Middleware System Administrator

  Texas, Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Middleware System Administrator
Location: Fort Worth, Texas

We have a new job opening for a Middleware System Administrator to join our client's growing IT team in their Fort Worth headquarters. This role will be responsible for the design, configuration, integration, installation, maintenance and establishing processes for Middleware systems on Windows and UNIX platforms.

o Installs, configures, integrates, maintains and troubleshoots Middleware tools, i.e WebSphere Application server, WebSphere/ActiveMQ server, CTG, Jboss EAP, Jetty, Tomcat, Apache HTTP server and IIS environments on Windows and UNIX platforms.
o Establish workflows, automate and troubleshoot code deployment and release process using DevOps tools such (Jenkins, Maven, GIT, uDeploy, Nexus, Sonar etc.) and scripting languages (Shell scripting, Python, PowerShell, etc.)
o Provides technical support to the application developers for the development, QA and production environments for a variety of business systems.
o Interfaces and assists the development teams and other IT groups to gather the infrastructure and middleware requirements in the analysis, design and deployment of business solutions that utilize the Middleware platforms and automate systems using DevOps.
o Serves as a liaison between the development teams and Infrastructure teams as it relates to the web based applications.
o Effectively maintains all application servers by performing maintenance to include patching and upgrades as necessary.
o Ensures application server security integrity by reviewing and implementing policies within the system.
o Monitors availability of the application servers and optimizes configurations to provide appropriate performance and availability.
o Develops and sets standards for supporting Middleware and DevOps.
o Rotating On-Call for Production support.
o Mentors less experienced team members.

o 6 years of experience in Middleware Servers - WebSphere Application server, WebSphere/ActiveMQ, CTG, JBoss EAP, Jetty, Apache Tomcat and HTTP Server, IIS server.
o 3 years' Experience in DevOps tools - Jenkins, Maven, Ant, GIT, SVN, uDeploy, etc.
o Experience with general web technologies (webservers, load balancers, databases, ldap, http protocol, JAVA, html, SSL etc).
o General scripting or coding experience.
o Experience with DevOps tools and technologies.
o JVM experience with performance tuning, troubleshooting, general design principals.
o Integrating application servers and MQ.
o Developing, testing and maintaining business continuity strategies relating to the application server environment.
o Experience in Websphere Application Server and WebSphere/ActiveMQ, JBoss EAP, Apache Tomcat and Apache HTTP Server, Jenkins and GIT, UNIX and Windows OS for troubleshooting, Scripting (Shell, Jython, and PowerShell), JAVA, J2EE, and JMS programming.
o Knowledge of Content Management, like Adobe Experience Manager, a plus.
o Knowledge of Cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure) and Containers (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) a plus.

*Must be a U.S. Citizen, Green Card Holder, or hold other status that allows you to be employed in the United States on a W2 basis without having to be sponsored by your employer.

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