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Position : IBM FTM4C Specialist

IBM FTM4C Specialist 
Remote – Must work EST Hours

[IBM FTM4C, Check Processing, Agile, Java, WebSphere, MQ, IBM Distributed DB2 database, Windows, Linux]

This is an agile team with about 7-8 developers and are a crucial team for the bank

  • They are implementing a solution for the bank to replace the legacy check processing platform. This is a program with long-term projects as well as the team is learning new technologies
  • This candidate would work both as a developer as well as a vendor platform integration specialist. They would need the aptitude to work on vendor package solutions and support.
  • They would need an aptitude to learn new domains and technologies, have good communication skills, be a proactive problem solver, facilitate technological discussions.

This is a vendor product solution from IBM

  • A lot of IBM skills needed for this role because of this. The product itself is called Financial Transaction Manager 4 Check (FTM4C)
  • For the level 2 position this is desirable, but for the level 3 an experienced resources with this prior knowledge to an absolute must.

This program would run beyond 2021

  • They want resources who will want to have a long-term commitment with this project

Top Skills:

  • Java/J2EE developer
  • Artifact
  • CI/CD Pipeline
  • WebSphere 9.5 is heavily used
  • MQ Messaging – highly desirable
  • IBM DB2 is the database on this application
    • Any relational database experience would suffice, but having the DB2 experience would put this candidate way ahead of any other resumes
  • Windows


  • Looking for both local (Pittsburgh) candidates and/or remote candidates anywhere within the US

Please have candidates answer these questions and include answers with submission.

  1. Does the candidate have hands on experience in FTM4C? (If no, please DO NOT submit the profile)
  2. How many years of Check domain experience?
  3. How many years of IBM FTM4C hands-on experience?
  4. What FTM4C modules are the candidate's strong expertise areas?
  5. Provide a brief summary on what exact roles and duties the candidate performed in FTM4C projects?


  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Flexible hours: on start and end time within the bank core hours


  • Pittsburgh PA
    • Would need to work EST hours

Business Need for this Role:

  • Backfill on team. Active team player of an agile crew responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining a new Modernized Check Processing platform.
  • Work with peers and technology partners to arrive at various technology solutions.
  • Actively participate in Design. Document technical artifacts
  • A Subject matter consultant on the assigned Product development

Top Must-Have Skills / Candidate Requirements:

  • 6-8 years of minimum experience in IT, Banking industry.
  • Proficient in IBM Financial Transaction Manager for Check (FTM4C) – MUST Have!
  • Java, J2EE, GIT, Artifactory, Jenkins, CI/CG Pipeline, uDeploy
  • WebSphere 9.5
  • MQ9 Messaging
  • IBM DB2 database on Linux
  • Windows and Linux experience
  • Aptitude to work on vendor package solutions
  • Aptitude to learn new domain and technologies

Soft skills:

  • Problem solver
  • Ability to facilitate technical discussions such as Design reviews
  • Understands Check Processing domain knowledge
  • Aptitude to work in variety of Distributed technologies
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Agile Scrum experience


  • Open to hire any coding background Developers (Java or Mainframe or ETL, etc.) or Platform Specialists, as long as above pre-requisites for FTM4C are met.

Degrees/Certifications/Years of Overall Experience Required:

  • Certifications for specific technology
  • 6-8 years