Copy of Application Engineer

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  • Job Title Technology


Job Description

Company Description

ClientSolv Technologies is an IT solution firm with over a decade of experience serving Fortune 1000 companies, public sector and small to medium sized companies. ClientSolv Technologies is a woman-owned and operated company that is certified as a WMBE, 8a firm by the Federal government's Small Business Administration.

Job Description

We are seeking an Application Engineer for a 3-month contract-to-hire role.  This role can work remotely from within the U.S.

In this role, you will be a prime administrator and operator of all the specific applications that are used in IT.  You will be expected to communicate closely with cross-functional teams as necessary to ensure that applications are functional, usable, and reliable for use by the entire company.   You will be responsible for the design, development, testing, and deployment of products that help the organization deleiver world class services. Behind the scenes, you will help deliver systems that enable the business to be successful.  You will work with a service provider organziation that is reinventing itself to delight our customers by becoming more modern and efficient from the inside out!


Job Duties:

  • Maintain and operate applications of which you are a prime administrator and operator and become the Subject Matter Expert on those applications
  • Communicate issues to vendors for out of the box applications and form a functional plan to troubleshoot and implement fixes
  • Document and inventory the status quo of integrated applications including external system calls of applications
  • Write “how to” documentation for operating and administering applications
  • Communicate changes and recommendations to improve efficiency in applications and systems
  • Create MOPs and execute changes within the production environments
  • Identify dependencies between applications and OS level packages and troubleshoot problems with those interconnections
  • Work with cross functional groups and organizations to develop tools and solutions from use cases and requirement documents
  • Mentor and train lower tier engineers to increase their technical ability and experience




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Management or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of engineering and application experience working with development teams and system administration teams
  • 3+ years of work experience in a large, geographically distributed server architecture
  • 3+ years of experience working with development teams for functional requirements on distributed server systems running internally developed applications
  • 3+ years of experience working for large telecommunications companies
  • 3+ years of networking experience with focus on server interconnections
  • Experience with large scale software upgrades and versioning changes across multiple servers
  • In depth knowledge of service provider systems, applications, and processes for IT organizations
  • In depth knowledge of service provider products, services, and offerings for commercial and residential services
  • Ability to automate repetitive engineering tasks
  • Familiarity with SOA and Microservice software design patterns
  • Development skills: PHP, Java, Javascript, Python, NodeJs
  • Deploying/configuring Nginx, Apache and core Linux subsystems like bind, iptables, etc
  • Version control (eg Git/Gitlab, Github)
  • CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins, Travis, TeamCity or equivalent)
  • Docker containerization and clustering (Kubernetes/ECS)
  • Configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Knowledge of software life cycle management with emphasis on inception, defining processes, and developing technical business requirements
  • Experience with Agile (Scrum, Kanban) software delivery methodology
  • Ability to write Ops guides/MOPs/etc. as needed
  • Effectively communicate between non-technical people and deeply technical SME’s


Additional Information

This 3-month contract-to-hire role can work remotely within the U.S.   


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