Middleware Administrator in Lansing, MI at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Middleware Administrator

BCforward is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Middleware Administrator in Lansing MI 48933

Title: Middleware Administrator

Expected contract duration: 12 months

Location: Lansing MI 48933

Position Description

The System Middleware Administration sub team is responsible for all application and web server administration, Client Document Archive server administration, Apache reverse proxy administration, and vendor middleware software maintenance for all production and development environments. Any Oracle database administration experience or experience with Rational, Subversion, Nexus, or Maven is a plus.

Major Responsibilities

* Configure and administer the Oracle Developer Suite (Oracle Forms Builder), Oracle WebLogic (Internet application services), JBoss, Apache, and web server components of the Client's online applications.

* Configure and administer client Document Archival middleware software and services.

* Configure and administer reverse proxy servers.

* Configure and maintain high availability of J2EE applications.

* Configure and maintain F5 configurations.

* Mediate and resolve security vulnerabilities.

* Plan and implement software upgrades and patches to the middleware software products used and to the application middleware and web tiers.

* Support build and deployment processes during client's application releases.

* Consultant for the maintenance/development team regarding the Oracle development environment (e.g., Oracle Developer Suite, Forms, PL/SQL, WebLogic suite on developer desktops) and specify the configuration of developer desktops and development environments (e.g., usage of shared object libraries, local schema development, standards, Rational Team Concert, and best approaches).

* Manage and Monitor disk space.

* Perform capacity planning.

* Apply application tuning improvements.

* Consult for the business resumption and disaster recovery plan.

* UNIX administration and shell scripting.

* System security.

* General system operations.

* Develop and maintain back-up schedules in coordination with DTMB Infrastructure Services teams. Provide guidance for vendor best practices regarding hardware and software options.

* Provide/plan client's System Architecture maintenance that provides for the growth, protection, and operability of the client.

* When needed to resolve Production issues, to implement Production releases (typically 4 per year plus 15 to 20 Interim / Emergency Releases), or to provide planned maintenance (typically two weekends per month), provide support after normal business hours (i.e., nights, weekends, and holidays) and participate in a 24 x 7 on-call rotation.

* Experience and Required Skills

* 2 years of experience middleware administration in a technical environment similar in size, scope, and complexity to client.

* 2 years of experience Document Archive configuration and management in a technical environment similar in size, scope, and complexity to Client.

* 2 years technical background in:

o Linux / Redhat / Oracle WebLogic administration (command line and GUI)

o Linux / Redhat / JBoss administration (command line and GUI)

o Apache Web Server (and reverse proxy) knowledge and administration

o Application servers and expertise for the most current version of Weblogic, including but not limited to, Forms services, Oracle Process Manager, Enterprise Manager, Oracle Internet Directory, Oracle Enterprise Security protocols, Metadata Repository, Webcache, mod_oc4j, moc_perl, AJP 1.3, AJP 1.4

o Distributed configuration management tools

o Oracle WebLogic infrastructure suite of products.

o Solaris Unix/Oracle database administration (a plus)

* Linux / UNIX-based skills including RC4, Certification Authorities, SSL and Single Sign On, Korn Shell scripting, Perl and Java

* Oracle WebLogic Suite 12.2

* Redhat JBoss 7

* J2EE compliant enterprise architecture configuration and administration

* Application Firewall administration (such as SteelApp)

* Ability to update application server configurations, export instance configurations, create clusters, import saved configurations, create OC4J containers and application contexts, and load balance OC4J containers using islands across instances.

* Familiarity with XML parsers, DTD specifications, SML based PDF generation, SSH specifications, and Public Key Encryption/Cryptography

* a plus: Database administration skills including SQL, Oracle 12c/latest version RDBMS, all Oracle 11g/12cR2 tools

* a plus: Rational tools experience (RTC, RQM, etc.)

* a plus: Subversion, Nexus, Maven experience.

* Oracle WebLogic or Redhat JBoss certification preferred.

Contact Name: Kevin Parker

How to Apply: Send your resume to kevin.parker{at}bcforward.com

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.


This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and willing cooperate with a background check and drug screen, to the extent permitted by federal and local laws up to, and including, both criminal and financial reviews. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this job posting shall render the applicant ineligible for the position. BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. Any subsequent offer of employment shall be considered employment at will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

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