CGI Federal is looking for a System Administrator/Engineer to support hosting and operations data center services for one of our valued federal client. The selected candidate will be responsible for performing the installation, configuration and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring the smooth, reliable, and efficient operation of the application across all environments (development, testing, validation, and production). The System Administrator/Engineer is also required to work closely with other system administrators/engineers and DBA team members, application developers, business users, infrastructure support teams and upper management to provide system expertise for existing project and production support for existing application. The ideal candidate will poses strong written and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to customer service and quality delivery, and must demonstrate the ability to meet the operational requirements of a complex process-driven environment.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Work with other system administrators/engineers and DBA team members, application developers, business users, infrastructure support teams and upper management to provide system expertise for existing project and production support for existing application.
Support and collaborate with the Application Development team to deploy the application code between environments.
Install, configure, administer and upgrade patches related to performance and security concerns, and actively monitor WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (WASND) environments
Possess a thorough understanding of WebSphere Application Server Clustering for High Availability
Responsible for programming and documenting system utilities with Bash/Korn Shell, Jython/Jacl programming languages
Responsible for possessing and developing a detailed understanding of J2EE standards, JDBC configuration, JNDI Directory Services, SOAP and WebServices
Performance tuning WAS, pooling, queuing , heap size and optimizing other JVM parameters
Ensure and provide maximum system availability and uptime for our WebSphere environments
Monitor, track, and analyze the trending and tuning of the WebSphere environments including trouble shooting of WAS environments such as analyzing Trace Logs, FFDC, Native logs, Java core, Heap dumps
Maintain system integrity and security by following CMS security standards
WMQ / WMB System Management and administration, such as performance, patching, logging, backup, recovery and health checking
Perform day-to-day system administration of the WMQ / Message Broker
Set up new WMQ / Message Broker, Clustering and Load Balancing
Provide Support to application team on WMQ / Message Broker related activities
Provide WMQ / Message Broker performance Support
Provide WMQ / Message Broker problem determination and problem resolution support for application activities.
Develop and deploy scripts for WMQ / Message Broker Administration Activities
Provide support to deploy and promote Informatica Worflows to multiple environments
Manage multiple high-profile, complex production applications and implement changes involving multiple teams with minimal disruption to end users
May be required to provide on-call support during the peak load of project delivery
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
Ideally having 5 years of hands on experience in managing application components on Linux/Sun Solaris OS. Experience should include installing, configuring WebSphere application Server, J2EE standards, JDBC configuration, JNDI Directory Services, SOAP and WebServices.
Operating system experience in Sun Solaris and Linux.
Good problem solver, focused and dedicated developer with ability to work on your own as well as with a team.
Must be a self-starter with a strong attention to detail.
Proficient in troubleshooting application integration issues.
Configuring datasource integration from application servers to relational databases
Develop and promote standard operating procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with developers, management, vendors, and clients
Nice to Have:
AWS/Google Cloud experience
Experience in Jenkins, Splunk, Docker, and New Relic
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