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Mainframe Batch Operator (3rd Shift) - Des Moines


Des MoinesIowa

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Brandi Newberry

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JN -032019-13133

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Mainframe Batch Operator for a ­­­contract opportunity in Des Moines, IA. 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Monitoring mainframe jobs
  • Reporting all job failures and other problems to the Program Manager
  • Assisting and providing support to Program Manager
  • Distributing customer daily reports
  • Updating all documentation
  • Providing statistics gathered from various sources
  • Coordinating printing output
  • Assisting with after-hours help desk support
Required Experience:
  • 2+ years of experience coordinating Mainframe Batch Job Schedules
  • Experience changing JCL as appropriate
  • Experience scheduling & submitting daily, weekly, monthly & annual batch systems
  • Experience verifying job set up and networking accuracy (Control M), as well as experience troubleshooting control M issues
  • Experience reconciling multiple transaction sources prior to loading them into systems
  • Experience with Operating Department computer systems and equipment
  • Experience using JCL, Utilities, and JES III to operate computer systems
  • Experience monitoring jobs for multiple systems for completion & monitoring expected results
  • Must be willing to work 3rd shift 12 am-8:30 am after an initial training period
  • Ability to interview in-person in Des Moines, IA

About AVID Technical Resources:
AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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