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Infrastructure Manager

Company: The Huntington National Bank
Location: Columbus
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Infrastructure System z Middleware Manageris principally responsible for the day-to-day governance and performance management of the personnel and respective middleware systems on the mainframe. This role will develop and implement the strategic direction, managing the system z middleware systems by implementing policies and procedure for ensuring the security, auditing, recovery, and integrity of the company's mainframe middleware systems on z/OS. The ability to work and coordinate projects between internal departments and manage strategic planning throughout the lifecycle from project inception to ongoing z/OS Middleware Systems support to decommissioning is required.Experience:

  • At least 5-7years of experience developing, implementing and leadership in Middleware for z/OS in a multi-datacenter environment.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with z/OS operating systems.
  • Experience managing high volume transaction processing (OLTP) and Batch environments, with 24/7 support and 99.999% uptime requirements.
  • Demonstrated technical competence and ability to stay current with changing industry trends.
  • Demonstrated use of standards, policies, and best practices within the System z middleware environments.
  • High level of experience with System z Middleware management systems, licensing, tuning, capacity, monitoring, configuration, backup, recovery, performance tuning, memory usage, data access, data manipulation, SQL, and physical storage on z/OS.
  • Experience with deployment and system build automation.
  • Ability to initiate new efforts through requirements gathering and drive the team to completion.
  • Ability and drive to implement continuous process improvements.
  • Strong Project Management experience.
  • Results driven, ensuring short-term goals are achieved while supporting long-term initiatives with an appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Strong technology skills with the ability to produce relevant information from teams and make critical decisions.
  • Management and leadership skills to attract, retain, and motivate high talent professionals.
  • Ability to motivate and influence a cross functional team to perform above normal expectations.
  • Exceeds in customer service, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience in the financial industry desirable.
  • Experience with IT Financial Management, budgetary responsibility for system z middleware teams.
  • Experience with the IT PMO and other technical and application teams on the estimation, budgeting, accounting and other requirements related to project delivery.
  • Proven methodical approach to problem identification, problem solving and resolution using analytics and diagnostics in a timely manner.
  • Strong technology skills with the ability to produce relevant information from teams and make critical decisions.
  • Great Aptitude for technology and demonstrated independent knowledge.
  • Strong technical knowledge of the z/OS system software including Db2, CICS, MQ, IDAA, and z/OS connect along with respective ISVs.Job Duties:
    • Ensure all system z middleware platforms adherence to governance controls as defined by Change Management, Release Management, Audit, Risk Management, Security and Compliance.
    • Interacts frequently with internal and external management and senior-level representatives concerning projects, engineering decisions, scheduling requirements, and/or contractual clarifications. Leads briefings and technical meetings of internal and external representatives.
    • Works with customers and technical staff to ensure service level agreements are met, problems are resolved in a timely manner, service requests are completed, and process and technical improvements are identified and implemented to improve overall operational efficiency.
    • Manages a team of resources, supports HR processes including merit consideration, recruiting, talent management, colleague coaching/mentoring/teaching, critical thinking/judgment, facilitation, leading change, training compliance, disciplinary actions, and promotion considerations.
    • Manages your department financial forecast including billable hours, percentage targets, and overall contribution to the bottom line.
    • Provides monthly reporting to senior leadership on overall delivery metric, financial targets, risk associated with system z middleware systems.
    • Foster team adoption of system z middleware best practices and evangelize a culture of innovation by leveraging industry insights, analytics, and operational metrics.
    • Responsible for strategic and tactical management for system z middleware systems Manages and coordinates the day-to-day planning, capacity, design, and maintenance of system z middleware systems.
    • Oversee, maintain, and support for system z middleware software/hardware upgrades and patch management procedures on z/OS.
    • Define and ensure daily operational tasks needed for optimal performance, capacity and stability are carried out by the system z middleware admins.
    • Seek ways to actively improve the stability, performance, monitoring, security, and recovery of system z middleware systems.
    • Write and maintain system z middleware documentation, roadmaps, requirements, and standards, communicating them to development teams and others as appropriate.
    • Participate in project planning and scoping, change management, and resource capacity planning.
    • Escalation point of contact for on-call support and provide senior management communication.
    • Ability to be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and an excellent, creative problem-solver, with proven ability to successfully manage multiple disparate streams of work in a challenging, dynamic environment
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills must possess exceptional ability to work well with individuals and teams at all levels, across the enterprise.
    • Ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, increasing knowledge and understanding
    • Walk the talk manager possessing empathy, energy, commitment, accountability, sense of urgency, focus and ownership
    • Partner with third party vendors to ensure quality of service, return on investment and knowledge transfer to maximize engagement for both parties.
    • Demonstrate solid organizational and time management skills with ability to perform detailed tasks with high degree of accuracy and work and perform under pressure.Skills:
      • z/OS Storage Administration knowledge
        • GDPS Global Mirror and GDPS Metro-Global Mirror (4site)
        • Understanding of Core z/OS middleware installation, configuration, and management
        • z/OS Performance troubleshooting
          • Quickly determine root cause for system and sub-system performance issues
          • Conversant in SMF details and using SMF to isolate problems
          • Experience with DB2, CICS, MQ subsystems performance from the z/OS middleware compute and memory perspective
          • Dumps, Traces, SLIPs
          • Parallel Sysplex
            • Coupling Facility Management
            • WLM
            • SFM, ARM
            • Automation
            • z/OS Security (RACF)
            • DB2
              • Db2 Data Sharing
              • Bufferpool Tuning
              • System, Table and data recovery
              • CICSPlex,
              • MQ Shared Queues
              • IDAA
              • z/OS connect
              • System z middleware ISVs (BMC, Compuware, Rocket, ASG, CA, Etc.)Education:
                • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Workplace Type:EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityTobacco-Free Hiring Practice: Visit Huntington's Career Web Site for more details.Agency Statement: Huntington does not accept solicitation from Third Party Recruiters for any position

Keywords: The Huntington National Bank, Columbus , Infrastructure Manager, Executive , Columbus, Ohio

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