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Senior Mainframe Recovery Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Systems Engineer and operations professional with 30 years of experience in data center and disaster recovery z/OS operating systems.
  • Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.
  • With excellent communication and interpersonal skills acts as liaison with management, vendors, and other IT professionals.
  • Capable of prioritizing multiple assignments and deadlines.
  • Courageous and efficient in making difficult decisions with attention to detail.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Mainframe Recovery Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided first level technical support during problem determination and resolution.
  • Interfaced directly with client to provide operational support during testing and/or disaster.
  • Reviewed test plan documents needed to implement the correct required system resources needed for system tests such as DS8800 disk and TS7700 tape environments.
  • Created and maintained written status reports during all testing activities.
  • Executed client’s z/OS operating system’s scripts during testing.
  • Infrastructure installations and configurations and maintenance for all mainframe hardware including SYSPLEX configurations using SMP/E and UNIX.
  • Develop IOCP/MVSCP of z/OS systems, modifications via HCD, as well as z/VM directory builds and modifications and NCP, FTP, TCPIP profiles and VTAM builds

Mainframe Shift Supervisor

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all supervisory activities related to the ongoing functions of a high production volume, high CICS activity computer room.
  • Supported production abends and all automated operations software necessary to maintain a good workflow.
  • Ensured all personnel are trained and fully qualified to effectively support and meet all production commitments.
  • Conducted daily turnovers with management to discuss production status, outstanding problems, and special processing considerations.
  • Recommended solutions or changes to production workflow to eliminate repetitive problems and production delays.
  • Responsible for all subordinates performance review.
  • Operated and monitored large - scale computer systems, and their performances by means of all systems components and attributes.
  • Interacted effectively with all users and Technical Support staff relative to inquires concerning jobs, workflows, CICS problems and system software problems.
  • Created and maintained the Command Center procedure book.

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