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CICS Systems Programmer
Ref No.: 18-10594
Location: New York, New York
Global financial firm in New York, NY has an immediate opening for a CICS Systems Programmer.

Job Description:
CICS Systems Programmer responsible for all CICS related functions with an emphasis on CICS performance related items. Candidate should be
knowledgeable on how to perform software upgrades and maintenance, CICS Performance & Tuning, CICS debugging & dump analysis, and
Application support.

Skills Required:
- Knowledge of all CICS parameters that control performance in a CICS MRO environment.
- Knowledge of CICS SMF record structure and the CICS Performance Analyzer tool to gather statistics necessary to tune CICS regions
- Experience with MRO environments as well as CICSPlex SM implementation & customization.
- Knowledge of the CICS resource definitions that pertain to CICS region performance
- Experienced with the CICS monitoring tools such as Omegamon/CICS and Sysview for CICS.
- Knowledge of Cobol to support application developers
- Ability to use the SAS language and CA-MICS to generate customized CICS performance reports
Additional desired skills:
- Assembler coding and knowledge of CICS Exits
- Web application support in a CICS TS V5.x environment
- Understanding of zOS facilities such as: APF, Linklist, VSAM, LPA, ...
- Good oral/written communication skills
- Good Project Management skills
- Knowledge of the CICS Interdependency Analyzer tool
- Working knowledge of the zOS & CICS Explorer
- Natural language & Adabas
- Prior Application programming experience a plus.