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Managed Services Mainframe Engineer

Company Name:
Sirius Computer Solutions
You've invested time and hard work to get where you are, and you want to work alongside people who've done the same and will motivate you to be better every day. You are looking to be challenged and grow professionally, and you need to be valued and recognized for your contributions. If this is you, Sirius is for you.
Sirius helps companies become more competitive by taking advantage of technology solutions across the data center and throughout the enterprise. We focus on best-of-breed IT solutions that are built on today''s leading technologies, from the world''s top technology innovators, and delivered by certified technology experts.
Our over 1,200 talented employees work across the US, designing, implementing, and supporting solutions from leading manufacturers, including Cisco, Citrix, CommVault, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp, VMware, and many more. As a nationally recognized solutions provider with a 33-year history of success, we are known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally.
If it's time to get Sirius about taking the next step in your career, contact us today.
Position Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to install and maintain mainframe software. This position will also estimate and plan for installation and upgrade activities as well as new customer transition projects.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Provides technical assistance regarding Disaster Recovery exercises and Business Continuity Processes
Develops and implements project plans and timelines
Ensures system improvements and/or modifications are successfully implemented following guidelines and practices
Develops, enhances and/or supports technical approaches that allow successful audits and scalable implementations of large, complex mainframe environments.
Identifies and resolves performance issues
Facilitates project planning efforts by establishing and meeting work estimates, target dates, milestones and schedules
Updates customer incident tickets and change orders with effective communication providing internal management and customer account managers with status information
Provides team members with technical training and/or mentoring as needed.
Requirements
Position Requirements
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
At least five years experience within each of the following areas:
Installing, maintaining and supporting mainframe products from vendors such as IBM, Computer Associates, Compuware, BMC plus others
Performing system management functions (software installations, version upgrades, product maintenance and configuration management)
Installing, maintaining and supporting the z/OS operating system and its sub-components (e.g., JES2 and/or JES3, TCP/IP, etc.)
Identifying, testing and deploying technologies and support tools (detailed knowledge of SMP/E, RSU maintenance, JCL, TSO, REXX and ISPF)
Other Position Requirements
Ability to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, and/or holidays
Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to multitask and to prioritize workload under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated project management skills Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of Assembler
Essential Functions
The position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.
The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.
For those ready to Get Sirius, we offer a competitive benefits package which includes such plans as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, long term care, 401(k), paid holidays, and sick leave and vacation accrual. In addition, Sirius employees may utilize other benefits such as including education reimbursement, online training and travel programs.
Sirius is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.
Requisition Number: 13-0352
Post Date: 11/12/2013
Title: Managed Services Mainframe Engineer
City: Open

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