Middleware Lead

Location: Manassas, VA
Date Posted: 09-15-2015
This position is responsible for leading a team of Middleware Engineers to support LOB (Line of Business) applications and performance monitoring and tuning, maintain/upgrade/patch COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf) software, and administrate servers  as relate to the QA, ITF, V&V, PROD and TRAINING environments.  The Lead will develop effective relationships with internal and external customers.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
  •          Install, configure and manage Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM) suite of tools, such as WebLogic, OBIEE, BPEL, Web Center Interaction, Universal Content Manager (UCM), and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).
  •          Configuration and management of OFM products on UNIX and Linux environments.
  •          Work with J2EE framework components including JDBC, JMS, and JNDI.
  •          Tune Java heap size for the appropriate applications.
  •          Write Linux/UNIX Shell Scripts.
  •          Download and apply patches.
  •          Analyze root cause of install-related issues and provide solutions.
  •          Resolve install related issues with Oracle support via service request.
·         Ensures environments are ready when ADO (Application Development Organization) code is dropped for deployments and coordinating as necessary with internal and external stakeholders.
·         Provides oversight of environment performance for applications, hardware and software once installed in the HCQIS Qualitynet environment.
·         Plans and develops policies and procedures for hardware and software entering the ITF.
·         Represents Ventech in meetings and conferences and presents briefings as required.
·         Coordinates with both internal Ventech and external staff to accomplish the team's engineering efforts.
·         Meets with subordinates to discuss progress of work, resolve problems, and ensure that standards for quality and quantity of work are met.
·         Adjusts hours of work, priorities, and staffs assignments to ensure efficient operation, based on work load.
·         Consults with hardware and software vendors to solve problems impeding testing.
·         Evaluates adequacy of existing hardware, and recommends purchase of equipment.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities                                                     
This position may supervise up to a total of 30 employees. The incumbent is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. These responsibilities include interviewing, training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
 
Competencies                                                 
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
·         Problem Solving
·         Technical Skills -
·         Interpersonal Skills -
·         Oral Communication
·         Written Communication
·         Teamwork –
·         Quality Management
·         Organizational Support
·         Professionalism
 
Education and/or Experience                                    
Bachelor’s degree  or equivalent in Computer Science or related fields; and at least 10 years of  IT management experience.
 
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