WebSphere MQ administrator

Date: 20-Sep-2022

Location: Dublin, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role Title: WebSphere MQ administrator


Location: Dublin


This role is being offered on a permanent basis.


Technology at AIB

At AIB, we understand that the world of banking is changing and new technology is making that happen. Our technology is at the centre of our ambition to be the leading digital bank and we want to be recognised as having the best technology function of any bank in Europe.


Our teams work hard to drive the engine of AIB. They deliver change that is customer focused and helping us achieve our ambition of becoming a leading consumer brand. We are evolving our technology so our customers can engage with us in ways and at times that suit them.


We are building pioneering solutions for our customers in a very collaborative and innovative environment. The Enterprise Technology & Cloud Engineering team based in our new Digital Hub in Central Park has the responsibility for delivering an ambitious business strategic roadmap.


Summary of role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the running and maintenance of AIB’s MQ technology. The role is part of a team who manage and maintain AIB’s MQSeries environments. The team has also the primary role on the installation of Software across the estate and interaction closely with multiple other teams who are key stakeholders in the wider ecosystem. The role will require both practical and experience in running, maintaining either MQ Environments across our Datacentres.


We’re looking for someone who:


  • Strong team player that can also work on their own initiative
  • Provide out of hours on-call support (24x7) on the team rota
  • Strong interpersonal skills, commitment to and good understanding of customer service requirements
  • Driven and works on own initiative
  • Project Management skills with ability to lead out on major projects
  • Ensure best practices for MQ environment are in place and adhered to
  • Development & maintenance of operational documentation


Who are we?

We’re AIB. A strong Irish bank packed with purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. That goes for our employees too. We’re made of small teams where you have the chance to shine.


Why join us?

We are excited about how we have changed our focus. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customers and employees expect of a bank.


Does this sound like something that you want to be part of?


You will need to show us that you have:


  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience with good technical knowledge of WebSphere MQ – building, configuring & tuning MQ across Linux / Windows. Experience of MQ Mainframe would also be of benefit.
  • Proven extensive technical knowledge of MQ Clustering
  • Proven strong scripting
  • Knowledge in the principles of MQ Security (OAM and SSL)
  • Experience of MQ Currency Upgrades on multi-platforms
  • Understanding of audit/compliance concepts
  • Familiarity with monitoring products, e.g. IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Omegamon,  MainView


If you feel you have what it takes, Click Apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information Tim  from the Talent Acquisition Team can help. You can contact them on by email  at careers@aib.ie.


By when?  Closing date is the 4th of October

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