This position requires experience with large,complex z/OS mainframe environments and excellent problem-solving skills.Experience with z/OS, IOGEN, SMPE, OEM software products, LPAR support, Sysplexsupport, and VTAM/TCPIP Comm Services is required.
Experienceworking in a large MVS, JES2 mainframe environment
Experiencewith IMS, DB2, CICS, and Assembler is a plus.
Perform storageadministration and replications functions to support currently defined currentrecovery methodology.
ManageEMC DASD and EMC Virtual tape environment
MaintainDisaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan
Install,support, maintain current version of z/OS, and OEM software services
Manage,support and remediate all z|OS hardware and software issues
Supportand maintain Communications Server providing VTAM-TCP/IP services
Maintainand monitor security settings to control access
Provideapplication programming support as requested
Navigatehardware and software vendors' technical support portal
Determine rootcause of problem using diagnostics and recommend/implement preventative action
Design,implement, and support a multiple logical partitions (LPARs) environment
Performanalysis and make tuning recommendations to improve performance
Leadcomplex projects for software/hardware upgrades
Facilitate therelationship with hardware/software vendors to coordinate upgrades; maintainawareness of new/changes in hardware and software
Supportall Access Control Facility (Vangaurd) RACF,
Coordinateand assist technical support staff in the installation, maintenance
Applyrecommended z/OS system maintenance to ensure system reliability andperformance
Maintain third partysoftware products used by various departments to perform key business services
Support companyeffort upgrading IT infrastructure; analyze current hardware environment andprovide specifications for new hardware environment
Supportdata storage requirements on the MVS environment
Provide technicalsupport to developers and users of long and short-term application developmentprojects as required.
Maintain clearcommunications with management and peers regarding production systems statusand related problems
Performsall other duties as assigned by Management
Skills Required : 8 years
Advanced experience in installing, configuring and supporting of aSysplex environment.
Advanced experience installing, configuring and supporting z/OS communication Services.
Advanced experience installing, configuring and supporting RACF security services.
Advanced experience supporting ,EMC (or IBM) DASD and Virtual Tape, in addition to site to site replication
Effective communicator both written and orally
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