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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Connect Direct Engineer (CGI)

• Basic understanding of UNIX and Windows Operating Systems and administration activities.

• Basic Knowledge of Networking in UNIX and Windows.

• Comprehensive knowledge of IBM Sterling Connect Direct for UNIX and Windows and hands on experience in the same.

• Installation, Upgrade, Patching of Connect Direct and Connect Direct SDK in Windows and UNIX.

• Configuring Nodes, Users and Proxies, translation tables in Connect Direct for Windows, UNIX and Mainframes.

• Troubleshooting solidbB related errors in Connect Direct for Windows.

• Connect Direct Secure Plus – Understanding, Configuration and Troubleshooting.

• SSL/TLS security certificates – Self signed and CA signed, Authentication procedures in Connect Direct.

• Troubleshooting issues related to Connect Direct failures.

• Understanding of Connect Direct on Clusters.

• Good Knowledge on Connect Direct Scripting for UNIX and Windows and JCLs in Mainframes.

• Knowledge on scheduling and automating Connect Direct transfers.

• Knowledge on IBM Control Center for monitoring and Remote Management of Connect Direct.

• Basic knowledge on UNIX shell scripting.

• Background of Production Support environment.

• Good Documentation skills.

• Good knowledge of ITIL concepts and any hands on experience in ITIL tools, especially in Incident, Problem, Change and Configuration management areas.

• Willing to support on call.

• Good Communication skills and Ability to support customers without any knowledge of File Transfers / Connect Direct.

• Good to know – other file transfer protocols like FTP/SFTP/FTPS/HTTPS

• Good to know – other tools like Sterling Integrator, Sterling B2B Gateway, IBM Connect Direct File Agent.

• Good to know – Windows Power Shell scripting.

• Good to be – IBM Certified Connect Direct Administrator and ITIL Certified.

• Ability to communicate highly technical issues, approaches, etc to functional/management and offer solutions to business problems

• Strong written and verbal communication skills


• Knowledge on IBM Connect: Direct

• Knowledge on CI/CD tools like IBM udeploy, Jenkins etc.

• Knowledge automation framework/language/engine like ansible

Desired Qualifications:

• A BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other technical degree.

• 5+ yrs of experience

• Good analytical and creative problem solving skills for design, creation and testing of software

• Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members

• Good communication skills to interact with team members and senior support personnel

  • ITIL

  • Unix

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team


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