Senior Integration Services Support Engineer
Business Unit:Global Information Technology
Reporting To:Associate Director, Infrastructure Operations & Integration Services
Shift:APAC (5:00 am - 2:00 pm IST) (India)
About Russell Investments, Mumbai:
Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.
Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.
For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.
The Senior Integration Services Support Engineer is responsible for applying Managed File Transfer (MFT) best practices with the IBM Sterling B2B Integrator/File Gateway software platform. Senior Integration Services Support Engineers are expected to provide Level 1, Level 2 and/or Level 3 services and support throughout all aspects of the platform’s lifecycle.
Years of Experience
3-5 years of experience in IBM Sterling B2B Integrator/File Gateway
Demonstrable experience administering a production MFT software application with industry best practices on IBM Sterling B2B Integrator and Sterling File gateway on Windows.
Working knowledge on SQL databases, SQL Server, developing SQL, PL/SQL scripts, functions, and procedures.
Proficient in developing and maintaining Business Processes.
Experience with data communication protocols (SFTP, HTTP/s, SMTP, FTP, FTPS) and custom protocols.
Experience with PGP/GnuPG encryption-decryption.
Experience in Routing channel and Routing Channel Template creation.
Experience working with XML, XSLT, SOAP.
Experience in managing SSL certs.
Experience tuning SI property files and components.
Experience in setting up and maintaining Trading Partners.
Firsthand experience in resolving communication related issues with Trading Partners.
Ability to work with messages and documents in different file formats like CSV, XML, EDI.
Experience creating PowerShell scripts preferred.
Knowledge of SSRS and Splunk report development a plus.
Monitor MFT feeds to ensure the successful transmission and delivery of all files.
Monitor system alerts for database connectivity, CPU, Memory, and disk space issues.
Respond to all MFT Incidents and Requests timely and efficiently.
Resolve all issues following documented SOP’s including feed/code changes.
Perform routine modifications as requested by stakeholders.
Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements for new feeds and improve performance of existing feeds as able.
Develop solutions for new feeds/jobs using existing functionality or enhancements to our toolkit.
Provide peer review for new feed development; enable feeds in Production.
Provide 24x7 on-call support for critical feeds and overall system stability and health.
Perform Daily and Weekly Health Checks for MFT.
Perform routine tasks during monthly Windows/SQL patching cycles.
Consult with Infrastructure (Cybersecurity, DBA, Wintel, Network, Firewall) to resolve Incidents and ensure ongoing stability and sustainability of the platform.
Create cases for IBM Support as required.
Perform application upgrades including Hotfixes, Patches, OS, SQL, and Application version upgrades as required.
Must understand all phases of the project development life cycle using standard methodologies including business and logical analysis, design, and development of software applications.
Ability to identify & troubleshoot system/platform issues with thorough understanding of the internal components of applications and databases.
Effectively communicate with Business, Technology and Vendor stakeholders.
Effectively communicate with Infrastructure resources (Cybersecurity, DBA, Wintel, Network, Firewall).
Proven ability to complete assigned work in timely and quality manner.
Demonstrate personal initiative to meet personal and professional goals.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills with all levels of management and stakeholders.
Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines.
Demonstrated initiative-taking approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.
Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.
Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.
Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.
Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.
Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.