Senior IPswitch Messageway Administrator - 25414

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Senior IPswitch Messageway Administrator - 25414

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
ID Number: #25414

Sr. Systems Administrator

6+ month contract position

Atlanta, GA


The main responsibilities of a Senior IPswitch Messageway Administrator is to ensure platform reliability, availability, and serviceability; to provide technical expertise and guidance for both infrastructure and application teams, and design, evaluate, install, upgrade, diagnose, and performance tune IPswitch Messageway platforms.

We have a diverse computing environment. Candidates for this position must be very flexible and responsive to the changing platform. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, capable of working independently or on a team, a strategic thinker, and results-orientated. He/she should be capable of handling high risk and high visibility situations with ease. Strong overall diagnostic and problem-solving skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The Sr. IPswitch Messageway Administrator would provide training and feedback to the team and develop their skills.

Job Functions

  • Install, patch, monitor, diagnose, performance tune IPswitch Messageway infrastructure.
  • Provide 24x7 third-level support.
  • Provide SME advice on architecture, design, and implementation of new projects and deliverables to applications.
  • Follow best practice implementation process – checklist, pre/post implementation validation and checkout, exercised backout procedures for platform stability and high success rate.
  • Analyze and performance tune the IPswitch Messageway platforms.
  • Develop and manage monitoring / alerting/ logging rules.
  • Devise automation and autonomics trigger and scripts for best performance, self-tuning, and outage avoidance.
  • Participate in knowledge-sharing with peers and L1.
  • Work with the vendor in root cause analysis, managing tickets, collecting doc, devising workarounds, taking corrective or preventative actions, and implementing vendor fixes.
  • Abide by all requirements from Security, Compliance, and Audit.
  • Keep all platforms at supported software levels and apply security patching.



  • 5-10 years of IPswitch Messageway Administration
  • 3-4 years developing Monitoring, Alerting, Logging rules
  • 1-2 years with ServiceNow, Remedy, or other ticketing management tool
  • Strong Linux administration skills.
  • Expert level diagnostic and root cause determination skills.

Would be a plus:

  • DevOps/Agile/
  • Jenkins, Artifactory, GitHub
  • Ansible/Shell/Curl/Perl scripting
  • Database concepts

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