Middleware Engineer with Automation

A Middleware engineer acts as a leader to establish proactive middleware management processes, handles complex performance issues, and performs hands-on troubleshooting.  A Middleware engineer works in various ways in various roles; be it part of a team-initiative conducting a deep dive into an issue on a mission critical application; an individual full stack analyst who can proactively seek out, prove root cause and provide corrective actions or work arounds for the issue, or as an advisor for offering best practices of configurations, installations, migrations, or client interactions outside or within the database to the client business and development teams.

This is a 100% remote opportunity.

Automation experience is a plus, particularly looking working experience with Apache/Tomcat/JBoss with Ansible automation

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include installing, configuring, administering and supporting medium to large J2EE deployments including but not limited to Apache web server, WebSphere, WebLogic , JBoss and TCServer/Tomcat spanning multiple versions.
  • The largest environment is a complex and highly available/clustered Web Application infrastructure spanning several DMZ's in multiple data centers with connectivity to Mainframe, Windows and Linux platforms. There is also a critical Web Server Apache deployment across Linux servers.
  • Participate in middleware automation activities and take lead to identify the opportunities to automate BAU (business as usual) and project tasks.
  • Strong technical skills to develop shell/Bash scripts to execute daily weekly monthly and yearly maintenance work. 
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of configuring tool such as Puppet Chef or other industry leading cloud configuration and automation software package.
  • Strong knowledge of WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss, and/or Tomcat platform administration and maintenance tasks. 
  • Understands business and application requirements to make design decisions that are both financially sound and result in stable systems that meet operational and data security standards.
  • Ability to scale middleware platform horizontally and vertically.
  • Capable of developing and executing test plans on emerging technology or new middleware functionality.
  • Act as a role model and positive influence for colleagues in support of firm practice unit and customer missions’ objectives goals and values.
  • Comply with existing Ethics and Data Security policies standards and processes to prevent data leakage or other security-related events. 

Required Qualifications and skills:

  • Strong understanding of Transaction middleware platform with minimum 6 years of experience of administering and supporting WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss and/or Tomcat is required. 
  • Strong understanding of Shell or Bash scripts. 
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in using Puppet Chef or other automation tool. 
  • Experience in a Linux/UNIX/Windows distributed enterprise environment.
  • Experience managing upgrading and patching Apache deployments.
  • Experience managing upgrading and patching other Middleware deployments. 
  • Experience supporting applications using J2EE architecture including WebSphere Application Server/MQ TCServer/Tomcat JBOSS JAS and WebLogic.
  • Able to read and work from technical manuals and other documentation. 
  • Experience and knowledge of current trends within JAVA based technologies. 
  • Able to read and work from technical manuals and other documentation. 


About MBI

MBI Digital is a future-forward, future-ready, full canvas IT Services & Digital Transformation company. We are System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Certified Firm.

MBI as the company is ushering in cutting-edge digital transformation for Fortune 1500 clients. MBI Digital was founded in 2010 as a Managed Services firm. HQ in Austin Texas, our 150+ Onshore/Offshore technology consultants, now deliver a wide range of support services for Cloud, Data Science, Digital Infrastructure & Digital Engineering. MBI clients span major industries including HealthCare - LS, BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, Insurance), Government & Digital. MBI Digital has been committed and focused to bring, best-in-class digital technology for our Clients & Prospects.

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United States

Date Posted
2nd May 2022

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