United Airlines Senior Engineer - I.T.Engineering in Chicago, Illinois
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Job overview and responsibilities
As a Senior Engineer for Middleware you’ll be responsible for engineering, configuration and other administration of IBM DataPower Gateway along with IBM API Connect and IBM WebSphere application Server. He/she should have experience in creating digital solutions for United applications with the skills to integrate with very complex back-end systems both on-premise or in the cloud. He/she must possess good communication skills and should be able to work in a collaborative environment with ease.
Execution against the I.T engineering strategy & roadmap
Architecting and configuring IBM API Connect suite (API Manager / Developer Portal / Toolkit / MicroGateway / DataPower as API Gateway) in multiple hybrid environments and form factors
Be a Thought Partner, i.e. engaged with Applications Developers/Architects and Business Process Development
Contributes in coordinating and leading in the design, testing, evaluation, implementation, and support for multiple complex platforms of large size and complexity (hardware, operating systems, software, and systems tools)
Implements multiple complex releases, upgrades, and/or changes into the environment
Develops documentation to support the infrastructure and as a guide for establishing common practices across the enterprise
Partners with engineering delivery teams to research, design and implement the appropriate technology needed to support the automation and orchestration strategy
Works under general direction of Infrastructure Engineering and Operations senior level management
Partnership with the application architecture, network, and security engineering team is critical to ensure that the infrastructure architectural principals support the requirements and needs to automate.
Communicates regularly and effectively with IT senior leadership including organizational levels ranging from engineer to CDO.
Ensure IT engineering process disciplines (solution delivery, project management, work requests, QA, etc.) and standards are leverage while working through the implementation plan
Provide information and periodic updates to support departmental IT performance metrics, monthly project status reporting and quarterly resource planning review.
Ensures solutions are clearly communicated for implementation.
Ensures compliance of architectural and engineering policies, standards and procedures
Monitor and stay abreast of industry trends and anticipate future direction of Infrastructure platform automation and cloud computing.
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or 8 years’ experience required
8+ years of IT experience
4+ years of IBM DataPower
2+ years of IBM APIC
IBM DataPower XI52, IDG Appliances
IBM DataPower in Virtual (Containers, EC2)
IBM API Connect (APIC)
Experience architecting and deploying DataPower gateways in multiple network zones (DMZ/cloud)
Expertise in OpenID Connect (OIDC) as an authentication layer that runs on top of an OAuth 2.0
Strong experience in various DataPower services such as Web Service Proxy (WSP), Multi-Protocol Gateway (MPG) etc.
Experience deploying, architecting and managing services in public / private / hybrid clouds (IBM BlueMix / AWS)
Configure Web service proxy for SOAP & REST based web services using DataPower
Experience implementing /exposing microservices, web services and APIs DataPower development experience (XSLT and GatewayScript)
Experience implementing API security (API encryption / authentication / JWT / OAuth / SAML / API authentication / application authentication and authorization / DataPower AAA features / LDAP)
Experience with SOAP and/or REST-based Web services with emphasis on Security, including familiarity of SSL/TLS, Digital Signatures, WS-Security and federated security
Experience in design, development and implementation of services using XML Technologies (XSLT, XPath) and IBM DataPower Gateway.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
2+ years of IBM MQ, IIB
1+ years of DataPower operations dashboard
1+ years of working knowledge of AWS (EC2, ALB)
IBM DataPower Gateway Administration
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 47 Technology/IT
Function: Information Technology
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled