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Middleware Lead Development Support Analyst

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Middleware Lead Development Support Analyst


We have an exciting opportunity for a Middleware Lead Development Support Analyst to join the Ministry's Development Support team. 


As Middleware Lead Development Support Analyst, although you would not have direct reports, you will be a leader in the field of developer infrastructure, providing thought leadership in the use of contemporary SDLC techniques tools and processes.  Your leadership and relationship management skills will support you in mentoring the Middleware Development Support Analysts, managing relationships with key stakeholders (both internal and external) and delivering training as project Lead to ensure the development environment is delivered.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Working closely with the Developers, Testers, Release Analysts, Solution Architects and Security teams for direction and compliance.
  • Communicating with a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Participate in requirements elicitation, analyses and design
  • Provide input to the selection of the appropriate technologies (Middleware, BPM etc.) for the solution
  • Produce quality documentation to support the design and development process
  • Participate in the creation and review of estimates around technical aspects of the solution
  • Work with peers within the client organisation to ensure a successful delivery
  • Identify and capture areas for improvement/innovation around technical as well as process perspective.
  • Play a hands-on high quality technical role including writing/re-writing/modifying automating scripts, defining processes, share new ideas and troubleshooting.


Key Requirements:


  • Industry wise knowledge and experience with Infrastructure layer
  • Experience or an understanding within a DevOps/Agile and SAFe environment
  • Must have a collaborative and problem solving approach
  • Must possess expert knowledge on technical skills around Application Servers like Weblogic, Websphere
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, Sound understanding of middleware and integration components.
  • Knowledge on Tools: Apache Ant, Maven, Subversion, GIT, Jenkins, Jira, BPM, Datapower, App Dynamics, MQ, Dynatrace.
  • An understanding of the Networks, Datacentres , F5 and Database systems to be able to provide a consultation to the developers, projects and other standing teams.
This is a unique opportunity for someone driven by people and relationship management who has the ability to see the ‘big picture' and understand the strategic context of projects. Come and enjoy the challenge and make your mark!
How to apply


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


External Candidates – (including Ministry for Children Oranga Tamariki employees) must apply directly through our MSD careers page at


Applications Close: Thursday 18th October 2018

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