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Senior Mainframe Systems Programmer-Hardware
Remote | JR005908 | Posted 2021-06-07
Position Type: Permanent
This position assists with the installation of mainframe hardware by defining the equipment to the mainframe, directing the facilities team on which cables to run, where to place the equipment, and connecting the equipment all together. This team also directs Procurement on purchasing maintenance contracts, hardware, and services for our Mainframes. And this team supports on call for our clients until such a time as the Run Hardware team hires resources

The Mainframe Systems Programmer provides support for on-going projects that require the installation, testing, and implementation of new operating systems and other 'system' software. Also, the Maintenance and debugging of systems software. Coordination and the IOGEN work for new MF hardware. Research and evaluation of new software and hardware products, assisting team members and other areas with technical questions and problem resolution. Monitoring and tuning of systems software. Functional knowledge, use of z/OS components and detailed knowledge of support products such as tape management, scheduling, security, monitoring systems, etc.

Consistently provides proven, formal mentorship
High complexity assignments * owner
Moderate complexity assignments * owner (1 or >)
Low complexity assignments * provide oversight/review
Regularly lead self and others and/or established as Product SME and/or established as specialist
Understands how whole picture aligns to overall Ensono strategy
Provide thought leadership within GTS
Provides Technical Architect storage support for HW and SW Software solutions.
Processes communication skills to participate in Client meetings and new business deals.
Works directly with Hardware and Software vendors on new solutions.
Review and analyze current client software and requirements to determine the most cost-effective and standard software solution to be included in the business proposal.
Enhance the performance of others through mentoring and guiding
Design automated monitoring techniques for problem identification and prevention
Provide and document problem analysis, resolution and prevention, designing procedures and best practice techniques

This position does not have direct reports but may mentor less experienced associates in the role.

Specific hiring needs may vary by location, industry, client, internal department and other business related factors. The qualifications section lists examples that may be used as guidance when populating required and preferred skills sections of recruiting requisitions / job postings.

Ten years hands on/industry experience

Ability to perform skill set of a Mainframe System Programmer
Ability to perform complex ISV installations
Ability to perform and lead complex projects
Ability to mentor and show leadership qualities

Travel %
TBD by field – Needed to create job code and for Department of Labor

Any reference to years of experience should be disregarded in the UK