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Prncpl Computer Sys Analyst (Mainframe Systems Programmer)

Northrop Grumman | Durham NC 27722 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/20/2020

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Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Description of Work:

This position requires work 4 Days between Monday-Friday Day (1st Shift) with option to choose which day you are off during week, then work Saturday 10pm - Sunday 6am for the 5th day.

• Provides the analysis, design, development, implementation, and support of mainframe system software including operating systems, multi-user utilities, locally prepared subroutines, and vendor proprietary software for the mainframe environment.
• Provides technical analysis for problem determination and coordination of mainframe hardware systems and mainframe software problems, employs problem analysis and resolution techniques, and analyzes the most difficult problems and determines the most effective methods of resolution.
• Develops planning documents in accordance with the objectives of the Agency and the work plan of the Division. Reviews and assesses existing standards and policies in order to initiate and coordinate necessary revisions, deletions, or improvements.
• Designs extensions and enhancements to mainframe operating systems software to support current, revised and new functional requirements.
• Designs, develops, implements, and supports automated management techniques, enhancements, and procedures for operations, job scheduling, and storage media for mainframe environments.
• Prepares and presents oral and written recommendations to management on the feasibility of implementing new or revised operating systems software. Develops supporting documentation materials for the justification and acquisition of operating systems software.
• Reviews and analyzes operating and network standards and policies as they relate to the changing technology, making expert recommendations for enhancement through reconfiguration and future procurements; and maintains an awareness of organizational, legislative, administrative, and technological changes that affect and impact future planning.
• Prepares plans for emergency situations and disaster recovery.


Basic Qualifications:
• 5 Years with Bachelors Degree in Science; 3 Years with Masters Degree; 0 Years with PhD

• Minimum of 3 years of Mainframe Systems Programming experience

• Minimum of 3 years of experience installing and maintaining Z/OS and/or Subsystems or program products

• Minimum of 3 years of experience programming in REXX and/or SAS on a mainframe

• Minimum of 3 years of experience doing IPL on mainframe
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card holder) required in order to obtain and maintain required Position of Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience using customized mainframe system software options and parameters

• Experience with analyzing, developing, planning and performing mainframe operating system software installation and maintenance

• Experience with tools such as SMP/E to perform mainframe software installation and maintenance

• Experience with HCD to perform mainframe hardware configurations, installation and maintenance

• Experience with implementing, testing and verifying mainframe software

• Experience with identifying, analyzing and resolving mainframe software problems

• Experience with mainframe tools such as RMF, SMF, IPCS, Abend-Aid, File-Aid, SYSLOGs, etc., to resolve software problems

• Experience with coordinating operating system software problem determination and resolution in a mainframe SYSPLEX environment

• Experience with writing and debugging JCL and REXX/CLISTs

• Strong knowledge of systems performance and tuning.

• Strong Problem solving skills

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location Durham, NC, 27722, United States
Categories Computer Software
Sec Clearances Public Trust

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