Mainframe Network Programmer (CICS, MQ, Netview, Netmaster)
Posted on Jul 7, 2021 by Jumar Solutions Ltd
Home Based, United Kingdom
1 Aug 2021
£500 - £530 Daily
£530 per day umbrella - Inside IR35
Role can be fully remote but applicants must be UK based
Mainframe Network Programmer - Plans, installs, tests, administers, maintains, updates and implements VTAM, TCPIP, FTP, SFTP, TLS, Enterprise Extender and Mainframe network related software.
Diagnoses, resolves and documents system problems. Supports client Mainframe Network environments and participates in client discussions as needed.
Network systems, CICS, MQ, Netview, Netmaster, TCP/IP, VTAM, NDM, FTP, EE, CA/Spool, LRS VPS/DRS, InfoPrint, JQP, XPTR, Connect:Direct, XCOM, Bluezone, SailPoint, AT-TLS, SFTP.
Experience required: 5 to 10+ years Mainframe experience is preferred, with strong networking skills are a plus. Running traps, traces and debugging network related issues.
Responsible for IT Mainframe Network systems programming and general product support including configuring interfaces to other subsystems.
Plans, coordinates, installs, configures, tests, administers, maintains, updates, implements, tracks changes and/or provides corrective maintenance to Mainframe Network-related software.
Diagnoses, resolves and documents Mainframe Network-related problems.
Adheres to ITIL, Change and Problem Management process.
Effectively communicates with software suppliers, peers, clients and Leadership.
Maintains current software and products by ensuring system availability and performance in accordance with service agreements.
Monitors and reports on system/product performance, reliability and consistency.
Prioritizes and balances tasks, issues and concerns with self, team and clients.
Increases efficiency through automation and/or template utilization as appropriate.
Review and seek out cost reductions, efficiency improvements and better methods to support applicable technology environments.
Keeps informed of latest industry, trends, products, services with relevant existing and emerging technologies.
Develops leads and manages system programming projects including project management.
Trains and communicates with Associates and Clients for new upgrades and products.
Assists Client applications with problem determination and problem solving
Mainframe Network System Programmer responsibilities are determined by departmental need and may include partial support of technology silos related to several areas such as:
o Operating systems z/OS, Z/VM, Z/Linux
o Network systems, CICS, MQ, Netview, Netmaster, TCP/IP, VTAM, NDM, FTP, EE, CA/Spool, LRS VPS/DRS, InfoPrint, JQP, XPTR, Connect:Direct, XCOM, Bluezone, SailPoint, AT-TLS, SFTP
o Capacity Planning/Performance processor, Networks and storage
o Database Systems DB2, IMS, IDMS, ADABASE, NATURAL, UDB, DATACOM
o Security tools ACF2, Top Secret, RACF
o Storage platforms Tape, Virtual Tape, DASD
o Third Party software tools
o Automated Operations systems AF Operator, OPS/MVS, UNICENTER
Please contact Jackie Dean ASAP for more information or an informal conversation.