If your expertise lies in managing the Middleware platform environments especially in SWIFT, a position as Middleware Software Designer is ideal for you. In this role, you will be responsible for working with both development and infrastructure teams to control application and code release through the life-cycle of a project, being the prime link between application development and IT infrastructure.
To qualify for this role, you need to have strong knowledge of the end-to-end project lifecycle: Architecture, design, development, testing, release & change management and deployment.
What the Business Does
This role is based in the Global Message Hub application at M&IB reporting to Manager.
The application (collectively known as Global Message Hub (GMH)) handle the external messaging for all of M&IBs SWIFT payments, trade confirmations, regulatory reporting and Clearing and Matching feeds and processes 5 million messages and transfers in excess of 200bn messages a day.
The team delivers a large program of change with over 120 releases a year to meet the many demands that arise from mandated regulatory, investment driven and BAU requirements.
As Middleware Technical Architect, you will be required to:
Liaise with both IT and business stakeholders to ensure environment and test facilities are available to multiple projects at any one time; with the Infrastructure team to make sure code levels and configuration changes are documented and audited
Support project teams in establishing current and future infrastructure capacity of GMH, provide consulting to the Architecture, PM, Developers about environment capacity, capabilities and availability
Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) on SWIFT, CREST, DTCC, ETC/CTM, OG Direct, Transaction (MIFID), and Trade Reporting, TRAX, and Xpedite systems to the Testing and Operations team at RBS
Work with project and infrastructure teams, as well other architect(s), at the design stage of all projects to ensure IT standards are adhered to
Support developers through software deployments to Dev environments; responsible for package deployments to all other lover environments, Ensure package format and standards are in line with the RBS Golden Rules
Skills you need
10+ years of industry expereince and relevance in TIBCO BW, TIBCO EMS, TIBCO Spotfire, Sybase, IBM MQ and knowledge on relational Databases like Sybase and Oracle
Understanding of payment, clearing and transaction reporting flows and third party vendors, such as SWIFT, CREST, DTCC, MarkitSERV, Xpedite, LCH, Clearnet and Messaging Middleware architecture
TIBCO BW Development including design, documentation, coding and unit testing
Proven track record in managing IT systems with multiple Development, System Integration and Testing environments
Demonstrable experience in delivering Middleware projects with exposure to multiple application development lifecycles methodologies such as Waterfall, V-Model, Agile