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Transforming IT for Veterans Affairs with Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS):
Leidos is transforming the way IT is consumed and delivered within the Department of Veterans Affairs IOSS program, a leading-edge Infrastructure Modernization Program fully entrenched in DevSecOps. Our mission is to provide world-class services to our Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, accessible and cost-effective information technology systems. IOSS provides infrastructure support for Veteran-facing applications that enable efficient delivery of all benefits offered to our United States Veterans. This contract is the VA's next phase in IT transformation, focused on consolidating data centers, updating/migrating cloud services and maintaining secure, efficient delivery systems. If you want the opportunity to work with one of the world’s largest treasure troves of cutting-edge technologies, look no further. Be a part of a specialized team uniquely positioned to make a difference in how our nation supports our Veterans by modernizing the services they and their families have so rightfully earned.
Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Applications/Systems Analyst supporting the Austin Information Technology Center (AITC) in Austin, Texas. This is an advanced opportunity to use your applications and systems analyst knowledge and skills to support the VA Infrastructure Operations (IO) and IOSS initiatives.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
A Senior Applications/System Analyst must have extensive IT experience in the analysis, design, and integration of information systems and commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and development software. The candidate must be well versed in understanding structured analysis and design methodologies for the translation of systems requirements from business needs with a proven track record and must be able to evaluate cost factors and risk.
A Senior Application Analyst assigned to the Enterprise Command Center Event Management Team must have experience working in a 24/7/365, enterprise-level, Command/Operations Center tasked with monitoring critical applications. This experience must include the identification of alert threshold violations, proactive event identification, and execution of SOP-driven reporting, response, and resolution actions. They must also have experience in the study of applications and the consumption of system resources and be able to detect application problems such as threshold violations, hung processes, and various security issues. A Senior Application Analyst must be able to direct and guide junior members of a project team and provide feedback to monitoring developers.
Monitor enterprise-wide application performance and report on application behavior analytics, conduct smart triage by identifying, diagnosing and providing pro-active resolution of application performance problems before they impact the enterprise end users, and participate in rapid root cause diagnosis of problems occurring within the application and infrastructure
Monitor high value business-centric transactions and manage response actions
Identify the functional domain in which problems reside (Server Utilization, network Saturation, Application Tuning)
Detect change of state conditions having significance for management of Configuration Items (CIs) and IT services
Ensure all events are communicated IAW SOP and/or takes further corrective action with the application owner
Participate in all Major Incident Management and Root Cause Analysis calls and provide expert troubleshooting support as needed
Escalate as per criticality matrix definitions
Notify the internal/external stakeholders per procedure
Provide APM input to daily shift reports and metrics
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED – REQUIRED:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent discipline.
- Five (5) years of relevant experience
- Eight (8) years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education: (13 years total)
- Must have the ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance
- Shift : 2:00pm-10:30pm Tuesday- Saturday
HOW YOU CAN STAND OUT IN THE CROWD – PREFERRED:
- Operational expertise with the following monitoring toolsets: AppDynamics, Splunk, Dynatrace, and Aternity.
- Operational experience performing as a member of an operations/command center tasked with the monitoring of applications across an entire IT enterprise.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:3000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Business Systems Analysis
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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