Lead Engineer - MQ Series Admin

Work
Location: Monterey Park, CA

Desired
skills and responsibilities:

Technical
Requirements:

Responsible
for enterprise wide WebSphere MQ messaging infrastructure across distributed
platforms including; UNIX (AIX and Linux), WINDOWS. Installation
& Configuration WebSphere MQ
Administration (V7.x & above) on distributed platforms (AIX , Linux, and
Windows) identifying
issues and in preparing Root Cause Analysis for Major incidents/problems. Administer
MQ using MQE and command line using MQSC commands Design
and build Distributed Queue Management Administer
WebSphere Application Server (WAS) using ISC console Administer
and manage MQ Clusters Administer
and manage MQ Publish/Subscribe Setup
security for WebSphere MQ queues & other objects for data access and for
administration using role-based security Performs
software installations and patches to WebSphere MQ servers Be
able to work with MQ monitoring tools. Work
with application development teams providing support of middleware components. Define
and maintain middleware standards and governance including MQ and API
administration and utilization. Utilize
industry standard technologies & methods to insure the integrity &
recoverability of MQ based applications incl. but not limited to; Backup
& recovery, clustering, security, patch management, enterprise monitoring
& performance tuning. Performs
strategic analysis and design of MQ infrastructure and makes recommendations on
improvements and/or new systems required to meet business needs and future
capacity. Serve
as technical resource to business analysts, solutions development and other
groups responsible for application development standards, system design and
integration. Maintain
professional knowledge of WebSphere MQ hosted on AIX, Linux, and Windows
systems as required for the administration and support of a large scale
distributed environment Prepare
and maintain professional documentation of server(s) / application(s) / network
configuration(s) as they relate to middleware components and infrastructure. Ensure
systems remain at operational excellence during infrastructure
improvements(hardware/software upgrades, server migrations/consolidations,
application deployment, etc). Engineer
solutions, related to messaging, that support and enhance Advance’s business
operations with guidance from Enterprise Architect Team and Technical
Management. Provide
technical leadership and mentor junior engineers supporting them to achieve
excellence in their fields of interest and responsibility.

Non-Technical Requirements:

Ability
to work with little to supervision on individual tasks, as well as
team-oriented tasks. Possess
good communication skills Ability
to work well as a productive member of a multi-faceted team. Ability
to prioritize competing tasks. Ability
to work under a cross-matrix management structure. Required
to support after hours on-call and respond in a timely manner.