IBM MFaaS Engineer - Level 4 Support in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.
Your Role and Responsibilities
In-depth analysis of Mainframe to perform service outage investigations and support availability management processes;
Identify opportunities for continual improvement and implement improvements through the Change Management Process;
Collaborate with the Client's lines of business and application development teams to assist in the assessment and development of the FMU and expected future Service needs;
Provide Client technical input, guidance and industry knowledge (all related to the Services), necessary to support the Client IT environment, including attending ad hoc meetings to provide such support;
Establish and maintain the alerting mechanisms and monitoring systems;
Perform logical database engineering support of database problem determination (e.g. table sizing, performance improvements);
Provide engineering support in support of State Street RACF Security environment;
Perform testing and benchmarking of new infrastructure or tools prior to deployment into Mainframe Services;
Provide appropriate security measures for the MFaaS environment infrastructure;
Plan for changes in capacity and performance requirements.
Be proficient on several of the products running in the environment: zOS 2.3, CICS 5.2, MQ 9.1, DB2 12.1, RACF, Omegamon, iWS 9, zOSMF
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- GDDR, SDSF, TDMF, FDR, SRDR, Coupling Facility, CMOD, DB2, QREP, IDAA, zOS
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
LOCATION PREFERRED - BOSTON/QUINCY, MA
Contact of support teams for after-hours call out support is typically managed by GNM/AlarmPoint; support personnel must have a compatible contact method so that they can be reached after-hour
Execute problem and change management processes per account guidelines. This includes creation of RCAs as needed.
Be thoroughly prepared to properly represent all issues and project at customer/account-based meetings as required for ticket reviews, change meetings, project meetings, etc..
Ensure teams meet SLA’s/SLO’s as required by the contract. Specifics should be provided by the account team.
Strong English written and oral communications skills are required.
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