Position title
IBM MQ Consultant / Lead
  • Location: Oakland, RI
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Eligibility: Open
  • Client Name / Domain: BFSI
  • Bill Rate: $?? per hour
  • Employment Mode: Contract / Corp-to-Corp
  • Contract Duration: 12+ mos. Contract
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Skills: IBM MQ 9.2, Linux, Windows, MQ Log Files, Dead Letter Queues, MFT Jobs, MQ Clustering, AIX, 

Client is looking for a IBM MQ Appliance Migration Consultant. The role involves overseeing the migration of IBM MQ Appliance environments to ensure a smooth and efficient transition. In this position you will collaborate with cross-functional teams, analysis of existing configurations, and implementation of migration strategies.

  • Develop comprehensive migration plans outlining tasks, timelines, and resource requirements. Assess and document current IBM MQ Appliance configurations.
  • Lead the migration process, ensuring minimal downtime and data loss. Implement best practices for IBM MQ Appliance migration in alignment with industry standards. Troubleshoot and resolve migration-related issues in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including system administrators, developers, and IT support teams. Provide technical guidance and support to team members during the migration process.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of migration processes, configurations, and changes. Produce post-migration reports and conduct knowledge transfer sessions.
  • In-depth knowledge of IBM MQ configurations, features, and functionalities.
  • Familiarity with IBM MQ Appliance hardware and software components.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills related to IBM MQ.
  • Must have experience MQ Appliance migration from MQ 9.2 to higher versions.
  • Working with concepts of scalability, high availability, security, and workload balancing in the MQ.
  • Experience in defining and set up appropriate backup and Recovery/restore procedures.
  • Strong experience with MQ MFT, MFT agents installs /config and deploy MFT jobs on Linux and Windows.
  • Working on building MQ MFT hub Co-ordination queue manager and Agent queue managers.
  • Experience in setup MQ clustering which queue managers are running on distributed platforms.
  • Strong working experience with large MQ Clustering on AIX/Linux/Windows Operating System
  • Experience with configuration and maintenance of MQ 9.2 and Installation fix, troubleshoot daily issues such as Channel Connection problems across distributed platforms.
  • Hands of experience in defining Web sphere MQ objects such as Queue managers, local queue’s, Alias queue’s , Remote, Transmit queue’s, channels, listeners, process definitions, and Triggers.
  • Hands of experience in managing, configuring Queue managers and MQ Listeners, Channel initiators, Trigger Monitors, MQ Log files & Dead Letter Queues.
  • Experience in performance tuning and troubleshooting for applications servers.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Certifications in IBM MQ or related technologies are a plus.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your updated resume to tpjobs@techpeople.us

Employment Type
Duration of employment
12 - 24 mos.
Job Location
Oakland, RI / Hybrid / C2C
Date posted
November 16, 2023
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