- Expiry Date: 01 October 2023
- Referral: firstname.lastname@example.org
"All candidates must be directly contracted by ASK Consulting on their payroll and cannot be subcontracted. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this moment".
Duration:6 months contract
Location:Alpharetta, GA Hybrid 3 days a week onsite.
Pay range: $74.00 - $76.00/ hr.
The Application Engineer is responsible for contributing operating system (Linux/UNIX), hardware, automation, and application integration expertise to the one client from client platform. The Application Engineer ensures that every Linux application can be deployed, monitored, and managed in a consistent and reliable fashion.
Provide escalated systems and application support in a high availability, 7x24x365 environment. After-hours and weekend work is required.
Work with vendors and internal teams to install and integrate third-party and internally developed applications using in-house frameworks and configuration management systems.
Partner with Production and QA operations teams to ensure all applications are properly integrated, configured, managed, and performing as expected.
Facilitate development team compliance with standard SDLC, code build, and roll policies.
Collaborate with systems engineering teams to ensure consistency and compliance with standards.
Automate day-to-day procedures and provide application training, monitoring tools, and documentation for turnover to operational staff.
Assist with the design process for new projects and initiatives and contribute content to assessments presented to upper-level management.
5+ years of Linux/UNIX experience (CentOS or Red Hat preferred).
5+ years of programming/scripting experience (Korn, Bash, Perl, or Python preferred).
5+ years of experience with UNIX applications such as Nginx, Apache, Tomcat, and Java-based applications.
Experience with messaging systems (ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, IBM MQ) is a plus. Experience with online brokerage or stock plan administration platforms is a plus.
5+ years of experience with UNIX services such as system monitoring/sar, routing, nscd, DNS, LDAP, and NTP.
Strong knowledge of and experience with hardware/application load balancing or high-availability clusters. (Netscaler, Veritas Cluster, and/or mod_jk a plus.)
Strong knowledge of and experience with x86-based server hardware.
Strong knowledge of and experience with networking concepts and technologies.
Strong knowledge of and experience with database concepts and technologies. (Oracle, Sybase, or MySQL preferred. DBA experience is a plus.)
Experience with monitoring tools (Nagios, Big Panda, ITRS Geneos), Atlassian applications (Confluence, JIRA), and source control (git, subversion, Bitbucket).
Experience with automation/software configuration platforms (Puppet) is a plus.
Experience deploying applications in the Cloud (AWS or Azure) is a plus.
Experience with projects involving system and application scalability and capacity planning.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
UNIX or Linux training.
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