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Principal Software Engineer

Location: Pittsburg, KS
Date Posted: 3/15/19

We are seeking a Principal Software Engineer to lead the software development life cycle of a proprietary software application in the retail point-of-sale and inventory management space.  We call it Cloudsent POS. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the resident expert, evangelist, and general goto person for any question on the technical side of Cloudsent POS.
  • Translate feature specifications from stakeholders into deliverables.
  • Establish sprint development timelines and release dates for patches and version releases.
  • Staff and manage a small team of developers as necessary to complete systems updates new feature release on time and on budget.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or documented equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years in software development.  This is a handson position.  You will be expected to be able to code and to review other’s code efficiently.
  • Expert level understanding to SDLC and AgileScrum Methodology.
  • Experience managing development teams.
  • Experience in launching and maintaining software applications with rigid patch and versioning control.
  • Experience in OoS payment gateway integration platforms and hardware are a plus.
  • Ability to work independently without constant oversight and direction.
  • Experience in retail based software is a plus and preference will be given to those candidates with documented experience in financial based software development.

Technology Qualifications:

You must have prior documented experience in the following technology stacks and / or be able to firmly demonstrate an understanding of them and their interoperability in a technical interview:

  • Kubernetes Container Orchestration
  • Apache Cassandra
  • React JS
  • Java (Client app is Android / Java based).
  • Nginx reverse proxy for api4phpfpm.
  • JWT Token authentication
  • Go / Golang
  • Full Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash)

Additional Details:

  • This is a full time position based out of our corporate headquarters in Pittsburg, KS.
  • Remote / Work From Home is not available for this position.
  • Full health insurance, dental, and vision insurance benefits.
  • 401K retirement plan with company matching.

Please apply for this job through dice.com

Fax, Mail or E-Mail resume and references to Jim Ramsey at:

  • Jake’s Fireworks
  • 2311 A West 4th Street
  • Pittsburg, KS 66762
  • Fax 620-231-2416
  • jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com

Retail POS Systems Administrator

Location: Pittsburg, KS
Date Posted: 3/15/19

We are seeking a motivated individual to lead in the administration and support of our proprietary point-of-sale application platform.  We call it Cloudsent POS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the resident expert, evangelist, and general goto person for any question on the operational side of Cloudsent POS.
  • Document and maintain help manuals, howto videos, and other relevant support content for end users.
  • Staff and manage the help desk team for phone and email support of Cloudsent POS and maintain a calendar of support availability yearround.
  • Maintain and prep hardware POS kits for distribution to and return from seasonal stores.
  • Administer MDM application for terminal management (client is Android based) and provision SIM and data bandwidth on devices as necessary.
  • Work with retail stake holders to maintain common data attributes within the system (products, alternate barcodes, discount configurations, location and user setups, etc.). 
  • Work with the network administrator to determine configuration and bandwidth needs at permanent retail sites and travel to those sites when necessary for deployment and configuration. 
  • Assist in general day to day support of the primary business IT infrastructure when a need arises.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or documented equivalent experience.  You do not need a CS / engineering degree for this job, but you MUST be a technologyoriented person.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in an IT based field. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven track record of managing teams of two or more people.
  • The ability to work independently without constant oversight and direction.
  • An understanding of retail process management.
  • Strong conflict management skills, specifically as they apply to a help desk environment.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends during heavy seasonal sales periods (primarily around the 4th of July and New Year’s Eve).
  • The ability to travel as the need arises (~ 10 to 20%).

Additional Desired Experience:

  • A working knowledge of the SDLC and Android App development. Any development experience is helpful but is not a requirement.
  • Past experience in an industry with a highly seasonal sales cycle.

Additional Details:

  • This is a full time position based out of our corporate headquarters in Pittsburg, KS.
  • Remote / Work From Home is not available for this position.
  • Full health insurance, dental, and vision insurance benefits.
  • 401K retirement plan with company matching.

Please apply for this job through dice.com

Fax, Mail or E-Mail resume and references to Jim Ramsey at:

  • Jake’s Fireworks
  • 2311 A West 4th Street
  • Pittsburg, KS 66762
  • Fax 620-231-2416
  • jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com

Sage X3 Administrator

Location: Pittsburg, KS
Date Posted: 3/15/19

We are seeking an experienced Sage X3 administrator to maintain and support our Sage X3 ERP platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the data integrity and continuously improve the application’s usability. 
  • Perform updates and patching and work with 3rd party developers in certifying customizations on those new patches and version.
  • Develop custom reports, functions, workflows, etc. as they are requested by departmental leads.
  • Develop and embed custom KPI’s and dashboards (Sage SEI).
  • Administer daily application security functions (functional profile maintenance, access codes, user creation, password resets, etc.)
  • Provide end user training and help desk assistance as needed.
  • Provide advanced reporting and query authoring assistance to primary stake holders
  • Assist developer team in the integration of X3 with other internal platforms.
  • Manage and assist in data imports / exports.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • 4 to 7 years of ERP systems administration experience with at least 1 to 2 years of experience directly with the Sage X3 product.
  • Expert level understanding of SQL RDBMS and the Microsoft SQL Server platform.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to relay highly technical concepts to nontechnical stake holders in an understandable way.
  • Understanding of WMS and ADC based floor operations is a plus.
  • A fundamental understanding of accounting procedures for North American based company is a huge plus.

Additional Details:

  • This is a full time position based out of our corporate headquarters in Pittsburg, KS.
  • Remote / Work From Home is not available for this position.
  • Full health insurance, dental, and vision insurance benefits.
  • 401K retirement plan with company matching.

Please apply for this job through dice.com

Fax, Mail or E-Mail resume and references to Jim Ramsey at:

  • Jake’s Fireworks
  • 2311 A West 4th Street
  • Pittsburg, KS 66762
  • Fax 620-231-2416
  • jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com

IT Support Specialist

Location: Pittsburg, KS
Date Posted: 3/15/19

We are seeking a motivated self-starter to help support and maintain our IT infrastructure.  This is an entry level position that will assist the network administrator and other principal IT personnel in all matters related to hardware, software, and communication support relevant to the operations of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support end users in office and in floor operations with technical assistance for hardware and software.
  • Assist in planning and deployment of IT needs for new projects and existing maintenance.
  • Participate in the evaluation and piloting of new hardware and software within the organization.
  • Evaluate and distinguish between end users’ needs vs wants and make the appropriate purchase recommendations to the department leads.
  • Maintain a proper inventory of IT related equipment and software.
  • Administer information security standards for end users requesting domain accounts, VPN network access, and etc.
  • Train users on proper systems access protocols.
  • Act as onsite support contact for network administrator when establishing new communication links from corporate to remote sites.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or documented equivalent experience.  Consideration will be given to those candidates with a nontechnical field degree, but you MUST be a technology-oriented person with a definitive understanding of different types of technology and how they interact in a business environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends during heavy seasonal sales periods (primarily around the 4th of July and New Year’s Eve).
  • The ability to travel (up to 50%) as necessary.

Additional Details:

  • This is a full time position based out of our corporate headquarters in Pittsburg, KS.
  • Remote / Work From Home is not available for this position.
  • Full health insurance, dental, and vision insurance benefits.
  • 401K retirement plan with company matching.

Please Apply for this job on indeed.com

Fax, Mail or E-Mail resume and references to Jim Ramsey at:

  • Jake’s Fireworks
  • 2311 A West 4th Street
  • Pittsburg, KS 66762
  • Fax 620-231-2416
  • jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com

Wholesale Salesperson

Location: Pittsburg, KS
Date Posted: 10/1/18

Jake’s Fireworks of Pittsburg, KS has an immediate opening for an Experienced Wholesale Salesperson.  This position requires a strong self-motivated person with the ability to development new customers and increase sales within current customer base.  Must have a professional manner with excellent communication and organizational skills along with and the ability travel.  Fireworks knowledge a benefit, but not required.

Minimum Qualifications:  3+ years wholesale sales experience, willingness and ability to travel. 

Please send resumes to:

Jake’s Fireworks

Attn: Jim Ramsey

1500 E 27th Terrace

Pittsburg, KS 66762

 

jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com

Fax – 620-231-2416

 

Fax, Mail or E-Mail resume and references to Jim Ramsey at:

  • Jake’s Fireworks
  • 2311 A West 4th Street
  • Pittsburg, KS 66762
  • Fax 620-231-2416
  • jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com

HVAC Technician

Location: Pittsburg. KS
Date Posted: 8/15/18

Jake’s Fireworks is a leading distributor of fireworks throughout the Unites States has an immediate opening for a HVAC Technician.

Position Summary:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, performing preventive/corrective maintenance to a wide variety of facility related equipment. Diagnose and troubleshoot ventilation equipment, pumps, fans, rooftop AHUs, compressors, refrigeration etc. in industrial and retail environment. Strong mechanical/electrical skills are required. Ability to work safely with Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical circuits ranging from 24V AC/DC and up, including lighting and load centers.


Job Skills / Requirements:

Inspect, repair, modify, and install HVAC equipment including refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, receivers, condensers, forced air converter units, pumps, automatic and hand valves, expansion valves and capillary tubes. Direct digital control (DDC) system experience is highly desirable.
Conduct preventive maintenance inspections of refrigeration units, isolated heating and ventilating units, including, gas and electric operating air conditioning equipment. Repair and replace defective parts in units, equipment, and controls including thermostats, automatic switches, fan controls, log switches, damper motors, louvers, relays, filers, controls, belts, heat exchangers, high limit controls, pressure controls, safety valves, and automatic gas valves.

 

Mail, Fax or E-Mail Resume to

Jake’s Fireworks

Attention Jim Ramsey

1500 E 27th Terrace

Pittsburg, KS 66762

 

Fax 620-231-2416

E-Mail - Jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com

 

Fax, Mail or E-Mail resume and references to Jim Ramsey at:

  • Jake’s Fireworks
  • 2311 A West 4th Street
  • Pittsburg, KS 66762
  • Fax 620-231-2416
  • jim.ramsey@jakesfireworks.com