Mainframe Telecom Consultant

Information Technology Remote, United States


Description

Responsibilities:

Responsible for supporting online end users and performing batch file transfers.

Job assignments demand a well rounded IBM mainframe skill set.  Technical support responsibilities traverse all Projects codes and require efforts in systems analysis, problem resolution, and the development of system specifications and associated documentation.  These duties require knowledge of IBM mainframe software programs and utilities:

    OPERATING SYSTEMS PLATFORMS

     z/OS

  FUNDAMENTALS/UTILITIES

     CA-VIEW

     SDSF

     TSO

     ISPF

     JES

COMMUNICATION FUNDAMENTALS/PROTOCOLS

    TCP/IP

    TN3270/TELNET

    SFTP/FTP

    Connect Direct

    PKI

    MAINFRAME (XMIT)

LANGUAGES

     JCL

    REXX   

Provide 24-hour technical support to the production and operations group by diagnosing critical file transfer problems, developing solutions and applying corrective actions in a timely manner.

Research and respond to production file transfer failures and online MIAP communication anomalies. 

Trouble shooting efforts extend to identify and resolve operations problems for both production and development environment systems.

Continuously monitor, evaluate and/or conduct research into the technical operations for quality and performance of application software to improve the process or enhance performance (reduce costs).

Testing is conducted on external interface applications which are integrated into batch processes and utilize teleprocessing protocols such as TCP/IP, SFTP and Connect Direct.

Coordinate development and testing with external customers in this process, which involve complexities of file transfer between a multitude of platform entities such as mainframes and distributed systems
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Provide assistance to Information Assurance (IA) personnel in the creation and maintenance of System Interconnection Agreements (SIA) between the Application and external communication entities.

Communicate and interact with other professionals at various organizational levels on a daily basis in both verbal as well as written communication.  Duties may require presentations, briefings and project reviews involving alternative approaches for consideration to management and/or other personnel. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong Mainframe Experience. 
  • Must be a United States Citizen and able to pass an extensive background check and obtain DoD Public Trust Clearance.
  • A degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand their needs.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Professional presence is required.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Endeavor administration.
  • Experience with Configuration Management administration.
  • Capability to work in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with customers and other vendors.
  • Demonstrated ability to comply with data standards and policies.
  • Possess motivation to learn new technologies and methodologies that demonstrate value.

About CSCI

CSCI is an award-winning information technology and financial management consulting firm founded on one simple philosophy: “Do what is right, always.” We apply this philosophy across all elements of our growing business, from delivering world-class services for customers to providing an environment for associates that encourages personal and professional growth. At CSCI, work and fun aren’t diametrically opposed. Our goal is to hire people with proven track records and retain them with an energizing, diverse company culture. We value each associate’s natural drive to excel, and we provide them with the freedom to do things their way. CSCI seeks the best and brightest in the industry; those who are ready to move their lives and career forward. Join us today, and get excited about Mondays again!

 

Benefits of Working at CSCI

  • Competitive Salaries
  • 20 Days Paid Time Off (PTO), plus Paid Holidays
  • Full Health Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • A culture of reward and recognition

 

CSCI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity. While all candidates are considered, CSCI encourages the above individuals to apply.

 

CSCI is committed to helping individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation, please contact CSCI Human Resources for further assistance. For questions regarding the qualifications listed above, please contact the CSCI Talent Acquisition Team.

 

DISCLAIMER

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.


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