z/OS system programmer - Software Tester

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Resourcing Profs4U


Nederland, Zuid-Holland, Den Haag

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We are looking for a z/OS system programmer - Software Tester for an exciting project at our Client. You will be working in a team of highly experienced professionals in a state-of-the-art environment.

Work location: Den Haag, The Netherlands.

Starting ASAP. 40 hours per week.

Excellent rate.

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced z/OS system programmer - Software Tester.

The test activities cover all aspects of the product testing including system verification and functional tests.
The tester/system programmer is working closely together with the developer and in colloquy with the tester the developer will develop test scenarios and the tester will create useful test data.

As a system software tester you must gain an in-depth knowledge of the specific function(s) of the products and be able to define and build the required test data and, in cooperation with the developer, build and execute test cases.

As a system programmer you must have a good understanding of the z/OS platform. Knowledge of the z/VM platform is considered to be an additional advantage.
Knowledge of RACF is mandatory, knowledge of ACF2 and TopSecret is also considered to be a very useful additional skill.
As we support multiple sub-systems like CICS, DB2, IMS, MQ, and so on, and some basic knowledge of one or more of these sub-systems is also required.
As a system programmer you have hands on experience with system tools like SDSF and SMP/E and you are experienced in writing JCL and REXX.
TSO/E and ISPF does not have any secret left for you.

The candidate must be familiar with software testing methodologies, including tools and techniques, and must be able to set up (or help set up) multiple test environments supporting different test cases.
Candidate has good analytic abilities and is able to investigate problems and solve defects, some of them uncovered during testing.

Our development team follows the agile development principles.

Required skills:
- Experienced with z/OS, TSO/E, ISPF, SDSF, SMP/E
- Knowledge of RACF
- Knowledge of either ACF2 and/or Top Secret is considered to be a plus
- Sub-system knowledge of one or more sub-systems like: DB2, CICS, IMS and/or MQ
- Some experience with the zSecure software suite

English (spoken/written): Fluent

Master's Degree in Engineering
Dutch (spoken/written) : Intermediate
z/OS knowledge

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information!

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