Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. Sr. Application Support Specialist in Maryland Heights, Missouri
LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Sr. Application Support Specialist for a contract OR contract-to-hire opportunity with our client in St. Louis, MO!
As a front-line responder in a constantly changing ecosystem, this support team member is responsible for working with our client’s internal and external resources to quickly and effectively diagnose and resolve issues affecting the stability of a platform responsible for generating millions of sales, through multiple channels.They are an organization that prides themselves on meeting a goal of near 0% unplanned downtime, therefore, it is critical this individual possesses a proactive, assertive personality, excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), a great eye for detail, and the ability to perform a root cause analysis in a highly complex environment. As part of a lean operating team, resilience and adaptiveness are “must have” characteristics in this team player.
Quickly responds to incident alerts and support calls. Identifies, and coordinates with, teams critical to the event’s resolution, sets up bridge calls, and escalates when necessary
Proactively monitors highly available applications/systems. Interprets and disseminates the information to a variety of audiences, including support teams and internal leadership
Performs key tasks to hot-fix and enhancement deployments to production and non-production environments
Executes automated and manual smoke tests following maintenance and outage recovery periods
Self-educates on new systems, applications, and tools, and requests guidance and training proactively, as needed, to ensure optimum job performance
Assists in elevating the performance of other support team members
2+ years in an application support related role
Experience with one or more of our key technologies - Oracle Web Commerce (ATG), Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), and Akamai is strongly preferred.
Strong communication skills with the ability to capture and articulate technical and non-technical details.
Expertise with deep dive problem analysis using logging, ITOA, and APM products such as Splunk or AppDynamics.
Proficient with a wide array of data mining and messaging tools and techniques.
Experience using source control and deployment tools, such as Automic, Jenkins, Git, and/or Puppet is a plus.
Working knowledge of middleware platforms such JBOSS, WebLogic, Tomcat, etc.
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