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Manager, Mainframe Capacity Management

Remote - United States JR009547

This will be a technical leader/manager position providing their leadership and expertise in the Mainframe Capacity and Performance discipline to both the capacity planning team members and the clients this capacity team is supporting.  The manager must possess a comprehensive and extensive knowledge in the Mainframe environment and also be expected to provide consultation and advisement to other technical principals within the mainframe disciplines.  The technical capacity manager may also manage individual client accounts duties and present detail analytics and provide recommendations to both client and internal technical and executive leadership.  This leader/manager will manage a team of planners, provide both personal and technical guidance/growth while collaborating with other technical and business organizations.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Extensive Mainframe experience (z-series, zos operating system, architecture and design, other peripheral systems supporting and interacting with the mainframe compute environment etc.)
  • Mainframe scripting/programing experience, utilizing JCL and/or other coding languages 
  • Extensive Statistical and analytical application experience (SAS, MXG, BMC, zpc3000 etc.)
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Manage direct staffing and provide career growth and counseling
  • Ability to provide leadership to remote staff
  • Ability to collaborate, build trust and working relationships with other organizations
  • Ability to make business and personnel decisions/recommendations based on both quantitative and qualitative analytics
  • Advise, Consult and Support multiple client environments each having unique requirements and requests.
  • Ability to publicly communicate and present to large audiences, including industry senior technical personnel and/or executive leadership
  • Weekend support infrequent but possible (1 out of 10 weekends)
  • Support team on-call rotation
  • KPI identification and definition
  • Provides mentoring, technical consultation, training, and knowledge sharing to other associates and organizations.
  • Develop technical strategies for the organization
  • Lead and mentor on high complexity assignments
  • Establish strong relationships with teams and outsource partners through continuous dialogue and support
  • Provide technical expertise for client on-board / out-board activities
  • Define, engineer, and deploy automation solutions for capacity team supported processes
  • Perform Analytic Modeling tools used to right-size solutions
  • Innovation thought leader on emerging technologies and automation solutions


  • Requires a minimum of 15 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 10 years and a Master’s degree; or equivalent work experience
  • Understands the competitive Mainframe landscape from both a business and technical perspective (especially capacity and performance)

Why Ensono?

Ensono is a place to make better happen – for our clients and for your career. You can do great things through innovation or collaboration, by learning or volunteering, or to promote diversity and inclusion. You can do great things for your own health or for a healthier planet. Whatever it means to you to do great things we want Ensono to be the place you can do it. 

We are a client-facing business, but we do encourage clients to allow us to work remotely most of the time so if you are not required to be on client site, you can choose to work from home or in our Ensono offices.

  • Unlimited Paid Days Off
  • Two health plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 401k with company match
  • Eligibility for dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D coverage, and flexible spending accounts
  • Depending on location, ability to take advantage of fitness centers
  • Wellness program
  • Flexible work schedule

Ensono is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing equal employment to our Associates and building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Pay transparency nondiscrimination statement/posting OFCCP’s pay transparency policy can be found on OFCCP’s website.

If you need accommodation at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected].


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