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Middleware Systems Engineer

Deerfield, Illinois, United States
December 13, 2018


Middleware Systems Engineer


Deerfield, IL

Job Summary

The Middleware Systems Engineer develops and executes assignments that impact multiple components / processes of the specified functional area of the Technology operation. Assignments are received in short- and mid-term outcomes that are of complex initiatives and regularly require the application of independent judgment and creativity. Operates within the context of defined operating outcomes.

Key skills:

• Good understanding of: Network, Monitoring, Systems, Database technologies

• Linux/Unix Administration

• Chef or Puppet

• MySQL experience with some SQL skills

• Tomcat or JBoss administration

Candidate should be familiar with concepts in:

• DevOps

• Cloud

• Docker

• Elastic search monitoring tools

• Build tools like Maven, Jenkins

• Version control/code repository tools

Job Responsibilities

• Develops and executes operational activities that impact multiple components / processes of the Technology work function, and may include responsibilities, such as:

Development and execution of deployment operations for large, complex pre-release, upgrades and current versions of software.

Evaluating compatibility of programs with existing communications hardware and software features.

Development of programs that establish and enhance standards.

Improving and monitoring of highly complex features.

Development of complex processes and interface requirements.

Interpreting results and analyzing trends.

Data development in complex areas of specialization and definition of acceptance criteria.

• Performs as subject matter advisor to functional area and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems highly complex in nature.

• Develops protocols to support established standards. May develop the technical “vision” and design specifications of assigned projects and may lead in implementation.

• Ensures that defects in assigned projects or programs are tracked and summarizes and presents findings to management.

• Shares information cross-functionally to improve workflow processes. Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.

• Participates in the development of technical/business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.

• Provides subject matter expertise to less experienced team members. May participate in teaching and training members of the work team.

• May assist in live site support and incident resolution that may include on-call rotation