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Senior Systems Engineer

Hybrid - Georgia - Developer

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Job Description

Hollstadt is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer.


  • Primary functions are to help design, develop, document, test and support new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal and external use (analysis, design, code).
  • Leads and influences technical direction for large-scale, highly complex technical initiatives and/or projects requiring integration of cross-functional systems.
  • Provides technical guidance in evaluating middleware systems or evaluating requests for proposals.
  • Responsibilities include application integration into JEE instances, JVM tuning to optimizes application resource usage, JEE component packaging, and infrastructure design using industry best practices.
  • Provide consultation and direct technical support in life cycle planning, problem management, integration, and systems programming.
  • Engineer ensures platform performance and availability meet enterprise objectives through monitoring, timely service restoration, and tuning.
  • Installing, building, and configuring WebSphere and JBOSS on ec2 instances in AWS on both Linux and Windows platforms.


  • 6 + years of experience required.
  • Top Skills: Knowledge in PowerShell, WebSphere, TomCat, and AWS as it relates to ec2 instances.
  • Bachelor’s degree in either Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related field, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5 years of Java/J2EE development experience, hands-on troubleshooting and deployment experience.
  • Solid knowledge of PowerShell.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Java, J2EE, WebSphere Application Server, JBOSS EAP, Tomcat, Apache, and Node.js.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft .Net hosting and IIS.
  • Experience in supporting application teams and troubleshooting in a Dev, Stage, UAT, and Production environment.
  • Must be able to provide on-site, and on-call 7x24x365 support, as needed.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with peers, business analysts, and subject matter experts, as well as the ability to lead and mentor associate developers.
  • In depth knowledge and support of middleware products on AWS for both ec2 and containerized instances.
  • Experience with Ansible, AWS or AEM is preferred.
  • OpenShift Administration experience preferably as it pertains to Middleware (i.e. Creating/Updating Middleware Images).
  • Must have the ability to listen to customers and colleagues, as well as convey ideas effectively and prepare written documentation.
  • Proactive in nature with customer satisfaction as a primary goal the client develops both strategic and tactical plans that create a safety-conscious environment resulting in employee safety and well-being.
  • AWS certification required.

Client Vaccination Policy:

  • Newly hired contractors/contingent workers are required to be vaccinated if they work at or at any time are required to be at a client location.
  • By agreeing to be submitted to this role, you agree to comply with the Clients’ vaccination requirements.

Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.