Job Description :
Cerebra Consulting Inc is a System Integrator and IT Services Solution provider with a focus on Big Data, Business Analytics, Cloud Solutions, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, Oracle EBS, Peoplesoft, Hyperion, Oracle Configurator, Oracle CPQ, Oracle PLM and Custom Application Development. Utilizing solid business experience, industry-specific expertise, and proven methodologies, we consistently deliver measurable results for our customers. Cerebra has partnered with leading enterprise software companies and cloud providers such as Oracle, Salesforce, Amazon and able to leverage these partner relationships to deliver high-quality, end-to-end customer solutions that are targeted to the needs of each customer.

Title: Mainframe Systems Programmer Location: Owings Mills,MD Top Skills required: Z/OS (MVC) SMP/E Mainframe on Systems programming experience. Not applications. Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Provides technical leadership, software support and technical guidance in support of the mainframe operating system environment. Contributes to the implementation and support of hardware, software and operational procedures to enhance and maintain performance, high availability, currency, and capacity for mainframe architecture Maintaining a high-level perspective of the day-to-day operational aspects of the department. Identify and recommend efficiencies that can be built into existing processes and procedures. Day-to-day tasks include the development and employment of monitoring techniques to maintain a proactive application/systems management approach. Participate in problem solving exercises assisting Technical Services group in identifying root cause, corrective action or future direction to eliminate potential outages. Implements assigned system software to include new releases, corrective fixes, vendor maintenance and customization Builds plan to integrate software changes to maintain the highest level of availability coordinating with Operations and the Change Management groups. Perform research into new functions available from latest software identifying opportunities to improve our environment Participates in projects and tasks to upgrade/migrate supported hardware to new or replacement equipment. This would include making configuration changes as required, installing software fixes for compatibility, assisting with the implementation planning and change coordination Monitors the environment to ensure resource utilization is within capacity guidelines. Analyzes the environment to determine customization and or corrective change to ensure we maintain the highest availability and throughput Qualifications: An overarching understanding of all things mainframe including z/OS, TSO, ISPF, the HMC and console administration, systems performance and monitoring. Experience in performing the appropriate steps using SMP/E and other tools to apply maintenance, download, install, and upgrade various software products from both IBM and Third Parties Demonstrate outstanding problem determination and resolution skills working independently from any vendor as needed Familiarity with major components such as DB2 and CICS desirable. Knowledge of virtual tape, DFHSM and other storage components is preferred. Knowledge and experience with Performance tuning of z/OS environment including Workload Manager highly desirable. Required Skills : IBM Mainframe Basic Qualification : IBM Mainframe, Z/OS, SMP/E, Systems programming not applications