Middleware Server Lead

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36 months
Computer Futures
Dublin City Centre
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Application Server Team Lead contract

A leading Irish public sector entity are looking to start a new Application server team, each with a 36 month contract. This team are moving applications from Oracle iAS to Oracle weblogic but with excess of 100 bespoke applications then this will take at least 2 years to migrate everything efficiently. This is a golden opportunity for you to secure a great daily rate contract that is also challenging.

Role: Oracle Application Server Team Lead

Duration: 36 months daily rate contract

Location: Dublin City Centre

Start date: 1st of May 2016

X-Factor: Security of a long contract and a daily rate to match.

Day to DayYou will deploying JEE in development, test and production. This includes management of software for version control of all source code, configuring management of components of all applications and apps servers. Performance monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance of the firewall rules, provision of website management reports, execution of batch jobs in Linux/Unix shell scripts, maintaining the technical testing environment and the LoadRunner volume testing product. Management/monitoring of Oracle interconnect and Discoverer infrastructures, SSL certificate management, security related research and patching across all software products in use in the application area. Advice and designed high availability infrastructure. Liaising with the IT architecture group, liaising with project teams in resolving technical and application architectural issues whilst ensuring that best practise, reusability, modularity, openness, portability, scalability, performance and efficiency are not compromised.

You will have 37.5 hour working week and there is a requirement for one team member to be scheduled for on call duty outside of working hours.

The EnvironmentThis is a four person Application Server team, responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting the key n-tier technologies including Linux, HP storage, Oracle Database and Oracle Application Servers [iAS and Weblogic], Oracle reports, BI Publisher. Also responsibility is for the ancillary databases used by other public sector areas. The team is quite busy and on average develop 40 application deployments per month and handle around 3,000 end-user requests per year, as well as the normal monitoring, troubleshooting and upgrade tasks.

Skills/Experience:3 years+ experience delivering solutions, working with:
  • Experience with administration and deployment of JEE applications to Oracle Application Server [iAS] or Oracle Weblogic.
  • Managing Oracle OC4j 10g or Oracle weblogic [11g or 12c] in a linux/unix n-tier environment, this includes an environment of 40+ bespoke applications
  • Manage Apache HTTPD webserver
  • Configure and manage Oracle reports/Discoverer
  • Other tools such as Oracle interconnect and Subversion source control

If you are interested in this position please email your CV to me or give me a call to discuss further. If you are successful then you will get a response within 3 working days.

If you are interested in Oracle contract jobs in the future then please connect with me on Linkedin https://ie.linkedin.com/in/conormulloy/

NOTE: You must be an EU resident or have a valid STAMP 4 for visa to qualify for this role. Given the tight internal business deadline on this project, and the timescales involved in processing work card/permit applications, regrettably we will not be offering work permit sponsorship for this role.

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