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My client, a global European investment bank, who have built a successful international reputation for themselves based on technological innovation and customer engagement have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Mainframe Specialist.

Job Code: 137531
Posted On: Friday, 4th August 2017
Location: Poland
Duration: 12 months rolling
Travel:

Job Description:

My client, a global European investment bank, who have built a successful international reputation for themselves based on technological innovation and customer engagement have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Mainframe Specialist to join them in Poland.

Daily duties: 

  • Your primary tasks are supporting the production instance of one of Customer applications (incident investigation and resolution, root cause analysis).
  • Check the log files in production via Splunk
  • Check the mainframe logs and act accordingly
  • Check the database performance
  • Handle any batch job issues – investigate and understand the data
  • Execute SQL scripts in QMF
  • Check Outlook production mail boxes used by the Secure Mail
  • Access to a couple of utility applications aimed at assisting in fixing some of the problems

 General responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maximize existing resources and maintain system availability by managing and scheduling jobs.
  • Provide 2nd level support to Service Desk and 3rd level support to IT-Supporters.
  • Interact with Database Specialist, Infrastructure Specialist, Network Specialist and Developers in all tasks related to job schedules, monitoring, batch operation, backup/recovery and maintenance of schedule tools and environments and potentially other infrastructure components and/or applications.
  • Act on a global level and may take part in on duty calls
    Certificates: ITIL Foundation

You have the following skills / knowledge:

  • IBM Z/OS environment
  • TSO
  • JCL
  • DB2/SQL
  • DB2 QMF
  • Cobol
  • Splunk
  • Outlook and Secure Mail

Personal Skills:

  • You have good communication skills.
  • You are fluent in English
  • You are ready to support highly available production environment by participating in a rotating on-call duty
  • You are ready to work in a process oriented IT organisation

Preferred Skills: