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JOB TITLE:

IMS Z/OS Database Consultant

JOB TYPE:

JOB SKILLS:

JOB LOCATION:

Columbus, OH United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Role: IMS Z/OS Database

Location: Columbus, OH (100% Remote) Contractor has to pick up equipment in Columbus, OH if hired?

Duration: Long term

Direct client

 

Job Details:

• Expert knowledge of IMS Database

• Knowledge of database physical and logical design principals

• Able to manage and deploy application database modifications

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Prefer someone that has experience with IMS and DB2

• Ability to self-direct and prioritize.

 

Provides technical leadership and guidance to the mainframe IMS application teams and collaborate with the Mainframe Systems teams to ensure the applications are highly available. Provide DBA maintenance and development support of application databases in all environments (development, acceptance, and production). Work will involve highly advanced (senior-level) systems administration in support of agency mainframe applications and supporting infrastructure, and coordination of day-to-day system administration functions. As the DBA, you will conduct performance monitoring and tuning activities, backup and recovery as well as troubleshooting applications on IMS databases.

• Routine system administration functions to include security administration support, performance monitoring, security monitoring, and maintenance.

• Work includes supporting production control processes, overseeing and coordinating mainframe operations in the State's Consolidated Data Center Services (DCS), and working with the Network Administration, Customer Support and Applications Development &Support teams to provide support necessary for day-to-day mainframe operations.

• The Worker will apply their expert knowledge and experience as a Mainframe Application IMS Database Administrator to support both the needs of the Legacy Systems as well as those for the Mainframe Transformation Team.

 

Skills and Qualifications

• Administer mainframe application IMS databases.

• As the DBA, you will conduct performance monitoring and tuning activities, backup and recovery as well as troubleshooting applications on IMS databases.

• Proficient with using DBRC/RECONS and List reports

• Experience with selecting points in time to do valid recoveries and performing actual database recoveries.

• Knowledgeable of IBM IMS utilities and familiar with vendor utilities.

• Create, modify and maintain IMS database descriptions.

• Add, remove and re-org database records as needed.

• Monitor and maintain IMS database performance.

• Application support issues that involve IMS databases.

• Assist application programmers on DBRC issues in the test environment

• Research and resolve DBRC related abends in the production environment

• Refresh Dev/Test databases with prod backup images as requested.

• Maintain and troubleshoot mainframe mail and print systems.

• Maintain Mainframe Operating Systems Administration.

• Setup and maintain process for account creation, user access profiles and generate account access review reports.

• Coordinate testing of mainframe software upgrades and Disaster Recovery plans with DCS vendor.

• Assist primary agency DCS contact with problem management and change management activities.

• Maintains knowledge of DCS vendor standards and reports agency system on-compliance to management.

• Coordinates the testing and deployment of mainframe software upgrades with DCS contractor.

• Reviews and tests mainframe disaster recovery plans with DC contractor.

• Maintain and provide technical support for Mainframe Production Control and Support Jobs and monthly Mainframe Job Scheduler.

• Support agency application development work by creating and maintaining procedures for use during application deployments; and creating and expanding application environments during development.

• Provide technical assistance to programmers and operations personnel for all problems and testing that involve mainframe operations.

• Provide after-hour support for nightly batch Mainframe schedule COBOL and JCL programs.

• database administration

• Working knowledge of BPXBATCH processing for remote executes

• Working knowledge of batch SFTP and FTPS

• Exchange software using mainframe datasets

• change data capture

• Experience with logically related application IMS databases

 

The individual will be responsible for day-to-day database maintenance such as creating backups, performing restores, monitoring file extent growth, scheduling reorganizations, creating and maintaining DR procedures and overall support of customer needs and requests.

• The successful candidate will be called upon to perform a variety of database optimizations that will include general reporting and analysis of the efficiency of the database configuration and periodic review of database performance.

• Expertise and work efforts will focus on the development and support and/or the customization of new services and support efforts.

• The successful candidate will perform mainframe database software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support our customers' IMS environments.

• The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutions of database problems.

• System programming knowledge of multiple DBMS's is a bonus.

• The individual will need to participate in on-call responsibilities.

 

Skills

• 7 yrs Required Experience with z/OS Systems platform

• 5 yrs Required Experience with mainframe application IMS database administration

• 5 yrs Required Experience with DBRC

• 7 yrs Required Experience in basic z/OS utilities: TSO, SYSVIEW and/or ISPF, Basic IBM utilities IDCAMS, IEBGENER, SDSF, JSF

• 5 yrs Required Experience with Batch and CICS Cobol, IMS programming and problem resolution

• 5 yrs Required Experience developing and troubleshooting complex JCL

• 5 yrs Required Experience with JCL, CICS, VSAM, and TSO

• 5 yrs Required Working knowledge of Top Secret setup, administration, and reporting

• 2 yrs Required Experience writing, analyzing, and debugging REXX programs in a z/OS environment

• 2 yrs Required Experience maintaining mainframe printer assignments, including working knowledge of IPPrintway

• 2 yrs Required Experience with IMS HAL databases

 

 

Position Details

POSTED:

Nov 28, 2022

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SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S1658260847835603

LOCATION:

United States

CITY:

Columbus, OH

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style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">Provides technical leadership and guidance to the mainframe IMS application teams and collaborate with the Mainframe Systems teams to ensure the applications are highly available. Provide DBA maintenance and development support of application databases in all environments (development, acceptance, and production). Work will involve highly advanced (senior-level) systems administration in support of agency mainframe applications and supporting infrastructure, and coordination of day-to-day system administration functions. As the DBA, you will conduct performance monitoring and tuning activities, backup and recovery as well as troubleshooting applications on IMS databases.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Routine system administration functions to include security administration support, performance monitoring, security monitoring, and maintenance.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Work includes supporting production control processes, overseeing and coordinating mainframe operations in the State's Consolidated Data Center Services (DCS), and working with the Network Administration, Customer Support and Applications Development &Support teams to provide support necessary for day-to-day mainframe operations.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• The Worker will apply their expert knowledge and experience as a Mainframe Application IMS Database Administrator to support both the needs of the Legacy Systems as well as those for the Mainframe Transformation Team.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">Skills and Qualifications</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Administer mainframe application IMS databases.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• As the DBA, you will conduct performance monitoring and tuning activities, backup and recovery as well as troubleshooting applications on IMS databases.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Proficient with using DBRC/RECONS and List reports</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Experience with selecting points in time to do valid recoveries and performing actual database recoveries.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Knowledgeable of IBM IMS utilities and familiar with vendor utilities.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Create, modify and maintain IMS database descriptions.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Add, remove and re-org database records as needed.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Monitor and maintain IMS database performance.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Application support issues that involve IMS databases.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Assist application programmers on DBRC issues in the test environment</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Research and resolve DBRC related abends in the production environment</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Refresh Dev/Test databases with prod backup images as requested.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Maintain and troubleshoot mainframe mail and print systems.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Maintain Mainframe Operating Systems Administration.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Setup and maintain process for account creation, user access profiles and generate account access review reports.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Coordinate testing of mainframe software upgrades and Disaster Recovery plans with DCS vendor.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Assist primary agency DCS contact with problem management and change management activities.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Maintains knowledge of DCS vendor standards and reports agency system on-compliance to management.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Coordinates the testing and deployment of mainframe software upgrades with DCS contractor.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Reviews and tests mainframe disaster recovery plans with DC contractor.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Maintain and provide technical support for Mainframe Production Control and Support Jobs and monthly Mainframe Job Scheduler.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Support agency application development work by creating and maintaining procedures for use during application deployments; and creating and expanding application environments during development.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Provide technical assistance to programmers and operations personnel for all problems and testing that involve mainframe operations.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Provide after-hour support for nightly batch Mainframe schedule COBOL and JCL programs.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• database administration</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Working knowledge of BPXBATCH processing for remote executes</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Working knowledge of batch SFTP and FTPS</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Exchange software using mainframe datasets</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• change data capture</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Experience with logically related application IMS databases</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">The individual will be responsible for day-to-day database maintenance such as creating backups, performing restores, monitoring file extent growth, scheduling reorganizations, creating and maintaining DR procedures and overall support of customer needs and requests.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• The successful candidate will be called upon to perform a variety of database optimizations that will include general reporting and analysis of the efficiency of the database configuration and periodic review of database performance.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• Expertise and work efforts will focus on the development and support and/or the customization of new services and support efforts.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• The successful candidate will perform mainframe database software upgrades coupled with administration and tuning to support our customers' IMS environments.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• The individual will need to work with vendor personnel to achieve timely solutions of database problems.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• System programming knowledge of multiple DBMS's is a bonus.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• The individual will need to participate in on-call responsibilities.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">Skills</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 7 yrs Required Experience with z/OS Systems platform</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 5 yrs Required Experience with mainframe application IMS database administration</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 5 yrs Required Experience with DBRC</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 7 yrs Required Experience in basic z/OS utilities: TSO, SYSVIEW and/or ISPF, Basic IBM utilities IDCAMS, IEBGENER, SDSF, JSF</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 5 yrs Required Experience with Batch and CICS Cobol, IMS programming and problem resolution</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 5 yrs Required Experience developing and troubleshooting complex JCL</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 5 yrs Required Experience with JCL, CICS, VSAM, and TSO</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 5 yrs Required Working knowledge of Top Secret setup, administration, and reporting</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 2 yrs Required Experience writing, analyzing, and debugging REXX programs in a z/OS environment</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 2 yrs Required Experience maintaining mainframe printer assignments, including working knowledge of IPPrintway</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="color:#4472c4">• 2 yrs Required Experience with IMS HAL databases</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:start"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-thickness:initial"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial"> </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>


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