Dieses Jobangebot ist archiviert und steht nicht mehr zur Verfügung.
Vakante Jobangebote finden Sie unter Projekte.

IMS Systems Programmer, z/OS, Mainframe, JCL, JES2, TSO, SDSF, IBM

Eingestellt von Rize Recruitment Ltd

Gesuchte Skills: Support, Jcl, Rexx, Ip


IMS Systems Programmer, z/OS, Mainframe, JCL, JES2, TSO, SDSF, IBM

I am currrently looking for an experienced IMS Systems Programmer to work on a 12 month extendable contract for a market leading client of mine in Johannesburg, South Africa.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - -  Install, upgrade and maintain IMS systems software and ISV products
-  Develop and maintain IMS and associated product's user exits and other customisations
-  Investigate and help resolve problems with the IMS systems software and associated products, and interface with my client and vendor support pesonel to aid resolution
-  Configure and set up IMS subsystems and software environment as required by customers 
-  Develop and maintain IMS system software operational & support procedures, including IMS subsystem startup/shutdown, performance monitoring and tuning, housekeeping.
-  Monitor and tune the IMS subsystems
-  Code and maintain IMS system generation (IMSGEN) input
-  Run IMS system generations as required for software maintenance or configuration changes
-  Implement application definitions for IMS, supplied by customer, either via IMS system generation or Dynamic Resource Defintion.
-  Maintain security of IMS subsystems & systems software using both the old, internal IMS security and an external security manager.
-  Develop and implement processes for the backup and recovery of the IMS subsystems and systems software, including particiapation in disaster recovery tests.
-  Provide consultancy and advice on IMS subsystems & systems software to all other support areas
-  Provide support on a 24/7 basis including  work outside normal office hours, and participation in an out of hours on-call rota.

REQUIRED SKILLS - -  Good general knowledge of the z/OS Mainframe environment, JCL, JES2, TSO/ISPF, SDSF.
-  Detailed knowledge of current versions of the IMS product, and the associated ISV tools.
-  Experience with implementing and supporting IMS subsystems and software, and assoicated ISV tools.
-  Experience of monitoring and tuning IMS subsystems
-  Appreciation of the newer and advanced features of IMS, such as Connect, CSL, shared queues, Fastpath.
-  Standard z/OS software maintenance process, including use of SMP/E
-  Experience of software problem investigation on z/OS, dumps, traces (IMS and system), logs, IPCS
-  Knowledge of communication protocols, VTAM, TCP/IP, APPC
-  Use of External Security manager (RACF and/or ACF2 and/or TopSecret)
-  Knowledge of z/OS storage products and utilities, SMS, VSAM, IDCAMS
-  Use of automated operations products on z/OS mainframes, particularly with IMS subsystems
-  Experince, or appreciation of, developing Mainframe based applications, ideally using IMS,  knowledge of one or more Mainframe application programming languages.
-  Ability to understand, debug and change z/OS Assembler language code
-  Ability to code and debug REXX and/or CLIST's


  • Einsatzort:

    Gauteng, Südafrika

  • Projektbeginn:


  • Projektdauer:

    12 months + Extension

  • Vertragsart:


  • Berufserfahrung:

    Keine Angabe

Geforderte Qualifikationen

Rize Recruitment Ltd

use Date;