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Technical Specialist Middleware

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

Technical Specialist Middleware

The purpose of this position is to work within the organisation's infrastructure and Middleware applications team. You will be supporting effective development, implementation, management and monitoring of over 300 applications. This is a highly complex role where no two days will be the same. As a result, you will be adaptable and pragmatic in your approach and love a challenge - as this role provides plenty of challenges and problem-solving opportunities. 



  • The day-to-day operations and support of both current and future Middleware applications. 
  • Responsible for innovation, continuous improvement/continuous delivery and process development. 
  • Participation in the development and operation of key projects across the wider group. 
  • Utilise of your technical and business communication skills to ensure cross-functionality. 


Role Requirements:

  • Experience installing, configuring, tuning, operating, monitoring and troubleshooting application servers - particularly with WebLogic
  • Track record of working in enterprise productions environments (100+ applications) where you have had to balance a range of different applications and tasks. 
  • Experience working with a variety of different application servers and Middleware platforms such as WebSphere, WebLogic, JBoss, Tomcat, and Datapower.  
  • Extensive shell scripting experience either across Python, Unix, or Linux. 
  • The ability to work autonomously and within a collaborative team where you support individuals as well as the wider team to achieve common goals. 
  • Although training is provided it would be highly advantageous if you had any experience with F5.


Alongside a competitive market package, this opportunity offers you a healthy work-life balance, health discount, and the opportunity to make a difference across New Zealand. 


How to apply:

MSD have partnered with Recruit IT for this recruitment please apply directly to Recruit IT through the following link Alternatively, contact Jacob on 027 536 4600 for a confidential discussion

Application close: 30th August 2019

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