering through user acceptance testing.
  • Evaluate requirements from multiple sources and produce business requirements and functional specifications.
  • Provide leadership, training, coaching and guidance to team members in the use of Agile/Scrum best practices.
  • Facilitate business stakeholder efforts to envision the future, providing objective expertise in informing possibilities and identifying changes needed to support future objectives and outcomes.
  • Develop intimate knowledge of business strategy, business models and processes to identify improvement opportunities and value-added capabilities.
  • Facilitate application design sessions to obtain business requirements and create use cases.
  • Identify project impediments and work with appropriate team members to address/remove.
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution necessary to achieve committed work goals.
  • Understand complex business issues and data challenges and ideate solutions to correct them.
  • Evaluate and document business processes and recommend opportunities for improvement.
  • Participate in sprint planning, daily standups and retrospectives.
  • Assist with creating, sizing, grooming and prioritizing project/product backlog.
  • Coordinate efforts between business partners and technology teams to deliver projects per plan.
  • Monitor deliverables to ensure projects are on-time and within budget.
  • Contribute to process improvement through team learnings and retrospectives.
  • Drive automating, scaling and continuous improvement of business and internal processes.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum three years of relevant experience in business process analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of web/digital technologies.
  • Proven ability to manage stakeholder needs.
  • Strong working knowledge of Agile Scrum practices.
  • Experience using process modeling tools like Visio, Blueworks, etc.
  • Experience with Agile PLM tools like JIRA, Rally, VersionOne, etc.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
Dev Ops Engineer , 10104
Code and develop Dev Tools for CICD to maximize productivity. Forefront of continuously improving Software Delivery Capability, leveraging automation to deliver value faster, more frequently, and with increasing quality. Will be a key part of a team of highly talented cross-functional DevOps engineers in developing and maintain application hosting platform, CI/CD capability, and other automation tooling and technologies. Requires a self-motivated individual with strong problem-solving skills who can contribute in a Agile team environment.
•Configuration management hands on experience in Ansible (preferred)
•AWS-hands on experience in developing solutions
•CI-preferred Bamboo/Bitbucket Pipelines/Jenkins
•Bash/Shell scripting
•AWS CloudFormation experience is desirable
•Design and development of continuous integration and delivery automation pipelines
•Provide guidance on automation strategies to subject matter experts on multiple teams
•Continually strive for improvements in process, application time-to-market and quality
•Actively follow developments in the discipline of software build and delivery automation and leverage industry knowledge to drive continuous improvement in capability and maturity of software build and delivery automation capability
•Enhance platform and CI/CD capability in response to the needs of software delivery teams
•Provide production support and drive initiatives to improve the scalability, availability, and fault-tolerance of the application hosting platform. Document DevOps best practices and standards to be followed by the team and circulate the same across various development teams
•Design, configure, automate and manage multiple servers for different environments over AWS using Infrastructure as Code to support infrastructure
•Evaluate, Configure and implement monitoring solutions for application and server monitoring using New Relic
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field or related practical experience
•5+ years of software development experience with at least 3 year focused on cloud technologies and DevOps
•2+ years of experience working in an agile software development environment using Scrum
•Experience with continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins and Bamboo
•Experience with Git-based code repository solutions such as BitBucket, GitHub etc.
•Experience with automating the provisioning of infrastructure using technologies such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Cloud Formation, Terraform etc.
•Experience with deployment automation solutions such as BitBucket pipelines, Spinnaker, Gitlab etc.
•Strong experience with Docker Containers
•Experience with AWS Elastic Container Service, Kubernetes or any other container orchestration platfor
•Hands on experience with AWS (preferred) or any other major Public Cloud such as Azure or GCP
•Knowledge of AWS products such as EC2, ELB, S3, API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, SNS etc. or their equivalent on Azure or GCP.
•Advanced Knowledge of Java, Spring Boot experience preferred
•Advanced knowledge of at least one scripting language (Bash, Python)
•Experience with JSON, YAML or other markup languages.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for composing and delivering technical presentations or other forms of documentation to various level of technical and non-technical management
•Experience with New Relic (preferred), Dynatrace, Splunk, Datadog or any other APM or logging platforms.
•Knowledge of Identity management solutions such as Auth0, SAML or equivalent
•Experience with JFrog or any other Artifact management solution
•Experience with DevSecOps solutions preferred
•Experience with delivery and collaboration tools Such as Jira, Confluence or equivalent
•Knowledge of data privacy, security and compliance requirements (PCI, GDPR and SOX)
Project Manager , 10103

Our Overland Park client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team and assist with HCM/Finance related projects. Responsible for planning, scheduling, and coordinating complex business and IT projects. Deliver these projects within quality, time and budget constraints and appropriately manage any associated risks. Duties include budgeting, identifying resources and coordinating the efforts of cross-functional team
members as well as third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide project management leadership for strategic initiatives as assigned, including the development of project plans and coordination of project team activities.
  • Provide coordination between multiple technical and business teams including DBAs, Server Administrators, Architects, Infrastructure Analysts, Developers, Operations Analysts, Project Managers and business contacts.
  • Utilize accepted project management techniques to develop and maintain project plans and
    manage project quality.
  • Manage complex development projects using the Agile Scrum methodology.
  • Prepare project planning documents including charter, schedule, and testing plans.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, including creation of reports and presentations to senior management.
  • Manage project budgets and authorizations for expenditures.
  • Complete projects on time and within budget guidelines to achieve company and project objectives.
  • Translate technical details for people with varied levels of knowledge.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identifies potential risks, manages issues and devises mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Define process success criteria with product owner.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members.
  • May manage relationships with external suppliers at a project or program level.
     

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer information systems or related area.
  • Five (5) years’ experience leading complex Information Technology projects.
  • Experience developing and delivering processes pertaining to managing information technology projects, compliance reporting, process auditing and reporting capabilities.
  • Strong analytical skills and proven ability to transform learning and insight into actionable plans.
  • Excellence at organization and coordination with ability to successfully manage multiple,
    concurrent projects and communications across multiple teams.
  • Self-driven leader and proactive team player.
  • Effective facilitation and coaching skills – ability to facilitate agreement across functional teams to deliver an overall business solution.

Excellent interpersonal skills to build positive working relationships across groups and all
management levels.

 

Sr Salesforce Technical Architect- Developer , 10102

Our Overland Park client is looking for a Sr Salesforce Technical Architect to help their team on a current project. They are open to remote candidates. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
As a Salesforce Technical Architect, you will be responsible for owning and delivering complex cloud-based solutions using Salesforce technologies. The candidate will be responsible for owning the architecture and design of complex solution components (e.g., integration, security, custom development). The candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills in all stages of the software development life cycle.
The candidate will own reviewing design elements and signing off on the overall technical design. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business, ensuring that proper testing is implemented, and performance and security requirements are closely monitored by working with the project teams. The candidate must also be able to identify and confirm technical design risks and develop mitigating approaches. The candidate must also have experience providing level of effort estimates for technical portion of solutions.

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Experience in designing and developing software components
• End to end implementation experience with the SFDC platform
• Ability to lead design sessions and communicate design options
• Strong experience with configuration, customization, programming with APEX APIs, APEX Triggers, Web based technologies (Soap, Rest)
• Additional Salesforce.com experience includes Workflow Alerts and Actions, and Approval Workflow
• Knowledge of options and how to handle security requirements such as single sign on and data security
• Experience with Release Management, Source Control, and Deployment concepts and technologies such as Copado, SFDC Metadata API
• Ability to define the system landscape, to identify gaps between current and desired end-states and deliver a solution
• Experience in Sales, Service, Marketing and Experience clouds with a focus of cross-cloud solutions

Qualifications Required Skills and Experience
• At least 5 years’ experience in Architecture role – SFDC or other CRM architecture experience a plus
• At least 5 years’ experience with Integration technologies
• Working knowledge of security concepts such as single sign on and data security
• At least 5 years’ experience in Agile, Scrum and Waterfall methods
• Salesforce Developer and Architect Certifications a plus
• Strong Communication Skills
• Excellent Analytical skills and time management
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Willingness to travel

Oracle Developer , 10100

Advantage Tech is looking for 2 Oracle Developer's for our Kansas City, MO Client.  This can be a 100% remote.

The Corporate Services & Data Solutions ERP team provides support and maintenance including upgrades and enhancements of Oracle platforms to achieve defined business goals.  The Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud applications are General Ledger, Leases, Accounts Receivable, Billing, AP, Purchasing, Supplier Portal, Self-Service Procurement, Project Financials, and Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence.  Along with these applications, Oracle Integration Cloud is used for inbound / outbound integrations and a small but growing footprint with Oracle PaaS environment (Oracle WebLogic Server for OCI and Oracle Database Cloud Service) to extend Oracle Financial Cloud features is being used.   

As an Oracle Developer, you will be a part of the team to develop and support these Oracle platforms by interacting with finance business stakeholders and other members of the team to support and deliver solutions.  If you have strong knowledge of finance processes, knowledge of Oracle Financial Cloud solutions, a proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment, and a desire to work in an information systems environment, we want to talk with you! 

The Corporate Services & Data Solutions ERP team shares a strong commitment to ensure our enterprise-level systems are performing at peak capacity and we believe in fully supporting each other to achieve this goal.? Trust and open communication are the cornerstones of how we roll, and we have plenty of fun while doing it!? Self-education, peer consultation, mentor guidance, and formal training/seminars are some of the methods that we share information and knowledge. 

How you’ll spend your time:  

  • Interacting with various users of the system to develop better ways to use of Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud service (General Ledger, Leases, Accounts Receivable, Billing, AP, Purchasing, Supplier Portal, Self-Service Procurement, Project Financials, Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence). 

  • Setting up users and security roles in Oracle Financials Cloud. 

  • Developing and supporting Oracle Integration Cloud processes. 

  • Developing and supporting the Oracle PaaS environment (Oracle Weblogic Server for OCI and Oracle Database Cloud Service) to help extend Oracle Financials Cloud features. 

  • Updating and modifying OTBI reports.  

  • Providing production support of the platform including working with Oracle on tickets and testing application updates. 

We’re excited to talk with you if:  

  • You have at least 3 years of IT or application development experience using Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud, Oracle Integration Cloud, or similar platform like Oracle EBS.  5 years of experience or more is highly preferred. 

  • You have Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related discipline.  This is highly preferred. 

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Network Engineer , 10099

Advantage Tech is looking for a Network Engineer for our Kansas City, MO client.  This will be a hybrid position.  

Network Engineer Technology Services

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

Qualifications

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

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

 

Helpdesk I , 10098

Advantage Tech is seeking a Helpdesk contractor for a client located in Kansas City, KS. 

Technical skills:
-Troubleshoot laptops/computers/mobile devices
-Experience with Active Directory, Windows 10, WordPress (ideally worked in a Windows environment)
-Strong communication and soft skills 

-Office 365, VoIP, Apple experience is a plus 

Application Support Analyst , 10097

Advantage Tech is looking for a Application Support Analyst/Business Analyst for our Overland Park, KS Client. You will be part of the Business Process Management Team.
 

Responsibilities: Ensure Department fulfills business objectives efficiently and effectively by providing support to the internal end users.

  • Analyze business processes with users to determine software functionality and determine enhancements needed.
  • Create or modify processes by designing, testing and implementing software changes to meet business need.
  • Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent repeated future problems.
  • Field incoming problem tickets, emails and phone calls from internal end users to resolve application and software issues.
  • Troubleshoot issues to ensure user errors, data errors, requirement errors and software errors are clearly identified, recorded and tracked by reproducing application behaviors and/or identifying root causes.
  • Monitor application error logs to proactively identify and resolve issues that impact the application and/or end users.
  • Facilitate understanding of the application issues and ensure that end users are kept apprised of issue status.
  • Communicate application problems and issues to key stakeholders, including management, development teams, administrators and end users.
  • Test fixes and perform post-resolution follow-ups to ensure problems have been adequately resolved.
  • Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent repeated future problems.
  • Coordinate with department heads to assess departmental application training needs and objectives.
  • Participate in the design, development, and delivery of software applications training programs and individual classes.
  • Create and provide job aids and training guides to facilitate effective use of the application.
  • Oversee the firm’s Disaster Recovery Policies and Procedures.
  • Conduct yearly tabletop test of Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Create and provide job aids and training guides to facilitate effective use of the application.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Credentials/Experience:

  • Proven experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and issue resolution techniques.
  • Basic Knowledge of Agile Development.
  • Broad knowledge of programming languages and techniques, including SQL Server. Able to design, develop and interpret technical documentation for training and end user procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance and punctuality
  • Work cooperatively and interact professionally with others
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
  • The ability to translate business terminology to IT terminology and vice versa.
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
  • Work in an office environment, seated for long periods of time, in front of a computer, while typing documents, responding to emails, managing calendars and answering phones
  • Independently make decisions
  • Listen and understand questions posed by others
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to absorb new ideas and concepts quickly
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Write and speak clearly and concisely
  • Maintain confidentiality
Small Business Account Manager , 10095

Small Business Account Manager

Located in our Overland Park office, Small Business Account Managers (SBAM) are responsible for the success of a portfolio of small business customer accounts.  The position is key to ensuring our customers’ success by developing and executing strategies to drive move ins and improve the conversion rate of referred leads.   The SBAM will be evaluated by the performance of their individual portfolio on a quarterly basis.

The SBAM tracks and analyzes results for their account portfolio and communicates those results out to their accounts – offering insights into and suggestions for increasing move ins and driving revenue.   The SBAM is responsible for developing strong and productive relationships at all levels of the organization from C-level executives to the field sales team.

The SBAM works closely with client's Regional Managers, as these managers are responsible for supportive and successful partner relationships in their regions at the local community level. The SBAM also works with the Regional Managers to resolve any invoices that are disputed by a partner. In addition, the SBAM will utilize the resources of the national team of Customer Success Managers and Customer Acquisitions Managers to help implement and promote region- and/or partner-specific strategies. 

 

Who you are:

The ideal candidate is both a sales person AND an account manager who is highly competitive, results oriented and dedicated to working with our customer organizations to grow revenue.  He/she is an excellent communicator – both verbal and written – and has tremendous analytical and follow up skills.

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Manage a portfolio of customers with annual revenue between $7-10 million
  • Implement proven sales programs and strategies designed to increase customer move ins and conversion rates
  • Analyze monthly results and communicate directly with customer organizations those results
  • Utilize video conferencing to conduct business review meetings and lead/tour reviews
  • Assists with maintaining the database of all multi-property senior living companies and takes actions to ensure that their entire portfolio of communities is on the A Place for Mom Referral service. Follows acquisitions within the industry and ensures that any “transition properties” remain customers of our client 
  • Assists with the organization and delivery of regular, customer-appropriate New Team Member orientation webinars, ensuring that these new Team Members understand the client and how to effectively convert our leads.  
  • Promotes the adoption and consistent use of our customer tools:
    • Community Central (a free, 24/7 online reporting and lead tracking service).
    • Real Time Tour Feedback
    • Secret Shop Service
  • Ensures retention of current customers.
  • Helps to resolve invoice disputes in a fair and equitable manner, communicating those results to customers in a supportive and positive manner.
  • Keeps in excellent communication with Senior National Account Manager, and prepares reports of weekly accomplishments and achievement of goals.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • 5+ years of experience in account management and/or senior living sales management
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A personal sense of urgency and capacity to overcome obstacles.
  • A high level of enthusiasm for building a business.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities/projects.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • An excellent problem solver.
  • Highly organized.
  • Comfortable with data tracking, analysis and CRM tools.
  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint 
Short-Term Funding and Liquidity Analyst , 10093

 

Under supervision from the Liability Manager and in accordance with Bank financial policies, regulations and strategies in place and amended from time to time, primarily responsible for the issuance and management of the Bank’s short-term liability portfolio, including short-term consolidated obligation bonds and discount notes. Independently and primarily responsible for maintaining adequate levels of liquidity to meet member needs and satisfy funding, liquidity, capital and funding gap requirements defined by statute, by regulation, by the FHFA and by internal policy. Assists with the development, implementation and execution of funding and liquidity risk strategies which includes the issuance of consolidated obligation bonds and discount notes and execution of derivatives, and corresponding reporting. Also responsible for monitoring and managing internal compliance responsibilities/policies and developing and implementing strategic improvements to Capital Markets processes, procedures and strategies. Duties also include execution of derivatives and other financial instruments, as applicable. Serves as back-up to the Long-Term Funding & Derivative Manager which includes the issuance of Consolidated Obligation Bonds and execution of derivatives. Also serves as a secondary back-up to the Short-Term Investment Manager.

 

Responsibilities:

        • Primarily responsible for managing the Bank’s liquidity and liquidity risk management. Maintaining optimal liquidity for our members is a core mission of the Bank and a primary regulatory focus area of the FHFA.  This position is responsible for maintaining optimal levels of liquidity to meet the liquidity requirements we are held to in statute, in regulation, by the FHFA and in policy and to ensure the Bank always has sufficient liquidity to meet the advance and mortgage purchase needs of our members and meet our financial obligations. This position has input on the strategies and funding instruments used to meet our liquidity requirements and meet member needs which can include issuance of consolidated obligation bonds and discount notes and execution of derivatives. These decisions have significant impacts on the levels and cost of liquidity which can significantly impact the overall liquidity and profitability profile of the Bank. This position is also responsible for analyzing the impact of liquidity requirements and developing and implementing strategies and plans to optimally satisfy the applicable requirements.
        • This position is also primarily responsible for the development, maintenance and testing of a bank-wide Contingency Funding Plan as required by policy and the FHFA. This also includes executing the plan and directing the actions of several departments in the Bank in the event of a liquidity challenge or crisis.
        • Primarily responsible for developing and executing strategies and for meeting FHFA funding gap requirements. This position has input on the strategies and funding instruments used to meet our funding gap requirements targets which can include issuance of consolidated obligation bonds and discount notes, execution of derivatives, investment selection and the selection of investment accounting designations. These decisions have significant impacts on regulatory compliance, compliance reviews, and the overall liquidity, funding and profitability profile of the Bank.
        • Primarily responsible for the issuance and management of the Bank’s short-term liability portfolio, including consolidated obligation bonds and discount notes. This position owns discretion in the specific financial instruments and terms of these instruments in this portfolio. Because of the size of this portfolio, skillful management and strategic planning of this portfolio have a significant impact on the profitability, risk management and liquidity of the entire Bank.
        • This position also manages the size of the balance sheet to optimize our core mission asset and capital ratios and to allow for full flexibility in the redemption of member capital stock both of which impact profitability and capital adequacy. Specific responsibilities include daily issuance and monitoring of Bank Discount Notes and corresponding reporting and analysis. Involves issuing short-term liabilities to achieve and balance profitability, capital, liquidity and core mission ratio targets.
        • Management and execution of internal compliance responsibilities, policies and processes. This includes the managing, if applicable, developing improvements and ensuring compliance to applicable RACAs, SOX documentation, EUAs, business continuity, record retention and other internal policies.
        • Management and execution of external compliance responsibilities, regulations and guidelines relating to funding, liquidity, capital, core mission asset and daily balance sheet management. This includes developing improvements, strategies and solutions to ensure compliance to statutes, regulations, guidelines and requirements from Congress, FHFA, CFTC, SEC, and external auditors.
        • Assists in developing, presenting, executing and monitoring  funding and liquidity risk management strategies and corresponding reporting. This includes presenting such strategies to senior management and management committees, including the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO).
        • Developing and implementing strategic, technological and procedural improvements to Capital Market’s funding, liquidity and compliance processes and strategies.
        • Maintains a broad and detailed knowledge of financial markets, financial instruments and market conditions in order to efficiently execute liability and derivative transactions and manage liquidity risk.
        • Maintain and manage short-term liability counterparty and underwriter relationships.
        • Assist Liability Manager and the Long-Term Funding & Derivative Manager in ensuring compliance with external regulations relating to long-term funding and derivatives including, but not limited to, regulations and requirements from the FHFA, CFTC and SEC.
        • Consistent with the requirements of the Minority and Women Inclusion Program, engage in appropriate outreach with diverse-owned vendors, broker dealers, counterparties.
        • Serves as a back-up to the Long-Term Funding & Derivative Manager with long-term liability and related derivative portfolio transactions and assists the Long-Term Funding & Derivative Manager in backing up the Liability Manager. This includes the issuance of consolidated obligation bonds and execution of derivatives.

 

Expectations:

  1. Thorough understanding of finance and financial analysis concepts and strategies. Specifically, gain expertise in funding and liquidity markets.
  2. Thorough understanding of internal procedures and both internal and external controls and compliance policies, rules and regulations that impact Capital Markets.
  3. Have no violations to FHFA regulations and guidelines or Bank policies related to short-term liability or liquidity transactions.
  4. Have no material weaknesses cited by the FHFA examiners in connection with the short-term funding or liquidity risk management.
  5. Timely, efficient, precise and consistent execution of Capital Markets funding, liquidity risk and capital management strategies, related derivatives and corresponding reporting. Constant monitoring and meeting funding and liquidity needs accurately and in the most optimal manner possible.
  6. Produce accurate and timely reports for Capital Markets management, the board of directors and Asset/liability Committee.
  7. Timely compliance with internal and external controls and policies, rules and regulations that impact Capital Markets-Funding.
  8. Timely, efficient, precise and consistent execution of Capital Markets long-term funding and related derivative strategies and corresponding reporting as a back-up to the Long-Term Funding & Derivative Manager.
  9. Inquisitive approach to analysis-look for the "why" and not just stating "what" happened. Protect business records created or used in business processes to ensure availability, confidentiality, integrity; and the retention and destruction of such as specified by relevant policies.
  10. Assist Bank on achieving equity return targets within financial strategies and acceptable risk profile.
  11. Protect business records created or used in business processes to ensure availability, confidentiality, integrity and the retention and destruction of such as specified by relevant policies.
  12. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, ability to solve problems, memory for details, ability to prioritize, and ability to maintain concentrated mental and visual attention for sustained periods.
  13. Demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I) by taking actions that are consistent with Bank’s D&I program. Provides reporting to the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI), as needed, as well as partners with OMWI to implement effective policies and procedures that incorporate D&I into business activities.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

Experience:                      Three to five years of similar or related experience.

Education:                       Bachelor’s degree.

Interpersonal Skills:        Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves much personal contact with others inside and/or outside the organization for purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, or soliciting cooperation.

 

Other Skills:

  1. Four-year college degree in finance, economics, or business.
  2. Master’s degree or professional certification is preferred.
  3. Three to five years of similar or related experience.
  4. Thorough knowledge of financial markets, including money markets, hedging techniques, money market instruments, bond and derivative markets and products.
  5. Knowledge of SFAS 133, Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities.
  6. Advanced financial modeling experience (Excel, Visual Basic, Bloomberg, etc)
  7. Considerable tact and good interpersonal skills.
  8. Ability to analyze information and make decisions not defined by policy or procedures which affect the Bank's funding and liquidity.
  9. Must be able to work and travel independently.
  10. Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Systems Engineer , 10090

Our Overland Park client is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide high level of customer service by providing end user support to clients in a timely manner. 

The ideal candidate will have advanced technical support of Windows and/or Linux based server systems, virtualization technology, shared storage, email and unified communications, security access controls, data networking, backup/DR, etc.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s server-based systems and environment as a whole
  • Provides advanced technical support for each client’s collaborative technology, including email and unified communication systems
  • Provides intermediate technical support for each client’s virtualization and shared storage environments
  • Provides intermediate technical support for each client’s data network, including configuration, performance and security
  • Works with the Data Services team to monitor and respond to events to ensure client system uptime and stability
  • Ensures change control and other processes and procedures are followed and that configuration documentation is completed when systems are deployed or modified
  • Responsible for engaging and managing vendor escalations, as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows and Active Directory
  • Knowledge of authentication and directory services (Active Directory), etc.
  • Knowledge with Windows system management tools, philosophies and method
  • Understanding of Windows automation (scripting, imaging, installation, management)
  • Knowledge of antivirus/malware and patch management technologies
  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking (DNS, DHCP, RAS, VPN)
  • Knowledge of collaborative technologies, such as Microsoft Exchange
  • Intermediate understanding of virtualization concepts and functional working skills with various virtualization technologies (create/modify virtual machines, create storage groups, snapshot, clone/export, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of shared storage concepts and functional working skills with various shared storage technologies (provisioning LUNs, expanding volumes, configuring RAID, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of network concepts and functional working skills with various network technologies (create vLAN, create static route, diagnose routing problems, configure ports, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Windows and network security best practices and strategies
QA , 10089

Advantage Tech is looking for a QA for our remote client.  This is a 100% remote position.  They are a great company that is very passionate about finding solutions within their clients budget's to make them have effective solutions by streamlining processes to be more productive. 

Ideal skills needed:

– 5+ years of QA experience within a .Net shop. 
– Excellent understanding of QA best practices 
– Understanding of BA concepts
– Excellent analytic thinking
– Team player
– Client uses Azure DevOps
-Understanding of data bricks Notebooks which is in python
– Database experience

Logistics Coordinator , 10088

Advantage Tech is seeking a Logistics Coordinator to join a great company in KC and support their overnight operations.  

This position is responsible for effectively communicating with customers, coordinating specific transportation routes and assisting with resolving Driver issues while maintaining compliance with applicable state, federal and DOT regulations. This is an overnight flex scheduled position from 6pm – 6am, four days per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS

  • Competently provide exceptional customer service via phone, e-mail and on-site interactions and provide guidance to drivers.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with customers by responding to & filtering inquiries and complaints concerning receipts, invoices, shipments, inventory counts, etc., in a courteous and efficient manner either by phone or email.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of customers managed in specified region.
  • Accurately monitor on time deliveries to ensure customer satisfaction, and proactive communication of potential delays.
  • Proactively communicate to customers and drivers:
    • Confirmation of order receipt and acceptance
    • Changes in confirmed schedule
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the petroleum industry and the categories that we do business.
  • Maintain annual Driver approved terminals in system and ensure they're available to work.
  • Ensure Drivers and equipment are being efficiently utilized with minimum delay time and cost effectiveness.
  • Administer and support safety to ensure a safe work place and to be in compliance with DOT regulations and multi-state laws.
  • Work with billing to ensure service work completed is invoiced timely and accurately to customers.
  • Responsible for ensuring Drivers are meeting committed delivery times and ensuring quality service.
  • Document and maintain all customer facility requirements.
  • Document and maintain all process standard work for customer service, order processing and scheduling.
  • Pro-actively review driver schedules' to ensure optimized capacity.
  • Abide by Company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Ensure Manager of Logistics is first point of escalation in resolving issues.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor’s in Business, Economics, Communications or related field
  • Experience in Oil and Gas Industry or trucking company preferred
  • Must be able to work in fast paced, high energy and open environment
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be detail oriented and a self-starter
  • Must be available on a rotating basis to ensure 24/7 coverage, to include company holidays
  • Should have good PC skills to include all MS Office products
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors

 

Loan Funder , 10087

Advantage Tech is looking for a Loan Funder

Reviews the signed closing documents for accuracy and legibility. Works with settlement agents and loan closers to obtain any corrections needed. Authorizes the Settlement agents to fund loans upon receipt of all required documentation.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows reports to insure the loans are funded in a timely manner.
  • Work with the closer and Settlement agents to obtain final signed documents and corrections needed for funding.
  • Monitor the Funding email box and upload executed closing package to Funding Docs-Internal container in VirPack.
  • Ensure that all documents are signed and dated correctly by all parties.
  • Maintains up to date communication to all parties regarding final disbursement of loan transactions.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Management.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree or equivalent college coursework preferred.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills – must be detail-oriented and thorough.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of professionals including borrowers, attorneys, title companies, appraisers, surveyors.

Knowledge:

  • Computer literate; experience using all Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic knowledge of Mortgage lending terminology a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to work overtime.
IT Auditor , 10086

Looking for an IT Auditor to perform individual information technology audit projects and Sarbanes-Oxley testing as part of the total internal audit plan. This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, developing and performing internal audit procedures and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Audit procedures assigned are of moderate complexity and require the exercise of professional judgment. This position assists with process improvement initiatives, follows up on the status of outstanding issues, assists the external auditors, and works on special projects as assigned by internal audit management. This position assists with maintenance of departmental computer hardware and software and with financial and operational audits.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs audit procedures to review and appraise general information technology and application controls.
  • Analyzes and documents the audit area by reviewing existing documentation or developing documentation, such as detailed narratives and flow charts, applicable policies and procedures, business unit risk assessments, etc.
  • Communicates internal audit results to management and the Audit Committee of the board of directors through meetings and internal audit reports.
  • Perform assigned financial and performance audit procedures.
  • Develop and maintain databases and software to support departmental activities including a comprehensive data processing audit program.

 

Expectations:

  • Complete assigned audit procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley testing in a timely manner.
  • Understand and document key internal controls, including the ability to discern strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop a working knowledge of the information technology environment and the ability to develop a clear understanding of the key functional processes and resources.
  • Maintain professional and courteous relationships with auditees and others.
  • Communicate effectively in writing (e-mails, memos and audit reports), and in verbal communications (meetings with auditees and others).
  • Demonstrate awareness of the need for constant process improvement and be willing to identify, offer suggestions for improvement, and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Protect business records created or used in business processes to ensure availability, confidentiality, integrity; and the retention and destruction of such as specified by relevant policies.
Java Developer , 10085

JOB SUMMARY
The Java Developer leverages a strong technical aptitude to design and develop Java solutions. This position contributes to organizational success by providing transportation expertise, analytical and influencing skills to support the transportation team in developing innovative, cost effective and scalable systems facilitating growth and customer value. The Java Developer participates as a member of a fast-paced agile team and collaborates cross-functionally to design and implement solutions providing competitive advantage to business operations. The Java Developer fosters continuous improvement by contributing to coding, testing and implementation best practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and extend Java solutions to achieve desired business outcomes within the HR, Payroll and Financial systems.
  • Facilitate gathering and interpretation of business requirements, create functional specifications and determine the most efficient/appropriate technologies to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Perform analysis of business models, logical specifications and/or customer requirements.
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of business strategy, operating models and processes in order to identify improvement opportunities and value-added capabilities.
  • Work with development teams to integrate Java solutions with company business systems and third-party platforms.
  •  Analyze, manipulate and present data to support decision-making.
  • Resolve and prevent reoccurrence of issues impacting system operation, import/export of data and connectivity to supporting systems.
  • Work with development teams to implement and support governance and change management processes.
  • Prepare and execute regression and QA tests for configuration changes, fixes and enhancements.
  • Collaborate with vendors and internal stakeholders to identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  •  Ensure quality and maintain performance of deployed solutions.
  • Contribute, support and enhance Agile Scrum software development practices.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong Financial, HR or Payroll industry knowledge, Oracle HR preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience developing Java based solutions.
  • MS SQL database knowledge.
  • Agile Development Methodology preferred
Quality Control Support , 10078

Advantage Tech is looking for a Quality Control Support candidate for our Overland Park, KS Client.  This position is in office.  Not remote.  

The QC Technician position will be a key contributor within the organization and has the opportunity to directly support our business vision.  We desires associates who want to be part of something bigger than themselves, who possess a positive attitude and who are tenacious about overcoming obstacles encountered.

We are looking for someone who is excited about improving technologies and avoiding future problems.  This entry level position requires good analytical skills, attention to detail, and a basic understanding of systems and software.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Work within the context of a Scrum team to recreate issues and to resolve software quality issues that arise in day-to-day operations.
  • Conduct daily reviews of production artifacts to ensure quality and identify production issues.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protect business operations by providing proactive resolution to errors.
  • Manage issue triage process to track and resolve production issues.
  • Provide help desk support for end users for a variety of systems.
  • Participate in software deployment by testing and logging issues.
  • Provide backup support to software system administrators.
  • Maintain system procedure and support documentation as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 1-3 years of experience in an IT department or related field. Bachelor's Degree is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • Strong time management, initiative and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office365 Suite including Excel and Word.
  • Experience in planning and performing functional testing is a plus.
  • Experience within the insurance and brokerage industry is a plus. 
  • Some off-shift support may be required.

OTHER SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Provides customer service and adheres to the Company's philosophies. 
  • Promotes teamwork and communication between departments and work groups.
  • Ability to learn new systems and concepts quickly, building a strong repertoire of business and technical knowledge.
  • Maintains awareness of new system procedures, processes, software capabilities and other technological advances with potential impact.
Software Developer , 10077

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Developer for our Overland Park, KS client.  This position is in office full time for the first month then it is a hybrid model with 3 days in the office and 2 days remote.  
 

This position is a key contributor within the organization and has the opportunity to directly enable our business vision to build out a robust cloud-based services platform that makes it easy to integrate carriers, brokers, and third parties enable a seamless buying experience. 
We desire Associates who want to be part of something bigger than themselves, who possess a positive attitude and who are tenacious about overcoming obstacles encountered. We seek an associate whose mind and skills are strong, and someone with a commitment to continuous learning and experimentation to keep them that way.  This role also requires the ability to communicate and collaborate clearly with internal resources as well as third party contributors from outside the company. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

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

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required

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

Highly Desirable

  • Experience developing in a cloud-based environment (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Knowledge of Scrum or other Agile methodologies
  • Ability to analyze web application performance and recommend improvements
Windows System Engineer , 10075

Advantage Tech is looking for a Systems Engineer to join their client's team in Lee's Summit, Mo.

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility: 

Our Windows Infrastructure role provides support and maintenance of our Microsoft products (i.e. Windows, Office 365, Active Directory, including Azure, MS Endpoint Manager, widely used across the client's enterprise. They ensure these applications and services are performing at peak capacity to avoid any business disruption.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be supporting our Windows server environment used across the client's enterprise. As you grow in technical expertise in one or more areas of specialization your position and role within the team would advance and reflect this growth accordingly.

Our team is a close-knit group of systems engineers with a shared commitment to optimize our laboratory products. Through constant collaboration, we believe in fully supporting each other to achieve this goal. Self-education, peer consultation, mentor guidance, and formal training/seminars are some of the methods that we share information and knowledge.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Routinely work with vendors, project managers, technical team members, and end users to maintain and improve performance of the Windows server and Active Directory environments.
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Windows Server 2016/2019, Active Directory, and Azure Active Directory (AD) services.

Qualifications

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an IT infrastructure environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience of Windows Server and Active Directory.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Azure AD.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Microsoft Endpoint (SCCM) Manager
  • Minimum 2 years of Azure or AWS cloud experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of PowerShell, including ability to read and write PowerShell functions and modules
  • Intermediate understanding of TCP/IP networking (DNS, DHCP, VPN, VLANs, firewalls, load balancing, SMTP, etc.)
  • Customer interface skills including problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building
  • Strong self-management skills, including organization, time management, and prioritization
  • Strong analytical ability, including capacity planning, operations methodology, and error detection and resolution techniques
  • Practical experience with system documentation tools and methods
  • Analytical and process-oriented approach to issues and assigned tasks
  • Committed to customer service and performance driven
Database Developer , 10074

Advantage Tech is looking for a Database Developer for our client in the Overland Park, KS area.

1. SQL

2. SQL Queries

3. SSAS, SSRS, and SSIS would be nice to haves

 

Perform software engineering duties for the design, development and implementation of business requirements. Analyze business needs to create solutions. Develop, deploy and monitor applications to assure their consistency as well as modify requirement documents to meet business needs. Use T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS and SSRS to write stored procedures, Tables, Cursors, Views, Indexes, Triggers, User defined functions, ETL, cubes, and reporting for the CASE environment. Enhance and maintain existing Stored Procedures, SSIS packages, SSRS reports, and SSAS Cubes, as well as database tables.  Create new stored procedures, SSIS Packages, SSRS reports, and Cubes.  Fix system issues as identified.  Address performance concerns to increase system speed and efficiency.  Utilize TFS to log issues and track changes to the system.  Test any and all aspects of CASE.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

Five years of experience in:

  • T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, and TFS;

  • Software development cycle and test life cycle;

  • Testing methodologies, planning principles, test modeling and deployment principles; and

  • Agile methodology.

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our 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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ServiceNow Developer , 10071

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

The ServiceNow Automation Engineer position will be part of the Command Center Engineer team. This position will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in efforts utilizing automation for advancing operational efficiencies
  • Identifying repeatable tasks, enhancing monitoring, and initiative execution
  • Develop and maintain scripts utilized for automation efforts to improve efficiencies
  • Support and deploying infrastructure related technologies utilizing automation
  • Respond to difficult & challenging situations without emotional reactions
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams on automation initiatives
  • Documenting automation processes
  • Participation in project and team meetings
  • Presenting material to other managers, stakeholders and customers as needed
  • Provide work effort estimates and updates on tasks assigned
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Knowledge & Skills

MINIMUM:

  • Demonstrated hands-on knowledge & experience in automation/scripting using ServiceNow..
  • Demonstrated knowledge of automation strategies and best practices.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with Redhat & Windows system management and automation interfaces with ServiceNow.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform troubleshooting and maintenance of scripts, including feedback channel for defects.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple, complex technical and business projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in enterprise level operational support and systems management, including after hours on call personnel/escalations within areas of responsibility.
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PREFERRED:

  • Demonstrates clear and effective presentation and facilitation skills.
  • PowerCLI
  • Service Now workflow knowledge
  • Foundational knowledge of Cloud providers.

 

Requirements

MINIMUM:

  • Three (3) years experience with ServiceNow development.
  • Applicable certifications and/or professional training.
  • Previous experience in supporting or administering infrastructure systems.

 

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous banking or financial industry experience

 

Work Environment

  • Ability to travel if/when necessary. Must be willing to serve in periodic 7×24 hour on call or escalation function.
Systems/Field Administrator , 10069

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

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

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

Specific job skills/experience preferred:

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

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

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

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

Customer Onboarding Specialist , 10061

THE POSITION

Based in Overland Park, the Customer Onboarding Specialist will work with Senior Living Communities that are new customers with our client.  To ensure customer success, the Customer Onboarding Specialist will provide education and insights regarding our processes and best practices, build a strong rapport with new customers, answers questions, and personally assist with setting up their account. 

As the first touch point after their initial sign-up the position plays a critical role to developing and demonstrating the long term value of our companies strategically working together.

The Customer Onboarding Specialist also works closely as a liaison between new community customers and multiple teams, including Regional Managers and Senior Living Advisors.  New Customer Support Specialists are responsible for ensuring Senior Living Advisors have all the necessary information to make appropriate and qualified family referrals to new customers. 

Who you are:

The ideal candidate is a customer service driven professional and a strong collaborative problem solver with a high level of enthusiasm for building relationships over the phone. 

What you will do:

 

  • Develop relationships over the phone with each new customer to assist with the set-up process and then strategize and collaborate on ways our companies can work together.
  • Assist new customers by quickly identifying potential issues and solving them appropriately to ensure the best possible customer experience.
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure a smooth hand off at the beginning and end of the onboarding process.
  • Follow-up with new customers at regular intervals during the onboarding period to ensure their continued success.
  • Assist with the organization and delivery of customer webinars.

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in customer service, account management, or sales.
  • A high level of enthusiasm for establishing and building relationships over the phone.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and succinctly while providing education to customers.
  • Highly efficient; able to independently manage their time in a fast pace environment while meeting or exceeding key performance indicators.
  • A personal sense of urgency and capacity to creatively overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to properly and accurately document all activities and tasks.
  • Ability to exercise sound discretion and make sound independent decisions, within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
  • Strong computer skills necessary, including Microsoft Excel and Google suites.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus, but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
Manager of Claims Applications , 10058

Advantage Tech is looking for a Manager of Claims Applications for our Lee's Summit, MO Client.  

The Manager, Claims Applications – Development & Engineering will have responsibility for the development team that supports the FACETS claims application and the entire claims ecosystem, including our claims processing software, claims editing software, and core workflow application. This role will work directly with key business partners to meet their needs with the suite of technologies as well as work closely with the system analysis and configuration team. The work group will have multiple functional projects being performed. Supervision required is unique and personalized for each person with separate projects/work being performed. Responsible for developing, modifying and implementing policies and procedures within area of responsibility.

SKILLS

  • Work is planned in the mid-range time horizon and is focused on establishing policy and procedures for own work group or for other work groups as it relates to responsibility.
  • Responsible for employee selection, performance and disciplinary decisions and may help may lower level management hiring decisions.
  • Makes decisions on work processes and priorities for functional area. Project success/Work decisions measured on major project milestone.
  • Establishes, and is accountable for, functional policies, processes and objectives for department.
  • Work includes influencing other department management on issues where guidelines or general understanding of company positioning already exists (e.g., negotiating with vendors, standard contact with outside professionals or dealing with regulatory agencies on routine matters)
  • May negotiate with vendors on contracts terms.
  • Manage a group who has unique projects that are not similar in nature and supervision requires more personalization of guidance and goals for each team member.
  • Responsibility for for custom development related to Core Claims systems, including extensions, adapters, etc. TriZetto/Cognizant FACETS
  • Adheres to company's values and cultivates these values in team members.
  • Works collaboratively with peers in IT to deliver a seamless experience and presence to the business partners supported.
  • Regularly interacts with internal customers to understand the business needs and provide application recommendations based on business needs. Cultivates this approach with the team.
  • Regularly reviews current customizations for improvement and enhancement opportunities.
  • Remains up-to-date on current software supported as well as new software that may support internal business customer needs.
  • Works closely with the system analysis and configuration team along with the Program Manager & Solution Architect to define business and technical roadmaps for the applications.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree (120 credit hours) from an accredited college/university in discipline to be managed.
  • Additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of education.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires three – five years of managerial experience along with experience in the discipline to be managed. 
  • Requires familiarity with claims processing, editing and workflow software, specifically TriZetto/Cognizant FACETS
  • Requires strong analytic and problem solving capabilities and the ability to identify solutions and recommendations that effectively address business and control needs along with how to train and guide others in this area. 
  • Requires the ability to multi-task effectively, responding to changing business priorities and deadlines. 
  • Requires the ability to work collaboratively with team members across multiple divisions and departments.
  • Requires a proven record of meeting commitments and achieving goals through the encouragement, guidance and influencing of others.
  • Requires a self-starter personality.
  • Requires highly effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Requires flexibility and willingness to work with a wide range of personalities on a variety of projects while prioritizing effectively.
  • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Requires some local travel.
  • Leads and directs in large-scale, complex, cross-functional projects by reviewing project requirements
  • Translate requirements into technical solutions; directing and reviewing design artifacts (for example, proof of concepts, prototypes);
  • Oversees software design
  • Ensures execution of testing
  • Communicates status and issues to team members and stakeholders
  • Direct project team and cross functional teams
  • Enhance design to prevent recurrences of defects
  • Manage on-time delivery and hand-offs
  • Interact with project manager to provide input on project plan and demonstrate leadership to the project team
  • Works with business stakeholders on new requests including new systems, enhancements, and features and prioritize them for assignment by engineers
  • Directs root cause analysis of critical business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, critical, possible root cause);
  • Direct actions as designated in the plan
  • Interpreting the results to determine further action
  • Strategic thinker and partner to technology leaders and business partners
  • Good understanding of business processes and how they relate to customer experience technology
  • Influence infrastructure planning and operations, design and deployment, as well as system life cycle management
  • Works closely with and provides routine updates to leadership, up to and including the Vice President, Enterprise Business Applications.
Quality Control Administrative Assistant , 10057

Quality Control Administrative Assistant

100% Remote

$20.00/hour

Great client based out of Lawrence, KS is looking for 100% Remote consultants to work as Quality Control Administrative Assistant assisting group with editing and proofreading of documents. This 3 month contract will pay $20.00/hour and is a great opportunity for recent college graduates looking to gain valuable experience.

Job Description:

  • Quality Control – using the proofreader program located on the department’s server to sort through a random selection of reports and compare them to the original data file. 
  • Track their progress in a Google Sheet to ensure department is aware of progress and any issues found in a timely fashion. 
  • Use the excel to record their findings during the QC process for specific QC criteria and email the results back to their outlined QC coordinator on a regular basis as assignments are complete.
  • Required to learn proprietary content management software to search for and open test content to check against tests loaded in a test delivery engine.
  • Communicate progress updates, absence requests, additional details on issues found, questions, etc. via email or Skype.

Required skills:  

  • Attention to detail for quality control work. 
  • Able to follow and adhere to outlined procedures. 
  • Familiarity with Excel, Outlook, Word, and comfortable learning new software related to the job.
  • Reliable and responsible for timely reporting.
  • Great communication skills and comfortable asking questions to ensure the task is being completed correctly.
  • Familiarity with online communication tools including skype, zoom, and or Microsoft teams.
Network Security Manager , 10050

Advantage Tech is searching for a Network Security Manager to join their client in Kansas City, KS.
 

Position Summary

This role will partner at all levels of the organization to develop, implement, and execute organization wide network and security policies that reduce risks and mitigate consequences of security breaches. As the Network – Security Manager, you will be asked to align people, process, and technology as a high impact leader for a team of Network/Security engineers and developers. This role will be focused on improving the quality of network and security solutions while improving security levels across the business landscape.  This role will be leading your IT team to the successful completion of new network/security solutions or enhancements to existing infrastructure. You will also manage the administrative activities that come with having direct reports, such as time off, skills development, performance management and staff augmentation. It is important you guide the team in understanding the business outcomes not just the tools and process used to achieve them. 

RESPONSIBILITIES                   

·         Drive the formation of a functional Network and Security strategy through specialist expertise and insights. Ensure that the strategy meets and protects the business needs. 

·         Develop the strategy for a significant area of responsibility such as a function, anticipating complex issues, challenges, and opportunities. Ensure the strategy is successfully implemented and meets medium-term business needs. 

·         Raise up recommendations to the leadership team and guide the implementation of policy, design and implementation of Network and Security projects and change initiatives. 

·         Deliver a budget for Network and Security activities. This would include identify 5-year capital needs and immediate budget needs.

·         Participate in the development of IT strategy.  Apply functional expertise to test the viability of the strategy and contributing creative ideas and insights to support the strategy formation process. 

·         Participate in an annual business plan. Ensuring alignment with strategy; quantify business outcomes.  Detail expense and headcount budgets; and develop business cases for key projects, ensuring cross-functional integration. 

·         Communicate how the Network and Security strategy/roadmap and its relationship to the organization's mission, vision, and values; clarify the actions needed to implement it within the area of responsibility; motivate people to commit to these and to doing extraordinary things to achieve the organization's business goals. 

·         Manage and report on the performance of the function / business area; set appropriate performance objectives for direct reports and hold them accountable for achieving these; take appropriate corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of annual business objectives. 

·         Identify the capabilities needed to meet the current and emerging business needs of a significant business area. Evaluate current capabilities, identify gaps, and prioritize development activities. Motivate others to develop their capabilities and fulfill their personal potential. Build capabilities elsewhere in the organization through mentoring and other informal methods. 

SKILLS 

·         Can accurately be able to plan, organize, prioritize, and oversee activities to efficiently meet business objectives. 

·         Has insight with developing, monitoring, interpreting, and understanding policies and procedures, while making sure they match organizational strategies and objectives. 

·         Is comfortable with on analyzing data trends in Security situations that will help guide decision making. 

·         Applies expertise to situations that develops and maintains the culture, values and design it needs to reach its objectives while managing structural change. 

·         Uses clear and effective verbal communications skills to express ideas, request actions and formulate plans or policies. 

·         Has the ability to analyze data from multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions and make suitable recommendations. 

·         Can manage projects and/ or programs within desired cost, time, and quality parameters. 

·         Adapts existing tools and techniques to existing situation; Adapts to changing goals / objectives; Entrepreneurial spirit; Focuses on simplicity when addressing the customer. 

·         Can conduct research and analyze data to develop a comprehensive understanding of customer and market conditions that enables maximum return on investments. 

REQUIREMENTS

·         Bachelor Degree a must / Master's Degree is a plus

·         5 to 10 years of experience in Network related activities (Cisco related) and Security related policies and procedures.

·         3 to 5 years of experience of forming strategy and policy to set and deliver objectives within medium to long time frames 

Java Developer , 10049

Advantage Tech is searching for a Java Developer to join their clients team in the Kansas City Metro area.

Job Summary

We are seeking to hire a Java Developer that performs moderate to complex programming tasks with little or no assistance. Need a candidate that can support and enhance existing applications by performing research and programming tasks with little assistance. This position requires the capability of working cooperatively with all levels of staff.

Responsibilities

  • Independently performs data design, software coding, testing, debugging, documentation, and installation to the production environment in accordance with industry best practices and specific internal standards, procedures, and methodologies.
  • Needs to have experience in the full life cycle process including maintenance, development, troubleshooting, and problem resolution.
  • Be able to work in a team approach working with database analyst, technical architects, senior consultants, operations folks, and other developers.
  • Converts business requirements or problems into technical requirements with some assistance.
  • Contribute to the technical design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside the team.

Primary Experience

  • 3+ years of Java Developer experience, both server-side and front-end development.
  • J2EE, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, Eclipse, and Browser developer tool experience.
  • SQL, relational database modeling and design.
  • Oracle database experience is a plus.
  • Source code Management with Git.
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills.
  • Unix or Linux.
  • Korn shell scripting is a plus.
Sr. System Administrator , 10040

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

Some of the tasks and duties of this position are:

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

Your skills/certification should include:

  • Experience with Office 365, Azure AD, and Active Directory
  • Expertise in setting up security including firewalls and VPNs
  • Experience with virtualization of servers and desktops
  • Current VMWare certifications are a strong plus
  • Experience with NAS and SAN systems
  • Knowledge of VoIP phone systems and phone circuits is a plus
  • Bonus: Experience with Azure or AWS Services
  • MSP experience is a plus
  • Microsoft professional certification are a strong plus
Administrative Legal Assistant , 10031

Job Description

Looking for an energetic, detail-oriented professional legal administrative assistant with superior skills for fast-paced legal department.  The successful candidate will work directly with the attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants.  Knowledge in the areas of contracts and corporate transactions, preferred. Trademarks, real estate, loans, and bankruptcy helpful.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exceptional word processing skills; ability to draft and/or edit documents accurately and quickly.
  • Assist and support the attorneys and paralegals, as directed.
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task (ie: word processing, due diligence, calendaring, meeting coordination, travel plans, file openings, etc.).
  • Perform clerical tasks such as filing, labeling, organizing documents, keeping apprised of incoming emails and effectively and proactively processing thereafter.
  • Prepare binders and binder updates.
  • Demonstrate professional verbal and written communication with all co-workers and external parties.
  • Conduct all business in a confidential manner.
  • Utilize Company's resources effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and deliver superior service to all internal departments, outside retail customers and third parties.
  • Ability to successfully perform position requirements with excellent organizational, comprehensive time-management and planning and prioritization skills to be used effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team; to develop and maintain relationships with others; to provide information and assistance willingly.
  • Ability to gather relevant information, interpret and evaluate the data, and make informed decisions. Develop sound, practical solutions and make timely decisions; provide creative solutions to difficult issues.
  • Ability to be relied on for daily attendance and professional responsibility.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma required; 2-year degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years relevant legal assistance experience required.
  • Minimum typing speed of 75+ wpm.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, Google Sheets and Google Docs.
  • Knowledge of document management database.
QA Tester – Manual , 10030

A major Omaha based company is hiring on their QA team! We are working with our client for an immediate opening of a QA manual tester. This is a great opportunity for a QA tester to join an awesome company here in town with a hybrid remote/in office schedule! 

Qualifications: 

  • Associates degree, or equivalent work experience 
  • 3+ years of manual testing experience 
  • Experience with an ERP system 
  • Experience in building test plans and cases 
  • Experience with functional, integration, and regression testing 
Project Manager , 10029

Advantage Tech is looking for a Product Owner for our Kansas City, MO Client.  
Description

The combination created a new model for managing transportation spend — one that brought together the power of self-service technology and transportation data science to help shippers navigate an increasingly complex shipping environment.

Every day, our team works to uncover new ways to help shippers feel empowered and thrive.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Product, the Product Owner works to fulfill the strategic product direction established by the Product Management team. This role is responsible for defining the detailed User Stories for each product and feature. The Product Owner must have a firm understanding of the business domain and product needs taking into account multiple types of users utilizing each solution. This position works closely with stakeholders on the specifications to ensure their Agile team has all the information needed to deliver a complete product to market effectively.

Requirements

  •  Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes*
  • Work with the Product team to define the scope included in a release
  • Research and clarify details as the team develops the application*
  • Be aware of customer commitments and communicate timelines internally to assist with managing those commitments
  • Work with the Agile team to prioritize the backlog*
  • Prioritize support work as needed
  • Manage dependencies in and across sprints and releases*
  • Perform demos to all stakeholders on a regular basis*
  • Keep stakeholders apprised of progress and incorporate their feedback
  • Act as a product champion within the company
  • Perform regular usage analysis to track adoption and opportunities for improvement
  • Create and maintain essential support and training collateral*
  • Assist with system status communication and escalation as needed including customer communication

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong team player who can work with and support many different software teams
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle
  • In-depth understanding of Agile methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up to date on industry standards and best practices
  • Have a constant focus on solving user problems in the best way possible
  • Strong knowledge of current industry trends and User Interface common practices
  • Ability to influence cross-functional team without formal authority
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with business analysts, UI/UX team, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficient using Atlassian JIRA as an Agile software development tool
  • Excellent time management, resource organization and priority establishment skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with diplomacy and tact, including when responding to resistance
  • Project management skills a plus
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
  • 2+ years of proven software development experience as an Agile Product Owner or similar role
  • Experience working with UI teams is strongly preferred
  • Project management skills a plus
Full Stack Engineer- UI Developer , 10026

We are seeking a full stack engineer/UI Dev who is ready to work with innovative technologies and architectures in a forward-thinking organization that is always pushing boundaries. Here, you will take complete, end-to-end ownership of projects across the entire stack. Our ideal candidate has experience building products across the stack and a firm understanding of web frameworks, APIs, databases, and multiple back-end languages. You will be joining a small team working at the forefront of modern technology, solving the challenges that impact both the front end and back-end architecture, and deliver amazing global user experiences.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a global, cross-functional team to develop innovative software for stakeholders.
  • Work across the full stack, building highly scalable distributed solutions that enable positive user experiences and measurable business growth
  • Develop new features and infrastructure development in support of rapidly emerging business and project requirements
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful application design
  • Work with agile development methodologies, adhering to best practices and pursuing continued learning opportunities
  • Engage with stakeholders (i.e., Architect, Engineering Lead, Product Team, Partners, and clients) through workshops and discussions to collaborate on new or existing solutions
  • Contribute to projects by creating well-designed, configurable, testable, efficient code for platforms.
  • Validate requirements and designs for custom built software projects.
  • Work across teams to define, drive, and facilitate the creation and adoption of platform architecture and standards.
  • Engage with inspiring designers and front-end engineers, and collaborate with leading back-end engineers as we create reliable APIs
  • Designing/developing web, software, mobile apps, prototypes, or proofs of concepts (POC’s)
  • Roughly 70-85% hands-on coding
  • Resolve defects/bugs during QA testing, pre-production, production, and post-release patches
  • Collaborate across time zones via MS Teams, GitHub comments, documents, and frequent video conferences
  • Assist our teams in providing ongoing support, troubleshooting, improvements, or custom enhancements to existing platforms

Qualifications:

  • Looking for full stack engineers, knowing Java on the backend and React or Angular on the front end
  • 3+ years of software development experience with at least 1+ years of experience in designing full stack development
  • Experience acting as a project lead or, technical lead, or people manager.
  • Experience building web applications
  • Experience designing and integrating RESTful APIs
  • Experience building front-ends in HTML5, CSS and JavaScript (LESS or SASS are a plus)
  • Experience with the MEAN Stack – MongoDB/MySQL, Express.js, AngularJS, and Node.js
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills
  • Expert level experience with software engineering tools (Visual Studio, Eclipse, etc.) and methodologies (Kanban, Scrum, etc).
  • Experience with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Graduate degree in technology, business, finance, and accounting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or engineering
Data Analyst II , 10023

Advantage Tech is searching for a Data Analyst for their client based out of Kansas City, KS.
 

Position Summary 

The client is transforming business intelligence, analytics, and data automation capabilities. The goal is to level up data warehousing and data management capabilities, including curated and cleansed data sets, certified data models and sources. We are adapting to cloud-based data automation for data cleansing, extraction, loading, and transformations. Another goal is to expand storage and compute capacity for ingestion of structured and unstructured data. In addition, we are hardening security constraints, in the areas of role-based access, anonymized data sets and intrusion prevention constraints. 

 

As a Data Analyst on the Data Analytics Team, you will be integral on this journey. Your primary area of responsibility will be building a strong data ecosystem which supports a new company-wide business intelligence and analytics environment. You will assist in the design and development of standardized datasets derived from multiple systems of record. A key area of success for this role is developing or applying existing development and scripting skills in process automation to orchestrate data pipelines from business systems, data lakes and third-party data repositories.

You will be creating and loading dimensional models that will be used for analysis and reporting. As you work on projects and enhancements you will assist in refining data governance within business processes and the technical tool chain. A key to success in this role is to quickly learn the meaning of business data and understand the business domain. Your skills will be leveraged to accurately identify key data and build the system processes which will extract, transform, and load the data that is used in key business decisions.   

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with business teams to identify data models and data sets for analytical consumption. 

  • Develop data products using continuous deployment and automated data integration practices 

  • Apply standard methodologies to analyze, design, develop, and deploy data management solutions. 

  • Participate in agile story authoring, sizing, and demo sessions for developed features 

  • Participate in code reviews and provide feedback to the team 

  • Build real-time and batch data integrations from disparate source systems into the data lake/data warehouse 

  • Build and maintain scalable ETL processes using workflow automation tools 

  • Designing dimensional models and be able to cleanse and transform raw data into structured format 

  • Administer and maintain data pipelines used for loading data into the data warehouse 

  • Provide production support for integration and transformation pipelines 

  • Follow defined data governance framework and enterprise data models 

  • Scale and tune data pipelines, data sets and SQL queries 

Position Requirements: 

  • Must be able to read/write SQL in the following environments (SQL Server, Oracle, DB2) 

  • Matured experience in cloud technologies, using a hybrid approach to Data Lake / Data Warehousing
  • Must have completed at least one full cycle of building a data lake and/or a data warehouse 

  • Experience working with one or more columnar storage systems (Snowflake, Redshift, Big query, etc) 

  • Experience working in cloud data environments (AWS, Azure) 

  • Knowledge and skills with Power BI will be important, not critical 

  • Exposure to data streaming tools and technologies like Kafka, TensorFlow or similar 

  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities 

  • Strong business communications skills for requirements gathering and development 

Nice To Have 

  • Proficiency with Excel including building macros 

  • Experience working with CRM systems like Salesforce 

  • Experience with end-to-end supply chain or merchandising 

  • Experience working in an IBM DB2, SQL Server or Oracle environment 

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of statistics 

 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience as a data engineer and/or software engineer 

  • 3+ years of experience building ETL processes 

  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS or Azure workflow orchestration tools 

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience 

 

Back End Developer , 10018

Advantage Tech is partnering with an incredible Omaha company that is growing their development team and looking to add an equally incredible Back End Developer to their group! This is a very fun company with a lot of focus on work life balance that includes a REMOTE HYBRID schedule, flexible hours, a casual environment, and a lot of fun team activities! 

This is an amazing opportunity for a talented developer to get to work on a creative team and get to have a say on a lot of technical decision making! 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of object oriented programming experience
  • Experience with .NET framework, C# 
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Servers 
  • Experience with cloud based software 
Project Manager , 10017

Advantage Tech is partnering with an incredible Bellevue company that is growing their team and looking to add a Project Manager to their group! This is a very fun company with a lot of focus on work life balance that includes a REMOTE HYBRID schedule, flexible hours, a casual environment, and a lot of fun team activities! 

This is an amazing opportunity for a Project Manager to get to work on a creative team in an awesome culture! 

Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of experience as a Project Manager 
  • Knowledge of Agile Scaling Framework 
  • Agile certification is a plus! 
  • Persistent and resilient personality 
Salesforce Administrator/Product Owner , 10011

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

As the Salesforce Administrator and Product Owner, you will take ownership of Salesforce as it relates to the administration, strategy, and roadmap of the platform.  This role is both hands-on as well as strategic.  You will also be an evangelist for Salesforce and the vision around it to ensure all stakeholders are aligned. In this dual role your primary responsibilities will be:

Administrator & Product Owner Role:

  • Ensure that Salesforce runs optimally and that end-users have a positive experience
  • Manage upgrades and enhancements to the platform in conjunction with the Software Delivery/Project Manager
  • Perform no-code/low-code development within Salesforce based upon clearly defined business requirements that you help develop
  • Manage and coordinate work with external developers as needed
  • Handle basic administrative tasks which include, but are not limited to user accounts, security, reports, dashboards and email templates
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the data within Salesforce and implement deduplication processes.
  • Manage integrations to third-party applications
  • Assist with end-user training
  • Address day-to-day issues with the platform as they arise
  • Manage the Salesforce roadmap
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to prioritize enhancements to the platform
  • Work with the Software Delivery/Project Manager to create project charters, project scopes and project timelines
  • Continuously evaluate and implement new features
  • Increase adoption across the organization
  • Be a visionary for how Salesforce can transform the organizations business processes and communicate that vision with stakeholders 
  • Requirements
    • Salesforce Certified Administrator 
    • 3+ years of Salesforce Administration experience
    • Demonstrated experience collaborating with stakeholders to deliver high quality features within Salesforce
    • Familiarity with writing and deploying Apex code
    • Prior experience functioning in the capacity of a product owner
    • An understanding of API integrations
    • Field Service Lightning experience
    • Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
    • Experience managing external Salesforce Developers
UX Designer , 10010

Advantage Tech is partnering with an incredible Omaha company that is growing their development team and looking to add an equally incredible UX Designer to their group! This is a very fun company with a lot of focus on work life balance that includes a REMOTE HYBRID schedule, flexible hours, a casual environment, and a lot of fun team activities! 

This is an amazing opportunity for a talented UX Designer to get to work on a creative team and get to have a say on a lot of decision making! 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of UX design experience
  • UX Certification or equivalent schooling 
  • E-Commerce experience preferred 
  • Experience with several UX tools 
  • Understanding of the importance of a user-centered design 
Scrum Master , 10009

Advantage Tech is partnering with an incredible Omaha company that is growing their development team and looking to add an equally incredible Scrum Master to their group! This is a very fun company with a lot of focus on work life balance that includes a REMOTE HYBRID schedule, flexible hours, a casual environment, and a lot of fun team activities! 

This is an amazing opportunity for a team oriented Scrum Master to get to work on a really fun and creative team of developers! 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience as a Scrum Master 
  • Expert level understanding of DevOps (Azure DevOps) software and processes 
  • Experience working with development teams 
  • -Certified Scrum Master (CSM)/Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certifications are highly desired, but can be substituted with years of experience 

 

Front End Developer , 10008

Advantage Tech is partnering with an incredible Omaha company that is growing their development team and looking to add an equally incredible Front End Developer to their group! This is a very fun company with a lot of focus on work life balance that includes a REMOTE HYBRID schedule, flexible hours, a casual environment, and a lot of fun team activities! 

This is an amazing opportunity for a talented developer to get to work on a creative team and get to have a say on a lot of technical decision making! 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of development experience 
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript and ES6
  • Experience with front-end libraries and frameworks (jQuery, Angular, or React)
  • Experience with front-end build processes and tools 
Monitoring Systems Administrator , 10006

Advantage Tech is looking for a Monitoring Systems Administrator for our Lee's Summit, MO Client.  This can be a 100% remote position.  The Monitoring Systems Administrator (IT Systems Administrator), reports to the Operational Intelligence and Monitoring Manager. The Monitoring Systems Administrator (IT Systems Administrator) role is to administer and maintain IT Monitoring systems and related hardware and software to ensure stable performance and accurate monitoring. This role will be required to perform work with minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems and acts as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for monitoring systems. Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter. This individual also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements

SKILLS

  • Implement monitoring of infrastructure and applications using various monitoring tools. (e.g. SolarWinds Orion and Splunk)Maintain current monitoring within SolarWinds Orion and SplunkEnsure accurate monitoring of infrastructure and applications.Advance SolarWinds Orion monitoring strategy.
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements.
  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.
  • Researches and recommends innovative and possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of monitoring systems.
  • Regularly perform monitoring gap analysis.Work closely with other teams to close identified monitoring gaps.
  • Provides leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to other teams.Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Requires effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent technical, diagnostic and troubleshooting skills

Position Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Information Services or a related field experience.
  • Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Requires a minimum of five years of experience in the information technology industry
  • Two or more years specifically working with monitoring tools
  • Strong experience in the administration, support, and operation of the Orion SolarWinds platform.
  • Experience utilizing Splunk, including a strong understanding of SPL.
  • Experience in the design and delivery of presentations to both technical and business leadership teams
  • In-depth knowledge in monitoring tools
  • Experience with creating and maintaining scripts and custom code to support monitoring tools
  • Ability to conduct research into issues and products as required
  • Familiarity with IT governance standards including ITIL
  • Ability to foster and work in a team environment, as well as being self-motivated and self-responsible.
  • Working technical knowledge of network and platform operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server 2016 / 2019 Datacenter, RedHat Enterprise Linux.
  • Preferred Experience
  • Azure cloud monitoring
  • Splunk Administration
  • Proficient in PowerShell scripting
  • Experience using Virsae Service Management
  • Experience in creating Operation Dashboards capable of presenting information to multiple levels from technician to business leader

Personal Attributes

  • Strong desire to advance your knowledge and improve your skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

Service Desk Technician I , 9999

Advantage Tech is searching for a Service Desk Technician to work for a client of theirs in Kansas City, KS.

Job Duties:

  • Be a member of the Remote Services Team providing break fix support and administration of our client environments
  • Work as a member of our project team when needed
  • Provide occasional onsite support when needed
  • Assist our account managers with client deep dives when needed

The right candidate is well organized, knows how to think on his or her feet, and brings exception critical thinking skills. A bachelor’s degree in a related field or experience would be preferred.

Special Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • 1+ years providing:
    • Strong Microsoft Support Experience
    • Mac Experience Preferred
    • Experience working with Office 365, Exchange and SQL
    • Networking experience, including working with Sophos/Cisco/Sonicwall switches and firewalls
  • Desired Certifications: Microsoft Certification(s), Security+, A+, Network+, CCNA
  • Customer-focused
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to effectively handle competing priorities
  • High degree of initiative, motivation, and enthusiasm
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Positive attitude

 

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Salesforce Developer , 9995

Advantage Tech is looking for a SalesForce Developer for our Lee's Summit, MO Client.  This can be a 100% remote position.  
 

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

 

SKILLS

·       Experience with the Salesforce platform, including solutions like Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud

·       Experience with custom application development in the Salesforce Platform using all available components

·       Works closely with SalesForce Administrators to solve complex challenges.

·       Consults with users and technical staff to determine needs and designs technology based solutions for more complex problems. Suggests alternate approaches to meet user needs.

·       Engineers/designs, documents and solves complex solutions with oversight from the Architect and the Architecture Review Board

·       Communicates project progress and status to team and/or project leadership.

·       Analyzes and implements application development solutions to meet the business needs.

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

·       Develops and maintains documentation of programs, user guides, policies and procedures. May assist with employee training on newly developed applications and technology.

·       Conducts tasks and assignments as directed while looking for efficiencies.

·       Must maintain knowledge of current and upcoming technologies

·       May mentor junior developers, conducts code reviews and acts as a resource to others to resolve problems.

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

·       Participates in sessions, presentations and meetings.

·       Other duties as assigned.

 

Requires

·       Requires four – six years of experience in SalesForce development

·       SalesForce Developer certifications highly preferred

·       Requires working knowledge of network operating systems.

·       Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgement.

·       Requires experience managing third party resources.

·       Requires understanding of end-user needs and requirements.

·       Requires effective communication and presentation skills.

·       Must have ability to effectively maintain focus and productivity while working on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and guidance

 

VMWare Engineer , 9989

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

The Hyper Converged Infrastructure team provide support and maintenance of our unified system combining elements of a traditional data center: storage network and systems, servers and virtualization.  This allows us to scale according to our business needs.  The team ensures this system is performing at peak capacity to avoid business disruption.

 

As a VMware Engineer, you will be part of a team involved in making sure the services within virtualization environment are functioning properly through successful performance and coordination of activities involving triage/troubleshooting, patching, and software implementations/upgrades just to name a few.  If you love making everything run smoothly and knowing your work makes the business succeed, then this is the opportunity for you.  As you grow in technical expertise in one ore more areas of specialization as well as leadership capabilities, your position and role within the team would advance and reflect this growth accordingly.

 

The Hyper Converged Infrastructure team is a close-knit group of engineers coming from diverse backgrounds.  We share a commitment of providing solid, robust and dynamic SOA environments and we believe in fully supporting each other to achieve this goal.  Trust and open communication are the cornerstones of how we roll, and we have plenty of fun while doing it!  Self-education, peer consultation, mentor guidance, and formal training/seminars are some of the methods that we share information and knowledge.

 

How you’ll spend your time:

  • Work closely with all levels of IT to coordinate the service support and delivery of virtualization technologies with multiple teams from application development to infrastructure.
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of VMware technologies and accompanying systems.
  • Work with project and application development teams to implement new business initiatives as relating to cloud services.

 

We’re excited to talk with you if:

  • You have at least 5 years of experience with VMware engineering and Windows administration.
  • You have in-depth experience with core VMware products such as vSphere and vCenter.  Experience with Site Recovery Manager (SRM), PowerCLI and PowerShell would be highly beneficial.
  • You have in-depth experience with corresponding hardware such as Cisco UCS and Dell VxRail.
Inventory Management CSR , 9982

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Inventory Management CSR I meet, satisfy, and exceed the needs of our member ship regarding all areas that pertain to orders, ads, and prebooks. To efficiently, consistently and constantly exceed customer's expectations. CSR's must be friendly and respectful, dealing promptly with any and all complaints, and always honoring commitments.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Makes sure all retail members needs are met or exceeded, making sure customers are completely satisfied with end result.
  • Assist buyers in effective communication to retail members resolving any and all retail opportunities
  • Adjusts store orders and SSO reports based on store and buyer requests as needed to ensure retail member needs are met.
  • Create handbills as needed for emergency ad products, etc.
  • Communicates proactively with buyers on any opportunities affecting member service level and resolving to customer satisfaction.
  • Tracks, prints, and distributes all ads and promotional information for all ad groups
  • Communicates weekly pricing upon receipt from client's brands, publishing immediately to retail membership.
  • Accurately submits retail pre book orders daily, batching and verifying daily input of orders.
  • Works with assigned divisions to insure timely system entry of retail and Food Show orders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of 6 months previous customer service experience
  • Microsoft office experience required, access experience preferred
  • Must be able to multi-task easily and efficiently
  • Must possess excellent prioritization skills
  • Must be detail oriented and have good organizational skills
  • Must be a good team player
Avaya Engineer , 9964

Advantage Tech is looking for an Avaya Engineer for our Lee's Summit, MO Client.  They have amazing benefits and this is a remote opportunity. 
 

The Engineer’s role is to ensure the stable operations of the technology operational architectures. This includes monitoring, configuring, installing, administering, planning, developing, maintaining, and supporting the availability of the technology operations (may include systems, network, and telecommunications). This role is responsible for monitoring the internal service request ticket system and resolving or escalating request from the service desk as appropriate.

Engineer is a Self-starter, able to work with minimal direction from management. Understands need for lateral thinking and displays willingness to adapt to new ways of doing business.

 

SKILLS

• Provide enterprise applications, systems, network, and/or telecommunications support for daily operations; monitors and reviews systems for availability, error conditions, adequate space allocation, backup integrity, and performance to ensure system stability. Provides on-call infrastructure support during non-business hours.
• Participates in meetings to explain technical solutions and the feasibility of company operations to meet department needs for software and hardware. Works with Engineer peers and Leadership in finding cost-effective solutions to new and existing software and hardware needs.
• Monitors company Infrastructure with associated software or hardware, provides performance statistics, and reports as directed by Leadership. Recommends and implements appropriate actions to determine and resolve operational architecture issues, which may include systems, network, and telecommunications.
• Maintains knowledge of associated company management software, architectures, telecommunication products and services. Provides monitoring and reporting of technology operations as directed.
• Self-starting, able to work with minimal direction from management. Understands need for lateral thinking; Displays willingness to adapt to new ways of doing business.
• Improves existing team processes. Creates effective documentation used by others. Attention to detail. Digs in and makes progress on work. Stays focused and isn't distracted by irrelevant things.

 

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Audio Codes SBC and ESBC Systems
  • UC (Microsoft) + PBX/IP-PBX experience
  • Strong understanding of Country Carrier SIP networks
  • Strong background in IP Protocols
  • Extensive knowledge of fixed line telecommunication systems
  • Basic knowledge of LAN/WAN communication systems
  • Audio Codes TDM/IP gateway configuration and support
  • Maintain Continuity of Operations (COOP) readiness
  • Adheres to Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Supports L3/4 incidents and vendor escalations
  • Installation engineering and support
  • System backups and maintenance setups
  • Work with Telecom Service Providers globally

 

• Requires a Bachelor's degree (120 credit hours) in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Telecommunications, or qualified technology certifications in network, systems, or other related certifications.
• Requires three years of experience in a systems and/or networking environment including telecommunications and VOIP telephony supporting (or working in) call center environments, including voice services and gateways, installing and configuring desktops, servers, wireless networking, and an understanding of the security, integrity, and safety of company operational efficiencies plus other related products.
• Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
• Requires effective verbal and written communication skills to consult with management, business partners, users and vendors.
• Requires effective organizational skills and the ability to manage frequent interruptions and multiple priorities.
• Requires the ability to relate well with coworkers and vendor representatives in order to enlist cooperation and provide guidance.

Sr Cloud Engineer , 9963

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Cloud Engineer for our Lee's Summit, MO Client.  This is a remote position.  

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

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

 

SKILLS

Experience:

  • Must have the ability to empathize with customers and convey confidence. Able to explain highly technical issues to varied audiences. Able to prioritize and advocate customer’s needs to the proper channels. Take ownership and work towards a resolution.
  • Proven experience building and designing web services in the cloud, along with implementing the set-up of geographically redundant services?
  • Has extensive knowledge of APIs to design RESTful services, and integrate them with existing data providers, using JSON or XML as needed
  • Orchestrating and automating cloud-based platforms throughout the company
  • Experience helping organizations in their cloud journey including mentoring the other engineering teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as it is required

·         Implementing effective security strategies and partnering with security department on cloud network(s)?

 

Technical Skills:

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies with demonstrated hands-on experience in one or more of the following domains: Core IaaS: Compute, Storage, Networking, High Availability
  • Data Platform and Bigdata Knowledge: SQL Server, Azure SQL DB, HDInsight/Hadoop, Machine Learning, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Data Factory / Data Bricks
  • Azure PaaS Services: Redis Cache, Service Bus, Event Hub, Cloud Service, IoT suite, Mobile Apps, etc.
  • Identity and Authentication: SSO/Federation, AD/Azure AD, ADFS, etc.
  • Experience in one or more automation languages (PowerShell, Python, C#, )
  • Preferred but not required: Cosmos DB, Azure Kubernetes Service, experience with VMWARE Tanzu or other container integrations platforms
  • Experience in using one or more of the following toolsets (ARM templates, Bicep, Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
  • 5+ years of demonstrated IT Cloud experience supporting and troubleshooting enterprise level, mission-critical applications resolving highly complex issues/situations and driving technical resolution across cross-functional organizations.
  • Desired Degree in Computer Science/Technology, Engineering or Equivalent Working Experience. Certification in Microsoft and/or other Cloud Technologies.

 

PC & Equipment Technician , 9958

Position.
IT PC & Equipment Administrator
Responsibilities.
Reports to and takes direction from Director, IT and Quality Assurance.
Companies: Jacobson Holdings, Inc., TAFS, Inc., TA Logistics, Inc., Olathe Noble Equipment “ONE”
Leasing, Inc. and TransAm Trucking, Inc.
General Responsibilities
-Sets up and configures computers for new and transferred employees including the installation of
appropriate software consistent with the requirements of the job.
-Configures, installs, and maintains hardware elements such as printers, monitors, laptops,
copiers, cell phones, desk phones, video conferencing equipment, etc.
-Responds in a timely manner to help desk tickets and provides software technical assistance and
support to end users.
-Monitors equipment inventory. Plans for and schedules equipment upgrades within company
requirements.
-Assists with physically moving user’s PCs, monitors and other devices when necessary.
-Develops instructional programs and conducts training for computer users when releasing new
software on an as needed basis.
-Refers major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for
service.
-Reads and understands technical manuals to confer with users and conducts computer
diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems.
-Ensures copiers are fully functional. Fixes basic issues and schedules service for other issues on
a timely basis.
-Coordinates and communicates equipment problems with outside repair vendors.
-Reads trade magazines and technical manuals and attends conferences and seminars to maintain
knowledge of hardware and software.
-Provides new application ideas to all areas of the company where new technology can be utilized
to gain better efficiency and improve company productivity.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Cobol Developer , 9954

Advantage Tech is looking for multiple Cobol Developer’s for a 2 plus year project that will  be 100% remote.  We will provide you equipment while working and benefits.  This is a dynamic team we are building for our client.  You will be working on projects related to Federal SNAP program/processing.  The projects will be defined but there may be some M&O work. 

If you are someone that fits most of these requirements, please apply and we will reach out.

Skills Desired:

  • Cobol Developer with 10 years or more experience.
  • Excellent with TSO editor and JCL
  • Familiar with TFS for their DevOps tracking
  • Familiarity with Natural by Software AG (database)

 

Preferred Skillset:

  • Working within a state agency, banking or insurance industry.

Must have great internet connection.  You will be required to pass a background and drug screen.  We are looking forward to talking to you more about this great project.

Security Vulnerability Analyst , 9952

Advantage Tech is working with an awesome Nebraska based company that is looking to add a Vulnerability Analyst to their growing security team! This is an awesome opportunity for a senior level analyst with the ability to be organized, analytical, and communicative. 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of security experience
  • 3+ years working directly with vulnerability scanning tools 
  • Experience working with DevOps teams 
  • Experience with zero day threats 
Field Technician , 9951

Advantage Tech is searching for a Field Technician to join a client's team based around the Quad Cities.

 

POSITION Description:

To provide installation and maintenance support for the client’s network. This position is responsible for the installation/provisioning, maintenance, and monitoring of network equipment and services. This includes, but is not limited to Cisco SONET Nodes, ADTRAN 2800/2820 Multiplexers, Cisco and Alcatel Lucent Routers, Switches and NIDs, Performance Technologies STPs, MetaSwitch switching platform, and ADVA DWDM systems.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Receive, monitor, analyze, and resolve network problems in a timely manner with minimal oversight.
  • Coordinate and perform new customer installations for wholesale, enterprise, and colocation customers. This could include structured wiring, NID installation and the addition of pluggable cards and jumpers at the Bluebird Network locations.
  • Provide proper documentation of BBN’s network (Site Audits, and Inventory Databases).
  • Provide installation, test and acceptance for nodes and collocations into BBN’s network.
  • Support emergency restoration for aerial and/or buried fiber optic cable in BBN’s network.
  • Provide emergency restoration support for BBN’s network equipment.
  • Maintain BBN colocation facilities and report any observations of damage or violation.
  • Provide 24×7 network coverage, to include trouble tickets and alarm monitoring at a Tier 1 level.
  • Adhere to the rotational on-call schedule to monitor, support, and dispatch as required.
  • Coordinate software upgrades to any and all network elements on an as-required schedule.

 

DIMENSIONS:

 This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance, monitoring, and site documentation for the Bluebird Network Optical/DWDM, IP/MPLS and SS7 network.

Essential:     

  • 3 to 5 years in Telecommunications environment or equivalent Technical Training
  • Private line and broadband installation and maintenance
  • DWDM installation and maintenance
  • IP/MPLS fundamentals
  • Test equipment proficiency (OTDR, OSA, DS1/3, and Ethernet)
  • Willing to work days, evenings, night shifts, overtime, call-ins, weekends, and/or holidays as required; hours to be worked are determined by job requirements
  • Valid state driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Self-motivated and the ability to make sound decisions with minimal supervision
  • Strong PC skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

 

Desired:                     

  • College or Technical degree or equivalent
  • Cisco or Alcatel Lucent IP Certifications
  • VOIP Switching and maintenance
  • Fiber optics splicing and maintenance
  • SS7/STP support
  • Multi-task and maintain composure in a demanding work environment
  • Telecommunications equipment installation
Data Analyst , 9950

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Analyst for our Kansas City, MO Client.  This is a 100% remote role. We are looking for an intermediate level Data Systems Analyst who will facilitate data systems development, data access strategy, reporting and business intelligence initiatives to deliver timely relevant data analysis to stakeholders throughout the  organization and partner network

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for data consolidation, analysis, database tuning and business reporting.
  • Develops and maintains reports for stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Performs advanced business analysis using various techniques, e.g. data aggregation, de-normalization, statistical analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, data mining.
  • Determines best practices and develops actionable insights and recommendations for the current business operations or issues.
  • Collaborates with various function teams such as marketing, research, underwriting, operations and IT to identify analytical requirements and achieve business results.
  • Provides support to research teams or management by collecting and analyzing data and reporting results based on the needs of end users.
  • May handle special analytical projects as needed.
  • May assist in implementing or developing systems to capture business operation data.
  • Uses commercial tools or develops custom solutions to generate metrics to present actionable recommendations.
  • Contributes to the design of relational databases for data storage or processing. May assist in the creation of database architecture, and data repositories and warehouses.
  • Develops data models to meet the needs of the organization's information systems.
  • Ensures data accuracy. Troubleshoots and improves performance of data applications
  • Maintains data integrity and data processing efficiency by working to eliminate redundancy and applying best practice data stewardship techniques.
  • Develops strategies for warehouse implementation, data acquisition and access, and data archiving and recovery.
  • May evaluate new data sources for adherence to the organization's quality standards and ease of integration. 
  • May recommend data reporting or access tools and train end-users in their use.
  • Stays informed of the ways the organization uses its data.
  • Continuously learning and staying abreast of technology advances, specifically cloud data technologies.

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant combination of experience and education
  • 2+ years Data Analysis experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an iterative (agile), fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with distributed data systems.
  • Excellent SQL skills to include T-SQL-specific DDL and DML and SSIS
  • Strong understanding of Relational Data modeling including the following patterns/concepts:
    • Normalization
    • Self-referencing tables
    • 1:1 extensions and Primary-Foreign Key pattern
  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • SQL Management Studio
    • Microsoft Report Builder and/or SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
    • Power BI or other Data Visualization Tools

Highly Desirable

  • Experience working with a cloud-based environment such as Microsoft Azure
  • Data base tuning, indexing, Query Plan analysis, bulk data movement, and data caching
  • Experience with ETL 
  • Experience with GIT, TFS, or other version control solutions
  • Experience with data warehouse, mart, lake or other high volume OLAP topologies
  • Experience with advanced Azure data analysis tools including but not limited to Databricks, Spark, Data Pipeline, Machine Learning, Data Lake and Data Factories
  • Experience with Python and related Data Analysis tools including Pandas and NumPy
  • Knowledge of Predictive Analysis and Business Intelligence techniques and best-practice

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

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

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CRM Engineer , 9949

Advantage Tech is searching for a CRM Engineer to join their client's team in Kansas City, MO. This role will be remote.

Position Summary:

The CRM Techno Functional consultant will work with the client's Technology department to implement various modules of Dynamics CRM working closely with client teams and business stakeholders.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organize, execute, manage, and document workshops, meetings and requirements sessions with the client representatives, project stakeholders, business analysts and consulting team.
  • Interface effectively with other members of the consulting team to arrive at best-in-class solution and provide a sustainable and scalable solution architecture and application to meet client’s requirements.
  • Deliver high quality business and software solutions & services to clients ensuring the implementation of best practices based on Microsoft Dynamics standards and supported configuration/ customizations.
  • Ensure completeness in meeting business requirements and take accountability for project deliverables including and not limited to project documentation, solution design, performance, reliability, testing features etc.
  • Deliver all consultancy and configuration work according to our project methodology, ensuring that all software applications are implemented successfully according to the SLA: on time and on budget.
  • Maximize usage of OOB features and provide technical design or develop/customize solution approach for identified gaps.
  • Contribute to activities as required including technical presales, building demo and proof of concept solutions for various client presentations. Proactively skilling up on new versions and technology stack to be future ready.
  • Work on the creation of Dynamics 365 solutions and industry templates.
  • Meet and exceed customer expectations of business knowledge, skills, and behavior. Be a trusted advisor for our clients and help to provide solutions which can be upgrade ready.
  • Proactively identify business/ project/ technical/ support risks and provide suggestions to mitigate or communicate as necessary.
  • Proactively communicate progress updates to relevant parties both formally and informally.
  • Support practice development activities such as defining, solutioning and configuring industry specific solutions. Be an active member of technical and design working groups within the practice.
  • In all activities, ensure timely completion of internal processes and mandatory trainings.
  • Drive for process improvement, feature reusability and other initiatives to maximize efficiency in delivery.
  • Carry out additional duties as may occur from time to time as instructed and agreed by the management team or supervisors.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship (technical/professional) to groom other team members.
  • Always represent the client’s Microsoft Business Solutions team in a professional and positive manner.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of all areas within Customer Engagement including Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Field Services, and Project Service Automation.
  • Working knowledge of the Power Platform (Power Apps, Automate, Power BI).
  • Good understanding of Dynamics 365 Common Data Service and Common Data Model including the customizations and development of Business Data Models for different solutions.
  • Strong functional knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Dynamics CRM covering a wide spectrum of industries and sectors; including accelerators, industry templates and add-ons.
  • Excellent understanding of Dynamics CRM DB Schema and Business Data Model including the customization and development of Business Data Models for different solutions.
  • Proven ability to develop a clear understanding of clients’ needs and the ability to incorporate them into a solution following effective design approach.
  • Adept at business requirement analysis, solution design, development, system verification and deployment strategies.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and suggest solutions both within and outside the current implementation.
  • Business process mapping, Fit Gap analysis, project effort estimation, work breakdown structure, modelling and documentation knowledge.
  • Broad understanding of software development lifecycle, development management, release management, data migrations, cut-over planning and support.
  • Knowledge and understanding of .NET framework including extensive experience writing ASP.NET and C# code (not just limited to plugins/custom workflows) is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to complete work within a specified time frame.

 

Required Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree within a computing or business discipline is required.
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Certifications (2016, D365) are preferred.
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant and proven end to end implementation experience in Dynamics CRM configuration, customization, standard or customized workflows, dashboards, forms, views, integration, plugin development, report development is required.
  • Experience of consultancy roles in software delivery.
  • Proven track record and experience of successful maintenance or end-to-end implementation of several solutions for medium/ large customers, preferably across a number of business verticals (e.g., healthcare, finance, nonprofit, real estate, etc.).
  • Experience in a delivery-orientated IT environment using waterfall, agile and DevOps methodologies.
  • Experience in creation of demos, supporting pre-sales activities is an advantage.
  • Requires reliable transportation and a valid driver's license.

Advantage Tech is searching for a CRM Engineer to join their client's team in Kansas City, MO. This role will be remote.

Position Summary:

The CRM Techno Functional consultant will work with the client's Technology department to implement various modules of Dynamics CRM working closely with client teams and business stakeholders.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organize, execute, manage, and document workshops, meetings and requirements sessions with the client representatives, project stakeholders, business analysts and consulting team.
  • Interface effectively with other members of the consulting team to arrive at best-in-class solution and provide a sustainable and scalable solution architecture and application to meet client’s requirements.
  • Deliver high quality business and software solutions & services to clients ensuring the implementation of best practices based on Microsoft Dynamics standards and supported configuration/ customizations.
  • Ensure completeness in meeting business requirements and take accountability for project deliverables including and not limited to project documentation, solution design, performance, reliability, testing features etc.
  • Deliver all consultancy and configuration work according to our project methodology, ensuring that all software applications are implemented successfully according to the SLA: on time and on budget.
  • Maximize usage of OOB features and provide technical design or develop/customize solution approach for identified gaps.
  • Contribute to activities as required including technical presales, building demo and proof of concept solutions for various client presentations. Proactively skilling up on new versions and technology stack to be future ready.
  • Work on the creation of Dynamics 365 solutions and industry templates.
  • Meet and exceed customer expectations of business knowledge, skills, and behavior. Be a trusted advisor for our clients and help to provide solutions which can be upgrade ready.
  • Proactively identify business/ project/ technical/ support risks and provide suggestions to mitigate or communicate as necessary.
  • Proactively communicate progress updates to relevant parties both formally and informally.
  • Support practice development activities such as defining, solutioning and configuring industry specific solutions. Be an active member of technical and design working groups within the practice.
  • In all activities, ensure timely completion of internal processes and mandatory trainings.
  • Drive for process improvement, feature reusability and other initiatives to maximize efficiency in delivery.
  • Carry out additional duties as may occur from time to time as instructed and agreed by the management team or supervisors.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship (technical/professional) to groom other team members.
  • Always represent the client’s Microsoft Business Solutions team in a professional and positive manner.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of all areas within Customer Engagement including Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Field Services, and Project Service Automation.
  • Working knowledge of the Power Platform (Power Apps, Automate, Power BI).
  • Good understanding of Dynamics 365 Common Data Service and Common Data Model including the customizations and development of Business Data Models for different solutions.
  • Strong functional knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Dynamics CRM covering a wide spectrum of industries and sectors; including accelerators, industry templates and add-ons.
  • Excellent understanding of Dynamics CRM DB Schema and Business Data Model including the customization and development of Business Data Models for different solutions.
  • Proven ability to develop a clear understanding of clients’ needs and the ability to incorporate them into a solution following effective design approach.
  • Adept at business requirement analysis, solution design, development, system verification and deployment strategies.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and suggest solutions both within and outside the current implementation.
  • Business process mapping, Fit Gap analysis, project effort estimation, work breakdown structure, modelling and documentation knowledge.
  • Broad understanding of software development lifecycle, development management, release management, data migrations, cut-over planning and support.
  • Knowledge and understanding of .NET framework including extensive experience writing ASP.NET and C# code (not just limited to plugins/custom workflows) is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to complete work within a specified time frame.

 

Required Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree within a computing or business discipline is required.
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM Certifications (2016, D365) are preferred.
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant and proven end to end implementation experience in Dynamics CRM configuration, customization, standard or customized workflows, dashboards, forms, views, integration, plugin development, report development is required.
  • Experience of consultancy roles in software delivery.
  • Proven track record and experience of successful maintenance or end-to-end implementation of several solutions for medium/ large customers, preferably across a number of business verticals (e.g., healthcare, finance, nonprofit, real estate, etc.).
  • Experience in a delivery-orientated IT environment using waterfall, agile and DevOps methodologies.
  • Experience in creation of demos, supporting pre-sales activities is an advantage.
  • Requires reliable transportation and a valid driver's license.
Automation Test Engineer – ETL Focused , 9945

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

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Experience with SQL queries 
  • Experience with data quality checks and data integrity checks
  • Broad understanding of Data warehousing, and metadata knowledge 
  • Experience with Test Automation frameworks 
  • Experience with an agile environment 

 

Automation Test Engineer , 9944

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

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Experience with a programming language (Java / C#)
  • Experience with Test Automation frameworks 
  • Experience with an agile environment 

 

Lead Software Developer , 9943

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Software Engineer to join their client's team in Kansas City, Mo.

Candidate can work remote

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the overall development of software for client applications and internal business systems. Incumbents work closely with clients, business leads, product owners and senior management to coordinate application team tasks within projects. The Senior Software Engineer reports to the Program Manager and will play a leading role in managing the delivery of large cross- functional projects to clients.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as an expert in all aspects of design and application development.
  • Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, best practices, and procedures.
  • Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications/operating systems.
  • Consults with end users to test and debug applications to meet client needs
  • Development responsibilities on multiple complex projects.
  • Estimate bodies of work for client delivery.
  • Estimates and recommends project resource allocations to the resource manager
  • Prototyping, proving in and justifying new technologies. Actively investigating and innovating on new technology solutions to solve business problems
  • Provides technical project management for multiple, complex development projects.
  • Ensures senior management is kept up to date on project status' and key details
  • Ensure sold engagements/products are delivered on time and within budget
  • Partner with system architects to deliver the optimal technical design.
  • Provides leadership to the development team, regarding software architecture approach and design.
  • Mentor team members to develop skill sets and build capacity
  • Provides experience and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment – where change is the only constant
  • Detail oriented to ensure that project success is paramount
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and an out of the box thinker
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment
  • Results oriented with a strong customer focus
  • Strong technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in new computing architectures and environments; knowledge or relevant technology, tools, and middleware is critical
  • Strong in both breadth and depth of experience with multiple programming languages and development techniques
  • Familiarity with the following technologies:
    • CMS: Telerik Sitefinity, Kentico, SharePoint
    • CI/CD: Octopus, Azure DevOps
    • Languages: Python, VB.NET, React, Java, Scala, Elastic Search
    • CRM: Dynamics 365, Salesforce, Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle Siebel,
    • SugarCRM
    • ERP: SAP, Microsoft Great Plains, Dynamics 365 Business Central, Oracle EBS
    • Azure: Functions, Web Apps, Service Bus, Queues, Topics, AzureSQL, Blob Storage, Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Analytics
    • Database: SSAS, Oracle, DB2, Cassandra, Hadoop, MongoDB, MAPR, DynamoDB, Amazon RedShift
    • Data Visualization: PowerBI, Microsoft Datazen, Tableau, Qlikview, Birst, Alteryx, Domo, SAS Visual Analytics, IBM Cognos
    • PowerApps, Microsoft Flow

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • MS/MA in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience.
  • At least 10 years’ experience of software development and deployment of distributed multi- tier applications using .NET technologies.
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing Agile software projects across multiple distributed teams
  • Has in depth experience and a mastery of the following technologies:
    • .NET, C#, HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery
    • MVC, Razor, Bootstrap, WebAPI, IIS
    • SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS
Senior Cloud Engineer , 9942

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Cloud Engineer for our Kansas City, MO Client.  They are currently in a hybrid model for work. 

The Senior Cloud Engineer, with support from the Director of Infrastructure, will be responsible for the overall management and support of the firm’s cloud infrastructure. This role will provide all levels of support for components of cloud computing for infrastructure from configuration to deprecation.  This individual will ensure ongoing compliance to security, compliance, governance and deployment.

This role will focus on designing and developing enterprise cloud capabilities and solutions for all cloud service types; IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.

This role will collaborate with the Infrastructure, Technology Risk Management and Application Development organizations during design and development phases, providing guidance, interpretation, and engineering expertise.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle for AWS / AZURE solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance
  • Maintain consistent, quality documentation to meet ongoing operations and business continuity requirements. Documentation will include system topologies, operating instructions for new and changed infrastructure.
  • Create and implement automation in the form of infrastructure as code for cloud platform solutions-Ensure all infrastructure components meet proper performance and capacity standards
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and Implement preventive measures. Ensure strong focus on security and governance.
  • Partner with business units to evaluate and drive adoption of new capabilities for cloud adoption and related tools, services and systems.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) MS Azure expertise (e.g., EC2, account access, security groups).  Maintain and monitor cloud infrastructure (e.g., AWS, MS Azure, Office 365) VPC, VNET, Database Deployment, VM Deployment. Storage management for S3/ Glacier, Blob
  • 7+ years of network or network management experience in a technical networking role, including – but not limited to – design, implementation, disaster recovery, network security architecture and engineering.  Proven ability to provide automation solutions using PowerShell, Python and JSON.  Must have strong prior scripting experience.
  • Consistently provide high quality work in a deadline driven environment.  Accountable for accomplishing tasks both independently and collaboratively.
  • Collaborative with peers and team.  Tenacious and Results Driven – Ability to prioritize and deal with conflicting demands.
  • Conduct short-term and long-term network architecture planning to meet current and expanding business requirements in collaboration with the Director Infrastructure and business objectives for cloud consumption.
Home Care Acquisitions Manager , 9941

Located in our Overland Park office, Home Care Customer Acquisition Managers (HCAMs) are responsible for signing strategic, high value home care providers into the provider network.  The position is key to our success by ensuring we have the right home care providers in each market to handle all of our referral needs – increasing the number of referred leads that select providers in our network.  The HCAM must develop sales strategies and action plans for each provider target and will be evaluated on a goal of signed target home care providers each quarter. 

The HCAM must reach out to their target portfolio, get to the decision-maker, secure a meeting with the decision-maker and present a personalized sales presentation on the immediate value that our client can bring to the prospective customer.  This will require the HCAM to identify like partner providers in each market and put together specific data and metrics that would be relevant to the prospective target home care providers. 

The HCAM will track their prospecting efforts and maintain a tracker with all of their outreach activities, their communication history, the identified next steps and a date bound action plan for securing a contract from each home care provider.  The HCAM needs to work with other departments to drive success – most frequently the finance team, sales team, and our home care customer service team.

Who you are:

The ideal candidate is a true sales person who is highly competitive, results oriented and dedicated to working to effectively grow our community network with high value customer acquisitions.  He/she is an excellent communicator – both verbal and written – and has tremendous analytical and follow up skills.

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Manage multiple geographical markets with a targeted list of high potential home care providers to sign in each market.
  • Implement proven sales programs and strategies designed to demonstrate value to home care provider
  • Develop targeted sales presentations – pulling data and success stories from current customers that are relevant to the acquisition target.
  • Utilize video conferencing to conduct sales meetings and follow ups.
  • Ensure the successful onboarding of our new home care providers by collecting all the information required to complete the signed agreement and to transition the new provider to our home care customer service team.
  • Work with our finance department to resolve outstanding collections issues for those target home care providers who were part of the network historically and have outstanding payment issues.
  • Maintain detailed notes and document all sales activities in the provided territory trackers so that the HCAM’s sales funnel is constantly kept updated.
  • Keeps in excellent communication with the Manager of Home care Customer Acquisitions and prepares reports of weekly accomplishments and achievement of goals.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • 5+ years of experience in sales and/or senior living or home care sales management
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A personal sense of urgency and capacity to overcome obstacles.
  • A high level of enthusiasm for building a business.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities/projects.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • An excellent problem solver.
  • Highly organized.
  • Comfortable with data tracking, analysis and CRM tools.
  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint as well as Google Document capability.
Sr. .NET Developer , 9930

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. .NET Developer who will assist with requirements gathering, development task updating and project flow.
 

This position will join an already successful team to take the platform to another level. An experienced developer who has shown to be self-motivated to grow technically and has led others by example will fit perfectly with us. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will partner with you to see you succeed. Whether it be our software that manages billions of dollars of state and federal budgets, processes that consume billions of claims, custom portals for provider/client use, or the FBI/DoJ work to fight fraud, waste, and abuse, work is never dull in seeing the direct impact we have across the nation. This gateway position will open several project opportunities across the firm; come join our expanding team and make a difference!
 

Essential Functions:

  • Participate as a key member on the development team in client, business, or internal meetings
  • Understand common OOP concepts and design patterns
  • Take initiative on leveling up on skill gaps with our mandatory quarterly training hours
  • Be able to give and receive feedback on requirements or code reviews
  • Has a knack for debugging code across the stack
  • Can understand the user experience and knows how to measure standard performance metrics
  • Establishes strong relationships with business and IT members to deliver solid solutions
  • Confident in their own skill set to lead peers in expanding others’ skills
  • Consistently delivers high-quality services and products
  • Understands the components of running a fiscally successful project

Requirements:

  • Hybrid work model available
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • 3 years' of related work experience required, 5+ years’ strongly preferred
  • Experience in .NET and/or .NET Core development
  • Experience with ASP.NET and MCV or ASP.NET Core
  • Proficiency with C#, JavaScript, and SQL languages
  • Experience in leading development teams preferred
  • Demonstrative proficiency building full-stack web-based applications
  • Experience with web services and web APIs preferred
  • Experience with CI/CD a plus
  • Understands secure application coding preferred
  • Must be able to work independently on projects and within a hybrid office/remote team environment
  • Maintain effective relationships with business stakeholders and team members
  • Experience in gathering business requirements
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with agile environments preferred
  • Self-motivated and assertive
QA Automation Engineer , 9926

Advantage Tech is working with an awesome client in Omaha who is doing some truly remarkable work, and looking to add an Automation QA Engineer to their team. This is a great opportunity to join a company doing amazing work in the healthcare industry! 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience 
  • 4+ years of QA Automation experience
  • Knowledge of C#, JavaScript, Selenium, and an Automation Framework
  • Experience implementing automation testing 
Zscaler Security Engineer , 9924

Advantage Tech is working with an amazing Fortune 500 company based in Omaha, Nebraska who is looking to add a Security Engineer to their team to assist in the implementation of Zscaler. 

*This is a remote opportunity with some potential travel to the Omaha office*

Qualifications:

  • Experience in the implementation of Zscaler 
  • General networking experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Proxies and traffic filtering 
RPA Quality Analyst , 9923

Advantage Tech is looking for a remote RPA Quality Analyst for our Lee's Summit Client. 

Summary

Works with Business Analysts within QA/Test Automation and RPA Teams to review requirements for testability within the Robotic Process Automation space. With input from more senior members of the team, creates the QA/Testing work plan including testing tasks, time estimations, and dependencies for complex small or medium-sized projects. Writes comprehensive test cases and test scripts. Performs testing, assigns defect severity, and manages defects throughout the project. Routinely communicates test status to the Senior QA Analyst and Project Manager.
Reports to the Manager, Quality Assurance/Testing.

Job Description

• Reviews business requirements, functional specifications and technical specifications for testability and participates in all formal review sessions.
• Writes comprehensive test cases and test scripts with input from the business analyst, Senior QA Analyst, technical lead, and business subject matter expert. Schedules and leads test document review sessions as necessary.
• Estimates the testing activities of small complex or medium-sized projects and coordinates and controls the testing activities associated.
• Routinely communicates status to project manager, QA/Testing manager and project team.
• Develops an understanding of the business environment to ensure that the QA/Testing solutions are consistent with long-term business and application directions. Maintains knowledge of current QA/Testing methodologies and approaches to better provide testing solutions to the business.
• Develops and maintains strong relationships with peers, vendors and business stakeholders through interpersonal and written communication skills.
• Exhibits technical influence by developing accurate and comprehensive test cases and test scripts, which positively impact business performance.

•Bachelor's degree in computer science or any of the suitable disciplines (Any relevant certifications is an advantage)

•5 years of experience in IT testing with good exposure to Test Design & Assurance, test scenario design, test and defect management.

•Experience with full STLC as part of SDLC.

A minimum of 3 years of test automation experience on UI testing, data driven test approach, API testing, Mobile Application Testing

•Exposure to test automation technologies for UI Testing, API testing, mobile application testing, software configuration management tools like Git/SVN etc.

•Ability to detail specifications

•Technical aptitude to learn new software quickly

•Ability to use critical thinking in solving a problem

•Ability to break down business problems into logical tasks and think creatively

•Ability to perform code readability to understand how the code is implemented and documented

•Ability to understand the dependencies for the code to run

•Cross functional business and application knowledge

•Understand data structures

•Understand and follow coding best practices; e.g., naming conventions, error handling, logging, commenting

•Understand database query languages

 

Additional Job Description

•Understands the business scenarios from the designed test cases or create business scenarios based on solution designs, process designs, requirements and acceptance criteria for each of the requirements.

•Identify test data requirements

•For data driven tests, understand all possible combinations of test data for the specific test case/test scenario and organize the relevant test data

•Develop, Review, Sign off and deploy a tests for QA and RPA Team

•Experience with or understanding of the related UiPath products (Studio Pro, Orchestrator, Test Manager, Robots etc.)

•Experience with other third party test automations products used (e.g. Postman, Appium, SoapUI, etc.)

•Experience with other test management/defect management products  (e.g. ServiceNow, Jira, etc.)

Technical Lead – Service Operations and Support , 9918

Advantage Tech is looking for a Team Lead – Service Operations and Support for our client in Lee's Summit, MO.  This is a remote position. 

  • Ensures that service and support functions align with the ITIL framework and are built on lean principles with a focus on continual improvement (i.e., PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT).
  • Assist IT leadership establish current and future state process maturity targets leveraging the ITIL framework.
  • Provides tier 1 and tier 2 technical support. Documents and manages tier 0, tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3 escalation policies and procedures.
  • Provides cross-functional support of the organizations problem management, change management and release management processes.
  • Supports the development of service and support policies and procedures, KPIs, KRIs and metrics to ensure success criteria is measurable and supports GEHA’s accountability and transparency values and principles. 
  • Assists in developing the organization’s service catalog and establishing service-level agreements (SLAs) and operating-level agreements (OLAs) with relevant IT and business stakeholders.
  • Assist in developing Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to establish problem resolution expectations and timeframes.
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to establish specific measures that will be used to evaluate success.
  • Develop policies and procedures that outline how problems are identified, documented, assigned and corrected.
  • Analyze performance of Service Desk activities and documented resolutions, identify problem areas, and devise and deliver solutions to enhance quality of service and to prevent future problems.
  • Develop a model of consistent velocity for the team and demonstrate the ability to deliver on estimates.
  • Accountable for the technical delivery of the entire Project.
  • Identifies and clears roadblocks for the team.
  • Leads the process of analysis in order to fulfil the requirement of system, end-to-end.
  • Develops the detailed design structure after understanding the requirements and the conceptual design and architectural standards.
  • Implements the best practices for Service Operations and Support
  • Works on identifying project risks and plans mitigation with the PM at project level.
  • Ensures that the Team is working as per the listed procedures, standards, requirements, quality, and user expectations.
  • Constantly monitor and enhance the productivity of the team while identifying and eliminating waste.
  • Inspire team members.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be flexible and demonstrate adaptability to the changing and varied work settings.
  • Should carefully analyze the details of all the work performed by the Team.
  • Serve as the primary interface between the team and management on projects they are leading.
  • With the Manager, Sets targets and expectations for the team.
  • Take accountability for the activities from product definition through implementation.
  • Abide by all the project and company guidelines and standards and ensures that even the team members are doing so.
  • With the Manager, ensure fair tasks assignments where people are assigned with tasks aligned to their skills and team need.
  • Constantly motivate and encourage team to give their best, especially during the time when they are pressured with aggressive targets.
  • Make yourself completely aware with all the technologies thoroughly especially the ones associated with the technologies or application being developed/implemented is under construction.
  • Find ways for non-technical people to understand technical concepts through great communication
  • Mentor the staff on their team, provide feedback on their work frequently, and encourage and promote best technology practices

REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a Computer Information Services or a related field.
  • Requires 6+ years’ experience in IT support and/or service management experience
  • Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Requires effective communication and presentation skills and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary development teams.
Technology Support Tech , 9917

Advantage Tech has a client in Topeka KS that is looking for a Help Desk resource.

Description: 

  • Performs desktop and peripheral support for staff.
  • Diagnose and test PC configurations and functionality and service to agency personnel.
  • Basic PC hardware and software troubleshooting.

Qualifications: 

  • Technical support experience or schooling
  • Some network knowledge is a plus 1-2 years preferred
  • High School or equivalent

Environment:

  • Extended sitting, moving and setting up workstations, may require being under desks 
  • Work with other IT teams to troubleshoot, isolate, and correct that issues that disrupt

 

 

Software Developer , 9916

AdvantageTech is working with one of the "best kept secret" companies of Omaha to add to their growing team. This is a really fun and awesome software company that strongly believes in work life balance, and "work hard, play hard"! 

We are on the search for a Software Engineer with expertise in .NET Framework. 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of C#
  • .NET Core experience 
Senior Software Developer , 9915

AdvantageTech is working with one of the "best kept secret" companies of Omaha to add to their growing team. This is a really fun and awesome software company that strongly believes in work life balance, and "work hard, play hard"! 

We are on the search for a Sr Software Engineer with expertise in .NET Framework. 

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Expert level knowledge of C#
  • Strong .NET Core experience 
Manager of Technology , 9913

We are looking for a talented on Manager of Technology who will focus on building tools to enable us to do business with our network of communities. These include B2B portal, custom integrations with third party CRM systems, and reporting. You will develop API layer to enable us to integrate with our network of communities, including integration with internal systems and web sites.

 

This position reports to the VP of Technology. You will use your technology skills to identify latest technologies, architectural and design patterns to be implemented. You will provide architectural direction to team of engineers building systems. This can be a fully remote position.

 

Who you are:

The ideal candidate is a hands-on and outcome-oriented technology leader with extensive experience designing, building, and supporting modern web services.

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Partner with community sales teams to understand the requirements required to build a self-service portal.
  • Partner with other tech leads and senior engineers across multiple teams and orgs to gather system requirements, gut check new feature proposals, and drive large system improvements.
  • Provide the team the tools, confidence, and motivation to make decisions independently that lead to their personal and professional success.
  • Responsible for group’s technical strategy and roadmap – creating success metrics in close collaboration with other Engineering and Product Managers.
  • Experiment with new technologies, and conduct proof of concept which then is presented to tech peers.
  • Mentor the professional development of each engineer by helping them build and execute personal development plans that map to our organization goals. Aggressively recruit and hire talented engineers.
  • Candidates should expect to spend 50% of their time coding and 50% of their time leading a team of software engineers.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Developing modern websites and services using React and Next.js
  • Development experience in JavaScript / Typescript
  • Strong experience in design and development of API including REST and GraphQL
  • Experience in implementing a component library using StoryBook.js
  • Strong understanding of AWS Services, Docker Containers, and CI/CD
  • Experience with database technologies like: MySQL / PostgreSQL / MongoDB / Elasticsearch
Database Analyst , 9896

Advantage Tech is working with a really cool company in the Omaha metro that is adding a Database Analyst to their team. This company is doing some really cool work, and staying up to date on technology trends! 

This is a great opportunity for someone with a "go getter" attitude who wants to join a very collaborative IT group! 

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience in database design and implementation 
  • Microsoft SQL Server experience
  • Microsoft SSIS experience 
  • T-SQL experience 
Enterprise Integration Architect , 9894

Advantage Tech is looking for an Enterprise Integration Architect for our Kansas City, MO Client. 

Our Enterprise Architecture team is comprised of Enterprise and Solution architects playing a critical role in providing enterprise-level project solutions and strategies.  We collaborate with the business and IT subject matter experts across application, data, security, and infrastructure teams turning vision into modern industry standard solutions and roadmaps. 

 

As an Enterprise Integration Architect, you will have the opportunity to provide strategic, modern solutions that evolve domains digitally.  If you enjoy providing technical solutions that meet business needs and then seeing the overall architecture come to fruition, this is the opportunity for you.   

 

Our Enterprise Architecture team thrives in an outside-the-box thinking to derive the best technical solutions to meet our business strategies.  We share ideas and fully support each other to achieve these goals.  Trust and open communication are the cornerstones of how we roll, and we have plenty of fun while doing it!  Self-education, peer consultation, mentoring and formal training/seminars are some of the methods that we share information and knowledge.  

 

How you’ll spend your time:  

  • Collaborating with business and technical teams to understand and influence current and future state strategies.  

  • Collaborating with the business and technical teams, creating solutions that fulfill the business requirements incorporating Company and industry strategies, patterns, standards and technologies.  Then reviewing solutions with stakeholders for alignment. 

  • Leading teams in the integration strategy and design at the project, domain and enterprise levels. 

  • Participating in the creation and maintenance of technology roadmaps and domain level portfolio diagrams. 

  • Documenting patterns for reuse across the enterprise.   

  • Mentoring IT and Business teams on new technologies and patterns. 

  • Staying current with modern technology, patterns and trends. 

 

We’re excited to talk with you if:  

  • You have at least 7 years of IT experience and at least 2 years of enterprise, solution, application or integration architect experience. 

  • You have experience using Domain Driven Design to model Microservices. 

  • You have experience implementing a Microservice Architecture. 

  • You have in-depth API Modelling experience.  Canonical modelling preferred. 

  • You have worked in designing architecture solutions utilizing API stacks, Event Driven Architecture and other forms of messaging patterns. 

  • You have Oauth2 patterns and implementation experience. 

  • You have the following preferred experience: security patterns, public cloud platforms and associated cloud services, event-driven architecture, DevOps patterns and tooling, container management platforms and configuration, data modeling, network fundamentals, financial systems integration and/or implementation. 

EDI Specialist , 9886

Advantage Tech is working with an amazing client in West Omaha who is growing their amazing team and looking to add an EDI Specialist!  

This role will work to implement and support EDI processes, and this person will be the Subject Matter Expert for the products. 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of EDI communication 
  • Familiar with EDI X12 documents (810, 820, 823, 850, 855, 856, 864, 870)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to lead and train both internal personnel and customers 
Customer Support Specialist , 9885

Advantage Tech is working with an amazing client in West Omaha who is growing their amazing team Customer Support team and looking to add a Customer Support Specialist!  This is an amazing opportunity for recent grads or entry level professionals with a customer-focused state of mind! 

 

This role will work with our clients customers to research, answer, and escalate customer cases and questions. The Customer Support Specialist will learn the clients ERP system in order to train the customers, as well as create documentation. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Great customer service skills
  • Ability to problem solve and think analytically 
  • Strong written and verbal communication 
Sr QA Analyst , 9884

Advantage Tech is on the search for an organized and confident Sr QA Analyst to join our clients amazing team! 

Requirements: 

  • 7+ years of QA and testing experience 
  • Experience with Runscope / BlazeMeter., SOAP UI, and TestProject  is a big plus 
  • Experience in both manual and automation testing 
  • Serve as a mentor for for less experienced QA team members 
Help Desk Tech II , 9871

The IT Support Technician II position includes but is not limited to the following primary job functions:

  • Provides technical assistance to users via phone, email, remote connection, or in-person while following established IT policies and procedures
  • Administers help desk solution; logs incidents, documents resolutions, communicates with users, and prepares reports
  • Identifies and escalates issues requiring urgent attention
  • Installs new and rebuilds existing user computers and configures hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with IT policies and procedures
  • Diagnoses and resolves technical hardware and software issues within Client’s technical environments, researching and proposing solutions as needed
  • Ensures system and solution information, changes, and updates are current
  • Assists with technical infrastructure assessment, implementation, and maintenance, including but not limited to physical and virtual servers, network, telephony, and vendor solutions
  • Identifies opportunities for consideration and implementation of new technologies to provide value to users
  • Assists with information security posture and remediation of threats deemed relevant to business
  • Provides technical assistance on core business solutions, including ERP and CRM functions to users
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualified applicants will also possess the following experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • 1-2 years of direct technical support with end users
  • Technical knowledge Windows OS, server and end-user hardware, and networking equipment
  • Knowledge of technical issue tracking systems
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, plan, and execute work
  • Ability to work alone and within a team environment
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unaided
  • Ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time
  • Periodic non-business-hours work may be required for major issues or applicable project implementations

 

API Developer , 9869

Advantage Tech is looking for an API Developer for our Overland Park, Client.  Our Client has a great work life balance.  This position is on site.  Our client is located at a convenient location and in a new remodeled building.  Our client is looking for a Developer that enjoys working with data.  You will be workings with API Integrations and interfacing with multiple 3rd party platforms.  

Skills Required:
– API Integration experience with 3rd party vendors. 
– .Net Core or Standard
– MVC Web API
– Experience with Data tables

Preferred Skills:
-Experience with Mobile Apps
– Expereince with PHP

 

Security Engineer , 9867

Advantage Tech is working with an amazing copmany here in Omaha who is looking to add a Security Engineer to their growing team! Our client has one of the best cultures and team driven environments in the city. Work life balance truly matters, and the IT team is very collaborative and has a lot of fun! 

If you are a Security Engineer with just a couple years of experience and looking to join a great team while learning new skills, this is an amazing opportunity. 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience 
  • Either currently possess or working towards the CISSP certification 
  • Experience working with intrusion detection systems, firewalls, SIEMs, password protection and authentication methods 
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management Process 
QA Manual Test Engineer , 9866

Advantage Tech is working with one of the oldest and best companies to work for in Omaha to add a contractor to their QA team! Our client is growing, and looking for a rock star Manual QA Tester to assist their team for a 6 month contract with possibility of extension. This is a 100% REMOTE opportunity! If you are looking for a great role to showcase your talent and work with an awesome team, this is the opportunity  for you. 

Qualifications: 
5+ years of experience in manual testing 
Experience in the Financial / Insurance industry 
Experience with Jira, Confluence, or other similar platforms 
Strong communication
Quick learner and able to be self driven 

Solution Architect Lee's Summit, MO 9855

Advantage Tech is searching for a Solution Architect to join their client's team in Lee's Summit, Mo.

Please note the client is moving to a new facility in February 2022 and this position will be relocated to Lenexa, KS. 

 

Job Description

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility: 

The Solution Architect is primarily responsible for:

  • Finding the best tech solution among all possible to solve the existing business problems.
  • Describing the structure, characteristics, behavior, and other aspects of software to project stakeholders.
  • Defining features, phases, and solution requirements.
  • Providing specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide analysis, architectural design and leadership on large complex projects
  • Analyze the technology environment
  • Analyze and document requirements
  • Define the collaboration / integration framework
  • Create a solution prototype
  • Participate in technology selection
  • Provide oversight of solution development
  • Support project management
  • Work within defined IT processes and procedures including the company’s internal software development life cycle methodology (SDLC)
  • Provide guidance and knowledge transfer to peers for areas of expertise
  • Serve as liaisons between technical and business departments in order to ensure that all requirements and targets are met
  • Work with little to no supervision with extreme latitude for independent judgment
  • Consult with senior peers on large complexity projects
  • Proficient in all levels and phases of application development and support
  • Participate in 24×7 On Call rotation supporting break/fix ticket resolution
  • Other administrative tasks (i.e. filing, preparing documentation)
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems
  • Actively participate in team and company meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to research architectural patterns to decide on optimal solution in given scenarios
  • Ability to document and present architecture concepts, often narrowing complex ideas to a single overview
  • Analytical, motivated and ability to learn new technologies and applications
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge and management of System Development Lifecycle Methodologies
  • 7+ years of successful application & system development and management; database experience utilizing the .NET Framework
  • 3+ years of successful Solution Architect Experience
  • Proven experience leading tasks or projects related to large size software implementations
  • Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Keenly attentive to detail
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

Preferred Experience:

  • Providing architecture solutions in a Cloud environment
  • Project experience using Agile Methodology
  • Leading projects, developing and administrating Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS): STARLIMS, Copia
  • Leading projects, developing and administrating Specimen Management Systems
  • Leading projects, developing and administrating Lab Instrument Interfaces connecting instruments to LIMS
  • SQL Server or Oracle Knowledge
  • Knowledge of testing laboratory operations and processes
  • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs; including project management tools, MS Project
Full Stack Developer Maryland Heights, MO 9847

Advantage Tech is searching for a Full Stack Developer to join their client's team in St. Louis, Mo.

The Full Stack Developer will use a range of different technologies and languages such as JavaScript, HTML, C# to develop applications. The developer will work on system development for both the back end and front-end and participate in the design and creation of scalable software.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal teams and external clients to design and create software solutions
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture 
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Create and manage connections to 3rd party APIs
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Create security and data protection settings
  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design
  • Write technical documentation
  • Work with the Information Technology team to improve software

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML/CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery, Bootstrap)
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g., C#, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Angular)
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g., SQL, MySQL), web servers (e.g., Microsoft IIS) and UI/UX design
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Familiarity with common stacks

Academic & Industry Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or relevant field (preferred)
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ development experience in C#
  • Experience developing web and software applications
  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role

 

Sr. Software Developer Lee's Summit, MO 9843

Advantage Tech is searching for a Sr. Software Developer to join their client's team in Lee's Summit, Mo.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop firmware applications and scripts on different platforms
  • Participate in full software development lifecycle from idea conception through release and maintenance
  • Utilize various microprocessor/microcontroller development kits to determine design compatibility
  • Collaborate with the team during design, development, and integration
  • Assist with the maintenance of source repositories
  • Troubleshoot support inquiries escalated from our technical support group
  • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software
  • Write high-quality, efficient, testable code
  • Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing, operations, and process improvement
  • Build out applications and infrastructure for the Niagara-based suite of products
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the internal processes

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Computer Science or related experience 
  • 2+ years of embedded development experience
  • 2+ years of Niagara 4 developer experience
  • 2+ years of C programming experience
  • 1+ years of system-level debugging experience using JTAG or other similar interfaces

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Linux development
  • Experience with Java programming development
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Experience with TCP/IP, RS232, and RS485 protocols
  • Experience with board bring up for new products
  • Experience in developing cloud-enabled services and applications; understanding of cloud infrastructure services (e.g., Microsoft Azure, AWS) is a plus
Front End Developer Overland Park, KS 9837

Our Overland Park client has an opening for a Frontend Software Developer who is skilled with C#, HTML, and .NET solutions to lead the rebuild of their website and design applications.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and resolve application problems on a priority basis
  • Develop applications based on their evaluation of business and technical requirements
  • Effectively estimates own work assignments and delivers quality code that meets requirements and specifications on time, based on work estimates they establish
  • Effectively manages tasks from multiple assignments
  • Operates under moderate supervision
  • Displays willingness to work effectively and learn from more experienced staff
  • Write code while adhering to company standards and requirements
  • Create and successfully implement quality test for applications
  • Develop frontend graphics for proprietary UI

Qualifications:

  • Must have experience in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Windows 7/10
  • Prefer experience in C#
  • Prefer experience in .Net
  • Prefer experience in HTML
  • Prefer experience in WPF
  • Prefer experience in JavaScript
  • Prefer experience in SQL Server 2008
Software Test Engineer Kansas City, MO 9834

Advantage Tech is currently helping a client look for a Software Test Engineer to join their Technology team. This role will fill a critical role within the organization’s software development life cycle. This position will be responsible for creating end-to-end test plans, executing the plans and managing all activities to ensure the solution works as expected and meets objectives. The Software Test Engineer will continuously strive to automate the testing process, and provide production support for custom solutions.

Responsibilities: 

  • Learn their applications inside and out and more importantly, understand their end users
  • Serve as project team member throughout the software development life cycle
  • Work alongside Software Engineers and Product Management throughout the software lifecycle to create a thorough and precise functional testing plan. Identify test requirements from specifications
  • Evaluate and tests software applications for usability, functionality, and ability to provide result
  • Develop, revise, and execute test cases with manual and automation tools
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Drive towards detail and clarity
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects. Verify defect fixes as releases
  • Formulate and maintains quality assurance documentation. Ensure release documentation is created and published in a timely fashion
  • Provide support to the development team throughout the software development life cycle
  • Escalation point for production support, acting as intermediary between the end user and the development team
  • Follows all applicable laws and regulations.  
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Qualified candidates must have 4+ years of relevant quality assurance or software development experience
  • Ability to understand and create test plans from specifications or verbal communications

Preferred Skills: 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and precisely within the software development team and with external stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and be resourceful to find solutions
  • Demonstrate work habits consistent with a detail-oriented mindset
  • Ability to split time between multiple simultaneous projects
  • Experience with automation tools (i.e. Selenium + Protractor) 
  • Previous experience with JavaScript or a .NET environment a plus
  • General understanding of service architecture

 

React Developer Kansas City, MO 9818

Advantage Tech is looking for Sr React Developers for our Kansas City, MO Client.  This is a 100% remote position.  

 

As a Sr C# .net /ReactJS Developer you will be part of a team of talented developers, business analysts, QA analysts and Project Managers building solutions for Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 Clients.  You will participate in the development life cycle including development, testing, and implementation. You will work hand-in-hand with the Business Analysts and Project Managers to understand the business requirements and build a software solution. As a Software Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on a multiple projects with talented Architects and Engineers, learning and implementing solid development practices.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience implementing client-side Interface using React JS.
  • Has built stable React components and stand-alone functions to be added to any future pages. Used React-Router to turn application into Single Page Application
  • Strong experience (5+ years) with C#. Development, diagnosing and debugging. Including:
  • Classes, Interfaces, Delegates and Events
  • Generics, Anonymous methods and lambda expressions
  • Exceptions, transactions and error handling
  • .NET Framework 3.5 and higher
  • Strong experience (3+ years) with web service development (WCF, WebAPI)
  • Some experience (3+ years) with Entity Framework and LINQ
  • Experience developing web based interfaces.
  • ASP.NET Web Forms and MVC
  • JavaScript. jQuery or other frameworks. AJAX and single page applications.
  • HTML4, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, including:
  • Cloud Services (web roles and worker roles)
  • SQL Azure, BLOB and Table storage
  • Service Bus, Queues and Topics
  • Azure Management, including deployments, configuration and the SDK
  • Strong understanding and implementation of software design patterns, including:
  • Basic OO concepts such as encapsulation and abstraction
  • SOLID principals such as single responsibility, dependency injection and interface driven design.
  • Strong experience (3+ years) with database development in SQL Server 2008 R2 or higher, including:
  • T-SQL
  • Tables and Views
  • Procedures and Functions
  • Strong knowledge and experience with software modelling and diagramming
  • Reference Architecture
  • Use Case, Process Flow, Call Chain diagrams (UML or other)
  • Entity Relationship diagrams
  • Logical layer, physical layer diagrams
  • Strong experience with Team Foundation Server, including source control, build and task management
  • Proficient with common office applications, including: MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, Lync)
  • Creativity, capacity and a conviction to innovate and deliver best-in-class solutions
  • Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups
  • Ability and willingness to take the initiative to facilitate teamwork and serve the client needs first
  • Interested in learning new technologies, creative, open-minded and a great team player
  • Ability to instrument, profile, debug, and optimize server and client code to resolve complex issues with distributed systems
  • Adept at task switching to handle varying workload, while meeting tight deadlines
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Equivalent Experience
Oracle DBA / Systems Architect Omaha, NE 9807

* 100% REMOTE opportunity for a highly skilled Oracle DBA with experience in Systems Architecture *

Advantage Tech is working with an amazing company here in Omaha that has had unprecedented growth this past year. Our client is now looking to add again with this Sr level Oracle DBA position. This is an amazing opportunity for a highly talented individual who also enjoys working with people, collaborating, and sharing knowledge. 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Oracle database experience 
  • Prior experience as a consultant (including experience in traveling) 
  • Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite 
  • Experience with a virtualization technology 
  • Cloud experience 
Enterprise Support Admin. Kansas City, KS 9795

Advantage Tech has a great client with an Enterprise Support role. This position is a 6 month contract-for-hire.  

 

ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS

  • Experience with SQL scripting/programming languages (PHP, perl, awk, sed, XML, SQL, Powershell)
  • Experience supporting server hardware
  • Windows server deployment
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as autonomously
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Exchange migrations is a plus
  • Experience with RHEV/oVirt virtualization is a plus
  • Experience with SANs and networking equipment (firewall, switches, routers) is a plus
  • Experience with AS400/iSeries is a plus

 

DUTIES

  • Assist the IT department in completing various Enterprise System projects.
  • Maintain, support, and develop time-sensitive Daily Process scripts and reporting.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and providing solutions in support of the company mission.
  • Other tasks, as needed, to support IT goals and customer needs.

 

Priority Projects to be completed by contractor:

  • Database development (SQL) report development 
  • File feeds and scripting development. Pharmacy virtual server development

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Sr Software Developer Kansas City, MO 9787

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for our Kansas City, MO Client.  The Senior Software Developer will be responsible for the design, development, maintenance, testing and evaluation of new or existing software applications. They will be responsible for the entire application lifecycle from research and design to implementation, training and support. Senior Software Developers are often given more complex tasks and aid with research and design on difficult or time sensitive projects or issues. They are also tasked with mentoring other Software Developers.

The Senior Software Developer will work closely with their leadership in understanding requirement and project timelines. They will also work with Software Developers to help ensure best practices and sound technical decisions are made, and that software designs adhere to architecture specifications and department standards.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop web applications, web services, and backend processes for both internal and external customers
  • Design and maintain database structures and stored procedures
  • Review code written by other developers
  • Troubleshoot and fix issues with various existing software applications and processes
  • Create and review software architectures to ensure applications are efficient, scalable, and secure
  • Help establish and maintain software standards
  • Participate in and help refine Agile process

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience designing and developing applications using the .NET Framework and .NET Core
  • Experience with Agile software development processes and procedures
  • Experience mentoring Software Developers
  • Experience with Azure DevOps tools and resources for application lifecycle management and source control
  • Strong understanding of SOLID design principles
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming and familiarity with various design and architectural patterns
  • Knowledge of software development and security standards
  • Knowledge of relational databases, preferably SQL Server
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Advanced troubleshooting and problem solving skills to resolve defects

 

EDUCATION:

Four year college degree or equivalent work experience with a high school education

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

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

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Procurement Analyst 1 Overland Park, KS 9777

Great Overland Park client is looking for Procure Analyst on 3 month contract for hire. This position is available for remote work. If the job description below looks like a great fit, we would love to discuss this position with you!

I. JOB SUMMARY –
Purchases materials, parts, supplies and equipment following established purchasing policies and procedures, and optimizing price, delivery and terms.

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES –
1. Reviews and approves purchase requisitions.
2. Identifies potential suppliers and issues requests for quotations.
3. Analyzes and selects suppliers, issues purchase orders, follows up and expedites as necessary.
4. Investigates and qualifies suppliers.
5. Monitors market trends and conditions.

III. REQUIREMENTS –
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.
2. Problem solving skills with ability to identify root causes.
Strong written communication skills.

Connection Center Representative Overland Park, KS 9776

A career with our client is an opportunity for you to join a rapidly expanding company committed to making a difference for seniors and their families. Our client is an online platform connecting families searching for senior care services with a team of experienced advisors providing insight-driven and personalized solutions.  Their mission, as the leader in senior care advisory, is to be a trusted destination for families and their community customers. We are a quickly growing organization with over 500 advisors connecting more than 300,000 families every year to one of their community customers.

Living by their values and working to achieve excellence on behalf of their customers is integral to success at our client.  Employees who thrive at our client live their values every day and are an important part of their hiring practices:

 

  • Focus on Excellence
  • Act with Integrity & Assume Positive Intent
  • Drive Outcomes Every Day with Passion and A Sense of Mission
  • Make the Lives of our Families and Customers Better, Easier and More Successful
  • Realize the Full Potential in Each Team Member.  Work as a Single Supportive Team

 

THE POSITION:

Connection Center (Customer Service) Representatives receive initial inbound calls from families who are looking for senior care options in a call center environment. They are responsible for the initial assessment, and qualification, of families who are looking for senior care options. The Connection Center Representative will assess pre-screened internet leads and will assign, and transfer, these families to a team of Senior Living Advisors (SLAs).

 

WHO YOU ARE:

CCRs are the first point of contact their customer families have with our Client.  CCRs are knowledgeable about senior living options and they assess a customer’s needs through a brief consultation while displaying exceptional customer service. The primary focus of a Connection Center Representative is to qualify families, assign them to an appropriate SLA, and to transfer the family to the assigned SLA.       

There are several KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) used to measure the success of the CCR position. Quality of work (QA Score), Call Handling Benchmarks, Referral Rates, and Warm Transfer Rates are some of the KPIs measured to ensure monthly targets are achieved.   

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess and qualify families contacting/calling our Client in search of senior care needs.
  • Contact families through their outreach program, outbound calls, to re-engage with prospective customers.
  • Follow an eligibility process to qualify families in need of assistance.
  • Educate families over the phone when answering questions, explaining options, and providing information.
  • Transfer, or direct, families to the appropriate resource to handle their needs.
  • Structured, pre-scheduled training attendance is mandatory.
  • Communicate daily via phone to prospective families and customers.
  • Consistently meet or exceed monthly KPIs.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • 1-2 years of customer service / call center related experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to establish rapport through phone calls.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and use proper etiquette and language at all times.
  • Highly efficient; able to independently manage their time in a fast pace environment including working in multiple computer programs at one time.
  • Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Google suites, and an ability to capture notes in real time that accurately reflect what was shared during a call.
  • Proven ability to develop, establish, nurture, maintain, and foster positive, harmonious quality working relationships within a team.
  • Outcome oriented and focused on meeting or exceeding key performance indicators.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor's degree is a plus.

 

Customer Service Coordinator Overland Park, KS 9758

A career with our client is an opportunity for you to join a rapidly expanding company committed to making a difference for seniors and their families. Our client is an online platform connecting families searching for senior care services with a team of experienced advisors providing in sight-driven and personalized solutions.

Their mission, as the leader in senior care advisory, is to be a trusted destination for families and our community customers. They are a quickly growing organization with over 500 advisors connecting more than 300K families every year to one of our community customers.

 

THE POSITION

The Customer Service Coordinator (CSC) is responsible for providing excellent customer service in response to questions, requests, and concerns from our client's network of community customers and affiliate brands. The CSC is the primary liaison between Senior Living Communities and our client. CSCs provide exceptional customer service by communicating in a respectful and professional manner via phone/email and by following team processes and procedures. The CSC reports to the Customer Service Manager.

Who you are:

The ideal candidate is a highly organized and efficient results-oriented thinker with a customer service obsession.  He or she will be used to meeting daily targets in a high volume customer service role, has a great phone presence and strong written communication skills. Bonus points for previous experience with ticketing tools like Zen Desk or ServiceNow.

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Meet or exceed Key Performance Indicators regarding average handle time, first response time, total solve time, QA, etc.
  • Answer inbound phone and email queries from communities needing assistance.
  • Use the customer service team’s processes and procedures to efficiently solve communities’ requests.
  • Make outbound calls to follow up on questions/concerns. Outbound calls are also made to educate our client's community customers on available resources/tools available.
  • Attend scheduled trainings and team calls.
  • Assist partners and non-partners with Senior Advisor account set-up and maintenance.
  • Assist community customers with Partner Central questions/ troubleshooting.
  • Handle objections and concerns to matters related to partnership and escalate calls as needed.
  • Complete other assigned tasks in support of team initiatives

Qualifications

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • 1-2 years of customer service experience.
  • A high level of enthusiasm for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and projects while meeting or exceeding expectations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to establish rapport through phone calls.
  • Highly organized.
  • Experience demonstrating the ability to creatively overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to deliver results while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong computer skills necessary.
  • Ability to understand, explain and apply applicable laws, codes, regulations, and standards.
  • Proven ability to develop, establish, maintain, and foster positive, harmonious working relationships within a team.
  • Ability to take appropriate action when complaints/problems arise.
  • Consistent ability to complete a 40 hour work week.

 

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree preferred

 

Healthcare Account Representative Overland Park, KS 9749

THE POSITION

The Healthcare Account Representative (HCAR) works as an inside business development salesperson and will serve as the key point of contact for all professional patient referrals within a dedicated assigned book of accounts.  Accounts will consist of hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and other tertiary senior services professionals.  This position will be responsible for identifying new account opportunities in addition to growing the number of professionals within each account that currently refer to our client. The HCAR is responsible for achieving the number of direct patient referrals to meet or exceed monthly referral and divisional move-in goals.  The HCAR will share client's mission and company values of making the lives of their customers better, easier, and more successful.

 

WHO YOU ARE:

A professional inside salesperson with a passion for senior care. You have a sincere appreciation for the hustle to execute the sale and care about providing a quality customer experience. You thrive in a quota driven environment and are focused on driving results. You are excited to solve the challenges facing your customers and see it as an opportunity to make a difference.  You are comfortable selling in a healthcare environment and have a clear and articulate phone presence.  The thought of making a noticeable impact at a fast-paced tech company excites you!

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Develop business partnerships and agreements in your owned accounts that result in driving the right patient referrals on a consistent basis
  • Manage customer / referral pipeline on a daily basis and accurately record in our CRM to ensure up-to-date communication with all professional referral sources
  • Generate 25 or more appropriate direct referrals each month, producing an outcome of 8-10 or more move-in’s per month from your direct referral pipeline
  • Nurture relationships to be the “go to” thought leader and resource for senior living options locally
  • Familiarize yourself with the healthcare professionals ecosystem to determine how our client can best fit into their operations
  • Understand and appreciate the needs and wants of your healthcare professionals and the families they serve in order to provide appropriate assistance to seniors and families needing senior housing assistance
  • Work collaboratively with your Senior Living Advisors and cross functionally with other teams to ensure a best in class experience for all customers

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Collaborative inside sales professional who is excited by personally contributing to the growth and success of their customers and our client
  • 2+ years telephone sales/ telemarketing, business development or relationship sales is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • New business development experience required (in a healthcare setting preferred)
  • Demonstrated success in a metric-driven/quota environment
  • Proven ability to develop opportunities from ideation to execution
  • Willingness to comply with company policies and government regulations
  • Ability to travel outside of local region annually, for regional or national meetings.
Sr UX Designer Omaha, NE 9746

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

RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:

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

 

Credit and Risk Manager Overland Park, KS 9745

Advantage Tech is seeking a Credit and Risk Manager to join their Overland Park based client.  This position will manage a team and assist in the oversight of the credit review process of prospective applicants (clients, merchants & customers) for creditworthiness and overall risk.

The duties will require leadership skills, development of new or improved strategies to improve efficiencies in the Underwriting process, critical use of various commercial data sources, analysis of financial statements and other information, and obtaining security documents as appropriate. Also, he/she will assist in overseeing and maintaining an organized proper retention of supporting documents for research and findings related to Credit & Risk group, job duties and applications. The role also is responsible for assisting in developing and implementing sound policy and procedures of the credit review process including providing input to strategic decisions that directly affect the functional area of responsibility.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a staff of Underwriters.
  • Assist in managing, directing and leading the Credit & Risk Team and coordinate Special Projects relating to functional area of expertise as assigned.
  • Direct and develop new strategies to enhance Credit & Risk policies and procedures
  • Provide subject matter expertise and support to the Director, Risk Management and Senior Leadership
  • Assist in effectively managing, coaching, mentoring, collaborating and training Credit Analyst’s and assist in the development and personal growth in their career paths.
  • Assist in creating a team environment where team members are able to grow personally and professionally and empower team members and provide them ownership in the process and direction of the ream and build confidence in their own abilities.
  • Perform, lead and identify trends and developments in underwriting process, industry & market conditions and presents findings to Director, Risk Management and Senior Leadership.
  • May conduct special financial and business-related reviews/studies and collaborate with indirect team members in other departments in improving operations and general practices in other areas of the business.
  • Analyze applications for completeness, adequacy of information, and financial strength and overall creditworthiness and approve credit lines to match creditworthiness of accounts.
  • Direct, lead and assist in conducting annual reviews of accounts to ensure continued creditworthiness for existing account credit lines.
  • Direct, advise, coordinate, provide recommendations and guidance in approval of appropriate levels of credit lines assigned for Credit Analysts and accounts.
  • Correspond (verbal and written) with applicants, client representatives and account holders on reasons for declines, additional information and items concerning requests.
  • Review applications and accounts for indications of fraud. Verifications are conducted via research, phone calls to applicant/account holder and references/contacts of applicant and account holder(s)
  • Obtain appropriate security and/or other documentation to secure accounts (e.g. Cash Deposits, UCC and other liens, bank letters of credit, guarantees, etc.).
  • Record new credit line approvals in all systems and files as required.
  • Review accounts listed on 80% report to determine whether an increase in credit line is warranted.
  • Prepare and investigate Service Level Agreements (SLA) reports.
  • Correspond with applicants/account holders on questions received via phone, fax, email and other communication methods.
  • Assist in the preparation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and other guidance documentation of current procedures.
  • Conduct special projects (e.g. assess creditworthiness of specific industries, quality of accounts approved, automated processes and products, etc.).
  • Review, assess impact, and take corrective action on informational alerts received from various reporting agencies.
  • Embrace the company’s purpose, mission, vision and values of the company and lead the team in embracing them.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of business-to-business underwriting, business credit or analyst experience required.
  • Must possess demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • College degree required with emphasis in Business Administration or Ac
  • counting
  • Advanced experience in financial statement analysis is required
  • Experience in a retail or sales environment is a plus
  • Proven ability to be an independent worker
  • Strong analytical skills in order to interpret credit documentation and guidelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skillsHighly effective interpersonal skills and conflict resolution/problem solving skills are a must to interact with internal staff and customers
  • Advanced organizational and multi-tasking skills along with strong attention to details
  • Highly intuitive nature in order to detect potential concerns while assessing credit worthiness.
  • Intermediate to Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).

 

Sr Software Engineer Omaha, NE 9743

Job Summary:

 seeking a software developer. With oversight from other senior staff and/or management the software developer contributes to the analysis, design and implementation of enterprise, strategic and complex solutions including development of enterprise content delivery, workflow automation, business process management and reporting capabilities through all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle including post implementation support and maintenance. Scope of responsibility encompasses software design, development, testing, delivery, and support.  Senior level candidate will demonstrate mastery in these capabilities and be capable of directing other technical resources through the development lifecycle from concept to solution delivery including architecture and design.

 

Qualifications:

– Typically requires  3  to 6 years  of relevant experience. 
– Bachelor’s degree specializing in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of directly related education and/or experience. 
– Intermediate proficiency with Web Application Frameworks (e.g. JSF, Spring MVC, Grails, etc…). 
– Intermediate proficiency with modern ORM technology (e.g. Hibernate, JPA, etc…). 
– Intermediate proficiency with modern DBMS technology (e.g. SQL Server, etc…).
– Intermediate proficiency with Java Applications (e.g. Spring, etc…). 
– Intermediate proficiency with front end development technologies such as Angular, React, or Vue.
– Intermediate proficiency with modern DevOps tooling (e.g. Subversion, Git, Maven, etc…). 
 

Community Acquisitions Manager Overland Park, KS 9739

A career with our client is an opportunity for you to join a rapidly expanding company committed to making a difference for seniors and their families. Our client is an online platform connecting families searching for senior care services with a team of experienced advisors providing in sight-driven and personalized solutions.  Their mission, as the leader in senior care advisory, is to be a trusted destination for families and their community customers. They are a quickly growing organization with over 500 advisors connecting more than 300K families every year to one of their community customers.

Living by their values and working to achieve excellence on behalf of their customers is integral to success at our client.  Employees who thrive at our client live their values every day and are an important part of their hiring practices:

  • Focus on Excellence
  • Act with Integrity & Assume Positive Intent
  • Drive Outcomes Every Day with Passion and A Sense of Mission
  • Make the Lives of our Families and Customers Better, Easier and More Successful
  • Realize the Full Potential in Each Team Member.  Work as a Single Supportive Team

 

Our client employees over 850 people nationwide with plans to continue to expand into the future. They offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with Paid time off, paid holidays and 401K with a match. They are committed to their employee’s career development, growth and promotion within the organization.

If you are a results oriented, passionate and collaborative team player looking for a company with a bright future they would love to talk to you.

 

The Position:

Based in Kansas City, the Acquisitions Account Manager (AAM) will play a pivotal role in supporting the success of their Senior Living Advisors, helping to ensure they have the necessary customer communities to assist families with their senior housing search. Customer communities include a variety of senior living providers, such as assisted living, memory care, independent living and retirement communities.

 

Who you are:

The  Acquisitions Account  Manager (AAM)  is a business development representative responsible for adding to the network of communities that partner with our client.  AAMs nurture and develop relationships with key decision makers at senior living communities and educate them about the value of working with their company.

 

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Create a strategic sales plan and presentation to increase the customer base of assisted living, memory care, and retirement communities that work with our client
  • Ability to define strategies for both long-term success and day-to-day tactics that will drive results.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with potential community customers.
  • Educate potential communities on their values, processes, services and offerings.
  • Sign on highly-targeted communities that meet our client’s customer qualifications and regulatory requirements.
  • Meet or exceed weekly Key Performance Indicators and quarterly goals.
  • Keep in excellent communication with Manager, Onboarding and Senior Living Advisors.
  • Prepare reports of weekly accomplishments.
  • Occasional travel required.

 

Qualifications

Required Skills and Competencies

  • 3+ years of sales experience, preferably in the senior care or housing industry.
  • A high level of enthusiasm for establishing and building relationships over the phone.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize multiple responsibilities, while meeting or exceeding expectations.
  • Appropriately, professionally, and respectfully communicate with executives via phone and email.
  • Able to properly and accurately enter data into CRM tools.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and make sound independent decisions within general policy, procedural and legal guidelines.
  • Proven ability to develop, establish, nurture, maintain, and foster positive, harmonious quality working relationships.
  • Ability to deliver results while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working in a metrics driven environment required.
  • Strong computer skills necessary, including Microsoft and Google suites.
  • Ability to understand, explain and apply applicable laws, codes, regulations, and standards.

 

Education Requirements  

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
Paid Media Strategist Kansas City, MO 9736

Advantage Tech is seeking a Paid Media Manager to join their Kansas City based client. 

As the Paid Media Manager, you will join a team of experts in digital strategy, design, creative ideation and development. You will be fully responsible for the strategy development and execution of acquisition campaigns for our clients across all acquisition channels. Additionally, you’ll manage digital marketing deliverables including initial planning, implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting of complex acquisition marketing goals across a range of high-profile clients.

What You'll Contribute:

  • Develop media plans for campaigns against client goals (branding / engagement, sales/ conversions, audience growth, etc)
  • Develop short and long term digital advertising strategy for clients with the goal of driving new customer acquisition (sales growth), brand engagement, and customer retention through prospecting and remarketing campaigns utilizing search, programmatic, paid social, video, and mobile advertising tactics
  • Manage the entire marketing deliverable cycle including initial planning, creative briefing, implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting
  • Manage paid search, paid social, display and other paid media channels
  • Work with Account Management team to generate weekly, monthly and quarterly performance reports and dashboards, and recognize and troubleshoot data anomalies
  • Own relationship with digital advertising/marketing technology vendors
  • Provide analysis of results and optimization ideas to Account teams in order to surpass client goals
  • Ensure that all client documentation is spot on, following internal documentation and approval processes
  • Help facilitate client meetings and provide online marketing expertise as needed
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and provide relevant insights to teams as to how they might affect client accounts

Our Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in managing paid media campaigns with a minimum budget of at least $10K+/month
  • College degree in Communications or related field required
  • Experience with optimization of paid media campaigns to hit CPA, ROAS and Engagement goals
  • Advanced knowledge of paid search platforms including Google AdWords, Bing Ads, Yahoo Gemini, AdWords Editor and Bing Ads Editor
  • Advanced knowledge of Social Advertising, including, but not limited to:
    • Facebook Advertising and Facebook Business Manager
    • Twitter Advertising
    • Instagram
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • YouTube
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Analytics required, experience with additional analytics/measurement/tag management platforms preferred
  • Strong overall Digital Marketing knowledge, with a hunger to learn more
  • Extremely data and detail oriented
  • Extremely analytical, detail-oriented and organized
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, under tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for this role
  • Demonstrated mastery of online marketing tactics including the execution of keyword builds, bids and bid optimization strategies, implementation of new tactics, and related activities.
  • Demonstrated track record of success in the industry
  • Strong history of managing large digital marketing campaigns
  • Experience creating reports and recommendations based on account performance
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit
Technical Lead Lee's Summit, MO 9730

Advantage Tech is looking for a Technical Lead for our Kansas City, MO Client.

  • The Technical Lead is responsible for the overall planning, execution and success of complex software solutions to meet the customer’s needs. They are the sounding board for their technical staff, the voice of Engineering and Design to other business functions, and provides recommendations to the manager concerning critical technical decisions that can make or break a project. Leads an IT solutions development or package integration team comprised of a team of BA’s, Developers, Package SME’s, Testers, Solution Architect(s) and a PM. Creates a technical vision in order to turn it into reality with the help of the team.

     

    TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES

    ·       Identify and clears roadblocks for the team.

    ·       Develop a model of consistent velocity for the team, and demonstrate the ability to deliver on estimates.

    ·       Ability to break a task down to the lowest possible complexity for team members to work on.

    ·       Accountable for the technical delivery of projects.

    ·       Carefully analyzes the project and rectifies errors found in the development/implementation process.

    ·       Leads the process of analysis in order to fulfil the requirement of system, end-to-end.

    ·       Develops the detailed design structure after understanding the requirements and the conceptual design and architectural standards.

    ·       Implements the best practices and coding/configuration standards of the product.

    ·       Reports progress for all the weekly tasks in the form of accurate and detailed reports.

    ·       Minimize the translation layer by bringing business terms into the development team

    ·       Keeps a check on the whole system, which includes all phases of testing.

    ·       Works on identifying project risks and plans mitigation with the PM at project level.

    ·       Must be proactive while reacting to the surprises and should have written explanation for the same.

    ·       Ensures that the Team is working as per the listed procedures, standards, requirements, quality, and user expectations.

    ·       Constantly monitor and enhance the productivity of the team while identifying and eliminating waste.

    ·       Inspire team members.

     

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    ·       Be flexible and demonstrate adaptability to the changing and varied work settings.

    ·       Should carefully analyze the details of all the work performed by the Team.

    ·       Serve as the primary interface between the team and management on projects they are leading.

    ·       With the Manager, Sets targets and expectations for the team.

    ·       Take accountability for the activities from product definition through implementation.

    ·       Abide by all the project and company guidelines and standards and ensures that even the team members are doing so.

    ·       With the Manager, Ensure fair tasks assignments where people are assigned with tasks aligned to their skills and team need.

    ·       Constantly motivate and encourage team to give their best, especially during the time when they are pressured with aggressive targets.

    ·       Make yourself completely aware with all the technologies thoroughly especially the ones associated with the technologies or application being developed/implemented is under construction.

    ·       Find ways for non-technical people to understand technical concepts through great communication

    ·       Mentor the staff on their team, provide feedback on their work frequently, and encourage and promote best technology practices

     

    REQUIREMENTS

    ·       Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Information Services or a related field.

    ·       Requires 6+ years’ experience in project analysis, application development and application programming.

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

    ·       Requires knowledge of Microsoft Software (MS Visual Studio and MS Server Products), MS Office Products, SQL server products, VB Scripting or related scripting languages.

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

    ·       Excellent technical, diagnostic and troubleshooting skills

    ·       Requires extensive knowledge of desktop technology, including Windows operating systems, security agents, application delivery systems such as SCCM and InTune

    ·       Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools, including Microsoft 365, Teams and related components

    ·       Deep understanding of network protocols and transport, VPN, and Citrix application layering

    ·       Proficient in PowerShell scripting, with experience in process automation

    ·       Experience with writing and applying GPOs to a distributed laptop environment

    ·       Experience with writing and applying GPOs across a multi-server Citrix environment

    ·       Demonstrated technical acumen in web technologies and Windows Server in a virtual environment

     

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

    ·       Experience with monitoring tools such as NetScout, NetBrain, SolarWinds, and Splunk

    ·       Experience with SASE solutions such as Zscaler, Netskope

    ·       Experience with security planning, infrastructure development, risk mitigation planning and project lifecycle management

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

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

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Sr Cyber Security Specialist St Louis, MO 9729

Advantage Tech is seeking a Sr Cyber Security Specialist for a client of ours. 

  • Description:

    This position will require subject matter expertise in Controls Networks, Network Engineering, Process Networks, Factory Acceptance Testing and NERC Reliability Standards. Duties will include but not be limited to providing support to the client's Governance, Risk, Cybersecurity & Compliance in the area of cyber security, Control/SCADA system security, NERC CIP compliance, preparation of documentation in support of audits, conducting cyber security and vulnerability assessments, and contributing to the development of NERC CIP compliant programs at client sites across North America.

  • Requirements:
    • Have a fundamental knowledge of Distributed Control System vendor control systems security offerings such as Emerson OSC, GE Security ST, and Industrial Defender.
    • Have working knowledge of DCS network architecture for control systems such as GE MARK VI, Emerson Ovation, Bailey Harmony INFI90, and or Siemens T3000.
    • Have strong knowledge on SCADA networks and protocols such as MODBUS, DNP3, and any proprietary SCADA protocols.
    • Identify new technologies and alternative systems to enhance security, reliability or customer experience.
    • Performed detailed and technical analysis of ICS and help integrate cyber security solutions.
    • Act as a technical advisor to clients and internal customers.
    • Identify operational issues and implement design alterations to address these issues.
    • Conduct vulnerability assessments of critical electric infrastructure, for both compliance and security purposes
    • Perform detailed, post event analysis of unusual events, and direct needed procedure or process changes in response.
    • Provide project management of technical staff in the implementation, installation, configuration, and technical support of network architecture.
    • Interact with clients in a friendly, professional manner as a subject matter expert. 
    • Maintain a superior knowledge of the cyber security capabilities of operating systems, networking devices, control systems, and vendor offerings.
    • Maintain a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art computer/network systems technologies, architectures, and products.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of applicable cyber security standards involving electric power systems, including those relating to process networks.
    • Work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.
    • Understand technical issues and the implications to the business, and be able to communicate them with other operation departments within the business.
    • Experience and/or familiarity with system security configurations for Windows and Linux systems
    • Experience and/or familiarity with security configurations for switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, and other network-attached devices
    • Experience and familiarity with vulnerability assessment methodologies and information gathering tools such as Nessus, Wireshark, Nmap, and equivalents
Sr Software Engineer Omaha, NE 9716

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

 

  • Senior level experience in Java web development 
  • Strong Angular experience preferred 
  • Must have experience with Springboot 

Let's talk today!  #advantagetech

Sr Java Software Engineer Omaha, NE 9714

Are you a strong Java developer looking to join a very collaborative software development team? Advantage Tech has partnered with a great client here in Omaha that is looking to add to their team! 

This group has very low turnover, and know the importance of a team, collaboration, and cross training skills! This is a great opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join a great company and amazing team. 

 

Qualifications: 

6+ years of Java development experience 

Admin experience preferred 

Experience with Microsoft Windows, Angular, and Linux 

Inside Sales Representative (Senior Living Advisor) Overland Park, KS 9682

THE POSITION:

Senior Living Advisors (SLAs) are inside sales representatives responsible for educating families on senior care options and working with them to find the right senior living communities that match their needs. The SLAs takes inbound pre-screen leads and help guide the seniors and their families from initial consultation, to touring of facilities, and ultimately moving into a senior living community.  This requires not only working with the families but also acting as the liaison between families in need and the senior housing communities or care providers.

WHO YOU ARE:

A great SLA has empathy for the families we serve, loves sales, is strongly internally motivated, and has the ability to learn the details of a unique industry like senior living quickly.  A SLAs primary focus is referring and moving families into appropriate customer communities and guiding them through the lifecycle of the search process by understanding a family’s unique needs and demonstrating an intimate knowledge of customer communities.

The success of an SLA is measured by reaching daily call benchmarks, scheduling tours at customer communities, and converting leads into customer move-ins resulting in achievement of their monthly sales quota. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build relationships and educate families over the phone on referral process.  Ensure families understand the value of the Client throughout their senior living search.
  • Understand family needs and refer appropriate customer communities.
  • Manage the sales process.  Guide families through their search process all the way to move-in including follow up with families and customer communities.
  • Understand customer community offerings, resident requirements, and sales process.
  • Manage lead pipeline on a daily basis and accurately record in the Company’s CRM to ensure up-to-date family information and status, as well as maintain accurate forecasts.
  • Structured, pre-scheduled training attendance is mandatory.
  • Communicate daily via phone and email to families and customers.
  • Consistently meet or exceed monthly sales quota.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills and Competencies

  • History of exceeding sales quota
  • 3+ years’ experience with documented history of success positioning and selling solutions to businesses or consumers in a quota or metrics driven environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess family situations and quickly develop solutions based upon family needs.
  • Documented history of ability to develop and maintain good working relationships in a multi-stakeholder relationship.
  • Ability to deliver results while working in a highly-independent environment.
  • Willingness to quickly come up to speed on the senior living industry.
  • Ability to multi-task; simultaneously talk on the phone and take notes on the computer.
  • Strong computer and typing skills necessary, including Word and Excel.

Education Requirements      

Bachelor's degree preferred.

 

Associate Inside Sales Representatives Overland Park, KS 9680

The Associate Inside Sales Representative is a new role at the cutting edge of client’s efforts to transform the way our client serves families searching for senior living. Associate Inside Sales Representatives are responsible for educating families on senior care options and referring them to customer communities that match their needs, working alongside Senior Living Advisors. They also follow up with the family throughout the search process and offer additional support and guidance to help in the decision process. Reps. are also responsible for coordinating with customers to ensure timely follow-up to referred families. Reps. act as the liaison between families in need and the senior housing communities or care providers. Their focus is following up and moving families into appropriate customer communities by understanding a family’s unique needs and demonstrating an intimate knowledge of customer communities, throughout the sales process.

Client is paid by participating communities and providers, and the service is provided by the Rep. at no charge to families. The success of an Inside Sales Rep. is measured by reaching daily call benchmarks, scheduling tours at customer communities, and converting leads into customer move-ins resulting in achievement of regional and organizational sales quota targets. Success is also measured by adherence to and full adoption of client’s values in all areas of the job.

 

Who you are:

We are seeking a high performing individual who is customer obsessed, an excellent communicator, loves solving challenging issues, and a quick learner. You must also be a caring and compassionate person with a desire to help people through stressful times during their search for eldercare. Reps. are able to develop excellent relationships quickly and establish rapport and trust with others. Ideally you have prior knowledge about senior living options and industry, inside sales experience, customer service skills, and are very comfortable communicating with customers. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

 

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Incorporate client’s Values into each family, customer and co-worker interactions
  • Build relationships and educate families over the phone on follow-up process. Ensure families understand the value of Client throughout their senior living search
  • Understand family needs and refer appropriate customer communities through second round referrals
  • Manage the sales process. Guide families through their search process with strong post-referral follow up with families and customer communities
  • Understand customer community offerings, resident requirements, and sales process
  • Manage dedicated follow-up lists on a daily basis and accurately record in the Company’s CRM to ensure up-to-date family information and status, as well as maintain accurate daily tallies
  • Structured, pre-scheduled training attendance is mandatory
  • Communicate daily via phone and email to families and customers
  • Consistently meet or exceed your contribution toward organizational sales goals
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and use proper etiquette and language at all times
  • This is a full-time position, regular evenings, early mornings and weekends may be required

 

Qualifications

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience with documented history of success positioning and selling solutions to businesses or consumers in a quota or metrics driven environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess family situations and quickly develop solutions based upon family needs.
  • Documented history of ability to develop and maintain good working relationships in a multi-stakeholder relationship.
  • Ability to deliver results while working in a highly-independent environment.
  • Past history of senior care industry preferred, or you must be willing to learn about senior care.
  • Ability to multi-task; simultaneously talk on the phone and take notes on the computer.
  • Strong computer and typing skills necessary, including Word and Excel.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – ability to self-start, multi-task, and work across teams in a fast-paced environment to support growth
  • Positive attitude – ability to work effectively across functions, geographies, and organization levels to develop solutions

Education Requirements    

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
Reimbursement Specialist Overland Park, KS 9630

Advantage Tech is seeking Reimbursement Specialist to join a great organization in Overland Park, KS. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Abides by and demonstrates the company Mission – Vision – Values through both behavior and job performance on a day-to-day basis.
  • Reviews daily lockbox receipts and matches check copies to batch tickets from bank to ensure all items have been received. 
  • Prepares check copies and backup for scanning by inserting separator pages and counting total number of pages to be scanned.
  • Keys payments at detail level into Accounts Receivable system by identifying correct patient and dates of service.  Any unidentified payments are applied to the branch or FSU unapplied accounts for additional research.
  • Analyzes each explanation of benefits to determine entry required to record denials, credit balances, partial payments, balance bills and paid in full to assist collectors in resolving outstanding balances.
  • Researches any cash application problem and takes appropriate corrective action before posting.
  • Balances cash daily in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Daily enters adjustments, correspondence, refunds, cash movements, demand denials and denials into Accounts Receivable system from imaging workbaskets.  Returns to originator any items needing further clarification before entering into the system.
  • Interacts with supervisor and co-workers in assuring data is accurate and submitted in accordance with processing deadlines.
  • Strong and accurate data entry skills

Qualifications:  

  • Strong administrative skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction well
Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 9625

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

Responsibilities:

  • Develop greenfield Cloud native applications in the Financial Accounting domain using Azure, C#, .NET tech-stack
  • Monitor and provide periodic status updates on each project
  • Monitor and develop team members to ensure consistent, effective and efficient processes, as well as comprehensive test plans and reliable test results
  • Effectively utilize Agile methodology to plan and lead team through sprints to ensure quality delivery
  • Identify product design features to support scalability, usability and better performance
  • Design, develop and maintain complex software components
  • Maintain and improve current knowledge on the latest technologies relevant to the role regarding algorithms, language, design methodology, third-party development tools, application platforms, hardware compatibility and operating systems
  • Establish best practices in coding and development within the team and ensure consistency of the use of best practices within the team
  • Design and develop reusable code components
  • Positively and proactively leads and influences the team
  • Create, maintain and execute unit test and alpha test plans
  • Support other managers in product and technology management

Standard Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.
  • Demonstrated effective time management, planning and organization skills with the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast-paced matrix-managed environment.
  • 3-5 years of application development experience
  • 3-5 years Minimum related work experience

Experience Requirements:

  • .NET
  • C#
  • Azure
  • SQL

Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with demonstrated effectiveness in presenting complex information to multiple organizational levels, with strong facilitation and presentation skills.

Demonstrated leadership abilities, decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to develop creative solutions to assigned projects.

Controller Olathe, KS 9621

Advantage Tech is seeking a Controller/Senior Accountant for their Lenexa based client.  This role is responsible for building strong client relationships, anticipating clients’ needs, and adjusting to different business environments.

This person will be responsible for analyzing and evaluating financial data for
producing relevant and reliable information and proactively managing client
systems and procedures for improved accuracy and efficiency.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Provide valuable information and analysis on Client’s day-to-day transactional activities in addition to cashflow and long-range planning
  • Personalize updates for improved Client relationships
  • Review financials and work with financial assistant for completion — follow up
    with overall evaluation of financials
  • Provide client with analysis and feedback on the company’s financial
    performance
  • Give suggestions for improvement, ideas for increasing profits
  • Ensure procedures are implemented and followed for most efficient
    workflow — Look for systems or process changes to reduce time spent
  • Act as a true advisor to clients. Become a part of their team.
  • Schedule regular in-person meetings with Clients (at least twice
    annually) to analyze, evaluate and plan
  • Develop and mentor team members for growth

Qualifications: 

  • Technical Accounting Skills (GAAP, Analytical Review, Critical Thinking)
  • Technical Software Skills (Excel, Office, Adobe, QuickBooks, General IT)
  • Efficient and Effective Communication Skills (Writing, Email, Phone)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Coachable/Accepting of Feedback
  • Relational
  • Strong client facing communication and ability to collaborate with external partners. 
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related area of focus
  • CPA Preferred 
Project Coordinator Kansas City, MO 9598

Advantage Tech is seeking a Project Coordinator for a local KC organization. 

The Project Coordinator will coordinate and track projects, schedules, and report progress directly with the Chief Growth Officer. This individual has a passion for project management and is an expert communicator who drives results while simultaneously promotes collegial collaboration. The Project Coordinator will exemplify a high degree of organizational skills to help drive the institution’s prioritized projects. This position requires the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Account Managers and Project Manager to develop concrete and detailed plans with the appropriate timeline to ensure continued progression, ownership, and prioritization of projects
  • Articulates project objectives openly and frequently
  • Aligns duties and responsibilities of specific team members
  • Identify project goals through open collaboration with necessary stakeholders and team members
  • Reviews project plans with leadership before initiating project launch • Manages project progression to ensure projects stay on track and in scope to meet the projected deadline
  • Holds project stakeholders accountable for all deliverables
  • Facilitates frequent and ongoing communication with project partners to ensure project progression and the achievement of critical milestones and deliverables

Requirements:

  • BA is strongly preferred, but not required
  • Project Management Certification preferred
  • Two years of previous project management experience required
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Experience working with remote teams is preferred
Designer/CADD Assistant Kansas City, MO 9572

Advantage Tech is searching for a CADD Assistant to join their client's team in Kansas City. Mo.

 

The CADD Assistant will work directly with the CADD manager to help with CADD software support and maintenance.

CADD Assistant – 3 years of experience with Autodesk products, Inventor, AutoCAD, and Vault

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to CADD Manager in conjunction with the Engineering Manager
  • Responsible for basic CAD software install and configuration with direction from the CADD Manager
  • Responsible for supporting engineering CAD issues with the Autodesk products, Inventor, AutoCAD, and Vault.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Autodesk Inventor Content Center and standard part libraries with direction from the CADD manager.
  • Responsible for monthly CAD training meetings with CADD Manager direction.
  • Maintains training documentation and trains new users with direction from the CADD Manager
  • Creates drawing template files for engineering with direction from the CADD Manger
  • Responsible for maintaining job folder structure in Vault as well as job archiving.
  • Responsible for effective communication with CADD Manager and Engineering Manager to ensure proper CAD training and integration.
  • Will assist with mechanical design and detailing when not involved with CAD tasks.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Mechanical Design, or 3-5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3 years of experience with Autodesk products, Inventor, AutoCAD, and Vault
  • Have proficient skills with Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with Siemens Teamcenter, Tekla, Autodesk Navisworks and ReCap a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to quickly identify solutions to simple CAD problems
  • Ability to be flexible with new and challenging software and problems
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to take direction and willingness to drive change and challenge / improve existing processes.
Internal Auditor Topeka, KS Map 9557

Advantage Tech is looking for an Internal Auditor to join a well established partner in the Topeka, KS area. 

This position performs individual internal audit projects and Sarbanes-Oxley testing as part of the total internal audit plan. This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, developing and performing internal audit procedures (including continuous monitoring), and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed includes coverage of functional and operating units, focusing on compliance, financial and operational processes. Audit procedures assigned are of moderate complexity and require the exercise of professional judgment. This position assists with process improvement initiatives, follows up on the status of outstanding issues, assists the external auditors, and works on special projects as assigned by internal audit management.  This position works with all areas of the organization and all levels of management.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops internal audit scope for assigned projects, including completing risk assessments to determine the focus of the audit and the testing procedures to be completed.
  • Analyzes and documents the audit area by reviewing existing documentation or developing documentation, such as detailed narratives and flowcharts, applicable policies and procedures, business unit risk assessments, etc.
  • Tests controls to ensure reliability and transparency of financial reporting, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and compliance with applicable rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Actively participates in process improvement initiatives.
  • Communicates internal audit results to management and the Audit committee of the board of directors through meetings and internal audit reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.                                                                                                                           

Expectations:

  • Complete assigned audits procedures and Sarbanes-Oxley testing in a timely manner.
  • Understand and document key internal controls, including the ability to discern strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop a working knowledge of all areas of the Bank and the ability to develop a clear understanding of the Bank's key functional processes and resources.
  • Maintain professional and courteous relationships with auditees and others.
  • Communicate effectively in writing (emails, memos and audit reports) and in verbal communications (meetings with auditees and others).
  • Work cooperatively with all members of the Internal Audit department.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the need for constant process improvement and be willing to identify, offer suggestions for improvement, and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Protect business records created or used in business processes to ensure availability, confidentiality, integrity; and the retention and destruction of such as specified by relevant policies.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, ability to problem solve, memory for details, ability to prioritize, and ability to maintain concentrated mental and visual attention for sustained periods.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion (D&I) by taking actions that are consistent with Bank’s D&I program. Provides reporting to the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI), as needed, as well as partners with OMWI to implement effective policies and procedures that incorporate D&I into business activities.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Four to six years of similar or related experience.
  • Degree in accounting or finance (or equivalent work experience) is required. CPA or CIA professional certification is preferred.
  • A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.
  • Work involves extensive personal contact with others and is usually of a personal or sensitive nature.
  • Work may involve motivating or influencing others.

Other Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and practical experience of internal control system processes and risk management methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Ability to operate all types of general office equipment.
  • Ability to work and travel independently.
Sr Data Engineer Omaha, NE 9513

Are you a skilled Data Engineer looking for your next opportunity in a well established company here in Omaha? If so, Advantage Tech has the role for you! 

 

Seeking a Sr Data Engineer to assist our client in designing, building, implementing, and optimizing data pipelines that transfer data from their on prem platforms to AWS/Snowflake. 

Qualifications: 

  • 8+ years of experience
  • Experience in mentoring 
  •  Knowledge of DataStage (or comparable ETL tool)
  • Strong SQL programming skills in a DB2 environment
  •  Knowledge of UNIX scripting, JAVA, COBOL or Python
Data Protection Analyst Kansas City, MO 9476

Advantage Tech has an awesome client that has an exciting opening for a Data Protection Analyst. 

Overview:

As part of the Enterprise Cybersecurity Team, this role is responsible for assisting with operating the Data Protection program, ensuring effective data protection activities across various systems, applications and third parties that directly support the client's business. The Analyst assists with the implementation and ongoing support of this program enterprise-wide ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed/delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. The Data Protection Analyst works closely with Legal, HR, and other Cybersecurity associates and is part of a strategic and comprehensive Cybersecurity Team that is accountable for ensuring implementation in accordance with regulatory expectations, risk appetite, organizational risk practices and evolving business practices.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with operations of the enterprise wide Data Protection and Data Loss Prevention programs with a focus on safeguarding protected and sensitive data. Work closely with the Cybersecurity Incident Response and Architecture Teams to drive modifications to organization behavior policies and standards, procedures, metrics, processes, and related tools.
  • Work with Cybersecurity Governance, risk management, and compliance Team on the data asset risk framework which prioritizes data loss prevention policy implementation to best reduce client's security risk posture and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and customer/consumer expectations.
  • Work as part of a team tasked with data protection operations including data loss prevention, data access governance and data discovery. This program will provide monitoring and responding to potential data loss events, as well as tuning detection and prevention policies.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with business partners, including IT teams, in order to propose and formulate solutions to meet the business needs and to drive efficiency and business value.
  • Drive a Data Protection and "treating data as an asset" culture to safeguard organizational data throughout the organization. Helping to champion the education and training of stakeholders and end users about client's Security and Data policies. Collaborate with stakeholders and partner teams on the planning, implementation, and roll-out of associated programs and solutions.
  • Assist with operations of all the Data Protection Program plan elements that provide actionable results for client's Managed File Transfers; Data Leakage and Loss Prevention; and Media Handling programs.
  • Participate in cybersecurity risk assessments and risk mitigation strategies.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 2+ years experience Data Protections with specific experience with a large-scale Data Protection and Data Loss Prevention
  • CISSP Preferred

 

 

SAP Business Anaylst Kansas City, MO 9426

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

Roles and Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

 

Mortgage Closing Assistant Kansas City, MO 9371

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

 

Proposal Writer North Kansas City, MO 9328

Job Description: 

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

Preferred:

  • APMP certification and/or grant writing a plus.
  • Experience in government contract bidding and proposal development preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge/experience in preparing and coordinating submittals and proposal development in terms of deliverables, schedules and resources to meet schedules preferred.
Technical Recruiter / Sales Trainee Overland Park, KS 6464

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

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

PURPOSE:

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

RESPONSIBILITES:

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

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

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

CORE BEHAVIORS:

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

 

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

Job Type: Full-time

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