Senior Distributed Messaging Services Engineer - MQ Series


UnitedHealth Group


Posted Under: New England, Northeast jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 3031
Posted On: 2017-08-12 23:00:00

In this senior level hands-on engineering role, you will be accountable for both day-to-day operations and direction setting for automation, innovation and delivery of MQ Services for our Distributed (ie, not mainframe) technology ecosystem. Specific responsibilities will include:

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding and supporting ongoing customer engineering requests from software engineering teams

  • Building and supporting MQ infrastructure to drive / support business growth

  • Ensuring MQ stability in support of many critical business applications

  • Investigating messaging issues and working with colleagues to solve at root cause

  • Driving platform modernization and automation efforts

  • Leading messaging infrastructure focused projects to completion

  • Contributing to the product lifecycle management agenda

  • Guiding other engineers on the Distributed Messaging Services team


  • 10+ years of experience administrating complex distributed messaging environments based on IBM WMQ
  • Demonstrated thorough understanding of messaging concepts, patterns, and architecture

  • Proven experience administrating Integration technologies such as IBM Integration Bus

  • Experience with open source messaging platforms such as Active MQ and/or Rabbit MQ

  • Track record of success leading projects from start to finish

  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and simplification agendas

  • Progressive thinking, innovative mindset and the ability to influence decision making

  • Willingness and ability to share rotational on-call responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Docker based environments
  • Experience using DevOps principles to deliver solutions
  • Experience using Agile methodology

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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