Discovery Life is an ever growing fast-paced and dynamic environment that provides innovative risk assurance to individual clients.
This environment thrives on customer engagement and customer experience as well as mutually beneficial relationships with our brokers and other stakeholders.
It is important for our employees to provide a world class service to our internal and external clients, thereby ensuring long and sustainable relationships.
The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and supporting various middleware technologies and ensuring their performance, availability and security as a member of the Life Infrastructure Application team.
Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to
Day to day maintenance of the Middleware environments
Responsible for ensuring availability and performance
To proactively monitor the systems to ensure minimum downtime
Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the solutions, including upgrades
Responsible for implementation and release of middleware related changes
Middleware capacity management
General middleware troubleshooting
Implementation of Discovery standards and procedures
Life Infrastructure standby and shift duties
Personal Attributes and Skills
Ability to work both independently and participate as a member of a cross-functional team.
Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Attention to detail
Ability to deal with pressure
Essential Technical Competencies
Proven JBOSS Application Server experience
Experience in configuration and release automation
Experience in managing multiple middleware solutions on large systems
Experience in monitoring and tuning middleware solutions
Automation methodologies ( Linux shell scripting, perl, jenkins , ansible)
Preferred Technical Competencies
Middleware skills in addition to JBOSS EAP / WildFly, i.e Tibco BW, Tibco EMS, Apache, IBM MQ
Advanced troubleshooting skills
Education and Experience
BSc Computer Sciences / Information Systems or equivalent tertiary qualification (Preferable)
3 to 5 years IT environment experience in Applications Systems Support or relevant Systems Administration experience (Preferable)
2 years relevant JBOSS Application Server experience (Essential)
Dynatrace APM Experience (Preferable)