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CICS Systems Programmer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Sector: IT, Other
  • Date posted: 24/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91182

CICS Systems Programmer (CICS, z/OS, VSAM) - Basildon - 3-6 Month Contract

My client, a global leader in technology solutions is looking for a CICS Systems Programmer to join them in Basildon on an initial 3-6 month contract. The role can offer a competitive daily rate and the client are keen to get someone started in the next few weeks.


Role Background:

  • You will be responsible for management and support of the mainframe CICS environments.
  • As well as support and management of independent software vendor (ISV) products utilized within CICS. Implement and maintain a resilient CICS infrastructure.
  • Support of software upgrades and maintenance is also part of the day to day.
  • Automation of operational processes for implementations and verifications.


Required Skills:

  • Candidates should have an extensive CICS Programming background as well as strong administration skills.
  • Strong skills in the implementation and support of highly-available z/OS solutions for CICS environments including CICSPLEX and VSAM RL.
  • Strong Problem Diagnosis skills. Strong understanding of the basic diagnostic tools (CMF, SYSVIEW, IPCS).
  • Good communication skills are also essential to effectively work with vendors for problem resolution.

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