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Middleware Architect

Job Description

The Information Technology Group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for a Middleware Architect who enjoys working for an organization that strives to support the public good and make a difference. Are you passionate about information technology and would be excited to contribute to an organization’s technology transformation in a strategic way?! If so…we would like to hear from you!


This position is located in the NAIC’s state-of-the-art offices in Town Pavilion in the heart of downtown, Kansas City which includes great restaurants, and top-notch entertainment venues.  We have flexible work schedules in a collaborative work environment. Apply today!


Responsibilities include:

  • Configure monitoring solutions that connect to applications and infrastructure reporting general health and performance information.
  • Assist internal staff with using and understating the various monitoring tools and customizing dash boards.
  • Provide support to pause alerting during planned maintenance outages.
  • Assist with the maintenance and configuration of JBoss EAP and EWS environments as they pertain to deployed applications.
  • Assist with the configuration of JBoss Operations Network (JON) as it pertains to monitoring and configuration management of the implemented applications.
  • Assesses and identifies appropriate changes and makes recommendations for implementation.
  • Assists application support teams with high level problem program debugging through Java container analysis.
  • Maintains an accurate report of available resources across all environments.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year College or University in a computer related field; and 2 years related experience in either Java development or infrastructure monitoring; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.



Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have experience using standard desktop applications including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ssh, and sftp.
  • Must possess a good knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to oversee multiple high priority projects simultaneously.
  • Must have a firm understanding of Tomcat, Apache and other J2EE or JAVA container technologies.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend technical documentation.


About the NAIC:

With a Central Office in the heart of downtown Kansas City the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) places a premium on creativity and innovation.  The NAIC supports insurance regulators in every state, who work to educate, protect and assist insurance consumers with issues ranging from disasters to day-to-day questions. Our employees get the chance to support and develop the latest technological programs in an energized environment.

Insurance may be complicated, but our employee culture is pretty simple. “Work hard, play hard” exemplifies our commitment to a work-life balance. We keep it casual with allowing jeans to be worn every day. We believe in rewarding staff with bright, shiny objects as well as treats, games and prizes to show our appreciation for their hard work. And you can say goodbye to a five day work week with our flex schedules.

At the NAIC, location really is everything - from our centrality in the metro area to the conveniences of our vibrant downtown building, with great restaurants and shopping right outside our doors. We pride ourselves on our long-term investment in our employees and support them in all phases of their life, from continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities to our infants in the workplace program. We also make charity a company-wide offering through our Volunteer Resource Team (VRT). The VRT sponsors fundraisers, charitable events and community service opportunities throughout the year and has raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities.


Why Work at the NAIC/NIPR?

  • Flexible Work Environment

  • 37.5 Hour Work Week

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Choice of Insurance Plans

  • Vacation Buy Back

  • Infants in the Work Place

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Parental Leave

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Days Off for Community Service

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Fitness Center



The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Insurance
Required Travel Not Specified
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Middleware Architect

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