DST Systems 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:

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

Software Engineers analyze, design, programs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, cloud-based or Internet-related computer programs. Code may be used in commercial or end-user applications, such as materials management, financial management, mobile apps or desktop applications products. Using current programming languages and technologies, leveraging BDD (Behavior Drive Development)/TDD (Test Driven Development) methodologies, writes code, completes programming, and performs testing and debugging of applications. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Adheres to Software Engineering and Information Security Controls. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.


  • Triage client and internal reported issues for multiple web based applications, including research of prior documented enhancements or fixes to identify issue resolution

  • Analyzing data in various applications, and mapping the data between various source systems

  • Modifying java based applications for complex business rules and logic

  • Leveraging import/export utilities provided by DB2

  • Troubleshooting and liaising with UNIX and Middleware server administration teams

  • Participating in internal critical outage calls comprised of multiple technical teams

  • Communicating with Network and Client teams for IP traffic traces

  • Installation of new SAML certificates and troubleshooting issues with clients and between multiple internal web applications

  • Analyzing new security requirements and integration with vendors including Veracode

  • 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 issue requirements


  • 5+ years of experience with SQL, DB2, and PL/SQL

  • 5+ years of Java, Servlet, JSP, Springcore, SpringMVC, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML experience

  • 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 will include object oriented development with Java.

  • AWD application and table knowledge a plus


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.