Systems Engineer

Location: Chevy Chase, MD
Date Posted: 01-02-2019
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours
Job Description: As a Middleware Administrator, you will be responsible for the following:
•             Installation, configuration, deployment, upgradation of middleware components
•             Monitor production & non-production environments for Mission critical (Tier1) applications
•             Provide On-Call support including NOC calls
•             Respond to email and pager alerts
•             Incident management activities such as incident recording in Remedy, initial investigation of issues; tracking and escalation management, and closure
•             Work with application teams to gather patching requirements and implement solutions to patch the servers
•             Triage and troubleshoot issues using individual application/web server logs
•             Perform periodic system health checks for all environments
•             Monitor alerts from patrol, dashboard, Splunk and Dynatrace
•             Automate existing and new processes through the use of orchestration and scripting using Rundeck, Shell, Perl & Jython
•             Document SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for various tasks performed by team such as NOC call support, Handover/Takeover SOP, Application Health check monitoring etc.
•             Support Middleware Project tasks like server upgrades, failover testing and implementations on need basis
• At least 4 years of experience in J2EE deployments on two of the following operating systems: LINUX: Preferably SUSE, Red Hat; UNIX: Preferably Solaris 8, AIX; Windows: Windows 2008 or Windows 2012
• In-depth knowledge and experience of J2EE framework and applications with at least 4 years of experience in Middleware products such as JBOSS, Tomcat or WebSphere Application Server and Apache
• Prior experience with working in a UNIX/Linux based environment
• Solid understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP and HTTP
• Prior Experience with large scale J2EE deployments, Java programming or Software Development Life Cycle
• Solid troubleshooting skills are a must
• Ability and flexibility to support and manage our dynamic 7 X 24 Production J2EE Environment as well as the other testing environments
• Demonstrated ability to keep up with an ever-changing technical environment
• An enthusiastic, highly organized self- starter and a team player that works well as a member of a diverse team
• Experience working with .NET applications is a plus
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