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Mainframe programmer

Raleigh, NORTH CAROLINA | Contract
Post Date: 12/16/20
Job ID: 20-01174
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Title: Mainframe Programmer
Location: Raleigh, NC
Duration: 4 months
 
Job Description:
 
The candidate will be allowed to work remotely until all staff return to site. At that point the candidate will be required to come onsite.
The candidate will need to come onsite the first day to collect equipment.
 
Description:
 
The candidate will be allowed to work remotely but will be expected to work onsite once staff return to site.
The candidate will need to come onsite the first day to collect equipment. Interviews for this position will be scheduled in January 2021.
 
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
 
  • Installing, customizing, maintaining, and supporting a variety of mainframe software using DIT standards and recommended best practices provided by the vendor
Using specialized software to monitor system performance, include making necessary adjustments to provide maximum performance of the system and system software
  • Analyzing problems reported by clients and internal staff and working with vendors and clients to determine solutions and establish corrective action plans Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
  • Knowledge of IBM z/OS product maintenance lifecycle
  • Experience with VTAM, TCIP/IP, NJE, EE, Mainframe print, OSA, and CTC configurations
  • Experience with various File Transfer Protocols and Mainframe configuration including encryption
  • Strong oral and written communication skills within a business and/or technical context to interact effectively with technical and non-technical personnel with a wide variety of technical resources
  • Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot problems and determine solutions and establish corrective action plans Demonstrated experience using:
  • Mainframe Print (LRS, VPS, and DRS, InfoPrint Server)
  • Mainframe Protocols (SFTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, openSSH, telnet/TN3270, etc...)
  • IBM Sterling Connect:Direct, TIbco Managed File Transfer
  • NetView
  • VISARA mainframe console concentrator
 
Required Skills:
 
  • Knowledge of IBM z/OS product maintenance lifecycle
  • Experience with VTAM, TCIP/IP, NJE, EE, Mainframe print, OSA, and CTC configurations
  • Experience with various File Transfer Protocols and Mainframe configuration including Encryption
  • Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot problems and determine solutions and establish corrective action plans
  • Experience with Mainframe Print (LRS, VPS, and DRS, InfoPrint Server)
  • Experience with Mainframe Protocols (SFTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, openSSH, telnet/TN3270)
  • Experience with IBM Sterling Connect: Direct, TIbco Managed File Transfer NetView