Java Middleware application support engineer


Brussels, occasional travel


System and Support

Project description:

  • Work shifts of 8 hours covering the time range between 08:00 am and 06:00 pm from Monday to Friday with some flexibility required when overtime is exceptionally needed + Standby service 06:00 pm ---> 08:00 am + weekends and during public and Commission holidays
  • Occasional travel may occur.


  • Support and administration of JAVA applications
  • Create and maintain the Tickets in our ticket system and follow ITIL best practices.
  • Create and update knowledge base for the known issues.
  • Installation and deployment of java applications in different environments (Acceptance and Production)
  • Monitor the application in the different environments to ensure its availability.
  • Troubleshoot infrastructure issues and tuning J2EE application servers to optimize performance
  • Set up the monitoring scripts and automate the tasks performed by support team.
  • Send out the notifications to the users in case of Downtime during business hours
  • Trigger investigations (registration of problems) in order to identify root causes and prevent potential impacts on the application.
  • Provide Stand by support when required.

Technical skills:

Required skills:

  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills, with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Excellent writing and training skills.
  • Understanding of network protocols TCP/IP and HTTP.
  • Good Knowledge of application servers (WEBLOGIC, Tomcat, WildFly).
  • Good Knowledge of Database Management (MySQL, Oracle RDBMS).
  • Good Knowledge of JAVA, J2EE, XML, Web services-SOAP and REST.
  • Experience with Linux environments scripting is mandatory.
  • Good knowledge of ITIL best practices.

Required languages:

English is mandatory and other European languages are nice to have.

Preferred skills:

  • Middleware products WebLogic, TOMCAT, and Wildfly application server and apache.
  • Experience with large scale J2EE deployment java programming or software development life cycle
  • Good knowledge of SOA Architecture and Web services (SOAP and REST)
  • Experience with SoapUI and free API test tool
  • Public key Infrastructure knowledge is nice to have.
  • Knowledge of SQL.
  • ITIL foundation certification.

Contact person:

Contact name: Recruitment IT Staffing