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Note: Candidate should have strong experience in Message Broker & as Administrator in infrastructure level.
o Provide WebSphere SOA (Message Broker, DataPower, WSRR, etc.) Administration and Engineering Support on multiple OS platforms in a multi-vendor environment, while working closely with Architecture, Application Development, Database, Server and Networking Teams.
o Develop technical designs and policy/procedure documentation as assigned.
o Install and Configure WebSphere MQ, Broker, DataPower, WSRR and FTE servers and agents, apply patches, manage middleware infrastructure and monitor performance/troubleshooting alerts from commercial, and locally developed monitoring tools.
o Responsible for middleware failure analysis and recovery. Participates in disaster recovery activities.
o Analyzes and resolves problems associated with WebSphere MQ, Broker, DataPower, WSRR and FTE server and agent software.
o Ensures the consistency and integrity of Middleware systems.
o Implement controls and security to comply with Companies security standards.
o Investigate use of available software used to analyze problems and procedures to perform fine tuning to maximize production.
o Analyze and recommend alternative solutions for system enhancements and problem resolution projects.
o Interact directly with internal customers or external service provider to negotiate solutions and implementation specifics.
o Provide 24/7 on call support on a rotating basis.
o Perform Middleware Configuration backup and restores.
o Deploy new message flows, build MQ queue and channels, manage SSL keys, etc.
o Manage/Monitor MQ/Broker/DataPower performance.
o Manage and lead hardware and software migration and upgrade efforts of varying size and complexity.
o Other duties as assigned.
o 6-7 years of prior experience as a Middleware Administrator with WebSphere MQ, Broker, DataPower and WSRR experience.
o Strong experience in administration and support of IBM WebSphere SOA product family - WebSphere Message Broker, DataPower, WSRR and WebSphere MQ.
o Strong experience in installing configuring WebSphere SOA/MQ products in highly available and fault tolerance environment.
o Troubleshoot Integration and infrastructure issues. Integrate simple to moderately complex MQ, Message Broker, DataPower, Java/JEE, WebServices applications into DEV, QA and Production environments.
o Strong administration skills in DataPower appliance.
o Hands on experience in setting up DataPower policies, setting up security and upgrading firmware.
o Experience working with UDDI and Registry tools WSRR.
o Should be able to work collaboratively with other Infrastructure and Development groups to build, maintain the product roadmap.
o Must have hands on experience with XML, XPATH and XSLT Transformations, SOAP Validations XML schema.
o Must be familiar with DataPower troubleshooting, services instrumentation and logging.
o Must have working experience with web service security using LDAP, SiteMinder and DataPower.
o Must be familiar with Data Power Load Balancer, SSL and HTTP protocols.
o Shell programming expertise.
o Basic understanding of firewall.
o Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and be able to adapt to changing business needs. Strong follow up skills and problem solving ability a must.
o Must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, as well as outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
o The following technical skills are a plus: DB2, Oracle DB, Tomcat, Apache, LDAP, Tivoli Monitoring.
o Development and business specification and requirement analysis.
o Software Development Lifecycle knowledge and proficiency.
o Ability to manage and lead development and operations teams.
o Troubleshooting, debugging, and problem solving with complex integration across multiple platforms.
o Knowledge of Windows, AIX, and Linux OS operation and administration.
o Proficiency in networking for connectivity across WebSphere ESB and Native OS.
o Ability to work across, lead, and direct teams.
o Proficiency in capacity management.
o High Availability configuration and knowledge.
o Ability to translate specifications and requirement to develop architecture, capacity, and reliability for MQ, WMB, WSRR, DataPower, and MQ-MFT.
o Proficiency with database Management.
o Ability to coordinate triage teams for Production issues and resolution.
o Define Best Practices for operational support, architecture, delivery, and software deployment with ESB architecture.
o Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent work experience.