Mainframe CICS - Specialist Systems Infrastructure Operations Analyst - 1905897
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: October 12, 2019
CAN WORK MOSTLY REMOTE BUT MUST BE COMMUTING DISTANCE TO COMPANY
OFFICE ( NY, NJ, LAKE MARY FLORIDA, NASHVILLE,
SPECIALIST SYSTEMS INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS ANALYST - MAINFRAME
TECHNOLOGY SERVICES GROUP (TSG) is the central infrastructure
services group with a proven track record of innovating to help
COMPANY and its customers have most reliable, nimble and
cost-effective solutions in the financial services market place.
COMPANY BXP technology is leading edge with industry first
PasS/IaaS fully integrated solution, combined with enterprise
standards for developers.
TSG is building next generation scalable, efficient data center as
a service using the latest innovation infrastructure. Building on
top of the cloud deployments in COMPANY, we are aggressively
automating and bridging the green field cloud with the existing
virtual computing environments. This next generation infrastructure
needs to be tied to building several internal SaaS offerings such
as Fax as a service, reporting as a service, file transfer as
service etc. The infrastructure team is building self-service and
low-touch infrastructure utilities that enable building the
internal SaaS offerings.
MAINFRAME SERVICES at COMPANY is at the very foundation of our
business. We're a dynamic and growing environment supporting many
of our Core Business Systems. The Mainframe team is responsible for
delivering highly resilient systems on the latest IBM hardware and
multi-vendor software. As a member of this team, you can be a part
of implementing technology driven by several significant investment
programs to move us to the next level of processing.
The SENIOR SPECIALIST INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS ANALYST role will
support and maintain the z/OS CICS Mainframe Software and CICS
Ancillary products. The CICS team supports various Mainframe
products from different vendors. Our team serves our client
operations teams, application support teams, and developers by
providing CICS Infrastructure Support. The team provides services
such as installation, migration and maintenance of CICS and related
tools and software. We provide on call support and perform proof of
concepts to on board new technologies. The candidate should have
strong problem solving skills, debugging, and technical knowledge
in the CICS family of products.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES TO INCLUDE:
* Supporting the CICS Software and related software and
* Supporting third party vendor software utilities and
* Problem and incident management, disaster recovery, sustained
resiliency, LOB testing events, and capacity planning requirements
* Day to day support for problem determination and resolution of
system software related to incident and problem tickets raised by
customer or other technical teams.
* Coordination of CICS related activities with other technical
teams like Storage, Security, MVSetc to satisfy the requirement of
* Support of highly available, Sysplexed CICS environments on
zSeries including CPSM.
* Installation, maintenance, and administration of CICS
* Managing deployments of maintenance releases and emergency
* Providing support on 24 x 7 x 365 basis and in multiple time
Sr. Specialist Infrastructure Operations Analyst- Designs,
implements, integrates, and provides full support for complex
software in a multi-tiered, multi-platform environment. Researches
and recommends the appropriate system software to meet corporate
standards and objectives for system performance. Identifies and
solves complex and critical systems related issues to meet the
objectives for the corporation. Provides input into platform
selection, version implementation, software product recommendation,
and usage of enhanced functionality. Assists with complex issues in
the installation, support, troubleshooting, and repair of data
center equipment. Implements, integrates and provides full support
for middleware software in a multi-tiered, multi-platform
environment. Collaborates and consults with application development
teams to determine middleware platform selection, efficient
transaction design, use and recovery procedures in line with
business requirements. Communicates with internal and external
system users to address concerns and make sure that technical
issues are dealt with appropriately. Manages ticket queues and
handles complex escalated issues. Analyzes repeat incident patterns
to identify opportunities for cost reduction and productivity
enhancements. Works with vendors to ensure efficient incident
resolution. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.
* Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or
equivalent work experience required.
* Eight to ten (8-10) years of related infrastructure
* CICS System Programmer experience with a minimum of four (4)
years of experience is preferred.
* Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a
* Ability to support SYSPLEX/CICSPLEX environment.
* Cobol and Assembler experience is a plus.
* Assembler experience is a plus.
* Application programming experience is a plus.
* Proficiency with all aspects of the z/OS operating system
including SMPE, TSO, VSAM file management, RLS and JCL and other
IBM and 3rd-party vendor mainframe software.
* Security Products ACF2, RACF, and Top Secret.
* Strong written and oral communication skills and will often be a
direct liaison with other IS development and infrastructure
Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer,
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