Application Programmer

Unix, SQL, Shell Scripting
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as the first tier of technical support for all applications to maintain business continuity
  • Monitor and manage queues for issues and prioritize workload according to severity and due dates
  • Quickly identify, assess and provide accurate resolutions and obtain sign-offs in a timely manner with specified SLA
  • Maintain bi-directional communication with customer during entire process of issue resolution
  • Monitor system alerts and process warnings to proactively engage in prevention activities to avoid issue propagation
  • Analyze and resolve issues
  • Responsible for production systems, run books and disaster recovery exercises.


  • 5-10 plus years of UNIX/Linux related experience working on command line. Must be comfortable working on the command line.
  • Experience with UNIX commands: Vi editor, grep, find, awk, sed.
  • Key word searching ability from the command line within files and folders.
  • SQL query writing and reading experience. Single and multiple table joins.
  • SQL query access from command line and windows GUI tools.
  • Shell scripting experience in one or more shell languages (Bash, Korn, C shell, etc)
  • 5-10 plus years of experience with Enterprise databases (Informix, Oracle, DB2, etc).
  • Experience working with FTP/SFTP file transfer jobs.
  • Must be customer services oriented. Enjoy working with the customer directly and often as opposed to being handed a set of requirements and left to work.
  • Experience working relationships with development teams and operations team as part of support duties.

Posted By

Tom Merkel

20130 Lakeview Center Plaza, Suite 400 Ashburn, VA, 20147

Dice Id : 10382761
Position Id : 6145380
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