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System Operators
Ref No.: 17-00729
Location: Rocket Center, West Virginia
Must be a US Citizen who currently possesses a Secret or Top Secret Clearance.
Position Description
Responsible for monitoring system activities and workload. Perform initial problem determination for batch processing and act as interface to the client for resolution and restart response

Required Skills
4 to 5 years of system operations experience to include:
•Hands-on operational knowledge of mainframe operating systems
•Knowledge of all attached peripherals associated with system management of a mainframe environment
•Basic knowledge of JCL to aid in problem determination of batch applications processing
•Hands on experience and knowledge of the system commands needed to control this environment
•Experience with ISPT/TSO to review OS system messaging and alert management
•Knowledge of workload schedulers (i.e., CA7, Control M) to monitor and respond to workload actions

Preferred Skills
z/OS is the platform of choice, however operation knowledge of z/VM and z/Linux is a major plus

Provide primary job duties:
•Monitor and controls the operation of the mainframe hardware and software - 20%
•Starts and stops system tasks, subsystems and monitor for unusual conditions - 20%
•Monitor batch workload and respond to abnormal results - 20%
•Initiate system startup and shutdowns as required – 20%
•Problem response based specific directions provided technical team to make sure that production workloads and system operations are performing as expected. – 20%