Consultant, IT Development - United States in Southborough, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  826399

If you are interested in being submitted to this role, please send an updated resume and good time to talk to Anna Morrow at for consideration. 

Job Title: Middleware Administrator


Contract Length: 6- 9 months with possible extension or conversion


Location: Southborough, Massachusetts


Rate: Based on previous experience. Paid weekly on W2



  • Hands-on, in-depth experience with diverse HTTP/JEE/Middleware products and solutions
  • Knowledge of complex, multi-tier application architectures, and the ability to analyze, document, and communicate specific aspects of their design
  • Experience in working with HTTP/JMS Web Services, Java, and analyzing JVM internals
  • Experience in Jive 9.x collaboration Server is preferred
  • Hands on experience in Web sites configuration in load balance environment and various security zone like DMZ and Semi-private zone
  • Experience in building and supporting message bus like RabbitMO
  • Hands-on experience in Linux and/or Windows scripting, automation, and configuration management tools
  • Experience in scripting for deployment using Puppet is a plus
  • Ability to coordinate the work of other team members and effectively share technical information with less experienced or knowledgeable co-workers
  • Strong analytical, prioritization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and planning skills.


Principal responsibilities include:

  • Plans, conducts and manages assignments generally involving large, high budgets (cross- functional) projects or more than one project
  • Assists in creating the strategic technical and architectural direction to the programming function
  • Serves as point of contact between IT and key business users senior leadership in defining IT solution based on business needs
  • Drives changes in architecture, methodology or programming procedures
  • Performs estimation efforts on the most complex projects and tracks progress
  • Obtains detailed specification from business users and development to ascertain specific output information requirements
  • Prepares detailed plans for managing cross-testing team dependencies
  • Serves as the testing consultant to leader in the IT organization and functional user groups.
  • Mentors team members on all aspects of testing concepts
  • Works with other testing teams to develop integrated methodologies for testing end-to-end transactions
  • Interacts and leads discussions with other testing members, leader, development team, project management, business partners and external vendors/suppliers
  • Acts as prime consultant on large projects that affect the organizations long-term goals and objectives