IWS Administrator

Luxoft Poland
Online interview
B2B Employment contract
Remote possible

Project description

Digital Business Automation (DigiBA) are a global function with over 250 staff in 12 countries. We are responsible for defining and implementing the strategy for a number of critical products across the organization, as well as ensuring their availability, recoverability and security.

In order to facilitate the adoption of this strategy we are currently looking a Senior Specialist with an ability to manage Tivoli / IBM Workload Scheduler (TWS / IWS) including installation / upgrading the system, configuration, restoring, testing the system.

Your tasks

  • Mainframe batch scheduler management
  • Ensuring delivery to the customer while adhering to established global standards and best practice
  • Maintain and exceed existing SLA's and ensure compliance to HSBC policies at all times
  • Actively participate in achieving organizational efficiency objectives and undertake analysis on day-to-day work to drive automation on deliveries thereby minimizing repetitive and standardized tasks/processes.
  • Ensure the best practices are used to support the diverse customer group
  • Work closely with the stakeholders to avail/impart all necessary training from time to time to ensure enhanced service delivery Deliver the solutions / deliverables per the agreed requirements with regards to project timelines
  • Work on critical / complex incidents & issues and ensure completion within agreed deadlines.
  • Perform Project Management activities as may be applicable in the project
  • Expect to provide the 24*7 On-call support as per business requirements

Who we're looking for?

  • Minimum 3 years' experience of managing a Tivoli / IBM Workload Scheduler (TWS / IWS) environment (v9.1 or later) e.g. configuring the product, applying updates, performing system upgrades, executing disaster recovery / resilience testing.
  • Experience of testing, evaluating, and deploying new product functionality and / or fix packs released by the vendor
  • Experience of providing production support / troubleshooting for TWS / IWS infrastructure issues
  • Strong Mainframe background and knowledge of z/OS
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Proven project management skills and adoption of agile working practices
  • Experience of working with or building Job Control Language (JCL)
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Experience of implementing security / access controls on TWS / IWS using RACF or ACF2
  • Strong knowledge of and prior experience of maintaining associated products e.g. CA JCL Check, CA Endevor, Horizont XINFO, TWS/Audit, SmartJCL
  • Experience of managing vendor relationships

  • Experience in developing and delivering test plans, test scripts, regression packs

  • Ability to code / script using WAPL (Workload Automation Programming Language) and REXX (Restructured Extended Executor) programming languages.
  • Past experience of installing and configuring DWC (Dynamic Workload Console) to work in conjunction with IBMz Workload Scheduler.
  • Past experience of using CA Workload Automation CA7 in either a scheduler or administrator role.
  • Experience of developing solutions using Zowe
  • Experience of test and issue management tools e.g. Jira, RTC, TestRail and Quality Centre
  • Experience of Agile methodologies - Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX
  • Experience of working with Scheduling Tools
Work environment

Our company

Luxoft Poland

Krakow, Wrocław, Warsaw, Gdańsk 1500
Tech skills
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • C#
  • Python
  • Scala
  • Android
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Go

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