Systems Engineer III

Category: Information Technology

Location: Bengaluru, KA, India


Systems Engineer III

Bengaluru, KA, India

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Company Description

Tesco Bengaluru: We are a multi-disciplinary team creating a sustainable competitive advantage for Tesco by standardising processes, delivering cost savings, enabling agility, providing cutting-edge technological solutions and empowering our colleagues to do ever more for our customers. With cross-functional expertise in Global Business Services and Retail Technology & Engineering, a wide network of teams and strong governance we reduce complexity thereby offering high quality services for our customers. Tesco Bengaluru, established in 2004 to enable standardisation and build centralised capabilities and competencies, makes the experience better for our millions of customers worldwide and simpler for over 4,40,000 colleagues.
Tesco Technology consists of people from a number of different backgrounds, but having a common purpose to serve our shoppers a little better every day with our retail technological solutions. We shared a common interest in harnessing innovations in technology to enhance their shopping experience at Tesco stores. Whether making products, software or systems, our teams focuses on various aspects from taking strategic ownership of the architecture to delivering technological solutions such as design, testing, deployment, infrastructure, operation and security of the systems to ensure agile, smooth and safe operations. These help us to deliver the maximum business impact. Teams refine their internal processes to best fit their own needs, working to build core capabilities in application and services. We collaborate globally across teams to build end-to-end customer-facing solutions, as well as to share knowledge, experience, tools and techniques.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone?s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best.
Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues ? who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

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Job Description

Hands on system programming aspects
The main role of system programmers is to install and maintain software. They may have no knowledge of the software and often don’t need to because they just install it. Knowledge of one of these DB2/ CICS and IMS system tto define and manage the environment.
Below are the skills required
- Test new versions of DB2
- Interface with the installation team for new versions and fixes
- Build new DB2 systems when required
- Support DB2 tools and customize as required
- Manage the Sysplex DB2 systems
- Monitor performance and tuning
- Carry out capacity planning
- Provide Support for applications teams that use DB2
Desired :
Endevor – Maintenance and support -
- Any failures with Endevor packages and issues related to processor groups ( should cover all types of components ; COBOL ; BATCH ; ONLINE; stored procedure etc ); space failures
- Understanding and resolving issues specific to Telon online components and processor groups
- Regular health check of the Endevor tool and necessary action if any issues. Familiarise with any of the inhouse tools to generate various reports /consolidate logs
- Creation of new processor groups ( if required )
- Review and be familiar with mainframe SCM code propagations and CI/CD strategy
Identify and apply appropriate design patterns to problems
Comfortably develop large features
Understand Idempotence
Actively practice the boy scout principle leaves design code in a better state than when arrived
Demonstrate a good understanding of cohesion SOLID and how to apply
Understand importance of domain model and can coherently model a problem domain within a given context
Anticipate medium term (3-6 month) vectors of change and designs and abstracts accordingly
Understand and appreciate simplicity and the value of removing code
Understand design patterns such as CQRS and eventual consistency
Understand how to design for performance at all levels
Development Practice
Automate everything by default
Build a CI/CD pipeline
Automate security scanning and performance testing as part of build
Demonstrate a good grasp of multiple operating systems
Demonstrate a good grasp of scripting techniques
Demonstrate expertise in one database & good grasp of multiple data storage paradigms and when to apply other technologies
Understand and can automate PaaS technologies
Understand when to apply appropriate infrastructure technologies
Write secure code by default
Use tools to perform deep security probes
Understand server hardening
Behaviours & Collaboration
Lead group discussions on design of particular areas
Comfortably present information
Gain buy in from team and drive design
Mentor and develop those around them
Understand domain well enough to work with PO to drive value
Share knowledge with wider community
Comfortably evaluate new tools
Produce POCs to establish usefulness of new tools
Understand when new tools may not be appropriate
Introduce new tools and methodologies when appropriate to simplify or increase efficiency of development


Mainframe system programmer with strong expertise in DB2 system programming and other data base related set up . Also desired is knowledge on source code management tool ( Like Endevor)

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