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Mainframe Engineer- FNTS

FNBO
Lincoln, NE 68508
  • Job Code
    09936023835
At FNBO, our employees are the heart of our story--and we're committed to their success! Please see below the details of this career opportunity and how it fits into our organization's success.

With over 20 years in the managed IT services industry, FNTS is a leading provider of flexible, customized hosted and remotely managed services. Operating in state-of-the-art data centers and offering customized solutions and best-of-breed technology, FNTS is a nationally recognized leader in managed IT services. With a classic Midwest culture, FNTS employs an expert team who place high value on work ethics and personalized customer service.
FNTS is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska Inc. (FNNI), a $20 billion multi-state holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with a strong heritage of banking excellence that dates back more than 150 years.

The Mainframe Engineer Position is part of a managed services engineering team. The Mainframe Engineer is responsible for maintaining customer environments and solving technical problems in an efficient manner. In addition to maintaining the existing Mainframe systems, you will help plan and migrate customer systems via tape save/restore or software replication, expand our existing customer's environments, ensure proper handling of system backups and react in a break/fix capacity to escalate technical issues that compromise system operability and functionality. Candidates for this position must show previous Mainframe administrative, operator and support experience in similar environments with emphasis on supporting technology such as z Series systems, Virtual Tape environments, Fiber switched, and common networking knowledge related to Mainframe connectivity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify and execute actions to achieve rapid return to service, perform complex root cause analysis across multiple highly integrated domains and implement corrective measures to prevent future service interruptions.
  • Configures, maintains and monitors systems infrastructure to enhance availability, improve performance, and ensure adequate capacity.
  • Understands cross domain strategic vision and maintains team process alignment to achieve objectives.
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of key operational processes and executes the team's role without guidance
  • Ensures core team processes are operating properly and assists in team work load balancing.
  • Drives and supports operational process change within the team, ensuring successful implementation.
  • Actively collaborates with all areas across IT and the business to successfully operate core team processes.
  • Consistently demonstrates initiative for supporting and implementing change within the respective domains.
  • Identifies and executes real-time actions to achieve rapid return to service, perform complex root cause analysis across domains and implement corrective measures to prevent future service interruptions.
  • Configures, maintains and monitors systems infrastructure to enhance availability, improve performance, and ensure adequate capacity.
  • Utilizes expert knowledge of the customers' business to recommend ideal technical solutions.
  • Installation, maintenance and configuration of ISV products
  • Assist with hardware configuration and upgrades
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team migrating customer environments with minimal impact
  • Write and maintain system documentation
  • Work with customers to accomplish their migration to FNTS or remote management setup.
  • Install new software (OS & major subsystem) releases while working with customer on timing/testing/implementation.
  • Participate in technical infrastructure projects
  • Occasional after hours and weekend support

Job Qualifications

  • z/OS Concepts (JES2, SDSF, TSO, RACF, HCD/IODF, SMP/E)
  • Communication Concepts (VTAM, TCP/IP)
  • Customer Information Control System (CICS)
  • Job Entry Subsystem (JES3)
  • Hogan Umbrella System
  • Storage Management (SMS, HSM, DFDSS, VSAM, IDCAMS, ICF Catalogs)
  • z/OS Subsystems (JES2, WLM, OMVS/USS, SMF/RMF, RACF, ASM, GRS)
  • Major Subsystems (CICS, IMS, DB2, MQ Series)
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentations)
  • Mainframe Systems Engineer (10+ years experience)
  • Knowledge of z systems hardware
  • Experience configuring LPARs using the Hardware Management Console
  • Experience with storage management in JBOD, RAID, and SAN environments and the performance differences with each
  • Experience defining and troubleshooting Printer configurations
  • Experience configuring TCP/IP and associated servers in an IPV4 environment (IPv6 desired)
  • Familiarity with Physical and Virtual tape library configuration and implementation
  • OS Upgrades, PTF Deployment and software installation
  • Experience configuring and deploying automation and monitoring tools
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentations)

Additional Qualifications:

  • z/VSE Concepts (POWER, Classes, Partitions, MSHP, BSM, CICS, ICCF, Printer, TCP/IP, VTAM, FTP)
  • z/VM Concepts (CP, CMS, User Maintenance, Guest System Management)
  • Hardware familiarity
    • DS8000
    • TS7700
    • 3480/3490/3590/TS1100
  • Virtual tape systems
  • Flashcopy and mirroring technologies

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Posted: 2020-10-04 Expires: 2020-11-02
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