Our client is looking for an Applications Engineer to join their team in Spokane, WA. This position interacts with team and customers to ensure vendor applications meet customer needs. This includes application support to not only deploy and maintain applications but to provide continued support of business/payments systems from a technical perspective.
Applications Engineer Responsibilities
Implement business applications based on technical requirements supplied by the vendor (or development organization) to meet the business needs for system resiliency and availability following release and deploy standards.
Perform level two and level three support and troubleshooting when needed, including participating in on-call rotation for critical systems support after-hours.
Coordinate with vendor and other TAG teams when elevated support is needed.
Develop, test, and implement batch system integrations using scripting tools.
Develop and maintain documentation on solution designs/system topologies, issue resolutions, and routine and special procedures.
Responsible for updating tickets in service management system and tracking time required for IT services management.
Responsible for collaborating with TAG associates to resolve complex issues.
Demonstrates compliance with all regulations for assigned job function and applies to designated job responsibilities – knowledge may be gained through coursework and on-the-job training. Keeps up to date on regulation changes.
Follows all policies and procedures, compliance regulations, and completes all required annual or job-specific training.
Maintain a working knowledge of written policies and procedures regarding Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security and other regulations as applicable to this job description.
May be asked to coach, mentor, or train others and teach coursework as subject matter expert.
Actively learns, demonstrates, and fosters the corporate culture in all actions and words.
Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Applications Engineer Qualifications
Associate, vocational, or technical degree related to information technology required or related field equivalent experience.
Bachelor’s degree related to information technology preferred.
Microsoft Technology Associate, Microsoft Solutions Associate, or Microsoft Solutions Expert certification preferred.
3-5 years of experience in applications engineering.
Experience configuring hardware and software.
Knowledge of Active Directory authentication.
Knowledgeable in t-SQL, PowerShell, and/or other scripting languages.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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