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Mainframe CICS & MQ Administration

NextLink Solutions

Posted on Mar 16, 2023 by NextLink Solutions

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Technical/Functional Skills (Mandatory):

12+ Years of experience in CICS & MQ on z/OS .Strong knowledge of CICS, CICSplex and SMP/E
Experience in replacing vendor products (from Broadcom to IBM/BMC) is desirable.
Experience working with: Cobol/Assembler, VSAM, JCL, SNA/VTAM, CA-Top Secret/RACF, CA-Intertest, IPCS, CICS Performance Analyzer, SAS, IBM Utilities and DB2, diagnostic tools such as Omegamon/CICS and Mainview for CICS
Proficiency in the maintenance of IBM CICS software, Webservices, CICS EPI and ECI, Transaction Gateway and Business transaction services and Language Environment
Skilled at troubleshooting problems in a CICS environment.
Strong dump analysis skills using IPCS
Expertise with all aspects of MQ including installation, operations, coding user exits, security, MQI, performance tuning, CA/Sysview
Cobol, C and REXX programming skills
Disaster recovery skills
Knowledge on CICS/MQ Architecture design and Capacity Planning

Roles & Responsibilities:

Knowledge acquisition from incumbent on the Mainframe service delivery and provide KT to offshore team
Review the documents on regular basis to maintain AS IS processes and procedures of CICS and MQ administration as current as possible
Build Relationship with customer and SMEs at customer's site
Build Relationship with hardware vendors & support teams
Support for inflight projects and upcoming projects in consultation with client SME
Develop high-level logical and physical design based Customer Middleware architecture and functional requirements
Based on high-level design, provide updated Middleware implementation proposal with cost and schedule estimates for Customer's review and approval
Implement Middleware infrastructure level configurations per Customer-authorized Change Orders
Establish and maintain infrastructure level configuration and system parameters in a consistent manner across like environments
Perform Middleware installation, upgrade, patching and refresh
Implement all Middleware system-level Changes (eg, initialization parameters)
Maintain consistent Middleware parameters and system settings across all like instances
Implement and administer appropriate Middleware management Tools across all Middleware instances
Perform root cause analysis for huge impact changes and incidents and generate action items and follow-up till closure

Reference: 2512120593


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