FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Lansing, Michigan
IT Sourcing Consultant 2 #949687
Position Justification:
This positions functions as lead WebSphere Administrator responsible for the supporting of our large Department of Health and Human Services Health Services (DHHS) applications. Contributes considerable business and technical knowledge to complex IT projects.
  • Strong skills on installation, configuration, deployment, monitoring, troubleshooting, performance tuning and Production Support for WebSphere, IBM HTTP web server in enterprise cluster environments on Linux/Unix platforms.
  • Strong skills in Production issue Root cause Analysis, analyze Production Incident/issues and identify root cause, and find the permanent solutions.
  • Good knowledge and experience in Java programming, experience with Java Code Management is desired and a plus.
  • Works closely with infrastructure team to help design infrastructure requirements for middleware
  • components to ensure high resilience and stability in production and recoverability in a DR environment.
  • Having Shell/Python/Perl Scripting experience will be a plus.
  • Problem resolution and troubleshooting, including Information collection, problem identification and analysis, identification of solution or interim workarounds and RCA documentation.
  • Must have experience in configuring data sources for different vendor databases.
  • Must have experience in managing SSL digital certificates in IBM WAS
  • Deployment of applications or system changes as requested by operations peer.
  • Install, configure, and maintain IBM Data cap
  • Install, configure, and maintain Data cap and FileNet Solutions with Optimized Business continuity capabilities High Availability, Load Balancing, and Disaster Recovery
  • Hands-on working knowledge of OpenShift & Kubernetes
  • Experience with Orchestration tools such as Helm
  • Experience with automation tools.
  • Knowledge and experience with Elastic stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) version 6.X and higher.
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Hands-on experience with migration, support, and re-platforming of legacy applications.
  • Experience with 24/7 problem solving in an existing, complex environment including monitoring
  • disk, CPU and network performance anomalies and the ability to act immediately upon system and/or network performance alarms.
Required Experience and Skills:
  • A total 9+ years of experience working on middleware technology as Administrator.
  • Working experience of IBM WebSphere Application Server 9.x
  • 5 Plus years of experience with skillsets listed.
    1. WebSphere
    2. Azure DevOps
    3. ELK Stack
    4. Docker
    5. SonarQube
    6. Linux
    7. Shell
    8. S2I
    9. Python
    10. NGINX
    11. Java
    12. OpenShift
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 a 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, 2020, 2021, and 2022!
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