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CICS Tech Lead

Posted on Sep 19, 2019 by Request Technology - Kyle Honn

Charlotte, NC 28201
Immediate Start
$110k - $130k Annual

CICS Tech Lead


  • Design, plan, implement and secure new functionality and improvements deliver with product upgrades to drive efficiencies, improved services and cost reduction
  • Collaborate with z/OS Support, Network, Security and Application Support teams in the development of solutions and practices
  • Research and implement recognized best practices for managing the Transaction Systems environment
  • Define new CICS and/or IBM MQ components in support of application or infrastructure projects
  • Ensure timely updates and maintenance of CICS components and IBM MQ queue managers
  • Lead troubleshooting and resolution of CICS and/or IBM MQ incidents, issues and problems.
  • Take ownership for and resolve highly complex or critical incidents within the Mainframe transaction systems environment
  • Develop best practice techniques for team's products that result in low incidents and high availability.
  • Provide project consultation to business application teams; assist in the design and development of CICS and/or IBM MQ solutions
  • Participate in reviewing and updating in-house developed CICS programs and utilities
  • Understand CICS Performance and Tuning to identify opportunities for performance and capacity improvements and when required engage with business application teams to assist with implemented recommended changes


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ years of knowledge and experience supporting Transaction Systems applications (CICS, MQ), preferably in a system programmer role.
  • Experience with the architecture and configuration of Transaction Systems applications
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and resolve Transaction Systems application problems
  • Experience of building and working in partnership with a client base and vendors
  • Experience within a zOS multi-LPAR, multi-site sysplex environment
  • Experience installing and supporting ISV software products; experience working with SMP/E
  • Extensive experience working with TSO, ISPF/PDF and SDSF

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Reference: 758736206

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