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DATE ADDED: Thu 12/03/2020

Mainframe Engineer - Z/Os, Linux, DB2, IMS, COBOL

Surrey, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: 80000 - 100000

Engineer - CICS or IMS - VSAM, QSAM, BSAM, BPAM, BDAM, EXCP, Z/OS, DB2 We require a dedicated professional QA Engineer to support the Core, Utilities and Languages team.
Working in a continuous delivery/testing environment you will join a team of technicians, developers and system testers in multiple time zones and multiple locations.
You will deliver automation test scripts to ensure that the system at integration level is in a consistent state of build and is safe to be deployed to our customer base.
As a QA test engineer, you will be equally as adept technically as you are in testing methodology and practice.
There may be some international travel so you must currently be eligible to work in the UK and fly internationally.
The client is a modern, progressive company.
You should expect to work hard but be rewarded with a friendly and supportive workplace environment.
Duties & responsibilities: Review product design documentation to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable Consult with product development to evaluate system interfaces, operational requirements, and performance requirements of the overall system Define test methods and create test plans for new or updated software projects to determine if the software will perform accurately and reliably according to documented requirements as well as established standards under both normal and abnormal conditions Accurately provide project (EPIC's / Story / Task) testing estimates Write automated test cases and script them on the chosen test platform Employ Continuous Improvement methods to ensure robust and thorough testing Recommend design improvements or corrections throughout the development process Maintain effective communication with the project software engineers on project limitation, capability, performance requirement and hardware interface changes Participate in development and test meetings Essential skills: Extensive experience around testing and automation on Linux systems, particularly RHEL Knowledge of bash shell scripting / command line in Linux Debugging and analysis of system logs Experience of Jira, Git and Jenkins Differentiating Mainframe related Skills: Transactional systems - CICS or IMS Database - DB2 Access Methods - VSAM, QSAM, BSAM, BPAM, BDAM, EXCP Debugging skills - IPCS, zXDC TSO - REXX both usage and development BATCH - JCL - from simple to complex PROCs with multiple steps and conditional checking JES2 or JES3 - Knowledge of a JOB's lifecycle and how to effect it z/OS - All skills from installation, maintenance, control, capabilities, and internals Mainframe development experience in Cobol, PL1, HLASM Hands-on Mainframe experience - both hardware and software Mainframe deployment strategies - LPAR, SYSPLEX, GDPS, etc.
Mainframe security - RACF, LDAP This job ad was posted by Salt .