Equity Bank SOA Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank SOA Administrator Jobs in Kenya


  • In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit a well-qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the following position in Information Technology Department.

    Job Purpose

  • Provides leadership and subject matter expertise in the design, development and support of technology infrastructure, hardware, software and office systems support and distribution, systems performance management and technology integration functions.

  • Migration requirements for this position include Oracle Middle Tier technologies such as Oracle SOA suite, Oracle WebLogic, and Oracle Identity Management (OID, SSO, and Oracle Access Manager).

  • Additional responsibilities will include providing the highest level of timely and quality service, to ensure we have a reliable, stable, high availability and secure platform.

  • Participate in the design, implementation, documentation and administration of enterprise middleware SOA/OSB infrastructure supporting a wide variety of both intranet and internet facing applications.

  • Evaluate and provide technical guidance on new and legacy project initiatives to assist in enforcing a standardized and sustainable application middleware landscape.

  • Collaborate with internal development resources, network administrators, peers and the architecture team to deliver middleware solutions utilizing Oracle WebLogic and SOA suite of products.

  • Proactively identify potential problems and issues and actively communicate and manage issues to resolution.

  • Administer SOA/OSB Fusion Middleware environment and custom services deployed. Also manages the API gateway.

  • Assist in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for environmental issues as they arise.

  • Provide on-going technical support to the SOA development.

  • Provide technical expertise to ensure business solutions (applications) function according to business and technical requirements.

  • Prepare and deliver technical documentation as required.

  • Contribute to architecture design principles and standards as appropriate.

  • Proactively identify and communicate potential problems and issues to project team members/leaders.

  • Proactively identify alternatives and recommend/implement solutions as appropriate.

  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Ensure issues are analyzed discussed and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Develop and analyze highly complex system standards thresholds and recommendations to maximize middleware system performance.

  • Conduct capacity planning reviews with internal management.

  • Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application.

  • Monitor database maintenance and provide appropriate recommendations when required.

  • Assist in setting-up/verifying the UNIX/Linux application environment.

  • Automate the administration of the application start up scripts and run-time environment
    tasks where possible.

  • Provide production control support primarily in the UNIX and application server environment.

  • Develop SOA/OSB configuration migration and application deployment plans.

  • Provide timely and accurate on-call support for production infrastructure components.

  • Provide training or mentoring on tools or architecture concepts as needed.

    Qualifications

  • BS in MIS/Computer Science/Information systems or similar discipline.

  • 5+ years of analysis & Design, Development and Administration experience.

  • 2+ years of WebLogic experience administering Oracle’s WebLogic 12.x application server in a highly-available, clustered environment.

  • 2+ years of SOA/OSB Development experience.

  • Knowledge of API Gateway Tools (Layer 7).

  • Knowledge of system monitoring tools (BTM,BAM,OEM).

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Release Automation e.g Maven, CA Lisa.

  • Experience with creating Coherence servers and Clusters.

  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle SOA Middleware Suite and Oracle Service Bus (OSB).

  • Perform performance tuning and optimization across Fusion Middleware Java Applications and Oracle Linux.

  • Deep understanding of the Web application architecture and features.

  • Experience with analyzing JVM thread dumps, heap dumps and root cause analysis of crash dumps.

  • Experience in administering OBIEE, OFSAA, ODI, and EDQ are a plus.

  • Knowledge of enterprise deployment strategies, high availability, and clustering.

  • Working knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems.

  • In depth Knowledge of J2EE framework components including JDBC, JMS and JNDI.

  • Experience in scripting skills such as, but not limited to, UNIX shell/perl/python, Database SQL/PLSQL and WLST.Knowledge of Perl and Linux shell scripting (BASH CSH).

  • Understanding of essential networking concepts including subnets, firewalls, routing, transport protocols.

  • Demonstrated competency in accurately identifying the scope of work and preparing thorough accurate and detailed schedule estimates.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.

  • Strong analytical problem-solving and conceptual skills.

  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Equity Bank SOA Administrator Jobs in Kenya


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