Below is the Job description for IBM MQ.
Essential Technical skills & Overall Expectations:
a. Administrative Knowledge with practical hands-on of Middleware products on multiple platforms such as UNIX, Solaris, Linux, Mainframes, AS400 etc in production support and surrounding tools along with ITIL processes.
b. Core competencies: IBM MQ Series V7,0, 7.5, 8.0, 9.0 - DQM, Clustered and Pub-Sub setups/topology etc, Basic knowledge of WMB/IIB
c. Knowledge of MQ on backup and recovery procedures of the MQ objects/messages. High availability (HA) features
d. Security exits and SSL certificate management for MQ for existing and new application environment.
e. Configuration changes on existing application environments to resolve/fix incidents and problem record.
f. Troubleshooting any technical issues related to application hosting infrastructure across DEV, UAT, Production, Contingency environments
g. Basic UNIX shell scripting skills for MQ administration and Support activities , Be aware of the ongoing infrastructure issues and vigilant to avoid / minimize downtime of services . Drive and track service improvement initiatives started by the team
h. Identify and Manage operational risks for middleware and contribute to mitigate the same. Actively Participate Quality Review meetings, Handle CRISIS calls, provide IN review inputs. Ensuring deliverables as per standards and quality in agreed schedule, review & documentation of processes, tasks as applicable. Follow the best practices & ensure strict adherence to guidelines.
i. Provide required reports on timely basis on team's behalf to senior leadership.
j .Understand the set objectives and work collaboratively with the team to achieve organizational goals.
k. Good knowledge on Rabbit MQ and Python
Essential Soft skills:
Should be a excellent guide/mentor with other leadership qualities like negotiation skills, Influencing skills etc.
People management experience - With time management tools, other tools to manage administrative tasks for the team.
Interpersonal, organizational skills, ability to multi task.
Excellent communication skills, enterprise mind set with ability to describe complex technical scenarios in a concise manner, both verbally and written, and articulating the content depending on the audience.
Ownership and responsibility for the area.
Ability to work within international environment, and across cultures, work under time and stress pressure.
Ability to continuously provide high quality of service.
Pro-activeness, punctuality, confident and delivery focused, team player and adaptable to change.