This position 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.
Minimum 8-10 years of experience administering and supporting the IBMz job scheduling software in a large batch environment.
Must possess an excellent understanding and knowledge of JCL as well as the TWS functions of AJR, SET, and SCAN statements.
Must also 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.
Must be able to maintain and implement various automated processes via integration points to the scheduling software.
This position will respond to technical questions from clients regarding all aspects of the scheduling software and its capabilities and will lead technology projects/teams.
The incumbent will 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.
Must ascertain through research and knowledge the scope of issues and understand the impact while deciding and taking corrective actions in high risk circumstances.
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 Worload Console experience helpful
1st shift (United States of America)
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