zSystems Programmer
IBM
Poughkeepsie, NY
Rise to meet the challenge of solutioning the world’s problems. Software Engineers at IBM get to see their work in the real world, from improving the current state of disaster preparedness to providing more accurate medical solutions around the globe. You will be challenged to think outside the box, work across organizations, and engineer creative solutions that scale to the demands of our ever-growing customer base. Take ownership and be actively engaged in the entire product lifecycle - from quick hits to full feature development.

The IBM Systems unit is looking for a z/OS Systems programmer, to provide, configure and maintain test environments for internal IBM development and test teams Primary Responsibilities include:
  • Using the z/OS operating system to install, customize and maintain support of mainframe hardware, software and operational procedures used by development teams as well as installation and customization of program products.
  • Planning hardware and software system upgrades and changes in configuration
  • Automating operations
  • Running installation jobs and scripts
  • Performing installation-specific customization tasks
  • System-wide performance tuning
  • Install and maintain middleware products.
Requirements for this IBM position:
System Programming
z/OS Skills

Preferred experience/skills for this IBM role:
Familiar with System z hardware
Knowledge of JCL, REXX, JES2, RACF, SMP/E, TCP/IP, ISPF
Familiar with software debugging
Knowledge of DB2, CICS, Websphere, IMS, MQ and VM

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

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