Sr Middleware Engineer (Contract to Hire)

Configuration, Amazon Web Services, Ansible, Apache Tomcat, Cloud, Clustering, DevOps, Docker, IBM WebSphere, Microservices, Middleware, RESTful, SSL, Security, WAS
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Middleware Engineer / Charlotte NC / Contract-to-Hire

Job Description:

Expertise in Managing and supporting critical java/.Net enterprise application environments.

Manage and support micro services environments (Docker/Kubernetes, nodejs, springboot, nginx) including capacity & topology planning, application deployments, configuration management, and tuning

  • Designing and creating services and system architecture for highly available and highly scalable micro services environments (on-prem and AWS cloud)
  • Troubleshoot issues in production and other environments, applying debugging and problem-solving techniques (e.g., log analysis, analyzing the memory/system dumps, etc.), and working closely with Development, QA teams.
  • Write automation scripts to automate day-to-day administration tasks to provision and configure, using automation tools like Ansible, AWS Cloud formation, AWS CLI / API, Python, Bash, and, PowerShell
  • Identify and suggest automation possibilities in our landscape to self-correct/self-heal production and non-production issues
  • Suggest on improving performance in production and other environments based on the resource usage trends, user loads, etc.
  • Identify the gaps and come-up with follow-up action items to avoid future production incidents/issues.
  • Work with other DevOps team members in adopting and implementing DevSecOps security practices (including regular security patching, minimum-permissions accounts and policies, encrypt-everything) and to identify and automate the security vulnerability remediation tasks.
  • Clearly document and diagram deployment-specific aspects of architectures and environments, working closely with Software developers, Test Engineers, Network and Infrastructure teams, and others in DevOps.
  • Suggest deployment patterns & practices improvements based on learnings from past deployments and production issues, collaborate with DevOps team to implement these.
  • Work with team to implement strong encryption protocols (TLS) for in-transit and at-rest data transfers and client/server communications.
  • Identify and Design effective monitoring / alerting (for conditions such as application-error) and work closely with APM team to implement the monitoring/alerting as needed.
  • Promote a DevOps culture, including building relationships with other technical and business teams.
  • AWS certification is a plus.

Skills Required:

  • Micro services environments including containers.
  • IBM WAS experience
    • Red Hat v6.0 and above
    • 3+ years in container clustering and orchestration
    • 3+ years in Tomcat 6.0 and above on Red Hat platforms, 32 and 64 bit JDK
    • 3+ years in IBM HTTP server, Apache HTTP server, and Nginx
    • 3+ years in TCP/IP, Internet Technologies, Network Technologies
    • 3+ years with other Java Application Server platforms (Tomcat, WebSphere)
    • Expertise in container monitoring
    • Experience and strong knowledge of security configurations (SSL/TLS) in Apache/Web layer.
    • Knowledge of APM tools Dynatrace, ZABBIX.
    • Expertise in managing and configuring SSL certificates
    • Strong Trouble shooting skills
    • Flexible schedule and available for after hours
    • Excellent oral and written communications and customer service skills

IBM WebSphere / AWS / Cloud / DevOps



Dice Id : 90907313
Position Id : 6607821
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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