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Job details

Auto req ID 5955BR
Posting title WebSphere Administrator
Position profile

The WebSphere Administrator will be responsible for the installation, administration, customization, and troubleshooting of the WebSphere Application server environment. He/she should feel comfortable interacting with the application development team on a regular basis and communicating his/her knowledge of the system with technical support.
The ideal candidate will have one to two years in IT system administration be a team player, and have the ability to work in an environment with competing priorities. He/she must demonstrate strong learning aptitude and a high level of self-motivation. Having knowledge of WebSphere Application serve, Java and Unix/Linux is an asset.


  • Install, configure, and maintain WebSphere Application Server in support of business processing requirements.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems related to WebSphere area
  • Monitor and tune the WebSphere to achieve optimum performance levels, efficiency and reliability
  • Maintain a comprehensive WebSphere configuration database/library (hosted on Wiki) of all supporting documentation.
  • Ensure appropriate level of technology and Java Application Server currency for existing and future business needs.
  • Define details implementation plan, as they relate to WebSphere components
  • Apply, and ensure compliance with, all appropriate CN IT standards (eg. Security, Architecture, Project Delivery Methodology, SOX, etc.)
  • Interacting with the application development team on a regular basis and communicating his/her knowledge of the system with technical support
  • 24/7 Level 2 support

Key Deliverables:
  • Troubleshooting WebSphere Application Server environments
  • Installation, configuration, customization of WebSphere Application Server
  • Documentation
  • Follow J2EE best practices
  • Review WebSphere Application Server performance report

Skill Set:
  • Diagnose and resolve problems related to WebSphere area
  • Knowledge of AIX, Linux, Networking Basics, Java EE, SSL Certificates, RDBMS Basics, LDAP, SOA Basics, Messaging System Basics
  • JBoss administrator willing to learn WebSphere Application Server can be considered
  • Good sense of initiative
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Verbal & written communication skills.
  • Open minded, committed and driven individual with a positive attitude
City Montreal
State/Province QC
Country Canada
Company CN
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