Principal Platform Engineer - Mainframe z/OS

DTCC

4.8

(63)

Dallas, TX

Why you should apply for a job to DTCC:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2023
  • 4.8/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.9/5 in supportive management
  • 95% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 98% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index and was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
  • Flexible + Hybrid work options available
  • Corporate Social Responsibility initiative focuses on charitable giving and volunteerism.
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    Position summary

    sence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

    • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).

    The impact you will have in this role:

    The Principal Platform Engineer is responsible for design analysis, documentation, testing, implementation and support for the z/OS Operating System, Third Party Products, UNIX System Services environment, and System Automation. Requires experience with z/OS, JES2, USS internals, SMP/E installations, and major vendor product knowledge. Skills in creating and maintaining Web sites using both common and advanced Web programming languages is a plus.

    Your Primary Responsibilities:

    • Perform design analysis, documentation, testing, implementation and support for the infrastructure mainframe systems environment.

    • Install and manage mainframe software deployments in a highly granular SYSPLEX environment.

    • Maintain high quality and consistency of systems software and automation processes.

    • Enhance reporting and automation using supported mainframe tools such as JCL, REXX, SAS, SQL, PYTHON and Java/JavaScript

    • Complete assignments by due dates, without detailed supervision

    • Participate in team on-call coverage rotation, which includes tactical systems administration and provide weekend support.

    • Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately.

    • Participate in disaster recovery tests (on weekends)

    • Actively engage in strategic goals for mainframe engineering, the department and organization

    • Provide input and follow-through for continuous improvement to mainframe systems engineering processes and procedures.

    • Maintain and enhance hardware configuration via HCD and perform basic HMC functions.

    • Perform level 1 network troubleshooting for mainframe applications.

    ****NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. ****

    Talents Needed for Success:

    • 8 years of related experience minimum

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

    • A minimum of 5 years System Programmers experience in an IBM z/OS environment.

    • Knowledge in REXX and Automation programming experience.

    • Ability to identify and manage IT risk.

    • COBOL and C/C++ knowledge a plus

    • Strong background in mainframe systems automation planning and design.

    • Working knowledge of performance monitoring tools, especially Mainview

    • Working knowledge of z/OS UNIX System Services in z/OS environments

    • HTML, Java, Java Script, C, C++, and UNIX shell programming a plus

    • Familiarity operating systems (i.e., Windows, UNIX, LINUX) a plus

    Nice to have:

    • Analytical, strategic, problem-solving ability.

    • Works well as part of team. Self-motivated, tenacious learner

    • Curious and agile mindset

    • Strong communicator who is a self-starter and highly motivated individual

    • Able to support multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

    • Able to provide adequate guidance & governance to project teams during component integration.

    • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills.

    Who We Are:

    The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    Why you should apply for a job to DTCC:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2023
  • 4.8/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.9/5 in supportive management
  • 95% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 98% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index and was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
  • Flexible + Hybrid work options available
  • Corporate Social Responsibility initiative focuses on charitable giving and volunteerism.