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Systems Engineer - 17-02227
Ref No.: 17-02227
Location: Brookfield, Wisconsin
Position Type:Contract
Our client's Wealth Management team is seeking a CICS Systems Programmer with a working knowledge of CICSPlex/SM architecture, support, and administration.
As a core member of the Middleware group, the CICS Systems Programmer will be responsible for the installation, administration, and maintenance of CICS software components, MQ z/OS, and 3rd party software.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Perform all functions related to CICS
    • Administration
    • Monitoring
    • Troubleshooting and problem determination
    • Configuration, installation, and patching of software components
    • Performance tuning
  • Install and administer MQ z/OS
  • Install and administer 3rd party software
  • Work with software vendors for system support and problem resolution
  • Coordination with other teams for installation of patches or other support related issues
  • Provide 24x7 on-call technical support (on rotation)
  • Participate in business continuance planning, testing, and execution
Qualifications:
  • Candidate should have at least 3 years' experience supporting CICSPlex/SM and MQ z/OS
  • Must be proficient with SMP/E and z/OS system utilities
  • Strong performance tuning background and ability to make real-time adjustments
  • Experience with BMC MainView and AutoOperator a plus
  • Experience with various connectivity protocols (MRO, VTAM/GR, IPIC, HTTP/SSL, z/OS Sockets)
  • Experience with Assembler, Cobol, and REXX a plus
  • Experience with CICS trace facilities and IPCS a plus
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, highly complex environment
  • Ability to work under pressure to resolve complex system problems in a timely fashion