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Websphere Application Server Admin/System Admin

Purchase, New York, 10577, United States
December 01, 2016


We have following position with my client. If you are interested please send me your recent resume at or you can call me at 408-385-2364.

Job Position: Websphere Application Server Admin/System Admin

Job Location : Purchase, NY

Job Type : Full Time Permanent

Independent Candidate Only:

Job Details:

Role IBM Websphere Application Server Middleware Production Support and System Adminstrator

Mandatory Technical / Functional Skills • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering

• 5+ years of work experience in the job as a Systems Administrator.

• Experience of the following products: IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM Websphere MQ, Business Process Management (BPM), Operations Decision Management (ODM), Application Release Automation (ARA), Infrared 360 or Auto Pilot or BMC Middleware management, IIS, Apache Tomcat, IBM HTTP Server, JBoss

• Understanding of middleware and web server security fundamentals

• In-depth knowledge of HA & DR setup for Websphere

• Experience with middleware automation is a plus.

• Working with application developers to fully utilize built in product functionality

• Very good knowledge of UNIX fundamentals

• Installation, Configuration and Scripting skills.

• Understanding of distributed computing

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and interface with developers, project managers and production support groups

• Ability to multi-task

• Strong customer relationship skills

• Experience in the Airline Domain

• ITIL Foundation or Intermediate certification Preferred

• Excellent Customer / Business Orientation skills

• Excellent Problem Solving skills

Roles and responsibility • Interact with business Customers to define, analyze, and deliver Customer requirements.

• Support in a 24 by 7 on-call providing a high degree of responsiveness and sound trouble-shooting methodologies

• Provide production & non-production middleware and Web support for multiple business critical applications

• Support IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM Websphere MQ, Business Process Management (BPM), DataPower and related products in production.

• Support 150 to 170 middleware interfaces in websphere production.

• Work with the various business units as well as with cross functional teams to bring new middleware-based applications live

• Work with development team and relevant business units to promote web applications to production environment

• Write operating procedures, knowledge articles, answers to FAQs, and on-call reports

• Open Problem Management Report, work with the vendor to troubleshoot product related issues and apply appropriate fix packs. Maintain middleware with appropriate patches.

• Work with help desk and ticketing systems to provide proper support and escalation procedures for deployed applications.

• Fine tune applications and servers for optimal performance.

• Provide guidance on generating scripts in order to automate tasks or provide batch capabilities for the IBM WebSphere software products

Desirable Technical / Functional Skills • Must demonstrate ability to analyze medium to large, complex or vague Business or Technical problem and translate analysis into viable solution recommendations.

• Experience in driving out requirements and building documentation process.

• Experience in developing testing methodologies and assisting testing teams in driving use cases back to detailed requirements.

• Familiar with XML, XSD, and web services.

• Familiar with Agile development methodologies such as Scrum,

• Experience in Data and/or Web Service Development/Delivery and SOA.

• Ability to work with both business and technology Customer.

Thanks & Regards

Ved Prakash

Contact Number (D): 408-385-2364