Sr. Ab Initio Administrator

Job Locations US-DC-Washington DC
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(12/1/2022 4:50 PM)
Location : Location
US-DC-Washington DC
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is looking for an AB Inition Application Administrator to join the Infrastructure Team, Integrating Increment II of the US Army's Integrated Personnel and Pay System.

You will work as part of a team installing, configuring, deploying, upgrading and supporting Ab Initio applications across multiple environments, enclaves, platforms and sites. You will have experience with Ab Initio administration on large project teams, is able to work collaboratively with customers and team members, has a can-do attitude, and willingly takes on new challenges. As the Ab Initio Administrator, you will serve as SME for multiple Ab Initio components including EME, Express>It, Control Center, Query>It, Metadata Hub, DQA/DQE and Authorization Gateway.


  • Install, configuration, patching, and ongoing administration of all Ab Initio software and technologies in a complex, dynamic, and highly available environment
  • Creation of projects in EME and ongoing EME administration
  • Installation, upgrade and configuration of AG, Metadata Hub, Control Center, Query>It, Express>It, DQA/DQE and supporting applications
  • Work in conjunction with Unix Admins to support of root level activities
  • Work collaboratively with other Infrastructure administrators to develop solutions and address issues regarding processing, integration, and performance
  • Support developers and assist their development efforts, address issues, improve performance, and facilitate pilots involving Ab Initio software
  • Support Configuration Management team by assisting in the migration of Ab Initio code between multiple environments; DEV, TEST, UAT, PROD, COOP
  • Provide Ab Initio software license management, Ab Initio user management and interface with Ab Initio customer support
  • Manage group accounts including Ab Initio Owner Accounts, Functional (service) Accounts, and Individual User Accounts in Ab Initio Authorization Gateway


  • BA/BS degree and 5-7 years of IT experience in a large systems software development, implementation, deployment and support capacity
  • Current Secret Clearance required; SSBI preferred
  • Current Security+ Accreditation required
  • 2+ years of experience in administration of Ab Initio software applications
  • 2+ years of experience in administration of applications using Oracle, MS SQL Server, and servers running Windows or Solaris OS
  • 2+ years of successfully demonstrated experience with Unix shell scripting, Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, and SQL*Loader
  • 1+ year of Oracle WebLogic Administration experience
  • 1+ years of demonstrated work experience in a Solaris processing environment, preferably within a government system environment or data center
  • Hands on knowledge and experience with at least 2 of the following: Ab Initio administration, EME administration, Express>It administration, Control Center/Operation Console, Query>It, Metadata Hub, DQA/DQE and Ab Initio Authorization Gateway

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience working as an application administrator within a Government systems environment such as Army HRC, PD ALTESS, DISA, DLA, or VA enclaves
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a strong focus on customer service and solution ownership
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, demonstrates strong problem-solving skills and has successfully participated on Integrated Product Teams
  • Ability to manage time, meet deadlines and coordinate multiple, dynamic and competing priorities
  • Proven mastery of troubleshooting techniques and the ability to solve problems quickly

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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