FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Dearborn, Michigan
Software Engineer Senior #897627
Job Description:
  • WebSphere Server Administrator will be responsible for providing Level 2 support and development for managing the server infrastructure in Enterprise Data Centers and Distributed locations globally.
  • The candidate should be passionate about scripting and automating administration tasks to drive efficiency through creative thinking with reliability and consistency.
  • Applicants are expected to have a broad background in WebSphere and WebSphere Liberty and Linux Operating System administration along with strong scripting skills and technical knowledge related to server hardware and software.
  • Provide and lead operational support for 1800+ WAS 8.x+ servers including Installation, maintenance and administration on Linux and Windows servers.
  • Support WebSphere, Linux Operating System, Web server (IHS/Apache).
  • Apply patches, installing software, managing file systems, monitoring performance
  • Support Requests/Incidents and troubleshoot and identify root case
  • Drive problem resolution by meeting the application SLAs with a customer centric view.
  • Maintain WAS installs, WAS site builds and WAS processes runbook.
  • Knowledge of Jenkins and scripting to automate daily tasks.
  • Knowledge of CHEF/Containers especially Kubernetes/Pivotal Cloud Foundry concepts/WAS Liberty and GCP is considered a plus.
Skills Required:
  • Deep understanding of WebSphere/IHS along with Linux/Unix administration skills.
  • Excellent relationship management and communications skills working with third party vendors, customers, and management.
  • Strong scripting, automation, and development skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills working with individuals and teams located globally with the ability to describe issues to upper management.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Great understanding of other infrastructure and performance related issues.
Skills Preferred:
  • 5+ years of experience in a Data Center environment supporting WAS infrastructure and associated toolset
  • Experience automating system management and monitoring using SCCM.
  • Team player with effective problem-solving skills and a strong focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Highly motivated, team oriented and able to work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and adapt to changing requirements
  • Strong technical aptitude, able to multitask and be flexible to respond to changing priorities
  • Ability to drive the process improvements
Experience Required:
  • 5+ years of experience in a Data Center environment supporting WAS infrastructure and associated toolset
Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Information Systems, or equivalent preferred.
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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