• IdealStaffs

Middleware Administrator (Valencia, Spain)

Category: Consultant

Client: United Nations

Location: Valencia, Spain

Estimated Start Date: 1st - 15th June

Initially, 100% remote work is possible until the COVID-19 situation improves.

After this, relocation is expected and required.

To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title. Applications from women are particularly encouraged.

IdealStaffs Consulting is looking for a Middleware Administrator in Valencia Spain for Middleware & Integration along with Authentication & Access Administration support for customer’s infrastructure.


  • Daily and project activities, troubleshooting, performance monitoring, business continuity and disaster recovery.

  • Assist the unit team members to carry out on-going activities and projects.

  • Prepare documentation where needed.

  • Provide “stand-by” support during weekends, holidays and outside normal working hours on a scheduled rotation basis and/or on a customer request basis, together with the other Unit members

  • Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team

Task and Responsibilities

  • Access Manager/Authentication.

  • Project support as a technical member; Troubleshoot complex problems.

  • Run the IBM-ISAM distributed infrastructure (federation Advanced Auth, Azure AD).

  • Filenet/CPD/J2EE.

  • Administer Websphere application servers and a bespoke J2EE e-Banking application called CPD.

  • 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.

  • Ownership of Disaster Recovery procedures including documentation, coordination with other teams, development of procedures and ownership of activation procedures in an actual event.

  • Technical documentation and review with knowledge of industry best practices.

  • Collaborate with other teams as needed

Skills (mandatory)

  • Solid background in J2EE, Java application server administration (ie: installing Java app server from scratch, tuning, deploying apps).

  • Good communication skills (oral/written).

  • Excellent knowledge of English (verbal and written).

Additional Skills

  • Knowledge of access management systems (IBM ISAM, Oracle Webgate, Siteminder, etc.)

  • Knowledge of identity federation and advanced access concepts such as Multifactor authentication (MFA) and 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.

  • Knowledge of cloud computing technology.

  • Familiarity with business continuity framework.

  • 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

  • Knowledge of Spanish or another official United Nations language is desirable.

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