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Added Sep 12, 2022 Mainframe Systems Programmer (25017) Remote, Remote | Contract Apply

Job Description

Time to get to work! We're seeking a Mainframe Systems Programmer for a client in Central
Illinois for a long-term contract opportunity for the right person. If you're that
person, if you have the Mainframe Systems Programming expertise that we need, submit
your resume now!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts, combined with your technical expertise, equals career possibilities for you. So let's get to work!

The Z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer will be responsible for the analysis, development, modification, installation, testing and maintenance of mainframe operating systems software. This person needs to possess a strong understanding of mainframe systems programming and control languages. This can involve writing code, testing code for bugs and working with other developers to ensure all components of the mainframe function properly. Modifies and/or debugs vendor-supplied utilities and packages. Modify, install and prepares technical documentation for system software applications. Diagnoses and debugs software problems and performs problem resolution. Monitors systems capacity and performance, plans and is responsible for execution of disaster recovery procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Z/OS operation
  • Z/OS support including problem analysis and resolution
  • Provide technical support of the mainframe infrastructure to provide high quality customer service and meet SLA expectations.
  • Collaborate with other IT areas and serves as a technical resource and subject matter expert.
  • Significant involvement in upgrade of operating systems to new release
  • Significant involvement in upgrade of third-party software products to new releases
  • Contribute to research and development projects as required.
  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Must have 10 years of experience in mainframe technical support.
Working Knowledge Of:
  • Z/OS Operation
  • JES2 Operation and Internals
  • Z/OS Security (ACF2)
  • Z/OS Networking (VTAM, TCPIP)
  • Z/OS Scheduling, Automation (CA-7)
  • SMP/E Software
  • WorkLoad Manager
  • JCL
  • GRS
  • VSAM
  • TSO
  • 3rd Party Software (Broadcom including CA products, BMC products, etc.)
  • Assembler
  • Catalog Maintenance
  • Programming Skills:
  • System Exit Development and Support
  • Utility And Toolkit Skills
  • IDMS
  • SYNCSORT
  • RMM
Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

Colorado Pay Range:
20 - 125/per Hour