Job Description :
Mainframe Engineer,

Columbus, OH

6+ Months Contract

Phone + Skype


Frequently anticipates problems and analyzes ways to mitigate the risk.
Articulates the business value and impact of advanced technical and non-technical information and understands when to escalate issues.
Provides effective production support including accurate problem identification, ticket documentation and customer/vendor dialogue.
Documents small-to medium-scale projects and delivers presentations with minimal supervision.
Dissects complex situations and refocuses on critical technology tasks. Must have a high degree of technical expertise/professional mastery to recommend process improvements.
Is often consulted by peers and seen as the informal leader on tactical problems.
Provide Level 3/4 engineering support for the enterprise mainframe platform.
Verify hardware/software requirements.
Installation of software products.
Recommendation of parameter changes, data analysis and tuning recommendations.
Maintains current professional and technical skills. Keep abreast of current and emerging technologies, how they integrate and drive value for Huntington.
Possess mature critical thinking skills, self-direction, and expert level troubleshooting abilities. The ability to perform daily tasks while also striving to improve process and technology is a must.


z/OS Storage Administration

Tape Management Systems (Zara preferred)
Knowledge of IBM DS88xx, TS77xx, and EMC DLm

Design (including Continuous Operations, Disaster Recovery)
Performance Analysis

GDPS Global Mirror and GDPS Metro-Global Mirror (3-site, 4-site)
Experience in monitoring storage environments with BMC Mainview or similar.

Core z/OS installation, configuration, and management (1.13 and above)

Applying PTFs and APARS on a regular basis