Acuity

  • System Engineer- Mainframe

    Job Locations US-WI-Sheboygan
    Job ID
    2018-1907
    Category
    MIS
  • Overview

    Acuity is seeking a Systems Engineer- Mainframe to research, organize, implement, control and maintain hardware, software and network sub-systems and components per project assignment.  They will design interface routines to enhance systems software, improve overall performance and to provide transparent functions to the users. Acuity's Systems Engineer will address problems expeditiously, utilizing circumventions when applicable (prior to resolution) to minimize system outages.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION: 

    Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent and continued field specific education.

     

    EXPERIENCE:  

    3-5 years practical experience in computer operations, applications and/or technical support.

     

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

    • A keen interest and aptitude for problem identification and resolution
    • Full understanding of operating system hardware, software, network components, security, and/or database management system
    • Ability to provide exact audit trials and recovery points during project life cycles to ensure maximum system stability
    • Ability to work cooperatively with technical and non-technical system users and industry vendors
    • Good listening ability as well as the ability to competently train others
    • Willingness to respond to problems with little notice as well as to adjusting off hours scheduling to meet company project installation dates

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Provide support and maintenance for IBM z/OS operating system on the z-series platform. 

    • Provide support and maintenance for IBM z/VM operating system on the Z-series platform.

    • Provide support and maintenance for data replication systems.

    • Provide support and maintenance for 3rd party applications as necessary.

    • Experience with tapeless backup / recovery systems and documenting these processes.

    • Understanding and experience with network protocols.

    • Experience with Disaster Recovery planning and testing.

    • Train local and remote users on operating system software packages and hardware operation.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Regular and predictable attendance.

    NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Act for Senior Systems Engineer or Team Manager - Technical Support when absent

    This position is classified as exempt.

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