Capacity & Performance Analyst (Mainframe) Banking, Brussels

Job type:
on-site
Start:
November 2016
Duration:
6 months
From:
Computer Recruitment Services
Place:
Brussel
Date:
09/28/2016
Country:
flag_no Belgium
project ID:
1211329

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NK092 Capacity & Performance Analyst (Mainframe) Banking, Brussels

Background

The Capacity Management team is currently organized around 3 main areas: One domain responsible for the Mainframe and Tandem technologies, one domain specialized in the Distributed Technologies and a third domain, currently organized to support the Capacity Management Infrastructure. The team is responsible for a full set of activities covering both Capacity and Performance aspects. We address issues such as: the capacity planning (yearly and monthly follow up), demand management, forecasting, performance and capacity operations to prevent Capacity and/or Performance incidents while keeping costs under control. We are also involve in various projects, ensuring an application is rightly sized and well tuned. We develop models to correlate resources consumption with expected volumes and service.

Role

The candidate will work as Capacity Management expert in the Mainframe Domain. He/She will contribute to the Capacity planning activities building the yearly capacity plan and ensuring monthly follow-ups; they will forecast the evolution of the resources vs the demand. She/He will be assigned to projects to ensure control over capacity and performance aspects for these projects (sizing, performance target, volumes impact, simulation).He/She will participate in Capacity and Performance daily operations.

Essential Skills Required:

You have a good knowledge of the z/OS Operating system and its sub-systems (DB2, MQ, CICS).

You are familiar with the capacity management process and performance analysis on Mainframe.

You have good communication skills (written and spoken) and have a collaborative mindset.

You can work autonomously and have leadership skill to act/drive in the project activities.

Knowledge of the EPV Capacity Management tool is a plus.

Knowledge of SQL is a plus.

You have a continuous improvement mindset.

Ref: NK092

Location: Brussels

Rate: 500-525 euros per day

Language: English

Duration: 6 months