Principal Technical Consultant, Mainframe Data Integration

Added: May 11, 2024
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Intro And Job Overview

Collaborate with internal and customer teams, to install, configure and implement latest technology solutions to capture and forward logging and application data on the IBM z systems and IBM i systems to cloud or other on prem systems. Configure, integrate and develop visualizations and alerts for Splunk or other Security and ITOA systems and discovery, service mapping and event management for ServiceNow platforms. Provide external customers expertise on mainframe and IBM i operational data and systems as they integrate the forwarded data to downstream systems.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Install and configure Precisely software on IBM z systems and IBM I systems.
  • Educate customers and assist with presales demos and proof of concepts on Precisely offerings and technology as well as mainframe and IBM i operations.
  • Integrate and configure discovered data, event management rule and service mapping rules in ServiceNow.
  • Configure and develop visualizations and alerts for mainframe and IBM i log data in Splunk, Elastic/Kibana/Grafana, etc.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to assist and educate on challenges or needs to help evolve Precisely technology.
  • Scope and assist in the development of statement of works for professional services engagements.
  • Assist in the testing and data validation of DB2, VSAM, IMS and sequential data replication to cloud or distributed systems.
  • Install and configure software on Linux and Windows systems.
  • Configure IMS to DB2 data and data type mappings in Precisely technology.

Requirements And Qualifications

  • Must have at least 15 years of experience in systems level administration and or programming on the IBM z platform in various technologies, like DB2, IMS, VSAM, CICS, MQ, etc.
  • Must be willing to work regularly up to 2pm EST US business hours.
  • Experience interpreting mainframe and IBM i machine data including SMF, RMF III, syslog, journal logs and other.
  • Administered DB2 and or IMS databases on the IBM z platform.
  • Experience with installing and troubleshooting mainframe and IBM I software.
  • Experience working on a distributed platform like Linux and Windows.
  • Experience with visualization technologies like Splunk or Kibana and CMDB technologies like ServiceNow. Experience in mainframe and IBM I systems analysis or performance and capacity analysis and planning.
  • Experience with programming or analysis in multiple of the following technologies:
    • SQL
    • JCL and REXX programming
    • C/C++
    • UNIX scripting
    • Regular expression processing
    • XML
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