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Mainframe Scheduler, Data Center

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

The Mainframe Scheduler, Data Center is responsible for administering and maintaining all aspects of the Mainframe Job Scheduling tool set and service utilizing the IBMz Workload Scheduling software. This position will review and test new releases and enhancements of the software code in order to verify documented functionality. Additionally, this position typically investigates and implements new functionality and features into production and performs or leads related project work. The incumbent is chartered with having an in-depth and detailed knowledge of all uses of the automated scheduler in all hosted environments. Additionally, this position will be tasked with supporting a number of in-house tools such as Corpcal, PODS, Bangcodes and Universal Rates Repository. This position will be required to provide 24x7 support.

    The successful candidate will:

    • Have a minimum 8-10 years of experience administering and supporting the IBMz job scheduling software in a large batch environment. 
    • Possess an excellent understanding and knowledge of JCL as well as the TWS functions of AJR, SET, and SCAN statements. 
    • Understand the use and application of the various databases within the scheduling software. 
    • Incumbent is required to understand initialization parameters and their impact regarding functionality of the scheduling software. 
    • Ability to maintain and implement various automated processes via integration points to the scheduling software. 
    • Respond to technical questions from clients regarding all aspects of the scheduling software and its capabilities and will lead technology projects/teams. 
    • Represent the Job Scheduling service in meetings and must have the capacity to think strategically and devise strategies to meet client requirements and challenges. 
    • Resolve all recovery issues regarding the TWS/z current and long term plan databases while ensuing the integrity of the daily batch cycle. 
    • Ascertain through research and knowledge the scope of issues and understand the impact while deciding and taking corrective actions in high risk circumstances.  

    Required Job Skills:

    • Minimum 8-10 years of experience administering and supporting the IBMz job scheduling software in a large batch environment. 
    • An excellent understanding and knowledge of JCL as well as the TWS functions of AJR, SET, and SCAN statements. 
    • Understand the use and application of the various databases within the scheduling software. 
    • Incumbent is required to understand initialization parameters and their impact regarding functionality of the scheduling software. 
    • Ability to maintain and implement various automated processes via integration points to the scheduling software. 
    • Ability to respond to technical questions from clients regarding all aspects of the scheduling software and its capabilities and will lead technology projects/teams. 
    • Ability to represent the Job Scheduling service in meetings and must have the capacity to think strategically and devise strategies to meet client requirements and challenges. 
    • Incumbent must be able to resolve all recovery issues regarding the TWS/z current and long term plan databases while ensuing the integrity of the daily batch cycle. 
    • Ability to ascertain through research and knowledge the scope of issues and understand the impact while deciding and taking corrective actions in high risk circumstances.   

    Desired Skills:

    • Prior management experience; working knowledge of the CA-Endevor change tool; knowledge of the ConnectDirect transmission software; VSAM file structures
    • DB2 Knowledge, distributed disciplines, and Dynamic Workload Console experience

    The Technology Infrastructure Organization:

    • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world
    • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully
    • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
    • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
    • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
    • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

    LOB Job Profile:

    Leads and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of complex system engineering activities involving cross-functional technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of highly complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Establishes input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility, coordination of subsystems design, and integration of total system. Viewed as a technology subject matter expert; able to provide and communicate complex technology solutions across differing audiences including technical, managerial, business executives, and/or vendors. Will have responsibility for multiple, complex projects; will direct activities of teams related to special initiatives or operations and may have direct reports. Leads the resolution process for complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. Information Technology degree and/or technology certifications preferred or substantial equivalent experience. Typically 7-10 years of IT experience.

    Shift:

    1st shift (United States of America)

    Hours Per Week: 

    40

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    Full time

    JR-20033252

    Manages People: No

    Travel: No

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