Senior Professional CICS Systems Programmer - Remote at DXC Technology

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Job Description:

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) helps global companies run their mission critical systems and operations while modernizing IT, optimizing data architectures, and ensuring security and scalability across public, private and hybrid clouds. The world's largest companies and public sector organizations trust DXC to deploy services across the Enterprise Technology Stack to drive new levels of performance, competitiveness, and customer experience. Learn more about how we deliver excellence for our customers and colleagues at

The "CICS Systems Programmer" has the main responsibility of leading the conversion of associated CICS products from one vendor solution to another. The ideal candidate has an expert understanding of CICS Transaction Server system internals, storage protection, transaction isolation, and RENTPGM protection. The candidate must be able to work independently to complete building, configuring, and upgrades to the CICS Transaction Server regions as well as be able to properly communicate with peers and seniors to educate, report, or assist on daily challenges.

Essential Job Functions
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and still maintain deadlines and milestones.
  • Designs and develops highly complex, integrated solutions to meet business requirements or enhance performance.
  • Performs and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons for large scale projects to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations. Measures feasibility of various approaches and makes recommendation(s). Ensures adherence to model created and overall budgetary guidelines.
  • Recommends moderately complex systems investment(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, and systems management/life cycle issues.
  • Provides escalated, highly complex technical support to customers by investigating and resolving systems-related matters of significance; provides support telephonically and/or electronically.
  • Plans, conducts and oversees the technical aspects of projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
  • Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of the complex system requirements and problems. Develops training tools and documentation; oversees implementation of same.
  • Reviews literature, patents and current practices to support business requirements and/or new industry technology. Prepares reports regarding new technology to communicate to appropriate personnel.
  • Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.
  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • 8+ years' experience as a Systems Engineer/Programmer with examples of CICS expertise.
  • Demonstrated experience with Inter-region communication methods such as MRO and ISC
  • Demonstrated experience with installing and supporting vendor products that run within CICS.
  • Demonstrated experience with restoring service and problem resolution through troubleshooting and corrective/preventive actions.
  • Have managed activities involving the coordination of multiple technical resources and groups.
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and still maintain deadlines and milestones.
  • Self-starter having the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Experienced with the standard MVS tools: TSO/ISPF, JCL, IBM Utilities, VSAM Utilities, SDSF, etc.
  • Have exposure to security packages (ACF2, RACF, and/or Top Secret)
  • Demonstrated experience with Disaster Recovery (backup and restore, DR plan creation and maintenance)
  • IBM Assembler language familiarity enough to be able to look at code and dumps and work/understand Exits

Location and Expectation:
  • This position is 100% remote within the United States.
  • Provide 24/7 on call support that may be requested during critical projects.

If you are an applicant from the United States, Guam, or Puerto Rico

DXC Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age or genetic information. DXC's commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. View postings below.

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More Information on DXC Technology
DXC Technology operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Tysons, VA. DXC Technology was founded in 2017. It has 86261 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 62 open jobs at DXC Technology, click here.
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