IBM Sterling Connect Direct

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Spruce Technology Inc.
Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 6 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Job Title: IBM Sterling Connect Direct

Duration: 6- 12 months

Location: Remote


Spruce Technology is a mid-size and rapidly-growing Information Technology services firm headquartered in New Jersey.  An award-winning firm (Inc 5000, SmartCEO) with a steadily growing portfolio of commercial and government clients, Spruce Technology provides innovative technology solutions, specialized IT staff, and IT strategy consulting nationwide.


Required technical skills

Sterling experience (emphasis on Connect Direct) experience with IBM Sterling File Gateway (SFG), B2B Integrator (B2BI), Secure Proxy (SSP), Control Center (ICC), & Partner Engagement Manager (PEM)

Experience building and supporting standalone Midrange (Unix/Windows) Connect Direct instances

Deep experience in Connect Direct installations and development

Strong PGP/GPG knowledge and troubleshooting experience

Experience with SFTP, FTP, FTPS, AS2, HTTPS protocols (building and troubleshooting)

Deep understanding in REST APIs


A successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years o Mainframe Connect:Direct Admin and support experience
  • Experience in LDAP / SSO / AD/ SEAS

Role responsibilities

System admin and lead for all connect direct environments and connections

Task allocation across team members (cross-functional)

System planning and node architecture

Ensure the successful technical operations of the enterprise Managed File Transfer platforms – notably leading level one and level two production support efforts

Actively participate in the movement of workload off of legacy systems and onto Sterling File Gateway

Serve as subject matter expert (SME) for process improvement efforts driving security, efficiency, and effectiveness of our batch file transfer programs

Change management, work estimates

Company Information

Founded in 2006, Spruce Technology is a leading provider of IT services for the public, private, and federal sectors, specializing in Strategic Staffing Services, Solutions & Professional Services, and Advisory Services. With clients in 30+ states, Spruce is a certified MBE and MS Gold Partner.
Dice Id : 10215935
Position Id : 6592653
Originally Posted : 5 days ago