Mid-Tier Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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Experience: A total of at least five (5) years of experience in application server management using Weblogic,
JBOSS or similar enterprise mid-tier management too.
Required Certifications:
1. CompTIA Security+
2. Computing Environment Certification (Solaris, Linux+, or RedHat)
Position Description:
Responsible for all facets of engineering and administering the mid-tier at PL ALTESS. This includes
architecting infrastructure, installing and configuring Application and Web Servers, Portals, and associated
software products and operating system configuration in LINUX, UNIX and Windows environments. Once
deployed, responsible for maintaining the infrastructure to meet availability and performance standards.
Assists in the scheduling of deployment activity as well as new installations of mid-tier infrastructure.
Responsible for developing security standards in the mid-tier and ensuring all systems and applications meet
ALTESS and ARMY security requirements. Responsible for development and maintenance of mid-tier system
monitoring and administrative dashboards to ensure a proactive approach to system management.
Thorough knowledge of the Cyber Command Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) processes
and procedures. Know how to perform a Security Readiness Review (SRR) and document the SRR findings in
a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) document.
Skills required to be Successful in the Role:
Knowledge of Application Server architecture in a large enterprise environment using WebLogic,
WebSphere, or similar class server systems.
Knowledge of Web Services, both SOAP and REST.
Knowledge of XML is required.
Knowledge of DTD, XSLT, Xerces and Xalan is a plus.
Must possess a familiarity of the Java or C# programming languages to assist developers in debugging
applications.
Knowledge of the Oracle RDBMS and the SQL Server RDBMS is a plus
Knowledge of UNIX and Windows administrations skills.
Knowledge of Python and PowerShell is a plus.
All positions require the ability to relate to customers in a professional manner.
Have a DOD Secret security clearance.
Five years of experience in application server management using Weblogic, JBOSS or similar
enterprise mid-tier management tool
Background in a Web Application Server environment in a substantially large enterprise.
Bachelor Degree in technical field or related discipline
Essential Job Functions
Designs and develops highly complex, integrated solutions to meet business requirements or enhance
performance.

Performs and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons for large scale projects to ensure cost-
effective and efficient operations. Measures feasibility of various approaches and makes
recommendation(s). Ensures adherence to model created and overall budgetary guidelines.
Recommends moderately complex systems investment(s) to management and customers based on results
of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, and systems management/life
cycle issues.
Provides escalated, highly complex technical support to customers by investigating and resolving systems-
related matters of significance; provides support telephonically and/or electronically.
Plans, conducts and oversees the technical aspects of projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support
staff in the performance of assigned projects.
Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of the
complex system requirements and problems. Develops training tools and documentation; oversees
implementation of same.
Reviews literature, patents and current practices to support business requirements and/or new industry
technology. Prepares reports regarding new technology to communicate to appropriate personnel.
Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.
Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
Position Requirements:
Required skills:
Five years of experience in application server management using Weblogic, JBOSS or similar
enterprise mid-tier management tool
Knowledge of Application Server architecture in a large enterprise environment using WebLogic,
WebSphere, or similar class server systems.
Knowledge of Web Services, both SOAP and REST.
Knowledge of XML is required.
Must possess a familiarity of the Java or C# programming languages to assist developers in debugging
applications.
Knowledge of UNIX and Windows administrations skills.
All positions require the ability to relate to customers in a professional manner.
Background in a Web Application Server environment in a substantially large enterprise.
Strong communication skills to communicate systems proposals to management and customers and
provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems
Strong organization skills to prioritize work, balance and lead complex projects
Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, subordinates, and team
members
Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
Ability to work independently and as part of a global team
Desired skills:
Strong communication skills to communicate systems proposals to management and customers and
provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems
Strong organization skills to prioritize work, balance and lead complex projects
Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, subordinates, and team
members
Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
Ability to integrate complex hardware and software systems
Ability to work independently and as part of a global team








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Eligibility Requirements:
  • Candidate MUST satisfy 80% of job requirements to submit resume. Candidates who are clearly unqualified (less than 60% skill match), orlacks legal work status will be rejected & reported.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation, reference verification and drug screen.
  • For U.S. employment opportunities we accept U.S. citizens and permanent resident applicants. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on candidate's willingness for their visa to be sponsored by Virpie (if position permits). Virpie will require proof of work authorization.
  • SORRY, NO CORPORATE TO CORPORATE (CORP. 2 CORP. / C2C) APPLICANTS will be considered for this position. Candidates must be willing to work on Virpie or client's W2.
About Virpie Tech:
  • A certified (WBENC/NMSDC) woman-owned and minority-owned consulting firm since 1997, providing a complete range of staffing services to Fortune 500 companies nationwide across a broad spectrum of industries. Additional offices nationwide, UK, Dubai, and India.
  • We consult with candidates to understand their personal goals before discussing technical skills and offer an opportunity to succeed. The enthusiasm our employees bring to work extends to their personal life, and we encourage a healthy balance of work and life.
  • Virpie has won awards for Top 50 Diversity Business, Fortune 50 Company, Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company, and Diversity Business Top 500 Business.
  • Virpie is an Equal Opportunity Employer; welcoming diversity as a competitive advantage
  • We honor our Veterans
  • Charitable donations to our community in a new hire's honor for permanent placements
  • Visit us at: www.virpietech.com

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