ISYS Technologies, Inc.

  • Senior Mainframe Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
  • Minimum Clearance Required

    US Citizen


    Functional Responsibilities:

    The scope of responsibilities includes leading z/OS upgrade from v2.1 to v2.x and hardware upgrade from zBC12 to next generation machine, installing and maintaining software, monitoring performance, tuning system, maintaining backups, developing and implementing storage strategies, DASD replication, disaster recovery support scenarios, and problem resolution including troubleshooting and working with other teams to ensure 24×7 mission-critical applications availability, reliability and performance. This is a long-term position for an experienced z/OS systems programmer with a broad support background. Duties include hands on administration, configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of mainframe System z and related infrastructure components.





    Experience Requirements:

    • At least seven 7 years of experience and specific advanced z/OS generalist knowledge, WLM, SMP/E, TSO, JES2, DFHSM/SMS, DASD (Hitachi VSP), IBM VTL TS7720 as well as the ability to interact with third-party sub-systems such as ACF2, MIM, and CA-Common Services.
    • Specific advanced mainframe z/OS generalist knowledge and experience spanning z/OS, SMP/E, TSO, JES2, DFHSM/SMS, DASD,
    • Skills in other areas such as System Automation, ACF2 security, MXG, SMF record extraction and analysis, process automation (REXX)

    Desired Experience:

    • Supporting third-party sub-systems such as ACF2 and other CA
    • Specific proficient knowledge and experience of advanced virtual tape (IBM VTL TS7720), storage (Hitachi VSP), data replication, automated operations and how to interact with them
    • CA product support to facilitate data transfers



    • U.S. Citizen



    Essential Requirements - Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, walk, stand and climb stairs and steps. May require walking long distance from parking to work station. Occasionally, movement that requires twisting at the neck and/or trunk more than the average person, squatting/ stooping/kneeling, reaching above the head, and forward motion will be required. The employee will continuously be required to repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. Manual and finger dexterity are essential to this position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, depth perception and telling differences among colors. The employee must be able to communicate through speech with clients and public. Hearing requirements include conversation in both quiet and noisy environments. Lifting may require floor to waist, waist to shoulder, or shoulder to overhead movement of up to 20 pounds. This position demands tolerance for various levels of mental stress.


    ISYS Technologies is an Engineering and Information Technology Company focused on providing Services to the Federal and State Government. ISYS offers a competitive compensation program and comprehensive benefits package to our employees including Health/Dental/Vision/PTO and more. ISYS Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


    US Citizenship is required.


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