IBM Mainframe Configuration Management in St Louis, Missouri
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Ability to envision multiple alternative solutions and negotiate best possible choices.
Ability to conceptualize, design and build very complex logical and physical I/O configurations.
Ability to use HCD dialog panels and Input Output Definition File (IODF) for creating and using I/O Definitions.
Ability to use HCMfor creating IODF and maintaining hardware layout.
Ability to plan and configure ESCON/FICON I/O subsystems and implement ESCON/FICON hardware components.
Overall knowledge of all installs/deinstalls of all CPU/Network/I/O devices in the Mainframe environment.
In-depth knowledge of IBM Network Advisor used to monitor, configure and maintain mainframe attached Ficon directors.
In-depth knowledge of Hardware Management Console (HMC). In-depth knowledge of Parallel Sysplex environment.
In-depth knowledge of I/O OPS. In-depth knowledge of the IPL/Power on Reset procedures.
In-depth knowledge of installation of ATL/VTS. In-depth knowledge of MVS OS commands to interrogate and manipulate system resources.
Knowledge of TSO/ISPF commands.
Mainframe Configuration Management is the process of optimizing the integration and interrelationship of multiple mainframe devices while maximizing end user availability. This process consists of multiple sub processes namely mainframe configuration design, planning and implementation.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
HCD, IOGEN, MF Config, HMC, LPARs
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
•Ability to envision multiple alternative solutions and negotiate best possible choices.
•Ability to conceptualize, design and build very complex logical and physical I/O configurations
•Ability to use HCD dialog panels and Input Output Definition File (IODF) for creating and using I/O Definitions
•Ability to use HCMfor creating IODF and maintaining hardware layout
•Ability to plan and configure ESCON/FICONI/O subsystems and implement ESCON/FICON hardware components
•Overall knowledge of all installs/deinstalls of all CPU/Network/I/O devices in the Mainframe environment
•In-depth knowledge of IBM Network Advisor used to monitor, configure and maintain mainframe attached Ficon directors
In-depth knowledge of
Hardware Management Console (HMC)
Parallel Sysplex environment
IPL/Power on Reset procedures
installation of ATL/VTS
MVS OS commands to interrogate and manipulate system resources
Working knowledge of EPCT;JCL;JES;VTAM;IDCAMS
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