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DST Systems Sr Software Engineer 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 in order to better service our clients it’s 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 to transform the most challenging tasks into opportunity and competitive advantage.

Role Overview

Sr. Software Engineers demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies within a particular application or product suite. This person will not have direct supervisory responsibility, but will function as a highly skilled technical resource or lead. Will 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. Sr. Software Engineers define the application’s objective and overall scope. This individual will 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.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and testing high velocity data services using tools like Apache Spark, Java, Scala, Python, MapReduce, JUnit and SQL

  • Analyzing data in various applications, and mapping the data between various source systems while ensuring the accurate importing/exporting and migration of the data in a Hadoop Cluster

  • Supporting and performing unit testing activities for data conversions, cleansing and integration solutions

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

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

  • Working closely with various IT departments to ensure that existing data conversion and integration needs are being met

  • Assisting clients with custom development

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Computer Science

  • 5+ years of software development using Java/Scala/Apache Spark/Python in a distributed system

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience with SQL-oriented database techniques and technologies

  • 3+ years of experience working with Hadoop or related technology

  • Familiarity with message brokers such as Kafka

  • Windows and Linux experience 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.

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