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Senior IBM Integration Specialist

Responsiv is looking for a Senior IBM Integration Specialist with at least 5 years of experience with the IBM integration product portfolio, including IBM MQ, IBM Application Enterprise (ACE), DataPower, API-Connect, WebSphere Application Server (WAS). Enterprise Java, RedHat Linux, and general software development. The role will include all aspects of integration architecture and development. It will also require efficient development in scripting languages, Java, C, and IBM ESQL code. You will be involved with sales and marketing to set priorities and UI standards, creating informational materials, and implementing code.



Salary: £40,000 – £55,000

Benefits include pension and private medical care.


This role currently Reports to the Consulting Team Manager.

Consulting role.

This role has limited budget responsibility.


About us

Responsiv specialise in conceiving and delivering technology solutions that connect systems, people, and markets to share information and automate business processes.

We have strategic partnerships with IBM, Red Hat, and Microsoft, and a vibrant partnering and associate programme. We leverage these relationships to deliver exceptional skills and experience to projects.

Responsiv provide excellent training and growth opportunities as well as the chance to work with some of the country’s largest and most prestigious companies. We offer a varied and interesting work environment that will provide opportunities for you to become a leading expert in integration, security, cloud infrastructure, or Artificial Intelligence in business. You will be joining a high performing team that is supportive and enjoys a high degree of freedom to truly address exciting problems and play with technology. Be part of something bigger than yourself that you can influence and nurture 

About the role

This role currently reports to the consulting manager and is responsible for delivering consulting skills and experience as well as fulfilling development and design tasks for our customers. This includes all aspects of integration and associated technologies, problem resolution, commissioning, release planning, and execution.


Solo & team development using IBM Integration Bus (APP Connect Enterprise) and MQ, thought leadership of SOA, EAI, and general Integration technology and concepts, Installation & configuration on IBM Integration Bus (APP Connect Enterprise) and MQ, Well versed in ESQL, XML, XSLT, REST, SOAP, Java, JSON & Java Script.


Design for integration applications and infrastructures, Create both low-level designs for client solutions. Design and develop testing and maintenance procedures/activities.


Gather customer requirements and develop related solutions, Support presales activity, write white papers, present at conferences, discuss enterprise service bus, message-oriented middleware, SOAP, REST and web services, Understand IIB/MQ infrastructure and installation to allow presales & post sales consulting, Analysis and resolution of problems associated with developed software.

Strategy and research

Sharing experience with colleagues and customers and maintaining currency with new developments, competitive products and features.

  • Research and write posts about products, projects, etc;
  • Assemble and publish product briefings and insights;
  • Assemble and publish market insights to staff and customers;

About you

You have at least 5 years of development and software/integration design experience working with large enterprises and multiple stakeholders. You are a technical leader who is comfortable and have good knowledge of

  • Deploying and Developing IBM Middleware solutions;
  • Consulting skills and working in a development team;
  • Understanding of IT foundations such as Operating Systems, Networks, Systems Administration, Software Development, DevOps, Networks, Security, Virtual Platforms;
  • MQ installations and development, including clusters;

 The key skills and the ability to learn new technologies and techniques, thrive in a high-pressure fast-moving environment and the desire to want to be part of something fresh and exciting.

You are very comfortable with having responsibility for key technical decisions and problem resolution. You own challenges to completion, delivering to tight deadlines, and coordinating multiple stakeholders.

  • Highly organised, confident with developing plans and justification;
  • Interested and familiar with researching and developing insights;

You are adaptable to new challenges, maintain currency in techniques and approaches, and to work well with both business and technical communities.

Practiced with modern DevOps and integration/development techniques with a broad knowledge and appreciation of the art of the possible. You are skilled researching and developing software/UI designs, and with presenting and sharing understanding and insights about our products, and the business opportunities they represent.

  • Confident learning about new products, technologies, and vendors;
  • Confident presenting to large audiences (conferences);

You want the opportunity to learn new things, develop your skills and knowledge, and to demonstrate your ability to make a difference. You are looking for an interesting, demanding career, where you can clearly see the impact of your contribution.

  • Commissioning and planning product releases;

You will demonstrate experience and a track record for owning problems and delivering results. You have examples of design, architecture, and other materials that demonstrate a command of communication styles. You have excellent written and spoken English, and evidence of your ability to understand new ideas and articulate them to an audience.


Please note

  • Responsiv do not sponsor work permits. We require you to have an unencumbered right to work in the UK.
  • We will expect you to work most of the time from our Bracknell offices and to live within a reasonable commute distance.

    Richard Whyte
    Richard Whyte

    Richard Whyte has been building enterprise IT solutions for over 20 years. He is known for creating innovative practical solutions that provide a strong foundation for future development, whilst solving immediate problems. Previously the European CTO and Principal Architect for IBM Systems Middleware at IBM, he has an MBA, a degree in Statistics and Computing, is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered IT Professional, and Fellow of both the Institute of Technology and the British Computer Society.

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