Post by Jobing - The Arizona Department of Public Safety is seeking two mainframe System Software Analysts. The successful candidates will maintain day–to–day administration of the DPS IBM mainframe operating system and associated software. The successful candidate will review system configuration, install & test product software, maintains system software to provide a stable and efficient system environment using appropriate software tools. Candidates must be proficient with Z/OS 1.7 and the internals of IBM mainframe operating system.
Duties and skills include, install, configure & monitor system software (e.g. NetView, Omegamon, CICS, Cobol, RACF, IBM WebSphere, IBM MQ, etc.) to provide 24–hours a day, 7–days a week availability of on–line system for federal, state, county, and local criminal justice agencies. Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer information systems or related field, and four (4) years of computer systems programming experience in a mainframe environment for a large (1,000+ employee) organization; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of: 1.
on–line libraries of technical publications, their organization and accessibility for applicable mainframe computers.2. mainframe vendor support services (e.g. Support Center, IBM–Direct, IBMLINK, etc.).3. the functions and requirements of datasets needed for various operating systems and their subsystems.4.
the internal architecture and functioning of operating systems and their subsystems.5. the terminology and principles of telecommunications operations.6. the principles and practices of information technology (e.g. security systems and subsystems, backup procedures, recovery procedures, etc.).Skill in: 1.
the use of diagnostic hardware and programs (e.g. OMEGAMON FOR MVS, etc.).2. written communications for both administrative and technical purposes.3. developing and executing the installation and test plans for complex system software.4.
the use of applications programming languages (e.g. REXX, Assembler,etc.).5. developing and executing complex hardware and software testing plans.6. the proper use of operating system software subsystems (e.g.
CICS, VSAM, SMP/E, ISPF, TSO, AIX, IBM WebSphere MQ,etc.).7. the use of computers and their peripherals (e.g. CPU, tape drives, printers, storage devices, etc.).8. installing, testing, and implementing commercial software products.9.
the use of various operating system software (e.g. MVS, UNIX, etc.).10. problem identification and resolution.11. troubleshooting and diagnosing operating system software and application program failures.12.
the use of system software operating system utilities.13. the use of mainframe operating system programming languages (e.g. MVS JCL, Assembly language, MVS procedural language, MVS/ESA,Unix etc.).14. designing and coding complex system software programs.Ability to: 1.
read and interpret technical documents.2. research and evaluate complex information and draw conclusions.3. learn and utilize new technologies.4. prioritize workload and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
Jobing - 19 months ago