MQ & Middleware Systems Engineer

First Data   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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5 - 7 years

Posted 96 days ago

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads troubleshooting calls and drives to root cause resolution; makes recommendations for long-term resolution of problems across the enterprise.
  • Leads complex initiatives and issues within the MQ functional technical area as well as cross functional areas.
  • Ensures adherence to established standards and consults with senior leadership on technology solutions.
  • Works closely with the application development organization and other functional IT areas to determine best practices, tuning, problem resolution and root cause analysis in the MQ & Middleware space.
  • Recommends strategies for technical aspects of the existing systems as well as broad system improvements.
  • Recommends strategies for process and monitoring improvement.
  • Deploy and manage infrastructures for the MQ environment.
  • Provides technical consulting on the use & integration of the MQ & Middleware system utilities, tools, and applications.

Job Requirements

  • A self-starter with strong communication and collaborative skills.
  • 5+ years hands on experience working with High availability systems.
  • 6+ years administering and architecting IBM MQ environments, including deployment, upgrades, configurations, setup, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis.
  • 2+ years of strong hands-on experience with configuring, troubleshooting, and support of IBM MQ clustered environments.
  • 1-2+ years of experience administering ActiveMQ environments.
  • 1-2+ years of experience with various components of Message Broker, including Broker, Execution Groups, Integration Servers, Message Flow / Applications.
  • Experience working with the latest versions of WebSphere Products, Apache, Jboss, Tomcat, IBM Http server, WebLogic.
  • Strong understanding of different operating systems like RedHat Linux, Windows, AIX, Suse Linux.
  • Hands on experience with Shell scripting, wsadmin, jython/python, SALT.
  • Technical propensity to thrive in a cutting edge technology environment.
  • Experience in container technologies like Docker.
  • Experience working with large, fast paced environments is a plus.
  • Strong performance and tuning experience.
  • 24X7 Production support is required.
  • Experience with audit requirements for PII, and PCI.
  • Familiarity with using a ticketing system to document and track work status.
  • Experience with IBM PMR process is a plus.

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