Applications Engineer

Accelera Solutions   •  

Charleston, SC

Industry: Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 25 days ago


Accelera Solutions provides engineering support on a large IT program for a federal government customer. The systems comprise a complex suite of systems for a broad variety of end-users. As a member of this team, the Applications Engineer gathers information on functional requirements and reported problems, then designs, develops and test solutions to fulfill them. The systems operate in a virtualized environment. Technologies in the architecture include: VMware vSphere and View; Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer; NetScaler, Microsoft MDOP and Hyper-V, and other virtualization solutions. The successful candidate will have solid understanding, appropriate certification and hands-on experience with virtualization technologies in an enterprise-level Windows environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and sustain VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft virtualization solutions
  • Conduct unit, integration and system testing
  • Provide application support by assisting with releases
  • Troubleshoot problems escalated from the service desk
  • Explore new and new versions of virtualization and remote access technologies
  • Assist with virtualization solutions enhancement, sustainment and support projects
  • Participate in customer-facing projects as part of a delivery team
  • Work in a large team environment

Required Experience:

Meets all of the following requirements:

  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in Microsoft Server or Linux operating systems, including: Systems/Equipment Support, plus Test and Evaluation support of C4ISR requirements
  • Have or be working toward one of the following certifications: Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) -- previously known as Certified Software Engineering Professional (CSEP), or
  • A vendor/platform specific certification:CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
  • Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD)
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
  • Red Hat Certification Program (RHCP)
  • Sun Certified Professional (SCP)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Other (with advanced approval)
  • Hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Physics, Network Security, Information Systems or Computer Science

Additionally, meets the following requirements:

  • Have working knowledge of Windows 2008/2012, Active Directory, DNS, group policies, and security policies
  • Be organized and detail-oriented
  • Exhibit strong verbal communication skills
  • Portray a demeanor to interact with all levels of an organization and with external customers in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner
  • Qualify to obtain a DOD Secret clearance

Desired Skills and Experience:

An exceptional candidate will also meet the following requirements:

  • Active DOD Secret (or above) security clearance
  • Experience with DoD applications systems and environments, especially C4ISR
  • Knowledge in networking, routers, firewalls and V-LANs
  • Strong written communication skills