Senior Mainframe Technical Consultant

///Senior Mainframe Technical Consultant

Senior Mainframe Technical Consultant

MANAGED SERVICES CAREERS


Senior Mainframe Technical Consultant

(aka Senior Systems Programmer)
 
If you are interested in this position, please submit (email) your resume and cover-letter to jobs-IT@cover-all.ca
 

Company Description:

Cover-All is a Managed Services Provider (MSP) delivering cost effective solutions for Managed IT, Cloud, Co-Location, and Professional Services.

Our Clients tell us that working with Cover-All is like working with their own in-house IT department where they know and trust the people.

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Job Description:

Senior Mainframe Technical Consultant (aka Senior Systems Programmer) specializing in z/OS, z/VM, and z/Linux operating systems with a focus on z/OS.

Roles & Responsibilities:

This role is in support of various clients (in-house and remote) working in a team environment.

The scope of this role includes responsibility for the planning, installation, customization, maintenance, and support of z/OS, z/VM and z/Linux operating systems including associated IBM and ISV program products.

The incumbent will take on a senior role within the team ensuring co-ordination with the client and other Cover-All departments regarding:

  • Operating system upgrades (z/OS, z/VM, z/Linux).
  • IBM program product upgrades.
  • ISV product upgrades.
  • Hardware refresh including but not limited to:
    • CPU, Disk, Tape.

This role could be demanding at times given the responsibility of supporting multiple clients on multiple hardware platforms, and multiple operating system levels. It requires a deep understanding of how the various operating systems function and interact with the other mainframe components. This is key for designing, maintaining and performing problem identification and resolution.

Required Skills:

  • The ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of the z/OS operating system.
  • The ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of DB2 for z/OS.
  • The ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of CICS.
  • z/VM installation and customization experience would be an asset.
  • z/Linux installation and customization experience would be an asset.
  • IMS installation and customization experience would be an asset.
  • Experience in the installation and customization of ISV products would be an asset.
  • Performance and capacity planning experience would be an asset.
  • Very good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicates critical information to management, Service Desk, Operations, and Clients as necessary.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility.

Education & Training:

  • University Degree or IT Diploma with 5+ years working experience.
  • Training and/or experience with:
    • z/OS, DB2, IMS, CICS, SMP/E.
By | 2019-09-03T15:44:04+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: Managed Services Careers|0 Comments
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