Laboratory Corporation of America Middleware Engineer in Durham, North Carolina

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

LabCorp is seeking a Middleware Engineer for it's RTP location. The Middleware Engineer will work closely with the architecture, development, DevOps, QA, and application support teams to deliver a stable, scalable, and secure environment. The Middleware Engineer will be involved in the migration of changes from development to production throughout the project lifecycle. The individual will leverage automation technologies to rapidly deliver environments while maintaining configuration management across the enterprise. The Middleware Engineer will work closely with other members of the Middleware team to administer, maintain, and troubleshoot the infrastructure and will share in the on-call support rotation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for the implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of the middleware infrastructure

  • Support day to day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for any issues that arise with administered systems

  • Provide technical support to application developers and operations support staff, including the promotion and use of best practices, ensuring standardization across applications and troubleshooting

Skills Required:

  • Experience using automation technologies such as Ansible to automate server builds, installation, configuration, and change management

  • Experience supporting IBM WebSphere Application Sever, IBM Integration Bus, IBM MQ, IBM DataPower Gateway, and IBM API Connect

  • Experience supporting web servers such as Apache or Nginx

  • Experience supporting application servers such as Apache Tomcat, Node.js, or RedHat JBoss

  • Experience supporting .NET applications and IIS administration

  • Experience supporting application load testing and performance tuning applications

  • Solid understanding of network topology and technologies such as firewalls, load-balancers, DNS, VPN, NAT

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities with strong organization and planning skill-set

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience working with containers and supporting micro-service architectures

  • Experience and strong knowledge of DevOps

  • Experience supporting and troubleshooting Java applications, SOA, web services (REST and SOAP)

  • Knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle methodologies and process flows

  • Experience working in Agile Teams and Daily Scrums

  • Experience working within a hybrid cloud deployment model

Competitive candidates for this role will possess the following:

  • Goal oriented with high standards for quality and performance

  • Advanced problem solving and troubleshooting skills and the ability to facilitate the resolution of complex issues with innovative solutions

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new tools and applications

  • Ability to lead discussions with all levels of the organization and provide balanced information of an idea or communication of an issue regardless of written or verbal

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across project teams

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines

  • Strong mentoring skills

Requirements

License/Certification/Education: Normally requires a minimum of a B.S. Degree in a related field, but prefer 10 years of experience in Web analysis and development or other e business.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor-level degree in engineering, information technology, or computer science is required. Master's degree is preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years of information technology experience, including architecture and design experience in middleware and cloud environments. 5+ years is preferred.

Shift

1

Schedule

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.