Messaging Systems Engineer - IBM MQSeries

  • GBP500 - GBP550 per day
  • Beverley, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBFS
  • 14 Jan 19

My client, an Investment Bank based in Yorkshire is looking for an Enterprise Messaging Engineer to join their team.


  • Administration and support of enterprise wide MQ messaging infrastructure on both distributed & Mainframe platforms.
  • 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.
  • Perform strategic analysis and design of MQ infrastructure and makes recommendations on improvements and/or new systems required to meet business needs and future capacity.
  • Prepare and maintain professional documentation required to run and maintain the environment.
  • Automation of processes and development of tools to support the engineering and operation functions.
  • Participate in regular on call rotation, providing 24x7 support meeting business SLA's
  • Subject Matter Expert for Enterprise messaging products.
  • Contributor to the enterprise messaging strategy.
  • Partner with the business, production services and application development teams to implement messaging solutions.


Experience of:

  • Administering and supporting IBM MQSeries on distributed and/or Mainframe platforms.
  • JMS Based messaging Implementations.
  • Operations and /or Engineering of large scale Banking Messaging eco-systems.


  • Java (or similar language)
  • Python (or similar)
  • Software provisioning and/or configuration management tools (experience with Ansible particularly desirable)
  • Performance testing and tuning.