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Mainframe Automation/Monitoring Engineer

Company: First National Technology Solutions
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT FNTS As a nationally recognized Cloud Service Provider, FNTS has a proven history guiding our customers through their cloud journey. FNTS has a passion for all things multi-cloud and provides flexible cloud solutions, with a continued focus on orchestrating agility, transparency and IT optimization for our customers, all while keeping cost containment top-of-mind. With an elevated security posture consisting of layered security solutions, FNTS specializes in partnering with customers in highly regulated and compliance-driven industries. Our culture and 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. Our Modern, Flexible Workplace: We believe in a Modern, Flexible Workplace, and we are continuously exploring advancements in technology and office environments to make it easier to work from anywhere at any time, allowing for more flexibility in where and how you work. We know that choice and flexibility are important to you. We also recognize that flexible and remote positions can become opportunities for military partners, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities to thrive at our company. We invite you to consider what a Modern, Flexible Workplace can mean for you!It is anticipated that an incumbent in this role will work remotely 100% of the time and will share a hoteling workspace if/when working onsite, as determined by business needs. The incumbent can work remotely from anywhere in the United States, unless otherwise specified in the job posting. Work location is subject to change based on business needs. Summary of The Job: The Mainframe Automation/Monitoring Engineer position is part of a managed services engineering team. The Mainframe Automation/Monitoring Engineer is responsible for maintaining the system automation software used for enhancing operations and simplifying processes. This position will also be responsible for implementing and maintain the monitoring environment on the mainframe and providing integration into the FNTS framework. The candidate will be challenged to find ways to improve the operations and efficiencies of the environment and provide additional visibility into the status of the system.About This Role:

  • Manage applications and subsystems startup and shutdown through BMC Mainview AutoOperator.
  • Create/Manage Rules in Automation tables, CRT, MRT in System Automation.
  • Add New started task to Automation Control File.
  • Build new System Automation policies.
  • System Automation Installation and Migration.
  • Manipulate policies as per customer need.
  • Add timers to recycle the subsystems and issue commands as needed.
  • Add message id in automation table to trap the message and send alert to operations console.
  • Set up alert message and notify operations about the application in problem state.
  • Performed root cause problem analysis using system and application logs.
  • Automation checkouts performed during Disaster Recovery.
  • Good understanding of TSO/e REXX, Netview REXX, PIPEs and Global VariablesThe Ideal Candidate for This Role:
    • Experience configuring and deploying automation and monitoring tools
    • Good understanding of analysis of historical data for trending
    • Ability to collaborate with non-mainframe automation environments
    • z/OS Concepts (JES2, SDSF, TSO, RACF, HCD/IODF, SMP/E)
    • Communication Concepts (VTAM, TCP/IP)
    • 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)
    • OS Upgrades, PTF Deployment and software installation
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentations)Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion:FNTS is committed to belonging, inclusion, diversity and equity. We are committed to intentionally and proactively creating pathways to success for historically underrepresented populations. To accomplish this, we foster a culture of belonging and inclusion so that every employee is valued, and has opportunity and the ability to make an impact. We strive to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve in the makeup of our workforce. See the full FNTS Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement here 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. Click here to download 'EEO is The Law' Self-Print Poster Click here to download 'EEO is The Law' Supplement for Federal Contractors Click here to download 'EEO is The Law' GINA Supplement

Keywords: First National Technology Solutions, Lincoln , Mainframe Automation/Monitoring Engineer, Engineering , Lincoln, Nebraska

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