Expertise with all aspects of MQ including installation, operations, coding user exits, security, MQI, performance tuning, CA / Sysview
Support CICSPlex SM environment.
Upgrade CICSPlex SM environment.
Perform work assignments within CICS using MRO concepts.
Use CICS Explorer to monitor CICS systems.
Use RACF to support the client's requirements for CICS Applications.
Solve complex CICS problems effectively and quickly with minimal assistance and direction.
Conduct root cause analysis on issues.
Support On-Call 24x7.
Support clients with various Web application types.
Solve complex problems with limited assistance.
Support CICS applications that use DB2.
Minimum 5 years of experience in CICS/(MQ experience a plus) on zOS administration
Excellent skills on CICS administration which include CICS and its product administration, upgrades/migration and sutomation within CICS systems duties
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
Must possess excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technologies.
Knowledge on CICSPlex concepts (mandatory)
Experience with capacity and performance issues.
Experience reading and debugging using mainframe core dumps.
Operating with CICS adapter control functions to initiate and manage connections between WebSphere MQ and CICS
Experience with TSO/ISPF/SDSF/JCL.
Experience with Disaster Recovery processes.
Experience with SMP/E.
Experience with CICS TS with DB2.
Added Desirable Qualifications:
MQ on z/OS Administrator
Experience in MQ product upgrades and maintenance
Experience with IBM CICS Tools IA, CM, PA, and DA.
Experience with programming languages like; Assembler, REXX, other script languages, etc.
Experience with High Availability Applications.
MQ region build
Knowledge on MQ sharing concepts
SYSMIND LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without any discrimination. We promote and support a diverse workforce at all levels in the company. All job offers are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check and reference checks. Additionally passing the drug test may also be required. All contractors intending to work on SYSMIND's W2 are "at will" employees.