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Middleware Consultant ( Weblogic Websphere )

Job Reference: CWS-03121-1112-JG

Location: Luxembourg

Type: Contract

Start Date: 02.01.2018

Duration: 3-6 months+


  • Designing, developing and delivering Application server, Web server and Messaging middleware infrastructures
  • Maintaining and developing Java/JavaEE integration components such as security modules and Resource Adapters, including their documentation and test suites
  • Maintaining and developing the related automation frameworks and DevOps connectors, including their documentation
  • Participating in the creation and documentation of the architecture and security of IFS systems, including for critical Internet customer-facing applications; you will also be working on the applicable processes and standards
  • Assessing new infrastructure solutions and innovative technologies, including around public Cloud services
  • Working with the other group members, reporting to the group lead
  • Participating in the 3rd level production support (24/6) for the middleware infrastructure, on a rota basis
  • Interacting with the middleware software vendor’s support engineers

Qualifications/required skills

  • University Degree (or equivalent) in a computer science
  • Strong experience in the Java programming language. Experience in using or implementing JavaEE APIs and threading/synchronization APIs will be an asset
  • Ability to understand the challenges posed by application server infrastructures, especially in the areas of messaging, threading, transaction management and security; ability to work against JSR JavaEE raw specifications
  • Ability to structure and document architecture and security concepts; very good English technical writing skills
  • Knowledge of installing, deploying, operating and supporting a Web application infrastructure including a Web server (Apache httpd…) and a standard Java application server (RedHat JBoss EAP, Oracle Weblogic Server, IBM Websphere AS…). Knowledge of a messaging Middleware infrastructure will be an asset
  • Knowledge of SSL/TLS (PKI) and certificate/key deployment
  • Practical experience in the following technologies:
  • Linux OS
  • a Version Control System, preferably Git
  • an IDE (preferably IntelliJ or Eclipse)
  • JavaEE services/APIs and their configuration in an application server
  • XML Schema
  • Additional assets will be: experience with public Cloud services and APIs (preferably AWS); experience with Apache Maven, Ant, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, RedHat Openshift and Ansible
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; French and German language skills will be an asset