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Contract Jobs (Corp-to-Corp)


Last Update: 07/06/20

Senior Systems Programmer - z/OS Troubleshooting Specialist

A Maryland-based financial company has a long term contract opportunity for a z/OS generalist who is well versed in SMP/E product installations and has strong problem analysis/resolution skills. This position is currently remote support only due to recent distancing requirements, but once lifted the position requires full time on-site support. The current environment consists of multiple CECs across a five-LPAR SYSPLEX. Experience with storage management (DFSMS) and hardware configuration (HMC) are definite plusses. Familiarity with z/OS Performance issues including WLM is also highly desirable. This is a 1099 corp-to-corp or possible W2 opportunity with a competitive rate. Non-local candidates will be considered however there is no additional reimbursement for travel or lodging.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Manager/Lead Systems Programmer - Long Term Contract Opportunity

Our client has an immediate need for a z/OS systems programmer to provide project management, technical guidance, and hands-on support for a z/OS 2.3 environment at a Maryland government agency. In addition to people and project management skills, this position requires: experience installing and maintaining systems software using SMP/E; DFSMS storage administration; and knowledge of UNIX System Services (USS). Qualified candidates will have hands on general z/OS experience in a technical lead or management role. Other plusses include ACF2 configuration and management, Disaster Recovery planning and testing, experience with IBM 7760 virtual tape systems, and experience using PDSMAN, EZYEDIT, and Syncsort. Initially this position will be remote support, but will revert to full time, on-site support once the need for social distancing ends. This is a long term 1099 contract opportunity with a competitive rate.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Contract Systems Programmer - Washington, DC Area

A Federal government agency in the DC area has an immediate need for a senior z/OS systems programmer to perform installation, configuration, monitoring, and maintenance for of a key government agency's System Z environment. Requirements include: 15 + years of experience supporting z/OS and associated program products; a strong background in problem analysis and resolution in a complex environment; and experience with z/OS and tools installation, customizations, upgrades, and maintenance utilizing SMP/E. Knowledge of CA tools including CA-Top Secret, CA-1 Tape Management System, CA-Common Service, CA Auditor, and CA-Scheduler, as well as Crypto Processor with ICSF is highly desired. Experience with TS77xx Virtual Tape, Catalog Recovery Plus, storage administration using SMS/HSM and FDR is also a definite plus. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this person will begin providing support remotely. Support will remain remote until deemed safe to return to work at the office location in DC, at which time remote support will no longer be an option. All applicants must be able to pass a Minimum Background Investigation. Preference will be given to candidates with existing clearances. Position can be filled as a W-2 or 1099 with a competitive salary or hourly rate.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

z/OS Automation Specialist - Possible Telecommute

Our Washington, DC area client is seeking a long-term contractor to automate and control a large, complex mainframe environment, including monitoring its health and well being. Qualified applicants will be familiar with various automation tools and scripting languages such as REXX, Tivoli NetView, System Automation for z/OS (SA z/OS), or CA OPS/MVS. This position will also require systems programmer level knowledge of z/OS and its various subsystems such as Db2, CICS, WebSphere, JES2, and TSO. This can be a fulltime telecommute after a two week onsite period. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Sr. CICS/MQSeries Contractor (1099) - Washington, DC Area

A DC area firm, convenient to the Metro, seeks a mainframe systems programmer to assist with installation and support of CICS/TS and WebSphere MQ (MQSeries) in a complex z/OS environment. The ideal applicant will have an expert CICS installation and troubleshooting background and competent skills supporting MQ on the mainframe (the reverse combination will also be considered). Preferred experience includes z/OS systems support, DBMS experience (Db2 a big plus), REXX coding, VSAM file management and support, and process automation. Exposure to WebSphere distributed-based transaction systems is highly desirable. This is a 1099 contract position with a generous hourly rate. There is also the eventual possibility of becoming a full-time employee. No out of the DC area telecommuters.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

SPCI Recruiters

Joe Gallaher
Toll-Free: 800-739-SPCI (7724)

Chris Evans
Toll-Free: 888-286-SPCI (7724)

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