Mainframe MQ Senior Systems Engineer

Posted on Sep 13, 2022 by Request Technology

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Immediate Start
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*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious fortune 500 company is on the search for a Mainframe MQ Senior Systems Engineer. This is a hybrid role, 3 days onsite/2 days' remote. This position will provide senior-level MQ for z/OS technical support (installation, implementation, administration, and maintenance) for all of the companies IBM Mainframe-based solutions.


  • Responsible for the installation, implementation, performance, testing and integrity of a large IBM MQ implementation
  • Work with Development, Operations, and other technical teams on new and existing MQ project implementations
  • Maintain IBM MQ system options for optimum performance and availability
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of MQ standards and procedures
  • Work with internal and external clients in implementing MQ solutions and problem resolution
  • Supporting and participating in Disaster Recovery exercises for all global data center locations
  • Providing dump analysis and problem determination of root causes related to system problems and outages
  • Working with computer operations to quickly resolve incidents and automate operational processes such as IPLs, Queue Manager recycles, and dump processing
  • Ensuring High Availability and performance objectives, as required by customers and management are maintained for operating systems and for software components
  • Experience setting up, implementing and troubleshooting clusters and queue sharing groups
  • Administration using IBM and Independent Software Vendor products
  • Previous experience with Vision Plus or IBM WAS is desirable


  • At least 10 years' hands-on experience supporting MQ in large IBM z/OS Mainframe environment
  • Experience with Mainframe software installation, maintenance and support
  • Two or Four-year college degree in Computer Science/Management or equivalent educational/work experience
  • Ability to complete government background checks for necessary clearances
  • Experience with Advanced Message Security (AMS) and SSL encryption certificates
  • Working knowledge of IBM REXX desirable

Reference: 1728767090

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