Middleware WebSphere Systems Administrator

Scripting, Java, Wesphere application
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Mythics is seeking a Middleware System Administrator who will support the integrity and governance of a system/software solution, including best practices for delivering services. Develop, deploy and support infrastructures, applications, software solutions and technology initiatives from an architectural and operational perspective in conjunction with existing standards and methods of delivery. Support technical escalation of L3/advanced issues for problem resolution. Apply deep knowledge of industry standards and vendor certifications. This resource will be primarily responsible for installing, supporting and maintaining servers or other computer systems, and planning for and responding to service outages and other problems. In addition, this resource will perform periodic scripting/programming of their particular system, throughout the life of the project. Duties include providing hands-on analysis of issues, issue reporting, and incident management. This position will require and be responsible for the management of, monitoring the performance, utilization of the various server resources, support the analysis as well as correction of all end-user computing and network problems that may be associated with server processing.


The administrator will provide key input into technical designs for a variety of projects. Responsible for the implementation of all changes to Middleware components, from request for change or project initiation through to deployment and review, to supporting the continued availability, effectiveness and risk compliance of the infrastructure. They will take responsibility for completing tasks, focusing on requirements, and meeting client needs.
Key duties include:


Reporting to leadership on the Middleware team activities
Implementing complex changes to the infrastructure
Building and creating products and services
Supporting solutions that meet the requirements
Preparing documentation that explains the technical solution clearly
Maintaining or enhancing systems infrastructure components and services to ensure that infrastructure is in vendor supported and standards compliant state
Building technical expertise
Responding to incidents according to the government approved Incident Response Plan
Providing 24x7x365 integration support for all Middleware components (including networking) and OIT supported applications interfaces, including but not limited to MQ/Data Power support products (commercial-off-the-shelf and proprietary)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen to obtain a CBP clearance
  • 10 years of experience and a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience and MS can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience.
  • 3 years experience in incident, problem and change management
  • 3 years experience working in a 2nd/3rd line IT support or project delivery environment
  • 2 3 years working in Redhat and AIX Linux platforms
  • 2-3 years experience within Middleware, JAVA or related technology
  • 3-5 years experience with Websphere Application Server 8 & higher, IBM HTTP 8.5 platform and/or WebSphere Portal Server 6.1 & higher
  • 3 years experience working on high visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program
  • 2-3 years scripting skills using wsadmin, Shell script, Python
  • 1 year experience using Change Management tools such as Remedy

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1 year experience working with Atlassian suite of products to manage projects
  • Experience with WebSphere Application Server & WebSphere Portal preferred, but can be substituted by training
  • Experience with Apache Tomcat preferred
  • Experience with Monitoring tools such as Tivoli Monitoring, OEM, AppD preferred

Why work at Mythics?


Because at Mythics, YOU count!
At Mythics, we have an environment that fosters creative thinking, respects your contributions, and accepts nothing less than excellence in serving our customers. We demonstrate these core principles daily through our corporate Values of Respect Empathy Excellence Fun (REEF). Our REEF values are the foundation of everything we do.

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision plans available for you and your family
  • Premier 401k retirement plan with corporate matching and a 529 college saving plan
  • Tax-advantaged Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Generous PTO bank and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Engaging company events such as quarterly awards, annual kick off parties, and FUN Fridays (early release once a month)
  • Free gourmet coffee, tea, fresh fruits and healthy snacking alternatives
  • Community Service activities and charitable giving programs
  • Our GREEN approach tracking energy consumption for reduction and purchasing only environmentally friendly products for our offices

Founded in 2000, Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and elite Oracle platinum resale partner. Our business model is all about deep knowledge of Oracle technologies and business processes . We offer procurement and Oracle systems integration expertise across the full range of Oracle cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems, and appliances. It s a focus that gives us the critical business experience and the Oracle technology advantage you need to succeed.

Mythics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. Mythics, Inc. will treat all employees equally with respect to compensation; opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfer, and all other terms and conditions of employment. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, and has designed and agreed to implement an Affirmative Action Program in accordance with Executive Order 11246 and VEVRAA Final Rule. Mythics, Inc. is able to provide alternative methods of application for those who are unable to complete an online form. Please contact accommodationrequests@mythics.com to arrange reasonable accommodations. To read more about your rights, please visit the Department of Labor Disability Rights Fact Sheet . For more information about Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, please view the EEO is the Law Poster

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4525 Main Street Suite 1500 Virginia Beach, VA, 23462

Dice Id : 10374939
Position Id : 5995280
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