Mainframe z / OS Virtualization Engineer


Charlotte, NC

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 156 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

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We are looking for Mainframe z / OS Virtualization Engineer for our client in Charlotte, NC

Job Title: Mainframe z / OS Virtualization Engineer

Job Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Description:

  • This Engineer role will have 3 to 5years experience in systems programming, and be responsible for z/OS and z/VM systems programming, design, configuration, and support of a large enterprise-class zSeries mainframe environment in a leading financial services company.


  • Act as support and subject matter expert for z/OS and z/VM operating systems and system components; provide direct technical support as needed in the planning, coordination, installation, implementation and testing of releases, upgrades, or changes to z/OS operating system, network, and component software.
  • Primary support for assigned ISV products.
  • Support for CPU hardware including planning and coordination of microcode/firmware upgrades, troubleshooting efforts with the vendor and other hardware support such as IOGEN requests
  • 24?7on call3rd-level support for an enterprise-wide z/OS platform systems and ISV products
  • Diagnose z/OS platform system and product issues and follow up with root cause analysis
  • Analyze performance issues
  • Support for technical consultation and inquiries from the other IT technical teams
  • Support for new product installation and evaluation as needed
  • Can act as the technical lead on internal team projects or participate on project teams that impact the z/OS platform
  • Participate in Disaster Recovery planning and tests as scheduled by Technical Continuity


Required Skills:

  • 3 to 5years? of programming experience
  • Experience with z/OS, JES2, Unix System Services, SMP/E, HCD
  • Experience with z/VM, CP, CMS, REXX, RSCS

Desired Skills (Preferred not required):

  • Working knowledge of the following software products maintained and supported by the team: MAINVIEW SRM, AUTOOPERATOR, COBOL for z/OS, Application Performance Analyser (APA), MVS Quick-Ref, CA Common Services (CCS), CA-Copycat, CA-Datacom/AD, CA-SPOOL, CA-7, CA-11,CA FAVER, CA NetMaster, CA PDSMAN, CA SYSVIEW, CA TPX, CA Endevor, CA VANTAGE, CA TLMS, Connect:Direct, DP TECHNICIAN, RRDF, FDR/ABR/CPK, FDRPAS, Catalog Recovery Plus, DUMPMASTER, INSYNC, VIEW DIRECT, VANGUARD INTEGRITY, WLM, SASITRM, SAS, MXG, OMEGAMON suite, SCRT, JCL Check, Hitachi BCM
  • REXX, RACF, DFSORT, DFSMS, HMC familiarity
  • GCS, AVS, EREP, Performance Toolkit, VM/VTAM, VSCS, TCP/IP, DVF, VM/Archive, VM/Backup, VM/Direct, V/Seg