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DeDTI Lead Computer Operator
Ref No.: 18-55447
Location: Dover, Delaware
Start Date: 08/03/2018
Status New
Position # 571952
Position DeDTI Lead Computer Operator
Region Name State of Delaware- DeDTI
Worksite Address Dover, DE
Tenure 10+ Months
No. of Openings: 02 (INTERVIEW TYPE: In Person)
No. of submittals: OPEN

Question 1 What is the candidate's earliest possible date of start?
Question 2 Where is the candidate geographically located (City/State)?
Question 3 Is the candidate able to interview in person for the position?
Question 4 When was last time this contractor worked on IBM Mainframes as an operator?
Question 5 Is the candidate able to work weekends and overnight shifts?
Question 6 Does the contractor understand and accept the rotating/swing shift listed in the requisition?

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Candidate Experience Last Used
Prior experience with work experience with z/OS JCL Required 5 Years
Recent prior experience as a computer operator in an IBM mainframe environment Required 5 Years
Prior experience troubleshooting mainframe systems and jobs Required 5 Years
Prior experience with TSO and CICS Required 5 Years
Prior work experience operating a mainframe environment that INCLUDES batch job scheduling Required 5 Years
Good verbal and written communication skills Required
Recent prior experience with work experience with client server. Required 5 Years
Prior experience working with swing shift/rotating shift environments Highly desired

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The Lead Computer Operator (CO) is responsible for the preparation and operation of teleprocessing computers and peripheral equipment.

COMPLETE DESCRIPTION: Please note - this is for 2 positions.

Please do not submit any candidates that were interviewed or considered for a prior contract position with this agency in the last 3 months.

The Lead Computer Operator (CO) is responsible for the preparation and operation of teleprocessing computers and peripheral equipment. The Computer Operator works on various mainframe and network equipment to troubleshoot issues and restore operability based on established procedures of the State DTI. The Computer Operator also monitors the computer and network infrastructure, data center environmental controls and physical security systems to take appropriate action as required.

Preferred Education: 2 year college degree or equivalent technical study in computer operations field

Role Description:
-Operate multiple systems and computers for enterprise wide systems.
-Monitors all production jobs that run on the mainframe and the client server environment at DTI
-Monitors all essential systems and applications consistently.
-Interact with the Mainframe and Data Baes staff at DTI, the UI IT staff, end users and managers.
-Solicit calls to IBM and OMB(facilities) vendors for maintenance or problems on equipment and building related issues.
-Schedule batch jobs from requests. Also, making batch job changes per request.
-Prepare tapes for offsite storage and receiving tapes coming back from offsite storage
-Perform building and Data Center walkthroughs.
-Escort visitors to Data Centers or other secured areas.
-Deal with confidential data on a daily basis.

This position is a swing shift position. This position will rotate, monthly, from a shift of 7:00 AM-7:00 PM to an opposite shift of 7:00 PM-7:00 AM. Also, the schedule fluctuates with the pattern of 5 days off, 5 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on (repeat). This results in weeks where the contractor will work 40 hours and others working 35 hours.