Velocity Staff

Middleware Administrator IV

US-MO-Kansas City
3 weeks ago
# Positions


Velocity Staff is working with our client in Kansas City, MO to identify for a 6 month contract opportunity, a Middleware Administrator IV. The primary responsibility of the Middleware Administrator is design, development and support of technology infrastructure, hardware, software and office systems support and distribution, systems performance management and technology integration functions. The Middleware Administrator supports and documents the installation, configuration, capacity planning, upgrading, problem resolution and debugging of all Middleware product environments.





  • Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues. 
  • Colloborate on definition of infrastructure standards and contribute to the overall architecture roadmap. 
  • Lead technical design and provides consulting including identification and documentation of requirements and design; including communications, security, auditability, availability and recoverability.
  • Coordinate environment configuration activities to ensure integration and alignment with other IT technology, processes, systems, applications, and environments.
  • Provide cross-training and knowledge sharing that improves organizational capabilities and results in successful support of Middleware Services products. 
  • Colloborate and lead the installation, configuration and upgrading of enterprise application software, customizing soft tables and program parameters and managing associated environments.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and services.
  • Document middleware platforms and related infrastructure as directed with respect to functionality, maintenance and administration.
  • Install and configure server operating systems, enterprise software and middleware services, including settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Recommend and lead improvements to provide the highest level of availability and performance.
  • Provide technical support and guidance (level 3) to end-users, and other IT resources. This support is provided in a manner that relates best practice experience in how to troubleshoot, correct, and prevent issues.
  • Follow policies and procedures to ensure corporate compliance, examples include corporate data security and change control. Freely shares information, providing guidance to technical team members who have less experience and expertise.


  • Advanced knowledge (6+ years or demonstrated level of skill/aptitude on the job) of web server technology such as Microsoft IIS or Oracle WebLogic.
  • Advanced knowledge (6+ years or demonstrated level of skill/aptitude on the job) of middleware applications such as Oracle PeopleSoft (PIA), MDM, CCB, Oracle SOA Suite, SharePoint or other 3-tier frameworks.
  • Advanced knowledge and administration experience in client and server operating systems, preferably with Unix, Linux and/or Windows platforms. 
  • Working knowledge of business goals, corporate IT standards, strategy and service level agreements.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees, both technical and non-technical.
  • Establishe cooperative relationships with departments.
  • Lead medium to large project teams effectively, promoting and supporting team work

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field and 6 years of relevant IT experience
OR Associates Degree in a computer science-related field and 7 years relevant IT experience OR 9 years of relevant IT experience.


Ideal Candidate:

Manager is seeking SOA experience in addition to Weblogic.



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