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Top 50 Mainframe Systems Administrator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Mainframe Systems Administrator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Mainframe Systems Administrator resumes they appeared on. For example, 5.2% of Mainframe Systems Administrator resumes contained Cics as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Mainframe Systems Administrator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Mainframe Systems Administrator:

1. Cics

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Here's how Cics is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Have done JAVA service refresh and created environment for running Java programs through CICS.
  • Have tuned JVM parameters to improve performance of the java applications running in CICS.
  • Used BMS for update, delete and modifications to CICS files and information.
  • Used Macro-level CICS commands to access file and storage facilities.
  • Facilitated batch requests for dataset access (write rules), transfers and CICS duty code changes.
  • Conduct Training Sessions, Preparing Training Material Have enabled CICS Web Support (CWS).
  • Used Temp Storage for the CICS partition and Transient Data for inter-partitional data.
  • Used CICS for rapid, high-volume online processing in a parts environment.
  • Specialized knowledge gained: Installation and Migration of CICS Transaction Server.

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2. Z/OS

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Here's how Z/OS is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Participate in the upgrade of z/OS 1.13.
  • Perform monthly IPL s of z/OS TEST, Production and z/VM Mainframe servers.

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3. Unix

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4. JCL

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Here's how JCL is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Lead the team for implementation of major enhancements with JCL, DB2, CICS and VSAM and documentation of the upgrades.
  • Developed new as well as updated older software using the REXX and JCL programming languages to ensure maximum system efficiency.
  • Developed and maintained both Batch and Online applications on IBM mainframe technologies JCL, CICS, DB2 and VSAM.
  • Assisted users on DASD and various tape related issues such as restores, allocation errors and JCL questions.
  • Provide Mainframe Programming Support using COBOL and JCL on OS/MVS platform.
  • Work with vendors providing IDCAMS PRINTS and Tersed DUMPS via FTPBATCH JCL.

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5. DB2

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6. Disaster Recovery Drill

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7. Backup

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Here's how Backup is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Manage core and secondary system backups and verification of data integrity.
  • Experience in designing, implementing and supporting backup/recovery solutions.
  • Supported problems by supporting tickets for storage systems, storage devices, data backups, software, applications or network systems.
  • Experienced in data center activities like data backup(tapes),restoration and storage solutions.
  • Supported Windows Terminal Servers and Citrix MetaFrame Performed backups, restores using ARC serve and Veritas software.

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8. Recovery Solutions

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9. Data Security

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10. Mainframe

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Here's how Mainframe is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Analyzed production mainframe tape capacity, utilization and disaster recovery infrastructure for designing and configuring mainframe storage subsystems.
  • Provide Mainframe Support and Procedures for Quarterly Disaster Recovery Exercises.
  • Involved in transmission of information (files) from mainframe Host to & from external systems using IBM FTP, TCP/IP.
  • Generate and maintain BELK start of day and end of day(EOD) reports using mainframe data servers.
  • Provide systems, software and mainframe support to well over 15,000 EDS/GMAC customers throughout North America.
  • Coordinated the move of on site mainframe computing to an off site location.
  • Upgraded and/or applied maintenance to software that ran on the mainframe.
  • Performed job scheduling duties using CA-7/11 running on Mainframe platform.
  • Support for mainframe disaster recovery Participate and execute the mainframe engineering and storage procedures needed for disaster recovery drill.
  • Perform IPL (Initial Program Load) for mainframe servers like [ ] and s/390 and generate reports for system activity.
  • Applied maintenance to IBM mainframe systems every six months and upgraded operating system every year.
  • Worked at Ameritech Worked as an ENDEVOR Administrator building ENDEVOR environments on all of Ameritech mainframe systems.

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11. Tso

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Here's how Tso is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Created TSO and CICS accounts, and granted access to various internal systems and applications.

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12. Dasd

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13. Rexx

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Here's how Rexx is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Developed applications using REXX, COBOL and IBM 370 Assembler language.
  • Create REXX routines to automate various reports and utilities.

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14. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Act as the focal point for escalation of problems to vendor's technical support Coordinates special job/test executions and related processes.

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15. User Accounts

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Here's how User Accounts is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Perform administrative tasks in Active Directory such as creating user accounts, managed user security group membership.
  • Created, administered, and managed user accounts.

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16. HSM

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17. MVS

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Here's how MVS is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Supervised and Managed 6 senior Systems Administrators responsible for maintaining IBM MVS, CICS and CA-Datacom environments.

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18. Vsam

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Here's how Vsam is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Supplied the forecaster with sales data from a DOS/VSE sales data base and VSAM files.
  • Provided residual IMS/VSAM support until IBM mainframe decommissioned Performed PSB creation/revision, database size changes, backup and restore to development environment

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19. System Administration

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Here's how System Administration is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Provided system administration for file, print and network servers.

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20. Continuity Volumes

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21. Acf2

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Here's how Acf2 is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Upgraded the CA-ACF2 security software to a supported vendor release on 3 systems.
  • Organized the cleanup of CA-ACF2 database to remove 15,000 unused logons and associated rules to comply with Security Information Assurance requirements.
  • Create and maintain all logon ids through ACF2 including resetting TIM signatures, creating specialized menus and reinstating logonids.
  • Uncovered IBM defect for Connect:Direct Stage 2 Security Exit for ACF2 Security.

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22. Racf

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Here's how Racf is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Administered and supported the implementation of IBM's Resource Access Control Facility (RACF).

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23. RMF

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24. IPL

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Here's how IPL is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Executed multiple technical projects simultaneously and prioritized based on evolving business needs.
  • Provide a detailed log of all events processed by the application and query the log from multiple views.
  • Experienced in performing Initial Program Load(IPL) for Z/890 and S/390 servers.
  • Worked across internal multidisciplinary IT support teams including network operations, application support, system architecture, etc.
  • Upgraded CA-Datacom and product family to supported release for multiple multi-user regions successfully.

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25. System Software Items

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26. Administer Tcp/Ip

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27. Project USE

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Here's how Project USE is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Provide Sample codes and utilities for project use.

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28. Active Directory

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Here's how Active Directory is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Maintained Active Directory groups and distribution list memberships and security.
  • Assisted users with account creation and recreation; unlocked and reset passwords, and deleted users' accounts using Active Directory.
  • Managed and maintained DHCP, DNS, WINS, and Active Directory services specific to the enterprise environment.
  • Administer TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, RAS, IIS, and Active Directory Services in Windows 2000.
  • Managed 200+Windows [ ] servers in an Active Directory environment, ensuring that each server has 100% uptime.

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29. Smp/E

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30. Problem Determination

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Here's how Problem Determination is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed problem determination and recovery activities on computing services that spanned multiple operating systems, mainframes and critical application systems.
  • Utilize Connect:Direct Trace and TCP/IP Component Trace for Problem Determination.

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32. SMF

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33. SQL

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34. HCD

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35. OEM

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36. ISV

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37. PPT

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38. APF

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39. CA7

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40. Vtam

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41. HMC

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42. AIX

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Here's how AIX is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Administered Datastage 8.1 application running on AIX 6.1 and Sun Solaris 10 servers.

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43. VM

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Here's how VM is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Managed an IBM 4381 running the VM/CMS Operating system.

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44. FCT

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45. Parmlib

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46. CDS

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47. IMS

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Here's how IMS is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Established and maintained IMS resource rules and ACF2 datasets.

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48. Ca-Acf2

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49. Batch Processing

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Here's how Batch Processing is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Execute File System Mounts and Un-Mounts on the Mainframe via ISHELL and Batch processing.

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50. CA-1

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Here's how CA-1 is used in Mainframe Systems Administrator jobs:
  • Performed Tape management functions using CA-1.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Mainframe Systems Administrator

Cics

8.4%

Z/OS

7.9%

Unix

6.7%

JCL

6.7%

DB2

5.6%

Disaster Recovery Drill

5.6%

Backup

5.1%

Recovery Solutions

5.1%

Data Security

5.1%

Mainframe

5.1%

Tso

4.5%

Dasd

4.5%

Rexx

3.9%

Technical Support

3.9%

User Accounts

3.9%

HSM

3.9%

MVS

3.9%

Vsam

3.4%

System Administration

3.4%

Continuity Volumes

3.4%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Mainframe Systems Administrator

Rank Skill
1 Cics 5.2%
2 Z/OS 4.8%
3 Unix 4.2%
4 JCL 4.2%
5 DB2 3.5%
6 Disaster Recovery Drill 3.5%
7 Backup 3.1%
8 Recovery Solutions 3.1%
9 Data Security 3.1%
10 Mainframe 3.1%
11 Tso 2.8%
12 Dasd 2.8%
13 Rexx 2.4%
14 Technical Support 2.4%
15 User Accounts 2.4%
16 HSM 2.4%
17 MVS 2.4%
18 Vsam 2.1%
19 System Administration 2.1%
20 Continuity Volumes 2.1%
21 Acf2 2.1%
22 Racf 2.1%
23 RMF 1.7%
24 IPL 1.7%
25 System Software Items 1.7%
26 Administer Tcp/Ip 1.7%
27 Project USE 1.4%
28 Active Directory 1.4%
29 Smp/E 1.4%
30 Problem Determination 1.4%
31 Bcvs 1.4%
32 SMF 1.4%
33 SQL 1.4%
34 HCD 1.0%
35 OEM 1.0%
36 ISV 1.0%
37 PPT 1.0%
38 APF 1.0%
39 CA7 1.0%
40 Vtam 1.0%
41 HMC 1.0%
42 AIX 1.0%
43 VM 1.0%
44 FCT 1.0%
45 Parmlib 1.0%
46 CDS 1.0%
47 IMS 1.0%
48 Ca-Acf2 1.0%
49 Batch Processing 1.0%
50 CA-1 1.0%
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