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Mainframe Developer
Ref No.: 18-55123
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 08/02/2018
Mainframe Developer
Plano, TX
Fulltime Permanent


Job Description:
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.