Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Mainframe CICS & MQ System Programmer

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Location: Lake Mary, FL
Job Code: 266303
Posted: Jun 21, 2022

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Mainframe CICS & MQ System Programmer for our client in the IT Services and Consulting domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position, and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 6+ Months Contract

Location: Lake Mary, Florida (100% Remote)

Salary: $39.00-$47.00/Hourly on W2

Role: Mainframe CICS & MQ System Programmer

Primary Skills: Mainframe

Role Description: The Mainframe CICS & MQ System Programmer must have at least 10+ years of experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Minimum 10 years of experience in CICS/MQ on zOS administration

- Excellent skills on CICS administration which include CICS and its product administration

- Experience in CICS version upgrades/migration

- Applying patches to CICS software, Hostbridge

- CICS ISVs upgrades and maintenance

- Resource definition Online and batch mode

- CICS region build

- Knowledge on CICSPlex concepts (mandatory)

- Configuration of CICS initialization parameters

- Troubleshooting and resolving system related abends and issues

- Identifying patches that need to be installed, and having them installed

- Security administration for CICS

- Performance monitoring and tuning

- CICS intercommunication setup and maintenance

- 24*7 support

- Assist in application team on CICS specific issues

- MQ on z/OS Administrator

- Experience in MQ product upgrades and maintenance

- Defining and Monitoring MQ objects

- MQ region build

- Knowledge on MQ sharing concepts (mandatory)

- Operating with CICS adapter control functions to initiate and manage connections between WebSphere MQ and CICS

- Managing WebSphere MQ resources (BSDS, Pagesets, buffer pools, logs)

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent 

Experience: Minimum 10+ years of experience

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: No 

Local Preferred: Yes

Note: Must be able to work on a W2 basis/C2C

Recruiter Name: Divya S

Recruiter Phone: 412.226.0751 (Ext: 2338)/201 523 4990

Equal Employment Opportunity 

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