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Performance/Tuning Jobs


Last Update: 02/11/19

Mainframe Capacity/Performance Engineer - Northern Virginia

A respected end user in a convenient Northern VA location seeks a mainframe Capacity/Performance SME to formalize objectives, set up SLAs, and identify requirements for systems resources including processor, storage, I/O, and network. The ideal candidate will also have experience with implementation of Parallel Sysplex environments. Additional responsibilities will include tracking systems resources and growth rates, analysis of workload impact on consumption of resources, and forecasting when demands on resources will affect service levels. This person will also develop daily, weekly, and monthly performance and capacity charts. Experience using BMC's CMM and MainView is a plus. A base salary to the mid $130s combined with a comprehensive benefits package makes this an opportunity not to be missed. Relocation assistance is available.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Senior CICS Systems Programmer - Choice of Locations

An immediate need exists for a senior CICS Systems Programmer to join a progressive end user that is committed to the mainframe as a key platform. This position can be filled in Northern, VA or Omaha, NE. Qualified candidates will have experience with the following: installing and customizing CICS and CICS-related software; configuring CICS regions; performing troubleshooting utilizing CICS monitoring tools, CICS traces and transaction dump analysis; and assisting applications staff with performance related issues. Experience with MRO, RDO associated with CICS-DB2 resources, CICSPlex (CPSM), CICS-MQ Adapters and CICS Web support are all huge plusses. This is an ideal opportunity to take your CICS skills to a company that recognizes and rewards performance and dedication. Compensation includes a full suite of life and health benefits and a base salary to the $130s. Company-paid relocation is available.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Senior Mainframe Performance Analyst - Compensation to the mid $100s

An Ohio-based leader in the finance industry, with additional offices in Atlanta and Denver, is looking for an experienced z/OS performance analyst. This person will develop and maintain mainframe capacity/performance systems, databases, and reports that will be used to analyze current resource utilization and performance bottlenecks. Qualified applicants will have a minimum of ten years of systems programming experience with specific concentration in performance management for large, multi-processor, multi-LPAR, Parallel Sysplex environments. Expert level knowledge of WLM and Parallel Sysplex Coupling Facility are required to update/tune using internal change processes. Additional duties will include acting as technical advisor to applications teams in the areas of batch tuning, VSAM, VSAM/RLS and JCL. Experience with SAS coding, SMF/RMF record structures, and TMON performance monitors are highly desirable. Additional plusses include HMC, GDPS, REXX, and Assembler. This high visibility position offers a starting base salary to $140K plus bonus, excellent benefits, and outstanding growth potential. In addition to the offices in Ohio, client will consider filling this position in their Atlanta or Denver area offices as well as London, Cambridge and Singapore, as long as candidates are willing to travel to HQ as needed. Relo assistance is available for candidates moving to Ohio.

 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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