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Mainframe Systems Engineer - Ottawa

Job Location: Ontario - Ottawa

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00529430


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Location:  Ottawa
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People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
IT Operations professionals support infrastructure operations and/or manage delivery for IT production systems and services based on operational requirements and service agreements.
Job Description
Data Center professionals develops and delivers strategies and solutions for housing and managing the computer systems and communications infrastructure -- including servers, databases, storage devices, etc. -- that handle the data necessary for enterprise operations.
Database Technologies professionals use concepts, tools and techniques to design, develop and deliver technology solutions that create, manage and maintain enterprise databases, structured collections of information organized and stored in such a way that computer programs and systems can handle large volumes of data and provide simple, efficient, reliable, safe, and adaptable means to access that data.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Perform support functions for Mainframe Software Services.
  • Process requests for system software modifications
  • Review system indicators (logs, dumps, error) logs for pro-active management of system problems.
  • Implement changes as needed to support other towers and day-to-day operations.
  • Create / Implement tools for group efficiency.
  • Manage various license codes for infrastructure software.
  • Support MR (maintenance release), ER (enterprise release) and major OS upgrades.
  • Capable of planning for and supporting Disaster recovery exercises
  • Performance tuning & Development of operational procedures.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Mainframe zOS Systems Engineer 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with MQ Series System Management/Administration
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with DB2 (Mainframe)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent    
  • Ability to obtain Canadian Reliability Security Clearance (resided in Canada in the last 5 years)
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • HSM (hierarchical storage management), WAS (Websphere Applications Services)
  • Websphere Application Services (WAS)
  • Bilingual: English and French
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

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