Mainframe Network Engineer

Cognizant Technology Solutions APAC
22 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Job Responsibility:
• IBM Mainframe Software Engineer.
• Responsible for planning, installing and maintenance of z/OS network related software components.
· Responsible for problem management and problem determination of assigned software. Must be able to write network design and implementation concept documents.
· Responsible for the z/OS network components in the mainframe area.

Experience and background required:
• Expert skills in z/OS TCP/IP and VTAM network architecture, design & implementation.
• At least 5-7 years of experience in the area of mainframe network design and maintenance.
• SMP/E and working with the z/OS operating system is an absolute must.
• Hands on person with an overwhelming aim to serve and support the customer, when problems appear.

Special Skills required:
• Experience in software development/deployment on z/OS operating system up to z/OS Rel. 1.13
• Expert skills in TSO/ISPF, REXX, z/OS and its subsystems are essential (base: z/OS Systems
• Engineering) and the Microsoft Office Palette
• Skills in using and configuring/maintaining of the following software components are essential:
Ø NetView, TCP/IP and all its subcomponents like: TCPSMTP, TCPFTP, TCPNFS etc.
Ø Expert knowledge of TELNET, (IBM) Session Manager, Network Monitoring concepts and protocol knowledge of TCP, UDP, ICMP etc.
Ø Understand the concepts of dynamic routing (e.g. OSPF)
Ø Knowledge of most common used Hardware components, like:
• OSA express adapaters, Switches and Routers
• Team Player, Initiative and customer oriented thinking, must perform independently

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