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DXC Technology Senior Professional System Engineer (51001121) in Plano, Texas

Job Description:

DXC Technology is the world's first independent IT services company. DXC has nearly 6,000 customers, operating in many industries and 70 countries. Technological independence, global talent pool, an extensive network of partnerships: DXC offers digital transformation solutions and offerings that help customers capture the power of innovation and "change to grow". DXC Technology ranks among the best corporate citizens in the world. For more information, visit

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain the DB2 subsystem procs and JCL.

  • Execution of backups of DB2 system catalog and directory files with reorgs as required.

  • Support for system software related issues, Provide Oncall 7 x 24 rotation.

  • Basic change management functions: ticketing, opening and closing changes, etc.

  • Performing Data Security audits (collecting evidence of compliance, correcting non-compliances fount in an audit).

  • Install, upgrade DB2 subsystems.

  • Installation of new DB2 subsystems and related sub products.

  • Upgrades of existing DB2 subsystems and related sub products.

  • Application of preventative/corrective maintenance PTF's and HIPER PTF's on test and production system software libraries.

  • Enforcement of DB2 security and audit conformance.

  • Perform Disaster Recovery drill exercises.

  • Understand basic parameters contained in DSNZPARM and their usage.

  • Regular system tuning, and review of memory/resource consumption based on daily performance reporting and on-line monitoring.

  • Interface with Change Support, and vendor software support as necessary to resolve system software problems or issues.

  • Work with Automation to provide automation responding to system situations requiring intervention.

  • Tune and manage DB2 bufferpool settings.

  • Develop complex DB2 configurations needed for SYSPLEX environments and DataSharing environments.

  • Lead complex projects including client driven projects and internal projects (upgrade projects, etc).

  • Multi-discipline support participation.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred.

  • Six or more years of experience in systems engineering, software engineering, operating systems programming, or naval architecture.

  • 10+ years of system programming support.

  • Experience with DB2.

  • Experience with TSO, ISPF, JCL, SMPE, JES2, zOS Operating system.

  • IBM Utilities, Third Party software product support.

Other Qualifications

  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills for design, creation and testing of systems

  • Communication skills to communicate system proposals to management and customers and provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems

  • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, and team members

  • Organization skills to balance and prioritize work

  • Leadership skills to assist less experienced personnel

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Advanced dump reading.

  • Assembler experience.

  • MQ Series knowledge is a plus.

Work Environment

Office environment

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities