Job Description :
REMOTE – occasional travel is required, client will pay expenses.

MQ with z/OS with strong queue sharing experience.

Position: SR MQ Mainframe Resource

Location: Franklin Lakes, NJ

Duration: 6 Months+

Rate: $85/hr C2C + Expenses

Client is looking for someone who performed MQ administrator functions on IBM z/OS mainframe and other platforms.

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.

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.

· Primary Experience with good understanding on MF and Linux on Z.

· Experience with modernizing of IIB Application issues and migration of MB6 to IIB 10.

· Experience with MQ on Z/os including architecture , implementation and troubleshooting

· Experience with WAS on Z/os including architecture , implementation and troubleshooting