IntroductionAt IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesWork with Application Development teams to develop, implement, and control high quality batch applications for internal and external customers.Setup appropriate scheduling of applications and Operator Instructions relevant to the processing platform. Last-level support of batch processing. Full support of housekeeping applications. Support test systems when requested (new releases, upgrades, quick fixes). Develop and test custom scripts as necessary. Recovery activities in production, disaster tests and during a disaster. Monitor and action change requests according to the actual Change Control Process. Resolve and document issues via the agreed reporting process. Provide education for newcomers, internal education on unit level.- Add job/job stream to current plan- Restart job/job stream to current plan- Create Morning Report- Remove dependency(s) in current plan- Check the status of workstations- Restart workstations- Create trial plan/forecast plan- Add/Remove job/job stream to database- Modify the job/job stream in database- Update the variable table in database- Update calendars/periods in database- Create reports about current plan or databaseRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseEnglish Language (Upper intermediate)Soft skillsFlexibilityGood communication skillsWorking in teamProblem Determination / Analytical SkillsPreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseMainframe knowledgeBatch operationHandling ticketing toolsProblem Determination / Analytical Skillsz/OS operation system knowledgeTSO, ISPF, SDSF, TWS, DB2, IMS/CICS, JES2, HSM, AIX, FTP, RAP (FTP security program), SQL (including SPUFI), RACF, JCL, REXXProblem, Incident & Change Management disciplinesAbout Business UnitAt 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 @ IBMWhat 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.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.