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Python Developer in Rockville, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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    Rockville, MD
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Job Description

Job #:  921219

Apex Systems is looking for a mid level Python Developer (3-5 years experience) with AWS experience for a client who is on the 'Top 15 places to work in IT' list!

Please email Chris Harless at with your updated resume for more information! 

Required Experience: Python/Perl, Powershell and Bash scripting as a Developer and experience in AWS Infrastructure.

Desired Experience: Automation/Operational support

Qualities: Self-motivated, responsible, reliable, good communicator, good task management, commitment towards assigned tasks, and ability to learn/adapt to new technology.

The senior Automation support engineer will primarily support operational automation for AWS services hosting organization applications using Python/Perl scripting and using AWS infrastructure. The engineer will be responsible implementing innovative automated solutions; including development for the Auto-data fix framework, operational enhancements, reporting dashboards and maintaining batch scheduling platforms.

This position also consists of serving as backup administrator for JAMS batch scheduling tool and operational support. Responsible for maintaining, administering, and upgrading the batch tool’s software and AWS infrastructure (Windows server, MSSQL database, and PowerShell). 

Following are the requirements for the position: (MUST)

  • Required to have heavy scripting experience in Python, Perl and PowerShell. (This client has a very mature automated deployment pipeline for deploying applications through their development lifecycles.  Scripting technologies are utilized to support those activities.)
  • AWS experience with services provided by AWS specifically working with EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, EBS Volumes, ELB and Security Groups, SQS/SNS thru CLI and scripting.
  • Good Communication, logical thinker and keen to work on innovative solutions.

Following are the desired for the position:

  • Experience providing support for Linux/Unix systems and Windows systems for AWS and on premise environments.
  • Database experience with PostgreSQL and MSSQL for AWS and on premise environments.
  • Batch Scheduling experience in tools like Autosys and JAMS.
  • Troubleshooting experience to analyze application failures and impacts.
  • Systems integration experience in on premise and AWS environments.
  • Experience in assisting customers (application teams) with operational issues triage and application deployment troubleshooting.









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