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Middleware Specialist/Engineer in Atlanta, GA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  830409

Sr. Middleware Specialist/Engineer

•  Location: Dunwoody, Georgia

•  Type: Direct hire, permanent opportunity

•  Start: ASAP!


Must work on our W2 WITHOUT sponsorship. 

Please contact Megan, at, if you are interested in this opportunity!

We are seeking a Senior Middleware Engineer/Specialist with process improvement and implementation experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives.  Responsible for implementing, integrating, and providing support for middleware software in multi-tiered, multi-platform environment.  Responsible for software development, architect middleware solutions, and providing technical leadership.  Completes functional design and architecture of middleware software solutions.  Ensures unified direction in place for group by communicating with appropriate architecture groups.  Determines appropriate middleware for environment based on organization's architectural needs. Investigates new developments and makes recommendations on additions or replacements.  Provides mentoring to users of the middleware products both through direct interaction and through the hosting of user groups.  Installs and monitors software that is between the applications and the operating system.  Performs and leads design, coding, testing, implementation, and documentation of solution.  Plans and provides back-end connectivity infrastructure components required for the application.  Oversees middleware implementation projects.  Works with internal infrastructure teams and vendors to provide recommendations for hardware and system software upgrades.

If you are a driven, self-motivated individual who excels (and loves) working in a wide array of technologies, this is the perfect opportunity for you.  You will never be bored, and will constantly learn new tools and processes as new challenges are discovered that need to be solved.  You will also imbed yourself with development teams when working on projects, and will become a driver in breaking down barriers between development and operations teams.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 2 years of experience with utilizing, configuring, and installing software for connecting distributed software and services across heterogeneous platforms.
  • At least 4 years of experience within a total information technology (IT) environment.
  • 5+ years experience with Linux/Unix(RHEL Preferred)
  • 5+ years of hands on expertise in WebSphere or Tomcat
  • 3+ years experience with scripting languages(Ruby/Python/other)
  • Development and maintenance of scripts in Python, Ruby, or Perl
  • Hands on automation experience with at least one of the following – puppet, ansible, chef, ELK (Elastic), Rundeck and cert Management (optional)
  • Excellent communication skills and working with enterprise teams
  • We are looking for a self-starter who has solid programming and problem solving skills
  • Hands on JBoss experience is a plus


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