American Electric Power Middleware Administrator Sr - Oracle SOA in Columbus, Ohio



Middleware Administrator Sr - Oracle SOA

Job Description:


AEP is seeking a senior level Middleware Administrator accountable for the installation, administration and support of the Oracle SOA product suite within a large-scale clustered integration environment. This position requires expert knowledge of the Oracle SOA product suite including system architecture and administration.

Principal Accountabilities:

Install, configure and support Oracle SOA suite products in a large integration environment.


  • Planning, configuration, and testing of new installations

  • Management of SSL Certificates

  • Configuration of Oracle SOA product suite including SOA/OSB/MFT

  • Support of JMS, including distributed queues, clustered JMS implementations and foreign JMS providers

  • Day to day administrative support of the environment

  • Middleware support for Agile application development teams

Provide problem analysis and troubleshooting for Oracle SOA Suite issues and related system components.


  • Log Analysis and Error resolution

  • Thread dump analysis

Provide System Architecture, performance tuning and capacity planning

Provide assistance in the delivery of technical services including the preparation of cost justifications, application requirements, alternative solutions, and technical recommendations.

Provide and maintain technical documentation, policies and procedures related to Middleware infrastructure and updates as necessary.

Perform 24x7 on-call support on a rotating schedule.

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Columbus, OH

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Job Category:

Information Technology

Minimum Requirements:

*This position is being posted in a range from Middleware Admin Sr - Lead levels. The offer will be made based on qualifications and experience.

Sr. Level

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering related field or Associate degree with 2 years system administration related experience or High School Diploma/GED with 4 years system administration related experience.

Experience: In addition to any experience notes above. Minimum of 8 years of IT Systems Administration experience supporting Middleware technologies.

Lead Level


In additition to any experience noted above: Minimum of 10 years of IT Systems Administration experience supporting Middleware technologies.

Including: At least 3 years of hands on experience with Oracle WebLogic and SOA Suites.

Requirements - Other:

  • At least 4 years of hands on experience with Oracle SOA Suite administration

  • Working knowledge of RedHat Linux Operating Systems

  • SOA Suite integration development experience would be a plus

  • Experience on Oracle API portal suite would be a plus

  • Working knowledge and experience in Shell scripting

  • Knowledge of external load balancers

  • Familiar with Web Authentication and Authorization systems, including LDAP, Active Directory and single-sign on

  • Ability to work within a fast-paced team environment

  • Excellent organization skills with ability to balance multiple priorities successfully

  • Aptitude for troubleshooting systems or applications

  • Ability to assemble and clearly present technical information to non-technical people

  • Customer service focused

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