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Senior Middleware Administrator

  • Location: Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, 30303
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

Position: Senior Middleware Administrator
Location: Atlanta, GA 30303
Term: 9 months
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Provide advanced administrator duties for IBM WebSphere Application Servers V8.5.5 and forthcoming V9.x, and writing scripts to automate the manual tasks in a highly Virtualized Environment running on VMWare ESXi.
  • Build/deploy/configure and maintain WebSphere, Tomcat and IIS environments.
  • Be proficient in Apache and IBM HTTP Server (IHS).
  • Manage and monitor SSL, certificates, private/public key pairs and be up to date with latest cipher strengths as per Security Requirements.
  • Adhere to standards, processes, procedure and audit compliance controls.
  • Maintain security audit requirements for Middleware Products and Servers.
  • Design and build automated code deployment systems that simplify development work and make deployments more consistent and issues predictable.
  • Manage existing WordPress system, perform patching, and meet all security compliances.
  • Leverage open source technologies such as Jenkins, ELK, TICK, Grafana and many more.
  • Good knowledge on VMware - snapshots, revert and storage.
  • Provide Linux support and develop/maintain Linux shell scripts.
  • Implement and maintain Linux security and authorization integration with Active Directory.
  • Perform appropriate Change Management duties to comply with IT policies and procedures.
  • Perform appropriate Incident Management duties to comply with IT policies and procedures.
  • Report progress on a weekly basis of status on all assigned work tasks.
  • On-call support and occasional weekend onsite support. Provide Level2/Level3 support.
  • Create process documentation for team and provide internal training to team members.
  • Explain complex design items through documents and whiteboard sessions.
  • Provide recommendation on Spring Frameworks upgrades.
  • Advanced experience doing dump analysis with IBM tools.
  • Work with software/hardware vendors for problem resolution or planning.
 
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 5 years’ of experience in building/deploying/configuring and maintaining WebSphere, Tomcat and IIS environments.
  • 5 years’ of experience in supporting Production/QA/DEV Environments running on Middleware Products such as IBM WebSphere Application V8.5.5 & 9.0+, HIS and IIS.
  • 2 years’ of experience in Tomcat, Apache HTTP server.
  • 2 years’ of experience with Jenkins pipelines (declarative scripts), telegraf, influxdb, Grafana and ELK Stack.
  • 3 years’ of experience with Windows, Linux (CentOS, RHEL).
  • 3 years’ of experience with installation and maintenance of software on Windows and Linux/Unix.
  • 5 years’ of experience on DNS, LDAPS, AD, HTTP, TCP/IP, Web browsers, Firewalls.
 
Even better if you have:
  • 3 years’ of experience with Citrix Load Balancers.
  • 3 years’ of experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Subversion, Maven and Ansible.ja
  • 3 years’ of experience with Web Services Request/Response Model.
  • 3 years’ of experience with IBM COTS applications like Maximo, eClient and eNavigator.
  • 3 years’ of experience with scripting languages, such as YAML, JACL, JYTHON, PowerShell and Python.