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Job #: R-00027143
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is hiring an IBM WebSphere System Administrator for our SSA ITSCC program in Windsor Mill, MD. In this role, you will administer enterprise systems on a daily basis. You will also utilize tools and technologies listed under skills to prepare then perform necessary steps to complete Installations, Migrations, Upgrades, Deployments, Troubleshooting, and Configurations on the Linux/Unix platform. You will develop automated methods to supported automated provisioning, configuration management, and application-deployments.  The WebSphere Administrator will document, communicate, and implement the tools/technologies they utilize. You will also write technical white papers and document the design of proposed and new system, as well as reverse engineering existing systems.

Utilize your strong oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables.

Skills Required

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with minimum 8 years of relevant professional experience.   
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills to present ideas and concepts effectively.
  • Experience in developing, maintaining, and supporting applications and computer/network operating system and other system software.
  • Strong experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server (v8.5.5 and above) administration including but not limited to Installations, Migrations, Upgrades, Deployments, Troubleshooting, and Configurations on Linux/Unix.
  • Experience with automated provisioning, configuration management, and application-deployment deployments using Red Hat Ansible.
  • Experience automating application deployments for WebSphere using IBM UrbanCode Deploy.
  • Strong experience with automated Administration Tasks using scripting languages such as Python/Jython, Groovy and Shell script.
  • Experience developing build scripts using Apache Ant and Apache Maven.
  • Knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) administration.
  • Experience with version control software such as Git/Bitbucket.

Skills Desired

  • Experience using Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins.
  • Knowledge of IBM Content Manager administration

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Software Development


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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