MAINFRAME - Senior Software Engineer - PART TIME

  • San Jose, CA
  • Posted 48 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Product support
Software management
Operating systems
Job Entry Subsystem 2/3
SMP/E
DevOps
IT management
Systems analysis/design
Technical writing
Software Support
z/OS
Physical data model
Analytical skill
Problem solving
IBM DB2
IT service management
Mainframe
OPC
IBM
Automation
Scheduling
Management
Migration
Testing
Backup
Recovery
Reporting
Software development
Operations
Software deployment
Policies
Training
Leadership
Utilities
IBM mainframe utility programs
Supervision
Debugging
JCL
TSO
ISPF
SDSF
TMON
Risk management framework
Writing
Assembly language
Rexx
CLIST
Unix
RACF
FDR
Communication
CICS
Oracle Application Express
SAP BASIS
Law
Innovation
Collaboration
Recruiting

Job Details

Job#: 1371645

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Software Engineer - OPC/ Operator Dynamic Dialog Subsystem (ODDS): is the principal IBM and 3rd party software product support for automation & scheduling and is the expert technical resource for those software systems. This position incorporates some functions and responsibilities of a Software Architect and Software Specialist for OPC/ODDS. Under direction, the Senior Software Engineer will evaluate, implement, and maintain IBM software, third party software, management systems, computer applications, operating systems, and direct software services.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Primary responsibility for maintaining the OPC/ODDS and JES2 software environment.
  • Install and/or participate with software management and installation. This would include installation and maintenance utilizing the IBM SMP/E product. It also includes migration with testing and integration.
  • Implement and verifies backup and recovery procedures. This would include Business Recovery concerns and associated testing.
  • Reviews new features and other changes related to system software and advises Technical/Development/Operations groups of issues relevant to reporting, programming, and performance, identifying the need for software upgrades and patches, as appropriate.
  • Creates, maintains, and upgrades software systems for development and production environments.
  • Provides technical leadership to operations on the use of software management system, development and integration tools, and deployment strategies, to include automation tuning and guidance in effective use of software features.
  • Monitors system software access, performance, and resource utilization.
  • Act as a liaison between application programmers and vendors to report and resolve software problems.
  • Assists with the analysis, design, programming, and implementation of applications that will interface with system software.
  • Assists in analyzing requirements and recommends policies, procedures, and standards for software systems.
  • Analyzes requirements and recommends policies, procedures, and standards for software systems.
  • Develops and modifies technical documentation to support operations and training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned including special projects.
  • Ability to provide 24/7/365 software support. This would include on-call support during off-hours.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 20+ years of experience with mainframe software management specific to z/OS operating system and scheduling/automation software products.
  • Experience supporting/leading/training of software management use with little or no direction. This would include all aspects such as logical/physical design, defining, implementing, monitoring, reporting and utilities.
  • Ability to install and customize IBM and third-party software using SMP/E & IEBCOPY
  • Ability to perform multiple activities simultaneously with supervision.
  • Possible travel and variable hours may be required.
  • Ability to write/read/debug programs in a batch and online environment.
  • Ability to write software exit program(s) and use software utilities as required.
  • Solid knowledge of mainframe JCL and utilities.
  • Experience using TSO, ISPF & SDSF
  • Working knowledge of OPC, ODDS, TMON & RMF MON III
  • Experience writing in Assembler, REXX and CLISTs.
  • Experience and understanding of z/OS UNIX environment.
  • Experience with RACF, JES2, SMS, FDR, JHS and DIF
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and act tactically.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, share ideas and take direction.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience with OPC, ODDS, CICS, DB2 & DR


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