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Mainframe - Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05210
Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Mainframe Systems Engineer
West Chester, PA


Systems Engineer
In depth understanding of TSO/ISPF internals and commands; ability to maintain ISPF user modifications. Good Clist and Rexx exec coding skills.
Good working knowledge of z/OS concepts and facilities
Knowledgeable in MQ Performance and Tuning, software maintenance, resource definition and problem determination on the z/OS platform
Knowledgeable in CICS Performance and Tuning, dump analysis, Exits, Web Services, Security and resource definition.
Ability to manage and coordinate large scope projects, effectively train co-workers and participate in knowledge exchange outside of the team.

Serve as mainframe Subject Matter Expert (SME) in MQ and CICS system components
Support application developers in using MQ and CICS resources
Develops disaster recovery and contingency plans for MQ and CICS environments
Participates in infrastructure planning, providing insight into the future of their area(s) of technology. Maintains thorough understanding of current and future infrastructure.
Knowledge of one technology including its impact on other technologies.
Maintains an industry awareness of new developments in their area of expertise; learns and applies new and emerging concepts very quickly.
Forms productive networks with internal and external customers, the vendor community and peers in the industry.
Ensures proper documentation of complex technical systems to facilitate effective handover to operations.
Leads implementation efforts – leads the analysis of vendor proposals, formulates the complete project plan, establishes the critical path, coordinates teams, builds and conducts tests, and tracks project progress.

*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.