We are seeking IBM Mainframe Support Engineer for employment or freelance on a long-term project in the United Kingdom.

The role will involve support all aspects of product installation, task and software documentation, data set naming convention, installation process, data copy and migration techniques, coding, dynamic activation, product administration, change/problem management, implementation techniques, and hot site disaster recovery exercise documentation and demonstration. Task specific requirements include, but are not limited to, those identified below.

Location: United Kingdom, London

Language requirements:  English is required / Maori, Dutch, or German are an advantage

Contract type: Full-time employment / Contract for freelancers or IT companies is a possible

Salary: Very interesting offering (incl. bonuses) and promotion opportunities with a potential of a "fast-track" in case you are an extraordinary specialist!

Role-specific requirements:

  • Essential primary skills are IBM Mainframe Operating System, CICS Transaction Gateway / Server, Tivoli for System Z, Rational for System Z.
  • Potentially acting as Technical lead for small sub-team
  • Ensure Remedy is used accurately and consistently in line with Santander UK Technology & CSA policies and procedures
  • Provide our Level-3 support for Mainframe systems
  • Identify and implement productivity and quality improvements. Leading Lessons Learned exercises

Your responsibilities:    

  • Provide level 3 technical support (install, customize, upgrade, administration, problem resolution, disaster recovery etc).
  • Will be part of an integrated support team of ~4 technical experts.
  • Communicate effectively with multiple partners and Operations on a regional and/or global basis (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure, and delivery timely, accurate, analysis and insight to senior management
  • Support release implementations outside core hours
  • Drive continuous improvements in procedures, technical processes, and team structures

Interested in this opportunity for yourself, your company/team or someone you could recommend? Then APPLY NOW - please click on the APPLY NOW button and fill in the Application Survey. We will come back to you immediately to discuss next steps. Looking forward to hearing from you!


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