Websphere Linux Systems Administrator

Concept Solutions, LLC Reston , VA 20191

Posted 1 week ago

As a small business, Concept Solutions has a large footprint- every person who flies domestically connects with us and may not know it! We are proud of our footprint in support of IT systems at the Federal Aviation Administration. The community has recognized our accomplishments with prestigious awards including Small Business Achievement Awards, The Washington Technology Fast 50 Ranking, DHS Small Business Achievement Awards, Winner of Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Deloitte Technology in North America Award, Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fast 50, and Best Places to Work in Virginia 2013-2016 and Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility 2013.

Concept Solutions is seeking a WebsphereLinux Systems Administrator in Reston, Virginia and will be primarily responsible for supporting a 50 person development team working on National Airspace Systems for the Federal Aviation Administration.


  • Installation, configuration and management of the following in support of a 50 person development team that builds tools used by airmen for flight planning activities;

- Websphere 8.5.5 and later
- iplanet web and proxy server
- Linux OS (Red Hat Linux , CentOS) virtual machines
- Solaris 10/11 physical machines

  • Support the deployment and management of java based web applications to non production environments including physical and virtual servers on both AWS and VMWare for the development team
  • Support the installation and configuration of application clusters, connection pooling and proxy users in Websphere
  • Provide images and packages for setup of non production instances of database servers on both Oracle and Postgres
  • Review configuration settings across the tech stack to optimize system performance
  • Ensure high availability of non production systems by closely monitoring system, process and application logs
  • Setup monitoring tools and scripts to ensure any issues can be identified quickly before system availability is impacted
  • Script routine maintenance, installation and configuration activities via Python in Ansible
  • Identify, assess and perform proof of concept exercises for new tools and mechanisms to help with optimizing/ improving overall system operations
  • Provide knowledge transfer and training to tier 2 support by providing detailed documentation
  • Document detailed instructions for system installation and configuration changes


  • Minimum education requirement is a bachelors of science degree in Engineering, math,or science
  • 15+ years of experience performing the duties outlined in the above mentioned responsibilities
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • US Citizen or resident (for more than 3 years)
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust
  • 3+ years of experience supporting NAS systems for the FAA preferred

EOE Disabled/Vet We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


ConceptSolutions offers a competitive benefits and salary package you would receive from a large company. We offer health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as a comprehensive 401(k) plan with matching and immediate vesting.

At the Reston office, there is a basketball and volleyball court, fitness center and a "chill out" room with a pool table, diner counter, and big screen TV. We support our employees in their professional development, we enjoy paid federal holidays, and we ensure strong communication within our company to bring us closer together as OneConcept.

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Websphere Linux Systems Administrator

Concept Solutions, LLC