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Mainframe Performance and Capacity Tech Lead

Posted on Feb 28, 2020 by Request Technology

Charlotte, NC 28201
IT
Immediate Start
$120k - $135k Annual
Full-Time

*Permanent full time role*

A fortune 500 company is on the search for a Mainframe Performance and Capacity Tech Lead. This role is responsible for managing the enterprise Mainframe server strategy and capacity planning functions including the configuration, maintenance and implementation of Mainframe Servers in a multi datacenter, multi sysplex environment. This person will maintain WLM policy definitions, capacity provisioning manager thresholds, assesses sub-systems (DB2, IMS, CICS) and application systems performance and monitors server utilization. This person must have knowledge of RMF, SMF, Omegamon, Tivoli Decision Support, MXG, IBM Capacity products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages the enterprise Mainframe server strategy and capacity planning functions including the configuration, maintenance and implementation of Mainframe Servers in a multi datacenter, multi sysplex environment.
  • Maintains WLM policy definitions, capacity provisioning manager (CPM) thresholds, assesses sub-systems (DB2, IMS, CICS) and application systems performance and monitors server utilization.
  • Prepares and reviews regular health check reporting identifying trends and takes appropriate actions
  • Drives strategy for Mainframe performance by researching and exploiting new technology and capabilities.
  • Ability to work closely with Mainframe infrastructure teams and business application clients to resolve complex performance issues
  • Identifies performance tuning and configuration options opportunities to ensure the Mainframe systems are running in the most efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Controls cost by targeting performance tuning for high usage system and application components and uses of Mainframe configuration options.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong statistical and analytical skills with extensive knowledge and understanding of Mainframe capacity and workload planning concepts and analysis and be able undertake capacity forecasting
  • At least a minimum of 8 years' experience of capacity planning and performance tuning in the zOS multi sysplex architecture and Workload Manager (WLM)
  • In-depth knowledge of RMF, SMF, Omegamon, Tivoli Decision Support, MXG, IBM Capacity Products
  • Good knowledge of MF Subsystems CICS, MQ, IMS and DB2

Reference: 852121756

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