Application Operations Technical Lead (COTS) in Washington, DC

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Octo Consulting Group   •  

Washington, DC 20001

Industry: Technical Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago

Company Information

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Job Description

Technical SME for 80+ COTS applications. Solid understanding of IT operations and requirements, including data storage and back-up, hardware and equipment, and network systems. Submit and review Change Requests for COTS application to aid in issue resolution and the SDLC Change Control process. Troubleshoot Production related issues and perform Root Cause Analysis for application outages. Provide DEV support for minor upgrades to promote Change Requests including documentation and CCB presentations. Assist Solutions Delivery with deployment of major upgrades after TRB approval. Provide support for DR by submitting Change Requests related to preparation in addition to fail over validation and application smoke testing post DR. Lead technician for POAM triage and resolution for COTS applications. Expertise in the following technologies: Windows Administration, Unix Administration, Java Development, SQL database architecture and scripting languages. This position will require technical and process documentation writing.

Skills & Requirements

  • 10+ years' IT experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years (preferably more) of experience working in a Federal Government IT environment.
  • Extensive experience with Windows Administration, Unix Administration, Java Development, SQL database architecture and scripting languages.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent technical and process documentation writing.
  • Agile certification.
  • Dev Ops experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
  • Ability to work in a fluid and fast paced team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.

Desired requirements

  • Cloud Architecture or Engineering experience (AWS, Azure, GCP, or other)
  • Design, plan, execution and migration of applications or services to a cloud environment.
  • ITIL, IPRC, Windows Administration, Unix Administration, Java Development, SQL database architecture or other IT related certifications.
  • Familiarity with many COTS products that support the Federal government.
  • Experience working at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission either as federal employee or a contractor

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field

Location

  • Washington, D.C. - Near Union Station

Security Clearance

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers. We leverage this culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only. Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14