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Notes Administrator Opening at Major Institution in Washington DC


A recruiter friend of mine has a Long Term Contract position opening at one of her clients.  If you are interested, please contact her directly.  Here are the details:

Position Title: Lotus Notes Administrator (Contract)

Location: Washington DC

Rate:         Approx. $40-50/hr

Tasks (General Description):
 If you are interested in the position please forward a WORD attachment of your resume to heatherraines AT spherion DOT c o m:
  • Ensure high availability of messaging services to end users
  • Perform necessary tasks for integrity of the messaging system
  • Implement and adhere to security procedures
  • Implement hardware and systems software upgrades to existing servers:
    • Match hub server certification to name & address book (NAB) certification
    • Plan, diagram, and implement mail routing; identify server locations, replication and remote connections
    • Plan and implement hardware and software upgrades to existing hub servers as needed ; Maintain disaster recovery server site; Execute maintenance plans for hub server locations
    • Ensure messaging database and network optimization:
      • Support and troubleshoot as required, optimizing performance, resolving production problems, and; Provide timely follow-up on problem reports
      • Plan, schedule, and conduct system tests, monitor test results, and take required corrective action
      • Perform daily messaging administrative tasks, including:
        • Database movement/replication
        • Corporate messaging hub server monitoring and maintenance
        • Coordinate systems developing activities with other groups (especially network engineering), reviewing deliverables and communicating status with management
        • Provide technical direction and training to other IT personnel; Solve interoperability issues
        • Engage in capacity planning and monitoring messaging database growth; Aid in design of database templates/schemas
        • Source data from legacy systems that are to be loaded into warehouse; provide extracts of data from the warehouse back to operational systems
        • Enhance and maintain messaging system, and perform structural changes when necessary
        • Create and maintain task automation and monitoring tools
        • Evaluate new applications for resource impact and assist in troubleshooting malfunctioning applications
        Specific Requirements:
        • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
        • Relevant experience with IBM Lotus products (V6 and above)  for messaging and collaborations, such as Messaging, Gateways, Quickplace,  Sametime in a large user base.
        • Solid Notes Formula and LotusScript software development experience. Knowledge of JavaScript, web services, etc. a plus.
        • Must be willing to work flexible hours.  Candidate must be willing to work any of the  three shifts covering 24x7. Work week will be 5 shifts and  may cover  weekend..
        • Experience with relevant server platforms and operating systems (Windows and   Unix), security (RSA), directory services (LDAP), SMTP/MIME
        • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence in the messaging team.
        • Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations
        • Solid project management skills in planning and monitoring projects in a cross-functional environment
        • Effective teamwork and excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, in a multicultural environment
        • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding
        • Ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence in the messaging team’s knowledge of and concern for customers’ business needs

        Heather Raines
        Technical Recruiter
        Professional Services Group
        Professional Recruiting and Technology

        1651 Old Meadow Road
        McLean, VA  22102
        (703)917-7800, ext. 4031
        heatherraines AT spherion DOT c o m

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