Tibco is a software infrastructure platform to enterprises where they can run applications on real-time basis as a part of their on-premise or cloud environment. Tibco is the product of Tibco Software Inc. Currently over 4,000 companies including some major brands like - Yahoo, NASDAQ, Oracle Major League Baseball use Tibco. The major competitors of Tibco are IBM and Oracle.
The Tibco platform offers integration between front end applications and databases. It is also a middleware like Microsoft Biztalk. Tibco has also adapted to the cloud computing environment. Hence, one can safely assume that demand for Tibco experts will experience a sharp growth in the coming days.
The most sought after job profiles in Tibco environment are of Tibco developers and Tibco administrator, which we will discuss here one by one.
Tibco developers: The most number of Tibco jobs created in the industry require Tibco developers.
Tibco developers develop business applications on Tibco platform. Job opportunities are available both at entry level and senior level. Senior level developers are required to offer middleware solutions and need to participate in business analysis. Knowledge of data mining and data warehousing are essential as they form important components of business analysis. They may be required to take leadership in executing a project. Sound technical knowledge along with good analytical and decision making skills are prerequisites for the job.
Along with developing applications on Tibco interface a senior developer may also be responsible for:
- Ensuring timely delivery of project
- Monitoring and managing the development process
- Reviewing application development and approving architectural changes
- Managing team of junior Tibco developers
- Maintaining cordial relationships with clients
- Supervising developmental methodology
- Testing framework
- Assessment and maintenance of the infrastructure
- Participate in team meetings and helping the management in understanding the reports
- Monitoring the work process
The candidate must be a computer science graduate. To join at senior level one would need some years of experience in working in Tibco environment under their belt. Team management skills would be an added advantage.
Tibco administrator: You must have years of experience in working in Tibco setup to become Tibco administrator. The administrator will be responsible for configuring and trouble shooting in Tibco Managed File Transfer (MFT).
He will be responsible for installing MFT Internet Server, MFT Platform Server, and MFT Command Center as well as for monitoring performance of available capacity and infrastructure.
The required skills for becoming Tibco administrator are:
- Sound technical knowledge including knowledge in PERL, Java/J2EE, SQL, HTML, Java Script, XML, FTP etc.
- Trouble shooting ability
- Experience in networking
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Experienced Tibco professionals can also qualify for business analytical jobs since they have knowledge in data warehousing and data mining.