Senior Middleware Engineer – Glasgow – up to £440 per day (Inside IR35 – Remote)

Change Digital are working on an exciting contract role with a leading financial services organisation in the UK within their Application Platform team. The team are part of the Technology Operations and Cyber Security function that manage critical systems and applications.  This is an opportunity to work with the team on a specific project and potentially get involved with wider team activities, which will include:

  • Manage and progress certificate renewals throughout the WAS estate supported by the team, supporting the route to Live for the testing of these changes
  • Taking ownership of activities within the project and driving them to resolution.
  • Working with others within and outside of your immediate team to ensure the best outcomes possible are delivered for the services the team support.
  • Improving our delivery through innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Working with project & technical teams to ensure our solutions meet the organisation’s operational and strategic needs.
  • Collaborating with internal and external parties to provide excellent customer service.

The successful candidate will have a high level of knowledge and experience in WAS Network Deployment and the related technologies/topologies alongside an awareness of the types of Java Applications that it supports.


To be brilliant you’ll bring experience in:

  • High level of knowledge and experience of WAS Network Deployment tasks / commands
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in prioritising multiple activities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience driving complex issues
  • An ability to work on your own initiative and take ownership and responsibility for project deliverables
  • May require out of hours implementation support for project therefore flexibility regarding working hours and options for overtime
  • Ability to effectively communicate and resolve complex situations.

We would like you to have…

  • Experience of working in a WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Technical Support role
  • Experience supporting production and development/testing systems
  • Exposure to J2EE Development framework
  • Operational knowledge of Banking
  • ITIL Service Management process awareness (Change, Incident & Problem Management processes)
  • A full understanding of WebSphere Application Server (WAS) infrastructure technologies including:
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (Deployment, configuration and problem determination & resolution)
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • IBM WebSphere Portal
  • WAS Build and Application deployment automation using orchestration Tools like IBM UrbanCode Deploy


This role is urgent in nature so please email your CV to or call 077 375 38 248 for more information.

  • Date Added: Tuesday, 9th January 2024
  • Closing Date: Thursday, 29th February 2024
  • Job Code: 134642
  • Contact: Mitesh Fatnani