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Your Role and Responsibilities
As Mainframe zOS System Programmer, you are responsible to provide technical support with high degree of Customer Happiness by meeting Service Level Agreements (SLA) and process compliance. You will perform business impact analysis and risk assessments to reduce the likelihood of significant service outage or disasters.
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Adopt the given technology to meet the drift of customer and business requirements
Act as support and domain expert for z/OS operating system and system components; provide direct technical support as needed in the planning, coordination, installation, implementation and testing of releases, upgrades, or changes to z/OS operating system, network, and component software
Primary support for assigned ISV products along with diagnose z/OS platform system and product issues and follow up with root cause analysis
Analyze performance issues while providing technical consultation and inquiries from the other IT technical teams
Support for new product installation and evaluation as needed
Act as the technical lead on internal team projects or participate on project teams that impact the z/OS platform
Participate in Disaster Recovery planning and tests as scheduled
Assume personal responsibility for resolving problems in most effective way possible within SLA reaching root cause and preventing problems
Lead daily Operations meetings provided there are no P1 incidents running
Aid with identifying problem management trends
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
7+ years of experience in zOS System Administration environment with work management, user management, journal management and performance management
Demonstrable skills in zOS systems programming
Validated knowledge in the following technologies: z/OS, Unix System Services, SMP/E, REXX, Java, VSAM, Third party products
Proven experience in providing support for ISV products
Proficient in technologies like P2V, V2V and P2P migrations
Ability to Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes and demonstrated ability on BRMS, Tape management, ATL/VTL for Tape Libraries
Can act as the technical lead on internal team projects or participate on project teams that impact the z/OS platform
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Proficient in working with high availability environment along with alignment to process (ITIL)
You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications
You must be willing an able to perform job duties in Poughkeepsie, NY.
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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