All applicants must have a minimum of 3 years industry experience in order to apply. No 3rd party resumes accepted.
JOB ID: 898551SS
LOCATION: Houston, TX
DURATION: 6 months with probability of extension
START DATE: 12/17/12
-Design, develop, maintain, enhance and support embedded application programs working within a team-oriented environment using various development toolsets.
-Development of prototypes/proofs of concept to validate key project assumptions prior to making significant investments.
-Provide production support and monitoring of systems supporting business clients, occasionally after normal work hours.
-Support controls (e.g. SOX, PCI), testing and audits.
-Coordinate application requests, prioritization and business communication.
-Facilitate requirements gathering efforts and clearly document system requirements.
-Documentation of design specifications.
-Develop new and enhanced system functionality including custom code and packaged application configuration.
-Ensure the successful transition from development to operations including operations procedures and tools such as process control points, reports, and automated monitoring.
-Regularly report status and raise issues/risks as appropriate. Anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks while eliminating roadblocks within control.
-Collaborate with team members and operational groups to identify and prioritize/reprioritize work when necessary.
-Develop strong working relationships with individuals at all levels of company, operations, and IT applications and infrastructure teams. Willingness to work hours as necessary, especially during critical issue resolution and milestone time periods.
-Develop string test scripts in order to test a group of related functionality.
-Interact with external entities: vendors, service providers and product vendors.
-Interfaces with IT application owners and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs. Escalates or resolves conflicts, as needed.
-Help identify and recommend options, risks and alternatives to deliver a robust and stable web infrastructure.
-Devises or modifies procedures to solve problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, form of desired results, and integration of components.
-Assists in researching, evaluating, specifying and coding the configuration of hardware and/or software for application s environment.
-Requires skill and proficiency in many technical functions and ability to integrate across disciplines.
-Remain abreast of current technologies and best practices that may be applicable to the company.
3+ Years of experience administering, configuring, programming Linux system environments and interfaces, specifically:
-Linux 2.6.x Kernel Administration, configuration and system programming (Apache, PHP/Python, MySQL)
-WLAN/LAN networking configuration; experience with PPP configurations
-LDAP, VPN, SNMP, SNMPTT configuration
-Programming Experience, including some combination of the
following; Shell scripting, PHP, Python, C/C++, Modbus RTU, TCPIP, XML, SOAP/REST
-Knowledge of Software Configuration Management discipline and systems change management processes.
A 4-year degree in computer science or software engineering is highly preferred
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