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Mainframe Services z/OS System Engineer - Core Technology Infrastructure

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

Role Summary: Mainframe Services z/OS System Engineer

• The position provides technical support for Mainframe Services z/OS Platform Engineering. Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include operating system technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Serves as a seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations.

• Responsibilities include providing problem determination and resolution, install and update newly developed software to assigned systems.

• Responsible for the operating system and associated subsystems.

• Provide system-level support of multi-user operating systems, hardware and software tools, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems. Identify alternatives for optimizing computer resources.

• Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.

• Collect information to analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems.

• Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade hardware and software interfaces with the operating system.

• Work as a team member with other technical staff, such as networking and storage, to ensure connectivity and compatibility between systems.

• Write and maintain system documentation.

• Responsible for matching current technology with the needs of the company.

Required Skills:

• 5 or more years of experience in mainframe systems programming role (Strong understanding and possess working knowledge of IBM Mainframe z/OS operating system, control, structure, logic, security).

• Experience with IBM z/OS system and subsystem software and components with experience to support, develop and enhance tools and methodologies for managing large scale global deployment. Must be proficient with problem determination, analysis and resolution.

• Extensive understanding of IBM zEnterprise server hardware and facilities

• Strong knowledge and experience with SMP/E, JES2, JCL, ISPF dialog management, REXX.
 

Desired Skills:

• Experience with wide range of IBM and ISV product and vendor installation support tools • Experience with IBM Assembler

• Experience with System Automation, Performance Monitoring, Communication Server, CICS, DB2, IMS, WMQ, Batch Scheduling, Change Management, Storage Management, ISPF dialog development HTML Any Certified training in the following topics should be highlighted by the applicant

• SMP/E

• Planning for z/OS

• z/OS Installation

• z/OS Configuration and Customization

• z/OS Maintenance Best Practices

• z Systems Hardware / Architecture

• Parallel Sysplex Clustering

• TSO / ISPF / USS

• Job Control Language (JCL)

• Batch and JES2 / JES3

• Security (SAF)

• z/OS Performance Basics

• Workload Manger (WLM)

• z/OS Operations and Commands

• Transaction Management

• Database Management

• Networking (Communications Server)

• WebSphere Messaging and Queuing

• HTTP Server

• WebSphere Application Server

• Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Role Summary: Mainframe Services z/OS System Engineer

• The position provides technical support for Mainframe Services z/OS Platform Engineering. Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include operating system technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Serves as a seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations.

• Responsibilities include providing problem determination and resolution, install and update newly developed software to assigned systems.

• Responsible for the operating system and associated subsystems.

• Provide system-level support of multi-user operating systems, hardware and software tools, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems. Identify alternatives for optimizing computer resources.

• Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.

• Collect information to analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems.

• Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade hardware and software interfaces with the operating system.

• Work as a team member with other technical staff, such as networking and storage, to ensure connectivity and compatibility between systems.

• Write and maintain system documentation.

• Responsible for matching current technology with the needs of the company.

Required Skills:

• 5 or more years of experience in mainframe systems programming role (Strong understanding and possess working knowledge of IBM Mainframe z/OS operating system, control, structure, logic, security).

• Experience with IBM z/OS system and subsystem software and components with experience to support, develop and enhance tools and methodologies for managing large scale global deployment. Must be proficient with problem determination, analysis and resolution.

• Extensive understanding of IBM zEnterprise server hardware and facilities

• Strong knowledge and experience with SMP/E, JES2, JCL, ISPF dialog management, REXX.
 

Desired Skills:

• Experience with wide range of IBM and ISV product and vendor installation support tools • Experience with IBM Assembler

• Experience with System Automation, Performance Monitoring, Communication Server, CICS, DB2, IMS, WMQ, Batch Scheduling, Change Management, Storage Management, ISPF dialog development HTML Any Certified training in the following topics should be highlighted by the applicant

• SMP/E

• Planning for z/OS

• z/OS Installation

• z/OS Configuration and Customization

• z/OS Maintenance Best Practices

• z Systems Hardware / Architecture

• Parallel Sysplex Clustering

• TSO / ISPF / USS

• Job Control Language (JCL)

• Batch and JES2 / JES3

• Security (SAF)

• z/OS Performance Basics

• Workload Manger (WLM)

• z/OS Operations and Commands

• Transaction Management

• Database Management

• Networking (Communications Server)

• WebSphere Messaging and Queuing

• HTTP Server

• WebSphere Application Server

• Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21082325

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Aisha Simpson [C]

Referral Bonus:

0