Application Engineer - Network
LRS Consulting Services - St. Louis, MO

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Description: Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services needs an experienced Application Engineer for a 9 month contract with our client in St. Louis, MO. LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

This position works with the Development, Testing, Incident and Problem Management groups to implement new applications in production, install new releases of existing applications and troubleshoot issues across Production and Non-Production environments.
-Develops and maintains documentation related to the design, installation, administration, and maintenance of multiple Linux systems in a distributed computing environment
-Proactively suggest ways of improving system stability, availability, performance and reliability
-Prioritize and resolve multiple complex and critical issues
-Creates and modifies Perl scripts for task automation, resource monitoring and performance monitoring
-Troubleshoot and maintain critical production and testing environments. Diagnose and address performance and tuning issues whenever and wherever they occur. Identify reoccurring issues and implement resolution plan
-Perform root cause analysis for service interruption recovery; create preventative measures and present to management
-Work from a ticket queue (Remedy) to resolve application related issues

To apply, please submit your resume to Visit us online at

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or citizenship status.
Requirements: At least 3 years of production application support and troubleshooting experience in a Linux or Unix environment
At least 2 years of Perl scripting experience
Experience in a Network Monitoring Environment
Knowledge of Oracle or MySQL databases and ability to query/script
Understanding of large enterprise multi-tier application environments

Job Type: This position is not eligible for benefits.
This position is: Contractual