CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Middleware Systems Administrator in Greenville, South Carolina

Middleware Systems Administrator

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Category:Information Technology

City:Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Position ID:J0916-1766

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

CGI has an immediate need for a Middleware Systems Administrator in Greenville, SC. If you have been working in the manufacturing industry, this is the chance to further advance your career.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Middleware Systems Administrator is responsible for middleware components, specifically Websphere Application Server (WAS), Datastage, MQ Series, and Message Broker (MB). The sysadmin will provide support for middleware changes and deployments related to projects. Responsibilities of the successful applicant include the following:

• Create, update, and delete middleware instances such as creation of application servers, upgrade of drivers (e.g., JDBC, WMQ), application of certificates (e.g., SSL), management of access rights, and updates of configuration files for projects (e.g., .apt, .msh, tnsnames.ora, credentials.txt, .odbc.ini).

• Define and maintain a catalog of supported middleware components including versions and patch levels.

• Install application instances linked to WAS middleware including resource creation (e.g., JDBC, MQ Series), and application components (e.g., import dsx, compile source, update DSParams).

• Install application objects linked to the Message Broker middleware (e.g., flows, datasources, custom libs).

• Perform stop/start operations as needed (at any level with approvals) to effect changes.

• Perform functional application tuning to maintain daily operations and optimize performance as required (incident, performance issue).

• Ability to use or develop tools to automate maintenance, configuration changes, password changes, deployments and migrations of Websphere Middleware components.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Essential elements.

• The successful candidate will have hands-on experience in three or more of the following areas.

• Jenkins tool

• Datastage administration

• Websphere application Server administration

• Websphere Portal Administration

• Message Broker administration

• MQ Series administration

• Unix/Aix Scripting

• Data Power

• Experience creating scripts (wsadmin, shell, perl, ant, Jython, Python, Jacl)

• Experience with a formal change control process

• Ability to work some non-standard shift hours in support of project deployments and/or production incidents.

• Excellent written and oral communication

• Attention to detail

• Ability to work effectively with multiple teams – both internal and external

• Knowledge of ITIL

• Knowledge of Agile development methodology and practices

• Knowledge of waterfall development methodology and practices

• Understanding of how applications interact with middleware


Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.


  • DataStage

  • Websphere Application Server

  • ITIL

  • Websphere Message Broker

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