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DTMB - Data Center - Help Desk 1
Ref No.: 18-32753
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Start Date: 05/10/2018
Status New
Position # 560449
Position DTMB - Data Center - Help Desk 1
Client & Department State of Michigan- DTMB- Data Center Operations
Worksite Address Crowner Drive Lansing, MI 48917
Tenure 12+ Months
No. of Openings 8 (INTERVIEW TYPE: In Person only)
No. of submittals 8










IMPORTANT NOTE:
Question 1 Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2 Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3 Do you possess a valid driver's license?
Question 4 Do you possess a certificate or associate degree in information systems, data processing, electronics technology, mainframe operations, or microcomputer systems gained through completion of a one-year, college level curriculum?
Question 5 This environment requires a minimum amount of staff to be onsite at all times, leave requests must be sent by email to the direct supervisor requesting the time off.
Question 6 This area requires 24x7 coverage including holidays & weekends. Additionally, employees are required to work 4 – 10 hr shifts. The following shifts and schedules are available: 3rd 2200 - 0830 Sunday – Wednesday and Wednesday - Saturday 1st 0600 - 1630 Sunday – Wednesday and Wednesday - Saturday 2nd 1400 - 1230 Sunday – Wednesday and Wednesday - Saturday PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR CANDIDATE(S) WOULD BE OPEN TO THESE DIFFERENT SHIFTS. NO CONFIRMATIONS ON SHIFT UNTIL ALL CONTRACTORS ARE SELECTED.
Question 7 F2F Interview Dates: May 16/17 only. Please do not submit if your candidate(s) cannot facilitate that timeframe.

SKILL MATRIX:
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Candidate Experience Last Used
Work cooperatively with others in a team environment to meet the expected levels of customer service. Required 2 Years
Ability to operate information systems input devices. Desired 1 Year
Ability to conduct training and informational sessions. Desired 1 Year
Ability to understand and follow detailed written and oral instructions. Required 2 Years
Ability to explain instructions and guidelines to others effectively. Required 2 Years
Ability to communicate effectively. Required 2 Years
Knowledge of data communications networks. Required 2 Years
Knowledge of the methods and techniques used to operate mainframe computer systems and peripheral equipment Required 2 Years
Ability to identify and resolve problems associated with operating system malfunctions. Required 2 Years
Ability to key in coded information and instructions. Desired 1 Year
Ability to determine work priorities. Required 2 Years
Ability to perform the most complex information technology technician assignments. Required 2 Years
Ability to work under stressful conditions. Required 2 Years
Ability to use Microsoft Office products Required 2 Years
Experience working in an Enterprise Monitoring Environment Desired 2 Years
Experience with computer room environmental and/or Help Desk Required 2 Years

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Tier I operator that serves as a primary resource for enterprise monitoring, incident management &computer operations resp for systems that run critical applications, systems, networks, and infrastructure at multiple sites. Different shifts available.

COMPLETE DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for initiating Incidents for State of Michigan Critical Business Functions. Manages Medium, High, and Critical Incidents, including triage and assessment of impacted systems. Escalates Incidents to tier II for Major Incident investigation. Notifies and escalates to support teams using Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 12. Sends Communications Matrix Notifications using SOP12-2 for High and Critical Incidents. Monitors server and network system monitoring tools and responds appropriately to alarms. Monitor the environmental equipment (Generators, UPS, PDU, Air Conditioning and buildings water supply) to ensure their proper operation.

Complete documentation of how the problem/issue was uncovered, who it affected, and the steps taken up to and including the final solution. Monitor the security equipment and situations to ensure their proper operations and report all issues/irregularities to the proper organizations/persons. Track and monitor security concerns. Complete documentation of how the issue/irregularity was uncovered, who it affected, and the steps taken up to and including the final solution.

Monitors system resources (e.g. processor, memory and input/output) to ensure that Service Level Agreement performance criteria are met and that system resources are not being over-utilized by one customer. Opens trouble tickets and assign to the appropriate support group. Grants physical access to hosting centers both locally and remotely. Administers established security policy for physical access to the (2) Hosting Centers. Executes programs and jobs on the mainframe computers utilizing an operator display terminal. Controls production utilizing Automated Scheduling Systems to ensure that jobs are completed in the time required by the customers.

Responsible for tape library functions including pulling and hanging tapes for production, test batch processing, managing off-site storage and logging user input tapes as needed. Prepares and submits status reports detailing system operations. Reads, comprehends, and complies with email messages in timely basis. Uses communications tools appropriately to receive and disburse information. Answers and makes phone calls as necessary. Communicates statuses using tools such as trouble tickets, status boards, broadcast messages and status reports. Reviews the Change Management Forward Schedule of Change and updates Requests for Changes (RFC's) as needed, when requested by the change builders.