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Deloitte zOS Systems Programmer – Project Delivery Specialist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Core Business Operations- zOS Systems Programmer Project Delivery Specialist

Are you an experienced, passionate pioneer in technology a solutions builder, a roll-up-your-sleeves technologist who wants a daily collaborative environment, think-tank feel and share new ideas with your colleagues - without the extensive demands of travel? If so, consider an opportunity with our US Delivery Center we are breaking the mold of a typical Delivery Center.

Our US Delivery Centers have been growing since 2014 with significant, continued growth on the horizon. Interested? Read more about our opportunity below

Deloitte is seeking a zOS Systems Programmer with an understanding of a Parallel SYSPlex environment, support, and administration as well as storage management skills. As a core member of the Mainframe group, the zOS Systems Programmer will be responsible for the installations, support, and maintenance of IBM mainframe operating environments. This includes production (client-facing) and development (internal) systems. As part of the core staff of the technical operations group, this position will be responsible for software and hardware implementation at the direction of management, as well as being an integral part in the evaluation and analysis of software and architecture.

The successful candidate will provide in-depth subject matter expertise and technical leadership for the current and future delivery, support and maintenance of production services in the technical operations environment. Act as a change agent to continually improve operational processes and procedures. Manage the technical recovery of production service during major incidents. Provide technical input and analysis to tactical and strategic planning. Utilize technical expertise and experience to architect solutions that will improve supportability and availability of production services. Provides expert technical planning and risk analysis to facilitate accurate and timely service deployments.

The candidate will also have a solid understanding of managing mainframe storage using DFSMS tools including monitoring and managing HSM and RMM. Work with hardware vendors to have new microcode applied to DASD and VTS devices, manage hardware repair processes and manage the DASD and VTS GUIs. Be able to make changes to SMS ACS routines including testing and implementation. Manage a synchronous PPRC environment using Copy Services Manager for disaster recovery.

The zOS Senior Systems Programmer will provide SME-level support for the mainframe environment. This will include advanced systems management, administration, planning and operations.

Work you ll do/Responsibilities

Build and maintain multiple z/OS images in a Parallel SYSPlex (GDPS) environments across 2 data centers

Installation/support/maintenance of IBM base products, such as z/OS, RACF, JES, Communications Server, compilers, language environment, etc.

Installation/support/maintenance of other IBM/third party support products, from vendors like ASG, BMC, CA, SyncSort, etc.

Coordinate support of physical infrastructure changes

Support business operations and development in everyday use of products

Be able to code, deploy and effectively use the various tools for problem determination and capacity management

Work with vendors for system support and problem resolution

Provide 24x7 on-call technical support

Participate in business continuance planning, testing, and execution

The Team

From our centers, we work with Deloitte consultants to design, develop and build solutions to help clients reimagine, reshape and rewire the competitive fabric of entire industries. Our centers house a multitude of specialists, ranging from systems designers, architects and integrators, to creative digital experts, to cyber risk and human capital professionals. All work together on diverse projects from advanced preconfigured solutions and methodologies, to brand-building and campaign management. We are a unique blend of skills and experiences, yet we underline the value of each individual, providing customized career paths, fostering innovation and knowledge development with a focus on quality. The US Delivery Center supports a collaborative team culture where we work and live close to home with limited travel.



10 years z/OS mainframe systems programmer experience, with advanced knowledge of z/OS internals and subsystems

Advanced knowledge of mainframe physical architecture

Ability to multitask in a fast paced, highly complex mainframe environment

Able to work under pressure to resolve complex system problems in a timely fashion

Advanced knowledge of IBM base z/OS components, including RACF, Compilers, languages, etc.

Assembler and REXX coding desirable

Analytical/critical/outside-the-box thinking in problem solving

Ability to work well in team environment

How you ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.


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