WebSphere Admin. We are actively seeking a WebSphere Admin for a contract-to-hire opportunity with our Columbus, OH client. The resource will be responsible the administration and engineering work of WebSphere Portal version 6.0 and 7.0, WebSphere Commerce 6.0 and 7.0 and WebSphere Application Servers 6.1 and 7.0. He or she will be working alongside other WebSphere Platform engineers.
Install application server software and create the necessary environments required by the system development life cycle. Configure all environments to each applications specific requirements (such as JDBC, JMS, web services, High Availability, Session Management, Security, Service Integration Bus, etc).
Proactively performance tune each environment as well as reactively troubleshoot problems that occur. Provide development support to the application development teams.
Design systems architecture including fault tolerance and high availability solutions.
Work with application project teams to provide feedback on designs and gather requirements for the application server environment.
Install the WebSphere Application Server software on Linux, Unix and Windows based environments.
Create and modify WebSphere clusters required to implement the different logical environments in the system development life cycle (dev, test, stage, prod).
Create and configure application instances within each of the cells as required.
Configure security as required (SSL, single sign-on, administrative, application, etc).
Configure the required web server (IIS, iPlanet, IHS) with the Application server software plug-in.
Configure the Application server software to each individual applications requirements (Services Integration Bus JMS / Web Services, JDBC, Security, etc)
Set up the Application server software and each application to be highly available with the goal of 24x7 up-time.
Performance tune the Application server software so that it is optimized for each application. This will include working closely with the application development teams to administer load testing and monitoring.
Deploy applications to the Application server as well as define and set up automated application deployment mechanisms.
Provide development support to the application development teams.
Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation in support of Production systems
Research and troubleshoot problems related to the Application server software, the applications that run on them as well as the external systems that they interact with.
Communicate regularly and effectively with other team members, clients (application developers) and vendors (other technology teams).
WebSphere Portal Administration 6.0/7.0 WebSphere Commerce Administration 6.0/7.0
WebSphere Application Server Administration 6.1/7.0
Must have at least 3 years of WebSphere Administration experience, just development experience is NOT enough
Must have at least Portal and WAS administration experience (Note: Portal, WCM, WAS and Commerce experience is a preferred)
Must be willing to work off-hours to support development efforts in India
Must be willing and have the ability to learn new technologies (like Commerce and WCM, if they dont already have) on their own
Must have good communication skill, both written and spoken.
5 years experience with administering WebSphere Application Server 6.x / 7.0
2 years experience with WebSphere Commerce or Portal Server
Operating Systems: Linux, Windows 2003/2008, AIX
Web servers (IIS, iPlanet, IHS)
Experience with administering WebSphere Virtual Enterprise a plus
Experience with Process Server a plus.
Experience with WebSphere Sensor and Events (WSE) and WebSphere Business Events (WBE) a plus.
Experience with MQ a plus.
Experience with other JEE application servers a plus
JEE development skills a plus
CA Wily Introscope experience a plus
Excellent testing, technical and analytical skills
Ability to multi-task
Excellent command of the system development life cycle.
Fast Switch, Ltd. is a 16-year-old IT Consulting company with offices in Columbus, OH and Detroit, MI doing business in almost half the states in the union. Were a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!
Weve differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything youve heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. Were different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and its our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:
Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays 85% of premium)
Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
Long Term Disability (100% paid)
Life Insurance (100% paid)
401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
We have won the Columbus Business First Fast 50 award 4 times in the last 5 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.
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