Junior Middleware Integration Specialist

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10021056
  • Location Utrecht
  • Contract type Secondment with contracting
  • Industry IT & Telecom

About this vacancy

The Work Environment

You will be working in Utrecht within the Shared Services team.

Job description

Within the team, you will learning about: 

  • Maintaining of the Application Hosting Platform based on WebSphere Application Server and JBOSS
  • Supporting project in realising the project goals by deploying new or updated services, configuring services, integrating with other services and supporting testers

The Middleware Team consists out of approximately 11 and is currently clustered in WebSphere/JBOSS.

What will your job be

Your will actively learning on activities such as ensuring agreed service levels regarding availability, performance, capacity, continuity and security. Preparing changes and checking the changes. Solving incidents and problems. Participation in infrastructure projects of a team overriding character. 

Your day-to-day responsibilities after training will include:

  • Technical management of application hosting platform and hosted applications
  • Plan, perform and test installations, updates and modifications of the Middleware software including requesting network, storage and system requirements
  • ensuring disaster recovery and business continuity measures
  • Ensuring compliance measures such as PCI-DSS
  • Compiling and managing documentation
  • Keeping up and applying professional knowledge regarding technological developments
  • Signalling of faults in the technical infrastructure and performing problem analyses
  • Turn Standby and Core Services
  • Manage your own planning


At our Partner, their technology addresses persistent challenges of the payment world. They design and operate leading digital payment and transactional solutions that enable sustainable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies. With many hard-working and dedicated peers that would love for you to work with them. They are committed to continuous improvement and are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve quality, reduce costs, build excellent solutions, and grow customer happiness. Our Partner would like to welcome an organized, innovative and process driven colleague to their team. 

Offer description

You will be employed by YER and seconded to our Partner. We offer:

  • After seconded period you will transit to become a permanent employer at our Partner
  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, commuting allowance or potentially a lease car)
  • Intensive support for international candidates (Including, Visa support, 30% rule, Free Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of our multinational clients
  • Development opportunities, full access to the New Heroes training portal & the YER Talent Development Program with a personal coach
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies
  • Excellent Remuneration (depending on level of expertise)

Candidate profile

Skills we can’t do without:

  • Completed hbo training in the field of IT / Informatics or concrete practical knowledge obtained elsewhere
  • Team player, Persistent and Accurate
  • Intrinsic motivation to acquire IT knowledge and learn about this job
  • Good language skills in word and writing of the Dutch and English language
  • Good communication skills
  • High degree willingness to collaborate in a team
  • Prepare to participate in standby services and willing to perform outside office hours (evenings and weekends)