Job Description :
Middleware Specialist - Level 3 Toronto, ON Start Date 2021-04-01 End Date 2022-03-31 Description MSP Notes Shortlisting Date: Tuesday, January 6th at 2:00 pm EST Maximum number of Candidate Submissions: 3 Must-haves: Extensive experience in WebLogic V12, WebSphere V9, Informatica V10 configuration, customization, upgrading Working experience in DevOps toolsets in Azure Cloud 10+ years of experience in systems, data communications and telecommunication technology including experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux V7+, UNIX Solaris V10 and Mainframe IMS Connect, system software and System tools Note Assignment Type: This position is currently listed as "Onsite" due to COVID-19 related WFH direction. Once OPS staff are required to return to the office, the resource under this request will be required to work onsite as well. Deliverables Task 1 Monthly Performance Status Report (where applicable) Deliverables All deliverables that consultant worked on during past month are included Progress and specific accomplishment against the deliverable are described Status of consultant's deliverable compared to the project Baseline Estimated Completion Date Monthly Task 2 Review Technical Design Revise Technical Design Based on Review Develop automation scripts based on technical design Implement & Promote to User Test environment Implement & Promote Production environment Document for Knowledge transfer Provide support to the development of integration and data migration requirements Provide support to the Q&A phase of the project Provide stabilization support post the project go-live Deliverables Estimated Completion Date According to the project timeline schedule Task 3 Knowledge transfer to ministry staff Deliverables Documentations Walk-through sessions Estimated Completion Date - Throughout the project Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Evaluation Criteria: Technical Knowledge 10+ years of experience in systems, data communications and telecommunication technology including experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux V7+, UNIX Solaris V10 and Mainframe IMS Connect, system software and System tools Extensive experience in WebLogic V12, WebSphere V9, Informatica V10 configuration, customization, upgrading Working experience in DevOps toolsets in Azure Cloud, including but not limited to, Docker, Ansible, Packer, Terraform, Azure DevOps Pipelines, OpenShift. Working knowledge and experience in git, including branching and merging strategies (e.g. git-flow), collaborating via pull request and practicing GitOps Working knowledge and experience of designing and implementing infrastructure as code build automation using Terraform and immutable infrastructure with Ansible and Packer Working knowledge and experience of implementing instances/applications performance tuning, storage/capacity management, DB migration/upgrade, Backup/Disaster Recovery (DR) strategies Working knowledge and experience of clustering Load Balancers, and Firewall configuration and accomplishing the same in Azure cloud Motor Vehicle Inspection Station system experience with technologies (J2EE, Java) and web technologies 30 Support & Troubleshooting High skilled problem solving, reasoning and trouble-shooting experience to provide advice and resolve data recovery issues in a multi-platform environment Support for pre-production and production systems on 7/24/365 basis for application and middleware Experience conducting system monitoring and performance and data integrity in accordance with ITIL standards 25 Operations Experience on supporting enterprise business and infrastructure projects Experience in Incident Management, Change Management Ability to perform performance analysis Experience in resource usage tracking, analysis Ability to perform log searches for problem solving, audit and performance checking Experience in emergency problem resolution Ability to provide ad-hoc reporting 25 Interpersonal & Communication Skills Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills with experience making presentation, liaising with staff to resolve issues, and working as part of a technical multi-disciplinary team Based on management's request, the ability to provide support to internal and external clients on a 7/24 basis Experience in coordinating and providing leadership to staff and stakeholders 15 Public Sector Experience Working knowledge of Transportation Safety architecture, applications, databases and systems 5