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Reference # : 19-00023 Title : z/VM Computer Operator
Location : Waukegan
Experience Level : Start Date : 06/03/2019  
Needed: z/VM Computer Operator; 12 months+; $30-$40/hr; Waukegan, IL 60087;

Hi, this is a heads-up on a long-term contract (24+ months) opening with the Village of Lake County in Waukegan, IL. We are looking for an experienced z/VM Computer Operator (environment: IBM z/VSE, CICS, DB2/VM/LUW on RHEL in an IFL). Interested candidates should forward their resumes to:
Thanks - Shaun 847-202-6567

Needed: z/VM Computer Operator; 12 months+; $Market Rate/hr; Waukegan, IL 60087;

Horizon Technology Partners, Inc. has an immediate opening for a z/VM Computer Operator. Your skills are needed to assist a government entity located in Waukegan, IL 60087. In this role you will provide z/VM Computer Operations support for a IBM z/VM mainframe (zBC12) system in a combined z/VM-z/VSE environment. This would be running on an IFL in a z/VM LPAR that communicates to CICS systems in the z/VSE platform. Activities will include preparing daily production schedules and handling user requests; preparing equipment for operation; obtaining, loading and unloading magnetic tapes, printing and monitoring disk storage; removing and preparing output for distribution; keeping required records; monitoring machine operation; Job restarts; performing routine maintenance operations on all equipment; first level problem determination/resolution; problem escalation to Level 2 System Programmers.

Candidates must be able to operate, setup, and maintain computer peripherals. As well as be able to identify and solve system problems with minimal assistance from technical staff. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain reports and other documentation.

Environment: z/VM 5.4, z/VM6.3, DB2/VM 7.5, DB2/LUW on RHEL (Red Hat Linux) in an IFL; CA Unicenter for VM; VMOPERATOR and HiDro Backup utilities, CICS/TS, z/VSE Libraries etc.
Hours: Should be willing to work 2nd or 3rd shift

Functions/Activities will include:
- Job Scheduling (VM/VSE)
- JCL modifications as needed
- Dealing with on call emergency support situations
- Batch job Scheduling and Monitoring
- Running Daily backups and Disaster Reconvey activities
- CICS, DB2, Linux Maintenance & Support
- Handling IPL's for ESA systems
- Hardware and Printing Support, Security access etc...

Interested Candidates should forward their resumes to: