Lead Network Engineer at OpenText (Washington DC)

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

The Opportunity
The Mainframe Network Engineer will be responsible for providing support and review for TCP/IP VTAM and SNA/SNI, APVN for the OpenText Mainframe environment. This individual must understand thoroughly of current design with hands-on technical experience. The role will also help support the development of innovative solutions for OpenText's Mainframe Environment.

You Are Great AT• Providing primary network systems programming support for VTAM and TCP/IP in an SNA/SNI, APPN (Enterprise Extender), and TCP/IP Wide Area Network (WAN)• Creating, installing and maintaining VTAM definitions• Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP configuration definitions for all TCP/IP components including TELNET and TCP/IP SMTP• Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP OSA configuration definitions to support OSA QDIO failover situations using TCP/IP configuration methods and the OSA/SF Facility • Creating, installing, and maintaining NCP definitions• Network engineering support for other software products (NetView, Connect Direct, TPX, NDM)• Providing secondary systems programming support for z/OS and third party (OEM and ISV) products• SMPE and non-SMPE installations and customizations of other OEM and ISV third party products• Validating third-party software products• Documenting installation changes and procedures• Creating TCP/IP configurations for migration from z/OS V1R7 to z/OS V1R9• Also responsible for restoring z/OS Communications Server 1.7, and system-level software at a Disaster Recovery site.

What It Takes• Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences or related.• Minimum of 10 years related to mainframe Network Engineering. Equivalent work-related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.• Extensive Knowing of TCP/IP in an SNA/SNI, APPN (Enterprise Extender), and TCP/IP Wide Area Network (WAN)• Extensive Knowing of Creating, installing, and maintaining VTAM definitions• Extensive Knowing of Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP configuration definitions for all TCP/IP components including TELNET and TCP/IP SMTP• Extensive Knowing in Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP OSA configuration definitions to support OSA QDIO failover situations using TCP/IP configuration methods and the OSA/SF Facility • Creating, installing, and maintaining NCP definitions• Extensive Knowing of Network engineering support for other software products (NetView, Connect Direct, TPX, NDM)• P Extensive Knowing in providing secondary systems programming support for z/OS and third party (OEM and ISV) products• Extensive Knowing of SMPE and non-SMPE installations and customizations of other OEM and ISV third party products• Validating third-party software products on the mainframe• Documenting installation changes and procedures• Extensive Knowing of Creating TCP/IP configurations for migration from z/OS V1R7 to z/OS V1R9• Also responsible for restoring z/OS Communications Server 1.7, and system-level software at a Disaster Recovery site.

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact [email protected]

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText's global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office to maintain a safe workplace for our employees.
More Information on OpenText
OpenText operates in the Software industry. The company is located in Trinton Falls, NJ, Gaithersburg, MD, Lexington, KY, Alpharetta, GA, Broomfield, CO and San Francisco, CA. OpenText was founded in 1991. It has 14088 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 84 open jobs at OpenText, click here.
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