Senior Mainframe Systems Programmer-Hardware at Ensono

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The Senior Systems Programmer will be responsible for configuration of mainframe hardware equipment such as HCD and IOCP. During new client migrations, the Systems Programmer will be a point person for configuring client environments within Ensono data centers to mimic existing client environment. Will serve as an escalation point for mainframe hardware issues such as failed Tape Drives, offline devices, and Call Home. Associate will adjust weights on HMC for LPARS as required in support of steady state mainframe support.
 

Minimum Requirements
5 years experience working within a z/OS environment supporting Tape, DASD, CPU, and other mainframe hardware equipment.  Experience creating HCD and IOCP for zOS, zVM, and zVSE in a complex, geographically dispersed multi data center environment.  Be able to support multiple client hardware upgrades and data center migrations.  Senior level familiarity with Z Series HMC and support element.  Ability to lead new customer hardware migrations and current client hardware upgrades with little direction.  Above average understanding of the network connectivity requirements for the mainframe, DASD and Tape subsystem HMCs.  Ability to interact with account management and project managers.  Experience interacting with vendors and geographically disperse Data Center support staff and implementation teams.  Strong analytical, problem definition, and problem resolution skills.  Able to follow multiple ITSM processes and procedures.  Good familiarity with Excel, Visio and MS Project or their equivalent. 

 

Additional Requirements
Ability to evaluate proposed architecture for supportability prior to sharing with clients.  Successful candidate will be able to design hardware solutions to meet client and business requirements.  Above average knowledge of the z/OS operating system.  Knowledge of z/VM or z/Linux considered a plus.  Familiarity with tape and DASD replication methodologies for various mainframe vendors.  Build and maintain mainframe DR configurations for multiple clients at multiple different Recovery Facilities.  Participate in Disaster Recovery Tests.  Familiarity with data encryption technologies on the mainframe.  Familiarity with Putty.  Ability to mentor and train Jr. Hardware Configuration team members 

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Location

Our HQ is 22 miles from the Loop; near Belmont station, BNSF line. Plenty of places to eat & shop! 2nd office is in downtown Chicago on Madison Ave.

An Insider's view of Ensono

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I find the culture to be very open and collaborative. One can be on a call with a customer and ask your technical resource across from you a specific question or run into our CEO in the hallway while grabbing a cup of coffee. We allow feedback to be given and changes to be heard. Leadership constantly finds ways to make it an exciting workplace

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A typical day in our Full Stack DevOps world is collaborative, affords room for creative problem-solving, offers unique opportunities and challenges. Our work involves using cloud technologies to solve application’s needs, research datalake technologies and architect to process large amounts of performance data. We also lay 6 man variation of ping

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What are Ensono Perks + Benefits

Ensono Benefits Overview

Benefits include - generous maternity and paternity leave, generous paid days off and company paid holidays. Sabbatical, adoption, compassion and bereavement leave days, adoption assistance and flexible spending account. Healthcare and 401K eligibility on 1st day of work. Paid volunteer days.

Wellness programs - designed to help us be our best! Fitness week, Virgin Pulse® platform, wellness plans for credits and discounts on medical plan contributions.

Fun ergonomic workplace - free snacks, onsite gym & trainer, yoga classes, Beer O'Clock days.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer O' Cart every month!
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Onsite gym available!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within

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15 options for coffee and chocolate drinks (its a coffee machine with an IP address after all!) Also, Starbucks machine with chai latte counts, right? And then after the free snacks and all the hot chocolate - get some steps in while checking your emails in our fitness center. We have associate discounts on various products and services locally and nationally.

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