Middleware Engineer

  • FHLB - The Office of Finance
  • Jul 30, 2019
Full time Software Engineer Network Engineer Information Systems Technical Support

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Enterprise Architecture, the Middleware Engineer will bring a strong technical and analytical mindset required to engineer effective solutions across IT.  The Office of Finance has a highly customized IT environment that is critical to the Office’s function as the FHLBanks’ fiscal agent in the analysis, issuance and servicing of the System’s debt portfolio.  The Middleware Engineer will work on project teams as a technical expert and support the delivery of high-quality products.


The incumbent is expected to have a thorough understanding of middleware and application engineering and integration for the systems at the Office of Finance.  This includes an understanding of the drivers necessary in facilitating communication between the database and the applications.  The Middleware Engineer will collaborate with the IT Operations, IT Networking and Security, and Application Development teams in aspects of application design, development, and implementation.  The Middleware Engineer is expected to support the continued improvement of deliverables at the OF.  The incumbent will be called upon to assist with implementation beyond the conceptual/planning stages and serve as a key technical resource throughout the implementation life cycle.


Major Responsibilities include:

  • Implement changes and improvements to OF business services through a mix of application middleware configuration and engineering activities.
  • Identify all dependencies and subsequent tasks necessary for OF middleware upgrade and migration efforts by reviewing release notes and hands-on analysis.
  • Document application settings and configuration parameters necessary for OF applications to perform reliably and effectively.
  • Troubleshoot production issues within the application middleware/development domain as needed.
  • Assist with benchmarking, tuning, and functional testing of OF applications in support of upgrades and platform migrations.


Qualified candidates will offer a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related plus a minimum of 8 - 10 years of experience in Middleware Engineering.  The FHLB-OF is seeking candidates with proven success in Middleware Developer/Engineer and/or DevOps positions as well as expert working knowledge of JBoss EAP, Tomcat, JVM, and Apache configuration and integration, JDBC and ODBC database clients and configuration – such as jConnect and OpenClient for ASE.  FHLB-OF is seeking candidates with expert knowledge of scripting languages such as perl, bash, sh and csh, among other qualifications.


This position offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and work environment and is based in Reston, VA.


FHLB-OF is not currently sponsoring work visas or transfers.  Green Card or citizenship required.


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to the following job link:



Additional inquiries and questions can be emailed to Beth Cessna at bcessna@fhlb-of.com.

Contact 202/232-1765.