IDMS System Programmer

Mainframe, IDMS
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Negotiable
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Scope of Task The objective of this task is to provide IDMS systems programming support for SSA integration, training, acceptance, and production life cycles. The infrastructure that must be maintained includes: the installation and maintenance of software packages such as CA-Unicenter, Omegamon and QMF; over 50 IDMS CVs across four life cycle environments, the installation and maintenance of over 10 vendor software packages In support of the task, the contractor shall perform activities such as those described in the sub-tasks below. Sub-Task 1:    IDMS Software Development and Maintenance Purpose: Maintain, test, document, and deploy IDMS system level software features and changes. Activities: The following activities shall be performed in accordance with SSA standards, which will be provided by SSA, for building IDMS CVs and adhering to life cycle and change control procedures:

  • Analyze requirements.
  • Develop detailed procedure documents for installation, maintenance and testing.
  • Install, test, and maintain IDMS system software.
  • Meet with fellow SSA management and staffs to develop requirements.
  • Manage the life cycle.
  • Coordinate software changes.

 Deliverables:

  • The contractor shall submit status reports on development efforts to the Task Manager via email on a weekly basis.      
  • The contractor shall submit procedures and plans to the Task Manager via email within 5-8 working days of completion of requirements analysis.
  • The contractor shall brief SSA Task Manager via email of all change/installation plans within 2 -3 working days of schedule development.

 Sub-Task 2: Create New or Modify Existing IDMS Architectures   Purpose: Create new or modify existing IDMS CVs, in support of new SSA applications or database architecture re-engineering initiatives.   Activities: The following activities shall be performed in accordance with SSA standards, which will be provided by SSA, for building IDMS CVs, and adhering to life cycle and change control procedures:

  • Create new CVs Subsystems for Integration, Training, Acceptance, and Production life cycles.
  • Upon Task Manager approval, complete appropriate change management documentation such as specific forms and SSA Change Asset and Problem Reporting System (CAPRS).
  • Update appropriate IDMS configuration documentation to reflect changes to the architecture.
  • Communicate and work with application developers and software testers to ensure all IDMS resources are identified and defined appropriately.

 Deliverables:

  • OESAE will develop the proposed schedule for creation of new CVs and subsystems; which shall be coordinated with the appropriate SSA management and staffs. The contractor shall submit status reports to the Task Manager via email on a weekly basis.
  • Drafts of documentation shall be submitted to the appropriate SSA management and staffs via email usually within 2 -3 days of completion.
  • The contractor shall advise the SSA Task Manager of all requests for changes using CAPRS within 1 day of receipt of request.

 Sub-Task 3: Problem Management and Production Support Purpose: Problem resolution. Activities:

  • Customize commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) monitoring software to monitor the

IDMS production environment for problems.  

  • Inform SSA Management and Staffs of problems and subsequent resolutions.

All problems/ system issues are expected to be worked on until the problem is resolved, even if it requires staying extended periods of time or outside normal business hours. Deliverables:

  • The contractor shall submit documentation of any external customization of COTS monitoring software to the Task Manager via email usually within 2 -3 days of completion. Customization configuration will be determined by the Managers and staffs; software will be provided by SSA.
  • Using CAPRS, document problem resolutions including full root cause within 2 working days of problem resolution.

 Sub-Task 4: Software Installation and Maintenance Purpose:   Install and maintain IDMS software and third party vendor products. Activities:

  • Install IDMS software and third party vendor software using System Modification Product/Extended (SMP/E) across SSA System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Maintain IDMS system software and third party vendor software using SMP/E across SSA SDLC.
  • Update configuration documentation reflecting new software versions.
  • Research compatibility between IDMS and third party vendor software.
  • Research compatibility between z/OS, Top Secret, Application software in relationship to IDMS and third party vendor products.
  • Establish and document test plan.
  • Coordinate test activities with application development staff and external partners.
  • Document changes using SSA Change Management System (CMS).
  • Communicate and coordinate software upgrades with the Task Manager.  

 Deliverables:

  • The contractor shall submit documentation of any external customization of COTS monitoring software to the Task Manager via email usually within 2 -3 days of completion. Customization configuration will be determined by the Managers and staffs; software will be provided by SSA.
  • Using CAPRS, document problem resolutions including full root cause within 2 working days of problem resolution.

Qualifications:

10+ years of task-related experience Mainframe IDMS experience Problem determination skills Mainframe IDMS experience

 

Please share resume on ashish.patel@mitajacorp.com or call on 561 314 1978

Posted By

Ashish Patel

Dice Id : 90906787
Position Id : 799183
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