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Middleware Administrator
Ref No.: 18-06937
Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Title: Middleware Administrator
Location: Quincy, MA
Duration: 8 month contract, extendable
  • Support the design and development of J2EE systems that host WebLogic and monitoring infrastructure
  • Monitor health, and provide problem resolution that includes the diagnosis and root cause analysis of application and server issues with the various tools like Wily/OEM and Tivoli.
  • Perform Installation, Upgrade, configure and maintain Apache, OHS, Weblogic and MQ servers.
  • Support standard software maintenance, and application deployments to prod and non-prod environments by following project management office guidelines.
  • Provide high-level technical assistance to application development teams with deployments and
  • Maintaining the system integrity and security by following the industry standard IT Controls
  • Provide systems management support for the Middleware environments
  • Provide support for Middleware related problems, including HTTP Servers, WebLogic Servers including Oracle Weblogic and other Fusion middleware tools.
  • Identify and successfully troubleshoot problems. Work across teams to ensure problems get resolved.
  • Monitor infrastructure capacity. Provide capacity analysis and recommend J2EE, Database, and OS turning and upgrade recommendations
  • Perform related duties as required and provide off-hours support for Middleware related issues.
  • Provide training to colleagues and Participate in Disaster Recovery efforts
  • Support the implementation of performance SLAs through support of volume/stress testing and capacity management
  • Implement automation of systems administration and software migration for QA and Production
  • Develop relationships with QA and development organizations and establish application turnover procedures and process enhancements
  • Provide architecture and configuration recommendations to ensure deployed environments are WebLogic best practice and J2EE compliant
  • Provide technical assistance to agency users and other agency personnel throughout the client on technical, professional and/or administrative matters
  • Evaluate other Oracle and IBM tools, and support them as necessary
  • Troubleshooting issues in various environments
  • Available for off-hour deployments and provide 24x7 on-call production support on a rotation basis
Required Skills & Knowledge:
  • Experience in securely handling PHI data and infrastructure hosting PHI.
  • Experience with design, installation configuration, testing, migration and implementation of Oracle Weblogic and IBM MQ on Linux, AIX, and Windows platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of J2EE Architecture, Weblogic Application server, Apache WebServer
  • Detailed understanding of Weblogic Application Server Clustering for High Availability
  • Understanding of foreign JMS concepts and Connection Factories
  • Installation and management of security certificates
  • Scripting skills to automate jobs using WLST scripting
  • Basic knowledge of various operating systems (Linux, AIX, Windows etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of network infrastructure for e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, Firewall, router, load balancer etc.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • 7+ years of IT experience with at least 4+ years of Weblogic administration
  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
  • Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or computer science preferred.
  • Preferred: Certification in J2EE Application servers
NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.