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Sr. Webmethods / Middleware Architect in Windsor, CT at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51733

Our client in Windsor, Connecticut is seeking a Sr. Middleware Architect - Data Services.

Candidates who are eligible to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. 

  • Develops and supports business applications supporting webMethods (wM 9.x or above) on both ESB and B2B integrations.
  • Prepares charts and diagrams, and develops coding logic flowcharts. Gathers information from business systems analysts and users, defines work problems, and develops complete specifications to enable programmers to prepare required programs
  • Leads efforts in working with business representatives (Internal and External) and IT management to define requirements for applications supporting webMethods or related technologies.
  • Evaluates the current architecture of the webMethods / Middleware environment and makes recommendations and changes that will ensure availability, reliability, recoverability and stable growth.
  • Provide a roadmap for upgrading webMethods and configuring the webMethods system parameter tuning for optimum performance and capacity planning to ensure efficient use of system resources.
  • Provide technical leadership and cross-training to peers in areas of expertise.
  • Develops and maintains Web services using SOAP, REST protocols and also well versed in in FTP(s), HTTP(s) , AS2 and other security protocols.
  • Experience in API management and IBM DataPower
  • Leads and coordinates the configuration and implementation of new software packages, and define on-going support processes for these packages.
  • Establishes and implements development standards, guidelines, and services or utilities for common use.
  • Exhibits excellent diagnostic and analytical skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Prepare Technical Design document to translate Business requirements.
  • Conduct code review meetings with the team.
  • Lead a team of onsite/offshore vendor partners
  • Support QA team’s test cases and test data preparation. Carries out unit and Integration test support.
  • Good Communicator and proactive approach to daily activities.
  • Problem solving attitude.
  • Coordinate release activities.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Science preferred or 6 to 10+ years of webMethods and related work experience.
  • 8+ years of deep experience in using and implementing the webMethods product suite.
  • Demonstrated success in professional services consulting projects in a leadership or individual contributor role.
  • Additional relevant experience in one or more of the following technologies a plus:
    • Enterprise Integration, Business Process Management (BPM), SOA Governance and Process Automation or E-commerce solutions including webMethods, TIBCO, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Appian, Mulesoft, IBM Websphere, Metastorm or other integration tools
    • Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis & Reengineering, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), enterprise application design and system architecture using Business Process Modeling and Enterprise Architecture modeling tools including Aris, System Architect, PowerDesigner, or other similar tools.
    • Fast Big Data, In-Memory Computing technologies, Streaming Data, Complex Event Processing, Real-time Analytics, Universal Messaging and Java caching concepts using Ehcache, Terracotta, TimesTen, GridGain, Hazelcast or other Fast Big Data solutions.
    • Experience in IBM Data power, API manangement and Webservices using REST, SOAP
    • IT Transformation, IT Portfolio Management, and Enterprise Architecture Management using IT planning tools including Alfabet or other similar software packages.
    • Mainframe Modernization, Mainframe Integration, and Mainframe Offloading using Software AG solutions or other similar tools
    • Experience in the latest enterprise operating systems including Linux, Unix or Windows including the ability to administer, configure, tune and troubleshoot complex environments
    • Experience developing enterprise and web applications in the latest development tools and programming languages including Java, C/C++, .NET or other object oriented programming languages.
  • Candidate should have implemented and have hands on experience and knowledge of upgrading and configuring webMethods and implementing enterprise messaging systems
  • Knowledge on webMethods flow/Java services, configuration using webMethods administrator console.
  • Experience Code Deployment best practices
  • Expertise in UNIX shell scripting
  • Must have experience in two or more of the databases UDB, Sybase, Sqlserver, Oracle, Exadata
  • Functional work in and familiarity with enterprise architecture, Data warehouse concepts
  • Solution design experience for large scale initiatives
  • Excellent communication skills – need to be able to interface with business as well as technical leaders
  • Successful in a matrix work environment
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a multi-site environment
  • Experience working in an agile or continuous improvement environment
  • Eagerness to learn new tools and technologies
  • Prior experience with financial services, retirement, insurance, or medical records industry highly desirable

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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