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Ensono Data Center Operations Analyst in Olympia, Washington

Data Center Operations AnalystRemote - United StatesJR009796

A Data Center Operations Analyst is responsible for system monitoring, production batch monitoring, workload throughput as well as batch and system task abend recovery for internal and external client MVS / ZOS / VM/VSE environments.

  • 12 hour “quad” (3 on 3 off/4 on 4 off) shifts (Nights and/or Days).

  • 16 week rotation from front half to back half of week.

  • Weekends (Saturday and/or Sunday) and Holidays required as per Shift Schedule.

  • Occasional travel (approx 10%) as required to client site for knowledge acquisition of new business.

Position reports to Manager, Mainframe Operations.

Key Areas of Focus for this Role

  • Monitor and manage internal and external MVS zSeries and VM/VSE environments to ensure production processing meets internal and external client agreed service levels and requirements.

  • High level of interaction with internal and external customers requires effective and professional communication.

  • Complete daily shift turnover and customer checklists associated with assigned client environment. Along with written shift turnover, verbal turnover must be facilitated.

  • Thoroughly document deviations within company’s designated Incident Management tool, reflecting clear and tangible details surrounding each incident.

  • Properly escalate all events or incidents that may impact our ability to meet agreed service levels.

  • Ensure system IPL, maintenance and backup processes are successfully performed according to predetermined schedule and per established procedures.

  • Ensure all operations related changes are properly documented and approved in company designated Change Management tool prior toimplementation. Follow-up and close completed changes with valid and meaningful data.

  • Adhere to company documented processing procedures for internal and external clients, as well as suggesting and requesting updates and improvements as needed to internal Operations SharePoint documentation repository.

  • Organize tasks to work independently.

  • Hands and feet support as required.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned or designated by Operations management.

What the Ideal Candidate Brings to this Role

Required Qualifications help to assure new Associates are set up for success in their role with Ensono. To be considered for this career opportunity, it is important that you meet all Required Qualifications. Candidates that may meet some, but not all, Other Qualifications are still encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience

  • 5 years experience in IT and with system monitoring.

  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook)

  • Strong written / verbal Communication skills

  • Designing skills

  • Analytical and Critical thinking skills

  • Ability to represent Ensono in a professional manner to clients

  • Knowledge of mainframe (TSO, SDSF, TMS, QuickRef) and server scripts (read & codeMidrange server knowledge)

WhyEnsono ( ?

Ensono is a place we unleash Associates to Do Great Things – for our clients and for your career. This could mean achieving a professional goal, collaborating with your team on an innovative idea, learning a new skill, reaching a wellness milestone, or engaging in your community through volunteer programs. Whatever it means to you, we want Ensono to be the place where you can do great things.

  • We value flexibility and work-life balance. Positions that are not required to be onsite to support a client may offer the ability to work remotely or hybrid at an Ensono office location.

  • Unlimited Paid Day Off (PDO) Plan

  • Two robust health plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • 401(k) with a generous company match

  • Eligibility for dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D coverage, and flexible spending accounts

  • Depending on location, ability to take advantage of fitness centers

  • Wellness program

  • Flexible work schedule

Ensono is an EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. We are committed to providing equal employment to our Associates and building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Pay transparency nondiscrimination statement/posting OFCCP’s pay transparency policy can be found onOFCCP’s website ( .

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