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Mainframe Systems Programmer

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Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.


Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.


Position Overview:

* Assist with all major work tasks such as installs, upgrades, maintenances to zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub products.

   - Build/delete zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES regions.     

   - Install/uninstall zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub-products.         

   - Perform software upgrades and maintenance refreshes to zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub-products.  

   - Administration of zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub-products through the configuration/GEN process.  

   - Supply 24x7 365 on-call support/service restoration/root cause analysis/problem resolution.           

   - Support new client business transitions/migrations and also disengagements

* Performs change management functions: ticketing, opening and closing changes, etc.

* Performs gen and configuration work such as table entry changes and maintaining JCL/PROCs.

* Participation in daytime and off shift problem resolution issues to include Sev 1 through Sev 4 incidents. 

* Assist with Data Security audits and activities

* Assist with DR activities
* Mentoring of lower job code team members.

* Helps create technology roadmap for zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES, working with Engineering and software vendors.

* Develops strategy for accomplishing success with projects and major workload types.          

* Can lead all projects including the most complex and integrated.       

* Technical contributions and project lead responsibilities with client business transitions/migrations and also disengagements.

* Performance & tuning both proactively and as part of corrective action activities. 

* Troubleshoots major system issues and escalation to vendors for service restoration and problem resolution for SEV1 and SEV2 issues.                                                 

* Can perform technical lead and team leader responsibilities.

* Create new tools and processes to increase the productivity and efficiency of the team.

* Works to come up with documentation, standard way of accomplishing work, and automation to help the team support the workload.

* Works closely with accounts and clients when technical consulting is required from the team.

* Excels in a leveraged support model thereby supporting many customer from a single team.



Qualifications

Education and Experience Required:
Must be a US Citizen

The ideal candidate will have a 4-year college degree in Computer Science or equivalent, and have 20+ years of experience working within support of mainframe environments.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

* Assist with all major work tasks such as installs, upgrades, maintenances to zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub products.

   - Build/delete zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES regions.     

   - Install/uninstall zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub-products.         

   - Perform software upgrades and maintenance refreshes to zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub-products.  

   - Administration of zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES and associated sub-products through the configuration/GEN process.  

   - Supply 24x7 365 on-call support/service restoration/root cause analysis/problem resolution.           

   - Support new client business transitions/migrations and also disengagements

* Performs change management functions: ticketing, opening and closing changes, etc.

* Performs gen and configuration work such as table entry changes and maintaining JCL/PROCs.

* Participation in daytime and off shift problem resolution issues to include Sev 1 through Sev 4 incidents. 

* Assist with Data Security audits and activities

* Assist with DR activities
* Mentoring of lower job code team members.

* Helps create technology roadmap for zOS/CICS/DB2/MQ SERIES, working with Engineering and software vendors.

* Develops strategy for accomplishing success with projects and major workload types.          

* Can lead all projects including the most complex and integrated.       

* Technical contributions and project lead responsibilities with client business transitions/migrations and also disengagements.

* Performance & tuning both proactively and as part of corrective action activities. 

* Troubleshoots major system issues and escalation to vendors for service restoration and problem resolution for SEV1 and SEV2 issues.                                                 

* Can perform technical lead and team leader responsibilities.

* Create new tools and processes to increase the productivity and efficiency of the team.

* Works to come up with documentation, standard way of accomplishing work, and automation to help the team support the workload.

* Works closely with accounts and clients when technical consulting is required from the team.

* Excels in a leveraged support model thereby supporting many customer from a single team.


EEO Tagline: Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
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