IBM Application Consultant: Z in Phoenix, Arizona
We are looking for high motivated IBM System Z technical professionals interested in helping clients with their installation of IBM Z software products.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Join a team of services professionals to provide technical services to clients across North America. Customer satisfaction with IBM and our products is the main aim of the job. 25% of the work will require travel.
Communicate with the client teams and their clients to understand their business problems and goals, then architect, deploy, and provide enablement for solutions utilizing existing IBM Z products
Provide technical assistance to customers who need help implementing IBM Z software or using it to the best of its ability.
Travel to customer locations across US and Canada.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• A minimum of 5 years working in a mainframe operations environment providing an operational, service, consultancy or support role.
• Demonstrated written and communications skills.
• Your skills should include implementing and using at least one of the following products, with a desire to expand your skills to cover others.
• Security products: RACF, zSecure
• Print products : Infoprint
• PDTools: IBM Debug Tool, Fault Analyzer, File Manager, Data Set Commander, Hourglass
• The ability to use TSO and ISPF is expected as well as good JCL skills and the ability to write simple REXX programs
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
• Knowledge of other z software including COBOL, PL/I, JCL, VSAM/QSAM, DB2, NetView, Assembler/PLX, SMP/E, RACF security , and other operations tools are useful although not mandatory
• Knowledge of the products that compete against the IBM products listed previously, will be an advantage.
• Experience with Applications Development on IBM Z is a plus
About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
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