204065 - Systems Application Analyst 3
Newport News
$37.6 to $49.48 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Applications Analyst 3 for a contract/hybrid position in Newport News, VA.

Develops computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with the companys system architecture standards. Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities. Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.
Provide Application Analyst functionality which includes:
o Installing and configuring new applications
o Responding to technical queries
o Software rationalization and lifecycle management
o Performing routine monitoring and audits of systems
o Deploy applications and services related to password updates, application and operating system provisioning, encryption and monitoring
o Application maintenance and troubleshooting
o Coordinate and implement application patches, upgrades, and configuration changes
o System monitoring and performance tuning
o Business continuity, disaster recovery planning and testing, and configuration documentation
o Analyze system and audit logs and identify potential issues
o Responsible for system integrity, backup, and recovery
o Responsible for server builds, security, and transition to production
o Provide 24x7 application support
o Server and desktop applications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.

Problem Solving
Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific project.

Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience. Master’s Degree and 3 years of experience. Ph.D. and 0 years of experience. 4 years of related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor’s degree. 8 years of non-related exempt experience can be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.
Experience working across domains, COTS applications, Aveva system platform (Wonderware)

Knowledge in application installation and support
· Knowledge in identifying and resolving issues across multiple environments (Linux, Windows, VMware)
· Knowledge and proficiency with Active Directory, DNS, Kerberos, Claims Authentication, and VMWare virtualization technologies.
· Proficient in server design for applications, and backup and recovery
· Knowledge in implementing, patching, and upgrading applications
· Knowledge in application change management through the various states of the lifecycle
· Knowledge in computer security techniques
· Strong oral and written communications skills
· Excellent customer service skills
· Knowledge with scripting proficiency in UNIX Shell or Perl
· IT certifications a plus

Bachelors in Science or Master's degree from accredited school.

7:30AM to 4PM
***HYBRID*** Training to take place via WebEx; 90% Remote... May need to be on site if consultants are involved

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Andrew Craft
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.