Middleware Application Specialist
01Millennium Consulting Inc
Toronto, Canada
11d ago

Contract Term : 9 Month(s) with the option to extend the term up to 12 months. Total Contract not to exceed 22 months.

Knowledge & Skills

  • University degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of solid hands-on experience in WebSphere Application Server V6 / 7 / 8 / 9
  • 10+ years experience in design, build, configure, deploy, support, and maintenance of Enterprise Java solutions
  • 5+ years experience in ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) v3 concepts and practices in IT Service Management.
  • 5+ years experience in Java based technologies with general knowledge of specific components such as Authentication / Authorization, Active Directory, LDAP, CICS Transaction Gateway, JMS, MQ, JDBC, FTP, Mail etc.
  • 5+ years experience in working with business applications that have transaction data in DB2 and Oracle databases
  • 5+ years experience in distributed system integration technologies that span various platforms and operating systems
  • 5+ years experience in HTTP / S, FTP technologies including Secure FTP, FTPS, sFTP etc
  • 2+ years of experience in Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 5.x / 6.x and AIX 5 / 7.x Operating system
  • Strong troubleshooting capability
  • Good communication skills to interact with business users, functional and technical teams and SMEs.
  • Strong knowledge sharing and knowledge transferring skills
  • Ability to work in an environment of high growth and constant challenges.
  • Good team player who takes instructions, can work in a fast pace project team with good listening skills
  • NICE TO HAVE :

  • 5+ years experience in IBM WebSphere MQ / WebSphere Message Broker products is definitely an asset.
  • 5+ years experience in building and troubleshooting Message Broker message flows
  • Responsibilities

    Work with management on the design, build and delivery of technology-enabled applications, products and high quality services that adhere to quality management and development standards. This includes :

  • Provide detailed solutions to business / technical issues and ensure that design specifications meet architecture and requirements specifications and that development schedules are also met;
  • Provide solution recommendations that have potential business / process automation impact and organization / financial impact;
  • Work with team members in the areas of Build, Integration and Middleware;
  • Work with management to coordinate internal and external business contacts as the key contact for the outsourced development team.
  • Interact with the business, vendors and technical teams by :

  • Provide feedback to architecture or high-level solution designs, project plans, requirements, testing and change / implementation review and walkthroughs.
  • Integrate system solutions to handle confidential data / information and transfers between our client and service providers;
  • Coordinate system installations and software testing;
  • Conduct technical and detailed design walkthroughs and code reviews;
  • Function in a support capacity to provide isolation and resolution of software issues by leading root cause analysis, providing recommendations and communicating options for resolution of software issues.
  • Collaborate with project or support teams and coordinate all development and system integration testing activities by :

  • Define logical data models and processing models based on business requirements in order to meet the needs of the organization’s information requirements and helping to determine data requirements, normalization, structure and distribution.
  • Participate in defects meetings;
  • Triage and assign development related issues / defects;
  • Support all testing, creating code drop release notes and overseeing the implementation of all development components.
  • Provide timely reporting on work progress status to the project manager, team lead and / or manager
  • Work with a small team of programming.

  • 10+ years of solid hands-on experience in WebSphere Application Server V6 / 7 / 8 / 9 programming analysis resources throughout the Development Life Cycle in the design, development and implementation of small size projects.
  • Follow the software development methodology (agile) and standards and actively participate in required meetings (Branch / Team meetings, KanBan standup or daily scrum).

    Note : Our client is an equal opportunity employer and we invite all potential candidates to apply

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