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IBM Mainframe Systems Programmer - REMOTE

Huntington Bank

Last Updated: 7/16/24

Job Description

Mainframe System Programmer must have Parallel Sysplex experience designing, installing, maintaining and supporting the major application subsystems running on z/OS. Must possess minimum of 7 years previous experience as a systems mainframe engineer installing and supporting at least two of the three major application subsystems, CICS or MQ on z/OS and provide leadership and training.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • This candidate will be fulfilling an experienced systems application mainframe engineer position.
  • Responsible for the overall management and administration of CICS for z/OS and MQ for z/OS subsystems across multiple Sysplexes and CECS.
  • Provides technical direction and education to programmers, analysts and technical support associates.
  • Prototypes the new features, functions and strategies of new application subsystems technology.
  • Capable of creating the roadmap, processes, best practices, standards and strategies for continuous improvement of monitoring, performance, resiliency, availability, and scalability of CICS and MQ on system z.
  • Effective workload balance tuning and performance knowledge
  • DB2 for z/OS Experience desired
  • CTG experience desired
  • REXX experience desired
  • Vendor management experience
  • Provides 24x7 on call support within a team rotation

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7 years of experience in CICS for z/OS or MQ for z/OS, along with mainframe related tools such as BMC Catalog Manager, BMC ChangeManager, BMC Apptune, BMC Mainview, IBM –CICS Interdependency Analyzer, IBM –CICS Performance analyzer, SMPE, ISPF, SMS, SMF.
  • zCEE (zOS Connect Enterprise Edition, experience desired)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong Leadership and Communication skills
  • Document and enforce data security with consideration for key dependencies of CICS and MQ on system z.
  • Expert knowledge of CICS for z/OS or MQ for z/OS along with mainframe related tools such as BMC Catalog Manager, BMC ChangeManager, BMC Apptune, BMC Mainview, IBM –CICS Interdependency Analyzer, IBM –CICS Performance analyzer, SMPE, ISPF, SMS, SMF,
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively interface and partner with all levels of the organization.
  • Maintain “State of the Art’ knowledge of best practices in systems administration, high availability, metrics and business continuity specifically for CICS for z/OS or MQ for z/OS
  • Candidate must be self-motivated and assertive while possessing the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a team environment
  • Assists and maintains the improvement of systems administration-related plans, processes, procedures, standards and priorities.
  • Provides problem resolution support, specific to CICS and MQ on z issues; identifies and resolves systems application problems, coordinates with programming application users to determine symptoms and ensure accurate problem resolution.
  • Plans and implements strategies and procedures for physical disaster/recovery and contingency planning.
  • Assists application development and maintenance staff with CICS and MQ on z questions and issues.
  • Works with vendors on problem identification and resolution.
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