Job Description :
Position : IBM Workload Scheduler Administrator with AWS Knowledge

Location: Mclean, VA

Contract : 12 months Contract

Start date : Immediate & Urgent.

Job Description:

High-level technician supporting systems operations functions, migrating and managing the environment which also includes supporting batch job scheduling and monitoring.

Experience with automated enterprise batch scheduling software, preferably IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS) 9.X or similar product.

Provides on call support 24x7x365 coverage for managing application as well as supporting batch processing.

Perform backup/restore functions, monitor infrastructure usage and other system health indicators.

Performs troubleshooting of system stalls, failed batch jobs, system errors, as needed to resume normal operations in accordance with specific guidelines and procedures.

Completes special projects and duties assigned by management to improve batch operations and identify automation opportunities.

Maintains direct knowledge of all system operations processes, procedures, and quality standards.

The duties for the selected candidate will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assist in operations architecture, including event monitoring.
Assist with the migration for TWS into an AWS environment.
Assist in identifying infrastructure during build process in AWS.
Create technical approach for production batch scheduling of multiple distributed applications.
Identify technical, infrastructure, procedural issues and coordinate batch scheduling needs.
Build/develop custom job templates
Provide direct support on all batch-scheduling changes. Coordinate and implement batch scheduling on new and existing projects for the all environments.
Provide functional product support for Scheduling Software.
Provide basic troubleshooting of problems. Escalate accordingly.
Enforces adherence to existing production support operational readiness standards.
Maintaining focus on customer satisfaction through process improvement, workflow automation, and two-way communications.

Preferred Skills

Candidates should have:

Experience in a distributed systems environment (Windows and Unix/Linux,a Plus
Experience in creating and maintaining operational run books for distributed batch operations.
Experience with IBM Workload Scheduler (IWS) 9.X or similar scheduling software in a distributed environment.
Experience in creating and maintaining Dynamic jobs.
Experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services) migration and management.
Experience in migration from data center to Cloud.
Experience in building custom job templates.
Experience in supporting dynamic job schedules.
Experience in DB2 and/or oracle.
Experience with root cause analysis (researching application error logs) and basic problem-solving skills.
Experience with shell scripting a plus.

Education requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, information Systems or related field, or years of equivalent work experience.
Requires good oral and written communication skills, teamwork, and partnership skills.
IBM Workload Scheduler certification is a plus.
Strong customer service focus.

Years of Required Experience:

5+ years Operations experience.
3+ years’ experience of Scheduling Software products – i.e. IBM Workload Scheduler 9.X or similar
1+ Years AWS experience is a plus.