Tivoli Systems Workload Specialist

  • 701 Experian Pkwy, Allen, TX 75013, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Information Technology & Systems
  • Role Type: Home
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Shift: Day Shift
  • Flexible Time Off: 15 Days

Company Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create more opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We are thrilled to share that FORTUNE has named Experian one of the 100 Best Companies to work for. In addition, for the last five years we’ve been named in the 100 “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes Magazine.

 

Job Description

Primary role: IWS/z and IWS/d Software Administration
·    Provide expert Scheduling software support on z/OS and other platforms 
·    Ensure high availability of Test, UAT/Dev., and Production TWS environments 
·    Support native Planning functions for IWS/z and IWS/d 
·    Support all Batch Utilities, Tables, JCL availability and Auto-Escalations  
·    Support Audit Trail; TWS Metrics/Reporting, WAPL jobs, Housekeeping jobs
·    Provide on-call support (24x7x365) for TWS services and Scheduling issues
 
Primary role: IWS/TWS deployments, upgrades, and maintenance      
·    Deploy and support Scheduling software across platforms   
·    Maintain software versions and fixes for TWS components 
(e.g., Application, DB, GUI, Agents; Controller, Trackers) 
·    Manage all aspects of IWS/d upgrades and deployments  
·    Author Test Cases to validate native/new functionality 
·    Coordinate BU testing of bespoke programmed interfaces
·    Implementation planning with Systems Admin teams   
·    Communications with Operations, Schedulers, End-Users  
·    Attend off-hours Change implementation windows 
·    TWS Problem escalations (internal and vendor support) 
 
Support role: Mainframe system upgrades and Business Continuity  
·    Author test cases/procedures to validate Scheduling service stability  
·    Support TWS-related ITDR activities; and off-hour support as needed 
 
Support role: Mainframe and distributed Scheduling implementations 
·    Approve, implement, quality-check TWS Scheduling Changes across platforms  
·    Train Schedulers and support complex TWS/z and TWS/d Scheduling Changes 
·    Automate escalations for failed jobs and late processes to manage client SLA’s 
 
Primary role: Support EITS-managed integrations, e.g., TWS/z and Ops/MVS 
·    Design/Test/Implement new integrations as required by the business 
·    Plan/Build/Run testing scenarios for custom/bespoke use-cases 
·    Comms and implementation coordination w/EITS and BU teams 
 

Qualifications

·    Formal Mainframe Concepts/Fundamentals education - or job experience in a similar role

·    Formal Distributed Concepts/Fundamentals education - or job experience in a similar role

 

·    ITIL Certification or equivalent experience

·    At least 5 years working within a complex batch processing environment

·    Job Scheduling competencies on Mainframe and Distributed systems

·    Workload Automation software administration on Mainframe and Distributed systems

 

Additional Information

Experian's culture, people, and environments are key differentiators. We take our people's agenda very seriously. We focus on what truly matters; diversity and inclusion, work/life balance, flexible work, development, engagement, collaboration, wellness, rewards & recognitions, volunteering... the list goes on!

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to create a thriving, inclusive and diverse team where people love their work and love working together. We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to our purpose of creating a better tomorrow. We value the uniqueness of every individual and want you to bring your whole, authentic self to work. For us, this is The Power of YOU and it ensures that we live what we believe.

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