Powder River Industries

1938 E Harney St Suite 216, Laramie, WY 82072, USA

(307) 314-2431

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Program Manager

The Mission Matters

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Powder River Industries, LLC team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers. As a member of our inclusive team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems. 


Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer service oriented Senior Network Specialist to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career with Powder River Industries, LLC.

The Senior AppDynamics Monitoring Engineer & Administrator will manage customer’s enterprise AppDynamics monitoring systems. This Candidate will also provide expert guidance on the best use of AppDynamics to internal project teams.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support application monitoring for Java, .NET and NodeJS application architectures.

  • Monitor the responsiveness and availability of critical websites and web applications from the end-user perspective.

  • Monitor, alert and report on the health and performance of project team applications.

  • Track applications’ availability across cluster servers, including AWS cloud with built-in alerting and instant notification of issues.

  • Provide deep visibility of application performance for project teams.

  • Setup analytical databases to predict application performance on application changes.

  • Simulate and measure Quality of Experience (QoE) for project team applications.

  • Communicate changes and outages to appropriate stakeholders.

  • Ensure efficiency and conformity in operation through effective communication with all staff.

  • Participate in corporate continuous improvement initiatives to enhance client service, efficiency, and profitability.

  • Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.

  • Provide direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies.

  • Use technical expertise to help internal project teams and others by answering technical questions regarding the usage, trouble-shooting and functionality of delivery systems products to ensure effective implementation and usage of delivery system products.

  • Apply knowledge of computing systems to choose appropriate troubleshooting techniques to resolve complex, escalate delivery systems problems.

  • Work with appropriate product supplier (AppDynamics) for enhancements and issues not resolved in-house.

  • Use technical and industry knowledge to choose an appropriate solution from a number of possible standards.

  • Document information such as configuration, installation and user guides following process standards.

  • Template management and rollout.




  • Enterprise Cloud Migration 

  • Have experience with a variety of cloud deployment models and experience with migrating on-premise to cloud, specifically OCI.

  • Scripting be able to automate migration and standard tasks when required

  • Integration Architecture Understand how to integrate data into a specific IT architecture, specifically OCI

  • Databases and Big Data Understand fundamentals and applications of concepts in relation to data migration and standup of infrastructure in OCI

  • Networking have demonstrated experience using VLANs, troubleshooting tools such as ip, netstat, ss and telnet as well as how to harden a system using firewall/iptables and hosts.

  • AUser Management be able to manage a large pool of local users through the command line

  • System Hardening have exposure to or understanding of the DISA STIG or its commercial equivalent and be able to demonstrate experience in system hardening and auditing

  • Virtualization have demonstrated ability using VMWare and be able to maintain and build systems from templates or from scratch via system ISO file

  • Know how to access a VM from the console and perform troubleshooting where necessary

  • Storage understand SAN/storage concepts(LUNs, HBAs), logical volume management (LVM) & NFS and how to utilize all of those at the OS level

  • Team Work/Communication demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills as well as the ability to analyze and solve complex problems. This should include experience in designing, documenting and writing deliverable plans for enterprise implementations using Microsoft Office products such as MS Project and MS Visio.


  • 10+ years of experience and both a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience, and a Master of Science (M.S.) can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience

  • US Citizenship

  • 5 years of experience with demonstrated technical proficiency in AppDynamics.

  • Proven proficiency with AppDynamics Monitoring of large scale JEE Applications (WebLogic, JBoss, and Tomcat), .NET and NodeJS applications.

  • Experience identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project teams; and establishing project budgets

  • Ability to analyze problems and determine root cause, generating alternatives, evaluating and selecting alternatives and implementing solutions

  • Results oriented: Able to drive things forward regardless of personal interest in the task.

Preferred Experience:

  • BS in Engineering or Information Systems.

  • AppDynamics training and/or certification

  • Experience preparing technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

  • Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing.

  • Able to present ideas applicable to the audience and context. Excellent active listening skills

  • Quantitative Management: Ability to determine and track process measures to deliver process effectiveness and efficiency

  • Problem Solving: Natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics​





Does the mission matter to you?

Powder River Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity