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DST Systems Lead Network Automation Developer in Kansas City, Missouri

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

That's where you'll find SS&C, 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

Enterprise Services is the provider of information technology services to the DST enterprise. Our business is to connect our clients to their customers by automating business processes, providing information for decision making, and providing productivity tools to increase efficiency. This includes the information technology infrastructure and architecture functions, as well as, the global information privacy and security.

Role Overview

Lead Network Automation Developers are top-level technical contributors with advanced industry knowledge and company-related expertise in automation development, programming, networking, and related hardware and software. They demonstrate a versatile skill set in a variety of technologies applicable to developing automation for networking infrastructure. This role will specifically focus on deploying automation and analytics to support SS&C’s network. The selected developer will work on gathering metrics, telemetry and configuration data from a large variety of networking devices. They will use the data to develop tools and systems used by other IT staff to troubleshoot and resolve complex networking issues.


  • Work with the networking team to understand requirements for infrastructure automation

  • Deliver on automated troubleshooting, alerting and tooling to resolve complex networking issues

  • Develop and manage internally developed tools for managing and maintaining critical network infrastructure

  • Create custom monitoring and telemetry for networking infrastructure


  • Understanding of networking fundamentals, routers, switches, firewalls, TCP/IP, etc

  • 5+ years of experiencing with programming languages (Python/Go preferred)

  • 3+ years of working with SQL databases (MySQL preferred)

  • Ability to work in team environment leveraging GIT for code management

  • Working knowledge of using Ansible


Kansas City Missouri

SS&C 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. SS&C 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.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.