5 + years solid Websphere System
Management and Architecture experience managing mission critical 24/7
Infrastructure Architecture experience
with Websphere 6.1 and 7.x ND platforms and familiarity with RHEL V4/V5/V6
64-bit Unix operating systems.
Solid understanding of Websphere
command line scripting interface and Jython language.
Experience with configuration and use
of Java Application Performance Monitoring tools.
Working knowledge and experience on
DB2 and MS SQL Server based database system with Type 2 and Type 4
Experience with setting up secure
environments with SSL, Self Signed and CA issued certs and keystores (jks,
kdb) / Setup and integrate applications with mutual auth models.
Experience working in DMZ environments
with good understanding of TCP/IP, hardware load-balancing (ideally F5),
firewalls, multi-tiered architectures.
Troubleshooting of WAS V6.1, V7.0
environments and applications (analyze JVM logs, Trace Logs, FFDC, native
logs, java core, heap dumps)
A Websphere Application Server (WAS) consultant will
provides support, hands on experience, and mentoring to software engineers
for application implementation on top of Websphere. The candidate must have
professional level experience in the installation, configuration,
administration and problem resolution for WAS XD (V6.X), WAS ND (V6.x and
V7.0), and ideally with Apache Tomcat or other Java servlet container
technologies. The ideal candidate will demonstrate hands-on experience
implementing and tuning WAS environments for high-availability,
high-performance and scalability.
Architect, design and build Websphere
XD and ND (32 Bit / 64 Bit) platforms to support client-facing enterprise
Recommend changes to improve
performance / stability and accommodate application designs.
Configure / tune caching, DRS, thread
pooling and JVM heaps.
Configure / tune J2C resource
adapters, connection factories and MDB activation specifications.
Coordinate performance testing of
major software releases.
Advanced investigation and resolution
of all application and environment issues for 24/7 mission critical
applications utilizing IBM tools.
Fully configure and utilize Java
Application Performance Monitoring products for troubleshooting, reporting,
capacity planning and trending.
Work with Solution Architects,
Operations, Application Architects and fellow engineers in planning and
designing optimum configurations for Java applications running on Websphere.