Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of South Carolina
Job Title: Sr Z/OS Consultant
Duration: 9 Months
Start Date: 9/12/2016
Location: Columbia, SC
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Phone or In-person
cBiz Requirement ID: SSC_ZOS886_VB

Required Skills:

Daily Duties / Responsibilities:
Project lead level architecture, implementation, support and administration of the IBM Z/OS operating system. Employee must work independently and lead the planning while meeting imposed timelines. Daily duties will include, but not limited to the following:

Install and configure operating system software to required vendor specifications. Thoroughly test software installations and provide necessary documentation. Coordinate and inform team members and customers of implementation process.
Apply maintenance to system software products ensuring software remains at supported release levels. Thoroughly test software installations and provide detailed documentation. Coordinate and inform team members and customers of implementation process.
Assist in the management and support of mainframe RACF security.
Assist team members with daily functions and provide backup support as needed. Be available when scheduled for on-call assignment and take ownership of assigned trouble tickets until resolved.
Assist in the development, testing and implementation of disaster recovery procedures for mainframe environments and perform other duties as assigned.

Required education/certifications:
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field of work or equivalent work experience.


Department: The State of South Carolina – Department of Administration

Scope Of The Project:

Candidate should possess a project lead level of knowledge of IBM Z/OS operating software. Candidate must be able to install, maintain and troubleshoot IBM Z/OS operating systems and various software products such as CA-MIM, CA-7, DB2, RACF and CICS. Ability to work independently and to work outside of normal work hours as needed is required.

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