The Mainframe Systems Programmer will provide support for on-going projects that require the installation, maintenance, testing, debugging, implementation of new/existing ISVs or other ‘system’ software following established standards. Research and evaluation of new/existing software products, assisting team members and other areas with technical questions and problem resolution. Monitoring and tuning of ISV software. Functional knowledge, use of z/OS components and detailed knowledge of support products such as tape management, scheduling, security, monitoring systems, etc.
Provide thought leadership within the Business Unit
Provides Technical support for HW and SW solutions.
Processes communication skills to participate in client/team/Business unit meetings.
Enhance the performance of others through mentoring and guiding.
Provide and document problem analysis, resolution and prevention, designing procedures and best practice techniques.
Proficient and install ISVs following established procedures within client maintenance windows.
Document research/evaluation of software products.
zOS System Programming SMP/E
Fluent in JCL
In depth knowledge of REXX/CLIST
ISV SW upgrades support knowledge. This includes all vendors such has CA, IBM, Compuware, Innovation. Syncsort, IBM TWSz etc…..