The candidate must demonstrate solid experience with
system administration, change management, user management and software
logistics to ensure smooth and efficient operation of Production,
Development, QA/Test and supporting environments. Position is includes checking logs,
network connectivity, performance tuning, installations, upgrades,
deployment, security, etc.
In this position the candidate will provide day-to-day
operational support, project support for IT team and help develop an architectural
roadmap (systems) for the companyÕs growth. (Company is scaling from 25 to 100
plus retail locations)
¥ Technologies: WebSphere Commerce, WebSphere ESB, WebSphere Application
Server, WebSphere MQ, DB2, IBM HTTP Server, SAP
¥ Technical Skills: Java, J2EE, JCA, JDBC, JMS, SOAP, XML, HTML, SOAP, SQL,
¥ Platforms: Windows, Linux / Unix
¥ Networking: TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, Telnet, SSH, FTP, Load Balancers, Multi-tier
IN THIS POSITION YOU WILL:
¥ Effectively manage the complex eBusiness enterprise architecture of high
availability and 24/7 uptime. Demonstrated experience in supporting high
volume WebSphere Commerce environments.
¥ Design solutions in alignment with technology strategies and roadmaps.
¥ Provide subject matter expertise for IBM WebSphere systems and apply
industry best practices.
¥ Installation, configuration, and administration of WebSphere Commerce
Server 7.x, WebSphere ESB 6.x, WebSphere Application Server 6.x/7.x,
WebSphere MQ 6.x and IBM HTTP server 7.x.
¥ Configuration and administration of IBM DB2 9.x database
¥ Manage J2EE application deployment process and assist development team with
¥ Facilitate code promotion and application releases to Production.
¥ Configure monitoring tools and proactively analyze performance and
reliability of applications. Manage system performance, monitoring, and
activity of all systems and databases related to daily operations of the
eBusiness environment comprising of WebSphere Commerce, WebSphere ESB and
¥ Take ownership of technical problems and production issues and bring the
problems to resolution in a timely fashion to ensure smooth operations.
¥ Generate metrics reporting and enforce application security.
¥ Troubleshoot and tune WebSphere systems to achieve optimal performance and
¥ Collaborate with broader team to determine strategy and plan for system
implementations and upgrades.
¥ Develop practices and procedures to manage technologies based on 'best
practice' standards. Lead effort to develop technical standards to support
and operate technologies within the system landscape.
¥ Develop methodologies and practices to manage and plan system capacity
based on projected growth rate to ensure system performance remains at
¥ Contribute to the development of strategies and methodologies to manage the
system's lifecycle program in terms of ensuring compliance with vendor
¥ Design, develop, and maintain a system landscape that accommodates multiple
support functions such as development, testing, staging and UAT in addition
¥ Define the processes and procedures necessary to operate and monitor the
¥ Formulate and document backup and recovery plans, test the plan
periodically, and lead any needed recovery effort.
¥ Create and maintain system and component design documents.
¥ Provide assistance and coach other members of the IT technical and
¥ Proactively identify environment needs related to system capacity,
licensing, security patches and fix packs.
¥ Experience with WebSphere adapters for SAP, JDBC, and FTP.
¥ Experience using tools like Jython, JACL and UNIX Shell Scripting.
¥ Maintain CVS version control system.
¥ Provides on-call support on rotation basis and as needed.
¥ BachelorÕs degree
in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related field
and eight to fifteen yearsÕ experience based on consistently demonstrated
capabilities. Experience in the information technology profession may be
substituted for formal education on a two yearsÕ experience for one year education basis.
¥ Demonstrate high degree of technical leadership.
¥ Advanced problem solving, domain technical and analytical skills.
¥ High level of organizational maturity and experience in an enterprise-level
¥ High degree of organization and planning with the ability to develop
tactical plans and drive technical projects.
¥ Must possess both broad and deep skills in application integration,
messaging, enterprise service bus and web services technologies
¥ Must be highly motivated, possess the ability to drive collaboration across
multiple teams and have a strong focus on adding efficiencies to processes
and technical tasks within the eBusiness infrastructure
¥ Demonstrate ability to work across functional and geographically diverse
teams to achieve complex objectives and goals.
¥ Able to manage shifting priorities, handle multiple demands and be
effective in carrying out assignments even when details are ambiguous.
¥ Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to articulate
concepts, solutions or recommendations to senior management, other technical
subject matter experts and audiences with little technical knowledge.
¥ Able to perform work with limited supervision seeking guidance as needed
for complex or critical matters.
¥ High aptitude for learning new technologies and adapting to a rapidly
Base $90 - $120k
H-1B OK (Must Reside in the US)
Scott L Page