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Sr. Director of Mainframe Services
Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Sr. Director of Mainframe Services. Candidate is responsible for the direction and management of mainframe software and messaging software which includes maintenance of operating systems, integration of systems and solutions, vendor product administration, and mainframe server and coupling facility capacity planning. Lead development and implementation of initiatives and the direction of work across multiple locations and states. JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Bachelor degree. 2. 10 years management experience in a large mainframe environment responsible for operating systems. 3. Experience and knowledge of mainframe operating system, CICS, DB2, mainframe infrastructure, communication protocol, system capacity and performance, and interface of mainframe system. 4. Project management experience including development, implementation and oversight. 5. Vendor management experience. 6. Experience in budget analysis and preparation. 7. Change management experience and skills. 8. Communication skills to interface with all levels of employees, implement initiatives, interface with executive management, interface and negotiate with vendors, and manage and direct staff. 9. Presentation skills for public speaking and group presentations. PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Matrix people management experience, managing employees and teams in multiple locations.
Mainframe DB2 Chief Architect
Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Mainframe DB2 Chief Architect. Candidate is responsible for managing or consulting on largest, most complex, riskiest, most strategically important projects to ensure proper allocation of resources, individual project profitability, and high client satisfaction; understanding and expertise in project management and train/coach/mentor other project team members and project managers as necessary; and interfacing with most challenging/demanding business partners, vendors, professional peers, and others. JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Bachelor Degree in Systems or Electrical Engineering. (Advanced Degree Systems Engineering, Computer Science or Informatics preferred.) 2. 15 years systems engineering or IT operations experience in a high-volume, transaction-intensive information technology production environment, preferably in an ITIL-based service setting; 3. EXPERT knowledge of state-of-the-art mainframe, server-, and network technology, processes, and tools. (highest level resource for resolution of the most highly-complex technical situations relating to a technical discipline, e.g. accounting, information technology, marketing; solve highly-complex, highly unusual [highly unusual = occurs in less than 1 in 20 situations] technical problems/challenges; 4. Lead teams of highly specialized professionals from related sub-disciplines; credible expert advisor on highly specialized topics to peers and senior management; create improved materials, tools, work aids, and processes related one or more related IT sub- disciplines); 5. Understanding of the relationship between business operations and technology needs; 6. Clear and concise interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Specific knowledge requirements: Expert DB2 system software knowledge zOS operating system knowledge zLINUX, and some mainframe system administrator skills preferred UNIX System Services knowledge required Expert knowledge in the use of DB2 Utilities on the specified platforms DB2 connect DB2 connectivity methods including all the various drivers Other database knowledge on the mainframe wanted