Middleware Engineer

Job Description

  • Location: Salt Lake City , Utah
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8906

The Middleware Engineer plays a key role in operational stability, implementation, lifecycle management, vulnerability remediation, and administration for middleware integration platforms that are used for hosting internal/external enterprise applications and sites. This role provides the opportunity to interact with skilled individuals, gain additional skills, and grow your career within the team and enterprise. The Middleware Engineer will champion:

  • New Implementations
  • Break/fix incidents
  • Upgrade projects? 
  • System integration
  • Vulnerability Remediation
  • Security Patching
  • Troubleshoot and collaborate with others on problems with root cause analysis
  • Create and follow standard processes, plan effectively to complete tasks on schedule, and clearly document results.
  • Work flexible hours at times, based on needs, including on-call rotation
  • Support and manage our dynamic 24×7 production as well as the other testing environments

Tasks will be varied and may include day-to-day middleware administration, application run-time support, upgrades, installation of new systems, vulnerability review and remediation, supporting process definition and implementation, server/jvm tuning and troubleshooting, and cyber security. Overall technical acumen is essential.  
Technical Experience and Qualifications: 
Required Skills and Experience 

  • 5+ years of knowledge of middleware architectures, system design, analysis, java application tuning and performance management
    • Application servers- Red Hat JBoss (JWS/EAP), Tomcat, IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic 
    • Web Servers- Apache, JBCS Apache, IBM HTTP Server, IIS, Nginx 
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Working knowledge of Information Technology infrastructure components (firewall, database, operating system, network)
  • Effectively communicate problems and solutions both verbally and in writing to internal customers and management
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions
  • Motivated to find opportunities to improve solutions and processes, reduce the potential for production incidents and improve quality

Desired Skills and Experience 

  • Automation Technologies (Ansible, Chef, TrueSight, RunDeck, Digital.ai)
  • Monitoring and Logging Technologies (Nimsoft, SPLUNK, AppDynamics)
  • Certificate Management, Provisioning and Governance
  • DevOps principles (ADO, Kanban, Git)
  • Knowledge and or experience of any scripting language like Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby, or similar
  • Additional tools such as SoapUI, Postman and Advanced Rest Client
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Strategic Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants based upon any protected group status, including but not limited to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status , military or veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or medical condition as defined by applicable equal opportunity laws. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.