System Administrator - Maximo / WebSphere

Contract W2, Contract Independent, Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

System Administrator - Maximo / WebSphere

FEI is a leading IT company specializing in Federal and Local Government data system solutions. For the past decade we have maintained a leading position in providing programming and consulting services in our primary areas of expertise- Behavioral Health Data Systems, and Clinical Trials Software Solutions for institutional systems of care.

At FEI Systems, we recognize that our employees are an important part of our success. We promote a team environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve professional and personal success. Currently FEI is looking for highly skilled, self-motivated and creative individuals to join our talented team of experts. FEI is an equal opportunity employer that believes in growing and promoting a diverse work force. Our employee compensation and benefits package is competitive within the industry and is designed to help employees meet varying needs throughout their careers and lives. If you're looking for a rewarding work environment that will challenge your mind and expand your horizons, then joining the FEI team may be right for you.


  • Implement, configure, operate, and maintain IBM Maximo 7.6 Application System
  • Work with Maximo applications associated with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Asset Management, Work Management, Vehicle Management, Contract Management, Inventory/Stockroom Management, and Procurement Management
  • Design, document, develop, implement, and support integrations between Maximo and various systems as determined by customer including but not limited to Microsoft Dynamics SL Financial Accounting System
  • Incorporate best practices to analyze, design and configure Maximo
  • Ensure that the application meets the needs of Maximo users including activities like user provisioning and maintenance of high-level master data such as domain values, security-group authorizations, and classifications
  • Consult with internal IT resources, vendor and system users to identify issues, gather requirements, and develop solutions
  • Provide recommendations and guidance for software maintenance patching and version upgrades
  • Coordinate to system users the possible downtime necessary to apply Maximo patches
  • Analyze and support Maximo promotion of configuration changes
  • Assist in adding, modifying and granting access to Maximo system
  • Monitor application activities
  • Support all Maximo environments, including testing, development, pre-production, training and production
  • Develop SQL and PL/SQL scripts
  • Assist with documenting report specifications; develop reports utilizing Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) and Crystal Reports. Perform testing and publishing reports.
  • Perform Maximo database configuration
  • Perform Maximo application server configuration
  • Support WebSphere portal server
  • Perform WebSphere Application Server 7.X system administration in IBM Maximo Application System in a high availability environment.
  • Perform WebSphere Application Server system installation, configuration, deployment, administration, tuning, and production support.
  • Setup load balancing, clustering, and failover.
  • Develop support documentation and train team members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Education Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline or five (5) years of equivalent experience in a related field.
  • A Master's Degree is preferred.
Preferred Experience:
  • At least two (2) years of experience with Maximo 7.6 Application administration, configuration and maintenance including:
    • Working with product setup with multi-sites and multi-organizations
    • Writing reports utilizing BIRT or IBM's current report development tool
    • Migrating data into Maximo utilizing the Maximo Integration Framework (MIF) (or IBM's current migration utility) and validating work from Maximo's front-end
    • Maximo Asset Management deployment and configuration
    • Updating, building and deploying Application Enterprise Archive (EAR) files
    • WebSphere Application Server (WAS) security
  • At least two (2) years of experience with WebSphere Application Server (WAS) administration, configuration and maintenance including:
    • Security administration
    • Work load management
    • Failover management
    • JACL and Jython scripting to automate WAS administration and deployment tasks on JVM configuration, J2EE application deployment, backup and JVM export/import
    • Troubleshooting network and/or application problems
    • Tuning and debugging application
    • Upgrading and fix packing server
  • Knowledgeable in each of the following technical areas:
  • Server types that interact to perform system administration in application server, node agent, deployment manager, administrative agent and job manager
  • Cell, node, profile, JVM, JRE, Clone, high availability, scalability and workload
  • WebSphere Plugin
  • JMS, queue destinations, topic spaces, JDBC provider and JDBC database sources
  • Deployment descriptors (Application.xml and Web.xml)
  • Security domains
  • SSL Certificates and authentication
  • JVMs in garbage collection and JVM command lines
  • WebSphere portal server
  • Databases, basic SQL and table space
  • File systems
  • Virtual servers and virtual hosts
  • Relationship between IBM HTTP Server and Apache
*** This is a contingent position pending contract award

Location: Baltimore MD

NOTICE: EO/AA/VEVRAA/Disabled Employer - Federal Contractor. FEI Systems participates in E-Verify, a federal program that enables employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States by providing the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at (888) 464-4218.

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, disability, or genetic information, except where it relates to a bona fide occupational qualification or requirement. FEI Systems creates an Affirmative Action Plan on an annual basis. Pursuant to federal law, the portions of FEI Systems' Affirmative Action Program that relate to Section 503 (Persons with Disabilities) and/or Section 4212 (Protected Veterans), are available for inspection upon request by applicants and employees during FEI Systems' normal business hours.

Dice Id : 10408081
Position Id : 19-00112
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