System Engineer in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 7/16/2020

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System Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a System Engineer for an opportunity in Charlotte, NC or Richmond, VA. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for leading multiple projects on the Technology Infrastructure team within a complex financial organization. The middleware team is responsible for managing a distributed architecture framework hosting mission critical J2EE internet & intranet applications. The ideal candidate will have a background in technical infrastructure management and engineering, with a history of hands-on experience.


  • Web-based application (Weblogic Server/Portal) server design and build outs for applications and services in a UNIX infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting complex application integration points and coordinating with virtual team members across the enterprise to deliver complex J2EE hosting solutions
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently and be readily adaptable to change. Additionally this person is expected to be self-motivated, a strong leader, able to influence others and able to think creatively
  • Manage and work closely with application teams deploying new applications in the Weblogic hosting environment(s).
  • Gather application configuration needs and facilitate changes with administrators and product vendor (when need be) to resolve technical configuration or application issues etc.
  • Required to provide on call support and flexible working hours
  • Work with customers (application teams and/or testing teams) on a daily basis and providing Middleware and Java support
  • Serve as a J2EE architect and making recommendations on J2EE best practices in application development
  • Design Middleware infrastructure and Middleware topology design for high availability and failover capability
  • Provide technical consultation to other team members and their supported areas
  • Communicate with business partners at an enterprise level
  • Interface with internal customers and external vendors for consultation at various points of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Execute production changes for Bank integrated and regulatory releases with precision


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Technology and/or field experience with at least 8-10 years supporting Weblogic,jboss, Tomcat, IBM HTTP Server, Apache, and similar Middleware products (app server) and web servers
  • J2EE experience at the large scale enterprise system level
  • Extensive scripting experience in Jython, Python, YAML and Perl
  • Administration of Middleware using tool such as mDeliver, BladeLogic, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot Middleware products using various diagnostic tools
  • Experience with, and understanding of, peripheral systems (network, load balancing/workload management, application development, operating system), and with monitoring systems (Splunk, Introscope, Sitescope, etc.)
  • Knowledge of industry security baselines
  • Ability to create documentation for troubleshooting, performance, optimization, and remediation
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to both business and technical management
  • Familiarity with IT Service Management framework

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.