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Lead Systems Engineer (z/OS and CICS) - Jersey City

KLM Careers
Jersey City, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Lead Systems Engineer (z/OS and CICS) - Jersey City

Locations: Dallas, TX | Tampa, FL | Jersey City, NJ | New York, NY | Washington, DC | McLean, VA | Boston, MA

Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder,

  • Being a member of the IT Business Unit, Mainframe Software Engineer will be responsible for Develop, maintain, continuously improve and support CICS infrastructure within the ownership of the Transactional Technologies systems.
  • Provide experienced infrastructure oversight, ensuring successful delivery and performance of IT services for our clients and the fulfilment of our obligations and Service Levels Targets.


  • Installation, Customization, and administration of CICS/Transaction Server on IBM Mainframe
  • Installation, customization, and administration of Abendaid, TMON, CICS Transaction Gateway, CICSPLEX, CAFC, INTERTEST and WTX on IBM Mainframe.
  • Learn and master critical proprietary business systems built on CICS
  • Maintain CICS environments in compliance with the security guidelines.
  • Assist with testing, implementation, and installation of CICS and associated software.
  • Diagnose and resolve CICS environment system abends and abnormal operating problems using system logs, and other available logs and documents.
  • Build, define, modify, and understand CICS parameters, CICS RDO definitions, CICS PLT Tables.
  • Develop/Maintain/Improve in-house programs and utilities in COBOL, REXX and Assembler
  • Have an understanding and experience of IBM SMP/E environment and ability to use SMP/E to install software
  • Ensure stability of the above-mentioned products in support of many critical business applications
  • Ability to deliver multiple concurrent agile projects/tasks on time and a focus on quality
  • Participate in weekend DR tests
  • Participate in an on-call rotation
  • Follow a detailed ITIL-based process

Leadership Proficiencies:

  • Be Transformational: Transformative leaders are Inspires Change advancing the organizations strategy by being Future Focused and Compelling Communicators.
  • Build Capability: Leaders build capability in themselves by being Committed to Personal Excellence and are Talent Developers for others by providing growth opportunities, feedback, and coaching.
  • Create Community: Our leaders are Inclusive Leaders who are Relationship Minded, embracing individual differences, inspiring others to thrive, and building networks for effective collaboration.

Pay and Benefits:

Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location

Retirement benefits

Paid Time Off and other leave of absence

Flexible/Hybrid Work Arrangements (2- 3 Days work from OFFICE)

Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive


1. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience

2. Minimum of 6 years of related experience

3. 6+ years in a z/OS Environment with at least 4 years in CICS Administrator/Developer Role

4. Experience in CTG, Abendaid, TMON, CICSPLEX, CAFC or similar tools

5. Proven understanding of basic z/OS system programming internals such as JCLs, JOBs, PROCs, SCHEDULE, RACF, JES2, Virtual Memory

6. Detailed Understanding of CICS Internals, CICS Tables, CICS Resources, CICS

Datasets, CICS-RACF interface

7. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.

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