The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Websphere Specialist.

Your role: 

Main responsibilities:

  • Active participation in production support for the Web Application Hosting squad. (2rd and 3rd lines support)
  • Assist developers and application integrators in trouble shooting and resolving websphere deployment and application integration issues
  • Assist architects in order to perform cost-benefit analyses of proposed Web implementations, enhancements, and modifications.
  • Monitor the JVM performance by analyzing heapdump, DB connection pools and garbage collection patterns.
  • Setup/ Deploy new SSL certificates.
  • Understand CA (certificate Authorities), CSRs (Certificate Signing Requests) and how to manage chained certificates, key stores and trust stores.
  • Be able to detect/solve Certificate issues
  • Document and execute disaster recovery procedures (DR exercice)
  • Plan, Install and coordinate security patches and bug fixes installation.
  • Program and document system utilities with Bash/Korn Shell, Jython/Jacl to help the Web Application Squad in its day-to-day tasks
  • Participate in a weekly 24x7 On-Call rotation
  • Participate in Crisis meeting (when escalated incident)

Your profile: 

Technical skills:

  • At least 3 years of experience in as Web Security Websphere Specialist
  • A professional experience of at least 5 years
  • Solid and proven experience with the following Web technologies: Websphere, Jboss, Apache, Tomcat, Linux and AIX
  • Knowledge of system monitoring and gathering data for performance tuning
  • Ability to develop scripts for automating day-to-day task (Bash/Korn Shell, Jython/Jacl,…)
  • Solid expertise in certificate management
  • Generic knowledge on:  firewalls, load balancers, networks, DMZ
  • Knowledge in web and application servers including Websphere, experience with e-Commerce, intranet, and extranet development


  • Knowledge in Java programming is a plus
  • Able to understand bank related business processes and assess impacts on business
  • Agile methodology

Soft skills:

  • Team player.
  • Quick self-starter, pro-active attitude.
  • Good communication and influencing skills.
  • Good analytical and synthesis skills.
  • Flexibility (in peak periods extra efforts may be required).

We offer: 

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Interested ?

Please apply now !

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