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Mainframe Assembler CICS 6 months rolling home based

Mainframe Assembler CICS 6 months rolling home based

Mainframe Assembler CICS 6 months rolling home based

CICS / Assembler Mainframe home based 6 months rolling

Mainframe Assembler my client is looking for a mainframe assembler programmer to work from home for 6 months, the ideal candidate should have experience in


Skills Required:

Strong knowledge of the zVSE , zVM and CP operating systems.

Power system, task dispatching, partition dispatching

Strong knowledge of z/OS operating system with a desire to learn zVSE is acceptable.

Strong programming skills using the IBM High Level Assembler

Experience with Extended Addressability

Knowledge of 24 bit, 31 bit and 64 bit addressing modes.

Knowledge of 24 bit, 31 bit and 64 bit storage residency modes.

Ability to diagnose errors from the Assembler listing.

Experience using multiple program entry points

Experience using conventional and extended program linkages

Experience using Extended Addressing features

Basic understanding of the IBM zArchitecture Principles of Operations Publication

Storage – Familiarity with GETVIS storage areas; storage addressing, protection and formats

Knowledge of the Program Link Edit and programphase build.

Ability to create programphase executables.

Ability to develop reentrant modules.

Knowledge of programs running in real and virtual environments.

Knowledge of programs running in OS/390 mode.

Experience with Job Control

Experience with Access Method Services (VSAM – KSDS format) supporting multiple simultaneous access.

Experience with developing and diagnosing 3270 applications.

Experience with IPL and Startup procedures.

Experience with zVSE executing as zVM guest.

Experience with the Virtual Tape Support – simulator and server.

Experience with zVSE security – authentication and resource access control techniques.

Knowledge of and skills invoking Operator Commands

Knowledge of Dump Analysis and Diagnostic Tools.

Experience with the use of basic Operator console commands needed to enable/disable/query the state of various resources, change the execution status of jobs, communication with or Start/Stop started tasks, and collect diagnostic information.

Ability to diagnose the different types of dumps and their contents.

Experience working with agile development methodologies

Domain Experience


System Programming and application development experience

Application diagnostic, CICS Resource Administration

CICS Architecture, External Resource management, External work

Skills developing CICS exits

CICS Architecture, External Resource management, External work initiation techniques

CICS transaction trace

For more information please call Dilan on 0207 324 1795 or email Dilan@next-ventures.com

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