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IBM Z/OS Mainframe Specialist

Job Description

IBM Z/OS Mainframe Specialist
  • M/F Software upgrades: planning, installation, configuration and deployment - including a mix of z/OS, CICS TS, DB2, WMQ, z/VM, and ISV software.
  • M/F Software problem determination and resolution (in liaison with software vendors).
  • M/F Hardware (processors, DASD, etc.) upgrades: planning, associated software maintenance, configuration, and deployment
  • M/F Hardware and IO configuration.
  • M/F software evaluation.
  • M/F network configuration: SNA and TCP/IP.
  • Disaster Recovery - Also participated in system recovery on a numerous DR Tests using SUNGARD. After the move to IBM zCloud, planned and conducted recovery of .
  • Automation - developed F/E z/OS systems automation, provided consultancy on B/E z/OS system automation.
  • Comprehensive documentation related to the including an inventory of M/F software.
  • Support for all outage slots; since - Operators in 2017 this has included doing all M/F system shutdown and restart

You should be comfortable offering Technical advice across a range of projects
- PCI compliance (helped develop application to encrypt/decrypt card data and associated audit trail)
- M/F Storage Management
- MQ for z/OS
- z/OS and CICS Performance analysis and system tuning
- M/F Security (RACF, crypto, etc.)
- SUPRA-DB2 project
- zLinux guest build
- zLinux 'native' system build
- Teradata upgrades
- SSL/TLS and AT-TLS connectivity

You do not need to have all of the above requirements but a generally strong understanding of the environment will be sufficient.

Please feel free to apply if you have a collection of the above requirements, you must be UK based and do not require a work Visa.