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Your Role and Responsibilities
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Business Unit Introduction
Our IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) helps clients plan, implement and lead an efficient, resilient, flexible IT infrastructure. Be it groundbreaking outsourcing tied to business outcomes or integrated managed services or discrete services - IBM GTS is the partner of choice for infrastructure services.
Come join our team of IBM experts, who are leaders with vision, distinguished engineers and IT architects who have worked with thousands of clients to transform enterprise IT, migrate to cloud, apply automation and ensure business continuity. We help client run their IT better, accelerate innovation and deliver unmatched performance with the power automation.
Who you are
As Mainframe zOS Programmer Specialist, you are responsible to provide technical support with high degree of Customer Happiness by meeting Service Level Agreements (SLA) and process compliance. You will perform business impact analysis and risk assessments to reduce the likelihood of significant service outage or disasters.
If you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative workplace, IBM provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every single day. And if you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.
What will you do
Adopt the given technology to meet the drift of customer and business requirements
Ensure integrity, availability and performance of DB2 database systems by providing technical support and maintenance
Monitor database performance and recommend improvements for operational efficiency.
Assist in resource planning, space management and data maintenance activities for database system
Perform database enhancement and modification as per the requirements
Perform database recovery and backup tasks on daily and weekly basis
Develop and maintain patches for database environments
Identify and recommend database techniques to support business needs
Maintain database security and disaster recovery procedures
Act as support and an authority for z/OS operating system and system components; provide direct technical support as needed in the planning, coordination, installation, and implementation and testing of releases, upgrades, or changes to z/OS operating system, network, and component software
Primary support for assigned ISV products and analyze performance issues.
Support for technical consultation and inquiries from the other IT technical teams
Support for new product installation and evaluation as needed
Assume personal responsibility for resolving problems in most effective way possible within SLA reaching root cause and preventing problems
Lead daily Operations meetings provided there are no P1 incidents running
Aid with identifying problem management trends
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Minimum 7+ years of experience in Mainframe DB2 Administration environment with work management, user management, journal management and performance management
Proficient in performance tuning and troubleshooting
Ability to assist in solutioning of new design and program fixes in databases
Validated knowledge to recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes and demonstrable experience on BRMS, Tape management, ATL/VTL for Tape Libraries
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Proficient in working with high availability environment along with alignment to process (ITIL)
You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge? Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible. Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
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Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.