Liberty Mutual Senior Mainframe CICS Administrator in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational shift at Liberty Mutual. Operating as a tech startup within a Fortune 100 company, we are leading a digital disruption that will redefine how people experience insurance.

Job Introduction:

Hosting Services Applications Environments is an outcome-aligned organization which is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of all compute environments including mainframe, traditional midrange, IaaS, PaaS and Public Cloud. This position is in the Transaction, Messaging and Database (TMD) Support team which is part of the Data Platforms group. The TMD team is responsible for all Teleprocessing systems (CICS, IMS), mainframe database (DB2), automation, and the cross systems messaging system (MQ). The CICS System Administrators within this team are exposed to many different technologies that operate on the mainframe as well as internal and external cloud environments.

*About the job: *

  • Provides CICS administration, operational support and problem resolution for large systems.

  • Implements CICS and 3rdparty-related software upgrades, maintenance, and customization.

  • Monitors CICS system performance and capacity; reports changes in usage.

  • Troubleshoots software problems, takes appropriate corrective action and/or interacts with IT staff or vendors in performing complex testing, support and troubleshooting functions.

  • Participates in site set-up, user training, hardware/software installation, maintenance and support and documentation of hardware/software logs and operating procedures.

  • Performs basic user administration (adds, changes, deletes, disk space management, backups and file restores).

  • Documents standards and operating procedures for a large based system and acts as a technical resource to the IT staff and systems users.

  • Leads projects or subprojects including developing project plans, assigning tasks and facilitating team process.

  • Consults on complex technical issues.

  • Depicts highly complex ideas, issues and designs to varied audiences.

  • Performs related duties as assigned or requested.

Desired skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Mainframe CICS systems administration.

  • Requires knowledge of the operating environment - technologies span mainframe, midrange, desktop, server, network data, voice, messaging, web, database and output/receiving.

  • Solid z/OS foundation, solid knowledge of CICS domain architecture and interfaces

  • Strong consultative and communication skills, analytical ability, judgment and the ability to work effectively with client and other systems technical staff, consultants and vendors.

  • Extensive knowledge of IT concepts, strategies and methodologies.

  • General knowledge of business functions and business operations.

  • Some level of experience in any of the following are a plus:

o CA-DADS

o Compuware AbendAid-CICS and Xpediter-CICS

o CICS web service architecture and implementation

o MQ, IMS, DB2

o BMC Mainview / AutoOperator

o SAS/MXG SMF collection and reporting

We take care of our employees…

We strongly believe that a great job should keep you happy both at work—and in life. That’s why we offer:

  • Workplace Flexibility

  • Wellness Perks

  • Collaborative workspaces

  • Sit/stand desks

  • Career development, programs and classes

  • Diversity & Inclusion programs

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • College Savings Plan

  • Education reimbursement

  • Hackathon Event

Liberty Mutual was named as a ‘2016 Great Place to Work’ by Great Place to Work US.

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Job: *Technology

Title: Senior Mainframe CICS Administrator

Location: NH-Portsmouth

Requisition ID: 99037