Senior Systems Engineer II ( WebSphere )


Arlington, VA

Industry: Business Services


Not Specified years

Posted 396 days ago


Kforce's client is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer II (WebSphere) in Rosslyn, VA. Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation, and ongoing support of the IBM WebSphere Infrastructure within a Department of Justice customer with Top Secret Clearance
  • Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for all WebSphere components, their functions, use, and support requirements
  • Create and maintain WebSphere infrastructure for both bare-metal and virtual machines to include the current mainframe environment
  • Provision, configure, and patch required components for both existing and new applications
  • Evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the WebSphere infrastructure
  • Monitor and correct critical WebSphere issues and create recovery processes for failures and performance bottlenecks
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain system management tools for all WebSphere components
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Provide 4th level support
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Ensure technical documentation exists for all systems


  • IBM Certified Systems Administration- WebSphere Application Server
  • Bachelor's degreepreferred

JobID: 1661343-AQG