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Mainframe Developer
Ref No.: 18-48512
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/11/2018
Mainframes    
Hands on experience on Cobol, DB2, JCL, ESP, Endeavor, SAS, Ezt    Mainframes Technical Consultant / Mainframes Developer    - 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. 

 
Qualifications: 
 • 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 Scriptiing, etc
• Experience working with various verticals (i.e. financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare,  technology) 
 - Familiarity with supporting J2EE applications that use WebSphere and Apache Webserver.