Friday, 13 March 2015

what does a Mainframe Professional do ??

A person who writes and maintains business applications. He develops and supports large-scale batch or high volume transaction environments that require IBM/MVS mainframe processing power or equivalent. He programs in business-oriented languages such as COBOL, CICS, or fourth-generation languages

Skills a  Mainframe Professional  Should have:

•        Extensive Programming Knowledge on COBOL ,JCL, IMS DB & IMS DC
•        Strong experience in programming with COBOL in both Batch and Online Environment

•        Strong experience in CICS. Must be hands on with CICS programs and concepts.

•        Strong experience in JCL and File-Aid

•        Must be able to analyze Mainframe Job Abends from Dump Analysis and provide a Permanent fix

•        Must be familiar with DB2 concepts

•        Must have good experience in any one of the databases used in Mainframe Environment
•        Hands on exp using COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2

•        Good IMS DB/DC hands-on experience

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