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Mainframe MQ Systems Programmer
Ref No.: 18-00396
Location: NYC, New York
  • Mainframe MQ Systems Programmer responsible for all phases of MQ engineering and MQ operation functions.
  • Candidate must be comfortable working with MQ in a 24x7 large scale environment (multi-queue managers, high volume, large number of applications) and must be able to support application developers in the use of MQ in batch and CICS environments.
  • Individual will also interface with the distributed MQ engineering and operations teams.
Skills required:-
  • Knowledgeable in MQ Performance & Tuning as well as MQ Monitoring-MQ resource definition
  • Ability to perform problem determination as well as interface with IBM Problem support group-Perform MQ software maintenance-SMP/E knowledge
  • Familiar with Disaster Recovery procedures & tests-Support in-house developed tools including wrapper for the MQI, enhanced CICS trigger monitor, and channel security exits.
  • Support performance and capacity planning including the development of performance and trending reports
  • Knowledge of Sysview for MQ, CA-Neumics Analyzer-Good oral/written communication skills
  • Understanding of zOS functions such as: APF, Linklist, LPA, VSAMSkills Desired:-Knowledge of MQ Data Sharing in a large Sysplex environment-Understanding of High Availability concepts
  • Familiarity with CICS TS V5
  • Knowledge of external security (RACF & CA-Top Secret) as related to MQ
  • Prior Application programming experience to support application staff-Knowledge of Cobol from an application point of view