Senior Software Engineer - Tibco, Redhat, Integration

Sunbury-On-Thames, Surrey
Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
EH - Senior Software_1610637168
about 1 month ago

Senior Software Engineer - Tibco, Redhat, Integration

6 Months

Sunbury on Thames, Surrey (Remote for now)

£460 Per day


The on-going focus on integration and the current initiative to migrate to an alternative integration and hosting solution in the cloud has resulted in the need for a Senior Software Engineer within Integration Services.

This role will provide critical development capability to ensure a successful migration and roll out to the replacement middleware platform and hosting on Redhat Open Shift. This role is an influential technical position and requires a pro-active approach. The ability to bring together the technical viewpoints of various parties to arrive at an agreed architecture is paramount. Equally the determination to ensure mandated frameworks, tools and methodologies are implemented and followed.

The candidate will have a DevOps mindset, recognising the need to address non-functional and operational requirements as part of development and work closely with platform teams to deliver and operate the solution. The role requires close teamwork and collaboration to take ownership of issues and drive them through to resolution. The candidate will be expected to work with the Scrum Master and Project Manager to help plan and shape the work and flag issues or blockers as appropriate.

Key accountabilities

  • Supporting existing portal hosted on TomCat using hibernate.

  • Developing and supporting core integration components, including a bespoke SDK based on Java and Open Adapter; message broker; message bridge; LDAP-based configuration services; and custom support tools

  • Implementing migration tooling and pipelines for the current migration project to production. • Supporting existing core java services running.

  • Migration to host the portal and java services on RedHat Openshift.

  • Migration of the middleware platform from TIBCO EMS to RedHat AMQ including client code changes.

  • Be a valued development advisor to Integration Services management Team and stakeholders.

Essential criteria & qualifications

  • This role requires a broad and deep understanding of integration tools and techniques relevant to commodity trading.

  • In depth experience with the TIBCO product set, including EMS and AMX

  • In depth experience with the RedHat product set including Open Shift, AMQ and Camel.

  • Experience with microservices

  • Strong skills in automated testing at unit, integration and acceptance levels, including consumer-driven testing

  • Demonstrable experience in using Continuous Integration and Continous Delivery techniques, including building the supporting pipelines

  • Proven track record in implementing enterprise integration solutions

  • Ability to manage multiple development tracks simultaneously

  • Good communication and relationship building skills to ensure working with a wide variety of customers and stakeholders is successful

  • All candidates will be expected to have a mature and fully formed approach to standardisation across all platforms, demonstrating sensitivity to Operational Requirements and use cases.


  • Strong delivery focus

  • Demonstrated practical technical leadership

  • Strong experience of technical standards creation and communication

  • Strong hands-on experience of designing, deploying and managing complex technical environments (high availability, multiple server, multiple application, scaleable tiered architectures)

  • ITIL Certification, at least a Foundation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and influencing skills to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Experience of leading and developing effective technical deliveries.

  • Has worked in a DevOps culture, working closely with Operations staff and other teams to deliver, monitor and continuously improve services Technical knowledge

  • Core Java (1.8) including multi-threading

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of middleware technologies including TIBCO EMS and Red Hat AMQ.

  • Docker, OpenShift (and/or Kubernetes) and Infrastructure-as-code experience

  • Ansible experience, including developing and maintaining playbooks

  • Linux, UNIX and Windows Operating System (Solaris) standards, administration & troubleshooting

  • Automated testing using tools such as JUnit, Cucumber, Wiremock or similar

  • Application Monitoring tools such as Splunk, Hawkular, Prometheus or similar

  • Metrics capture and dashboarding using Graphana, Kibana or similar

  • Advanced TomCat Administration

  • Artifactory and Maven Experience


  • Source control using git

  • Database Fundamentals (SQL and Schemas)

  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, DHCP, LAN, WAN, firewalls

  • Active Directory & LDAP Fundamentals

  • Practical experience of using Hibernate and similar.

  • Practical experience of AWS Process & Tools

  • Advanced understanding of Software Delivery Lifecycle

  • Technical Procedure Authoring

  • Knowledge of TFS, Maven, Artifactory software

  • Demonstrable experience working in an agile delivery methodology such as Scrum or Kanban.

Desirable criteria & qualifications

  • Experience of delivering into trading software development projects

  • Cloud Computing

  • Java and .NET

  • Application Server Farms

Due to the volume of applications, we regret that we can only respond to those meeting our above requirements.

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