Batch Analyst (Mainframe, JCL, VSAM, CA7)

Posted 8 months ago

Position ID: 2414

Role: Batch Analyst

Duration:  12 months, with the option to extend the term up to 6 months. Contract cannot exceed 18 months.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • College or University degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Enterprise systems and application delivery 6-7 years
  • Mainframe, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CA7 scheduler
  • Application Production support experience is highly desired
  • Must have strong interpersonal, planning, facilitation, negotiating, and organizational skills.
  • Able to identify risk and issues and recommend appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Can deal with changing priorities and meet tight timelines. Can work under pressure, manage competing priorities and work independently with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team for production support and respond effectively and efficiently to customers. Resource should be able to work in a fast passed environment and be able to handle critical time bound issues and have the ability to work and respond within a defined SLA


  • Responsible for ensuring timely delivery of artifacts from other streams and appropriate escalations in time.
  • Demonstrate experience in the workload automation space with a complete knowledge of the enterprise scheduler environment.
  • Enterprise scheduler schedule updates
  • Responsible for business automation improvements and maximizing the utilization of
  • Enterprise Scheduling and Mainframe Automation Software.
  • Facilitate cross-functional teams through projects to design, implement and supports the adoption of new scheduling processes.
  • Work with complex batch processes.
  • Provide application teams with support on problem determination and resolution of scheduling issues.
  • Ability to be a technical interface between engineering and database teams to provide innovative and efficient approach to scheduling complex batch processes.
  • Reports, minutes and presentation materials related to scheduling.
  • Documents all aspects of the batch schedule.
  • Follow industry trends and software developments to assist in creating a roadmap for the Enterprise Scheduling group.
  • Ensure Service Level Agreements are met for applications supported.
  • Ensure daily scheduling requests are completed accurately and on time.

From Skills Matrix:

  • Mainframe, Cobol, JCL experience 4-5 years
  • Management or oversight of delivery of complex systems and enterprise applications 4-5 years
  • Batch Execution and scheduling experience
  • Experience in engagement with mutli-level stakeholders and cross departmental consensus building 3-4 years
  • DB2 and VSAM experience of 5 yrs

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