Lead Application Engineer

Ref#: 20223

Function: Engineering

Location: US, MD, Gaithersburg

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As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. #LI-POST

The opportunity:

This position requires excellent Unix system and Application administration skills.
Must have skills towards Tomcat/Weblogic/Websphere/AMQ and other middleware technology administration with hands-on experience in installations, deployment and application support. Familiar in setting up High Availability clusters, Automating procedures/tasks, Monitoring service, and 24x7 on-call support on rotation basis.

You are great at:

- Deploying and supporting commercial/production Applications
- Understanding the software development life cycle and deployments into hosting services
- Coding in Shell Scripting, Perl, Python, Chef, Ansible Playbooks, etc.
- Having experience with Middleware technologies: Tomcat, Weblogic, Websphere
- Working in Highly Available service setups and Cluster configurations on the middleware
- Using Ansible, Blade Logic, CHEF or other automation tools
- Writing scripts (bash, ksh, perl, Expect, AWK, Python is a plus)
Must be familiar with Internet protocols (DNS, HTTP, SMTP, SSL, SML, FTP, SFTP, SSH)
- Supporting customer applications in a commercial environment

What it takes:

- Must have excellent trouble shooting skills and experience isolating/resolving highly complex issues
- Disciplined at developing and maintaining detailed documentation of work
- Ability to work independently and participate in a cross-functional teams
- Organized and able to prioritize multiple projects in a fast paced setting
- Good written and verbal skills
- Willing to participate in 24x7 on-call production support – by rotation
- Works well under pressure
- Familiarity with load balancers, Relational Databases or Networking a plus
- BS or MS in Computer Science or MIS, or equivalent

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA), Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act

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