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Z/OS Systems Administrator in Madison, WI at Interactive Business Systems

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Interactive Business Systems (IBS) has partnered with a Madison based company to find a Z/OS Systems Administrator for a permanent position .

Required Experience/ Skills

  • 6+ years in information systems performing system administration to include the skills as noted in attached skill set rider OR a combination of relevant experience and demonstrated ability to meet the Information Systems Career Ladder Competencies which include Focus, Leadership, Design/Analysis, Support/Implementation, Strategy, Budget and Analytic Ability.
  • Knowledge of z/OS, JES2/SDSF, TSO/ISPF, SMP/E, BMC Mainview, PSF, and Prisma.
  • Knowledge of VTAM, TCP/IP, ZEN, HCD, HCM for network candidates.
  • Experience with installation and maintenance of IBM z/OS based software using SMP/E and ISV z/OS based software using appropriate vendor guidance.
  • Exposure to configuration planning and implementation of customized z/OS settings.
  • Ability to develop additional z/OS exits and procedures as required and edit z/OS system libraries as required to enable system functions and secure operating system controls.
  • Understanding of Work Load Manager (WLM) to distribute mainframe resource and balance workloads.
  • Ability to develop and maintain z/OS related performance and capacity reporting processes covering operating system, mainframe networking, and hardware.
  • Ability to monitor real time and batch operations to meet or exceed all z/OS related SLA system availability and response time goals.
  • Experience performing z/OS, networking, and hardware tuning as required.
  • Experience with z/OS related complex problem analysis/resolution using structured troubleshooting techniques to insure availability and responsiveness of online systems.
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and test all z/OS based disaster recovery procedures and all z/OS related documentation to meet security/audit requirements.
  • Familiarity with z/OS market awareness to continually seek cost effective improvements to our operating environment and maintain all z/OS related security/audit requirements and controls.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and implement new z/OS features as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of DoD, NIST, and CMSR security requirements and audit responses preferred.

Candidates should send resumes to Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer.

IBS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to all employees. Referral and sign-on bonuses may also be available.

About IBS: IBS, Interactive Business Systems, Inc., is an IT solutions and staffing company known for achieving business objectives and bottom-line results through the smart architecting, implementation and management of technology. In three decades of developing the technology applications, tools, environments and teams that foster top business performance, we have become an industry-leading IT services provider.