Sr. Systems Engineer

 •  PACCAR Renton, WA

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Renton, WA
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Requisition Summary

The Mainframe System Engineer supports the mainframe infrastructure focusing on z/OS, 3rd party software installations and level 3 support in a multi-LPAR environment. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Skilled with installation, maintenance, upgrade, customization tuning of mainframe OS and other mainframe products
  • Considered to be Subject Matter Expert (SME) in regard to the mainframe OS, utilities and products
  • Ability to develop and define technical direction/architecture for strategic planning and projects
  • Storage administration skills highly desirable (DFHSM, DFDSS, DFSMS, IODF)
  • Ability to update JES2 exits in Assembler
  • Hands on experience with performance tuning/configuration management and updating WLM policies
  • Proficient with Assembler programming language
  • Install and configure mainframe automation software.
  • Proficient with dump analysis and problem resolution.
  • Perform the duties of the Project Manager and other leadership roles for mainframe project.
  • Maintain change control practices and procedures for mainframe changes.
  • Capacity planning evaluate and recommend software and hardware needs.
  • Otherdesiredlanguage skills:  SQL, REXX, CLIST, COBOL, SAS, MXG
  • z/OS components and features:  ICF catalogs, OMVS, USS, SDSF, SMP/E, TSO, JCL, RMF, Coupling Facility
  • Other products and software:  TMS, Top secret/RACF, CA-Endevor, DB2 Connect, IDz tools, Omegamon


Minimum of six years of experience and/or knowledge of z/OS systems programming.

Experience programming in one or more structured languages.

Experience with installing software via SMP/E.

Knowledge of z/OS system internals.

24x7 on-call availability as required. 


Bachelor's degreedesired.

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