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WebSphere Administrator/Dubuque, IA 24 mth+ contract
Ref No.: 18-00552
Location: Dubuque, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Location: Dubuque, IA
Duration: 24+ Months
US Citizen whom can pass a multitude of background checks requested by the clients, including Background and Drug Screening.
Must be willing to relocate to Dubuque, IA or Columbia, MO.

No Remote work accepted in this position.
WebSphere admin
Dubuque, Iowa
2 years
Systems Management Specialist - Application Integration Middleware-Distributed

Required Skills:
Websphere App Server (z/OS)
Websphere App Server (z/Linux)
Websphere App Server (Windows)
Webshphere Portal
Apache App Server
Domino HTTP Server
Apache HTTP Server
UNIX Generalist Skills
z/OS Generalist Skills
Base understanding of ITIL Standards
Base understanding of Agile Principles


  • Worked on Installation, configuration & administered IBM WebSphere Application Server ND V6.0/6.1/7.0/ 8.0/8.5/8.5.5 with latest fixpacks on AIX, Solaris and Linux
  • Worked on Installation and configuration on IBM WebSphere Portal Server ND V7.x/8.x with latest fixpacks & ifixes on AIX
  • Worked on Installation, configuration and administered IBM WebSphere Service registry and repository 7.x/8.x with latest fixpacks & ifixes on AIX UNIX and Solaris with Installation manager 1.7.x
  • Installation and configuration managed by Installation manager with latest version,
  • Worked on installation and configuration, troubleshooting IBM WebSphere Process server 6.x/7.x/8.x with latest fixpacks & ifixes
  • Working experience on IBM WebSphere application Server Installation and configuration WAS 6x/7.x/8.5
  • Working experience in WebSphere Portal Server 6.x/7.x/8.x Installations, configurations and fixpacks & ifix upgrades
  • WebSphere Service Registry and Repository – Installation and Configuration 7.x/8.x upgraded fixpacks and required ifixes to fix the bugs in environment
  • Working experience on WebSphere Application Server - JPA OSGI Feature pack silent Installation
  • Working experience on installation, configuration and roll back of version on WebSphere Process Server.
  • Hands on Jython and JACL scripts.
  • Command on operating systems UNIX, AIX, RED Hatt Platforms and virtual environments.
  • Involved in DATA POWER Deployments and application updates.
  • Knowledge on WebSphere MQ and WebSphere Broker applications.
  • Working experience on WAS Migration from WAS 7 to WAS 8 & 8.5.5
  • Working experience on LDAP configuration, and configured WebServers on IBM HTTP and Client
  • Hands on transitions and knowledge transfers-KT between offshore teams.
  • Day to day interaction and communication with customers regarding environment changes and updates
  • On call production support 24/7,Engaged with Severity 1 to Severity 4 activities.
  • Troubleshooting issues for Production and lower environment with in SLA.
  • Configured and performed Health checks, and resolution for the errors.
  • Installed and configured application start/Stop scripts for all environments
  • Configured & Generated start and stop application scripts
  • Involved in project meetings and day to day interaction with customers/Client regarding environment changes and updates.
  • Migrated WAS 7.0 to 8.5 and followed by configuration
  • Involved in Architect Level features.
  • Worked on Cirat's,( Security fixes for environment) Which concludes has an high priority.
  • Working experience with Lotus notes and same time communicator products.
  • On time working and closing issues by providing remedy in Internal and Client native ticketing system.
Environment: WebSphere Application server 6.1/6.0/7.x/8.x, IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.x/7.x/8.x IBM MQ Series/MQ Client 6.x/7.0, Client V6.x, Apache Web Server V2.x, DB2, Windows and UNIX (AIX/Solaris/Linux).