Mainframe Systems Programmer

Mainframe Systems Programmer required by Whitehall Resources for an initial 6 month contract.

Whilst this role will initially be a remote position, a presence may be required in South Yorkshire at a later date.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO USE AN UMBRELLA COMPANY FOR THE DURATION OF THE CONTRACT*

The role involves upgrading and supporting the z/OS operating system and ISV products, mainly from IBM and Computer Associates (CA)

The successful candidate will ideally have:

– 10years+ z/OS systems programming experience.
– Strong Parallel Sysplex skills
– Extensive experience of installing many IBM and CA products
– Experience working in a Bank or organisations with large installations
– Confidence and the ability to work independently and start contributing from day one
– Excellent problem-solving skills and be a true team player
– Excellent written and spoken communication skills
– Ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences

Will need provide off hours support for the implementation of software changes, when required.

Required Technology Skills:

– z/OS
– SMP/E
– TSO/ISPF
– USS
– SDSF
– JCL
– RACF
– Parallel Sysplex
– Installation of several different IBM and CA products

Desirable Skills:

– ACF2 Security tool
– GDPS
– RACF
– Assembler
– Rexx
– Omegamon
– RMF
– SMF
– SAS


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