Sysstems Analyst 3

Work Experience Providing UX Development & Design Workflows, verbal, CLISTS/REXX, SORT, knowledge of mainframe software installation techniques and methodologies a solid understanding of mainframe technologies strong written, and interpersonal communication skills strong problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task with readiness to put in extra effort when necessary, 8 Required Experience installing and maintaining mainframe products including: z/OS and operating system support products as well as 3rd party software products. 8 Required Experience determining root cause analysis and problem determination. 8 Requi, such as changes to CFRM policy, LOGR policy, WLM policy 8 Required Experience with utility programs and products including: ISPF, IDCAMS
Contract Corp-To-Corp, 5 months
$$70 per/hr

Job Description

The Candidate will perform highly complex mainframe systems programming tasks. The candidate will successfully install and upgrade z/OS operating system software and related IBM program products, and 3rd party software, as required; provide oversite of the mainframe systems software environment; and the implementation of technology solutions. Work involves the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of mainframe systems. Oversees the development of operating procedures for technical support, troubleshooting, maintenance, and innovative systems administration techniques. Provides guidance in troubleshooting and solving complex problems related to mainframe system software and hardware incident and problem calls, and the processing of service requests and tasks. Supports projects that cross functional agency systems and other state entities that require coordination, planning, and scheduling during project development and implementation.

The Candidate must be able to:

Manage the IBM mainframe environment and related 3rd party software products

Plan, install, maintain, upgrade, and administer IBM and 3rd party mainframe related software products and provide documentation for all software changes.

Coordinate testing, debugging, and preparing of test data, and interact with technical and non- technical staff in the coordination of changes

Coordinate mainframe change requests and implement during Sunday maintenance (5 am to 10 am)

Provide technical support for users and mainframe software developers for related issues

Research mainframe related problems, technical or performance related, and implements solutions

Provides utilization, performance reports and other reports as requested by management

Deliver tested, production-ready software solutions that meet strict availability requirements in a large-scale enterprise environment

Provide guidance and knowledge sharing to existing staff

Participate in and perform mainframe disaster recovery activities for section including but not limited to, participating in disaster recovery hot site exercises, and managing the mainframe systems related jobs and schedules and updating documentation

Oversees studies and the preparation of reports that include study findings, recommendations, and instructions for proposed system implementations; formulates logical descriptions of problems; and devises and implements optimum solutions

Manages work activities for short and long range for mainframe related assignments, communicating with management and other team members in a professional, timely and effective manner. And performs other related duties as assigned.

II. CANDIDATE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements:

Years

Required/Preferred

Experience

8

Required

Experience installing and maintaining mainframe products including: z/OS and operating system support products as well as 3rd party software products.

8

Required

Experience determining root cause analysis and problem determination.

8

Required

Expert experience with SMP/E

8

Required

Experience with SYSPLEX environment changes, such as changes to CFRM policy, LOGR policy, WLM policy

8

Required

Experience with utility programs and products including: ISPF, IDCAMS, CLISTS/REXX, SORT, TSO

8

Required

Experience writing system documentation

8

Required

Experience with JCL

8

Required

Experience with coaching, mentoring and knowledge transfer to team members and other personnel as required

5

Required

Experience with highly complex application security requirements

4

Preferred

Experience with JES3 and/or JES3Plus

4

Preferred

Experience with Workload Manager (WLM)

4

Preferred

Experience determining security requirements for new products & processes;

4

Preferred

Experience with Mainframe Telecommunication, TCP/IP

4

Preferred

Experience with Mainframe methods of encryption

4

Preferred

Experience with BMC MainView monitors or similar system monitors.

4

Preferred

Experience with Control/M for z/OS or an equivalent job scheduler

2

Preferred

IBM zSecure

2

Preferred

Knowledge of IDz, Eclipse for Mainframe

2

Preferred

Experience with Mainframe Change Control products (BMC ISPW or equivalent)

2

Preferred

Experience with Rocket's Shadow or Rocket DV

2

Preferred

Experience with z/OSMF or willingness to become z/OSMF subject matter expert for the team.

2

Preferred

IBM zSecure

2

Preferred

Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, TEAMS, Microsoft Project, Word, Visio, Excel and PowerPoint

. OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Work Hours: Candidate must be available to work 8 to 5 Central Standard Time Alternative work hours must be pre-approved by the Direct Supervisor

CANDIDATE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be able to:

work with Team Members, Business Customers, Section Managers, in a professional and collaborative manner to define strategies, implementation approaches and provide creative solutions to complex problems.

create well-designed, documented, and tested software solutions that meet strict availability, concurrency, and low latency requirements.

identify and address product bugs, deficiencies, and performance bottlenecks in a timely manner.

develop processes and procedures for Mainframe Services.

stay abreast of current technologies, industry standards and best practices

be productive working independently or in a team environment (both local and remote) with minimal supervision.\

Must possess:

knowledge of mainframe software installation techniques and methodologies

a solid understanding of mainframe technologies

strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

strong problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task with readiness to put in extra effort when necessary

the willingness to learn.

Must perform other related work as assigned

RATE: $70 Per/Hr

Dice Id : 10117295
Position Id : 2022-153
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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