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Principal Operating Systems Programmer

Company: Fidelity Investments
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:Principal Operating Systems Programmer The RoleThe Principal Operating Systems Programmer is responsible for managing the data stored on disk and tape for our mainframe systems, and support the products that are used to manage and manipulate data including DFSMS, HSM, DSS, ACC, SRS, IDCAMS, Faver, and the IBM data utilities. Also provide support for data backup and recovery for disaster recovery and high availability. And provide some technical leadership to peers and business colleagues performing the same. On-call and tier 2 support to operational and business communities is a critical part of this role!The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science and must have 10-12 years of progressive experience in mainframe technical support and at least 8-12 years in zOS mainframe support for the operating system in a system programming role.
  • Basic technology and infrastructures: Storage systems, Tools, and their interfaces with z/OS, Data structures, databases, files, and I/O
  • Business and IT functional knowledge, collaboration, and relationship management
  • IT Strategy formulation, IT/Storage trends and new technologies
  • Operational excellence, ITIL lifecycle management, TLM process for technology refresh
  • Change management, Incident management, Problem management, Vendor relationship and partnership
  • Expert reading and written communication, ability in computing literature of a highly technical nature. Problem solving, Flexibility and Adaptability, Innovation mentality. Team leadership in an agile framework.
  • Advanced IBM zOS Mainframe Storage skills required.
  • zOS replication solutions: GDPS, Global Mirror, XRC, Global Copy, PPRC, Flash Copy, Hyperswap
  • Advanced understanding of Storage Administrator software tools: DTS ACC/SRC, DFDSS, DFHSM, FDR PAS, Extended Addressing Volumes, Control-M, Dino T-REX/HSM Adminisaurus/RTD (a plus)
  • Complete understanding of VSAM Record Level Sharing (RLS) capabilities and applications
  • Mastery of IDCAMS use access method services for system master and user catalogs.
  • Understand the various types of VSAM structures, support for VSAM allocation and tuning.
  • Advanced understanding of ICF Catalog structure, RLS enabled catalogs, and an ability to execute a Forward Catalog Recovery procedure in a live environment.
  • Advanced understanding of IBM DS8K Storage platforms, IBM TS7700 family of Virtual Tape subsystems
  • Understanding of new technologies such as SafeGuarded Copy, Pervasive Encryption, Remote Pair Flash Copy
  • Possess expert problem-solving and debugging skills, and support incident triage (critical)
  • Opening is a technical leadership position for a core operations team. Candidate will conduct themselves in a manner to encourage, direct, lead members of the team and peers in the organizationPlease see below for the salary range for work locations in Colorado only:N/A

    Please see below for the salary range for work locations in New York City, Westchester County, NY and Jersey City, NJ only:N/A

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    Company OverviewFidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.Join UsAt Fidelity, you'll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples' lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award , we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2022. And you don't need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you've always imagined.At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we're calling " Dynamic Working ."We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at .Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to , or by calling , prompt 2, option 3.

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