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Mainframe Consultant (3326387058)

Computer and Mathematical

Software Developer



Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

MUST have a Z/OS mainframe infrastructure background. Minnesota ( Remote ) Contract :12 Months Long Term Years of experience required: 7 years’ experience with mainframe technologies Description: Seeking a Z/OS Capacity Planning and Resource Management Systems Infrastructure Engineer that has extensive experience in mainframe system technologies with an emphasis on performance monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting of core transaction processing systems. This person will assist system and application teams in designing processes that are resilient and performant. Design and build out new dashboards and reporting to allow broader and easier access to performance and capacity data. Suggest new or alternative products and solutions to modernize and streamline our environment. Responsibilities Include - Lead/participate in resolution of complex z/OS performance problems -Use SAS and/or MXG to develop reports for performance analysis -Provide consulting services for z/OS performance and capacity initiatives -Support and maintain ThruPut Manager to provide batch job balancing across systems -Monitor system performance and identify potential issues before they become a problem -Create and maintain system configuration documentation -Build and maintain performance databases -Tune WLM to meet business objectives -Collaborate and communicate well with others -Suggest tuning setting for various systems and processes Preferred Skills/Experience -Mainframe technologies -JCL Batch processing -Technical troubleshooting of mainframe performance issues -Understanding of SMF processing -Mainframe performance tuning and sizing -Statistical and data mining of performance and audit data z/OS technologies and logic -Subsystems such as CICS, IMS, JES2, and DB2 -SAS Programming and report generation -Knowledge of Workload Management (WLM) on z/OS -Monitoring performance of z/OS systems and tasks using tools such as RMF and Main view -Produce reports using desktop solutions such as Excel -Understanding of mainframe hardware and components -Database processing for IMS and DB2