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Application Performance Monitoring Admin
Ref No.: 18-00917
Location: Reston, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/26/2018

My direct client in Reston, VA is hiring an Application Performance Monitoring Administrator.

Job Title: Application Performance Monitoring Admin
Location: Reston, VA
Rate: DOE

The junior to mid-level AppDynamics Engineer will analyze customer requirements and implement AppDynamics software under the supervision of the Senior AppDynamics Engineer, to meet defined technical needs and performance requirements supported by effective system validation and documentation.
Support client evaluation of application performance in the following areas:
Plan and Design
  • Build – Assist in all assigned areas of the build phase. Apply technical, education, process knowledge and best practices to deliver consistent, high quality, production ready solutions.
  • Validation – Provide support and education, throughout the validation phase to ensure the customer fully vets the solution capabilities within the defined project scope. Support issue resolution through hands-on correction, re-design/re-build, project change order, or bug reporting, including: conducting migration tests and assisting in user acceptance testing.
  • Successfully move the customer into production. Production rollout success includes technical migration into the production environment, production testing, transition to support including any open defects or RFEs, and project closeout activities.
  • Conduct health checks periodically to ensure deployment is completed and production system is configured for customer success. Aid in any open RFEs and outstanding support tickets. Identify training gaps and opportunities for expansion and enhancement.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of application performance matters in a complex multi-tiered environment
  • Effectively drive customer toward successful discovery and requirements capture if needed.
  • Deep technical skills in at least one core language environment e.g. Java, PHP, .NET, etc.
  • Some experience with or exposure to middleware such as WebLogic, WebSphere, etc.
  • Build skills in technical areas that support the deployment and integration of performance based solutions, including applications, base level OS, middleware, network, virtual, etc.
Soft Skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills at all levels of project team and customer engagement
  • Prioritize and support time to deliver on commitments
  • Technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 5+ relevant years of technical IT experience that includes a minimum of 3 years' application performance management or development experience
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain the AppDynamics AEEP certification
  • Possess an ACTIVE Top Secret or favorable CBP suitability
  • Prior exposure to or experience with performance management of complex applications
  • The ability to prioritize and execute the right tasks first
  • Ability to provide on time, accurate and realistic status reports or input to status reports using standard templates
  • Competency to complete all tasks with minimum re-work
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks before issues arise
  • Capable of building and sharing experience-based collateral directly with peers
  • Ability to work well in teams to provide strong, relevant input and to allow ideas from others to be shared and used when appropriate
If qualified and interested please send a current copy of your resume to Kaylyn at