Mainframe Support Analyst

Synergize Consulting
10 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Mainframe Support Analyst - Northumberland - Contract - £competitive

Synergize Consulting are now hiring for a Mainframe Support Analyst to work for a leading public sector client based in Northumberland on a contract basis.

The successful candidate will be working within a dynamic support team and will provide analysis expertise to a range of applications that are already live, or in test phase.

Responsibilities include:

- Analyse, assesses impact, documents and implements changes based on requests for change.

- Facilitate recovery, following resolution of incidents

- Initiate and monitor actions to investigate, analyse patterns and trends and resolve problems in systems, processes and services.

- Carries out routine configuration, installation and reconfiguration of database and related products.

- Identifies improvements and supports proposed solutions through to implementation by supporting the organisation and introducing more effective and efficient solutions.

Experience required:

- Strong experience in the operational build and configuration, administration and support of IT Operations, application technologies and solutions - (including hardware, software, commercial off the shelf and opensource packages/solutions, virtual and cloud including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)

- Significant support and analysis skills, ideally within several of the following technologies: VME, OpenVME, SCL, Altadata, PXS, MVS (z/9 and z/10), JCL, OP-C, JES2, and ISPF.

- Experience across multiple flavours of Unix and Linux would be highly desirable, as would Windows operating system knowledge.

- Experience of Monitoring and Event Management

- Strong experience in Service Management & Operations (particularly Request Fulfilment, Incident/Problem/Change Management)

- ITIL certification would be highly advantageous

- Due to the nature of the client, it would be an advantage for candidates to hold, or be eligible and willing to undergo, a certain level of security clearance (SC).

If you are looking to take the next exciting step in your IT career, please send in your CV for immediate consideration.

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