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Applications Engineer
Ref No.: 20-00650
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 03/16/2020 to 12/31/2020
Genesis10 is actively seeking an Application Engineer for a long term contract position  working within the transportation industry located in Kansas City, MO. 
Key Activities:
  • This position is responsibility for delivery and operations of critical Linux and Windows based distributed infrastructure and system applications environment.
  • It supports the development, configuration and implementation of key applications and infrastructure. This role demonstrates the ability to work within a flexible, changing environment is a must as the technology environment is new and evolving.
  • Learning by trial and error, proof of concept, and detailed analysis are critical to success. This position provides 7 day x 24 hour on-call support on a rotating schedule with the other members of the  Applications Engineer team.
  • Configures, installs and supports various equipment components from different vendors in various testing environments. Includes both back office data center components as well as remote installations at waysides and on locomotives.
  • Enables an infrastructure to combine labs and create a back office environment to provide common application services where needed.
  • Supports locomotive device configuration and network setup and test.
  • Determines field deployment and configuration procedures for devices (procedures, install guides, etc.).
  • Provides Field validation support for configuration and communication of devices.
  • Provides Technical Support for Lab Setup and Support.
  • Works closely with Data Center Services and Communications to coordinate IT services for PTC environment.
  • Provides development support to both internal and external development teams with connectivity and access to virtual and physical devices for the different types of equipment.
  • Collaborates with the systems administration team and Database Administrators to deploy systems and solutions.
  • Trace and troubleshoot communication and data issues in RHEL and Windows environments
  • Identify and implement ways to install/support applications remotely over IP
  • Automating tasks using scripting and automation tools
  • Demonstrated effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • In-depth knowledge of configuration best-practices
  • Familiarity with ELK data ingestion and visualizations
  • Solid understanding to install and debug RHEL 6 or above that includes clustering, high availability design, imaging, storage and network administration, performance monitoring and tuning, IPtables, SELinux and scripting, multi VLAN, RF, Cell,
  • Understanding of Incident and Change Management tools
  • Strong Communication skills, written and verbal
  • Preferred: Diganose GPS/NMEA 183 time and radio issues, Encryption protocols (HMAC, SHA1, AES, block ciphering), Previous PTC knowledge, database server understanding
  • 5+ years of maintaining queueing systems like Qpid, RabbitMQ in a development environment
  • Railroad Industry definite plus; Railroad Operational Processes as it relates to Locomotive, Signal and Communication processes
  • Candidate must be local in the Kansas City metro and will be required to attend face to face interviews and this is not a remote opportunity. 
  • No Third parties corp. to corp. (C2C candidates or firms will be considered).
  • Sponsorship is unavailable and this position requires US citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Candidate has to work on Genesis10 w2 hourly payroll we are unable to work on c2c or 1099 for this opportunity.
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at
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