Northrop Grumman Computer Operator 2 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Roles and Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Computer Operator is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Monitor and run z/OS operating systems using the z/OS master console. This includes monitoring online systems, CICS and TSO, running batch systems including restart/rerun procedures, performing scheduled work, and reporting and logging all batch production failures.

  • Provide first line support for network troubleshooting, monitoring and reporting.

  • Follow problem monitoring and escalation procedures

  • Monitor the LRS system application using the BMC Control-M console

  • Perform daily system checks

  • Execute the LRS schedules on a daily basis (may set or revise schedules as requested)

  • Observes equipment and console control panels to detect operator messages, error indicators, faulty output, or machine stoppage

  • Restart jobs as directed

  • Document and communicate problems and issues that occur during the support hours in accordance with the defined procedures

  • Review, troubleshoot, and respond to events reflected in various management tools

  • Monitor the production and backup system of the LRS environment (i.e., up/down/alerts) and performance i.e., storage capacity and utilization)

  • Escalate issues involving performance of the operating environment

  • Perform touch labor maintenance functions as requested / scheduled through Work Orders and/or Incident Tickets to perform changes and installations per documented specifications (i.e., cable changes, rack mount components, verify operational, and escort 3 rd party hardware technicians)

  • Coordinate efforts with other work centers and personnel to resolve incidents or events related to systems and supporting infrastructure

  • Supports additional customer systems and environments as required

  • Perform help desk/call center tasks

  • May perform clerical work incidental to operations such as labeling tape containers, maintaining production records, replenishing stock items, and distributing output materials

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have experience with a batch job scheduling package

  • Must have an Associate Degree and 1 year of related experience or total of 3 years to satisfy the education requirement.

  • Experience working in a mission critical, 24/7 environment

  • Experience working with a network monitoring tool

  • Understanding of principles, practices, and administration of technical data center related issues

  • Experience using a problem ticketing system

  • Commitment to customer service excellence and teamwork

  • Self-motivated, willing to jump in and take initiative when problems or issues arise without being prompted

  • Excellent communication and listening skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with the following monitoring/ticketing tools:

  • BMC Control-M

  • Verizon Virtual Contact Center (VCC)

  • Remedy OnDemand (RoD)

  • ServiceNow (SNOW)

  • Aptare, Nagios, and Wily monitoring tools

  • Experience with IBM mainframe z/OS

  • CA-7, CA-11, CA-1.

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