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DataPower Engineer

Springfield, VA 22150
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


The selected DataPower Systems Engineer will provide engineering, management, and operational support services to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on a Data Center Support Services (DCSS) contract supporting the (CBP) Enterprise Data Management & Engineering (EDME) Division. EDME provides innovative Information Technology (IT) services and solutions. Perspecta performs technical support services for CBP in the following principle technical areas Business Continuity Planning, Middleware Infrastructure Support, Windows Support Group, and Common Enterprise Technology Integration.

The ideal candidate will be well versed DataPower with experience and technical knowledge of web services, service-oriented architecture (SOA), and Enterprise Service Buses (ESB). The role will be working in a team environment; this position is responsible administration and troubleshooting DataPower.

The candidate will also assist with Web service setup and Deployment on a Java/J2EE platform. The candidate will also provide input and develop solutions for WebSphere DataPower. The candidate will also debug and solve problems using system development methodologies, techniques and tools. The candidate will perform SSL Data Power troubleshooting, services instrumentation, monitoring and logging and review/write scripts using various scripting languages.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design solution components using IIB, MQ Define/Enhance Alerting, exceptions and logging framework for Interfaces
  • Drive the solution discussions with customer SMEs, Business teams
  • Work with Platform architects for Admin related activities for MQ, MFT etc. platforms
  • Understand client application landscape and environment for middleware integrations
  • Coordinate with offshore team for development activities
  • Collaborate with project team for source and target integration


  • 3-10 years of experience and Bachelor of Science (BS) degree; BS degree can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years of IT experience with 3+ years of experience in development with IBM WebSphere enterprise architecture integration technologies using IBM Data power XI50/XI52.
  • Requires experience in code migration and implementation using DataPower appliances in all regions
  • 2-3 years experience in providing solutions in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and REST based architecture using IBM DataPower.
  • 2-3 years experience in developing the DataPower based solution using Web-Service Proxies, Multi-Protocol Gateways (MPG) and XML Firewalls.
  • 1 year knowledge on WebSphere MQ technology and integration of MQ with DataPower.
  • 1-2 years Implementation experience on using digital certificates for SSL mutual authentication using Data Power.
  • US Citizenship is required and ability to obtain US Government Security Clearance

Desired experience:

  • Strong knowledge in XML, WSDL, XSLT, JSON, XML Schema, and XPATH.
  • Experience in working with WebSphere Transformation Extender(WTX)
  • Experience in supporting in Production issues with an ability to understand the system logs and system errors .
  • Experience supporting the Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  • Current CBP issued BI Clearance.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-11-21 Expires: 2020-12-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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