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Technical Advisor (Application/Infrastructure)
Ref No.: 17-00351
Location: Manassas, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/25/2017
The Technical Advisor will provide direct support to the Application Developer Organization (ADO), ensuring that there is consistent communication and collaborative application development occurring that aligns with infrastructure and security requirements. This position will conduct routine planning and design sessions with the ADO and assist them with infrastructure related items to avoid interruption of development occurring due to infrastrcuture issues or lack of knowledge. The Technical Advisor will provide the ADO recommendations on design changes/enhancements for improved efficiency, systems availability and performance.

  1. 30%: Participate in the planning, architecture, and design of customer projects
  2. 15%: Develop and maintain the strategic IT plan to address the future needs and plans for enterprise architecture, platforms, technologies, and tools required to sustain a high level of application performance
  3. 20%: Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions
  4. 20%: Cultivates innovation allowing for new and better ways for the company to be successful
  5. 15%: Collaborates well with cross functional executive-level peers; able to drive decisions when consensus is lacking


Bachelor's Degree

Type of Credentials/Licenses: AWS Certified, VCP, RHCA, ITIL

Related Work Experience: 8-10 years

Work experience / skills / abilities required to perform the job effectively.
• Experience with Security-related architecture and design
• Experience creating logical and physical system designs with Visio
• Worked in US government datacenter environment
• Extensive AWS experience
• VMware architectural experience
• RedHat administration experience
• Working knowledge of SAN storage technologies
• At least 5+ years of software related experience are required (release engineering preferred, or software development)
• Solid understanding of SDLC, Release Engineering, and Automated deployment processes
• Deep knowledge of build tools like Ant and Maven
• Experience with Jenkins, TFS/VSTS or other Continuous Integration tools
• Experience with Ansible, Chef, Puppet or other Configuration Management tools
• Extensive experience with Linux, Unix, Windows
• Experience with VM, Docker, container solutions
• Hands on experience with shell scripting / PowerShell scripting, etc
• Experience with app servers like Weblogic, Websphere or IIS
• Apache/Tomcat (7.0+) Web services
• JBoss
• Experience with tiered architectures – e.g. presentation, application, data
• Familiar with ITSM/ITIL management concept
• Experience configuring and tuning virtual private clouds
• Experience with Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), SAML, web Single Sign-on (SSO), OAuth and related authentication technologies
• Transport Layer Security / SSL principles and management
• Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies)
• Practical experience sizing hardware and storage needs

* Previous consulting experience preferred
This position is an individual contributor and has no supervisory responsibilities. Provides functional expertise through day-to-day work tasks. Works under the supervision of management.