Systems Application Analyst 4

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Posted by: Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries) on May 15, 2018


Newport News, VA

Job Description:

The Senior System Application Analyst is responsible for planning, implementing, configuring, maintaining, and problem resolution for data logging based applications and supporting infrastructure. The incumbent will interface with Business Resource Managers, Technical Managers, and other peers to provide lifecycle support of data logging based applications; enforce compliance of policies, procedures and work instructions; perform capacity planning, performance monitoring, incident and problem management, change and configuration management, and service level performance.

Candidate must have experience in the following areas:
• Provide data logging Application Analyst functionality which includes:
o Installing and configuring new and current data logging applications (Splunk Enterprise/Splunk Enterprise Security)
o Troubleshooting performance and access issues, as well as installation of Splunk upgrades
o Facilitate knowledge sharing by creating and maintaining detailed and comprehensive documentation and diagrams
o Respond to and resolve support requests in timely fashion, while balancing project timelines and other responsibilities
o Manage data retention policies and perform index administration, maintenance and optimization, configuration backups and recovery
o Provide software rationalization and lifecycle management
o Performing routine system monitoring, performance tuning, and audits of systems
o Coordination and implementation of application patches, upgrades, and configuration changes
o Business continuity, disaster recovery planning and testing, and configuration documentation
o Analysis of system, application and audit logs, and identify potential issues
o Responsible for server application builds, configuration, and transition to production
o Participate in an on-call rotation and 24x7 security application support for systems outside of normal business hours
Develops computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with the companys system architecture standards. Establishes and documents system parameters and formats, ensures hardware and software systems compatibility and coordinates and/or modifies system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities. Revises existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.

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About Newport News Shipbuilding

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is the nation's sole-industrial designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of the only two companies capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. NNS employs thousands of military veterans and military reservists. We are committed to hiring candidates with prior military service and assisting our veteran and reservist employees. We are proud supporters of all branches of our U.S. military. If YOU are a transitioning service member, we encourage you to continue your mission and join us as we protect America by building the finest military ships in the world. Do you have prior military experience in Engineering, Construction & Project Management, Supply Chain, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Administration Functional Support and Trades? If so, we have careers for you! Search our current Professional & Trades/Crafts career opportunities at

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