• Prolifics
  • Providence , RI
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 25 Broadway

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Prolifics helps organizations around the world leverage digital technology solutions to innovate and compete, while optimizing costs and operational agility. For more than 40 years, our industry-specific insights, certified digital technology accelerators, deep technical expertise, and global delivery model have transformed organizations around the world by solving complex IT challenges. Over 100 Fortune 1000 companies across a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, and retail, have trusted our knowledge, consultants, and expertise to implement their IT visions.

The Sr. System Administrator (MQ) is responsible for MQ support, implementation, standards & governance, integration & deployment, monitoring, root cause analysis and performance tuning of medium-scale MQ deployments. This will include designing the messaging architecture for a large number of medium-enterprise systems, in a middleware integration environment. Install, configure, and deploy WebSphere MQ and MQ software products to accomplish this requirement. Possess familiarity with varied concepts, standard best business practices, and procedures.

Soft Skills:

* At least 9 + years of total IT experience with focus on middleware integration products and deployments.
* Knowledge of messaging and stream processing architectures.
* Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
* Ability to work with little to supervision on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks.
* Ability to work well as a productive member of a multi-faceted team.
* Possess good communication and written skills.
* Ability to prioritize competing tasks.
* Ability to work under a cross-matrix management structure.
* Required to support after hours on-call and respond in a timely manner.

Technical Skills:

* Be responsible for enterprise wide WebSphere MQ messaging infrastructure across distributed platforms including; UNIX (AIX and Linux), WINDOWS.
* Utilize WebSphere MQ Administration (V8.x & above) on distributed platforms (AIX, Linux, and Windows)
* Troubleshoot platform on AIX, Linux and Windows systems, build and run scripts.
* Administer MQ using MQE and command line using MQSC commands
* Administer and manage MQ Publish/Subscribe
* Perform software installations and patches to WebSphere MQ servers
* Design and build Distributed Queue Management
* Administer and manage MQ Clusters
* Setup security for WebSphere MQ queues & other objects for data access and for administration using role-based security
* Be able to work with MQ monitoring tools like Tivoli, QPasa, open source monitoring like Grafana and Prometheus.
* Work with application development teams providing support of middleware components.
* Define and maintain middleware standards and governance including MQ and API administration and utilization.
* Perform backup & recovery, clustering, security, patch management, enterprise monitoring & performance tuning.
* Perform strategic analysis and design of MQ infrastructure and make recommendations on improvements and/or new systems required to meet business needs and future capacity.
* Serve as technical resource to business analysts, solutions development and other groups responsible for application development standards, system design and integration.
* Maintain professional knowledge of WebSphere MQ hosted on AIX, Linux, and Windows systems as required for the administration and support of a large scale distributed environment
* Prepare and maintain professional documentation of server(s) / application(s) / network configuration(s) as they relate to middleware components and infrastructure.
* Engineer solutions, related to messaging that support and enhance business operations with guidance from Enterprise Architect Team and Technical Management.
* Provide technical leadership and mentor junior engineers supporting them to achieve excellence in their fields of interest and responsibility.


Prolifics is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive suite of benefits to fit the needs of the employees, for more information on the benefits offered please refer to our website at

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