Middleware Engineer

in Reston, VA

Job #:277250

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 10/08/2019

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Job Title:  Middleware Engineer
Location:  Reston, VA

Industry:  Financial

Terms:  Contract to Hire

 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Enterprise Architecture, the Middleware Engineer will bring a strong technical and analytical mindset required to engineer effective solutions across IT.  The has a highly customized IT environment that is critical to the Office’s function as the companies fiscal agent in the analysis, issuance and servicing of the System’s debt portfolio.  The Middleware Engineer will work on project teams as a technical expert and support the delivery of high-quality products.

The incumbent is expected to have a thorough understanding of middleware and application engineering and integration for the systems at the office.  This includes an understanding of the drivers necessary in facilitating communication between the database and the applications.  The Middleware Engineer will collaborate with the IT Operations, IT Networking and Security, and Application Development teams in aspects of application design, development, and implementation.  The Middleware Engineer is expected to support the continued improvement of deliverables at the organization.  The incumbent will be called upon to assist with implementation beyond the conceptual/planning stages and serve as a key technical resource throughout the implementation life cycle.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement changes and improvements to business services through a mix of application middleware configuration and engineering activities.
  • Identify all dependencies and subsequent tasks necessary for middleware upgrade and migration efforts by reviewing release notes and hands-on analysis.
  • Document application settings and configuration parameters necessary for applications to perform reliably and effectively.
  • Troubleshoot production issues within the application middleware/development domain as needed.
  • Assist with benchmarking, tuning, and functional testing of applications in support of upgrades and platform migrations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 8 - 10 years of experience in Middleware Engineering.
  • Proven success in Middleware Developer/Engineer and/or DevOps positions
  • Expert working knowledge of JBoss EAP, Tomcat, JVM
  • Apache configuration and integration, JDBC and ODBC database clients and configuration – such as jConnect and OpenClient for ASE.
  • Expert knowledge of scripting languages such as perl, bash, sh and csh


Job Key Words:

  • Middleware, JBoss, Coldfusion, SAP Business Objects, Scripting

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Yes, sponsorship is being considered
  • Corp-to-Corp? Yes, C2C candidates are being considered



How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online


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