FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Auburn Hills, Michigan
Mainframe Technical Operations Consultant #907960
The Mainframe Technical Operations Consultant would be considered a Subject Matter Expert for mainframe infrastructure including hardware configuration and software products. The candidate will provide Mainframe platform support and incident management experience to assist managed service team with problem record resolution and system enhancement recommendations. Resource is expected to partner with technical support groups and application teams. The candidate will be working towards goals for providing high availability and modernization.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Batch scheduling, support documentation, service continuity, vendor interaction, tool investigation and attending tool-informative sessions.
  • The candidate will provide report metrics for environments and application usage, interaction with various application teams, understand, track and lead project progress till completion.
  • The candidate will work with managed service team to successfully upgrade MF software and hardware communicating action plans with application teams.
  • Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related area Minimum 5 years of experience in field or related area
  • Understanding of the mainframe hardware and related components (network, storage, DR)
  • Technical knowledge of z/OS
  • Working knowledge of IMS, CICS, and DB2
  • Key interface between operations and technical support groups
  • Technical knowledge in mainframe related tools and languages
  • Must be able to identify risks and establish priorities in a high energy environment. Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize projects.
  • Good organization, communication, and process improvement skills. Ability to work independently.
  • Basic understanding of SAS and SMF knowledge
Preferred Requirements:
  • Proficiency in MS office, MS Visio, SAS programming, SharePoint and basic SQL skills
  • Possess critical thinking and creative problem solving, negotiation/persuasion, vendor management.
  • Experience operating in a managed services and/or multisource environment
  • Capability to quickly learn and take ownership to become the SME for mainframe environment.
  • Leadership experience managing a team of Jr. level consultants.
Additional Info: At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
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