Title : Middleware Engineer Location : Washington DC Duration : Long-term Contract
The Senior Middleware Engineer will manage UNIX applications and work with the database and development community to tune application performance, tweak existing systems and introduce proactive changes following our established change management procedures. The Senior Middleware Engineer will utilize skills in a programming or scripting language to automate routine tasks or solve system problems. They will also troubleshoot related application and system problems and handle some system administration duties as part of a highly skilled UNIX team. They will advise a junior team member on more complex application issues.
8 + years of Weblogic experience on a UNIX platform.
5 + years of experience in tomcat/apache, Sun One webserver, and PHP.
8+ years scripting experience. Extensive experience in developing WLST scripts and automating the deployment process. Experience with other scripting languages required (BASH, etc.)
Extensive experience in finding memory leaks and adjusting JVM Heap Sizes.
Extensive experience in troubleshooting WebLogic Production problems and supporting production: installation, configuration of hardware and software, migrating systems to current OS releases.
Experience in WebLogic server performance tuning (OS, JVM, Network and Database).
Experience using monitoring tools like BMC Patrol or Nagios.
Server performance tuning experience - Thread Dump Analysis, Core Dump Analysis after server crashes.
· Unix Administration and basic troubleshooting skills.