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Mainframe Disaster Recovery Consultant
Richardson, TX

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Job Description

Job Description:

Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.

As part of the Mainframe Data Center Recovery team, the role will involve responsibility for:

* Coordination & management of testing of the bank's global mainframe disaster recovery environments
* Continual inspection & improvement of recovery facilities, procedures and organizational readiness
* Management of recovery plans and associated processes for the entire mainframe environment
* Management of the disaster recovery testing firewalls, working closely with network teams and application teams
* Management of the storage replication infrastructure working closely with storage team SME's, data center support teams and vendors
* Involved in the design, build & verification of mainframe disaster recovery solutions
* Act as central recovery co-ordination in DR recovery events, real or exercise

Required Job Skills:

* Solid understanding of mainframe technology
* Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking.
* As role will involve training, a good technical aptitude with a proven ability and enthusiasm for assimilating new skills is essential
* Must be highly risk focused with experience of working in an environment where risk management is a key element
* Excellent communication skills - written & oral - able to communicate at all levels from executive to technician.
* Excellent organizational & project management skills. Able to manage projects involving diverse virtual teams.
* Strong analytical skills and ability to quickly assess situations based on diverse and complex inputs
* Role will require occasional work outside of normal hours (weekends/evenings) and participation in a 24x7 on-call rotation

Desired Job Skills:

* Exposure to enterprise firewall technology
* Experience in an IT operations role
* Knowledge of disk and tape storage technologies, specifically replication

Posting Date: 05/29/2019

Location: Richardson, TX, BUILDING C, 2380 PERFORMANCE DR, Richmond, VA, VILLA PARK OPS CENTER BLDG C, 8001 VILLA PARK DR, - United States

Travel: No

Full / Part-time: Full time

Hours Per Week: 40

Shift: 1st shift

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