Senior Mainframe z/OS Systems Programmer

General Motor
October 01, 2023
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Ideal Candidate:

  • Leader in the mainframe space. Ability to articulate and document mainframe product roadmap and bring a team on that journey.
  • Provides thought leadership and Technical Architect support for HW and SW solutions
  • Experience in the wider IT infrastructure and the interfaces with the z/OS platform (APIs/CICD software development pipelines/Linux)
  • The ability to translate product roadmaps to real business value.
  • Preferred Attributes:

  • 5+ years' relevant technical experience
  • An Arts/Science degree or STEM qualification advantageous.
  • Responsible for implementing all or part of technical solution in accordance with an agreed technical design and GM standards.
  • Provides technical support and input on the application of technology to a defined business segment.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for automation and own through to implementation.
  • Ensures project learning's are documented and shared.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting, researching, and resolving multipart issues.
  • Owns and produces documentation. Ability to translate technical details into concise and easy to understand written form.
  • Established as Product SME and/or established as Product specialist
  • Ability to support systems in a 24x7 on-call rotation.
  • Vendor interaction experience (including experienced in searching their knowledge databases).
  • Observe mainframe standards and audit requirements.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Cross company collaboration with one team mindset.
  • Additional Description

    Technical Expectations:

  • Working knowledge and skills with the standard z/OS tools. Db2 and/or IMS knowledge and experience advantageous.
  • Knowledge of SMP/E (commands, terminology, problem determination). Ability to use SMP/E to apply maintenance, perform installs, and maintain SMP/E environments.
  • Knowledge with REXX, CLIST, ASSEMBLER, PYTHON, or other relevant mainframe programming with examples of code available on request.
  • Working knowledge and skills with RACF.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the z/OS subsystems, DASD Storage concepts and the command usage relating to these system components. Includes knowledge of job submission, priority, and performance with WLM in a z/OS system.
  • Ability to utilize system diagnostics to arrive at problem solutions (Messages and Codes, dumps, console messages, IBM Redbooks etc.)
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