Middleware System Administrator (JBoss)

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ120258

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics IT (GDIT) is looking for its next passionate, highly skilled, self-motivated, experienced Middleware System Administrator (JBoss)  to join our team as we continue to partner with New York State of Health (NYSoH) to provide comprehensive health coverage to more than 4.5 million New Yorkers.  

Our GDIT State & Local LLC team provides NYS with a health insurance benefits exchange platform for comparison health insurance shopping. In addition to being the comparative market place, the exchange is the place to obtain subsidies and other cost sharing reductions. The exchange with innovative and agile health benefit exchange (HBE) solutions that provides the technology to deliver the functionality required to comply by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Since go-live in 2013, the platform has been able to scale, undergoing changes/upgrades to support business and regulatory change, including most recently the American Rescue Plan.  

 Here's where you come in:  

  • Responsible for middleware installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, and identifying performance improvements.  
  • Administers a wide variety of middleware components in a 24/7/365 high availability client environment. Primary responsibility is Production support to include monitoring, troubleshooting, and triage. 
  • Installs, configures, and maintains the JBoss middleware infrastructure supporting a high-volume mission critical Healthcare system with stringent security and performance requirements 
  • Ensures installation, configurations, and maintenance procedures of all changes to middleware infrastructure are of highest quality and capable of meeting all client SLAs. 
  • Installs upgrades and patches associated with JBoss and related middleware products.   
  • Packages, deploys applications, migrates, performance tunes, troubleshoots and resolves application services, maintains security, and automates routine procedures through scripting. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Work constructively with other team members  
  • Performs complex systems administration.  Monitors and tunes appropriate systems to ensure optimum level of performance.  
  • Oversees appropriate level software installations and upgrades and related software packages.  
  • Collects and reviews system data for capacity and planning purposes.   
  • Analyzes capacity data and develops capacity plans for appropriate level enterprise-wide systems.   
  • Oversees and applies appropriate support packages/patches to maintain system integrity.  
  • Develops and maintains appropriate system documentation  


  • Experience in the JBoss family of middleware infrastructure  
  • Experience in developing appropriate monitoring and alerting processes within the mid-tier environment 
  • Experience developing custom operation scripts for day-to-day JBoss operations  
  • Experience configuring/supporting Mulesoft, Opentext, SPLUNK, Jaeger framework nice to have  
  • Experience in administering the WAS family of middleware infrastructure (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal Server, WebSphere Process Server, WebSphere MQ) nice to have  
  • Self starter, takes initiative to uncover and resolve issues in order to promote a culture of continuous improvement 
  • Able and willing to participate in 7x24 on call support as required 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  
  • Ability to interact with team and client staff and remain calm under pressure 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred  
  • 8 or more years of experience in working on middleware support teams in high-volume a mission critical environment  
  • 5+ years’ experience in JBOSS Middleware System’s Administration role 

The likely salary range for this position is $88,000 - $132,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.