Senior Consultant - WebSphere Administration

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: PB, IN, 160059

Company: Bunge

Business Title:   Senior Consultant Web Apps Admin    Effective Date: 1st March 2022    
Reports to (position): AGM- SAP Global lead
Global Function: Global IT        Global Department: Global IT            

Role Purpose Statement (Write a brief statement regarding the objective of the position and why it exists):

This role is responsible for installation, configuration, and maintenance of a clustered IBM WebSphere and Portal infrastructure, Web Content Manager and Security Services enabled through groups in LDAP. Responsibilities also include management of different environments and maintaining configuration and consistency between test and production systems.


Main Accountabilities (List 6-8 major areas of responsibilities in order of importance, and purpose of these activities:

    Support IBM WebSphere & Portal clustered infrastructure
    Install and configure Java and portal applications, perform sanity tests; validate functionality and agreed Service Level Agreements
    Create alerts and triggers, troubleshoot and repair, document findings and modifications
    Understand portlets & linked web applications functionality and liaise with cross functional groups, stakeholders and Business Relationship Managers
•    Perform upgrades and ensure the system and related infrastructure are patched and hardened for all security vulnerabilities
•    Create change management documentation and ensure successful deployments per business requirements
•    Experience in Web and application servers, including, WebLogic; WebSphere administration & cluster configuration
•    Understanding of storage devices, file systems, Storage Area Network (SAN) and network configurations
•    Experience of XML and XSLT transformations)


Impact/Dimensions (Describe the strategic impact of the role / Using dollars and/or numbers, list the pertinent statistics of the position which clarify major areas of impact.  Examples are: # of employees supervised, annual budget, annual sales/revenue):
Work in global project from Mohali and save 25$-40$ per day 
Responsibility to close 80+ tickets Annually


Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (Measurable outcomes that the position contributes to):
•    Support 
-    Ability to support other Web apps administrators
-    Ability to work unassisted
-    Able to troubleshoot problems effectively and seamlessly 
-    Ability to proactively address problems to prevent them in the future
•    Project
-    Ability to plan, manage and deliver ad hoc project work on time and as requested
-    Ability to deliver database services to different worldwide regions
-    Ability to communicate with database administrators, business/end users and other IT personnel to effectively interpret 


Major Opportunities and Decisions (Describe the more difficult and/or complex challenges or opportunities and decisions faced in doing work, improving processes or meeting customer needs.  Where must position focus to be successful?):
CI initiatives implemented in team.
Supporting  Global projects/Programs.


Management/Leadership (Describe the level of management and leadership skills required for the role. Identify key specialties, technical and knowledge areas necessary to accomplish responsibilities and desired results):
1) Teamwork
-    Team Oriented, able to proactively collaborate and foster teamwork
2) Business / Management / Technical knowledge
-    Experience in managing multiple implementation/upgrade schedules on various OS platforms
3) Result Oriented
-    Maintains focus on key performance drivers, continuously improves processes, and consistently delivers results.
4) Openness and Communications
-    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
5) Personal Effectiveness
-    Creative, capacity to think out-of-the-box
-    Works well under pressure
-    Flexibility (traveling /working hours)
-    Reliable, understands the consequences of actions
-    To help and assist colleagues within the team

Key Relationships, Stakeholders & Interfaces (External & Internal):
Internal:  Database Administrators, Business Users, IT department
External: 3rd level Support from Product Vendors, 3rd Party Vendors


Knowledge and Technical Competencies (Identify knowledge and specific technical competencies to accomplish the desired end results.  Some examples are licenses & certifications and knowledge and abilities):

•    4-8  years of Database administration experience
•    Minimum of 5 years of experience administering WebSphere, Portal Server and Web Content Management, IIS or IHS Web servers and WAS plug-ins
•    Experience in deploying applications both on console and through script (Jython, Perl, C-Shell and UNIX shell Scripting)
•    Operating skills with AIX, Linux, and Windows operating systems; load balancers, DNS and SiteMinder web agents
•    Experience in relational databases, such as DB2/UDB, Oracle, SQL Server and Sybase
•    Strong understanding of SDLC, Change Control and Change Management processes
•    Understanding of IBM Http Server and configuring it with WAS Plug-ins to work with WebSphere Application Server 
•    Understanding of public & private cloud and management of clusters and load balancers in a federated environment
•    Understanding of reverse proxy configurations and SSL/TLS configuration changes in HTTPD
•    Working knowledge WebSphere resources like JDBC providers, JDBC data sources, connection pooling, JNDI bindings.


Education/Experience (Identify types and length of education and experience needed to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to accomplish the desired end results.  Some examples are education & training, and years of experience):

B-Tech-IT with 4+ Year experience in Web Applications Admin

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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