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Middleware System Administrator in Radnor Township, PA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Establish, manage, maintain, install, configure, and update Middleware software across a mixed operating system environment that includes AIX and Windows operating systems

* Pro-actively review core fix, hot fix, and upgrade releases for applicability to company and infrastructure to maintain a secure and up-to-date middleware platform. Leads and executes all core fixes, hot fixes, and upgrades as guided by team lead. Develops and fully documents all processes related to release execution.

* Provide consistent pro-active monitoring of all system parameters in the production and non-production environments and take appropriate actions to maintain optimum performance

* Develop technical documentation and standards on systems and application design, engineering, monitoring, performance management and analysis for Middleware applications.

* Participate in on-call support structure for Middleware team by responding to emergency calls relating to middleware application server performance, diagnosis and resolution of problems as needed in order to meet defined service level agreements.

* Provide active participation in establishing and testing disaster recovery policies and procedures across all Middleware environments, for disaster recovery purpose.

* Provide for ability to rapidly scale out and provision middleware systems to meet demand though the use of programming languages, scripts and other methods of automation.

* Design, engineer and implement Middleware in such a way that applications could be load balanced and clustered to provide for high availability and performance requirements on premise as well as in the cloud.

* Independently research, review and provide recommendations for hardware and software capacity planning, performance management/improvements and stability improvements in a 24x7x365 environment.

* Support developers in troubleshooting middleware related issues and when necessary in communicating with middleware vendor for assistance.

* Support business by setting up connectivity between Airgas and external customers which can consist of, but is not limited to: SSL certs, AS2, and SFTP processes.

* Support infrastructure by maintaining, installing, updating required certifications across all middleware platforms.

* Works with management and security team to assist in implementing and enforcing security policies. Creates and manages user and security profiles, ensuring application security policies and procedures are adhered to.