Application Engineer

Job#: 2027560

Job Description:

Apex Systems, a World-Class Technology Solutions Provider, is seeking applicants for the below position on behalf of our client.  Please apply if interested and qualified.  Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.  
Location: Houston, TX 77002 
Schedule: 3 days onsite, 2 days remote 
Length: 8-12 month contract 
Compensation: $66-79/hr w2 
As an Application Engineer your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Develop domain knowledge and business process understanding.

  • Work with product owner and stakeholders to elicit business requirements and refine into actionable plans.

  • Design systems that meet customer needs and align to architecture guardrails.

  • Deploy and support business applications.

  • Configure and integrate vendor-sourced enterprise software with other internal systems.

  • Iterate systems with enhancements and bug fixes.

  • Actively participate in an integrated DevOps Team utilizing Agile methodologies with a strong change management focus.

  • Provide daily operational support for multiple applications by troubleshooting incidents, identifying root causes and solutions, resolving problems, designing, and implementing configuration changes, and monitoring performance.

  • Communicate proactively and respond quickly to production issues and project work with a strong customer focus.

  • Monitor interfaces/data loads, administer security, and provide feedback/solutions on application performance.

  • Identify areas for improvement and collaborate with team members to address tactical and strategic issues.

  • Develop and maintain support documentation.

  • Ensure IP Compliance on systems and software as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of industry-relevant experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems or related fields.

  • Motivated, flexible, self-directed, works productively with minimal supervision, and a high degree of ownership.

  • Demonstrated application of strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate, and resolve issues.

  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and facilitation skills with solid ability to convey business and technical information to a diverse audience Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Proficient in scripting to automate activities.

  • Experience providing design, testing, and implementation support for internally driven platform deployment or lifecycle projects, and/or customer-facing projects.

  • Knowledge of, and experience in technology standards and controls that lead to the planning, design, development, testing, deployment, and operations of applications in a secure fashion (DevSecOps).

  • Knowledge of features and services for integration and communication among applications, APIs, databases, and technology platforms on premise and in the cloud.

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with as many of the following technologies as possible: C#, Power BI, PowerApps, Ansible, Python, Java, Azure, APIs, RESTful web services, databases, SQL, html, CSS, JavaScript, SAML, OAUTH 2.0, Visual Studio, Git, GitHub, Azure DevOps boards and pipelines, ServiceNow, vendor/SaaS software management

  • Willingness to work in a team oriented (not individualistic) way, supporting team members as they also support you.

  • Experience in deployment of new solutions and applications, including training and support.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of industry-relevant experience.

  • Experience/knowledge in Agile SAFe, Kanban and Scrum methodologies.

  • Experience with programs, interfaces, activating and generating pre-defined reports and analytics.

  • Additional certifications or specialized training in relevant areas, especially Microsoft Azure technology certifications.

  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality results on time and on budget.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.

  • Experience working in a legal or regulatory environment.

  • Experience with IronClad Contract Management System









EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Houston, TX, US

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Date Posted:
May 6, 2024