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Mainframe CICS System Programmer

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

Job Description

Summary:

The position supports a large scale CICS/TS environment running in a zOS parallel SYSPLEX environment with complex multi-tiered applications making heavy use of MRO, IMS, VSAM files and DB2. The functions of the position include technical guidance and advice to Data Center Operations, support teams, application developers and end users. Maintenance of CICS Resource Definitions. Problem debugging and root cause analysis, interaction with software vendors. The group this position is part of provides 24x7 support for production systems and therefore will require some off-hours and weekend work. The position supports all phases in the life cycle of an application from conception and development through production deployment and support, the individual will be required to participate in application design and performance reviews as necessary. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience is required.

Required Skills

  • Technical background in the z/OS mainframe arena plus knowledge of CICS/TS operations are necessary for the position.
  • The candidate must be proficient in the use of JCL and working with various vendor utility programs.
  • They must possess good analytical skills, debugging skills, knowledge of COBOL and CICS Command Level language programming.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral are required as the individual must interface with application developers, support teams, software vendors and management staff

Desired Skills

  • Rexx, CICS WEB Interface,
  • RACF,
  • Programming experience with Assembler,
  • COBOL or Java would be a plus as would experience with zOS CONNECT and/or zOSMF.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Description

Summary:

The position supports a large scale CICS/TS environment running in a zOS parallel SYSPLEX environment with complex multi-tiered applications making heavy use of MRO, IMS, VSAM files and DB2. The functions of the position include technical guidance and advice to Data Center Operations, support teams, application developers and end users. Maintenance of CICS Resource Definitions. Problem debugging and root cause analysis, interaction with software vendors. The group this position is part of provides 24x7 support for production systems and therefore will require some off-hours and weekend work. The position supports all phases in the life cycle of an application from conception and development through production deployment and support, the individual will be required to participate in application design and performance reviews as necessary. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience is required.

Required Skills

  • Technical background in the z/OS mainframe arena plus knowledge of CICS/TS operations are necessary for the position.
  • The candidate must be proficient in the use of JCL and working with various vendor utility programs.
  • They must possess good analytical skills, debugging skills, knowledge of COBOL and CICS Command Level language programming.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral are required as the individual must interface with application developers, support teams, software vendors and management staff

Desired Skills

  • Rexx, CICS WEB Interface,
  • RACF,
  • Programming experience with Assembler,
  • COBOL or Java would be a plus as would experience with zOS CONNECT and/or zOSMF.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22064482

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Kathleen Jones-Griffith

Referral Bonus:

0