Job Description :
Mainframe Hardware Planner (on-site in Plano…possibly in Tulsa, OK)

Location: Plano, TX (100% on-site…possibly Tulsa, OK )
Duration: 12-24 months
Start: Immediately
Interview: Phone and Skype; In-person if local


Mainframe Hardware Planner responsibilities include:
Configuration Management
Create/Update/Manage mainframe processor configurations
Provide mainframe configuration options as it relates to the z14 installs and new add-on hardware.
Manage/coordinate HMC installs and configurations with CPU config team members
Implement Global Delivery Strategies
Facilitate Working Sessions with Capacity & Performance groups
Facilitate Hardware meetings to communicate upcoming hardware/configuration changes
Review Processor Utilization reports from Capacity organization
Interface with Accounts on new hardware installs and coordination.
Work with Project Manager on configuration details of the z14’s and related hardware
Provide guidance and recommendations for cable installs to local cable teams
Work with the vendors to install, troubleshoot and prepare the z14’s and related hardware
Asset Management
Attend Asset Management meetings when required as it relates to the new z14s and related hardware.
Change Management
Create change tickets as needed; coordinate required approvals; implement changes
Maintain IQMS (Integrated Quality Management System) compliance related to Change Management
Attend meetings to communicate z14 related changes
Problem/Incident Management
Resolve problems/incidents and update problem/incident tickets; assist other organizations with incident resolution
Maintain IQMS compliance related to Problem/Incident Management
Vendor Management
Manage vendors (meet with when required) for both changes & incidents
Coordinate firmware/MCL updates with vendors
Project Management
Participate in projects as Configuration/Hardware Planning SME
Assist in developing timelines/milestones; create/manage individual task lists
Documentation
Create and document processes
Document new hardware installs relating to cabling, I/O GENS and all other identification hardware details



Looking forward for your response.