Sr IT Infrastructure Engineer - CICS SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER

Job ID: J113097
Company: HM Health Solutions Inc.
Location: Harrisburg, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jan 19, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:  

This position is a member of the Mainframe Systems Support team and will primarily be accountable for ensuring a highly available CICS environment. This results-oriented job requires solid mainframe systems programming skills to support over 100 CICS/TS 5.2 regions. Takes a lead role in more complex plans to research, evaluate, design and develop IT Infrastructure systems by applying engineering, hardware and software design theories and principles to develop a compatible system infrastructure in line with organizational strategies. Takes a lead role in more complex design, development, and implementation of IT Infrastructure components such as operating systems, software tools, and utilities.  Takes a lead role in conducting more complex studies of IT Infrastructure performance and traffic analysis. Takes a lead role in determining more complex systems design requirements and ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency.  Takes a lead role in generating more complex IT Infrastructure engineering policies, standards and procedures.  May mentor less experienced team members.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1. Takes a lead role in serving on teams in clearly defining, with the customer, more complex requirements, deliverables and timeframes.  Escalate issues and make recommendations to resolve them to the appropriate audience.

2. Takes a lead role conducting more complex root cause analysis to identify and resolve complex problems impacting IT Infrastructure.

3. Takes a lead role to develop and/or deliver technical training in complex technical areas. May mentor less experienced team members in the execution of their duties.

4. Takes a lead role in completing more complex project tasks to enable the on time, within budget and scope delivery of IT Infrastructure projects. 

5. Assure compliance to required standards, procedures, guidelines and processes.

6. Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Licenses/Certifications, and Experience

Minimum

  • High School Diploma or equivalent  is required
  • 3-5 years of experience in Information Technology
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a z/Series Mainframe CICS Systems Programmer
  • Knowledge of JCL, IBM Utilities, DFDSS, CPSM, CICS System Transactions, CICS Performance Analyzer, DFHCSDUP, and CAFC
  • Able to work off-hours and weekends and scheduled, 24x7x365 on-call responsibilities
  • Must have prior experience in supporting IBM z/Series Mainframes configured in a parallel sysplex environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree
Ten plus years experience with IBM z/Series mainframe

RACF experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to analyze and resolve problems quickly

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY 

Does this role supervise/manage other employees?         

No  

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Is Travel Required?

No  

Physical Demands

This job requires the ability to work as a team member. Additionally, this job requires the willingness and ability to report to work on a regular and timely basis and may require irregular work hours, holidays and/or weekends.

Note: Job duties and responsibilities support separation of duties across multiple users

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