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Systems Engineer Senior 50947 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/24/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50947

Position Description:

WAS responsibilities include:

  • Support 2500+ WAS mostly 8.x servers. Installation, maintenance and administration on Linux and Windows servers 24x7 (requires On-Call rotations) 
  • Supporting WebSphere, Linux Operating System, Web server (IHS/Apache) 
  • Applying patches, installing software, managing file systems, monitoring performance 
  • troubleshooting alerts from monitoring system for system error conditions (Servlet Error, Web Server timeout, system down, disk full, CPU busy, memory full, etc.) 
  • Servicing incident tickets / request submitted by developers and application 

AEM Responsibilities include: 

  • Diagnose issues, identify root cause, and resolve product issues that may arise. 
  • Work closely with AEM Engineering team as needed to install and test new procedures/versions. 
  • Upgrade AEM to new version as and when required.

Skills Required:

  • Websphere Skills :
  •  Excellent Websphere/IHS skills 
  • Excellent Linux/Unix administration skills. 
  • Knowledge of CHEF/Containers especially Kubernettes/Pivotal Cloud Foundry concepts/WAS Liberty is considered a plus. 
  • Excellent relationship management and communications skills working with third party vendors, customers and management team 
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal, with individuals and teams located in multiple geographic locations. 
  • With the ability to describe issues to upper management 
  • Good problem solving skills and analytical abilities. 
  • Must have the infrastructure experience and should be able to identify and investigate the Infrastructure and performance related issues (especially network issues) 

General Skills: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills 
  • Highly motivated, team oriented but able to work with minimal direction 
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and adapt to changing requirements 
  • Strong technical aptitude, able to multi.task and be flexible to respond to changing priorities 
  • Ability to deal with all levels of the business and IT 
  • Ability to maintain a customer focused mind set 
  • Ability to drive the process improvements 

AEM Skills: 

  • Thorough understanding of Java application server framework. 
  • Experience with IHS and AEM dispatcher.
  • Experience with LDAP integration 
  • Experience with AEM upgrades.

Experience Preferred:

  • uDeploy, Docker Containers 

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree

At Fast Switch, 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.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have fun a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're 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 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch 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.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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