MUFG Union Bank Middleware Administrator, Vice President - Remote in Dallas, Texas
Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?
Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.
With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.
Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.
This is a remote position. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.
As a Middleware Administrator, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing middleware systems or environments to enable communication with enterprise applications aligned with business requirements. Responsibilities include working with systems engineers, database administrators, software engineers, software architects, and application support teams to ensure the efficiency, availability, security, scalability, and flexibility of the associated application architecture as well as supporting the implementation of new applications, upgrades, and migration across middleware platforms.
Engineer will assist with project support, project planning, project implementation. Engineer will build the middleware web and application server stack in support of the project. Engineer will work with the technology partners on the application development and technology side to install, configure and troubleshoot issues related to the build respective to the application. Engineer will also have knowledge of project management and assist with the project documentation and coordination from planning phase to implementation phase.
Must be familiar with JBoss, Tomcat, WebSphere, Apache, SAML (Siteminder/Ping) with strong skills with project management (from handling a project beginning to end), strong project management and execution skills, MS Project, Excel, coming up with workflows, knowledge of continuous integration technology. Agile, Dev Ops, Cloud background preferred.
Perform hands-on troubleshooting, optimization, performance tuning, installation, configuration, and design of large, complex enterprise environments based on industry best practices
Support middleware on multiple platforms
Write documentation to support middleware infrastructure
Maintain good communication with vendors, systems support teams, and local teams as needed; including interfacing with end users and next level management to provide technical consulting
Support the bank in any business continuity plan (BCP) contingency events, either onsite or remote support
Develop, enhance, debug, support, maintain, and test software applications and associated products
Analyze and define customer requirements; design and develop software modules that meet customer requirements while upholding high standards, reliability, security, maintainability, and performance
Design complex solutions with service oriented architecture (SOA), messaging, streaming, batch processing, and a variety of technologies
Participate in peer reviews for designs, code, and other work products
Perform software quality assurance, including all types of testing of database designs to confirm functionality and performance
Advise management on product and process improvement
Support multiple projects with competing deadlines
Act as primary point of escalation for technology operations team members, providing guidance for efforts including incident and request fulfillment tasks
Adhere to procedures and systems to mitigate risk; ensure compliance with established industry rules, regulations, and best practices
Undergraduate degree in computer science, information technology, or any engineering field, or equivalent experience
Certification in cloud computing preferred
6-8+ years' experience in middleware administration
3+ years working within the financial services industry, including experience with credit and debit/ACH payments is a plus
Track record of designing solutions that are practical, flexible, scalable, reusable, and strategic, and that are achieved through the application of industry proven architectural principles, standards, and governance
Ability to write basic scripted, structured query language (SQL), or compiled code
Proficient in middleware concepts, design, and operations
Experience in data management
Deep understanding of application, server, web services, and network security
Very strong in working with middleware scripts and management tools
Strong knowledge of operating systems (Windows, Unix (AIX), Linux, etc.)
Thorough understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) and ability to make recommended enhancements
Demonstrated ability to develop technical solutions that provide excellent performance when implemented
Understanding of agile software development methodology and industry best practices
Understanding of fundamental software engineering and computer science principles: object-oriented design, structured design, databases, algorithms, data structures, usability, refactoring, debugging, and configuration management
Understanding of service oriented architecture databases, data modeling techniques
Experience with Kubernetes preferred
Requires experience in multiple system environments including IBM WebSphere 6.x, 7.x and 8.x, TomCat, WebLogic, JBoss, Apache, IHS, CA SiteMinder, Windows FTP, IIS
Broad understanding of Middleware Technologies including Applications Servers, HTTP Servers, J2EE technologies, Encryption protocols and algorithms, Scripting Languages, Open Source Solutions, Java Architecture, Content Management and MQ Messaging solutions
Experience with DevOps integration tools such as Puppet, Chef, Stash, GitHub and/or Jenkins
5+ years experience with CA SiteMinder Suite or Ping Identity Suite, SAML, OAuth and Single Sign On.
5+ years experience JBOSS Web Server, JBOSS Application Server, Apache, Tomcat and SiteMinder web agent integration.
5+ years experience with IBM HTTP Server, IBM WebSphere Application Server or Oracle WebLogic Application Server and SiteMinder web agent integration.
3+ years experience with CI/CD workflow tools such as Chef, Puppet, Jenkins or equivalent. SAML 2.0, WS-Federation, OAuth, OpenID Connect, and/or SCIM standards
Knowledge of Encryption, SSL and Signing of SAML assertion and certificates.
IDP and Service Provider SAML integration.
Understanding networking, storage and systems administration is a plus
Project Management experience with Agile, Scrum, SDLC or Waterfall
Proven success in understanding and managing an IT operations environment while carrying out all tasks in a timely and reliable way
Experience with Kubernetes preferred.
Technical expertise in areas such as cloud adoption, cloud migration and deployment, digital transformation, database and middleware, and DevOps pipeline build and management
Proven expertise working on complex software products and delivering on complex initiatives
Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
Ability to create pragmatic, strategic technology alternatives which deliver short-term results while contributing to long-term strategic direction
Ability to perform as a mentor and key contributor to the team
Good analytical and problem solving abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate with influence across varied areas including technology, business units, and peers; builds effective, trusting relationships
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines, and adapt to daily changing requirements
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or to collaborate effectively on a team, as needed
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.
At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!
Our Culture Principles
Listen Up. Speak Up.
Innovate & Simplify
Own & Execute