Job Description :
Job Title : Mainframe Sys Admin/Programmer
Location : Dearborn, MI.
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Mainframe Sys Admin/Programmer Responsibilities:
Validating correct performance of features supporting the Data Centers Parallel Sysplex.
Verifying the correct operation of z/OS operating system and subsystems.
Estimating and recommending the resource needs to support planned software/hardware upgrades.
Analyzing I/O configuration and subsystems considering the performance implication of the interactions of the component
Functional knowledge, use of z/OS components and detailed knowledge of support products such as tape management, scheduling, security, monitoring systems, etc.
Monitoring and tuning of systems software.
Analyzing the Sysplex configuration for proper performance by studying appropriate RMF reports.
Backup and recovery processes and tools
Mainframe Sys Admin/Programmer Requirements:
Good Knowledge in mainframe hardware and associated peripherals, zOS , JES2 , TSO ISPF, DFSMS ,VTAM, SMPE, UserMods, RACF, HMC, HCD, and VTAM and commands.
Strong knowledge in RACF .
Strong knowledge in IBM/ISV Utilities, Tools from BMC , CA etc.
Experience in DASD storage management and tools DFHSM, AVRS and dispatch tools Strong knowledge in REXX, CLIST, JCL , OMVS.
Experience in designing, developing, installing, configuring, and maintaining enterprise operating and infrastructure systems on z/OS /mainframe.
(e.g. OS upgrades and patches, database management systems, application integration & communications, storage, etc as well as installed third-party systems components to ensure reliability in accordance with user needs and technical specifications.
Recognizes and troubleshoots problems with hardware and operating systems and assigned third-party software running on an IBM Mainframe.
5+ years of experience in providing Mainframe Administration in an enterprise environment.
At least 5+ years working knowledge of internal working knowledge of z/OS and systems such as DB2, CICS, MQ, and CFs.
Operating Systems Knowledge (Mainframe Skills) - z/OS, TSO/ISPF, ISMF, JCL, Catalogs, Utilities
In-depth knowledge of various system and sub-system products: used to evaluate and implement Application security (i.e.: z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS, MQSeries, Omegamon, JES2, CA7/CA 11 etc
z/OS System and Sub-System knowledge (i.e.: JCL, SDSF, JES2/3, FTP - Must be able to create/update/run Jobs in support of security changes and monitoring
Extensive technical knowledge in JCL, JES, CICS, TSO, VTAM, SDSF & ISPF. Working knowledge of CA-View/CA-Deliver/WebViewer/DRAS/EAS Familiarity with RACF security products with ability to design optimal security solutions for subsystems and applications. Knowledge in MVS, CA7, ERO tables, SAS/REXX
Mainframe Sys Admin/Programmer Assignment Length : 3 month contract + possible extensions/FTE
Mainframe Sys Admin/Programmer Start Date : ASAP