Mainframe Configuration Consultant

Location: Columbia, Missouri
Posted On: 9/15/2017
Job Code: 7559_Mainframe Confi
Job Description
Location: Columbia MO - Onsite
Job Title: Mainframe Configuration Consultant
Duration: 12+ months(High possibilities of extension)
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Skills Required:
• Specific knowledge of the z/OS,z/Linux base operating system command knowledge used to monitor, maintain, control and perform problem determination procedures for mainframe configurations.
• Specific knowledge of Z/OS,z/Linux related products such as HCD, ISPF, TSO, Parallel Sysplex, etc.
• Working knowledge of all software/hardware components of the customer Z/OS,z/Linux systems such as the HMC, Coupling Facilities, FICON/ESCON, and CTC’s.
• Demonstrate expertise in written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to understand technical direction
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations

Roles Description:
• Provide Mainframe Configuration Management Support for Client Internal and Commercial customers.
• The Mainframe Configuration Management Team is responsible for the designing, planning, and implementing of the physical and logical configurations of hardware, software and network components and the way these resources are interrelated.

• Designing I/O configurations, by providing input, based on an agreed upon architectural plan
• Developing and implementing Configuration Management standards
• Maintaining configuration information
• Determining the physical and logical specifications of the configurations
• Building or preparing the actual configuration components to be implemented
• Collaborating with appropriate hardware groups, vendors, support groups, etc.
• Implementing new I/O GENs
• Managing ESCON/FICON Directors
• Managing HMC Reset and Image Profiles
• Managing OSA-ICC configurations
• Provide technical support to Data Center Operations and Hardware Planners / Architects.
• Provide technical justifications for hardware upgrades.
• Work closely with hardware and software vendors regarding problem resolution and new products and services.
• Provide management reports regarding the mainframe systems as necessary.
• Provide 24 hour technical support for the customer mainframe systems.

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Tanushree Halder