Randstad Systems Engineer in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Systems Engineer

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job details:

  • location:Brookfield, WI

  • date posted:Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:581721

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Seeking a CICS Systems Programmer with a working knowledge of CICSPlex/SM architecture, support, and administration. As a core member of the Middleware group, the CICS Systems Programmer will be responsible for the installation, administration, and maintenance of CICS software components, MQ z/OS, and 3rd party software.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Perform all functions related to CICSo Administrationo Monitoringo Troubleshooting and problem determinationo Configuration, installation, and patching of software componentso Performance tuning

  • Install and administer MQ z/OS

  • Install and administer 3rd party software

  • Work with software vendors for system support and problem resolution

  • Coordination with other teams for installation of patches or other support related issues

  • Provide 24x7 on-call technical support (on rotation)

  • Participate in business continuance planning, testing, and execution


  • Candidate should have at least 3 years' experience supporting CICSPlex/SM and MQ z/OS

  • Must be proficient with SMP/E and z/OS system utilities

  • Strong performance tuning background and ability to make real-time adjustments

  • Experience with BMC MainView and AutoOperator a plus

  • Experience with various connectivity protocols (MRO, VTAM/GR, IPIC, HTTP/SSL, z/OS Sockets)

  • Experience with Assembler, Cobol, and REXX a plus

  • Experience with CICS trace facilities and IPCS a plus

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, highly complex environment

  • Ability to work under pressure to resolve complex system problems in a timely fashion