Mainframe WebSphere Application Server Consultant

Location: Columbus, OH
Date Posted: 25-05-2018
Tangentia is a Premier IBM Business Partner & was also awarded as the fastest growing IBM Business Partners for 2012, 2013 & 2014. Our Head office is in Toronto, Canada with offices in US and India as well. You can learn more at
Tangentia is one of the key Implementation partners with IBM and works closely with IBM services groups like GBS, GTS, and ISSW. Tangentia is authorized to sell and implement all IBM software brands across USA, Canada & India. Some of our key strengths are around Identity & Access Management, IBM security, Sterling Commerce, Cognos, Tivoli, and WebSphere. Tangentia is also a key partner and works closely with the IBM training group.
We are hiring for:
Role: Mainframe WebSphere Application Server Consultant
Location: Columbus, OH
Duration: 6 months
Travel Expenses paid
This Infrastructure Developer role in the Mainframe Development team is responsible for the installation, configuration, and support of highly resilient and stable Mainframe infrastructure through automated scripting rather than manual processes.
In addition to Mainframe Systems Programming skills the ideal candidate will have experience with software driven systems management using various scripting languages (such as JCL, REXX, PERL, PHP, PYTHON, JYTHON, and zOS MF Workflows) and will also have an aptitude and a passion for developing software systems to solve complex problems through automation tools.
The ideal candidate will also be familiar with RESTful APIs using Swagger (or similar framework), be passionate about technology, and open to new ideas and ways to manage Mainframe infrastructure software.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:
Ability to articulate and share clear, concise complex technical findings to management in understandable terms

Maintains proficiency in these key areas:
  • Hardware Architecture (performance testing, monitoring, operations)
  • Hardware Benchmarking (Agile, program managements, network management)
  • Design (compliance, security)
  • Network Engineering (planning, provision)
  • Proficiency in more than one specific infrastructure technology
  • Ability to execute with understanding of best practices and JPMC policies top of mind
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Computer Science, related field or Equivalent work experience
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the following technologies:
  • Substantial direct hands-on experience performing WebSphere Applications System (WAS) systems
  • programming in a mainframe z/OS operating system environment involving maintenance/installation
  • Experience with USS
  • Experience with zOS ISPF, JCL, and JES2
  • IBM Program Product installation experience
  • Experience with CA/ACF2
  • Independent Software Vendor (ISV) installations *thorough knowledge of SMPE desired*
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