Badge Category: IBM Professional Certificate Skills Badges

Mainframe Systems Programmer – IBM Utilities Foundations 2.4

This credential earner can identify common IBM utility programs and describe how they are used. They can code JCL and control statements for data copying utilities (IEBGENER, ICEGENER, and IEBCOPY), and general utilities (IEFBR14, IEBUPDATE, IEBCOMPR, IEHLIST and IEHPROGM). This person can also describe and code DFSORT programs used to reorganize data, and can use …

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Mainframe Systems Programmer – JCL Foundations 2.4

This credential earner can describe how JCL is used for batch processing and the syntax and standards required for coding basic JOB, EXEC, and DD statements. This person can invoke programs though JCL, defining basic input and output data.

Mainframe Systems Programmer – Storage Foundations 2.4

This credential earner can identify key storage technologies used in Data Centers and describe how they are managed. They can describe the components of common disk and tape systems and describe the pros and cons of each technology. This person can also explain how virtual tape systems are integrated with other Data Center storage solutions.

Mainframe Systems Programmer – Hardware and Software Foundations 2.4

This credential earner can describe how mainframe computing has evolved and can identify current mainframe hardware models, how they are connected, and their key hardware components. They can explain how mainframe data is stored and processed and describe the types of processors and their purpose. This person can identify core software used on the mainframe, …

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Mainframe Systems Operator – z/OS Intermediate 2.4

This credential earner can describe how z/OS 2.4 is configured using parameter lists and can initialize and shut down this environment as required. This person understands operating systems and workloads running on the z/OS 2.4 system and can monitor system activity occurring on them.