Applications Engineer

Huntsville, AL
Defense – Information Technology /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 336
Job Title: Applications Engineer
Location: Bldg 5308, Sparkman Center Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama 35898
Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret
Required Certification(s): 
·       Security + certification; MCTS - DEV4 certification

SUMMARY The purpose of the PEO AVN contract is to provide IT support services to enable Weapon System Development and Management, and System IT Life-Cycle support and solutions from concept development through disposal, including sustainment. IT support services include advanced state-of-the-art IT services that will continue to expand due to new missions, IT initiatives, and changing requirements.
The Applications Team Lead position will lead our ServiceNow, SharePoint, DBAs, and .net developers. The candidate will have routine interaction with government leadership, to include the PEO AVN CIO, CTO, and COO, as well as the Agile Defense Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager, and other Team Leads.

·       Have general knowledge of required tools, platforms, and software such as SQL, SharePoint, Visual Studio, and Service Now, Power BI, and the Power Platform.
·       Manage team members and monitor deadlines and other requirements for tasks and projects.
·       Have excellent communication and leadership skills to help facilitate processes and communicate them to stakeholders.
·       Proven work experience as a team leader
·       The ability to motivate others within a team environment
·       The ability to listen to team members’ feedback and resolve issues or conflicts.
·       The ability to conduct meetings and map out strategic initiatives for the team and stakeholders.
·       Coordinate work, e.g., with Network Enterprise Center (NEC) organizations, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) organizations, Cloud Service Providers (CSP), designated Processing Centers, the Information Management Offices (IMOs) and IA/security officers. Designs should incorporate functions that prevent a hack into servers from accessing backup servers.
·       Track and document database and server administration activities through technical service tickets utilizing automated tools provided by the Government
·       Implement and verify compliance with security policies IAW AR 25-1, Army Information Technology; AR 25-2, Army
·       Cybersecurity; AR 380-5, Department of the Army Information Security Program; DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology
·       The Applications Team Lead position will lead our ServiceNow, SharePoint, DBAs, and .net developers. The candidate will have routine interaction with government leadership, to include the PEO AVN CIO, CTO, and COO, as well as the Agile Defense Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager, and other Team Leads.

Required Certifications
·       Sec+; MCTS -DEV4
Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       BA/BS with 5 years or AA w/7 + years' experience.

Required Skills
·       Lead and manage effectively with some guidance and direction
·       The ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form
·       Interact effectively with government personnel and coordinate and collaborate with other Agile Defense Team Leads    

Environmental Conditions
·       Office setting with work from home availability IAW customer's telework policy
Strength Demands
·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; See
$0 - $0 a year

Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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)