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Summary of Principle Functions
The Middleware Engineer (ME) provides technical and support expertise within the Cliffs Middleware sector. The position will include assisting in the daily maintenance and support of all of the Cliffs Middleware applications and installed infrastructure technologies. The position will require assisting in the development of application architecture and infrastructure planning and helping with the design/creation of functional specifications, test scripts, and documentation. The role will be involved in project related configuration and installation along with lifecycle management and disaster recovery planning aspects of the Cliffs Middleware sector. The ME will also have some responsibility regarding system/security administration and user setup for applicable Middleware applications.
Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions
Administration and configuration Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
Experience with Citrix Endpoint Management Software
Netscaler Configuration and Administration
Windows Server Administration
Oracle Linux Administration
Support, develop, and implement disaster recovery plans for Cliffs Middleware sector.
Create and execute test scripts for production fixes and DR tests.
Consistently deliver high-quality service to our clients.
Assist in identifying future application needs and evaluate proactive solutions.
Active role in scripting, server maintenance, server planning, application tracking.
Willingness to learn our current architecture (based on numerous platforms) which will provide a foundation as we drive towards future deployments.
Implement / maintain automated monitoring to ensure proactive handling of issues to minimize unplanned downtime.
University degree in the field of computer science, information technology or similar/related field or equivalent work experience
4 years of technical experience including:
Demonstrated proficiency in application support
Experience in technically focused configuration activities
Problem solving – some experience in a professional environment demonstrating the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
Experience in a customer-facing capacity
Citrix Endpoint Management
Citrix XenApp and Desktop
Server architecture standards
Technical Experience (Bonus):
ERP platform experience (Ellipse, SAP, Oracle, etc…)
Oracle Exalogic Engineered Systems
Oracle Fusion Middleware
IS, Apache/Tomcat, JBoss
Oracle SOA Suite
Established verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Highly responsive and alert to new learning opportunities, growth and development of technical, interpersonal and business skills.
Self-starter, who is able to proactively address issues with limited guidance.
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