Your Role and Responsibilities

This role performs installs, moves, adds, changes, problem determination, maintenance and repairs for the zTPF operating system, zTPF/DF, and related ISV vendor products. 24×7 pager support (rotate across entire team) is required. Weekend hours are also required to support scheduled change implementations.

This team is responsible for the z/TPF operating system which is the core of the global American Express credit authorization systems. It’s the most critical application for one of IBM’s most critical/largest customers.

Exceptional devotion to quality and customer satisfaction; attention to details; ability to talk to peers, customers, and leaders in terms common across technical platforms (z/TPF, z/VM, z/OS, Linux on Z, networks, midrange systems).

z/TPF Operations, Hardware/Config Management, customer application development/support teams, customer 24×7 coverage teams, customer architects, network engineers, IBM & customer MQ support teams.


Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

15 years active experience for each of:

  • Apply Knowledge of TPF WebSphere MQ.
  • Apply Knowledge of TPF TCP/IP.
  • Perform TPF System Administration.
  • Implement TPF Software.
  • Apply System Fixes.
  • Perform TPF OS User Exit Maintenance/Management.
  • Code C/C++ on TPF.
  • Code Assembler Solns with TPF.
  • Perform Operating System Debug on TPF.
  • Perform TPF Problem Solving: dump & trace analysis.
  • 5 years active experience of Use MakeTPF.
  • Bilingual in English and French.

10 years active experience in each of:

  • Apply Knowledge of TPF Storage Management.
  • Apply Knowledge of TPF I/O Subsystem.
  • Analyze I/O Performance.
  • Apply Knowledge of TPF HCD/HCM.
  • Apply Knowledge of TPF Cryptography.
  • Apply Knowledge of Performance/Capacity Planning.
  • Analyze Performance & Capacity on TPF.
  • Advise Capacity Management Solutions.

Use Performance Analysis Tools on TPF.
Use Systems Monitor Tools.

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • 5 years active experience of Use MakeTPF.
  • vz-series architecture.
  • Pervasive encryption.
  • RESTful technologies.


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About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It’s a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, “What else is possible?” GTS is the place for you!

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