System Engineer – Middleware

System Engineer – Middleware

Date Posted: December 24, 2020 Location: Singapore


  • Work with end users, developers, architects and team lead in developing middleware configurations based on requirements

  • Evaluate system architecture and make recommendations as required

  • Coordinate and collaborate with other project team members throughout the project implementation to meet project goals

  • Engage in the maintenance and support activities, which include perform troubleshooting, incident response, and patching in a timely manner

  • Coordinate with vendors and support team on problem resolution, implementation issues and upgrades

  • Create and maintain documentation for middleware installations, changes, upgrades and operational maintenance

  • In-depth experience with middleware standards and best practices to build hardened and resilient environments

  • Demonstrate experience troubleshooting complex multi-tiered application architectures with disparate middleware technologies


  • Minimum 5 years of experience and in depth knowledge on implementing and operating application server and web server middleware platforms, including configuration, clustering setup, hardening and tuning, on products such as:
    • IBM WebSphere Application Server
    • Oracle WebLogic server
    • Red Hat JBoss EAP
    • HTTP servers (IBM HTTP server, Oracle iPlanet server, JBoss web server)
    • Apache Tomcat
    • IIS
    • IBM WebSphere Message Queue
  • Strong understanding of platform stacks that middleware runs on, including Unix-variant, Linux-variant and Windows Operating System

  • Working skill in shell scripting and process automation

  • Solid understanding of secure communications for web applications (PKI, SSL)

  • Broad exposure to a variety of other technologies (e.g. Server virtualization, database, network) with a firm understanding of the interdependencies between those technologies

  • Self-motivated with a positive “can-do” attitude, passionate on problem solving and willingness in picking up new skillsets

  • Must be able to work independently on the assignments – including communicating with end users/ developers/ architects on information gathering and actual implementation

  • Ability to deal with changing priorities, multi-task, perform under pressure, and be a strong team player

  • Ability to learn in a fast paced environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Experiences in the following products would be added advantage:

  • IBM middleware stacks, such as:
    • IBM License Metrics Tool
    • IBM InfoSphere Datastage
    • IBM Datapower
  • Oracle middleware stacks, such as:
    • Oracle Identity Management
    • Oracle Enterprise SSO
    • Oracle Message Queue
    • Oracle SOA suite
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