IBM Mainframe Z/OS Systems Programmer

Required Skills:
  • The Consultant must meet all of the following minimum qualifications:
  • Five (5) years of experience in the last seven (7) years as a systems programmer using IBM’s ServerPac/SHOPz/SMPe for installing, configuring, and updating the z/OS operating system and other system-level software products on IBM Mainframe hardware in a Parallel Sysplex environment.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the last seven (7) years as a systems programmer developing IBM zSeries Coupling Facility structure definition and operation support to move structures for machine outages.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the last seven (7) years as a systems programmer working with IBM’s z/OS Unix Systems Services (USS).
  • Five (5) years of experience in the last seven (7) years as a systems programmer defining hardware Input/Output configurations and IODEF using IBM’s Hardware Configuration Definition (HCD) facility.
  • Five (5) years of experience in the last seven (7) years as a systems programmer configuring IBM Enterprise Server LPARs and System Time Protocol (STP) using IBM’s Hardware Management Console (HMC).
Responsibilities:
  • The Consultant shall perform all of the following:
  • Install/Upgrade z/OS 2.3 to 2.4 using SMP/E and SHOPz.
  • Modify HCD/IODEF changes to support Z12BC to Z15 hardware upgrade.
  • Upgrade Z/OS third-party tools to support Z/OS 2.4.
  • Setup and configure FTP to FTPS conversion changes on the Z/OS end.
  • Define and maintain Sysplex, Coupling Facilities, HMC (Processor Interface), OSA (Networking Interface), ICC (Integrated Console Controller), FICON (Fiber connectivity to peripheral devices).
  • Implement IBM zSeries Coupling Facility structure definition and operation support to move structures for machine outages, FICON switch configuration and definition in HCD, Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration and operation.
  • Work on IBM’s ISPF, JCL, SDSF, CLISTs, REXX execs, and TSO/E command processors to assist in the customization and usability of z/OS and program products.
  • Document all technical work, enhance existing documentation and maintain all documentation in the Section’s documentation repository.
  • Provide technical assistance to customers and the Operations Division.
  • Provide z/OS troubleshooting, problem resolution, and 24 x 7 x 365 on-call after hours and weekend support.

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