IZN1380 System Administrator - Rational

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Annapolis Junction, MD
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 11, 2017
Job ID

Title: System Administrator - Rational
Location: Annapolis Junction
Clearance: Secret

Our great client is a leading provider of cloud managed services, agile software development, DevOps, systems engineering, IT service management and risk analytics.  We work collaboratively with our customers to solve their biggest challenges through a commitment to delivering innovation, agility, and maximum value. Our employees are empowered to think outside of the box and provide innovative solutions to our customers and provide measurable cost savings.
Position Description:
The Rational Administrator will be responsible for various aspects of Rational Tools management, including patch management, performance monitoring and capacity planning, troubleshooting, and end-user support.  They are expected to work on complex assignments and perform a wide range of engineering and operational activities with little direct supervision.  Must be a self-starter and able to work under aggressive deadlines.  Participation in on-call rotation for support of production environments is required.

·         Administration of IBM Rational/Jazz tools consisting of Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, Doors NextGen.
·         Administration of BuildForge, Rational Application Developer, Rational Software Architect, and Rational Test Workbench.
·         Administration of heritage IBM Rational installations – ClearQuest (CQ), and ClearCase (CC).
·         Administration of Rational Licensing
·         Creation of workstation automated installs for Rational workstation client software.
·         Support of Rational tools end users (software developers, software testers, architects, and infrastructure team members).
·         Research of, planning for, and implementation of Rational tools patching
·         Creation and/or maintenance of Rational system documentation, including design, test plans, user guides, SOPs, work instructions
·         Other tasks as assigned
·         ClearCase, ClearQuest; RAD/RFT/RPT/RSA)
·         Must have experience with both Windows and UNIX operating systems
·         Must have experience modifying application configuration files
·         Must be familiar with strategies for database backups, filesystem backups
·         Must have experience with common scripting languages
·         Must have good understanding and knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) concepts and processes
·         ITIL certification is desirable
Working Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm and 24x7x365 on-call support
Clearance Required:  Minimum Active DoD Secret and DHS suitability
Education: A 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field, or 7+ years of equivalent experience
Location: Colorado Springs, CO OR Annapolis Junction, MD