Middleware Administrator (REMOTE)
Client: United Nations via IdealStaffs
Location: Valencia, Spain or remotely within the CET/GMT time zone
Estimated Start Date: ASAP
Standard work day: 8 hours/day + 1 hour lunch Monday to Friday
To apply for this position, please send your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org referencing the job title. Applications from women are particularly encouraged.
IdealStaffs Consulting is looking for a Middleware Administrator in Valencia Spain or remotely within the CET/GMT time zone for Middleware & Integration along with Authentication & Access Administration support for customer’s infrastructure.
The selected candidate will work in close collaboration with the IT Operational Resilience Team in Valencia, Spain and with the IT teams in Manila, Philippines.
A bachelor’s degree in IT/computer science and 3 years of relevant hands-on experience in infrastructure administration, Middleware & Integration; Authentication & Access Administration.
Comfortable working autonomously, individually and as part of a team in a multicultural environment.
Good communication skills (oral/written) - The selected candidate must have excellent knowledge of English (verbal and written).
May be required to work outside working hours.
On call may be required on an exceptional basis.
Scope of Work
Work as a member of the Infrastructure, Middleware & Integration support team:
Production support. Task and responsibilities:
Access Manager/Authentication o Run the IBM-ISAM distributed infrastructure (federation
Advanced Auth, Azure AD)
Administer Websphere application servers and a bespoke J2EE e-Banking application called CPD
Troubleshoot complex problems; familiarity with ITIL best practices; engage in incident and problem management; including engagement in governance processes as needed e.g. CAB (Change Advisory Board) participation.
Full engagement in the maintenance lifecycle of applicable equipment/processes in the respective domain/area.
Monitor and escalate as needed for any anomalies of the system in their respective domain.
Project support as a technical member.
Ownership of Disaster Recovery procedures including documentation, coordination with other teams, development of procedures; Ownership of activation procedures in an actual event.
Collaborate with other teams as needed.
Technical documentation and review with knowledge of industry best practices.
Knowledge of cloud computing technology.
Familiarity with business continuity framework.
The candidate MUST have the following skills and experience:
Three or more years of experience in administration of Java application servers preferably WebSphere
Knowledge of Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), OAuth, Open ID Connect (OIDC), LDAP, etc.
Solid background in J2EE administration and Java development
The candidate SHOULD have the following skills and experience:
Knowledge of access management systems (IBM ISAM, Oracle Webgate, Siteminder, etc.)
Knowledge of identity federation and advanced access concepts such as: (a) Multifactor authentication (MFA), (b) Conditional access
Knowledge on access concepts such as: Push Notification Login, TOTP/HOTP, Token Binding, U2F, etc.
Knowledge of Java development
Knowledge in middleware systems
Knowledge in containerization on docker
Teamwork in multicultural environments
Customer facing experience and oral communication skills
Ability to write documentation & reports
Creativity/ ability to find innovative solutions
Willingness to learn on the job
Familiarity with ITIL best practices
Knowledge/certification in cloud computing technology (Azure)
Familiarity with business continuity framework
To apply for this position, please send your resume at email@example.com referencing the job title.