Work within our team, helping to build out, maintain and troubleshoot our z Server Online Transaction Management infrastructure which is comprised of IMS (TM/DB) & CICS both communicating to DB2.
Analyzes, develops, modifies, installs, tests and maintains complex operating systems software within their operating systems domain and moderately complex inter-domain requirements.
The Senior Systems Programmer is responsible for meeting business objectives by planning for and providing reliable, available and secure infrastructure systems. This includes effectively executing processes such as tactical and strategic planning and architecture planning, installation, configuration management, utilization, capacity management, vendor and customer relationship management and problem resolution.
Will serve as part of a team of engineers who collectively demonstrate technical competency & reliability in delivering mission critical infrastructure, and who continually ensure the highest levels of accessibility, optimization, and security. Qualified applicants will have strong analytical skills and at least five years of experience installing, maintaining, tuning and troubleshooting IMS and CICS platforms. DB2 experience is a major plus. Assembler and SAS coding skills are a major plus. PACBASE experience is also a plus.
Individuals at this level apply depth of skill to a progressively widening scope. They perform complex systems activities independently within both single domain and multiple domains. This position may require five to ten years of professional experience in the area of specialization. An equivalent combination of education and related experience may also serve to meet these requirements.
In order to build a balanced organization with complementary skills, positions in this job family vary in the depth of technical skills and the breadth of knowledge, skills and competencies beyond one technology domain.
A strong understanding of systems programming and control languages are required. Evaluates vendor-supplied systems software packages and makes recommendations to IT management. Performs complex configuration and installation of systems software and prepares technical documentation within their single domain and complex inter-domain configurations. Diagnoses, isolates and debugs complex systems software problems and performs problem resolution. Performs complex utilization, configuration, capacity and performance management tasks within their single domain and moderately complex inter-domain capacity and performance management tasks. Develops and executes disaster recovery procedures and provides Level II technical support for complex system issues. Extensively involved in the strategic, tactical and architectural planning process. The position can have significant impact on corporate finances as well as significant impact on customer duties.