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IBM Middleware Specialist - L2 in COLUMBIA, Missouri


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Location: Columbia, MO. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer relocation assistance at this time.

IBM is now seeking Middleware Specialists to be responsible for providing support to our client operations surrounding Web infrastructures. Supported products include Websphere Application Server on a variety of Operating systems including Linux & Windows.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Review server/software configurations

  • Ensure environment follows security best practices

  • Support on-call off hours support and monitoring

  • Environment tuning for best performance

  • Patching and upgrades as needed

  • Troubleshooting problems that will not be routine or standardized



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 6+ months experience supporting either Windows Server 2008/2012, Linux (Rhel, SUSE) or AIX Operating Systems

  • 6+ months experience in implementing and renewing SSL certificates

  • Ability to work well with a team

  • Strong communication skills

  • Fluency in English language

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 1 year experience in maintenance/administration of WebSphere Application Server (8.x, 9.x), Apache Tomcat, or Microsoft IIS; including, but not limited to:

  • Locate and interpret Websphere Application Server logs

  • Apply patches to Websphere Application Server 8.x

  • Navigate the Websphere Administration Console

  • Troubleshooting issues in Websphere Application Server 8.x.x 9.x.x

  • Perform quarterly healthchecks on the SKLM Websphere system

  • Good understanding of both Websphere & DB2 file system structures, applying patches to DB2, locating & interpreting DB2 logs, running queries in DB2

  • Experience with ticketing systems including ISM, SCCD, Maximo, Servicenow, Siebel, or Remedy

  • Experience with Tape and DASD backup environments

  • Experience in Scripting (JACL, JYTHON, PERL, etc.)

  • Basic knowledge in disaster recovery concepts and techniques

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.