DST Systems Software Development Architect in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

DST Health Solutions provides healthcare reform through a full range of BPO and turnkey healthcare administration solutions. Our solutions, combined with our health outcomes optimization solutions, include advanced technologies and strategic consulting services designed to optimize our customer’s outcomes, revenues, and managing their risk. We help client’s master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of the ever-changing customer requirements.

Role Overview

Software Development Architects develop the strategy for application development and define the technical infrastructure to support that strategy. They advise on and make decisions regarding the overall technical direction of a product or suite of products. Software Development Architects do not typically have direct staff supervisory or project management responsibility. Software Development Architects are technical gurus in their discipline. They serve as a technical go-to resource for less experienced associates. Software Development Architects are responsible for researching, recommending, estimating, prototyping, and/or initiating the development of or introduction of next-generation products, methodologies, technologies etc. They search out new concepts, software solutions, recommend project methodologies, and provide consulting services to a number of functional areas within a business unit. They perform feasibility, cost/benefit, and risk analyses to make recommendations to management that support the direction of the overall product(s) strategy. During critical production or disaster events, Software Development Architects function as think-tank experts to quickly assess, make recommendations, and implement software solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop enterprise class web applications for the Healthcare industry

  • Use modern open source frameworks (Spring, etc.) and methodologies (Service Oriented Architecture, etc.)

  • Work in a fast-paced agile environment

  • Lead small teams of experienced architects and developers

  • Develop new products and frameworks from the ground up as well as providing enhancements to existing products

  • Providing technical leadership to teams

  • Spend time doing hands on development

  • Other tasks as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science

  • 8+ years programing experience demonstrating expertise in multiple applications of programming principles, methodologies, tools, and techniques

  • Experience with Object Oriented Design, Java, JSP, JavaScript, JDBC, SQL, SOAP or REST, XML

  • Experience using spring, YUI, JQuery, JPA, ORM, Maven, Linux, Unix, JIRA, Bamboo, Hudson, and UML preferred

  • Experience in agile development environments preferred

Location:

Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.