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Consultant Specialist/Mainframe Development & Support/Markets & Sec Services IT

4-8 years
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Job Description

Job Description
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HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.
We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Senior Software Engineer
Principal responsibilities/Job Intro/ Role Context/ Detailed Job Description
  • HSBC's Markets & Securities Services business enables corporate and institutional clients to access financial markets and liquidity, unlock investment opportunities, manage risk and transact seamlessly. MSS does this by bringing together financing solutions sales, trading and distribution across multiple asset classes research clearing and settlement global and direct custody and asset servicing. Our global network is combined with emerging markets leadership and specialist expertise, giving clients the confidence to go where the growth is and capture new opportunities.
  • The Tech team (MSS Tech) works in partnership with the business to deliver innovative, robust, stable platforms to enable investment and financial solutions for clients. These include both vendor based products and a number of award winning in-house primary trading systems.
  • Need to work as Mainframe resource on a project consisting of Support, Development and Maintenance functionalities.
  • Apart from daily support and development work during day hours, there would also be on-Call Support activity in night on Rota-Basis i.e., weekly in a month depending on requirement.

  • Require Good Communication skills

  • Resolve production support tickets

  • Analyze the business requirement , Coding and unit testing
Requirements/ Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications.
  • Should have 4 - 8 years of experience on Mainframe Development and support.
  • Cobol
  • Experience in creation of programs
  • Knowledge of the specialties of Cobol
  • Functionality of the different ‚Divisions‘
  • Different format of variables: Alphanumerical, numerical, packed
  • Case differentiation: ‚If/Else‘ and ‚Evaluate‘
  • Loops via ‚PERFORM‘
  • SQL-instructions in Cobol - programs
  • Variable-transfer to sub modules (e.g. via copybook)
  • Knowledge of the compile-process of Cobol-programs (DB2-precompiler, Cobol- precompiler, Linkage, Bind etc…), reading and possible error-analysis of a finished compile in SDSF
  • JCL
  • Knowledge of the JCLs and PROCs
  • How to Restart any job if Job abends
  • Condition parameters to bypass any steps while executing a job
  • Various IBM Utilities used in JCL
  • VSAM & GDG File creation and handling in Jobs
  • JOB Abends analysis and resolution steps to be followed
  • SQL
  • Knowledge of the syntax of SQL-Statements: Insert, Update or Delete
  • Note of the syntax of SQL statements to read data from one or more database tables (keyword inner-/outer-join)
  • Queries using filters (where-clause)
  • Queries with sorting/grouping (such as group by, order by...)
  • Knowledge of Subselects
  • Meaning of the terms of transaction, commit, rollback
  • DB2
  • General knowledge of database DB2 (individual objects, qualifier, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IBM tools Platinum CA database management solutions
  • Database Administration
  • Select or change data content in DB2 tables
  • Extract Data from Tables
  • Performance Management:
  • Detector
  • Explain
  • DB2 Command Processor
  • Knowledge of the various data types (integer, numeric, double, float...)
  • SDSF
  • Knowledge of the various menu items (input - queue, output - queue etc.)
  • How to find and analyze errors in abnormally ended jobs
  • How to analyze running jobs
  • Beta
  • Navigation in Beta 92/93
  • Recall of archived outputs
  • zOS/TSO
  • General knowledge and navigation in the HOST environment (work with the TPX menu)
  • Working with the ISPF - Editor Knowledge of all commands to copy, move, replace, etc.
  • Other Skills:
  • German (language)
  • Terminology (and its meaning) in the banking sector
  • CICS
  • What is a transaction
  • Difference between Online and ‘Batch
  • Start of transactions
  • ‘Refresh (new load into the memory of the CICs environment) of Online-Load modules
  • Monitors
  • DB2 - Monitor
  • Navigation
  • Knowledge of the different Menu-Entries
  • How to analyze running DB2 - processes
  • CICS - Monitor
  • Navigation
  • Current running transactions
  • Planned transactions
  • MQ-Monitor
  • Navigation
  • Enable/Disable Queue Trigger
  • Viewing records in queues
  • Delete single records
  • Emptying Queues
  • MQ
  • General knowledge of the purpose of MQ
  • Monitor/Viewing queues

Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.
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