Mainframe Programmer

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 10-05-2018
We are seeking a very experienced senior SYSPROG to provide advanced support of z/OS upgrade.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen
 Duties:
Duties include hands on administration, configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of mainframe System z and related infrastructure components.
  • Leading z/OS upgrade from v2.1 to v2.x and hardware upgrade from zBC12 to next generation machine
  • Installing and maintaining software, monitoring performance, tuning system, maintaining backups
  • Developing and implementing storage strategies
  • DASD replication, disaster recovery support scenarios, and problem resolution including troubleshooting and working with other teams to ensure 24×7 mission-critical applications availability, reliability and performance
 This is a long-term position for an experienced z/OS systems programmer with a broad support background. Qualified applicants will have a solid mainframe support background that includes z/OS installation, maintenance and troubleshooting as well as systems programming support, z/OS and storage management (DFSMS-DFP/DSS/HSM).

 Qualifications:
Detailed and specific experience with one or more of the following technologies:
  • Specific advanced mainframe z/OS generalist knowledge and experience spanning z/OS, SMP/E, TSO, JES2, DFHSM/SMS, DASD
  • Supporting third-party sub-systems such as ACF2 and other CA products is highly desirable
  • At least seven (7) years of experience and specific advanced z/OS generalist knowledge, WLM, SMP/E, TSO, JES2, DFHSM/SMS, DASD (Hitachi VSP), IBM VTL TS7720
  • Ability to interact with third-party sub-systems such as ACF2, MIM, and CA-Common Services
  • System Automation, ACF2 security, MXG
  • SMF record extraction and analysis process automation (REXX)
  • CA product support to facilitate data transfers
  • Specific proficient knowledge and experience of advanced virtual tape (IBM VTL TS7720), storage (Hitachi VSP), data replication, automated operations and how to interact with them 
Additional Skills:
  • System Automation, ACF2 security, MXG
  • SMF record extraction and analysis process automation (REXX)
  • CA product support to facilitate data transfers
  • Specific proficient knowledge and experience of advanced virtual tape (IBM VTL TS7720), storage (Hitachi VSP), data replication, automated operations and how to interact with them 
Location: Washington, DC 
 
 
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