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Mainframe implementation Lead
Ref No.: 17-24901
Location: Woodland Hills, California
Roles and responsibilities:

Must Have skills- Lead with Mainframe M2O4 experience

• Associate would be responsible to manage and analyze existing applications/software systems in scope for any technical issues, upgrade and implement new software, develop and document SOPs, manage SLA/OLA and publish performance report.
• Work as SME in Application support environment, providing guidance to the support team and take ownership to resolve issues
• Incident, problem and change management including implementation of workarounds and changes
• SLA Adherence for Operational KPIs and timely updates with finding about any issues impacting Operational SLA
• Delivery of high quality end-to-end service by ensuring successful roll-out, configuration, integration and testing of the operated applications, with applications managed by other teams
• Interface with different team and stake holders
• Timely escalation to 3rd Party vendors
• Manage service request fulfillment based on priority
• Evaluate and provide guidance to the team on application support, configuration and troubleshooting
• Communicate with counterpart of Customer to understand their concern and expectation as well as escalation handling
• Familiarity with DR
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, organization and planning skills
• Positive attitude and ability to work through obstacles and roadblocks
• Strong detail orientation, follow-through capabilities and escalation of key issues, superior analytical and problem solving skills

Technical questions with Answers (To be asked to the candidates)
Q: Advantages of using DB2 over VSAM
A: DB2 is useful when larger data shared by more than one entity. supports RDBMS

Q: Explain about Linkage Section
A: Linkage section used for receive the data from calling program for the called module

Q:SOC 4 ,SOC 7 ,S222
A: SOC4 -Array overflow,SOC7 - Data type mismatch,S222- Timeout abend


Q: SQL code errors (-805 , -811, -911)
A: -805 >Bind error,-811>Return more than one record,-911 > deadlock


Q: How to remove duplicate using SORT
A: SUM FIELDS=NONE,


Non-Technical questions with Answers (To be asked to the candidates)
Q: Describe some of SLAs & KPIs which are critical AVM scope.
A: MTTR, AA , Resolution/Response SLA for Priority (1-4) incidents

Q: Explain the difference between Problem Management and Incident Management
A:The objective of the Incident Management Lifecycle is to restore the service as quickly as possible to meet Service Level Agreements. The process is primarily aimed at the user level. Problem Management deals with solving the underlying cause of one or more incidents.