Senior Mainframe Z/Os Systems Programmer

Dedicated Tech Services, Inc. Columbus , OH 43215

Posted 2 months ago

Dedicated Tech Services, Inc. (DTS) is an award-winning IT consulting firm based in Columbus, OH. We now have an opening for Senior Mainframe z/OS Systems Programmer in Columbus, Ohio.

US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Direct applicants only, no corp-to-corp candidates, third parties, or agencies, please.

This is a right-to-hire position with our client.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Stable work history
  • Extensive experience working with z/OS, JES2, SMP/E, TSO, VTAM, and TCP/IP for major program product installations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical training
  • Minimum of five years in a corporate work environment
  • z/OS
  • RMF
  • SMP/E
  • WLM
  • IBM Utilities
  • JES2
  • TCP/IP
  • VTAM
  • OMVS
  • REXX
  • Mainframe DASD management
  • Tape management systems
  • Virtual tape management systems
  • Must be able to work remotely initially and then work on site, in person, at the client location in Columbus, OH. We prefer candidates who are local to Ohio.
  • MS Office and other Windows applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a group and individually
  • Ability to shuffle priorities in response to a changing workload
  • Ability to keep up with changing technology
  • Reliable, honest, and technically inclined

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • VPS
  • XPAF
  • $AVRS
  • GTF traces
  • VSAM
  • SKLM
  • RACF
  • ASG-ViewDirect
  • ASG-ValiDate
  • Compuware products
  • ESAi (BCV5) product
  • CICS 4+
  • DB2 V11+
  • SAE
  • Active Directory
  • Shell scripting
  • Omegamon (XE for CICS, zOS, DB2PE)

Job Description:

We are hiring a Senior Mainframe z/OS Systems Programmer to work for DTS as our direct, full-time W2 salaried or hourly employee for our client. You will Assist our client in the daily operation of its z/OS Mainframe environment for a 6-12 month minimum contract (renewable for up to 4 years). You will:

  • Provide support of the IBM mainframe computer system and related software and subsystems
  • Work on major program product installations
  • Maintain z/OS Operating System including SMP/E, IODF, performance tuning (SMF) and capacity planning.
  • Maintain Operating Systems releases to the acceptable industry standard level.
  • Maintain Mainframe Network including but not limited to TCP/IP, VTAM.
  • Maintain all 3rd party products including but not limited to Allen Systems Group (ZARA, ZACK, LCM, ViewDirect, ValiDate, JobScan), Compuware (xpeditor, Strobe), Vanguard, Stonebranch (Universal Controller), Fischer (IOF), NewEra (SAE), MacKinney, Xerox (XPAF) , BCV5,$AVRS, LRS, etc.
  • Analyze capacity of all Mainframe systems and make recommendations for capacity improvements.
  • Diagnose issues related to Mainframe and works with IBM and others to resolve them.
  • Monitor and resolve performance problems related to mainframes.
  • Administer Mainframe IBM DASD Storage Arrays.
  • Other duties as required

Why DTS?

We’re growing, and we need great people to grow with us! Simply put, we’re enabled to hire the best. Our Project Delivery, Enterprise Support, Information Security, and Development Services practices are led by DTS consultants who help select our employees and then guide them. What’s in it for you? A collaborative, supportive environment where high standards, quality, and excellence are the norm.

Why Columbus?

It has an exciting Information Technology market, a reasonable cost of living, a low unemployment rate, and a strong quality of life! It’s the 14th-largest city in the United States and is home to fifteen (15) Fortune 1000 companies which are all very dependent on IT.

Our Vision:

By building a clear sense of purpose and strong relationships within Dedicated Tech Services, the staff and leadership team can then aspire to be the technology service provider whose quality services set the standard by which others are measured and that our clients ask for by name.

Our Benefits:

In addition to the opportunity to work for a caring and supportive company, DTS offers health, vision, and dental insurance, a 401K plan, bonus options, and more! Please visit our web site for more information:

Dedicated Tech Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Senior Mainframe Z/Os Systems Programmer

Dedicated Tech Services, Inc.