Mainframe Systems Engineer Colorado
Posted on: September 15, 2023
PENNEP is seeking a talented and dedicated zOS systems programmer
(IBM Mainframe Systems) to join our client's dynamic team.
---Successful candidate will be performing the tasks of a zOS
Systems Programmer maintaining and upgrading the zOS Operating
System and supporting users.
Roles & Responsibilities
---The experienced z/OS systems programmer candidate will join a
small team of technical system experts who manage, upgrade, and
support IBM zOS Mainframe systems.
The Development Support team provides valuable systems, expertise,
and support to Development professionals who are responsible for
multiple stages of development from requirements definition,
architecture, implementation, and customer support for software and
hardware print products.
The successful candidate will be provided an opportunity to
immediately contribute to zOS Mainframe-related tasks and projects,
as well as opportunities to utilize, increase, and share their
technical knowledge and skills in the mainframe operating
The candidate will leverage their expertise of mainframe operating
systems and strong problem-solving skills to upgrade systems,
resolve system issues, and assist and educate users and other team
The new team member will be expected to assume additional
responsibilities as assigned.
Must work effectively in a team environment, but also be able to
carry out tasks independently while working alongside industry
Required Skills and Experience:
Mainframe zOS systems software programming experience and
Experience working with hardware to include a basic understanding
of FICON/ESCON connectivity, DASD architecture [alias (PAV)
management, cryptographic coprocessors, data encryption techniques]
and virtual (VTS) tape libraries.
zOS experience with catalog management, ISPF/SDSF, z/FS
Filesystems, Unix System Services, RACF, JES parameters,
SYS1.PARMLIB, SYS1.PROCLIB members.
zOS SYSPLEX management including couple dataset definition and
Dataset/Storage/Disk/Tape management (allocation, backup, restore,
etc.) including DFDSS, DFSMS storage constructs, DFHSM
Mgmt/Cleanup, DFRMM, XCF, System Logger, etc.
Ability to debug and resolve Mainframe operating system software
issues (across older to current z/OS levels)
Work well in a team environment
Ability to teach and assist users and other team members
Availability to work some weekend / off-shift coverage and
Deep knowledge of zOS and JES System Programming
VTAM and TCPIP, OSA and Virtual Interfaces, Hiper Sockets and
System operator experience
zOS experience with JES2 and JES3
zVM system experience
Linux on z System
zCX (z/OS Container Extensions) Linux on z/OS
Experience providing z/VM hosting support for z/OS and z/VSE Guest
zVSE Mainframe systems software programming experience and
DS8000 Disk Subsystem, Flash Copy
Experience using z/OSMF and Workflows
Bachelor's degree preferred with at least 5 -- 7 years of work
experience, or equivalent zOS experience.
PENNEP works with national, multinational clients and thrives to
become one of the world's leading professional services companies
with a vision to transform clients' business, operating, and
technology models for the digital era. Our leaders have 50 PLUS
Years of combined and unique industry knowledge with a consultative
approach that helps clients envision, build and run more innovative
and efficient businesses.
Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by
video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to
present their current state or government-issued ID during each
PENNEP is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion,
national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any
other characteristic protected by law. We provide engineering
excellence practices training for all our employees.
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