Infrastructure Technology Specialist

jersey city, New Jersey

Our client, a global financial firm is seeking an Infrastructure Technology Specialist who will be responsible for setting up application environments for hosting Private Bank applications including vendor technologies. This candidate will engineer solutions by installing web, application, Database server environment, build & release infrastructure, and other hosting related web services. He/She will derive hardware sizing and procurement as per the application requirements and will work on implementation of web applications using various http, Java, security, authentication & database technologies. Infra Web Technology specialist will also help with SSL certificates renewals, secure application key stores, application debugging & environment stability support.

Responsibilities:

  • Setup application architectures as per agreed specifications and timelines.
  • Build brand new hosting infrastructure and management tools around it.
  • Responsible for on-boarding and integration of in-house developed and third party applications into common technology stacks and processes hosted on Private bank portal.
  • Work with global teams to define, submit and then track infrastructure procurement requests.
  • Assist in authentication requirements and facilitate deployment of SSO, SAML, Kerberos, and MFA etc.
  • Troubleshoot application and database performance issues and provide performance tuning services.
  • Facilitate integration of incoming and outgoing feeds to and from internal and external parties.
  • Extend common set of monitoring capabilities to application support teams.
  • Deploy firewall, proxy plug, LB, WideIP and SSL for all applications.
  • Work with developers and ethical hack teams to close development and infrastructure findings for external and internal facing applications.
  • Define and implement application/database DR strategy and facilitate disaster recovery application testing.
  • Ensure technology assets, platforms are shared across organization to avoid duplication.
  • Streamline and standardize application release processes and automation.

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Web technology admin supporting enterprise applications.
  • Experience in installation, configuration and administration of web servers, application servers.
  • Experience in code release & environment management.
  • Hands-on experience of supporting global application environments.
  • Automation experience using scripts and tools.
  • Experience in management of application infrastructure implementation.
  • Experience in web technologies such as JVM, Oracle/Apache Web servers, application servers such as Weblogic, Tomcat, and Jetty.
  • Understanding of production change management processes.
  • Application monitoring.
  • UNIX/Linux experience for setting up application environments.

Technical Skills:

  • Web Servers: Oracle Http server, Apache Tomcat, Nginx.
  • Application servers: Weblogic 12c, Tomcat, Jetty.
  • JVM: Sun JDK & Jrockit
  • Authentication & Authorization tool such as Siteminder, SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.
  • Debug tools: Dynatrace, Fiddler, TCPTrace, and Firebug.
  • Networking concepts: VIPs, WideIPs, Global network setup & user routing, load balancers, Disaster recovery etc.
  • Server operating systems: Linux, UNIX, Windows.
  • Scripting: Bash, Perl, and WLST.
  • Messaging: understanding of Tibco EMS/KafKa/Solace.
  • Build and Deployment tools: Jenkins, uDeploy, Maven, Github, TeamCity.
  • Database: Oracle, MySql , Hadoop.
  • Server hardware sizing experience.
  • Investment banking experience in global application setup with large number of global client base is preferred.

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