Middleware Engineer II

First Data Corporation Wilmington, DE
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Product Development, Client Solutions and Technology functions are responsible for innovation and advancement of our technology solutions across all of our client segments, and make a critical contribution to ensuring that First Data retains its position as a leading technology innovator. Our Product Development teams are responsible for end-to-end ownership of the product life cycle. Our Client Solutions teams deliver global solutions and expertise that make commerce possible. Our Technology teams develop a wide range of applications and solutions that enable next-generation commerce and create the infrastructure of the global commerce ecosystem. They also ensure that our data remains secure through their work in cyber-security

Position Description Overview

The Middleware Engineer II will Install, configure, support, and troubleshoot the middleware. Will design and implement clustering configurations. Responsible for installing and configuring SSL. Will identify and implement solutions to security vulnerabilities. Responsible for reviewing new applications to ensure they meet our standards. Expert level skillset in Websphere and Jboss as well as shell scripting experience required. Must be US citizen or greencard holder.

Job Responsibilities

The Middleware Engineer II will Install, configure, support, and troubleshoot various middleware including Jboss, Websphere, Liberty and IIS. Successful candidate will design and implement clustering configurations, is responsible for installing and configuring SSL, will identify and implement solutions to security vulnerabilities. Successful candidate is also responsible for reviewing new applications to ensure they meet our standards.

Candidate should be able to Install, configure, support, and troubleshoot the

following middleware:

JBOSS—Required/Standard

Websphere-Required/Standard

Tomcat- Optional

IIS/.net - optional

This position requires US Citizen or US permanent Resident due to increase clearance requirements.

Scope of Job

Leads complex projects and issues within functional technical area and cross functional area. Coaches and leads less experienced IT staff. Provides leadership on projects.

Autonomy

Works independently with IT functional units and business units. Recommends strategies for technical aspects of projects as well as broad system improvements.

Job Requirements

* Strong Unix Background in order to work in the Linux, Solaris, AIX environments we support.

* Knowledgeable regarding Unix permissions.

* Understanding of Networking and load balancers to request the rules and help the network team in debugging and implementation.

* Understanding of Firewalls to request firewall rules.

* Ability to work with Project plans.

* Ability to Troubleshoot, take Thread dumps, heap dumps

* Strong communications skills/Team Player

* Provide 24x7 On-call support

* Follow Standards and Guidelines

* 5 plus years experience in systems administration and Websphere/middleware.

* Ability to cross-train within team for any supporting role for Web Hosting.

First Data is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)

First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.

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