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Mainframe CICS
Ref No.: 17-09267
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Immediate need for a Mainframe CICS with experience in the IT Industry. This is a 6+ month’s contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Springfield, MA. Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-09267
 Key Responsibilities/ Key Requirements and Technology Experience:  
  • Fundamental knowledge of MVS and z/OS architecture
  • Extended length experience in programming IBM z/OS operating system
  • Hands on experience in building z/OS LPARs and doing SMP/E maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of IBM Catalogs and MVS fundamentals/ systems utilities
  • Knowledge of MVS components such as VTAM, TCPIP, ACF2; NETVIEW and GDPS
  • General knowledge of z/VM and Unix platforms such as OMVS, zLinux and others
  • SMP/E installation experience in installing IBM PTFs; Capacity to review APARS
  • Installation and maintenance of ISV products, knowledge of REXX, experience with RMF, and knowledge of SMF Record types
  • Knowledge and experience in manipulating parameters in MVS SYS1.PARMLIB dataset
  • Problem resolution skills and corrective action in resolving incidents as per SLAs.
  • Knowledge of mainframe monitoring products (RMF, OMEGAMON) and interpretation
  • Fundamental knowledge of IBM DFSMS environment (/DFHSM /DFSORT /DFRMM /DFDSS /DFSMS (Client Language) /ICKDSF
  • Fundamental knowledge of HCD (Hardware Configuration Definition (manager)) both Batch jobs and ISPF Dialogs
  • Capacity to support a Disaster Recovery environment which is IBM (GDPS) or non-IBM(GDPR)
  • Performance Measurement and tuning skills & the development of (performance measurement) operational procedures
  • Experience with system indicators (logs, dumps, error) logs for pro-active management of system problems
  • Installation and maintenance of ISV products - OPS/MVS, CA-1, CA-7, CA-11, ACF2 Suite, CA Common Services, CASpool, Easytrieve, Compuware Enterprise Common Components, Strobe, Xpediter/TSO, FileAid, Abendaid / Batch, Xpediter Code Coverage, DevEnterprise, Workbench, MXG, NetView
Our client is a leading IT Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.