Application Support Engineer

Job Description
The Application Support Engineer will be part of an integrated Operations & Sustainment (O&S) team providing critical 24x7 mission support to our customer and will interface with engineering resources located at other facilities. This position requires strong Linux operating system experience. The Application Support Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the customer application and monitoring/investigation of segment interfaces. Under the direction of the O&S Site Lead, this position is responsible for working with on-site database and system administration support personnel to convey and investigate system anomalies. The Application Support Engineer is responsible for investigation into operational issues and performing problem escalation with vendor, factory, on-site & east coast based Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as required. This position will also provide rotating site support (7x24) on a panama schedule to ensure system issues are identified and resolved, minimizing operational impacts - shift work is required. Additional duties as required.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
-4-8 years experience in a systems administration or operational support role.
-Security + Certification or be able to obtain within 6 months
-Working knowledge of LINUX based operating system
-Working knowledge of networks, network infrastructure and common components.
-Understand principles of SQL query language.
-Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are required.
-Must be able to work well in a team environment and be self motivated.
-Experience with Microsoft Office - Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
-Ability to occasionally travel.

Preferred Skills and Education
-Working knowledge of VMWare.
-Experience with Oracle, or other relational databases.
-Experience with RedHat Linux

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.


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