Backend Integration Consultant (Contract) – Midrand/Menlyn/Rosslyn/Home Office rotation – ISB5201770

at iSanqa Resourcing
Location Midrand-Menlyn-Rosslyn-Home-Office-rotation, South Africa
Date Posted February 3, 2022
Category IT / Information Technology
Job Type Full-time
Currency ZAR


Our client requires the services of a Operations Consultant

POSITION: Contract until December 2022 (possible renewals)


Duties & Responsibilities


  • The Group operates and maintains global services for integration solutions. This includes the messaging service based on IBM MQ to connect business applications and EAI brokers based on IIB/ACE. The service includes managing systems for monitoring, automation and customer self-services and interacts with central services like security, configuration management, compute etc. that are provided by interface partners.
  • As IT Specialist Backend Integration, you are refining our MQ and/or EAI infrastructure service, adapting it to new requirements, steering the operations and maintenance provider and translating requirements into work packages/user stories that can be passed on to the provider. Furthermore, you are supporting the product architecture and security team with service- related topics.
  • You are strong in communicating within international teams and large organizations, driving topics to a successful end using agile methodology.

Desired Experience & Qualification



  • 5 to 7 years of proven industry experience in information technology or related subjects
  • Agile working experience advantageous
  • Relevant IT / Business Degree


Technical/Functional Requirements


Knowledge and experience in at least 2 of the following core technologies:


    • MOM / Message oriented middleware based on IBM MQ
    • EAI / enterprise application integration based on IIB/ACE
    • Java application development and maintenance


Additional skills that are beneficial:


    • CI/CD pipeline
    • Kubernetes / container management
    • Public cloud providers (AWS/Azure)
    • Linux Shell (bash)
    • Service automation with Rundeck
    • Interface technologies (ODBC/JDBC, SAP JCO, SOAP/REST)
    • Mainframe technology (MQ on z/OS)
  • Knowledge in IT security
  • Knowledge in ITIL processes
  • Experience in agile methods and tools
  • Excellent communication skills with emphasis on English
  • Ability to handle concurrent tasks
  • Ability to steer and manage offshore provider teams
  • Ability to understand and analyze requirements and problems quickly
  • Applies advanced knowledge of area
  • Managing projects / processes
  • IT project management experience.
  • Teamwork and communication skills.
  • Assertiveness.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Independent way of working.
  • Knowledge in IT security
  • Knowledge in ITIL processes
  • Excellent communication skills with emphasis on English
  • Ability to handle concurrent tasks
  • Ability to steer and manage provider teams
  • Ability to understand new topics quickly
  • High quality awareness
  • Self-dependent and goal-oriented thinking and acting
  • Intercultural collaboration
  • Understanding of integration between different technologies
  • Coordination between development and support environments
  • Assisting with the business case
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Eliciting requirements
  • Requirement’s organisation
  • Translating and simplifying requirements
  • Requirements management and communication
  • Requirement’s analysis
  • Document requirements in appropriate format depending on methodology followed

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