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Mainframe Hardware Planner, Core Technology Infrastructure

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JOB TITLE:

Mainframe Hardware Planner, Core Technology Infrastructure

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JOB LOCATION:

Charlotte, NC | Richardson, TX | Richmond, VA United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Mainframe server hardware planning position responsible for installation of new mainframe servers, maintaining Microcode Change Levels (MCLs) and coordinating/tracking mainframe server hardware break/fix activities.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Works with mainframe infrastructure teams and IBM to identify configuration requirements, determine installation timelines, identify data center cabling requirements and facilitate implementation of server refreshes

  • Researches available MCL levels working with mainframe teams and IBM to identify and plan next levels for deployment

  • Tracks all mainframe server hardware issues and facilitates break/fix activities

  • Coordinates all mainframe hardware activities with various teams including Mainframe Services, Hardware Technical Support, Product Management, IBM, Command Center Operations, Data Center Infrastructure Recovery (DCIR), and Data Center Strategic Planning teams

  • Highly visible position requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Partner closely with technicians from various infrastructure teams

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Be able to demonstrate working knowledge of System z technologies

  • Experience leading large complex mainframe projects

  • Proficient in MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Working experience with IBM hardware configurations, MCL maintenance, I/O gens and mainframe server installations

  • Weekend work is required

  • Minimum 3 years' experience supporting System z hardware or software technology.

 

Desired Skills

  • Basic understanding of z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS or MQ

 

Technology Infrastructure Organization:

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions

  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward

  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner

  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change

  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base

  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world

 

Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.

Position Details

POSTED:

Jan 17, 2023

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SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S166199050896511475

LOCATION:

United States

CITY:

Charlotte, NC | Richardson, TX | Richmond, VA

Job Origin:

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<div> <p><span>Mainframe server hardware planning position responsible for installation of new mainframe servers, maintaining Microcode Change Levels (MCLs) and coordinating/tracking mainframe server hardware break/fix activities. </span></p> <p> </p> <p><span>Key responsibilities:</span></p> <ul> <li> <p><span>Works with mainframe infrastructure teams and IBM to identify configuration requirements, determine installation timelines, identify data center cabling requirements and facilitate implementation of server refreshes</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span>Researches available MCL levels working with mainframe teams and IBM to identify and plan next levels for deployment</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span>Tracks all mainframe server hardware issues and facilitates break/fix activities</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span>Coordinates all mainframe hardware activities with various teams including Mainframe Services, Hardware Technical Support, Product Management, IBM, Command Center Operations, Data Center Infrastructure Recovery (DCIR), and Data Center Strategic Planning teams</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span>Highly visible position requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span>Partner closely with technicians from various infrastructure teams</span></p> </li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>Required Skills:</p> <p> </p> <div> <div> <div> <ul> <li> <p>Be able to demonstrate working knowledge of System z technologies</p> </li> <li> <p>Experience leading large complex mainframe projects</p> </li> <li> <p>Proficient in MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)</p> </li> <li> <p>Working experience with IBM hardware configurations, MCL maintenance, I/O gens and mainframe server installations</p> </li> <li> <p><span>Weekend work is required</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span>Minimum 3 years' experience supporting System z hardware or software technology. </span></p> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div> <p> </p> <div> <p><span>Desired Skills</span></p> <ul> <li> <p>Basic understanding of z/OS, CICS, DB2, IMS or MQ</p> </li> </ul> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>Technology Infrastructure Organization:</p> <ul> <li> <p>Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions</p> </li> <li> <p>Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward</p> </li> <li> <p>Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs – is a continuous learner</p> </li> <li> <p>Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change</p> </li> <li> <p>Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base</p> </li> <li> <p>Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world</p> </li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.</p> </div>


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