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Posted:
2/22/2018
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Mainframe Systems Engineer VTAM
Request Technology - Craig Johnson | Charlotte, North Carolina
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Job Description

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Mainframe Network Systems Engineer. Candidate will be responsible for supporting the Mainframe network communications environment including Communication Server, VTAM, TCP/IP, FTP and CICS Web Services

Responsibilities:

Support operational and project activity for the z/OS Mainframe platform by providing Mainframe networking expertise

Design, plan, implement and secure all connections to/from the Mainframe

Proactively evaluate and take appropriate action to improve network performance and efficiency

Research and implement recognized best practices for managing the Mainframe network environment

Plan, document and execute changes to the Mainframe networking environment

Configure and implement AT-TLS rules Provide support for the Sysplex Distributor environment

Collaborate with z/OS Support, Transaction Systems, Security and Application Support teams in the development of solutions and practices

Take ownership for and resolve highly complex or critical incidents within the Mainframe networking environment

Participate in an on-call rotation to provide 24x7 support; be available for project and maintenance activities outside normal working hours, as needed.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 7 years of experience managing Mainframe network environments

Extensive knowledge and experience with IBM Communication Server product suite, including VTAM and TCP/IP internals, SNA formats and protocols Implementation, configuration and support of Mainframe TCP/IP

Extensive experience with IBM TCP/IP product suite applications (FTP, LPR/LPD, Telnet/tn3270, OMPROUTE, SMTP, SNMP, etc.)

Experience with z/OSMF Configuration Assistant

Full understanding of z/OS networking services, structure and related software

Able to design, customize and implement VTAM SNA and TCP/IP Networks

Experience with the implementation, configuration and support of CICS Web Services

Strong ability to troubleshoot and resolve system and network related problems

Understanding and support of enterprise encryption applications and processes

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Strong leadership skills; ability to effectively coach, mentor and provide direction to other technical resources

Ability to operate effectively as part of a geographically dispersed team

Expert level technical knowledge of the z/OS and Mainframe networking environments

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

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