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Mainframes IMS Database Lead

Location Montreal, United States
Posted 19-March-2021

Job Title:- Mainframes IMS Database Lead

Location:- Montreal

Duration:- Full Time

Job Description:-

IMSDC and CICS / MQ System Programmer

Proficient with the IBM Information Management System DC , CICS and MQKnowledge of IMS Transaction Manager (IMS/TM), CICS, MQ. Explore how these facilities work together and how application programs interact with them in todays complex enterprise systemsInstallation, patching, configuring and problem determination for IMS, CICS, MQBuilding and management of IMS in a highly available environment on the Mainframe platformsWork with and manage an IMS system: Data Communications (DC), CICS and MQSystems/Applications ManagementTroubleshooting/Performance Tuning of IMS, CISC and MQDocumentation of the IMS networkSpecifications for IMS system definition and execution control parametersProcedural controls for operationMonitoring and gathering production statisticsEstablishing procedures to control changes to the online system designTesting the online system after application and IMS changesGenerating the system and preparing JCL (job control language)Developing operations proceduresAnalyzing user requirements involves examining the application documentation for the IMS function required and the expected workload.Collecting online requirements concerns specifications for IMS system definition, system data set allocation, and initial JCL.Preparing the IMS network involves interaction with system and network generation activities.Establishing security procedures encompasses the design and implementation of a security strategy.Developing an operations plan produces operations control documents and provides for audit of the control of production cycles.Forming a monitoring strategy results in monitoring the system and gathering performance data.Establishing criteria for performance leads to performance analysis and tuning activities.Provide on call support for IMSDC systemsPrepare documentation on day to day activities and support junior resourcesProficient in MVS architecture and conceptsWork with IBM and ISV vendors for trouble shooting and fixing issuesExpertise in SMP/E and evolving installation and migration proceduresExpertise in applying RSU maintenance to the IMSExpertise in migrating to the latest version of IMS CICS/MQ System Programmer:


Install, upgrade and maintain the CICS and MQ softwareCreate and maintain CICS regions used by the applications including Assembler and Cobol programsAdminister the CICS regions according to application demands (eg. new transactions, connections etc.) and support the merge processCreate and maintain the CICS monitoring infrastructure (Omegamon, Sysview, System Automation feeds, the CICS Monitor etc)Provide statistics on usage to various parties (eg. developers, managers, Operational Security Department)Investigate and resolve problems in CICS and related areasPerformance review and tuning of the CICSes and MQInvestigation and evaluation of new products in the area (eg. the CICS Explorer)Provide advice and assistance to developers and other support groups on CICS and MQ mattersProficient with the WebSphere MQ environmentKnowledge how to configure and administer WebSphere MQ in the z/OS platformInstallation, patching, configuring and problem determination for WebSphere MQBuilding and management of WebSphere MQ in a highly available environment on the Mainframe platformsSystems/Applications Management experienceConfiguring security, defining Queue Sharing Groups, publish/subscribe administration, gathering and analyzing statistics and accounting data for performance tuningTroubleshooting/Performance Tuning of Websphere Message Queue applicationEnsuring environment has no single points of failure and is operationally robustManagement and development of monitoring solutions for Websphere MQ


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