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Resp & Qualifications
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Supported technologies include: WebSphere MQ, WebSphere WAS, AIX, Z/OS, MVS utilities, CICS, DB2, Korn Shell, Java, Data Power, Pega Business Rules Engine, Unix/Linux, Apache Tomcat, mainframe analyzers and Web Services
Required: This position requires a BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent with 5-10 years of prior experience in the specific technical discipline, OR equivalent experience.
General knowledge of application development and operating systems for Mainframe and middleware platforms. Ability to perform system and problem analysis. Proven ability to apply process improvements to improve system performance.
Working towards one or more of the following certifications: IBM WebSphere, IBM WebSphere MQ, Z/OS, UNIX/AIX, Process certification such as ITIL, CMMI
Technical/Skills: Ability to integrate and coordinate technical requirements with cross functional teams. Position requires proficiency in Mainframe and Middleware platforms and familiarity with other Platforms.
Additional technologies include: WebSphere, WebSphere MQ, Unix, Database Management Systems, Operating systems, as well as familiarity with communications, programming, storage and providing systems support for the software listed above.
Strong and current hands on experience with Mainframe and Middleware platforms for the following technologies within these platforms: WebSphere MQ, WebSphere WAS, AIX, Java, Korn Shell, WebServices, Data Power, Pega Business Engine, Scripting and Automation. Mainframe technologies such as IBM z/OS, CICS, DB2. Hands on experience with Middleware and Mainframe support with some Systems integration experience.
General knowledge and/or experience managing and troubleshooting for technologies listed above.
Hardware: General knowledge and/or experience managing and troubleshooting systems utilities for Mainframe and Middleware platforms for Z/OS, AIX, or IBM WebSphere.
Server Software: Familiarity with IBM Z/OS or AIX server or IBM WebSphere application server software.
Office Software: Solid understanding/experience with Microsoft Office products, and of the Software development lifecycle.
Abilities/Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals for peers; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior leadership, external customers, and associates.
Preferred: Strong expertise and knowledge of an Information Technology environment. Experience with mainframe analyzer tools. Hands on experience with the SDLC and knowledge of the following utilities: WebSphere MQ, WebSphere WAS, AIX, IBM z/OS, MVS utilities, CICS, DB2, Korn Shell, Java, Data Power, Pega Business Rules Engine, and WebServices.
Department: FEP Infrastructure Planning
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Hire Range Disclaimer
Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Please apply before: 9/7/2018
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position successfully. Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Travel between CareFirst sites is required.
The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The employee must frequently talk and hear. Weights of up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship