Tampa , FL Permanent $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Annual


Develop, maintain, continuously improve and support CICS infrastructure within systems.

Provide experienced infrastructure oversight, ensuring successful delivery and performance of IT services.

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

Follow a detailed ITIL-based process


Bachelor's degree preferred

6+ years CICS Mainframe Engineering

6+ years in a z/OS environment with at least 4 years in a CICS Administrator/Developer role

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

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

Detailed understanding of CICS Internals, CICS Tables, CICS Resources, CICS Datasets, CICS-RACF interface


About Criterion Executive Search, Inc.

For 41 years Criterion Executive Search has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading executive staffing and recruiting firms. As one of Tampa, FL first recruiting & staffing agencies we have been privileged to work with leading companies throughout the state of Florida. Those same strategic partnerships have allowed us to perfect our personalized, life-cycle approach to placing the ideal candidates with their ideal companies.

Our innovative individualized placement strategies allow us to match Information Technology professionals with companies throughout the country, and beyond. Each of our job placement specialists has a minimum of two years in the recruiting industry and an average of nearly 15 years of experience. Each recruiter has their own, personal, and direct experiences within their specialization.

You may expect complete confidentiality at all times during the hiring process; a key element to the success of our business. In today's age we understand that our client's privacy is of the utmost importance.

Contact the Criterion Executive Search office to speak with a recruiter about this job now or find out more about other job placement opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Job Id Number : 9585
Staffing Industry : Information Technology
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