Mainframe Network Engineer

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    Basildon, Essex

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    James Concar

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 Months

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Mainframe Network Engineer (TCP/IP, DB2, REXX)- Basildon - 3-6 Months

My client, a leading technology company are looking for a Mainframe Network Engineer to join them in Basildon on a 3-6 month contract. The role can offer a competitive daily rate.

Role Information:

  • Network Engineering is responsible for all networking software on the IBM Z platform particularly the TCP/IP protocols.
  • Supports connectivity to internal entities, including DB2 Shadow Direct, MQ, and TAPSco clients, as well as external parties such as DTC, SIAC, banks and exchanges, institutional customers and service bureaus.
  • Responsible for all networking software on the Z platform including SNA and TCP/IP protocols.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with IBM Communication Server product suite, including ACF/VTAM and TCPIP internals, SNA formats and protocols, Enterprise Extender, LAN, APPN and APPC implementations Extensive experience with IBM TCP/IP product suite applications (FTP, LPR/LPD, Telnet/tn3270, OMPROUTE, SMTP, SNMP, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of following Network program products: CA/Solve, LRS/VPS product suite, Connect:Direct, IBM AWM; CA/TPX
  • Extensive experience with IBM SMP/E, TSO, ISPF, z/OS JCL and Utilities, z/OS Service Aids, IPCS, RACF and CA/Top Secret, VSAM and catalog management