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C/S Rational Engineer
Ref No.: 15-00185
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
3+ Months

Either Go To Meeting Web Cam or In Person interview 

Under limited supervision is responsible for development, enhancement, implementation, and support of the IBM Rational Suite of tools including but not limited to ClearCase and ClearQuest.

The selected candidate will responsible for the Rational ClearCase environment, which includes performing all software upgrades/enhancements, working closely with developers to implement changes and perform daily maintenance (including the creation of ClearCase components, VOBs and granting access to developers).  This individual will also provide secondary support for the Websphere environment.  

Rational ClearCase Duties and Responsibilities Include:
•           ClearCase Administration
•           Manage ClearCase access control
•           Manage views
•           Manage storage pools
•           Schedule tasks
•           Back-up and restore ClearCase objects
•           Administer ClearCase licenses
•           Install ClearCase
•           Manage VOBs

Websphere Duties and Responsibilities Include:  (WebSphere running in a Windows Server (Production) environment)
•           Participate in the creation and modification of standards and best practices concerning the WebSphere application servers and Client(IBM HTTP server)
•           Provide technical advice and assistance to users concerning WebSphere application servers
•           Monitor WebSphere environments concerning capacity planning
•           Evaluate current WebSphere software parameters and recommend tuning efforts
•           Participate in testing and validation of new releases or maintenance upgrades to the WebSphere

Other Duties
A. Collaborate with PENNDOT developers and partners to develop and implement information systems.
B. Implements server configurations, performs server sizing estimates and capacity planning.  
D. Assists in the development of configuration standards.
C. Evaluates, plans, and implements new server technology, including planning, deployment, and management of new server resources/technology.
D. Administers/enhances Rational ClearCase, provides secondary support for ClearQuest and WebSphere.
E. Develops new procedures and forms to improve efficiency.
F. Proactively identifies and resolves network issues.
G. Performs Server/Network Management functions using various management and monitoring tools available including sophisticated network and server management systems.
H. Establishes and documents standard procedures for operation, management, and monitoring.
I. Proactively plans for business continuity and disaster avoidance.
J. Creates/updates disaster recovery plans.
K. Perform related duties as required.

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent as well as a minimum of 5 years experience or Associates degree in computer science or related field and 7 years experience.

Specific knowledge required in the following areas:
•           Rational ClearCase    
•           Websphere
•           IIS
•           MS Server 2003, 2008
•           ClearQuest (Desired)
•             Rational Team Concert knowledge ( RTC)
•             IBM Jazz administration knowledge          
Strong knowledge of Windows and Windows products including Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, personal computer software set up and installation, PC connectivity products and PC hardware connectivity.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)
Demonstrated ability to establish and meet work schedules within limited time frames and under tight deadlines and a willingness to work off hours as the need arises in support of changes to the LANs and WANs.
Effective verbal communication skills are required to work with all levels of the organization including management, vendors, and various PENNDOT personnel. Effective writing skills are required in order to document work performed.
Superior interpersonal and customer service skills required including ability to work effectively in a team environment. High level of proficiency in effective problem solving required.
Working Conditions
Standard work week is Monday – Friday but weekends, shift work, holiday, on-call, and overtime may be required.
Work may require travel to and from the various PENNDOT locations.

Required / Desired
of Experience
Expertise Rating
IBM Rational ClearCase
IBM WebSphere
Microsoft IIS Server
Microsoft Windows Server
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Highly desired
Monitoring and Diagnostic Tools
Highly desired
Rational Team Concert ( RTC)
Highly desired
IBM Jazz administration
Highly desired
Global Candidate Requirements
Required / Desired
of Experience
Expertise Rating
Certification and Screening Criteria
Date Achieved
Cert #
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Question 2
This position requires the selected resource to work at the client site for the entire duration of the engagement, 5 days per week. Remote work options or telecommuting will not be permitted. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 3
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
This requirement falls under the new e-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the newly established process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 5
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 6
There is a STRONG likelihood this position will be extended beyond 6/30/15, as it is supporting ongoing initiatives at PennDOT. Do you accept this requirement?