IBM Mainframe Production Control - 2nd/3rd level support - English in BRNO, Czech Republic

As a member of this team you will be responsible for creating new streams, what means modification of TWS database, changing existing streams, event driven workload automation, special resources and operator instructions. You will be also responsible for creation and maintaining new and existing JCL, and other program-cards (pre-run, post-run, print cards). You will be also responsible for solution of repetitive problems and for defect prevention. You will have to work with file transfers also – setup and maintenance of FTP, SFTP, SCP and NFTP transfers between IBM systems and also between IBM and customer systems.

Daily work includes also complex failure analysis, job restarts and other auxiliary actions like datasets handling - creation, copy, move, delete of various types of datasets. You will have to work with common DB2 problems like contentions, SQL codes, DB2 utility abends etc Another task will be support of system operations team in daily workload and also on long-term basis. You will be responsible for creation of documentation, escalation paths and error handling instructions. Moreover you will participate on change/incident management, implementation of new solutions, tasks automation and supporting customer on production releases which includes the implementation of new programs and release management.Additional tasks:• Optimization (TWS)• Create/maintain definitions for alerting/ automation• Communication/ adjustment/ coordination with customer• Support 3rd level functions• Support for disaster recovery (end-to-end-tests)• Cover on duty if requested by customer or baseline• Monitoring of applications/ products regarding interfaces/ other applications/ products• Performance• Quality and security requests• Automation• Support Deployment Management for all products attended in the WB regarding Requests for Service preparation and executionRequirements:• Fluent English• Minimum two years of mainframe experience.• Working knowledge of TSO/ISPF dialogs, Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS, JCL coding, IBM utilities and programs• Basic knowledge of DB2 utilities, SQL, SQL codes and abends• General technical knowledge of FTP, SFTP, NFTP• Basics knowledge of IMS skill• Basics of RACF/Jupiter• Communication skills• Flexibility, Teamwork, Responsibility• Ability and willingness to learn• Willingness to cover on duty coverageDo you have experience in different area of Mainframe (Storage, System programming, Security, Databases etc.)? If yes, apply anyway with your updated CV in English. We are looking for IT Specialist in any of these areas.We offer:• Development in a unique technical environment (z/OS with TWS)• Challenging workload• Possibilities for further professional growth, learning and self-development• Opportunity to participate in future workload transfers and to work in one of Europe's emerging marketsYour benefits:- The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in one of Europe's emerging markets (Czech Republic),- The successful candidate will work in a motivating multicultural environment gain for exposure to many areas of the business across the IBM Brno Site,- Employees can avail of the E-learning self-study facility, free language classes & the IT Lab.- Possibility to learn and grow in all other areas like soft skills, leadership, project leadership- Obtaining training certificates (e.g. Windows, Unix, ITIL, TWS)- Relocation assistance- Medical Plan by co-funded by IBM,- Additional 5 days of paid vacation- Transparent career path and potential to growth within leading company in IT- Pension and life insurance- Employee stock purchase plans- Referral programsWhatever you want from your career you can realize with IBM.Your future made with IBM.Please, take in consideration, that should your application be successful, our recruiters will contact you within 14 days.

• Minimum 2 years of mainframe experience• Working knowledge of TSO/ISPF dialogs, Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS, JCL coding, IBM utilities and programs

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