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6 Feb 2023

Temporary Sr. Systems Engineer

Hornet Staffing – Posted by Hornet Staffing Anywhere

Job Description

Job Type: Contract

Contract length: 06 Months

Middleware Engineer Role & Responsibilities:

  • BM Message Queue Admin Analyze and understand customer requirements, organization, functions Should have sound knowledge in MQ 8.0, 9.0
  • Should have experience in MQ Upgrades
  • 2-4 years of demonstrated experience in Apache Kafka/Cloudera Kafka platform technologies in an enterprise environment.
  • Your technical proficiency includes Kafka architecture, administration & developer experience, strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, and experience in one or more multi-platform environments(On Prem, Cloud or Containers)
  • Administration, Maintenance, Deployment, and Integration including installation and configuration of IBM MQ version 8.x & higher
  • Experience with Kerberos Authentication.
  • Install, configure and maintain Kafka Cluster and supporting tools classified as middleware on Linux platform
  • Experience in open source and confluence Kafka, zookeepers, Kafka connect, schema registry, KSQL, Rest proxy and Kafka Control center.
  • Cloudera Kafka admin and developer certification is preferred.
  • Security hardening of IBM MQ to include TLS encryption and Authority/Authentication Records
  • Expert in defining and modifying MQ configurations such as queues, listener ports, channels, pub/sub, etc.
  • Supports MQ queue managers running in a hub & spoke environment (MQ Clients)
  • Performs tuning, issue research and resolution, and end user support
  • Works with application Development Teams
  • Monitors execution and performance of messaging applications.
  • Good experience in MQ Clustering.
  • Experience within product Fixpack installations and version upgrades of WebSphere MQ
  • Knowledge on administration tasks using MQSC Commands
  • Knowledge on MQ Backup Recovery process
  • Work in a fast-paced, dynamic, collaborative team environment
  • Support multiple unique projects occurring at the same time
  • Must be able to work in a production/operational environment
  • Build consensus among peers and build effective team relationships
  • This position may occasionally require after-hours or weekend work.

Desired Skills:

  • Must be Knowledge with IBM MQ, and AWS MQ
  • High Availability (MQHA, RDQM).
  • Migration of Queue Managers & upgrades of version 6,7,8, & 9.
  • Recovering MQ objects and Messages, Cold restarts.


  • IBM MQ Experience of 5+ years (Required)
  • Linux and Windows Knowledge
  • AWS

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please send your resume directly to Lory Weir at lory@hornetstaffing.comYou can view all of our open positions at

Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 44 days.

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