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Mainframe Administrator (z/VM / Linux) ( SECRET clearance)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7X6
Posted:Wed, May 20, 2020
Salary:Up to US$0.0 per hour
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Experis (Ottawa, Ontario) is in charge of delivering end-to-end solutions through connecting both highly-skilled professionals and best-practice project solutions to address client challenges. We realize an individual's potential can't be captured in a resume and that you're much more than a job title. We understand you're an exceptional individual with endless possibilities - and that it's not just what you can do that's important, but also what you want to do. That's why we make sure to uncover your unique talents, interests and goals - and connect you to career opportunities that inspire you and your success. You'll get more out of work than you imagined possible

Job Description:

Our Federal Government client here in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada) has one (1) contract opportunity available for a Mainframe Systems Administrator (VM and Linux) who possess a valid Secret level security clearance. You must possess a valid Secret level security clearance. If interested please apply directly to

  • Perform systems programming on IBM mainframes
  • Installing or migrating z/VM and zLINUX upgrades
  • Monitoring of the service management ticketing systems and respond to Incident Requests (IR), Request for Changes (RFC) and Solution Requests (SR)
  • Installing and configuring various monitoring or management tools
  • Maintaining z/VM systems including parameter definition; IPL's, profile maintenance, and directory management
  • Troubleshooting production including performance issues, IPL problems, system dump analysis
  • Applying maintenance to z/VM, zLINUX and related products via vendor maintenance products
  • Identifying performance challenges and implementing performance and improvement strategies
  • Creating and maintaining documentation including, but not limited to: operating system installation, maintenance, support, specification, architecture, build, backup/ restore procedures
  • Participation in the development and creation of final build strategies as necessary
  • Installing, maintaining and supporting various LPARS and the associated operating z/VM infrastructure

Qualified Candidates will ideally possess:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit to the email address below

Derek Weber
Senior Recruiter
National Capital Region
T: (613) 237-1727 x 8012
C: (613) 222-2451
440 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 351

Ottawa ON. K1R 7X6

We thank you for your interest in Experis and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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