Lead Mainframe Administration

Medical Mutual   •  

Strongsville, OH

Industry: Finance & Insurance

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 65 days ago

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Description

Medical Mutual is seeking a Lead Mainframe Administrator to join our Infrastructure team. We're looking for a team member who is a highly trained and experienced technology expert of the z/OS Mainframe Operating System and will ensure reliability and stability of the system. This individual will complete technical tasks (complex and otherwise), lead projects, mentor others, troubleshoot issues, research new methods and systems, provide off hours support, all under minimal supervision.


Responsibilities

· Install, maintain, and support z/OS Mainframe Operating System

· Recognizes and troubleshoots problems with third-party software running on an IBM Mainframe system

· Provide 24x7 on-call support for all Mainframe infrastructure and related systems software

· Learns new technical concepts as needed

· Works with security staff to ensure security standards are properly applied

· Establishes and documents standards and procedures (including disaster recovery procedures) for management review

· Analyzes, designs and implements system upgrades and expansions accurately without adversely affecting systems availability

· Communicates system trends, issues and outages to management and peers through evaluating, implementing, maintaining and improving system management tools

· Optimizes client and internal satisfaction through teamwork and a strong commitment to customer service

· Serves as lead advisor in Severity Level 1 and system critical situations


Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

· Minimum 8 years of related information systems experience

· Proven Mainframe operational experience and on-call support experience

· Preferred proficiency with the following products: CICS, DB2, MQ, RACF, and z/OS Operating System

· Ability to manage multiple tasks in a time-critical production environment

· Ability to design, test and document the use of new features