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CICS system administration- Lead Infrastructure Engineer

Chennai, TN
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Will perform software installation and customization and utilize diagnostic tools, system.Managing performance and tuning, and determine topology recovery, business analysis and continuity.Has to build, configure and upgrade CICS Transaction Server regions in a production environment.Performing installation, maintenance, and administration of MQ and CICS software and managing deployments of maintenance releases, red-alerts, and emergency maintenance.Conducting software proof of concept and product evaluations.Has to perform project scoping, consultation and design services for internal and LOB project work.Research emerging technology and industry practices, and develop and maintain roadmaps.Serve as Point of Contact for Vendor relationships and engagement.Maintaining standards and best practices documentation.Support for highly available sysplexed MQ and CICS environments on zSeries.Support for application development and testing, and for the analysis and resolution of problems with the MQ and CICS product sets, in both production and non-production environments.Design and develop exits and other facilities to enhance MQ infrastructure (requires MQI and C or Assembler coding experience).Managing performance analysis and tuning skills.Creating role-based access controls.Drive creation and support for automated solutions for the environmentDrive innovation research of new features and functionality available in our software/hardware and prepare a plan for rolling these innovations out to our LOBsSkills Excellent grasp of CICS Transaction Server system internals.Should have experience with resource definitions, CSD structure, and CICS utilities.Must be expertise with Inter-region communication methods.Proficient with associated product installations, applying maintenance, customizing products, configuring products.Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple tasksHighly skilled with the standard MVS tools TSO/ISPF, JCL, IBM Utilities, VSAM Utilities, SDSF, and security package (ACF2 or RACF or Top Secret)Should have experience with Disaster Recovery (backup and restore, DR plan creation and maintenance).Should be familiar with IBM Language Assembler, to be able to look at code and dumps and also to work with Exits.Familiarity with CICS Transaction Gateway and CICSplex System Manager.Should have experience with a Quality Management System and ISO 9000 and knowledge of ITIL concepts is must.Should have experience with Service Management tools and processes such as Problem management, Incident management, Change management, etc.Overall understanding of an IBM z/OS Operating Environment, terminology & concepts. For example Linklst, Apflist, Paging, Virtual storage, SMF.Ability to work off hours and weekends to support change implementation.Ability to support client systems in a 7x24x365 on-call rotation (remote logon, pager/cell phone, etc)
Degree: MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 4-6


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