Mainframe Scheduling Engineer

We have a long-term contract requirement with our FTSE100 client for a Mainframe Batch Processing Specialist, where your expertise will be the cornerstone of advanced operational support and scheduling.

Responsibilities include Batch Job Failure and Processing Management, Queue Management, and handling ad-hoc processing requests. Your role will be instrumental in managing Virtual Resources and Batch Job Schedules, including the creation and deletion of schedules as necessary.

In this role, you will be expected to tackle Mainframe Batch Workload Problem escalations, liaising with both internal and vendor support. Adherence to ITIL Business processes, including Change, Incident, Problem, and Root Cause Analysis, is paramount. Additionally, managing Mainframe Scheduling tools in accordance with security, compliance, and policies is crucial.

The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in Mainframe systems, including CA7, CA11, and general Mainframe Operations such as JCL, ISPF, JES2, and z/OS. Desirable skills include familiarity with CA-View & CA-Deliver, I-Dash, Changeman, JCLPREP, Control-M, and the creation of Splunk dashboards. Proficiency in MS Office, a foundational understanding of CA7 operations, basic knowledge of file transfers, ServiceNow, ITIL Processes, and Agile Concepts will set you apart.
This is a fully remote, initial 18 month contract with a day rate of £513 per day (inside IR35).

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