Mainframe CICS and MQ L4- Senior Consultant

Job Title: Mainframe CICS and MQ L4- Senior Consultant
Job Code: TJ_7435
Company Name: VDart Inc.
Job Location: Chicago,Illinois
Zip Code: 60290
Job Category/Title: Mainframe CICS and MQ L4- Senior Consultant
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp,Contract - Independent,Contract - W2
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: Telephonic
Required IT Skills:
Job Description: Roles & Responsibilities:

•Job Description:
• Drive architecture roadmap, reference architecture and standard efforts. Provide leadership in all technical aspects of assigned projects, programs and portfolios
• Architect complex end-to-end solutions across distributed, host and business intelligence environments.
• Responsible for CICS and MQ product sets on zSeries platforms including: Installation, maintenance, and administration of MQ and CICS software. Manage deployments of maintenance releases, red-alerts, and emergency maintenance.
• Conduct software proof of concept and product evaluations. Serve as Point of Contact for Vendor relationships and engagement.
• Maintain standards and best practices documentation. Support for highly available, sysplexed MQ and CICS environments on zSeries.
• Experience with implementing, and supporting MQ shared queues and MQ cluster configurations. Experience with CICS advanced features and functionality (CPSM, LOGR, Web Services, SSL) and ability to collaborate with application developers on application design.
• Support for application development and testing, and for the analysis and resolution of problems with the MQ and CICS product sets, in both production and non-production environments Design and develop exits and other facilities to enhance MQ infrastructure (requires MQI and C or Assembler coding experience) Performance analysis and tuning skills.
• Support infrastructure for the MQ and CICS product set, including Automation, Change Collaborate with the CICS Production Support team on problem and incident management, disaster recovery, sustained resiliency, LOB testing events, and capacity planning requirements as needed.
Duration: 6M
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: October 21,2016
Telecommute: No