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WebSphere MQSeries Engineer

First Data Marietta, GA

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Product Development, Client Solutions and Technology functions are responsible for innovation and advancement of our technology solutions across all of our client segments, and make a critical contribution to ensuring that First Data retains its position as a leading technology innovator. Our Product Development teams are responsible for end-to-end ownership of the product life cycle. Our Client Solutions teams deliver global solutions and expertise that make commerce possible. Our Technology teams develop a wide range of applications and solutions that enable next-generation commerce and create the infrastructure of the global commerce ecosystem. They also ensure that our data remains secure through their work in cyber-security

Position Description Overview

Responsible for providing systems programming support and maintenance for MQSeries. 

Primary area of responsibility is for MQSeries on production machines and  development machines running on multiple platforms; Mainframe, AS/400, UNIX Servers, and Intel Servers. 

Specific duties include: installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, support and all other system administration requests for WebSphere MQSeries. 

Installed and actively maintain MQEnterprise, an MQSeries monitoring software program, running on all platforms. 

Share "on call" 24/7 rotation for all systems programmer responsibilities.

Installs, implements, and supports z/OS MQ V8 and V9 in a highly technical environment consisting of MQ Clustering/Sharing, and other advanced MQ implementations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures adherence to established technology standards and consults with senior leadership on technology solutions. 
  • Supports existing systems and is responsible for leading technical aspects of a project. 
  • Responsible for assigning resources and delegating tasks to meet project deliverables.


Job Requirements

  • 8+ yrs. of related technical experience. 
  • MS/BS or equivalent work experience.  
  • Expert in multiple operating systems and/or middleware technologies.
  • Knowledgeable in available support tools and emerging technologies as well as all functional areas in IT organization. 
  • Strong understanding of how technology relates to business, market and industry and applies such knowledge to support the needs of the business.

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.