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Mainframe Technician

  • Location: South Carolina
  • Salary: Negotiable per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Ryan Stevenson
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 September 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -082021-463163

Our FS Client is looking for a Mainframe Technician to join them on a 3 month cotnract role - £600/day inside IR35. K

Essential Mainframe IMS technical knowledge and skills

· IMS DB Backup and Recovery processes and technologies

· Database knowledge (logical and physical design)

· Understanding of support requirements for IMS HALDB databases

· Experience with troubleshooting database performance issues

· Perform data management tasks, monitoring and managing Space allocation and utilisation including reorganisations

· Identify and troubleshoot database integrity issues to RCE.

· Monitor database backups and archive logs. Troubleshoot backup failures and work to resolve issues as required.

· Monitor the databases for any unusual activities and check the logs periodically.

· Experience of IMS DB cloning provision

· Understands 24 X 7 database support

· Strong communication skills

· Excellent follow up and follow through skills

· Able to work independently

Desirable but not essential

· Knowledge of ITIL processes

· Experience with ticket tracking software, specifically Service Now

· Mainframe DB2 skills, similar operation cover to the IMS skillset above.

· Knowledge of CA's DB2 toolsets in particular CA Insight

If this sounds like a good fit, please apply!