Application Integration Senior

Location: Reston, VA


Position Overview

This individual will be accountable for the engineering and operations of IBM Sterling Integrator/File Gateway (Managed File Transfer) or similar tools. The candidate will deliver system enhancements/fixes, customer support, system maintenance, and incident resolution. The role requires collaboration within the team and across the organization to gain support in achieving our objectives and supporting the business. Other responsibilities may be assigned as seen fit by the leadership.

Key Qualifications:
Advanced knowledge in managed file transfer tool and technology, preferably IBM Sterling file transfer products.

Responsibilities:

oAnalyze and implement optimal file transfer solutions based on business requirement.
oCreate partner profile and channel configurations in FileGateway.
oCo-ordinate with internal and external partners during partner on-boarding process.
oCreate custom business processes and channel templates to meet specific application file transfer needs.
oDevelop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
oResearch and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.  
oApply patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
oMaintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
oPerform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. 
oFollow Freddie Mac Release and Change Management processes.
oAugment production support team to ensure 24/7 coverage and operations.

Qualification Criteria:

•5+ years of experience in IBM Sterling File Transfer or products
•5+ years of experience in UNIX and Windows Platforms.
•Advanced knowledge in administration and management of IBM Sterling File Gateway, IBM Sterling Secure proxy, IBM Control center and IBM Sterling External Authentication.
•Understanding of foundation elements of AWS
•Experience deploying applications on AWS
•Experienced in managed file transfer cloud Solutions.
•Experience in installation and maintenance of a clustered environment for high availability.
•Experience in building services, adapters and configuring property files to implement file transfer solutions.
•Experience in file transfer protocol – SSH/SFTP, FTPS, HTTPS, AS2, Connect Direct etc.a
•Hands on experience in BPML and Unix scripting/Python/Perl.
•Must be self-initiated and a team player.