zOS Systems Specialist - IBM, zOS, zVSE, zVM
The Ashdown Group has been engaged by a leading technology business to assist them in their search for a Systems Specialist (zOS / IBM) to be based from their offices south of London. The role will focus on support and maintenance of the core mainframe R&D systems that enable the business to deliver next generation functionality for their clients running legacy systems and expansive, high availability mainframe environments.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience with IBM mainframe systems and will consider themselves and expert with zOS. Experience with virtualised environments (zVM and zVSE) would be preferred. maintaining the infrastructure should be second nature to you and you should feel at home proposing changes and enhancements for the environment to ensure that the business is able to maintain a position at the forefront of innovation within the industry. You will be accustomed to setting maintenance and upgrade schedules and should be able to operate within the strictures of a structured project delivery environment. You will also have experience of disaster recovery planning and contingency planning.
Knowledge of network protocols and network topologies is also required and ideally, you will have experience with UNIX and/or zLinux operating systems. Some facility with Rexx and an understanding of direct access storage devices would also be of particular interest. If you believe you have the skills and experience necessary to make a success of a role like this, please submit a current copy of your CV in Word format quoting reference ASH16754SW in your SUBJECT LINE.
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