• Expert Systems Programmer - File Transfer Support

    Job Locations US-MD-Gwynn Oak
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
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  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.


    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.


    OBXtek is hiring for an Expert Systems Programmer in File Transfer Support,  to support the development, design, implementation, configuration, and troubleshooting of the data exchange mainframe environment.


    In support of the task, the candidate shall perform the activities described in the sections below:


    • Design, develop, and code in-house written programs and scripts to include but not limited to JCL, REXX and Assembler languages, in an IBM z/OS environment.
    • Support for batch processing solutions and troubleshooting on z/OS
    • Familiarity with Scheduling software on z/OS such as Control-M in support of Data Exchange solutions.
    • Provide support for IBM and non-IBM software to include but not limited to TIBCO Managed File Transfer Platform Server and IBM Connect:Direct File Transfer Software
    • Provide support for client’s mainframe data exchange infrastructure. This will include Software maintenance and upgrades, Profile and transfer definition administration, troubleshooting software issues and supporting Mainframe infrastructure upgrades to TIBCO Managed File Transfer Platform Server and IBM Connect:Direct within the z/OS mainframe environment.
    • Troubleshoot data exchange issues within the mainframe environments which includes interfacing with both internal and external business partners.


    Requires 10 years technically related experience.


    The candidate’s experience should include the following:

    • TIBCO products; specifically Managed File Transfer (MFT) Platform Server (for Windows and Linux), Internet Server, and Command Center
    • Secure FTP
    • Experience with z/OS Mainframes
    • Scripting languages including JCL, REXX and Assembler
    • Experience with scheduling software on z/OS such as Control-M


    Note: Should expect occasional off hours or weekend scheduled work  


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