Positions available in the following locations: Paris, Lille
As a Mainframe System Engineer you will be responsible for installing and maintaining a customer's computer equipment and software across all their mainframe installations. Through regular testing and monitoring, you are constantly looking for solutions that can improve system performance. When users have issues, you identify them and resolve them to render service as quickly as possible. You actively participate in the resolution of incidents and are responsible for the proper functioning of the system.
You provide advice on configuration. You assess and anticipate customer needs, monitor technology and facilitate the integration of new system tools. You develop and participate in the business resumption plan for the customer.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Maintain the site or service assigned to you in working order or quickly restore it to nominal status order in the event of failure.
Work closely with partners and internal teams to ensure that our infrastructure meets security, service level (SLA) and performance requirements. Write, update and use documentation.
Automate work, and check that it is going well.
Debug complex problems. Continuously ensure the resilience of applications and infrastructures under various error conditions.
Work in partnership with security and development engineers on plans and automation to respond aggressively and safely to new risks and vulnerabilities.
Develop, communicate and monitor standardized processes to promote the long-term health of sustainability and the health of operational development tasks.
Punctual travels may be requested in France.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
+ 5 years of experience in the Mainframe domain, both software and hardware. Significant experience within one or more large accounts
Knowledge on the Mainframe environment, and be autonomous in incident management, and migration, maintenance and version upgrades.
Experience debugging complex problems, interacting with labs and engineers from other platforms.
Significant experience in operating IT production systems
Working knowledge of one or more virtualization technologies: PR / SM, z / VM, zLinux or VSE
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
A knowledge of majors versions of the z/OS system out of which support tasks (installation, upgrade, configuration, maintenance) bit as well of Unix System Services, JES2, exits, WLM performances, High level availability (Sysplex, GDPS, SMP/E, Automation) is an added value
A knowledge of middleware layer (CICS/DB2/IMS/MQ) is appreciated
Experiences on hardware installation and configuration will be appreciated.
Strong notions of technologies like Servers z, SE et HMC, as well as configuration HCD, TSA/IOM (AF Remote), IODF, IOCDS will also be considered
Knowledges around Mainframe and associated Network will be a plus (OSA cards configuration, TCPIP, associated Applications tcp (smtp, http server, …), VTAM, Enterprise Extender and multi-session tools)
Notion or knowledge of any around Security (RACF, Top Secret) will be appreciated.
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