Location – Washington, DC
Employee Type – FT
Industry – Information Technology
Required Degree – 4 Year Degree
Abaco Strategy, LLC (Abaco) is a HUBZone, Woman Owned, Small Business located in Leesburg, VA. Abaco provides Information Technology and Consulting Services to Commercial customers and the Federal Government. We deliver technology enabled, results oriented solutions. We build long term business relationships by ensuring the availability of highly skilled and certified resources providing a broad range of capabilities that meet the unique needs of all customers. We leverage industry best practices and business innovations to provide measurable results.
Abaco is looking for an experienced z/OS systems programmer with a broad support background. Qualified applicants will have a solid mainframe support background that includes z/OS installation, maintenance and troubleshooting as well as systems programming support in two or more of the following areas: VM, Linux on z, DB2, networking (VTAM, TCP/IP, Connect:Direct), storage management (DFSMS-DFP/DSS/HSM).
At least seven (7) years of experience in one of the following areas: Advanced operational support, maintenance, and monitoring of mainframe, System z and related infrastructure components.
Specific advanced z/OS and z/VM generalist knowledge and experience spanning SMP/E, TSO, JES2, NetView, System Automation, SAS, DFHSM/SMS, DASD, UNIX System Services, DB2 as well as the ability to interact with third-party sub-systems such as ACF2, MIM, and CA-Common Services.
Specific advanced mainframe z/OS and z/VM generalist knowledge and experience spanning
SMP/E, TSO, JES2, NetView, System Automation, DFHSM/SMS, DASD, DB2, and supporting third-party sub-systems such as ACF2 and other CA products is highly desirable.
Skills in other areas such as ACF2 security, MXG, SMF record extraction and analysis, process automation (REXX), WLM, CA product support, and BMC Mainview for DB2 (including reporting tools), and Informatica PowerExchange for DB2 on z/OS to facilitate data transfers are all pluses.
Specific proficient knowledge and experience of advanced virtual tape, storage, data replication, automated operations and how to interact with them is highly desirable.
Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Certifications Required: N/A
Critical Hiring Criteria (Make or Break):
Minimum number of years supporting required technology
Within pay range
Able to commute to DC
Nice to Have: N/A
Citizenship: US Citizen
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Abaco is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
As a HUBZone certified company, we encourage applicants who live in HUBZones, as designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA). For more information visit http://map.sba.gov/hubzone/maps/ .
If interested, please contact HR@abacostrategy.com
Thank you for considering us for employment.