Sirius Computer Solutions Sr Solutions Specialist - IBM Integration Bus (IIB) in Springfield, Illinois

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Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide advanced software development, application administration, and/or database administration solutions and support to our clients. This position will participate in activities such as installing, deploying, configuring, programming, testing, and documentation. This position will also handle customer engagements requiring knowledge of multiple technologies, and provide technical sales support.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical team leadership and technical guidance to a project’s technical team by carrying out the following responsibilities:

  • Assigns analysis, design, and development tasks to team members

  • Coordinates all technical team responsibilities such as installation, configuration, development, deployment, and support of user testing

  • Provides installation, configuration, requirements gathering, application design, development, documentation, testing, and support to our clients via services delivery, including (but not limited to):

  • Develops technical and conceptual specifications in support of the overall application design

  • Develops data related files

  • Develops data conversion applications

  • Develops interfaces to other application systems

  • Tests applications for data integrity, performance, and usability

  • Documents completed application development, installation, and configuration work for the client

  • Maintains technical specifications throughout the development process

  • Installs, configures, and/or administering application servers such as WebSphere

  • Reviews and understands all assigned Statement of Work (SOW) prior to services delivery

  • Communicates status of engagement to customer, Sirius’ Services management, and Sirius rep as appropriate during engagement

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field

  • At least five (5) years’ Information Technology work experience, to include development experience with IBM Integration Bus (IIB)

Other Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker) cluster setup and configuration

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot using a variety of resources

  • Ability to accurately estimate work effort and deliver to that estimate

  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience working with customers to clarify needs and requirements and to build a solution vision

  • Experience as a member of a technical project team, from design through delivery

  • Experience making technical decisions regarding assigned tasks when presented with options by other team members

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and identify potential problems and making appropriate changes

  • Demonstrated ability to create technical documentation

  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Consulting experience

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) experience

  • IBM WebSphere MQ experience

Data Privacy and Security :

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority.

  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

Essential Functions:

The position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Individuals who receive job offers will be required to complete pre-employment screening that includes a background check verifying name, residences, education, work experience, and criminal convictions consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act; and a drug test for controlled substances consistent with the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Sirius will not sponsor work eligibility for this position.