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Application build engineer will be responsible for working very closely with the Application Development Team. This person is required to have a strong Linux Sys Admin experience, along with application configuration, optimization and tuning of Apache Web Servers including knowledge of httpd.conf settings and redirects, JBoss, Tomcat, SSL, DNS, Network, Load balancers.
Primary focus of this position will be to:
Install and configure to Linux based development environments and build creation using tools like RPM, Lunt Build, Maven, Hudson, SVN, etc.
Tuning - Person would be required to possess good trouble shooting and analysis skills as they would be required to Optimize various application and web server parameters
Work closely with System Engineering, Networking Engineering and Development teams on the design and implementation of application components. Working out load balancer rules and network routes
Work closely with other operations teams to identify and deliver utilities for enhancing the reliability and manageability of application components and these servers
Perform on-call support by providing immediate responses to high priority requests for assistance by the 24/7 Operations teams
Provide after hours and weekend support as needed
Train Operations personnel on applications and system procedures
Be able to document and / or assist in documenting application logic, process flows, and configurations
Establish and follow a structured methodology for implementing system changes, configuration modifications and application upgrades
Participate in the ongoing processes of investigating, analyzing and providing long term resolutions to technical issues
Degree in Computer Science or a related technical or scientific field or related, equivalent experience
Excellent experience on SDLC and working closely with the development team
5 years experience in UNIX / Linux operations / administration, including creation, installation and maintenance of RPMs and OS level debugging and performance tuning
Strong shell scripting experience
Strong Red Hat Enterprise Level OS skills including system management, tuning & optimization and problem solving
Experience with multiple core technologies, including IP networking and various internet technologies
Extensive experience installing, configuring, tuning and maintaining Apache Web servers
Experience in any middleware technologies such as Tomcat or JBOSS
Understanding of SSL and experience in configuring apache and JBOSS/ tomcat SSL
Experience in mod_rewrite, creating redirects, rewrites, compiling custom modules, etc
Experience with Java development tools, web services, XML, WSDL, JMS
Design, develop and maintain scripts / tools for automating application administration, management and monitoring
5 years programming/scripting experience in any of the common languages such as Bash, ANT, Java, Perl etc
Experience with software management using Maven
Experience with administration of Subversion/ CVS and CI tools such as Jenkins/Hudson
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