Senior IT Middleware Engineer TB883049

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Sector :
IT, IT Architect, IT Developer, IT Engineer
Job Role :
Bank / Fund Administration
Salary :
£70,000 to £100,000 Per Annum
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Our client is a leading and an international IT consulting firm with 18 offices across the world.

Our client sends their employees out to a mission to help their clients with all the IT and Digital related services. Currently they are looking for an experienced IT Middleware Engineer to maintain and operate a portfolio of applications to increase efficiency and safety in the investment funds sector.


You will take responsibilities in a broad range of architecture, infrastructure and security engineering activities. As such, you will be a key member of the working group in charge of designing, delivering for, and supporting those areas. Your assignments will include:

  • Designing, developing and delivering Application server, Web server and Messaging middleware infrastructures
  • Maintaining and developing the related automation frameworks, integration components and DevOps connectors, including their documentation
  • Creating and documenting the architecture and the 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 servicesWorking with the other group members, acting as point of reference for the activities in the Middleware layer; reporting to the group lead
  • Participating in the 3rd level production support (24/6) for the middleware infrastructure, on a rota basis
  • Managing the interaction with the middleware software vendor’s support engineers

Qualifications/required skills

  • Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in a computer-based discipline
  • Hands-on experience in deploying, operating and supporting a Web application infrastructure including a Web server and an application server. Knowledge of a messaging Middleware infrastructure will be an asset
  • Hands-on experience in installing, configuring and profiling/tuning Apache httpd as well as one standard Java application server (preferably RedHat JBoss EAP)
  • Practical knowledge of SSL/TLS (PKI), including its configuration in middleware software; practical knowledge of certificate/key deployment
  • Experience in application security design and vulnerability assessment, especially for Web Internet facing applications. Knowledge of an SSO infrastructure will be an asset
  • Experience in architecting, and documenting the architecture of 3-tier applications; ability to justify and challenge architecture decisions

Practical experience in the following technologies:

  • Linux OSa
  • Version Control System, preferably Gitan
  • IDE (preferably IntelliJ or Eclipse)
  • JavaEE services/APIs and their configuration in an application server
  • XML Schema
  • Apache Maven and Apache Ant

Additional assets will be: developing with the Java language/JavaEE; experience with public Cloud