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Technical Operations Analyst - Mainframe & Mid-range

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £38000 per annum + benefits and flexible working

  • Contact:

    Calvin Blyth

  • Contact email:

    cblyth@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    CB34271_1597836158

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am currently recruiting a Technical Mainframe and Mid-Range Operations Analyst for a financial services organisation in Edinburgh.
The client is currently building a brand-new CIO function, which will be responsible for all technology aspects of the bank, from Infrastructure & Architecture to Digital Transformation & Innovation.

In this role as a Technical Operations Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting the Technical Operations Managers. You will provide expertise, support and administration to the infrastructure platforms to support the IT road map for customer and colleague services. Specifically, this position with support the end to end operation of the Mainframe compute platform & Mid-range compute platforms.

Responsibilities;
- Support, manage and measure performance of the suppliers of our key technologies in particular Mainframe Batch, Storage, Backup and Recovery.
- Administer and Support the development of solutions that expand or enhance the service and technology portfolios, automate IT operations, reduce costs or increase levels of service
- Liaise with IT suppliers and internal teams to deliver operational excellence that meets agreed service levels and budgets
- To ensure that all infrastructure and platforms are developed, implemented and operated in a manner that supports appropriate levels of resilience and performance

Experience Required:
- Proven experience in Mainframe (IBM z/OS) and Batch technologies.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to cope in a fast-paced technical environment.
- Good communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss and explain issues coherently and logically both in writing and verbally
- Experience of working closely with 3rd party suppliers, ideally with some vendor management experience.
- Strong stakeholder management experience with Established influencing and persuasion skills

In return you will receive a competitive annual salary with an excellent benefits package. You will also have multiple opportunities to develop your career within the organisation. This position currently offers full remote working for the foreseeable future.

If you are interested in applying for this position. Please attach an up to date CV with your application.