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Monday, March 5, 2012

We're Hiring: Web Infrastructure Engineer - (Top Financial, Jersey City)

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ideally MINIMUM  of 5-10 yrs experience

Summary of Job:
Web Infrastructure Admin & Engineer to provide support to large scale web portal environment.  Will partake in both support and engineering tasks such as installs, configuration, optimization, migrations, upgrades.    Person needs to have good interpersonal skills to interface directly with business users for troubleshooting.   Will consider as little as 5 year experience, but closer to 10 years experience is optimal. 
Tech Skills:  Must have Weblogic and Apache.  Must have basic Unix skills (but the more the better) including: Unix Commands and Shell Scripting.   Perl and Python would be a plus.   Must have at least basic skills with TCP/IP and HTTP protocols, but the more the better.  Would be nice to have F5 Load Balancer. 

Main Duties
This role will have the following major duties and responsibilities:
  • Work as a team player in a global group liaising with Business and IT teams to understand problems affecting the services, systems and projects
  • Support and co-ordinate investigations to identify root cause analysis of problems and how to resolve problems faced by the project teams and system implementations throughout the project life-cycle, i.e. Analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and hand-over
  • Strong analytical skills, self-motivated and capable of working in a dynamic environment that demands multi-tasking
  • Liaise with Business and IT project management to assist in the planning, tracking and delivery of projects into production
  • Ensure the systems in the production environment are maintained and supported efficiently and effectively
  • Support the management of projects, ensure quality and timeliness of delivery, and assist in the adherence and enhancement to team methodologies
  • Ensure all work meets prescribed standards in design and quality
  • Document all work and communications to a high professional standard
  • Work with project teams to ensure Support and Disaster Recovery documentation is maintained and available
  • Co-ordinate initiatives across project areas ensuring the department meets the set deadlines
Person Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree or equivalent in computer science or related field with emphasis on technology
  • 5 + years of experience in web infrastructure engineering
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in building and supporting multi-tier web application environments
  • Experience working in UNIX environment with strong UNIX skills. Windows skills good to have.
  • Excellent understanding of networking from the hardware up, but particularly TCP/IP and HTTP protocols
  • Experience deploying and supporting Java application servers. WebLogic preferred, but other comparable products are also acceptable.
  • Good familiarity with Apache Web Server
  • Strong shell scripting skills, and preferably knowledge of an additional scripting language, e.g. Perl, Python. Experience in writing scripts for process automation.
  • Familiarity with hardware load balancers (F5)
  • Knowledge of web infrastructure security
  • Overall solid understanding of web architectures
  • Good knowledge of data base technology and SQL query
  • Working experience in financial industry
  • Experience of delivering a system into a production environment
  • Strong analytical skills demonstrating problem-solving ability
  • Sharp, quick, aggressive ability to deal with business and system problems
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to learn new technologies & applications a must!
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Familiarity with the challenges of working within a globally distributed team
  • Good time management and an ability to prioritize work appropriately
  • Ability to identify and escalate risks and issues as appropriate

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