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Mainframe Applications Coordinator

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Job Description

Job Title: Mainframe Applications Coordinator

Location: New Haven, CT 06473 (Remote option available)

Duration: 06 months contract - will go long term

 

Summary of Job:

  • The current need is for an experienced Broadcom Workload Automation – ESP (formally known as CA Workload Automation – ESP and Cybermation – ESP) analyst. 
  • We are currently running version 12 of the Broadcom Workload Automation – ESP product on IBM Z/OS. 
  • The candidate should have multiple years’ experience working in an enterprise environment with ESP interacting with a verity of open systems (Windows & Linux) as well as IBM Mainframe. 
  • Our immediate need is to modify, develop, test, and build production jobs to interface with our IBM Mainframe and SAP S4/HANA environment as part of an enterprise-wide SAP rollout. 
  • S4/HANA scheduling assistance to be provided by SAP and our SAP system integrator. 
  • Candidates should be able to work within a large team environment and be capable of producing deliverables within tight time schedules.     
  • What does that mean?  They are basically looking for a Batch Scheduler for the role. 
  • This person will help coordinate running batch jobs out of the current mainframe, into their New SAP HANA System as part of the business transformation program.  
  • They are using an old CA (Computer Associates) Tool called Broadcom Workload Automation – ESP (formally known as CA Workload Automation – ESP and Cybermation – ESP).  All candidates MUST have this tool

 

Job Description:                             

 

Overview

  • Coordinates mainframe application scheduling and code promotion for all systems (Prod, Test, Development) interacting with open systems and external vendors.

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Plans and implements changes to the production, test, and development schedule.
  • Plans and implements production, test, and development code promotions.
  • Reviews recent batch runs for completeness and correctness, including file transfers; resolves leftover issues and arranges restart/reruns as needed.
  • Collaborates with application programmers during pre-production development and maintenance of applications to plan for production schedules.

 

Skill Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

 

Preferred:

  • Life insurance enterprise products: (Ingenium, Life70, IDM, AWD, etc)
  • Microsoft Office Products: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Enterprise Job Scheduling products: (ESP, Tivoli, etc.)

 

Education and Experience Qualifications

 

Required:

  • BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent combination of experience and training
  • 3-5 years of IT experience in support of production control or equivalent combination of training and experience

 

Preferred:

  • ITIL Foundation certificate desired

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