Job Description

Reference # : 17-00727Title : Operating System Programmer/Engineer
Location : Rocket Center, WV
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/01/2017 / 12/31/2017
Description
Must be a US Citizen who currently possesses a Secret or Top Secret Clearance.

Position Description

Capable of performing task such as: System Installation, customization and problem determination for multiple operating systems. z/OS is the primary focus but other systems such as z/Linux and z/VM are a plus.

Required Skills
This role will be responsible for the installation, customization, and maintenance of mainframe operating system. This individual will also be responsible for the initial installation of the middleware included in the software stack for various system images.
Basic responsibilities will include:
•Planning hardware and software system upgrades and changes in configuration
•Training system operators and application programmers
•Automating operations
•Capacity planning for the all hardware installations
•Performing installation-specific customization tasks
•Integration-testing the new products with existing applications and user procedures
•System-wide performance tuning to meet required levels of service

Preferred Skills
Position requires at a minimum (7 to 10 years) experience in :
•Installation and configuration experience with base operating systems (z/OS, z/VM and z/Linux)
•System IO gens, LPAR and/or SYSplex knowledge
•Knowledge and experience with IBM middleware installations
•Problem identification and resolution using industry toolset for debugging problems with system software.
•Experience with software legacy tools such as SMP/e

Provide primary job duties:
Installation and configuration experience with base operating systems (z/OS, z/VM and z/Linux) – 50%
Planning hardware and software system upgrades and changes in configuration – 25%
Problem identification and resolution using industry toolset for debugging problems with system software – 10%
Capacity planning and performance tuning – 10%
Integration-testing the new products with existing applications and user procedures - 5%

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