Performance Engineer (Mainframe)

Company: TM Floyd & Company ( Learn More )

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Job Description Performance Engineer (Mainframe)
  • Accountable for the performance engineering and performance testing of the mainframe application
  • Identify, isolate, and track performance issues
  • Troubleshoot bottlenecks, related to performance and provide improvement suggestions at application, DB, OS, hardware, and/or network layer
  • Review functional and technical specifications and create/execute test cases, scripts, and test plans
  • Review capacity plans and production usage trends to create suitable usage profile, baseline, and breakpoint analysis to ensure acceptable levels of performance
  • Identify potential problems, omissions, and open issues and attend walkthroughs and sign-off meetings
  • Present clear metrics to both technical and non-technical staff
  • Own the product from start to finish with minimal supervision
  • Execute mainframe jobs and produce documentation on the performance characteristics of the job 
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field of work or equivalent work experience
  • 7 years of experience with mainframe JCL/COBOL/CICS applications executing JCL jobs
  • 7 years of experience with mainframe DB2 coding and performance tuning 
  • Strong understanding of the software development/test life cycle
  • Experience with design and architecture review, code review, performance analysis, and performance testing, including load and stress tests
  • Expert knowledge of COBOL performance standards
  • Experience with performance monitoring middleware services (MQSeries) that access DB2 mainframe
  • Experience working with DB2 monitoring, including CA DB2
  • Strong communication skills
  • Location: Columbia, SC or Charlotte, NC
    Work performed onsite
    TM Floyd & Company offers a generous array of benefits, depending on the length of assignment. We also offer a referral bonus of up to $1,000. Ask us for more details!
    TM Floyd & Company participates in E-VERIFY.
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