Mainframe Systems Engineer

  • location: Richmond, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $110,000 - $120,000 per year
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Mainframe Systems Engineer

job summary:
Mainframe Systems Engineer - Minimum 5 years' experience supporting System z hardware or software technology

 
location: Richmond, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $110,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
Mainframe server hardware planning position responsible for installation of new mainframe servers, maintaining Microcode Change Levels (MCLs) and coordinating/tracking mainframe server hardware break/fix activities.

- Works with mainframe infrastructure teams and IBM to identify configuration requirements, determine installation timelines, identify data center cabling requirements and facilitate implementation of server refreshes.

- Researches available MCL levels working with mainframe teams and IBM to identify and plan next levels for deployment.

- Tracks all mainframe server hardware issues and facilitates breakfix activities.

- Coordinates all mainframe hardware activities with various Mainframe Infrastructure teams

- Highly visible position requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work closely with technicians from various infrastructure teams. Weekend work is required. Works under minimal supervision. Minimum 5 years' experience supporting System z hardware or software technology.

 
qualifications:
REQUIRED: Minimum 5 years' experience supporting System z hardware or software technology

Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of System z technologies

Have experience leading large complex mainframe projects

Proficient in MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

DESIRED: Working experience with IBM hardware configurations, MCL maintenance, I/O gens and mainframe server installations

Basic understanding of z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS or MQ

 
skills: REQUIRED: Minimum 5 years' experience supporting System z hardware or software technology

Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of System z technologies

Have experience leading large complex mainframe projects

Proficient in MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

DESIRED: Working experience with IBM hardware configurations, MCL maintenance, I/O gens and mainframe server installations

Basic understanding of z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS or MQ


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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