Mainframe System admin\ programmer
Location: Dearborn, MI (remote)
Pay Rate: $56/Hr (C2C)
Good Knowledge in mainframe hardware and associated peripherals, zOS , JES2 , TSO ISPF, DFSMS ,VTAM, SMPE, UserMods, RACF, HMC, HCD, and VTAM and commands.
Strong knowledge in RACF .
Strong knowledge in IBM/ISV Utilities, Tools from BMC , CA etc.
Experience in DASD storage management and tools DFHSM, AVRS and dispatch tools Strong knowledge in REXX, CLIST, JCL , OMVS.
Experience in designing, developing, installing, configuring, and maintaining enterprise operating and infrastructure systems on z/OS /mainframe.
(e.g. OS upgrades and patches, database management systems, application integration & communications, storage, etc.) as well as installed third-party systems components to ensure reliability in accordance with user needs and technical specifications.
Recognizes and troubleshoots problems with hardware and operating systems and assigned third-party software running on an IBM Mainframe.
5+ years of experience in providing Mainframe Administration in an enterprise environment.
At least 5+ years working knowledge of internal working knowledge of z/OS and systems such as DB2, CICS, MQ, and CFs.
Validating correct performance of features supporting the Data Centers Parallel Sysplex.
Verifying the correct operation of z/OS operating system and subsystems.
Estimating and recommending the resource needs to support planned software/hardware upgrades.
Analyzing I/O configuration and subsystems considering the performance implication of the interactions of the component Functional knowledge, use of z/OS components and detailed knowledge of support products such as tape management, scheduling, security, monitoring systems, etc.
Monitoring and tuning of systems software.
Analyzing the Sysplex configuration for proper performance by studying appropriate RMF reports.
Backup and recovery processes and tools
Operating Systems Knowledge (Mainframe Skills) - z/OS, TSO/ISPF, ISMF, JCL, Catalogs, Utilities In-depth knowledge of various system and sub-system products: used to evaluate and implement Application security (i.e.: z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS, MQSeries, Omegamon, JES2, CA7/CA 11 etc z/OS System and Sub-System knowledge (i.e.: JCL, SDSF, JES2/3, FTP – Must be able to create/update/run Jobs in support of security changes and monitoring Extensive technical knowledge in JCL, JES, CICS, TSO, VTAM, SDSF & ISPF. Working knowledge of CA-View/CA-Deliver/WebViewer/