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Mainframe CICS Systems Programmer/Admin - 100% REMOTE

  • Location: Alpharetta, 30096
  • Salary: 115000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

Mainframe CICS Systems Admin - 100% REMOTE!!

Global FinTech organization seeking an experienced Mainframe Systems Programmer/Admin for their team.  This Programmer/Admin will design, develop, install, configure, and maintain enterprise operating and infrastructure systems (e.g. OS upgrades and patches, database management systems, application integration & communications, storage, etc.) as well as installed third-party systems components to ensure reliability.  Day-to-day you will help recognize and troubleshoot problems with hardware and operating systems and assigned third-party software running on an IBM Mainframe or HP NonStop system. Establish and document standards and procedures (including disaster recovery procedures) for management review. Communicates with and provides reporting and technical support to system users and clients.

What Part Will You Play?
Researches assigned aspects of CICS and Independent Software Vendor's (ISV) product upgrade packages for applicability and impact to the Mainframe environments including serving as expert on
assigned native programs and ISV software. Provides overall findings with supporting details to Lead for review. Researches assigned, accepted products in depth to build knowledge and become resident
expert (or backup) of the product. Recommends configuration settings to Lead System Administrator. Performs larger upgrades and new product installs, under limited review, to various environments under
limited review by higher level System Administrator. Understands the relationship of product roll-out including impact on other teams and proposes roll-out schedules accordingly. Displays a thorough
knowledge of systems for assigned areas of expertise. Installs, configures, and monitors CICS and other online systems for performance and tuning issues. Monitors subsystem performance issues by performing daily health checks.

Ideal candidate has the following: 

  • Bachelor's Degree or 6+ years experience
  • Experience in system administration within a highly available enterprise environment or related experience.
  • CICS and TCP/IP 
  • Operating Systems Knowledge (Mainframe Skills) - z/OS, z/VM, TSO/ISPF, ISMF, JCL, SMP/E, Catalogs, CA1, DFSMS, DFHSM, DFDSS, REXX, Utilities

The Perks:  Full suite of awesome benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, matching 401(k), robust PTO and the luxury of working full time from your home office.  Please send your detailed VTAM resume today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.