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IT System Administrator II (Lincolnshire, IL)

IT System Administrator II (Lincolnshire, IL)

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About Alight Solutions

As the leading provider of benefits administration and cloud-based HR and financial solutions, we enhance work and life through our service, technology and data. Our 22,000 colleagues across 14 global centers deliver an unrivaled consumer experience for our clients and their people. We are Alight. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.


Position: IT System Administrator II


Job Location: 4 Overlook Point, Lincolnshire, IL 60069


Duties: Participate in transaction middleware automation activities and take lead to identify the opportunities to automate BAU (business as usual) and project tasks Automate configuration function using scripting tools and languages. Develop shell and Bash scripts to execute daily, weekly, monthly and yearly maintenance work. Configure software applications and tools for Insurance, Retirement or health and benefit business. Work on WebSphere Jboss, Apache and TCserver platform administration and maintenance tasks.  Understand business and application requirements to make design decisions that are both financially sound and result in stable systems that meet operational and data security standards. Scale middleware platform horizontally and vertically. Develop detailed documentation for environments. Develop and execute test plans on emerging technology or new middleware functionality. Develop plans associated with upgrading or patching supported environments and has the planning and communication skills necessary to coordinate with diverse group of customers. Comply with existing Ethics and Data Security policies, standards and processes to prevent data leakage or other security-related events. Assist with the provision of rotating on-call support. Responsible for installing, configuring, administering and supporting medium to large J2EE deployments including Apache web server, WebSphere, JAS, JBoss, and tcServer/Tomcat spanning multiple versions.


Minimum education required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.


Minimum experience required: 6 years experience in an information technology or related role.


Skills required: Must have experience with: middleware software products; WebSphere; WebLogic; Tomcat; JBoss; Portal Server; WebSphere Portal; Apache; Messaging Queue; WebSphere MQ; Weblogic; JMS; business application performance tracking; application of security patches to eliminate system outages; automation of technical configuration to host business applications in common IT infrastructure platform; EJB configuration; Python; JACL; Bash; PowerShell; Perl; KSH; batch, WLST; wsadmin; Jython; IIS webserver configuration; and Load balancer setup using F5 tool. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the required skills.


By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.  Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.


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