Systems Programmer

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Responsibilities

  • This position will offer a comprehensive experience in a fast paced computer operations environment. The incumbent will gain valuable knowledge and hands on experience in a data center environment.
  • Responsibilities typically include: designing, planning, developing, documenting and implementing system software.Releases and system and network products in support of availability for business operations
  • Implement software releases and maintenance for preventative/corrective action.
  • Perform data analysis with a variety of methods and techniques for obtaining information and reaching solutions while working with support centers on user affecting problems; interacting with 3rd party vendors and ensuring 24X7 availability
  • Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems while working directly with Operations ; cross-functional support groups, application support and application DBA's
  • Maintain in-house written software.
  • Create/update installation procedures.
  • 24X7 problem/crisis determination, management, and resolution
  • Vendor coordination, management, and escalation
  • Provide system recovery, technical support and documentation for Disaster Recovery tests
  • Quality Assurance Testing prior to test/production implementation

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a Mainframe or data center environment. (2+ years).
  • Trouble shooting experience and skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with MS Office (EXCEL, WORD & PowerPoint)

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Data Center experience
  • Knowledge of z/OS, IMS, DB2, CICS, WAS, MQ Series, DB2 Connect and CA products.
  • Experience with JES2, JCL, TSO/ISPF, SDSF.
  • Project Management skills - ability to create and maintain project plans

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.