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Application Proxy / Gateway Consultant

Application Proxy / Gateway Consultant

Job Description

We seek an experienced IT consultant with Application Proxy / Gateway expertise (i.e. Layer 7, IBM DataPower, MS Forefront UAG and TMG, F5 Big-IP, etc.)  to join a global development team for a long-term consulting role.  This is an urgently needed position, immediate interview and hire. 
In this, role, the consultant will be a subject-matter expert in the application gateways/proxy software, providing a number of capabilities to development teams including: Security policy enforcement, authentication, authorization, Single Sign On, protocol transitioning, application integration and content transformation.
-Design innovative reliable solutions to real business problems and provide technical subject matter expertise as required in support of Mediation Services
- Leading application integrations via "publishing" and "mediation" including design and implementation
- Provide technical subject matter expertise in support of Mediation Services
- Plan and deliver continuous improvement in the technical capabilities of Mediation Services
-Managing technical solutions that leverage and integrate the client's global IT environment together with out-sourced provider environments in the cloud and on-premises. Working with the Global, Regional and Local IT teams to assist in the deployment of these solutions on-, near- and off-shore.
-participating in client's technology standards process focusing on Mediation Services; participating in focus and working groups to align disparate IT organizations and managing external vendor technical deliverables.
On projects, working with Vendors, Business Analysts, Product/Application/Service Owners, functional and geographic business teams, vendors and IT organizations you will provide technical management through-out requirements gathering phases; be responsible for translating business and functional requirements (business process models and use cases) into detailed technical designs - from system down to code-level design. Ensure alignment with the firm's standards, procedures and operational processes; be responsible for communicating technical planning and approaches to all parties. Provide guidance through-out the design, build, test and deploy phases to ensure systems meet business and technical requirements. Responsible for transition knowledge and hand over to support organizations.
You will develop and/or contribute to Service deliverables including:

- Architecture and Design Documents
- Configuration Guides
- Application Monitoring and operational handover
- Development and Deployment Guides
- Product Standards
- Research and Position Papers
- Product Evaluation, Analysis, and Proofs-of-Concept

Job Requirements

4+ years of hand-on experience working with the Application Proxy/Application Gateway types of technologies (examples: UAG, TMG, Layer 7 Secure Span Gateway, IBM DataPower, F5 Big-IP, etc)
Strong experience as primary technical leader on successful enterprise IT projects with the ability to manage deliverables and resources in multiple projects simultaneously
The candidate has to be familiar with desktop, web and mobile development.
The candidate has to be familiar with the major security protocols, best practices and industry trends in order to implement secure and effective solutions
In-depth knowledge of related technologies and solutions including: hands-on knowledge and experience of Web Services (WS* standards), .NET (WCF), REST, HTML 5, JQUERY, JSON
In-depth knowledge of the Microsoft product suite is essential, including: Windows Server, Microsoft Internet Information Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, BizTalk, Office, Active Directory, Certificates, PKI, Virtualization, SAML, OAuth, network protocols and routing and network components, Powershell.
Knowledge in Microsoft Azure (incl. Azure Pack) and Office 365 (and other cloud related infrastructure and platform offerings) is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to document and communicate technical designs to the business, developers and support staff.
Send resume today for immediate consideration!

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $78.00 - $115.00 /Hour
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Software, Computer Hardware
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 3867
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Application Proxy / Gateway Consultant

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