CGH Technologies, Inc.
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Other

CGH Technologies, Inc. (CGH) is a business solutions firm, specializing in Data Management, Software Engineering, and Business Intelligence solutions. Located within the Washington corridor, CGH has worked successfully with Government, Commercial and International sectors, providing management, development and maintenance, and support of large and complex environments. CGH has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Sr. System Administrator to join the CGH Team.



Support customer data warehouse environment.



  • Support servers such as Solaris and Linux architectures and support of multiple COTS products such as WebSphere, glassfish, FUSE, Oracle, CMS, ESRI, proxies and BMC Patrol.
  • Provide engineering, installation, configuration, and administration of WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server and Solaris, Linux, and Windows and automation.
  • Install fixpacks, eFixes, and cumulative fixes to the existing infrastructure and automated it.
  • Write wsadmin - JACL, Jython and ANT scripts to automate various WAS administration and deployment tasks such as JVM and resource configurations, J2EE application deployment, ear/war/jar installation, backups, JVM export/import, etc.
  • Responsible for installation, configuration and maintenance of WebSphere Application Server (Base and ND).
  • Architect the environment using Horizontal and Vertical clusters for a fault-tolerant, scalable, and highly available WebSphere environment for applications.
  • Expertise in supporting enterprise based distributed applications over a wide range of operating environments on a 24/7 rotation basis for high volume, secure transactions and Web services.
  • Create resources, modify properties, view runtime attributes, commit modifications and securing administrative servers using Authentication, Authorization, Certificates, Credentials, Permissions, WebSphere Resources (Servlets, JSP files, HTML files).
  • Maintain and support F5 load balancers.
  • Assist in trouble shooting of network devices when needed.
  • Perform system administration including capacity planning, storage management, system performance tuning, and system software installation/configuration support.
  • Provide system hardware support, system security, vendor coordination, configuration management, contingency management, network management, and system/application monitoring support for production Sun Solaris Enterprise servers.
  • Use and administer Concurrent Versions System (CVS), rsync, Korn shell scripting, OpenSSH, and the free Tortoise CVS Windows client for control and configuration management to support source code control for  CMMI and ISO 9001-certified organization.
  • Support multi-node, high-availability IBM Websphere Java Application Server environment used for Customer essential applications.




Number of Years Experience Required:

  • 10+ years of experience as a System Administrator
  • 5+ years of Virualization experience


Minimum Education and Certifications Required: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field



Technical Skills Required:

  • Operating Systems - SunOS/Solaris (2.5.1, 6, 7, 8,9,10 and 11), Linux Redhat/debian/mandrake,Ubuntu, AIX 4/5L, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 Servers & HPUX familiarity (10.2/11.0), UNIX.
  • Applications - Websphere V4-8.5.5, Oracle Application Server 11i, vi utils, ESRI, CheckPoint Firewall-1 Management GUI, Veritas Volume ManagerDiskSuite (capable), Sun Volume Manager, Sun Cluster, Common officeproductivity applications including F5, EMC Clariion, IBM HTTP Web Server.


Computer Skills:



Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • U.S. Citizen or person with valid U.S. Work Visa who has lived in the U.S. for 3 or more years
  • Experience with ESRI.
  • Experience working in the FAA environment a plus.
  • Good technical documentation skills experience preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and with the team.
  • Ability to express ideas orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work.



Candidates selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.

CGH offers a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, short- and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, commuter benefit, and flexible spending account.  Other benefits include 401K, paid government holidays, and Paid Time Off (PTO).


CGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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