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Applications Engineer in Charleston, SC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  960391

Serious inquiries only. W2 basis.

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As a member of this team, the Applications Engineer gathers information on functional requirements and reported problems, then designs, develops and test solutions to fulfill them.  The systems operate in a virtualized environment.  Technologies in the architecture include:  VMware vSphere and View; Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer; NetScaler, Microsoft MDOP and Hyper-V, and other virtualization solutions. The successful candidate will have solid understanding, appropriate certification and hands-on experience with virtualization technologies in an enterprise-level Windows environment. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and sustain VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft virtualization solutions
  • Conduct unit, integration and system testing
  • Provide application support by assisting with releases
  • Troubleshoot problems escalated from the service desk
  • Explore new and new versions of virtualization and remote access technologies
  • Assist with virtualization solutions enhancement, sustainment and support projects
  • Participate in customer-facing projects as part of a delivery team
  • Work in a large team environment

Required Experience:

Meets all of the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in Microsoft Server or Linux operating systems, including: Systems/Equipment Support, plus Test and Evaluation support of C4ISR requirements
  • Have or be working toward one of the following certifications: 
    • Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) -- previously known as Certified Software Engineering Professional (CSEP), or
    • A vendor/platform specific certification:
      • CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
      • Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
      • Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD)
      • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
      • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
      • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
      • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
      • Red Hat Certification Program (RHCP)
      • Sun Certified Professional (SCP)
      • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
      • Other (with advanced approval)
  • Hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Physics, Network Security, Information Systems or Computer Science

Additionally, meets the following requirements:

  • Have working knowledge of Windows 2008/2012, Active Directory, DNS, group policies, and security policies
  • Be organized and detail-oriented
  • Exhibit strong verbal communication skills
  • Portray a demeanor to interact with all levels of an organization and with external customers in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner
  • Qualify to obtain a DOD Secret clearance

Desired Skills and Experience:

An exceptional candidate will also meet the following requirements:

  • Active DOD Secret (or above) security clearance
  • Experience with DoD applications systems and environments, especially C4ISR
  • Knowledge in networking, routers, firewalls and V-LANs
  • Strong written communication skills









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