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WebSphere Administrator (Information Specialist 6)
SALEM OR 97309
Category: Other
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WebSphere Administrator (Information Specialist 6)
WebSphere Administrator (Information Specialist 6)



WebSphere Administrator (Information Specialist 6)


$56,316.00 - $87,072.00 Annually


Salem, OR

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Justice-Division of Child Support

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6/5/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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The Department of Justice is looking for an experienced WebSphere Administrator to join our Child Support Technology Team. The team is responsible for implementing and maintaining a new case management system that's based on a Java EE and IBM stack. This enterprise level opportunity is currently in its User Acceptance Testing (UAT) phase. This is a permanent, full-time position based in Salem and is represented by a union (SEIU).

If you previously applied under DOJ18-0039, you have already been evaluated as a candidate and need not apply again unless substantive changes were made to your earlier application or resume.


+ Configure or modify IBM WebSphere and other middleware applications to support changed or re-engineered business processes

+ Integrate business applications with the web

+ Diagnose and respond to information system failures

+ Collaborate with vendors and technology team members regarding system problems and resolve or escalate as needed

+ Monitor and evaluate application performance and implement modifications or adjustments as needed

+ Perform Microsoft Active Directory account administration as needed


When you become a Child Support Technology Team member, you join an agency that values loyal and enthusiastic employees by providing a competitive salary and great benefits, including full medical, vision, and dental. You also get paid Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal Business Leave, and 10 paid holidays a year.

If you like working where individual contribution matters and is recognized, where creativity and accomplishment are rewarded, and where you can have both autonomy and support to achieve your goals, then you should consider joining our Child Support Technology team at the Department of Justice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Information Specialist 6

Five (5) years of information systems experience to include Java-based application server administration and maintenance. See REQUIRED and DESIRED ATRIBUTES sections below for more detail.


An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND three (3) years of information systems experience to include Java-based application server administration and maintenance. See REQUIRED and DESIRED ATTRIBUTES sections below for more detail.


A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field AND one (1) year of information systems experience to include Java-based application server administration and maintenance. See REQUIRED and DESIRED ATTRIBUTES sections below for more detail.

Work experience is based on a 40 hour work week. (Example: 20 hours a week for one year would equal six-months of work experience.)


+ Recent experience operating and maintaining IBM WebSphere Application Server ND (v8 or above).

+ Recent experience with Microsoft IIS (v7.5 or above) and IBM HTTP Server (v8 or above).

+ Experience with Windows Server (2008R2 or above).

+ Basic Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration.


+ Experience with SSL Certificates (especially maintaining key stores & trust stores in WebSphere).

+ Experience with Application Performance Monitoring solutions.

+ Experience with Microsoft CMD and/or PowerShell scripting.


+ Click the "Apply" link above and complete only the application portion of the Oregon Employment Application. (A full online application with work history and education is not required, but you must establish an account/user profile with the State of Oregon's e-Recruit system in order to apply online.)

+ Attach your resume. (Resume should include education, experience, references, and other pertinent information.)

All application materials must be received by the closing date and time posted on this announcement. Your resume must clearly show how you meet the qualifications and desired and requested attributes listed in this announcement, including position(s) you have held, organizations for which you have worked, complete dates of employment, and a detailed description of your duties and level of responsibility.

If your description of work is too brief or insufficient to determine if you meet the qualifications for the job, your application will not be accepted. Applicants whose experience, education, and training most closely match the requirements and needs of the position will be invited to interview.

Your application materials, resume and any transcripts will be reviewed to determine that you have the education and/or experience required for this position. Your application materials may also be reviewed and evaluated for presentation, content, clarity, grammar, spelling, and applicable knowledge and skill(s). Additional applicant screening will depend on the number of qualified applications received.

Additional information regarding this opportunity will be made available to you if you are selected to interview. If you would like more information prior to application, or if have questions or need help with the online application process, please contact Mistie Slauson at or at (503) 378-5595. If you are selected to interview and require particular accommodation during the interview, please inform the person scheduling the interview.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability, and is committed to workplace diversity.


If you are using education (a degree or coursework) to qualify for this position, transcripts must be submitted for all required or related courses. (A copy of your diploma will not substitute for the required transcripts.) Transcripts can be official or unofficial at time of application. If you are using your education to meet the minimum qualifications and do not attach your transcripts your application may be removed from consideration.

For application purposes, scanned copies are acceptable. Transcripts must be from an accredited institution and clearly show (1) your name, (2) the name and address of the institution, (3) the degree received and date conferred, and (4) required courses completed with a passing grade. The official or original degree documentation may be requested for education validation.

Criminal Records Check

Finalists will be subject to a computerized Criminal History and Driver and Motor Vehicle Services check, as well as a thorough employment reference check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.

Salary Information

Beginning salary for employees new to state service is determined following an assessment of the finalists relevant education, training, and experience compared to current state employees in the same classification.

Upon hire Human Resources will perform a status check with the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). If you are eligible for PERS contributions upon hire, your salary will be increased by 6.95% and 6% will be automatically subject to a mandatory employee contribution to PERS as bargained for SEIU represented employees. If you must serve an eligibility waiting period with PERS, the 6.95% increase will be effective once PERS eligibility has been met.

Veteran's Preference

Oregon State government provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at or you may call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

Special Information

If you require an alternate format in order to complete the employment process, you may call Recruitment Services at (503) 947-4328 or TTY (800) 735-2900 for the hearing impaired. Please be prepared to leave a message describing the alternate format needed.

Oregon Department of Justice

Attn: Mistie Slauson

1162 Court St NE

Salem OR, 97301

Phone: (503) 378-5595

Fax: (503) 373-0367

Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

+ Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

+ Long-term and short-term disability

+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment

+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

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