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23 days agoCGI

zSeries System Programmer

  • Toronto, CANADA
  • IT development

Job description

Position Description:

Administration and support of zSeries systems in a large network environment / complex multi-client, multi-vendor and multi-protocol systems. Participation in the evolution of the zSeries platform by working to develop scalable and innovative service offerings that are future-oriented and meet current and future customer needs. Collaboration with technical specialist teammates (Operating system, Databases, telecommunications, security, Web applications) evolving in a constantly changing context.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a system programmer on our team, you will be working on major initiatives within the Mainframe practices. This role will require communication and interaction with multiple internal and external clients such as third-party partners, vendors, network, data center and client engagement teams to ensure the smooth implementations of changes in the environments. You will also have to share knowledge with the rest of the teams, coach and mentor young members, troubleshoot issues and seize opportunities to develop enhancements and new service offerings.
· Install, propagate, maintain and support z/OS and related software products on centralized zSeries servers.
· Master the tools of centralized zSeries servers (JCL, Scheduler, operation, Automation, Storage, printing, process of changes and incidents).
· Ensure the performance of the systems and monitor the different components.
· Support the daily systems maintenance activities;
· Perform problem determination and resolution;
· Diagnose complex problems, propose and implement solutions adapted to customer needs;
· Manage service request and/or reported problem, follow up until resolution;
· Create and maintain technical procedures and solutions documentation;
· Provide functional analysis for new requirements and service offerings;
· Develop solutions aimed at improving processes that involve the support of our clients;
· Ensure the performance of the systems and monitor the different components;
· Coach and/or mentor colleagues;
· Participate in audits;
· Participate in Disaster Recovery tests;
· Provide on-call support as scheduled.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Extensive experience with installing, configuring, administration and tuning of several technologies / products;
Functional: z/OS, JES2 products, Storage (backup, archive, Tape Manager, IOGEN), Monitors, automation, SDSF / IOF, RACF / TSS / ACF2, Sysplex, testing and debugging tools;
Preferred: IBM mainframe knowledge and experience (CICS, IMS, JCL, Rexx, ISPF, OMVS, );
Operating Systems (Windows Server, Linux)
Relational Databases (SQL-Server, PostgreSQL, );
Application Servers (Java or .NET);
Application Deployment Environments (Microfocus Enterprise Server, Heirloom Elastic Cobol, TSRI, );
Development frameworks and tools (Git, Ticketing, );
Compilers (Cobol, PL/I, );
Middleware (MQ-Series, );
General: Products such as DB, CICS, IMS and other MF software
Scheduler agents (Control-M, TWS, )
Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel.


·  CA Datacom
·  DB2 for z/OS
·  English
·  French
·  JCL
·  Middleware

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Make every future a success.
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