Software Engineering, HP, SIGINT, FSP

Location: Hanover, MD, United States
Date Posted: 01-19-2018
You get to join a team of highly skilled developers working on a critical requirement within the customer.  This team is working on many parts of the customer helping teams to identify issues with WEB applications before an interruption in service occurs. As a team member, you will be responsible for testing and learning, investigating new releases of the HP tools and how to maximize the effective use of the tools. You may be leveraging COTS products, such as Java APIs to extract service metrics.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This team requires an experienced software engineer to build performance monitoring solutions and metrics reporting for web applications. The candidate will design and build custom reports to reflect web application performance over time. The candidate will evaluate customer web applications to recommend appropriate solutions for monitoring and will utilize COTS products and custom monitoring solutions.  The candidate will configure and integrate COTS products, such as HP SiteScope, HP Diagnostics, and HP OMi, to support a large number of monitored services (hundreds to thousands). The candidate will ensure the COTS products function properly in a secure environment with PKI-based authentication, corporate authorization services, firewalls, and SSL/TLS communications.  The candidate will be responsible for testing and learn new releases of the HP tools and effective use of the tools. The candidate may leverage the COTS product Java APIs to extract service metrics. The ideal candidate must possess a good understanding of network, operating system, application and end-point performance, tuning, and measurements. As the effort grows, the candidate will need to scale resources in the cloud including infrastructure automation, and pushing metrics into the cloud for manipulation and visualization.  The candidate must have strong organization, communication, and collaboration skills and be customer-focused and results oriented.
TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines. 8 years of Software Engineering experience.  An additional 4+ years of Software Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 12 years. 3+ years work experience in the SIGINT, IA, or IT domains.
Demonstrated experience using Enterprise Integration Patterns and/or data flow automation (Apache Camel, Apache NiFi, Spring Integration) Experience monitoring, maintaining and troubleshooting Apache Hadoop, Apache Accumulo, and Apache Zookeeper deployments Ability to debug and resolve application errors in a timely and effective manner. Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to peers and management. Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
5-10 years computer/IT professional experience 2+ years Java, JavaScript, Python, or Perl programming. 1+ years UNIX scripting
Familiar with web application technologies (e.g., html, web servers, and application servers) Proficient in UNIX commands
Proficient in Windows
Nice to Have: 
HP Business Service Management (BSM) tool suite experience is desirable:
HP SiteScope
HP Diagnostics
HP Operations Manager I (OMi)
HP Performance Manager
HP Ops Bridge Reporter
Experience with Elastic ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, or Kibana)
Experience with Groovy
System administration background

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