z/OS Systems Programmer


Website Engineering

Reference Code: 7380

Position: z/OS Systems Programmer
Client: Tier 1 Automotive Supplier
Duration: 36 month contract with possibility of extension
Location: Remote 

Are you a highly motivated individual, ready to show off your skills?

Key Responsibilities/Deliverables:

  • Install, customize, test, implement, document, and support independent software vendor (ISV) products as required (this includes user modifications that require customization for release levels or related to site requirements) and work with the vendors on problems and resolution.  

  • Code in Assembler to develop, test, implement, document and support system modifications and MVS and JES exits. Analyze, debug and correct various z/OS software problems.  

  • Support z/OS Unix System Services (USS) and WebSphere environments. 

  •  Use IBM's ServiceLink and interface with IBM technical support to resolve Operating System (z/OS) software and hardware problems.  

  • Provide off hours support for Disaster Recovery planning and testing.  

  • Provide customer support by addressing Software/Hardware related trouble tickets providing levels 1, 2 and 3 support. 

  •  Other duties as assigned 

Required Skills:

  • Five or more years of System Programming experience, including dump analysis, SMP/E, SMF, USS, Omegamon, MVS and JES exits, problem analysis and resolution.  

  • Working knowledge of z/Operating System internals in JES2 or JES3 environments.  

  • Experience in planning, customizing, testing and on-going support of Independent Software Vendor (ISV) products (i.e. CA Technologies, BMC, SAS, EJES, IBM, etc.)  

  • Knowledge and experience in corporate and group security and control policies, procedures, and standards.  

  • Experience supporting Disaster Recovery for z/OS environment.  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, highly motivated, and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.  

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Access, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project for project administration are highly desirable  

  • Working knowledge of ISPF, TSO, JCL and IBM utilities is essential. 

  •  Candidates must be willing and able to work overtime which includes all shifts, weekends, and holidays. 

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