Solace Messaging Engineering Senior Analyst

  Engg & Technical

Job title: Solace Messaging Engineering Senior Analyst

Company: Citigroup

Job description: Messaging Engineer – Solace

This position is responsible for the development of a robust messaging and event streaming service based on Solace PubSub+ technology, which aims to provide a unified messaging service and experience to users across different sectors in Citi, by leveraging Infrastructure as Code (IaC), CICD (Continuous Integration / Delivery) pipelines, automated provisioning capabilities, strategic monitoring / logging solutions and governance framework. This role will work closely with Citi application and engineering SME teams to integrate Solace PubSub+ with various technologies to achieve above outcomes. This position requires strong technical background in Messaging Integration middleware (mainly Solace, along with Kafka, IBM MQ, TIBCO EMS, etc). The core responsibilities will include the development, engineering and integration work for establishing, evolving and maintaining the “Solace as a Service” framework, along with the continuous effort in testing, certifying and integrating new features, versions and components of the Solace PubSub+ platform across various form factors (Hardware, software and cloud deployments). It will also involve significant effort in driving an automation framework for the service to an enterprise scale. There will be a limited amount of support responsibilities at the L3 level, which involves SME effort working with application architects to ensure successful on-boarding to our service and to maintain stability.


  • Engage with sector architecture teams to develop best in class architecture for transitional and cloud-based platforms.
  • Develop automation processes for the provisioning of Solace PubSub+ Messaging (e.g. broker, message VPN, queue endpoint, etc.)
  • Develop automation for Cloud based deployment of Messaging Integration infrastructure components.
  • Perform evaluations, tests, security reviews and certifications of new product versions, features and components of Solace PubSub+ platform
  • Create and drive a robust monitoring and logging strategy for Solace.
  • Collaborate with application and engineering teams to develop strategic frameworks and coordinate changes.
  • Develop solutions and packages for VTM patching, bug fix releases and version upgrades.
  • Provide limited amount of L3 SME Support to client application teams and assist with major platform migrations.


  • 9+ year hands-on experience with strategic Messaging Integration platforms including Solace, IBM MQ, TIBCO EMS or Kafka
  • 2+ year experience with engineering integration and automation.
  • Good knowledge on Solace PubSub+ Messaging technology
  • Good experience with various DevOps tools in a CI/CD pipeline
  • Good knowledge on Cloud and docker/container-based environment (such as Kubernetes and OpenShift)
  • Good understanding of event-driven architecture and the concepts of reactive programming.
  • Good experience with monitoring and logging/analytics tools (e.g. Splunk, ELK, AppDynamics, ITRS Geneos)
  • Experience with implementing automations for service provisioning and orchestrations of those products
  • Strong knowledge with application and operational security for Messaging Integration products
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Experience with financial services large scale application environments
  • Self-starter and ability to work in a team environment
  • Hard working and self-motivated. Able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities.


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience

Job Family Group: Technology

Job Family: Systems & Engineering

Time Type: Full time

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Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Job date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 01:25:05 GMT

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