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Middleware Engineer - Chicago, IL
Ref No.: 17-01463
Location: Chicago, IL, Illinois
Job Title : Middleware Engineer
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Contract
Interview mode : Phone
Rate : DOE $/hr on W2 or 1099

US Citizen, Green Card, EAD preferred... No Thirdpaty agencies corp to corp.

Job Description Summary

This is a contract position for a middleware candidate to assist with design, architecture, performance analysis, and engineering of new solutions for Java and .Net platforms

Project management

  • Strong understanding of Transaction middleware platform with 7-10 years of experience of administrating and supporting MW products (WAS, MQ,Apache, tomcat, jboss, IIS)is required.
  • Strong understanding of Shell or Bash scripts and use of common Unix/Linux utilities for parsing data like AWD, Sed, Perl and regular expressions.
  • Experience in a Linux / UNIX / Windows distributed enterprise environment is required.
  • Experience managing upgrading and patching other Middleware deployments is required.
  • Knowledge managing .NET architecture would be a plus.
  • Experience in using Puppet, Chef or other automation tool would be a plus.
  • Experience managing Middleware related monitoring tools, including, New Relic, Wily and Patrol is highly desirable.
  • Experience managing Middleware security, including participation in security based audits, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adding application certificates is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with IT Enterprise architecture.
  • Experience and knowledge of current trends within JAVA and .Net based technologies.
  • Experience and knowledge of current trends within the Web Technology industry.
  • Experience in the development and enabling PaaS capabilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills are necessary.
  • Highly organized, structured, and process oriented.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to collaborate with internal and external business/technical teams.

Work Experience

7-10 years of experience of administrating and supporting MW products