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Developer Sr-z/OS
Ref No.: 18-00311
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/16/2018 to 02/28/2019
Primary duty involves design work, specifically designing a tailored solution in order to meet a specific client request. Frequently anticipates problems and analyzes ways to mitigate the risk. Articulates the business value and impact of advanced technical and non-technical information and understands when to escalate issues. Provides effective production support including accurate problem identification, ticket documentation and customer/vendor dialogue. Documents small-to medium-scale projects and delivers presentations with minimal supervision. Dissects complex situations and refocuses on critical technology tasks. Must have a high degree of technical expertise/professional mastery to recommend process improvements. Is often consulted by peers and seen as the informal leader on tactical problems. Provide Level 3/4 engineering support for the enterprise mainframe platform. Verify hardware/software requirements. Installation of software products. Recommendation of parameter changes. Mainframe storage analysis and reporting. Data analysis and tuning recommendations. Maintains current professional and technical skills. Keep abreast of current and emerging technologies, how they integrate and drive value.

The candidate must possess mature critical thinking skills and expert level troubleshooting abilities. The ability to perform daily tasks while also striving to improve process and technology is a must.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7-10 years of experience in Z/OS and sub systems programmin
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Subject Matter Expert in:
    • Core z/OS installation, configuration, and management
    • z/OS Performance troubleshooting
    • Parallel Sysplex / GDPS
    • z/OSMF
    • Mainframe Storage
    • Communication and Presentation Skills

Working Knowledge of:
  • z/OS Networking (CommServer)
  • z/OS Security (RACF)
  • Hardware (HCD, HCM)
  • CICS, DB2, MQ