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Senior System Administrator
Ref No.: 17-18726
Location: McLean, Virginia
Immediate need for a Senior System Administrator with experience in the Banking & Financial  Industry. This is 6 Months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in McLean, VA. Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-18726

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze and implement optimal file transfer solutions based on business requirement.
  • Create partner profile and channel configurations in FileGateway.
  • Co-ordinate with internal and external partners during partner on-boarding process.
  • Create custom business processes and channel templates to meet specific application file transfer needs.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Apply patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
  • Follow , Release and Change Management processes.
  • Augment production support team to ensure 24/7 coverage and operations.
Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • 5+ years of experience in IBM Sterling File Transfer products
  • Advanced knowledge in administration and management of IBM Sterling File Gateway, IBM Sterling Secure proxy, IBM Control center and IBM Sterling External Authentication.
  • Experience in installation and maintenance of a clustered environment for high availability.
  • Experience in building services, adapters and configuring property files to implement file transfer solutions.
  • Experience in file transfer protocol – SSH/SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS, AS2, Connect Direct etc.
  • Hands on experience in BPML and Unix scripting.
  • 5+ years of experience in UNIX and Windows Platforms.
  • Must be able to work independently as part of a team.
  • Advanced knowledge in managed file transfer tool and technology, preferably IBM Sterling file transfer products.

Our client is a leading Banking & Financial Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.