MQ Series Expert Engineer




IT Architecture

Project description:

In the context of our Mainframe replatforming program the IT Distributed Core Solution Engineering team is searching a resource to actively support our partners in the migration of our MQ series environment from IBM Mainframe to Windows.
We are looking for a dynamic personality and a real team player who is able to understand the current implementation (on Mainframe) and to help in the design of the target solution. That person will have a role of Expert System Engineer of the MQ Series
solution meaning he will be responsible to maintain and ensure the continuity of the platform during and after the replatforming project.


You will be member of Distributed Core Solution Engineering currently fully focussed on the replatforming program.

The main activities will consist in:
 Contribute to and validate the deliverables of our replatforming partner
 Build and maintain the documentation and ensure the knowledge transfer
 Support the execution of the test phase, trouble shoot and solve issue
 Automate as much as possible all operations on the MQ platform from the installation to the operational activities.
 Master the security and ensure the compliancy with standards.
 Administer the MQ series platform and guarantee on a daily basis its availability

Technical skills:


Bachelor with 5 years of experience in similar job

Expert in the Windows environment and familiar with the
mainframe environment
Technical writer (in English)
Experience in insurance or financial domain.
Architecture / Design, develop, test and implement
components of an IBM MQ Series solution on Windows.
Good Knowledge of the Windows Server operating system (security, gpo, …)
Performance management of MQ Series infra
Setup monitoring for MQ Series infra
Maintenance of MQ Series clusters
Minimum development/scripting skills (preferably in C# or Powershell) to automate installation and maintenance
activities or provide reporting.
Knowledge of logging solutions (, logstash)
Knowledge of Scheduling software (BMC Ctrl-M)
Knowledge of AD & AD/LDS
Experience as a MQ Series developer/engineer in large
enterprise environment
Ensure handling of MQ Series queues (including setup of security, monitoring, troubleshooting)
Assist developers in the integration of MQ Series
functionalities in their applications
Development & documentation of disaster-recovery plans

Soft skills:

Ability to work independently and to collaborate with various technical teams, service provider and server application teams in order to provide consulting, advices or driving the resolution of issues

Contact person:

Contact name: Manuel Reyes