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z/OS Systems Engineer :: Remote/Work from home

Job title: z/OS Systems Engineer :: Remote/Work from home

Company: Artech Information Systems

Job description: Job Description


Artech is currently seeking to add to the below position

Job Title: z/OS Systems Engineer
Job ID: 21-30283
Location: Remote/Work from home
Duration: 12 Months+ contract

Roles and Responsibilities of the Configuration Manager
· Formulates, defines, implements and maintains specifications for multiple, complex I/O definitions using available tools and utilities (e.g., HCD, HCM, HMC, ESCON Manager, etc.).
· Acts as the primary technical resource for mainframe configuration issues.
· Maintains Configuration Management Work Request database.
· Provides 24X7X365 coverage for all configuration issues
· Provides Level 3 Hardware Support.
· Systematic interrogation of the problem management systems
· Authors and owns change tickets for all configuration changes
· Pre-stage all I/O gens
· Performs dynamic gens as needed
· Mainframe attached Ficon director ownership
· Participates in weekly Change Meetings
· Participates in Project Planning meetings as technical expert for configuration issues
· Participates in DR planning and execution
· Provides SME training
· Maintains knowledge of product capabilities and future possibilities
· Determines gaps between current state and desired state and develops plans to achieve

Knowledge and Skills
· Ability to envision multiple alternative solutions and negotiate best possible choices.
· Ability to conceptualize, design and build very complex logical and physical I/O configurations
· Ability to use HCD dialog panels and Input Output Definition File (IODF) for creating and using I/O Definitions
· Ability to use HCM for creating IODF and maintaining hardware layout
· Ability to plan and configure ESCON/FICON I/O subsystems and implement ESCON/FICON hardware components
· Overall knowledge of all installs/deinstalls of all CPU/Network/I/O devices in the Mainframe environment
· In-depth knowledge of IBM Network Advisor used to monitor, configure and maintain mainframe attached Ficon directors
· In-depth knowledge of Hardware Management Console (HMC)
· In-depth knowledge of Parallel Sysplex environment
· In-depth knowledge of I/O OPS
· In-depth knowledge of the IPL/Power on Reset procedures
· In-depth knowledge of installation of ATL/VTS
· In-depth knowledge of MVS OS commands to interrogate and manipulate system resources
· Knowledge of TSO/ISPF commands
· Department MPOB – Mainframe Configuration Management Process and Procedures Manual
· Mainframe Configuration and ZHMC Security
· Working knowledge of EPCT
· Working knowledge of JCL
· Working knowledge of JES messages and commands
· Working knowledge of VTAM messages and commands
· Working knowledge of IDCAMS messages and commands
· Department MPOB – Mainframe Configuration Management Process and Procedures Manual

Please apply on our company website ( with reference to job ID, or contact me at Email: / 973-425-5999

Saurabh Kumar
Team Lead- Staffing
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973-425-5999 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email: | Website:

About us: Artech is a full-service staff augmentation firm dedicated to providing mission critical human capital solutions. Founded in 1992, Artech has an estimated $810M annual revenue run rate for 2019 and about 10,500 employees and consultants across the US, Canada, India, and China.

Artech is a minority- and women-owned enterprise (MWBE) and is certified by the WBENC, NMSDC, and CPUC. Artech is also a NMSDC Corporate Plus member and was recently ranked as the 11th largest IT staffing firm and the #1 Largest Women-Owned IT Staffing Companies in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).

As a Tier-1 Preferred Supplier to over 80 Fortune 500 clients and federal government entities, Artech has extensive staff augmentation experience in both IT and non-IT categories. Artech provides a variety of workforce solutions to meet the needs of its clients in support of job categories such as Information Technology (IT); Engineering; Professional and Managerial; Scientific, Clinical and regulatory; HR; Legal; Sales and Marketing; and Finance and Accounting. For more check:

Expected salary:

Location: New York

Job date: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 04:15:49 GMT

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