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NOVA Corporation Senior IBM z/OS Communications Programmer in Ogden, Utah

DDC-ITS is 100% tribally owned by the Navajo Nation. Recognized by the Small Business Administration (SBA), we are certified as a Tribally Owned 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business.

DDC-ITS is dedicated to providing outstanding services to its customers and employees. Our strength is in our ability to understand our client's needs and deliver a solution that will not only meet those needs but exceed their expectations.

DDC-ITS strives to be innovative in all areas of business and is committed to technical excellence. Our corporate offices are located on the Navajo Nation reservation in Window Rock, Arizona, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Columbia, Maryland.

DDC-ITS provides unique, custom solutions to meet our customers’ communications needs. Our solutions provide communication capabilities using modern technology. At their most complex, they are multi-purpose systems that gather information from dozens of different sources. The information is presented to decision makers immediately, visually, clearly.

Senior IBM z/OS Communications Programmer

a. Provide planning, which includes development of implementation and installa-tion plans for IBM Mainframe projects. The implementation plan should in-clude: detailed steps and requirements to successfully implement OS’s, software or hardware upgrades, or installations to IBM System z/OS mainframe platform. Develop timelines and milestones related to the required steps for implementa-tion or upgrade of IBM mainframe platform to meet government established project deadlines.

b. Use required software tools, including IBM SMP/e, IBM system utilities (including IEBGENER (generalized copy utility), IEBCOPY (utility to copy, compress, merge partitioned data sets), IDCAMS (access method services)), to create, populate, update and configure required datasets and parameter libraries and members to successfully implement software installations and upgrades on the IBM mainframe platform.

c. Create and deliver detailed installation/upgrade documentation, using government specified software and processes and formats. This documentation will include detailed dataset names, configuration parameters, and installation/upgrade procedures used to install/upgrade the IBM mainframe OS, software or hardware.

d. Use IBM SMP/e to successfully receive and apply z/OS communications or networking software and other related software on an IBM Mainframe. This includes interpreting SMP/e output messages to resolve software installation issues and requirements, use SMP/e panels to manage software installation packages, define SMP/e required parameters to successfully install and maintain OS and associated software products.

e. Create, define and manage parameters required for communications products on the IBM Mainframe platform. This includes VTAM, VPS (Virtual Print Services), NDM, TCP/IP, FTP, SFTP, and other government approved communications, printer, or networking software or hardware.

f. Diagnose and resolve IBM z/OS system communications software or hardware abends and abnormal operating environment problems using system logs, and other available logs and documents. This includes creating and interpreting system traces and dumps, job output, and monitoring tools.

g. Create, populate, secure and troubleshoot IBM z/OS USS file systems and mount points. Manage the USS environment on an IBM z/OS mainframe platform.

h. Create/update and debug z/OS parameters using government processes and procedures and requirements (aka PARMLIB).

i. Plan and create accurate, detailed documentation for IBM z/OS mainframe platform communications and networking software/hardware installation/upgrades.

j. Use IBM z/OS mainframe communications products, including VTAM, TCP/IP, and FTP.

k. Create, update, and debug JES2 parameters and statements that relate to IBM mainframe networking or communications. (NJE, RJE, NODES statements)

Must have an active Secret Clearance

Must currently possess one of the IAT Level 1 certification:

  • A+CE

  • CCNA-Security

  • Network+ CE

  • SSCP

Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math and seven years' experience in an IBM z/OS mainframe environment with emphasis in communication products and methodologies, print services, and network software.


Ten years' experience in an IBM z/OS mainframe environment with emphasis in communication products and methodologies, print services, and network software.

CompTIA Network+ CE, CompTIA A+CE, CCNA Security, SSCP



ID: 2019-2550

External Company Name: Dine Development Corporation

External Company URL: http://nova-dine.com/