Job Description :

Job Title: Network Architect (Mainframe) 

Direct Client: AT&T 

Job ID: ATT00036847 

Location: Tampa, FL 33607 

Duration: 24+ Months with possible extensions 

Interview Process: Phone/WebEx 

Number of Positions: 1 

*** Candidate required to be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National*** 

This position is for Mainframe Networking (VTAM, TCPIP etc.) - the position will be remote, onsite presence is not required. 

 

Required Skills: 

Network Architect: 

Mainframe: 

VTAM/SNA: 

TCP/IP/secure FTP:  

Telnet3270/SMTP/Netview/FTP:  

zSeries mainframe systems and technology: 

Z/OS (MVS) operating: 

Z/OS Communication server: 

 

Top 5 Skills / Additional Job Posting Description Details * 

1. Mainframe Network system programmer; configure, implement, maintain, support host network definitions (VTAM, TCPIP etc.) for IBM/Kyndryl and IBM customer mainframe systems. 

2. Provide Tier3 host network services support in broadest sense, at expert level for host network components VTAM/SNA, TCP/IP, secure FTP, Telnet3270, SMTP, Netview, NetView/FTP, Connect:Direct, etc. 

3. The level of support requires understanding, expert knowledge and lengthy experience of IBM zSeries mainframe systems and technology, for z/OS (MVS) operating systems with specific focus on CommServer and related networking products. 

4. Required competencies and knowledge and experience for the following host network components: z/OS Communication server, VTAM/SNA, APPN/EE (Enterprise Extender), TCP/IP, FTP, including secure file transfer, Telnet 3270, incl. TLS/SSL, SMTP, Netview, NetView/FTP, and any other network component, which are defined in scope of support. 

5. Network design skills - providing detailed technical solutions for mainframe networking requirements supplied by the customer. This requires expert communications skills, both written and spoken and expert knowledge of mainframe environments and connected network devices. 

 

Roles & Responsibilities:  

1) Designs, develops, documents and analyzes overall architecture of systems, including hardware and software.  

2) Determines integrated hardware and software architecture solutions that meet performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security needs.  

3) Coordinates design and integration of total system including subsystems.  |

4) Performs onsite data center support that includes problem management, change management, project support and new implementations.  

5) Supports testing, planning, problem management, change management and staging of network hardware and configurations.  

6) Provides customer support including testing network hardware and software, equipment installation and turn-up, and remote hands assistance as required.  

7) Provide support for sniffer and various application analysis tools for benchmarking and troubleshooting.  

8) Participate in identification of root cause analysis, resolution, outage mitigations, testing and implementation of vendor/IT fixes or design changes.  

9) Review proposed tech system designs in collaboration with team. 

             

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