Mq / Middleware Architect

Mq / Middleware Architect

Software Guidance & Assistance

Mq / Middleware Architect

Details of the offer

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a MQ / Middleware
Engineer for a
assignment with one of our premier
Financial Services
clients in
San Francisco, CA

This role will be a key member of the National Integration Services (NIS) team, part of the Information Technology Services (ITS) department

NIS' middleware technologies support business objectives for internal departments such as Cash, Markets, Statistics, Bank Supervision and Regulation, and external departments.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with NIS and broadly apply your MQ engineering skills across various NIS technology solution efforts, as well as build your skills in other areas by being exposed to various aspects from inception through design, build, and deployment.

You will be a "jack-of-all-trades working cross-functionally with Architects, Engineers, Business Analysts, and Service Managers across multiple teams in a rapidly evolving environment completing design documentation, consulting with other engineers and architects, completing network and server build requests, installing and configuring software, etc.



Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience

This position requires the candidate to have strong MQ architect/integration experience and the candidate must be technically savvy with a proven ability to work well in a highly dynamic environment and maintain a strong relationship with our customers and partners.

This is an MQ Architect/Integration Engineer role requiring deep, advanced knowledge of IBM MQ and IBM MFT

Experience in Cloud infrastructure and DevOps is preferred but experienced MQ candidates will be considered without deep Cloud and DevOps experience

Candidates need 5-10 years of recent and related experience as an MQ Architect/Integration Engineer from Design through the Implementation of technical solutions

Requires expertise in Application Server and Web Server architecture in a large enterprise environment

Strong knowledge of high-availability, load-balancing and failover configurations across application, infrastructure, and platform components

Understanding of security design for enterprise software systems

Proven ability to write clear and concise technical documents including design documents, specifications and technology roadmaps

Strongly prefer recent, demonstrable experience with automated build and system configuration tools such as Terraform, Packer, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Kubernetes, etc. Experience with Terraform is strongly preferred.

Experience with common AWS services such as S3, EC2, ASG, ELB, SFTP, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Lambda, etc.

AWS Certification and/or experience utilizing AWS services in a production environment is preferred

Preference for proven ability to design, implement and manage secure, scalable, and reliable cloud infrastructure environments

5+ years Unix/Linux administration experience

Experience with source code management tools such as GIT, SVN, etc.

Proven depth of knowledge and experience with Python scripting language

Experience with a variety of other programming languages such as JSON, YAML, Boto3, etc.

Ability to coordinate and work with diverse groups of subject matter experts

Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation

Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment

Strong analytical, collaboration, leadership, critical thinking, multitasking, and time management skills

Customer/people-focused orientation that drives and informs engagement with partners, leadership and peers

Ability to influence successfully in a highly matrix or virtual organization

Demonstrates independent thinking and decision-making abilities

Ability to quickly receive and process information

Judgment to escalate risk-based decisions appropriately



Working knowledge of other technology solutions such as IBM IIB, MuleSoft, Messaging brokers, File Transfer, IBM Sterling File Gateway, IBM Connect:Direct, IBM Sterling Proxy, etc.

Familiarity with the implementation of CI/CD pipelines and test automation within CI/CD

Experience with agile and DevOps in a cloud environment

Practical experience and knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture, Microservices and API Management

Practical experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Configuration as Code (CAC)

Experience with both internally to the organization facing integrations as well as externally facing solutions

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at

Source: Dice




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