Middleware - Principal Enterprise Systems Engineer

Job ID 21000CD8

Available Openings 1

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Develop technical design and architectural specifications that address business requirements and that utilize available and existing company/customer software platforms and standards. Oversee and facilitate project events that implement applications and components within proposed and existing technical frameworks. Goals are to identify, design, and implement as needed, software and systems which enable the achievement of the business objectives of FMCNA.

MIDDLEWARE FOCUS:
  • Install, maintain and tune and support middleware applications
  • Perform system security, backup and recovery in the UNIX, LINUX, Jboss, Tomcat, Weblogic, Websphere and other middleware applications
  • Responsible for provisioning middleware infrastructure
  • Responsible for Websphere based middleware patch maintenance/upgrades
  • Responsible for Oracle based middleware patch maintenance/upgrades
  • Develop procedures for backups/restores of the middleware software
  • Provide performance analysis of Java based infrastructure including capacity planning to maintain application stability
  • Analyze performance data and make recommendations to management
  • Experience with Oracle DB environment required
  • Experience with Oracle RAC and Exadata is a plus
  • Knowledge of platform internals
  • In-depth knowledge of Java Technologies and some experience with Enterprise Storage systems
  • Experience with CA Autosys is a plus
  • Requires very good knowledge of TCP/IP and DNS
  • Working experience in large scale Middleware environment
  • Experience in Devops implementations
  • Experience in building CI/CD Pipeline
  • Experience in OpenShift platform
  • Working experience in Cloud (AWS, Azure and GCP)


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
  • Analyze organizational use of information to determine appropriate applications and usage of existing and future technology to support business management objectives
  • Review existing workflow processing of information and currently utilized applications to identify common and consistent organizational needs for adaptation, acquisition and development of application frameworks
  • Analyze business application requirements of predominately complex scope to validate candidacy for framework application usage versus ad hoc development requirements.
  • Analyze systems and procedures to refine their formulation and convert them to component code to be utilized at either application or framework level.
  • Implement existing or design new "best practices" approaches to ensure system and application performance is optimized.
  • Supervise, mentor and provide technical guidance to developers and analysts as assigned.
  • Work with developers, analysts, and related personnel to document technical requirements, intended solutions, as-built capability, and "best practices" approaches as designed or implemented.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned or as may be required for future needs.
  • Serve as a technical project leader on moderate to large-sized technical projects. Work with project management team(s) to prepare and execute plans and schedule resources.
  • Provide assistance to other staff with complex tasks that require considerable judgment and initiative.
  • May escalate difficult/complex issues to immediate supervisor or management for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by a direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS :
  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION :
  • Bachelor's Degree required; Advanced Degree preferred


EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • 10 - 15 years' related experience; or a Master's degree with 8 years' experience; certification in relevant technologies a plus.
  • Independent with strong analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented and organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Effective and cooperative team member.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working complex technical infrastructures spanning multiple functional areas.
  • Ability to lead technical efforts related to complex projects is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize with company goals.
  • Solid experience in structured development techniques and relational database concepts.
  • Solid experience with programming tools, structured development and testing methodologies.
  • Experience with current languages and relevant hands on experience with relational database technology

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Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.