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Configuration Specialist in Plano, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Plano, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/12/2018

Job Description

Title: Configuration Specialist
Job ID: 18-00648 (668786)
Location: Plano, TX
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Contract
Shift: 1st Shift
 
SUMMARY:
  • Will work with the App's teams and Development teams that are responsible for maintaining Toyota Apps
  • This person will need to be able to troubleshoot issues
  • Needs to be able to communicate effectively
  • The team ideally needs someone that is willing to roll up their sleeves to make sure the configurations are correct within the APM tools.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Configurations of application performance monitoring tools like Application Dynamics End User Browser Transactional Analytics.  Will work to configure APM so that all Consumer applications are properly monitoring for issues, alerting appropriate parties/stakeholder.  This individual will also communicate and coordinate with application teams to ensure meaningful configs are in place.
  • Document entire monitoring process and strategy so that operations team can support efforts going forward.  This will include run books and how the process is integrated with existing incident and operations processes.
  • Review Synthetics strategy and how it complements the broader monitoring strategy.
  REQUIREMENTS:
  • Knowledgeable in application performance monitoring (APM) tools and best practices
  • Expertise in Scrum Methodology and Agile.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and technical APM skills
  • Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment.
  • Leadership qualities, particularly in collaboratively moving stakeholders to common vision and decisions
  • Effective management skills in setting direction, building effective teams and driving them to meet objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to interface with people at all levels of the organization; technical and business sponsors to foster a collaborative environment.
  • Effective problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills
  • Strong technical monitoring skills desirable (requirements, architecture, development, application management, maintenance, operations)
  • Manage regular communication with management and tailor communication for various level accordingly
  • Ability to keep the team on track and manage risks efficiently
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business Management or other related discipline is preferred
  • Project Management training, such as PMP is preferred
  • Scrum master certification or equivalent is preferred
PRESCREEN QUESTIONS:
  1. Please describe your previous experience as a Configuration Specialist as it relates to this position.
  2. Do you have prior Toyota work experience or ANY Toyota affiliation, in any capacity?
  3. Do you currently have any family members/spouse working at Toyota?
  4. What is the day and month in which you were born (We do not need the year)?
  5. Please provide the last 5 digits of your SSN (Toyota requires this information in order to create your profile).
  6. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  7. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  8. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  9. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  10. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  11. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?
 
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.
 
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