Senior Mainframe Middleware Analyst and Designer (Brussel)

Context
Implemented a set of Framework around their IBM Mainframe Middleware solutions in order to integrate business applications on the z/OS platform. Those are made up of Cobol, PL/I and Assembler, and are mainly extensions of MQ Series and CICS. Middleware group own, maintain and run the above for the benefit of the Application Development and Maintenance division.
Preparing a set of projects impacting those Framework for which they need support from a Middleware Mainframe Expert.

Mission description
You’ll be based in Brussels office. The mission consists in:
Contribute to project assessment, design and delivery:
a. Impact assessment on Middleware Framework
b. Propose design changes and identify required effort
c. Deliver with the Middleware team the required changes
Maintain and improve Middleware team expertise:
a. Review available documentation and identify required improvements
b. Train staff and measure skill evolution
a. Suggest room for improvements

Your profile
You have +10 years of experience on the IBM Mainframe with Middleware – namely CICS and MQ Series.
You have strong development skills with Cobol and PL/I and have extended experience in designing and analyzing z/OS based technical applications.
You are willing to work within a team where sharing of expertise and collaborative approach is key for reaching successful results.
You are willing to join Middleware engineering team, as a key expert. You are a team player, ready to coach / raise expertise of team members and help them delivering projects.
You are familiar with financial companies, and understand the criticality and constrains of such IT environments.
You are fluent in English