Middleware Team Lead
Rensselaer , NY 12144
Posted 3 months ago
9 years experience leading Middleware teams in a high volume, mission critical environment is MANDATORY
6 Months Contract to hire
C2C is allowed but candidate must be willing and able to be hired after 6 months
Team Lead and senior technical SME overseeing a team of 6-8 middleware systems administrators
Responsible for team scheduling to ensure balanced coverage, developing work plan for environment maintenance and upgrades, performance monitoring and reporting, and creating environment of continuous improvement.
Administers a wide variety of middleware components in a 24/7/365 high availability client environment. Primary responsibility is Production support to include monitoring, troubleshooting, and triage.
Installs, configures, and maintains the WebSphere family of middleware infrastructure (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal Server, WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere MQ).
Installs, configures, and maintains the JBoss and Apache/Tomcat family of products including Red Hat JBoss EAP/SOAP, JBoss EWS, JBoss BPM, BRMS, JBoss EPP.
Ensures installation, configurations, and maintenance procedures of all changes to JBoss and Apache/Tomcat infrastructure listed are of highest quality and capable of meeting all client SLAs.
Installs patches associated with JBoss and Apache/Tomcat upgrades and updates. Packages, deploys applications, migrates, performance tunes, troubleshoots and resolves application services, maintains security, and automates routine procedures through scripting.
Essential Job Functions:
Provides leadership and open communication to the team
Sets technical direction for mid-tier environments
Create and monitors team work plan to ensure tasks are clearly defined and deadlines are met
Performs moderately complex systems and database administration. Monitors and tunes appropriate systems to ensure optimum level of performance.
Willingness to provide evening / weekend support coverage as necessary
Oversees appropriate level software installations and upgrades and related software packages.
Collects and reviews system data for capacity and planning purposes. Analyzes capacity data and develops capacity plans for appropriate level enterprise-wide systems.
Oversees and applies appropriate support packages/patches to maintain system integrity.
Develops and maintains appropriate system documentation
Experience in the WebSphere family of middleware infrastructure (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal Server, WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere MQ).
Experience in developing appropriate monitoring and alerting processes within the mid-tier environment
Experience developing custom operation scripts for day-to-day JBoss operations
Experience configuring JBoss images and automating installations through scripting
Strong knowledge of applying mod_jk and mod_cluster load-balancing modules for various applications deployed in JBoss
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to interact with team and client staff and remain calm under pressure
Familiarity with Java and Java based technologies
Experience with Document Management Systems, ESB, IBM WTX, IBM Datastage beneficial
Strong troubleshooting and Incident Management skills
Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
Genesys Consulting is an equal opportunity employer.
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