Job #: 1617

Title: Mainframe Operations


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago
    • This position has been filled

    ​Monitor all batch flow processing and insure timely completion of endpoints/milestones. Identify delays or bottlenecks using proprietary and vendor tools and resolve or escalate accordingly.
    -Perform level 1 and level 2 support and resolution for all batch abends.
    -Track incoming and outgoing transmissions ensuring they meet deadlines, escalating to appropriate vendors and Data center Management when necessary.
    -Monitor real time performance of the computing environment utilizing automated solutions, 3rd party monitoring software and in-house proprietary tools.
    -Track and document all outages and incidents which adversely impact the environment

    Job Requirements:
    -Must have 5+ years administration experience with Tivoli Workload Scheduler functions to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot a Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.6/9.3
    -Experience with event-based scheduling
    -Experience supporting a TWS End-to-End scheduling environment
    -Experience using CA-11 (CA Workload Automation Restart Option for z/OS Schedulers)
    -Ability to work with a diverse group of people of different skills, backgrounds, departments and management levels.
    -Candidate must have experience in Mainframe batch environment; knowledge of support operations, best practices and processes.
    -The employee follows guidelines, checklist and instructions as documented in the service catalog.
    -Monitor infrastructure using various mainframe/3270 GUI tools.
    -Have strong familiarity with JES commands on Mainframe 3270 interface
    -Extremely strong attention to detail
    -Ability to create and improve technical procedural documentation
    -Strong communications and soft skills
    -Must be willing to work night shift *Justification: Command Center Operations is a mission-critical role for Mainframe Operations and must be fully staffed at all times, 24x7x365. ​