Job Description :
*Job Title: System Admin IBM Sterling USC, GC Only*

*Locals preferred who can come for F2F*

*Duration 6 Months*

*Job Location: Reston, VA*

*Experience: 8 Years*

*Mandatory Skills:*

Position Overview

The infrastructure tools department is responsible for administering and
managing a portfolio of Information Technology tools used by the
enterprise. This senior level systems administrator/engineer will be
responsible for effective installation/configuration, operation, and
maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. This
individual will ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software
systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling
staff, volunteers, and Partners.

This individual will be primarily accountable for back-end server/appliance
infrastructure and Administration and infrastructure maintenance of tools
such as Webservices gateway appliances and Sterling Integrator/File gateway
at Freddie Mac. The candidate will be assisting the team in developing and
delivering new system enhancements as well as remediating existing
production bugs and issues

Key Qualifications

Advanced knowledge in managed file transfer tool and technology, preferably
IBM Sterling file transfer products.

Qualification Criteria:

5+ years of experience in IBM Sterling File Transfer products
Advanced knowledge in administration and management of IBM Sterling File
Gateway, IBM Sterling Secure proxy, IBM Control center and IBM Sterling
External Authentication.
Experience in installation and maintenance of a clustered environment for
high availability.
Experience in building services, adapters and configuring property files
to implement file transfer solutions.
Experience in file transfer protocol SSH/SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS, AS2,
Connect Direct etc.

Hands on experience in BPML and Unix scripting.
5+ years of experience in UNIX and Windows Platforms.
Must be able to work independently as part of a team.


o Analyze and implement optimal file transfer solutions based on business
o Create partner profile and channel configurations in FileGateway.
o Co-ordinate with internal and external partners during partner
on-boarding process.
o Create custom business processes and channel templates to meet specific
application file transfer needs.
o Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
o Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated
approaches for system administration tasks.
o Apply patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative
tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
o Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
o Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource
optimization as required.
o Follow Freddie Mac Release and Change Management processes.
o Augment production support team to ensure 24/7 coverage and operations.