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Mainframes Developer
Ref No.: 18-47793
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 07/09/2018
Role: Mainframes Technical Consultant / Mainframes Developer
Location: Plano, TX
Fulltime/ Permanent Employment

Roles & Responsibilities
- Evaluates, plans, installs and maintains the z/OS and z/VM Operating systems and related software products.
- Develops operational standards; may coordinate the conversion of existing systems to enable exploitation or coexistence with new computer hardware an/or software
- Strong in COBOL, DB2, JCLs
- Follow established processes and improve process/procedures to meet new application needs in various areas maintain standards, monitoring, patch management and developing automation tools.
- Mentor onsite and offsite team members to support various applications across multiple countries.
· Develop integration guiding principles, reference architectures, technology landscapes, standards, best practices and roadmaps that support business priorities
· Understand the existing Business works framework and educate the team on the existing features
· Plan to be part of production issues troubleshoot to have the correct RCAs. Also, troubleshoot issues for error handling and logging.
· Work with architecture team to understand the functional requirements and provide technical solutions to implement functional requirements.
· Provides training for system products and procedures.
. Troubleshoots problems.

· More than 10 years of experience in production support along with software development or software integration projects
- 5 years' experience with Mainframe Operating Systems, very familiar with z/OS structure, flow, parameters, and security15 years' experience with installing, using SMP/e and performing capacity planning for Mainframe z/OS and associated products
· A minimum of 5 years of experience working with customers directly.
- Strong analytical, trouble shooting and problem solving skills; ability to provide hands-on technical support and analysis
· Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
· Passionate about learning new technologies

Nice to have:
· Exposure to support process.
· Management consulting experience
- Experience on Mainframes, MQ series, Java, J2EE, Unix Scripting, etc.
· Experience working with various verticals (i.e. financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare, technology)
- Familiarity with supporting J2EE applications that use Web Sphere and Apache Webserver.

Technical/Functional Skills
Hands on experience on Cobol, DB2, JCL, ESP, Endeavor, SAS, Easytrieve