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Senior AppDynamics Monitoring Engineer

Springfield, VA 22150
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Perspecta is in need of a Senior AppDynamics Monitoring Engineer & Administrator in support of our client, Customs and Border Protection. Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Support application monitoring for Java, .NET and NodeJS application architectures.
  • Monitor the responsiveness and availability of critical websites and web applications from the end-user perspective.
  • Monitor, alert and report on the health and performance of project team applications.
  • Track applications availability across cluster servers, including AWS cloud with built-in alerting and instant notification of issues.
  • Provide deep visibility of application performance for project teams.
  • Setup analytical databases to predict application performance on application changes.
  • Simulate and measure Quality of Experience (QoE) for project team applications.
  • Communicate changes and outages to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Ensure efficiency and conformity in operation through effective communication with all staff.
  • Participate in corporate continuous improvement initiatives to enhance client service, efficiency, and profitability.
  • Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.
  • Provide direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies.
  • Use technical expertise to help internal project teams and others by answering technical questions regarding the usage, trouble-shooting and functionality of delivery systems products to ensure effective implementation and usage of delivery system products.
  • Apply knowledge of computing systems to choose appropriate troubleshooting techniques to resolve complex, escalate delivery systems problems.
  • Work with appropriate product supplier (AppDynamics) for enhancements and issues not resolved in-house.
  • Use technical and industry knowledge to choose an appropriate solution from a number of possible standards.
  • Document information such as configuration, installation and user guides following process standards.
  • Template management and rollout.
  • Results oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task.


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Over 10 years of experience and both a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience, and a Master of Science (M.S.) can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience
  • 5 years of experience with demonstrated technical proficiency in AppDynamics. This experience must include AppDynamics configuration and alert setup.
  • Understanding of application architectures and experience with application development
  • Proven proficiency with AppDynamics Monitoring of large scale JEE Applications (WebLogic, JBoss, and Tomcat), .NET and NodeJS applications.
  • Experience identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project teams; and establishing project budgets.
  • Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to Obtain and Maintain a CBP Suitability

Preferred Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering or Information Systems.
  • AppDynamics training and/or certification
  • Experience preparing technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing.
  • Able to present ideas applicable to the audience and context. Excellent active listening skills
  • Quantitative Management: Ability to determine and track process measures to deliver process effectiveness and efficiency
  • Problem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-02-21 Expires: 2020-03-22

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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