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Reference # : 19-00962 Title : Middleware Programmer IV - Message Broker
Location : Houston, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/16/2019 / 03/31/2020  
Description
Job Overview and Responsibilities
The Senior Middleware Developer will apply their knowledge and experience of IBM Integration Bus, along with MQ, Datapower and ODM. They will create and maintain the strategic partnership between business needs and technology delivery. Role will focus on using the agile method to plan, design, develop and launch efficient systems and solutions in support of core organizational functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues, opportunities or problems in order to maximize the benefit of IT and Business investments.

? Lead the software development team(s) during the design/build/test phases
? Support and troubleshoot software systems as required, optimizing performance, resolving problems, and providing follow-up on all issues and solutions
? Develop appropriate software documentation
? Work/Consult across multiple projects; functions as a technical lead
? Work on complex projects that require subject matter expertise
? Provide direction, tools, technical and process support to less senior developers
? Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of SDLC processes, inputs/outputs, standards and best practices
? Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of development methodologies, software design and design patterns, integration standards as well as its applicability at coding and testing cycles
? Demonstrate good Agile Software Development Principals
? Demonstrate proficient knowledge of application architecture and architecture constructs as it connects to the enterprise architecture

Required Education
? BS/BA (preferably in a technical or scientific field) and/or equivalent work experience

Required Knowledge/Skills
? Effective Communication (verbal + written)
? Understands Technology systems & applications
? Exceptional at coding and on time delivery of quality components and or applications
? Exceptional at utilizing the technologies and domain knowledge with the delivery of developed components or integrated components
? Exceptional at working problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires review of a variety of factors
? Exceptional at triage or analysis of situations for production support
? Excel with on time delivery with minimal supervision
? Effective participant of requirements gathering, requirements analysis
? Excel at applications and component design following a prescribed architecture and technology footprint
? Proficient at architecting small systems following the prescribed technology policies or architectural footprint
? Proficient at working problems of high complexity, medium size scope

Required Experience
? 5 or more years of experience in application design, development, installation and modification
? ***5 or more years of experience with IBM WebSphere Integration Bus (Message Broker)***
? 3 or more years of experience with IBM MQ
? Experience with Linux/UNIX
? Experience with Agile Methodologies
? Experience with one or more databases, such as SQL Server, Oracle or DB2
? Experience with Web Services test tools, XMLSpy, and RFHUtil
? Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
? Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Preferred
? 1-2 years in Airline Industry
? Experience with Java, C#, shell scripting
? Cloud experience

Interviews
? Phone screen, followed by onsite interview - open to candidates that are not local, but will relocate in the event an offer is made and accepted

***Will need to be able to jump right into an IIB environment. IBM Message Broker experience is a must.***