MQ Series System Engineer


Group Technology Services (GTS) plans, builds and runs the global infrastructure, and is additionally responsible for the IT service management to the operating entities of the various Group markets. GTS operates its IT systems and IT services in such a way that, at an appropriate and benchmarked cost level, it can deliver the agreed levels of service to support the requirements of the business processes, for both normal operations and during disaster recovery.  


The position sits in GTS, within the Communication and Integration Services (CIS) squad. Our scope is to manage technology services related to Messaging, File Transfer, Integration platforms, API management, Fax and Braid.

Your role is to:

  • Manage deployment and maintenance of MQ Series software on Linux and Windows platforms, an across environments (from test to production)
  • Contribute to the application design and deployment for MQ objects
  • Support MQ Series implementation during daylight and overnight being part of our 3rd level support rotation
  • Contribute to the improvement of implementation of MQ Series
  • Support your peers through coaching and knowledge sharing

You will also be connected with the other technology and services offered by the Squad. That domain is vast in term of amount of technology involved. You will be evolving in an environment with complexity and variability. Yet your focus will be around MQ Series.


Soft Skills required

  • A strong appetite to learn and share expertise with peers within the squad and consumer of MQ based services – being teams in charge of application development, testing and IT operations
  • Capabilities to deal with uncertainty, complexity and looking how current procedures and processes can be improved within the domain
  • A client and results oriented mindset with strong focus on quality. You will takes ownership on actions to resolve conflicts with appropriate level of support from peers and/or management
  • You have a sufficient level of English to work in IT
  • You have been working in squads running Agile/Scrum.

Technical Skills required

  • Above 5 years of experience in managing and supporting MQ Series
  • Proven knowledge in managing Middleware running under Linux and Windows platforms
  • Expertise in scripting languages used with Ansible/Tower
  • You are familiar with security concerns, networking, availability and performance matters related to MQ




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