Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

Mframe Batch Operator – IA581805


This is a Contract position in Lansing, MI posted January 25, 2019.

Location: Des Moines, IA
Pay Rate: $21/hr w-2 with benefits
Duration: 1 year with extensions
Start Date: ASAP
Position ID: IA581805


PLEASE NOTE: Must be willing to work 3rd SHIFT Friday through Tuesday, 12 am-8:30 am after initial training period (training will last approximately 2 weeks and will run Tuesday through Saturday, 4pm – 12:30 am).


This position will be assisting with the OCIO Operators with the IA Department of Revenue systems.

Some duties will include the following in addition to the requirements listed in the skill area:

Monitor mainframe jobs
– Alert appropriate customers/programmers of potential problems.
– Report all job failures and other problems to Program Manager and assist with resolution.
– Report and coordinate resolution of all problems in the absence of Program Manager.
– Assist and provide support to Program Manager
– Knowledgeable in JCL

– Distribute customer daily reports
– Maintain unique scheduling calendar
– Update all documentation (SOPs, logs etc)
– Provide statistics gathered from various sources

Printing output
– Print nightly output
– Print state warrants
– Deliver output

After hours help desk
– Answer phones
– Resolve issues
– Escalate to duty officer problems that cannot be resolved.


Experience coordinating Mainframe Batch Job Schedules 2 Years Required
Experience changing JCL (Job Control Language) as appropriate. Parameters to change include, but are not limited to, dates, tax types, & various data 2 Years Required
Experience scheduling & submitting daily, weekly, monthly & annual batch systems. 2 Years Required
Experience verifying job(s) set up and networking accuracy (Control M), as well as experience troubleshooting control M issues. 2 Years Required
Experience reconciling multiple transactions received from internal/external source(s) prior to loading them into the respective systems each night. 2 Years Required
Experience with Operating Department computer system(s) and equipment & troubleshooting in an entry level capacity with minimal supervision. 2 Years Required
Experience alerting Program Manager of any problem(s) preventing the successful completion of a process or internal/external customer service issue. 2 Years Required
Experience using JCL (Job Control Language), Utilities and JES III to operate computer system(s). 2 Years Required
Experience monitoring jobs for multiple systems for completion & monitoring expected results. 2 Years Required







Salary: $21/hr w-2 with benefits

Benefits: Health Insurance Stipend, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off (PTO), Student Loan Repayment (Quarterly)

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