Technical Engineer (TIBCO) - Plano and Reston - 6 Months - Contract to Hire

Location: Reston, VA

w2 candidates only

The candidate focuses on requirements & design phases, supports development, testing, and issue escalation. The candidate manages and promotes use of IT standards, serves as subject matter expert to FNM projects and provides support for project team members. The candidate may be required to perform architecture designs and solves complex module and system level application issues. 

-- Hands-on installation, configuration, and maintenance TIBCO EMS and BusinessWorks environments. This includes troubleshooting production issues, deploying application and configuration components, automation and upgrade 
-- Develop and document, UNIX shell and Perl scripts, or java applications that will automate tasks and assist in reporting. 
-- Production Support of business applications: start and stop of application instances; trouble shoot application failures, and diagnosing performance or reliability issues of applications; assisting application teams in the use custom support tools.   The position is technical and "hands-on".  The position may require the candidate to be on pager duty as per a published schedule
-- Projects: Organization, Research, design, and documentation of infrastructure solutions for large application development and production deployment projects. 

Minimum Experience 
4-5 years’ experience in Java development, concurrency, middleware, distributed computing and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) 
Proven history of successful interaction with internal customers and/or enterprise IT department 
Strong working knowledge of modern Java-related/SOA-related frameworks and ability to develop design patterns for specific technical problems/stereotypes 
Strong working knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and associated concepts such as XML Schemas, WS specifications, SOAP, Service Mediation/ESB, Policy Management, Governance, Messaging, etc.
4-5 years of hands-on development experience with messaging platforms: TIBCO EMS, Business Works, IBM MQ. 
Strong communication and analytical skill 

Rank the importance of the skills: 
• TIBCO EMS, Business Works, Hawk, Java, IBM MQ - High 
• Messaging/understanding of messaging - High 
• Design and Develop Prototypes – Medium 
• Oracle DB - SQL – Medium 
• Communication – High

Nice to have:
Experience working on migrating or deploying on-premise message-oriented-middleware products in cloud infrastructure like AWS
Experience in Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure related to Messaging Middleware products