MQ Series Integration Architect

Location: Columbus, OH
Date Posted: 16-05-2018
Tangentia is a Premier IBM Business Partner & was also awarded as the fastest growing IBM Business Partners for 2012, 2013 & 2014. Our Head office is in Toronto, Canada with offices in US and India as well. You can learn more at

Tangentia is one of the key Implementation partners with IBM and works closely with IBM services groups like GBS, GTS, and ISSW. Tangentia is authorized to sell and implement all IBM software brands across USA, Canada & India. Some of our key strengths are around  Identity & Access Management, IBM security, Sterling Commerce, Cognos, Tivoli, and WebSphere. Tangentia is also a key partner and works closely with the IBM training group.
We are hiring for :

Position:  MQ Series Integration Architect
Location: Columbus, OH
Duration: 6 Months
Job Order# 180535

Responsibilities include:
  • Develop middleware integration standards and best practices for onboarding clients.
  • Collaborate with application developers and infrastructure architects on latest industry trends.
  • Guide MQ/IIB Engineering and Operate team practices in line with LOB goals.
  • Knowledge of the latest mainframe industry technologies and best practices.
  • Maintaining operational performance metrics and driving efficiency improvements.
  • Perform LOB project scoping, consultation and design deliverables on time and within budget.
  • Research emerging technology, industry practices and develop and maintain Roadmaps.
  • Serve as Point of Contact for Vendor relationships and engagement.
  • Working knowledge of highly available MQ & IIB sysplex environments.
  • Lead the global mainframe MQ/IIB Operate team on incident management, disaster recovery, sustained resiliency, LOB testing events and capacity planning requirements as needed.
Must haves:
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in a middleware and/or application integration architecture.
  • 5+ Years MQ V7/V8/V9 experience on zSeries.
  • 5+ Years IIB and/or Message Broker experience on zSeries.
  • Experience using Websphere Application server
  • Experience with Scripting and Automating process and procedures.
  • Substantial direct hands-on experience performing MQ and IIB systems programming in a zSeries operating system environment involving maintenance/installation.
  • Experience with Unix Systems Services, ACF2 / RACF security, JAVA and XML.
  • Financial services experience preferred.
  • Experience with in depth problem solving and analytical analysis.
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