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IBM Middleware Administrator - SKLM in Bangalore, India


We build phenomenal products that our customers rely on so it’s important they are running at their best. As a Systems Management Specialist, you will work with the latest software to keep moving business forward. Whether it’s our Engineering teams that need a test environment or our software running in production, we are seeking skilled systems management professionals ready for the challenge.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As Middleware Administrator, you are responsible for installation, implementation, customization, operation, recovery and performance tuning with proven knowledge of the fundamental concepts and technologies.


  • Installation and configuration of IBM Security Lifecyle Manager

  • Ability to Navigate Linux/Unix/Windows environment

  • Installation/Maintenance/Administration IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager

  • Review server/software configurations

  • Installation and configuration of SKLM application server code

  • Configure SKLM application server

  • Create SKLM application directory structure, data connections

  • Generation of certificate requests, Installation of server certificates

  • Maintenance/Administration WebSphere Application Server

  • Maintenance/Administration DB2

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum of 6 year’s in IT industry

  • Working knowledge to locate and interpret Websphere Application Server logs, apply patches and troubleshooting in Websphere Application Server 8.x & 9.x

  • Good understanding of Websphere Application Server 8.x, 9.x settings & parameters in order to do quarterly health checks on the SKLM Websphere system

  • Complete understanding of Websphere file system structure

  • Good understanding of the SKLM GUI, including knowledge to set up different device types in SKLM

  • Working knowledge to set up keys and perform backup and restore using the SKLM GUI

  • Understand DB2 file system structure and knowledge to apply patches to DB2, locate and interpret DB2 logs

  • Knowledge of how to run queries in DB2 if requested by IBM support to troubleshoot issues

  • Good understanding of DB2 setting and parameters in order to do quarterly health checks on the SKLM DB2 system

  • Familiar with these ticketing systems: ISM, SCCD, Maximo, Service Now, Siebel, Remedy

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in TKLM/SKLM application support

  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies

  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work

  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management

  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

  • Experience with Windows Server 2008/2012, Linux (Rhel, SUSE), AIX, Tape and Dasd backup environments

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!

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Location Statement

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