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Mainframe Systems Programmer Resume Profile

VA

Professional Summary

I have several years of experience, as a z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer with the majority of my career working at major companies. My skills and experiences include: responsible for installation, configuration, and maintenance of operating systems and multiple third-party products in a multi LPAR environment for the System Z hardware HCD, IODF and z/OS software using SMP/E in a Monoplex and Sysplex environment, IBM subsystems - CICS, DB2,IMS, MQ, Websphere, TCP-IP. Server environment experience includes UNIX, LINUX, HP, Sun Solaris. Understanding of information technology industry trends and emerging technologies. PAC2000, STAMP, PTP,CREST, JIRA, HPSA, OVPI, OVPM, Clear Quest, Remedy, LDRPS, Disaster Recovery Planning high availability and/or failover BCP and building security plans. Ability to identify, solve, and document complex technical problems and present excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required Skills

  • SNA, VTAM, NCP and associated 3745's, z/OS TCP IP stack, TPX, Netmaster, z/OS Netview, Connect Enterprise, XCOM, Configuration and Management of the Mainframe Open System Adapters, Network connectivity
  • Demonstrates initiative by reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others
  • Excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems and resolve issues.
  • Experience in developing enterprise wide operations strategy, reducing systems complexity and redundancy
  • 20 years of experience as a z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer installing, configuration, maintaining in a z/OS environment
  • BCP, JES2, IOCP, HCD, RMF, SMF, DFSMS, DFHSM, DFDSS, FDR, SDSF, DFSORT, SMPE, EREP, TSO, ISPF/PDF, RACF, SVC Dumps, OMEGAMON, TMON, VTAM/SNA, TCP/IP, OSPF TCP/IP Routing Protocol , VIPA, and FTP File Transfer z/OS . Knowledge and experience with the following File Formats is required: PS, PO, PDS, PDS/E, z/FS and VSAM/E . Assembler, REXX, CICS/TS, and DB2.
  • UNIX, and Linux experience
  • Experience with high volume production systems
  • Experience in Information Technology Security practices

Professional Experience

Mainframe Systems Programmer

Confidential

Install and maintain IBM z/OS operating system and 3rd party products for IBM clients. Applying of maintenance and patches for vendor products, Ordering, receiving and applying monthly maintenance packages from IBM. Pre-installing new mainframe products and updates.

Mainframe Systems Programmer

Confidential

Install and maintain IBM z/OS operating system and 3rd party products for IBM clients. Applying of maintenance and patches for vendor products, Ordering, receiving and applying monthly maintenance packages from IBM. Pre-installing new mainframe products and updates. Installing and maintaining CICS, DB2 and MQ Websphere products.

Mainframe Systems Programmer

Confidential

Install and maintain IBM z/OS operating system and 3rd party products. Applying of maintenance and patches for vendor products, Ordering, receiving and applying monthly maintenance packages along with CICS. Pre-installing new mainframe products and updates. Technical MVS Systems Programmer support/oncall group, provide SME support and consultancy to operations staff, application and technical teams and training new employees. Experience using following Change, Incident, and Problem Management processes.

Mainframe Systems Programmer

Confidential

Install and maintain IBM z/OS operating system and 3rd party products. Applying of maintenance and patches for vendor products, Ordering, receiving and applying monthly maintenance packages from IBM. Pre-installing new mainframe products and updates. Technical MVS Systems Programmer support/oncall group, provide SME support and consultancy to operations staff, application and technical teams and training new employees. Experience using following Change, Incident, and Problem Management processes. Support and maintain SMP/e zones for mainframe infrastructure product staging, Subsystems include CICS, JES2.

Mainframe Systems Programmer

Confidential

  • HP OVO agent installs for over 6,000 servers in an AIX/LINUX/HP/Sun Solaris servers environment.
  • Created monitoring alerts for the open systems environments.
  • Create agents to provide support for monitoring and automation type activities and send messages to operating system the agent is tied to.
  • Server Remediation's

MVS Technical Support

Confidential

  • Install and maintain IBM z/OS operating system and 3rd party products for IBM clients. Applying of maintenance and patches for vendor products, Ordering, receiving and applying monthly maintenance packages from IBM. Pre-installing new mainframe products and updates
  • IBM RACF software setup and configurations also evaluated the current environments and made recommendations to change by standardizing and simplifying procedures.
  • CA products such as Scheduler, Top Secret, and VTape
  • ChicagoSoft
  • Syncsort
  • Easytrieve
  • IBM's Technical MVS/ programmer/systems administrator support/oncall group
  • Provide SME support and consultancy to operations staff, application and technical teams and training new employees. Experience using following Change, Incident, and Problem Management processes
  • Support and maintain SMP/e zones for mainframe infrastructure product staging
  • TCP/IP/VTAM, JES2, CICS, MQ

System Support Analyst

Confidential

Systems side of the DocGen application - document generation - deploy application document upgrades as needed for the Core DocGen environment. Maintain BCP environment Remedy PAC2000 , LDPRS

Operating Systems Engineer

Confidential

  • HP Applications OVO monitoring/reporting for Mainframe/UNIX/LINUX/HP/Windows servers, Created monitoring alerts for both the mainframe and open systems environments.
  • Create agents to provide support for monitoring and automation type activities and send messages to operating system the agent is tied to.
  • Created the BCP plan from scratch for the OVO group.
  • Remedy PAC2000 , LDPRS

Operating Systems Engineer

Confidential

Websphere MQ for z/OS MVS mainframe and UNIX/HP/Linux servers

Install and maintain Websphere MQ software for the mainframe and HP, AIX Linux operating systems. Create channel, queue managers, etc. for the mainframe and distributed systems environments. Maintain BCP environment as a MVS/z/OS Systems Programmer

Remedy PAC2000 , LDPRS

Operating Systems Engineer

Confidential

  • Install and maintain IBM z/OS operating system and 3rd party products as a MVS/z/OS Systems Programmer using SMP/E.
  • Create IODF and Configuration Definition HCD hardware configuration to both the channel subsystem and the operating system.
  • Implementation and daily maintenance, defining subsystems, JES2, LPA, LNKLST, authorized libraries, SMP/E, Language Environment
  • VTAM
  • NCP gens for 3745s
  • DB2
  • CA products Scheduler, Top Secret, VTape, and Datacom, etc.
  • ChicagoSoft, ASG
  • Syncsort
  • Easytrieve
  • Maintain and build master and user catalogs
  • IBM RACF software setup and configurations, helped design, develop, test, debug and implement hardware/software components, RACF tools, and utilities.
  • Played a major role in converting the mainframe operating system from MVS/XA to the z/OS operating system.
  • Wworking knowledge of Sysplex related functions including WLM policy updates Logger maintenance Coupling Facility policy updates.
  • Experience using following Change, Incident, and Problem Management processes
  • Created Test LPARs to be used by the systems technical group for installing and testing software. Created an LPAR environment for the applications group to test their applications on upgraded operating systems prior to going into Production.
  • Was the main person to develop and carry out the BCP plans for the z/OS mainframe.
  • oncall technical support

Operating Systems Engineer

Confidential

  • Install and maintain IBM z/OS operating system and 3rd party products as a MVS/z/OS Systems Programmer.
  • Create IODF and Configuration Definition HCD hardware configuration to both the channel subsystem and the operating system.
  • Implementation and daily maintenance, defining subsystems, JES2, LPA, LNKLST, authorized libraries, SMP/E, Language Environment
  • NCP gens for 3745s
  • Maintain and build master and user catalogs
  • oncall technical support
  • Played a major role in converting the mainframe operating system from MVS/XA to the z/OS operating system.
  • Created Test LPARs to be used by the systems technical group for installing and testing software. Created an LPAR environment for the applications group to test their applications on upgraded operating systems prior to going into Production.
  • Was the main person to develop and carry out the BCP plans for the z/OS mainframe.

Technology Manager

Confidential

Knowledge sets include: Information Technology.

Managed 4 individuals

Budgets

Software and hardware

Lead Systems Programmer

Confidential

  • Lead major projects for operating system upgrades and maintenance to 3rd party products
  • In charge of day to day planning for 4 MVS/z/OS Systems Programmers.
  • Defined systems software and/or hardware requirements and determines system specifications and/or customizations
  • Provided the strategy and design to build a utility for systems programming tasks required for installations, configurations, upgrades and testing.
  • Developed new documentation, departmental procedures and user support guides
  • oncall technical support

Systems Programmer

Confidential

  • Installed IBM products using SMP/E and maintaining of those products in an
  • MVS environment.
  • Installed CA products using SMP/E and maintaining of those products in an
  • MVS environment.
  • Installed TCP/IP on the MVS/ESA System
  • Cobol
  • Assembler
  • Various CICS maintenance duties.
  • Various other PC install and related projects
  • Printer testing in a Novell environment
  • oncall technical support

Sr. Systems Programmer

Confidential

  • Installed IBM products using SMP/E and maintaining of those products in an
  • MVS environment.
  • Knowledge of the MVS/ESA 2.1 Operating System internals
  • Created panels and skeleton JCL for word processing to use for AFP processing.
  • Various other projects and duties to maintain MVS/ESA
  • Disaster Recovery
  • oncall technical support

Systems Programmer

Confidential

  • Set up and define all systems files and operations of MVS/XA Systems
  • Handled VSAM, IMS/DB, and Installed UCC1 and UCC3 software.
  • Was database administrator for IMS/DB, responsible for building the files
  • and maintenance of the IMS system.
  • Went through conversion from DOS/VSE to MVS/SP system.
  • oncall technical support

Computer Operator Specialist

Confidential

  • Supervised day and night shifts, 4 individuals per shift.
  • duties besides scheduling work for Operators included file maintenance on disc
  • operating system and setting up both JCL needs and Educational courses.

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