JBOSS Middleware Administrator

JBOSS, Middleware, J2EE, Java, Coldfusion, Tomcat, SOA, Oracle, Perl, struts, hibernate, spring
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

No Third Parties Please

Tele-work available

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Team lead and go to person, attend all middleware technical meetings; provide (create) and manage technical documents including diagrams; manage a team and assign work and tickets; be able to lead teams through daily operations, troubleshooting, training, and design efforts
  • Provide recommendation for performance improvements and innovation, provide input and recommendation to program manager and customer for their IT strategic plan that aligns with the customer’s mission. 
  • Build JBOSS AMI on premises and in cloud environments and JBOSS instance replication and synchronization. 
  • Perform day-to-day operational tasks and middleware management functions such as perform Middleware application server installation, configuration, clustering, and administration on Unix/Linux/Window platforms or cloud based environments such as Amazon AWS with a focus on JBOSS and Tomcat in primarily a Sybase and Oracle database environment.

Education/Experience: Masters degree or 10 years of relevant work experience OR Bachelor Degree plus 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Must have experience with leading a team of 3 or more members.
  • Must have java codind, programming, and troubleshooting experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with JVM configuration and monitoring as well as skills with the following: Java, JBOSS including soap 5.x, J2EE, Shell Scripts.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a large and complex application server infrastructure 200+ JBOSS (5.x and 6.x)
  • Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting and management of complex issues related to applications and middleware.
  • Demonstrated ability to configure clustering and load-balancing across VMs or within VMs optimizing memory and resource usage across the multiple JBOSS instances.
  • Demonstrated experience with SOA and JBPM architectures, including Enterprise Service Bus, Workflow components and the development of large scale SOA and JBPM implementations.
  • Demonstrated experience with J2EE application servers (Tomcat, JRUN, JBOSS) , Oracle, Perl, shell, HTTP, and Apache in UNIX/Linux.
  • Hands-on experience with JBOSS application server installation, configuration, clustering, and administration, preferably on Unix/Linux platforms or cloud based environments and the ability to install and securely implement JBOSS enterprise middle-ware components. Strong understanding of web application architectures.
  • Willingness and ability to take Unisys provided ITILv3 Foundation training and passing the certification test (required by customer) if certification is not already held.


Desired but not required:

  • Experience and understanding of Java technologies such as web services, SSL, webapps, ejb, jdbc, struts, hibernate, spring, JMS and SQL to provide support for application teams in troubleshooting issues.
  • Administer Coldfusion v11 and Tomcat v7.01 servers (that use J2EE) by installing servers, patching, and maintaining server configuration (ONLY).
  • Experience with providing middleware performance management services such as analysis and reporting; AND modernization services.
  • Proactively monitor middleware environment using off the shelf monitoring and other tools to ensure quick response to any issues, and consistent implementation of configuration changes.
  • Experience with working in an ITIL based environment primarily Service operations: incident, event, request, problem, and access management (example ServiceNow and its ticketing and CM services).
  • Understanding of configuration management processes to both maintain middleware product configurations as well as fitting into application team configuration life cycles.  Working with application teams to perform application deployments.

Posted By

Susan Smith

8182 Lark Brown Rd., Ste 300 Elkridge, MD, 21075

Dice Id : 10268099
Position Id : IT-17-00065
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