Company Name: Sears
Min Education: Four Year Degree
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: 5-10 Years
Required Travel: Not Specified
- USA - Hoffman Estates Illinois, 60179
Job Summary: This position will be responsible for working with a team of engineer/administrators to implement and support Java application servers and web server platforms. This role works with application teams to design and implement java/web solutions that support business applications within all business units, except consumer online. Additionally, this role is responsible for the operational management of the application server systems.
Required Skills/ Experience: • 3+ years’ experience supporting mid to large size java application server environments utilizing JBoss Application Server • 3+ years’ experience with application clustering, session management, web container and datasource thread management • 3+ years’ experience with Unix and Linux operating systems • Experience with load balancing concepts using network devices, mod_jk, or mod_cluster, • Experience with SSL configuration, responding to security audits, and remediating web server vulnerabilities • Strong scripting expertise including Korn/Bash, PERL, Jython • Ability to provide 7X24 on-call support on a rotating basis • Expertise in application server troubleshooting including garbage collection analysis, thread dump analysis, and system performance analysis • Demonstrated ability to apply problem analysis and resolution techniques to complex system problems • Excellent communication skills. Must have the ability to communicate with system administrators, network administrators, database administrators, middleware engineers, developers, end users, and managers. Desired, but not required Skills/ Experience: • 3+ years’ experience supporting mid to large size application server environments utilizing Apache HTTP Server (with Perl/PHP/CGI components), Apache Tomcat, and IBM WebSphere Application Server • Experience with various application monitoring and management tools including CA Wily Introscope, Nagios, VisualVM • Experience with IBM WebSeal/Tivoli Access Manager • Background with various Java toolkits and frameworks including Spring, Hibernate, Struts • Strong working knowledge of DNS, TCPIP, Load Balancers • Background in messaging products such as WebSphere MQ series • Background in web application development, RDBMS • Desire to learn and drive new solutions using Open Source technologies Daily Responsibilities: • 7x24 on-call support for all issues relating to web servers and java application servers. • Assist with application troubleshooting related to java and web server issues. • Create management scripts for configuration changes, configuration backups, and complex application failover when related to the Apache/WebSphere/Jboss/Tomcat configuration. • Design application systems using above products per requirements of the application. Assist with load balancing requirements, application placement, and security requirements involving application server setup. • Configure monitoring tools and or create standard monitoring scripts to alert application teams and administration team of issues impacting users experience. • Create processes to apply security and performance patches as required to application server and web components. • Assist other Infrastructure teams with troubleshooting, projects tasks, and general day-to-day requests or activities. • Ensure integrity of asset inventory/license management. • Assist with resolving configuration, vulnerability and audit exceptions.