Job summary:

Mainframe z/OS Consultant


Length and terms:
Long term - W2 or C2C

Position created on 06/20/2022 10:30 pm

Job description:

Interview Type: Skype *** Very long term project; initial PO for 1 year, expect to go for 4+ years *** 

This is a remote position. Equipment can be shipped.

A technical specialist is required to install software, including Operating System installs, using standard State naming conventions and standards. Each vendor product is unique to install, customize, maintain, and support. Transfer software from vendor supplied media to DIT systems and verify installation according to vendor guidelines and recommendations. Coordinate with multiple vendors and DIT/Customer systems programming and application staff concerning required patches, fix packs and maintenance upgrades as needed to reduce and mitigate possible software outages.  

Schedule and test, during off peak times, software upgrades and patches to reduce the impact on production work. Coordinate this testing with DIT clients and other DIT staff to reduce impact to other system software and operating system changes. Document new systems in Users Guide and make copies available to DIT Service Delivery Division and compose technical information bulletins detailing the impact on clients and outlining any changes they may have to make.  

Use specialized software to monitor systems performance. Make the necessary adjustments as needed to provide maximum performance of system software. Make recommendations to clients on application changes as needed to provide better code reuse, performance gains and data throughput. If there is an application problem, work with the appropriate client to resolve the issue in a timely manner, which may involve other Service Delivery personnel. 

 Analyze problems reported by clients and internal staff; work with vendor to determine solutions and establish corrective action plan; assist clients and internal staff with related questions. 

Required skills:

  • Strong z/OS Operating System Upgrade Experience 10 Years
  • Experience with SMP/E 10 Years
  • Experience with Shopz 10 Years


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