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Mainframe Technical Specialist (58227820)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_58227820
Posted: August 03,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Mainframe Technical Specialist
Mainframe Technical Specialist (58227820)
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Interact with technical teams, perform and communicate technical analysis around required test data in the mainframe, data sets and other tools. Knowledge of Open systems would be a benefit
• Perform test data files maintenance including file transfers, backups and restores, file compares, naming conventions, log validations, etc. in CICS / mainframe testing regions
• Put together JCLs and ODJs for backup and restore and other maintenance activities and triaging of mainframe files, prepare detailed service requests for infrastructure vendor
• Perform technical analysis around file delivery, triage file backup and restore related issues
• Automate test data management processes as required using shell or Unix scripting
• Review, and maintain test data deployment plans / run-books and templates
• Participate in/ perform technical triages around test data assets in testing environments
• Update, analyze test data management related technical documentation including technical approaches, master lists, technical logs, release notes for test data delivery
• Perform and automate test data assets tracking on the technical level, automate technical reports generation around test data management
• Maintain Test Data Management platform, work closely with infrastructure, environments, release management, and security teams to ensure compliance of technical platform components with test data management team needs and client environment and security policies
Required Qualifications/Experience
• Working Knowledge of Mainframe ZOs
• Working Knowledge of JCL language, Cobol
• Working knowledge of mainframe storage environment. (DASD, VTS, TAPES, DFSMS, datasets)
• Knowledge of storage management related software (IBM or OEM) and file maintenance
• Working knowledge of UNIX or Shell Scripting
• Solid knowledge of various file format and databased including but not limited to VSAM, FOCUS, flat, EDI, etc.
• Solid understanding of open systems like SQL and DB2
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently
• Working experience with SUPRA and supporting files, and Mainframe DB2
• Knowledge of Oracle, Exadata or PeopleSoft
• Knowledge of Java, JavaScript and Web Service
• HP Quality Center or ALM
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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