Application Support Specialist in Addison, TX at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

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Application Support Specialist Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking an Application Support Specialist for an opportunity with a client in Addison, TX.

In this role, you will utilize the experience you have gained throughout your career to provide hands-on operational deployment and support for commercial and custom software applications.

While mainly working within Microsoft and Linux environments, you will be an individual contributor responsible for researching, designing, engineering, implementing, and supporting information security technologies. Your primary duties will allow you to use your in-depth technical knowledge to manage and enhance both vendor and internally developed applications. You should be willing to take rotational on-call duties, as this may be required.

As a Application Support Specialist, you may have interaction with and visibility to members of senior leadership team as well as key business unit stakeholders. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a deeply committed team of recognized information security experts on high visibility security initiatives.

Required Skills:

  • Previous Systems Engineering and Deployment experience
  • Previous Application Management and Support experience
  • Understanding of software and/or application lifecycle and the implementation of security principals throughout
  • Understanding of complex environments, their sub-components, concepts, and interactions
  • Experience with databases and associated query languages
  • Experience in security vulnerability remediation
  • Deep understanding of large networks and systems and the interaction between applications, infrastructures, etc.
  • Experience in scripting/automation languages
  • Proficient in Windows and Linux server support and access systems
  • A broad knowledge of information security principles
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking; out-of-the-box thinkers
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and address problems to resolve issues in a way that minimizes negative impact and risk to the organization
  • Ability to be comfortable delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding
  • Strong leadership skills and qualities which enable you to work with peers and various levels of management
  • Effective communication skills and motivation/willingness to learn

Desired Skills:

  • CISSP/Security+/SANS certifications
  • Experience working in Agile development process and a deep understanding of various phases of the Software Development Life Cycle

Top 3 Job Qualifications:

  • Experience in Application Management
  • Experience in server OS support
  • Experience in Information Security

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.