Job Title: Mainframe Z/OS Programmer
Location: Frisco, TX
Job Type: Fulltime
This Engineer role will have 8+ years’ experience in systems programming, and be responsible for z/OS and z/VM systems programming, design, configuration, and support of a large enterprise-class z Series mainframe environment in a leading financial services company.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Act as support and subject matter expert for z/OS and z/VM operating systems and system components; provide direct technical support as needed in the planning, coordination, installation, implementation and testing of releases, upgrades, or changes to z/OS operating system, network, and component software.
Primary support for assigned ISV products.
Support for CPU hardware including planning and coordination of microcode/firmware upgrades, troubleshooting efforts with the vendor and other hardware support such as IOGEN requests
24×7 on call 3rd-level support for an enterprise-wide z/OS platform systems and ISV products
Diagnose z/OS platform system and product issues and follow up with root cause analysis
Analyze performance issues
Support for technical consultation and inquiries from the other IT technical teams
Support for new product installation and evaluation as needed
Can act as the technical lead on internal team projects or participate on project teams that impact the z/OS platform
Participate in Disaster Recovery planning and tests as scheduled by Technical Continuity