(5080) PTC Applications Engineer - Kansas City

Company: Fast Dolphin
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Fast Dolphin is an ERP consulting company, working primarily with SAP and Oracle. We have most of our clients in the US, but also projects throughout Latin America and Canada, making us one of the leading ERP consulting and information technology firms and an excellent place to work. We offer our consultants incredibly competitive remuneration and exciting opportunities.

We are urgently recruiting a PTC Applications Engineer for a 6-month project in Kansas City, MO, US (Initially remote).

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Job Title: (5080) PTC Applications Engineer

Duration: 6 months with CTH possibility

Start date: October 5th, 2020

Location: Kansas City, MO, US (Initially remote)


This position is responsible for the delivery and operations of critical Positive Train Control (PTC) Linux and Windows-based distributed infrastructure and system applications environment. It supports the development, configuration, and implementation of key PTC applications including ITC Messaging and Systems Management Gateway and applications which use these applications. Also works intimately with Elastic Search stack for troubleshooting, monitoring, and log management. This position provides 7-day x 24-hour on-call support on a rotating schedule with the other members of the PTC Applications Engineer team.

Responsibilities:  Configures, installs, and supports various PTC equipment components from different vendors in various testing environments. Includes both back-office data center components as well as remote installations at waysides.

Configures configuration of remote wayside devices in the field, including network setup and test.

Determines field deployment and configuration procedures for devices (procedures, install guides, etc.).

Provides Field validation support for configuration and
communication of devices.

 Provides Technical Support for Lab Setup and Support (Shreveport, KC, etc.).

 Works closely with ata Center Services and Communications to coordinate IT services for the PTC environment.

 Provides development support to both internal and external development teams with connectivity and access to virtual and physical devices for the different types of equipment.

 Collaborates with the systems administration team and Database Administrators to deploy systems and solutions.

Requirements: Solid understanding to install and debug RHEL 6 or above that includes clustering, high availability design, imaging, storage and network administration, performance monitoring and tuning, IPtables, SELinux and scripting, multi VLAN, RF, Cell

 Trace and troubleshoot communication and data issues in RHEL and Windows environments

Identify and implement ways to install/support applications remotely over IP

 Automating tasks using scripting and automation tools

 Demonstrated effective analytical and problem-solving skills

 In-depth knowledge of configuration best-practices

 Familiarity with ELK data ingestion and visualizations  Understanding of Incident and Change Management tools

 5+ years of maintaining queueing systems like Qpid, RabbitMQ in a development environment

 Excellent communication skills.

 Candidate must be currently living in the US and must be eligible to work in the US. 

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Freelance
Salary: Negotiable
Positions available: 1

Minimal experience: 5 years
Languages: Inglés Advanced
Gender: Indistinct

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