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Kyndryl Systems Management Specialist - Application Middleware in Noida, India

Who We Are

At Kyndryl, we design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. So why work at Kyndryl? We are always moving forward – always pushing ourselves to go further in our efforts to build a more equitable, inclusive world for our employees, our customers and our communities.

The Role

  • Assume the role of a Technical Expert as a WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Administrator, accountable for the installation, upgrading, and configuration of WAS, IHS, and associated tools across diverse platforms.

  • Troubleshoot and apply patches to maintain optimal performance of the running WAS system.

  • Provide support for business-as-usual (BAU) responsibilities, ensuring uninterrupted operation of applications 24/7. This includes monitoring Service Now incidents, leading their resolution, adhering to change management procedures, assisting in problem management, and contributing to root cause analysis (RCA).

  • Offer off-hours support for production applications.

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of applications and integration, effectively resolving any related issues.

  • Monitor application performance and proactively enhance response times.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in WebSphere Administration.

  • Ability to work independently as a contributor or collaboratively within a team of experienced Application Server Administrators, supporting operations on a 24X7X365 basis as needed.

  • Hands-on technical proficiency in WebSphere Administration.

  • Proven expertise in configuring WebSphere V7.0, including backup-config and restore-config profiles.

  • Proficiency in WebSphere V8.0 implementation, support, workload management, and performance tuning.

  • Strong leadership skills to drive and coordinate with third-party vendors for swift change resolution. Familiarity with infrastructure technologies.

  • Experience in WebSphere performance monitoring, tuning, optimization, and capacity planning.

  • Validated experience providing Level 1/2/3 support and fixing issues on middleware or reciprocal development platforms, while effectively supporting team members.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Availability for off-hours support for production applications.

  • Continued development of in-depth understanding of applications and integration, actively resolving related issues.

  • Exposure to scripting languages.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in automation using tools like Ansible, Shell, Perl, or Python.

Who You Are

Experience: A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in WebSphere Administration is typically required. This ensures the candidate has a strong foundation and understanding of the technology.

Technical Expertise: Proficiency in installing, configuring, and upgrading WebSphere Application Server (WAS), including knowledge of related tools such as IBM HTTP Server (IHS). Experience in troubleshooting and applying patches to a running WAS system is important.

Performance Optimization: Proven skills in monitoring application performance, improving response times, and capacity planning for WebSphere environments. Familiarity with workload management techniques and performance tuning is desired.

Support and Maintenance: Ability to provide Level 1/2/3 support for middleware platforms, including resolving incidents and working on problem management. Experience in supporting production applications and ensuring their availability 24/7 is valuable.

Automation and Scripting: Exposure to scripting languages (e.g., Shell, Perl, Python) and experience in automation tools like Ansible can be advantageous.

Collaboration and Communication: Strong teamwork and communication skills are necessary to collaborate effectively with colleagues, third-party vendors, and stakeholders.

Certifications: While not always mandatory, certifications such as IBM Certified System Administrator for WebSphere Application Server or related credentials can demonstrate a candidate's expertise.

Being You

Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it’s how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we’re not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you – and everyone next to you – the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That’s the Kyndryl Way.

What You Can Expect

With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Kyndryl cares about your well-being and prides itself on offering benefits that give you choice, reflect the diversity of our employees and support you and your family through the moments that matter – wherever you are in your life journey. Our employee learning programs give you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Skillsoft, and many more. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you, we want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.

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Kyndryl 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. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.