Spry Squared, Inc. Network / Application Performance Engineer - RB201801001 in Washington, District Of Columbia

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)

*_US Citizen

Active TS/SCI with CI poly. Lifestyle poly preferred_*

  • BS/MS degree in a technical field, or equivalent military or career experience

  • 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

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