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Middleware Engineer - Web , AVP
Ref No.: 11-00187
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 11/01/2011

Middleware Engineer - Web

Assistant VP

New Jersey 

Infrastructure Management



The Global Technology Infrastructure Services organization provides hardware, network, software and application infrastructure services to the global operations of leading investment firm.

Main Function

 The Middleware component of GTIS incorporates the “Oracle and Open Source Web Hosting” team which is responsible for managing a number of the primary underlying shared infrastructure services. These include: Web servers; Java Application servers; HTTP proxy servers; Java Grid Caches; LDAP authentication services; PKI and SSL certificate issue/control; and associated monitoring and control applications. 

Main Duties


The team is responsible for the infrastructure provision, control and support of the global web hosting infrastructure.  The main duties include:


2nd / 3rd line support of the environment, including support escalation and change management.

Co-operative working with offshore 1st / 2nd line environment support team colleagues

Subject Matter Expert for a handful of the technologies within the team

Consultancy and assistance to business projects who are on-boarding, ensuring that cost-appropriate and cost-transparent hosting and application technology are considered and that implementation choices balance business benefit and lifecycle cost

Ensuring and auditing compliance to security standards

Defining architectural strategy in co-operation with application development and production engineering teams

Lifecycle management of all technologies in the Oracle and Open Source Web Hosting team area

Person Requirements

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors Degree
5 years + experience working in a large web services infrastructure in an enterprise sized organization.


Preferred Qualifcations


Experience in a senior IT support or engineering role.

Experience supporting complex web environments and applications.

Experience supporting eCommerce applications.

Hands-on technical skills, with an emphasis on troubleshooting and rapid service restoration.

Ability to work in a distributed global team

Capable of effective written and verbal communication with co-workers.


Skill Requirements

Linux (RHEL preferred) and Windows operating systems.

Multi-tier web hosting architecture and operation

Active Directory and LDAP authentication services

Client certificates and Single Sign On technologies

DMZ Infrastructure

Hardened web server configuration and operation.

Web performance monitoring

SSL and PKI.

TCP/IP and switched/routed networks.


Vendor Technologies

Apache httpd

Apache Tomcat

Microsoft IIS

Oracle Coherence

Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Weblogic


Verisign Managed PKI Solutions