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An opportunity has arisen for a highly flexible and motivated WebMethods specialist for the Middleware team. Assisting with platform setup, software installation and API design/development within the WebMethods Integration platforms.
The job holder must not be constrained by a rigid job specification and be willing to pick up additional duties as necessary. They must be enthusiastic and "hands-on" in their approach and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. They must be comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels within the organization and be confident representing the client and teaming with the MOD and government partners.
A new and exciting requirement for a senior WebMethods Integration specialist. Primarily technical experience of WebMethods Integration Server, WebMethods API Gateway, and WebMethods API Portal, ideally with a minimum of 4 years of experience in designing and developing integration applications using the products. The successful candidate will be involved in the design, development, testing, implementation and support of a complex integration solution and management of associated system components.
The individual will also perform analysis and resolve application performance issues in coordination with customers and other developers, documenting processes and procedures and ensuring compliance with Boeing and practices. The candidate will provide oversight as well as perform installations, deployments, upgrades, application migrations, and infrastructure changes for WebMethods ensuring flawless execution and continuous production. The position requires cross-team coordination and leadership with separate, but tightly coupled development and architecture teams, infrastructure support teams, key suppliers, and other programs utilizing the same technologies.
The ideal candidate we're looking for has the following skills
Hands-on experience with:
WebMethods Integration Server
WebMethods API Gateway
WebMethods API Portal
Elastic Search (DataStore)
Experience in WebMethod software installation, configuration, tuning and administration
Team player - ability to assist and train other team members
Demonstrated knowledge and working experience in a Linux OS environment.
Good UNIX scripting knowledge is required
Good knowledge of Oracle Databases, with hands-on SQL and PL-SQL coding
Knowledge API communication protocols (REST, SOAP….)Desirable:
Knowledge of working within the Defence sector would be a significant advantage.
Experience working within a matrix management environment and a large-scale, complex international organization, but also within small teams, would be advantageous.
Working knowledge of software version control concepts and change management processes
Working knowledge of UNIX shell scripting
Understanding of authentication and authorization security concepts
The current work locations are Milton Keynes or Bristol with the ability for full hybrid working for the right candidate. The role may require limited travel within the UK (exception only)