IBM System Administrator - Portal/WebSphere/BPM in HERNDON, Virginia

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

We are currently looking for System Engineer with experience in migration of complex application infrastructure from one data center to the other for US Government. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible to plan, design, coordinate, develop, test and migrate to production in the target environment.

The location for this position is Fairfax, VA.



Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 6 years of hands on experience managing application components on Linux/Aix/Windows OS

  • At least 6 years of experience installing, configuring WebSphere application

  • At least 6 years of experience with WebSphere portal

  • At least 6 years of experience with Process Server

  • At least 6 years of experience with Tivoli Directory server

  • At least 6 years of experience with IBM Http Server

  • ability to successfully pass a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience with ISAM

  • At least 2 years of experience with Crystal

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.