Job Description :
Role: Sr. Websphere Systems Engineer
Location: Laurel, MD
Long term contract

Essential Functions:
Administers, customizes and supports complex WebSphere portal and application server infrastructure hosting J2EE/SOA applications
Implements complex infrastructure with interfaces to back-end systems using WebSphere MQ & mainframe (HATS) etc. through various mechanisms
Manages all aspects of the multi-platform application environment including day-to-day support, database and systems administration and general troubleshooting
Deploys J2EE business applications into production
Supports the installation and customization of business applications and systems
Supports the cross-platform connectivity of WebSphere, Oracle, and of the applications that are based on these products across OS/390, CICS, Win2K3, OS/2, via CTCA, TCP/IP, and SNA
Implements WebSphere portal and application server clustering
Configures and integrates WebSphere to enterprise using J2EE technology – JDBC, JMS, JNDI, RMI, mainframe
Completes performance tuning of WebSphere portal and application server – JVM tuning

Required Skills:
IBM Websphere application server and portal administration
Java/portal applications deployment on the server
RedHat Linux and Windows OS
Shell scripting and perl scripting
Performance monitoring and tuning
Clustered environment
Load balancers

Preferred Skills:
Experience using defined ITIL processes
Experience in Linux, web content management, portal deployment & database integration
IBM Websphere certification

Client : Confidential