REMOTE MQ / Middleware Architect
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Information Technology
Software Guidance Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Lead Integration Engineer for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in San Francisco, CA. Required Skills Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience This position requires the candidate to have strong MQ architectintegration experience and the candidate must be technically savvy with a proven ability to work well in a highly dynamic environment and maintain a strong relationship with our customers and partners. This is an MQ ArchitectIntegration Engineer role requiring deep, advanced knowledge of IBM MQ and IBM MFT Experience in Cloud infrastructure and DevOps is preferred but experienced MQ candidates will be considered without deep Cloud and DevOps experience Candidates need 5-10 years of recent and related experience as an MQ ArchitectIntegration Engineer from Design through the Implementation of technical solutions Requires expertise in Application Server and Web Server architecture in a large enterprise environment Strong knowledge of high-availability, load-balancing and failover configurations across application, infrastructure, and platform components Understanding of security design for enterprise software systems Proven ability to write clear and concise technical documents including design documents, specifications and technology roadmaps Strongly prefer recent, demonstrable experience with automated build and system configuration tools such as Terraform, Packer, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Kubernetes, etc. Experience with Terraform is strongly preferred. Experience with common AWS services such as S3, EC2, ASG, ELB, SFTP, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Lambda, etc. AWS Certification andor experience utilizing AWS services in a production environment is preferred Preference for proven ability to design, implement and manage secure, scalable, and reliable cloud infrastructure environments 5+ years UnixLinux administration experience Experience with source code management tools such as GIT, SVN, etc. Proven depth of knowledge and experience with Python scripting language Experience with a variety of other programming languages such as JSON, YAML, Boto3, etc. Ability to coordinate and work with diverse groups of subject matter experts Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment Strong analytical, collaboration, leadership, critical thinking, multitasking, and time management skills Customerpeople-focused orientation that drives and informs engagement with partners, leadership and peers Ability to influence successfully in a highly matrix or virtual organization Demonstrates independent thinking and decision-making abilities Ability to quickly receive and process information Judgment to escalate risk-based decisions appropriately or a holder with the intent to become a U.S. Citizen Preferred Skills Working knowledge of other technology solutions such as IBM IIB, MuleSoft, Messaging brokers, File Transfer, IBM Sterling File Gateway, IBM ConnectDirect, IBM Sterling Proxy, etc. Familiarity with the implementation of CICD pipelines and test automation within CICD is a plus Experience with agile and DevOps in a cloud environment Practical experience and knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture, Microservices and API Management Practical experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Configuration as Code (CAC) Experience with both internally to the organization facing integrations as well as externally facing solutions SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings andor to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com httpwww.sgainc.com .