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Middleware Engineer

Job Category: Middleware Engineer
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Remote

Position : Middleware Engineer
Location : Remote //EST /CST Candidates only
Duration : 6+ Months

GC/USC Pref but Strong H1B also considered.

7+ years – Strong IBM MQ experience, Strong Kafka, Strong RedHat Openshift,
IBM Event Streams highly preferred – if they don’t have Event Streams then they need to be very strong in Kafka.


Provide IT security and automation expertise, establishing baseline security standards and policies.
Utilize technical and business knowledge to design and implement enterprise-level Message Oriented Middleware and Event Driven Architecture solutions.
Implement and maintain IBM Event Streams, Apache Kafka, IBM WebSphere MQ, Red Hat Ansible, and Red Hat OpenShift technologies.
Ensure the security and stability of the messaging infrastructure by implementing industry best practices and staying updated with the latest security trends and vulnerabilities.
Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and provide technical guidance on messaging solutions.
Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to Kafka, MQ, and IBM Streams, ensuring high availability and performance.
Stay up to date with the latest advancements in messaging technologies and recommend improvements or enhancements to optimize system performance.
Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members, fostering knowledge sharing and continuous learning.

7+ years of experience with enterprise-level implementation of Message Oriented Middleware, Event Driven Architecture, and Infrastructure as Code.
Strong hands-on experience with IBM Event Streams, Apache Kafka, IBM WebSphere MQ, Red Hat Ansible, and Red Hat OpenShift.
In-depth understanding of Kafka architecture and internals, including brokers, Zookeeper, producers/consumers, Kafka Connect, and IBM Streams.
Experience implementing IBM Event Streams on the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration (CP4I) platform is highly desirable.
Proven ability to provide IT security expertise and establish baseline security standards and policies.
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze and resolve issues in a timely manner.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
Continuous learning mindset, staying updated with the latest messaging technologies and industry best practices.
If you are a highly skilled Messaging Expert with expertise in Kafka, MQ, and IBM Streams, and a passion for implementing secure and scalable messaging solutions, we would love to have you join our team.

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