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DXC Technology Senior Professional System Engineer - CICS - remote USA in Tysons, Virginia


Experience with CICS in a production Mainframe zOS environment

Preferred 8+ years – Senior System Software professional with experience preforming the functions below:

-Can demonstrate an understanding of and explain CICS Transaction Server system internals such as KE, XM, ST, TR, DS, etc. domains.

-Can demonstrate an understanding of and explain Storage protection, Transaction isolation, and RENTPGM protection

-Has independently completed building, configuring, and upgrading CICS Transaction Server regions in a production environment

-Demonstrated experience with Inter-region communication methods such as MRO and ISC

-Demonstrated experience with installing and supporting vendor products that run within CICS.

-Demonstrated experience with restoring service and problem resolution through troubleshooting and corrective/preventive actions.

-Ability to work off hours and weekends to support change implementation and 24 x7 problem on call

-Have managed activities involving the coordination of multiple technical resources and groups.

-Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and still maintain deadlines and milestones.

-Self starter having the ability to work independently and also as a team player

-Experienced with the standard MVS tools: TSO/ISPF, JCL, IBM Utilities, VSAM Utilities, SDSF, etc.

-Have exposure to security packages (ACF2, RACF, and/or Top Secret)

-Demonstrated experience with Disaster Recovery (backup and restore, DR plan creation and maintenance)

-IBM Assembler language familiarity a plus, enough to be able to look at code and dumps and work/understand Exits

-Have exposure to CICS Transaction Gateway and actual work experience with CICS Web Services

-Experience with CICSplex System Manager, CICS Explorer, and/or Threadsafe concepts would be a plus

-Demonstrates understanding and experience with configuring the CICS interfaces to DB2, IMS, MQSeries, IDMS, and TCPIP/Sockets.

-Having an understanding of networking & distributed computing environments, under both TCP/IP and SNA, would be a plus.

-Demonstrated experience working with mainframe vendor support (IBM, CA, etc.) to resolve issues with their software

-Demonstrated experience with SMP/E (commands, terminology, application, etc.) and an understanding IBM tools for identifying problems and fixes (IBMLink, SIS, ETR, etc.).

Work Environment

  • Remote USA

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