Sr Technology Integration Lead - Middleware

Company Name:
U.S. Cellular
Title: Sr Technology Integration Lead - Middleware
Location: Illinois-BENSENVILLE_IL
Job Number: INF000659
Provide subject matter expertise around specific Oracle Fusion Middleware technologies including knowledge transfer to peers and peer teams. Plan, design, develop and implement Middleware infrastructure technologies specific to the client and its supporting back end systems. Support the development of the three year strategic roadmap aligning with the overall enterprise direction. Provide project management oversight and project delivery functions for the deployment of infrastructure projects. Act as a team lead helping to drive direction and positive outcomes for teammates
Role Specific Responsibilities
Identify changes needed in the Middleware infrastructure configuration to achieve the technology organization goals
Define aggregate demand data in support of budget plans and make recommendations for ways to improve performance and reduce costs
Supports the infrastructure strategy reviews and development by performing applicable analysis
Provide project management oversight to infrastructure projects.
Implements middleware and web technologies and infrastructure changes for platforms, performance and scoring.
Analyzes system response and determines tuning recommendations to improve system performance.
Manage effective issue identification and resolution process; serve as the focal point for middleware infrastructure-related issue / crisis resolution
Identify opportunities to save costs and more effectively manage assets and escalate the opportunities
Ensure communication of process and procedure changes to key stakeholders
Design an effective test plan for any new / changed infrastructure technology and work with Project Managers, QA / Testing
Managers and Release Managers to ensure its implementation before the client takes possession of the system
Support identification and collection of metrics and performance reporting processes
Monitors delivery against SLAs and reports exceptions to management
Participate in process improvement initiatives, when applicable
Business Partnership
Maintain contact with the business users and application developers to proactively identify needed changes
Establish working relationships with technical, business and sourcing counterparts
Identify and drive process improvement initiatives
People Management
Manage individual workload and deliver to agreed upon milestones
Proactively promote consistent project-based performance measurement and skill development of junior staff
Demonstrate ability lead your peers through influence in a team environment and help resolve issues
Provide input to staffing plans at the project-level to identify key / required skills
College degree in related technical / business areas or equivalent work experience
Understanding of the technology organization and / or business and technology
Re-engineering / process improvement experience, leading and coaching quality improvement projects
Strong change management skills; change agent
Excellent problem solving / analytical skills and knowledge of analytical tools
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to create / define metrics that accurately reflects the current state of a given process
Work Experience Required
5 to 7 years relevant work experience in a design and development role
Minimum 4 years experience with Oracle Fusion Middleware components such as Oracle Service Bus (OSB) and Oracle WebLogic Server
Minimum 2 years of experience with IBM DataPower
Minimum 2 years non-specific experience with XML firewall support
2 years experience with Technical documentation writing
Relevant Skills
The Infrastructure Engineer is NOT expected to know all of the skills at any given point in their career. The critical skills will depend on his/her current level and specific responsibilities within IS organization. Instead, this list includes typical skills that an Infrastructure Engineer may be required to demonstrate over the course of this role.
Middleware Technologies: Oracle WebLogic, Oracle Service Bus, IBM WebSphere DataPower, Apache
Business Applications : Remedy Trouble Ticketing
Office Automation : Office 2010, Outlook, Excel
Planning & Design : Microsoft Project, Visio,
Software Engineering : Java
O/S & Network: RedHat Linux, Oracle Linux, AIX, TCP/IP
Standards & Methodology: ITIL
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