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Software Systems Engineer - IV - NJ

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Warren, NJ

Posted on Feb 16, 2017

This position is to work on a rotational production support shift schedule within Middleware/Infrastructure team to support intranet / internet facing Java / J2EE applications. The candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of middleware production support experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server monitoring and administration. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide shift support for Production and non-production application environments on a rotational shift schedule. Monitoring of critical systems / systems proce80000es and problem resolution /escalations of application, data networking and system management i80000ues. Perform Fault/Trouble management via internal ticketing system and opening IBM PMRs (as needed). 
  • Use the application monitoring tools - CA Wily Introscope, Wily CEM, Dynatrace and scripted alerts, to perform problem investigation and resolution in coordination with the application operational and system support teams. 
  • Healthchecks 
  •  Perform daily application healthchecks for CPU Utilization, Memory Heap Utilization, Thread usage, response times, and transaction counts. 
  • Review current Wily alerts and custom scripts and look for opportunities to perform enhancements to ensure effective alerting for 24x7 uptime for all services. 
  • Installation, configuration and administration of application servers and Webservers that host intranet / internet facing Java / J2EE applications Server setup and mgmt, Infrastructure and Environment migrations. 
  • Create and maintain support documentation for shift support personnel to monitor and troubleshoot production i80000ues. 
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Systems and at least 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area  
  • 2+ years of middleware production support experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server and MQ monitoring and administration. 
  • Good knowledge of monitoring tools such as CA Wily Introscope, Wily CEM, Dynatrace and scripted alerts.  
  • Experience with administering, configuring IBM WebSphere Extreme Scale (WXS) and/or IBM Websphere DataPower administration is a plus. 
  • Experience in AWS, Je60000ins, Ansible, WSADMIN, Jython and UNIX shell scripting is a plus. 
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills. Work closely with Dev, QA and production support team members to align and orchestrate resolutions on open i80000ues/defects. 


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