CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Connect Direct Administrator in Bloomfield, Connecticut

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Connect Direct Administrator

Category: Administration

City: Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States

Position ID: J0119-0252

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is looking for a Connect Direct Administrator to join our dynamic team in Bloomfield, CT or Lafayette, LA.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Basic understanding of UNIX and Windows Operating Systems and administration activities.

• Basic Knowledge of Networking in UNIX and Windows.

• Comprehensive knowledge of IBM Sterling Connect Direct for UNIX and Windows and hands on experience in the same.

• Installation, Upgrade, Patching of Connect Direct and Connect Direct SDK in Windows and UNIX.

• Configuring Nodes, Users and Proxies, translation tables in Connect Direct for Windows, UNIX and Mainframes.

• Willing to support on call.

• Troubleshooting issues related to Connect Direct failures.

• Troubleshooting solidbB related errors in Connect Direct for Windows.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Understanding of Connect Direct on Clusters.

• Good Knowledge on Connect Direct Scripting for UNIX and Windows and JCLs in Mainframes.

• Knowledge on scheduling and automating Connect Direct transfers.

• Connect Direct Secure Plus – Understanding, Configuration and Troubleshooting.

• SSL/TLS security certificates – Self signed and CA signed, Authentication procedures in Connect Direct.

• Knowledge on IBM Control Center for monitoring and Remote Management of Connect Direct.

• Basic knowledge on UNIX shell scripting.

• Background of Production Support environment.

• Good Documentation skills.

• Good knowledge of ITIL concepts and any hands on experience in ITIL tools, especially in Incident, Problem, Change and Configuration management areas.

• Good Communication skills and Ability to support customers without any knowledge of File Transfers / Connect Direct.

• Good to know – other file transfer protocols like FTP/SFTP/FTPS/HTTPS

• Good to know – other tools like Sterling Integrator, Sterling B2B Gateway, IBM Connect Direct File Agent.

• Good to know – Windows Power Shell scripting.

• Good to be – IBM Certified Connect Direct Administrator and ITIL Certified.

Educational Requirement

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline


  • SQL

What you can expect from us:

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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