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Last update: 06.09.2022

Message Broker and MQ Technical Product Specialist, Technical Team Leader and Message Broker Product Specialist, Technical Team Leader and Message Broker Product Specialist

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Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Limited professional)

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Skills

Message Broker, IBM, debugging, OpenShift Cloud platform, JIRA, SVN, GIT, source control, Rational, quality assurance, Microsoft TFS, WebSphere, XML, databases, Sybase, MS SQL, Oracle, SAP, Web Services, WebSphere Business Integration Adapter Framework, Middleware, WebSphere MQ, WebSphere Message Broker, CICS, VSE, MQ, Message, OS/390, Integrator, VSE/ESA 2.6.3, VSE/ESA, HP-UX, Windows NT, CICS Web Interface, REST, SOAP, OpenShift, Cloud Hosting, System testing

Project history

05/2020 - 12/2020
Message Broker and MQ Technical Product Specialist
Standard Bank
Technical product specialist in IBM Integration Broker and MQ at
Standard Bank in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Responsible for
- day-to-day technical guidance
- implementing integration solutions based on architectural designs
- support for MQ and Integration Broker production environments
- debugging complex IIB integration problems
- deploying IBM ACE integration services to OpenShift Cloud platform
Used JIRA, SVN and GIT for project documentation and source control

Small projects in South Africa - ad hoc consulting services to EOH,
May 2019 - May 2020 developed my own MQ Admin course and IIB Advanced Developers
course

05/2018 - 04/2019
Message Broker and MQ Technical Product Specialist
Technical product specialist in IBM Integration Broker and MQ at
Nedbank in Cape Town, South Africa.
Responsible for
- day-to-day technical guidance
- designing solutions based on architectural designs
- interfacing to integration analysts and architects
Used JIRA and Rational for project documentation and source control

02/2017 - 05/2018
Technical Team Leader and Message Broker Product Specialist
Technical Lead for a team of 6 IBM Integration Broker developers at Old
Mutual in Cape Town, South Africa.
Responsible for
- day-to-day technical guidance
- designing solutions based on architectural designs
- interfacing to integration analysts and architects
- quality assurance of ESQL code
Used JIRA and Microsoft TFS for project documentation and source
control

10/2014 - 01/2017
Technical Team Leader and Message Broker Product Specialist
Technical Lead for a team of 4 IBM Integration Broker developers at
Standard Bank in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Responsible for
- day-to-day technical guidance
- liaising/interfacing to integration analysts and architects
- quality assurance of ESQL code
- interfacing to infrastructure and Production Support staff
- pro-active implementation of infrastructure improvements
Used JIRA and SVN for project documentation and source control

03/2014 - 09/2014
Technical Team Leader
Jaguar Landrover
Technical Lead of a team of 12 on-shore and 24 off-shore WebSphere
Message Broker developers. Responsible for
- day-to-day technical guidance
- overall long-term technical strategy decisions
- maintenance/development of technical standards in the
Message Broker environment
- assuring quality of detailed design documents and ESQL
code
- liaising/interfacing to integration analysts and architects
Used SVN for source control

03/2013 - 09/2013
WebSphere Message Broker
Bank of Ireland
flows at the Bank of Ireland in Dublin, Ireland.
Design and development of message flows as per high-level and low-level
specifications using ESQL. Conversion of XML input messages to SWIFT
messages. Creation of XML output structures. First phase of a project for
implementation of SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) implemented
successfully and on time.

07/2011 - 07/2012
WebSphere Message Broker
Woolworths
flows at Woolworths in Cape Town.

Planning and development of message flows for architected framework
solution. Conversion of existing business processes to Message Broker
flows. Design and development of message flows as per high-level and
low-level specifications using ESQL. This included development of code
to interact with various databases on Sybase, MS SQL and Oracle. As a
senior team member, I was also responsible for providing formal training
and general guidance to junior team members.

01/1998 - 02/2010
Senior IT Specialist - WebSphere Message Broker developer and administrator, Middleware Services Practice
IBM Global Technology Services. IBM
Services. IBM Cape Town.

* Developed and ran courses in WebSphere MQ,
WebSphere Message Broker, CICS and VSE for customers.
* Setup and implementation of MQ and Message Broker with SAP
Adapter.
* Responsible for supporting IBM customers on WebSphere MQ,
WebSphere Message Broker and CICS, including installation,
tuning and problem determination on site. Also Level 2 support
for VSE customers, and general OS/390 support. Responsible
for teaching courses in WebSphere Message Broker, MQSeries,
z/Series and CICS.
* Implementation of MQSeries and WebSphere Message Broker
for large wholesaler/distributor in Cape Town.
* Implementation of MQSeries and WebSphere Message Broker
for large retail customer in Cape Town.
* Setup and use of MQSeries Integrator as part of large Proof of
Concept project at insurance company in Cape Town.
* Major upgrade project for VSE customer to VSE/ESA 2.6.3.
* Install and setup of MQSeries for VSE/ESA as Proof of Concept
project for Cape Town customer.
* Installed and set up MQSeries connectivity between HP-UX and
Windows NT for an oil company in Cape Town.
* Ran various projects to implement Web access for CICS-based
transactions using CICS Web Interface and 3270 bridge features.
* Participated in various IBM Technical Residencies at Böblingen
Laboratories in Germany and Hursley, UK.

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