Middleware Integration Architect - Brussels

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6 months
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Salt are recruiting for a Middleware Integration Technical Architect for a 6 month contract. Our client are a financial organisation based in Brussels and the role sits in the Middleware & Frameworks team. The successful candidate will take an active part in key IT projects contributing to the implementation of the IT vision.

The successful candidate will have to:
- Understand the business needs, translate them in technology and technical design and promote the proposed solution to the respective stakeholders in order to obtain the buy-in
- Drive or contribute to the elaboration of high-level technical designs by aligning business requirements with existing Middleware Services and Information System Architecture guidelines to meet strong non-functional requirements (eg availability, security, performance, TCO)
- Support the "Technical Design Authority" (TDA) or act as a "Technical Design Authority" (TDA) in mid to high complex cross platform integration problems by validating and contributing to "High Level Technical Design" document elaboration and sign-off
- Assess Middleware Service impact of technology evolution and of new business requirements.
- Be able to assess the advantages and disadvantages of using different service solution models (internal hosting, external hosting, managed services, ASP, cloud models like IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)

Some of the technical knowledge and experience required includes:
- Middleware Products: A wide range of software/Middleware products and technologies.
- Application Servers/Transaction monitors: IIS, COM+, WAS, JBoss, CICS
- Messaging systems: MQ, Axway Synchroni Gateway
- Security Tools: Nexus, Gemalto, Application FireWalls
- Databases: SQL Server, Oracle, DB2
- Data Replication: QRep
- BI products: Sybase IQ, Cognos
- Content Management: Documentum, Sharepoint, Fax