Technology Engineer II

Lake County, IL, United States
Sep 21, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

The J2EE Platform Engineer function is a technical expert that will independently identify, engineer, and optimize new data, software, or technology solutions that address critical business requirements for Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS), IBM Web Application Server (WAS), Apache Tomcat, and RedHat JBoss. The Engineer function is also used to design and implement improvements in process, methods, and tools, to improve agility and efficiency, and to reduce cost and delivery time.


  • Support the definition of platform and service strategy and participates in the strategic enterprise design of the WLS, WAS, Tomcat, and JBoss platforms.
  • Gather and document business applications requirements for WLS, WAS, Tomcat, and JBoss platforms services.
  • Provide in-depth technical expertise of WLS, WAS, Tomcat, and JBoss capabilities, limitations, and methods.
  • Implement platform installations and updates following ITSM and SLC processes.
  • Implement and provide technical support in the configuration and tuning of WLS, WAS, Tomcat, and JBoss platforms.
  • Provide in-depth technical expertise related to the ongoing maintenance and support of the platform environment.
  • Lead the diagnosis of platform-related issues for application failures or issues escalated from Operations team.
  • Conduct production platform performance monitoring and capacity planning.

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field and at least 7 years relevant experience OR Masters degree in relevant field and at least 5 years experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience as J2EE admin with responsibility for installation, configuration, and patching of production applications.
  • Must have experience supporting WLS 11g (10.3.6) and 12c in Linux environment
  • Must have experience supporting WAS 8.5.5 in Linux environment
  • Highly preferred experience supporting Tomcat 7.x, 8.5, 9.x in Linux environment
  • Highly preferred experience supporting JBoss EAP 7.x in Linux environment
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and consultative skills.
  • Requires strong scripting skills: Bash, WLST, etc
  • Java EE development experience is a plus.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.