Middleware Systems Administrator III

  • Denver, CO
  • Contract

Company Description

iSpace is a global services company focused on outsourcing, consulting and staffing. Over the last decade, we have helped numerous corporations and institutions reach their business objectives and IT goals.

iSpace services are centered in three areas - IT Outsourcing, IT Staff Augmentation, and Business Process Outsourcing. Our team of seasoned professionals based in the United States and India focus on providing results, driving innovation and affecting outcomes. Our clients have come to rely on our expertise, our commitment to quality, customer service and our innovative approach to problem solving to help create sustainable value for their customers and shareholders.

Specializing in Healthcare, Entertainment, Automobile and Financial Services, we work with Fortune 1000 companies throughout the United States. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is reflected in the fact that over 90% of our client base have remained with us for over 5 years.

Job Description

Position: Systems Administrator III

Location: Denver CO

Duration: 6+ Months

F2F Interview: Yes

 

Must Have: Middleware Administrator experience


GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

As part of the Enterprise Platform Administration Team, you will be a member of the team responsible for administering and maintaining middleware/platform technologies and frameworks leveraged by Client's Enterprise Applications.  This includes both applications developed internally as well as off-the-shelf applications that leverage middleware/platform technology, tools and frameworks to operate.  Where required, the candidate will be asked to provide technical documentation, mentor peers/customers and provide generalized support functions.  The candidate will be required to be flexible to support these technologies as a member of a 24x7 on-call rotation including nights & weekends, and may be asked to participate in early morning meetings, late night /weekend calls and participation in Development Performance Testing of applications, middle Tier components and hardware.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As part of a team of administrators, support all platform/middleware/framework software within scope of the department's area of responsibilities Execute installation and configuration of platform/middleware/framework software and technologies in lines with customer needs and Client standards Provide performance analysis and capacity planning and assist in developing and engineering solutions to resolve performance issues Participates in meetings with customers to identify and confirm future requirements and provides recommendations as needed Collaborate with customers to determine appropriate system and design specifications needed to support applications to ensure middleware/platform requirements are satisfied Manage security and address standards/compliance issues within the environment for middleware/platform technologies and systems Provides feedback on designed solutions to design and Design Engineers and participates in component, system, service, functional, integration, and operational testing activities for new and existing services/applications in the environment.

 

Assist in developing and maintaining processes, procedures and monitoring related to sustainment activities for ensuring optimum service levels Monitor performance of middleware environment and take proactive measures to prevent service disruption Collaborate with engineering for the enhancement of the middleware environment or the introduction of new middleware technology Participate in disaster recovery exercises Integrally work and interact with network, storage, server infrastructure, and other enterprise service support teams to deploy and ensure optimal operation of middleware environment

 

Education: BA Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent work experience.

 

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 4+ years experience in system administration or managing/administering platform/middleware/framework technologies and applications.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Highly familiar with Windows Server,  Virtualization Technologies and general Enterprise Configurations (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, SMTP, etc)

 

Specific familiarity with administration and management of multiple of the following middleware, platform and framework technologies:

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), IIS7
  • .Net and .Net Framework
  • Adobe ColdFusion
  • Adobe Output
  • SAP Business Object/Crystal Reports
  • Microsoft AppFabric
  • Java
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Windows Clustering
  • Microsoft Sharepoint
  • FTP (Windows, SecureFTP)
  • Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ)
  • Team Foundation Services (TFS)
  • Entity Framework