Contact Don Ostergard at donald.ostergardATmitchell.com

Mitchell International, Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise
data, software and eBusiness solutions for the automotive insurance,
collision repair, medical claims and glass replacement industries.
With over 800 employees, Mitchell provides enterprise software
solutions and services to the automotive repair and property and
casualty industries. Mitchell has been providing automotive
information and high technology to these industries since 1946 and is
the preferred solutions provider to over 100,000 customers in the
United States and Canada with over 137 product titles. Mitchell
offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including
outstanding career growth opportunities.

Location:
Beautiful San Diego, CA

The UNIX BEA WebLogic Administrator is responsible for the
administration and support of several in-house developed and vendor
supplied applications. The incumbent holds a key role within the
department using advanced knowledge to configure, deploy, tune, and
troubleshoot application/system level production issues in a clustered
WebLogic environment. In addition, this position reports to the IS
Manager responsible for Data Center systems, and interfaces with many
cross-functional groups and levels within the organization.

Responsibilities:

Configure, deploy, tune, and troubleshoot WebLogic applications
Provide leadership for major system changes and participate in
planning and execution of WebLogic and WebSphere version and patch
deployments.
Primary point of contact when dealing with tracking and managing
vendor support tickets, and work with a team to triage and resolve
urgent application issues
Automate the administration of the application run-time environment
wherever possible
Provide expertise in Disaster Recovery planning and participate in
system failover testing
Provide direction, training, and documentation to application
development teams and peers within IS support staff
Provides timely and accurate on-call support for the production
environment
Provide technical support within Mitchell to include proactive and
reactive incident resolution
Perform proactive review of systems performance metrics and alerts
to ensure event correlation and trend analysis are performed on a
regular basis.
Work closely with Operations Manager to understand recurring
incidents impacting user population, help identify root cause, and
resolve problems

Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Minimum 7 years of WebLogic and WebSphere experience with preference
given to BEA Certified Administrators and IBM WebSphere
Certified Administrators and UNIX administration experience
Minimum 5 years experience in IT comprised of operating system
support, network communications, server and LAN connectivity, open
platform management or analysis, and server hardware in a production
environment
Possess effective oral and written communication skills in a high
demand, technically challenging open systems and/or enterprise
software production and/or large data center work environment is
required
Experience with IBM AIX, UNIX/LINUX, WebLogic (WLI, WLS), IBM
WebSphere and Tomcat is required
Experience in performance tuning Weblogic in general and experience
in environments tuning Weblogic with Oracle 10g strongly desired
Experience with configuring/deploying/troubleshooting Weblogic
Integration (WLI) strongly desired
Explicit experience with Weblogic 8 required.
Experience with Weblogic 9 desired
Experience with tuning Weblogic JMS preferred Experience with
MQSeries preferred
Experience with IBM WebSphere preferred
Experience configuring and troubleshooting application performance
in a client-server, web-based, load-balanced and/or clustered
environment is required
Good understanding of TCP/IP networks, tools and related protocols,
understanding of HTTP, SOA, Java, Perl, and J2EE programming
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, experience in a
transactional high-volume, high-availability production environment
Ability to produce and maintain accurate documentation, installation
and operational qualification reports
Knowledge of ClearApp QuickVision, formerly Acsera Manager is
preferred
Ability to handle multiple projects, self-reliant, and self-
motivated with a positive attitude