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Middleware Engineering Consultant

Posted 7 March by Reed Technology Easy Apply Featured Ended
A leading Bank in Sheffield require a Middleware Engineering Consultant with ideally Web Logic and Automation experience. The initial Contract is too Aug 2018 at a rate of £400per day.

Role Purpose / Description: Global Middleware Engineering - Application Server Technology SME

Design and implement end to end solutions for infrastructure automation of technologies such as WebLogic and other common application server technologies.
Develop and implement automation around installation, management and operational functions as well as migrations from existing older installs of these products.
Develop tools to help with the response to critical vulnerabilities on these technologies
Be able to deliver within timelines and help with forecasting and planning of work
Create migration strategy, process and tooling to Tomcat from older versions/other platforms
Collaborate with stakeholders to develop best practices.
Develop ever-greening strategy
Share knowledge and best practices across teams.
Support and provide guidance to users on adoption of technologies.
Understand and provide remediation plans for technology risks and vulnerabilities
Maintain and enhance automation tools
Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications

Advanced knowledge with practical hands-on experience in WebLogic and other application server technologies, with large deployments ideally using ITIL processes on multiple platforms.
Strong experience with all aspects of Tomcat, including production design, configuration, code deployment, performance tuning, issue resolution, and security vulnerability mitigation.
Experience with IBM WebSphere products, Apache Tomcat, NGINX, JBoss and others
Strong Experience with automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins pipelines, Chef
Experience with IBM WebSphere products, NGINX, JBoss, Apache, IHS and others
Experience with common scripting languages such as Shell, Perl, Ruby, Python
Experience with RESTful API and/or Mule technology a plus.
Experience with developing end to end workflows or systems a plus.
Ability to deliver end to end automation solutions and see projects to completion.
Strong leadership skill and a good team player who is willing to listen.
Core competencies: WebLogic, Automation and scripting
SSL certificate management of WAS, IHS and MQ.
Investigate and resolve technical issues related to application hosting infrastructure across DEV, UAT, Production, Contingency environments
Provide ongoing support for problem records, identify problem situations, review the problems, engage associates to plan for investigation, work on Root Cause Analysis and provide solution in coordination with various infrastructure/application teams.
Own the resolution of problems in hand, demonstrate analytical and problem management skills to drive the resolution and prevent reoccurrence.
Actively participate Quality Review meetings, handle crisis calls, and provide inputs in IM review.
Contribute to ad-hoc production support requirements.
Provide required reports on timely basis on team's behalf to senior management team.
Be able to communicate with the stakeholders and escalate in timely manner.
Drive and track service improvement initiatives.
Identify & manage operational risks and contribute to mitigate the same.
Be able to work in a changing and dynamic, global, 24 x 7 environment.

If this is something you would be interested in please apply now by sending your CV

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