Systems Engineer - z/OS Mainframe

Posted 22 February by First Data Corp Featured


Systems Engineer (Mainframe)

At First Data we believe our employees are exceptional people and we invest in their growth by delivering  continuous training and development and rewarding benefits for a fulfilling career.

Join First Data as a Systems Engineer in our Global Infrastructure Organization (GIO) and embark on a career where you will be supporting Mainframe within communications/telecoms for First Data internationally.

About the Role:

We are currently hiring for a Systems Engineer to based in our Basildon Office. 

Our Mainframe Communications Team support all business units globally.  As part of this team you will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining the on-going reliability, performance and support of the systems environment across US, EMEA and APAC.
  • Monitoring  systems, responding to problems and plans for growth.
  • Providing in depth systems analysis.
  • Designing, installing, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting complex operating systems software and related program products.
  • Providing technical consulting on the use and integration of applications into the operating environment.

About You:

Here at First Data we are always looking for passionate, empowered and innovative individuals to join us.  In addition to this we are also looking for the following skills and experience in relation to this role:

  • Strong technical knowledge in Distributed or Mainframe operating systems, subsystems, and software vendor products.
  • Experience with TCP/IP, SNA, VTAM, NCP
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience and appropriate Certifications.
  • Good communication skills – verbal/written
  • Problem solving skills, troubleshooting and analysis skills
  • Ability to works well on a team and with limited supervision
  • Willingness to learning new technologies

About First Data:
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year.

Whether you are just beginning your career or have many years of experience, First Data can provide you with exciting challenges and opportunities to develop.

Please apply to see how you can take your career beyond with First Data.

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First Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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