OCTO ADABAS Programmer (527943)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 03/02/2018

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

16+ years of experience as a mainframe-based ADABAS Systems Programmer and Project Leader.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

16+ yrs of mainframe-based ADABAS Systems Programming experience; intimate familiarity with ADABAS’ structure and flow, key parameters, and security  (Required)
16+ yrs installing, customizing, tuning, trouble-shooting, and performing capacity planning for z/OS-based ADABAS environments. (Required)
16+ yrs leading mainframe-based projects ensuring that they are flawlessly implemented on-time, within budget, and fully documented. (Required)
Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required)
Intimate familiarity with and hands-on experience as a mainframe-base DB2 Systems Programmer. (Highly desired)
Intimate familiarity with and hands-on experience using MXG and SAS. (Highly desired)

Complete Description:

Program Summary
OCTO’s Integrated Platform Services (IPS) Department provides “mainframe-based” application hosting, and server-based cross-platform workload automation to several District Agencies.   IPS’ offerings include Virtual environments, Operating Systems, Network Connectivity, Online Transaction Processing, Databases, Security Administration, 24×7 Monitoring, Application diagnostic support, Performance and Tuning, Capacity Planning, and Disaster Recovery.
The IPS Systems Programming group currently consists of seven systems programmers supporting seven Production and Development LPARS, 5 of which are z/OS and two are VM running Linux for System Z.  The group manages 58 CICS regions, 8 DB2 subsystems, and 4 ADABAS regions.

The operating environment consists of two similarly configured data centers each of which contain an IBM z13 processor, an automated tape library, and a disk subsystem.

1. Evaluates, plans, installs, and maintains z/OS-based ADABAS environments and associated Program Products
2. Develops, implements, maintains and enforces documented standards and procedures for the design, development, installation, modification, and documentation of assigned systems.
3. Provides training for system products and procedures.
4. Performs ADABAS upgrades.
7. Performs, monitoring, maintenance, or reporting on real- time databases.
8. Troubleshoots problems.
9. Ensures project life-cycle is in compliance with District standards and procedures.

Applicants seeking part-time employment for a minimum of 20 hours per week may apply.

Background check is required, if selected for the position. There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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