As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!
Your Role and Responsibilities
The mainframe Mainframe Specialist will fulfill the following role:
Functional knowledge, use of z/OS components and detailed knowledge of support products such as tape management, scheduling, security, monitoring systems, etc.
Backup and recovery processes and tools
Analyzing customer developed programs, batch files, job control scripts, file deliveries and database content
Supporting the software development, testing, and implementation phases for Mainframe applications
Use a variety of programming languages, scripting languages such as Cobol, JCL, TSO/ISPF, MQ
Provides rotational 24*7 on call support for production environments.
Off Hours Support as required
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
experience writing and maintaining JCL version V2R2/V2R3
experience in Controlling Job and Step Processing, Running and Debugging JCL
experience with IBM DB2 Administration Tools
experience utilizing various IBM z/OS mainframe utilities
experience with IBM mainframe disaster recovery planning and implementation
experience administering and providing technical support for IBM z/OS V2R2/V2R3 or above
Mainframe systems support using REXX, JCL, TSO, ISPF
Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position
Ability to interpret/analyze code and application logs in order to troubleshoot errors
Problem solver, customer oriented
Ability to analyze, synthesize and make decisions under SLAs
Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities
Strong communication skills
Negotiation skills, diplomatic
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Technical description of the application cluster:
Platforms: z/os DB2, IMS
Programming Languages: Cobol, JCL
Nice to have:
ITIL V3 certification
HP Business Service Manager experience
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