Senior JEE Application Server Specialist | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1440945

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

Middleware Specialist/Engineer– Information Technology| NSW – Sydney

Allianz is the home for Middleware specialists professionals who dare to develop excellence.

Want to be trusted to do what's right for the customer?

The Middleware Specialist will report directly into the Middleware Team Lead (in the Application Infrastructure team) and is a 12 month fixed term contract based in our offices in North Sydney.

You will be the Middleware SME for J2EE application server within the Allianz business. 

You will work and coordinate across group (in Germany) and the broader IT team to ensure high service levels of administration and performance.

You'll be responsible for:

  • J2EE Application Server Administration including maintaining J2EE-centric middleware and services e.g. (maintaining troubleshooting, script automation, performance tuning J2EE engines and services) in a primarily Linux/Unix environment.
  • Working as a Technical Lead for various Initiatives, Projects and BAU in the J2EE Space.
  • Develop relevant procedures and system documentation.
  • Support all Non-Production and Production / DR environment – troubleshoot where applicable.
  • Overall Web support to resolve issues where required.
  • Maintenance of relevant vendors
  • OnCall support and after hours deployment support.
  • Manage/troubleshoot/install J2EE Application Server Platform and Infrastructure (Websphere/JBoss/ Tomcat) across a mixed platform of web application server environments, covering the following:  Websphere Application Server 8.x and 7.x, TomCat 8.x, Spring Boot, Apache Web Server / HIS, Teamworks, Alfresco, Thunderhead and Harmony

Important to your success:

  • 5+ years experience within Java/J2EE
  • Strong working knowledge of Websphere, Tomcat, springboard, Apache & Linux
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to resolve and trouble shoot complex issues

What's on offer?

  • What matters to you, matters to us too. Feel supported to have open, honest conversations about the flex you need so that you're able to take care of your personal life
  • Be a part of a business under change & transformation
  • Company discounts & benefits

About us

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  When you join Allianz, you'll become part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We foster an environment of personal growth, so you feel safe to try, share, fail, learn and grow. We value diverse thinking where your ideas and innovative mindset are welcomed and encouraged. As a member of the Allianz family, you'll be supported to reach your full potential to grow an enriching career.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

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