z/OS Mainframe System Programmer

  • Brampton, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

IT

Job Description

Role: z/OS Mainframe System Programmer
Location: Brampton, ON
Duration: 6+ Months

BGV will be done for the selected candidates.

Qualification
Minimum 10 to 20 Years of Experience.
Scope of Work
The scope of effort includes all items identified below. The candidate needs to have a Good-level working knowledge of the z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer and tools identified within.
Work Experience Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
Drive architecture roadmap, reference architecture and standard efforts. Provide leadership in all technical aspects of assigned projects, programs and portfolios
Architect complex end-to-end solutions across distributed, host and business intelligence environments
Functional experience is required with the following technologies:
Z/OS Mainframe System Programmer who can install, troubleshoot, and maintain their mainframe system. The ideal candidate who is comfortable with the following:
Responsibilities
Installs, upgrades and customizes ISV software tools in a multi-system z/OS mainframe environment
Primary Role – very Good Skills in installing and customizing the following products
BMC Suite of Products
IBM Program Products
IBM WebSphere MQ for z/OS
SAS MXG
Omegamon Suite of products and Boxscore
Automation SA/390 support and CA OPSMVS

Provides usage support for Applications Development, Infrastructure, IT Operations and IT Production Support and user community
Required to be on call 24x7 on a rotating basis for problem resolution and high systems availability
Use IBM and ISV online tools for opening and managing problem report tracking and resolution
Actively participates in periodic DR exercises; maintains DR readiness of systems
Monitors status of systems to proactively prevent issues from occurring.
Hardware Configuration
Works to accomplish organizational goals that are consistent in supporting both IT and Business objectives
Performance and capacity planning


Job Requirements
Qualifications
Operating Systems experience should include: JCL, JES2, DFSMS, DFHSM, DFDSS, SDSF, DFSORT, TSO, ISPF/PDF
The following software experience will be a definite plus: REXX, COBOL, CA Technologies CA-DELIVER / CA-VIEW / SYSVIEW / EASY-TRIEVE/ CA1/CA7, EOS,Folders.Skills in other ISV Products as well
Intermediate skills in UNIX/Linux and Windows, z/VM a plus
Ability to work independently and apply documented problem solving techniques
Ability to build positive working relationships and influence collaboratively across IT teams.
Very good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Communicates critical information to management, Service Desk and Operations as necessary.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility


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