z/OS Automation Operations Specialist
Compuware - Washington, DC

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Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, makes technology make a difference by providing software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and 12 of the top 20 most visited U.S. web sites.

Position Description & Responsibilities:
Compuware is looking to hire a z/OS Automation Operations Specialist to join our growing professional services division to support one of our current government customers.

Responsibilities include:
Analyzing command procedures and recommending automation solution under Tivoli System Automation for z/OS.
Planning, installing, and implementing, an automation facility such as IBM’s Tivoli System Automation for z/OS.
Automating an application dependent on the availability of resources or events.
Automating z/OS Sysplex IPLs.
Automating responses to messages.
Customizing NetView facilities to support automation.
Customizing z/OS Parmlib members to support message suppression.
Performing basic problem isolation and problem determination tasks.
Customizing System Automation facility to support operation requirements.
Customizing System Automation in a multi-image and Sysplex environment.
Customizing software components of data mirroring solutions which will provide Continuous Operation and High Availability of the communication processes used to ensure data is moved from the local site to distant target locations.

Qualifications:
Required
Eight (8) years of demonstrated experience as a MVS/ESA, OS390 or z/OS Systems Programmer.
Minimum six (6) years of experience must be within a MVS/ESA, OS390, or z/OS operating system very similar to the one outlined in this proposal.
Three (3) years of recent experience as a z/OS Systems Programmer providing expertise in z/OS Sysplex Automation.
Two (2) years of recent demonstrated experience implementing IBM zSeries Enterprise Server technologies similar in scope to the one described in this solicitation.
Recent demonstrated experience installing, customizing and implementing Tivoli System Automation for z/OS or comparable MVS/ESA, OS390 or z/OS job scheduling software.
Demonstrated experience performing problem determination and resolution under Tivoli System Automation for z/OS or MVS/ESA, OS390 or z/OS job scheduling software.
Demonstrated experience coding IBM’s NetView automation tables.
Demonstrated experience specifying IBM’s NetView initialization statements.
Demonstrated experience in message suppression and automation of message response operating within a MVS/ESA, OS390, or z/OS system
Demonstrated experience of basic MVS/ESA, OS390 or z/OS system console operations.
Demonstrated experience in customizing Status Display Facility.
Demonstrated experience in automating multi-image environments.

Clearance
Must be able to obtain a level of Public Trust clearance for the position. Proof of U.S. Citizenship will need to be provided to be eligible for the clearance per contractual requirements.

We offer a competitive benefits package to include: paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, referral bonuses and continued education reimbursement.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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