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WebSphere Administrator
Ref No.: 18-01349
Location: Germantown, Maryland
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with three or more years of U.S. residency. The candidate must be able to obtain a client MBI.

Statement of Work:
MeF is a platform for electronically filing returns with the IRS. It provides SOA based web services that filers use to submit returns, and provides web applications for IRS users to work with the returns. MeF validates filed returns, determines their disposition, and interfaces with other IRS systems for downstream processing of the returns. The client developed and enhanced MeF since 2001.

Task Description:
Perform as a WebSphere administrator to install, maintain, monitor, troubleshoot and upgrade WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5 and develop automated scripts using Ant and JACL.

Primary Duties:
Installation, maintenance, monitor, troubleshoot and upgrade of WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5 components – 40%
Development of automated installation scripts using JACL, ANT, & Maven – 40%
Documentation of Topologies – 20%

Required Skills:
WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5 Administration – 7 years
IBM HTTP Server – 7 years
Script development using Maven/Ant and JACL – 5 years
Rational Software Architect or Eclipse – 2 years
Rational ClearCase/ClearQuest - 2 years

Preferred Skills:
Experience with JBoss Application Server administration
Experience with WebSphere MQ administration
Experience with JEE development (EJBs, MDBs, Web services, etc.)