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Job Administration Technician

Posted: 07/24/17 | SHARE:

Description:

The Financial Information Services Agency and the Office of Payroll Administration (FISA-OPA) has a vacancy for a Job Administration Technician reporting to the Shift Supervisor. This position is responsible for monitoring job flows controlled by CA-Scheduler or CA Workload Automation DE (dSeries). The jobs being run execute on either an MVS mainframe or on UNIX. The position requires knowledge of tools and utilities that run on either z/OS or UNIX. The technician must be able to respond quickly to job failures by determining the general cause of the problem and contacting the appropriate on-call staff member for remediation. The candidate will also be required to migrate software to the production and test environments. Other duties include documenting problems, verifying/simulating job flow dependencies, and executing/troubleshooting test flows. 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qual Requirements 

1. A certificate from an accredited technical school (approximately 675 hours) with a specialization in computer operations, and two years of satisfactory full-time experience, acquired within the last eight years, working on large-scale mainframe computer operations or mainframe data communication networks; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of satisfactory full-time experience, acquired within the last eight years, as described in "1" above; or

3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and four years of satisfactory full-time experience, acquired within the last eight years, as described in "1" above; or

4. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2", or "3" above. However, all candidates must have at least two years of full-time experience, acquired within the last eight years, as described in "1" above. 

Preferred Skills 

· Extensive experience working in Production Control with mainframe or mid-range computer · Familiarity with establishing job dependencies

· Experience troubleshooting JCL errors and using utilities such as GDGs, File-AID and IDCAMS

· Knowledge of CA Scheduler, CA Workload Automation DE, or similar tool

· Knowledge of z/OS JCL and TSO/ISPF

· Experience with mainframe compile, link, and bind procedures

· Familiarity with file transfer protocols such as FTPS and/or Connect: Direct

· Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills.

· Strong understanding of standard SDLC methodologies

· Knowledge of IMS, DB2

· Knowledge of UNIX

· Knowledge of PUTTY, WinSCP

· Familiarity with Rational Tools (ClearQuest and ClearCase)

· Familiarity with MS-Word and Excel

· Knowledge of PeopleSoft People Tools (Process Monitor)

· Strong related scheduling experience with a Windows-based scheduling system.

· Strong experience escalating and documenting critical job failures and schedule problems.

· Strong experience with hands-on work with executing and performing preliminary troubleshooting activities involving: scheduler, batch processes, and cycle flows. 

Additional Information 

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TITLE SALARY RANGE:

HIRING RATE: $57,223

UP TO: $68,000 

To Apply 

External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID # 294128. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS). While all complete applications will be given consideration, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by FISA-OPA.

FISA/OPA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 

Hours/Shift 

THIS POSITION IS A 3-DAY WORK WEEK, CONSECUTIVE DAYS, 7:30 A.M. UNTIL 8:00 P.M. AND INCLUDES WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS. THE DAYS WORKED WILL ROTATE ON A PREDETERMINED SCHEDULE. 

Residency Requirement 

New York City Residency is not required for this position.

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