Middleware Messaging Admin

Category: Infrastructure
City: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Position ID: J1119-1098
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

The container administrator’s responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Support of all Middleware Core technologies mainly IBM MQ, Rabbit MQ and TIBCO EMS messaging system

• Design and implement middleware messaging infrastructure solutions for various business lines

• Provide second or third level support to application and developers

• Responsible for documentation, tracking and resolution of issues, and monitoring recurring issues and suggesting long term solutions for such issues

• Participates in and may lead projects to implement or enhance MDW services and automated solutions

• Research and implement new technologies to improve the Middleware platform services

• Act as a liaison to IT and Business to gather requirements for middleware platform software enhancements and upgrades

• Provide off-hour and weekend production on-call support and be able to handle on-call alerts.

• Provide on-call support as part of Follow-the-sun support to Paris and Asia systems.

• Provide advices, best practices to the team’s client (internal, GTS, ITEC …)

• Help implement and update the team standard (installation, best practices, etc. …)

• Contribute to API factory for provisioning and automation of the containers life cycle (including the docker part)

• To be process-oriented and be able to implement a common set of standards, methods and procedures used for all container work, as well as be able to recommend software and hardware upgrade paths.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Client focused, able to work independently while interacting across different teams to accomplish projects and must be detail oriented.

• Be willing to learn new technologies and methodologies

• Self-motivated and a team player.

• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

• Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.

• Experience working in a 24X7 environment.

• Experience working with distributed teams.

• Experience of operational management.

• French and English language skills (written and/or oral).


• Familiarity with ITIL process


Required/must have:

• Strong IBM MQ administration skills

• Strong Rabbit MQ administration skills

• Middleware platform troubleshooting skills

• Middleware platform installation, configuration and upgrades

• Strong Python programming skills

• Experience with configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, etc.)

• Strong analytical and debugging skills

• Design and architecture on middleware application platform

• Exposure to Cloud computing practices

• Experience with tools/platforms such as JIRA, Jenkins, Docker, Elasticsearch and AWS are advantageous

• Strong knowledge in REST API development

• Knowledge of Windows and Unix environments


• Experience in Jenkins (CI tools), Ansible, Configuration management, Application deployment

• Knowledge in micro-service development

• Knowledge in Database (NoSQL, Cassandra, PostgreSQL)

• Frequency trading environment experience desired

• Middleware platform troubleshooting skills

• Middleware platform installation, configuration and upgrades

Experience Needed:

• 5-10 years of Middleware Administration

• Ability to learn and adapt to a new environment quickly

• Experience working in a large 24x7 investment banking environment within the realms of a Change Management / ITIL process


English / French

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.