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IBM MQ Administrator f/m/d (Ref.Nr. LO2618)

Posted on Aug 21, 2019 by BRINE SA

Not Specified, Switzerland
1 Oct 2019
Annual Salary

IBM MQ Administrator f/m/d

BRINE SA has been placing top IT specialists at well-known customers for over 30 years. In doing so, we focus on performance, competence, experience and partnerships.

The client is one of the largest Exchange Organisation's worldwide. As a financial marketplace organizer, the company provides a portfolio of services covering the entire process chain: securities and derivatives trading and clearing, netting and transaction settlement, custody and provision of market information. Information Technology designs, builds and operates the technological infrastructure of the company. These highly integrated and automated IT systems are essential to our success.

Candidates should possess and demonstrate following skills and qualifications:

Field of activity

The section Mainframe Operations is operating clearing and trading applications for the client.

As member of our team you will support IBM MQ administration on z/OS and Linux/Unix operating systems in a highly critical environment.


  • Installation and maintenance IBM MQ on z/OS and Linux/Unix operating systems

  • Support development and test teams using MQ

  • MQ support of customer connections

  • System performance analysis and tuning

  • Develop and maintain monitoring of MQ environments and customer connections

  • Creating and updating internal MQ environment documentation

  • Assisting in new MQ application design

  • Error debugging and managing software issues with vendors

Qualifications/required skills

  • University degree in the IT-area or comparable education

  • Several years of experience as IBM MQ Administrator on z/OS and Linux/Unix operating systems

  • z/OS system skills (incl. TSO, ISPF, REXX, JCL)

  • Experience with platform and version migrations

  • Knowledge of SSL with MQ

  • Linux/Unix Shell Scripting skills

  • Knowledge of cloud technology would be an asset (Experience ideally in Cloud - 3 years)

  • Resilience and ability to work under pressure with a high degree of reliability

  • Willingness to work at weekends

  • Willingness to work in shifts and to provide on-call support 24/7 on a rota basis

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, German language skills are beneficial

  • Team player with good communication skills, highly motivated and flexible

  • Outlook and Microsoft Office skills

Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile. There are numerous good reasons to work for us: responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities. Applications from disabled persons are welcome.

Interested in working in international teams performing challenging and diversified tasks? If so, we look forward to receiving your application. For initial queries, please contact us. We would be happy to discuss what we can offer you in terms of benefits and career prospects in a personal meeting.

Please send your CV in WORD ASAP to Brine SA.

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Start: 01. October 2019 or upon negotiation

Duration: Fixed position

Workload: 100%

Language: English, German an asset

Salary: Very good local Market rate according to experience

Ref: LO2618

BRINE SA has been providing its IT and SAP specialists for short-, mid- and long-term projects in Switzerland since 1985, with customers primarily active in the following market sectors:

Financial services sector, especially banks and insurance companies

Pharmaceutical industry

Government and services sectors

BRINE SA is a stable, financially independent, Swiss enterprise with its head office in Zurich. Our services cover the entire IT spectrum, as well as interfaces to the various business sectors, and range from management and IT-consulting through to software development and project implementation.

IT - Resources

We offer our top consultants, computer Profi's and SAP experts to our customers as external specialists for limited assignments and as well for permanent positions.

BRINE SA is especially distinguished by its renowned characteristic strengths:

Short reaction time - rapid selection and supply of consultant's CVs, with skills matched to customer requirements.

Quality - we take quality very seriously, both for internal and external-facing processes, thereby convincing many customers to maintain a long-standing business relationship with BRINE SA

Coaching - BRINE SA coaches and supports its consultants throughout the entire duration of the customer assignment.

BRINE SA is ISO 9001:2008 certified since 2014

Reference: 747745791

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