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Senior Mainframe Programmer

Pramerica Limited

  • Donegal
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 13/12/2012
  • Michelle McLaughlin
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Senior Mainframe Programmer Job Overview We are looking for an experienced mainframe programmer to join an established team to assist with the Environ

 

Senior Mainframe Programmer

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced mainframe programmer to join an established team to assist with the Environment Support team activities. The successful candidate must have 5+ years mainframe experience with excellent Communication, Analytical and Leadership skills. 

The candidate must be able to work independently with minimum supervision and have the ability to build strong working relationships with the Customer. They must be self-disciplined, consistent, and have a commitment to quality.

This will be a demanding and visible role, the successful candidate will join a team that is responsible for activity in all development and testing level environments for AOS, IWP Cash & Remittance and Tax systems.

The technical challenges are vast and exciting, whilst providing the candidate with ample opportunity to increase and enhance their Technical and Leadership skills. Mentoring and leading junior team members will be part of the role.

Necessary training will be provided to the successful candidate. 

Position Requirements:

Essential Skills:
Advanced JCL, Advanced Jobtrac, CICS Administration, File-Aid and VSAM
Excellent Communication skills - Verbal and Written,
Good Organizational and Motivational skills
Excellent  Investigative and Troubleshooting skills

Desirable Skills:
REXX, COBOL, Omegamon, CMMi, Hiperstation, Web-sphere MQ, DB2

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure test environments are populated with data according the requirements on time for the release testing
  • Test environments are kept current for the release testing by planning and performing retrofits
  • CICS regions are maintained and supported according to Pramerica standards
  • Batch cycles complete on time with no (minimum) SLA breaches
  • CA JOBTRAC schedule for Pramerica job streams is maintained and tailored to the Release test environment(s)
  • JCLs for Pramerica job streams is maintained and tailored to the Release test environment(s).
  • Perform analysis and resolve batch JCL problems involving Development team when required 
  • Perform analysis and resolve CICS region abends involving Development team when required  
  • Identify continuous improvements in the support activities, plan  and implement necessary changes for efficiencies and process improvements
  • Ensure the Release management process is adhered to using Pramerica standards
  • Region related RACF issues
  • CICS and MQ version upgrade for IBM releases
  • Region Software upgrades
  • Region builds
  • Liaise with GBTS team for environment changes/updates
  • Backup Team Lead and other team members
  • Participate in 24*7 on-call support Rota

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computers or related field preferred

Ref: 806996
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