18950- Websphere MQ Administrator

Chicago, IL 60601

Posted: 12/08/2022 Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 39283

Job Description

WebSphere MQ Administrator


Job Purpose:
This position is responsible for Collaborating with Solutions Engineering, Infrastructure Operations, and Infrastructure Service Management teams in the design and build of infrastructure solutions/blueprints for area of responsibility; participating in the design and build of repeatable patterns (build-kits) to improve deployment times for non-prod and prod environments; transitioning knowledge to Infrastructure Operations.
Work with management team under minimal supervision, as a senior level WebSphere/MQ Administrator to implement manage, and monitor multiple WebSphere environments.
  • design and installation of IBM MQ and/or WebSphere Application Server,
  • enterprise applications, installation and configuration of new platform,
  • configuring or modifying platform,
  • proactively monitoring the health of environment,
  • configuring and managing the security of the platform.
  • monitoring, optimizing, tuning and troubleshooting MQ and/or WebSphere applications.
  • Proficient in IBM MQ design, installation, fixpack upgrade, migration, and configuration
  • Infrastructure Automation (such ansible tool preferred)
  • Operations Management and IT standards, procedures, and policies
  • Expert level knowledge with MQ horizontal/vertical Clustering
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; teamwork and collaboration
  • Problem solving / analytical skills, tools and techniques with experience in troubleshooting MQ issues as well as other complex MQ and WebSphere performance issues
  • The candidate must have a high level of motivation in learning new technologies and software products and reviewing these technologies for enhancements to the current middleware environment.
  • Knowledge with Dynatrace - preferred
  • Ability to create long and short term plan and prioritize tasks and make trade-off decisions
  • Adaptability and ability to introduce / manage change with ServiceNow and Jira - preferred
  • Basic knowledge with container and IBM CP4I - preferred
  • Basic understanding of AIX/RedHat/Windows administration and including basic shell scripting


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