Network / Application Performance Engineer

  • Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Contract

Company Description

Spry Squared, Inc. is where Marketing and Information Technology collides! Spry Squared is a multi-dimensional Marketing and IT Consulting firm founded in 1995 by Linda Tousley Spry Our managing partners have years of industry experience so that we understand and identify industry standards, innovations and trends that are essential to the success of your business. We’ll find the right consultant for your needs.

Job Description

Must be a US Citizen
12+ Month Contract with possible extension
MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF A TOP SECRET CLEARANCE
MUST HAVE A SECURITY + OR EQUIVALENT CERTIFICATION

As a Network and Application Performance Engineer working with Riverbed’s SteelCentral product suite you
will solve clients’ enterprise-wide network, application, and server capacity and performance issues. This position combines engineering disciplines with a business focus for delivering IT performance management solutions. You will utilize Riverbed’s technologies to plan, design, deploy, operate, manage and optimize IT infrastructures.

  • Serve as an expert in cloud migration, WAN optimization, networking and application performance, and/or applications delivery, utilizing Riverbed’s complete Application Performance portfolio
  • Provide specialized planning and design expertise in data center consolidation and data migration, network configuration and analysis, application performance troubleshooting and/or optimization
  • Analyze and understand customer’s IT organization, requirements and processes, and use this knowledge to assist in achieving full adoption and utilization of Client’s solutions to maximize ROI and business value
  • Present and articulate advanced product features, benefits, and overall product solutions
  • Produce solutions to fulfill customer needs within budget and schedule constraints
  • Work directly with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders to achieve project goals

Desired Technical Skills:

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and network design, protocols, components and operations; multi-tier application architectures; and/or the internal workings of J2EE and .NET
  • Strong knowledge of web application architecture and software including Web Servers (Apache, IIS), J2EE Application Servers (Websphere, Weblogic), Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2) and/or Operating Systems (UNIX, Windows)
  • Installation and configuration experience with ESX, VMFS, storage sub-systems, cache architectures and windowing systems
  • Experience with protocol analyzers, WireShark, NetFlow and/or packet analysis
  • Knowledge of Python and/or other scripting languages (ruby, perl, RESTful APIs)

Qualifications

Must be a US Citizen
12+ Month Contract with possible extension
MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF A TOP SECRET CLEARANCE
MUST HAVE A SECURITY + OR EQUIVALENT CERTIFICATION

  • BS/MS degree in a technical field, or equivalent military or career experience
  • CCNA (routing, switching) preferred
  • SD-WAN experience preferred
  • Security + OR equivalent certification (CASP, CCISP, Etc.) (Required)
  • Riverbed product experience a plus
  • Experience in professional services, technical consulting, or network engineering/operations preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, drive IT projects forward in large organizations, and translate technical features into tangible customer business benefits
  • Self-motivated and capable of high performance under minimal supervision
  • Excellent business writing and presentation skills
  • Professionalism appropriate for working with Fortune 500 clients
  • Passion for teamwork and contributing to a world-class Professional Services team which values excellence, execution, and integrity

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.