IBM Mainframe Specialist in Mumbai, India

Job Description

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A day in the role...

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  • You will be working as Mainframe Specialist.

  • The purpose of this role is to provide technical support in order to ensure a high degree of Customer Happiness through SLA & Process Compliance.

  • You will Perform business impact analysis and risk assessments to reduce the likelihood of significant service outage or disasters.

How we’ll help you grow:

  • Act as the central communication point for Design, Maintain and Communicate the service support plans in Mainframe System Programming domain.

  • Communicate the business impact of major incidents

  • Assess the impact of changes to systems, applications and infrastructure to determine requirements

  • Installation of mainframe products like TWS, File manager, Omegamon for IMS.

  • Providing support for z/OS operating system.

  • Performing Backup and Restore Operations.

  • Prioritize major incidents based on business impact to the client

  • BRM's are authorized to login in to any priority calls during lean periods for their own knowledge gain

  • Enforce ‘drop dead’ time to prevent outage outside of change window

  • Proven working relationships with support and delivery teams, management and liaise with support areas as required

  • Providing updates / communication to senior management on the status of Mainframe support related incidents

  • Participate in daily Operations meetings provided there are no P1 incidents running

  • Provide assistance with identifying problem management trends.

Culture

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of experience in Mainframe System Programming domain.

  • Deep Understanding in process documentation

  • Provide technical direction and coordination to the resolver groups involved.

  • Provide support and participate in the Change Control Board and Change Control Process.

  • Provide appropriate inputs to the problem management process, RCA preparation

  • Deep understanding of the clients interpersonal structure and infrastructure environment

  • Craft in conflict situations and make quick decision while driving incidents

  • Manage and drive third parties to the quick resolution of incidents

  • Dynamic experience of Mainframe infrastructure technologies (zOS System Programming, MQ-MF System Programming etc)

  • Use Blocking issue matrix appropriately to get appropriate level of focus from technical teams and management.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Working experience in high availability environment.

  • Alignment to process (ITIL)

EO Statement

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.