Job summary:

Mainframe Administrator - Onsite Interview

Raleigh, NC, United States

Length and terms:
Long term - W2 or C2C

Position created on 11/05/2019 04:57 pm

Job description:

Interview Type: In person; reasonable expenses will be paid for onsite interview *** Very long term project; initial PO till 6/30/2020 with yearly extensions *** Onsite - No Remote ***

This position requires experience with large, complex z/OS mainframe environments and excellent problem-solving skills. Experience with z/OS, IOGEN, SMPE, OEM software products, LPAR support, Sysplex support,, and VTAM/TCPIP Comm Services is required.


  • 10 years of advance level Installing and configuring software running in z/OS environment
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced competency working in complex systems environments
  • Proficient project management skills and existing operating system software products 
  • Advanced experience in installing, configuring and supporting all z/OS Software and Hardware
  • Advanced experience in installing, configuring and supporting of a Sysplex environment.
  • Advanced experience installing, configuring and supporting z/OS communication Services .
  • Advanced experience installing, configuring and supporting RACF security services.
  • Advanced experience supporting ,EMC (or IBM) DASD and Virtual Tape, in addition to site to site replication
  • Effective communicator both written and orallyJob requirements:  
  • Experience working in a large MVS, JES2 mainframe environment 
  • Experience with IMS, DB2,  CICS, and  Assembler is a plus.
  • Perform storage administration and replications functions to support currently defined current recovery methodology.
  • Manage  EMC DASD and  EMC Virtual tape environment  
  • Maintain Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan
  • Install, support, maintain current version of z/OS, and OEM software services
  • Manage, support and remediate all z|OS hardware and software issues 
  • Support and maintain Communications Server providing VTAM-TCP/IP services
  • Maintain and monitor security settings to control access
  • Provide application programming support as requested
  • Navigate hardware and software vendors' technical support portal
  • Determine root cause of problem using diagnostics and recommend/implement preventative action
  • Design, implement, and support a multiple logical partitions (LPARs) environment
  • Perform analysis and make tuning recommendations to improve performance
  • Lead complex projects for software/hardware upgrades
  • Facilitate the relationship with hardware/software vendors to coordinate upgrades; Maintain awareness of new/changes in hardware and software
  • Support all Access Control Facility (Vangaurd) RACF,
  • Coordinate and assist technical support staff in the installation, maintenance
  • Apply recommended z/OS system maintenance to ensure system reliability and performance 
  • Maintain third party software products used by various departments to perform key business services 
  • Support company effort upgrading IT infrastructure; analyze current hardware environment and provide specifications for new hardware environment 
  • Support data storage requirements on the MVS environment 
  • Provide technical support to developers and users of long and short-term application development projects as required. 
  • Maintain clear communications with management and peers regarding production systems status and related problems
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by Management

Contact the recruiter working on this position:

The recruiter working on this position is Ragadeep Gattipally(Shaji Team)
His/her contact number is +(1) (510) 4086890
His/her contact email is

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