z/OS Mainframe Engineer

Columbus (Easton location), OH

Posted: 03/24/2019 Job Number: 285000464892



Responsibilities

•         Provide Level 3engineering support for the enterprise mainframe platform

•         Verify hardware/software requirements

•         Install software products

•         Recommend parameter changes, make data analysis and tuning recommendations

•         The candidate must possess mature critical thinking skills, self-direction, and expert-level troubleshooting abilities

•         The ability to perform daily tasks while also striving to improve process and technology is a must

 

Required Skills

•         10 years as a Mainframe Systems Programmer

•         Expertise in:

o   z/OS performance troubleshooting

o   Experience determining the root cause for system and sub-system performance issues

o   Well-versed inSMF details and using SMF to isolate problems

o   Deep experience with DB2, CICS, and MQ subsystems performance from the z/OS perspective

o   Expert skills working in a Parallel Sysplex environment

•         Core z/OS installation, configuration, and management (1.13 or higher)

o   Applying PTFs and APARS on a regular basis

•         Hardware (HCD, HCM)

•         IBM HMC setup and operations for Reset/Image/Load profiles

•         zEC12 and/or z13installation

•         Automation (Auto Operator and/or Tivoli System Automation)

•         Communication and presentation skills

•         Effective communication on a technical level, and at a strategic executive level(C-Suite)

•         Working Knowledge of:
  • z/OS Networking (CommServer)
  • z/OS Security (RACF)
  • CICS, DB2, MQ
  • CICSPlex, DB2 Data Sharing, MQ Shared Queues
  • z/OSMF (installation, configuration, usage)
  • Mainframe Storage

  DFSMS

  Tape management
  • GDPS

Bachelor's Degree

Must Haves: 1) Bachelors Degree 2) 10 years as a Mainframe Systems Programmer 3) Expert-level troubleshooting abilities 4) Core z/OS installation, configuration, and management (1.13 or higher) 5) Well-versed in SMF details and using SMF to isolate problems 6) Deep experience with DB2, CICS, and MQ subsystems performance from the z/OS perspective 7) Expert skills working in a Parallel Sysplex environment 8) Working knowledge of z/OS Networking, Security, CICS, DB2, MQ, z/OSMF, DFSMS, Tape management, GDPS
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