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Lead Weblogic Administrator

Job Category:  Information Technology
Department:  IT Operations & Infrastructure

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  9246

Salary Range:  $121,056.00 (Min.) - $160,400.00 (Mid.) - $199,742.00 (Max.)


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary

The Lead WebLogic Administrator is responsible in leading the team of Middleware Administrators and providing oversight in all aspects of systems design, implementation, troubleshooting, and administration within the Oracle WebLogic and Identity/Access Management areas.  The Lead is responsible for the daily workflow and leading the work of assigned staff.  This role will mentor, coach, act as a resource and provide feedback on performance of assigned staff. 


Oversee all aspects of systems design, implementation, troubleshooting, and administration within the Oracle WebLogic and Identity/Access Management areas. Lead and mentor the team members to provide tier 2 and 3 support for all Middleware and Identity/Access Management systems and services to meet or exceed service level agreements. Develop, install, maintain and monitor company databases in a high performance/high availability environment while supporting enterprise projects.  Provide general design, implementation and administration to assure highest reliability and availability of Information Technology (I.T.) services. Maintain backup/recovery procedures and disaster recovery environment. 

Manage complex projects, engaging and updating key stakeholders, developing timelines, leads others to complete deliverables on time and ensures implementation upon approval.

Develop and support procedures for database security. Conduct database capacity planning, record archival, and storage monitoring regularly. Implement and support database software upgrade and patch management procedures. 

Document database specifications, licensing, configuration and infrastructure. Develop processes, procedures and guidelines for troubleshooting database events and performing tasks.

Evaluate and seek solutions to production issues as wells as new projects. Work closely with application developers and project managers in solving production issues. 

Leads the work of assigned staff; regularly assigns and checks the work of others, providing guidance, training and feedback on performance to department management.  Oversees the daily office workflow, develops and recommends enhancements to process and procedures.  

Perform other duties as assigned. 

Duties Continued

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred

Master's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology


At least 5-7 years of extensive and broad based experience in the design, administration and support of Oracle WebLogic Server and OAM/OIM or similar products in one or more client server environments (e.g. LINUX, UNIX).  Experience in consolidating and virtualizing the environments.

Minimum 3 years of lead experience.

Thorough knowledge of Java, J2EE, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Application Server platforms.
Act as Oracle Fusion Middleware subject matter expert for business leaders, end users and I.T. staff in the areas of application architecture and implementation.

Extensive experience in installation, configuration, backup and recovery of Middleware tools and technology.

Experience in upgrading the Oracle Application Server 10g R2 and R3 to Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g platform. 

Experience in implementing Single Sign-On solutions using Oracle Access Manager/Oracle Identity Manager or any other 3rd Party Single Sign On solutions.

Experience in reviewing application performance metrics and proactively addressing performance concerns.

Experience in resource planning / management and source control. 

Experience in building and maintaining DEV, QA and PROD and Disaster Recovery environments for middleware. 


Experience in troubleshooting issues and quickly resolve them in an efficient manner that minimizes downtime.


A team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills. 

Must have a service-oriented attitude with excellent problem solving and analytical skills. 

Ability to work independently, self-motivated, and highly focused are required. 

Ability to thrive in a changing environment. 

Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple priorities.

A strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and software development methodologies (requirements gathering, analysis and design, development tools, version control, testing and Quality Assurance (QA), and deployment).   

Design and implement process and technologies supporting disaster recovery or disaster recovery testing of middleware platforms.

Knowledge of Oracle databases and/or Microsoft SQL Server  Knowledge of Trizetto QNXT;  Weblogic Server Administration.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Required Training

Additional Information

Salary Range Disclaimer: The expected pay range is based on many factors such as geography, experience, education, and the market.  The range is subject to change.


L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)


At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, it's expected that all employees wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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