Role of Weblogic Server Administrator
WebLogic Server Administration console is a Web browser-based, graphical user interface you use to manage a WebLogic Server domain. The Administration Server provides a central point for managing a WebLogic Server domain. The Administration Server hosts the Administration Console, which is a Web Application accessible from any supported Web browser with network access to the Administration Server.
For the role of weblogic server administrator one must have bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant qualification. The technical skills required for the role of weblogic server administrator are WebLogic Application Server administration experience Unix command line experience along with good communication skills.
Responsibilities of weblogic server administrator:
1. The weblogic server administrator should provide operational support to development groups; resolve production application and software issues.
2. They must perform system software updates, system software maintenance and product upgrades.
3. Weblogic administrators should work with other internal infrastructure teams to troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and connectivity problems, including user access and component configuration.
4. Perform Incident resolution, Problem Determination and Root Cause Analysis in accordance with Service Level Agreements.
5. They prescribe system backup / disaster recovery procedures and directs recovery operations in the event of destruction of all or part of the operating system or other system components.
6. Implements appropriate levels of system security.
7. Provides technical expertise for system transitions, migrations and application software updates.
8. Provides technical assistance to IT support staff, including but not limited to, DBAs, Network Engineers, Application Developers, and other System Administrators.
9. Prioritizing support requests; effective task planning; executing an established change control process and proactively communicating task status and progress.
10. Documenting WebLogic monitoring, probing and troubleshooting best practices for use by less experienced support staff.
11. Administrators should explain the risks by identifying potential issues and suggesting alternate courses of action.
12. Participating in the definition of standards and identification of process improvement opportunities for the platforms supported.
13. Monitoring WebLogic server health and security.
14. Creating security roles, group policy, user authentication, auditing and authorization.
15. Work on Web Security tools- LDAP Server, SSL Certificates and client authentication.
16. Working with configuring the WebLogic Diagnostics Framework (WLDF). Configure Diagnostic modules, Collected Metrics, Configured Watches, Notifications and Instrumentation. Working with WLDF console extension.
17. Maintain the applications among Web Logic run-time processes in a cluster of application servers.
18. Generating reports for applications and platforms such as Site scope, Peregrine, and Net Tracker.
Thus, the weblogic server administrator should be able to work with clients directly in a manner fitting to represent the company.