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Mainframe Network Systems Analyst

Mainframe Network Systems Analyst required by Whitehall Resources for an initial 6 month contract.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO USE AN UMBRELLA COMPANY FOR THE DURATION OF THE CONTRACT*

Whilst the position will initially be a remote position, a presence may be required in South Yorkshire at a later date.

Overview

We are seeking an experienced Mainframe Network Systems Analyst to work on major projects based on client site in South Yorkshire. The role involves configuring and supporting z/OS Communications Server, Network Managers, Session Managers, File Transfer applications, Printing subsystems and applications.

Key Responsibilities:

– Responsible for resolving any network connectivity issues within client’s network infrastructures
– Be a member of the z/OS mainframe networking team to help support multiple z/OS environments
– Standardisation of mainframe network configurations to improve customer service.

Key Skills:

– Experience with IBM VTAM, TCPIP (z/OS Communication Server), IBM Network Sysplex Distributor, IBM Network HyperSockets IBM Policy Agent & AT-TLS
– Mainframe Network Encryption experience
– IDS DSME – APPN Distribution Session Management Exit IBM Enterprise Extender
– IP/DLC HPR – High Performance Routing APPN – Advanced Peer to Peer Networking SNA & IP Design for Mainframe Connectivity Design and Implement Client Requested Connectivity Solutions
– Routers, Switches, Firewalls Disaster Recovery Exercises Service Requests IBM Utilities
– JCL, Batch Jobs, Procs GTF Trace / IP Trace / Dumps /SLIPs / Wireshark (Execute, Format, Read, Debug) Exits/Usermods (Write, Implement, Debug) Software Packaging (SMPE)
– Incident/Problem/Change/Software Asset Mgmt (ITIL) Technology Enhancements
– Ideally, have worked in a Bank or organizations with large installations
– Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be a true team player
– Will need to provide off-hours support for the implementation of software changes, when required
– Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences


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