Systems Programmer - MF Hardware Configuration

Ensono

4.7

(3)

United States (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Ensono:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Position summary

    or configuring client environments within Ensono data centers to mimic existing client environment. You will serve as an escalation point for mainframe hardware issues such as failed Tape Drives, offline devices, and Call Home. You will adjust weights on HMC for LPARS as required in support of steady state mainframe support.

    What You Will Do:

    • Define (GEN) mainframe equipment to be connected to Mainframe CPU

    • Support existing mainframe equipment for functionality, break/fix, and upgrades

    • Evaluate client systems for migrating into Ensono data centers

    • Evaluate proposed solutions for supportability

    What You Will Need:

    • 5 years experience working within a z/OS environment supporting Tape, DASD, CPU, and other mainframe hardware equipment.

    • Experience creating HCD and IOCP for zOS, zVM, and zVSE in a complex, geographically dispersed multi data center environment.

    • Be able to support multiple client hardware upgrades and data center migrations.

    • Senior level familiarity with Z Series HMC and support element.

    • Ability to lead new customer hardware migrations and current client hardware upgrades with little direction.

    • Above average understanding of the network connectivity requirements for the mainframe, DASD and Tape subsystem HMCs.

    • Ability to interact with account management and project managers.

    • Experience interacting with vendors and geographically disperse Data Center support staff and implementation teams.

    • Strong analytical, problem definition, and problem resolution skills.

    • Able to follow multiple ITSM processes and procedures. Good familiarity with Excel, Visio and MS Project or their equivalent.

    • Ability to evaluate proposed architecture for supportability prior to sharing with clients.

    • The successful candidate will be able to design hardware solutions to meet client and business requirements.

    • Above average knowledge of the z/OS operating system.

    • Familiarity with tape and DASD replication methodologies for various mainframe vendors.

    • Build and maintain mainframe DR configurations for multiple clients at multiple different Recovery Facilities.

    • Participate in Disaster Recovery Tests.

    • Familiarity with data encryption technologies on the mainframe.

    • Familiarity with Putty.

    • Ability to mentor and train Jr. Hardware Configuration team members

    • Knowledge of z/VM or z/Linux considered a plus.

    Why Ensono**?**

    Ensono is a place we unleash Associates to Do Great Things - for our clients and for your career. This could mean achieving a professional goal, collaborating with your team on an innovative idea, learning a new skill, reaching a wellness milestone, or engaging in your community through volunteer programs. Whatever it means to you, we want Ensono to be the place where you can do great things.

    • We value flexibility and work-life balance. Positions that are not required to be onsite to support a client may offer the ability to work remotely or hybrid at an Ensono office location.

    • Unlimited Paid Day Off (PDO) Plan

    • Two robust health plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield

    • 401(k) with a generous company match

    • Eligibility for dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D coverage, and flexible spending accounts

    • 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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    Why you should apply for a job to Ensono:

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.