LA International Computer Consultants Ltd Sheffield, Yorkshire
The z/OS Systems Programmer should have technical, domain level and specialist skills to ensure that all the engineering services are operated, maintained and constantly upgraded as technology advances. There can be multiple functions within the job involving multiple products and technologies. Including but not limited to programming, support to maintain essential environmental conditions & analysis - creating functional/technical design solutions. The job holder may specialise in a single or combination of those functions/technologies. They will be involved in overseeing the deployment, planning, configuration & testing. This is a hybrid role with 2 days per week on site in Sheffield the rest working remotely. Please note that this role is inside IR35 and requires working via an FCSA approved Umbrella company Your responsibilities will include: *Performance monitoring using Omegamon, RMF, SMF and Splunk *Involvement in performance related task and projects - WLM, PR/SM changes *Upgrading, maintaining and supporting the z/OS operating system *Upgrading, maintaining and supporting ISV products particularly from the vendors; IBM and Broadcom Essential skills and experience: *Must have extensive experience of Mainframe systems programming. This is essential to the role *Must have knowledge of iWS scheduling software *Must have knowledge of SAS *Desirable to have knowledge of MXG and MICS *Must have knowledge of a combination z/OS, SMP/E, TSO/ISPF, USS, SDSF, JCL, Rexx. *Must have knowledge of IBM and Broadcom products and be able to work independently. *Must have excellent problem determination skills and be a true team player. *You will be required to provide off hours support for the implementation of software changes and support for other projects requiring software expertise and be part of an on-call rota *Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field *Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences *Built effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same *Have some experience of creating and deploying comprehensive business/operating plans which consistently deliver desired results *A comprehensive understanding of risk management and proven experience of ensuring own and others' compliance with relevant regulatory processes In addition to the details listed above, the ideal candidate should have the following complimentary skills (although these are not essential): *Assembler, Automation, Job Scheduling, ACF2/RACF, GDPS, SAS and MXG skills LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.