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Connect Direct/Message File Transfer Administrator

Job Title: Connect Direct/Message File Transfer Administrator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Knutsford, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: Holdg15656_1565249145
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Connect Direct/Message File Transfer Administrator (Sterling Integrator)

Our client, a global provider of IT services, requires an experienced Connect Direct/Message File Transfer Administrator with an in-depth knowledge of Connect Direct Administration and ideally experience with Sterling integrator.

This is a temporary 6 month contract based in Knutsford, Cheshire. For the right candidate there will be opportunities for a further extension.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a SME and provide 3rd level support for Sterling Integrator and Connect Direct technologies.
  • Responsible for the implementation of all changes to MFT components (from request for change or project initiation through to deployment and review, to support the continued availability, effectiveness and risk compliance of the infrastructure).

Key Requirements:

  • In depth experience of working in a 2nd/3rd line IT support or project delivery environment (ideally previous experience within Middleware, JAVA or related technology)
  • Skilled in incident, problem and change management - ITIL accreditation preferred
  • Analytical ability including root cause identification and pro-active service improvement
  • Change Management/Project build, test and implementation of Middleware/ JAVA or Web services components
  • Ability to understand and influence high level technical design of Middleware components
  • Software maintenance and patching
  1. Connect Direct

- Connect Direct installation and configuration on Unix, Mainframe or Windows

- Secure+, SSL encryption and certificate management

  1. Sterling Integrator

- Sterling Integrator

- SI/GIS clustering and Perimeter servers (DMZ/network experience etc)

- Administration of SI/GIS (property files, starting stopping etc)

- SI/GIS Connect Direct adapters

- AFT (Advanced File Transfer)

- SI/GIS SFTP adapters

- GIS Business Process design and development

- DBA experience preferred

- General comms experience SFTP,HTTPS, CD etc