z/OS Platform Performance Engineer
Company: Software Guidance & Assistance
Location: New York
Posted on: November 11, 2018
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a z/OS platform Performance Engineer for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial services clients in New York, NY. Looking for a candidate with strong skills in capacity planning, and problem analysis. Knowledgeable in: SAS, RMF, RMF Post Processor, RMFIII, RMF Portal, WLM, MXG, MICS, as well as Omegamon and SYSVIEW.
- Responsible for monitoring, providing monitors, and reporting for all SYSTEMS, including zIIP and GP usage, memory, coupling facility, response/elapsed time, and more.
- The candidate will work closely within a team of performance engineers to provide technical support for all performance related projects and activities. The individual will also act as a liaison to other departments on all technical matters related to performance and capacity planning Required Skills:
- Focus on System Performance and Capacity Planning in a multi-CEC & Sysplex environment
- Experienced at troubleshooting performance issues in z/OS environment
- Excellent testing and reporting skills (design tests to validate software functionality, robustness, performance, and environmental health and stability)
- Experienced at tuning an environment with Natural/Adabas, Cobol, DB2, MQ and CICS workload
- Strong familiarity with z/OS
- JCL, SAS,REXX
- HCD/Hardware knowledge
- Strong knowledge of WLM, RMF, RMF Monitor III, RMF Post Processor, RMF Performance Data Portal, Omegamon, Epilog, and SMF data collection and reporting
- Advanced use of SAS, MXG, CA-MICS, REXX
- Experience maintaining MICS- Experience with CA-Sysview, IBM SCRT, IBM Tivoli Decision Support (TDS), IBM Country Wide Multiplex Pricing(CMP) a plus
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to interface with various levels of management and with business clients
- Knowledge of following hardware: IBM Mainframe, Internal and External coupling facility, IBM and EMC storage and tape subsystems SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities.
Keywords: Software Guidance & Assistance, Waterbury , z/OS Platform Performance Engineer, Engineering , New York, Connecticut
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