Middleware Engineer performs design and configuration of middleware infrastructure and platforms. Provides coherent distributed middleware that connects software components and applications. Being a Middleware Engineer interacts with development team and analyzes requirements to implement middleware architecture. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Middleware Engineer typically reports to a Manager. The Middleware Engineer works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Middleware Engineer typically requires 10+ years of related experience.