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Applications Support Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02722
Location: Westerville, Ohio
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS) is currently seeking a talented Application Support Engineer for a contract-to-hire opportunity with one of our clients in the Columbus, Ohio area.
Description: Expert in application development skills for more than one technology as well as multiple design techniques. Working proficiency in development toolset to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software. Working proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages.
• Ownership, maintenance and support of Data Ecosystem system components. (in house Java applications and commercial Big Data products)
• Identification and mitigation of risks to service delivery and proactive resolution of issues.
• Coordination of application maintenance, including change and release management (planned and emergency application deployment, configuration and patching).
• Participation in Resiliency testing. Regular and systematic testing of application redundancy and failover.
• Real-time system monitoring (custom and off-the-shelf tools). Engineer and implement custom monitoring solutions if needed.
• Participation of Run books development.
• Knowledge transfer to the on-shore and off-shore teams
• Support off hours on rotational basis.
Required Skills:
• Experience with Java-based middleware applications, Data Wrangling tools.
• Conceptual understanding of databases (Oracle, Teradata, MySQL, etc) and Hadoop platform.
• Ability to investigate Java application exceptions by reviewing Java source code.
• Experience with industry standard monitoring tools.
• Experience performing root cause analysis and problem management from multiple layers of the application stack
• Strong oral and written communication skills with a demonstrable ability to interact and influence at all levels of the business.
• BS Degree in Computer Science/Engineering required
• 5+ years of IT experience
• 3-5 years overall experience in Linux systems
• 2+ years of Java/J2EE application development experience or related experience
• Familiar with modern infrastructure technology and architecture (cloud, virtualization, object stores, etc.)
• Familiar with SDLC tools and agile development methodology