Middleware Engineer


Posted: 14/09/2017


Middleware Engineer - Java / RHEL / Chef / AWS / Cloud

My client is currently recruiting for a Middleware Engineer on a permanent basis in Knutsford. The Middleware Engineer will be responsible for developing middleware solutions as well as create and enhance the strategic platforms and integrated components to support the middleware service and PaaS. You will also be responsible for the delivery and orchestration of solutions to support the provisioning of Middleware Services and instances of middleware technologies.


  • Responsible for technical review and agreement of project requirements and feasibility
  • Work as part of the Agile team on estimating and managing progress of all required work tasks
  • Comprehensive and clear documentation of the architecture, designs and deliverable
  • Responsible for the technical implementation and delivery of business features
  • Responsible for the design, documentation, coding, testing and hand over to production support of large, complex applications
  • Configure, develop and test systems component, supporting scripts and tools as required
  • To maintain and interest and knowledge of new innovations in Middleware technologies
  • Design, implementation and lifecycle of Middleware standard builds


  • Strong knowledge of Agile development processes and tooling
  • Strong knowledge of Middleware technologies is required to help define the technical, tooling, lifecycle, security, governance and processes around solutions
  • Good relationship management skills required to liaise with stakeholder teams to ensure solutions are delivered
  • Designing and developing robust large-scale solutions
  • Knowledge of software maintenance and patching
  • Knowledge of logging and monitoring technologies and processes
  • Knowledge of infrastructure security and authentication
  • Strong scripting and development skills

Development skills:

  • Messaging technologies - IBM MQ, IBM Integration Buss, Red Hat AmQ, Red Hat Fuse
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat OpenShift v2 & v3
  • Docker experience
  • Kubernetes experience
  • CHEF experience
  • PaaS design and DevOps automation experience
  • HTML 5 development skills
  • Javascript / KSON / AJAX / jQuery development skills
  • Python development skills
  • Ruby development skills
  • Java development skills
  • Perl scripting
  • Go language development skills
  • Cloud technologies, AWS
  • Agile experience

If the role is of interest please submit your CV in the first instance.

Middleware Engineer - Java / RHEL / Chef / AWS / Cloud

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