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Company Name Job Description/Contact Information
NAIC

Customer/Product Support Intern (SERFF)

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a SERFF Customer/Product Support Intern.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Answer customer inquiries and resolve issues via phone and email assist in testing and business analysis tasks, data entry, user registration for online tutorials, writing documentation.

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required, SQL preferred, customer service experience preferred.  Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

 

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://www.careers.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 11/06/2014

Title of job: Jr. QA Tester

Company Name and Location: Insight Global – Kansas City, MO

Part time or Full Time: Full time

Duties:  The client is looking for a Jr. QA tester who will be learning skills to supplement their current skill set, and has QA experience in a professional setting or in the classroom. You will be learning additional QA skills such as automated testing and SQL scripting.

Qualifications Needed: Previous QA experience, a technical degree, and a strong work ethic

How to Apply: Go to www.insightglobal.net click on “Job Seekers” click on “Search IT Jobs” Search “Jr. QA Tester” in Kansas City Click on apply!

Salary: Negotiable based on experience and skill-set

Company website: www.insightglobal.net

Posted 11/06/2014 

Jack Henry and Associates

10910 W. 87th Street | Lenexa, KS  66214

(o) 913.495-1169

Night Shift Operator--IT position at Jack Henry and Associates


Position posted for an overnight operator at Jack Henry and Associates credit union hosting services in Lenexa Kansas. This high-pace position is responsible for the running, monitoring, and support of critical end-of-day processing of credit union core banking applications. It’s an hourly, 4x10 shift, ~4:30pm – 03:00am, Mon-Thur. Some extended or occasional weekend, holiday hours/shifts if business needs require.  

The emphasis is on strong IT and computer operating skills. Good knowledge and use of Windows and some UNIX systems. Good keyboarding and 10-key recommended. Very competent in using Windows system features and applications for efficient work and analysis. (i.e. Keyboard short-cuts, MS office application, text editors, and other various Windows utilities.) Banking application and knowledge is preferred, by not a requirement. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Position can be high-pace and demanding at times. 

Jack Henry is an excellent, high growth company to work for, with plenty of growth opportunities.

Apply online - See job posting 9568 – Link below.

https://apply.jackhenry.com/psp/HRCGPRD/APPLICANT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=9568&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

http://www.jackhenry.com/

 

Posted 11/03/2014

Digital Lagoon
Overland Park, KS

Web Developer

 

Education and or experience:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Drupal site administration, or equivalent amount of related education and experience.

 

Primary responsibilities:

  •          Build, test, maintain and troubleshoot Drupal websites, and custom web applications (PHP) including writing PHP/JavaScript code for Drupal modules as needed.

  •          Perform website analysis of sites based on predefined standards of SEO, design and content strategies.

  •          Translate Photoshop design comps and wireframes into HTML5/CSS/JavaScript responsive Drupal templates.

 

System Administration:

  •          Setup and maintain sites using development and live servers.

  •          Perform routine system maintenance on hosted servers.

Client Relations:

  •          Answer technical questions from customers as required

 

Required Skills:

             Experience with Drupal 7.x and PHP

             Drupal site building best practices

             Strong understanding of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap     

               Proficient development skills with MySQL 

               Strong understanding of Web Content Management Systems

             Understanding of web standards; especially Drupal coding standards

             Ability to interact with a diverse group of people

             Exceptional communication, organization and presentation skills

             Excellent organizational skills for long term projects

             Experience with eCommerce

             Familiarity with version control systems

             Develop new functionality through custom content types  

                Exposure to Agile Methodology

 

 

Digital Lagoon
Overland Park, KS
Jgershon@lagoon.com
913-961-7232

 

 

Posted 11/02/2014 

PlattForm Advertising

7841 / PT Programming Administrator

Position Information

No of Openings: 1

Hours per Week: 25

Wage/​Salary: $10 per hour

Job Description:

PlattForm intends to add a dynamic and technically savvy intern to work 20-25 hours per week (set your own schedule). You will be working on client and internal requests for system configurations and client-requested changes. You will be responsible for providing timely and accurate assistance to our clients and business users. This is a great opportunity for a student working toward a programming degree to learn while contributing to the company.

-Working with Programmers, Analysts, and Programming Support Manager to provide support for clients and business users
-Updating system information for new and existing clients
-Troubleshooting processing and billing issues
-Communicating clearly with non-technical business users

Qualifications:

-Experience w/ Microsoft Windows
-Technical aptitude with exposure to Javascripts, SQL, and web development helpful
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Proven analytical and interpersonal skills
-Attention to detail

Application Instructions: Apply on-line or by sending resume information to sharon.durham@plattform.com

Online Application Address: http://plattformad.com/careers/internships

Job Location ​(City, State)​: Lenexa, Kansas

Job Category: Information Systems, Information Technology, Programming/Software Development

Position Type: Internship - Paid, Part-time

Applicant Type: JCCC Student, JCCC Alumni, Community

Expiration Date: 11/27/2014

 

Contact Information

Name: Sharon Durham

Phone: 913-254-6000

Fax: 913.764.4043

Email: sharon.durham@plattform.com

Posted 10/29/2014 

NAIC

Software Engineer I or II (Java Developer)

The Information Systems (IS) Division of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer. 

You will be working in the State Producer Licensing (SPL) Team of the IS division.  The SPL Team is customer focused. Insurance agents who have chosen the career of helping others pick the right insurance rely on us to meet their regulatory responsibilities quickly and effortlessly. We pride ourselves on providing the best possible service to the Department of Insurance in every state, the insurance companies who operate their business in each state, and all the agents who represent the insurance products of these companies. The NAIC is involved in many aspects of market regulation and reporting. State Producer Licensing is just one aspect of what the NAIC does well.

Ideal candidates are knowledgeable of the entire development life cycle and possess at least 2 years of work experience in Java, Oracle and SQL. Our candidate is quality minded and looks for ways to improve the quality of the systems and code for which they are individually responsible.

* Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.*

Responsibilities include:

                    Implements application design by utilizing development languages and tools.

                    Develops and executes test plans (unit testing) for assigned projects.

                    Develops applications based on their evaluation of business and technical requirements.

                    Effectively estimates own work assignments and delivers quality code that meets requirements and specifications on time, based on work estimates they establish.

                    Works alone with known development tools and may lead small to medium projects.

                    Effectively manages tasks from multiple assignments.

                    Writes and maintains documentation, on any technical development completed. 

                    Follows NAIC/NIPR accepted guidelines on version control for all technical development

                    Follows the NAIC/NIPR project methodology.

                    Troubleshoots and resolves data and application software problems as assigned, and assists others on the team.  This may involve utilizing SQL and other tools to assist in data manipulation.

                    Maintains systems and programs on a twenty-four by seven basis by aiding user groups in problem resolution and providing technical solutions to resolve software or system logic problems.

                    Contributes to the development, maintenance, communication, monitoring and reporting on project plans and goals.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Computer Science or Associates Degree in Applied Science specific to Computer Science, and at least two years related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

                    Must have experience in Java and JDBC or ODBC

                    Must have knowledge of the entire development life cycle and be able to follow enhancements through to production.

                    Required experience in Oracle, SQL

                    Required experience in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Project)

                    Prefer experience using Eclipse

                    Prefer experience in Unix, FTP, and Swing

                    Prefer experience in JavaScript, HTML, Java Servlets, JSP

                    Prefer experience in stored procedures, CGI, Access,

                    Prefer experience in updating project plans and measuring project success against established milestones

                    Prefer experience in stored procedures, CGI, Access Prefer experience with MVC, web services, SOAP, and xml

                    Is customer focused and meets customers’ business requirements and evaluates the requirements.

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 For consideration, please apply online at:

careers.NAIC.ORG

 

About the NAIC:

With its Central Office in the heart of downtown Kansas City the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) places a premium on creativity and innovation.  The NAIC supports insurance regulators in every state, who work to educate, protect and assist insurance consumers with issues ranging from disasters to day-to-day questions. Our employees get the chance to support and develop the latest technological programs in an energized environment.


Insurance may be complicated, but our employee culture is pretty simple. “Work hard, play hard” exemplifies our commitment to a work-life balance. We keep it casual with Jeans Day every day in Kansas City. We believe in rewarding staff with bright, shiny objects as well as treats, games and prizes to show our appreciation for their hard work. And you can say goodbye to a five day work week with our flex schedules.


At the NAIC, location really is everything - from our centrality in the metro area to the conveniences of our vibrant downtown building, with great restaurants and shopping right outside our doors. We pride ourselves on our long-term investment in our employees and support them in all phases of their life, from continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities to our infants in the workplace program. We also make charity a company-wide offering through our Volunteer Resource Team (VRT). The VRT sponsors fundraisers, charitable events and community service opportunities throughout the year and has raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities.

Why Work at the NAIC/NIPR?

  •          Flexible Work Environment

  •          37.5 Hour Work Week

  •          Choice of Insurance Plans

  •          Tuition Reimbursement

  •          Referral Bonuses

  •          Jeans Day every day in Kansas City

  •          Vacation Buy Back

  •          Infants in the Work Place

  •          Adoption Assistance

  •          Employee Recognition Programs

  •          Days Off for Community Service

For consideration, please apply online at:

careers.NAIC.ORG

 The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Posted 10/28/2014

NAIC

Software Engineer (Java Developer)

We are seeking a passionate java developer to join the Enterprise team in the Information Systems (IS) Division of the NAIC. You will be working in the division that delivers and support technology solutions and systems to the industry customers and NAIC business area. The Enterprise Team is an integral part of many areas at the NAIC and supports systems from departments across the company and our affiliates.     

This individual will develop, maintain and support all Enterprise Application Components (EACs) including E-commerce transactions and authentication/authorization for the organization. This role also supports complex integrations of major systems rollout of new technologies and tools, especially JBoss.

Ideal candidates are knowledgeable of the entire development life cycle and possess meaningful work experience in Java, Oracle and SQL. Our candidate is quality minded and looks for ways to improve the quality of the systems and code for which they are responsible.

This job requires excellent analytical skills and significant problem solving abilities complemented by strong interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills.

* Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.*

Education and/or experience required:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Computer Science or Associates Degree in Applied Science specific to Computer Science, and at least two years related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Skills and Abilities:

         Java proficiency.

         Must have knowledge of SQL.

         Must be a logical and disciplined thinker.

         Demonstrates the aptitude to multi-task between projects and tasks.

         Demonstrates aptitude for technical and creative problem solving.

         Must have knowledge of the entire development life cycle; starting with the analysis, design, construction, implementation, and following it through to the evolution

     phases.

         Prefer experience in Oracle

         Prefer experience in JDBC or ODBC          

         Prefer experience in JBoss

         Prefer experience in UnixPrefer experience in JSP and Java Servlets

         Prefer experience in JavaScript, HTML, JSon, and CSS

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

For consideration, please apply online at:

careers.NAIC.ORG

About the NAIC:

With its Central Office in the heart of downtown Kansas City the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) places a premium on creativity and innovation.  The NAIC supports insurance regulators in every state, who work to educate, protect and assist insurance consumers with issues ranging from disasters to day-to-day questions. Our employees get the chance to support and develop the latest technological programs in an energized environment.


Insurance may be complicated, but our employee culture is pretty simple. “Work hard, play hard” exemplifies our commitment to a work-life balance. We keep it casual with Jeans Day every day in Kansas City. We believe in rewarding staff with bright, shiny objects as well as treats, games and prizes to show our appreciation for their hard work. And you can say goodbye to a five day work week with our flex schedules.


At the NAIC, location really is everything - from our centrality in the metro area to the conveniences of our vibrant downtown building, with great restaurants and shopping right outside our doors. We pride ourselves on our long-term investment in our employees and support them in all phases of their life, from continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities to our infants in the workplace program. We also make charity a company-wide offering through our Volunteer Resource Team (VRT). The VRT sponsors fundraisers, charitable events and community service opportunities throughout the year and has raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities.

Why Work at the NAIC/NIPR?

  •          Flexible Work Environment

  •          37.5 Hour Work Week

  •          Choice of Insurance Plans

  •          Tuition Reimbursement

  •          Referral Bonuses

  •          Jeans Day every day in Kansas City

  •          Vacation Buy Back

  •          Infants in the Work Place

  •          Adoption Assistance

  •          Employee Recognition Programs

  •          Days Off for Community Service

For consideration, please apply online at:

careers.NAIC.ORG

 The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 10/28/2014

Ad Astra

Information Systems

 

7813 / Software Installation Specialist

Position Information

No of Openings: 3

Work Schedule: 8am - 5pm, M-F

Hours per Week: 20 - 40

Wage/​Salary: $15 - $18 per hour

Employment Start Date: 11/1/2014

Employment End Date: 2/1/2015

Supervisor: John Donovan

Job Description:

Ad Astra is looking for candidates with customer service skills and a strong technical aptitude for an entry level position on our Technical Support team. Experience with MS Windows, IIS, and SQL scripting preferred. Self-motivation, technical acumen and effective phone communication skills are the key to success in this role.

Successful candidates will be:
An amicable team player
Empathetic to customer needs
Skilled at communicating technical solutions and demonstrating overall customer service
Accurate
Consistent and Steady
Methodical
Detail oriented

This is an opportunity to join an established team and provide a valuable service to both the company and our customers. The right candidate will provide effective installation and software upgrade support to our customers and learn to recognize common environment issues. Successful installation specialists enjoy completing assignments and working closely with customers to implement our software solutions.

Qualifications:

1. Customer service skills
2. Strong technical aptitude
3. Experience with MS Windows, IIS, and SQL scripting preferred

Application Instructions: Please use the online application link to apply for this position.  http://www.aais.com/our-company/careers

Job Location ​(City, State)​: Overland Park, KS

Job Category: Information Technology

Position Type: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Applicant Type: JCCC Student, JCCC Alumni, Community

Linked Contact Information Name: Terry Saye   Phone: 913-652-4137   Email: tsaye@aais.com   

Posted 10/24/2014

 

Title of job:  Part-Time Programming Administrator

Company Name and Location:  PlattForm/15500 W 113th Street, Ste. 200, Lenexa, KS  66219

Part time or Full Time:  Part-time

Duties: 

PlattForm intends to add a dynamic and technically savvy intern to work 20-25 hours per week (set your own schedule).  You will be working on client and internal requests for system configurations and client-requested changes.  You will be responsible for providing timely and accurate assistance to our clients and business users.  This is a great opportunity for a student working toward a programming degree to learn while contributing to the company. 

  Working with Programmers, Analysts, and Programming Support Manager to provide support for clients and business users

  Updating system information for new and existing clients

  Troubleshooting processing and billing issues

  Communicating clearly with non-technical business users

Qualifications Needed:

  Experience w/  Microsoft Windows

  Technical aptitude with exposure to Javascripts, SQL, and web development helpful

  Strong written and verbal communication skills

  Proven analytical and interpersonal skills

  Attention to detail

How to Apply:

To apply on-line, visit our careers site at:  http://www.plattform.com/careers

Resumes may also be emailed to:  Sharon.durham@plattform.com

Salary:  $10 per hour

Company website:  http://www.plattform.com/

Posted 10/14/2014

University of Kansas
Edwards Campus
Overland Park, Kansas

 

Auto req ID

 

1990BR

Posting Title

IT Support Technician - Edwards Campus

Position Number

00206193

Department

Information Technology

No. of Positions

1

Location/Division

Edwards Campus

FTE

1.0

Reg/Temp

Regular

FLSA Status

Nonexempt

Employee Class

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Work Schedule

The Edwards Campus Technology Support Center (ECTSC) provides service from the hours of 7am to 7pm, Monday thru Friday. This position will be required to work outside the regular business hours of 8am to 5pm as assigned by the supervisor. This position may also be required to work on the weekend for emergency technical support needs or scheduled events.

Job Family

Information Technology-KUL

Position Overview

The IT Support Technician position is assigned to the Edwards Campus Technology Support Center (ECTSC) and is responsible for providing workstation and classroom support to all users utilizing technology on the KU Edwards Campus with 50% of the support focus given to the Business, Engineering, Science & Technology (BEST) programs.   This position works under direct supervision of the IT Technology Coordinator and following standard procedures and written instruction to accomplish assigned tasks.  This position will also serve as the first point of contact for staff, faculty, students and non-academic groups for troubleshooting AV equipment, hardware, software, PC / Mac / Linux or printer problems.  The position assists users via telephone, email, chat and in person with a wide range of questions, problems, and requests related to desktop software, hardware, peripherals, network issues, applications issues.

This position is also required to work outside regular business hours 8am to 5pm and may also require to work on weekend for emergency technical support needs or scheduled events.

Job Description

20% - Provide basic technical support to faculty, staff, students and non-academic groups via phone, email, chat or in person.  Support all AV and computer equipment utilized by BEST & non-BEST programs in classrooms, labs, offices and meeting areas throughout the Edwards Campus.  Prepare classrooms and meeting spaces prior to use to ensure requested technology is available and working.

Identify if the technical issues encountered can be quickly resolved or it needs to be researched by a higher-level technical support staff.

15% - Meet customer requirements through first contact resolutions with excellent customer satisfaction. Continuous look to improve current business process. 

15% - Troubleshoot hardware and software issues.

10% - Confirm customer understanding of the solution and provide additional customer education as needed.
Provide support to the IT Educational Support staff and Facilities Marketing Manager by providing additional customer education to BEST, non-BEST academic programs and non-academic groups on the use of technology currently being offered on Edwards Campus.

5% - Maintain attractive and functional computer labs, classrooms, & meeting areas; perform preventative maintenance on technology according to defined schedule.  Maintain appropriate equipment and supplies.

5% - Maintain accurate inventory information for both hardware and software products.

5% - Create and document trouble tickets as indicated by the workflow.

5% - Create and update procedures and knowledgebase articles.

5% - Develop broad and in-depth knowledge of software and hardware that are unique to the support area.

5% - Support, install and upgrade new computer equipment including imaging of new computers.

5% - Perform tests to isolate the source of issues.

5% - Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Security Profile:

  • This position shares in responsibility for information security by following all applicable security policies and procedures.
  • This position is authorized to use elevated privilege accounts in the performance of job duties.
  • This position is authorized to issue password resets in accordance with established procedure in the performance of job duties.
  • This position is authorized to handle sensitive or confidential data in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.
  • This position is authorized to provision and deprovision user accounts and access in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.
  • This position is authorized to manage, provision, and deprovision IT assets in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.

Required Qualifications

 

  • High School Diploma or GED and at least two years of relevant experience that includes:
    • Two years’ experience providing customer service in an academic or corporate environment.  
    • Two years’ experience supporting computer hardware and software in an academic or corporate environment.
  • Good written communication skill as evidenced by application materials.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting Windows, Macintosh and/or Linux Operating Systems from work history.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service ability and resolution ownership of problem. 

Position Requirement:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs. with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree, technical college certificate, or higher degree in technology related field.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Experience with imaging software.
  • Experience with Active Directory.
  • Experience with Microsoft System Center & Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Knowledge of LAN / WAN principles and protocols.
  • Experience with a ticketing system such as ServiceNow or Remedy.
  • Experience creating technical documentation..
  • Valid driver’s license.

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position will remain open until filled.  Review of applications begins October 26, 2014.  To ensure priority consideration, apply before this date.

Contact Information to Applicants

Andrew Irwin, Technology Coordinator, irwin@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Contingent on Qualifications

Application Review Begins

26-Oct-2014

Disclaimer

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options.  Any  inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY

To Apply: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25752&siteid=5541&AReq=1990BR



Posted 10/13/2014
 

Category:

Professional-Non Clinical

Facility:

North Kansas City Hospital 

Department:

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Schedule:

FT

Shift:

3

Hours:

11:00PM - 7AM

Job Details:

[SUMMARY]: Under the direction of the Information Technology Supervisor efficiently supports IT users by recording all user requests and computer faults. Other duties include performing preliminary fault diagnosis, problem analysis, and quick resolution. [EDUCATION]: Preferred Bachelors in Computer Information Systems. [LICENSURE]: (NA) [EXPERIENCE]: Minimum two years experience supporting PC/Printer/Other hardware. Hands-on and over the telephone troubleshooting experience preferred. [CERTIFICATIONS]: CompTIA A + Certification or demonstrated equivalent knowledge during the interview process. [SPECIAL SKILLS]: (NA) [OTHER]: (NA)


To Apply:  www.nkch.org/jobs/search-jobs/

Posted 10/13/2014

Mark’s Rugs Gallery

Part-time:  Computer Science or Web Design student needed to help with business website.

Nice Environment in Town Center Plaza.

Salary: Negotiable

To Apply Contact:

Mark’s Rugs Gallery

Ph. 913-226-7222

 

Posted 10/08/2014

Computer Repair Technician

Location:                    US-KS-Leawood

Status:                         Part-time, Full-time

Shift:                            First Shift (Day), Second Shift (Afternoon), Saturday (8-4)

Job Category:            Computers, Hardware

Are you searching for a challenging and rewarding occupation?  Heartland Services has career opportunities for candidates interested in PC hardware repair.  We are seeking motivated, technology minded candidates to join our rapidly growing repair team.

Primary Responsibilities:

         Test, troubleshoot, and diagnose computer hardware failures

         Replace and/or repair faulty components

         Conduct testing and troubleshooting functions with the assistance of information in the form of written or verbal descriptions/diagrams

         Perform data input of required material

         Perform quality inspections for all completed processes

 

Qualifications:

         Working knowledge of Windows XP/Vista/7

         Must possess good organizational, decision-making, and logical troubleshooting skills

         Ability to read and interpret technical manuals

         Effective communication skills

         Detail-oriented

         Quality focused

         Ability to learn new applications and programs

         Must be able to lift 30 pounds to a height of 5 feet

         Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

The computer technician position is bench technician work.  Applicants must be very dependable and have an excellent attendance history.  Drug tests and criminal background checks will be performed.  Qualified candidates must be highly motivated, show aptitude for learning as new products are introduced, and have a strong desire for career stability.

If you have skills that do not meet the repair requirements of this job, you may also qualify for a position in another area of our company.  These positions currently are as follows:

         Testing of computers and related parts using diagnostic and system software

         Controlling and monitoring the quality of repaired products

         Shipping and receiving equipment/parts

         Assisting with inventory control

         Repairing commercial / personal projector

         Component level circuit board repair

         Providing hardware / software helpdesk support

         Software development

Our environment is challenging and positive within an exciting growth industry.  We are an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.

Email: acapps@heartlandsi.com

Heartland Services, Inc.

14206 Overbrook        Leawood, KS  66224

Tel: (913) 685-8855      Fax (913) 685-8555

www.heartlandsi.com

Posted 09/24/2014

Title of job: Web Development/eCommerce Strategist

Company Name and Location: Arrowhead Forensics, 11030 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215

Part time or Full Time:  Part Time, 20-25 hours per week with flexible hours and no weekends

Duties:

- Manage website updates and upload new content to new website CMS

- Image, SEM and SEO preparation for all products

- Find areas to improve and implement new marketing/design/web strategies

Qualifications Needed:

At least 1 year classroom experience in web design/development.

A general understanding of HTML/CSS coding.

Basic understanding of Search Engine Optimization

Understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus

How to Apply:

Call Quinn Carr at 913-894-8388 or email him at quinn@arrowheadforensics.com with “JCCC Job Posting” in the subject line

Salary: Starting at $12-15/hour

Company website: http://www.arrowheadforensics.com/

Posted 09/24/2014

Title of job: Microsoft Excel Expert

Company Name and Location:  Hughes Machinery – 14400 College Blvd.

Part time or Full Time:  Project Based – 4-6 hours?

Duties:   Have a service where we collect electrical data from customers and use that data to propose more efficient solutions to them and Kansas City Power and Light.   KCPL has recently changed their reporting requirements and the data will need to be presented in a slightly different format.  What this project will entail is to use Excel to move data from a collection of individual data points to a plotted polynomial curve and then present in graphical format. 

Qualifications Needed:   Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and a strong math / (engineering) background. 

How to Apply:  Contact Dave Fisher – fisher@hughesmachinery.com    913-492-0355

Salary:  TBD – $20 / hr?

Company website:  www.hughesmachinery.com

Posted 09/18/2014

Murphy-Hoffman Company

7427 / .NET Developer

Position Information

Job Reference Num: MHC03262This is the secondary job ID number that our office or the employer is using.

No of Openings: 1

Work Schedule:  M-F 8-5

Hours per Week: 40

Wage/Salary: Experienced Only

Supervisor: Scott Quinlan

Job Description:

This is a great opportunity to be the first .NET Developer with an established and growing industry leader, Murphy-Hoffman Company (MHC). Currently our in house development consists of IBM i developers on the IBM i platform. MHC also has a mature customer and internal user facing .NET MVC application with over 3000 users that we want to continue development of in house. We are looking for someone who can bring proven web development best practices into extending this application and into developing additional applications in other business areas that we identify. Our existing development group handles back end data integration while you focus on building functional and high quality applications for our customers and users. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional team player who will want to take these projects by the reigns as well as help transition and cross-train our current IBM i developers to .NET developers as well. Our business system is completely custom allowing the ability to make enhancements quickly and without limitations. The right candidate will also have the opportunity to become a team lead as we grow our internal .NET development team.

Qualifications:

Job Responsibilities:
Develops and tests web/windows based applications and/or make corrections and modifications to existing applications.

• Converts and implements new web/windows based applications.
• Ensures the quality, integrity and availability of all programming work completed.
• Develops applications that maintain data integrity where possible and the overall data integrity of the business systems. Responsible for upholding the confidentiality of sensitive MHC

   business process data.
• Works with end users to ensure their satisfaction with all applications developed and/or modified.
• Responsible for adhering to IT standards and guidelines.
• Provides technical support to the IT staff and/or users as required.

Desired Skills and Experience

Ideal Candidate Would Possess:
Proven experience with Microsoft .NET technologies preferably in writing scalable customer facing applications. E-Commerce is not required but preferred.
• Demonstrated knowledge of ASP.NET, C#, SQL/T-SQL, JavaScript/DHTML, VBScript, HTML, XML.
• Any knowledge of Websphere development, Apache Server, IBM i Series, DB2, IBM Integrated Web Services, Microsoft SharePoint, and Source Control are a bonus.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application Instructions:

Please apply at http://emea3.mrted.ly/gtve

Online Application Address: http://emea3.mrted.ly/gtve

Posting Information:

Job Location (City, State): Overland Park, KS

Job Category: Information Systems

Position Type: Full-time

Applicant Type: JCCC Alumni, Community

Classification: Alumni, Other

Degrees: Associate's, Bachelor's

Majors: Computer Information Systems

Post Date: 9/11/2014

Expiration Date: 10/11/2014

Contact Information

Name: Scott Quinlan

Phone: 8162426273

Alternate Phone: 2172024136

Email: scott.quinlan@mhctruck.com

 

Posted 09/12/2014

Ad Astra Information Systems

JCCC JobLinks

7268 / Temporary Installation Specialist

Ad Astra Information Systems

Position Information

No of Openings:  1

Work Schedule:  8a - 5p, M - F

Hours per Week:  20 to 40

Wage/​Salary:  hourly

 

Employment Start Date:  9/8/2014

Employment End Date:  11/30/2014

Supervisor:  John Donovan

Job Description:

Ad Astra Information Systems (a local Overland Park software company) is seeking immediate temporary help to guide clients through the install of our latest software. We have temporary positions available for the next few months, with an opportunity to work up to 40 hours per week. Specific duties include:

• Install and test complex application software.
• Ensure that a set of standard methodologies and processes are used to effectively assess issues and provide adequate solutions.
• Document problems and resolutions for future reference within the case and knowledge base in a thorough and timely manner.
• Work with internal implementation resources to ensure timely upgrades and installs for new Astra clients.
• Work with Tier I and Tier II support agents as necessary to complete all existing client installs and upgrades.
• Manage personal queue of open installs.

Qualifications:

Must be a computer savvy individual with great customer service skills. Experience with Microsoft Windows Server platform and software support is preferred.

Application Instructions:

For more information, please send current resume to John Donovan at jdonovan@aais.com

Online Application Address:

http://www.aais.com/our-company/careers

Contact Information

John Donovan

Phone:  913-652-4132

Email:  jdonovan@aais.com

Posted 08/27/2014

Cohen McNeile & Pappas P.C.
Posted 08/27/2014
Cohen McNeile & Pappas P.C.

Posted 08/27/2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

IT Internship

Job Summary:

The IT Division is looking for a motivated college student who would like to gain real-world IT experience this fall. This will be a part-time internship through the end of the year. The intern will assist IT staff in the areas of support, quality assurance, and user experience.

Please note: Any immediate family members of IT staff cannot be considered for this position.

Responsibilities:

  •        Assisting with user support requests

  •        Assisting with computer, hardware, and software setup

  •        Assisting with resolving problems with software products and systems

  •        Assisting with quality-assurance testing on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging

  •        Working with HTML and CSS to prepare designed web pages

  •        Understanding and assisting with software and hardware inventory management

  •        Performing other duties as assigned

Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to be successful in the role of IT intern:

  •        Actively enrolled in school

  •        Pursing a technical degree is preferred, but not required

  •        Upperclassman status preferred, but not required

  •        Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is preferred, but not required

  •        Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality

  •        Strong written and verbal communication skills

  •        Proficient with computers, including Apple and Windows platforms

  •        General understanding of computer programing, proficiency in a programing language a plus.

  •        Knowledge of Microsoft Office software

  •        Ability to self-motivate and work with a high degree of autonomy

  •        Available to work 10- 25 hours per week, Monday – Friday 

    • Hopefully starting the first week of September and working until the middle of December.

    • Stipend to be paid monthly.  $12.00 per hour.

Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Recruiters@aafp.org

Posted 08/22/2014
Network Technologies, Inc

This is an entry-level technical position at our managed services company. Technical Assistants provide important support services to the major service teams while gaining extensive experience in working in IT.

We provide IT support and services for companies in the KC Metro Area. However, as we continue to grow, our service area has increased to cover a wider geographical area. Also, our remote support tools allow us to provide services worldwide.

Desired Technical Skills

A basic technical knowledge of computer hardware, software, and networking will provide a solid foundation for a Technical Assistant. Relevant educational experience is also a plus. The ability to absorb knowledge quickly and adapt to changing environments is also very important.

After six months of employment, Technical Assistants should successfully complete:

     CompTIA A+ certification

     CompTIA Network+ certification

 

Desired Soft Skills

Network Technologies’ primary company focus is to provide an excellent customer experience to our clients. To that end, successful Technical Assistants will need to:

     Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external customers

     Dedicate themselves to professional excellence

     Continually present a professional attitude and polished appearance

     Possess high levels of energy and enthusiasm

     Prepare themselves for the challenges of working in different network environments and configurations

     Enjoy working in a collaborative environment with other professionals, while retaining the ability to work independently

     Commit themselves to developing their technical knowledge and customer service skills

 

Responsibilities and Requirements

The primary responsibilities of our Technical Assistants include:

     Assist the Account Engineering team:

o  Assist with customer Onboardings/Reboardings

o  Inventory/Asset management (tracking, mapping, labeling)

o  Documentation assistance, including network diagrams, rack diagrams, site pictures/videos, configurations

o  RMM platform assistance, including assisting with agent deployment, maintenance, and discrepancy management

o  Participate in team projects and “ride-alongs” with senior staff

o  Other duties that may be required

     Assist the Support team:

o  Provide overflow for incident triage and Tier 1 issues

o  Participate in incident “ride-alongs” with senior engineers

     Accurately enter and track all relevant information in our service delivery software and tools

     Actively participate as a collaborative member of our service team

     Maintain high commitment to providing an excellent customer experience at all times

     Other duties as may be required by the service management team

 

This position does include traveling to customer sites. Technical Assistants will be required to drive to client locations on a frequent basis, generally around the Kansas City metro area. Clean, reliable transportation is a requirement. Network Technologies will reimburse for mileage in accordance with applicable laws.

Candidates who are offered a position must agree to a background check. Any employment offer will be conditional on favorable results of that background check.

Pay and Benefits

This is a part-time, hourly position. Wages for Technical Assistants start at $12/hour. Expect to work around 30 hours per week.

The senior engineering staff will hold performance reviews for Technical Assistants at regular intervals, with the goals of determining career development paths and screening TAs for full-time positions.

Contact to Apply:

Matt Cortner

Network Engineer

Network Technologies, Inc.

mattc@networktech.com

913.538.7820

Posted 07/22/2014

Garmin

Software Engineer - Aviation Engineering Tools-14000BZ

Job

 Software Engineering - Entry Level

Primary Location

USA-KS-Olathe

Organization

 Garmin International, Inc.

Schedule

 Full-time

Job Class

 Exempt

Description

Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!

Garmin aviation, now boarding – new engineers! Are you passionate about working on new technologies to make engineers more effective and efficient, as well as improve the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)?  Does designing and developing tools that can have a large positive impact on an engineering organization excite you?
 
Garmin is looking for self-motivated, passionate, and creative software engineers to develop tools that will reduce manual overhead, improve processes, and automate where possible.  As a member of this team you will participate in planning, requirements definition, design, development, testing, and release of numerous tools for various purposes.  Examples of the use of tools developed include management of requirements, management of reviews, configuration management, software defect tracking, and automated testing.  However we are looking for creative individuals who can find even more ways to make our teams more efficient, and allow us to deliver the highest quality software products to our customers.  Key essential functions for this role include: 

         Develop and maintain tools to be used by product development engineers, including all phases of the SDLC

         Develop and maintain tools and plug-ins using C, C++, C#, Java, or scripting languages

         Maintain servers used, including those for continuous builds, configuration management

Qualifications

Qualified candidates for this role will possess a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Math, or Physics from a four-year college or university and a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA, or a minimum of 4 years work experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description.  Relevant experience and/or training in programming languages such as C, C++, C#, Java, scripting languages such as Python and Perl, and/or software development quality methodologies such as nightly builds, unit testing, static code analysis, code reviews and others is also a must.  Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented and have the ability to manage multiple tasks and work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision and demonstrate strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with a collaborative development style. 

Candidates who possess experience in C/C++ and/or Java and/or object oriented design experience, experience with Hudson or similar build tools,  StarTeam, SVN, or similar configuration management tools , defect  tracking tools, software testing, automated test tools , software development on embedded systems, and/or experience with utilizing Open Source projects or databases in client/server architectures are highly desirable.

At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone?  – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.

Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer dental insurance, an employee stock purchase plan, a Retirement Plan, and much more….trust us, it doesn’t get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts….come on, what are you waiting for?

Apply today:

Software Engineer - Aviation Engineering Tools

https://garmin.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=14000BZ&lang=en&sns_id=mailto

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans 

Aviation Engineering Applications Administrator 1-14000GO

Job

 Software Engineering - Entry Level

Primary Location

USA-KS-Olathe

Organization

 Garmin International, Inc.

Schedule

 Full-time

Job Class

Exempt

 

Description

Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!

Garmin aviation, now boarding – new engineers! Our avionics team is looking for self-motivated, confident and passionate engineers to help us provide basic administration and support for software engineering applications (tools) in a team oriented environment. At Garmin, our aviation technology provides an industry-leading combination of performance, safety, quality, value, innovation and ease of operation to help our consumers get the most out of every hour they spend in the air.  We strive for continual innovation, resulting in high-quality, state-of-the-art products aimed at giving our pilots an unwavering level of confidence when they’re up in the air.

Our aviation tools team in Olathe, Kansas is hiring a full-time Engineering Applications Administrator 1 to provide support for applications used within the Engineering department, including, but not limited to software configuration management, issue tracking, and other software development related applications.  

Other responsibilities for Applications Administrators in our aviation group include:

• Provide basic triage for incoming user requests.
• Provide basic assistance with software engineering application upgrades as needed.
• Provide basic assistance in evaluating, integrating, administrating, and supporting new software engineering applications as needed.
• Communicate status of work clearly providing visibility to supervisor or mentor.
• Learn how to use and apply engineering tools as needed for this role.
• Thoroughly document work in an organized manner.
• Work collaboratively and professionally in a team environment with other Garmin associates to achieve goals.
• Accept and act on constructive criticism.
• Apply Garmin’s Mission, Vision, Values and Quality Policy and enthusiastically exhibit a desire to see Garmin succeed.

Other responsibilities include completion of basic projects and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Candidates for this role should possess an Associate's Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or another substantially similar field plus a cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule with the demonstrated ability to apply learned knowledge.

Qualified candidates will also demonstrate knowledge, education, experience and/or training necessary to provide basic support for software engineering applications and possess strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.  Candidates who demonstrate a proficient ability to work directly with users and understand their needs are preferred!

At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone?  – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.

Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer company-paid dental insurance, stock options, a 401k plan, a pension plan….trust us, it doesn’t get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts….come on, what are you waiting for?

 Apply today:

Aviation Engineering Applications Administrator 1

https://garmin.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=14000GO&lang=en&sns_id=mailto

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

 

Posted 07/22/2014

 

NAIC

Data Quality / Testing & Production Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Testing & Production Support Intern on the State Based Systems team.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and testing of the State Based System Web Based Software Project; 
  • Assistance in creating, executing, and analyzing test plans.  

The ideal candidate is pursuing a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required. Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

 

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 07/08/2014

Murphy-Hoffman Company (MHC)

Corporate - Information Technology Administrator

Location:

Leawood, KS- Corporate- 10

State:

Kansas

Shift:

Full Time

Job Information:

Murphy-Hoffman Company (MHC) is North America’s largest Kenworth truck dealership and leasing group.  As MHC continues to grow, we have an opening for a Information Technology Administrator at our Leawood, KS location.  The role of the Information Technology Administrator is to provide support to the Information Technology (IT) Department. This includes all IT purchasing, receiving, shipping, and maintenance of project tracking documents. Must be well organized, detail oriented and have the capacity to multitask in a fast paced environment. Position will require performing some duties of a confidential nature and understand the importance of keeping the information confidential.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in ordering IT hardware, software and supplies. This includes issuing purchase orders, receipt of orders, tracking backorders, proper coding for payables and submission of those payables for payment.
  • Responsible for resolving invoice issues and working with the Corporate Accounting staff and vendors as required.
  • Tracks hardware warranties, hardware/software maintenance contracts and their associated costs.
  • Reconciles hardware and software used throughout the company to ensure appropriate branch billings and license compliance.
  • Tracks all returns or disposals of out of service equipment.
  • Participates in projects as required by the IT Department.
  • Assists Helpdesk with support calls; creating Support Desk Tickets (SDT) and assigning the SDT to respective technician.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Ideal Candidate Would Possess:

  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able to perform complex and confidential administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Extensive computer skills using Microsoft Office, specifically with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a team player with a positive, can do attitude.

Our Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Prescription Insurance
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off program
  • 401k and Profit Sharing with Employer Match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Internal Promotion Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • On the Job Training

About Us:

 MHC is an expansion of the original company, Ozark Kenworth, Inc. Ozark Kenworth started in Springfield, Missouri, in January 1975 -- opened for business without a Parts or Service department and only three employees in a temporary facility. From there, the company grew and expanded.

Currently, MHC operates across 11 states with 90+ locations inclusive of our truck dealerships, full-service leasing and rental branches, full-service transport refrigeration locations, used truck outlet and our finance company. We believe in fostering an environment that helps employees realize their full potential – a place where you can grow as a person and a professional.

To Apply: https://www.mhctruck.com/App_/CareerSite/details.html?nPostingID=3030&nPostingTargetID=6883&option=52&sort=DESC&respnr=1&ID=QCYFK026203F3VBQB7VV768NX&Resultsperpage=10&lg=EN&mask=stdext&sType=Indeed

EEO

Posted 06/30/2014

Townsend Communications, Inc.

COLDFUSION WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER

JOB OVERVIEW

Participates in design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of new software or significant enhancements to existing software. Works with technical staff to understand problems with software and develops specifications to resolve them.

COMPANY

Townsend Communications, Inc. is located in Kansas City, Missouri. Founded in 1964 the company enjoys an excellent reputation both locally and nationally in publishing and Internet products.

The company publishes four national magazines and hosts / owns the MyMajors.com website. MyMajors works with students to create a pathway to college and career readiness. Nearly 300,000 unique visitors visit the site each month to research majors, careers and a search for colleges.

The National Science Foundation awarded Townsend a Phase I SBIR research grant in January 2013 and a Phase II SBIR research grant in April 2014 totaling nearly $900,000 to fund continued product development to help students find their best fit educational pathway.


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in all phases of Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Provide maintenance of existing code base as well as new development.
  • Support department programming standards.
  • Monitor application efficiencies to identify means of enhancing performance.
  • Ability to be self-directed, able to focus on personal assignments while remaining part of a larger team with proven ability to multi-task.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Knowledge:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in a related field.

Experience / Skill:

  • Proficient in Web Site Design, solid understanding of Web infrastructure.
  • Experience with ColdFusion 8 or higher.
  • Strong JavaScript and jQuery knowledge
  • Strong CSS knowledge
  • Strong SQL skills,  preferably in SQL Server
  • Strong business analysis skills with proven experience in proposing and developing solutions
  • Experience with object oriented ColdFusion using CFCs
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and creativity
  • Well organized with proven success in managing assignments (supporting end users) to timely completion.

Send resumes to alicec@townsendkc.com

Posted 06/27/2014

Talestrat Staffing

Help Desk Jobs

 

Two Help Desk positions available right now in Overland Park, Kansas. They both are full time contract to possible hire with a worldwide company. Great opportunity for someone who wants to get their foot in the door with a great company and is available to start working.

 

One position must be willing to work at night 8PM - 7AM; the other is 8AM-5PM.

 

Must have:

1.  Built Operating System Images

2.  Customer Service Skills

3.  Ability to troubleshoot

4.  Eager and smart.

5.  1-2 years schooling

 

B.  Mid-shift project:

1.  Some college classes

2.  Low level sys admin, some coding class in school.

3.  Some experience with UNIX or networking.

4.  Demonstrated commitment on resume.

5.  Eager and smart.

 

 

We are a staffing agency, if you have someone you feel is great but does not meet the requirements above I am happy to take their resume and see what else we might have to offer them.

 

Please e-mail resumes to Jennifer.sanchez@talestrat.com and feel free to call me if you have any questions 913.944.6971.

Posted 06/27/2014 

NAIC

Information Systems Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners [NAIC]; currently has an opening for a Software Engineer Intern. This position will assist the development team with assigned tasks, which may include but are not limited to:

 

  •          Updating and testing annual and quarterly formula migrations

  •          Create and/or maintain formula meta data

  •          Create and/or maintain test spreadsheets

  •          Run comparisons of calculated results to test data and resolve differences.

Candidates must be working toward a degree in computer-related field.  Experience with Excel is required.  Prefer experience with SQL/Unix.  Candidate should possess good attention to detail and initiative.  Ability to work independently, excellent communication skills, customer service skills, and work ethic.  Must be able to work 20 hours per week during the academic semesters. The hourly rate for this position is $13/hour.   

To apply for this position please visit us online at:

http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 06/20/2014

Baker University

 Overland Park

Education and Resources Technology Department

 8001 College Blvd

 Overland Park, KS

 

Education Resources Assistant

Baker University, Overland Park

Education and Resources Technology Department, 8001 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS

Part Time: 10-12 hours per week (plus additional hours as needed)

This is a great job for a college student who has some comfort with technology.

To apply, email your resume to andy.jett@bakeru.edu or Zach Brown at zbrown@bakeru.edu

Summary:

The Educational Resources Assistant’s primary functions are to provide excellent customer service to students, instructors and other facility users; prepare SPGS classrooms for evening classes; reserve, position and set up audio/visual and related equipment in the classrooms; provide limited assistance to students with computer problems; receive and document computers requiring troubleshooting and /or repair; and provide a continuous Baker University presence in SPGS facilities during evening class hours.

Job Duties:

1.    Provide a High Level of Customer Service:

Provide excellent customer service to University students and staff as well as non-university groups who use Baker facilities. Interact with students and facility users in a warm an inviting manner. Resolve student requests or complaints within the positions scope of authority while abiding by university policies and procedures. Report complaints through the chain of command. 

 

2.    Provide Limited Computer Related Assistance to Students:

Be available to students who have computer-related questions or require assistance.  Monitor Internet access in SPGS classrooms and provide assistance when necessary

 

3.    Account for Specialized Projection or Computer Related Equipment:

Schedule and sign out requested specialized projection or computer related equipment.  Periodically monitor the use of specialized equipment to prevent abuse. Receive and properly store the equipment at the end of the class period.

 

4.    Prepare classrooms:

Ensure tables and chairs are neat and orderly and in the proper configuration in SPGS classrooms. Ensure all audio/visual equipment is operational in each classroom.  Ensure whiteboards are clean and markers of each color are present and usable.

Audio/visual Equipment and Related Classroom Equipment

Ensure audio/visual equipment is properly set up and operational. Assist students and faculty, when necessary, in setting up equipment to meet the needs of the class

 

5.    Maintain Presence and Security:

Maintain a constant presence in the SPGS complex during class hours. React to situations and requests that may develop that require immediate action (e.g. Maintenance problems), and notify the proper personnel to resolve the problem.  Ensure all issued equipment is returned and stored and all classroom equipment remains in classrooms at the end of the class period.  Ensure the complex is opened and secured each evening according to published schedules. 

 

6.    Additional IT support:

Be available to assist with additional IT related functions such as linking of digital files or help desk tickets.

 

7.    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

o   High School Diploma required, some college preferred

o   Customer service oriented.

o   Able to learn and replicate tasks related to technical support of laptops and projectors including basic troubleshooting of Wi-Fi connections, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows Office, and Mac operating systems.

o   Good communication skills, written and verbal.

o   Ability to work with little or no supervision.

o   Attention to detail.

 

Posted 06/11/2014

Black & Veatch

Job details

 

 

 

Job 1 of 1

 

 

Business Title

IT Division Support

Requisition Number

18726BR

Location

KS-Overland Park

Employee Type

Part Time

Percent of Travel Required

None

Training and Certifications

Special Courses or Training Helpful. Pursuing degree in Computer Science or related field OR equivalent work experience.

Visa Sponsorship Available?

No

Relocation Available?

No

Primary Purpose

Assist with requests for Energy Sector offices domestic and globally with the CIO office/Chief Engineers/Department Heads/Office Managers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The candidate will report to the IT Manager who will assign them special projects. Under general supervision they will process requests for hardware upgrades and software installations of a moderate to complex nature. They will coordinate location of IT equipment associated with moves and update floor plans. Complete Asset Management forms and required forms for hardware/software request from users. The candidate will work with the Service Desk to process moderate and/or urgent requests and escalate to HP. They will follow up on outstanding and urgent logs with HP and set up IT equipment for employees.

Minimum Qualifications

No experience required. Enrollment in a credited program relative to the desired area. In addition to the education requirements, no years of related experience is required but would be a plus.

Preferred Job Qualifications

The candidate needs to be competent in the following:
• Analytical Skills
• Written and oral communications skills.
• Initiative, self-starter, highly motivated.
• Attention to detail.
• Interpersonal skills.
• Mathematical skills.
• Problem solving skills.
• Computer skills.
• Customer Service Skills

Additional skills desired but not mandatory.
• Basic maintenance of server and desktop class hardware.
• Configuration and maintenance of Cisco ASA 5505 firewalls.
• Installation and configuration of network hardware.
• Installation and configuration of Windows desktop and server operating systems.
• Management of Microsoft Active Directory Services.
• Setup, monitor, and verify database backups.
• Manage Microsoft Hyper-V virtual images.
• Configure and maintain Microsoft IIS 7 web servers.
• Install, configure, and maintain Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.
• Install, configure, and maintain MySQL Version 5.5 Database Server.
• Assist users with general IT-related questions.

Preferred Software Skills: MS Windows NT and XP, MS Office 97 abd XP, Overall PC knowledge.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females

 

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Posted 06/04/2014

Balance Innovations

Posted 05/28/2014

NAIC

Data Quality Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for an MIS Intern.  This intern will work on assignments for the Market Information Systems (MIS) Team, including but not limited

         Analysis of data errors submitted by all states for Complaints and Regulatory Actions data; follow up with state regulators for resolution of errors

         Analysis of timeliness, currency, and completeness of Complaints, Regulatory Actions, and Exams; follow up with state regulators with identified problems.

         Updates to state contacts data and associated underlying data (such as Regulatory Actions and Market Exams)

         Creation of audit data for Complaints and Regulatory actions; follow up with states on discrepancies

         Updating and maintenance of production support documentation

         Maintenance of dashboard data statistics and charts

Additionally, interns may be asked to assist the following tasks to help the Software Quality Engineers on the MIS Team:

         Testing applications scheduled for immediate production release

         Creation and maintenance of automated test scripts

         Daily verification of applications in Prod, QA, INT and Test State environments

Skills & Abilities Required

      Excellent analytical skills

      Excellent communication and customer service skills

      Excellent initiative and work ethic

      Experience in using MS Excel

      Ability to learn data models

      Preferably, experience in querying databases; minimally, ability to learn how to query databases

      Ability to learn how to resolve issues by creating transactions for processing

      Must be able to work 20 - 25 hours per week during the academic semester

The salary range for this position is $11-$12 per hour. 

To apply for this position please visit us online at:

http://employment. naic.org
The NAIC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer!

 

SERFF Product Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a SERFF Product Support Intern.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Answer customer inquiries and resolve issues via phone and email, assist in testing and business analysis tasks, data entry, user registration for online tutorials, writing documentation.

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required, SQL preferred, customer service experience preferred.  Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://www.employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Data Quality / Testing & Production Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Testing & Production Support Intern on the State Based Systems team.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and testing of the State Based System Web Based Software Project; 
  • Assistance in creating, executing, and analyzing test plans.  

 

The ideal candidate is pursuing a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required. Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Posted 05/28/2014

University of Kansas

Auto req ID

220BR

Posting Title

Programmer I

Position Number

00208119

Department

Information Technology

No. of Positions

1

Location/Division

Lawrence

FTE

1.0

Reg/Temp

Regular

FLSA Status

Nonexempt

Employee Class

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Work Schedule

8am-5pm, Mon-Fri

Job Family

Information Technology-KUL

Position Overview

The Programmer in the Departmental Development & Support unit is expected to work within a standards-based collaborative team environment to contribute code, provide technical support and development expertise to various development projects and applications.  This programmer will support Library web and mobile applications.  Different skill sets may be emphasized as dictated by current priorities requiring the incumbent to be adaptable and flexible.  The incumbent is also expected to take every opportunity to advance skill sets in areas that are critical to the organizations, especially web-based application development. Effective communication with peers, other campus service providers/data sources, and management is essential to assure timely, well-documented results.

Job Description

50% - Develops, maintains, and supports software, applications, and web sites independently or as a member of a small standards-based team while continuously seeking methods for automation, efficiency, and security conscious development.
20% - Researches and develops solutions to problems or as specified by the functional needs of the project.
10% - Collaborates with clients, other developers, library staff, and members of the university community to understand and contribute to project needs and advancing library strategic priorities.  As well as maintain a broader view of the KU environment.
10% - Ensures deliverables meet relevant standards and architecture in a team culture of code walk through
5% - Communicates frequently with the Unit Manager and provides status updates and knowledge clients and peers.
5% - Other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

1. Associate Degree and three years relevant experience or an equivalent combination.

2. Two years experience with PHP programming; OR 12 credit hours of coursework using PHP; OR one year of work experience plus 6 credit hours of coursework using PHP.

3. Two or more years experience with
• Web-based Application Development
• Development and maintenance of a database focused application (Prefer mySQL and/or Oracle)
• UNIX flavor operating system (Prefer Linux)

4. Two years demonstrated JavaScript, HTML and CSS experience including URLs provided as samples of work with application.

Preferred Qualifications

1. A bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited institution.

2. Experience supporting systems for library management, digital library services, scholarly communication and research support, or learning management.

3. Familiarity with metadata standards and formats for library systems (e.g., MARC, Dublin Core, METS, MODS) and protocols for search and retrieval (e.g. OAI-PHM, Z39.50).

4. Proven ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with technical teams, business partners, and management including excellent presentation and writing skills.

5. Experience producing technical documentation.

6. Experience with and/or knowledge of the following
• Git or other version control system
• Apache SOLR
• PHP Frameworks (prefer Symfony or Zend)
• CMS systems (prefer Drupal)
• Application/web security
• Integration with external web services, directory servers(LDAP), and authentication/authorization
• Software architecture design, system analysis and associated methodologies
• XML/XSLT/JSON

7. Strong time-management and organizational skills, with a record of being flexible, accurate, detail-oriented, reliable and self-motivated.

Additional Candidate Instruction

This position was previously advertised as Job 4894 Programmer I - Information Technology.  If you have applied to Job 4894 you do not need to reapply and your original application will be reviewed. The application review date for this opening has been extended to May 23, 2014. 

NEW APPLICANTS A complete application includes a completed online application, a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Vickye Kozlowski/(785) 864-0493/vickye@ku.edu

https://sjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=464479&PartnerId=25752&SiteId=5541&type=mail&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5541&JobSiteInfo=464479_5541&gqid=0

Advertised Salary Range

Contingent on experience

Application Review Begins

23-May-2014

Anticipated Start Date

30-Apr-2014

Disclaimer

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options.  Any  inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY

Posted 05/19/2014

Title of job: Junior Programmer

Company Name and Location:

            Myfreightworld

            7133 W 95th St.  Suite 205

            Overland Park, KS. 66212

Part time or Full Time:

            Part time (under 40 hours per week / located in Corporate Office Location)

Duties:

               Report writing

            Code changes to existing programs

            Creation of new programs

            Misc software/hardware support as needed

Qualifications Needed:

            C# programming, .NET, SQL

 

How to Apply:

                         Send resumes and cover letters to:

                       Scott England

                       Director of IT Services

                       sengland@myfreightworld.com

Salary:

                         $10.50/hr

Company website:

                        http://corporate.myfreightworld.com

 

Posted 05/13/2014

NAIC

Data Quality / Testing & Production Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Testing & Production Support Intern on the State Based Systems team.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and testing of the State Based System Web Based Software Project; 
  • Assistance in creating, executing, and analyzing test plans.  

The ideal candidate is pursuing a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required. Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

SERFF Product Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a SERFF Product Support Intern.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Answer customer inquiries and resolve issues via phone and email, assist in testing and business analysis tasks, data entry, user registration for online tutorials, writing documentation.

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required, SQL preferred, customer service experience preferred.  Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://www.employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Posted 05/09/2014

University of Kansas

 

518BR

 

Posting Title

Application Administrator

Position Number

00000058

Department

Information Technology

No. of Positions

1

Location/Division

Lawrence

Reg/Temp

Regular

FLSA Status

Nonexempt

Employee Class

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Work Schedule

M-F 8-5

Job Family

Information Technology-KUL

Position Overview

This position provides application administration and support services for KU Libraries with emphasis on library management and scholarly communications systems such as Integrated Library Management System and catalog, interlibrary loan system, institutional repository, digital collections systems, and other applications related to teaching, learning and research at the university.  This position is specifically responsible for undertaking application upgrades, maintenance, configuration, and troubleshooting software.  Reporting in KU Information Technology, the position works in partnership with Libraries staff to provide quality information services to the user community.

Security Profile:
-This position shares in responsibility for information security by following all applicable security policies and procedures
-This position is authorized to use elevated privilege accounts in the performance of job duties.
-This position is authorized to issue password resets in accordance with established procedure in the performance of job duties.
-This position is authorized to handle sensitive or confidential data in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.

Job Description

75% Application Support
a.    Upgrades and maintains applications and auxiliary software on the server using knowledge of library operations, standards and data protocols.
b.    Coordinates server support initiatives with unit(s) responsible for desktop and client support.
c.    Works with Libraries staff to verify, document, and report incidents and problems to technical support staff, either internal or vendor.  Tracks, tests, and reports resolution.
d.    Writes and organizes technical documentation required to maintain applications, augmenting vendor documentation as needed.
e.    Works closely with appropriate staff in Libraries and Information Technology computing units to monitor and delivery quality services to end users.

10% Project Planning
a.    In consultation with the designated IT and Library staff, creates project plans and carries out prioritized projects related to ongoing support and service delivery, coordinating with other IT and Library units as needed.
b.    Assists in identifying and analyzing user requirements for configuring and upgrading existing systems and services or implementing new ones.
c.    Utilizes knowledge of library operations, data formats and standards, information exchange protocols in working with planning teams for solutions that are cognizant of the privacy, licensure, and security aspects of various types of digital data.
d.    Participates in IT Service management including preparation of change management requests for approval and participation in incident and problem resolution.
e.    Meets regularly with IT and Libraries service teams.

5% Assists in innovating new services and solutions.
a.    Works closely with Libraries and IT management groups to consider and implement new solutions and services that allow users to access, integrate, manipulate, and use electronic information.
b.    Assists in analyzing technologies that affect system integration and interoperability, data migration, and digital preservation.

10% Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Associate Degree and three years relevant experience or equivalent. Experience needs to include the following:

  • Two years’ experience installing, upgrading, configuring and maintaining server-based applications in an enterprise UNIX/Linux environment.
  • Experience with procedures for applying upgrades, patches, and fixes provided by Software vendors.
  • Effective written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.
  • Experience working in a team environment as evidenced by application materials. 

Please address these requirements in the application cover letter.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience supporting systems for library management, digital library services, scholarly communication and research support, or learning management.
2. Familiarity with metadata standards and formats for library systems (e.g., MARC, Dublin Core, METS, MODS) and protocols for search and retrieval (e.g. OAI-PHM, Z39.50)
3. Experience writing scripts using a scripting language (shell, Perl, Ruby, Python).
4. Experience using SQL to extract data for manipulation or reporting.
5. Experience administering Apache, Tomcat, and/or Solr
6. Experience administering mysql, PostgreSQL, and/or Oracle based applications.
7. Flexible person with strong interpersonal and communication skills who is able to work effectively and cooperatively as part of a team as well as independently.

Additional Candidate Instruction

Job Posting: http://bit.ly/1nYZ6RQ

A complete application consists of:
1. A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.
2. Resume
3. Three professional work-related references

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Review of applications begins May 4, 2014 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants.  To ensure consideration apply before the initial application review date.  

Contact Information to Applicants

Vickye Kozlowski
vickye@ku.edu
(785) 864-0493

Advertised Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience

Application Review Begins

04-May-2014

Disclaimer

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options.  Any  inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY

Posted 05/08/2014  
Integrity Roofing
&
Design LLC

Title of job:  Tutor - needed for computer skills and better ways to use the computer for Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office.

                                                  To help us become more proficient.

Company Name and Location:

Integrity Roofing & Design LLC

12759 W. 110th Terrace,

Overland Park, Ks  66210

Part time or Full Time: 10-20 hours a week

Duties:    Tutor Admin Assist to become more proficient with company computer  programs. I also need some organizing of documents in office.

Qualifications needed:  Experience with computer programming background 

How to Apply:    Call or email resume to Liz Melcher at integrityroofing@everestkc.net  or  call 913-748-7502

Salary:     $12-15 dollars per hour.

Company website:     Still in the works

 

Posted 04/30/2014

Catholic Charities

 of

Kansas City-St. Joseph

Title of job: Graphic and Web Designer

Company Name and Location:

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph

20 West 9th Street

Kansas City, MO 64105

Part time or Full Time:  Full time

Duties:

The Graphic and Web Designer will be part of an in-house, fast-paced and growth-oriented Marketing and Communications department.

A.   Stewardship

Branding & AdvertisingProvide graphic design services for print and web marketing efforts, including prospecting, acquisition, donor cultivation and event marketing. Steward the organization’s brand and ensure strict adherence to brand guidelines and standards.

B.   Teamwork and Collaboration

         Internal & External Communications Support: Work closely with the Communications Coordinator to create and support communications programs designed to engage internal and external audiences. This includes graphic design for printed materials, press kits, presentations, e-marketing campaigns and internal distribution channels.

 

         Direct Marketing & Prospecting: Support the creative direction and development of specific marketing campaigns to encourage donor interaction and cultivation for the Foundation. This includes printed materials, e-marketing, landing pages, search engine campaigns and social media outlets.

C.    Commitment to Customers

         Website & E-Marketing: Maintain and update content on agency website, create email templates, landing pages and PURLs to support e-marketing campaigns.

 

Qualifications Needed:

MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES AND EXPERIENCE:

          Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

          Two to four years of relevant work experience in Graphic Design.

          Proficient computer skills: Macintosh/PC, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop,   InDesign, Illustrator and Flash; HTML/DHTML.

          Must be familiar with Content Management Systems.

          Strong commitment to relationship building and customer service.

          Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

          Must be a team player with a positive, can-do attitude.

          Eye for photography and video

          Prior experience in a non-profit organization

          Print production experience

          Social media expertise

MINIMUM TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Minimal travel throughout the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese.

How to Apply:  This position is eligible for health and dental benefits; paid vacation; life, short-term, and long-term and life insurance coverage.  If you are interested, please forward your resume and cover letter to:  hr@ccharities.com . Or, mail to: Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, 20 West 9th Street, Suite 600, Kansas City, MO 64105

Salary: $32,000-34,000

Company website:  catholiccharities-kcsj.org

Posted 03/24/14 

MutualAid eXchange (MAX)

Job Title:                      IT HelpDesk Support

 

Location:                      Overland Park, KS

 

Employee Type:            Full time

 

Industry:                       Property & Casualty Insurance

 

Manages Others:           No

 

Travel:                          Minimal

MutualAid eXchange, a Midwest based property and casualty insurance company is seeking candidates for an entry level IT HelpDesk Support position for its team. 

We are a uniquely positioned faith and values based property and casualty insurance company providing insurance across the US and Canada.  Our mission of creating and sustaining wholeness is lived out through four key core values:  stewardship, community, mutual aid and seeking divine guidance.  The spirit of wholeness is provided through insurance products and our Mutual Aid Ministries program which includes the MAX Share Fund, a 501(c)3 charitable organization wherein we offer emotional, physical and spiritual wholeness.

This position holds an important role in providing support to the Overland Park home office as well as to all locations, team members and agents across North America.  An attitude of service is an integral part of the work of this position.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

         Maintains all computer systems (both hardware and software), electronic office equipment, and phones.

         Set up and deploy new PC/Server systems and upgrades existing system to new hardware and software.

         Provides support in configuration and maintaining mobile devices (Apple, Android, Microsoft, etc.)

         Assist in the executing of the installation, configuration, and testing of PC and server hardware, software, LAN and WAN networks, and operating systems.

         Maintains system performance by performing monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting hardware, software, networks and analysis and

      removal of virus/spyware issues.

         Installs enhancements to systems and maintains new software.

         Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional

      organizations.

         Monitors the IT Helpdesk(s) with the System Administrator to resolve problems with users.

         Interact with system users on access, configuration and issues with all systems.

         Setup and administer new and existing users in Active Directory and other systems used in the environment.

         Communicates systems issues with users.

         Provides technical assistance for software systems.

         This position may require work outside standard business hours or days on occasion.

Skill Requirements:

         Basic setup of new and upgraded PCs and Servers

         Networking; knowledge of Windows Desktop and Server operating systems

         Capability of troubleshooting hardware and software issues

         Knowledge of Exchange email environment; and basic backup skills

Rewards

  • Being part of a team that makes a difference through a unique insurance program
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous employee benefit package
  • Vacation, personal and volunteer days

To learn more about MAX and those we serve, see www.faithbasedinsurance.com.

Resumes may be emailed to helpdesksupport@maxinsurance.com or faxed to 913-338-0085 to the attention of HelpDesk Support Resumes.       

Posted 03/14/2014 

Social Security

Make a difference in people’s lives and your own

Social Security jobs offer the opportunity to provide a service to the public, people already receiving Social Security benefits and people seeking benefits for the first time.  SSA benefit programs serve young and old, wealthy and poor, your family and the family next door – people from all walks of life.

Interested in getting ahead?

Promotional and career opportunities include other technical, analytical and supervisory positions in SSA field offices, processing centers, and teleservice centers nationwide.

www.socialsecurity.gov/careers

www.socialsecurity.gov/kc/jobs.htm

www.usajobs.gov

Entry Level Positions

Information Technology Specialist

(IT Specialist): produce logical, concise and efficient systems and providing software that is cost beneficial and responsive to the needs of the agency.  IT Specialist helps with exciting initiatives and facilitates the successful implementation of cutting edge solutions.

 

SSA IT Specialist - Salary

Most entry-level positions are filled at the GS-9 thru GS-11 level.  Career progression within a position varies for different types of position.  The chart below provides entry and target grade levels and the current salary.

 

Position

Location

Entry Level

Target Level

IT Specialist

Regional Office

GS-9 or

GS-11

GS-12

 

2014 Salary Rates

GS-9 =

$47,923

GS-11=

$57,982

GS-12=

$69,497

 

What about benefits?

SSA employees enjoy many great benefits.  They include.

         13 vacation days a year (20 days after 3 years, 26 days after 15 years)

         13 days paid sick leave each year

         10 paid Federal holidays

         Health benefits and life insurance (the Government pays a portion of the costs)

         Pension benefits under the Federal Employees Retirement System

         An optional Thrift Savings Plan (similar to 401K), with Government match of employee contributions up to 5 percent of salary

         Alternative GreenWork schedules: Avoid rush hour – vary the time you begin and end your workday

 

         Earn time off: get credit hours for the extra time you work

 

         And more! 

How to Apply

Competitive via USAJobs:

Apply on-line via USAJobs in response to a specific job posting.  

  • Go to www.USAJOBS.gov and follow instructions found in the Jobs Resource Center:  or
  • Go to www.ssa.gov/careers to learn how to set up and manage your profile and account in USAJobs. 
  • Upload detailed resume & supporting documents to your USAJobs account so you are ready to apply when a job is posted.

 

Individuals with Disabilities:

Must have a severe physical, mental or psychiatric disability AND be ready to perform the duties of the position.

  • Proof of Disability--

The proof of disability can be obtained from licensed medical professionals, state or private vocational rehabilitation specialists, or any Government agency that issues or provides disability benefits.

Meet above criteria- Email your detailed resume & supporting documents to the Selective Placement Coordinator at KC.SCT@ssa.gov or call 816-936-5820 for assistance. 

Veteran Recruitment Appointment (VRA):

Separated from the Armed Forces under Honorable conditions and

  • Served on active duty in the Armed Forces during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; OR
  • Participated in a military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; OR  
  • Was last separated from active duty within the past 3 years, OR
  • A veteran with a VA certified disability

Meet above criteria- Email your detailed resume & supporting documents (Military discharge, VA certification of disability, etc.) to: KC.SCT@ssa.gov or call 816-936-5820 for assistance. 

Pathways Recent Graduates Program:

Recent Graduates are individuals who, within the previous 2 years, completed all requirements of an academic course of study leading to a qualifying associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

Participants receive customized training and development opportunities throughout the program. Each participant receives mentorship, formal and interactive training, and individual development plans. Positions within this program offer opportunity for career advancement.

Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which they completed their degrees (or certification).

Applicants must be U.S. citizens to participate in the Program.

Posted 03/13/14

Balance Innovations

Summer Internship

Job Description - Internship for Software Developer

Balance Innovations is the leading provider of reconciliation and cash office management solutions for the retail industry located in Lenexa, KS.

Our leading-edge, customizable solutions integrate seamlessly with existing POS technologies to simplify

and improve retailers' cash management operations including revenue balancing, check processing, cash

forecasting and self-checkout management. Balance Innovations' premier product, VeriBalance, is a

patented, innovative, easy-to-use software solution that is helping retailers across the United States and

Canada increase profitability and improve operations by reducing labor, bank fees and shrink. Current

customers include companies from independent grocers to Fortune 50 retailers.

Purpose                           The Product Development Department is seeking a summer intern to aid in

                                  developing innovative software solutions within our product base

Key Functions                 Design, develop, test and support software solutions that interface with

                                  various point of sale system, 3rd party software, SaaS solutions and work

                                  with senior development staff on software deliverables.

Required

Education/Experience Currently in 2nd year in pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science

Duration                          May 27, 2014 through August 15, 2014

Paid Position                   $18 an hour

Required Skills                Development experience in Java Script, C#, ASP.NET or C++ and T-SQL

Desired Skills                  SQL experience with relational databases, hands-on software

                                  troubleshooting experience, strong communicator, able to work in a fast

                                  paced environment

The summer intern will work closely with Senior Developers and Development Support staff to enhance

and support Balance Innovations software portfolio of products.

More information on Balance Innovations can be found at www.balanceinnovations.com.

To apply, please submit your resume to Tricia Webb in our Human Resources department at

twebb@balanceinnovations.com with the subject line of “Summer Internship for Software Developer”.

Posted 03/13/2014

CD2 Learning ™

Location: Overland Park, KS

Position Type: Paid Internship (Part-time)

Who We Are

CD2 Learning is a small business located in Overland Park, KS building an award winning learning and human capital management platform and tools.  Our cloud-based, SaaS is currently used by many Fortune 500 companies.  We are looking for a highly motivated intern to work with our web-based user interface design team.

What You’ll Do

The web design intern will be responsible for bringing their own creativity and innovation to design awesome new end user experiences for our companies’ products. You will be collaborating with the design and development teams to create engaging web experiences for our users. You must have a strong attention to detail and desire for quality.

Highly Qualified candidates will have experience in developing:

         HTML 5

         CSS 2/3

         JavaScript and JQuery

Preference may be given to candidates with experience in:

         Web application design

         Graphic Design

         Business management

         Understanding of the software development process

Experience you will gain:

         User interface development

         Software development process

         Version Control

         Responsive design

         Cross-browser/Cross-device designs and testing

         Content Management Systems

*Interested students should mention JCCC when applying.  

Contact:

CD2 Learning ™

Tom Huber | CIO
12603 Hemlock Street, Suite C

Overland Park, Kansas 66213
P: 913.484.9057

F: 913.948.9894

thuber@cd2learning.com

Posted 03/06/2014

Affiliated Acceptance Corporation

10401 Holmes Road, 2nd Floor

Kansas City, MO  64131

Title of job: Technical Support Specialist

Part time or Full Time:  Full time

Duties:

         Works with customers to identify computer issues and advises on solutions

         100% phone support

         Configures client's equipment to connect to software

         Provides training to clients in AAC software usage

         Obtains a general understanding of OS and application operations related to AAC offered services

         Identifies, corrects and/or advises on operational issues to client computer systems

Qualifications Needed:

         Begin each day of work with positive energy and enthusiasm

         Self-motivated; strives to meet and exceed personal as well as departmental goals

         Organized; Coachable

         Motivated by a strong work ethic and code of conduct

         1 to 2 year college coursework or 2 years of previous tech support; *call center preferred*

         Strong verbal and written communication skills

         Must have the strong ability to multi task -- to articulate conversation into notes on customer and client accounts simultaneously

         A pre-employment background check and a skills assessment test will be conducted

         Hours: Monday through Friday 8a-5p or 9a-6p; no nights or weekends

How to Apply: please send resume and salary requirements to: joanna.nelson@affiliated.org or fax 816-942-4001

Salary:  commensurate with experience

Company website:  www.affiliated.org

Affiliated Acceptance Corporation (AAC) is a national software development and payment processing company with a location in Kansas City, MO and Sunrise Beach, MO.

         AAC is a fast-paced, detailed oriented service call center

         Our mission is to build lasting relationships with our employees and customers; to provide exceptional service and to value everyone with whom we come into contact

         AAC provides a fun, relaxed, forward thinking environment

         AAC provides a competitive salary and benefit package to include health/dental/vision insurance; PTO after initial 90 days; Employer contributed 401k after one year of service

         If this position and company culture description energizes YOU, we would like to hear about it!!!

Posted 03/05/2014

AllianceData

CAREER ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM

Facility / Line of Business:     

Lenexa

Job Title:

PC Technician

Pay Band:      

G or H (Based on Experience)

Reports To:

PC Support Supervisor

Hours per week:

40

General Statement of Duties:

Performs moderately complex installation, maintenance repair, and support of computer hardware, primarily stand-alone PC's or PC systems linked by a network. Troubleshoots and resolves moderately complex systems problems, including coordination between users and communications network components.

 Responsibilities:

  • Build and deploy desktop/laptop computers in accordance with company policies
  • Participates in the design and development of systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective systems
  • Prepares and submits repair and warranty documents relative to each service call
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues and install/re-install cable as necessary
  • Addresses clients concerns regarding computer standards/procedures and suggests ways to make things more efficient
  • Performs basic server tasks and assist in server backup procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of related technical experience in a corporate environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of the Windows environment
  • Strong knowledge of PC hardware, software, related peripheral equipment, and networking
  • Strong knowledge of software packages
  • Good command of how to use technical resources
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical, troubleshooting, and communications skills
  • A+ Certified

Bruce Auld

Communications Manager | Technical Architecture

Alliance Data Retail Services

8035 Quivira Road

Lenexa, KS 66214

Office: 913-577-5266

Posted 02/28/2014

Nazarene Publishing House

 

JOB OPENINGS

         Administrative Assistant - Lillenas                                    FT

         Application Developer (IT Programmer)                              FT

         Invoice/Price Check Clerk                                               FT

         Marketing Coordinator - Lillenas                                       FT

 

 

For further information, please contact Human Resources.

hr@nph.com

Posted 02/17/2014 

DistributorCentral

 

Web Application Developer Intern

Company Name and Location:

Distributor Central

1200 Energy Center Drive

Gardner, KS 66030

Part time or Full Time:  Either Full time or Part time

Company Overview:

DistributorCentral is the e-commerce division of TradeNet Publishing and is the Promotional Products industry’s premier e-commerce sales engine. Our services include website hosting, product sales tools, and order management.

We are passionate about building our team and welcome energetic, dynamic and professional individuals who share in our commitment to excellence. Due to our continued success and dedication to our interns, DC offers flexibility and excellent training. We have a laid-back, yet fast-paced work environment.

Duties: DistributorCentral is looking for a positive, creative, problem-solving future web application developer intern who is passionate about expanding their knowledge with real world experience. We primarily use ColdFusion 10, jQuery, CSS, and MSSQL 2012. Other technologies used includes: XML, AJAX, SOAP, jQuery Mobile, IIS, JavaScript, and Flash.

Qualifications Needed:

         Client-side web technologies including jQuery and CSS

         Writing SQL queries and stored procedures

         Solid problem solving skills

         Positive, can-do attitude

           Ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace

         Ability to communicate with both team members and customers

         Willingness to expand education with a hands on approach

 

Pluses:

  • Hardware and OS experience

  • UI design experience

  • Photoshop or other graphics software knowledge

  • VMWare knowledge

  • SQL Server administration

  •  Knowledge of large-scale IIS environment

  •  MS Reporting Services

  •  Consuming and creating XML

  •  Mobile development

  •  Natural curiosity for data mining

  •  Experience consuming web services

  •  Creating and consuming complex Excel spreadsheets

How to Apply:  Send resume to kdittmer@tradenetpublishing.com

Salary: $14.00 - $16.00

Company website:  www.distributorcentral.com

 

Posted 02/17/2014 

Turn The Page Online Marketing

Our marketing company is seeking a Wordpress Web Developer to join our ever growing creative team. The ideal candidate will have advanced skills in HTML and CSS, with some Adobe Creative Suite, the ability to build an idea from concept to final production, be able to work on multiple jobs in a given day and have a great personality to fit our team's "work hard, play hard" mantra.

As part of our development team this position works closely with our Creative & Technical Director, Project Coordinator and Graphic Designer to fulfill the responsibilities of designing and constructing website layouts that push the limits in a world where brands must have a dominant online presence.

Requirements:

Knowledge of Wordpress (Hooks, Widgets, Custom Posts, etc.)

HTML

CSS

Some PHP skill preferred

Photoshop/Illustrator skill preferred

1 year+ development experience

Ability to explain thoughts and ideas

Attention to detail

Ability to prioritize and execute projects to meet deadlines

Highly motivated

Ability to work independently and within a team as required

This is a full-time, in-office position.

 

To apply, please send your resume and portfolio to:

Michael Burgess
Creative Director

Turn The Page
mikeb@turnthepagemktg.com

(816) 679-4446

Posted 02/14/2014

NIPR Customer Service Intern

The National Insurance Producer Registry [NIPR], an affiliate of the NAIC, currently has an opening for a Customer Service Intern.  Duties for this position include but are not limited to:  Answering calls to the NIPR Customer Service line; Aid the Full Time Customer Service Representatives in answering calls, researching problems, and responding to reported issues.  Other duties, such as compiling reports and/or statistics on calls may be required.


Candidates must have strong computer skills including Word and Excel.  Some customer service experience preferred.  Must have the ability to learn quickly and have outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively and professionally deal with many different personalities at all levels both inside and outside the association.  Must have the
ability to work independently; excellent communication skills, and work ethic.  Must be able to work 20 hours per week during the academic semesters. The salary range for this position is $12-$15 per hour.

For consideration, please submit resume to:
http://employment.naic.org

The NIPR is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 02/03/2014

Data Quality Intern

The PST team of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is seeking an intern who wants to acquire practical, real world experience in the field of testing and technical documentation.

Interested candidates must be detail oriented, proficient multi-tasking and have the ability to learn other technologies quickly. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated attention to detail and have some knowledge of Oracle, SQL and scripting languages.

A qualified individual will gain exposure in:

  • Creating and maintaining manual test scripts;
  • Completing release and regression testing;
  • Creating automated test scripts using QTP;
  • Creating business and technical documentation in a professional and accurate manner;
  • Creating and running Oracle SQL queries to verify data;
  • Dealing with multiple levels of detail.

 

Candidates must be able to work 20-25 hours per week including during academic semester. The pay for this position is $12.00 per hour.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

EOE

 

Testing / Market Information Systems Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is currently seeking a Market Information System Intern. The intern will work on assignments for the MIS Team, including but not limited to the following:

 

  • Test new applications, enhancements to and known bugs in existing applications, compatibility with various web browsers and operating systems
  • Assist in creating, executing, and analyzing test plans (manual and automated) and test data
  • Assist in documenting processes and procedures.
  • Develop and run queries (using SQL Developer) to ensure data quality.

 

The ideal candidate for this position should be working toward a degree in a computer-related fields or business related fields of study.  Good technical abilities required; knowledge of SQL Developer desirable.  Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.   Candidate must have excellent written and oral communications skills, and must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
Candidate must be able to work 20 – 25 hours per week. 

 

The pay range for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply at:

http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EOE

 

 

 

Web Content Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has an opening for a Communications Web Intern. This person will be a member of the web-content management team charged with the maintenance and development of HTML-formatted content for: websites, list-distributed e-mails, and various communications formats.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Works individually and as a member of various teams designing, creating, and testing new electronic communications including but not limited to Web sites and html-formatted e-mail.
  • Assists in development of project plans and task lists to ensure project deadlines are met.
  • Plans designs, develops, tests, edits, maintains, documents look and flow of Web sites.
  • Knowledge of HTML, Dream Weaver, Acrobat, Photoshop, Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel Software required, with the addition of others as technology and requirements change.
  • High degree of initiative and integrity with attention to detail.  Excellent organizational skills with ability to remain flexible and meet demands in a dynamic environment. 
  • Reviews all sites for consistency, style and grammar with the NAIC standards.
  • Monitor posting requests for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Reviews and resolves Web site problems on a priority basis.
  • Responds to Web posting distribution e-mail requests.
  • Assists business partners with electronic communication needs that may include designing, creating, testing and implementing well-designed communications vehicles through a variety of electronic formats.
  • Maintain knowledge of current practices, techniques and technologies with for web development and design.
  • Keep Manager well informed on progress of all assignments, including daily communication of status on current activities and projects.

The ideal candidate should currently be working towards a degree; have one to two years of undergraduate study completed and have the availability to work 20-25 hours per week.  Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.  Candidate must have the ability to work independently; must have excellent customer service skills, and work ethic. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $14.00 per hour, depending on experience.

 

 

To apply for this position please visit us online at:

http:// employment.naic.org

EOE

Posted 02/03/2014

LAN Administrator III

The Technical Services Division of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for a LAN Administrator III who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference. You will be working in the division responsible for hardware and software infrastructure as well as providing technology resources for regulatory systems and databases.  This is a full time position in a flexible environment!

Ideal candidates have solid experience in administration of Windows file shares, Microsoft Active Directory, and SharePoint, are knowledgeable of desktop operating systems, are able to troubleshoot issues and solve problems, are knowledgeable of Microsoft Clustering and administration, and have strong understanding of server components and operating systems.  MSCE (Microsoft Certified Engineer) certification would be preferable. Candidates must be available to work outside normal business hours as needed. Occasional travel happens up to 15% of time.

If you are working with us, here are some of the things you may do:

  •          Provide administration and technical support for the Windows Active Directory environments;

  •          Provide administration and support of SharePoint environment including;

  •          Provide administration and technical support for the internal file shares including;

  •          Provide secondary administration, maintenance, and support for McAfee virus protection software ePolicy, VirusScan for desktops, and VirusScan for servers.

  •          Carry a pager and responds to it during and outside of normal business hours.  The pager will be carried for a week at a time on a rotating basis.

  •          Participate in a support role for national meeting.  This includes travel and supporting systems away from the office for over a week at a time at least once a year.

  •          Front-line help desk support for all LAN & Messaging System applications and environments based on a rotation.  Must maintain working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Windows Server, and Microsoft Windows desktop environments.

  •          Participate in rotation for conducting technical training during bi-monthly new employee orientation.

Education and/or experience required:

Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year College or University; and five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and work experience; a minimum of three years’ experience in administration of Windows file shares, Microsoft Active Directory, and SharePoint. 

Skills and Abilities:

  •          Must have technical skills that will enable them to create a complete and detailed project plan.

  •          Must have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory administration and replication.

  •          Must have a complete knowledge of server and workstation hardware and assembly.

  •          Ability to create and comprehend detailed installation/technical manuals.

  •          Must be able to protect and respect the NAIC data confidentiality.

  •          Must have a sound knowledge of desktop and server operating systems (Windows 7, Windows 2008 or 2012

        server) and distributed e-mail systems.

  •     Must be knowledgeable of desktop operating systems, MS Office, telnet, and ftp.

  • Must possess a strong understanding of server components and how they interact.

  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills and ability to approach issues from all areas.

  • Must be able to work from a project plan and manage own schedule.

  • Must be detail oriented and have strong communication and customer service skills.

About the NAIC:

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Kansas City the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) places a premium on creativity and innovation.  The NAIC supports insurance regulators in every state, who work to educate, protect and assist insurance consumers with issues ranging from disasters to day-to-day questions. Our employees get the chance to support and develop the latest technological programs in an energized environment.

Insurance may be complicated, but our employee culture is pretty simple. “Work hard, play hard” exemplifies our commitment to a work-life balance. We keep it casual with a business casual/jeans dress code. We believe in rewarding staff with bright, shiny objects as well as treats, games and prizes to show our appreciation for their hard work. And you can say goodbye to a five day work week with our flex schedules.


At the NAIC, location really is everything - from our centrality in the metro area to the conveniences of our vibrant downtown building, with great restaurants and shopping right outside our doors. We pride ourselves on our long-term investment in our employees and support them in all phases of their life, from continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities to our infants in the workplace program. We also make charity a company-wide offering through our Volunteer Resource Team (VRT). The VRT sponsors fundraisers, charitable events and community service opportunities throughout the year and has raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities.

 

Why Work at the NAIC/NIPR?

  •          Flexible Work Environment

  •          Jeans every day

  •          37.5 Hour Work Week

  •          Tuition Reimbursement

  •          Referral Bonuses

  •          Choice of Insurance Plans

  •          Vacation Buy Back

  •          Infants in the Work Place

  •          Adoption Assistance

  •          Employee Recognition Programs

  •          Days Off for Community Service

 

For consideration, please apply online at:

EMPLOYMENT.NAIC.ORG

 

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 01/28/2014

K-State
Olathe Campus

Posted 01/27/2014
Layeredtech

Job Title:

Systems Technician - Service Desk

Job Category:

Service Desk

Department:

Operations Center

Location:

Kansas City

Position Type:

Skilled – Non-Managerial

Reports To:

Service Desk Manager

Summary

Service Desk Technician will provide proactive monitoring, diagnosis, and resolution of incidents in a 24x7, fast paced, team orientated enterprise level Operations Center and act as the primary point of contact for Incident, Request and Change Management activities.  Service Desk Technicians deliver world class client service through professional, comprehensive, and timely communication for all Incidents, Requests and Changes; interfacing directly with Layered Tech clients, 3rd party vendors and internal resources to ensure a superior client experience.

Job Responsibilities

         Technician will be responsible for knowing and following all Layeredtech policies, procedures and processes.

         Technician will be responsible for escalating tickets according to established service level objectives.

         Technician will be responsible for creating tickets based on monitoring systems activity or via client input.

         Technician will be responsible for assigning tickets to the correct type, priority and response template.

         Technician will be responsible for creating hosting tasks to effect change in the client environments.

         Technician will be responsible for methodical and successful execution of tickets for client issue resolution.

         Technician will be responsible for updating documentation to reflect changes in client environments.

         Technician will be responsible for effective client communications via phone and ticket entries.

         Technician will be responsible for completing company training curriculum as required.

         Technician will be responsible for providing timely responses, escalations and resolutions in the promotion of rapid restoration of services for all P1 incidents

          and critical events.

         Technicians will inform the Service Desk Manager of all P1 incidents or critical events for immediate escalation.

         Technicians will inform the Service Desk Manager of all observed incidents that violate security procedures.

         Technician will consult with the Service Desk Manager on situations that are not described by current policies.

Job Requirements

         Follow documented policies, processes and procedures to include run books and interim escalation protocols.

         Generate appropriately prioritized and typed tickets based on monitoring tools, diagnostics and client input.

         Create detailed steps for tasks to be performed that change the clients compute environment.

         Perform routine server based skills to diagnose and remediate items based off ticket items.

         Craft or update complete and concise documentation following established templates.

         Timely and clear communications with clients, internal technology specialists and management.

         Successful completion of monthly assigned Layeredtech internal training curriculum.

         Rapid and concise communications escalating P1 incidents and critical events to management.

         Other duties as assigned

Critical Skills

         Previous enterprise, IT or service provider experience at Tier 2 or above level

         Ability to quickly adapt to advancing technologies and procedural changes

         Proven incident and problem solving (troubleshooting) skills with an emphasis on a timely resolution

         Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with other technologists and business partners to maintain high service levels in a demanding environment

         Ability to work well in team environment

         Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills

         Proven understanding of basic networking equipment functions (firewall, router, switch, load balancer)

         Confirmed knowledge of basic TCP/IP and related technologies (TCP/UDP, DNS, Ping, routes, host files, service ports)

         Demonstrable basic understanding of high availability and disaster recovery solutions

         Proven ability to perform basic server maintenance skills, to include one or more of the following:

         Viewing log files

         Backup and restore procedures

         Validation of server installed services functionality

         Starting/Stopping server services

         Adding/Deleting user accounts

         Establishing permissions for user accounts

         Demonstrable understanding of patching OS and commonly installed business applications and firmware

         Hands on experience with one or more of the following technologies:

         Microsoft or Unix server OS

         Virtual Machine technologies (VMware, Xen, Microsoft Virtual Server)

         IIS / Apache / Tomcat / JBoss

         Role, Group and individual permissions settings on a server and file system

         NIC Pair bonding

         Server Load balancer configurations and support

         Server level scripting (Bash, Batch, Powershell, Shell, Perl, PHP, Expect)

         Common file sharing solutions (CFS,CIFS, ZFS, NTFS

         Familiarization with established IT frameworks, guidelines and practices (SAS-70, SSAE 16, ITIL, COBIT, TOGAF)

         Technical certifications in areas of expertise (Microsoft Server, Redhat, Network+, Security+, i-Net+)

Education

         Associates Degree or equivalent education in related fields / or 5 years’ experience in related field

         3+ years’ experience working in IT Service Provider industry at enterprise level

         ITIL Foundation Training / Certification (Certification required for management roles)

Application Instructions

 

Apply online at http://www.layeredtech.com/about/careers/ or contact Christina.golding@layeredtech.com

Posted 01/24/2014 

QualStaff

APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER

$2.23 Billion in Revenue last year
Ranked in the Top 30 of all Construction/Contractors Nationwide by ENR magazine
(400 national companies were evaluated)

QualStaff is very proud of our client for their accomplishments, but we are more proud of who they are as a company - they are focused on integrity, collaboration, wisdom, quality, value, sustainability, and safety - and it shows in everything they do. Who would not want to be a part of the future of this successful organization?

Well, here is your opportunity! 

  • Understand table structures to support report/application development for the company’s ERP solution (Oracle based)
  • Assist with the ongoing development of the company’ Microsoft SharePoint 2010 strategy and implementation process.
  • Gain an understanding of the company’s Imaging and Workflow solution.

  • Identify, define, develop and test the application requirements for both reports and applications

  • Define data structures and deployment methods to satisfy the application solution
  • Assist with the design of the report/application solutions that meet customer requirements

Qualifications:

         Proficient in Web Technologies:  PHP, .Net, PL/SQL, JavaScript,  (X)HTML(5), CSS(3).

         Clear understanding of MVC (Model, View, Controller) and other Object Oriented Frameworks is necessary.

         Experience with database schemas like Oracle and MS SQL – Clients ERP (CMiC) is Oracle based – having Oracle database experience is a plus.

         3-5 years of experience

         iOS experience for iPhone mobile development is a plus.

         Solid experience in AJAX is a plus

         Degree in computer programming, computer science, software engineering or equivalent is recommended.

         Software development often involves working in a group, so application developers must have a team-oriented attitude

This is a direct hire opportunity!  Salary is $60,000-70,000/year. 

Amy Kille

Staffing Manager

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Toll Free: (877) 379-9990 |Office: (913) 498-3434

                     Fax: (913) 498-8408

www.QualStaff.com    www.QualStaffRM.com

Quality is never an accident...

 

Posted 01/23/2014

DoctorDave

LIKE PEOPLE?

LOVE COMPUTERS? THE PERFECT JOB AWAITS...

Onsite Computer Support Technician (Kansas: Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City Metro)

Do you have a passion for troubleshooting and fixing computers? Is your ultimate concern helping people, instead of worrying about billable hours and sales quotas? Have you tried going out on your own but got frustrated with having to do the back office stuff like invoicing, marketing, and insurance?

We're looking for an experienced, reliable, friendly and motivated computer technician to service residential and small business customers on-site in the Lawrence, Topeka, and the Kansas City Metro depending on your area preference and availability. We also have offices in Lawrence and Kanas City for drop-in customers.

You'll be performing minor hardware repairs, malware removal and software troubleshooting on all types of personal computing devices (PC, Mac, iOS, etc) for DoctorDave Computer Repair, one of Northeast Kansas' most trusted Mac and PC computer support companies. We've been featured nationally many times for our unique and innovative approaches to growing our business and taking care of customers. We've been in business since 2003 and can provide the stability and long term potential technicians are seeking. 

We offer and pride ourselves in:

•Above industry average pay, $20-$40 an hour generally depending on skill, experience and availability
•Travel/mileage reimbursement 
•Part-time and full-time work 
•Extremely flexible hours on days, evenings and weekends depending on your preference 
•No sales quotas or upsell requirements. Your only requirement is to delight the customer.
•Benefits possibilities include health care, retirement and vacation
•Clear opportunities for advancement, training and increased compensation
•Above all, working for a company that respects your talent and unique approach. 

Something not on this list? Ask and we’ll accommodate you. We take care of the people who take care of our customers.

This opportunity is perfect if you are currently a computer technician or IT professional and want extra hours on the side or if you aren't ready to commit to full time employment.

We seek and require:

• Professional hands-on computer support experience on Windows (XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8) and/or Mac OS X desktop operating systems (our exclusive focus is workstations and not servers) 

• Clear ability to think "outside-the-box" and come up with unique computer solutions.
• Excellent problem solving abilities along with strong organizational and customer service skills
• An independent self-starter with a professional appearance and demeanor
• Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license and feel comfortable navigating Lawrence, Topeka, and Kansas City 

Our technicians truly enjoy their job. The meet interesting people and solve problems on a daily basis and end the day with a sense of accomplishment and pride. Most of all we have fun!

For a complete job description and to learn more about DoctorDave, please go to: www.workfordave.com

Please, no phone calls.  If you aren't in the Lawrence, Topeka, or Kansas City area, please explain your relocation plans in your application.  We don't provide relocation assistance.  

To apply, please send a resume and professional cover letter to DoctorDave-DCTR0472@applications.recruiterbox.com.  Please title the subject "JCCC CIST" and put your name in the subject line.  Failure to follow these simple requests shows an inability to follow directions and your resume will not be reviewed as replies without the information won't be received.  Yes, this is a test to see if you follow directions and can read instructions which is a critical skill for computer support.

Posted 01/21/2014

Techs-N-More
A Division of Moore Electric

Techs-N-More, a division of Moore Electric, is a company that is in need of IT technicians. These

technicians will need to have a vast array of IT skills. The skills can range from installing software, removing and installing power supply packs, installing routers/switches, networking, changing out motherboards, installing VOIP systems, pull data lines, installing network racks, de-assembling computers and re-assembling computers, and much, much, more.

Each technician’s skills are very important. The most important skill is troubleshooting. They must be able to analyze each job quickly, determine the problem and resolve the issue. The second most important skill is timeliness. Each job will be allotted a certain amount of time to complete each task. Not completing the job or completing the job on time is NOT ACCEPTABLE. The technician has to be able to function within that allotted timeframe. The third skill is self-motivation. There are no supervisors except for the customers and they are always very attentive.

Send Resumes:

Dana Payton

Project Manager

Techs-N-More,

A division of Moore Electric

Office #: 816.678.1447

Main #: 816.665.4300

dp.mooreelectric4u@gmail.com

www.mooreelectric4u.com

Posted 10/13/2013

recruiting@neucg.com

December Graduate????

If you’re graduating in December and are looking for more than just a job then look no further! If you enjoy the following things you should probably apply:

Ping Pong 

Casual Attire 

Yodeling 

We are located near downtown Overland Park and are one of the areas fastest growing businesses. If you have coded something more than your college coursework we'd love to hear about it. The more experience, the better.

We are looking for two or three new developers to jump in and learn from our Senior and Mid Level developers.

If you are familiar with C#, .Net, MVC or just have the willingness to learn new skills we want to hear from you!
Please submit a resume to
recruiting@neucg.com  and include a little bit about yourself in the email. We look forward to hearing from you!

Posted 12/03/2013

Title of job:    Geek Squad Advanced Repair Agent

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

Part time or Full Time:         Part-Time

Duties:   Do all things technology fire you up? Can you swap a motherboard or hook up a home theater system blindfolded? Does the thought of installing an LCD in an SUV, and getting paid for it, make you salivate? If you answered yes to any of these questions, congratulations, your dream career might be waiting for you at Geek Squad. We invite you to join our illustrious ranks.  A Geek Squad Advanced Repair Agent is a brand ambassador for both the Geek Squad and Best Buy brands. They quickly and accurately diagnose technology issues and create robust solutions as needed. They identify and take advantage of opportunities to improve the process of assessing, testing and performing store and customer repairs. They help other employees understand how too successfully use the range of Geek Squad resources in solving customer needs to ensure no customer is ever left unserved or underserved.

Qualifications Needed:    

Basic Requirements:

         3-6 months experience in customer service

         1+ years’ experience diagnosing or repairing PCs or consumer electronics

Preferred Requirements:

         High School diploma or equivalent

         Associate degree in PC repair/Networking

         1+ years retail or customer service experience

         A+ certification or equivalent

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 121446BR

Salary:     Competitive                               Company Website:    http://www.bestbuy.com

Title of job:          Sales Support Associate

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

Part time or Full Time or Occasional:         Occasional Seasonal 

Duties: At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. A Sales Support Associate knows and applies procedures to prevent shrink/theft and to ensure a safe and secure shopping environment. They partner with store employees and leadership to execute business strategies, driving profitable results across the store. Sales Support Associates execute specific steps and processes of merchandising, inventory, asset protection and back office processes to achieve sales goals, ensuring no customer is ever left unserved or underserved.

Qualifications Needed:    

Basic Requirements:

         3-6 months experience in customer service/sales or inventory/merchandising

Preferred Requirements:

         High school diploma or equivalent

         1+ years retail experience

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 121454BR

 

Salary:     Competitive                                      Company website:   http://www.bestbuy.com

 

Title of job: Best Buy Sales Consultant-Home Entertainment

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

Part time or Full Time:         Part-Time

Duties:   At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. Best Buy Sales Consultants excel at selling products and services, working closely with other members of the sales team. They accumulate the appropriate knowledge and expertise through continuous learning and self-development. Then, armed with the right tools and knowledge, they create ease and add value to the Best Buy shopping experience, ensuring customers’ end-to-end needs are met. As a trusted advisor and partner, Best Buy Sales Consultants deliver unique customer value by developing strong relationships with customers, bringing them a little closer to family and friends by helping them close the gaps with technology.

Qualifications Needed:    

Basic Requirements:

         3-6 months experience working in customer service or sales

Preferred Requirements:

         High school diploma or equivalent

         1+ years retail experience

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 122542BR

Salary:     Competitive                                     Company Website:  http://www.bestbuy.com

 

Title of job:    Multi-Channel Sales Associate

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

Part time or Full Time:         Part-Time

Duties: At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. A Multichannel Sales Associate drives sales through all channels by answering customer phone calls and delivering solutions. As a trusted advisor and partner, they develop strong relationships with customers and bring them a little closer to family and friends by helping them close the gaps with technology. They partner with other employees, especially Sales Transaction Assistants, to ensure no customer is ever left unserved or underserved.

 Qualifications Needed:    

Basic Requirements:

         3-6 months experience in customer service or sales

Preferred Requirements:

         High school diploma or equivalent

  • 3-6 months phone experience
  • 3-6 months sales experience

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 121449BR

 

Salary:     Competitive                                               Company website:   http://www.bestbuy.com

 

Title of job:    Lifestyles Sales Consultant

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

 

Part time or Full Time or Occasional:         Occasional Seasonal

Duties:   At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. Best Buy Sales Consultants excel at selling products and services, working closely with other members of the sales team. They accumulate the appropriate knowledge and expertise through continuous learning and self-development. Then, armed with the right tools and knowledge, they create ease and add value to the Best Buy shopping experience, ensuring customers’ end-to-end needs are met. As a trusted advisor and partner, Best Buy Sales Consultants deliver unique customer value by developing strong relationships with customers, bringing them a little closer to family and friends by helping them close the gaps with technology.

Qualifications Needed:    

Basic Requirements:

         3-6 months experience working in customer service or sales

Preferred Requirements:

         High school diploma or equivalent

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 121454BR

 

Salary:     Competitive                                               Company website:   http://www.bestbuy.com

 

Title of job:    Best Buy Mobile Wireless Sales Consultant

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

Part time or Full Time:         Full-Time

Duties:   Best Buy Sales Consultants excel at selling products and services, working closely with other members of the sales team. They accumulate the appropriate knowledge and expertise through continuous learning and self-development. Then, armed with the right tools and knowledge, they create ease and add value to the Best Buy Mobile experience, ensuring customers’ end-to-end needs are met. As a trusted advisor and partner, Best Buy Mobile Sales Consultants develop strong relationships with customers and bring them a little closer to family and friends by helping them close the gaps with technology. The Best Buy Sales Consultant in Mobile Wireless engages customers utilizing selling skills to build connected solutions while maintaining a balance of high velocity and high service. They’ll sell a broad range of mobile products and services using a proven structured approach while at the same time developing in-depth knowledge of the latest mobile technology.

Qualifications Needed:    

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6 months of retail or customer service experience
  • 18 years of age or more

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 122701BR

 

Salary:     Competitive                                   Company website:  http://www.bestbuy.com

 

Title of job:          Sales Support Associate

 

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

 

Part time or Full Time:         Part-Time

Duties: At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. A Sales Support Associate knows and applies procedures to prevent shrink/theft and to ensure a safe and secure shopping environment. They partner with store employees and leadership to execute business strategies, driving profitable results across the store. Sales Support Associates execute specific steps and processes of merchandising, inventory, asset protection and back office processes to achieve sales goals, ensuring no customer is ever left unserved or underserved.

Qualifications Needed:    

Basic Requirements:

         3-6 months experience in customer service/sales or inventory/merchandising

Preferred Requirements:

         High school diploma or equivalent

         1+ years retail experience

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 121450BR

 

Salary:     Competitive                                      Company website:  http://www.bestbuy.com

 

Title of job:    Sales Transaction Assistant -Cashier

Company Name and Location:             Best Buy Store #39

                                                                9301 Quivira Road

                                                              Overland Park, KS 66214

Part time or Full Time or Occasional:         Occasional- Seasonal

Duties:   At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission. A Sales Transaction Assistant provides friendly, fast and accurate processing of all types of customer transactions by providing velocity and solutions support, ensuring no customer is ever left unserved or underserved. They know a little about everything from a device that needs a cable to the camera requiring batteries. They partner with other employees, especially Multichannel Sales Associates to ensure customer needs are met end-to-end.

Qualifications Needed:    

Basic Requirements:

         3-6 months experience in customer service or sales

Preferred Requirements:

         High school diploma or equivalent

         1+ years retail or customer service experience

How to Apply:  Log on our website, click on Careers then click Retail Careers, that will bring up the Welcome page, then click first time user that will prompt to fill out application online, upload Resume and answer any questionnaire that comes up. Once that has been done search openings. You will want to search by zip code and 5 miles from zip code 66214. That will bring up our store plus our surrounding. Look for Req ID 122224BR

 

Salary:     Competitive                                             Company website:   http://www.bestbuy.com

 

 

Posted 11/20/2013

H&R Block is Hiring Seasonal Support!

Seasonal Positions Available

  Customer Service-Requisition number 2013-8486

  Bilingual Customer Service- Requisition number 2013-8347

  Premium Support Specialist (Technical)- Requisition number 2013-8459

  Retail Support/Client Relations- Requisition number 2013-8494

For a complete list of open positions, job descriptions and to apply online, please go to www.hrblock.com/career.  


Posted 11/20/2013

Title of job: IT Director

Company Name and Location: 

General Board Church of the Nazarene

17001 Prairie Star Parkway

Lenexa, KS  66220                 

Part time or Full Time:  Full Time

Duties:  The administrative hub for the Church of the Nazarene denomination, located in Lenexa, Kansas, is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Director of Information Technology.  Candidates must possess applicable education and successful experience in leading and managing the IT and Web functions and services for a Christian non-profit organization, with proven achievements in leading-edge strategy implementation and delivery of technical and development support and services to all areas of the organization.

Qualifications Needed:  Minimum of four-year degree in field and 8 years of related experience is required.

How to Apply:  Applicants may call Human Resources at 913-577-0630 for inquiries or visit our website http://nazarene.org/ministries/administration/humanresources/display.html for information.  Please send an email to bsikes@nazarene.org for an application.

Salary:  TBD

Company website:  www.nazarene.org

 

Posted 11/19/2013

Kelly Services, Inc.

Title of job: Database Scripting

Part time or Full Time:  Full-time … minimum 1 year contract

Duties:  Candidate will be working with a Database team to collaborate with others in the group.  Overall you would be:

  • Monitoring the reinsurance data extracts which are received from the external clients in various formats through FTP sites.
  • Validate the data received from the clients
  • Load the data into appropriate data stores (Oracle/SAS)
  • Develop monthly, quarterly reports and feeds in Business Objects, and or Access for Senior Leadership and Actuarial teams.

Qualifications Needed:

Candidate needs to have an understanding and some experience with “either” Perl, SAS, or SQL Scripting.  This is more an entry level job but we would like to speak with candidates who have a solid knowledge base and some experience if possible.

How to Apply:

Contract me directly:

Jason Haney | Sr. Technical Recruiter | Strategic Accounts & Operations

Kelly Services, Inc.

jash251@kellyservices.com

t (248)231-9476

Salary:  Based on experience

Posted 11/14/2013

Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

13-367 AV Services Supervisor

Are you looking for a rewarding career? If so, Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. has an excellent opportunity for a professional, outgoing team player to join our firm as an AV Services Supervisor. 

 

Responsibilities:

         Oversees the firm's conference room and AV systems and staff; manage day-to-day multi-media requirements with video/teleconferencing and conference room management and related duties.

         Supervises the set up of all special needs and requests listed on all upcoming conference and video teleconference forms.

         Supervises all AV equipment setup and technical support to ensure firm meetings and events are handled in an efficient manner.

         Responsible for technical troubleshooting on all AV equipment; communicates and instructs AV staff on technical issues. Determines when service call is necessary for technical support.

         Provide media support for conferencing equipment set/strike for conferences, video/teleconferencing.  AV systems minor maintenance, conference room equipment scheduling, AV systems technical support, various other immersive multi-media delivery. 

         Interact with all levels of associates with an emphasis with members of senior management. 

         Coordinates with and manages AV vendor maintenance/service calls and relationship.

         Develops AV ideas based on client needs. Determines an approach which will be most client effective, meet objectives, and remain within budget.

         Directs and coordinates activities of AV staff during all firm related meetings and special events.

         Is responsible for the training and education of staff in department policies and the use of AV equipment.

         Coordinates with Director of IT the preparation and management of AV equipment budget.

Qualifications:

         Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 4 years technical AV experience in a corporate or hospitality setting, and supervisory experience and/or training.

         Must have ICIA CTS certification. 

         Must be able to work independently, be self-directed, and make sound decisions to ensure customer satisfaction.  

         Strong communication skills (written and verbal) to enable effective interaction with both technical and non-technical people.

         Strong knowledge of Crestron system preferred.

         Must have familiarity with the following equipment:  Crestron system; LCD Projectors, Document Cameras, DVD/Blue Ray Players, Microphone/Reno Microphone, Computer Touch Screen Devices, Media Point Digital Recording, Device; Cabling:  VGA and HDMI; Audio Equipment:  Telephones, Video Teleconference Systems, Codecs, Monitors and Document Camera/Scan Converters. 


Company Information:

Established in Kansas City in 1889, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. is an international law firm with a legal legacy spanning more than a century. With ten offices strategically located throughout the world, SHB serves a diversified client base with a wide range of practice groups. For the eighth consecutive year, Shook, Hardy & Bacon has been named the global "Product Liability Law Firm of the Year" by Who's Who Legal -- The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers; SHB has won this award every year since its inception in 2005. It goes without saying that SHB offers a stimulating legal setting, outstanding resources and provides a competitive salary and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

To apply for this position visit our website:  www.shb.com. 

Posted 11/13/2013

Location:          Edgerton, KS

Start Date:        Immediate

Type:                FT

Schedule:         Flexible

Are you dedicated to helping people? Do you enjoy communicating with customers on the phone and working with computers? Are you comfortable being a “Go-To” person? If so, then you may be exactly who we’re looking for.

We’re seeking energetic candidates for customer support/data entry opportunities in the Intermodal Industry. Successful applicants will possess superior customer service skills, an eagerness to learn, be a team player, and have a strong commitment to improving processes and procedures. Applicants must also be willing to perform field work in the outdoors. Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast paced environment and have a drive to learn new technology.

Position: AGS Technician (KS)

AGS Technicians will conduct visual inspections on digital images of units, checking for damages, verifying unit and driver credentials, and monitoring compliance with safety regulations. Also verifying that all unit information is correct. Under direction from his/her manager/supervisor, the technician will perform daily hardware cleaning and maintenance. This technician will also provide prompt and courteous service to all drivers who require assistance.

Requirements:

         High school diploma or GED 1 year relevant work experience

         Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record

         Clean federal and local background checks

         PERC Card/Ability to pass PERC

         Intermodal experience a plus

Required Skills:

         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Working knowledge of office machines

         (computer, fax, printer, multi-line phones, etc.)

         Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.

         Ability to fluidly handle multiple tasks

         Possess pleasant and professional interpersonal skills

         Proven ability to maintain confidential information

         Must be detail-oriented and exhibit the highest level of professional accuracy

         Must be a team player

         Ability to accurately perform arithmetic computations to sufficiently perform duties of the job

         Ability to meet deadlines



Remprex offers an aggressive benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Send cover letter and resume to HR@remprex.com

or Fax to (704)-654-3045  ATTN: Recruiter.

Please reference job title/location

Posted 11/06/2013

IT Systems Support Specialist (Lenexa, Kansas)

We are a fast paced, high performing landscaping company seeking an experienced IT professional to provide network support and manage the IT functions for the organization.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Provide technical support on hardware and software issues for the company, troubleshoot and provide network support for multiple locations and ensure all IT functions are performing at an optimal level.
- Provide application support solutions on industry standard applications (MS Office Windows XP) and company specific software (Novell/GroupWise).
- Manage a multiple server, multi-site, Windows Client/Server, LAN/WAN based environment and interfacing with vendors.
- Knowledge of and ability to manage and troubleshoot Windows SQL Server and Windows XP, and telecommunication and cell phone assistance.
- Provide support of accounting system, CRM and hosting the website.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- 5+ years experience Systems Administrator Experience
- Knowledge and experience with remote workstations
- Minimum of 5+ years experience with server hardware, backup solutions, system monitoring solutions, Help Desk support, PC Support and IT Support
- Experience in various operating systems
- Knowledge and experience with WAN/LAN/Internet technologies
-Must be able to work with third-party vendors
-This is a Part-Time Position - Candidate should be able to work approximately 20 hours per week

Hermes Landscaping is an equal opportunity employer

Cara Duchesne l Director of Administration

Hermes Landscaping

12421 Santa Fe Trail Dr.

Lenexa, KS 66215

P: 913-888-2413 x 209

cduchesne@hermeslandscaping.com

 
Posted 10/31/2013

H&R Block – Seasonal Tech Support Specialist

Req# 2013-7776

Looking for a place where your hard work can be FUN and APPRECIATED?  Come join H&R Block!  This is your chance to join our organization and become part of a known and respected brand.  H&R Block is America's 4th largest retail organization.  Due to our exciting plans for the future, we have several career opportunities available. 

JOB SUMMARY

Function as a single point of contact for all technical support for internal and/or external customers across entire enterprise.  Serve as liaison between customers, Technology Services functional areas, management, support groups, and the business units.  Utilize software solutions, knowledge base, personal knowledge, and computer systems to resolve and track user incidents.

Responsible for end-to-end resolution and ownership of customer request’s or concerns.  Closely monitoring requests, communicate with the customer, and deliver solutions to requests with a sense of urgency.   

JOB DUTIES

• Provide technical support by communicating via phone, email, and chat with internal and external customers requiring assistance or information. Interpret customers’ needs and utilize software solutions and personal knowledge and troubleshooting skills to identify possible resolutions.

• May remote control desktops in order to resolve technical issues

• Follow established procedures to handle inquiries and resolve concerns to ensure customer satisfaction.

• Handle customer communications using incident handling, escalation, quality measurement procedures, and work instructions.

• Use software solutions and computer systems to accurately document and track customer contacts.

• Adapt to changes in user demands, work environment, and changes to processes or requirements.

• Maintain a technical working knowledge of product or products supported by the department.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• 1 year technical support experience or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience.

• Some experience in supporting Microsoft operating systems, networking connectivity, computer peripheral equipment, software applications and remote control.

• Ability to communicate clearly and calmly on the telephone, email and chat and to use effective customer service techniques with associates who may be under stress.

• Effectively demonstrate oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external customers.

• In a Training or Certification program for technical support or recent computer technology related certification is preferred.

• Previous customer service experience or the equivalent through education and training is preferred.

WHY SHOULD YOU WORK FOR H&R BLOCK? 

Your outstanding compensation and benefits package would include:

        Competitive salary

        Culture   

o   We are dedicated to doing the right thing for our People, Clients and Shareholders.

o   High Ambition- we focus on setting our goals high, bring out the best in our people and celebrate success. 

o   Agile - we anticipate the changing needs of the marketplace and quickly adjust to what our clients need today.

H&R Block is a progressive company dedicated to helping our clients achieve their financial objectives by serving as their tax and financial partner. If you meet the above requirements and would like to explore a career with Block, please log onto our career website at www.hrblock.com and submit your resume and profile. 

H&R Block is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 10/10/13

NAIC

Data Quality / Testing & Production Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Testing & Production Support Intern on the State Based Systems team.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and testing of the State Based System Web Based Software Project; 
  • Assistance in creating, executing, and analyzing test plans.  

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required. Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 10/10/13

NAIC

Testing / Market Information Systems Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is currently seeking a Market Information System Intern. The intern will work on assignments for the MIS Team, including but not limited to the following:

  • Test new applications, enhancements to and known bugs in existing applications, compatibility with various web browsers and operating systems
  • Assist in creating, executing, and analyzing test plans (manual and automated) and test data
  • Assist in documenting processes and procedures.
  • Develop and run queries (using SQL Developer) to ensure data quality.

The ideal candidate for this position should be working toward a degree in a computer-related fields or business related fields of study.  Good technical abilities required; knowledge of SQL Developer desirable.  Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.   Candidate must have excellent written and oral communications skills, and must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
Candidate must be able to work 20 – 25 hours per week. 

The pay range for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply at: http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EOE

Posted 10/10/13

NAIC

SERFF Product Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a SERFF Product Support Intern.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Answer customer inquiries and resolve issues via phone and email, assist in testing and business analysis tasks, data entry, user registration for online tutorials, writing documentation.

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required, SQL preferred, customer service experience preferred.  Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $11.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on experience.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://www.employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Posted 10/10/13

Peruvian Connection

Position: Junior Computer Programmer                                                                                Date Written: 9/5/13

Written by: Benjamin J. Caruso                                                                                 Work Status: Part-Time

This position reports to:   IT Operations & Project Manager

Position Overview:

The Computer Programmer is responsible for writing, debugging, maintaining, and testing software programs to support business operations. This role entails documentation of existing and new programs within the enterprise, as well as training users on these utilities. This individual will use analytical skills to examine existing business processes for enhancements, and assist in the creation of new functions for usage in an omni-channel environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in the implementation and documentation of a product information repository for a centralized approach to product management
  • Conversion of data formats [i.e. XML to .xls(x)file] for import/export capabilities
  • Uploading data into a database for business intelligence and general application usage
  • Use programming skills such as Visual Basic (VB scripting/VBA) and SQL to support existing programs; asp.net knowledge not required
  • Streamline processes with approved programming enhancements
  • Participate in upgrades to applications/software; provide input as needed
  • Build/repair/maintain existing programs in accordance with industry best practices
  • Meet with business users to review requirements; plan and model accordingly
  • Track development through internal, IT ticketing system
  • Read technical manuals and provide technical support as needed
  • Provide a high level of professionalism to our domestic and international customer base
  • Comply with corporate integrity, compliance program policies and other applicable corporate and departmental policies

Other Duties:

  • Perform special projects and requests, as directed by IT Operations & Project Manager

Education and/or Experience:

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of Visual Basic (VB/VBA):
    • Experience with Microsoft Visual Basic Express 2008/2010
  • Ability to utilize VBA within MS applications including MS Word, Excel, and Access
  • Understanding of SQL Server Databases in relation to data import/export
  • Strong comprehension of XML; conversion of SML to .xls/x format (.csv) or inverse

Personal attributes required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills; good communicator; comfortable with intensive people interaction with a wide range of employees
  • Enjoys working with and helping users in a team-oriented environment

Other experience desired but not required:

  • Knowledge of IT issue/asset tracking systems
  • Java
  • General network knowledge

Physical Demands:

  • Typical office demands

Work Environment/Environmental Condition:

  • Part-time, 10-20 hours/week
  • Standard office environment – work remotely when designated
  • Ability to be on call for application support occasionally, as needed

Contact:

Benjamin Caruso

IT Operations & Manager

Direct: 913-845-6082

Toll Free: 800-255-6429

24535 McLouth Rd.

Tonganoxie, KS 66086

Peruvianconnection.com

Posted 10/10/13

KCTV5

Title of job:  Temporary IT Apprentice/Intern

Company Name and Location:      KCTV-5/KSMO-TV

                                                         4500 Shawnee Mission Parkway

                                                         Fairway, KS  66205

                                                           

Part time or Full Time:      This position is temporary for a year

 

Duties:    This position will assist our technology professionals in the implementation and coordination of projects that may include network administration, database maintenance, information security, quality assurance and application/customer tech support.

Qualifications Needed: Must be curious, possess initiative and be a self-starter. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong project management skills and the ability to prioritize workload.  Working knowledge of current business software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  Familiarity with internet. Specific computer environment and program experience required, dependent upon position.

How to Apply:            www.kctv5.com   

                                     Click on the Jobs tab, then click on KCTV and KSMO jobs      

                                     Current job openings-follow that link, look for requisition #KCTV6663

 

Salary:         paid hourly

Company website:     www.kctv5.com

 

Posted 09/27/2013

Position Title: Monetization Specialist

Team Description: The Ad Monetization team is responsible for monetizing advertising placements across all mobile traffic.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Campaign Management: 

o    Provide inventory availability forecasts, prepare detailed trafficking plans, and test/QA creative assets.

o    Traffic campaigns in our ad server.

o    Optimize to meet/exceed the customers’ campaign goals.

o    Provide ongoing reporting and discrepancy monitoring.

o    Assist with post campaign reporting.

Yield Management:

o    Track and analyze historical ad delivery – how ad networks have performed in terms of traffic, pricing, fill rates etc. Optimize traffic daily

o    Manage partners & strategy, taking into account sales channel conflicts.

Reporting and Analytics:

o    Generate periodic (daily, weekly, monthly) reports and dashboards to support various stakeholders inside and outside the company.

o    Prepare month-end reconciliation reports for and in conjunction with the Reporting and Finance teams.

Account Management:

o    Build and grow relationships with various ad networks and DSP's with weekly calls. Enhance the company’s ability to increase upsell, cross-sell, and renewals of contracts.

o    Lead client interactions in terms of campaign maintenance and communicate on optimizations, performance, reporting, billing, etc.

Other Functions:

o    Assist with Ad product strategy and ad unit creation.

o    Liaison with Ad Sales, Publisher Account Management.

o    Monitor mobile advertising trends, such as new ad units.

o    Working with new 3rd Party developers to onboard and setup right advertising pre-launch.

Location: 9th & Walnut

Hours: Some weekend work required on an exception basis.

Ideal candidates will possess a strong combination of the following experience:

         Strong analytical skills including basic tools such as Excel.

         People skills (both internal and external) with previous account management experience a plus.

         Any advertising experience is a plus.

         Flexibility to work in a growing, fast-paced environment.

         Ability to create appropriate processes rather than simply follow them.

         Exceptional problem solving skills that compliment a proactive and detail-oriented nature.

         Some familiarity with web technologies a plus.

Contact:

Brooke Bobe

Ph: 816-268-2909

Email: bbobe@pinsightmedia.com

Company Website: pinsightmedia.com

Posted 09/19/2013

Balance Innovations

Customer Care Position

 

 

 Customer Care Specialist/Solutions Support Specialist

The Balance Innovations Customer Care team is seeking a highly motivated Customer Care Specialist/Solutions Support Specialist. This individual will be under direct supervision from the Customer Service Manager and will provide user support and customer service on company built and supported computer applications and platforms. This will include troubleshooting problems and advising customers on the appropriate actions.

 

Customer Care Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  •          Respond to customer requests for technical assistance via phone or email

  •          Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle inquiries and issues; follows standard help desk procedures

  •          Diagnose and resolve technical software issues and related hardware issues, advising customer on appropriate action

  •          Research issues and questions using available information resources

  •          Identify, redirect and/or escalate problems to appropriate resource per customer care procedures; if requiring urgent attention, typically requires assistance in making related escalation decisions

  •          Follows specific instructions and processes to maintain accurate call logs; entries of contact with resolution details and follow up information including, but not limited to, details of inquiries, issues, actions taken, current state, etc.

  •          Receives requests from customers in a pleasant, professional manner developing a service attitude that each call is an opportunity for improvement.

  •          1st shift, after-hours on-call rotation and weekends

  •          Full-time and part-time opportunities

 

The Solutions Support Specialist responsibilities include Customer Care Specialist responsibilities as well as, but are not limited to:

  •          Has a detailed understanding of the installation and use of all BI products

  •          Produces technical documentation pertaining to projects, products, and procedures

  •          Makes recommendations for guidelines and manuals

  •          Performs in-depth research into the nature of product inquiries from customers

  •          Experience testing, implementing, and/or supporting enterprise software products

  •          Contribute information to an online knowledge base for both internal and external use

  •          Communicates and coordinates with internal departments

  •          Follow up on customer interactions where necessary and per direction/instructions  

  •          Undertakes the configuration and installation of both computer hardware and software

  •          Maintain appropriate storage and libraries ensuring items are catalogued and stored appropriately

  •          May be assigned to and identified as a Subject Matter Expert in an area of specialization related to the BI product suite

  •          1st shift, after-hours on-call rotation and weekends

  •          Full-time and part-time opportunities

 

Requirements

  •          Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience

  •          Work in a retail or call center environment not required, but helpful

  •          Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

  •          Limited travel may be required

 

If you're seeking an inspiring, engaging, and exciting career where you can embrace and create change to succeed, Balance Innovations is the place for you. We seek self-starting, entrepreneurial people who are motivated to push their talents to the limit. We want people who offer uncommon ability and can share that ability with peers and customers.

 

Must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States for any employer upon hire.

 

To apply, please submit your resume to Tricia Webb at twebb@balanceinnovations.com.

Posted 09/10/2013

Advisors Excel

 

Web Production Artist

Posted Date:

02-Aug-2013 (CST)

Closing Date:

01-Oct-2013 (CST)

Department:

Creative

Location:

Topeka, KS, USA

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Overview
As a Web Production Artist, this full-time position will be responsible for Web and email updates for Advisors Excel and its clients.


Responsibilities
• Provide Web support to clients by updating content, graphics and video files to hosted websites
• Make edits to email designs including text changes and graphic revisions
• Make edits to Advisors Excel Web marketing projects
• Edit online sign-up forms
• Customer support to clients for website and email questions and setup
• Essential design projects, email signatures and email headers
• Perform other duties as assigned


Skills and Experience Needed
• Associates Degree strongly desired
• Proficiency in Dreamweaver and Photoshop.
• Knowledge of Wordpress
• Knowledge and experience with CSS and HTML
• An exceptional sense of design, color and visual impact
• Strong customer relationship skills, verbal and written
• Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
• Ability to interact with all personality types and with all levels of staff
• Time management and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
• Exceptional problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
• Professional approach and appearance


Physical Demands
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
1. Sit for extended periods of time
2. Read computer screens and mail, email, talk on the phone
3. Unpack and move supplies up to 25 lbs.
4. Work occasional evenings and weekends and attend events required


Work Environment
• Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an office setting
• Interaction with staff and customers.

http://advisorsexcel.prevueaps.com/jobs/4611.html

http://www.advisorsexcel.com/team/topeka-job-openings.php

 

Posted 09/10/2013

Technical Support Analyst

Softek Solutions, Prairie Village, KS                                                                        

Our client, Softek Solutions is a software development company located in Prairie Village, KS. Softek is competitive in the medical software marketplace and was built upon the principles of superior software development and uncompromised business ethics. They are currently looking for candidates to add to their Client Support teams.

This organization is in significant growth mode and offers outstanding opportunity to work in a collaborative, fast paced work environment. Their compensation and benefit programs are competitive. 

Position Summary

The Technical Support Analyst will be responsible for frontline support, troubleshooting, and documenting all IT problems pertaining to client software. This role will install, update and configure operation systems. Most importantly, this role will improve and innovate with a team of 14 members to ensure that all software is technologically advanced.  In addition, this position will perform other client related tasks to help maintain a high level of support and knowledge of organizations structure.

Major accountabilities will include: 

  • Lead and facilitate all efforts related to support of proprietary business class software.
  • Implement systems and processes to maintain server hardware, third party and proprietary software
  • Manage support ranging from maintenance to phone, email and web-based support requests from clients.
  • Interact with engineers to resolve client issues in a timely manner and facilitate conversations as necessary.
  • Ensure backup files and email notifications are being received and troubleshoot to fix any issues when functions fail.
  • Participate in Support on-call rotation with engineering.
  • Maintain remote connectivity protocols for all clients.
  • Build and configure application servers.
  • Install and upgrade application software at client’s locations.
  • Deploy approved Microsoft updates to servers at client’s locations.
  • Understand and configure monitoring solutions (i.e. zabbix).
  • Provide sales support about server specs and configuration requirements to support Sales department.

Successful candidates will bring demonstrated success with:

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with an emphasis on business communication and customer service.  
  • Experience working with healthcare IT, technical hospital staff and software engineers highly preferred.
  • Intermediate level of hardware and software troubleshooting and repair for Windows, Linux knowledge a plus.
  • Basic level of knowledge on connection protocols (i.e. Cisco, PPTP, Citrix, RDP, DRAC).
  • Exceptional technical problem solving skills, with the ability to work with real people in problematic situations while following protocol.
  • Desire to deliver a superior client experience and enjoys helping others.
  • Highly Self-motivated and directed yet collaborative spirit.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily word and excel).
  • Basic level of knowledge on CRM systems.
  • Knowledge of maintaining/updating websites preferred.

We appreciate your suggestions or referrals to professionals who may have an interest in this outstanding opportunity.  Please direct all inquires to:

OMNI Employment Management Services, LLC

Abby Olivier, Recruitment Specialist

aolivier@omniemployment.com

913-653-8068

Resumes should be sent to:

resumes@omniemployment.com

OMNI and all our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment. EOE/MFDV.

Posted 09/05/2013

NAIC

Data Quality / Testing & Production Support Intern

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) currently has an opening for a Testing & Production Support Intern on the State Based Systems team.  The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysis and testing of the State Based System Web Based Software Project; 
  • Assistance in creating, executing, and analyzing test plans.  

The ideal candidate must be a current college student working toward a degree in computer-related fields or business fields of study.  Good technical abilities required. Candidate must have the ability to work independently and possess an excellent work ethic.  Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.  Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.

Must be able to work 20-25 hours per week. The pay for this position is $12.00 per hour.

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 09/05/2013

NAIC

Software Engineer I

The Information Systems Division of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity on the Business Application Development team for a Software Engineer I  who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference. 

You will be working in the division that delivers and supports technology solutions and systems. IS provides application support, security administration, custom state requests on financial and market conduct database information, quality assurance, and so many other technology solutions.  This position requires some day-to-day functional supervision over the team, as defined by the Project Manager/ FDR Data Administration Manager. 

Qualifications for this entry level position include:       

Application Development:

  • Implements application design by utilizing development languages and tools. Develops and executes test plans (unit testing) for assigned projects. 
  • Ensures the code meets performance requirements for assigned projects.
  • Develops applications based on business and technical requirements.
  • Effectively estimates own work assignments and delivers quality code that meets requirements and specifications on time. 
  • Effectively manages tasks from multiple assignments.
  • Writes and maintains documentation on technical development. 
  • Follows NAIC/NIPR accepted guidelines for version control.
  • Follows the NAIC/NIPR project methodology.
  • Gathers and documents business requirements for their projects, as necessary.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves data and application software problems as assigned.
  • Operates under general supervision.
  • Regularly reviews JIRA to assist in communication and priority of issues.
  • Maintains systems and programs during business hours and (even though it is rare) during off hours when the situation requires.

Department/team specific:

  • Works individually, or as a member of a team to design, write, test, and implement small to large computer applications.

Administrative/Organizational tasks:

         Communicates with personnel within the team on project status

         Creates required status reports and attends status, team, and departmental meetings

  • Confers with the Manager and/or Sr. Development staff to reach team objectives and goals in order to support the department’s strategic directives
  • Confers with the Manager on job related personal goals, and works with management to reach these while supporting the team’s strategic direction
  • Is Punctual, dependable, and well prepared for work and meetings

Customer Service:

  • Provides excellent customer service and strives to instill customer confidence.
  • Is quality minded and looks for ways to improve the quality of the systems and code for which they are individually responsible.

Mentor/Mentee Relations:

         Displays willingness to work effectively and learn from more experienced staff.

Education and/or experience required:

Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Computer Science or Applied Science specific to Computer Science, and up to two years related work experience. 

         Strongly prefer experience in SQL (Oracle a plus)

         Strongly prefer experience in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Department/team specific:

         Strongly prefer experience in developing with Java and JDBC

         Strongly prefer experience in JavaServer Faces (Facelets/Seam)

         Prefer experience in Web Technologies – HTML, JavaScript, JSP, and Servlets

         Prefer experience in Unix

         Prefer experience with C++

         Prefer experience with JBoss

         Prefer experience in Web technologies – AJAX, MVC, and CSS

         Prefer experience using Eclipse, Subversion, and JIRA

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

EOE

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Posted 09/03/2013

Title of job: Entry Level Programmer/Analyst - Real Estate Public Records

Company Name and Location:  LPS – Lender Processing Services; Olathe, KS

Part time or Full Time:  Full Time

Duties:

The Public Records Programmer Analyst exhibits enthusiasm for complete, consistent and accurate data.  The Programmer Analyst acquires and converts data using a variety of tools and methods, primarily Perl and TSQL.  The Programmer Analyst analyzes data, performs quality assurance on converted data and provides solutions to resolve known exceptions with the data.  The Programmer Analyst creates, configures, observes, and troubleshoots various automated data conversion processes.  The Programmer Analyst verifies data conversion results, creates, modifies and executes Perl scripts, TSQL queries, and stored procedures.  The Programmer Analyst performs routine and custom data maintenance tasks for existing customer base.  The Programmer Analyst configures web-based applications to display data for customer consumption

Qualifications Needed:

SQL, TSQL, Perl (or another scripting language like: PowerShell, python, Ruby), ETL 

How to Apply:  https://lpsvcs.taleo.net/careersection/3/jobdetail.ftl?job=OPE0005R&lang=en 

Company website:  http://www.lpsvcs.com/MLS/Pages/default.aspx

 

Posted 08/28/2013 

Gray Television, Inc.

Post open until 9/11/13:

Part-Time Broadcast IT Specialist:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF STATION IT INFRASTRUCTURE INCLUDING:SERVERS, DESKTOPS AND SOFTWARE, NEWS SYSTEMS INCLUDING EDITORS,PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICES. EMPHASIS ON BROADCAST RELATED AUDIO AND VIDEO IT INFRASTRUCTURE

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Client/Servers

• Basic Database Administration

• Basic Security Administration

• Disaster Recovery

• Application Development

• Data Warehousing

• Hardware/Software

• IT Networking

Knowledge of system development methods used for the development of new systems and enhancements to existing information systems. Knowledge of basic operating principles of data communications and information systems hardware and software.

Knowledge of principles, theories, techniques, and methods of information systems.

Knowledge of data processing and data communications concepts and services.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Microsoft Certified Professional

   A+ Certified

   Certified NT Administrator

   Certified Network Administrator

Send cover letter and resume to hr@wibw.com or to: WIBW-TV, Human Resources, 631 SW Commerce Pl., Topeka, KS 66615. Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free work place and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 08/27/2013 

Meditrax Billing Solutions, LLC.

 

Meditrax Billing Solutions, LLC. is currently looking for someone to help design a website for our small medical billing company.  

We are available to discuss this project during daytime or evening hours in the Overland Park area.

Compensation: Negotiable

Please contact:

Sarah LaSala

Cell: 816-804-8665

sglasala@gmail.com

Posted 08/21/2013

Title of job: Associate Web Designer

Company Name and Location:  iModules Software Inc., 5101 College Blvd, Leawood, KS  66211      

Part time or Full Time:  Full time with full benefit package

Duties:

         Build HTML templates for use in a proprietary CMS

         Build custom email templates

         Perform site maintenance to provide highest levels of quality and performance

         Troubleshoot issues relating to cross-browser and cross-device page rendering

 

Qualifications:   

         (Assoc. or B.S.) in Computer Science or equivalent in work experience

         1-2 years of industry experience hand-coding HTML and CSS

         Detailed knowledge of HTML and CSS required

         Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Dreamweaver required

         Basic understanding of table-based email layouts required

         Experience working with a Content Management System preferred

         Email Marketing experience preferred

         JavaScript/jQuery programming ability preferred

         Building websites in a Mobile/Responsive environment a plus

         Desire to learn with the ability to quickly grasp and master new technologies

How to Apply:    Email resume to resumes@imodules.com

Salary:  $35,000 - $45,000 based on qualifications

Company website: www.imodules.com

Posted 08/21/2013

Customer Service Analyst I

The National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR), an affiliate of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), has an exciting opportunity for a Customer Service Analyst who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference. This is a full time position in a flexible environment!

Interested applicants should have proven experience delivering outstanding support to customers. Candidates familiar with technical support, SQL, HEAT and JIRA are desirable.

If you are quality minded, and have excellent communication skills through a variety of venues (e.g., in-person, email, phone), we have a great opportunity for you!

 

This position is located in the NAIC/NIPR’s brand-new, state-of-the-art offices in Town Pavilion in the heart of downtown Kansas City which includes great restaurants, and top-notch entertainment venues. 

 

Apply today!

Education and/or experience required:

Associates Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year Customer Service experience is required. At least one year of face-to-face or telephone customer service is preferred.  Experience using a Help Desk Reporting Software is desired. Experience using SQL Developer, SQL Navigator or other query language is desired.

 

Skills and Abilities:

Familiar with or ability to learn SQL Developer, Microsoft Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel and HEAT.  Familiarity with JIRA and JIRA reports is also a plus.  Ability to work in a team environment.  Excellent customer service skills and communication skills required.  

 

The NIPR is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Why work at NIPR?

         Flexible Work Environment

         37.5 Hour Work Week

         Choice of Insurance Plans

         Tuition Reimbursement

         Referral Bonuses

         Jeans Day Every Friday

         Paid Covered Parking

         Interest Free Personal Computer Loans

         Vacation Buy Back

         Infants in the Work Place

         Adoption Assistance

         Eight Paid Holidays

         Employee Recognition Programs

         Days Off for Community Service

         Fitness Center

 

For consideration, please apply online at:

EMPLOYMENT.NAIC.ORG

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 08/21/2013

NAIC

Software Engineer

The Insurance Products and Services Division (IPSD) of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Engineer who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference. 

You will be working in the division that is responsible for the NAIC State-Based Systems (SBS) Program and the System for Electronic Rate and Form Filing (SERFF). The IPSD division is also responsible for print and electronic data products, publications, insurance company financial data, and Securities Valuation data.

This position requires strong work experience in Java, Oracle and SQL. The ideal candidate is proficient with J2EE practices and design patterns and frameworks. If you are quality minded, have proven experience of delivering excellent customer service and have exposure to Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD) techniques, you are one step ahead!

If you are working with us, here are some responsibilities you would have for the State Based Systems (SBS) development team:

  • Implement application design by utilizing development languages and tools.
  • Develop and execute test plans (unit testing) for assigned projects.
  • Develop applications based on evaluation of business and technical requirements for complexity and provide design recommendations.
  • Work alone with known development tools and may lead medium to large projects.
  • Write and maintain documentation, on any technical development completed. 
  • Meet customers’ business requirements, by evaluating the requirements and making recommendations.

         Work to foresee potential problems and work to proactively identify solutions.

         Communicate with personnel throughout the department on project status.

  • Assist Project Manager with administrative tasks and planning on selected projects.

         Display willingness to learn from more experienced staff and assist less experienced team members.

  • Stays current with the latest technologies and communicates/applies these skills and technologies. 

This position is located in the NAIC’s -new, state-of-the-art offices in Town Pavilion in the heart of downtown, Kansas City which includes great restaurants, and top-notch entertainment venues.  Apply today!

Education and/or experience required:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Computer Science or Associates Degree in Applied Science specific to Computer Science, and five to eight years related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

         Required experience in Oracle, SQL, Microsoft Office products

         Must have JAVA development experience in a work environment (J2SE, J2EE, Servlets)  

         Experience OOAD, J2EE, System Design Life Cycle processes

         Experience developing either web front or back ends, ideally both.

         Experience working with formal Project Management Practices & Accountabilities

Skills and Abilities:

         Must be able to code, understand basic programming logic and development issues specializing in one language.

         Must be proficient at gathering and analyzing data through interviews and observations.

         Must possess strong communication skills and demonstrates respect for all levels of developers, business partners, and customers.

         Ability to multi-task between projects and tasks while dealing with multiple levels of detail.

         Must have a thorough understanding of software development and relational databases

         Ability to read and implement requirements documentation, ideally Use Cases and UML diagrams

         Good time management and organizational skills, including accurately estimating the level of effort needed to complete quality work on time.

 

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Posted 08/21/2013 

 

Do you fit these skills?

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Network Operations Technician will receive, analyze, monitor and resolve network problems in a timely fashion with minimal guidance from more senior technicians or supervisor.

Responsibilities will include opening trouble tickets for various customers, answering incoming telephone calls, responding to network alarms and customer emails, and documenting/updating customer account data.

EXPERIENCE:

         Minimum 2 yrs. related telecommunications experience if possible

         Help Desk experience – phone support

         Basic knowledge of UNIX operating system is a plus.

         Related experience in the military and physical line or protocol experience is preferred.

         CCNA or CCENT Certification is preferred

EDUCATION:

         Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.

Rate is $15-18/hr.

Shift is Tues-Sat 2pm-10pm -- Must be able to work these hours

Or check out:   http://jobview.monster.com/getjob.aspx?JobID=124201258

Please email me your resume if you would like to chat further!

Stacey Siegert
IT Recruiter 

Experis
7300 W. 110th Street, Suite 800

Overland Park, KS 66210

Stacey.siegert@experis.com

Direct: 913-735-8546

Mobile: 913-317-6829

Toll Free: 800-869-2121

 

Posted 08/07/13  

Make New Friends: Live Longer

Make New Friends: Live Longer currently has a website opportunity for someone with web design knowledge to transfer

information to their website and enhance the site by adding interactive features. Opportunity for additional work with book layout experience.

Experience: WordPress

Fee: Negotiable

If interested, please contact:

Sunie Levin

SunieLevin8@aol.com

http://makenewfriendslivelonger.com/

 

Posted 07/31/2013

NAIC

Software Quality Engineer I

The Insurance Products and Services Division (IPSD) of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for a Software Quality Engineer who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference.  This position is for the System for Electronic Rate and Form Filing (SERFF) team.

Interested Applicants should be proficient with Oracle, Microsoft office suite and must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.

This position might be just what you are looking for if you’re the type of person who:

  •          Is quality-minded and responsible for researching ways to improve the quality of the testing process. 

  •          Thrives working in a true team environment that includes other developers, testers and Business Analysts working on application enhancements and improvements. 

  •          Likes the challenge of getting to the root of an issue.

  •          Is excited by technology and enjoys sharing your ideas and learning from others.

       If you are working for us, here are some of the things you do:

  •          Work individually and as member of the team to implement department quality systems and process frameworks.

  •          Research, evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures.

  •          Document and successfully implement quality standards and test procedures for applications.

  •          Develop and monitor execution of testing task lists and strategies to deliver products on schedule.

  •          Develop and monitor execution of regression testing tasks to deliver products on schedule.

  •          Ensures test scripts are current and comprehensive.

  •          Work with business teams to coordinate testing assignments to ensure products are delivered on schedule.

This position is located in the NAIC’s brand-new office is located in the heart of downtown Kansas City which includes great restaurants, and top-notch entertainment venues.  This is a long-term full time position in a flexible environment! Apply today!

Education and/or experience required:

  •          Bachelor’s degree (B.A) or Associates in Applied Science specific to Computer Science and 1+ years related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. 

  •          Experience in Oracle and Microsoft Office products 

Skills and Abilities:

  •          Must be proactive and consistently demonstrate initiative.

  •          Ability to communicate professionally and respectfully to all levels of stakeholders.

  •          Proficient in dealing with multiple levels of detail, for projects with complex testing requirements.

  •          Possess initiative and motivation to work independently and as part of a team.

  •          Competent in reading and interpreting software requirements.

  •          Must be proficient at gathering and analyzing data through interviews and observations.

Licenses, certificates, Registrations:

  •          Certified Software Quality Assurance Analyst (CSQA) or CTFL (Int’l certification) preferred.

  •          Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE) preferred.

About the NAIC:

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Kansas City the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) places a premium on creativity and innovation.  The NAIC supports insurance regulators in every state, who work to educate, protect and assist insurance consumers with issues ranging from disasters to day-to-day questions. Our employees get the chance to support and develop the latest technological programs in an energized environment.

Insurance may be complicated, but our employee culture is pretty simple. “Work hard, play hard” exemplifies our commitment to a work-life balance. We keep it casual with Jeans Day on Fridays and other designated days throughout the year. We believe in rewarding staff with bright, shiny objects as well as treats, games and prizes to show our appreciation for their hard work. And you can say goodbye to a five day work week with our flex schedules.

At the NAIC, location really is everything - from our centrality in the metro area to the conveniences of our vibrant downtown building, with great restaurants and shopping right outside our doors. We pride ourselves on our long-term investment in our employees and support them in all phases of their life, from continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities to our infants in the workplace program. We also make charity a company-wide offering through our Volunteer Resource Team (VRT). The VRT sponsors fundraisers, charitable events and community service opportunities throughout the year and has raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities.

 

Why Work at the NAIC/NIPR?

  •          Flexible Work Environment

  •          37.5 Hour Work Week

  •          Tuition Reimbursement

  •          Referral Bonuses

  •          Choice of Insurance Plans

  •          Vacation Buy Back

  •          Infants in the Work Place

  •          Adoption Assistance

  •          Employee Recognition Programs

  •          Days Off for Community Service

For consideration, please apply online at:

http://employment.naic.org

 The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 07/23/2013

NAIC

Software Quality Engineer

The Insurance Products and Services Division (IPSD) of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Software Quality Engineer who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference. 

You will be working in the division that is responsible for the NAIC State-Based Systems (SBS) Program and the System for Electronic Rate and Form Filing (SERFF). The IPSD division is also responsible for print and electronic data products, publications, insurance company financial data, and Securities Valuation data.

This position requires experience in testing tools, scripting languages, and experience with the entire development life cycle. The ideal candidate is proficient in test plan development, automation and execution, results analysis, and reporting. If you are customer oriented and have exposure to automated testing tools, Oracle, and UNIX you are one step ahead!

If you are working with us, here are some responsibilities you would have:

  •           Evaluate and test software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and conform to established guidelines.

  •          Write, revise, implement and verify quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation.

  •          Design, write, and execute complex scripts for testing performance of new and existing applications using automated testing tools.

  •          Track and communicate test execution status and items in a project and/or release.

  •          Assist with test planning, test coordination, and release management from a testing perspective.

  •          Independently determine and develop solutions for a wide range of complex problems.

This position is located in the NAIC’s -new, state-of-the-art offices in Town Pavilion in the heart of downtown, Kansas City which includes great restaurants, and top-notch entertainment venues.  Apply today!

Education and/or experience required:

  •          Bachelor’s degree (BA) or Associates in Applied Science specific to Computer Science and 1 to 5 years related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. 

  •          Required experience in testing tools, including HP Quality Center, QTP/Unified Functional Tester from both a tools administration and testing perspective. Exposure to other test automation tools is a plus.

  •          Prefer experience with JIRA defect/work management software, from a usage, customization, and administration perspective. 

  •          Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Skills and Abilities:

  •          Experience in writing automated testing scripts with QTP/Unified Functional Test; has the ability to learn other tools as they are implemented.

  •          Must be capable of understanding complex software test procedures, interpreting complex software requirement specifications and determining the test methodologies required.

  •          Experience with Software Requirements analysis and Software requirements trace matrices.

  •          Must have excellent work ethics, outstanding communication skills and be customer service driven.

  •          Exhibits ability to work independently, and ability to perform complex production control and testing activities, as well as user consultation.

  •          Experience in dealing with multiple levels of detail, for projects with complex testing requirements, and assist less experienced team members in this area.

Licenses, certificates, Registrations:

  •          Certified Software Quality Assurance Analyst (CSQA) or CTFL (Int’l certification) preferred.

  •          Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE) preferred.

The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

About the NAIC:

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Kansas City the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) places a premium on creativity and innovation.  The NAIC supports insurance regulators in every state, who work to educate, protect and assist insurance consumers with issues ranging from disasters to day-to-day questions. Our employees get the chance to support and develop the latest technological programs in an energized environment.

Insurance may be complicated, but our employee culture is pretty simple. “Work hard, play hard” exemplifies o