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Systems Programmer
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The system programmer performs the following tasks:

* Planning hardware and software system upgrades and changes in configuration
* Training system operators and application programmers
* Automating operations
* Performing capacity planning
* Running installation jobs and scripts
* Performing installation-specific customization tasks
* Integration-testing the new products with existing applications and user procedures
* System-wide performance tuning to meet required levels of service

A systems programmer should have a minimum 3 years of experience with:

* Understanding how z/OS and its subsystems are configured, activated, started, stopped, queried and dynamically modified
* Problem Determination/Problem Source Identification (PD/PSI)
* Familiarization with TSO, JES, Communications Server, SDSF, Unix Systems Services (USS), Systems-Managed Storage (DFSMS), Workload Manager (WLM)
* Comfortable with use of TSO and ISPF for creating/editing/deleting datasets and PDS members
* Comfortable with use of SDSF for control of z/OS and JES
* Comfortable with use of Integrated Catalog Facility (ICF) for allocating/cataloging datasets into appropriate user catalogs
* Comfortable with using console commands to monitor and control z/OS and subsystems

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

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