Websphere MQ z/OS System Programmer

Job Description
IBM Client Innovation Center Wroclaw & Katowice is now hiring experienced Websphere MQ for z/OS professionals!

Experience new and diverse professional challenges. Take your career further with IBM's Client Innovation Center in Wroclaw & Katowice. Be part of a multicultural team that helps our clients to transform how their IT services are delivered. You will discover a friendly team-focused environment: an inspiring workplace that provides an open and collaborative culture. Enjoy varied and challenging work - and grow your expertise through training and career development tailored to you. Shape your future by joining a global team that has driven client success for more than 100 years.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

All aspects of WMQ system administration for z/OS, Unix, Windows including installation, configuration, upgrading, and providing maintenance of the systems software and products in a large enterprise system environment (>50 LPAR's and >50 midrange systems);

  • Development and maintenance of required documentation in WIKI, WORD, POWERPOINT and EXCEL.
  • WMQ problem determination and resolution.
  • Build, troubleshooting and changing scheduled jobs and following the customer's handover procedures.
  • The candidate shall perform and have expert knowledge of the following recurring tasks that incorporate the duties described above:
  • WMQ back-up and recovery in z/OS and server environment
  • WMQ installation and migration in z/OS and server environment
  • WMQ performance and tuning
  • WMQ problem analysis and problem resolution
  • Development, maintenance and optimization of central processes in customer environments
  • Creation, maintenance and optimization of customized installation packages
  • Support of the planning, configuration and migration of WMQ systems in a large, international installation with multiple locations in a multi customer environment
  • Oral and written communication with management
  • Readiness to work nights and weekends - As required.
  • Technical lead in migration and Release or Version change projects - As required.
  • Participation in customer projects - As required.
  • Configuration Management and Change Control Procedures - As required.
  • Troubleshooting software failures, including contact and support of the IBM software service request system (PMR)
Additional Benefits:
  • Trainings and certifications
  • Private medical package and insurance package
  • Multisport Card
  • Working on international projects in multicultural teams
  • Good to be an IBMer discounts
  • Cinema & trips for IBMers
  • Language classes
  • Summer camps for children

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years specialist experience with IBM's WMQ
  • Good knowledge of the following products:
  • WMQ V7.1 for z/OS (in datasharing and non-datasharing environment)
  • WMQ V7.5 for UNIX/Windows
  • Tivoli for WMQ
  • Familiar with z/OS, TSO ISPF, DFSMS, USS, RACF, TCPIP
  • Familiar with UNIX/Windows
  • Familiar with Office products e.g. WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT
  • expert knowledge of JCL, ISPF skels and macros, CLIST and REXX
  • expert knowledge of UNIX/Windows scripting
  • expert fluency in English (both written and spoken)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 8 years specialist experience with IBM's WMQ
  • Expert knowledge of the following products:
  • WMQ V7.1 for z/OS (in datasharing and non-datasharing environment)
  • WMQ V7.5 for UNIX/Windows
  • Tivoli for WMQ

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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