Middleware Administrator II


Lincoln, NE Technology
Be the bridge between operating systems, databases, and applications.

At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp is seeking an Middleware Administrator II. Infrastructure runs systems to process transactions, handle customer data to yield market insights and support the analytical tools which aid and communicate decisions to shape the organization. As part of the infrastructure team, you will create value by making sound choices about which technologies to use and how to integrate them in the enterprise. You'll have the opportunity to bring together hardware, software, and support to provide the right combination of cost, resiliency, and features for the solution. You'll also engage with the lines of business and other IT professionals to identify sources of value, agree on priorities, and measure not only the cost, but also the impact of infrastructure resulting in large-scale analytics, speed to market, customer experience, and associate productivity.

Essential Job Functions

* Respond to client incidents and requests using the corporate ticketing system.
* Performs challenging troubleshooting with little and/or documentation.
* Perform challenging hardware and software maintenance with little guidance and/or documentation.
* Respond to system alerts with little guidance and/or documentation.
* Identify and escalates challenging issues or requests to senior team members while taking the opportunity to learn.
* Monitor system logs for anomalies and resolve challenging issues with little and/or documentation.
* Contribute to creating and updating documentation of procedures and guidelines for internal team use.
* Perform simple hardware and software updates with some guidance and/or documentation.
* Contribute to the tuning of system configurations for redundancy, performance, security, and data protection.
* Respond to alerts and emergency calls during and outside of normal business hours.
* Act as a subject matter for one or more technologies or processes.
* Travel as needed. Estimated at less than 25%
* This position is likely to be an on-call position. On-call will be rotated with other team members. The on-call associate is expected to be available 24 x 7


* 2+ years of application and/or web server management experience
* Associates degree or equivalent
* 2-4 years of experience of with Windows and Linux systems

Desired Technical Knowledge, Tools, & Certifications:

* Experience with java application server administration (WebSphere, Tomcat, WebLogic)
* Experience with web server administration (IIS, Nginx)
* Experience with application performance monitoring tools (Dynatrace)
* Experience with EDI tools (Globalscape)
* Experience with automated code deployment (UrbanCode Deploy)
* Continuous Integration -- Jenkins

We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 2737

Posted 4 months ago

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