Middleware System Administrator

2 weeks ago(1/10/2018 3:44 PM)
ID
2018-2866
# of Openings
3
Category
Consulting
Work Site - City
Springfield
Department
Consulting Technical Services - FMW
Work Site - State
VA
Security Clearance Level
CBP
Maximum Expected Travel
None
Type
Regular Full-Time
Remote/Telecommute Available?
No - Applicants Must be Local to Work Site

Job Overview & Responsibilities

Mythics is seeking multiple Middleware System Administrators who will support the integrity and governance of a system/software solution, including best practices for delivering services. Develop, deploy and support infrastructures, applications, software solutions and technology initiatives from an architectural and operational perspective in conjunction with existing standards and methods of delivery. Support technical escalation of L3/advanced issues for problem resolution. Apply deep knowledge of industry standards and vendor certifications. This resource will be primarily responsible for installing, supporting and maintaining servers or other computer systems, and planning for and responding to service outages and other problems. In addition, this resource will perform periodic scripting/programming of their particular system, throughout the life of the project. Duties include providing hands-on analysis of issues, issue reporting, and incident management. This resource will train other operators on system parameters to meet needs

This position will require and be responsible for the management of, monitoring the performance, utilization of the various server resources, support the analysis as well as correction of all end-user computing and network problems that may be associated with server processing.

The Middleware System administer will provide key input into technical designs for a variety of projects. Responsible for the implementation of all changes to Middleware components, from request for change or project initiation through to deployment and review, to supporting the continued availability, effectiveness and risk compliance of the infrastructure.  Takes responsibility for completing tasks, focusing on requirements and planning to meet client needs, which the job holder helps to identify, advice and recommend technical solutions based on experience and Industry knowledge.

 

Key duties include:

  • Provide consulting and technical support for all Middleware Team related activities
  • Reporting to leadership on Middleware Team activities.
  • The implementation of complex changes to the middleware infrastructure
  • Building and creating products and services
  • Supporting solutions that meets the requirements
  • Preparing documentation that explains the technical solution clearly
  • Maintaining or enhancing systems infrastructure components and services to ensure that infrastructure is in vendor supported and standards compliant state
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major technology assignments. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success
  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments
  • Respond to incidents according to the government approved Incident Response Plan
  • Provide 24x7x365 integration support for all Middleware components (including networking) and supported applications interfaces, including but not limited to MQ/Data Power support products (commercial-off-the-shelf and proprietary)

Qualifications

  • US Citizenship is required to obtain Security Clearance
  • 3 to 10 years of experience and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience
  • 2 years’ experience IBM MQ is messaging middleware
  • 2 years’ experience Skilled in incident, problem and change management
  • 2 years’ experience in depth experience of working in a 2nd/3rd line IT support or project delivery environment
  • 3 years’ experience within Middleware, Java or related technology
  • 2 years’ experience Open Source Application Hosting Platforms (e.g. JBoss, Tomcat or Apache)
  • 3 years’ experience Knowledge of IBM Application Hosting Platforms (WebSphere AS)
  • 3 years’ experience working on high visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Background Investigation or Clearance
  • Experience with IBM DataPower XML Gateway
  • Experience with IBM z-series or later processors running the z/OS operating system in a Parallel Systems Complex (Sysplex) environment to support 24x7x365 availability
  • Experience with core z/OS functions, mainframe network products, and related subsystems
  • Support required for, but not limited to, the following products: CA-Top Secret, CAOPS/ MVS, CA-MIM, CA-1, CA-7, CA-11, CA-Dispatch, CA-Sysview, CA-ROSCOE, CA-Auditor, Content Manager, ASG-TMON, JES2, Syncsort, FDR products, Hitachi Business Continuity Manager, TREX, VPS, Phoenix, Dimensions, VTAM, TCPIP, Netview, Pagent, TPX, Zen Exigence, Implex and FTPAlert, TN3270, VPS Anyqueue, etc. Shell
  • Unix Shell Scripting skills would be highly advantageous but not essential

Company Overview

Why work at Mythics?


Because at Mythics, YOU count!  
At Mythics, we have an environment that fosters creative thinking, respects your contributions, and accepts nothing less than excellence in serving our customers.  We demonstrate these core principles daily through our corporate Values of Respect – Empathy – Excellence – Fun (REEF). Our REEF values are the foundation of everything we do.

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision plans available for you and your family
  • Premier 401k retirement plan with corporate matching and a 529 college saving plan
  • Tax-advantaged Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Generous PTO bank and paid holidays
  • Fitness/gym membership reimbursement and other wellness activities
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Engaging company events such as quarterly awards, annual kick off parties, and FUN Friday’s (early release once a month)
  • Free gourmet coffee, tea, fresh fruits and healthy snacking alternatives
  • Community Service activities and charitable giving programs
  • Our GREEN approach – tracking energy consumption for reduction and purchasing only environmentally friendly products for our offices

Founded in 2000, Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and elite Oracle platinum resale partner. Our business model is all about deep knowledge of Oracle technologies and business processes. We offer procurement and Oracle systems integration expertise across the full range of Oracle cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems, and appliances.  It’s a focus that gives us the critical business experience and the Oracle technology advantage you need to succeed.

 

Mythics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. Mythics, Inc. will treat all employees equally with respect to compensation; opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfer, and all other terms and conditions of employment. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, and has designed and agreed to implement an Affirmative Action Program in accordance with Executive Order 11246 and VEVRAA Final Rule.  Mythics, Inc. is able to provide alternative methods of application for those who are unable to complete an online form.  Please contact accommodationrequests@mythics.com to arrange reasonable accommodations.  To read more about your rights, please visit the Department of Labor Disability Rights Fact Sheet here. For more information about Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, please view the “EEO is the Law” Poster here.

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