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Cégleírás / Organisation/Department

Aegon Global Technology Services (GTS) provides IT infrastructure and application support services to the Aegon businesses. GTS is responsible for the provision, support and ongoing maintenance of IT operating platforms, applications and services. There is also a strong connection with external providers necessitating vendor and service provider management. GTS is responsible for driving the technology strategy and providing IT infrastructure solutions that are in alignment with business objectives and the GTS technology strategy.

Pozíció leírása / Job description

This position is staffed as part of the IBM systems programming environment support team primarily  supporting the company’s CICS and secondarily the mainframe MQ systems. Responsibilities include  installing, testing, maintaining, documenting, administration, and providing high level technical support for  mainframe CICS and MQ operating subsystem software and ancillary CICS software products. 

What will be your duties?

  • Provide day to day support with some variation in  schedule to support non-prime business hours, including weekends. 
  • Resolve problems to final resolution with root cause. 
  • Daily monitoring of key CICS/MQ system metric to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Reviewing system dumps, logrec, hiper maintenance on a regular basis
  • On-call support and fulfilling support requests/questions from customers. 
  • Supporting disaster recovery testing exercise. 
  • Installing and/or upgrading third-party CICS software and software fixes.


Elvárások / Requirements

- In-depth knowledge of z/OS, CICS, MQ and related components and an  understanding of one or more programming languages

- Be proficient in the use  of JCL, TSO/ISPF and SDSF and have a solid understanding of CICS and MQ concepts and  fundamentals

- Have experience in supporting the CICS/MQ requirements of application programmers is  desirable.

- Knowledge of MVS computing systems architecture, of MVS programming and operating  system principles, and of large-scale systems operations and procedures is also required.

- Also have experience with JES2, installation and maintenance of mainframe hardware and  software (SMP/E), and CICS/MQ performance, tuning, and monitoring skills.

- Bachelor’s degree in  Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and technical knowledge is required.

- Minimum of  five years previous system engineer experience is required with an emphasis in CICS and/or MQ. 

Additional helpful skills  include:

- Experience in writing and debugging Assembler code,

- Experience in the use of SMP/E for  software installation, JAVA experience, Open system skills (Linux and Unix System Services), REXX,  Object Oriented Programming and Websphere/MQ.


Amit kínálunk / Offer

• A secure position in a modern environment with best equipment
• Very good development opportunities in a global company
• Workplace in a pleasant atmosphere with motivated and team-oriented colleagues
• Diverse and interesting tasks and projects

Kapcsolattartó / Information

Dóra Gosztola

András Deme