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Sr. JBOSS Middleware Administrator - WORK REMOTE -MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN
Ref No.: 17-02951
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 08/07/2017 to 11/07/2017
Pay Rate : $ 60.00 - 70.00 /Hour
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Sr. JBOSS Middleware Administrator to join our team working Remotely.

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Job Title: Sr. JBOSS Middleware Administrator
Work Location: Remote/Virtual
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hire
Education/Experience Required: Masters degree and 10 – 12 years of relevant and consecutive work experience.

Clearance: Public Trust

Preferred Certifications:
Red Hat Certified JBoss Administrator (AND/OR)
Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer

Job Description & Responsibilities:
  • We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior (Lead) JBOSS Middleware Administrator to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career our client.
  • In this role you will perform day-to-day operational tasks and middleware management functions such as perform Middleware application server installation, configuration, clustering, and administration on Unix/Linux/Window platforms or cloud based environments such as Amazon AWS with a focus on JBOSS and Tomcat in primarily a Sybase and Oracle database environment; build JBOSS AMI on premises and in cloud environments; and JBOSS instance replication and synchronization.
  • This person will be the team lead and go to person.
  • As a team lead, he/she will be responsible to attend all middleware technical meetings; provide (create) and manage technical documents including diagrams; manage a team and assign work and tickets; provide recommendation for performance improvements and innovation, provide input and recommendation to program manager and customer for their IT strategic plan that aligns with the customer's mission.
  • He/she shall be able to lead teams through daily operations, troubleshooting, training, and design efforts
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Experience managing a team of 3+ staff members
  • Masters degree and 10 – 12 years of relevant and consecutive work experience.
  • This person will be experienced with managing and maintaining all production and non-production middleware instances; will be responsible for establishing middleware standards, designing middleware components that are highly available, providing maintenance, access, and security administration for running business applications in a 24x7 operational supported production environment.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a large and complex application server infrastructure 200+ JBOSS (5.x and 6.x) instances as well as experience with performance tuning of J2EE applications and configuring middleware components.
  • Demonstrated experience with managing JBOSS soap 5.x.
  • Solid understanding of Java technologies such as web services, SSL, webapps, ejb, jdbc, struts, hibernate, spring, JMS and SQL to provide support for application teams in troubleshooting issues.
  • Administer Coldfusion v11 and Tomcat v7.01 servers (that use J2EE) by installing servers, patching, and maintaining server configuration.
  • Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting management complex issues related to applications and middleware.
  • Hands-on experience with JBOSS EAP (5.x and 6.x) build, application server installation, configuration, clustering, and administration, on Unix/Linux platforms and AWS cloud based environments and the ability to install and securely implement JBOSS enterprise middleware components. Strong understanding of web application architectures. Skills should include deployments, logging configuration, data sources and JMS configuration (Implementation type hornetQ v2.x).
  • Demonstrated ability to configure clustering and load-balancing across VMs or within VMs optimizing memory and resource usage across the multiple JBOSS instances.
  • Demonstrated experience with SOA and JBPM architectures, including Enterprise Service Bus, Workflow components and the development of large scale SOA and JBPM implementations.
  • Demonstrated experience with J2EE application servers (Tomcat and JBOSS) , Oracle, Perl, bash, HTTP, and Apache in UNIX/Linux.
  • Demonstrated experience with providing middleware performance management services such as analysis and reporting; AND modernization services.
  • Proactively monitor middleware environment to ensure quick response to any issues, and consistent implementation of configuration changes. Familiar with Quest (formally Dell) Foglight Monitoring tool.
  • Demonstrated experience with working in an ITIL based environment primarily Service operations: incident, event, request, problem, and access management. Need to be familiar with ServiceNow – service management tool including workflow and ticketing system.
  • Understanding of configuration management processes to both maintain middleware product configurations as well as fitting into application team configuration life cycles. Working with application teams to perform application deployments.
  • Experience with being on-call supporting a 24x7 production environment (on-call rotation is required for this job).
  • Willingness and ability to take provided ITILv3 Foundation training and pass certification test (required by customer) if certification is not already held.
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