Senior Websphere Systems Administrator | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1386341


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.


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a successful global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians.

You'll have opportunities to grow and drive your career your way, the opportunity to work with people from diverse and exciting backgrounds and your fresh thinking and ideas will be encouraged and welcomed.

You'll get the support you need to develop your learning, educational opportunities and your career.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an accomplished and results-focused Senior Websphere Systems Administrator to be appointed within Allianz IT division, located at our North Sydney office.

This role will be appointed on a 12 month maternity leave cover contract, but could extend based on business requirements.

Reporting to the Websphere Middleware Team Leader, within the Application Infrastructure team, the key objective for this role is supporting the IT Business in managing J2EE based solutions comprised of both proprietary and open source components.

About the Role:

  • 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 senior Project Resource, liaising as Technical Lead for very high demanding Initiatives, Projects and BAU in the J2EE Space.
  • Develop relevant procedures and system documentation.
  • Support all Non-Production and Production / DR environment, applying effective trouble shooting techniques for production Issues.
  • ‎Applying overall web support to resolve issues where required and provide technical ‎input and analysis and problem solving including management of ‎maintenance vendors.‎

About You:

  • ‎Strong communication and customer facing skills.‎
  • ‎Understanding of JEE technology and expertise in Unix scripting.
  • ‎Very good understanding and work experience of Unix and Windows Operating ‎Systems.‎
  • 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 / IHS
  • Experience using Alfresco, Thunderhead and Harmony technology
  • Monitoring and Analysing tools like ITCAM and Splunk

In return, at Allianz you can expect to be ‎recognized for your commitment and rewarded for high performance with a competitive remuneration package, including excellent employee ‎benefits and opportunities for ongoing career development.‎

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