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Applications Engineer

Charlotte, NC 28208

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Information Technology / Systems Job Number: 651

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Mid-Level Application Engineer with Linux (80%) and Windows Administration (20%) experience, particularly within AWS, to work on our web applications, platforms and delivery. Entry level DevOps / Automation experience required.

 

SCOPE:

  • Provide timely and accurate analysis, interpretation and resolution of problems and projects in Applications/DevOps

  • Experience administering custom enterprise applications

  • Server configuration management, preferably with Ansible

  • Scripting background with at least 2 of the following: Shell, Python, PowerShell

  • Entry level experience with DevOps Continuous Integration and Delivery

  • Version control management, support and technical review

  • Interact and collaborate effectively with internal and external team members to assure client needs are met

  • Working closely with end users to resolve day-to-day problems including providing training, configuration support and data correction

  • Managing and/or executing project work to deliver new/enhanced functionality according to prioritized business requests. This may include requirements gathering, writing supporting documentation for configuration, testing and training.

  • Maintenance/monitoring of IS tools used for Support and Project Management etc.

  • Nice to have: Any experience with automated application testing

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential / Key Performance Indicators

  • Consistently deliver quality products to customers, and foster continuous improvement and innovation.

  • Maintain and enhance the existing functionality to ensure business needs are consistently achieved.

  • Provide production support for existing functionality and assist other team members with development aspects of new enhancements.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and reverse engineering skills.

  • Ability to transition day to day tasks to scripts

  • Self starter and ability to work independently with minimal supervision

 

KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE / PERSON PROFILE:

  • Must: Git / GitLab, Unix Systems Administration, Custom Application Administration, Scripting

  • Experience with AWS hosted instances and/or containers

  • Experience modifying application configurations in Java/.Net/Python/PHP applications

  • Experience managing and organizing resource provisioning such as service accounts, file shares, databases, API endpoints for enterprise applications across multiple environments

  • Must: Git, AWS, Ansible, GitLab & GitLab CI, Docker, Chef/Puppet, API Creation, Restful web services, SAML, Jenkins, Jira workflows

  • Plus: Javascript (AngularJS), Java, .NET, Python, PHP

  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering, related degree, or strong relevant and comparable experience

  • Candidate should have a strong interest in working with CI and CD workflows in any of the following: GitLab CI, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Cloud Formation

  • Have excellent communication/investigative skills to be able to understand and differentiate between different types of problems faced by the end user.

  • Be able to work with the users and other IS teams to support continuous improvement, and leverage best use of Sealed Air’ s information systems.

  • Be able to work ‘ remotely’ and with autonomy as well as being able to build strong peer relationships to leverage the wider IS team.

  • Have excellent problem solving skills and be results oriented.

  • Be flexible and be prepared to ‘ expect the unexpected’ in the daily challenge of projects, support and system maintenance.

  • Must be willing and able to learn and support other technologies.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong communication skills and a willingness to work in team environments.

  • Understanding of standard business processes and data flow within a functional area.

  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal and external business issues to improve products and services.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to think and work independently.

  • Applicant must be fluent in verbal and written English.

  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.

Jamie France

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