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Senior Mainframe Network Systems Programmer


The Senior Systems Programmer will be engaged on the transition from client’s in-house IT into Ensono’s support. Will participate in Knowledge Transfer with clients and assist in documentation creation. Focus is on the VTAM and TCP/IP connectivity and Communications Server on the mainframe environment. Engaging in shadowing of client engineers and assisting the transition of services to Ensono engineers will be primary job responsibility. Associate will support new clients during migration and then transition support to steady state teams and disengage. The Senior Systems Programmer supporting networks for the Transition Team may be engaged in more than one migration simultaneously.


Minimal Requirements include five years of experience working within a z/OS environment.  Familiarity with mainframe functional areas such as TCP/IP, VTAM, SNA, SFTP, Session Manager tools, and Disaster Recovery concepts.  Technical implementation skills required for Communications Server and  related ISV software products on the z/OS platform.  This includes experience with SMP/E, including base installation and maintenance application.   Proficiency in interacting with ISV vendors, problem determination and resolution for the products identified above.  Ability to host meetings and conference calls.  Must be self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel to a level of creating documents which can be shared with clients.

Secondary skills

Attending sales calls either by phone or in person to assist in the sales process will be common.  Will serve as primary technical contact for mainframe Communications Server and ISV products during client migrations.  Experience supporting mainframe printing, Secure FTP, and Dynamic VIPA a plus. 

Job duties and responsibilities

Will be responsible for connectivity from clients mainframe to Ensono. 

Learn client environments as they transition into Ensono

Help transition support of client environment to Ensono Steady State teams

Attend client meetings to understand environment

Address issues as they arise during client migration.


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