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IBM WebSphere MQ Engineer

SuisseCo GmbH

Posted on May 26, 2021 by SuisseCo GmbH

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For one of our clients in the banking industry we are currently looking for a IBM MQ Engineer and Support Specialist

Start date: August 2021 (at the latest)
Duration: 12 months
Location: Zurich (Currently remote from within Switzerland)


  • Deliver technical change projects which may range from small scale to major environment migrations
  • Consult with clients on onboarding requests
  • Administer the environments, including software upgrades, MQ changes & Broker deployments
  • Provide support to client requests and issues
  • Maintain platform availability through both proactive and reactive actions
  • Improve our operating processes by suggesting change, automating or improving documentation

Essential skills

  • Excellent knowledge on I BM WebSphere MQ, IBM Integration Bus (IIB) and IBM App Connect Enterprise (ACE)
  • Linux (Red Hat) - Understanding of administration concepts (storage, permissioning, High Availability); (Strong Linux skills. We do not administer our Linux environments, but are often involved in issues around performance, storage and Kernel settings)
  • Diagnosis, performance, Scripting in Bash/Perl/Python - 5+ years of experience
  • 10 years of relevant technical experience in Middleware messaging development and operations in large and complex global enterprises, ideally within International Financial/Banking environments
  • Ability to gather, discuss, negotiate and refine technical user requirements, effectively collaborating with application developers, testers, project and program manager, scrum masters, support and infrastructure teams, be a trusted partner and service provider within the global team of stakeholders
  • Ability to provide consultations in all phases of development, integration and design.
  • Critical thinking, decision-making, strong analytical and good inter-personal skills.
  • Good organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Very good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage highly critical production incidents

Desired skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/4 year Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of and experience with Agile DevOps concepts, tools, and architectures in building a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CICD) Pipeline (preferably TeamCity, Jenkins, Maven, Git)
  • Good awareness of global regulations relevant to Financial industry
  • Hands on experience with APIs and CMDBs
  • Practical experience with automation, orchestration and containerization tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Understanding of monitoring and diagnostics tools like Splunk, Geneos, Grafana
  • Programming experience (Java, C++/.NET, other)

Reference: 1208204848

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