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Middleware and Database Platform Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.4.8.323820
    • Job Location: Islandia, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 03, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

As a Middleware and Database Platform Specialist, you will work with the newest cloud technologies. You will be responsible for the operations of complex environments in a hybrid scenario. Your tasks will include day-to-day operation as setup, installation, and configuration of database and middleware components. The provision of a secure and stable operation will be one of your major focus points. An agile and professional organization will support you to succeed in your daily business. Your written and verbal communication skills will help you to collaborate with international colleagues from different regions. Permanent qualification activities will allow you to cope with technology evolution

•Middleware and Database operation in a global team with rotational on-call duty (7x24)

•Installation and configuration of on-premise and cloud services (e.g. MySQL, MS SQL, Webserver,Tomcat)

•2nd level support including root cause analysis and implementation of sustainable solutions

•Continuous improvement of the database and middleware operation including securityhardening

•Planning and implementation of maintenance processes

•Responsible for work packages in international IT projects

•Execution of database backups and restores

Experience and Skills:

•University degree in Information Technology

•Minimum 5+ years working in a production environment

•Good knowledge of Windows and Linux OS,

•Deep Database knowledge including SQL

•Profound knowledge of middleware technologies like webservers, Java engines, and proxy services

•Knowledge of cloud services (e.g. AWS, Azure)

•Openness and communication skills

•Scripting language, preferable PowerShell

•Good written and verbal communication skills

•Detail-oriented, analytical and problem-solving skills

•Comfortable with occasional travel both domestic and internationally

Nice to have: ITIL foundation


Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster