Mainframe Systems Programmer

Location: Houston, Texas
Posted On: 7/12/2017
Job Code: MSP_TX_3249
Job Description
• Works as a “SYSTEM PROGRAMER” responsible for analysis and design of a complex IMS, CICS, and DB2 data sharing environment on a large Z/OS mainframe application system
• Provides 24x7 problem and technical support on a rotating on-call assignment, plus provides assistance to team when needed.
• Works closely with other Infrastructure Teams (e.g. MVS & Storage Management), Application Support teams, and other Support Groups (e.g SAP/Basis & Intergration) during problem resolution, design phases and planning for changes.
• Recommends infrastructure changes to improve performance that may impact other application environments.
• Gives guidance and assistance to other skill center personnel in their analysis of similar environments and performs quality review of their recommendations.
• Must be able to work under stress in a team environment.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Assembler,CICS,IMS,MS Office,RACF,Rexx,SAP,TCP/IP,Technical Support,UNIX,z/OS

• Ten or more years experience with DB2, performing DB2 systems tuning activities in a sysplex data-sharing environment.
• Five or more years experience with IMS
• Expert knowledge of DataBase installation (SMP/E) requirements including installation parameters, security features, configuration and recurring operational activities.
• Expert knowledge in obtaining necessary documentation required to debug problems.
• Expert knowledge of DB2 and MVS utilities.
• Intermediate experience supporting DB2's Distributed Data Facility and Stored Procedures.
• Intermediate experience using IBMLink to report problems, obtain feedback and fixes.
• Intermediate experience in CICS Basics.
• Intermediate experience with Assembler Language programming
• Intermediate experience with Rexx programming
• Intermediate experience with RACF and ACF2.
• Experience analyzing DB2 performance data for problem diagnosis and capacity planning.
• Experience supporting DB2 in an SAP/R3 environment.
• Experience tuning Bufferpool and Coupling Facility components used by DB2.

Valuable but not required:
* OPC job setup and scheduling.
* Mainview/Omegammon DB2/IMS monitor installation, customization and usage.
* Unix Systems Services.
* MS Office products.

If you are interested in the role then please revert with an updated resume in word format.

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Contact Details
Riya Jain
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