SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 43004084

Date:  Jun 28, 2024
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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Requisition No: 832047 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER III - 43004084

 Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 43004084 

Salary:  $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 07/29/2024 

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*****OPEN COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY*****

 OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

BUREAU: MAINFRAME SYSTEMS & OPERATIONS

CITY: TALLAHASSEE

COUNTY: LEON

SPECIAL NOTES:

Two (2) years’ experience with technical data processing is required. An associate degree from an accredited college or university or completion of a Data Processing Program from a Technical School may be used as an alternative for the required years of work experience.

 

Additional requirements:

  • At least (5) five years of z/OS systems programming experience.
  • Experience with installation and support of mainframe vendor software.
  • Experience working within the z/OS operating system environment, systems programming concepts and z/OS JCL.
  • Software diagnosis and correction.
  • Experience with Installation and support of IBM software including OMEGAMON and WebSphere.
  • Experience in any of these areas on the IBM mainframe platform:
    • Install, manage, and maintain IBM WebSphere software.
    • Install, manage, and maintain IBM Omegamon software for CICS and DB2.
    • Install, manage, and maintain BMC – DB2 utilities for use with DB2 13.1.
    • Use Omegamon and RMF software to monitor IBM z/OS lpars, CICS and DB2 regions.
    • Ability to work with RACF security software and generate reports as needed.
    • Ability to use VanGuard software to provide RACF definition reports.
    • Evaluate and recommend security and IBM z/OS environment improvements.
    • Hands-on technical troubleshooting with various mainframe vendor software.
    • Create and maintain technical documentation for the assigned environments.
  • Willing to be on call or work outside of normal working hours.

 

This is an onsite position in the Fletcher building, no remote work.

 

This position may be required to occasionally perform duties other than those listed on the position description.

 

The salary range for this position is $80,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year.

 

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.

 

Background check and fingerprinting is required.

 

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification, or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing on a technical level with both hardware/software vendors and technical staff.
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals and documentation.
  • Knowledge of z/OS operating system environment, systems programming concepts and z/OS job control language.
  • Ability to independently create clear and relevant technical documentation and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

This incumbent will work daily in the installation and support of Mainframe Systems Software operating on an IBM z/OS mainframe. Incumbent will be assigned a variety of software products to install and support. These will include the following:

  1. BMC – DB2 utility suite of tools
  2. BMC Mainview for DB2
  3. BMC – Control-M
  4. IBM – OMEGAMON for CICS and DB2 monitors
  5. Broadcom – CA suite of products

 

Assist other mainframe systems software personnel, applications programmers and end users as required in the day-to-day support role.

 

Utilize the BMC – Remedy change management software to record any changes to assigned software. 

 

Diagnose software problems to assigned products and recommend or initiate corrective action.

 

Monitor computer system performance and utilization.  Modify and tune assigned software to maintain optimum system performance for the end user.

 

Maintain knowledge of current assigned software and techniques by reading manuals and on occasion using vendor self-study training.

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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