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*WebSphere Engineer - 10/28* Employment Type: 6+Months Contract Client: City: Pleasanton State: California Status: *Accepting Candidates* Description: We are currently looking for highly motivated Websphere Engineer with systems knowledge to work in the Release Engineering team. This position focused on expertise in Websphere, WebLogic and IIS. This position supports our client’s Online application and integrated systems. This position will also work closely with engineering teams to create consistent and repeatable code and server deployments. An ideal candidate will have a strong operations background as well as some development experience. Candidates for this position must be able to, from day one, roll up their sleeves and hit the ground running, and bring their experience to the team to make the project deployments much smoother. Most importantly, the right individual will be with a positive, “can-do” attitude and a passion for delivering technical solutions in a fast-paced environment. Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide technical guidance, knowledge transfer and mentorship to client’s internal engineering peers as required and lead technical staff responsibilities. • Server Maintenance based on updates, system requirements, data usage, and antivirus requirements. • Actively monitor and administer the applications and hosting environment to increase efficiency, improve reliability, and minimize downtimes • Triage and provide technical solutions to environment related issues encountered by the client’s Online application • Support developers with change requests, uptime, performance related issues, and access • Documentation of work in regards to bug reports, systems analysis, application monitoring, and common task reporting • Author internal documentation, such as environment diagrams, installation/configuration documents and release notes. • Assist in establishing and implementing configuration management program and policies. • Troubleshoot and debug environment and infrastructure problems found in the production and non-production environments. • Measurement, optimization, and tuning of system performance and ensuring that systems will run reliably and are highly available in a 24/7 production environment. • Automate systems monitoring tasks using standard monitoring tools. • Manage and control the continuous release promotion cycle (manually short-term, through automation long-term) including the following environments: development, integration, staging, QA, Load and production. • Provide 24 by 7 production and pre-prod support Required Experience: • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience supporting Websphere application server installation, configuration and management in a Windows or UNIX environment. • 3 – 5 years’ experience in working with management and maintenance of applications running on IIS. • 2 – 4 years’ experience working with Windows 2008 - 2012 R2 in a virtualized (VMWare) environment • 3+ years hands on experience with Clear Case, SCM or equivalent experience with similar version control product • Minimum of 3 years of Windows system administration experience with Windows Server 2008 / 2012 • Experience scripting with wsadmin, Jacl or Jython • Understanding of basic SQL and PL/SQL commands is a plus. • Understanding of installation / configuration of DB2 Data Server Client a plus • Hands on experience deploying and configuring Java Web applications on Websphere 6.1, 7.0 and 8.5.5 • Experience with build automation and deployment tools such as ANT a strong plus • Strong troubleshooting and analysis skills • Willing and capable of mentoring others and leading by example. Required Technical Skills • Thorough knowledge of managing Windows 2008 and 2012 R2 Operating Systems in virtualized environment • Thorough understanding of building, deploying configuring and troubleshooting Websphere applications integrated with IIS 8.5 • Thorough understanding of and experience with managing web applications in a highly available environment • Understanding of networks and firewall systems Preferred Skills • Passion for improving software development processes and desires to automate any repetitive work you ever do. Familiarity with configuration management, tools including Clear Case, Chef, Puppet, CFengine or similar industry-standard CM solutions • Enthusiasm for working closely with developers to understand ops requirements • Experience with large project rollouts at an enterprise level. • Detailed knowledge of Windows 2012 R2 operating systems and tools. • Good knowledge of SCM (software configuration management). • Working knowledge of web services, web application development, Oracle database Server, multi-tier application systems. • Good knowledge of software configuration, source control, and build engineering, scripting and system administration is required. • Database management expertise: MS SQL Server, Oracle. • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, including application and network-level troubleshooting ability • Knowledge/experience with troubleshooting installing and configuring SSL certificates. • Understanding of TCP/IP, UDP, IP ROUTING, SSH/SFTP/SCP, DNS, FTP, SMTP, Professional Skills • Ability to think and operate as a team player • Proven track record of project delivery results. • Extremely strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to assess and clearly communicate technical and project risk. • Ability to act as a consultant and provide recommendations to the IT / Design Team. • Ability to operate as independently or as part of collaborative effort • Demonstrate strong project leadership and ability to develop strong working relationships with client’s technical personnel. • The candidate must be able to learn quickly, work in a fast-paced, team-driven environment and have the ability to communicate well with technical and non-technical personnel. • Willing to work after hours and weekends (as needed) in order to deploy product releases in predefined, maintenance windows. • Must be able to multi-task, manage details and keep sight of overall objectives. Qualifications and Certifications: • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Regards, Lisa Dutt - Recruiting Manager Desk No # 609-935-3773 EXT 102 Email : lisa.d...@itbtalent.com or l...@itbrainiac.com Fax 312.582.2699 ITBrainiac Inc. 116 Village Blvd, Suite 200 - Princeton, NJ 08540 www.itbrainiac.com *"Your IT Needs Our Commitment"* <https://www.linkedin.com/home?trk=nav_responsive_tab_home> -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "j2ee-developer" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to j2ee-developer+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/j2ee-developer. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.