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

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Title Location Job ID
Data Management Lead Lee's Summit, MO 8981

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Management Lead for our Independence, MO Location. 

SKILLS

 

Performs analysis and completes entry into Salesforce for all provider directory updates and completes provider demographic updates, including Adds, Changes, and Terminations.  Assists with audit of all network provider entry into Facets to ensure accuracy and the integrity of the network provider data.  Completes phone verification calls to providers to obtain required data elements for provider directory updates as defined by state regulations.  Performs routine assignments with minimal supervision.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews contracted provider data.  Performs close examination of network provider directory update form and completes the entry into the Salesforce system.
  • Verifies provider’s group affiliations, and works with Contract Administrator and Sr Contract Specialist to identify group providers in need of directory update audit, and submit the spreadsheet to the group contact for updates.  Prepare completed updates and submit to Sr Contract Specialist for update into Salesforce.
  • Utilizes NPPES NPI Registry to verify provider NPI and update per NPI website.
  • Identifies updates of provider specialty, education, American Board Certification, and state license number and forwards to Credentialing for verification.
  • Contacts provider to obtain required data elements to complete directory update.
  • Assists Contract Administrator with maintaining updates to the job aides, makes recommendations for process updates, and maintains updates to the job aides based on recommendations from the Contract Administrator.
  • Assists with audit of applications, adds, changes, and terms into the Salesforce and Facets systems and completes audit spreadsheets and provides feed back to the Contract Administrator.
  • Reviews and updates error reports received from payers as needed for PPO USA.
  • Assists in research and resolution for provider directory issues and other payer requests as received from PPO USA.
  • Provide weekly status reports to Contract Administrator to be used for reporting to Supervisor, Provider Relations, and PPO USA.
  • Assists with completing provider entry for all applications, adds, changes, and terminations.
  • Assists with other tasks as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:  Education & Experience

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent
  • Requires five years of data entry experience
  • Requires effective written and verbal communications skills to answer questions from staff and respond to inquiries
  • Requires alpha numeric entry of 10,000 KPH
  • Requires analytic ability to prepare departmental reports. Requires the ability to compare data and resolve discrepancies
  • Requires proficiency with Word and Excel

 

PREFERRED:  Salesforce experience

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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Service Now Developer Lee's Summit, MO 8980

Advantage Tech is seeking a ServiceNow professional to join our client's team and serve as the ServiceNow Developer/Administrator. The role will be primarily development/administration of the ServiceNow platform and framework. This role is responsible for maintaining the environment, performing enhancements and upgrades, solving issues and working with project teams to utilize the data integrations within the platform, configuring, administering and enhancing the ServiceNow platform. This role will serve as the subject matter expert for ServiceNow within our client and will work with internal customers across the company to develop technical solutions that satisfy business needs.

Responsibilities

  • Manage functional day-to-day operations of the ServiceNow platform, serve as the subject matter expert and point of contact for all things related to ServiceNow.
  • Design and develop solutions within the ServiceNow environment to include new or modifications to applications, forms, workflow, policies, actions, access control, interfaces and any other configurations required to support client processes.
  • Work with various IT teams to identify ServiceNow automation and integration opportunities to improve the existing state of IT operations.
  • Creating and maintaining API and data integration processes between ServiceNow and other services.
  • Work with teams across GEHA to ensure that the ServiceNow configuration and processes support the defined requirements and business needs.
  • Collaborate with System Administrators and ServiceNow Support concerning strategies and technical aspects of platform upgrades.
  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of all enhancements, configurations, and upgrades to the ServiceNow platform.
  • Build internal technical documentation, manuals and policies
  • Researches and recommends innovative and possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Develop and distribute industry standard reports and dashboards for to managers and leadership for defined KPIs.

Requirements

  • Requires ServiceNow Administrator Certification.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field. Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • Requires four years of relevant experience administrating or developing in the ServiceNow platform.
  • Requires 2+ Years’ Experience; Working with the ServiceNow platform in an Admin/Developer and enterprise-wide, multi-tier ServiceNow production environment Within Service Now configuring  workflows to automate routine tasks service or  building catalog items, Building custom scoped applications and widgets in ServiceNow
  • Experience creating Performance Analytics reports and dashboards
  • Experience integrating ServiceNow with software using REST/SOAP including Active Directory
  • Requires 4+ Years’ Experience; Scripting within ServiceNow, with strong skills in the following languages; using HTML, CSS,  Javascript, XML, Web services, Jelly, Angular JS
  • Working within ServiceNow in an ITIL environment, including the Incident, Problem, Change, and Service Catalog modules
  • Working directly with the customer developing business or system requirements, project plans or leading design sessions
  • Experience leveraging MID Servers for integration and automation, with direct experience configuring API and data integrations with ServiceNow
  • Experience leading complex cross functional projects within ServiceNow
  • Experience configuring the Asset and Configuration modules, while utilizing Discovery module to identify assets and CI's on the network

Skills

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively coordinate and work with cross-functional work teams independently
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to think big, and challenge conventional wisdom regarding the ServiceNow platform,
  • Ability to adapt quickly to learn new tool's, new technologies, and current industry standards
  • Problem solving and critical thinking mindset
  • Ability to facilitate planning meetings, workshops, reviews and retrospectives.

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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Senior Architect Kansas City, MO 8977

Senior Architect
The Senior Architect is primarily responsible for defining technology direction and strategy for their domain.  They will define and execute the architecture process for technology solutions with guidance from the Manager= Architecture. This role is a Subject Matter Expert in a given domain and contributes to the development of the domain as a companywide authority.

Responsibilities
•    Conducts or oversees their domain by applying deep expertise in one of the following areas.
 o    Business
 o    Data
 o    Application
 o    Technology
 o    Security
 o    Enterprise
•    Defines the architecture standards, guidelines, and statements of direction by facilitating the design and establishment of architecture standards or controls for their given domain.
•    Guide the technical implementation of their domain by solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
•    Defines domain level deliverables the technical architects will adhere to in creating artifacts to guide detailed design.
•    Participates in the adoption of new technologies by researching technical trends and developments in their domain.
•    Evaluates the impact and feasibility of new technologies within their domain before incorporating them into their domain technical architectures.
•    Helps determine the selection of technologies.
•    Demonstrates a full understanding of the architecture best practices for assigned domain and educates others throughout the organization on the function of architecture methodologies.
•    Develops and establishes architectural best practices for their domain that guide the design of technology solutions.
•    Lead the creation of POC and prototype development using internal and external resources.
•    Provides expertise and shares an understanding of current capability gaps, architectural gaps, and market and industry trends that can be used to set future direction.

Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related, or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.
•    Overall twelve years experience in architecture, technology design, development, implementation and support functions.
•    Experience with a diverse set of platforms and technologies, as well as, experience with structured methods and the software development life cycle.
•    In depth experience within one or more technical domains.
•    Experience with large complex systems.
•    Demonstrated research, analytical, critical thinking, decision-making, consulting and problem-solving skills.
•    Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.  
•    Effective presentation skills.
•    Ability to develop creative solutions.
•    Ability to work with limited direct supervision.
•    Ability to mentor other architects in overall architectural best practices and depth within their domain.
 

Software Engineer – .Net and React Kansas City, MO 8975

Software Engineer:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Software Engineer
Kansas City, MO, US

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

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

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

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

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

DevOps Engineer Kansas City, MO 8973

Advantage Tech is seeking a DevOps Engineer for an awesome client in the KC area. 

Job Summary:

 

Successful candidate will be a team-oriented DevOps Engineer with experience and eagerness to work on infrastructure, operations, CI, CD, deployment, data management, and information security. Working operational stability of a platform supporting multiple development teams, app deployments, and databases, to reduce risk to site availability, security, and maintainability. Executing recurring operations and maintenance tasks such as data snapshotting and archiving, security patching, and infrastructure scaling and monitoring. Using DevOps to control, automate, and accelerate the Agile SDLC and DataOps to orchestrate the delivery of data among systems.

 

 

Key Activities:

   

  • Production operations of ongoing application development and data management, promoting DevOps and DataOps

  • Configuring, integrating, and securing multiple AWS services to deliver sustainable functionality.

  • Provide day-to-day support of all AWS Cloud servers and server-based applications across AWS Cloud enterprise.

  • Work with the rest of the IT team to improve the way technology is delivered to the enterprise which includes designing and implementing systems to improve reliability, scalability, security, and performance.

  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes

  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks

  • Managing an agile workstream (e.g. maintaining a Jira backlog and scrum board) and participating in agile ceremonies (retrospectives, sprint planning)

  • Management of a multi-node Jenkins installation, including jobs, credentials, and plugins

  • Monitoring load and response time on HTTP APIs and queryable data sources

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

  • 4+ years of DevOps experience.

  • Knowledge operating applications and infrastructure in AWS

  • Demonstrated ability to write application code or automation scripts in a thoughtful, abstracted, and organized way.

  • Knowledge and experience managing large data sources and the flow of data between stages for public and analytical consumption

  • Understanding of end-to-end modern agile software development

  • Experience with authoring, configuring, scheduling, and scaling a suite of Jenkins jobs

  • Sustaining operational security of systems and justifying sufficiency

United States citizenship is required for this position.

Java Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8971

Key Activities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Communicates status and progress on assignments. ?

  • Recognizes issues and risks and raises as appropriate.

Qualifications:

 

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

 

United States citizenship is required for this position.

Senior Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8969

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

Position Summary

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

Expectations

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

Competencies

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

Requisites

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

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

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

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Project Manager Overland Park, KS 8968

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr. Project Manager.

Sr. Project Manager Job Duties:
 

I. JOB SUMMARY

The Information Technology Senior Project Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating 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. The Project Manager will utilize the Agile Scrum method to manage projects where it makes sense. Expertise in general Project Management and Agile Scrum and Kanban practices is necessary. Significant familiarity with modern application systems is expected. The Senior Project Manager acts as a single interface point for clients, project teams, vendors and sponsors. Also ensures program scope is in line with enterprise goals as is the focal point for ensuring projects are delivered on-time and meeting business objectives.

The projects managed by the Senior Project Manager have substantial complexity and organizational impact. Examples could include business and system implementations; hardware, network and systems upgrades affecting all or significant portions of the organization and the implementation of systems impacting the financial standing or overall welfare of the corporation.

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provides 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
• Manages complex development projects using the Agile Scrum methodology
• Prepares 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 manages 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

III. REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s Degree in computer information systems or related area
• 6-8 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
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Comfortable working under pressure and in a fast-evolving environment.
• 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.

IV. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Agile Scrum Master, PMP or Six Sigma Certification

 

 

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

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

#advantagetech

 

Sr Business Analyst Omaha, NE 8967

Looking to work with a casual company where everyone knows your name?  Look no further!  This company is adding to their BSA team.  

 

The primary responsibility of this position will be to act as liaison between business units and IT Programming staff in support of all technological platforms in use at the company. This includes developing business requirements, identifying application shortcomings and testing new system enhancements and fixes.

  • Interpret high level business area requirement into detailed business requirements from which technical specifications can be developed.
  • Communicate frequently with business areas and IT programming staff to enable effective, efficient completion of IT systems development tasks.
  • Act as a mentor to less experienced Business Analysts and identify process improvement opportunities throughout the organization.
  • Identifyand fix any policies and/or claims which may have been negatively affected by a system bug.Occasionally assist customer service and/or Processing if there are staff shortages in those areas.
Sharepoint Administrator Overland Park, KS 8966

Summary

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

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

Education, Certifications & Experience

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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

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

Computer Skills

  • SharePoint Online
  • SharePoint Services/Portal Server
  • Installing and configuring Deployment Server
  • Apply planner ESU
  • Execute special instructions
  • Installing and configuring Enterprise Server
  • Installing and configuring Web Server
  • Create and run installation plan
  • Post installation, log analysis and surface testing
  • Windows Server
  • Perform application release upgrade
  • Perform tools release upgrade
    • Normal upgrade
    • Multi foundation upgrade
  • Upgrading different environments
  • Surface testing of upgraded instance
  • Promotion and testing of objects
  • Microsoft Networking and Support
    • ITIL experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Security Management
    • Setup security for different roles i.e. test and production roles
    • Configuring different types of securities such as application, action, row, column, etc.
    • Promoting security changes from test to production
    • Synchronizing test and production roles
    • Identify security conflicts and resolve them
    • Implementing SOD based on the provided requirement
Help Desk Engineer Kansas City, MO 8965

Advantage Tech is looking for a Desktop Engineer for our Kansas City, Client

 

Education:         

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a related field.  A+, MCP, MCSE or MCTS certification a plus.

 

Experience/Skills/Abilities:

  • An in-depth understanding of workstation operating system software and configuration with an emphasis on Microsoft software technologies.
  • Proven experience in mass workstation deployment using imaging/cloning tools.
  • Advanced installation, support and troubleshooting skills for workstation hardware, peripherals, and software applications.
  • Scripting skills in VB script, Windows Scripting Host, Powershell.
  • Proven experience in definition and design of system architecture for new or existing personal computer systems.
  • Experience with VMWare and other virtualization products.
  • Knowledge of contingency planning techniques and alternatives to ensure system up-time and disaster recovery options.
  • Familiarity with network troubleshooting including knowledge of TCP/IP protocol, switching and routing in a multi-site, enterprise environment.
  • Solid knowledge of Active Directory and group policy and its effects on workstation configuration and deployment and user environment settings.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact effectively with team members who may be from non-technical departments.
  • Ability to work independently and on several projects simultaneously with proven project management and implementation experience.
  • Willingness to research and test new technologies and advise on their applicability to operating environment.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service and possess a positive, upbeat attitude.

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

 

  • PC Configuration & Support
    • Responsible for creating and maintaining master images of workstation operating systems with standard applications for all workstations.
    • Responsible for creating documentation of the installation and configuration of workstation applications.
    • Coordinate installation and rollout of new workstations, including all asset management tasks.
    • Provide help desk support to users on workstation related hardware and software questions.
    • Coordinate warranty support issues with workstation manufacturers.
    • Plan, document, implement and coordinate backup, update and refresh strategies for remote workers.
    • Responsible for virus protection updates, operating system updates and software application updates on all workstations.
    • Participate in planning and implementation teams to refresh/rotate workstations at all locations.
    • Assist with management and application of workstation operating system patches.
  • Software Application Support
    • Primary IT Department contact for the installation, configuration and support of department specific applications.
    • Responsible for documenting setup of department applications, including workstation and server setup requirements.
    • Responsible for software application inventory tracking and license compliance.
  • IT Project Leader
    • Ability to participate on a team and add value to the team by utilizing  IT systems.
    • Willingness to research new technologies and advise on their usefulness
  • End user support
    • Posses a wide-range of experience with desktop, printers and applications support. 
    • Ability to troubleshoot and solve help desk related inquires. End user training as required.
  • Lean Enterprise
  • Establish and utilize frameworks and systems, including tools such as visual management, problem solving, standard work and kaizen.
  • Adheres to and promotes the HR Pledge
  • Ability to cooperate and commit in a team environment to achieve goals and deliverables
  • Resolve difficult or complicated challenges using the problem solving process
  • Actively embrace our core principals using courage, humility and kazien

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

 

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 is able to propose creative solutions to IT related tasks in order to add value to IT environment and solve end-user problems.
  • Communication—the individual is able to clearly express themselves and is polite and respectful to supervisors, peers and co-workers. 
  • Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.
  • Teamwork—the individual is able to 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.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • 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 learn and apply new technologies to IT environment.

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

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

#advantagetech

BI Developer Kansas City, MO 8964

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

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

  • ASP.NET Webforms with VB.NET Codebehind (MVC a plus)
  • VB.NET including Winforms development (WPF a plus)
  • Microsoft SQL Server database design and development
  • Javascript, HTML, and CSS experience (including additional libraries)
  • SSRS development experience
  • Microsoft Office tools, Outlook, Excel, Access development experience
  • Power BI
  • Basic skills with C# a plus
  • PowerShell basic experience, proficiency a plus
  • SharePoint development experience a plus
Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8963

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

The Software Engineer develops systems and tools designed to improve company processes, applications, and data management. The Software Engineer works in a team fashion with other developers to assist in establishing coding, user interface, and data standards. The position requires constant self-teaching; adaptability to various tools and project management processes; and an innovative approach to solving problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Director/VP of Information Technology
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn the business domain and use the knowledge to enhance and optimize in-house applications.
  • Work with users to determine requirements, process flow; create estimates, project tasks.
  • Design and develop high quality, stable custom solutions to optimize operations or processes as approved by management.
  • Support, debug, and troubleshoot all existing applications in the product portfolio.
  • Develop and deploy integrations with 3rd party software, services, or customer systems.
  • Work with the Sr. Software Engineer to ensure applications meet department standards.
  • Create documentation for solutions; cross-train software engineers in new applications.
  • Assist in developing and adhering to Ux standards for all applications. 
  • Ensure application security, data handling at rest and in transit meet or exceed required security standards set by the IT department leadership.
  • Accurately track work hours in approved project management/timekeeping software as assigned by IT leadership beyond standard corporate time tracking. 
  • May provide training directly to users as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 2-3 years’ experience building applications within the Microsoft suite of programming languages and tools, most critical skills include but not limited to Visual Basic.NET, C#, and the .NET framework.  Other languages within the .NET tool suite are a plus.
  • Skilled in developing and supporting systems using Microsoft Access and VBA
  • Experience with web coding languages and libraries such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, Bootstrap, and modern js frameworks.
  • Familiarity of database design and concepts using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with web services such as APIs, SSO, XML, JSON, SOAP
  • Working knowledge of version control/code repository technologies

Soft Skills:

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service attitude and willingness to go beyond
  • Passion for continual self-improvement and willing to push your own abilities
  • Exceptional ability to communicate with all levels of organization, customers and suppliers
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to influence others to accomplish complex tasks and solve complex technical problems
  • Ability and willingness to drive change and challenge / improve existing processes

 

Software Engineer Lenexa, KS 8962

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Engineer for our Lenexa, KS Client. 

What we are looking for this role to do:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Help us solve complex and interesting problems utilizing front-end architecture, full stack development, machine learning for predictive analytics, streaming data analytics, cloud infrastructure automation and test automation strategies.

• Work collaboratively within a cross functional team using Kanban/Lean*

• Architect, design and implement new software systems or enhance existing software systems*

• Work with team to clearly define product requirements

• Participate in quality strategy discussions and implement layers of the test pyramid such as unit and integration tests*

• Participate in DevOps process that supports the team’s applications *

What you need to bring to the table:

• Passion for building leading edge software solutions using coding standards, continuous integration, and automated testing

• Ability to excel within a DevOps culture by working collaboratively within a cross-functional team and promoting productivity through effective testing, automation, continuous integration, and code quality

• Experience in utilizing Kanban/Lean processes to translate business needs into working products

• Proven ability to accept and promote change, drive quality continuously, apply the latest leading practices, and establish effective patterns to develop cutting edge software

• Willingness to embrace challenges of a complex distributed system and unexplored technologies

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with other smart and engaged people

• Passion for building leading edge software solutions using the latest “best in class” technologies

Bonus points if you have experience with:

• .NET Core, Microservices, Big Data solutions, NoSQL, RESTful services, Cloud and Serverless architectures, ReactJS applications

• Testing ReactJS applications with tools such as Jest and Puppeteer, or similar technologies *Denotes essential functions of the position

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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Cloud Engineer Kansas City, MO 8961

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

 

  • Qualifications:
  •  
  • 6+ years of hands-on, professional software development experience in building highly scalable online services frameworks.
  • 2-3+ years hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code products using the following technologies on a Cloud platform: GitLab, Python ,Apache, Spark, Docker.
  • Experience with REST API’s and  webservice solutions is a distinct advantage.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology  field (e.g Computer/Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science(CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering(EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and/or work experience.

United States citizenship is required for this position.

 

Senior Software Engineer Overland Park, KS 8960

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Software Engineer for or Overland Park, KS Client.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Senior Software Engineer is engaged in all phases of the software development lifecycle which include; assisting in analyzing user/business system requirements and creating application system models. The Senior Software Engineer’s primary functions are to design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal or external use, perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition, the Senior Software Engineer will participate in design meetings and interact with business stakeholders to refine, test, and debug programs to meet business needs. This is an advanced-level role occupied by those demonstrating in-depth technical within their respective areas of specialization. Incumbents work independently on complex work assignments and may determine methods and procedural approaches on new assignments. In addition, responsibilities include serving as resources to internal and third party team members on escalated technical issues, code reviews and analyzing and designing specifications for less experienced team members to execute.

 

Job Duties:

  • Utilizing technical expertise; Creates system requirements, performs design and analysis, and coding and unit testing of complex to highly complex system functionality and/or defect correction across multiple platforms.
  • Identifies ideas to improve system performance and impact availability.
  • Resolves complex technical design issues.
  • Provides functional and/or technical guidance in evaluating applications systems or evaluating requests for proposals.
  • Coordinates changes and influences and prioritizes tasks with business or technical departments.
  • Analyzes and influences technical, system, and/or user requirements.
  • Identifies and creates solutions to improve system performance and availability.
  • Facilitates root cause analysis of system issues to minimize impact and future occurrences.
  • Creates system documentation/play book(s) and serves as a lead technical reviewer and contributor in requirements, design and code reviews.
  • Typically serves as a resource to the business.
  • Analyzes and designs specifications for less experienced engineers.
  • Acts as a technical resource throughout the development life cycle.
  • May also actively contribute to the technical and soft skills development of team members.
  • Assists team leads and management with delegation of work to cross functional and third-party team members for execution through the full development life cycle.
  • Keeps management appropriately informed of progress and issues.
  • Coordinates system application transition from development teams to maintenance and production teams, and/or constructs and implements necessary controls to assure system/application traceability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing and implementing scalable and secure enterprise level software
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience
  • Experience with ReactJS, .Net Core and SQL
  • Experience building and deploying applications on AWS
  • Experience with automated build, testing and deployment processes and tooling

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience developing Health care technology
  • Experience delivering HIPPA compliant software solutions

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with scalable agile methods
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to establish and maintain professional working relationships and a professional image with customers, peers, clinicians, and vendors

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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Software Engineer Overland Park, KS 8959

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Engineer for our Overland Park, KS Client. 

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Software Engineer’s primary functions are to develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal or external use, perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition, the Software Engineer will participate in design meetings and interact with business stakeholders to refine, test, and debug programs to meet business needs.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Develop applications as designed by Software Architects and Senior Software Engineers.
  • Deliver application features on time as assigned by Scrum Master.
  • Code, debug, and unit test applications in a variety of technologies, languages and platforms, including .NET Core, ReactJS, CSS and other modern languages
  • Optimize and refactor code of new and existing applications for maximum performance and scalability.
  • Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements.
  • Integration of the frontend and backend aspects of the web application.
  • Coordinates system application transition from development teams to maintenance and production teams, and/or constructs and implements necessary controls to assure system/application traceability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Skills

  • Proficient knowledge of one or more: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET Core, JavaScript, etc.
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms (such as mobile vs, desktop), and optimizing output to match the specific platform.
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like Git, Mercurial or SVN

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing and implementing scalable and secure enterprise level software
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience
  • Experience with ReactJS, .Net Core and SQL
  • Experience building and deploying applications on AWS
  • Experience with automated build, testing and deployment processes and tooling

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience developing Health care technology
  • Experience developing HIPPA compliant software solutions

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with scalable agile methods
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to establish and maintain professional working relationships and a professional image with customers, peers, clinicians, and vendors
  • Ability to have effective two-way communication with peers

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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UI Engineer Lenexa, KS 8957

Advantage Tech is looking for UI Engineer's for our Lenexa, KS Client.  

What we are looking for this role to do:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Work collaboratively within a cross functional team using Kanban/Lean*

• Architect, design and implement new software systems or enhance existing software systems*

• Develop new user-facing features

• Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

• Build reusable code and libraries for future use*

• Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

• Participate in quality strategy discussions and implement layers of the test pyramid such as unit and integration tests*

• Participate in DevOps process that supports the team’s applications *

What you need to bring to the table:

• Passion for building leading edge software solutions using coding standards, continuous integration, and automated testing

• Excel within a DevOps culture by working collaboratively within a cross functional team promoting productivity through effective testing, automation, continuous integration, and code quality

• Utilize Kanban/Lean processes to translate business needs into working products • Experience in UI software development, especially in the areas of: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, CSS/JS, ReactJS applications*

• Expert knowledge of JavaScript including advanced concepts such as asynchronous programming*

• Have an eye for detail

• Have a strong ability for writing code to be reusable and designing solutions to be scalable

• Thrive in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with other smart and engaged people

• Have a passion for building leading edge software solutions using the latest “best in class” technologies

Bonus points if you have experience with:

• Cloud and Serverless architectures, GraphQL

• Testing ReactJS applications with tools such as Jest and Puppeteer, or similar technologies

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

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

#advantagetech

Systems admin Omaha, NE 8954

Are you looking to get into a position with a company that appears to "be too good to be true".  This company is growing by leaps and bounds and is looking for this System Admin to add to the team with growth opportunity to IT Mgr in the next few years!  

The Systems admin will support an entrepreneurial, multi-company organization with on-site and remote employees in multiple locations across the US. Our environment is generally centered on Windows 10 desktops, Office 365, Azure cloud infrastructure, and several network technologies. Some business units also use Mac OS and G Suite. As part of a small IT team that supports multiple locations and over 200 employees, this role requires drive, problem-solving skills, the ability to travel occasionally, and strong customer service and communication skills

  • Serve as the lead and escalation point for desktop systems software and hardware, network infrastructure
  • Oversee the processes for deployment, maintenance, and support, for all implemented hardware, software, and operating systems
  • Rapidly respond to emergency situations and participate in 24/7 on-call support.
  • Handle daily break/fix configuration issues, software installation and hardware repairs.
  • Handle escalated issues that Tier 1 is unable to handle.
  • Research and implement fixes for new issues.
  • Work with Director of Technology and Network Engineer if/when escalation is needed.
  • Assist with creation of white papers, documentation and training of all IT hardware, software and networking.
  • Scope out equipment and software for enterprise project such as servers, VM, operating systems, networking and cabling.
  • Ability to learn new technologies through self-learning materials and company sponsored training.
  • Travel up to 20% locally and occasionally out of state.
  • Be a willing participant in a collaborative environment.
  • Check and maintain data backup systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Experience with IT disaster recovery process

·         Excellent working knowledge of Windows OS, Mac OS and their respective application suites

·         Experience with Office 365, OneDrive and Windows secure file sharing

·         Extensive networking skill with assisting in maintaining and configuring networking services on Windows and Linux such as DNS, DHCP, SMB/CIFS, RDP, HTTP/S, SMTP, SSH.

·         Working knowledge of wireless technologies.

·         Experience with Azure Active Directory and Domains.

·         Experience with PowerShell

·         Handles problem recognition, research, resolution and follow-up on client issues

Required Certifications:

At least one certification below is required:

  • MCDST
  • MCSE
  • MCP

The Certification below are additionally preferred:

  • CCNA / CCDA / CCNIP
  • Network +
  • Unifi
  • Apple CPT

 Requirements:

  • Customer first mentality (strong written and verbal communication skills)
  • A problem-solving mindset, strong organizational skills
  • Ability to diagnose and configure network settings
  • a BA in information technology, information security or related
  • Relevant 2-3 years (Required)
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Lenexa, KS 8951

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Quality Assurance Analyst for our Lenexa, KS client. 

Summary:

The Quality Assurance Analyst joins a team responsible for testing web based eCommerce applications. This role is responsible for regression testing and participating with an Agile team creating test cases and testing new features as they are developed. This role requires experience in automation to expand and maintain the automation framework, along with creating automation scripts for the new and existing test cases.

Job Responsibilities:

– Develop manual and automated test cases to increase regression coverage as well as new functionality testing

– Execute manual and automated test cases including ad-hoc and exploratory testing as needed

– Back end, API and Integration Testing

– Define and promote test automation best practices, standards and processes.

– Create data sets to be used in test automation activities.

– Document and/or review testing results working closely with Developers and Business Analysts to resolve reported issues

– Develop and create testing data needed to execute manual and automated test cases

– Perform software configurations and deployments to manage your testing system for successful testing results

– Manage testing to project timelines

– Participate in the Agile project flow providing feedback in all areas, paying close attention to high risk areas and communicating testing concerns

– Ensure High Quality in all deliverables: software, test cases, bug cases, automation plans, and documented results

– Become a subject matter expert on existing and new features ensuring you can fully test, review logs for troubleshooting and create new and update existing test cases

– Analyze existing features and test cases and consider areas where new test cases should be created or existing cases modified to have a better coverage of the feature

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

– BS or BA degree. Preferred Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience

Required skills/experience:

– Seven+ years of experience testing software applications

– Three+ years of experience creating and maintaining automation tools (Selenium ideal) and techniques for web services and user interfaces

– Three+ years of experience using SoapUI, Postman or equivalent tools for API testing.

– Experience in Java, Jscript and HTML

– Experience using SQL to extract, modify and add data to Oracle and SQL Server databases

– Knowledge and application of structured testing concepts, methodologies, and tools

– Solid understanding of the SDLC and Agile software development methodology

– Creative, detail oriented and a problem solver

– Strong organizational and analytical skills

– Self-motivated and driven; takes ownership of personal and team goals

– Able to excel with limited supervision in a rapidly changing environment under aggressive timelines

– Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred skills/experience:

– Knowledge of eCommerce applications and understanding of the rules around accepting payments

– Experience with applications that use credit card processing hardware

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

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

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Quality Assurance Analyst Lenexa, KS 8950

Advantage Tech is looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst for our Lenexa, KS client.

Summary:

The Quality Assurance Analyst would join a team responsible for testing Point of Sale (POS) applications. This role is responsible for certifying existing and new POS machines with each credit card processor that Company integrates with. This role requires experience in manual testing, working with development teams to make necessary changes required for the certifications, and communication to Project Managers at the credit card processing companies.

Job Responsibilities:

– Execute manual test cases provided by the credit card processors for certification.

– Perform testing for different card types using a Collis EMV Personalization Validation Tool.

– Document and/or review testing results working closely with Developers and Solution Analysts to resolve reported issues.

– Creating testing environments and testing data needed to execute manual test cases.

– Perform software configurations, minor updates and deployments to manage your testing system for successful testing results.

– Manage testing to project timelines.

– Communication with Credit Card Processors throughout the certification process.

– Ensure High Quality in all deliverables: software, test cases, bug cases, and documented results

– Become a subject matter expert on credit card processing hardware and certification testing.

– Perform debugging of testing environments; review log files for troubleshooting and configuration verification of environments.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

– BS or BA degree. Preferred Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience

Required skills/experience:

– One+ years of experience testing hardware andor web based software applications.

– Experience using SQL to extract, modify and add data to SQL Server databases.

– Knowledge and application of structured testing concepts, methodologies, and tools.

– Solid understanding of the SDLC and Agile software development methodology.

– Creative, detail oriented and a problem solver.

– Strong organizational and analytical skills.

– Self-motivated and driven; takes ownership of personal and team goals.

– Able to excel with limited supervision in a rapidly changing environment under aggressive timelines.

– Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred skills/experience:

– Experience with credit card readers andor Collis tool.

– Knowledge of POS and eCommerce applications and understanding of the rules around accepting payments.

– Experience with credit card processing certification process.

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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Database Developer Overland Park, KS 8949

Job Summary:

Responsible for the development of database, analytical tools and reports that support the accounting and financial system.  The team member will need 3+ years of experience using Microsoft SQL Server.  The position will be responsible for developing/maintaining the financial database, working with other team members to develop financial software.  Knowledge of and experience writing complex stored procedures and SSIS packages is required.   Candidate must have experience with index creation and optimization.

Essential Functions:

  • Create and maintain existing database solutions while looking for opportunities for improvement
  • Work with Business Analysts having the ability to distill business requirements into actual solutions while maintaining a high level of accuracy and data integrity
  • Ability to work with an agile team structure
  • Collaborate with other team members to consolidate the data landscape to reduce the development time and increase consistency among existing solutions
  • Lead database aspects of complex projects and ensure their complete and accurate execution with an emphasis on delivering business value
  • Train and coach less experienced staff members in SQL Server best practices

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • MS SQL Database development and maintenance proficiency
  • Troubleshooting expertise
  • Index creation and maintenance
  • 3+ Years of experience using SQL Server tools: SSIS and SSAS
  • 3+ Years of strong experience troubleshooting stored procedures and other TSQL code
  • ETL skills – ingestion of carrier data of all file types
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Objectivity and openness to others views, providing solutions and creative input
  • Provides and welcomes feedback
  • Must be able to adjust when there is a shift in priorities
  • Excellent communicator with individuals and groups at all levels
  • Detail oriented, organized and able to manage user expectations
  • Good organizational, time management, and listening skills
  • Self-motivated

Training and Experiences

  • Experience working with SSIS/SSAS
  • Microsoft SQL server 2008 R2 or later
  • Strong analytical skills
Patch Mgmt. Specialist Kansas City, MO 8948

Job Role:  Patch Management Specialist

High Level Technical Skills/Experience Required:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must possess the ability to independently perform analysis of information and summarization of findings.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical concepts in an easily understood format.
  • Ability to comprehend installation/technical manuals.
  • Commitment to provide excellent customer service.
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative.
  • Must be able to protect and respect the data confidentiality.
  • Must possess scripting language knowledge and skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux and Windows Server.
  • Understanding of the Office 365 environment along with the security and compliance solutions provided by Office 365.
  • Understanding of complex technical environments, dependencies between systems, and impacts related to changes in such an environment.
  • Understanding of current tooling (e.g., Microsoft SCCM, RedHat Satellite server, Terraform, Bash and PowerShell Scripting) for both Windows and Linux servers and desktop systems.

Hiring Manager Internal Testing:

Tests will be taken upon in person interview here at the offices.  We will have questions about analysis of patches and how to discover the dependencies and incompatibilities.  Prioritization and attention to detail questions along with research processes.

1. Linux Administration test

2. Microsoft Windows 2012 Server Administration test

Include the day-in-the- life of your team, again see the attached job description first, then

  • Ensures the patching policy requirements are up to date.
  • Monitors incoming patches from vendors and preforms initial assessment.
    Hosts a weekly meeting with applicable groups to review new patches and set priority.
  • Working with Security team, creates and executes a scoring process that balances patch criticality and service impacts.
  • Works with Security team to document policies, process and procedures.
  • Ensures patches are being applied at the right time without jeopardizing system stability.
  • Places a critical emphasis on remediating exploited vulnerabilities.
  • Validates patching results using metrics and dashboards from Tenable Security Center on the patching process.
  • Ensures exceptions are documented, tracked for expiration and the Security team approves the exceptions requested.
  • Ensures patches are consistently applied across groups.
  • Working with Security, ensures scanning and monitoring systems are producing good and consistent results.
  • Monitors for missing patches.
  • Drives ongoing improvements in the process and works to automate components of the patching processes.
  • Manages the patching schedule – including test and production systems.
  • Works with applicable groups to maintain and improve upon configuration management strategies utilizing current tooling (e.g., Microsoft SCCM, RedHat Satellite server, Terraform, Bash and PowerShell Scripting) for both Windows and Linux servers and desktop systems.
  • Develops processes to ensure IT assets are configured to match an optimized, stable, and secure benchmark prior to going live.
  • Creates patch scripts and automation for vulnerabilities and benchmark settings as needed.
  • Governance of the Configuration Management Database and information.
  • Works with application areas on security issues identified in code scans, setting priorities for the discovered security issues.
  • Works with teams to plan, coordinate and communicate all large changes to production systems with all necessary parties.
  • Ensures security and compliance of the Office 365 environment as defined by Security team requirements.
  • Defines and delivers reports on security and compliance of the Office 365 environment.
  • Leads the cloud cost control work with 3rd party vendor, working with teams to recommend cloud cost optimizations. 
  • Defines and delivers reports to teams on cloud costs.
Salesforce Admin Overland Park, KS 8947

Advantage Tech is looking for a Salesforce Admin for our Mission, KS Client.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a key senior technical leader in  Architecture Review Board
  • Provide mentoring and skills development activities with junior team members
  • Work with Project Manager to maintain and coordinate communication with the internal customer/client throughout each project
  • Engage stakeholders to understand desired business outcomes and define success criteria
  • Work with Product Owner, Business Systems Analysts and other project team members to support the discovery, gathering and refinement of business, functional, and technical requirements by scoping, defining and prioritizing requirements
  • Map functional requirements to Salesforce features and functionality
  • Work with the project team to support the implementation of requirements, including Salesforce configuration, testing and rollout/deployment
  • Keep abreast of new Salesforce features and functionality, identify product requirements and provide recommendations for process improvements and future enhancements
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile inconsistency and break down high-level information into details that be reviewed and implemented
  • Work with Salesforce Administrators and Developers to transform new requirements into Salesforce specific designs and implementation tasks
  • Review and refine tools, methodologies and development processes for best practices
  • Provide guidance to team members in delivery of project milestones
  • Adapt quickly to the Salesforce Environment, data structure, workflows, and business processes for the different lines of business
  • Consult and guide changes / improvements to existing processes as they occur

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related discipline, or 8+ years of equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience implementing and supporting CRM solutions, based on provided requirements and other formal documentation
  • 5+ years of Salesforce experience
  • Strong experience with business process definition, best practices, and reengineering
  • Strong experience designing and connecting Salesforce to other applications/systems via Salesforce and 3rd party APIs
  • Extensive knowledge of SDLC, including code management
  • Health care experience a plus

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

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

#advantagetech

Data Engineer Overland Park, KS 8946

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Architect for our Mission, KS client.  They are exploding with clients and if you are someone that wants to own you career this is the place for you. 

We are seeking a dynamic Data Architect to analyze, prepare, and process complex datasets into insights for our internal and external clients. This role will be responsible for defining, driving and evangelizing the vision and strategies necessary to create and mature Company’s Data Management & Analytics capabilities. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining and monitoring the use of standards and procedures.

The Data Architect role has responsibility for analyzing complex datasets, designing data models, and establishing architectures for use by:

  • Business Analysts who are defining and producing operational reporting
  • Data Scientists & Analysts who are creating transformative data products for our clients
  • Developers who are designing and building healthcare applications for our provider partners a strong candidate for this role is someone with curiosity and aptitude for business outcomes, with a deep understanding of data architecture, processes, tools, and platforms to enable those outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the database and data warehousing system vision and strategy of the organization; leads the development, implementation, communication, and promotion of strategic and tactical plans for all data related systems. Research and participates in beta testing of new systems and technologies to better evaluate their suitability to the environment
  • Evaluate proposed data system acquisitions and provides critical input to the decision-making process relative to compatibility, cost, resource requirements, operations, and maintenance; develop plans and recommendations to improve the performance and efficiency of assigned data systems
  • Integrate system components, subsystems, facilities, and services into the existing technical systems environment; assesses impact on other systems, and works with IT resources to ensure a positive impact; installs, configures, and verifies the operation of system components as needed for database solutions; improve integration and operation of systems relative to the overall environment; participates as team member in cross-system projects
  • Participates in the development of standards, design, and implementation of proactive processes to collect and report data and statistics on assigned systems; perform research and testing to verify impact and advisability of system installations; assist in development vendor support relationships
  • Engage in hands on development when needed to help database developers get solutions across the line on time and on budget
  • Task and assign daily work to database developers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related discipline, or 10+ years of equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of designing and implementing scalable and secure enterprise level data solutions
  • Experience in one or more Data Modeling and Business Intelligence tools
  • Experience with Data Visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience in Data Mining using R, SAS, or other analytics software
  • Knowledge of a data lake ecosystem, such Hadoop, Spark, MPP databases
  • Hands on experience with AWS cloud data analytics services
  • Health care experience a plus

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

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

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Security Analyst Overland Park, KS 8945

Advantage Tech is looking for a Security Analyst for our Mission, KS client.  

The Technology and Innovation organization is responsible for providing world-class security, compliance and governance of our data assets and devices including implementing the security standards, best practices, and systems necessary to ensure the protection and confidentiality of those assets.

This analyst must possess strong technical knowledge of information systems, IT security practices and technologies, the use of established IT security controls and methods, and a working knowledge of policy issues and concerns related to IT security and privacy and the relevant law.

The incumbent must also possess excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with managers, internal and external technical staff, and representatives of outside agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Research and stay informed of potential information security threats, industry trends, emerging technologies, and response alternatives.

· Maintain, manage, and monitor compliance with security control frameworks such as HIPAA, PCI, and other federal law.

· Assist with recommendations for security improvements and tool acquisition to Senior Management.

· Knowledge of information security audit and assessment methodologies, policies, standards, procedures, and best practices.

· Collaborate on critical technology projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle.

· Conduct research and provide insight to identify, assess, and deploy security technology solutions and through vendors, including but not limited to encryption, firewalls, authorization, authentication, intrusion detection, and gateway security controls.

· Weigh business needs against security concerns to articulate issues and recommend options.

· Participate in the design, development, and delivery of security training programs and individual classes.

· Manage the relationship with our third-party Managed Security Service Provider.

Qualifications:

· College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or information security and 5 years work experience.

· Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or similar certification

· Strong understanding of information security controls, risks, and threats.

· Highly self-motivated and self-directed.

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

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

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Data Architect Overland Park, KS 8944

Advantage Tech is looking for a Data Architect for our Mission, KS client.  They are exploding with clients and if you are someone that wants to own you career this is the place for you. 

We are seeking a dynamic Data Architect to analyze, prepare, and process complex datasets into insights for our internal and external clients. This role will be responsible for defining, driving and evangelizing the vision and strategies necessary to create and mature Company’s Data Management & Analytics capabilities. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining and monitoring the use of standards and procedures.

The Data Architect role has responsibility for analyzing complex datasets, designing data models, and establishing architectures for use by:

  • Business Analysts who are defining and producing operational reporting
  • Data Scientists & Analysts who are creating transformative data products for our clients
  • Developers who are designing and building healthcare applications for our provider partners a strong candidate for this role is someone with curiosity and aptitude for business outcomes, with a deep understanding of data architecture, processes, tools, and platforms to enable those outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the database and data warehousing system vision and strategy of the organization; leads the development, implementation, communication, and promotion of strategic and tactical plans for all data related systems. Research and participates in beta testing of new systems and technologies to better evaluate their suitability to the environment
  • Evaluate proposed data system acquisitions and provides critical input to the decision-making process relative to compatibility, cost, resource requirements, operations, and maintenance; develop plans and recommendations to improve the performance and efficiency of assigned data systems
  • Integrate system components, subsystems, facilities, and services into the existing technical systems environment; assesses impact on other systems, and works with IT resources to ensure a positive impact; installs, configures, and verifies the operation of system components as needed for database solutions; improve integration and operation of systems relative to the overall environment; participates as team member in cross-system projects
  • Participates in the development of standards, design, and implementation of proactive processes to collect and report data and statistics on assigned systems; perform research and testing to verify impact and advisability of system installations; assist in development vendor support relationships
  • Engage in hands on development when needed to help database developers get solutions across the line on time and on budget
  • Task and assign daily work to database developers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related discipline, or 10+ years of equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of designing and implementing scalable and secure enterprise level data solutions
  • Experience in one or more Data Modeling and Business Intelligence tools
  • Experience with Data Visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience in Data Mining using R, SAS, or other analytics software
  • Knowledge of a data lake ecosystem, such Hadoop, Spark, MPP databases
  • Hands on experience with AWS cloud data analytics services
  • Health care experience a plus

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

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

#advantagetech

Salesforce Architect Overland Park, KS 8943

Advantage Tech is looking for a Salesforce Architect for our Mission, KS Client.  

The Salesforce Architect is responsible for the design and architecture of the Salesforce platform and works with Salesforce Developers, Salesforce Administrators, Business Systems Analysts, Project Managers, technical peers and business units to design Salesforce specific solutions. To facilitate this objective, the Salesforce Architect will collaborate with project team members to design and guide implementation, testing and ongoing support and maintenance, including both off the shelf applications, custom applications, system interfaces and system upgrades. This role will be a senior technology leader within the organization and act as a mentor to other technical associates.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related degree or 10+ years of relevant work experience

• 5+ years of experience implementing and supporting CRM solutions, based on provided requirements and other formal documentation

• 5+ years of Salesforce experience

• Strong experience with business process definition, best practices, and reengineering

• Strong experience designing and connecting Salesforce to other applications/systems via Salesforce and 3rd party APIs

• Strong experience with Salesforce Lighting Experience

• Strong experience with the Apex Language

• Familiarity with Visio, Balsamiq, Lucidchart or similar workflow documentation, mockup and prototype tools

• Familiarity with JIRA or similar systems for ticket/feature management

• Familiarity with Git or similar version control systems

• Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodology and experience working in an Agile environment

• Experience working with sandbox and production environments to manage the distribution of system functional or process changes

• Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills

• Health care experience a plus

License and/or Certification:

Salesforce Administrator certification or comparable demonstration of proficiency required

• Salesforce Developer certification or comparable demonstration of proficiency required

• Salesforce Advanced Administrator, Application Architect or System Architect certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Extensive knowledge of end-to-end Software/Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) including code management

• Advanced database design and functionality

• Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills

• Ability to achieve consensus around requirements within a diverse group of stakeholders with competing interests

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to self-manage and prioritize workflow

• Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with stakeholders, peers, and vendors

• Ability to work with different business users and business disciplines to understand how systems/applications are used by the end user and how they can be improved upon to gain efficiencies

• Ability to organize and present technical concepts and material to different audiences with varying levels of technical experience and understanding

• Ability to problem solve, think critically, and change course when appropriate based on deep understanding of both the business unit objectives and the capabilities of the software application(s) in use to provide resolution

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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Project Manager Kansas City, MO 8941

Advantage Tech is looking for a Project Manager for our Kansas City, MO client.

This Project Manager will be focusing on our Workday implementation so candidates need to have at least 3 years of either software implementation experience in the cloud or Workday experience.  Agile experience is expected.

This position is responsible for execution of one or more Strategic Enterprise Projects. Responsible for successful management of a project including executive communication, financial tracking, risk management, schedule interdependency management, and leadership of the team. Ability to translate strategy into value delivery for each project. Also provides coaching and mentoring to junior level Project Managers on EPMO methodology, standards and procedures.

– Responsible for delivery on complex projects. Ensure that the project meets outlined objectives and deliverables.

– Ensure that the project adhere to time, budget, and project milestones within agreed to tolerances. Manage tradeoffs between scope, schedule, quality and budget. Monitor and control the progress of the project at strategic and operational level.

– Summarize project status and establish a project schedule and milestones. Monitor and control the progress of the project.

– Develop and fulfill project 's strategy and enable the realization of the project 's benefits

– Communicate effectively to senior executive management. Lead conversations to establish strategy for a project and then manage and update progress. Liaise with project sponsors, customers, vendors or partners. Adjust communication style based on participants, media, and nature of project.

– Create and manage project budget and approve project expenditures. Track expected versus actual expenditures and provides budget reports to Manager of EPMO and Senior or Executive Management when required.

– Demonstrate advanced risk management techniques including active mitigation plans for project. Prioritize project issues and then proactively drive issues to closure.

– Ensure that all required deliverables that adhere to the SDLC and PLC are completed and approved.

– Escalate issue and resource constraints that impact project plans.

– Articulate the value of a project and track the benefits realized. Perform cost/benefit analysis.

– Review project schedules and identify interdependencies. Create integrated project view and identify critical path.

– Review contracts and statements of work from vendors and partners. Manage and deliver the required products for each project, phase, or stage of a project based on that project's work plan. Obtain sign off from project sponsor on deliverables and project completion.

– Ensure quality is achieved as planned. Enable quality assurance and quality control as appropriate.

– Gather key information from project managers to understand various project status, milestones, and schedules.

– Obtain, direct, motivate and manage people; and manage the work and resources involved.

– Escalate decisions and unresolved issues to the next level of management. Communicate, facilitate and manage resolution to complex issues and challenging situations and personnel.

– Make recommendations to improve methodologies, processes and templates.

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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Full Stack Java Developer Omaha, NE 8935

Come and work for one of the coolest projects in town!  

This position contributes to the development and implementation of enterprise, strategic and complex solutions including development of content delivery, business process management, data science and analytical capabilities through all phases of the Product Management life cycle.  Scope of responsibility encompasses: Software Development, Testing, Automation, Delivery, and Support.

Key Activities:

 

  • Utilizes skills to develop and maintain code, and/or proprietary COTS (Commercial off the Shelf) product configurations for moderately complex solutions according to Product Owner specifications, in compliance with industry and System standards.

  • Partners with Product development team to understand Epics, Features and build out Stories.

  • Uses Test Driven Development practices to implement solutions that meet all acceptance criteria.

  • Utilizes business and technical skills to consult with Product Owner in a support role or when assisting more senior level staff in the formulation of technology strategies in collaboration with Product Management. 

  • Communicates with Product development team frequently and raises issues, risks and blockers in a timely fashion and effectively contributes to mitigating activities.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in a related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or closely comparable degree or an equivalent combination of related education and/or work experience.

  • Minimum of Three years relevant and progressive information technology experience directly related to the development of software solutions, to include three or more years of Java development. 

  • Demonstrated skill in web application frameworks and languages (i.e. Angular, Spring, Java, etc), SQL, Test automation and CI/CD automation experience required. 

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies. 

  • Native Cloud (AWS) development and/or infrastructure as code experience a plus. 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to explain comprehensive technical information clearly and concisely to target audience.

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

Must be a US citizen.  #advantagetech

.Net Developer Omaha, NE 8934

Are you looking for an incredible culture were you feel like you can fit in and can make a huge difference?  This is the place for you!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze technical requirements and design new components, web pages and controls to meet functional, performance, and availability requirements
  • Design ASP.NET Core and control layouts, using XHTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery/Ajax/JSON that work and perform well in target browsers
  • Design and develop using Object Oriented design principles and software design patterns to attain high reusability and maintainability
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the corporate architecture and frameworks
  • Maintain and contribute to corporate platform as necessary
  • Develop database SQL scripts, stored procedures that meet corporate database standards to implement requirements
  • Facilitate discussions among other .NET and database developers to exchange new ideas and improvements
  • Apply industry best practices in application security to ensure security, consistency, and sustainability for business system applications

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s in information technology or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain healthy team practices such as automated unit testing, code reviews, and coding standards
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience working with TFS/Azure Dev Ops supporting Agile practices and continuous integration
  • Proficient knowledge of MVC5, ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework 6 or Core, Responsive Web Design
  • Understanding and application of ‘SOLID’ principles
  • Possesses Enterprise development experience
  • Proficient knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and design patterns
  • Proficient knowledge of C#, .NET platform, ASP.NET Ajax, JSON, JavaScript and/or jQuery, HTML/DOM/CSS /Bootstrap framework
  • Experience working on Web API
  • Knowledge of ADO.NET, SQL, TSQL and stored procedure development
  • Experienced in OWASP secure programming techniques
  • Knowledge of application vulnerability scanning
  • Knowledge of application penetration testing best practices

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BI Developer Overland Park, KS 8933

Responsibilities and Qualifications

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

 

Fundamental duties

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

Minimum Qualifications

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

 

Preferred Experience Requirements

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

 

Access Developer Topeka, KS 8930

Advantage Tech is looking for an Application Developer.

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

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

QA Engineer Raleigh, NC 8928

Do you want to work for a company that you know the "why" you are working so hard every day.  This is an incredible non profit company that focuses around education and will pull on your heart strings.  

The QA Engineer conducts testing and quality assurance efforts for learning applications and ensures that software released by the Platform team meets the highest standards of stability and usability.

Responsibilities

  • Review feature requirements, designs and specifications, and provide appropriate feedback to the Platform team to ensure the QA process is well-informed
  • Develop thorough test plans for the platform backend, both for specific releases and general regression testing.
  • Develop, maintain, and execute automated tests, to complement manual testing efforts
  • Conduct testing activities and provide thorough, structured feedback to the team for issues that require resolution. Testing activities will include a mix of manual and automated testing.
  • Track and verify resolution of issues.
  • Support and validate software releases, upon deployment

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a relevant field
  • 2+ years of testing and quality assurance experience
  • Excellent manual testing skills for exploratory and functional testing
  • Mobile testing experience, ideally with Android devices.
  • Testing automation experience
  • Strong proficiency with typical software development tools, including Trello, G Suite tools, Zendesk, Android OS, multiple browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) as well as understanding of test automation platforms
  • Strong proficiency with agile software development methodologies
  • Basic experience writing and executing SQL queries, for testing purposes

 

 

 

 

 

Director of Dev and Operations Bellevue, NE 8927

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

This person will be responsible for:

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

Qualifications:  

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

Reach out for more info!  #advantagetech 

Program Analyst III Kansas City, MO 8923

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

Job Description

The Software Solutions group creates and supports customer facing technology.  The department applies best practices and innovative technology to stakeholder and business issues to find solutions that maximize investment value.

We are looking for a .Net developer to build software using languages and technologies of the .NET framework.  You will create applications from scratch, configure existing systems and provide user support.

The Programmer Analyst III develops code and provides technical support in adherence to company standards, policies and procedures.  The Analyst III applies unique aptitude for a specific applicable technical skill as needed.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Develops code consistent with specifications and performs unit testing of such code
  • Utilizes professional discretion to make technical decisions that guide project, department, or program as needed
  • Independently utilizes professional discretion to achieve project goals with minimal oversight
  • Participates in formal unit and or integration testing for deliverables as assigned by management or required by project
  • Communicates clearly in writing and verbally the specific logic involved in assigned tasks
  • Proactively researches, learns, and applies new technology and methods to solve assigned tasks
  • Performs peer code reviews and collaborates with team to improve overall design and code
  • Participates in requirements analysis
  • Collaborates with the internal team to produce software design and architecture
  • Write clean, scalable code using .NET programming languages
  • Serve as an expert on applications and provide technical support to internal and external customers
  • Quality, consistent, readable code that meets business requirements
  • Code that adheres to company standards which are based on SOLID principles and internally published style guides
  • Demonstrated ingenuity and flexibility in specific programming specialty and ability to provide guidance to entry level peers based on the subject
  • Independent accomplishment of small programming projects with minimal oversight from management
  • Code follows the Test Driven Development Process

Qualifications

Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Associates degree or 2 years of additional relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • Professional Development experience writing new code in applications using .Net, AngularJS, 3js, Python, Unity, PHP, or HTML 5. 
  • Considered an Expert in at least one listed language
  • Professional experience architecting a Software Application using applicable technologies

 

Preferred Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Professional certifications commiserate with Job Requirements
  • 5 years of professional development experience
  • Experience writing software deliverables professionally, from conception to delivery
  • Agile/Scrum experience
  • Experience mentoring junior developers

 

Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Customer focus
  • Action oriented
  • Listening
  • Career ambition
  • Learning on the fly
  • Time management
  • Problem solving
  • Technical learning
  • Functional and technical skills
  • Written communications

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

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

#advantagetech

Office 365 Engineer Overland Park, KS 8921

Advantage Tech is looking for a great Office 365 Engineer for our Overland Park, Client. 

The Technology and Innovation organization is taking this challenge head on by rolling out the full breadth and depth of the o365 Suite. This role will will deliver subject matter expertise of Office 365 with emphasis in security, architectural design, migration, management and support of implementations, including:

  • SharePoint Online
  • Intune (Conditional Access MDM MAM)
  • Clients (Outlook, Outlook for Mac, Mobile Devices)
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Permissions (Tenant Security & Compliance Center Exchange Online)
  • Data Loss Prevention, Archiving, eDiscovery and Compliance

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall Office 365 security expertise including strong knowledge of Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection, Information Rights Management, single sign-on and multi-factor authentication and related technologies (including Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security)
  • Provide system support and maintains uptime as defined within the IT acceptable standards
  • Partners and collaborates with internal teams in the support of cloud environments
  • Document system configurations, standards and procedures
  • Stay current of all things Office 365, including changes & updates, roadmap & releases, and third-party solutions
  • Support the organization in adopting and leveraging the Office 365 suite

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or other technical or engineering discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a senior engineer in a large mission critical Office 365/Azure implementation
  • Health care experience a plus

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

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

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QA Tester Omaha, NE 8918

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

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

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

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

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

Call to talk further!  #advantagetech 
 

IS Technical Support III Kansas City, MO 8915

Job Summary:

 

Advantage Tech is seeking candidates for one of our amazing clients in the Kansas City area.

 

Because of an upcoming technology transition to the cloud, this position will play a critical role in converting existing automated scripts. Ideal candidates will have a background with software development and scripting, while also having the desire to support operations functions. Performs moderately complex to complex application support and maintenance tasks; such as supporting implementations, test file generation, deployment support, DRE support and working closely with peer technical resources to perform incident root cause analysis. Participates in design activities and creates procedural documentation for moderately complex to complex business applications.

The position generally requires two to five years or more of professional experience, including specific skills in the areas of production support operations, scripting, job scheduling, file transfer operations, customer support, and project management. A broad knowledge of best practices, procedures, communication, and technology are required.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Rewrite automated scripts in preparation for transition to the cloud.
  • Updates, maintains, and monitors the operation of moderate to complex automated systems and applications including, but not limited to, server back-up support, change/problem management, asset management, database management, application installation, environment build/support responsibilities.
  • Provide operational and release support by onboarding new customer files, analyzing input files, coordinating ETL of files, and maintaining master reference tables.
  • Create, review and maintain production support processes, procedures, and operations.
  • Partner with other IT teams as needed to troubleshoot, resolve, and document incidents.
  • Proactively communicate to stakeholders current status and resolution plan of production issues.
  • Complete projects related to department operational improvements.
  • Develop recommendations and make presentations to management and department staff.
  • Train others on new procedures/policies.
  • Coordinate the setup, testing, and implementation of new and/or updated customer files.
  • Provide service level monitoring and the delivery of metric information for customer files.
  • Escalate and route issues associated with customer files for resolution.
  • Apply policies, procedures and best practices including time tracking, change management, source code management and project management.
  • Participate in the analysis of requirements and resulting design activities for moderately complex business applications in the context of the full software development lifecycle.
  • Design management information reports, tools, and systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Associate’s degree from a two-year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and/or work related experience. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred.
  • Server Operating System Administration, Engineer certification, or completion of classes toward applicable certifications preferred.
  • At least three years of experience with network administration and user support.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in production operations and customer support for large programs with initiative in process improvement.
  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills, including formal presentations skills for management and technical audiences.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Experience with file transfer tools like Connect Direct
  • Project management skills to include organization, planning and execution.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of file transfer protocols and standards (FTP, SFTP, etc.).
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Experience with database systems and data intensive projects preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task while following issues through to completion.
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and organization skills.
  • Will require routine on-call rotation assignments involving evening and weekend support.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Unix/Linux experience
  • Experience with Informatica or related ETL toolScripting experience (Perl, Python, shell scripting, Java)
  • Working experience with BMC Control-M and/or CRON job schedulers a plus
  • Troubleshooting skills with file transfer tools (e.g,, Connect Direct)
  • Experience with Remedy, JIRA, Confluence, and Subversion preferred.
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with AppDynamics or similar tools
  • Experience with technology in the cloud
  • ITIL certification or experience

 United States citizenship is required for this position.

 

DevOps Tooling Administrator Kansas City, MO 8912

Job Summary:

We are seeking a DevOps Engineer for a great client in the Kansas City area.

This position is responsible for managing and maintaining the set of tools utilized to support the DevOps capability to support the software development lifecycle of our development teams. Our Client is evolving its DevOps capability and we’re looking for individuals to be part of this transformation; to champion & implement DevOps practices in our organization. Ideal candidates for this position have experience in DevOps practices, demonstrate a passion for DevOps and have experience in either software development or server/tool administration.

Key Activities:

  • Provide day to day administration and support of the DevOps toolset, including installation, upgrades and configuration.
  • Understand and manage how the DevOps tools interact with the host operating system.
  • Understand and manage how the DevOps tools interact with each other, to ensure an efficient and sustainable integration design.
  • Collaborate with development teams to research and find applicability of new tools & capabilities.
  • Focus on establishing self-service practices for the development teams supported.
  • Collaborate with development teams to create and foster standards of the toolset.
  • Define and maintain documentation for setup, usage and administration of the toolset.
  • Assist in the creation of roadmaps to sunset, replace and decommission toolsets when new capabilities and technologies are introduced.
  • Monitor performance of the toolset and perform capacity planning to ensure acceptable levels of performance.
  • Define and implement custom extensibility of the tools to provide necessary capabilities.

Qualifications:

  • Associates' degree from a two-year college or technical school or equivalent combination of education and/or work related experience. Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred.
  • 3+ years of software development or software administration experience.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting multiple projects and tasks.
  • Understanding of and experience with source control tools (TFS,  Git, etc.)
  • Understanding of and experience with the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and Agile development required.
  • Experience using and maintaining tools that support software development (Gitlab,JIRA, Fisheye, Bamboo, Jenkins, Nexus,NuGet, Fortify, Sonar, etc.)
  • Experience in integration of tools from different vendors through automation/API a plus.
  • Experience performing administrative tasks in different platforms a plus: Windows or Unix/Linux.
  • Prior experience with Docker, Ansible, Puppet or Chef preferred.
  • Prior experience with build scripting technologies such as Maven preferred.
  • Experience using a variety of software development IDEs. Eclipse or IntelliJK IDEA preferred.
  • Knowledge of automation/scripting languages a plus

 

 

United States citizenship is required for this position.

.NET Developer Topeka, KS 8904

Advantage Tech is looking for a .NET Developer.

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Required Skills:

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

IT Compliance Analyst Kansas City, MO 8903

Job Summary:

Advantage Tech is seeking candidates for an IT compliance analyst position.  The individual will be responsible for a variety of deliverables related to compliance activities, including access management, proactive access usage reviews, control testing and assessment, and general risk reporting. An ideal candidate for the role would have great attention to detail, work well in a team environment, and have a proven track record of improving processes or procedures they have had responsibility for.

 

 

 

Key Activities:

 

 

 

• Analyzes data and business processes to evaluate and verify compliance with established policies and procedures.

• Applies basic competence and skills in performing control assessments.

• Coordinates activities related to access management. This may include submitting requests for new access, managing procedures related to access requests, performing periodic access reviews, and generally ensuring access to various systems is in alignment with IT business needs and risk management practices..

• Manages, coordinates, or conducts activities related to identifying and managing department risks, such as department risk assessment and compliance activities, financial risk testing and documentation, lead projects for information security risk assessments.

• Participates in risk management related activities such as developing and monitoring risk profiles, developing mitigation strategies, responding to inquiries, providing documentation, explaining issues, and providing rationale and recommendations.

• Monitors status, identifies trends, gathers data, and prepares reports on quality measures, performance metrics, or other department measurables.

• Develops strategies to optimize data quality for reports provided to management.

• Coordinates project work of a moderate complexity and priority.

• Demonstrates level of knowledge necessary to effectively complete the projects.

• Prepares accurate observations and testing results and edits written internal and external communications.

• Presents work to managers and officers.

• Responsible for producing high-quality deliverables with varying complexity, priority or sensitivity.

• Provide other ad hoc analytical and project support.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

 

 

•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Knowledge of budget and accounting principles.

• Proficient computer skills in programs including, but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and email programs. Expand to more sophisticated MIS tools – MS Access and internal and System business applications.

• Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

• Strong customer service orientation

• Strong project management skills, to include organization, planning and execution.

• Strong personal initiative.

• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

• One to three years professional experience generally required.

• Prior experience leading projects, compliance/review processes or audits and development/maintenance of procedures is preferred.

• Familiarity with risk management and access management processes is preferred.

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to understand and explain information. Ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy is preferred.

 

 

Software Developer Kansas City, MO 8902

Job Summary:

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

 

General Purpose:

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

 

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

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

 

Key Activities:

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

Qualifications:

 

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

 

United States citizenship is required for this position.

 

Data System Analyst Overland Park, KS 8897

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

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

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for data consolidation, analysis, database tuning and business reporting.
  • Develops and maintains reports for stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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 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
  • 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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Quality Analyst Kansas City, MO 8895

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

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

 

Essential Functions:

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

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years of related work experience required
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and approaches
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automation testing and automation testing tools like selenium, cucumber or others
  • Experience with C#, .Net, T-SQL,TFS, and Jira
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Desired Healthcare Experience
  • Solid and adequate written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and report status
Tabular Developer Lee's Summit, MO 8890

Advantage Tech is looking for a Tabular Developer for our Lee's Summit, MO Client.

The Developer designs, develops, implements and supports database development to meet business needs of. Designs and develops data transformations and tabular models. Works closely with the Business Data Analysts to develop solutions for implementation.

SKILLS

  • Design tabular database model to support business Power BI dashboards.
  • Engineers/designs security for data in tabular database.
  • Analyzes and implements database solutions to meet the business needs. Use tools such as the following:  MS Visual Studio, SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, Tabular Modeling, DevOps.
  • Consults with analysts and technical staff, determines needs and designs database solutions for more complex problems. Suggest alternate approaches to meet data needs.
  • Engineers/designs, documents and solves complex solutions with oversight from the Architect.
  • Communicates project progress and status to the Team Lead.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, debugging solutions and creating unit tests.
  • Conducts tasks and assignments as directed while looking for efficiencies.
  • Must maintain knowledge of current and upcoming technologies
  • Conducts code reviews and acts as a resource to others to resolve problems.
  • Participates in sessions, presentations and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requires

  • Experience with SSAS (tabular)
  • Requires four – six years of experience in database development which may include using SQL development (SQL Server. SSAS and SSIS).
  • Bachelor's degree preferred but additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Requires knowledge of database design and tabular data modeling.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Requires effective communication skills.
  • Must have ability to effectively maintain focus and productivity while working on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and guidance

Preferred Experience

  • Power BI or DAX experience preferred.
  • Implementing risk and security.
  • Health Care Industry experience preferred.

 

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

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

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Network Engineer Omaha, NE 8886

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

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

Job Duties:

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

Skills: 

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

Education/Certs:

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

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Territory Manager Independence, MO 8876

Advantage Tech is looking for Territory Manager's for our Independence Client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Skill Set /Experience Requirements: Directs and performs all activities related to the recruitment of Dental care providers, Dental Service Organizations, and dental groups into the Connection Dental Network. Applies a complete knowledge of all the organization’s products, services and policies to negotiate and manage contracts and financial reimbursement rates with Dental Providers. Utilizes critical thinking skills to perform thorough analysis and development of recruitment and retention efforts. Makes recommendations to the Network Management team to coordinate, develop, monitor and manage dental provider recruitments, negotiations, training, and other special projects with minimal supervision by the Network Development Supervisor. Acts as a mentor for associate-level Territory/Regional Managers in a one-on-one setting.

·         REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience

  • Requires a Bachelor Degree in Business, Healthcare, Marketing, Communication, or other related field
  • Appropriate experience may be considered in lieu of formal education
  • Requires two years of experience in Dental Provider recruitment or business-to-business sales that includes negotiating agreements or contracts or Dental Office management experience
  • Requires traveling to assigned territory somewhat frequently based on business need or according to recruitment strategy
  • Must be capable of making decisions with little guidance from network leadership
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and facilitate network growth and maintenance strategies with in assigned territory

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. Application Developer Kansas City, KS 8874

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

Job Summary:

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

Primary Responsibilities:

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

Primary Skills & Experience:

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

Bonus Skills & Experience:

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

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

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

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

C++ Developer Shawnee Mission, KS 8854

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

 

Scope of the Role:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Education and Experience Requirements:

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

•Experience with Windows Desktop Applications using C++

•Experience creating graphical user interfaces (GUI) 

•Experience with Windows Services and Windows Security

•Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and higher

•Experience with SQL Server 2008 R2 and higher

Attributes Desired:

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

Preferred Skills:

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

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

Transmission Planning Engineer Kansas City, MO 8852

Advantage Tech is looking for a Transmission Planning Engineer.

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

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

Solution Architect Kansas City, MO 8849

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
  • 10+ years of progressive Software Architect/Engineering experience. A technical leader with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in cloud-native application architecture (e.g microservices, containers, API patterns, automated continuous integration and delivery, etc.), with Agile, and product focused delivery.
  • Works collaboratively with teams across the organization.
  • Proficient in multiple languages, preferred experience in JAVA and some Microsoft.Net.
Systems Analyst Lawrence, KS 8847

IT Systems Analyst

Role Description
We are seeking a talented and motivated individual to become an integral part of our IT team. The Systems Analyst requires an individual with the capacity to decompose our current stack of applications, identify opportunities for improved user experience and efficiencies while working hand in hand with our users.
The ability to develop integration designs and documentation for technology solutions supported internally or by a third-party vendor is a must. Design documentation includes Scope, FSD’s, flowcharts, object modeling, and wireframing UI concepts. The candidate must be comfortable creating well-structured project plans, engaging with customers/vendors/consultants as needed and driving projects to completion on time and within budget. Must possess a high level of organization to streamline project tracking and creating organic efficiencies.

This role also requires an individual with a development background to bridge the gap between technology and business. Additionally, a very strong analytical skillset is imperative to develop a deep understanding of current and future technology investments; to drive innovation. Though development is not the primary focus of this role, we may need you to roll up your sleeves and develop scripts leveraging our middleware solution or extract data from our array of databases using SQL and ETL scripting.

Our client provides a data conduit to our users via Dimensional Insight’s Business Intelligence Solution, better known as Diver. The System Analyst must possess the ability to become the subject matter expert for designing data cubes/objects, understanding how to define and create impactful KPIs, and disseminate this information by generation vibrant reports, dashboards, and mobile design interfaces.

Lastly, this role will work closely with our Help Desk team; providing assistance troubleshooting issues and answering escalated questions.

Key Responsibilities
• Lead meetings related to application focused discussions to review and gather information regarding gaps in business requirements, compile and breakdown those requirements, and determine approach to fulfill those requirements leveraging existing technology investments or pursuing new ones.
• Manage vendors/consultants targeting excellent value for their time and results.
• Understand our business solutions and each integration point to appropriately diagnose and expediently support our business users.
• Lead and/or assist in training our users in adapting to software improvements or learn how to use entirely new solutions. Create training plans and class room documentation to guide the training session succinctly and within the allocated time window.
• Assist with system upgrades by engaging with vendors and services, creating and executing against a detailed project plan and conducting several iterations of testing before promoting changes to minimize impacts to end users.
• Steer internal discussions to prioritize software enhancements and software projects.
• Adhere to current documentation methodologies and contributes to existing knowledgebase.
• Share thoughts openly with team in a constructive and conducive manner.
• Protect the organization’s value and integrity by keeping ALL company and personnel information strictly confidential.
• Field calls and resolve issues outside normal work hours should they occur.

Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in CIS, Computer Science, MIS or related field of study, or equivalent work experience (4+ years)
• Mid-Level development background in main stream language (i.e. C#, Java, RPG ILE, C++)
• Experience using Integrated Design Environment
• Knowledge of relational database concepts
• MS SQL experience for ETL scripting using MS SQL Server Management Studio
• Basic understanding of Website Management
    o IIS/Apache
    o SSL / Cert registration
• Understanding of integration technologies and techniques
    o API/Web Services
    o XML/Delimited Files
    o FTP/sFTP
• Experience using software application such as Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Visio
• Understanding and experience in:
    o Enterprise Solution / Route Accounting Software (RAS)
    o Business Intelligence Systems
    o Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
    o Mobile Solutions
• Experience using iOS devices and applications, MDM is a plus
• Ability to see the bigger picture and conversely break down overall projects into detailed steps for execution
• Support business users with a positive and approachable manner and possess solid communication skills
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
• Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
Personal Characteristics
• Adaptability to change and able to manage competing demands. Demonstrate a sense of urgency and reliability.
• Self-confidence and a professional demeanor. Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes the initiative to get things done.
• Must be organized, self-motivated, adaptable and have a strong desire to embrace and drive change.
• Positive attitude towards daily work, team members, and customers.
• Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Compensation
Candidate will receive a market-competitive salary depending on candidate criteria and commensurate with role and responsibilities within the organization. Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, 401k, etc.) and tuition reimbursement are also provided. offers this full benefits package in addition to a fun, interactive working environment.

 

Senior Oracle ERP App Developer Olathe, Kansas 8843

Advantage Tech is looking for a Seniot Oracle ERP Application Developer for our Olathe, KS Client.  

General Responsibilities:
Responsible for the development and maintenance of Oracle E-Business Suite applications. Design, code, test and debug new and existing ERP application enhancements. Perform maintenance to developed and supported ERP applications. Create and/or update documentation that benefits end-users (e.g. how-to manuals) and/or other IT personnel (e.g. program documentation and IT processes). May analyze business requirements and provide recommendations for IT solutions. Participate in company technology projects as needed.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Program and test enhancements to ERP applications including, but not limited to modules such as Human Resources, Benefits, Learning Management, Projects, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Purchasing, and iProcurement.
  • Perform routine maintenance to ERP applications.
  • Conduct analysis of current applications to help provide solutions for necessary enhancements and maintenance.
  • Create and/or update documentation that benefits end-users (e.g. how-to manuals) and/or other IT personnel (e.g. program documentation and IT processes).
  • Design and develop applications that utilize Software Development Life Process (SDLC).
  • Serve as a technical resource for other programmers.
  • Develop new applications.
  • Conduct research of new technologies.
  • Conduct research to answer technical questions that arise.
  • Develop specifications for project work if necessary.
  • Develop project estimates.
  • Recommend solutions.
  • Utilize appropriate project management techniques to ensure that projects are performed within budget and on time.
  • Respond quickly to application errors.
  • Maintain a high and increasing level of proficiency in software and other technologies supported by the IT Dept.
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Maintain quality standards on all projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years’ experience. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 10 years’ experience.
  • At least six years’ experience developing ERP applications.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Possess skills in:
    • Oracle Developer Suite (Forms and Reports)
    • Oracle E-Business Suite (including, but not limited to modules such as Human Resources, Benefits, Learning Management, Projects, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Purchasing, and iProcurement)
    • Oracle PL/SQL
    • Oracle Workflow Builder
    • Python for API
    • Functional knowledge of two or more Oracle E-Business Suite modules

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

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

#advantagetech

Front End Developer Omaha, NE 8842

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

System and product design:

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

Solution Execution:

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

Requirements

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

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

Essential Functions:

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

Competencies:

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

Required Education and Experience:

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

Preferred Education and Experience:

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

Please reach out for an immediate interview!  #advantagetech 

Technical Specialist Kansas City, MO 8785

Job Summary:

 

Maintains and monitors the operation of automated systems. Maintains appropriate department documentation for supported automation products. Partners with other team members as needed to troubleshoot, resolve, and document/provide written status updates for incidents. Compile reports as needed to provide status of automated systems. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • After hours job monitoring, troubleshooting and production support.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting services for failed jobs, workflows and files.

  • Exercise judgement and critical thinking in scenarios when jobs or processes fail.

  • Escalate advanced issues to on-call team members.

  • Document daily activities, produce performance metrics, and report on incidents.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

 

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

  • At least one year job monitoring support experience within a Data Center or production support environment required.

  • At least one year of experience installing, troubleshooting, and repairing microcomputer hardware, software, and peripheral equipment;A+ certification.

  • Troubleshooting skills to include performing file comparisons to specifications and researching logs.

  • Working knowledge of current technologies (such as desktop management, server management tools, web browsers, thin client technology, etc.).

  • Strong multi-tasking, customer service, and both written and verbal communication skills.

  • May require frequent weekend or evening hours and being on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.                                

 Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Information Technology related Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university a plus.

  • SQL reporting experience preferred. ETL tool experience a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Unix preferred.

Cloud Engineer Kansas City, MO 8773

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

We are looking for a candidate that is very strong in Azure Solutions along with having AWS as well.  This candidate will need to have strong experience in Security, Deployment, Consumption and can build VPN and Deploy Services.  AWS experience will be around AWS ERM.

 

Azure – must have strong security knowledge

  • Work with the management team to identify and roadmap the elimination of technical debt
  • Work with strategic customers as an advisory architect and developer on engineering solutions of significant scale/volume/complexity on Azure
  • Develop tools to deploy, manage, monitor and troubleshoot cloud based systems on or off premises
  • Work with Engineering Teams to deliver feedback and convey gaps observed from customer engagements
  • Maintain and develop cookbooks in source control to implement declarative configuration where possible for both SDL products and infrastructure to ensure a controlled and consistent environment
  • Define the implementation phases and work with teams on execution of agreed upon technical solutions and strategies
  • Mentor and develop junior team members on Cloud Technologies

 

  • Develop fully automated infrastructure stack provisioning for global deployments
  • Create an elastic compute service using modern technology (Docker, Mesos, Aurora)
  • Develop a distributed resilient storage service powered by Ceph
  • Contribute to and extend open source software that is at the leading edge of innovation
  • Works collaboratively with QA professionals to encourage defect prevention over detection
  • Applies technical expertise to design and develop innovative solutions in the cloud
  • Provides development expertise to team members through education and review

 

  • Provide regular status updates to leadership using standard project management tools; occasionally, update senior technical leadership and the PDS leadership team of delivered capabilities and other significant accomplishments; provide input and/or participate in demos and reviews
  • Continually test and evaluate analytic capabilities; proactively solicit analytic feedback/impressions from analysts; incorporate analyst feedback to maximize the mission value of delivered capabilities

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

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

#advantagetech

Full Stack Developer Overland Park, KS 8763

Advantage Tech is seeking a Full Stack Developer of a client in the Overland Park area.

 

We are seeking a Full Stack Developer who can jump in and productively build great solutions for users. We’re looking for someone who has experience with the following technology stack: SQL Server, C#, ASP.NET web API, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

Job Details:

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

Qualifications:

  • Experience using SQL, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript to build online applications
  • Experience designing/creating APIs
  • Experience testing and optimizing application performance
  • Excellent communication skills and a passion for doing work with excellence
  • Awesomeness!

Nice to have:

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

 

Java Developer Lenexa, KS 8745

Advantage Tech is looking for a Senior Software Developer in the Lenexa, KS area.  This is a great company with excellent work life balance. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle utilizing Agile Scrum methodology in the creation of new software products.
  • Collaborate with business analysts, product managers and other development engineers in the design and evolution of software solutions that support any and all types of financial transactions in higher education.
  • Adhere to the highest standards to insure the security and reliability of our applications
  • PCI DSS-compliant development and code review
  • Ability to interact with key customers during development, provide Tier III level support in problem resolution, and receive product feedback from customers at our bi-annual user conference
  • Limited on-call work hours; work-life balance is a priority a for our client.

Required skills: 
 

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in software engineering
  • Proficient in Java, JavaScript frameworks, HTML, XML, SQL
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming
  • A passion for learning new technologies
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • BS/BA degree completed or in the works (Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Business/CIS or related), preferred

Desired Skills: 
 

  • 7+ years of experience with Java, JavaScript frameworks, JSP, JSF, HTML, XML, SQL
  • Spring MVC
  • EJB and SQL
  • ORM, Hibernate, JPA
  • Experience with ERP systems such as PeopleSoft, Banner and Colleague or similar
  • Experience working with higher education institutions
  • Understanding of PCI compliance
  • Payment industry/financial transaction experience
  • Confluence, JIRA, SVN, Git, FishEye, Crucible, Maven, Jenkins, JUnit, Balsamiq, and Microsoft Office
  • Agile methodology

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

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

#advantagetech

DevOps Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8744

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

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

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

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

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

In addition, we are looking for someone who can:

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

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or commensurate experience.

Sr. Application Developer Kansas City, MO 8725

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

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Preferred technical competencies:

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Key Accountabilities:

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

Desired skills and experience:

  •  

    Personal Attributes

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

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

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

#advantagetech

Architect Overland Park, KS 8715

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

Job Description

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

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

 Candidates must have MuleSoft Certifications:

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

 

 

Qualifications

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

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

Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Skills & Knowledge: (when applicable)

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

Competencies:

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

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 2 yr. Associates or 4 yr. BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems degree or equivalent experience required.
Build and Release Engineer Lee's Summit, MO 8703

 

 

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

Build and Release Engineer, will be responsible for managing the Git environment. This individual will oversee all activities within the environment to manage source code repositories and engineer automated software deliveries.

 

Job Description

  • Develops and maintains documentation of programs, user guides, policies and procedures.
  • Support the daily build and release needs of agile scrum teams.
  • Coordinate with application deployment team on production deployments.
  • Responsible for the continual automation, integration, and optimization of software build and deployment system.
  • Consistently and proactively look for opportunities to automate to improve systems performance.
  • Make recommendations to upper management and lead full rollout and proper transition to operation teams.
  • Collect and Maintain Metrics for success for deployments to measure value
  • Maintain code branches and perform integrations across branches using Azure DevOps and Git. Understands different branching strategies.
  • Automate and drive efficiencies in build and release management.
  • Investigating tools and processes and integrating them so that they can improve the reliability, stability and efficiency with which the build and release happens.
  • Working closely with the development and Operations Support team to integrate new deployment processes and strategies to meet the new feature requirements.
  • Creates both operational and executive dashboards to record and report on key metrics within the organization.
  • Documents production application providing required information for Computer Operations and Network Services staffs.
  • Conducts complex work important to the organization.
  • Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment
  • Must have ability to effectively maintain focus and productivity while working on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Must maintain knowledge of current and upcoming technologies
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Prefers 3+ years of experience in Git and Azure DevOps.
  • 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. 
  • Additional years of qualifying work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Proficient in Powershell or similar scripting tools, MS Build, Nuget packages.
  • Prefer additional experience deploying to Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with build and continuous integration systems
  • Experience of working with code repositories like TFS, SVN, Git & automation of configuration management tasks, along with other tools/applications like JIRA, Confluence, Team City/Jenkins, Fish Eye etc.
  • Knowledge of .NET architecture, web apps, web services, and web configurations.
  • Demonstrated expertise in customization of Git/DevOps Work Items Types, Process Templates, Work Areas and Iterations.?
  • Ability to effectively maintain focus and productivity while working on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and guidance.

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

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

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Software Development Engineer II Kansas City, MO 8694

Advantage Tech is looking for a Software Developer for our Olathe, KS Client. 

  QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

•             3+ years of C# .Net web application development experience and strong knowledge of .Net platform, ActiveX, and DLL

•             3+ years of development experience of MVC, API, web service and SQL Server development

•             Strong knowledge of web service with development experience

•             Good working experience of Unit Test in VS2013 or later

•             Ability to establish good working relationships with a diverse group of individuals across Commerce

•             Ability to work with various both IT and business teams

•             Individual must be self-motivated and proactive with excellent interpersonal skills

•             Familiarity with websites, software applications, databases, and networking.

•             Knowledge of software development lifecycle methodologies and Agile project management processes.

•             Ability to assist in constructing and reviewing requirements.

•             Solid skills interpreting and developing test scripts (use case scenarios).

•             Ability to maintain documentation and process models.

•             Strong analytic skills to perform manual testing of software applications

•             Demonstrate ability to communicate clearly & effectively with multiple technical & non-technical groups, verbal and written

•             Financial Services Experience is a Plus

•             Professional with Associates degree preferred or equivalent experience.

•             Knowledge and experience of Microsoft products: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

              

Desired, but not required:

•             Experience with Agile methodologies

•             Banking experience preferred

•             Experience with Performance Testing

•             Experience with automated testing tools

•             Experience supporting software in the financial services industry

•             Experience with bug tracking and problem reporting software

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 Service Desk Analyst Kansas City, MO 8693

Advantage Tech is looking for a Sr Service Desk Analyst for our Kansas City, MO client. 

Position Summary  

Responsible for providing the initial response to problems submitted to the Service Desk. Utilizes the knowledge base as well as personal experience to maintain, analyze, troubleshoot, and repair computer systems, hardware, and computer peripherals. Documents, maintains, upgrades, or replaces hardware and software systems. Supports and maintains user account information including rights, security and systems groups.  

 

Expectations   

  • Serve as Level 1 and Level 2 support for desktop, network, and telephone problems. Act as member of 24×7 service team in this regard.  
  • Author knowledge base articles to assist customers in self-service.  
  • Exhibit responsiveness and strong service attitude to customers.  
  • Provide quality assurance for new technical capabilities prior to delivery to the customer.  
  • Log, assign, escalate, and resolve problems reported to desktop support area.  
  • Learn the software being used to run the business to be able to assist customers in resolving problems.  
  • Proactively seek ways to improve personal productivity.  
  • To avoid service interruptions, some work will include: off-first shift, weekend work and on-call services after normal business hours.  
  • Performs other related duties as assigned and required.   

Competencies   

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills  
  • Ability to listen and interface with both technical and not-technical personnel  
  • Strong desire to deliver quality customer service  
  • Motivation to participate as an integral part of a team  
  • Display initiative, energy, dedication, and innovation on a regular basis   

Requisites   

  • Associate’s Degree in related area or technical training equivalent  
  • 4 years minimum experience with desktop and server hardware and software support in a business environment  
  • In-depth technical knowledge of desktop applications, network operating systems and hardware infrastructure, various desktop operating systems, telephone administration, PC hardware and data communication skills  
  • Regularly purses job-related training courses   
  • Experience with Active Directory
  • Ability to mentor other Service Desk employees

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

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

#advantagetech

SR. NET Developer Omaha, NE 8667

Are you looking for a non micro management and casual shop for your next development shop?  This company has lots of flexibility and allows you to have fun and work hard.  ***They offer stock options and fully vested after 6 years****

They are seeking a .Net developer who is a self starter and can bring ideas to the table for client development.  

Let's talk about this casual comfortable dress attire and their family/employee gatherings!

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Sr. Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8660

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Job Summary:

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

Key Activities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

Front End Developer Omaha, NE 8595

Are you a highly skilled front end developer with ANGULAR 4,5,6 and/or React ?   Seeking a Sr developer role, to be a senior member on the team and you will have the opportunity to train, mentor and lead!  Please see the job description for more detail!

Are you a senior level Software Engineer who excels at front-end development?  Do other developers look up to you as a lead and a mentor?  Do you thrive in a complex, dynamic team environment?   We are seeking a highly talented, experienced Software Engineer that is passionate about creating our next generation of construction products and services, has great development skills, a passion for quality, and is excited to help build incredible, engineering solutions that win over our customers.

Responsibilities:

System & Product Design
• Considers the customer’s perspective and experiences when designing systems.
• Performs product design tasks of a moderate to high complexity which require research and analysis.
• Performs system design and specification development, program logic, testing, debugging, and documentation.
• Works independently and with supervisory review on moderate to highly complex programming tasks.
• Provides analysis of problems and recommends solutions.
• Develops coding logic flowcharts in compliance with secure coding standards.

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

Leadership
• Role model to the development team
• Mentors more junior developers
• May lead UI projects as needed

Qualifications:
•5+ years of Software Development experience including JavaScript, Angular 4+/React required
• Experience working as a Senior Software Engineer
• Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering preferred
• 3+ years of experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
• 3+ years of experience with Agile, Test Driven Development or related lifecycle methodologies
• Front-end technology preferred:  Angular 4/5/6, Kendo UI, Typescript
• HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
• ASP.NET web API
• Strong understanding of emerging technologies, standards, and best practices for .NET development
• Experience with UX and User Centric Design (UCD)
• Must be able to work in a complex, dynamic team environment with minimal supervision and possess good organizational skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication and documentation skills
• Some travel may be required

Java Software Engineer Kansas City, MO 8583

Job Summary:

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

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

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

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

  • Communicates status and progress on assignments.

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

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

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

Qualifications:

 

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

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

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

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

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

  • Experience in Application Security, JMS, Scheduling.

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

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

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

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

  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills. 

  • Proficient problem solving and business acumen.

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

SQL DBA Kansas City, MO 8563

Advantage Tech is searching for a great Microsoft SQL DBA to join their client based out of Kansas City, Mo

The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and sustainment of the SQL Server environment, ensuring its operational readiness (security, health and performance), executing data loads, and performing data modeling in support of multiple development teams. In addition, they will be responsible for the upgrade and maintenance of all SQL servers.  Must be capable of working independently and collaboratively.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Provide afterhours support for critical production systems.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required
  • Advance Knowledge of database structure & theory
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Experience developing and troubleshooting SSIS packages using Microsoft BIDS and Visual Studio.
  • Experience with ETL jobs using PowerShell.
  • Experience writing and modifying Stored Procedures with Microsoft T-SQL.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
Cloud Engineer Kansas City, MO 8561

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

Job Summary:

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

Key Activities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Provide on call production support for a critical application.

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

  • 1+ year experience designing and implementing automation capabilities.

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

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

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

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

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies. 

  • Moderate project management skills.  

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

  • Excellent planning and organization skill. 

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

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

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

  • Experience with Java and Spring Framework.

  • United States citizenship is required for this position.

Agile Coach Kansas City, MO 8559

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

 

Job Summary:

 

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

 

Key Activities:

 

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

Additional Activities:

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

 

 

Qualifications:

 

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

Preferred Skills:

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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AutoCad Designer Peculiar, MO 7957

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

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in the industrial fabrication area
  • AutoCad 2018 experience

 

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Java Developer Omaha, NE 7409

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

Responsibilities

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

Ideal Qualifications

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7378

Web Programmer

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

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

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

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

Web Developer Omaha, NE 7377

Web Developer

Product Summary:

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

 

Job Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements of Qualified Candidate:

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

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

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

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

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

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

CORE BEHAVIORS:
– Positivity
– Teamwork
– Dependability
– Productivity

 

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

Job Type: Full-time

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Contractor Benefits

Employee Referral Program