Description CICS Systems Engineer Duties and Responsibilities Administer a large CICS Production and Test environment (Sysplex mainframe environment) Administer 3rd-party systems software, including CICS system utilities, along with application software development libraries (COBOL, JCL, PROC's, PARM's, copybooks) Develop, design, maintain, test, document and deploy CICS systems-level and application software features and changes Create new or modify existing CICS regions in support of new applications or CICS architecture re-engineering initiatives Provide problem resolution, including diagnosis and root-cause analysis of CICS application software problems, configuration, and/or software-related problems. Many times working directly with the application teams Install and maintain installation and maintenance of CICS software (Including CPSM support) and third party vendor software to maintain a reliable and stable infrastructure 24 x 7 Oncall support for CICS Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree 3 years of hands-on experience performing CICS installations, maintenance and migrations; experience troubleshooting same Support SYSPLEX/CICSPLEX environment CICS performance-tuning background ability to proactively monitor and adjust CICS performance and utilization Problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills within a complex, fast-paced environment Ability to find and remediate CICS application interdependencies Experience upgrading CICS/TS regions to newer releases Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (excellent written/oral command of English); able to work effectively as a member of a team Preevious experience in the following: z/OS/MVS, JES3, VTAM, RACF, TSO/ISPF, RMM and other IBM and 3rd-party vendor mainframe software Understanding IP Port Sharing Desireable: Ability to program in Assembler, REXX, and COBOL Knowledge of Unix Systems Services (USS) Position Comments (Visible to all users): Will this be temp to perm? Yes How many years of experience are you looking for?
At least 2 years Is financial experience a must? No Degree required/type?No What are the top 3 skills that you'll be looking? CICS , CPSM , Sysplex Region:
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