Ref No.: 17-04809
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/03/2017 to 01/31/2018
 Client: State of Ohio
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Rate: Give me your best rate
Please note: must be able to do a F2F interview.
 
Interview Process: On site face to face Interviews are required for this role
Will Close to Submissions on: Monday 6/19 @ 11AM


The senior WebSphere Administrator will be required to provide the following support.


1. Provide WebSphere support for distributed servers in a multi-datacenter environment. 

2. Monitor daily activities and performance of complex WebSphere environments in UNIX or Windows, analyzes technical problems, recommend adjustments, creates and implements approved solutions using established tools and techniques for the IBM WebSphere suite of products (IBM Application Server, Portal, MQ Series, etc.) in virtual or non virtual environments.
3. Provide technical assistance to the application development area and co-workers about WebSphere system analysis, design and programming.
4. Configures WebSphere services (e.g. security, JDBC, clusters). Plans, installs and coordinates WebSphere releases, migrations, upgrades and maintenance. Build new environments as needed and need to implement WebSphere virtualization.
5. Coordinates with network,UNIX and storage groups for WebSphere server based configurations.
6. Develop technical documents, project plans and tasks, interact with customers for proposed solutions.
7. Provide non-production and production support for deploying code and assist in trouble shooting and resolving application issues.
8. Build deployment scripts for code deployment. Need to build scripts for Sys out and log file output so that the developers can access the logs from a pre defined location.
9. Any other tasks assigned by the management team based on project/application needs.


Required Experience:
Most current available IBM WebSphere certification 
At least seven (7) years experience showing hands on duties with minimum supported (currently v7) version IBM WebSphere Application Servers or higher in a multi–tier, multi-platform large (multiple hardware nodes at each level) UNIX environment supporting multiple application clusters. (e.g. installing, maintaining, tuning, configuring, problem determination) 

At least seven (7) years experience showing hands on duties with administering WebSphere Network Deployment manager in a multi–tier, multi-platform large (multiple hardware nodes at each level) UNIX environment supporting multiple application clusters. (e.g. installing, maintaining, tuning, configuring, problem determination).

At least five (5) years experience administering web/http and proxy servers to support WebSphere in a multi–tier, multi-platform large (multiple hardware nodes at each level) UNIX environment supporting multiple application clusters. (e.g. installing, maintaining, tuning, configuring, problem determination).

At least three (3) years experience with network clients in a WebSphere environment (e.g. installing, supporting and maintaining tuning and configuration, problem determination).

At least five (5) years experience in building WebSphere deployment scripts in a production and non-production environment (e.g. writing, implementing, maintaining).

At least three (3) years experience with WebSphere Portal manager (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).

At least three (3) years experience with IBM WebSeal (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).


At least three (3) years experience with IBM MQ workflow (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).

At least one (1) years experience with IBM BPM workflow (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).

A minimum of 7 plus years experience and knowledge in supporting applications following system development life cycle.


3 year time and experience showing hands on duties supporting UNIX(AIX) based shell scripts in a production environment (e.g. writing, implementing, maintaining).
3 years experience using 
The senior WebSphere Administrator will be required to provide the following support.
 
  1. Provide WebSphere support for distributed servers in a multi-datacenter environment.
  2. Monitor daily activities and performance of complex WebSphere environments in UNIX or Windows, analyzes technical problems, recommend adjustments, creates and implements approved solutions using established tools and techniques for the IBM WebSphere suite of products (IBM Application Server, Portal, MQ Series, etc.) in virtual or non virtual environments.
  3. Provide technical assistance to the application development area and co-workers about WebSphere system analysis, design and programming.
  4. Configures WebSphere services (e.g. security, JDBC, clusters). Plans, installs and coordinates WebSphere releases, migrations, upgrades and maintenance. Build new environments as needed and need to implement WebSphere virtualization.
  5. Coordinates with network,UNIX and storage groups for WebSphere server based configurations.
  6. Develop technical documents, project plans and tasks, interact with customers for proposed solutions.
  7. Provide non-production and production support for deploying code and assist in trouble shooting and resolving application issues.
  8. Build deployment scripts for code deployment. Need to build scripts for Sys out and log file output so that the developers can access the logs from a pre defined location.
  9. Any other tasks assigned by the management team based on project/application needs.
 
 
Required Experience:
Most current available IBM WebSphere certification
At least seven (7) years experience showing hands on duties with minimum supported (currently v7) version IBM WebSphere Application Servers or higher in a multi–tier, multi-platform large (multiple hardware nodes at each level) UNIX environment supporting multiple application clusters. (e.g. installing, maintaining, tuning, configuring, problem determination)
 
At least seven (7) years experience showing hands on duties with administering WebSphere Network Deployment manager in a multi–tier, multi-platform large (multiple hardware nodes at each level) UNIX environment supporting multiple application clusters. (e.g. installing, maintaining, tuning, configuring, problem determination).
 
At least five (5) years experience administering web/http and proxy servers to support WebSphere in a multi–tier, multi-platform large (multiple hardware nodes at each level) UNIX environment supporting multiple application clusters. (e.g. installing, maintaining, tuning, configuring, problem determination).
 
At least three (3) years experience with network clients in a WebSphere environment (e.g. installing, supporting and maintaining tuning and configuration, problem determination).
 
At least five (5) years experience in building WebSphere deployment scripts in a production and non-production environment (e.g. writing, implementing, maintaining).
 
At least three (3) years experience with WebSphere Portal manager (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).
 
At least three (3) years experience with IBM WebSeal (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).
 
 
At least three (3) years experience with IBM MQ workflow (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).
 
At least one (1) years experience with IBM BPM workflow (e.g. installing, supporting, configuring, problem determination).
 
A minimum of 7 plus years experience and knowledge in supporting applications following system development life cycle.
 
 
3 year time and experience showing hands on duties supporting UNIX(AIX) based shell scripts in a production environment (e.g. writing, implementing, maintaining).
3 years experience using third party performance monitoring tools on a UNIX platform (e.g. installation, administration, configuration for tools such as Tivoli product suite, BMC, Dynatrace)..