Job Description :
Title : Application Infrastructure Engineer (Network & Java Application Performance Expert)
Location : New York
Duration : Long Term (Minimum 6 months)
JD :Position: Application Infrastructure Engineer (Network & Java Application Performance Expert)
The Infrastructure Engineer team member is a highly visible/critical role. You will join a team of technical SME’S dedicated to improving stability and performance of the Wealth Management systems; focused on analyzing data, supporting application and system outages and providing guidance to solve complex issues. As a team member producing documentation of standards and procedures, products assessments, knowledge base and training material working with the various application and infrastructure support teams is essential.
o Preferred BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, Telecommunications or related Engineering degree
o 5+ years of experience as Systems Engineer with excellent problem solving skills.
o 5+ years in working closely with operations teams and engineering teams to identify root cause of application issues and providing best practice guidelines for recurrence prevention.
Technical Skills:
o Expirience in using tools to collect logs, thread, memory and heap dumps, provide root cause analysis based on collected data
o Log analysis with tools like logparser, Splunk, Dynatrac, AppDynamics, etc. for performance turning, troubleshooting and trending, capacity analysis
o In-depth knowledge in Linux OS in Enterprise environment, experience administering RHEL or similar *nix OS with focus on Apache and Tomcat configuration
o Ability to understand application code, experience in common scripting languages as well as generic programming languages
o Experience with Java development including Java EE, Spring, Struts as well as deploying and maintaining applications on Apache, Tomcat and IBM Websphere platforms
o Strong knowledge of TCP/IP network transport and related protocols, including HTTP; network device management ex. load balancerss, proxies, firewalls; analysis of network packet captures
o Knowledge of network security, including but not limited to X.509 Certificates, PKI, SSL/TLS, Kerberos/SPNEGO
o Strong familiarity with database server implementations including DB2, MS SQL and Sybase; ability to understand and write SQL statements
o Knowledge of Virtualization and Storage Area Networks is a bonus
Personal and communication skills:
o Ability to think creatively, proactively, and independently; ability to interact with a variety of teams throughout the organization; ability to facilitate meetings, prepares reports and manage metrics
o Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relationships with co-workers, clients, members, providers and customers
o Excellent communication and writing skills; must be able to document analysis and recommendations for both technical and business audiences.