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WebFOCUS Administrator - Full Time - Reposting

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July 21, 2011, 08:55 AM
WebFOCUS Administrator - Full Time - Reposting
PRISM Group is a global, technology company specializing in information systems and consulting for the travel industry. PRISM's mission is to equip customers with expert systems and know-how to enable them to achieve their information objectives.

It is not necessary to resend your resume if you have already done so. This is a better clarification of what the position requirements are.

WF Admin job description:
• Continuously monitor WebFOCUS environment health.
• Troubleshoot and resolve problems that arise.
• Ensure physical and virtual servers are configured, updated, backed up, etc.; working with Systems where these tasks overlap with their responsibilities.
• Analyze, test and implement new product releases. Design and re-architect our environment as necessary.
• Proactively suggest, design and implement continuous improvements.
• Identify, design and implement usage of features PRISM doesn’t currently use.
• Work with IBI to keep our IBI lab environment up to date.
• Assist DSS and DB development staff with troubleshooting issues related to WebFOCUS.
• Establish and maintain a positive and constructive working relationship with IBI support staff.
• Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues from various locations around the world.
• Must be able to occasionally work nights or weekends.

Required Skill Set:
• Deep knowledge in:
o Distributed implementation of WebFOCUS Application Server, Report Server and Report Castor with multiple workers
o Apache Web Servers and Tomcat administration
o Managed Reporting administration
o Cluster Manager and other load balancing options for the WebFOCUS environment
o WebFOCUS Security interfaces, configuration options, and APIs
• Experienced in common networking technology
• Since this is a work from home position, candidate must:
o Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
o Be content working without physical, face-to-face interaction with colleagues
o Be self driven with problem resolution but also be able to raise a flag when help is needed
• Ability to write high quality documentation that supports the coding and project management effort.
• Expertise in a recent version of WebFOCUS

Additional nice to have skills:
• Experience with F5 Load Balancer
• Experience with SQL Server 2005 and/or 2008
• Experience with WF BI Dashboard configurations
• WF Report development
• BI Dashboard development
• IIS Web Sever administration
For immediate consideration:
• Please e-mail Laurie Stutzman at
• Put the Job Title in the subject line
• Please attach a MS Word copy of your resume

This message has been edited. Last edited by: Laurie,
July 22, 2011, 12:54 PM
George Patton
God himself (herself?) [if he/she exists] would have a hard time meeting all those requirements !

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July 22, 2011, 05:34 PM
It can be called as BI & Data Management Architect/Developer/Administrator position (emphasis on WebFOCUS) with all those requirements..!!

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