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Middleware Engineer
Ref No.: 18-12953
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Position entails an expert-level WebSphere Application Server administrator who has current hands-on experience using V8.5 or higher.

In-Person Interviews
4-year College degree or equivalent technical study

SUMMARY:

The IBM Technical Specialist - Middleware under the direct supervisor of the Chief of the ACO's Information Technology Office (ITO) or other designated ITO representative will be required to collaborate and provide technical expertise to ITO and assigned unit. The ideal candidate must have experience in migrating and or upgrading to a newer version of WebSphere. The ideal candidate should have experience in planning, design and assessment of new & existing middleware infrastructures.

Qualifications and Skills:

*They must have experience in the migration of customer or vendor applications running on WebSphere from one major version to another.
*They should be able to demonstrate expertise with the most recent and relevant technologies in the middleware arena.
*They must have excellent communication skills and possess the ability to collaborate with internal and external groups including vendors.

Skill are to include:

* Websphere Application Server 8.5 or higher
* IBM HTTP Server
* CA APM (Wily)
* WebSphere MQSeries 7X, 8.0 or higher
* UNIX/Linux (AIX preferred), DataPower Administration
* PEGA BPM * IBM MDM System (Tivoli/Wily preferred)
* WebSphere Portal
* Web Content Management
* WebFocus Server
* WebSphere Portal Server
* Adobe Live Cycle/AEM administration.

The ideal candidate can:

*Demonstrate expertise in teaching, conveying technical and or functional courses and concepts.
*Develop appropriate work programs and budgets and use to effectively schedule tasks and assignments.
*Identify improvements to project standards to achieve high quality services and products.
*Assessment and recommendations of on-site middleware infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

*Installation, configuration and administration of WebSphere Application Server versions 8.x and above.
*Installation, configuration and administration of PEGA BPM v 7.x.
*Migration of WebSphere Application Server environments from one major release to another.
*Migration and upgrades of PEGA BPM environments from one release to another. Installation, configuration and administration of WebSphere MQSeries 7.x, 8.0 or higher and of IBM HTTP Server, Microsoft IIS.
*Develop Jython/JACL, wsadmin, Unix shell scripts, AIX and RHEL administration.
*Implement SSL/TLS configuration and certification.
*Understanding of network security, firewalls, ADCs, VIPs, etc. Experience working with CA APM (Wily), experience integrating with Microsoft AD/ADLDS, experience integrating with IBM Webseal/Tivoli Access Manager/ISAM.
*Administration, configuration of WebSphere DataPower (preferred).
*Installation, configuration and administration of IBM MDM and IBM Information Server (preferred); of WebFocus Reporting Server (preferred); of WebSphere Portal 6.1 (preferred); of Lotus Web Content Management 6.1 (preferred); and of Adobe Experience Manager (preferred)
*Experience working in a DevOps environment (preferred) and a cloud computing environment (preferred).