Mainframe Scheduling Engineer

London  ‐ Onsite
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Job Control Language (JCL) Information Technology Infrastructure Libraries (ITIL) Servicenow Agile Methodology Business Communication File Transfer Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF) Job Entry Subsystem 2/3 Mainframe Computing Z/OS Scheduling Root Cause Analysis Cyberark Safety Principles Control M


Mainframe Scheduling Engineer - 18 month contract - £500 - £515/day Inside IR35.*Fully Romote*

Highly skilled Mainframe Scheduling Specialist required for an 18-month contract.

What you'll do:

  • Manage and optimise Mainframe batch jobs
  • Fix any problems that crop up with batch jobs and processing
  • Keep our queues healthy and handle any one-off processing requests
  • Schedule and manage batch jobs, including creating and deleting schedules as needed
  • Support with release code management and JCL
  • Monitor critical paths to keep things running like clockwork
  • Represent the team in technical and business meetings
  • Collaborate closely with both business and operational teams
  • Escalate workload issues internally and to vendors if necessary
  • Follow Experian's ITIL processes (Change, Incident, Problem & Root Cause Analysis)
  • Manage scheduling tools (CyberArk, ServiceNow) with security and compliance a top priority
  • Potential for on-call support for batch workloads )

We're looking for someone with:

  • Solid expertise in Mainframe systems (JCL, ISPF, JES2, z/OS)
  • Proven experience with CA7
  • A strong understanding of how mainframes operate in general

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with CA-View, CA-Deliver, I-Dash, Changeman, JCLPREP, Control-M,
  • You're a whizz with Microsoft Office
  • A basic understanding of how CA7 works
  • Knowledge of file transfer procedures
  • Familiarity with ServiceNow and ITIL processes
  • An understanding of Agile concepts

We offer a competitive daily rate of £500 - £515 (inside IR35).

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