Senior Application Engineer - 701
Tech Providers, Inc. - Atlanta, GA

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Company Description:
Tech Providers, Inc., a woman-owned Alabama Corporation with its corporate office located in Birmingham, Alabama, provides consultants nationwide. TPI addresses your technical resource requirements, allowing you to focus on your business. We allow you the ability to hire, manage, and pay IT contractors by being the single point of accountability. Our strength is in our people; we are ready to work hard for you.

Job Description:
Senior Application Systems Engineer will engineer and sustain Customer Facing Applications that support the High Speed Data, Telephone, and Video product lines and include servers such as Apache web servers, java application servers, LDAP Directory servers, back office servers, and any other server included in the customer facing service delivery platforms. They will also facilitate testing of these applications and platforms through the existing Development, Quality, and Performance environments and provide documentation and best practices for the Technology Operations teams for production deployment. They will also research new technologies and solutions for forward-looking design considerations as the platforms evolve.


Research and evaluate new applications that will provide new improved feature functionality and efficiencies to optimize the existing infrastructure. This includes working with network and systems engineering teams to provide holistic solutions for future projects.

Documentation of system designs, deployment procedures, and troubleshooting procedures.

Enforcement of systems standards, policies and procedures in regards to hardware and operating system selection, configuration, and deployment.

Research and documentation of application best practices for performance, security, and stability.

Capacity planning and hardware sizing.

Planning and implementing disaster recovery and high availability for critical systems.

Troubleshooting of application, operating system and hardware problems.

Ability to communicate effectively with business counterparts.

Ability to perform with limited supervision.

Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.

Ability to lead others with no direct supervision responsibility.

Assist in the development and implementation of server standards for all new servers.



8+ years of experience required in related field (Systems Administration, Engineering). 5+ years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree.

Extensive experience with installation, configuration and tuning of Apache, JBoss, and WebLogic.

Strong working knowledge of Solaris or Linux system administration, engineering and architecture.

Understanding of TCP/IP Networking including OSI Model and basic UNIX system level network troubleshooting skills.

Requires strong knowledge of UNIX, Bash, Perl, PHP, Apache, and JBoss.

Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and collaboration skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization


BS/BA in related discipline strongly preferred (Computer Science, Engineering, IT).

Script development with bash and/or Perl is a plus but not required.

Software development experience using Java is a plus but not required