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Lead Application Performance Management and Automation Engineer/APM

Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Reston, VA 20190
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Lead Application Performance Management and Automation Engineer. Candidate will be involved in application development, prototyping, modelling and high level technical consulting. Perform analysis to simulate network stress test and survivability. Predict effects of configuration changes, identify applications bottlenecks and opportunities to optimize performance. Employs extensive professional expertise as a generalist or specialist. Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of ingenuity and creativity. Work is accomplished without appreciable direction. Exerts considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Serves as the organization spokesperson on specialized projects or programs. Acts as counselor to top management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.


Responsible for solution design, development, prototyping, and modelling for open source logging and performance monitoring technologies like ElasticStack, Prometheus, Elastic APM, etc.
Design and enable automation for efficient maintenance, high availability and self-healing solutions
Provide guidance on technical solution delivery. Help setting direction and make decisions
Provide advice on Design and Development Solution Technical, design and develop enterprise software solutions leveraging Open source, Java, Python
Predict effects of configuration changes and identify solution bottlenecks and opportunities to optimize performance
Evaluate technology standards, products, and the risks and benefits of technology introduction
Contribute to the enhancement to Enterprise services development/delivery standards, tools and processes

The individual would champion technology and tools change that improves delivery processes.
Act as an agent for change regarding the new technologies and tools, promote top code quality by leading design and code reviews, and solve challenging issues related to performance tuning and scalability

Be a role model and technical mentor to the junior and mid-level developers, work alongside of highly collaborative, open minded, technology savvy and dedicated members

Qualifications :

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience
5+ years developing financial applications using current and Open source technologies (for example: Java/J2EE, Unix, Shell Scripting, Python, ELK, Prometheus, Kubernetes, etc) on AWS
Communicate technology solutions to a diverse audience, including the business, architecture, infrastructure and IT management
Ensure that processes follow technical standards, documentation and implementation procedures.
Skilled in Object Oriented Analysis and Design
Knowledgeable about DevOps/CI/CD deployments
Good knowledge of database concepts with working knowledge on SQL across multiple databases
Storng Unix and Shell Scripting experience
Java design& development
Development in Logging and monitoring tools
Self-starter and self-motivated
Ability to work & collaborate effectively in a team environment
Sense of urgency and able to apply risk-based approach to prioritize work
A sense of humor
Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, persuasively with technology and business stakeholders
Motivated to learn new technologies and identify process improvements and efficiencies
Ability to adapt to change while continuing to deliver on assigned objectives
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Kubernetes is a plus.

Reference: 749500363

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