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DST Systems Senior Software Engineer (Front End/UI Design) 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

At DST Financial Services, we believe that excellent client service is achieved through our use of data. In our Australia, United Kingdom, and United States offices, we provide services to mutual funds, brokerage firms, retirement plans, wealth management, and other financial services. Every day, our global offices work together to master the complexity of the financial industry in order to transform the most challenging tasks into opportunity and competitive advantage.

Role Overview

Email Delivery Sr. Software Engineers demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies within a particular application or product suite. They do not have direct supervisory responsibility, but do function as highly-skilled technical resources or leads. Sr. Software Engineers design and develop technical solutions that satisfy business requirements for function, performance, security, and maintainability. They perform all phases of systems analyses and design and are typically assigned the largest and most complex applications. Sr. Software Engineers assume responsibility for converting business designs to technical designs, including all the internal components that make up a complex application. They define the application’s objective and overall scope, develop inclusive technical models/designs, and write functional design specifications or enhancement documentation from which detailed technical specifications and programs can be written. Sr. Software Engineers lead and actively participate in system requirement reviews, technical design reviews, process modeling, object modeling, and data modeling for their assigned project(s).


  • Create and maintain front and back-end code to support the delivery of eMail communications delivered on behalf of our clients

  • Develop new and enhance existing features, maintain current code and squash existing bugs

  • Follow application coding standards

  • Strong research skills ranging from digging into how to upgrade a server to single user interface issues

  • Interest in learning about email infrastructure, DKIM, DMARC, SPF and DNS records, etc

  • Build Java-based applications to facilitate complex business rules and logic

  • Support unit testing activities for product enhancements

  • Ensure proper documentation is captured, maintained, and understood by the business and/or IT partners as needed

  • Ability to meet project deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Participate in, or facilitate, business process and requirement sessions to ensure all parties understand the project requirements

  • Respond to client and internal support tickets in a timely manner


  • Front-end/UI design including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and Velocity.

  • 5+ years of programming experience demonstrating a comprehensive application of programming principles, methodologies, tools, and techniques; demonstrated aptitude for performing system-level technical designs. This experience should include object oriented development with Java. C programming language and at least one scripting language a plus

  • Data analysis and mapping experience preferred

  • 5+ years of Java experience

  • Linux Vi(m) and command line experience a plus, SQL, T-SQL, PL/SQL experience a plus

  • DB2 and SQL experience a plus

  • Other items of value:

  • Knowledge of eMail Delivery and associated buzz words

  • Sys Admin and Network knowledge

  • Experience coding for ADA compliance

  • Training in human factors design

  • Experience with version control such as GIT preferred


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.

SS&C DST 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, SS&C 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.